David Baddiel

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Gloriously daft: Steve Martin as Dr Hfuhruhurr in The Man with Two Brains

He’s a master of slapstick, a surrealist clown, the don of comic film roles from Roxanne to The Jerk. As he turns 75, comics including Sarah Silverman(...)

KEEPING CALM, KEEPING ACTIVE 1: Chill out with Ten Percent Happier Live We are living in anxiety-inducing times and it is vital that we take care of(...)

David Baddiel and Dermot Mulqueen. Photograph: BBC

David Baddiel is seated on a bench in the middle of Ennis explaining why he isn’t Louis Theroux. “What he’s very good at is, with people who have extr(...)

T-shirts for sale saying ‘Yid Army’ outside White Hart Lane. Photograph: AMA/Getty

Tottenham have criticised the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) after it expanded its definition of the word “yid” to include a “supporter of or player (...)

Stephen Fry: the actor called Mr Johnson’s decision a ‘coup d’etat’. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Celebrities were quick to vent their frustration on Twitter after the British prime minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday announced his plans to suspend (...)

"In the western world, happiness is seen as the ultimate goal and I just don’t agree with that."

Jetting to New York to interview Christina Hendricks for The Observer, mirroring Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop regime in the name of research, and karaoke-in(...)

Sasha Hamrogue (left) and Venetia Quick, hosts of the podcast  ‘Grief Encounters’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“It’s like you’re in a different club,” muses broadcaster Venetia Quick over a cup of coffee. “You might have friends for 40 years and then suddenly y(...)

Geraint Thomas poses after winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Photograph: David Davies/PA

The Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas rode a wave of public support to become the BBC’s sports personality of the year and continue cycling’s rec(...)

England fans in Nizhny Novgorod celebrate after their match against Panama. Photograph: PA

It’s coming home. Three simple words but yet so much more. Twenty-two years after it was first written, the refrain to three lions is once again being(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: The Jewish Labour Movement said Mr Corbyn’s attendance at the event “topped off the worst week on record of awful relations between the Labour Party and the Jewish community”. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn’s commitment to tackling anti-Semitism was questioned by the Board of Deputies of British Jews as the Labour leader defended his decisio(...)

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