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British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death

Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on a...

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death

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British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and transit chaos....
02:34, 05/02/2019

British MEPs in next EU parliament could create 'messy' situation: Katainen The prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and then leaving after Brexit could create a "messy" situation in the run-up to the selection of European Commision president, the body's vice president said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months......
19:00, 05/22/2019

Authorities investigate death of Boy Scout on Arizona hike PICACHO PEAK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy during a hike with a Boy Scouts troop in the Arizona desert. Pinal County sheriff’s officials say the group had water but ran out when they got to the top o...
04:00, 05/03/2019

British runner Sharp received death threats for Semenya comments British runner Lynsey Sharp said on Friday she had received death threats for past comments about South African Caster Semenya's "advantage" in middle distance races....
04:51, 05/04/2019

The Londoner: Warning of 'death trap' Parliament Palace of Westminster a danger / David Miliband criticizes Corbyn for book intro / Ruby Wax on Trump / Jeremy Hunt to announce Nigerian Oyster card deal...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Video Shows Elderly Man Being Shoved Off Bus, Woman Charged In His Death It began as a verbal altercation on a bus, police said. Witnesses told authorities Cadesha Bishop was being "argumentative" during the ride, and a 74-year-old man, on his way off the bus, told her to......
12:17, 05/16/2019

Popular British Talk Show The Jeremy Kyle Show Canceled After Death of Guest (LONDON) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said The Jeremy Kyle Show was...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Sandra Bland: video released nearly four years after death shows her view of arrest Unearthed cellphone footage prompts call for new investigation into Bland’s death in police custodyNewly released cellphone footage showing the arrest of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old African American woman who died in police custody in south-east Te...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Autopsy report shows cause of death for Texas teen allegedly kicked in the head on way home from school A 13-year-old Texas girl who died five days after she was allegedly kicked in the head by classmates during a walk home from school died from complications of a brain tumor that discovered while she was hospitalized, officials said....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Auschwitz exhibit shows horror of Nazi death camp amid rise of anti-Semitism The boxcar stops you in your tracks. Each artifact tells a story, each story reflects a life. As we move further away in time from the Holocaust, it is our duty to ensure #StoriesSurvive. "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." opens May 8. Tickets...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Cop Implicated in Death of Eric Garner Is Headed to Administrative Trial as Data Shows Cops Still Use Choke Holds The New York City police officer implicated in the death of Eric Garner five years ago is set to face an administrative trial next week after a judge cleared the way Thursday....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Almost 4 years after her death in jail, newly released video shows what happened during Sandra Bland's traffic stop YouTube/WFAA A newly released video shot by Sandra Bland herself shows in greater detail the combative exchange with a Texas state trooper that ended in her arrest. Bland died in a Waller County jail cell three days after the confrontation, promptin...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Inquest held into death of death of Prodigy’s Keith Flint LONDON (AP) — A British coroner says there is not enough evidence to determine whether The Prodigy star Keith Flint took his own life. Flint was found dead at his home in the village of North End, in eastern England, on March 4. He was 49. An inquest...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Myanmar to investigate riots this week at 7 prisons YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s government says it will investigate riots at seven prisons this week that it believes were coordinated. The government in Sagaing region in northwestern Myanmar says it has restored control over the Shwebo towns...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Russians investigate plane fire that killed 41 The plane that burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, killing 41 of the 78 people on board, was without radio communications because of a lightning strike. Investigation continues. (May 6)     &#...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically in the United States. Rudy Giuliani used Twitter on Friday to explain his rationale for traveling to ...
22:17, 05/10/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple un...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Cambridge University to investigate its links to slavery Britain's University of Cambridge plans to investigate its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade with a two-year study that will recommend ways to acknowledge and address the impact of the university's involvement....
12:34, 04/30/2019

Lexington Police Investigate Pair Of Armed Robberies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police were investigating Saturday after two robberies were reported in the early morning hours. The first robbery was reported about 2:20 a.m. on Centre Parkway, near Tates Creek Elementary. Police say a man...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Tesla to Investigate Car That Appeared to Burst Into Flames in Shanghai The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team “at once.”...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
14:51, 05/02/2019

NTSB to investigate in Alaska after deadly plane crash ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes. Four people were killed after the floatplanes car...
08:17, 05/14/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
22:34, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Texas Rangers to investigate police shooting BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Baytown police have called in the Texas Rangers to perform the investigation of the shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area...
02:34, 05/16/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime....
19:00, 05/04/2019

How the news took over reality Is engagement with current affairs key to being a good citizen? Or could an endless torrent of notifications be harming democracy as well as our wellbeing?By Oliver BurkemanThe afternoon of Friday 13 November 2015 was a chilly one in Manhattan, but t...
07:17, 05/03/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abbas Madani said on Wednesday at a joint news confere...
04:51, 05/15/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antoni...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Kvyat: Toro Rosso must investigate loss of pace in F1 Azerbaijan GP Daniil Kvyat says Toro Rosso must investigate its loss of pace in Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix after it had shown promise in practice and qualifying...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Police investigate Danny Baker's royal baby tweet Police are investigating Danny Baker's tweet about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby that resulted in the radio presenter being sacked by the BBC....
00:17, 05/11/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
00:00, 05/07/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
15:17, 05/04/2019

‘Investigate the investigators’ is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report Trump and his campaign are seeking to amplify allegations that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign, casting the president as the victim to energize his base for the election....
06:00, 05/05/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defence minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defence minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
19:34, 05/04/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
05:17, 05/06/2019

Reality Is Intruding Into Markets Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether former Secretary of State John Kerry violated federal law by meeting with Iranian officials after leaving office....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Watchdog Group Will Investigate John Kelly's Family Separation Cash-In Last week, we discovered that former White House chief of staff and alleged “adult in the room” John Kelly is now on the board of Caliburn International, the company that runs the biggest shelter for migrant youth separated from their parents at the ...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
19:00, 05/09/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Liverpool investigate five supporters for Champions League final ticket touting Liverpool have launched an investigation after identifying five supporters who have listed Champions League final tickets for sale through unauthorised ticketing platforms....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops. The crash of...
18:34, 05/05/2019

NTSB to investigate collision of floatplanes near Ketchikan, Alaska; at least 4 dead, 2 missing At least four people died and 10 were injured after two floatplanes crashed in the water near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

How augmented reality put five Madonnas on stage at once At Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards, Madonna performed her latest single, "Medellín", with Latin singer Maluma. However, they (and their flesh-and-blood dancers) weren't alone on the Las Vegas stage. Several virtual versions of the...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Are YouTube Stars Divided Over James Charles and Tati Westbrook's Feud? We Investigate Pop culture fans continue to pick a side in James Charles and Tati Westbrook's explosive feud. Less than a week after the YouTube community learned these two are no longer friends,......
21:51, 05/15/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
02:51, 05/05/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body actually does....
08:51, 05/07/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
14:17, 05/13/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a pe...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
17:34, 05/04/2019

Eurovision bosses investigate Iceland's Palestine banner demonstration during final in Israel Iceland's Eurovision performers could face disciplinary action from the event's organisers after holding up Palestinian banners during the final in Israel....
09:34, 05/19/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality’s Best Bet Yet Satisfying virtual reality experiences are unlike anything you’ll experience on your living room TV. Unfortunately, satisfying VR experiences are, for the most part, dependent on additional hardware. That makes it nearly impossible to just grab...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being entertained alone and separated from others is off-pu...
07:34, 05/06/2019

Fable's 'Wolves in the Walls' VR is about more than virtual reality After rebranding itself as a "virtual beings" studio in January, Fable is ready to show us what they mean. At the Tribeca Film Festival this week, it debuted the second chapter of The Wolves in the Wall, a VR experience adapted from the Neil Gaiman s...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a concept.Read More...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Introduce Your Kid to Virtual Reality With Nintendo Labo VR Nothing about Labo VR Kit, Nintendo’s foray into virtual reality, should work. Compared to other virtual reality systems, the frame-rate is sluggish and the graphics are kind of crap. It’s so cheaply constructed it’s literally made of cardboard. Ther...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
21:51, 05/16/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
18:00, 04/29/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Augmented reality can change your behavior in the real world A new study from Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences has found that augmented reality (AR) experiences significantly affect people's behavior in the real world, even after they've taken the headset off....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroundings. Light must be blocked out, outside noise sh...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
02:34, 05/11/2019

'We all have Hoop Dreams': Bittersweet tale of first 'reality TV show' When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career....
20:34, 05/04/2019

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that lever...
16:00, 05/11/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
02:51, 05/12/2019

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmente...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Derek Jeter acknowledges the Marlins’ grim reality MIAMI — Derek Jeter says the Miami Marlins’ performance, attendance and business operations have been a problem. Shadows at Marlins Park don’t bother him, however. Speaking to the media Friday for the first time since the season began, Je...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the failed Fyre Festival. Michael Cohen is due to rep...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensations at the same time....
11:51, 04/29/2019

Firefox virtual reality web browser comes to SteamVR this summer Mozilla's Firefox Reality browser has been available through a number of platform-specific VR portals, but it'll soon be available in a relatively neutral form. The developer has revealed that it's working with Valve to bring Firefox R...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
05:17, 05/17/2019

EU youth want their say in European Parliament vote With EU elections on the horizon, what do the bloc's young people feel is most important? The TUI Foundation’s European Youth Study found that climate issues are key, and overall young people want more EU than less....
00:51, 05/09/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
02:17, 05/02/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the world after India’s (which are incidentally still ong...
02:34, 05/07/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did i...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

James Charles and Tati Westbrook Are Rewriting Reality TV For YouTube Over this weekend, James Charles’s beauty empire began to crumble. Fresh off the heels of an appearance at the Met Ball— a moment the beauty guru and YouTuber referred to as important step for “influencer representation” — Charles found himself in a ...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling? Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
06:51, 05/15/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Yankees get reality check, finally look like a team full of backups Truth be told, there should have been a lot more games like Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Mariners this year for the Yankees. The Yankees have played above their heads for a while, and all that is a testament to the willingness of the Acciden...
10:51, 05/09/2019

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
06:00, 05/13/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing off at its developer confab....
03:34, 05/03/2019

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh ...
19:17, 05/21/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issue has highlighted bitter divisions on the island....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reaching a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage, after its parliament rejected last-ditch attempt...
10:17, 05/17/2019

PMs back building Holocaust memorial next to parliament All five living prime ministers have backed the building of a Holocaust memorial next to the Houses of Parliament, with Theresa May saying it is the right thing to do....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a climate emergency, a decision hailed by the Swedish teenage environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament Turkish officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country's parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device....
08:51, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the cha...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Parliament must 'get a deal done', Labour's Corbyn says on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's Labour Party, said on Friday local election results should spur lawmakers to find a way to break the deadlock over Brexit and "get a deal done" to leave the European Union....
17:17, 05/03/2019

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by loyalists of his predecessor....
13:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: New Ukrainian president disbands parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 11 a.m. Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as president and immediately disbanded the Ukrainian parliament. Disbanding the Supreme Rada was one of h...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
23:51, 05/20/2019

Did PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Campaign Work? A Reality Check 5 Years Later Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Opinion: NFL really means Not For Long, so rookies, here's advice on reality of league With NFL rookie minicamps in full swing, USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell has some advice for newcomers about the harsh realities of the league.        ...
01:34, 05/05/2019

‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
18:51, 05/16/2019

China’s new ‘social credit system’ turns Orwell’s ‘1984’ into reality Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put a damper on your relationship? It’s supposed to. Welcome to life in China...
20:51, 05/18/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Russia probes alleged vote-rigging on child reality show A Russian state television network has hired a cybersecurity firm to verify the integrity of votes cast during the finale of a popular children’s singing competition...
23:17, 04/29/2019

Jake Gyllenhaal's Excitement Over His Mysterio Costume Lent More Reality to Far From Home By now, you’ve had a good look at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s intriguing take on the marvelous Mysterio, one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, turned into his new best friend in the movie. The character gets a fabulous spin on his comics gear in the film—...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Chelsea Handler opens up about brother's death in raw memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' In "Life Will Be the Death of Me," Chelsea Handler opens the door to therapy sessions and addresses her brother's untimely death and her shortcomings.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June: Sky News British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliamentary vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in the first week of June, Sky News reported....
21:34, 05/14/2019

UK MEPs in next EU parliament could create 'messy' situation: Katainen The prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and then leaving after Brexit could create a "messy" situation in the run-up to the vote for European Commision president, Commission VP Jyrki Katainen said on Wednesday....
09:51, 05/01/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament: opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June 5 as his three-party governing coalition appears to be behind in opinion polls. Recent polls show the...
15:17, 05/07/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
18:34, 05/09/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
19:51, 05/13/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
07:17, 05/18/2019

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Security Council today after China removed its......
19:51, 05/02/2019

| Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
21:00, 05/01/2019

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn Into Israel's New Parliament After Election Win Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
00:17, 05/01/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing online petition against the changes....
19:34, 04/28/2019

First session of Afghan parliament ends in brawl over new speaker Afghanistan's parliament descended into chaos on Sunday when lawmakers brawled over the appointment of a new speaker, an inauspicious start to the assembly which was sitting for the first time since chaotic elections last year....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Voting has started in in Malawi to elect a new president and 193 members of parliament. Before dawn, hundreds of voters lined up Tuesday at polling centers to cast their ballots in the election in which 78-year-old President P...
10:51, 05/21/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
23:34, 05/17/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month have picked up their official credentials under police escort....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Taiwan parliament begins discussion of landmark same-sex legislation Taiwan's parliament on Friday began discussion of a landmark bill to legalize same-sex marriage, amid a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled island....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Candii stepped outside of her apartment complex in the Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an officer from the NYPD. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, a profession she has participated in, but not on that day, ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

See You Yesterday cleverly blends sci-fi, youthful charm, and the harsh reality of police brutality In his feature-length debut, See You Yesterday, co-writer and director Stefon Bristol asks one of sci-fi’s most indulgent questions: If you had the power to travel through time, what would you go back and change? When 16-year-old science prodigy Clau...
01:00, 05/16/2019

John Daly’s PGA cart break meets ‘embarrassing’ reality after dizzy spells John Daly can use a cart in next week’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. The question now is whether he even makes it to the PGA Championship. Daly tied for 27th last week at the Insperity Invitational in Houston, and withdrew from the Regio...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Inside Kim Kardashian West's career evolution from reality TV icon to lawyer's apprentice Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Kim Kardashian West is reportedly worth $350 million, according to Forbes. You may have seen her on TV during an episode of E!'s "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," making a cameo during sitcoms like "Last Man Standing" and...
16:34, 05/01/2019

WATCH: Black Fairy-tale Becomes Reality in Short Film, Thistles And Thorns Once Upon a Time the world remembered the magic, power, and purpose of Black Women. In a mere 12 minute short film, Thistles And Thorns brings that wonderment of African Diaspora to the screen for our enjoyment and upliftment....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit continues, House of Commons officials have said.As of...
00:17, 05/14/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Jailed deputies allowed to attend Spanish Parliament session MADRID (AP) — A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted there by police. Four separatists, on trial for Catalonia’s 2017 secession atte...
10:51, 05/21/2019

This Madhya Pradesh Temple May Have Inspired Parliament House Architects A replica of the Parliament House blossoms in an unnamed area in the ravines of the Chambal Valley in the Bhind-Morena region, which of late has earned disrepute for being home to dacoits....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country’s east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, w...
11:17, 05/20/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment for generations to come....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media....
20:34, 04/28/2019

"At Race Course Road Or Parliament": Rahul Gandhi's Debate Dare To PM Congress President Rahul Gandhi has claimed it would take him 15 minutes to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose face in a debate. He said at a rally in Punjab that the PM didn't debate with him as......
20:17, 05/15/2019

European Parliament's Ultimatum To Pakistan On Alleged Rights Violations In a stern letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, 51 members of the European Parliament, have expressed concern and sought and assurance from him that alleged persecution of religious......
09:51, 05/02/2019

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks of protests pushed the issue up the political agenda....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Fast Chargers For Electric Vehicles Installed At Parliament House Electric Vehicles have been on Government's agenda for long and all possible measures are being taken for its adoption. AC and DC fast chargers for electric vehicles have been installed at the......
18:17, 05/05/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers' pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a preliminary parliamentary vote that could undermine efforts to balance the budget by raising teachers' salaries retroactivel...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into overdrive....
16:34, 05/16/2019

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote Taiwan's parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to rock Afghanistan's capital....
05:17, 05/12/2019

Socialists win Spain election; far-right party to make debut in parliament Spain's ruling socialist party won the most seats in the country's parliament Sunday but must seek support from smaller parties in order to stay in power....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Reality Bites Cast Has a 25th Anniversary Reunion While Lost Boys Stars Reunite Too Cue The Knack's "My Sharona!" Are we excited about this Reality Bites reunion? Hey, we are bursting with fruit flavor. Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo and Ben......
23:17, 05/05/2019

How Movie Magic Made the Aston Martin Goldfinger DB5 Continuation’s Bond Gadgets a Reality For some, the Aston Martin DB5 is the single coolest car to have ever put rubber to tarmac. Made famous by Sean Connery’s portrayal of James Bond, the DB5 has indelible link with Ian Fleming’s super smooth spy. And it’s one of the more famous example...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Proof of the Reality of Slavery ‘Up North’ in New York City and Its Aftermath Is in Danger of Disappearing Forever A report just last year found that when it comes to teaching about slavery — the very economic and social foundation on which this nation was built — the U.S. does a piss poor job....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Angry Birds augmented reality mobile game launched as Apple prime exclusive Rovio, the Finnish company behind the Angry Birds smash hit, announced last month that their first augmented reality mobile game is available for pre-order. Dubbed Angry Birds: Isle of Pigs, the game has now been released in the App Store and is avai...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Macron wants to revive Europe, but elections for the European Parliament could kill his plans French President Emmanuel Macron’s grand designs for a more united Europe haven’t gotten far, and if his party fares poorly in the election, while nationalist parties prosper, his leverage could be even further diminished....
02:34, 05/12/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Venezuela security forces block opposition lawmakers from entering parliament Venezuelan security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament building for a session on Tuesday, a week after the top court stripped several lawmakers of their immunity amid a political crisis in the South American country....
21:34, 05/14/2019

New Zealand speaker claims suspected serial rapist working in parliament Claim follows review into bullying and harassment that uncovered three allegations of serious sexual assaultThe deputy leader of New Zealand’s opposition party has called for an investigation after the parliament’s speaker suggested there was a rapis...
06:34, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), which carried out the deadly suicide attacks on......
20:51, 05/20/2019

Giuliani says those 700 prosecutors shouldn’t opine on a case they didn’t investigate. He should tell that to Rudy Giuliani. "What prosecutors would offer a gratuitous opinion on a case they didn't investigate?" Giuliani asked The Post. Prosecutors like Giuliani, it turns out....
06:17, 05/09/2019

STEM School was urged to investigate concerns over 'a repeat of Columbine' months before shooting A woman claiming to be a parent of a STEM School student warned school district administrators in December about her fears of a 'a repeat of Columbine.'        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Iran Parliament Upholds Women’s Rights in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Citizenship Debate (Bloomberg) — Iran’s parliament struck a blow for women’s rights by overwhelmingly voting to confer citizenship on children born to an Iranian mother and foreign father. Currently, children of “mixed marriages” are only ...
20:51, 05/12/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industry observers and global technology companies to reassess the legislation, which they say gives the go...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliamen...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
20:51, 05/14/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final betrayal"....
14:17, 05/05/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wednesday....
02:51, 05/16/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Virtual reality start-ups offer a VR experience that's part movie theater, part theme park Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,...
22:34, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
21:00, 05/16/2019

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehou...
13:00, 05/16/2019

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderful country of ours will cut its ties with the EU.  ...
09:34, 05/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 05/02/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 05/07/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 05/21/2019

With Brexit Delayed, British Businesses Say: Enough Already The extension announced on Wednesday gives the country six more months to figure out a plan to leave the E.U., but firms, especially small ones, fear another impasse....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Huawei Gets Kicked in the Teeth by the British The U.K. is a bellwether for the 5G mobile handset market, so the decision by two of its biggest operators not to offer Huawei phones is a real blow....
15:51, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 05/06/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 05/01/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 05/10/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 05/13/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-British Steel to be placed into administration -report British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, will be placed into administration as early as Wednesday, Sky News reported, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs....
11:51, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 04/30/2019

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool’s extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation f...
16:00, 05/08/2019

'We need a British motor show to inspire the next generation' Opinion 18 May, 2019 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford...
23:17, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reported....
20:34, 05/16/2019

‘Killing Eve’ slays the competition at British TV awards LONDON (AP) — Sharp-edged spy thriller “Killing Eve” has won three major trophies at the British Academy Television Awards, including best drama series. Jodie Comer was named best actress for her performance as ruthless assassin Villanell...
12:00, 05/13/2019

British Steel collapses but will trade in administration The UK's second-largest steel maker has been battling a financial crunch over the past year. A court has now ordered its liquidation, leaving thousands of workers staring at job losses....
17:00, 05/22/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 04/29/2019

How Sammy McCarthy became British boxing royalty When Sammy McCarthy made his professional debut on this day in 1951 nobody could have known what an incredible mark he would leave on the sport The post How Sammy McCarthy became British boxing royalty appeared first on Boxing News....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Adorable photos of the British royal babies Who doesn't love the royal babies? We've rounded up some of the cutest photos of the kids in the British royal family.        ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

On This Day: Rocky Marciano flattens British challenger "I hit him something awful" said Rocky Marciano back in 1955 The post On This Day: Rocky Marciano flattens British challenger appeared first on Boxing News....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Liam Kirk is the 19-year-old who could put British hockey on the map Great Britain is known for its football, rugby and cricket. But hockey? Not so much. Liam Kirk wants to change that -- and the World Championships (May 10-26) will be his stage....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Wallace shoots 67, leads British Masters in bid for 5th win SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Matt Wallace moved into position for his fifth European Tour win in two years by shooting 5-under 67 to take the second-round lead at the British Masters on Friday. The Englishman was 12 under overall and a stroke clear of a...
22:17, 05/10/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
18:17, 05/17/2019

British Steel teeters on the brink of collapse Britain’s second-largest steel producer is on the brink of collapse amid growing signs that an emergency government loan would fail to materialise, putting a total of close to 25,000 jobs at risk....
02:34, 05/21/2019

| Wallace turns up heat at British Masters England's Matt Wallace opened up a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the British Masters before explaining that giving up pizzas has helped energise his rise up the rankings....
00:34, 05/11/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukrainian president, immediately disbands the Ukrainian parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukrainian president, immediately disbands the Ukrainian parliament....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Bumper British strawberry crop may rot as EU pickers stay away Fruit farmers fear loss of summer workers to higher wages in Germany and RomaniaFirst, the good news: Britain’s love affair with the strawberry remains undimmed. And thanks to the good weather earlier in the spring, this year’s crop arrived some two ...
20:51, 05/04/2019

Jordan makes most of invitation to lead at British Masters Matthew Jordan made the most of his late invitation to the British Masters by shooting 9-under 63 to take the first-round lead by two strokes on Thursday        ...
21:34, 05/09/2019

"Fatal flaws" remain in British PM's new Brexit deal: DUP The "fatal flaws" of the draft Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union remain despite British Prime Minister Theresa May seeking to set out a new deal on Tuesday, the Northern Irish party propping up her government said....
20:00, 05/21/2019

| British minister blasts 'lazy thinking' on Brexit Britain's Brexit minister condemned "lazy thinking" about the country's divorce from the European Union, urging Brussels to be ambitious in future cooperation, particularly on security issues....
03:34, 05/10/2019

British royal couple to battle for King's Cup in new regatta Britain's Prince William will be looking for revenge when he takes on his wife Kate in a new sailing event the couple are launching to raise money for charities they support....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Chadwick wins inaugural W Series race in British one-two Britain's Jamie Chadwick stood on top of the podium as the first race winner in the new all-female W Series on Saturday with compatriot Alice Powell second at a damp and overcast Hockenheim....
20:17, 05/04/2019

Tom Daley's husband says British Swimming lied in row over son's buggy Organisers were ‘cruel’ and ‘thoughtless’ at Diving World Series, says Dustin Lance BlackThe husband of Tom Daley accused British Swimming of telling lies as a row relating to the couple’s baby son’s access to poolside events escalated on social medi...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Kinhult, Wallace share British Masters lead Sweden's Marcus Kinhult carded a four-under-par 68 in the British Masters third round on Saturday to join England's Matt Wallace at the top of the leaderboard going into the final day....
20:51, 05/11/2019

Madonna Covers The June Issue Of British Vogue In a career straddling two centuries, Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone has surfed every genre, set trend after trend, and been loved, loathed and debated like no woman before her...
19:51, 05/03/2019

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment minister said on Wednesday....
10:34, 05/22/2019

Fleetwood shrugs off illness to impress at British Masters SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood shrugged off the effects of a virus to move into contention to win the British Masters as a late stumble from Matt Wallace in the third round threw the European Tour event wide open on Saturday. After going 4...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Chagos Islands: UN expected to call for end of British control UK faces overwhelming vote to uphold international court’s opinion and declare archipelago an ‘integral part’ of Mauritius The UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the general assembly is expected to vote overwhelmin...
08:34, 05/21/2019

Union to discuss concerns on British Steel with government LONDON (AP) — U.K. union leaders plan are set to lay out their concerns to the government amid reports that British Steel is facing bankruptcy within days. Sky News is reporting that the nation’s second-largest steel producer is on the brink of...
10:51, 05/21/2019

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
22:34, 05/21/2019

SoftBank set to invest in British financing group Greensill A prospective deal between SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund and UK-based financing group Greensill Capital could be announced as early as Monday, a city source told Reuters....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Can you guess the British city from the vintage travel poster? Leeds or Llandudno? Can you tell these popular destinations from their marketing material?Which city or town is this?BournemouthBrightonBognorWhich city or town is this?PortsmouthNewcastleGlasgowWhich city or town is this?NorwichNottinghamNewportWhic...
23:17, 05/22/2019

DNA test turns British day laborer into overnight millionaire He went from serf to lord of the manor overnight. A dirt-poor British day laborer inherited a $63 million countryside mansion — thanks to a DNA test that proved he was the son of a late aristocrat. Jordan Adlard-Rogers was struggling to pay his bills...
01:34, 05/22/2019

Walmart confirms it is weighing an IPO for British supermarket Asda Walmart has confirmed it is considering an IPO for British supermarket arm Asda, after its proposed merger with domestic rival Sainsbury's was blocked by the U.K. regulator....
15:34, 05/15/2019

Ash dieback expected to cost British economy nearly £15bn Biggest cost of tree disease will be loss of benefits such as clean air and water, study findsAn invasive fungal disease killing ash trees will cost the British economy nearly £15bn, a study has found.Ash dieback, which is lethal to European ash tree...
20:00, 05/06/2019

British Council confirms arrest of its Iranian staffer The British Council is confirming that a woman who Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of spying for Britain is an Iranian national employed by the group....
20:51, 05/14/2019

British Government To Put Forward Brexit Bill In June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesman announced on......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since movin...
22:00, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942....
18:51, 05/17/2019

How have British universities grappled with links to the slave trade? The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholars reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colonial era....
19:17, 04/30/2019

British PM May says will present bill that ensures orderly Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she was sure lawmakers would recognize their duty to deliver on the result of the Brexit referendum and vote for her EU divorce deal when it is put before parliament again in June....
21:34, 05/15/2019

| British goverment to put forward Brexit bill in June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesperson announced....
19:51, 05/15/2019

British general in Iran controversy is a Romanian prince Chris Ghika, the British major general who was rebuked by the Pentagon for saying there was "no increased threat" from Iran, is a descendant of Romanian royalty who took part in the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton....
23:00, 05/17/2019

British girl sends €3 to Notre Dame appeal It's not just the rich and powerful who are donating money to the reconstruction of Notre Dame after fire ravaged the Paris cathedral earlier this month....
18:17, 04/28/2019

British Cycling launches new mental health strategy British Cycling, criticized in the past for a 'culture of fear', announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Travel Ban On Grieving British Groom A Briton whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka will be allowed to return home after a court lifted a travel ban Wednesday....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Alberta proclaims law that could cut energy flows to British Columbia The new Alberta government has proclaimed into a law an act enabling it to restrict the flow of oil and gas to neighbouring British Columbia, raising the stakes in a spat between Canada's two westernmost provinces over the Trans Mountain pipeline....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber Was Radicalised By British-Pakistani Preacher In UK One of the Easter Sunday suicide bombers, who attempted to bomb the luxury Taj Samudra hotel in Sri Lanka capital Colombo, was radicalised by British-Pakistani radical preacher Anjem Choudary while he......
18:34, 05/14/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
23:34, 04/30/2019

British car production falls for tenth consecutive month UK car manufacturing continues to decline – as industry bosses again warn of no-deal Brexit risks British car manufacturing declined for the tenth month in a row in March – and industry bosses have warned it could slump to 1980s levels in the event ...
18:17, 05/01/2019

'It had to be raw and dangerous' – Def Leppard, Saxon and Venom on 80s British metal Inspired by punk’s energy, the new wave of British heavy metal helped put the ‘snot and piss’ back into rock music. Forty years on, its leading players tell the storyJoe Elliott (singer, Def Leppard): The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) was ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-British Steel has enough capital to continue operating Troubled British Steel said on Thursday it had secured the backing of lenders and shareholders to continue operating as normal after the prolonged uncertainty around Britain's departure from the European Union hammered its order book....
21:34, 05/16/2019

British Steel on verge of collapse as government talks stall Corbyn calls for nationalisation of Brexit-hit producer if £30m loan not forthcoming‘I’m worried sick’: Scunthorpe frets over British Steel slumpBritish Steel could fall into administration as soon as Wednesday, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk an...
22:17, 05/21/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
08:51, 05/04/2019

British Plastics Federation lobbied ministers to water down tax plan Exclusive: industry tried to thwart policy that would increase use of recycled plasticThe trade body for the plastics industry has held last-minute meetings with government officials as part of a lobbying effort to water down a tax on single-use plas...
09:34, 05/10/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

British mobile operator EE to start 5G services, will not offer Huawei Britain's biggest mobile operator EE aims to launch the country's first 5G service next week, but it will not offer Huawei handsets until the Chinese company's future becomes clear following its row with the United States....
17:00, 05/22/2019

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Delighted and thrilled: British royals welcome Harry and Meghan's baby Senior members of the British royal family said on Tuesday they were delighted and thrilled at the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan's baby as the couple considered a name for their son....
21:17, 05/07/2019

British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Factbox: How have British universities grappled with links to the slave trade? The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholars reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colonial era....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain worms problem. But also, it’s likely you recall her viral Twitter meltdown in January, when she posted ...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Canada's Garda World drops interest in British rival G4S Canada's Garda World Security Corporation does not intend to make an offer for rival G4S, it said on Sunday, having previously said it was considering a cash offer for some or all of the British company....
01:34, 05/06/2019

Kenneth Haigh, 86, ‘Angry Young Man’ of British Stage, Dies A coal miner’s son, he had a long theater, film and TV career, but he was best known as the rebellious antihero in John Osborne’s “Look Back in Anger.”...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat to coalition troops in the Middle East....
02:51, 05/16/2019

British soldier killed by elephant during anti-poaching patrol Mathew Talbot of Coldstream Guards died on deployment in Malawi, MoD confirmsA British soldier has died while on anti-poaching work in Malawi, the Ministry of Defence said.Mathew Talbot, 22, of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, was understood to h...
01:51, 05/08/2019

Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Golf: Jordan takes British Masters lead with course record 63 England's Matthew Jordan fired a brilliant nine-under-par 63 for a new course record at the Hillside Golf Club to grab the lead in the British Masters first round on Thursday....
00:00, 05/10/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May offers vote on new referendum She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what May called a “last chance” to seal a Brexit deal.        ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq LONDON (AP) — A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq. The findings deal with the period after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. The U.N....
18:17, 05/17/2019

British Gas owner faces renewed pressure after customer exodus British Gas owner Centrica has revealed a fresh customer exodus at the start of the year and warned that a "challenging trading environment" will put further pressure on its annual performance....
09:17, 05/13/2019

New McLaren GT: British firm officially names its Grand Tourer News 7 May, 2019 McLaren has officially announced that its forthcoming continent-covering supercar will simply be called the 'McLaren GT'...
21:17, 05/07/2019

British cyber expert pleading guilty to creating malware MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 is scheduled in Wisconsin federal court to plead guilty to developing malware to steal banking information. Marcus Hutchins agreed last mont...
17:17, 05/02/2019

| Kinhult wins maiden European title at British Masters Marcus Kinhult's remarkable rally on the final two holes saw the Swede win his maiden European Tour title in a thrilling finish to the British Masters....
17:17, 05/12/2019

British spy chiefs were told about Steele dossier before Trump was briefed The leaders of MI5 and MI6, the United Kingdom’s top intelligence agencies, were briefed about British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s dossier shortly after 2016 election, learning about its salacious and unverified claims about President-elect Trump's t...
20:17, 05/20/2019

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Julian Assange tells British court he'll fight extradition to U.S. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange told a British court Thursday he won't surrender to authorities for extradition to the United States, where he faces charges of computer hacking....
19:17, 05/02/2019

| Wallace survives stumble to share British Masters lead England's Matt Wallace survived a rare stumble to hold a share of the British Masters lead alongside Sweden's Marcus Kinhult heading into the final round....
22:34, 05/11/2019

Kinhult wins 1st European Tour title at British Masters SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Marcus Kinhult birdied the final two holes to claim his first European Tour title after a tense finish to the British Masters on Sunday. Kinhult shot a 2-under 72 and finished on 16-under 272 overall. His chance looked to ha...
17:34, 05/12/2019

British Steel begs for taxpayer funds to avert collapse Ministers are drawing up secret contingency plans for the collapse of British Steel amid a fresh funding crisis that could trigger thousands of job losses at its plant in Scunthorpe and intensify fears about the entire industry's future....
15:17, 05/14/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Democrat backs British general on Iran over ‘pathological liar’ Trump Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said he lacked trust in President Trump as he backed a top British general’s assessment regarding an increased threat from Iran....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Elon Musk faces trial after calling British diver a paedophile LA court rejects Telsa chief’s attempt to dismiss Vernon Unsworth’s defamation lawsuitElon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver and basely calling him a paedophile.The verbal sparring match unfolded last summer ...
11:34, 05/11/2019

Theresa May Fires British Defense Secretary After Huawei Leak Investigation (LONDON) — British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was summarily fired Wednesday after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, but he denied any involvement in the case....
22:00, 05/01/2019

'No stone unturned' to help British Steel amid collapse fears - govt Ministers will leave "no stone unturned" in supporting the UK steel industry, MPs have been told, as the country's second largest producer teeters on the brink of collapse....
00:51, 05/22/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese telecommunications company Huawei access to Britain's 5G network....
01:51, 05/02/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at the heart of political debate....
18:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detention and mistreatment....
20:17, 05/17/2019

Kinhult clinches maiden European Tour win at British Masters golf Sweden's Marcus Kinhult fired a two-under-par 70 in the final round on Sunday to clinch the British Masters trophy by a single stroke for his first European Tour title....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Autocar names Great British Women in the Car Industry sponsors for 2019 Nissan, Toyota and CDK Global confirmed as headline sponsors for Autocar’s Great British Women in the Car Industry – Rising Stars event This year’s Autocar’s Great British Women in the Car Industry – Rising Stars initiative, in partnership with the ...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Govt loans British Steel £120m so it can avoid 'financial strain' Business secretary Greg Clark has confirmed a £120m government bridging loan to the UK's second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
18:00, 05/01/2019

During terrorist attacks, too many rules are stopping British first responders from saving lives An alarming trend has developed in recent British terrorist attacks: With the exception of the police, first responders are kept away from where they are needed....
22:00, 05/16/2019

The Great British car insurance write-off scandal: BBC investigation echoes our findings Features 7 May, 2019 Undercover BBC investigation finds written-off cars are being repaired and sold to unsuspecting motorists after passing their history checks...
21:17, 05/07/2019

Matt Wallace column: I let myself down at British Masters but will control my emotions at PGA Championship Tiger Woods is the reason I play golf. For me, he is the best and I love the idea that I'm getting the chance to compete against him when he is back at the top and compare his game to mine....
10:51, 05/15/2019

British telco giant Vodafone offloads NZ business to Brookfield, Infratil Vodafone Group Plc on Monday agreed to sell its New Zealand business for NZ$3.4 billion ($2.23 billion) to a consortium comprising of New Zealand-based Infratil Ltd and Canada's Brookfield Asset Management, in a deal the telecom giant says would help...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Brexit poses ‘particular risk’ to British people in poverty: UN independent expert Brexit – the United Kingdom’s impending exit from the European Union – will drive more UK citizens into poverty unless the Government takes action to shield the most vulnerable, warned Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and h...
19:51, 04/28/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
15:00, 05/22/2019

British PM, ministers agree Brexit deal must be ratified by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for the embattled plan and the prime minister's possible departure....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in British jail for skipping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy where he was holed up for almost seven years until police dragged him out last month....
15:00, 05/01/2019

No increased Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isis has said there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, directly contra...
05:34, 05/15/2019

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to r...
12:51, 05/22/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Turn the radio on, turn the radio up 'cause Lisa Loeb sang "Stay" at the Reality Bites reunion As the credits rolled on the 25th anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, audience members who thought, “hey, I can leave, I can leave, oh,” were swiftly stopped in their tracks. Lisa Loeb, whose “Stay (...
05:17, 05/07/2019

CPPIB buys partial Keytruda royalty interest from British charity LifeArc Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said it had paid about $1.3 billion for a part of British charity LifeArc's royalty interest from the sale of Merck & Co Inc's blockbuster cancer immunotherapy, Keytruda....
14:34, 05/20/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria: British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces fighting remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior British officer in the coalition told a Pentagon news briefing on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/14/2019

British Masters clings on but golf’s great imbalance needs addressing | Ewan Murray This week’s British Masters goes ahead thanks to Tommy Fleetwood’s generosity rather than the PGA and European Tours actually putting their heads togetherThere were reasons to celebrate Tommy Fleetwood’s status within the commonly self-serving world ...
14:17, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-British ministers say the City of London will survive in a post-Brexit world Britain’s vast finance industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world’s top financial centres, ministers in Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Monday....
14:34, 05/20/2019

British General Contradicts U.S. Claim of Increased Threat From Iran-Backed Militias The top British general in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS says there is not an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, despite claims to the contrary by the U.S. to justify increasing its presence in the region. “No &...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Golf: Bogey-free Wallace takes halfway lead at British Masters England's Matt Wallace completed 36 holes without a single bogey to take a one-shot lead on a weather-affected second day of the British Masters on Friday....
00:17, 05/11/2019

British voters with Brexit on their minds punish main parties in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost more than 1,000 seats, worse than the drubbing that had been predicted and renewing calls for her to step down....
23:51, 05/03/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Weak British hotel demand hurts Whitbread after Costa sale Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc , which has sold off its Costa coffee chain, on Tuesday flagged lower demand for hotel rooms in Britain, hit by Brexit uncertainty and the effects of growing competition....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Are you British? India government asks Modi's main election rival, Gandhi, to respond India's government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the main opposition Congress party, to respond to a complaint by a lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accusing him of holding dual British citizenship against Indian law....
10:17, 04/30/2019

Julian Assange refuses extradition to US, says he won't 'surrender' during British court appearance via video link WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a British court Thursday said he won’t agree to be extradited to the U.S. where he’s facing charges of conspiracy to hack a Pentagon computer....
18:00, 05/02/2019

New York Times Allows Seattle-Born British Political Flack to Hold Court on...The West? For some ungodly reason, totally not-racist conservative PR flak Liz Mair, a person born in Seattle and raised in England, was given a whole dang column in the New York Times to wax poetic on The West. She did not disappoint....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Insufficient evidence to conclude Prodigy frontman committed suicide, British inquest hears Prodigy frontman Keith Flint died as a result of hanging and drugs that were in his system, an inquest into his death heard on Wednesday, but there was not enough evidence to determine he committed suicide....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Theresa May sacks British defense secretary Gavin Williamson over leak of Huawei 5G discussions U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fired the Defense Secretary on Wednesday after concluding that he was involved in leaking details about a possible deal with Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to the media....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Daniel Dubois to fight Nathan Gorman in British heavyweight title clash in July Daniel Dubois will get the chance to make a major career statement when he takes on rising heavyweight rival Nathan Gorman for the vacant British title at the 02 Arena on July 13....
12:17, 05/09/2019

British protesters inflate snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp ahead of visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain next month....
23:34, 05/22/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

British police station mocked for tweeting photo of dangerous knife collection – that includes a spoon Amid the U.K crackdown to stem the burgeoning number of knife attacks, one police department found them the inadvertent subject of internet mockery this week after lauding their knife-seizing efforts on Twitter – for critics to quickly point out the ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to the U.K. next month on a state visit....
02:00, 05/15/2019

British royals William, Kate, Harry and Meghan launch mental health text service Britain's young royals, brothers Prince William and Prince Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan, launched a new phone messaging service on Friday to help people suffering a mental health crisis....
02:17, 05/10/2019

This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the coachbuilding arm of Martin Walter Ltd of Folkestone, Kent) using a Vauxhall Viva HA platform. During its production between ~1964 and ~1973, engine o...
19:00, 05/22/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosure of information from a meeting of the National Security Council," Downing Street said in a statemen...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump's address to Parliament 'set to be dropped' Donald Trump is unlikely to address Parliament during his state visit to the UK amid concerns the Speaker's opposition could spark a row, according to reports....
14:17, 05/01/2019

The Best TV Shows of the Year So Far Sometime in the past five months, I ran out of patience with shows that couldn’t get character development right. Maybe that’s a subconscious reaction to the final season of Game of Thrones; TV’s last cultural monolith spent six end...
20:17, 05/22/2019

British Artist Banksy's Home City An Urban Canvas For Elusive Artist Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a girl gazing out solemnly. The dank courtyard beneath......
13:51, 05/21/2019

British Steel 'seeking £75 million government loan to avert collapse' Union officials are urging the Government to guarantee the future of British Steel and safeguard thousands of jobs amid suggestions the company is seeking a multimillion-pound loan to secure its future....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces trial for calling British diver a 'pedo' Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver as a pedophile in a verbal sparring match from last summer.        ...
05:51, 05/11/2019

7 fall shows to get excited about In a year that has fewer new fall shows coming to broadcast television than any year in recent memory, being designated a "highly anticipated show" is a little like winning a ten-person marathon: you're all top 10....
21:34, 05/16/2019

The best TV shows to stream on Stan UPDATE: The new sports drama All American, starring Daniel Erza and Taye Diggs, has been added to our list of the best TV shows to stream on Stan. Find out more about it on page 2!Anyone who's used the streaming service Stan knows that ther...
09:17, 05/15/2019

'To Live and Die in LA' shows how much Google knows about you In episode five, season one of the podcast Serial, Sarah Koenig navigates the strip malls and parks of Baltimore, attempting to fulfill a challenge set down by Adnan Syed -- the convicted murderer whose case she's investigating. Over a prison ph...
22:00, 05/15/2019

The 5 best movies and TV shows to stream in May From "Snowpiercer" to "Pose" to "Riverdale, here are the five best movies and TV shows new to streaming this May that are worth adding to your Netflix, Hulu and other queues.        ...
18:51, 05/04/2019

The Orville proves it’s one of the best sci-fi shows on TV with S2 finale Enlarge / The crew of the USS Orville stands ready for new adventures in season 2 of The Orville. (credit: Fox Broadcasting) Fox's sci-fi series The Orville closed out a terrific second season with an ambitious finale that showcased all the element...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
03:17, 04/30/2019

Sony Shows Off PS5 Loading Times We’re still a while away from getting an official look at Sony’s next PlayStation console, but the company has provided an early glimpse at some of its capabilities today during a meeting in Japan....
03:51, 05/21/2019

The SETI screensaver shows us what the internet could’ve been When I was twelve years old, I became obsessed with a screen saver. The screen saver pictured above, to be precise; you can watch its full glory here. It had multicolored lines that rose up inside a frame, like a kind of three-dimensional bar graph, ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Use iOS 12.3 to Download HBO Shows for Offline Viewing The most recent iOS update is here, and version 12.3 of Apple’s mobile operating system introduces several changes to AirPlay and the Apple TV app that are worth checking out. Here’s how to make the most of them:...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Netflix Is Losing Some of Its Most Popular Shows, Thanks to AT&T At a tech and media conference on Tuesday AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said that the company will yank WarnerMedia content from other streaming services so that the assets will be exclusive to the streaming service his company is launching soon. T...
06:51, 05/15/2019

Sony shows off PS4 Spider-Man game on PS5 We’ve allegedly had our first look at what Sony‘s next-generation PlayStation console will be capable of doing — and, unfortunately, what we saw didn’t show us much of anything except that the PS5 will be able to run PS4 games very well. That’s great...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Video shows why you should never put your feet on a car’s dashboard A video shared on social media shows the sheer force from the exploding airbag completely shattering a car's windscreen, prompted safety experts to warn about the damage it could cause to a passenger if they had their feet resting on the dashboa...
01:34, 05/23/2019

What do tech giants know about you? A new tool shows you just how much We rely on social media and smartphone apps, from dating and connecting to online shopping and browsing the web. We constantly give out private data online -- but what exactly do we share with these platforms?...
14:34, 05/08/2019

CBS Renews Six Dramas--See What TV Shows Are Still on the Bubble Despite controversy, despite some slumping ratings, CBS is bringing back many of its dramas. Michael Weatherly's Bull, Hawaii Five-0 starring Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan,......
08:34, 05/10/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in a world where viewers have hundreds of options....
14:34, 05/16/2019

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high roya...
23:17, 05/22/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
09:51, 05/08/2019

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Rand Paul, R-Texas; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — To be announced. ___ CBS&#...
01:34, 05/11/2019

AT&T will pull shows like 'Friends' from streaming rivals Don't expect Warner-made shows like Friends to persist on existing streaming services once AT&T's WarnerMedia launches its offering. AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said at a JPMorgan conference that the company "will be bringing" man...
22:17, 05/14/2019

9 Shows to Watch After Game of Thrones Ends Someone is taking the Iron Throne. But who will take your Sunday night TV-watching slot? For those searching for what to watch after Game of Thrones airs its final chapter on Sunday, fear not. There are ample binge-worthy dramas available to stream r...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Fox Just Canceled Lethal Weapon and These Fan-Favorite TV Shows Fox giveth and Fox taketh away. As the network begins to develop its new brand following Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the network already handed out series orders to......
04:00, 05/11/2019

Taylor Swift Reveals the Music and TV Shows She Can't Get Enough of Stars, they're just like us. And when it comes to celebrities and shows, even they have their favorites. Take Taylor Swift, for instance. The 29-year-old singer shared a few of her......
08:34, 05/10/2019

Shows are dropping like flies today, folks As we noted earlier this afternoon—when briefly mourning the passing of ABC’s thoughtful, emotional, and funny Speechless—today is one of those days that every producer of good-but-not-great-performing TV comes to dread, when the networks decide to c...
02:34, 05/11/2019

Speedrunner Shows Off What A 'Perfect' Ocarina of Time Run Looks Like Most players take at least a few days to complete The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, especially if they’re collecting everything. Speedrunners do it in a few hours, using tricks and glitches to rush through the game. Every game has its limits, tho...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
01:51, 05/20/2019

NBC's 2019 Fall TV Schedule Is Here--But Some Hit Shows Are Missing For the most part, NBC is sticking with what works. The Peacock Network unveiled its 2019-2020 schedule and it looks very much like the 2018-2019 TV season. The Voice will continue......
04:51, 05/13/2019

"Hua Toh Hua'' Remark Shows Arrogance Of Congress: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's "hua toh hua" (It happened, so what?) remark on the anti-Sikh riots in 1984....
10:34, 05/13/2019

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 There are all kinds of reasons why it makes sense to upgrade your at-home entertainment system with a best-in-class new soundbar.One of the main reasons is that if your own one of the latest 4K TV screens, it can be really worth investing in a device...
17:34, 05/14/2019

The best TV shows on Foxtel Now: the top television series to stream right now Joining Netflix and Stan in the Australian streaming landscape, Foxtel Now gives Australians the easiest way to access Foxtel to date – especially if you own a Foxtel Box.Offering an unparalleled selection of TV shows in its library (so long a...
08:00, 05/01/2019

This training program shows you how to trade cryptocurrency like a pro You can learn all about the fascinating world of cryptos and how to make some serious money in it with the training in the Complete Bitcoin and Crypto Trading Program. A lifetime membership to the program is available now at over 90 percent off, just...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Save Our Shows 2019: Vote to keep your TV favorites See which network series are a lock to return, dead in the water or somewhere in between, and vote to save your favorites.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Barcelona shows it can also thrive without ball possession MADRID (AP) — There was Lionel Messi as usual, backed by many of the same supporting players. The main difference for Barcelona this time was the coach. Barcelona has reinvented itself under Ernesto Valverde, showing it can change its style when need...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Tuca & Bertie and Dead To Me Should Be Your New Gal Pal Shows This Weekend Two of Netflix's newest shows couldn't be more different--one's an absurd cartoon about two best bird friends and one's about two women in grief--and yet it feels strangely easy to......
01:17, 05/04/2019

'Are motor shows dead or alive? Car manufacturers don't seem to know' Opinion 6 May, 2019 No car manufacturer seems to know whether or not the humble motor show is going to thrive to be killed off, says Mike Rutherford...
13:34, 05/06/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
04:51, 05/05/2019

Bruins' Marchand shows no remorse for punch A day after punching Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Scott Harrington in the back of the head, Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand didn't show any remorse for his actions....
10:17, 05/02/2019

Save Our Shows 2019: See all the endangered series Which 'on the bubble' series should win a lifeline? A gallery of this year's shows that need saving.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Here are 5 sites where you can get streaming TV shows, movies for free While Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime still dominate as top sources of streaming content, more major companies are getting into the streaming business        ...
13:51, 05/02/2019

YouTube's premium originals will be available as ad-supported shows You'll soon be able to watch YouTube's original shows without having to pay for them, so long as you don't mind sitting through ads. The platform has announced at its eighth annual Brandcast event that it's changing its strategy t...
18:34, 05/03/2019

The 10 best movies and shows coming to Netflix in May 2019 May is one of the best months Netflix streaming has seen all year. There’s a healthy mix of new and returning originals series, anticipated original movies, and licensed content as well. And it’s spread out throughout the month, so you wo...
19:17, 05/02/2019

Crucible Cribs: Ronnie shows us around his boat "Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan will be commentating on the World Championship final for Eurosport - here he shows us around his accomodation in Sheffield...."...
16:51, 05/05/2019

The Biggest Films and TV Shows Coming to Netflix This May Chopsticks, When They See Us, Knock Down The House, What/If, The Last Summer, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 3, Good Girls: Season 2, Dunkirk, The Sixth Sense, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2,......
07:34, 05/01/2019

CBS Embraces Strategy of Making Shows for Its Rivals The company’s recent push to sell content outside its own ecosystem comes as other media giants such as Walt Disney and AT&T’s WarnerMedia focus on making more content primarily for their own platforms....
15:51, 05/01/2019

What happens in hours before death? Many don't know Benjamin Franklin famously quipped that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Today, most people could justifiably add, "and I don't understand either of them."...
19:17, 05/09/2019

'GoT' recap: Say hello to the god of death SPOILER WARNING: If you have not watched Season 8, Episode 3 of Game of Thrones, retreat into your castle and seal yourself in the very safe crypts because this post is one big spoiler....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Teachers in hot water after photo shows them smiling with noose Parents at a Southern California elementary school are calling for four staffers to be fired after a photo them posing and smiling with a noose. The principal of the Summerwind Elementary School is also in their targets, after she emailed the photo t...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Google shows Apple and Samsung how ‘lite’ flagships are done In recent years, the price of flagship phones has skyrocketed. What used to cost about $700 now goes for $1,000, albeit with more advanced features packed in. At the time of this writing, the iPhone XS starts at $999, the Galaxy S10 is $900, and the....
08:34, 05/08/2019

Dollar Slips as Europe's Economy Shows Improvement The dollar fell after new data showed the eurozone economy grew at a faster pace at the start of 2019, lifting the value of the euro relative to the U.S. currency....
19:17, 04/30/2019

The Obamas and Netflix Just Revealed the Shows and Films They’re Working On Former President Barack Obama has a multiyear deal with Netflix in which he and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, will produce shows and films for the streaming service....
20:17, 04/30/2019

A chimp's hug shows it's time to accept that animals have feelings too In Mama’s Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal argues that we can no longer deny that animals have feelings and we need to look closely at their inner lives...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Indie Band Shows Their Pokémon Love In New Release Indie band Origami Angel’s upcoming EP, Gen 3, is packed with references to Pokémon. The limited edition cassette tapes, which have already sold out, feature art inspired by the franchise. Although the band’s guitarist and singer, Ryland Heagy, said ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Ant-Man & The Wasp Concept Art Shows the Quantum Realm City We Never Got to See What all is hiding in the mysterious Quantum Realm? If Ant Man & The Wasp had given us a more detailed glance, it might have looked something like this. Read more......
04:00, 05/12/2019

Lenovo shows off foldable Razr with a fan render (updated) It's no secret that Motorola is working on a foldable phone. According to Sina Tech, Lenovo shared a video with media today that shows the new, RAZR-like phone in action -- Engadget has since learned the video was an edited fan render Lenovo was...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Vudu's first original shows will include interactive titles The rumors were true: Vudu will offer original shows, including a few with twists. Vudu confirmed at a presentation that it would introduce a variety of exclusive programming, including "interactive content" produced with the help of the startup Eko...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Dramatic footage shows landslide sweeping away houses Dozens of houses have been destroyed in a landslide in the Bolivian capital of La Paz, displacing hundreds of residents, according to city authorities....
00:00, 05/02/2019

A dialect quiz shows we still cling to our regional identities The New York Times' online quiz can pinpoint where in the UK or Ireland you grew up by the words you use and how you say them. We asked a linguist to explain why dialects persist...
20:00, 04/28/2019

This cruise line rivals Broadway with 134 shows, 50 theaters In a non-descript building in North Miami, a dozen different rehearsals are going on simultaneously for Royal Caribbean, which puts on more performances a year than New York’s Broadway and London’s West End combined...
01:51, 05/04/2019

New report shows 41 million displaced by conflict, tensions A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Netflix in April: Here are the best new family movies, shows to stream April movies for kids and families includes new seasons of "Sabrina," "Spirit" "She-Ra," and "Trolls." Introducing, "No Good Nick," and "Our Planet."        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Chappaquiddick special shows the media can’t let go of Kennedy myth It is increasingly dispiriting to hope, even in the #MeToo era, that the mainstream media will ever fully divest from the Camelot myth. The latest example is Tuesday night’s deplorably-named ABC News special “The Girl in the Car” — a cheap riff on su...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Video shows moment helicopter goes down in Hudson River New video shows the moment a helicopter crashed into the Hudson River Wednesday. The clip, posted to Snapchat, shows the charter chopper traveling south about 100 feet above the water near 12th Avenue and West 30th Street when things go south. The he...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Tiger sharks feast on songbirds, study shows Tiger sharks are among the most dangerous shark species for us humans. A new study shows that songbirds are far more likely to fall victim to the predators....
04:34, 05/22/2019

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Netflix Is Finally Opening Up With Lists of Its Most Popular Shows Netflix is notorious for not giving a single shit about ratings. It does not report viewership numbers to investors, entertainment reporters, Hollywood, or fans—a fact that can be especially frustrating when popular shows seemingly get canceled out o...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Boeing shows off its Starliner's latest parachute test As SpaceX and Boeing continue with their commercial crew space race, Boeing posted this video showing a test of the parachutes on its Starliner vehicle. The plan is for the crew to parachute down in the American southwest after departing the ISS aboa...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Atari shows off joystick and controller for its retro VCS console When the Atari VCS team decided to remake the retro console, it knew the controllers would be just as important as the box itself. After all, there's no gaming accessory quite as iconic as the Atari CX40 joystick. Earlier this spring, we got a g...
21:17, 05/22/2019

This IBM certificate program shows you how to create AI-powered chatbots You can reap the benefits of being a go-to chatbot creator with the training found in the IBM Certificate Program: Building Chatbots Powered By AI instruction. With this limited time TNW Deals offer, you can pick up this skillset and accreditation fo...
19:34, 05/16/2019

US Teen Suicides Up After Netflix's ''13 Reasons Why", Study Shows Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series "13 Reasons Why," in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S.......
06:00, 04/30/2019

One of these upcoming shows could be your next ‘Game of Thrones’-style obsession A newly published interview between Rolling Stone and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, no surprise, touches at one point on the intense fandom around the series, which is taking a bow on Sunday with the sixth episode of the s...
18:17, 05/19/2019

NFL Network shows slashed, tensions rise after $20M cuts The NFL Network is being forced to cut $20 million out of its projected budget and, in the process, already has eliminated at least five shows, including one that featured Deion Sanders, The Post has learned. The less-than-hoped-for budget has made n...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Overwatch League shows esports marketing works It will be crucial for marketers to really understand the expanding esports audience in the years ahead, as our Overwatch League survey shows.Read More...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Richard M. Burr....
03:34, 05/14/2019

Twitter's expanded live programming includes new NFL shows Twitter might have lost the right to livestream NFL games to Amazon a couple of years ago, but it remains tight with the league. The social network has revealed its expanded lineup of both live programming and on-demand video content at the 2019 Digi...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Viral Video Shows Boy Dancing In Delight After Getting Prosthetic Leg A video that is going viral online has touched the hearts of thousands across the world. It shows a boy from Afghanistan dancing in joy after receiving a prosthetic leg....
13:51, 05/07/2019

Video shows Apple’s new iPhone 11 design with one change we’re not so sure we like Apple isn’t always first when it comes to introducing new smartphone features. The company is known for taking its time and getting things right rather than trying to be first to market. Just ask Samsung about the travesty that is the Galaxy Fo...
16:34, 05/06/2019

The vibrant, surreal Tuca & Bertie is one of the best new shows of the year Forget flowers—May’s real bounty seems to be female pairings on TV. We have the Hernandez sisters of Starz’s Vida returning later this month; the badasses of the soon-to-debut L.A.’s Finest; and the fortysomething charmers in Netflix’s Dead To Me. Be...
05:17, 05/07/2019

Simple string test shows if you're overweight in just two minutes IS your weight impacting your health? This string test will tell you if you're overweight – and it could be even more effective than a BMI calculator....
19:00, 05/06/2019

GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling a possible boost to its lung medicines division that has been hit by generic competition....
11:51, 05/03/2019

Epic Games shows moon landing in HoloLens 2 Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 is an augmented reality headset that is targeted at enterprises that can use huge data sets. So Epic Games used its Unreal Engine 4 to create a demo of the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon to show what HoloLens...
17:34, 05/06/2019

Horrific video shows spider spinning web inside man’s ear This horrific video shows the moment a doctor finds a spider spinning its web INSIDE a man’s ear. The patient, aged in his 20s, had gone to his doctor complaining of an itchy “crawling sensation” in his right ear. Dr. Zhang Pan, of ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Captain Messi shows Barcelona the way as he bags goal #600 When his team were struggling, the Argentine superstar delivered two goals in seven minutes, turning turn a disappointing night into a disastrous one for Liverpool....
19:51, 05/02/2019

UK TV show taken off air after death of guest British broadcaster ITV has suspended "The Jeremy Kyle Show" and launched a review of the long-running program after a guest died shortly after taping an episode....
14:17, 05/13/2019

Wild Observation Shows White Dwarf Stars Merging Into Something New Astronomers have observed evidence of a hot, spinning star blasting winds outwards at 10,000 miles per second, which seemed to have formed from a relatively recent collision of white dwarf stars. It’s some of the clearest evidence to date of these st...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Michigan officer fired after video shows him striking teen ALBION, Mich. (AP) — A police officer in southern Michigan has been fired after body camera video showed him striking a handcuffed 13-year-old boy in the back of a patrol car. Albion police say the officer, whose name hasn’t been released, viol...
17:17, 05/10/2019

This map shows how SoftBank dominates the global ride-sharing industry Softbank is Uber's biggest shareholder, and has spent over $20 billion to collected stakes in the biggest ridesharing players around the world from India's Ola to Singapore's Grab to China's Didi Chuxing....
17:34, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Police say video shows man moving wife's body The Latest on an Oklahoma man arrested in Arizona on suspicion of concealing his wife's dead body (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Police say a man arrested in Arizona on suspicion of concealing his wife's dead body had been seen on security video moving...
00:17, 05/15/2019

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Bike lanes need physical protection from car traffic, study shows Enlarge (credit: Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Image) There are plenty of good reasons that people should cycle more. People who exercise more are healthier and can score higher on cognitive tests, for one thing. And replacing short c...
13:51, 05/04/2019

Raw video shows Kansas teacher kick 5-year-old student Bluejacket Flint Elementary School teacher Crystal Smith is shown grabbing the girl from the bookshelf, then later appears to kick her.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Netflix will adapt more Dark Horse comics into shows and movies Netflix might become home to lot more Dark Horse Comics show and movie adaptations. The streaming giant has forged a deal with its production arm, Dark Horse Entertainment, giving it first look at all the comics companies' titles for TV and movi...
10:34, 05/10/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo is an MVP finalist. The Bucks’ thumping of Raptors shows why he should win. The Milwaukee Bucks blitzed the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, making a strong case that MVP finalist Giannis Antetokounmpo deserves to take home the hardware....
15:51, 05/18/2019

Netflix should take a cue from 'Game of Thrones' and ditch binge-watching for new shows Some analysts see streaming services like Netflix becoming hindered by one of the things that made them so popular in the first place — binge watching....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Video shows shocking moment hit-and-run driver rams into woman A hit-and-run driver slammed into a 27-year-old woman crossing a Brooklyn street Wednesday, catapulting her across the intersection in a horrifying incident that was caught on video. The driver of a 2007 Chrysler sedan blew a red light about 2:55 p.m...
07:51, 05/09/2019

'Incredible' Drone Footage Shows a Tornado Tearing Across Oklahoma I’ve never seen a tornado, and I don’t have much interest. Those things are terrifying. The Midwest saw some 25 tornadoes Tuesday as storms broke out in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas, reports AccuWeather. One tornado, in particular,...
00:17, 05/02/2019

Viral Video Shows Groom Playing PUBG At His Own Wedding Online multiplayer game PUBG has taken the world by storm, and this video is proof. The video, which has been shared widely online, shows a groom busy playing PUBG... during his own wedding!...
06:51, 05/01/2019

Nike's latest Snapchat Lens shows support for USWNT With the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup drawing closer, fans of the US Soccer Women's National Team have one more way to show their support. The creatives at Nike have put together an AR Lens that slaps a team jersey on you, and of course link...
14:34, 05/09/2019