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US president Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose tighter vetting of travellers entering the United States on Friday in Washington. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump fought back on Sunday amid growing international criticism, outrage from civil rights activists and legal challenges over h(...)

Protesters outside Trump Tower in New York on Thursday. Photograph: EPA/Alba Vigaray

A large demonstration will take place in Washington on Saturday when some 200,000 people are expected to join the Washington Women’s March. More than(...)

All-American pastime: “Revered in the place of honour in the home, television reassured families that they were safe. A sitcom would solve an invented crisis within half an hour.”

“At the tone, it’s 8pm, B-U-L-O-V-A Bulova Watch Time.” Thus in 1926, the world’s first radio advertisement grabbed attention. Bulova (now owned by (...)

 Meryl Streep: “Disrespect invites disrespect.”  Photograph: EPA/HFPA

Meryl Streep used her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday to criticise US president-elect Donald Trump fo(...)

Michael Londra: ‘Growing up, the opera festival was a huge influence.’

Wexford tenor Michael Londra has made a name for himself in the United States since moving there to perform with Riverdance, garnering two Emmy-nomin(...)

Poet John Montague. Photograph Paddy Whelan

The life and work of the late John Montague was celebrated by family and friends at a funeral service in Dublin on Wednesday. The 87-year-old poet, (...)

John Montague who has died at the age of 87

The President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the poet, John Montague, who has died in France, aged 87. He died early on Saturday morning in th(...)

The poet John Montague who has died in France. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The remains of the Irish poet John Montague, who died in Nice early on Saturday, will be flown from Nice to Dublin in the coming days , his widow and (...)

Nancy Whang  at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival: “It may seem like I’m underplaying my abilities or accomplishments, but I just try to keep reality in check.” Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella

Nancy Whang is at a loose end. One of the central figures in LCD Soundsystem has just about concluded a year of reunion touring. Now, sitting in the (...)

July 1968: Ringo Starr and George Harrison with a model of a Blue Meanie, a character from the animated film ‘Yellow Submarine’ created by Al Brodax: born: Febuary 14th, 1926; died: November 24th, 2016. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images)
Obituary: Al Brodax
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  • December 2, 2016, 16:01

Al Brodax, a television producer who delivered an enduring psychedelic classic when he turned the Beatles song Yellow Submarine into an animated film(...)

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