If it can take the horn of a bull to break a glass ceiling then that was surely the singular achievement of Patricia McCormick, a Missouri-born American who in the early 1950s became the world’s first professional female bullfighter, drawing legions of fans and the attentions of Time, Sports Illustrated and Look magazines.
Jet packs and meal pills never did take off, but some of one writer’s predictions from 1988 are spot on
A prestigious Hollywood agency has had to apologise after a lewder-than-expected party at the Sundance Film Festival shocked its guests.
Some believe the 21st of December will signal the end of a 5,125-year cycle known as the Long Count - and will bring about the apocalypse
Kay D'Arcy moved to Los Angeles a decade ago aged 70 to pursue acting - ending up more Jackie Nan than Jackie Chan
At least four people have been injured in a Halloween party shooting on a US university campus, it has been reported.
Federal and local authorities, along with utilities across the north-eastern United States, are gearing up for a visit from a Halloween weather monster dubbed the ‘Frankenstorm’ that could inflict $1bn worth of damage as it brings gale-force winds, heavy rain, costal flooding and possibly snow next week.
Rapper LL Cool J broke the nose and jaw of an intruder at his LA mansion according to reports.
Voters in Los Angeles county are set to vote on whether or not actors in porn films should be required to wear condoms.
Drug cartel's top boss in the US caught after cross-border tip-off
Adolescents are finally putting down their Xboxes in order to get all a-quiver. By John Walsh
The record-breaking success of The Hunger Games and Avengers Assemble has sparked a boom in archery. John Walsh is a-quiver with excitement
Boasting she has a "titanium spine" but dodging revelations which suggest she may also possess a brass neck, Michele Bachmann spent the weekend preparing to become the latest Republican front-runner to launch their bid for the party's presidential nomination.
The bemused property developer calls the plan "just a normal Mediterranean-style house". To a Saudi prince it might be – but the plans for a mega-mansion on a $12m (£7.5m) plot have left even the wealthy residents of an exclusive Beverly Hills community spluttering on their iced teas.
Robert Pattinson has found it hard shooting both parts of 'The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn' at the same time.
Her campaign became a Hollywood hit. Now the same pollution is back – and so is she