‘House of Cards’ power couple Frank (Kevin Spacey) and Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) settle down to a night of Netflix – possibly. But how many people watch the show? Photograph: David Giesbrecht/Netflix

Democracy is so overrated, according to the Twitter bio of the Netflix show @HouseofCards, which has 1.7 million followers. That’s almost one follower(...)

Top Gear returned with a slimmed down team of Chris Harris (left), Matt LeBlanc (centre) and Rory Reid: and it may just have snuck ahead of the bloated Grand Tour, presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May

Earlier this year, The Grand Tour, Amazon’s online motoring show with the over-hyped, over-blown and over-paid trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammon(...)

Why are they doing this? Why does the birdy sing? Why does the lion roar? Jedward enter the Big Brother House: Photograph: Channel 5

Over the weekend, someone released some Jedwards into the Celebrity Big Brother All Stars house. This year’s catchment of obscure goons has already b(...)

James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond (right): the Stonewall charity said Hammond’s choice of words were “chosen purposefully to mock and belittle”.

Richard Hammond has been criticised for linking eating ice-cream with being gay on the latest episode of The Grand Tour, the motoring show he co-hosts(...)

The Grand Tour, the new series from former Top Gear presenters James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond, is available exclusively on the Amazon platform

Amazon’s Prime video service has expanded to over 200 countries, including Ireland. The service, which is a rival to Netflix, offers access to popul(...)

Ailbhe Smyth speaking at the Women Rising 2016 rally on Rosie Hackett bridge, Dublin, on Friday. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Satirist, writer and Irish Times columnist Oliver Callan has a weird notion that feminists should realise that they actually need men. Why? Did someo(...)

 James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond: The first episode of ‘The Grand Tour’  was launched on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, November 18th. Photograph: Amazon Prime Video/PA Wire

What’s the difference between Amazon, founded by a libertarian American with an ambition to make it the world’s most customer-centric company, and the(...)

Former ‘Top Gear’ host Jeremy Clarkson has claimed an ‘Argentinian’ airport worker stopped him from getting on a flight in an alleged row over the Falklands. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

Jeremy Clarkson missed several calls in the lounge while other passengers had boarded a plane, a spokesman for Stuttgart Airport has said. The spokes(...)

US president Barack Obama said: “My commitment to being early isn’t just good for me. It’s good for the nation. It’s good for the world.”  Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

I was sitting in Heathrow Terminal 2 last Wednesday, having arrived a couple of hours early for a short flight to Dublin. I had installed myself in Ea(...)

Chat show host Graham Norton: It was the impact of Brexit on young people that was “the most depressing thing”. File photograph: PA Images on behalf of So TV

People who voted for Brexit bought “a pack of lies”, chat show host Graham Norton has said. In an interview on The Late Late Show on Friday night, N(...)