Letters reveal British objections to plot of Bridge on the River Kwai

The film is set in a Japanese prisoner of war camp in Burma. Its leading character, British commanding officer Lt Col Nicholson, played by Alec Guinness, at first refuses to allow his officers to perform manual labour on the infamous “railway of death” and the bridge linking Bangkok and Rangoon. Nicholson eventually compromises, deciding that […]

Caroline Flack’s devastated mum says ‘when I said goodbye, I never thought it’d be for the last time’

“Her mental state was very fragile at this time and it was widely agreed by those involved that it would not be happening to her if she were not in the public eye. Her punishment did not fit the crime.

Caroline Flack’s furious mum accuses cops and CPS of trying to cover-up TV star’s death

“She faced the prospect of not working in the job that she loved, of losing a great deal and, although her general fluctuating state was a background and was obviously very important in her death, I find the reason for her taking her life was that she now knew she was going to be prosecuted […]

Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld On Trial For Antwon Rose Shooting: Day 3 Live Updates

“They are praying that equity and fairness will prevail in form of a conviction of the man who shot an unarmed Antwon in the back killing him. They are praying for strength and perseverance for the zealous District Attorneys who are battling to convict Rosfeld; they are praying for determination and wisdom for Judge Bicket, […]

Former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld On Trial For Antwon Rose Shooting: Day 4 Live Updates

“Antwon Rose II’s family and friends are braced for a Trial centered around their most painful loss, the one caused when Michael Rosfeld’s service weapon left an irreparable hole in their collective souls. To them and the many watching this unfold, locally and all over the Country, a conviction of Rosfeld, would be a momentous […]

Judd Apatow: The Rolling Stone Interview

But there’s a received industry wisdom that you’re using your stature to help break down. The simplest way to look at it is, because there haven’t been anywhere near enough movies made by women, written by women, starring women, it’s all fresh terrain, and that’s exciting. I know that women want good movies. I didn’t need […]

EXCLUSIVE: Cara Delevingne had threesome affair with Elon Musk and Amber Heard, according to explosive new testimony that drags supermodel into Johnny Depp’s $50M defamation suit against ex wife

Depp and Heard met on the set of The Rum Diary, back in 2011, married four years later – then split amid a slew of blood curdling domestic violence allegations and tabloid headlines. Pictured: A bruised Heard  leaving the Los Angeles Superior Court with her lawyers after filing a domestic violence restraining order against Depp […]

ISPs want “flexible” privacy rules that let them “innovate” with customer data

“Under the FTC regime, all companies in the Internet ecosystem must ensure that their privacy and data security practices are neither deceptive nor unfair,” the lobby groups wrote. “As a result, consumers are protected and all companies that collect consumer data should be able to innovate and adapt to the inevitable changes in technology and the market for online services.”

The Shameful Attacks on Julian Assange

The true importance of Wikileaks — and the key to understanding the motivations and behavior of its founder — lies not in the contents of the latest document dump but in the technology that made it possible, which has already shown itself to be a potent weapon to undermine official lies and defend human rights. […]

Davis: The Hall of Shame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump

Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbyWary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker On The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire | Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks | Tax preparers warn unemployment recipients could owe IRS Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire MORE […]