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13 reasons Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the greatest film ever made

13 reasons Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the greatest film ever made

By Mark Newbold and James Burns Luke Skywalker and Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Picture: AP Photo/Lucasfilm Ltd.) 35 years after it first hit the silver screen, premiering here in the UK on 20 May 1980, The Empire Strikes Back has been rightfully hailed as a masterpiece. Not only did it achieve something many thought was impossible, continuing the story of our heroes from 1977’s Star Wars (these days known better as … Read more news »

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It’s Friday 13th: So, here are 13 struggles only very superstitious people will understand

It’s Friday 13th: So, here are 13 struggles only very superstitious people will understand

By lucysambrook Today is Friday the 13th, one of the unluckiest days in the calender, for some. If you are (in the words of Stevie Wonder) very superstitioouus, today will be tricky for you. Because you know if you don’t follow the rules of superstition, VERY BAD THINGS WILL HAPPEN. *touches wood*. People may think you’re weird, but you know the joke’s on … Read more news »

This heart-wrenching Johnson’s baby advert will have you crying into your coffee

This heart-wrenching Johnson’s baby advert will have you crying into your coffee

By Emily Hewett If you don’t shed a tear watching this heart-wrenching Johnson’s baby ad then you’re made of sterner stuff than we are. The four-minute video tells the story of Kate Ogg and her husband David. After three years of trying for a baby they were delighted to find out they were expecting twins. However, after a premature birth at … Read more news »

Rowan Atkinson returns as Mr Bean on Comic Relief: First look at the hilarious new episode

Rowan Atkinson returns as Mr Bean on Comic Relief: First look at the hilarious new episode

By Duncan (Our Man In The North) He’s back! (Picture: BBC) He’s been off our screens for eight years but bumbling Mr Bean is back for a rib tickling comedy short as part of the Comic Relief line up. Pictures of Mr Bean’s latest antics, which take place at a funeral, have been released ahead of the episode. But just what is Mr … Read more news »

New York Today: Pausing on a Global Trek

New York Today: Pausing on a Global Trek

By By Annie Correal and Andy Newman Friday and the weekend: Stopping in the city on a human-powered global trip, deteriorating weather, and don’t flush those wet wipes. var hupso_services_c=new Array("twitter","facebook_like","google");var hupso_counters_lang = "en_US";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_url_c="http://www.feedhook.com/city-room/new-york-today-pausing-on-a-global-trek/";var hupso_title_c="New York Today: Pausing on a Global Trek"; … Read more news »

Inside Osama bin Laden’s hideaway: Photos show terrorist at his al Qaeda bolthole in Afghanistan

Inside Osama bin Laden’s hideaway: Photos show terrorist at his al Qaeda bolthole in Afghanistan

By Amy Willis (PIcture: U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York) A series of rare pictures from inside Osama bin Laden’s bolthole have been published for the first time, giving an incredible insight into the primitive life he led. The photographs, which surfaced at the trial of al-Qaeda lieutenant Khaled al-Fawwaz, were taken by Palestinian journalist Abdel Barri Atwan … Read more news »

Titanfall 2 confirmed for Xbox One and PS4

Titanfall 2 confirmed for Xbox One and PS4

By davidjenkins2012 Titanfall – is an E3 reveal now inevitable? Respawn has announced they’re working on a mulitplatform sequel to Titanfall, but admit they don’t know what to do about single-player. It’s been obvious for months now that Respawn are working on a Titanfall sequel, for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4, with EA repeatedly hinting at the fact to investors (who … Read more news »