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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Friday 23 January 2009
Hear the name Freddie Prinze and you might assume it refers to the teen hunk who starred in I Know What You Did Last Summer and She's All That. But that actor's name is followed by "Junior".
Friday 16 January 2009
Wednesday 10 December 2008
Friday 05 December 2008
The story of the demise of Russ Columbo is one of the weirdest in Hollywood history.
Friday 21 November 2008
Sunday 10 August 2008
Some of the detail about events here last night, Beijing time, will have been superseded by the time you are reading this article. It is quite possible, in fact, that Michael Phelps will have won his first gold medal of these Games – of a possible eight – in the men's 400 metres individual medley final. That was scheduled to start at 10.03am local time, or 3.03am in Britain.
Sunday 06 July 2008
Will Jay Leno go jaywalking? That's the multimillion-dollar question hanging over the future of America's most bankable late-night chat-show host.
Monday 16 June 2008
Officially, Hillary Clinton did not concede defeat in her presidential bid until 7 June. In fact, the obituary that mattered had been pronounced exactly a month earlier. "We now know who the [Democratic] nominee will be, and no-one's going to dispute it," Tim Russert, NBC News' top political commentator, declared on the night of her stinging defeat by Barack Obama in the North Carolina primary – and she might as well have thrown in the towel there and then.
Monday 26 May 2008
The comedian Dick Martin will be best remembered for the revolutionary comedy show he hosted and co-scripted with his partner Dan Rowan, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, which was a prime attraction on BBC2 on Sunday nights for three years (1968-71), and ran on NBC in the United States for nearly six.
Sunday 18 May 2008
Sunday 13 April 2008
When is a lesbian not a lesbian? When the person in question is a gay, Catholic, conservative blogger by the name of Andrew Sullivan, it would seem.
Monday 28 January 2008
The winners of the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced today. Read the full list below
Tuesday 08 January 2008
There is to be no party for this year's Golden Globes usually the first big shebang of the Hollywood awards season because of a boycott urged by the entertainment industry's writers' union.
Thursday 06 May 2004
Saturday 14 February 2004
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
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