RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

BBC

A collection of news and information related to BBC published by this site and its partners.

Top BBC Articles

Displaying items 241-252
  • 35 people found trapped in shipping container at British port; 1 dead

    35 people found trapped in shipping container at British port; 1 dead
    British police reported finding 35 people trapped inside a shipping container at a port near London on Saturday, including a man who was pronounced dead at the scene. The others, believed to be from South Asia, were taken to a hospital for treatment....
  • New 'Doctor Who' arrives; 'Intruders' debuts

    New 'Doctor Who' arrives; 'Intruders' debuts
    In the week's highlights, BBC America has a big Saturday planned: a new Doctor Who and a new series. “Doctor Who” begins another season at 8 p.m. Saturday, when veteran actor Peter Capaldi takes on the iconic role. The episode called “...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of Aug. 17-23

    DON'T MISS: "Doctor Who" Regeneration happens. And so it is that Peter Capaldi finally gets the keys to the TARDIS this week. Capaldi, a 56-year-old Scottish actor and lifelong "Who" fan, becomes the 12th Time Lord in the wildly popular franchise and he...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • From sandals to flooring, there are many ways to reuse an old tire

     
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Green Culture Furniture, flip flops and floors, oh my! Those are just a few of the products being repurposed from a faction of the 1.5 billion tires that get discarded each year, according to a fun little story from the...
  • Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine

    Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine
    As a standoff ensued between Russia and Ukraine over a massive aid convoy dispatched from Moscow, the United Nations on Wednesday sharply increased its estimate of the death toll from four months' of fighting in eastern Ukraine. A spokeswoman for the U....
  • 'The Trip to Italy': Michael Winterbottom on Italy, Food and Steve Coogan

    Michael Winterbottom's 2011 film "The Trip" starred Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as two chums roadtripping through the United Kingdom, ostensibly writing restaurant reviews for the Observer newspaper. It wasn't a documentary, since the two characters didn'...
  • TV Review: Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman'

    Joining the premium-TV ranks requires a certain commitment to doing what others aren't. Hence, Netflix gets virtually no points for "BoJack Horseman," a raunchy animated series that not-so-boldly goes where seemingly everyone -- Fox, Comedy Central, Adult...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Food Fighters Duff Goldman is among the...
  • Netflix Says U.S. Bandwidth Speeds Trail Most Other Countries It Tracks

    Netflix is keeping the heat on U.S. broadband providers to boost bandwidth for its popular video-streaming service, pointing to data it says shows American service providers' connection speeds lag behind those of ISPs in most other countries. For July,...
  • Sonar Entertainment Adds to Senior Leadership Team

    Sonar Entertainment has made two appointments to its senior leadership team, naming Peter Keramidas as executive vice president, planning, strategy and administration, and Jenna Glazier as senior vice president, television series. The appointments were...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 11-15, 2014)

    The Expendables 3 (Lionsgate) In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...