Tearful farewell to Peaches Geldof at her wedding church

Bob Geldof leads tributes to his daughter at the church where the funeral of her mother Paula Yates was held, and where she herself was married in 2012 Two years ago Peaches Geldof walked up...

Friendly wins for France, Germany, Croatia, defeat for Austria

By Duncan Shaw, dpa Madrid (dpa) - A busy night of international friendlies ahead of Euro 2016 saw wins Saturday for tournament hosts France, world champions Germany and goal-happy Croatia - but a defeat for...

‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Easily Won Fourth of July Weekend Box Office

In its second week, the blockbuster movie was no competition to such newcomers as 'Tammy', 'Deliver Us from Evil' and 'Earth to Echo'. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" easily won the Fourth of July box office...

4 Ways of Looking at the Solange/Jay Z Fight Footage

By Spencer Kornhaber TMZ kicked off an Internet freakout by posting surveillance footage showing Solange Knowles, sister to Beyoncé, apparently punching and kicking her brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator at The Standard hotel during this weekend's...

Wales must wait to join the party at Euro 2016 next summer.

Chris Coleman's side knew three points against Israel in Cardiff would see them qualify for a major tournament for the first time since the 1958 World Cup. But despite dominating throughout they were held to...

Lewis Hamilton bolsters F1 title lead with victory in Hungarian Grand Prix

  Briton beats Sebastian Vettel with Kimi Räikkönen third • Mercedes driver now leads German rival by 24 points Giles Richards at the Hungaroring Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix after a controlled and dominant run...

All about Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl show

By Roland Hughes BBC News, Washington First things first: is Lady Gaga OK? She was last seen dropping the mic, grabbing a flying football and seemingly jumping into a deep pit. That all came at the...

Breezy caftans, ruffled gowns: After some bleak times, fashion is ready to make you...

By Robin Givhan –The Washington Post PARIS — Joy. Is it so hard to come by? Not contentment, which implies something more enduring, something that comes from within (although perhaps with the help of a therapist)....

Novak Djokovic wins China Open

World number one Novak Djokovic dispatched Rafael Nadal in ruthless fashion 6-2 6-2 to win his sixth China Open crown in seven years in Bejing on Sunday. Djokovic made a blistering start to the...

Monk sad to leave Swansea

Garry Monk has expressed sadness at his departure from Swansea, insisting it will not be long before the players are producing again and the club will be on the rise. Monk, in a statement released...

Roger Federer wins Basel title for 99th ATP Tour success

Press Association · Columnist Roger Federer claimed his 99th career title with victory over Marius Copil in Basel. The 37-year-old delighted the home support to land his ninth Swiss Indoors title, winning 7-6 (5) 6-4. The Swiss...

Joni Micthell ‘recovering’ from aneurysm

Singer Joni Mitchell is expected to make a full recovery from the aneurysm she suffered in March, a friend has said. Leslie Morris provided the first significant details on Mitchell’s health in the months since...

2016 in music: death, defiance and a woman called Beyonce

Bernard Zuel And all about me lay death. Not just any death, not just the usual good and very good people who each year move on to play venues on the other side. Though there were...

Lindsay Lohan and David Letterman call Oprah on ‘Late Show’

David Letterman is really bad at prank calling. Lindsay Lohan went on The Late Show, which airs Wednesday night,  and proposed — nay, begged – Letterman to call Oprah on-air. Letterman obliged, calling Oprah and pretending (very unconvincingly) to...

Manchester United sign Marcos Rojo for £16m on five-year deal

Manchester United have announced the £16m signing of Argentina international defender Marcos Rojo on a five-year contract. The 24-year-old joins from Sporting Lisbon, with Nani moving to the Portuguese club on a season-long loan. "Playing for...

‘What a player he would be for United’ – Roy Keane gives a glowing...

Kevin Palmer Twitter Roy Keane has urged Manchester United to do all they can to sign Antoine Griezmann next summer, after offering up a glowing assessment of the Atletico Madrid striker. United have been persistently...

Barcelona ace Lionel Messi sends out a warning to Manchester City

The Barcelona megastar admitted he was not 100 per cent at his best in the first leg of their Champions League triumph over Manchester City in The Etihad. Yet Messi still mesmerised and his trickery...

Emma Watson Appointed as U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador

Emma Watson has been named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The former "Harry Potter" star, who will serve as an advocate for HeForShe...

Diana Nyad completes Cuba-Florida swim

Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage. The 64-year-old Nyad...

Is Kevin Spacey’s Career Over? Christopher Plummer Replaces Actor as J. Paul Getty

By Maria Vultaggio While former House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey was getting treated at an Arizona facility for “sex addiction,” he was dropped from Ridley Scott’s finished film All the Money in the World on Wednesday,...