Britain’s Got Talent 2019: ‘All about them’ Simon Cowell spills on most ‘annoying’ judge

Simon Cowell, 59 welcomes a number of champions from Britain’s Got Talent this weekend for the special The Champions series. While he may be looking forward to seeing former contestants return, he may not feel the same about the judging panel. The media mogul heads up the panel with Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Alesha […]

Arrow’s Birds of Prey-Inspired Episode Reveals First Photos — ‘All the Women Are in the Forefront,’ Raves EP

Birds of a badass feather flock together in the first photos from Arrow‘s next Season 7 episode, which unites Laurel, Felicity, Dinah and even Sara Lance in a story about potentially derailed redemption. RELATED STORIES In the episode “Lost Canary” (airing Monday, April 15, now at 9/8c), Earth-Two’s Laurel (played by Katie Cassidy) — after […]

Book Excerpt: Exploring the Emotional Fallout of WWII in ‘All Ships Follow Me’

The seemingly uncomplicated good vs. evil narrative and the complexity of subsequent conflicts, coupled with boomer nostalgia, has allowed modern viewers and readers to view WWII through rather rose-colored glasses; it was “the last good war” we’re told. But in this instance, “good” does quite a bit of heavy lifting. All Ships Follow Me: A […]

Grizzly end to 2018: Hundreds of Romanians ‘bear all’ in bizarre ancient NYE ritual (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Romanian people donned their finest genuine bearskin and red tassels as they grunted and swayed their way through a bizarre parade as part of a traditional New Year’s celebration. Known as the ‘bear dance’, people swayed to the rhythm of drums and melodies of pan flutes through the streets of Comanesti, eastern Romania, […]

‘All Is True’ Trailer: What Happens After Shakespeare Retires?

All the world was a stage for William Shakespeare — but what happens when the curtains drop and the stage burns down? He uneasily retires to a life in the country with a neglected family and broken relationships — at least, that’s what Kenneth Branagh’s upcoming period drama All Is True assumes about the legendary playwright’s […]

Rosenstein calls the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting ‘a stark reminder’ that ‘all Americans’ need to be protected from hate crimes

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made his first public remarks about the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting Monday, saying that law enforcement must make sure that all Americans are protected from hate crimes. A man killed 11 Jewish worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday and injured several others. Rosenstein […]

‘All punches are not equal’ – CNN’s Cuomo stops short of defending Antifa violence

After Sunday’s poorly attended ‘Unite the Right 2’ white nationalist rally, CNN host Chris Cuomo argued that violence perpetrated by Antifa, while wrong in the eyes of the law, was morally superior to the violence of “hate.” In his closing monologue on Monday night, Cuomo delivered a criticism of all violence from those on both […]

Turkey’s central bank promises ‘all necessary measures’ to save its financial system amid lira collapse

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (TCMB) has outlined a range of measures to bolster liquidity and support the financial system. The lira plunged as much as 10 per cent during the Asian markets trading session after a fall of 25 per cent against the US dollar last week — moves that rattled […]

Netanyahu threatens Iran with ‘all Israel’s arms’ if Tehran blocks key waterway off Yemen

Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at Israeli arch-regional foe Iran, vowing that any attempt by Tehran to block the key waterway off Yemen’s coast would be met by force from the “international coalition” and Israel in particular. The harsh statements by the Israeli PM, who was speaking at a graduation ceremony for naval officers on […]