When Amal Clooney visited BBC to discuss her current human rights case, she was praised for her elegant response to a question about the presidential race in America. Just as elegant was her outfit choice for the occasion: an Oscar de la Renta mixed-media design in tweed and silk. Show More Summary
On his final day in London, U.S. President Barack Obama visited the Globe Theatre to mark William Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, the BBC reports. Accompanied by Patrick Spottiswoode, director of Globe Education, Obama was given a morning tour of the Globe Theatre. Show More Summary
The BBC reports that Fidel Castro poured scorn on the state visit of President Barack Obama to Cuba in a 1500 word letter to a state-run newspaper, appropriately named Granma. I wonder if Fidel mentions the fact that the Cuban government...Show More Summary
Grimes visited BBC Radio 1 recently to perform a session where she covered “Ave Maria”, and performed “Flesh Without Blood” and “Realiti” from her latest album, Art Angels. She also shared news that she’s wrapping up a music video now and plans to shoot another one soon. Check it out... Continue reading
Duchess Kate and Prince William have arrived in Mumbai, India, for their scheduled royal visit. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew into Mumbai on April 10. According to BBC News, the couple visited the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel where they met survivors of the 2008 Mumbai attacks and paid their respects to the fallen.... Show More Summary
Police in Glasgow, Scotland wound up getting more community engagement than they bargained for on Friday after encouraging users on Twitter to “use the Internet safely.” The BBC reported that the issue began when the department’s official Twitter account Tweeted, “Think...
Thailand has blocked the entry of humanitarian agencies into brutal detention centers, where Pakistani Christians who have fled religious persecution in their own country are being kept, after a BBC report revealed the country's mistreatment of asylum seekers.
While Selena Gomez was visiting BBC Radio in London this week, host Cel Spellman gave three listeners the chance to try out their best pickup lines on her. A caller who was identified as 12-year-old Max busted out: “Is your name Google?...Show More Summary
LONDON — It's pretty hard to ignore Idris Elba as a possible James Bond candidate when he just looks so damn slick all the time. SEE ALSO: Idris Elba on BBC show: 'Luther' is my James Bond The British actor, who is heading down to Buckingham...Show More Summary
Even mainstream media is getting interested in permaculture these days. At least, they are in the UK...
Let's keep it simple! Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson seemed happy to take a break from restrictive red carpet gowns while visiting BBC Radio 1 Studios in London on Wednesday. Related: Dakota, Rebel, & Co. Glam Up For The Red Carpet The How To Be Single stars chilled out in pretty comfortable looking ensembles, with Dakota rocking jeans [...]
Authorities in Iran have arrested a former BBC journalist on the eve of a visit to London by Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister. Bahman Daroshafaei was taken to jail on Wednesday after facing a series of interrogations, according to sources in Tehran. Daroshafaei is of dual Iranian-British nationality and is a former employee […]
Bahman Daroshafaei, a former journalist and translator, was arrested on February 3, 2016 at his home in Tehran under a warrant issued by Branch 2 of the Moqaddas Court, according to one of his associates who spoke with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. The Campaign has also learned that Daroshafaei holds dual […]
Maintaining your lawn can be an emotionally draining process — just ask John Krasinski. The actor visited BBC Radio 1 to take part in host Greg James' acting challenge, in which Krasinski used his raw, powerful acting chops to lift up otherwise boring text. Show More Summary
Does anyone know what size pants Michelangelo's David wears? Italy covered up nude statues in advance of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani's visit this week, the BBC reports. According to the Independent, "plain white boards" were placed in front of certain sculptures at the Capitoline Museum in Rome as a "sign...
Rouhani in Europe: Italy covers nudes for Iran president BBC News 26th Jan 2015 Plywood boxes concealed the nude statues at the museum in Rome Italian hospitality for the visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stretched to covering up nude statues. Show More Summary
We had just relayed a story via the BBC about an elementary school kid in the UK earning a visit to his home from the authorities after writing in an English assignment that he lived in a "terrorist house", when he reportedly was trying...Show More Summary
Hot young artist Alessia Cara visited the BBC Radio 1 “Live Lounge” and performed some awesome new covers! The 19-year-old artist first sang Drake‘s hit song “Hotline Bling,” which has become a sort of viral sensation with regards to artist covers. Alessia also covered Lorde and Disclosure‘s “Magnets.” “I can’t really explain it, I guess [...]
At 50 years old, Imahkus Okofu left New York City for Ghana, West Africa, and never returned. In the video segment above shot for the BBC in November, Okofu admits that as a native New Yorker, she had never had any desire to visit the...Show More Summary
When David Beckham paid a visit to BBC Breakfast, the topic of conversation was spending the holidays with his family - and we were excited to learn all the little details. The fashion model and former soccer star spilled about Christmas...Show More Summary