Johnny Depp: Even if he had “won” the reputational cost was going to be colossal. As he lost, it may prove incalculable. Photograpah: EPA/Neil Hall

It’s hard to recall now but there was a time when the most outrageous claim about Johnny Depp involved a London hotel, a supermodel and a bath filled (...)

 US actor Amber Heard arrives to the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Tuesday where her ex-husband Johnny Depp is suing The Sun’s newspaper publisher News Group Newspapers (NGN) over claims he abused his ex-wife. Photograph: EPA

Amber Heard told London’s High Court on Tuesday she punched her ex-husband Johnny Depp because she feared he would push her sister downstairs, as the (...)

 US actor Johnny Depp arriving  at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Tuessday. He is sueing  The Sun’s newspaper publisher News Group Newspapers (NGN). Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Wedged uncomfortably into a narrow witness box beneath a row of multi-coloured box files crammed with contradictory statements, Johnny Depp did not oc(...)

First lady Melania Trump: The total payment of damages and costs is believed to come to less than $3 million.  Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

The Daily Mail and Mail Online will pay damages to settle a libel claim brought by the US first lady, Melania Trump, over false claims about her work (...)