Mar 20, 2013 09:25 EDT
London's prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum said Wednesday it had been forced to cancel a concert by "grind metal" band Napalm Death because of fears that the music will quite literally bring the house down.
Mar 20, 2013 09:16 EDT
Oxford University students have lodged a protest about the "hugely unjust" sacking of a librarian who failed to stop about 30 students performing the Harlem Shake in a college library.
Mar 20, 2013 08:07 EDT
The former deputy editor of The Sun is being charged with authorising payments to public officials in return for information, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 05:48 EDT
Football superstar David Beckham refused Wednesday to rule out playing beyond the end of this season, when his current contract with French side Paris Saint-Germain ends.
Mar 20, 2013 01:40 EDT
Nearly all of Malaysia agrees coming elections will be the country's closest ever, but opinions diverge on another key question: will the hotly anticipated contest be free and fair?
Mar 20, 2013 01:40 EDT
The British government has insisted that bloggers and posts on social media would not be caught by a new system of press regulation, but campaigners warned the new rules could be open to interpretation.
Mar 20, 2013 01:37 EDT
The government has insisted that bloggers and posts on social media would not be caught by a new system of press regulation, but campaigners warned the new rules could be open to interpretation.
Mar 20, 2013 00:19 EDT
Several United States players have problems with coach Jurgen Klinsmann, a Sporting News online report says, days before a key World Cup 2014 qualifying home match.
Mar 19, 2013 23:34 EDT
Students at Oxford University's St Hilda's College are demanding that officials reverse their decision to sack a librarian after about 30 undergraduates filmed themselves doing the Harlem Shake.
Mar 19, 2013 22:44 EDT
The German who posed as a Rockefeller family member after allegedly killing a man in California explained the freshly-dug soil in his back yard as plumbing work, a witness said.
Mar 19, 2013 22:21 EDT
Stunning reproductions of the famed cave paintings of Lascaux are being displayed for the first time outside of France at an exhibit in Chicago opening on Wednesday.
Mar 19, 2013 18:53 EDT
A $3 tag sale buy has turned into a massive windfall for the lucky bargain hunter: the Chinese bowl sold for $2.23 million at an auction at Sotheby's on Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 18:26 EDT
Ten dresses owned by Princess Diana, including the one worn when she danced with actor John Travolta at a White House dinner, sold for £862,800 at a London auction on Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 18:03 EDT
An AIDS support group announced legal action Tuesday against a US porn film company for allegedly failing to enforce a new Los Angeles law requiring actors to wear condoms while on set.
Mar 19, 2013 17:54 EDT
He has taken on Nazi tomb raiders, Soviet spies and even Darth Vader's Death Star, but Hollywood legend Harrison Ford was cracking the whip Tuesday against a more potent domestic enemy: budget cuts.
Mar 19, 2013 17:43 EDT
The Statue of Liberty will reopen by July 4 once repairs to extensive damage inflicted on the New York landmark by Hurricane Sandy are completed, US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 16:18 EDT
A Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man collapsed in court on Tuesday while evidence was presented against him, witnesses and his lawyer told AFP.
Mar 19, 2013 15:42 EDT
British pop star Joss Stone on Tuesday told the trial of two men charged with planning to rob and kill her that she was unaware of the plot until police visited her after they had been arrested.
Mar 19, 2013 13:49 EDT
The Vienna Opera continued its successful run this season with a whopping 99.2-percent attendance, even as it planned a slew of new premieres for next year.
Mar 19, 2013 12:58 EDT
Hollywood actresses who bemoan the lack of good film roles for women in their forties might consider taking a leaf out of the book of French actress Gisele Casadesus.