‘Here in Nashville, we have gathered a misfit family.’ Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

In recent months, something has started to upset me. I hear phrases like “I’m gonna take out the trash” or “check the mail” or “fill up on gas” coming(...)

Texas Gun is one of the 6,700 gun dealers located near the US-Mexico border. Photograph: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

The deadliest mass shooting in US history in Las Vegas last week, which left 58 people dead, has reignited the debate over gun control. The state of (...)

Republican Party reptile: Steve Bannon wants to inflict as much pain and ugliness on the GOP as he can. Illustration: Ben Wiseman/New York Times
Yes, Steve Bannon should terrify you
  • US
  • October 9, 2017, 01:00

Remember all the talk before Steve Bannon was expectorated from the Trump administration that he’d be a worse menace on the outside than on the inside(...)

Mandalay Bay shooting: 58 white crosses on the Las Vegas strip commemorate Stephen Paddock’s victims. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty

The night began as a celebration. Thousands gathered in Las Vegas for one last night of song at a long-awaited country-music festival. They had driven(...)

Mandalay Bay massacre: people run for cover at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. Photograph: David Becker/Getty

10pm in Las Vegas It is a warm night in the gambling capital of the United States, and more than 22,000 country-music fans of all ages, including chi(...)

Evacuees who were rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey wait to board school buses bound for Louisiana in Vidor, Texas. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

A week after Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas, no let-up in rescue efforts was expected on Friday as large pockets of land remained under water a(...)

Graceland: Elvis is buried in the garden, making the house a pilgrimage for fans of rock’n’roll

There’s a pretty little thing Waiting for the King Down in the Jungle Room It’s 40 years this month since Elvis Presley last entertained pretty littl(...)

Jerry Lewis
Mercurial film maker and comedian
  • People
  • August 26, 2017, 04:10

Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in(...)

Slane Whiskey will be made from barley grown on the Mount Charles’s estate,  and water  fed from the Boyne river

Slane Castle is set to become a destination for whiskey lovers with the opening last night of the Slane Distillery and visitors centre. Built within t(...)

Tim Findlen and Joel Eckhaus with Tony Boland (R), director of Sunday’s Ukelele Hooley in Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The rise and fall and rise again of the ukulele tells us as much about the times we live in as it does about the humble instrument itself. Once deri(...)