James Hunt

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Tommy Byrne: “There’s an awful lot going on here at the moment. I’ll never move back home.”

Born en route to hospital in the back of a car, racing driver Tommy Byrne was in a hurry from the start. “It was 1958 and my family didn’t even own a(...)

The Irishman: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano

There has been an almighty turnover on Netflix since we last compiled this list, with more than half of our favourite films that time around disappear(...)

‘Grid girls’ pose during the Dutch MotoGP qualifiers in June 2019 in Assen. Photograph:  Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images

Two high-profile sports stories in the Netherlands this week are reminders that although the march towards equality of the sexes may appear unstoppabl(...)

Polish fans  at Stade de France for their side’s match against Germany. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

It may be buried deep in the small print of Uefa’s official guide for these championships but the acknowledgement must exist somewhere nonetheless: as(...)

Formula One is about aspiration but that’s been downplayed in order to supposedly even things out between the drivers. Photograph: Alejandro Garcia/EPA

If the Monaco Grand Prix is cartoon Eurotrash, then the Indianapolis 500 could hardly be more apple-pie American: separated by an ocean of culture, th(...)

Gerard Whelan, managing director of Brandcentral

What is unique about your business? My international experience. I’ve done a lot of work in Scandinavia and a global project for Johnson & Johnson(...)

Rough Magic performers Cormac Lawlor and Sarah Shine at the announcement of the Sky Arts award of €230,000. Photograph: Alan Betson

An old truck, coughing and spluttering its way across America, finally breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Its three occupants – a widow called Leoc(...)

Breaking Bad

Acornucopia of cultural riches this year left us reaching for superlatives. Everything from Breaking Bad on television to Daft Punk in music, Gone Gir(...)

‘A couple of years ago I decided to branch out,” explains Daniel Brühl. “So I opened a tapas bar. It’s still there. We’re not bankrupt. And you’re (...)

James Hunt  was all about instinct, thrill and, most importantly, the fun of celebrating. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

One of the best things about Rush, Hollywood’s cheerful account of the scintillating 1976 Formula One season dual between James Hunt and Niki Lauda is(...)

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