When Leonardo DiCaprio discovered his feet were the same size as Kate Winslet’s – 11 –  on  Titanic, he dubbed them her ‘canoes’.

The other day I was prowling around my favourite London shoe shop when a woman at the counter began to wail. “Christ,” she said, staring at a small t(...)

River Phoenix photographed in 1991 by Nancy R Schiff/Getty

On the night of October 30th, 1993, River Phoenix, his girlfriend, the actor Samantha Mathis, and his siblings Leaf (now known as Joaquin) and Rain, w(...)

She’s a hippie; he’s a posh English bloke. A few minutes of their lovey-dovey speak  and you’ll be yearning for return to the drifting boat and the looming skies

When we were looking in the other direction, a new genre seems to have grown up: the extreme survival movie. This damp windy yachting epic most conspi(...)

Russell Crowe:  In a late-night tweet Crowe tallied up his winnings. '$3.7m at the coal face and around $350k of conversations ongoing.' Photograph:  Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

“Perhaps be slightly wary of using your paddle as a fan this evening,” cautions Sotheby’s Australia auctioneer Martin Gallon. The illustrious auction(...)

With the wealth of inspiration that the homeliness of Christmas offers, Easter can appear to be literature’s second-string festival. As a festival, Ea(...)

Sarah Lucey with former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho in Story nightclub in Miami

Sarah Lucey is the butcher’s daughter from Mallow who now works as director of talent management for Miami’s two most exclusive nightclubs. Seven yea(...)

Russian presidential candidate and former TV star Ksenia Sobchak speaks at a big rally declaring her intention to create a new liberal party in Moscow on Thursday. Photograph: Evgeny Feldman/AP

Perhaps because she’s a glamorous blonde or because her late father was a friend of Vladimir Putin, many Russians have not taken Kseniya Sobchak’s bid(...)

Director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman appear on stage to give the Palme d’Or award during the Closing Ceremony at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2014. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

It always seemed likely that the waves of disapproval kicked up by the Weinstein scandal would eventually reach Quentin Tarantino. The director made (...)

People arriving in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh for the Sleep in the Park sleepout event raising funds to combat homelessness. Photograph: Stewart Attwood/PA Wire

Thousands of people including Sir Bob Geldof will sleep out in freezing conditions in Scotland’s capital Edinburgh tonight to raise money to tackle ho(...)

Christie’s employees take bids for Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi during the postwar and contemporary art evening sale at Christie’s New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at(...)

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