Basil Fawlty

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Last seen disbanding in 2018, the Kurupt FM crew reunite when one of their tunes becomes a hit on Japanese television

For all the earthiness of its urban setting, the wonderful People Just Do Nothing – following the hopeless adventures of a UK garage crew in west Lond(...)

Referee Pascal Gauzere gestures to go to the TMOduring the Rugby World Cup  Group D game between Fiji and Uruguay at Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium. Photograph: Ken Ishii/Getty Images

World Rugby have made a significant and very welcome investment in Hawk-Eye technology. The 2019 model is the most sophisticated ever, and is a real a(...)

Chelsea’s new head coach Maurizio Sarri talks to the media during a press conference at Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia on Friday. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

When Claudio Ranieri first arrived in the Premier League, he caused a minor stir because of his inability to speak to the media in English. “Ranieri f(...)

Roscommon fans in good voice during the All-Ireland qualifier victory over Armagh at O’Moore Park.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

So long, then, to the 2018 All-Ireland football qualifiers. If, as seems to be the idea, the Super-8s are going to work out as a place-holder until a (...)

Elle Darby reacts to being called out by the White Moose Café.

Almost three weeks into 2018, and we hadn’t yet had a controversy featuring the White Moose Café and its pugilistic publicity-hound of an owner, Paul (...)

Vince Vaughn: brooding brilliance

Is there any end to the mighty talents of director, producer, cinematographer, and sometime novelist Steven Craig Zahler? As with his terrific horror-(...)

It has that organic warmness and charm that just might be a hit with audiences

The Kardashians may be our modern-day Marie Antoinettes, but we povos are way ahead of them when it comes to a love of cake. The trailer for the new s(...)

Micheál Ó Domhnaill and Brian Tyers at Croke Park

An té nach bhfuil láidir ní folair dó a bheith glic. Final whistle, Breffni Park. Crowds scud onto the pitch as Cavan fall to Dublin in the first le(...)

 Donald Trump:   his Scottish demotion does highlight another problem with state honours – the tendency for recipients to disgrace them. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Even if Feargal Quinn’s Bill for a state honours system is accepted by all parties, he should surely think again about the award’s title. Yes, Gr(...)

The Wonders was not named for the enquiry: I wonder if anything is going to happen in this film? But it could have been. That’s not to say that Ali(...)

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