iOS app Android app

Bbc

Love Thy Enemy

David Miles | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
David Miles

While Jo has forgiven Patrick Magee, she readily conceded that forgiveness is not a prerequisite for empathy. What is more important, she says, is being interested in listening to the other perspective and trying to understand it, even if you are not willing to agree with it.

A Primer For European Bank Runs

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

* Northern Rock "run" was due to bank risk * Threat now is country risk * Currency risk another concern for bank deposit...

What Excuses Might We Be Using to Keep Ourselves From Crossing Our Own Finish Lines?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Sixteen days after this year's London Marathon ended, a final entrant crossed the finish line. Claire Lomas, who is paralyzed from the chest down, finished the marathon with a little help from her "robotic" legs -- along with a very healthy dose of willpower and sheer determination.

Facebook Rehab: Congratulations Mark, I'm Leaving

April Salchert | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology
April Salchert

As Mr. Zuckerberg enjoys his Wall Street campaign and wedding nuptials, I am disappearing into the social media shadows. As an activity, it dangerously toes a line of ridiculous social behavior.

WATCH: Father Of Crash Victim Says "New Zealand Is Unsafe"

Posted 05.10.2012 | Travel

The father of a young skydiver killed in a 2010 plane crash in a scenic area of New Zealand took to the airwaves yesterday, claiming that the island n...

(video) AOL Launches Big Video News Video Portal with AP, BBC, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, others

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

AOL Video/HuffPost Media, has become a major player in video news, passing both CBS News and Fox News in video views, according to February comSc...

BBC Cancels 'Upstairs Downstairs'

Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

"Upstairs Downstairs" won't return to BBC. The network has canceled the drama after two seasons. "From 'Call the Midwife' to 'Bird Song' and 'The S...

British Man Who Claims To Have 'Woken Up Gay' After A Stroke Featured In New Documentary

Posted 04.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Chris Birch, the British man who claims to have "woken up gay" after suffering a stroke, is back in the headlines after becoming the subject of a much...

Real-Life 'Bend It Like Beckham'? (WATCH)

BBC | Posted 04.17.2012 | Teen

A 19-year-old woman from Lancashire has won an award for her work encouraging Asian girls to play football. Rabiya Ahmed from Preston says she is dete...

Promises Made In Secret

Samuel Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Samuel Brown

In general terms, secrecy can suggest bad motives or suppressed scandal, but we must simultaneously recognize that there are times and places where respectful silence is still appropriate.

'Bent' Star Gets New Show

Posted 04.05.2012 | TV

"Bent" star David Walton has a new gig. According to EW, Walton will star in Greg Berlanti's untitled comedy CBS pilot. He replaces the previously cas...

No Kitchen Required

Jay Tavare | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jay Tavare

Three masters of the culinary arts travel to ten exotic locations around the world, meeting the indigenous people of the land. They must hunt and prepare a meal using the traditions of the local people. The catch is, they have no kitchen.

Brenna Cammeron

You've Never Had A Meal Like This Before

HuffingtonPost.com | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home

The brownstone was unassuming, to say the least: dim-lit from the outside, it gave no indication of the party gearing up inside. But a second glance a...

Alys Fowler: Food for Thought (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Crane.tv

Gardener, Alys Fowler, is an individual who manages to balance city life with sustainable living. The BBC presenter currently lives in Birmingham but is semi self-sufficient and eats 100% seasonally.

Collapse Of News Corp.'s Rival, Panorama, Raises Questions

The Guardian | David Leigh | Posted 05.26.2012 | Media

Part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation empire employed computer hacking to undermine the business of its chief TV rival in Britain, according to ev...

Cute Baby Polar Bears Get A Time Out From Mom On 'Frozen Planet'

Posted 03.20.2012 | TV

Parents everywhere watching the Series Premiere of "Frozen Planet" (Sun, 8 p.m. ET on Discovery) Sunday night empathized with a female polar bear as s...

New Media and Tech Winning the Viral News War

Danny Whatmough | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Danny Whatmough

While Twitter certainly has a strong technology bias, Facebook is much more representative of the population. And it's therefore interesting to note that the sharing of news isn't quite as widespread as some might imagine.

BBC Global News Chief: "Video is Becoming the Mainstay of our Digital Platforms" (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON --  As the cost of bandwidth decreases, video is becoming the "mainstay" of the BBC's global news offering via its digital platforms, says...

Lessons From 'Downton Abbey': A Jewish American Princess Studies the Dowager Countess

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 04.16.2012 | TV
Julie Gerstenblatt

The next time your dad worries about who will take over his condo in Boca once he passes on, ensure him that you've got his back. Promptly fall in love with your cousin and gain an immediate heir to the estate.

Iranian Authorities Arrest Several On BBC Linkages

AP | Posted 04.07.2012 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested several people over alleged links to the British Broadcasting Corporation's Farsi-language ser...

BBC Accuses Iran Of Intimidating Its Persian Staff

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The head of the BBC on Friday accused Iran of intimidating staff members of its Persian service through slander, snooping and the arre...

It's Time to Ditch the Dumbing Down and Start the Wising Up

Christina Patterson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home
Christina Patterson

What the BBC needs to do, says Chris Patten, is "to explain, to interrogate, and to find artistic expression for the big ideas". It's time, in other words, and not just for the country's main broadcaster, to ditch the dumbing down and start the wising up.

UK Radio Icon Celebrates Milestone

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.31.2012 | Media

LONDON — Margaret Thatcher chose Beethoven, Michael Caine picked Frank Sinatra and boxer George Foreman selected The Beatles' "All You Need is L...

Bonfire Of The Vanities: Artworks Set Ablaze

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Artists in particular are fragile souls who are vulnerable to those extreme moments of self-doubt where they cannot bear to look at their work anymore...

The Benedict Cumberbatch Situation

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

Right now there are numerous intelligent women across the land who are presently in crisis mode. It's all due to an actor whom you may or may not be aware of named Benedict Cumberbatch.