"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Hollywood is in a crisis after powerful mogul Harvey Weinstein was disgraced and fired from the company he co-founded over allegations of sexual harassement. The allegations portray a dark underbelly of the movie business.
The executive is said to have reached settlements with eight women over misconduct dating back several decades.
Joycelyn Savage's parents accused the R&B star of holding their daughter against her will in a "cult", but she has denied the claims.
President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI says he rejects his description of the probe into Russian election meddling as a "witch hunt."
US cable news host Bill O’Reilly, one of Fox News’ biggest television personalities, has been dropped by the news channel’s parent company,
One of the two PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants who were in charge of Academy Awards procedure has been blamed for the Best Picture blunder, because he was reportedly posting backstage photos of the
Members of the Academy, the stars in the room, and the public watching at home were all shocked when it emerged that the most prestigious award of last night’s Oscars, for Best Picture, had been given
Trump's news conference a 'trainwreck,' 'jaw-dropping,' 'lame' and 'strange.'
"It was sexual, it was perverse, and it was ugly, and I couldn't have been more shocked and more repulsed," she wrote of one of the alleged incidents.
Bill Cosby has been ordered by a US court to stand trial on sexual assault charges, over allegations that he drugged and molested a woman 12 years…
Actor Bill Cosby, accused by more than 40 women of sexual assault, has filed a lawsuit claiming several of them lied about him for financial gain
The alleged sex-tape blackmail case of French international Mathieu Valbuena continues to dominate the front and back pages in France and beyond. His
Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse has been released from custody following an alleged plot to blackmail his former Marseille and France
It could be a costly interview for Dolce and Gabbana. A celebrity boycott is gaining momentum over comments made by the Italian design duo in which
Robert Durst, scion of one of New York’s largest real estate empires, has been arrested on a murder warrant after an apparent confession
Jeremy Clarkson, the outspoken British presenter of the “Top Gear” motoring show, has been suspended by the BBC after he was involved in a “fracas”
American comedian Bill Cosby will not be charged over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974. According to Los Angeles’s
Thailand’s Princess Srirasmi has announced she will renounce her royalty, and will not become queen when her husband ascends the throne. Her family
England’s Football Association has formally charged Italy and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli. On its website it said
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been mocked after congratulating ‘malaria’ on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
The catwalk star was trying to