Journalist Brian Williams: “This was a bungled attempt by me to thank one special veteran”. Photograph: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/Getty Images

NBC News anchor Brian Williams has apologised for claiming he had been on a helicopter that was shot down by ground fire in Iraq in 2003. Last week, N(...)

Freddy Adu became the youngest athlete to play professional sports in the United States in more than a century when he signed for DC United at just 14 years of age.  Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

A few days before Christmas, somebody announced on Twitter that Freddy Adu had been released by FK Jagodina without playing a single game in Serbia’s (...)

Heart and soul: Gerrit Welmers, Samuel T Herring and William Cashion of Future Islands. ‘Everyone wants us to keep growing. I was like, can we stop growing this year and leave something for next year?’ Photograph: Timothy Saccenti

Sometime in the next couple of months, Future Islands will play their 1,000th gig. That’s 1,000 gigs after years of touring up and down the US, and(...)

Actor Bill Cosby performs at At King Center for the Performing Arts in Florida  last night. Photograph: Getty

The uproar over allegations that Bill Cosby had molested or assaulted several women, in some cases years ago, was almost nowhere in evidence last nig(...)

Bill Cosby, who declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Files/Reuters

The short exchange was excruciatingly awkward. Bill Cosby, veteran comedian and one of the biggest American television stars of the 1980s, was being i(...)

Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual assaul in a piece featured in The Washington Post.  In a recent interview, Cosby  declined to answer questions by a NPR journalist about the resurfaced accusations. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

Criticism of one of television‘s most beloved stars, Bill Cosby, is escalating with renewed attention to allegations that he sexually assaulted women (...)

Top row: Rory Gallagher, Public Enemy and David Bowie; bottom row: John Coltrane, The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. Photographs: Fin Costello/Redferns, Suzie Gibbons/Redferns, Richard E Aaron/Redferns, Gai Terrell/Redferns and Estate of Keith Morris/Redferns, all via Getty Images

Every minute of the day more than 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. It’s an inventory that will include a huge swathe of this, that and th(...)

Hozier: no theatrics, no posturing

One day in spring this year, Andrew Hozier-Byrne was walking down Parliament Street in Dublin with his guitar case. He had just returned from an Am(...)

Joan Rivers. US talk-show host David Letterman said the force of her comedy was overpowering. Photograph: Jeff Schear/Getty Images

Comedians, friends and fans yesterday paid tribute and mourned the loss of Joan Rivers, the sassy, sharp-tongued, comedy legend who died a week after (...)

Splashdown: Will Forte and Maxine Peake in ‘Run & Jump’

It would be overstating things to say that Will Forte has found himself at the centre of a controversy, but he is certainly somewhere in the vi(...)

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