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The late Peter Fonda with his father Henry and daughter Jane,  circa 1963. Photograph: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

The rebels of the 1960s are beginning to die of something like old age. Peter Fonda – who has died aged 79 – was nearly 30 when Easy Rider emerged in (...)

An F/A-18E Super Hornet is launched from the flight deck of the US Navy  aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea on Thursday. Handout photograph: Reuters

Escalation by the US and Iran could rapidly result in a catastrophic collision, due either to deliberate action or miscalculation, the International C(...)

French Government’s spokesperson Benjamin Griveaux. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République En Marche, marked the first anniversary of the French president’s landmark speech on Europe at the Sorbonne wit(...)

Munster’s Joey Carbery against the Cardiff Blues. Any way you look at it, if there’s bonus points in the mix that’s actual rugby being played.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

About six weeks after the 9/11 attacks on the US, one of the news magazines – Time or Newsweek, can’t remember which – ran a section headlined “Meanwh(...)

Chris Lehane: “Ultimately a basic question is begin called about do we want to live in an open world or a closed world.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s not every day you sit across a table from someone who was dubbed the “master of disaster”. But Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s head of policy, is certainl(...)

 Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after being expelled. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Film-maker Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he was expelled from the organisation last week. In a letter(...)

The evidence in Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s report  doesn’t seem to add up. Photograph: Mick McCormack

A report commissioned by Luke “Ming” Flanagan has managed to gain worldwide traction in spite of its content. The report, which asks whether the Eur(...)

Terry McGovern: ancestral homeland

There’s a funny story about how Terry McGovern first told her Irish-American mother about being gay, although it probably wasn’t funny at the time. T(...)

Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has criticised the Trump administration’s ‘hypocrisy’ over the use of private emails. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

At least six senior Trump administration figures are reported to have used private email accounts for official White House business, prompting Hillary(...)

Writer-director-actor Warren Beatty in Los Angeles: “Rather than sit around and mourn the demise of the big screen and an audience of hundreds, we should be waiting for a revival of movies that are not sequels: a revival of the unknown.” Photograph: Emily Berl/New York Times

There’s a photograph of Warren Beatty that I’ve often wondered about. In it, Nancy Reagan is beaming like a star-struck teenager. Warren Beatty is bes(...)

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