London (CNN)It’s not quite a royal wedding, but on the scale of hotly anticipated nuptials, it’s pretty close. She is Philippa Charlotte “Pippa” Middleton, the younger sister of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge. He is James Matthews, a millionaire hedge fund manager. “It’s been a crazy couple of years since my sister’s wedding but it’s … Continue reading Pippa Middleton’s wedding is shaping up as Britain’s wedding of the year
(CNN)American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia. During a trip to perform at a festival in Medellin, the celebrity posted pictures to his Instagram account of him apparently paying tribute to the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The rapper posted one photo of colorful flowers … Continue reading Rapper Wiz Khalifa sparks outrage for visit to Pablo Escobar’s grave →
One woman, scared by her countrys election result, sees no chink of light. Remember the millions, like you, trying to make the world a better place, says Mariella Frostrup The dilemma I am American; born, raised and still living in New York City and I am, without hyperbole, devastated. I feel my country, in electing … Continue reading Im American and devastated. Why did we vote for Trump? | Mariella Frostrup →
Or how about The Sopranos as a film? From The Apprentice to Seinfeld, our writers have a tinker with pop cultural history What if Star Wars had never been made? There were many points during the inception of George Lucas words to the effect of, Have you been smoking a lot of weed lately, George? … Continue reading Can you imagine a world without Star Wars, Harry Potter or Oasis? →
Theres plenty to chew over as Amazons show about a German-occupied US enters its second season but the politics is more complex than youd think Warning: contains spoilers. The increasing occurrence of Difficult Second Season Syndrome with Broadchurch major offenders and Philip K Dick source novel imagining a world in which Germany and Japan won … Continue reading The Man in the High Castle: how will Nazi drama fare in age of Trump? →
(CNN)The world’s longest, deepest tunnel — running for 57 kilometers underneath the Swiss Alps — has finally entered regular service. The Gotthard Base Tunnel, dubbed Switzerland’s “construction of the century,” was 17 years in the making and is reported to have cost around $12 billion to build.
(CNN)I know, I know. You’re SO over me. You lost a favorite celebrity. Your Samsung Galaxy exploded. You got really tired of Pokemon Go really fast. But look a little closer. I was also all kinds of awesome – in ways that left you a better place. THE WORLD There’s finally peace in Colombia Non-violent … Continue reading Dear world, I wasn’t all bad. Signed, 2016 →
Just as our list of hilarious sports momentscaptured and froze some of the most amusing moments in the world of sports, this collection of 25 perfectly timed photos does the same, except now we’re including the the entire world. Whether these were taken intentionally or not, one thing is for certain – these photographers were … Continue reading 25 Perfectly Timed Photos →