Novak Djokovic is running out of time to break Roger Federer’s record. Photograph: Getty Images

The curse, at least, has been consistent. Almost every sportsperson I’ve ever been drawn to has, role model wise, been a stinker. The Hurricane. Best.(...)

Ivanka Trump, with her husband Jared Kushner and their children.  The socially liberal couple claim the credit for  persuading Trump not to roll back Obama-era LGBT workplace rights. Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/EPA

As Melania Trump continues to play Rapunzel in the Trump Tower and now seems to be indicating she may not be moving to White House at all, the East Wi(...)

Ivanka Trump and and Jared Kushner, the two most influential social liberals in President Trump’s inner circle, helped kill a proposed executive order that would have scrapped Obama-era LGBT protections. Photograph: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

The two most influential social liberals in US president Donald Trump’s inner circle , daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, helped kill a pro(...)

Kim Davis addresses the media just before the doors are opened to the Rowan County Clerk’s Office in Morehead, Kentucky, Chris Tilley/Files

Pope Francis met secretly in Washington last week with Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who defied a court order to issue marriage licences to (...)

US attorney general Eric Holder speaking during the Human Rights Campaign’s 13th annual Greater New York Gala in the Manhattan borough of New York  last night. Photograph: Getty

US attorney general Eric Holder has announced widespread changes within the US justice department to benefit same-sex married couples, such as reco(...)