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After eight years, Hugh Laurie calls time on the most popular television doctor in the world.
Actor, musician and now 'ambassador' for L'Oreal, he's the embodiment of crumpled modern manhood whose crucial attribute may be his appeal to both sexes
Having already made a surprising appearance in the album charts as a blues musician this year, the actor Hugh Laurie has now announced an even more unlikely career development: serving as an "ambassador" for male cosmetics.
Homeless side's run to today's Super 15 semi-final has given city struck by two earthquakes a boost, writes Winston Aldworth in Auckland
Books: I've recently finished Jonathan Franzen's fantastic novel, 'Freedom'. Every sentence is so dark and to the heart of what is wrong with America. Celebrating dysfunctionality, as an expose of American psyche, it doesn't just hit the nail on the head – it slams it into the ground and kills it.
Hot on the heels of Hugh Laurie, Andrew Lincoln puts on accent to star in the next TV hit in the US
Tom Peck sees the first guests check in to a £220m refurbishment project
As Hugh Laurie prepares to record a blues album, Ben Walsh worries that it could be the latest in a long line of turgid offerings from actors-turned-singers
Rugby's governing body to host conference in Dublin next month in attempt to address major problems afflicting the sport
Hugh Laurie, a megastar in America now he sports a white coat and a limp, is not the only surprising male heartthrob
The screenwriter and director Richard Curtis talks to Ian Burrell about his enduringly popular creation
This year, the biggest hits on US television have one thing in common: the creative talent that brought them to the screen is British. Guy Adams reports from Los Angeles