Cate Blanchett, goodwill ambassador, UNHCR in  Davos. Photograph: Reuters/Denis Balibouse

Actress Cate Blanchett, speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Tuesday, drew laughs when she jokingly speculated about playing First L(...)

Waiting to be rescued: Houston has suffered three “500-year floods” in the past three years. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

Imagine that after the 9/11 attacks the conversation had been limited to the tragedy in Lower Manhattan, the heroism of rescuers and the high heels of(...)

Woody Allen: he was investigated on child molestation claims for the alleged 1992 incident but prosecutors elected not to charge him

Dylan Farrow has renewed allegations against movie director Woody Allen that he molested her when she was seven, after he and Mia Farrow adopted her.I(...)