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Remembering Frances Yates

Throughout the BBC series Sherlock, the updated version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master detective (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) can be seen visiting his “mind palace,” an imaginary building where, mentally, he stores great quantities of information. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Vardy's rise from humble beginnings

BBC East Midlands Today visits Stocksbridge Park Steels FC to see how Jamie Vardy's journey to England honours began.

Carrie Underwood Appears in 'American Idol' Final Season Promo - Watch Now!

Carrie Underwood bundles up in a navy blue peacoat while visiting the BBC Radio Two studios on Friday (November 13) in London, England. The 32-year-old “Smoke Break” singer appears in a brand new promo for the upcoming final season of American Idol, which premieres in January 2016. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Carrie [...]

Watch One Direction Cover Kanye West, Natalie Imbruglia

One Direction paid their first visit to BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, playing a six-song set that included covers of Kanye West and Natalie Imbruglia. During their session, the quartet previewed live versions of songs off their fifth album Made in the A.M. Between vocally strong performances of "Drag Me Down," "Perfect"...

UK bill forcing ISPs to store users’ browsing history to be published today

New surveillance laws in the works will require broadband providers to store details of every site citizens visited in the past 12 months, reports the BBC. Set to be published today, the draft Investigatory Powers bill will allow police and security forces to access these records, while councils will be barred from viewing them. Show More Summary

Sir David Attenborough Provides Wonderful Narration for Adele’s New ‘Hello’ Music Video

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Legendary nature narrator Sir David Attenborough provides a brilliant narration for the new music video “Hello” by Adele while visiting as a guest on the Greg James show BBC Radio 1.

David Attenborough narrates Adele's "Hello" video like a majestic nature documentary.

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

When Sir David Attenborough visited BBC Radio 1 for an interview and webcast recently, his hosts very wisely asked him to narrate Adele's music video for "Hello." Attenborough is known the world over as the voice (and often face) of some of the best nature documentaries ever produced. Show More Summary

Jimi Hendrix’s ‘First Real Home’ In London Opens As Permanent Museum

Fans and music enthusiasts will be able to visit the home of rock legend Jimi Hendrix in London when it opens as a permanent museum for the public on February 10, BBC reports. Hendrix purchased the third-floor flat at 23 Brook Street, Mayfair in 1968, and referred to it as “the first real home of... Show More Summary

‘Sherlock’s Victorian Era Special To Have Chinese Theatrical Release

With Britain celebrating the state visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping this week, the BBC is in on the action, announcing a host of new collaborations with the Middle Kingdom. Among them, the news that plans are afoot for the upcoming 90-minute Sherlock special to be released in Chinese theaters. Show More Summary

‘First 1,000 days’ health concern

‘First 1,000 days’ child health plan urged by chief doctor By Owain Clarke BBC Wales health correspondent 14 October 2015 From the section Wales Media captionDr Ruth Hussey visited this nursery school with health hub attached in Cardiff One in 10 children in Wales may not be getting the help they need to give them […]

New heart attack test ‘cuts A&E visits’

New heart attack test ‘cuts A&E visits’ By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website 8 October 2015 From the section Health Image copyright Thinkstock A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to A&E with a suspected heart attack, say doctors. They say the rapid test, which looks for a […]

Watch Ellie Goulding Cover Jack Garratt's 'Weathered' (Video)

Ellie Goulding embraces the chilly weather while leaving the BBC Radio One studios on Sunday (September 27) in London, England. During her visit, the 28-year-old British singer stopped by the Live Lounge where she sang a lovely cover of “Weathered” by Jack Garratt. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ellie Goulding “This is us [...]

Changing the BBC

If you visit the following site, you may read and (if you choose) vote for my (and many other people's) suggestions about how to reform the BBC (scroll down a bit for me) My suggestion is (most simply) that...

Carrie Underwood Posts Cute Selfie From Her Date Night with 'Hunk' Hubby Mike Fisher!

Carrie Underwood strikes a pose outside of the BBC House on Great Portland Street after doing some promo work on Monday (September 21) in London, England. “Just had a lovely visit with my friends @BBCRadio2 London…it’s good to be back! #NashvilleInvasion,” the 32-year-old entertainer wrote on her Twitter account. Over the weekend, Carrie posted a [...]

Tourist Dies Taking Selfie at Taj Mahal

A Japanese tourist died while visiting the Taj Mahal Friday, and one eyewitness tells the BBC the man was taking a selfie at the time. He reportedly fell down the stairs at the monument, lost consciousness, and died of head injuries at a nearby hospital; one of the three other...

Selfie-related accident kills Japanese tourist at the Taj Mahal

The selfie craze claims another victim, this time in Asia. A Japanese tourist visiting India’s Taj Mahal died on Friday after slipping down the stairs at the Royal Gate. An eyewitness told BBC Hindi that the incident took place while the tourist was taking a selfie at the famous monument. Local police reported that the [...]Show More Summary

Travel News, Deals and Offers

Travel News: USA Today takes a look at The Incredible Shrinking Hotel Room. The Economist writes of A Passenger Revolt Against Squashed Legroom. BBC Travel tell us What Should I Not Do When Visiting Your Country. Fodor’s shares 10 Things You Need To Do Before Any International Trip. Show More Summary

Did a Robot Just Say ‘Fk You’ to BBC Anchors Live On-Air?

The hosts of a popular BBC morning show couldn’t have predicted the unexpected turn their show would take when a robot appeared on their live broadcast: “Linda” the bot’s brief visit to the studio had the hosts stumbling and TV viewers choking on their coffee.

Sam Smith, Disclosure Drop Simmering Drake Cover

Sam Smith and Disclosure visited the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge on Wednesday, and as is customary when appearing on that program, the "Latch" tandem was tasked with picking a song to cover. Their choice: Drake's latest smash single "Hotline Bling," the rapper's moody ode to booty calls. In the hands of the...

Vladimir Putin Calls Elton John To Discuss LGBT Rights

3 months agoLGBT / Gay :

While on a visit to Ukraine last week, Elton John met with President Petro Poroshenko and called for stronger protections and expanded rights for the Eastern European nation's LGBT population. While in the country, John told the BBCShow More Summary

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