Bobbie Gentry: reclusive

‘It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty, Delta day,” begins one of the stranger pop records of 1967. Released in July, it became the surprise(...)

President Donald Trump walks in a corridor of the White House on Tuesday to greet visitors, while a portrait of Hillary Clinton hangs on the wall. Photograph: Aude Guerrucci/Getty Images

The United Nations has criticised US president Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily halting immigration from six Muslim-majority countri(...)

US president Donald Trump praised his education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos on Twitter: “She is going to be a great Education Sec for our kids!” Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Pool/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary was confirmed by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday, in an illustration of the deepening (...)

An Iraqi family from Woodbridge, Virginia, welcomes their grandmother at Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Virginia, against the backdrop of a simmering travel ban. Photograph: Astrid Riecken

Controversy over US president Donald Trump’s executive order halting immigration from seven countries has deepened after a ruling from a federal judg(...)

 The sun rises behind the R&A Clubhouse on the par four, 18th hole ‘Tom Morris’ on the Old Course at St Andrews. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

If ever you pay a visit to the graveyard up the town, the golfing history of St Andrews meets you at every turn. In the grounds of the old cathedral, (...)