The CBBC has come under fire on Twitter in response to a section of one of its audience guides entitled ‘Girls are girls and boys are boys’.
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Monday 19 August 2013
Darryl See was hit by a Chicago-bound train as he walked along the tracks east of Michigan City
Sunday 18 August 2013
US network recruits English pundits for expertise but still manages an own goal
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Critics condemn both NBC and CNN for the TV networks’ planned programming about the former Secretary of State
Friday 26 July 2013
Victims ‘relieved’ after Cleveland kidnapper pleads guilty to 937 charges against him
Friday 28 June 2013
The American business executive who had been held hostage by workers at his company’s Beijing factory has arrived back in the US after being freed in return for what he claims was a ransom of around half a million dollars.
Friday 28 June 2013
The father of the former National Security Agency Contractor Edward Snowden, who is believed to be hiding in the transit area of a Russian airport, has expressed his confidence that his son would return to the US under certain conditions.
Police 'made hundreds of visits' to Ariel Castro's Cleveland street in the years since three women's disappearance
Monday 17 June 2013
Local police made nearly eleven hundred visits to houses on the Cleveland block where Ariel Castro is accused of holding three women captive in his home for around a decade, it has emerged.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Six people have been killed in a building collapse in Philadelphia.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Michael J Fox has come out of a decade of retirement to star in a new comedy about a news anchor living with Parkinson's.
Thursday 25 April 2013
It's every parent's nightmare: the little darlings you've spent years raising say they want body modifications.
Thursday 04 April 2013
The landscape of America’s late-night television is about to shift, after Jay Leno, host of NBC’s Tonight show for 22 years, confirmed he would depart in spring 2014, to be replaced by the more youthful Jimmy Fallon.
Monday 25 March 2013
Residents of Newtown, the quiet Connecticut community rocked by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, have expressed outrage after receiving automated phone messages from America’s leading pro-gun group, the National Rifle Association, imploring them to lobby local lawmakers against supporting new gun control legislation.
Luck changes for Billy Ray Harris, the homeless man who returned an engagement ring dropped into his beggar's cup
Monday 25 March 2013
Couple’s online fund to raise the $4,000 Harris turned down now stands at $185,000
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Seventh-generation acrobat says it's "exciting" that there will be no safety precautions in place
Tania Byrd murder: New York man Bashid McLean accused of killing his mother, mutilating her body with a power saw and posing for smartphone photos with her severed head
Thursday 28 February 2013
23-year-old McLean and his friend William Harris have reportedly admitted cutting up the body and disposing of it in rubbish bins
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Jeremy Clarkson is a cultural tumour and needs to be removed, says comedian Frankie Boyle
Air strikes? Talk of God? Barack Obama is following the jihadists’ script after James Foley beheading
- 1 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 2 Miley Cyrus' homeless MTV VMAs date, Jesse Helt, is wanted by the police
- 3 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 4 Homer Simpson has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he has
- 5 Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?