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London garden bridge: the Thames is now a playground for private fantasies

London garden bridge: the Thames is now a playground for private fantasies

by iMan since 13 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

It’s no surprise that Boris ‘self-styled tsar of novelty infrastructure projects’ Johnson has rubber-stamped this bridge follyThames garden bridge...

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Hit-and-run driver slams into poles; 1,140 in Sun Valley without power

Hit-and-run driver slams into poles; 1,140 in Sun Valley without power

by ChicoUser since 12 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Crews are working to restore electricity to more than 1,000 customers after a driver struck several power poles and fled early Friday.

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'Harry Potter's' Tom Felton buys in Hollywood Hills West

'Harry Potter's' Tom Felton buys in Hollywood Hills West

by ChicoUser since 11 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” films, has joined the ranks of Hollywood Hills West homeowners with the purchase of a...

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F.B.I. Offers Evidence Tying North Korea to Sony Attack

F.B.I. Offers Evidence Tying North Korea to Sony Attack

by King since 11 hours in Politics via nytimes.com

The bureau said there were significant similarities between the cyberattack that debilitated Sony Pictures computers and previous attacks by North...

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Randall Roberts Music Awards 2014: 100 trophy moments

Randall Roberts Music Awards 2014: 100 trophy moments

by ChicoUser since 12 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Each year critics scour the volumes of music to try and whittle all those sounds down to just ten albums that they consider to be the best of the...

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Nigel Farage: I feel sorry for Kerry Smith over racist language

Nigel Farage: I feel sorry for Kerry Smith over racist language

by iMan since 14 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Ukip leader defends former candidate who was recorded also making homophobic remarksNigel Farage has defended a former Ukip parliamentary...

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Lindsay Hunter's 'Ugly Girls' plays it safe in the dark

Lindsay Hunter's 'Ugly Girls' plays it safe in the dark

by ChicoUser since 11 hours in Politics via latimes.com

If there was one book I looked forward to this year it was Lindsay Hunter's "Ugly Girls." For one thing, rarely has a title seemed more suited for...

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Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation

by ChicoUser since 12 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in U.S. history, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September and...

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For 'Night at the Museum' director, a nod to Robin Williams

For 'Night at the Museum' director, a nod to Robin Williams

by ChicoUser since 12 hours in Politics via latimes.com

When Robin Williams committed suicide in August, the tragedy touched a wide range of people, including Hollywood veterans and casual film fans....

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Donald Trump Bashes Jeb Bush on Fox News

Donald Trump Bashes Jeb Bush on Fox News

by IdealMedia since 11 hours in Politics via olanola.com

Once again, Donald Trump had alluded to his shaky intentions on accepting a Republican Presidential bid in 2016, according to a recent interview...

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Lies, Inc: Conspiracy and The Collapse of American Variety

Lies, Inc: Conspiracy and The Collapse of American Variety

by IdealMedia since 12 hours in Politics via olanola.com

The Irritated AmericanOnce upon a time, in a galaxy far far away . . . (PHOTO: rap.genius.com)Despite the whinnying of a petulant media, which...

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‘A breath of fresh air’ – Sharon White takes over at Ofcom to chorus

‘A breath of fresh air’ – Sharon White takes over at Ofcom to chorus

by iMan since 11 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

She’s the exact opposite of everyone else – meet the new chief of the communications regulatorSharon White is no stranger to breaking through...

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US spy Roland Trujillo missing after reportedly being freed in Cuba deal

US spy Roland Trujillo missing after reportedly being freed in Cuba deal

by iMan since 12 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Former US intelligence official says convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo was freed from Cuban prison in trade for three Cuban intelligence...

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Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

by ChicoUser since 10 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq on Thursday, potentially clearing an...

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Northern Ireland parties reach breakthrough in talks

Northern Ireland parties reach breakthrough in talks

by iMan since 12 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Parties agree on position paper on welfare reform during negotiations aimed at saving power-sharing executiveNorthern Ireland’s political parties...

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Colbert Report Ends with Star Studded Sing Along

Colbert Report Ends with Star Studded Sing Along

by IdealMedia since 12 hours in Politics via olanola.com

The final episode of The Colbert Report aired Thursday night and featured a pretty famous cast for a sing-along titled “We’ll meet again.” The...

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Nigel Farage defends use of word 'chinky' – video

Nigel Farage defends use of word 'chinky' – video

by iMan since 17 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Ukip leader Nigel Farage defends the use of the word 'chinky' after Kerry Smith, a Ukip parliamentary candidate was sacked after using the term....

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'Annie' remake takes hard knocks from critics

'Annie' remake takes hard knocks from critics

by ChicoUser since 11 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Movie critics are feeling more tricked than treated by director Will Gluck's contemporary update of "Annie," which stars Jamie Foxx as a New York...

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Kate Upton named 'Sexiest Woman Alive' by People magazine

Kate Upton named 'Sexiest Woman Alive' by People magazine

by ChicoUser since 12 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Kate Upton is the "Sexiest Woman Alive" according to People magazine.

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NHS staff threaten new year strikes as pay dispute escalates

NHS staff threaten new year strikes as pay dispute escalates

by iMan since 10 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Doctors and health leaders say services ‘running just to stand still’ as they struggle to cope with winter spike in patient numbersNHS leaders in...

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