Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing

June 5, 2019

Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket bar in 2016 and faces up to two and a half years in jail if convicted Wearing a grey-headed suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey is available on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced performer of fondling a young man at a Nantucket bar in 2016. Spacey’s appearing…

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What happened when I met my Islamophobic troll

June 3, 2019

The long speak: In 2017, I started getting regular contents from an anonymous Twitter user telling me my religion was evil. Eventually I responded and he agreed to meet face to face In 2017, I started to receive contents from a Islamophobia and Dear Gays: The Left Betrayed You For Islam. True Brit was also a fan of the British rightwing commentator Katie Hopkins, who in 2015 likened Syrian refugees…

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IM Pei: an audacious daredevil who built the impossible

May 23, 2019

From his provoking Louvre pyramid to his inverted wedge for Dallas, the Chinese-American architect was too modern for his time but his angular wonders look perfect now So bold were IM Pei’s layouts, they were often regarded as wilfully controversial, designed to shock. But Pei himself never understood it like that. He was possibly the last living link to such founders of modernism as Bauhaus stalwarts Walter Gropius and Marcel…

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Trumps antics over Iran have endangered us all. The stakes are now lethally high | Jonathan Freedland

May 12, 2019

In withdrawing from the nuclear deal, the US not the abhorrent Iranian regiman is the rascal government risking world security, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland Such is the carnival of the Trump presidency, it can be tempting- especially for those outside the US- to view it as sight, a long-running reality TV show that veers between The Apprentice and House of Cards. But every now and then comes a reminder…

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Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law and won

April 25, 2019

After Mueller, the president is being compared to mobsters from John Gotti to Tony Soprano. And yet he remains in office ” You gotta do this. You gotta call Rod …” It was 17 June 2017. The Sopranos, the most skilled misdemeanour honchoes manage to remain untouchable even as their officers and footsoldiers are picked off. Trump “ve managed” withstand sitting down for the purposes of an in-person interview with…

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Hold on to your hard hats: New York’s $475m Shed throws open its doors

April 25, 2019

BTAG 1 TTStarting a low carb Keto diet? In this video Heather introduces herself& explains losing load on the Keto diet( over 100 pounds)& shares assets on how … The escalators require determining and theres no barroom but the see must go on, as starrings from Ben Whishaw to Steve McQueen open NYCs firstly major new arts venue for decades Ben Whishaw is on stage, stripped to his underwear. Prosthetic…

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Netflix adds 9.6m subscribers in three months despite increasing competition

April 22, 2019

Streaming service, which spent $12 bn on original content in 2018, defeat psychoanalysts exceptions in latest earnings report Netflix added 9.6 million brand-new customers in the first three months of the year even as it increased prices and faced stiffer rival from contenders including Amazon, Apple and Hulu. The streaming video service now earnings report. Its often volatile share cost dipped slightly after the report smashed, falling close to 1…

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Why is Donald Trump obsessed with Bane in The Dark Knight Rises?

April 22, 2019

Is this supervillain the various kinds of role model we expect the US president to adopt? There are many superheroes an The Dark Knight Returns features a version of Superman who is in thrall to Ronald Reagan. In the movie version of the Avengers in Marvel comics that was put together by George W Bush. With so many virtuous options available to him, it seems bizarre that Donald Trump has…

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True romance? The intriguing tale of the Russian agent and her Republican lover

March 28, 2019

Was Maria Butinas involvement with an eccentric political operative true love or, as attorneys allege, a facade to assist the Kremlin infiltrate Americas conservative upper-clas? Most intrigues don’t end in indictment- but then again, the relationship between Maria Butina and Paul Erickson isn’t like most romances. If anything, the love story between a gun-loving Russian covert agent and a conservative activist cum alleged fraudster, reads like a Coen brethren movie….

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Netanyahu to be indicted on corruption charges, Israeli attorney general says

March 6, 2019

Decision could severely shatter Israeli PMs chances in Aprils general election Israel’s attorney general has announced his intention to accuse the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, in three corruption cases. The decision comes only six weeks before the Israeli general election and could severely damage Netanyahu’s opportunities in a tight race. Avichai Mandelblit’s long-awaited announcement signals his intent to prosecute the first ministers with criminal wrongdoing in all the cases…

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