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  • British couple arrested in Spain after taking ill son from hospital

    The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad. Ashya King, 5, was...
  • Weinsteins Board Dustin Hoffman Starrer 'Roald Dahl's Esio Trot'

    LONDON -- The Weinstein Company has taken all non-theatrical rights in the U.S. to Red Arrow Intl.'s "Roald Dahl's Esio Trot," which stars Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench. Dearbhla Walsh ("Little Dorrit") directed the 90-minute film, which was commissioned...
  • Israel, Germany, France Join Ridley Scott's 'Life in a Day' Format (EXCLUSIVE)

    VENICE - Israel, Germany, and France are joining Ridley Scott's user-generated feature format "Life in a Day," the collective filmmaking project in which people in an individual country upload footage of their lives on a specified day and the material...
  • Clarissa Dickson Wright, half of the 'Two Fat Ladies' duo, dies

    Clarissa Dickson Wright, half of the 'Two Fat Ladies' duo, dies
    Clarissa Dickson Wright, the unlikely television star who shook up the food world from a motorcycle sidecar, died Saturday. Wright, half of the “Two Fat Ladies,” a series that featured Wright and co-host Jennifer Patterson touring the...
  • Saving money at Flea World

    Saving money at Flea World
    Steve Bors is standing at this booth in Flea World dressed in a wig, a fruit-basket hat, a woman's pink slip, carrying a crocheted purse and holding a pink cane. The name of his booth is Dumpster Divers. And he's not kidding. "We find good stuff in...
  • Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon. The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
  • Radek Stepanek gives Novak Djokovic a scare at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon fans got an entertaining show from a tennis senior citizen and a big sigh of relief from their top-seeded men's player here Wednesday. Novak Djokovic, who won here in 2011 and lost in the final to Andy Murray last year, was cruising on...
  • Suarez, Uruguay sweat ahead of FIFA ruling on bite

    Suarez, Uruguay sweat ahead of FIFA ruling on bite
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Soccer's governing body FIFA has not yet decided whether to expel Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from the World Cup for biting an opponent with deliberations set to continue on Thursday. Uruguay FA president Wilmar Valdez told...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'
    In "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part miniseries airing on SundanceTV, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Baroness Nessa Stein, a British Israeli heiress whose life is inextricably bound up in one of humanity's most enduring conflicts. As a child, Nessa...
  • Ricciardo wins Belgian Grand Prix after title rivals collide

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium - Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap. Hamilton failed to...
  • 'Gracepoint' vs. 'Broadchurch': How Fox's Adaptation Differs From British Original

    Fans of acclaimed British murder mystery "Broadchurch" may question the need for a U.S. remake, but the producers of Fox's "Gracepoint" are fairly confident their adaptation will stand on its own -- mostly because they believe that many American viewers...