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American actor Kirk Douglas in 1955. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty

Kirk Douglas Born: December 9th, 1916 Died: February 5th, 2020 Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age, whose(...)

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We’re in that weird in between time of year when it’s not quite Christmas but not quite New Year. So now is the time to clear your head and get organi(...)

The Ford  Mustang Mach-E electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) sits on display alongside other Mustang vehicles during a reveal event in California

Ford is reinventing one of its marquee models - the Mustang muscle car - as a battery-powered crossover to become a player in the electric-vehicle ma(...)

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(...)

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