Like our own radio shouters, the almost permanently outraged UK tabloid the Daily Mail is used to bullying its victims with mock shock, righteous abuse or just plain hyperbole. All in the name of middle England.
Two Bollywood families have broken their silences over the suicide of starlet Jiah Khan after police arrested actor Suraj Pancholi in connection with his girlfriend’s death last week. Pancholi was arrested on Monday after Khan’s mother, the 1980s actress Rabia Khan, made public a six-page letter apparently written by the 25-year-old actress before she hanged herself on June 3.
She swears, shouts and likes a good game of “rugger” – screen star Julie Andrews has revealed she’s not always as sweet as a spoonful of sugar. The veteran Mary Poppins and Sound of Music star is in New Zealand for her latest stage show, An Evening with Julie Andrews, which plays tomorrow
The makers of a parody of the Twilight franchise have filed a
It is one of life’s most common irritations: the song you do not like that becomes stuck in your head.
The travel experts predict that this will be a staycation summer, with gas prices over $4 and the economy melting like an Eskimo pie.
There is a certain four-letter word that evokes much emotion, is often uttered by mothers giving birth, and whose usage by humans is thought to be evolutionarily adaptive: f___! According to a new study by British researchers, saying the F word or any other commonly used expletive can work to reduce physical pain and it seems that people may use curse words by instinct. Indeed, as any owner of a banged shin, whacked funny bone or stubbed toe knows, dancing the agony jig and shouting its profane theme tune are about as automatic as the response to a doctor’s reflex hammer.
The FBI has seized a two-page, handwritten letter of condolence sent by Jacqueline Kennedy to the widow of Robert F.
Police are searching for a Yale University graduate student and bride-to-be who disappeared and was last seen outside a school of medicine building. Co-worker Debbie Apuzzo told CNN affiliate WTNH-TV that Annie Le, 24, is scheduled to be married Sunday, and “her fiance hasn’t heard from her.” “Annie Le’s purse containing her cell phone, credit cards and money were left in her office,” a Yale University Police Department news release said, adding that friends, family members and co-workers had not heard from her since Tuesday
In an unusual move, Myanmar’s military government will allow diplomats to meet with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday at the end of the day’s proceeding in her continuing trial. Russian, Singaporean and Thai officials are expected to meet with the Nobel Peace Prize laureate later Wednesday, said a diplomatic source in Yangon, who spoke on condition of anonymity.