Gerard Butler

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Sisu is a magical, mythical, self-deprecating dragon. Photograph: Disney 2020

During Roman times, cartographers would use the inscription HIC SVNT LEONES to denote unexplored territories on maps, a Latin phrase that translates a(...)

England goalkeeper Bert Williams after Joe Gaetjens’ first half goal. File photograph: Getty Images

Frank ‘Pee Wee’ Wallace was the ubiquitous postman or mailman to use the American term, on the USA team that beat England 1-0 at the 1950 World Cup in(...)

US president Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

My first job in journalism was as a clerk at The Washington Star. I fielded a lot of calls from readers threatening to cancel their subscriptions – in(...)

 O’Shea Jackson jnr attends the ‘Long Shot’ premiere at the Paramount Theatre  in Austin, Texas, in March 2019. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW

Most actors couldn’t possibly carry off the chunky gold chain that O’Shea Jackson jnr is wearing in London today. But O’Shea Jackson jnr is not most a(...)

The AMA with Keanu Reeves is highly recommended

One of my favourite things about Reddit is the AMA (Ask Me Anything) subreddit where ordinary folks and public figures can host a question and answer (...)

Firefighters battle the Woolsey Fire as it continues to burn in Malibu, California, on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concer(...)

Suspend your disbelief: Maurice Compte and Gerard Butler  in Den of Thieves. Photograph: STXfilms

Make like Lot’s wife. Don’t think. Eyes in front. Don’t falter. Even the slightest twitch of cranial activity will ruin Christian Gudegast’s silly cap(...)

Novak Djokovic  wins his tenth major  by beating Roger Federer 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the US Open. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Roger Federer was on a roll: a new service return, renewed confidence and 28 straight sets won coming into the US Open final. Once again, Novak Djokov(...)

Grown men. Tiny girls. Mythical creatures. Who doesn’t love How to Train Your Dragon? The hit 2010 animation marked a welcome sea change for its pa(...)

The St Patrick’s  Day parade may be a blast but there are alternative ways to enjoy the day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Today is the day we traditionally celebrate our Irishness by spending hours standing in the freezing cold and driving rain (alright, maybe not(...)

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