Rumors of Queen Elizabeth II abdicating in her upcoming Christmas Day address have led to an ‘unusual’ number of people betting on it. A bookmaker suspended betting on that outcome, amid dismissal of the gossip by Buckingham Palace as untrue.
It has finally arrived: concrete evidence to support Male Idiot Theory (MIT), which states that men are especially prone to serious accidents and fatal mistakes because “they are idiots and do stupid things.”
British rock scene old-timer Geoffrey “Jake” Commander, who has played for the likes of Elton John and ELO, has been sentenced to ten days in a US jail after taking part in a mass online hack with protest group Anonymous.
Once again UKIP leader Nigel Farage has provoked public outrage after claiming women breastfeeding in public were “ostentatious,” and that businesses should be able to ask them to leave or “sit in a corner.”
France's state-owned cinema body has come up with a decision to take measures against the country's 'too demanding' film stars. According to the new rules, an actor, director or screenwriter can only get 990,000 euro maximum in a state-funded film.
A libel lawsuit against conservative radio host Glenn Beck can proceed, a federal judge ruled. The commentator accused a Saudi national of being a conspirator in the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, even after law enforcement had cleared him.
He might be better known for shouting at youths from his bicycle, but London Mayor Boris Johnson flexed his authoritative muscles recently on a flight from Kuala Lumpur while attempting to calm a disruptive drunk passenger.
Movie star turned pro boxer Mickey Rourke, 62, scored his seventh boxing victory by dropping a man half his age in a Moscow bout. Rourke choose flashy golden gloves for the ring and managed to secure a church blessing.
Hollywood star Mickey Rourke – a sex symbol of the 1980s – is enjoying his time in Russia this week. The actor, who is not a newcomer to the Russian capital, is getting ready for a boxing match in Moscow on Friday.