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Mademoiselle Julie (REVIEW): Juliette Binoche Stars In Strindberg's Classic

Matthew Tucker | 23 December 2012 | UK Culture
"The writing in this play is worthy of all eras," says director Frédéric Fisbach of August Strindberg's Mademoiselle Julie, a tale of gender, class and forbidden desire. Following a french tour of the play last year, Fisbach brings his makeover of Strindberg's classic to the

Butch Cassidy's 'Amnesty Colt' Handgun To Be Auctioned

David Lohr | 20 September 2012 | Crime
A pistol that once belonged to legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy will be auctioned on Sept. 30 and is expected to fetch upwards of $250,000. Maile Pingel, a spokeswoman for RMK Services, a public relations firm representing the gun's current owner, told The Huffington Post that the .45 caliber Colt Single...

WATCH: One Direction Boys Let Loose In Video For 'Live While We're Young' (WATCH)

Caroline Frost | 20 November 2012 | UK Entertainment
It's here. One Direction have debuted the video for their new single, Live While We're Young. Having fun, gentlemen? The bouncing boys were forced to release the video through official channels a few days early after it was leaked online. In...

Alice Pyne, Terminally Ill Blogger Behind Alice's Bucket List, In Benefits Row

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK
Terminally ill internet star Alice Pyne has been told that her mother's child benefit could be taken away unless she goes to college. Alice, 16, came to international prominence when a list of the things she wants to do before she dies was posted on the internet last...

TV REVIEW: The Choir - Sing While You Work

Caroline Frost | 20 November 2012 | UK Entertainment
This first episode of The Choir's new series was a bit like watching Grey's Anatomy, with the doctors singing to their own montages instead of Snow Patrol. I was overseas until a couple of years ago, so I missed the moment when Gareth Malone became an official national treasure. But...

G4S Should Be Blacklisted By The Government, Say MPs

Dina Rickman | 21 September 2012 | UK Politics
G4S, the private company at the centre of the Olympics security shambles, should be the first outfit on a Government blacklist of high-risk firms that have failed to deliver, MPs have said. Politicians repeated their calls for the firm to give up its £57m management fee and said it should...

Sir Mervyn King: I Didn't Demand Barclays Fire Bob Diamond

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK
Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King has denied telling Barclays to fire former chief executive Bob Diamond but admitted he offered the lender "helpful" advice about the views of regulators. Sir Mervyn has previously acknowledged telling Barclays chairman Marcus Agius that Mr Diamond had lost the confidence of regulators...

Bees Have 'Flight Plans'

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK
Scientists tracking the flight of the bumblebee have been astonished by the power of the insects' tiny brains. Let loose to find their way among five artificial flowers in a one kilometre-wide field, the bees quickly learned which routes were the most efficient. In a surprisingly short time they drew...

Bradley Cooper And Abbey Parker, British Teens, Die En Route To Charity Event For Air Ambulance That Tried To Save Them

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | 22 September 2012 | Impact
An outpouring of condolences continue to stream in to a Facebook page set up to memorialize Bradley Cooper and Abbey Parker, two British teens who were killed Sunday when the motorcycle they were riding on collided with two tractors. According to the Daily Mail, Cooper, 18...

Cowboys.com Now A Gay Dating Site

Ron Dicker | 21 September 2012 | Sports
Football fans wandering over to Cowboys.com for the scoop on America's Team might be in for a surprise. The address is now a primarily gay dating site (h/t Deadspin), serving what it calls the "country western cowboy looking for a man to ride into the sunset...

Suicidal Man Encouraged To Jump By Onlookers Who Later Uploaded Footage Online

Dominique Mosbergen | 20 September 2012 | Technology
A man who attempted suicide has been hospitalized after "goading bystanders" encouraged him to jump off the roof of a building. Police say the onlookers also took pictures and videos of the incident and later posted them online. According to the Sun, the 26-year-old man had been...

French Honeybee Study Linking Pesticides And Colony Collapse Called Into Question

James Gerken | 20 November 2012 | Green
* British study says earlier research flawed * Previous research led to French ban on pesticide * Pesticide maker Syngenta says new study backs its argument * Environmentalists say doubts remain about impact on bees (Adds comment from Syngenta and Friends of the Earth) By Chris Wickham LONDON, Sept 21...

British Man, Anthony Perry, Gives Away Money Inherited From Racist Stepfather To People Doing Good

Sarah Medina | 21 September 2012 | Good News
When Anthony Perry inherited a sizable sum from his racist, extremely right-wing stepfather, he decided to give away small chunks of the money to random people who were spreading good. According the the Guardian, Michael Young, Perry's stepfather died in 2000, shortly after his 100th...

31 Cute Animals That Will Fill Your Heart With Joy (PHOTOS)

Andres Jauregui | 20 September 2012 | Good News
Is it wrong to post cute animal photos for no apparent reason? If so, being wrong never felt so right. Reddit user "fugololo" posted this irresistible gallery of insanely cute animals to the social news site on Sept. 20, and it's proving to be really, really...

Dale Cregan, 29, Charged With Murders Of GMP Officers Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone And Two Others

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK
Dale Cregan has been charged with the murders of Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone, police said on Thursday evening. Cregan was also charged with the murders of father and son David and Mark Short in separate incidents earlier in the year. In addition, Cregan faces three charges of attempted murder....

'Hitchcock' Release Date: Anthony Hopkins Drama Set For Nov. 23, 2012

Christopher Rosen | 20 November 2012 | Entertainment
Joaquin Phoenix and Daniel Day-Lewis just got some company in the Best Actor race. Fox Searchlight has announced that "Hitchcock," about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's acclaimed thriller "Psycho," will arrive in theaters on Nov. 23, throwing star Sir Anthony Hopkins in the thick of the Oscar race....

'Great Gatsby': May 2013 Release Date Set For Baz Luhrmann Film

Christopher Rosen | 23 April 2013 | Entertainment
"The Great Gatsby" will arrive in theaters on May 10, 2013. Warner Bros. announced the new date for Baz Luhrmann's 3D adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel on Thursday. "The Great Gatsby," which stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby and Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway,

David Cameron Adviser Lord Young 'Questions If We're In A Recession'

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK Politics
One of David Cameron's key advisers faced a backlash after reportedly questioning whether Britain is really in recession. The comments were made by Lord Young, who quit as the Prime Minister's enterprise tsar two years ago after suggesting people had "never had it so good". He was later reappointed by...

Tim Farron: I Wouldn't Rule Out Standing As Liberal Democrat Leader

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK Politics
Tim Farron has refused to rule out standing for the leadership of his party, in an interview published ahead of the Liberal Democrat conference. Farron, who is on the left of the party, has often been tipped as a future successor to Mr Clegg. The MP also called for a...

Greater Manchester Police's Sir Peter Fahy Visits Site Where Fiona Bone And Nicola Hughes Were Murdered

Dina Rickman | 20 September 2012 | UK
Greater Manchester Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy has laid flowers at the scene where Pcs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone were murdered. Sir Peter stood in silence alongside colleagues, their heads bowed, a growing pile of bouquets in front of them. Clearly moved, the chief constable then paid further tributes...
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