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
She has two kiddos at home, so it’s no wonder Britney Spears has been gearing up for plenty of Halloween fun. The “Oops I Did It Again” songstress paid a visit to BBC Radio 1 and filmed a new spooky video called “It’s Britney, Witch!” During...Show More Summary
In this clip from the BBC tech show Click, host Spencer Kelly visits an automated restaurant in Tokyo in which each table is equipped with a touchscreen ordering system, a high speed food delivery conveyor, and a chute for dirty plates. The only staff are in the kitchen, which is also partially automated. via WTF […]
Britney Spears flashes a big smile while making her way into the BBC Radio 1 studios on Wednesday morning (October 16) in London, England. The 31-year-old singer was joined by her manager Larry Rudolph as she visited the radio station to promote her new single “Work Bitch” on their breakfast morning show. PHOTOS: Check out [...]
The BBC's Alex Bellos travels to Gwalior, an Indian city that contains a temple with the oldest known use of the number "0".
The mother of an American imprisoned in North Korea for nearly a year will visit her ailing son Friday, his sister said, according to the BBC. Myunghee Bae, the mother of Kenneth Bae, was allowed five days in North Korea. Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American who is said to be a tour operator and missionary, was arrested in Nov. Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Wild Belle, Shania Twain, First Aid Kit Song: Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball (Haim Cover) [download here] What's so good? Here’s another gem from the BBC’s Live Lounge, Los Angeles trio HAIM...Show More Summary
Most artists visit the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge with the intention of putting their own spin on a contemporary hit. Robin Thicke memorably turned Icona Pop‘s “I Love It” into a soulful ballad, while Bastille transformed Miley Cyrus‘ “We Can’t Stop” into a haunting rock anthem. Justin Timberlake takes a different path. He performed... More »
Jake Gyllenhaal suits up while visiting the BBC Radio 2 Studios on Monday (September 23) in London, England. The day before, the 32-year-old actor was spotted keeping his hood on after breaking a sweat at a gym in New York City. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jake Gyllenhaal Jake is currently in the [...]
Keeping up with his crazy busy schedule, Jake Gyllenhaal stepped out for some media duties in London, England on Monday afternoon (September 23). The “Brokeback Mountain” man paid a visit to BBC Radio 2 to give an interview about his...Show More Summary
Rihanna's emotional single "Stay" is a slow song built for covers, but Jared Leto may have just done the best one yet. While visiting BBC Radio 1's "Live Lounge," the actor/singer tackles the single with throaty vocals and back-up from his band, 30 Seconds to Mars. Although the original features Rih singing with Mikky Ekko, […]
Jessie J visited BBC Radio 1?s Live Lounge today (September 19) to promote the upcoming release of Alive (out…soon-ish?), and the British star performed an unplugged cover of Taylor Swift‘s “I Knew You Were Trouble.” The “Wild” singer’s acoustic version stretched it out and slowed it down, and without the wubby crescendos the pop gem transformed into a... More »
Tonight on BBC Three is the premier of Teen Exorcists, in which Brynne Larson and Tess and Savannah Scherkenback, teenage girls from Arizona who happen to be exorcists just like Brynne's dad, visit the UK!