Ben Whishaw to star in 'A Very English Scandal'

Los Angeles, Aug 26 Actor Ben Whishaw is set to appear opposite Hugh Grant in "A Very English Scandal", the upcoming three-part TV drama from the BBC.The "James Bond" star will play Norman Scott,...

Aug 26, 2017 10:38 AM | Newsscroll

Woodpecker drilling damages 6,000 electricity poles in UK

London, Aug 25 Woodpeckers have damaged some 6,000 electricity posts in East Anglia and south-east England in the past year, forcing a utility firm to test a wood filler containing a scent that...

Aug 25, 2017 4:53 PM | Newsscroll

Thai lawyer drops defamation suit against BBC reporter

Phuket, Aug 24 A Thai lawyer has dropped his criminal defamation suit against a BBC correspondent following his investigation into foreigners being scammed of their retirement homes in the country,...

Aug 24, 2017 10:01 AM | Newsscroll

Rooney calls time on England despite recall

London, Aug 23 England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced today he is retiring from international football with immediate effect after manager Gareth Southgate tried to recall him to the...

Aug 23, 2017 9:58 PM | Newsscroll

UK sends deportation warnings to 100 EU citizens by mistake

London, Aug 23 Britain's interior ministry sent deportation warnings to around 100 EU citizens by mistake, it emerged today, an incident that campaigners said would increase fears among Europeans...

Aug 23, 2017 9:08 PM | Newsscroll

Princes William, Harry praise Queen over Diana's death

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Aug 23  Britain's Princes William and Harry have praised their grandmother Queen Elizabeth II for protecting them in the aftermath of their mother Princess Diana's death in a...

Aug 23, 2017 6:48 PM | Newsscroll

BBC journalist on trial for Thailand crime reporting

Phuket (Thailand), Aug 23 A British BBC journalist appeared in a Thai court today for the start of a criminal defamation trial brought by a lawyer who featured in an investigation about foreigners...

Aug 23, 2017 1:44 PM | Newsscroll

'Some Like It Hot' voted best comedy film ever made in poll

London, Aug 22 Billy Wilder's 1959 hit "Some Like It Hot", about two musicians who after witnessing a murder dress up in drag to hide from gangsters, has topped the list of the greatest comedies...

Aug 22, 2017 5:30 PM | Newsscroll

Stalker given suspended jail term for sending dead mouse

London, Aug 21 A 29-year-old woman who posted a dead mouse to her ex-partner's girlfriend has been given a two-year suspended prison sentence and told to carry out 84 hours of unpaid work, the...

Aug 21, 2017 8:50 PM | Newsscroll

Harry Styles set for his own BBC special

London, Aug 21 Singer Harry Styles will have his own hour-long special at BBC after Michael Buble and Adele.The special will feature the former One Direction star's singing tracks from his debut...

Aug 21, 2017 10:54 AM | Newsscroll