Actress Kate Hudson is so impressed by her rocker beau Matt Bellamy’s polite language that she has now taken up the task of brushing up her speaking skills. The actress, who is pregnant with Bellamy’s child, admits the Muse star is the first British she’s dated, and she is quickly learning several differences between British men and their American counterparts, contactmusic.com reports. “I never thought I would notice the difference but there’s a lot of differences! It’s just a different type of way.
The sap from milkweed, a common garden weed, can kill certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin. It works on non-melanoma skin cancers, which affect hundreds of thousands of Britons each year.
Microsoft has unveiled a new version of its flagship Windows software to run on microchips designed by British company ARM. The chip designs will feature in a new range of Windows-based products, including tablets and mobile phones, which are likely to hit the markets in two or three years. The deal will allow Microsoft to push into the high-end tablet market, which includes products such as Apple’s iPad
Tobey Maguire has sent a supportive message to his “Spider-Man” replacement Andrew Garfield. The British actor, who is taking on the titular role and his alter ego Peter Parker in the next movie in the franchise, was relieved to get the backing of the American star, who played the character in the last three films in the series, reports contactmusic.com
In his next film “Patiala House”, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will be seen essaying a role which has been inspired by England cricket team’s Sikh member Monty Singh Panesar.
Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, has said that if the US succeeds in removing him from Britain or Sweden, there was a “high chance” he would be killed in the US prison system. In an interview with the Guardian in Ellingham Hall, the country mansion in Norfolk where he is living under house arrest, Assange said it would be difficult for British Prime Minister David Cameron to hand him over to the US if there was strong support for him from the British people.
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt finds himself in deeper mess after the International Cricket Council (ICC) rejected his plea to put off the spot-fixing hearing slated for Jan 6-11 in Doha. In a statement early Thursday, the ICC said that after a lengthy teleconference Wednesday Michael Beloff, the chairman of the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal, has decided to reject Butt’s application for an adjournment of the full hearing. “Michael Beloff, QC, today heard an application from Salman Butt’s new legal representation for an adjournment of the full hearing into the spot-fixing charges against three Pakistan cricketers, also including Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif,” said the ICC statement.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vowed Thursday to continue his work and protest his innocence with regard to the sex offence allegations brought against him in Sweden, he said in London after being freed on bail. Standing on the steps of the Royal Courts of Justice, and giving a victory salute, Assange thanked his supporters, lawyers and the British justice authorities for working to get him freed.
Actress Emily Blunt says she is in no rush to have children with her new husband John Krasinski because she is completely focused on her career. The British actress, who married Krasinski in July, doesn’t want to follow in the footsteps of her actress mother Joanna Mackie who gave up acting to have a family. “I come from a big family and I’ve always wanted children, but not quite yet.
Will “Peepli Live” make it to the final Oscar nomination list? It’s a bit early to start the debate, but the dark comedy about corruption and famers’ suicides stands a chance, feel experts, who say it is an accomplished film.