Trevor Noah

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US president Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the presmumptive Democratic candidate in November’s election. Photographs: Jim Watson, Dominic Reuter//AFP via Getty Images

It is a scenario that the US state department has warned about the world over: an incumbent politician in a democracy with weak institutions tries to (...)

Developer Johnny Ronan said he was entirely unaware of the threat of coronavirus at the time the videos were recorded. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan was known in some media organisations during the Celtic Tiger as ‘the buccaneer’. It suited him, from his sheriff of Nottingham hair, to (...)


Climate activists Greta Thunberg and Jamie Margolin appearing before a House select committee on the climate crisis on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

These are some of the things that Greta Thunberg has learned on her American tour. New York City smells. People talk really loudly here, they blast ai(...)

Dan Harmon speaking at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con International, at the San Diego Convention Center in California. Photograph: Greg Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons

Dan Harmon, the creator of Community and Rick and Morty, and host of the Harmontown podcast, has deleted his Twitter account and apologised after vide(...)

Customers at the new Amazon bookstore - the online retail behemoth’s seventh bricks-and-mortar store - at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle in Manhattan

Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, has often struck a defiant tone when asked about the company’s dominance of the book industry. “Amazon is n(...)

 Ivanka Trump with the Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland and the president of the National Council of German Women’s Organisations, Mona Kueppers in Berlin, Germany. Photograph:  Getty Images

Ivanka Trump wants you to know she’s just like you. Before 7am, she’s most often to be found at home in a dressing gown smeared with avocado puree. Sh(...)

Melissa McCarthy’s Spicer came out yelling at the assembled press corps, pounding gum and tossing out threats to the journalists while admitting that ‘I don’t talk so good’

After a brief absence, Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live this weekend with his now infamous Donald Trump impression, but it was Melissa McC(...)

Comedians    Jerry Seinfeld (right) and Trevor Noah: South African faced a backlash of criticism for comments he made on Twitter  about Jews and women shortly after Comedy Central announced he will become the new host of ‘The Daily Show’. Photograph: Brad Penner/USA Today Sports

South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as the host of the last-night comedy parody The Daily Show on September 28th, Comedy Centr(...)

US President Barack Obama  participates in a taping of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart at the Comedy Central Studios in New York in October  2012. Reuters.

South African comedian Trevor Noah, a relative newcomer to US television, has been selected to replace Jon Stewart on Comedy Central’s parody newscast(...)

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