Writers and critics on the best books of 2013

Mark Lawson On either side of the Atlantic, two octogenarian grand masters of espionage fiction were on high form: John le Carré’s A Delicate Truth (Viking) and Charles McCarry’s The Shanghai Factor (Head of Zeus) dramatise the cumulative consequences of decades of spying and lying by the victors of the second world war. Drawing on […]

Bad Boys For Life Movie Review: Will Smith And Martin Lawrence Get It Right This Time

After being rehabilitated, Mike believes Marcus will join him to hunt down the man to tried to kill him. But to his surprise, the assassin’s attempt helps Marcus believe his decision to retire was right, causing a fall out between the two. Mike then follows the trail to the killer and began to investigate alone. […]

Mission Mangal Director Jagan Shakti Undergoes Surgery For Clot In Brain; R Balki Has This To Say

As per a report in Mumbai Mirror, the filmmaker underwent a surgery on Monday for the clot and is reportedly out of danger. Director R. Balki told the tabloid that there’s nothing to worry now. He was quoted as saying by the tabloid, “Jagan is doing well post the surgery and there is nothing to […]

Model is left shocked by casting director who asked for intimate videos and photos of her pubic hair when she gave up shaving for a TV experiment – and says she LOST jobs because of it

She says it has meant more to her than throwing out the razor for six weeks, revealing: ’I believe that women’s bodies need to be normalised and I’m so sick of seeing our bodies taken apart and sold in bits or sexualised  against our will.

Sylvester Stallone Proves Eating Pizza Is a ‘Pretty Good Habit’ with His Ripped Body

“I gotta admit that was brutal,” the actor said in a video on Instagram, his daughter by his side. “For anyone who has never tried pilates, the name sounds cute but it ain’t cute! It’s tough. Oh my God.”

Piers Morgan nearly tells Susanna Reid to ‘shut up’ during furious rant about Hugh Grant on Good Morning Britain

This isn’t the first time the pair have clashed. In December after the general election result, the host urged Grant to “stick to the acting”, and suggested he should not get involved “in stuff you don’t know anything about.”

‘Bad Boys,’ ’1917′ best ‘The Gentleman’ at box office

Second place went to Sam Mendes’ “1917,” which added theaters in its fifth week of release to keep pace with its Academy Awards momentum. The film grossed $15.8 million over the weekend to bring its North American total to $103.9 million. Worldwide, it’s taken in $200.5 million.

There’s no good option in Syria. But there’s a way to make Assad pay

In other words, not an all-out bombardment, not an invasion, not regime change, not a re-run of Iraq or Libya. A methodical, tightly focused attempt to deter the Assad regime from killing civilians and robbing it of the ability to do so. Given Russia’s presence, it would not be easy. But this is what Theresa May should be […]

Peter Schweizer: Bernie Sanders rails about common good but public service has made him (and his family) rich

It is impossible to know precisely how much because Sanders’ financial disclosure forms, which he is required to release as a member of Congress, only listed “more than $1,000” as the amount of income they earned from these consulting firms. We do know that some of Bernie’s campaign dollars flowed through the LLCs. While running for House […]

How a bitter feud broke out between tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios and world number one Rafael Nadal – as tensions are set to boil over when the pair face off at the Australian Open

Britain’s leading partnership Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski made a disappointing exit from the second round of the doubles when they lost 14-12 in a sudden-death tiebreak to go down 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 to Americans Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey.