A UK government advertisement tells businesses what they already know: that ‘time is running out’ to prepare for Brexit. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP

Image of the week: Time up “Time is running out,” announces the UK government’s Brexit information campaign on a Westminster bus stop, where there’s (...)

The federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, where Bourgeois was executed. File photograph: AP Photo/Michael Conroy/AP Photo

The Trump administration continued its unprecedented series of post-election federal executions by putting to death a Louisiana truck driver who sever(...)

Brandon Bernard as he sits on death row awaiting his scheduled execution in Terre Haute, Indiana. Photograph: EPA.

A wave of outrage from US human rights groups, activists, elected officials, and others over the execution on Thursday night of federal prisoner Brand(...)

The late Robert Kardashian both spoke and danced in his holographic resurrection

In a week dominated by the election in the US, I tried, really I did, to write about something else. And so, scrolling through the spent column inches(...)

The hologram of Robert Kardashian received by Kim Kardashian West for her birthday from husband Kanye West. Photograph: Twitter

Six years on from her Paper magazine cover shoot, Kim Kardashian West’s ability to break the internet remains unrivalled. Just one day after a string (...)

If you wanted to “pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time,” you might go for a walk around the nearest park, buy yourself an ice cr(...)

Kim Kardashian West at the 2019 Met Gala. File photograph: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Why is Kardashian West, who exchanged privacy for wealth, so famous? In the early hours of October 3rd, 2016, shortly before her 36th birthday, (...)

Masks should be brought into the realm of the everyday

We tend to think of masks (the ‘skincare’ kind, not the ‘you’re not getting on this 46a bus without one’ kind) as luxury items. Strictly, of course, t(...)

Boris Johnson listens to Ed Miliband attacking him with his best contemptuously sulky face. Photograph: Parliamentary Recording Unit/AFP

Image of the week: Johnson’s battering Monday was not the best of days, image-wise, for UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Even for a Monday, it was ba(...)

Singer Demi Lovato.

One by one, celebrities came forward this week to say they were sick of the misinformation and hate speech on Instagram and its parent company, Facebo(...)

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