Arts and Entertainment Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone attend the 'Grudge Match' Rome Premiere

The screenplay is as sclerotic and slow moving as its two punch drunk leads

DVD: The Secret of Kells, For retail & rental (Optimum)

This Irish cartoon, which was nominated for the Best Animated Feature

Album: Warpaint, The Fool (Rough Trade)

Warpaint aren’t the typical sunny LA girl group. Gothic with a g somewhere between upper and lower case, their looming basslines and spidery guitars interweave with meandering melodies and mediaeval harmonies which sound like Miranda Sex Garden fronting The Cure.

GMG and Apax mull £2bn sale of 'Auto Trader' publisher TMG

Guardian Media Group (GMG) and the private equity investor Apax hope to raise up to £2bn from the sale of the Auto Trader publisher Trader Media Group (TMG), with the two companies eyeing a possible deal within the next 18 months.

The Week Ahead: Bellway in spotlight as house price falls bite

The market will renew its focus on the housing market when Bellway posts its full-year figures this week.

End of the road for British Motor Show

The biennial British International Motor Show, cancelled in 2010, will not be reinstated in 2012, it was announced today.

Tough market puts brake on Halfords

Halfords pledged to step up its promotional activity yesterday after reporting a sharper drop in like-for-like sales over the last quarter.

New car sales plummet by 8.9 per cent in September

Car sales are continuing to slow after the Government withdrew its vehicle scrappage scheme, but total sales for 2010 are still expected to come in higher than last year.

New car sales down

New car sales dipped last month compared with the scrappage-boosted figure in September 2009, it was announced today.

DVD: Heroes: Season 4, For retail & rental (Universal)

When Heroes first appeared, it was a fresh concept – ordinary people discover their superhuman side.

Ted Baker reports brighter high street sales

Fashion group Ted Baker is forecast to be one of several retailers which will be reporting brighter news from the high street this week.

Hamish McRae: Don't give up on the Celtic Tiger just yet

It is possible Ireland will seek support from the EU, but it will probably scramble through

Wish you weren't here? Why Wales brings back tiger's worst memories

Rain, food poisoning and (worst of all) losing put Woods off team golf for good. James Corrigan tells the tale of the 1995 Walker Cup

Car output in Britain up 37 per cent in August

More than 20,000 more cars rolled out of British factories in August than in the same month of 2009, the latest figures showed yesterday.

Investment Column: Redrow's shares are looking over-priced

Pittards; Falkland Islands Holdings

Sales of new cars tumble again in August

Sales of new cars tanked in August and are set to fall for the rest of 2010, as weak consumer confidence and the end of the scrappage scheme takes its toll.

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A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

Who remembers that this week we enter the 150th anniversary year of the end of the American Civil War, asks Robert Fisk
Homeless Veterans appeal: Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served

Homeless Veterans appeal

Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served
Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing

Scarred by the bell

The downfall of the TV star charged with bar stabbing
Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Security breaches and overhyped start-ups dominated a year in which very little changed (save the size of your phone)
Cuba's golf revolution: But will the revolutionary nation take 'bourgeois' game to its heart?

Will revolutionary Cuba take 'bourgeois' golf to its heart?

Fidel Castro ridiculed the game – but now investment in leisure resort projects is welcome
The Locked Room Mysteries: As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor Otto Penzler explains the rules of engagement

The Locked Room Mysteries

As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor explains the rules of engagement
Amy Adams on playing painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's Big Eyes

How I made myself Keane

Amy Adams hadn’t wanted to take the role of artist Margaret Keane, because she’d had enough of playing victims. But then she had a daughter, and saw the painter in a new light
Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief. . . we hate jokes on the disabled

Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog, Ed Richards
A look back at fashion in 2014: Wear in review

Wear in review

A look back at fashion in 2014
Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015. Might just one of them happen?

Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015

Might just one of them happen?
War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
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Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Many flyers are failing to claim compensation to which they are entitled, a new survey has found
The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

The stories that defined 2014

From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

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