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In a twist the Master of Suspense himself would have been proud of Alfred Hitchcock’s earliest surviving movie has been found languishing in a vault in New Zealand. All copies of The White Shadow, a silent feature film released by Hollywood in 1924, had been thought lost to posterity, and cinema historians have described the..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
The mantle of the wall-crawling hero has been taken on by Miles Morales, a young African-American Spider-Man’s alter ego Peter Parker has been recreated as a half-black, half-Hispanic teenager to reflect the ethnic diversity of his fans. In a revolution for one of the most enduring characters in comic books, Marvel Comics introduced a character..
Jessica Alba used to have a lot of "bizarre inner turmoil" when she was growing up. The actress – who is currently pregnant with her second child – says she has become more relaxed as she’s got older and worries less because she’s accepted who she is. She said: "I like getting older. I like..
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a pre-wedding party being thrown by Prince William’s cousin Zara Phillips on board the Royal Yacht Britannia. Kate wore a mid-length green dress as she walked up the red-carpeted steps with William behind her. Guests started to arrive at the yacht, which is permanently moored in Leith, Edinburgh,..
He’s famously already got body art dedicated to his wife Victoria and sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz – so it was only a matter of time before David Beckham got a new inscription to mark the birth of daughter Harper Seven. The couple’s first baby girl was born earlier this month and proud father David..
Beauty comes in all sizes. And so do beauty pageants. For more than two decades, the groundbreaking Miss Cicciona pageant has turned heads in Italy by celebrating a different kind of beauty. Open only to women who weigh more than 220 pounds, Miss Cicciona gives plus-size women an opportunity to take home a tiara. This..
Prince Harry is not the first member of the Royal family to be turned into a comic character On any major piece of legislation that moves through the U.S. Congress, various factions within the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate can influence chances of success or failure. "The Royals: Prince Harry" is the latest release..
Madonna previously directed the 2008 comedy romance Filth and Wisdom Madonna’s film about King Edward VIII’s romance with American divorcee Wallis Simpson will have its world premiere at this year’s Venice Film Festival. W.E, which the singer directed, screens out of competition at the event, which runs from 31 August to 10 September. British actress..
‘Brand Beckham’ is about to go well and truly global as David Beckham has confirmed that his bodywear line – namely underwear and T-shirts – will be distributed and sold exclusively by the high street chain, H&M. The L.A Galaxy midfielder and former England captain has teamed up with the Swedish-based retailer in what will..
David Cameron will soon leave Britain to spend a fortnight in a luxury villa in Tuscany, until recently the favourite holiday destination of Tony Blair and New Labour. The Prime Minister has rented an 18th century villa near the town of Mercatale Valdarno in the Chianti region, where his neighbours will include the pop star..
Amy Winehouse was very close to her father Mitch The family of singer Amy Winehouse, who has died at the age of 27, say they have been left "bereft" by their loss. The singer, who topped the charts with her album Back To Black, was found dead by a member of her security team at..
Amy Winehouse’s unfinished final record is likely to receive a posthumous release. As with so many artists before her, the singer’s death has sparked a renewed interest in her career that will see her elevated to the pantheon of musical greats. Within hours of Winehouse’s death, her 2006 album Back To Black had topped the..