Unhappy: Roseanne Barr has been killed off in the first episode of The Conners. Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty

Roseanne Barr has objected to the way her character has been written out of one of American television’s best-known families, as it returned to the sc(...)

 Roseanne Barr: will have no involvement with new show. Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

US TV network ABC is to create a 10-episode Roseanne spinoff without any involvement of its creator Roseanne Barr, who sparked widespread outrage by t(...)

Roseanne Barr and John Goodman appear in a scene from ‘Roseanne’. Photograph: Adam Rose/ABC via AP

It was the entertainment comeback of the decade. In March this year, the hit TV sitcom Roseanne returned to screens across the United States as ABC re(...)

Attorney general Jeff Sessions. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump hit out at his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Wednesday, declaring that he wished he had never appointed him. In a se(...)

Roseanne Barr has apologised for tweets which led to her TV being cancelled. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump waded into the uproar over Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, complaining that an ABC TV executive who apologised for the comment(...)

 Roseanne Barr: show was axed after racist tweets. Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

Well, that did’nt take long: only a couple of months after Roseanne returned to US TV screens to one of the biggest TV audiences in years, On Tuesday (...)

 Roseanne Barr: her show Rosanne has been axed after she posted racist tweets. Photograph:  Brinson+Banks/The New York Times

ABC television network in the US has cancelled comedian Roseanne Barr’s show after she posted a racist tweet comparing a former Obama adviser to an ap(...)

Former US president Barack Obama leaves after he and his daughter Malia watched the revival of Arthur Miller The Price. Photographer: Christopher Lee/The New York Times)

Former US president Barack Obama has kept a relatively low profile since leaving office last month, and he largely avoided the spotlight Friday night(...)

The  funeral procession motorcade of Muhammad Ali on Grand Avenue in front of Ali’s childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Ty Wright/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of people lined the route of Muhammad Ali’s funeral procession as the black hearse carrying “The Greatest” passed through his hometo(...)

   Newly appointed White House staff member Raffi Freedman-Gurspan  at Thomas Circle in Washington DC.  Photograph: EPA/NCTE

The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member, officials said on Tuesday, marking the latest step in president Barack Obama’s pu(...)

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