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Texas Senator Ted Cruz during his speech

Not a filibuster, just a 21-hour speech: Republican Senator, Ted Cruz, rails against President Obama's plans for US healthcare

Tea Party star holds court for almost a whole day... thanks in part to Dr Seuss and Ashton Kutcher

Branson prepares for blast-off: 700 tickets for Virgin Galactic spaceflights sold

Virgin Group proprietor says his commercial space tours will begin within a ‘matter of months’

Sir Richard Branson's space programme 'months away' from lift off

Sir Richard Branson has claimed his latest venture Virgin Galactic is just "months away" from launching its ambitious space programme.

Food for thought: The Radiance Cleanse website

Supplementary pills get juice-fast diet in trouble

It is the detox diet favoured by supermodels and socialites. Natalia Vodianova, Poppy Delevingne and Tali Lennox (daughter of Annie), are all fans of the "juice fast" system which allows for supplementary pills to be eaten – and little else – over the course of three or five days.

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in jOBS, which premieres on Saturday

iBeatYouToIt – Steve Jobs biopic is out

It's called, rather neatly, jOBS, and stars Ashton Kutcher; but it's not the only one

Kate's nose was the most requested surgery this year

Popular? You nose it: Duchess of Cambridge’s nose is the most requested plastic surgery procedure

What did you wish for this Christmas? Socks, a new DVD player – or perhaps even a new nose?!

Ashton Kutcher, star of MTV's 'Punk'd', is one of a growing band of celebrity 'swatting' victims

The crime with a celebrity sub-genre: 'Swatting' joins the prank ranks

In the wee hours of 10 October, an emergency call reached the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, claiming shots had been fired at a gated mansion in the wealthy Casablasas neighbourhood.

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the forthcoming biopic about the Apple boss

Film: Ooh, you look just like that Steve Jobs

What, no turtleneck?! We can assume that comes later in the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic, new details of which were released today.

Two and a Half Men actor Angus T Jones blasts show as 'filth' and 'bad news'

The 19-year-old actor says he doesn't want to be on the show

Two and a Half Men actor Angus T Jones blasts show as 'filth' and 'bad news'

The 19-year-old actor says he doesn't want to be on the show

Robert Pattinson appearing on The Daily Show with John Stewart on Monday

Relationships: How to do the post-breakup interview

Robert Pattinson's appearance on The Daily Show on Monday was the Twilight actor's first interview since his very public split with Kristen Stewart. Host Jon Stewart's half-attempts to draw sound bites out of him involved pulling out a couple of tubs of ice cream and trying to engage in a "girly chat". As Pattinson gamefully deflected the questions, he said that he wished he had hired a publicist to tell him how to handle the situation.

Rebecca Tyrrel: 'Oh to be the first fly on the wall in space when Hawking and Hilton meet on board'

Who knew that, among the galaxy of stars to have booked their tickets for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space tourist flight, is HRH Princess Beatrice?

Demi Moore changes Twitter name to @justdemi

Demi Moore is no longer (at)mrskutcher, in real life or on Twitter.

Actress Demi Moore has suffered from 'exhaustion'

Moore seeking help for exhaustion

Demi Moore is seeking professional help to treat her exhaustion and improve her health.

Dude, where's your declaration of interest? Ashton Kutcher in media storm

Ashton Kutcher made a name for himself by pulling the wool over celebrities' eyes in the mischievous MTV show Punk'd, but the Hollywood actor may soon find himself under federal investigation if it is proven that he attempted to do the same to readers of the US magazine Details.

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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Woman who was sent to three Nazi death camps describes how she escaped the gas chamber

Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary

Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy