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 Carol Channing performs during her one woman show, The First 80 Years are the Hardest,  in New York in 2005. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP

Carol Channing, whose incandescent performances as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in(...)

US speaker of the House Democrat Nancy Pelosi has her work cut out to discipline the world’s brattiest 72-year-old . Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Two men, sons of immigrants, rising to be the head of their own empires, powerful forces in their ethnic communities. Both dapper and mustachioed with(...)

Police officers investigate the shooting at a bowling alley in the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance, California, in which three people died. Photograph: Reuters

A shooting incident at a California bowling alley has left three men dead and four injured, police said. The Torrance Police Department responded to (...)

 Nancy Pelosi is applauded after her election as speaker of the US House of Representatives on Thursday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Ebullient Democrats assumed control of the US House of Representatives on Thursday and elected Nancy Pelosi of California speaker, returning her to a (...)

  Agape Deng with her husband Tim Wang in Newmarket, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

When people ask Agape Deng where she comes from the answer is complicated. Born in Taiwan, she spent most of her childhood in Russia before moving to (...)

US president Donald Trump on Monday made another attempt to convince the US public that the federal government shutdown is the fault of Democrats. Photograph: Reuters

US president uses Fox News interview to blame Democrats for impasse as partial closure stretches into New Year’s Eve US president Donald Trump is “re(...)

 Eileen Battersby wrote about all aspects of the arts. Photograph: Alan Betson

The funeral of former Irish Times literary correpsondent Eileen Battersby is taking place in Drogheda this morning. Battersby (60) died on December 2(...)

Racegoers pictured at Leopardstown Racecourse, Co Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Near-record St Stephen’s Day temperatures brought a bumper crowd to Leopardstown for the start of this year’s Christmas festival. Ostensibly mid-wint(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

 Crowds at the statue of the Virgin Mary  at Ballinspittle, Co Cork in 1985. Photograph: Jack McManus

A line from Philip Larkin was on my mind while working on this project. Not the famous reference to his parents, but an aside about beginnin(...)

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