The actor, who played loyal hobbit Samwise Gamgee in the Peter Jackson film trilogy, now hosts online talk show Vox Populi
Anti-corruption candidate sought votes by attacking Russia’s president
Kremlin ally Sergei Sobyanin won a Moscow mayoral election on Sunday, two exit polls showed, but opposition leader Alexei Navalny did much better than expected and challenged the count.
Move marks the next stage in the crackdown on the Islamist group
'Fraudulent and stolen' election will affect economy
Could the new president bridge the divide between Iran and the West?
Activist conviction for corruption has been condemned by the EU and the US
Ex-Prime Minister battles with former ally for leadership of the UMP
Officers quickly quashed the unrest, unleashing a barrage of tear gas canisters
Fears violence could erupt ahead of mass protest, with tensions now near breaking point
According to Google the attacks have targeted tens of thousands of users
President claims football's world governing body has come through a tough spell
Investigation concerns the payment of almost €400m in state compensation to a disgraced French tycoon
Hopes that their idol would take up the reins of his revolution appear to have dissipated
Where to go and what to know
French anti-fraud police have raided the home of a former close associate of the International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde as part of an investigation into alleged abuse of public office and “embezzlement” when she was French Finance Minister in 2008.