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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Robert Fisk: All this talk of an ‘apocalyptic’ threat is simply childish

Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey were pure Hollywood. They only needed Tom Cruise
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Mafia Dons: is the Camorra in control of the Granite City?

So claims an EU report which points to the Italian Mob’s alleged grip on everything from public works to property
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Emmys look set to overhaul the Oscars as Hollywood’s prize draw

Once the poor relation, the awards show now has the top stars and boasts the best drama
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What happens to migrants once they land in Italy?

Memphis Barker follows their trail through southern Europe
French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

The ugly causeway is being dismantled, an elegant connection erected in its place. So everyone’s happy, right?
Frank Mugisha: Uganda's most outspoken gay rights activist on changing people's attitudes, coming out, and the threat of being attacked

Frank Mugisha: 'Coming out was a gradual process '

Uganda's most outspoken gay rights activist on changing people's attitudes, coming out, and the threat of being attacked
Radio 1 to hire 'YouTube-famous' vloggers to broadcast online

Radio 1’s new top ten

The ‘vloggers’ signed up to find twentysomething audience
David Abraham: Big ideas for the small screen

David Abraham: Big ideas for the small screen

A blistering attack on US influence on British television has lifted the savvy head of Channel 4 out of the shadows
Florence Knight's perfect picnic: Make the most of summer's last Bank Holiday weekend

Florence Knight's perfect picnic

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Horst P Horst comes to the V&A

The London's museum has delved into its archives to stage a far-reaching retrospective celebrating the photographer's six decades of creativity
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Mark Hix's summery soups

Soup isn’t just about comforting broths and steaming hot bowls...
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Tim Sherwood column

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Eden Hazard: Young, gifted... not yet perfect

Eden Hazard: Young, gifted... not yet perfect

Eden Hazard admits he is still below the level of Ronaldo and Messi but, after a breakthrough season, is ready to thrill Chelsea’s fans
Tim Howard: I’m an old dog. I don’t get too excited

Tim Howard: I’m an old dog. I don’t get too excited

The Everton and US goalkeeper was such a star at the World Cup that the President phoned to congratulate him... not that he knows what the fuss is all about
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Tom Peck on Match of the Day at 50

The show reminds us that even the most revered BBC institution may have a finite lifespan – thanks to the opposition