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    Will Ferrell to star in Eurovision comedy for Netflix: reports

    "Anchorman" star Will Ferrell is set to direct and appear in a Netflix movie based on the Eurovision Song Contest, a glitzy annual musical extravaganza known for its over-the-top costumes, media reports said on Tuesday. The 50-year-old A-lister will also co-write "Eurovision" with

  • Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform
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    Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform

    Facebook said Tuesday it is offering a series of new formats for its online video platform including interactive game shows, quizzes and polls. The new formats will be available to those creating video content on the social network, which is searching for a niche to compete against rivals ranging from

  • Italy's Osteria Francescana crowned world's best restaurant again
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    Italy's Osteria Francescana crowned world's best restaurant again

    Italy's Osteria Francescana was crowned the world's best restaurant for the second time on Tuesday by an influential list compiled by British trade magazine Restaurant, beating out top eateries in Spain and France. Run by chef Massimo Bottura, the restaurant in Modena, Italy, overtook last year

  • Restorers unveil original face of Belgium's 'Mystic Lamb'
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    Restorers unveil original face of Belgium's 'Mystic Lamb'

    A painstaking restoration of the "Mystic Lamb", a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece by the Van Eyck brothers, was unveiled on Tuesday, revealing a "much more expressive and intense" version of the central image of the giant altarpiece. Restorers from Belgium's Royal Institute

  • Ariana Grande shares album art for 'Sweetener,' teases 'The Light' video
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    Ariana Grande shares album art for 'Sweetener,' teases 'The Light' video

    The pop singer has been revealing the cover art for the upcoming album in instalments on Instagram, one tile at a time. It  shows an upside-down image of Grande, hair in a low platinum-blonde ponytail. Grande also teased the video for her new track "The Light Is Coming", written with Nicki

  • Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV
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    Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV

    Snap Inc. is developing a new mini-documentary series focusing on two social media influencers. "Endless Summer" will feature 19-year-old Summer McKeen, a YouTube star and beauty and fashion vlogger, her boyfriend Dylan Jordan, also a familiar face from YouTube, and their group of friends.

  • 9 interesting facts The Staircase doesn't reveal
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    9 interesting facts The Staircase doesn't reveal

    Like the fact the couple were in a lot of debt when Kathleen died.

  • No hard feelings: Paris fashion star Abloh reaches out to Kanye West
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    No hard feelings: Paris fashion star Abloh reaches out to Kanye West

    Virgil Abloh paid tribute to his friend and longtime collaborator Kanye West as the US designer took star billing as Paris men's fashion week began Tuesday. Relations between the pair have been tested since Abloh was named head of menswear at Louis Vuitton in March, with the rapper saying it was

  • Microsoft and Flipgrid unite for social learning
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    Microsoft and Flipgrid unite for social learning

    Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Flipgrid, a video-based social learning platform for pre-kindergarten to PhD-level educators, students and families. This is believed to strengthen emotional skills beyond the traditional curricula -- "skills the company's recent research says will

  • Harry and Meghan light up Royal Ascot as racing carnival begins
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    Harry and Meghan light up Royal Ascot as racing carnival begins

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as she has done for over 60 years, led the Royal Procession down the finishing straight on Tuesday to get probably racing's most famous carnival Royal Ascot under way. The greatest cheers, though, were reserved for newly-married couple Prince Harry and his wife

  • Transgenderism no longer a mental illness: WHO
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    Transgenderism no longer a mental illness: WHO

    Transgender people, who identify as the opposite gender to the one they were born with, should no longer be considered mentally ill, according to a new UN categorisation. The World Health Organization issued a new catalogue Monday covering 55,000 diseases, injuries and causes of death, in which it discreetly

  • TripAdvisor is latest to collaborate with food delivery service
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    TripAdvisor is latest to collaborate with food delivery service

    The new feature could come in handy for traveling TripAdvisor users who regularly consult user reviews before choosing where to dine or what to order in. The TripAdvisor - delivery.com collaboration is the latest response to the popularity of food-ordering services which deliver restaurant quality dishes

  • Russians, foreigners seek love at World Cup
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    Russians, foreigners seek love at World Cup

    During an afternoon at a Moscow park, Argentina fan Augustin Otelo is counting not the number of goals his team has scored in the World Cup but the number of phone numbers he has collected from Russian girls. Otelo said he hopes his "exotic factor" will help him "find love" in the

  • Dramatic England WCup win breaks 2018 TV record
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    Dramatic England WCup win breaks 2018 TV record

    England's last-gasp win against Tunisia at the football World Cup was Britain's most-watched television programme of 2018, attracting a peak audience of 18.3 million, according to the BBC on Tuesday.

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    In US, obesity, smoking more common in rural areas: study

    People who live in rural areas of the United States are far more likely than city dwellers to smoke, be overweight, and face a host of related health concerns, researchers said Tuesday. Many chronic diseases are linked to obesity, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, some cancers and arthritis,

  • International Yoga Day 2018: some of the events taking place around the world
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    International Yoga Day 2018: some of the events taking place around the world

    June 21 was declared the International Day of Yoga by the UN in 2014, after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a global celebration of yoga, which began in India more than 5,000 years ago. The day aims to raise further awareness of the many health benefits of this mental, physical and spiritual

  • Windowless planes: the future of commercial air travel?
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    Windowless planes: the future of commercial air travel?

    What if the passenger planes of the future had no windows? It's a question that's worth asking, since the president of the Dubai-based airline, Emirates, is seriously considering windowless planes for the future of air travel. Indeed, Airbus spokesman Jacques Rocca confirmed to French regional

  • Volvo aims to use 25% recycled plastic in cars from 2025
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    Volvo aims to use 25% recycled plastic in cars from 2025

    Volvo is aiming to ensure that from 2025, at least 25% of the plastic used in each of its new cars comes from recycled materials. To demonstrate that its latest ambition is attainable, Volvo revealed a special version of its XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid SUV. This special version may look identical to the

  • 5 new features for Android Messages roll out, including a desktop version
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    5 new features for Android Messages roll out, including a desktop version

    Android Messages is finally catching up with iMessages, as Google rolls out the ability to send and receive text messages via the web, along with a few other fun features. Google has been working on integrating RCS (rich Communications Services) into its messaging services, which requires carriers to

  • 14 relationship goals all couples should aim for
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    14 relationship goals all couples should aim for

    Being honest about the fact you can't afford rent... but just dropped £15 on sushi.

  • Police prepare for domestic abuse increase
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    Police prepare for domestic abuse increase

    But why the increase?

  • Pizza Hut pledges to switch to make complete switch to antibiotic-free chicken
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    Pizza Hut pledges to switch to make complete switch to antibiotic-free chicken

    Pizza Hut has announced that by 2022, all chicken served at their restaurants will be antibiotic-free.  

  • Love Island's Adam has pied Rosie again. Eurgh
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    Love Island's Adam has pied Rosie again. Eurgh

    We'll see the couple bond over a banana split on tonight's episode

  • Michael Jackson musical to premiere on Broadway in 2020
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    Michael Jackson musical to premiere on Broadway in 2020

    The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage have announced they're developing a stage musical based on the life of Michael Jackson that is expected to land on Broadway in 2020. American playwright Lynn Nottage will write the book for the show, whose music will be made up of some of the artist

  • Legalised pot spots around the world
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    Legalised pot spots around the world

    Canada is set to become the latest of only a few countries around the world to legalise cannabis for recreational use after its lawmakers passed a bill Monday giving their go-ahead. Many countries have decriminalised the use and possession of cannabis, abandoning prison sentences for consumers, but