While emphasising the playful camaraderie between the four X Factor judges, Stan Walker has called Daniel Bedingfield out on his dramatic tendencies. It follows Bedingfield calling Walker a soft touch due to his somewhat delicate way with even the least-talented contestants.
British soprano Sarah Brightman plans to sing among the stars – literally. The classical soprano hailed for her role as Christine Daae in Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London production of Phantom of The Opera will be the first recording artist to make a trip into space, planned for 2015
Truth, as they say, is the first casualty of war.
On Wednesday, when asked why the Libyan rebels were retreating, one of their spokesmen, Colonel Ahmed Bany, said archly, “You are obviously well aware of the difference between a tank and a Kalashnikov.” It could be the difference between victory and defeat. The rebels have repeatedly emphasized their relative hopelessness in squaring off against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces, using only an apparently large supply of light arms, including AK-47s, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
The first nine months of this year has seen more pirate attacks than all of last year.
There wasn’t a cloud in the sky early Friday when Dave Samuels trained his telescopes at the moon, hoping to catch a glimpse of a NASA rocket striking the lunar landscape. “We saw nothing,” he said
The Israeli military surrounded densely populated Gaza City late Monday as the death toll mounts in Gaza.
Anna Nicole Smith died Thursday at a South Florida hospital after being discovered unconscious in her hotel room. Israeli security sources said they surrounded the city of about 400,000 in their operation against Hamas
Israel’s military fired at least a dozen artillery shells into southern Lebanon on Friday shortly after a rocket attack on northern Israel, according to the Israeli military and a Lebanese army official.
Somalia’s transitional federal parliament has unanimously backed the introduction of Islamic Sharia law in the country after a vote over the issue was brought to parliamentarians Saturday. In an announcement on state-run television, the country said it was ready to step up efforts to develop nuclear weapons and poised for a military response to any moves against it. “The revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK are always keeping themselves fully ready to go into action any moment to mercilessly punish anyone who encroaches upon the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK even a bit,” it said