‘Game of Thrones’ cast members with their awards. Photograph:  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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 An A-list of musicians, actors and activists danced until 4am at the Obamas’ last White House party. File photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

An A-list of musicians, actors and activists danced until 4am at the Obamas’ last White House party, held on Friday night. The guest list included (...)

Ellen DeGeneres with US President Barack Obama is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House. Photograph: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

US President Barack Obama paid tribute to comedian Ellen DeGeneres as he awarded her the nation’s highest civilian honour saying she risked her caree(...)

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Howard Shore: ‘Different stories always felt very natural to me: it was comedy one night, tragedy the next.’ Photograph: Valerie Macon/Getty Images

When you are the architect of the musical accompaniment to people’s fondest movie memories, it can be hard to choose your finest moment. One of the(...)