Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.
Didn’t they have a lovely time… when Mongolian band Hanggai arrived in Bangor! A few years ago I presented a series on World Music for BBC Radio Cymru, called 'Beth yn y Byd!' (a play on words meaning What in the World!). During this amazing sonic journey I made friends with a wonderful contributor...
“Booo!,” the 2001 collaboration from the producer Sticky and the sing-rapper Ms. Dynamite, was a massive British underground hit, and it marked an early moment in UK garage’s fast evolution into grime. In a recent visit to the BBC’s Live Lounge, the two brothers of Disclosure, who ran shit last year and effectively brought back [...]
Vladimir Putin visited the Sochi National Park today because he wanted to pet a leopard. The BBC reports that while Putin was petting the leopard, it attacked two journalists. Play the video above to see what a pissed-off leopard trying to kill a poor schmo with a camera looks like. Read more...
At least 11 people are now known to be ill with E. coli O157:H7 after visiting Glasgow’s Hydro stadium, according to the BBC. Health officials say the burgers were consumed at events between January 17 and 25. Anyone who attended recent events at the stadium and then became ill is advised to contact their healthcare... Continue Reading
Amidst all the dire tripe on TV this evening, BBC Two's Natural World at 9pm looks intriguing. In Vultures: Beauty in the Beast naturalist Charlie Hamilton James, shown with a chum, visits east Africa to try to rehabilitate vultures, which have a bad press and are in sharp decline due to dodgy farming practises and intentional poisoning (CLICK).
Matthew McConaughey is dapper as he makes his way out of the BBC Radio 2 studios on Wednesday morning (January 29) in London, England. The 44-year-old actor was there to promote his film Dallas Buyers Club, while his co-star Jared Leto was nearby at the BBC Radio 1 studios doing the same. PHOTOS: Check out [...]
The premiere of "Orphan Black" Season 2 is fast approaching; the sci-fi sensation returns on April 19 to Space and BBC America. HuffPost TV was fortunate enough to visit the "Orphan Black" set in Toronto, where we spoke to showrunners...Show More Summary
British Film Institute Strengthening Industry’s Ties To China In December, British Prime Minister David Cameron visited China on a mission to strengthen ties across many sectors, the film industry among them. During the trip, an agreement was made in principle to support the conclusion of a UK-China co-production treaty. Show More Summary
BBC News has posted an all-too-brief video of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which officially opens on 5 January (CLICK). Thousands of tourists are expected to visit the festival in northeast China's Heilongjiang province. Show More Summary
The Orange Order's "Camp Twaddell" has featured regularly in the news in recent weeks from gun attacks on police patrols nearby to a surprise visit by Russell Brand http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-24949952. But how many...Show More Summary
I watched a BBC news report on Afghanistan which convinced me, not that I needed much convincing, that the Government led by President Hamid Karzai is both stupid and corrupt. The key moment came when the cameras visited a border crossing...Show More Summary
A minor observation on the BBC’s coverage from Cameron’s visit to Beijing (which has been, for the most part, of very high quality.) Nick Robinson closed his piece yesterday with… Continue reading The post Britain’s new Chinese catchphrase: ‘You can’t do that’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
"It's hard not to feel an enormous sense of awe." The impact of visiting sacred places on director Chris Mitchell and presenter Simon Reeve for BBC Two's documentary series.
Kanye West has been spending a lot of time with architects as of late. Remember his visit to BBC Radio1 a couple months back? Well this weekend, the rapper-turned-design-aficionado surrounded himself with more like minds at the Harvard...Show More Summary
The BBC radio host Zane Lowe, best-known around these parts for the recent epic Kanye West interview, runs a regular segment on his show called Soundclash, where he and a visiting musician or group will face off over a series of songs. It’s pitched as a battle, but of course it’s really more of a [...]
Khloe Kardashian took a page out of Kim's look book on Thursday (Nov. 14) when she sported a pair of leather pants and a very sheer top during a visit to the BBC Radio One studio in London. The 29-year-old reality star turned heads when she made her way into the BBC venue wearing leather trousers, a sheer black top and a feathered jacket. Show More Summary
Russian officials are reportedly in Egypt to negotiate an arms deal in what the BBC is describing as “the highest level visit to Egypt by a Russian delegation in years.” Last month, the U.S. suspended some of its military aid to Egypt...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Eats Everything, Nicolas Jaar Song: George FitzGerald - Magnetic [download here] What's so good? Picked as one of the BBC Radio1?s Future Stars of 2013, George FitzGerald is an underground Berlin-based producer with a suave, sophisticated sound. Show More Summary
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's interview with the BBC during her visit to the UK, has shocked many of her admirers. Despite being repeatedly pressed to do so, she repeatedly avoided giving a clear unequivocal condemnation of the anti-MuslimShow More Summary