Romney vows to 'restore' the US

The Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has closed his party's convention in Florida by urging US voters to turn away from the "disappointment and division" of Barack Obama and work with him to "restore the promise of America"

View all 61 updates ›

Clint Eastwood reveals inspiration behind empty chair speech

Clint Eastwood revealed the idea of talking to an empty chair came to him after meeting America's most influential Roman Catholic bishop, reports the New York Times.

Actor Clint Eastwood addresses an empty chair and questions it as if it is U.S. President Obama Credit: REUTERS/Eric Thayer

More on this story