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Terry Gilliam Hails Building Plan Victory

Developers have been locked in a six-year battle over a planned eight-bedroom home in Hampstead, north London, as more than 5,000 opponents lodged formal objections to the proposal. Officials rejected the design...

Jane Fonda: 'Sexually Abused Women Often Take Surgery Too Far'

The Monster-in-Law star has opened up about her own makeovers, revealing she has had work done on her face and neck and underwent an operation to remove bags under her eyes, but insists...

Movie Reviews: Diana

Diana, a film about the late princess starring Naomi Watts in the title role, premiered Thursday night in London and was greeted with hoots by film critics. Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian likened it to...

European Editors Denounce Miranda Detention

The recent detention and nine-hour interrogation of David Miranda, the partner of Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, by British authorities may undermine the position of the free press throughout the world, the editors of newspapers in...

Who Provided Newspaper With New Leak About Email Interceptions?

Edward Snowden has denied that he was the source of an article appearing in today's (Friday) London Independent that discloses that the British government is operating an Internet site in the Middle East that intercepts...

Conservatives, Liberals Blast Detention Of Reporter's Partner

David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, who was detained by authorities at London's Heathrow airport for nine hours over the weekend, told reporters in Rio de Janeiro today that he was never...

Partner Of Writer Who Revealed Snowden's Docs Is Detained

Several British lawmakers are leading an outcry of protest over the detention of Brazilian David Miranda for nine hours at London's Heathrow airport during a stopover on his way from Berlin to his home in...

Al-jazeera Vet Blasts Plans For Al-jazeera America

Al-Jazeera journalist Marwan Bishara has sent a scathing email to the network's top executives blasting the apparent decision by the Qatar-based company to construct the upcoming Al-Jazeera America (AJAM) cable network as an all-American news...

British Censor Board To Rate Online Video

The British Board of Film Classification, the British equivalent of America's MPAA ratings board, is working with the Dutch media regulator NICAM to develop a ratings system for online video, Britain's Guardian newspaper reported today...

Murdoch In Another Split-up -- This Time, It's His Wife

Two weeks before Rupert Murdoch's decision to split News Corp into two entities -- one to include his entertainment properties and another his newspaper and publishing ones -- takes effect, he has decided on a...

Big Brother Is Checking Your Phone Records

It now appears that the government's perusal of phone records of the Associated Press and Fox News may only have been the tip of the iceberg so far as government surveillance goes and that...

Have You Shot News Footage? There's Now An App For That

On the same day that television networks were featuring amateur video shot during the bombing and aftermath at the Boston marathon, Britain's Guardian newspaper announced coincidentally that it was launching a digital platform called GuardianWitness...

Bbc To Air Comedy Series About Afghan Bomb Disposal Unit

The BBC is planning a M*A*S*H-like comedy series about British soldiers serving as bomb-disposal experts in Afghanistan. It features bad language, sexual innuendo, sexism and childish banter, but the BBC hopes new series Bluestone 42...

Lincoln Leads Bafta Awards

It could almost be regarded as the quintessential American movie, but Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, starring British-born Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role, picked up 10 nominations for the BAFTAs, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars --...

Movie Trades Agree: Twilight Finale Will Be Huge

The three principal trade publications, Daily Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Britain's Screen Daily have given high marks to the final Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn -- Part 2, and are predicting record-breaking business for it...

Katie Holmes 'Honoured' To Present Collection At New York Fashion Week

Katie Holmes was ''honoured'' to unveil a presentation of her new Holmes & Yang collection at New York Fashion Week yesterday (12.09.12). The actress-and-designer and her longtime stylist Jeanne Yang looked on as 14 models...

Kim Kardashian: I Have No Idea Why People Hate Me

Kim Kardashian has ''no idea'' why people hate her.The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star has been criticised by a host of well-known people including James Bond actor Daniel Craig, who branded her and her...

Bernard Sumner Relieved Peter Hook Quit

Bernard Sumner is ''glad'' Peter Hook left New Order.The frontman thinks the bassist's unhappiness affected the group so much, it was a relief when he departed in 2007 but he is tired of the musician's...

Stevie Wonder Hated Marijuana Experience

Stevie Wonder felt he'd ''lost part of his brain'' when he smoked marijuana.The 63-year-old singer believes he has never gone off the rails because he has never had any interest in taking DRUGS as the...

The Darkness 'Connect' With Gay Men

Justin Hawkins believes The Darkness ''connect'' with gay men. The 37-year-old singer - who previously dated the band's manager, Sue Whitehouse - will not reveal his true sexuality, but thinks his flamboyant rock outfits are...

Alanis Morissette: Anger Is A Compliment

Alanis Morissette takes being called angry as a compliment. The 'You Outta Know' singer was seen to be a pent up young woman in the early part of her career because of her provocative lyrics,...

Alanis Morissette Had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Due To Fame

Alanis Morissette has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the early part of her career. The 'Ironic' singer shot to fame when she was 20 with her hit album 'Jagged Little Pill' - which was...

The Vaccines' 'Knowingly Dumb' Lyrics

The Vaccines say people don't realise how ''knowingly dumb'' their lyrics are. The 'No Hope' band have been accused of writing overly simple words for their hits, but they say they are intended to be...

Jean-claude Van Damme Had Affair With Kylie Minogue

Jean-Claude Van Damme had an affair with Kylie Minogue. The actor is currently promoting his new movie 'Expendables 2' but enjoyed a fling with the singer who co-starred with him in 'Street Fighter'.He told The...

Jeremy Renner Says Kardashians Have 'Zero Talent'

Jeremy Renner has slammed the Kardashians for having ''zero talent''.The 'Bourne Legacy' actor hit out at the family - who have their own reality TV show, 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' - for being in...

David Hasselhoff Could Have Been Indiana Jones

David Hasselhoff was considered for the role of Indiana Jones. The former 'Baywatch' star claims he narrowly missed out on one of the most coveted parts in Hollywood history, but he isn't bitter that Harrison...

Robbie Coltrane Always Wanted Kid's Movie Role

Robbie Coltrane always wanted to be in children's movies.The actor appeared in all eight 'Harry Potter' films as the loveable gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid and he says being in a successful family franchise was an ambition...

Reporter Feuding With Nbc Has His Twitter Account Canceled

Guy Adams, the Los Angeles bureau chief of the London Independent (circulation 318,000,) has had his Twitter account suspended after posting numerous tweets protesting against NBC's policy of delaying its coverage of key Olympic events...

Wiley Wants To Work With Dizzee

Wiley wants to work with Dizzee Rascal again.'Bonkers' rapper Dizzee - who appeared at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on Friday (27.07.12) - has a long-running feud with the grime producer, but his...

Let The Games Begin

Director Danny Boyle has said that he is aiming to create a "live film" spectacular at London's Olympic Stadium tonight (Friday) for his "Isles of Wonder" opening ceremony. While some news outlets have estimated that...

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