Some airlines now charge more for your bag to travel than you

We live in a confusing world. Things that used to be free are now expensive, while things that used to be expensive are now free. But as the rollercoa(...)

Debbie Harry on her memoir: ‘I should put a disclaimer on the cover.’ Photograph: Celeste Sloman/New York Times

For decades, Debbie Harry has been saving her fan art, hundreds of versions of that familiar siren face, rendered by admirers of all talents. There ar(...)

Former Texas Congressman and Democratic party presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke: The 46 year old offers the politics of feelings. Photograph: Stephen Maturen/AFP

The heavens part. The light shines down. The rise in the oceans begins to slow. The world is once more bathed in the mystical glow of a messiah. Our r(...)

 Ali Hewson attends an Edun fashion show in New York in September 2015. Photograph: Craig Barritt / Getty Images.

Accumulated losses at the ethical clothing company controlled by Bono and Ali Hewson soared to $80.6 million (€68.5 million) last year. New figures l(...)

 Bono gestures launches the Red Product Line to Help the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in  2006. Photograph: AP Photo/Michel Euler

As U2 prepare for their first indoor tour for a decade, and the first live action since Bono’s serious bike accident in New York a year ago, is it tim(...)

US sportswear firm Columbia brought some of the world’s leading  adventure journalists to  sample a stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way

The State bodies charged with promoting and developing Irish tourism have been busy raising their game of late. So much so that it seems you can barel(...)

A detail from  Elina Brotherus’s La Main. Photographs courtesy of Raccolta Della Fotografia Galleria Civica di Modena.

Does it matter what an artist looks like? Surely we should only care about the work they do. Yet we are usually very curious about appearances, perhap(...)