Ford was as camp and as extrovert backstage as he was up front, and the audience loved him
It's not just that the National Geographic documentary series Scam City is a pointless programme, it's that it's also a uniquely irritating one. Whereas most consumer watchdogs investigate scams at the instigation of aggrieved parties, in Scam City presenter Conor Woodman, travels the world looking for trouble and – what's more pitiful – often fails to find it.
A look ahead to this weekend’s Divisional Playoff match at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
Indianapolis pulled off the second biggest comeback in NFL play-off history to stun Kansas City, while New Orleans beat Philadelphia on the last play of the game as the first wild-card games provided a thrilling start to the post-season.
Second phase of trial opens with claims of negligence and lack of preparation
A large ball of flame and thick column of smoke could be seen coming from the plant
New Orleans police have identified a suspect in connection with the shooting at a Mother's Day parade that injured 19 people, including two children.
Police in New Orleans have vowed to track down gunmen who shot 19 people at a Mother's Day parade in an attack.
George Jackson, who died in his Mississippi home on 14 April at the age of 68 after a year-long struggle against cancer, was the co-author of "Old Time Rock and Roll" and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes. Jackson recorded dozens of singles in the 1960s but made his mark as a writer, beginning with FAME Studios. He later was a songwriter for Muscle Shoals Sound Studios. When Malaco bought Muscle Shoals Sound, it hired Jackson to write songs.
Reebok face protests from women’s rights activists over their ties with rapper Rick Ross, a rapper who appears to boast about date rape in his latest single.
Just before the advent of Beatlemania in 1963, the musical crazes were the twist and related dances from America and bright and breezy tunes from British jazz bands, known as Trad. "We can be credited with being the first band to use the word Trad", claimed Terry Lightfoot, who formed his New Orleans Jazzmen in 1955, "Starting in 1959, we made a series of extended-play records which were called Trad, More Trad, Trad Again and Still Trad. I'm surprised we didn't do a Son Of Trad as well."
And now, in nice-man news, Mo Farah has run to the defence of an interviewer ridiculed for not realising she was talking to a double Olympic champion.
Southern sound lies in the Mississippi, says Matthew Longhurst
You can understand why these tours exist - and even their appeal - but at their worst they're stunningly callous. No wonder residents are fighting back.
Witnesses describe the fear and devastation of Isaac. Guy Adams reports from New Orleans
New Orleans was battered by powerful winds and torrential rain today, as Hurricane Isaac tore across the Gulf Coast, bringing storm damage and heavy flooding to under-protected suburbs of the City.