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May 17, 2018 5:01 AM Bolton Health Players enjoy an Arabian adventure

The sultry heat of Arabia brought some much needed warmth to a cold winter's evening in January 1992. Families enjoyed a performance from of Ali Baba and his Magic Travels, adapted from the popular Arabian Nights folk stories. The pantomime was performed by members of the Bolton Health Players. The production was their 14th festive production in the Deane 6

May 13, 2018 10:27 AM Eurovision 2018: 'Was she MIMING?' Fans claim SuRie's performance breached rules

EUROVISION 2018 fans blasted SuRie and other performers on the Lisbon stage, after a protester who brutally disrupted the Brit’s performance seemed to prove that she was miming. And it didn’t take 20-20 vision to spot that most or ALL of the other countries seemed to be miming too – with Moldova in particular obviously fluffing lines. After the SuRie 30

May 12, 2018 11:01 PM Eurovision 2018 stage invader: Man who spoiled UK SuRie's song revealed as ‘activist'

A STAGE invader who interrupted the UK’s Eurovision performance tonight is an ‘activist’ who has pulled a series of similar stunts in the past. Dr ACactivism, also known as Dr. A.C., stormed onto the stage as Britain’s competitor SiRie was halfway through singing her song Storm. The self-styled “philosopher and activist” snatched the microphone and compared 17

May 11, 2018 11:01 PM Film star helps Scottish boffins bring 'Ned' back from dead after 50,000 years

THE face of a Neanderthal man has been revealed by Scots experts 50,000 years after he died. Motion capture technology used in blockbuster movies was used to create the first scientifically accurate, 3D working avatar of a Neanderthal. The work will feature in a major new two-part BBC series, Neanderthals: Meet Your Ancestors, featuring actor Andy Serkis 12

May 10, 2018 9:54 PM Russia fails to qualify for Eurovision Song Contest for first time

Russia has failed to qualify for the Eurovision final for the first time. The exclusion is a significant upset for the country, particularly because it withdrew from last year’s contest after the host nation Ukraine banned Russia’s representative from appearing. The same contestant that was due to take part last year, Julia Samoylova, performed in the second 6

May 10, 2018 7:34 PM They’re not Putin any effort in! Russian leader, 65, scores FIVE times during ice hockey match with Olympic champions

Vladimir Putin scored five goals in his annual 'Hockey Legends' gala match today in a star-studded team filled with Russian Olympic champions. The Russian president put in a 'Man of the Match'-worthy performance, scoring two goals and setting up another in the opening period before slotting another three goals in the final 20 minutes. Putin's efforts 5

May 10, 2018 2:16 PM BBC review will look at transparency around employee pay

The BBC will examine its “approach to transparency around employee pay” in a new review. The review will compare the corporation to “best practice” in the public sector and against other broadcasters. The terms of reference for the review have been published after BBC stars signed an open letter calling for “full pay transparency” at the corporation 10

May 10, 2018 11:02 AM Mariah Carey to headline Livewire Festival in Blackpool

Mariah Carey has told Blackpool "I'll Be There" after agreeing to make her only UK appearance this year in the seaside town. The American diva will jet over from Las Vegas to perform at the Tower Festival Headland Arena as part of the town's Livewire Festival. Carey is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 200 million records 4

May 7, 2018 12:04 PM Janet Jackson to get the Billboard Icon Award

NEW YORK (AP) - Janet Jackson's icon status is being confirmed at the Billboard Awards. The superstar is set to get the Billboard Icon Award at the May 20 ceremony in Las Vegas, hosted by Kelly Clarkson. She'll also reward fans with a performance on the live telecast, her first televised performance in nine years. Past award recipients include Prince 4

May 7, 2018 10:18 AM Speedcuber, 22, breaks world record by solving Rubik's cube in just 4.22 seconds

An Australian man has set a new world record for fastest time to solve a Rubik's cube at just 4.22 seconds. Feliks Zemdegs is a 22-year-old 'speedcuber' from Australia who participated in the Cube for Cambodia 2018 event on Saturday in Melbourne. He broke the previous world record of 4.59 seconds by solving a 3x3x3 cube in just 4.22 seconds. A video 13