The unusual bond market phenomenon presented itself last week for the first time in more than 12 years. Photograph: iStock

Searches on Google for “inverted yield curve” have spiked after the unusual bond market phenomenon presented itself last week for the first time in mo(...)

Hozier ‘Thank you, so so much to the fans. This is handmade, homemade music and your support of that is everything.’ Photograph: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Hozier’s latest album Wasteland, Baby! has topped the charts in the US in its first week of release. The singer’s second album debuted at number one (...)

Liam Neeson: under fire for comments ablut 'killing a balck man'. Photograph: Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via AP

Liam Neeson has cancelled an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert in the US amid continuing controversy over racially charged ra(...)

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi: In public, Democrats are staying silent on whether they’ll support her. Photograph:  Erin Schaff/New York Times

The corridors of Congress have been eerily quiet as the midterm elections approach. The usual churn of legislative activity on Capitol Hill is on hol(...)

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

The dragons held off Netflix. Game of Thrones stormed the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday night, taking home the best drama Emmy for the third ti(...)

Papa John’s founder  John Schnatter  in Indianapolis, Indiana, in May 2015. File photograph: Michael Hickey/Getty Images

In the small Indiana town of Jeffersonville, Nachand Fieldhouse was a landmark. Originally built as a high school gym, it evolved over 80 years into t(...)

 TV chef and author Nadiya Hussain on the Graham Norton Show. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Nadiya’s Family Favourites Monday, BBC Two, 8pm Look out, Nigella: British Pakistani chef Nadiya Hussain has your crown on her ingredients list, an(...)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “I wake up every day and I’m a Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx.” Photograph: David Dee Delgado/New York Times

At dawn on the day after the election that rocked her world and her party, working on three hours of sleep, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walked out of her(...)

US president Donald Trump and musician Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, in December 2016. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

This just in from the department of Make America Read Again: Kanye West says slavery is a choice. “When you hear about slavery for 400 years . . . Fo(...)

Actor James Franco has denied allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

James Franco has described sexual misconduct allegations made against him as “not accurate” during an interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (...)

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