The ‘most hated woman’ in Ireland
A new report has shown that Alain de Botton is “the most hated woman in Ireland” and that he has a “deep personal attachment” to the Irish people.
Source: RTE 2/27 Charlie Hebdo attack Charlie Hebdo is in the spotlight after the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
In what has become an annual tradition, the satirical magazine is also publishing cartoons of the Pope and other figures.
The attacks have prompted protests around the world, with US President Donald Trump calling for the publication and circulation of the cartoons to be “crushed”.
3/27 Pamela Geller Pamela Gellar has been called a “political arsonist” by US President-elect Donald Trump.
The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) is a US-based group that promotes the “defamation of Islam” and describes itself as a “white nationalist organisation”.
Ms Gellar sparked controversy in January when she held a “free speech” event at New York’s City Hall, where she invited Ms Trump to her home for an event.
She was later charged with hate crimes after an altercation with a security guard.
Ms Geller has denied the charges and said she was “troubled” by anti-Muslim sentiment following the election of Mr Trump.
Ms Trump later disavowed her comments.
4/27 Brigitte Gabriel Brigitte Merkel of the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) has been named as one of the “founding fathers of modern day racism” by a video recording made by an NPD activist.
Ms Gabriel was born in 1989 and is the daughter of a retired Nazi SS officer.
In 2015, Ms Gabriel became an MEP for her party and served as Germany’s vice chancellor from 2002 to 2006.
She is now a member of Germany’s governing coalition.
5/27 Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian executioner who killed 77 people in 2011, is pictured with a placard reading “Thank God” at the “Draw Muhammad” rally in Oslo, Norway, on October 2, 2017.
The “Draw Mohammed” rally was condemned by human rights groups as a hate crime for which the Norwegian government has strongly condemned it.
“Drawing Mohammed is an act of hatred and violence, which we will never accept in Norway,” Prime Minister Erna Solberg said at the time.
“Norway stands firm on our commitment to freedom of expression and freedom of religion, and we will not allow hate to divide us.”
6/27 Piers Morgan Piers Murray, the columnist and broadcaster who brought down the World Trade Center towers in 1993, has died.
He was 89.
Morgan suffered a massive heart attack on New Year’s Eve and died at his home in London.
7/27 Seth Rogen Seth Ropecastre, a writer and producer best known for co-producing and starring in HBO’s Veep, has passed away.
He is best known to film fans for his work on Parks and Recreation, Girls and Girls.
8/27 Russell Brand Russell Brand has died, aged 83.
Brand was best known as the frontman for the band Tool, who was nominated for five Grammys.
He won a Grammy for Best New Artist in 1987 for their breakthrough single, The War on Drugs.
9/27 Kim Kardashian West Kardashian and Kanye West have separated following the announcement of their engagement on social media.
The pop star and reality TV star announced their engagement in a video posted to their Instagram pages on Sunday night.
The pair had been engaged since November.
Kardashian West wrote on Instagram: “Kanye and I are officially engaged.
I’m so happy and excited.
I love you so much.
I can’t wait to be with you forever.”
10/27 Ashley Judd Ashley Judd and KanyeWest announced they had separated on Twitter on Monday.
The couple had been married for five years and had two children.
Getty 11/27 Brad Pitt Brad Pitt and Kanye Kardashian announced they were engaged on social network on Monday night.
They had been together for five seasons and had three children.
Pitt had previously told PEOPLE that he and Kardashian West had been dating for “a long time”.
12/27 Daniel Radcliffe The actor and director has been engaged to Kim Kardashian for two years.
The two had been spotted walking hand in hand on a Los Angeles street on January 3, 2016.
13/27 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian announced on Monday that they were getting engaged in a short video.
The photo was shared on Instagram by a friend.
“We have decided to officially announce our engagement,” it read.
“I’m so excited for you and I know you’ll make the most of it!
Love you bro.”
14/27 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga and Kanye’s relationship appeared to be getting stronger after the rapper shared a photo of him and Gaga kissing on his Instagram.
In it, the two appeared to embrace, but then appeared to pull away.
“You’ve always been my biggest fan.
This photo is so sweet.
I cannot wait to share it with you,” Gaga captioned