Edith Piaf

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Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her semi-final match against Britain’s Johanna Konta at the French Open in Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

No rain, no flowers, no regrets – that was the story of Johanna Konta’s exit from the French Open on Saturday, one step from the final and a slice of (...)

First impressions are lasting, but second impressions stick. That’s as true about cars as it is about people. For a relatively new entrant into the pr(...)

A photograph of murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz against candles left by mourners on January 17th. Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Like a caged animal, Piotr Adamowicz paces the floor. We’re in a windowless room in Gdansk city hall where, for 20 years until last month, his younger(...)

French singer Charles Aznavour, who described himself as “100 per cent French and 100 per cent Armenian” Photograph: Christophe Ena/Pool/File Photo/Reuters

Following Charles Aznavour’s death on Monday at the age of 94, French politicians are calling for a state funeral for this son of Armenian immigrants.(...)

Driving past dry fields and copses of trees on the way to Enniscoe House, there’s a feeling of time falling away like the bars of signal on our phones(...)

Tommy Halferty

SATURDAY JUNE 9 Carmel McCreagh/Flo McSweeney/Fiachra Trench Arthurs, Dublin, 9.30pm, €12, arthurspub.ie It sounds simple – two singers, one pianist(...)

Infinite non-comedic possibilities: Ed Aczel

If I wait another 18 years, then the spiral-bound calendar that has spent the last 10 years on my desk will finally be correct again, the days of the (...)

Les Freres, rue du Docteur Lecene Paris, 1934, by Robert Doisneau

The lovers pause in front of the cafe terrace. His right hand clasps her shoulder. Their hairstyles and clothing and the vintage cars on the Rue de Ri(...)

In 1999 Stephen Hawking made his way to Springfield for the episode They Saved Lisa’s Brain.

“This Oscar,” declared Eddie Redmayne, delirious , “belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS. It belongs to one exceptional family(...)

French singer France Gall performs during the Eurovision Song Contest on March 1st, 1965. Gall has died at the age of 70. File photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Singer France Gall, whose hits made her an icon of French pop music, has died aged 70. Gall passed away on Sunday after a two-year struggle against (...)

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