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  • 'Zero Motivation,' 'Point …
    'Zero Motivation,' 'Point … Reuters - 2 hours 39 minutes ago

    By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Israeli film "Zero Motivation" picked up a top prize on Thursday at the Tribeca Film Festival, winning best narrative feature, while the U.S. film "Point and Shoot" was named best documentary. Paul … More »

  • Imola remembers Senna 20 years after …
    Imola remembers Senna 20 years after … Reuters - 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    By Isla Binnie IMOLA, Italy (Reuters) - Twenty years after Ayrton Senna died at Imola's race track, the town is gearing up to honour a Formula One driver it remembers as much for his charity and charisma as his three world championship wins. … More »

  • Senna had so much to offer, says si …
    Senna had so much to offer, says si … Reuters - 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For Brazilians of a certain generation, the death of Ayrton Senna is not unlike September 11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. "It's funny, it doesn't seem like it was 20 years ago," his sister … More »

  • Exclusive - Apple, Google agree to pay …
    Exclusive - Apple, Google agree to pay … Reuters - 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million (192.8 million pounds) to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon … More »

  • Rivers defiant over captives joke
    Rivers defiant over captives joke Press Association - 3 hours ago

    Comedian Joan Rivers has refused to apologise for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the harrowing ordeal of three women kidnapped in Cleveland, Ohio. … More »

  • Microsoft beats Wall Street on new CEO …
    Microsoft beats Wall Street on new CEO … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new chief executive got off to a winning start with Wall Street on Thursday as the world's largest software company eased past analysts' profit estimates despite the pressure of falling … More »

  • From Craggy Island to Albert Square
    From Craggy Island to Albert Square Press Association - 4 hours ago

    Father Ted star Pauline McLynn is joining EastEnders to play Charlie Cotton's mother. … More »

  • Slim eyes eastern Europe after Telekom …
    Slim eyes eastern Europe after Telekom … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Georgina Prodhan and Christine Murray VIENNA/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim plans to use Telekom Austria as a base to build up his presence in European telecoms after sealing a deal with the Austrian state to take … More »

  • Netflix sees competition down, fees …
    Netflix sees competition down, fees … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Netflix Inc, which opposes the proposed Comcast deal to buy rival Time Warner Cable Inc, outlined on Thursday the ways it thinks competition will be hurt if the merger goes ahead, most notably in the … More »

  • 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer …
    'X-Men' director Bryan Singer … Reuters - 5 hours ago

    Bryan Singer, 48, said in a statement that the allegations are "outrageous, vicious and completely false." Last week, Michael Egan, 31, accused Singer in a civil lawsuit filed in federal court in Hawaii of drugging and raping him in 1999 in … More »

  • Google social networking boss Gundotra …
    Google social networking boss Gundotra … Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc's head of social networking services, Vic Gundotra, is leaving the Internet search company, he said on Thursday, three years after overseeing the launch of the Google+ social network. … More »

  • McCartney to play Candlestick show
    McCartney to play Candlestick show Press Association - 7 hours ago

    Sir Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers' former stadium. … More »

  • Facebook courts journalists with newswire …
    Facebook courts journalists with newswire … Reuters - 7 hours ago

    Facebook said on Thursday that it has created a newswire tool tailored to journalists, part of a broader effort to be the go-to place for conversation for its 1 billion users. Called FB Newswire, it is designed to help journalists share and … More »

  • Peru's Vargas Llosa to take secret …
    Peru's Vargas Llosa to take secret … Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Diego Ore CARACAS (Reuters) - Peruvian author and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa vowed on Thursday to honour until death a pact with his late Colombian counterpart Gabriel Garcia Marquez not to reveal the mystery of their famous … More »

  • Gucci's sales growth remains sluggish …
    Gucci's sales growth remains sluggish … Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS (Reuters) - Gucci's sales growth remained sluggish in the first three months of the year, hit in part by the brand's upmarket repositioning and the clean-up of its wholesale distribution network. The Italian brand, … More »

  • Composer Tavener to mix with Pet Shop …
    Composer Tavener to mix with Pet Shop … Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Premieres of two pieces by Britain's late mystical religious composer John Tavener and a staging of the classic musical "Kiss Me Kate" were among the highlights announced on Thursday for the BBC Proms, one … More »

  • Museum housing Henry VIII's flagship …
    Museum housing Henry VIII's flagship … Reuters - 8 hours ago

    A museum in the British city of Portsmouth that displays the salvaged hulk of King Henry VIII's flagship "Mary Rose", which sank in an attack on a French invasion fleet in 1545, is among the six finalists named on Thursday for a 100,000-pound … More »

  • Python farewell show on big screen
    Python farewell show on big screen Press Association - 9 hours ago

    Cult comedy troupe Monty Python are heading back to cinemas after striking a deal to show their final ever gig on the big screen. … More »

  • Barlow's latest single a chart  …
    Barlow's latest single a chart  … Press Association - 11 hours ago

    Gary Barlow has achieved what is thought to be his worst ever performance in the UK singles chart - failing to even make the top 100. … More »

  • Miley Cyrus 'Blows Up' Liam …
    Miley Cyrus 'Blows Up' Liam … IB Times - 12 hours ago

    Australian actor Liam Hemsworth is reportedly annoyed by Miley Cyrus' repeated phone calls and texts. It was recently reported that the Hunger Games star had reached out to Cyrus when he found out his former fiancee was unwell. … More »

  • Proms premiere for Turing tribute
    Proms premiere for Turing tribute Press Association - 13 hours ago

    An orchestral work by the Pet Shop Boys based on the life of codebreaker Alan Turing - whose endeavours are said to have shortened the Second World War by up to two years - is to be given its world premiere at the BBC Proms. … More »

  • Lady Chatterley in new TV version
    Lady Chatterley in new TV version Press Association - 13 hours ago

    The man behind hit crime drama Line of Duty is adapting a new version of DH Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover for TV. … More »