Sunday Drive: Everybody poops, and nearly everybody buys trucks and SUVs

The hot topic this past week was Ford’s revelation that it plans to jettison traditional passenger cars — Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus — in the U.S. to concentrate on bread-and-butter trucks and crossover/SUVs. Every post we’ve had on the topic has generated a ton of comments from readers, most of whom seem to think […]

Germany, France, UK, US to discuss next steps in London on Sunday after Syria strikes

Germany will meet with France, Britain and the United States in London on Sunday to discuss their next steps after airstrikes were launched against Syria early on Saturday, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. The talks will be held in the British capital to coordinate further actions, the minister told reporters in Berlin. Germany plans […]

Patriarch Kirill blesses inmates of Moscow prison on Easter Sunday

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has visited Moscow’s Butyrskaya prison for the first time ever, to celebrate the Easter Holiday with the inmates and to offer them presents. “The fact of imprisonment is a very rigorous test,” Patriarch Kirill told over a hundred convicts, who gathered outside the prison chapel to […]

Sunday Brunch: Simon Rimmer dodges trouble as he confesses 'surefire' way to get axed

The 54-year-old TV chef was careful not to let things get uncomfortable during the live broadcast after The One Show presenter Alex, 41, joined him and co-host Tim Lovejoy, 50, to attempt a recipe for a cauliflower cheese tars. Simon Rimmer began by teaching the BBC favourite how to make pastry, talking her through the […]

Ratings: Jesus Christ Superstar Bests Idol to Lord Over Easter Sunday

Jesus Christ Superstar Live ruled Easter Sunday. NBC’s rousing production delivered 9.4 million total viewers and a 1.7 rating, topping the night on both counts while placing fourth in audience and sixth in the demo among the past four-plus years of live musical events (as detailed below). TVLine readers gave the show an average grade […]

Sunday Drive: Big debuts from the Big Apple dominated the headlines

New York Auto Show week has come and gone, and, not surprisingly, the week’s biggest bits of news came from the halls of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC. Our favorite debut from New York was the Lincoln Aviator, a sharp-dresses crossover that looks lovely inside and out, and sits on underpinnings at […]

Sunday Drive: Classic American nameplates and one exciting new German

Our look back at last week’s biggest automotive stories focuses first on the Jeep Wagoneer, an unequivocal American classic. Not only did the Wagoneer play a pivotal role in kicking off America’s current love affair with the sport utility vehicle, it legitimized the Jeep brand in the mind of consumers looking not just for something […]