Denmark has been crowned the winner of Eurovision song contest 2013 that were held in the Swedish city of Malmo. Emmelie de Forest, 20, won the title with 281 points thanks to her splendid rendition of the song 'Only Teardrops', while Azerbaijan stood second 234 points, the BBC reported. UK entrant Bonnie Tyler, 61, who is best known for her 1983 hit 'Total Eclipse of the Heart', had high ...
Pop singer Miley Cyrus has become the victim of swatting for the second time. It was reported that a call was received from Cyrus's home here Friday claiming a crime at the premise. The 20-year-old was swatted in August 2012 as well when she was not at home, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Last month even Rihanna fell prey to swatting. Police received a call claiming two armed men were arguing at ...
Former Spice girl Singer Melanie Chisholm aka Mel C says her daughter Scarlet really adores singer Jessie J, who is a judge on the Britain's singing reality show "The Voice". Mel C feels she is the second favourite of her four-year-old daughter. "Saturday night telly with 'The Voice' is an absolute must as Jessie J is her favourite singer. Mummy's only her second favourite now," new! magazine ...
Singer Rita Ora is currently working on a new album, which will talk about her life and the relationships that she dealt with in the past. The 22-year-old had a nasty fallout with ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian and the latter publicly accused her of cheating on him with 20 other men but retracted it later. "My next album is about me being 22, growing up in this industry really fast and being in a ...
Singer Sharon Osbourne and her husband Ozzy have reportedly given their marriage another chance after going through a rocky patch for a month. It was earlier revealed that the couple, married for 31 years, were living in separate houses. The reason was said to be Ozzy's intake of drugs for over a year without the knowledge of his wife. However, Sharon was recently seen wearing a diamond ring ...
Black Snake Moan
It may have been hard out there for a pimp in Craig Brewer's 2005 Sundance fave Hustle & Flow, but it's even harder out there for an angry, sexed-up spitfire named Rae (Christina Ricci) in his follow-up Black Snake Moan, a neo-exploitation fable that is so conscious ... ...
Singer Beyonce Knowles is reportedly expecting her second child with rapper Jay-Z and it is unlikely to affect her forthcoming stage performances. She had earlier pulled out of her Mrs. Carter show world tour in Antwerp, Belgium due to exhaustion, but she performed later when the tour touched down in Switzerland. A source has said that Knowles' pregnancy will most likely not affect her North ...
It's the first big party weekend of the Cannes Film Festival, and the thump-thump-thump of dance music fills the air as armies of smartly dressed revellers clamour to squeeze into the marquee clubs that line the French port's mile-long, crescent-shaped ...
Marriage between a man and woman is "sorely needed" in today's society and it could soon be "too late" to save that union, the leader of the Roman Catholic church in England and Wales has said.In a wide-ranging attack on Coalition policies, the Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, accused David Cameron of seeking to undermine a centuries-old ...
Former Manchester City manager Kevin Keegan was surprised by the timing of Roberto Mancini's sacking.Keegan, who managed City between 2001 and 2005, admitted the club had failed to build on the success of winning the Barclays Premier League and said that was not entirely Mancini's fault.A year to the day that City won a thrilling final day game against QPR to pip rivals Manchester ...
Agreements meant to encourage new subdivisions in Corpus Christi instead gave taxpayers four new sewer pumping stations — none of which have moved a drop of wastewater since they were built a few years ...
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A man has been beaten to death by police officers in the United States.
The unarmed man was severely beaten with batons and fists following a call from a hospital, which had complained of a man being drunk near the premises.
Officers attended Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California, where David Sal Silva, the 33-year-old father of four young children, had allegedly been causing a disturbance.
A group of police officers fell upon Silva after he allegedly resisted arrest.
Witnesses said extra police waded in to beat him in in the face and upper body.
Silva later had trouble breathing and was wheeled into the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses who had filmed Silva and the police in a scuffle later had their mobile phones confiscated by some of the officers.
They said he had been begging for his life during the beating.
A lawyer for the family has asked that the mobile phones not be tampered with as the video evidence will be used in an investigation.
Meanwhile, President Obama has lauded the bravery and devotion of more than 40 police officers at a White House ceremony.
Speaking to the hand-picked group, he said: "We don't always get that opportunity to stand and applaud the men and women who keep us safe. ...
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