General News

      VIDEO: Jerusalem's holy sites in 2.5 minutes
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:52:16 GMT
      Guided tour of Jerusalem's holiest sites in two-and-a-half minutes.
      VIDEO: Pistorius trial shown prosthetic leg
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:35:57 GMT
      The prosthetic leg belonging to Oscar Pistorius has been shown to the court during his murder trial. He denies murder, claiming he mistook Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar.
      VIDEO: French far-right 'opens arms' to UKIP
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:42:39 GMT
      The leader of the French far right-wing Front National party has said that she would welcome collaboration with UKIP with "open arms".
      VIDEO: Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:36 GMT
      The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains in Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.
      AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:48:46 GMT
      Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps
      VIDEO: India votes on biggest polling day
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:46:07 GMT
      Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP.
      VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:13:37 GMT
      As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
      VIDEO: Hunt for 100 abducted girls in Nigeria
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:06:38 GMT
      Security forces in Borno State in Nigeria are searching for dozens of teenage girls abducted by suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
      VIDEO: NYPD shuts down Muslim 'spying' unit
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:50:56 GMT
      A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded.
      VIDEO: Hundreds missing as S Korea ferry sinks
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:46:11 GMT
      A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank off the coast of South Korea.
      VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 23 - in 60 secs
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:28:03 GMT
      The girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession as she fell down, a forensics expert has told the South African athlete's murder trial.
      AUDIO: 'Walter White got me a prom date'
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:17:07 GMT
      Breaking Bad fan Stefan Montana explains how he got the show's star, Bryan Cranston, to help him secure a prom date.
      VIDEO: Royal joke on baby prince's first word
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:13:26 GMT
      The Duke of Cambridge has described Australia as a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family began the next leg of their Antipodean tour.
      VIDEO: Clashes erupt at al-Aqsa mosque
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:12 GMT
      Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli riot police near the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
      VIDEO: The risks to journalists in Pakistan
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:01:12 GMT
      Pakistan remains one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, ranking tenth in an Impunity Index. Syria has joined the list of countries where the murder of a journalist is most likely to go unpunished.
      VIDEO: 'Complacency' left Camp Bastion vulnerable
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:29:22 GMT
      British commanders must "bear a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a Taliban raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, a group of MPs has said.
      VIDEO: China's hard-hit steel industry
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:06:29 GMT
      China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
      VIDEO: Third gender recognised in India
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:11:36 GMT
      India's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling. Yogita Limaye reports.
      AUDIO: Hair salon poster angers N Korea
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:02:13 GMT
      North Korean officials have paid a visit to a London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's picture in a poster offering haircuts.
      VIDEO: Lada 'chases Ukraine tank'
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:07:48 GMT
      Footage posted online purports to show pro-Russian activists in a Lada confronting a Ukrainian tank.
      VIDEO: Migrants jumping fence into Europe
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:56:00 GMT
      Spain asks for more help from the European Union as the number of migrants illegally scaling the border fence into Spain increases.
      VIDEO: Biden: 'We own the finish line'
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:20:43 GMT
      Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.
      VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 22 - in 60 secs
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:03:20 GMT
      The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has seen a Valentine's card which his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp had intended to give him before he shot her dead.
      VIDEO: Mass stabbing at Canada college party
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:23:10 GMT
      Five college student have been killed in a late night knife attack at a house party in Canada.
      VIDEO: Kim Il Sung anniversary divides Koreas
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:46:50 GMT
      Celebrations are held in North Korea to mark the 102nd anniversary of the birth of the country's founding leader Kim il Sung, while protests are held in South Korea to condemn the north's nuclear ambitions.
      VIDEO: Berlusconi to do community service
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:04:16 GMT
      Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi must perform a year's community service in a home for the elderly, a Milan court has ruled.
      VIDEO: Wider impact of China pollution
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:54:40 GMT
      Hazardous levels of air pollution in China and across Asia are affecting weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, according to a study.
      VIDEO: DNA tests at French school over rape
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:58:22 GMT
      French police investigating a rape collect DNA from more than 500 male students and staff at a school in La Rochelle.
      VIDEO: Marathon finish line repainted
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:29:31 GMT
      The finish line for the Boston Marathon has been re-installed, as part of a tribute to the people who were killed and injured in a bomb attack at last year's event.
      VIDEO: Pro-Russian mob targets journalists
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:57:30 GMT
      The confrontation in eastern Ukraine worsened on Monday with more official buildings seized by pro-Russian forces.
      VIDEO: At site of Nigeria bus station blast
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:28:54 GMT
      A powerful bomb blast has ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 71 people.
      VIDEO: India's changing landscape
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:13:49 GMT
      BBC News visited one family of farmers living on the edge of an Indian city to see how the changing landscape is affecting their lives.
      VIDEO: Valentine's card at Pistorius trial
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:56 GMT
      Oscar Pistorius reads out the message in his Valentine's card from his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
      AUDIO: Google buys high-altitude drone firm
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:18:03 GMT
      Internet giant Google has bought high-altitude drone firm Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.
      VIDEO: Plane robotic sub mission cut short
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:34:58 GMT
      The robot submarine sent to search for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has had its first mission cut short.
      VIDEO: Baby bodies found in Utah house
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:31:53 GMT
      A woman in the US state of Utah has admitted strangling and suffocating six of her own newborn babies.
      VIDEO: How Gaultier chooses his models
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:19:08 GMT
      French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier explains why he chooses to use unconventional looking models in his shows.
      AUDIO: Pyongyang marathon was 'quite funny'
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:26:42 GMT
      Foreign amateur runners have been allowed to compete in a North Korean marathon for the first time in 30 years.
      VIDEO: Robotic sub to search for plane
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:15:14 GMT
      Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are to use a robotic submarine for the first time to search the sea floor of the southern Indian Ocean for wreckage.

      Entertainment News

      'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel on the way
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:28:52 EDT
      Fox 2000 Pictures is developing a sequel to the 1993 comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire."

      'X-Men' director targeted in abuse suit
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:10:48 EDT
      A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.

      'Real Housewives' star charged with battery
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:52:44 EDT
      Just in time for Sunday's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion show, police served one of the show's stars, Porsha Williams, with an arrest warrant for attacking another, Kenya Moore.

      Jenny McCarthy: Engaged to Donnie Wahlberg
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:28:19 EDT
      What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s wedding of our dreams?

      Miley's rough 'Bangerz' ride
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:27:13 EDT

      See the lineup for Cannes 2014
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:29:10 EDT
      Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher," starring Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell, was one of the high-profile movies that was announced Thursday for competition in next month's Cannes Film Festival.

      Guess who's pregnant!
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:02:18 EDT

      Miley's road to recovery
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:29:34 EDT
      Miley Cyrus could be in celebrity sick bay for another three weeks because of an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic, her representative said Thursday.

      Wife accuses 'Scandal' star of violence
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:31:53 EDT
      Columbus Short's wife swears the "Scandal" actor threatened to kill her and himself with a knife last week.

      Diddy, Dre & Jay Z: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:41:59 EDT
      Diddy, Dre & Jay Z are hip-hop's wealthiest; "Made in America" coming to L.A.; Jenny McCarthy engaged to Donnie Wahlberg

      James Franco critiques NYTimes theater critic
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:28:32 EDT
      When James Franco doesn't like something, you'll know about it.

      Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:51:55 EDT
      Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78.

      'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel on the way
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:38:36 EDT
      Fox 2000 Pictures is developing a sequel to the 1993 comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire."

      'X-Men' director targeted in abuse suit
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:10:48 EDT
      A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.

      Dave Chappelle looks different now
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:02:13 EDT

      'Real Housewives' star charged with battery
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:52:44 EDT
      Just in time for Sunday's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion show, police served one of the show's stars, Porsha Williams, with an arrest warrant for attacking another, Kenya Moore.

      Rapper severs penis, jumps off building
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:33:34 EDT
      Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.

      AC/DC's Malcolm Young ill, taking a break
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:11:43 EDT
      AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is ill and is "taking a break," the band posted on its website Wednesday.

      The ups and downs of Miley's tour
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:33:25 EDT

      Swift surprises bride at shower
      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:36:06 EDT

      Neil Young's music player raises millions
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:29:28 EDT
      What happens when a rock 'n' roll legend promotes a music player in a world where the iPod, and its smartphone cousins, already dominate the market?

      Alexa Ray Joel OK after collapse
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:25:57 EDT
      Billy Joel's daughter with Christie Brinkley fainted on a New York cabaret stage Saturday, her rep said Monday.

      Would you have sex with Rudd?
      Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:49:33 EDT
      Fuse TV's Billy Eichner asks "Would you have sex with Paul Rudd"? Watch more at www.funnyordie.com.

      Fun with Kim and Kanye's photo
      Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:17:53 EDT
      Funny or Die looks at the best stuff on the internet. You're welcome. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      Beyonce site to annoy pals
      Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:01:53 EDT
      Funny or Die looks at the best stuff on the internet. You're welcome. For more go to funnyordie.com

      Jenny McCarthy's engaged
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:33:18 EDT
      What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s wedding of our dreams?

      'Game of Thrones': Who did it?
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:39:37 EDT
      So, that happened.

      What is Colbert like out of character?
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:39:47 EDT
      The real Stephen Colbert is probably someone "Stephen Colbert," the character, would find easy to mock.

      A mad, mad, mad 'Mad Men' world
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:40:33 EDT
      A funny thing happened to "Mad Men" on its way to its seventh season.

      Colbert to take over 'Late Show'
      Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:39:10 EDT
      Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of "The Late Show," CBS announced Thursday, one week after Letterman told his audience that he would retire sometime in 2015.

      Comic John Pinette dies at 50
      Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:47:37 EDT
      Comedian John Pinette was found dead in a Pittsburgh hotel room Saturday, the Allegheny County medical examiner's office said Monday.

      Walker's brothers help finish 'Fast 7'
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:32 EDT
      Paul Walker's brothers are helping "fill in small gaps" in "Fast & Furious 7" action sequences not finished before the actor's death, producers said Tuesday.

      Fight over Rooney's remains averted
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:25:17 EDT
      Mickey Rooney's wife has agreed to drop a legal claim over her husband's remains, according to Rooney conservator Michael Augustine.

      'Captain America' soars at box office
      Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:24:37 EDT
      "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is yet another piece of evidence that Marvel's formula for its behemoth superhero film franchise is exactly what audiences want.

      How Mickey Rooney showed U.S. its heart
      Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:26:31 EDT
      Neal Gabler says in his portrayals of characters with pluck, energy and idealism Rooney may have come closer to the American ethos in Depression-era America than any other star

      Couples who can't stay apart
      Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:53:39 EDT

      Celebrity addiction confessions
      Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:31:47 EDT

      Controversial covers
      Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:22:14 EDT
      Model Paulina Gretzky isn't a pro golfer but she's made it onto the cover of the latest issue of Golf Digest.

      Oh baby! Stars expecting in 2014
      Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:20:26 EDT

      Controversial Biblical movies
      Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:35:20 EDT

      'Muppets' and more new to Netflix
      Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:20:53 EDT

      Justin Bieber and others who talked back
      Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:38:57 EDT

      Bieber battles lawyer in deposition video
      Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:31:52 EDT
      Don't ask Justin Bieber about Selena Gomez. It's a touchy subject for the singer. TMZ posted video of Bieber's combative responses during a deposition in a lawsuit filed by a photographer who claims the singer ordered his bodyguard to attack him last summer.

      Up close and personal with Bieber's tattoos
      Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:25:39 EST
      A Florida court technician has the job of blurring Justin Bieber's private parts on jail video before you can see it. The video will then be handed over to CNN and other news agencies this week under Florida's open records law, a Miami judge ordered Tuesday.

      The People v. Bieber: The court cases
      Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:14:31 EST
      Justin Bieber's focusing on making new music in the hip-hop capital of Atlanta, while lawyers in three other cities prepare to defend him in court.

      Inside Hollywood's toughest role
      Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:25:00 EST
      Justin Bieber's recent arrests and alleged pot-smoking antics on an airplane raise the question: Who's in charge?

      FAA investigates Bieber's flight
      Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:27:12 EST
      The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it is looking into allegations that passengers on board singer Justin Bieber's charter flight last week interfered with the flight crew.