Ralph Fiennes White Crow interview: 'Nureyev would have a big problem these days'

White Crow is a passion project for the actor and director. Starring talented Russian ballet dancer Oleg Ivenko, it takes a beautifully understated look at the period building to Nureyev’s infamous defection to the West in 1961. Nureyev remains the most famous male dancer (ballet or otherwise) of the modern age, yet battled his own demons as much as the oppression […]

The Walking Dead season 9 spoilers: 'I would love to' Star hints at explosive comeback

David Morrissey, who famously played The Governor in The Walking Dead, revealed he would return to the show as he feels there is “a lot more” to be done with his character. The 54-year-old actor made a name for himself in the AMC programme as the villain who terrorised Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his […]

Star Wars Darth Vader HUGE shock in original script: This would have changed everything

After 42 years and eight movies, Star Wars is still in the parent trap. While Rey and the fans continue to wonder who her parents really were (surely Kylo Ren was lying?), the whole world and possibly galaxy knows that Luke’s father was Anakin slash Vader. With hindsight, it appeared to be the most masterful sleight […]

Winning Canadian skate title would 'mean world' to U.S.-born Keegan Messing

Keegan Messing posted a photo on social media last month of the winding Alaskan highway between his hometown of Girdwood and Anchorage that he'd travelled back and forth every day for the better part of two decades. Boulders littered the two lanes. A long line of cars, some pockmarked from falling debris, was at a […]

Report: AT&T plans layoffs despite claiming tax cut would create 7,000 jobs

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T is reportedly planning a significant round of layoffs, despite receiving a large tax break and various regulatory favors such as the repeal of net neutrality rules. Motherboard reported the pending layoffs yesterday, saying it obtained the information from AT&T internal documents and an anonymous AT&T source. “A […]

Ted Cruz introduced a term limit bill that would actually end his own career in the Senate

Justin Sullivan/Getty Image Senator Ted Cruz introduced a constitutional amendment that would allow only two terms for Senators and three for members of the House of Representatives. It would limit Cruz’s term in the Senate to his current one, which ends in 2025. Congressional terms are currently unlimited, though there are limits on individual committees. […]

Nicholas Hoult terrified his wig would catch alight during filming of The Favourite 

The X-Men star wears a towering white curly wig as politician Robert Harley in the black Regency comedy, set in the court of Queen Anne. He said: “They weren’t too hot but they were more of a fire hazard because in the film they use natural light of candlelight and there were a lot of open […]

Brexit won’t damage the UK’s national security — but a no-deal would be disastrous

Reuters / Eduardo Munoz Writing for Business Insider, the UK’s former national security adviser Sir Mark Lyall Grant says Brexit needn’t damage national security — but leaving without a deal would be disastrous and must be avoided. Despite some recent alarmist reporting, there is no reason why Brexit should damage UK national security. As National […]

War between Russia & US would be disaster for humankind – Lavrov

It’s unlikely that anyone would deliberately push towards a Russia-US nuclear war, since such conflict can’t be won, Russia’s foreign minister said, adding that any mistake amid ongoing tensions could become “fatal.” “I believe that everyone in the world realizes that an armed conflict between two leading nuclear powers, Russia and the United States, would […]

Trump says anyone else but himself would be media’s ‘hero’ for Syria withdrawal

US President Donald Trump has complained that he receives the wrong kind of special treatment from the mainstream media. Anybody else, he says, would be hailed a hero for pulling 2,000 US troops out of the war in Syria. If anybody but your favorite President, Donald J. Trump, announced that, after decimating ISIS in Syria, […]