The mayor hailed the “historic moment” that two French people of the same sex were united in marriage.
Take one room, spin it through 90 degrees and let a gravity-defying Frenchman loose in it. Then prepare to be amazed
Champion makes light of heavy going in farewell race by showing fighting quality to take unbeaten run to 14 races against top opposition
It was bad enough when Iggy Pop, once the embodiment of self-mutilating, rock n’ roll excess, reinvented himself as a motor insurance salesman.
Drums - Picasso
I've always wondered what he could do with a pair of sticks.
The singer Violetta Villas, who has died aged 73, was a coloratura soprano who spurned opera for popular music, a Polish singer who became a caberet star in Las Vegas and who was trapped for years behind the Iron Curtain when she flew home to tend to her dying mother.
They called themselves "The Clan" and "The Summit". The press termed them the "Rat Pack", after the group of roistering friends who had attached themselves to Humphrey Bogart a decade earlier. Bogart and his coterie, which included Frank Sinatra, were never photographed at play. Their successors – Frank Sinatra again, but this time with Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis Jnr and Dean Martin – were, in private snaps never intended to be published. The images have now been recovered from a cardboard box of negatives found in a photographic agent's office.
The British actor Idris Elba, who starred in The Wire, is launching his music career with an EP. Can a 37-year-old British-born Hollywood actor make it in the rap game as Big Driis? Matilda Egere-Cooper meets him
Extravagant, inspired and wildly romantic, the performer who takes his cue from Judy Garland walks his own yellow brick road
Michael Jackson's sales have instantly seen a massive boom as a result of his death.
The first record I bought was...
There were two records I bought with my own money when I was 12 year's old. Jimi Hendrix Experience Smash Hits and Cream Disraeli Gears.
I think I need to get to know the novels of James Jones better: he provided the source material not only for From Here to Eternity and The Thin Red Line, but this marvellously baroque, overblown drama. Frank Sinatra is a dried-up writer returning to the Midwest town where he spent a miserable boyhood, pursued by a fluff-brained floozy (Shirley MacLaine).