THE SUN

  • President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 13, 2014

    New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more than...
  • Denzel Washington wows critics on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 6, 2014

    Denzel Washington may be best known for his film roles, but the award-winning actor is dazzling theater critics in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun." "Heart-stopping," "a Broadway bulls-eye" and "nothing short of revelatory" are just a few of the accolades used to...
  • UK: The Sun's politics editor charged over bribery May 14, 2013

    London: Britain's prosecutors say The Sun tabloid's politics editor Clodagh Hartley has been charged over a conspiracy to pay thousands of pounds worth of bribes to a press officer working in the British government's tax department. Prosecutors say The Sun paid bribes to press officer Jonathan Hall in return for...
  • China unblocks film web site IMDb March 8, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese cinephiles have cause for celebration after government censors lifted a ban on the popular IMDb (Internet Movie Database) web site, which had been blocked for more than three years, the South China Morning Post reported. Beijing had given no official explanation for blocking the site in January 2010 and...
  • Pak visa scam: UK tabloid sting exposes loopholes in process July 24, 2012

    Heads have begun to roll in Pakistan after a sting by a British tabloid exposed a visa scam that could allow potential terrorists an easy route to sneak into the UK posing as support staff for Pakistan's Olympics contingent. ...
  • 'Viewers cannot be cheated' says Revathy May 6, 2012

    An actress of repute for nearly three decades, Revathy's short film 'Red Building Where The Sun Sets' was selected for a National Award this year. The actress, who was in New Delhi to attend the awards ceremony, said "viewers can not be cheated easily". "Despite the attention span of audience has...
  • Revathy's short film wins National Award May 5, 2012

    Actressdirector Revathy's short film 'Red Building Where The Sun Sets' was selected for a National Award this year. The actress, who was in New Delhi to attend the awards ceremony said that viewers cannot be cheated easily. "Despite the fact that attention span of the audience has decreased considerably over the...
  • India doesn't make many children films: Revathy May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Actress Revathy, who has won a national award for her short film 'Red Building Where The Sun Sets' that shows how fights between parents affect children, says there are films about children, but very little for them. "India doesn't make too many films for children, we make it about...
  • Bombay a city of sex and sin: author Corban Addison March 14, 2012

    Mumbai: As a white man, Corban Addison acknowledges he took a risk entering the brothels of Mumbai pretending to be customer but he was determined to make his novel about sex trafficking as authentic as possible. Your overall assessment of the trafficking problem in the city? Unfortunately, sex trafficking is thriving in...
  • UK police arrest 5 at Murdoch's Sun newspaper February 11, 2012

    London: British police on Saturday arrested five senior members of staff at News Corporation's flagship newspaper The Sun, the company said, as part of investigations into alleged payments to police by journalists for information. The payments investigation, dubbed Operation Elveden, is part of a wider probe into illegal news gathering practices...
  • Tibet film fest ends with 'The Sun Beaten Path' November 1, 2011

    Dharamshala: The two day Tibet film festival concluded here with the screening of awardwinning film The Sun Beaten Path by Sonthar Gyal. The annual event was dedicated to Dhondup Wangchen, who is serving a sixyear jail term in China for his documentary Leaving Fear Behind. The festival was held simultaneously...
  • Whats trending: Rupert Murdoch's fake death July 20, 2011

    On Whats Trending, we bring to you the update on how hackers not only fake killed Rupert Murdoch but also managed to post the news on the Sun's website. ...
  • NOTW scandal: fall from grace for Murdoch July 20, 2011

    New Delhi: King of the tabloids and hardboiled businessman Rupert Murdoch, 80, heads the world's second largest media conglomerate that includes top brands like Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Television, the Sun, the Wall Street Journal, Harper Collins, and MySpace. But Murdoch's great love has always been the newspaper business. Rupert Murdoch...
  • Sun website hacked, reports Murdoch dead July 19, 2011

    London: Computer hackers broke into the website of Rupert Murdoch's bestselling British tabloid and altered the front page to show a fake report about the media mogul's death. The hackers redirected visitors to the Twitter feed of hacker group Lulz Security, which came to prominence after several cyber assaults on the...
  • Kate has nightmare of being naked at wedding April 28, 2011

    London: Kate Middleton is having a recurring nightmare that she is nude in front of the marriage congregation, a media report said Wednesday. Kate's sister 27yearold Pippa, who is to be the maid of honour Friday, is in fits of hysterics, The Sun reported. The 29yearold has confessed to imagining herself...
  • Men spend two hours, women 15 minutes on porn April 22, 2011

    London: Young men enjoy watching pornography on the web for at least two hours a week, while women do so for 15 minutes on an average, say a survey. The study conducted over 1,000 individuals aged 1824 found, a quarter of young men fear they are watching too much pornography. One in...
  • Tiger may part with golf for family's sake December 11, 2009

    Washington: British tabloid The Sun newspaper has reported that ace golfer Tiger Wood's wife, Elin Nordegren is willing to give him another chance for his transgressions for the sake of their two children Twoyearold daughter Sam and newborn baby boy Charlie but it will come at a...
  • Boy Brit dad takes DNA test to prove he's the papa February 18, 2009

    London: A DNA test will be performed to determine if a 13yearold boy fathered a baby with his 15yearold girlfriend, his spokesman said on Monday. The test comes after a tabloid newspaper reported that other teenage boys have come forward claiming to be the father of the newborn baby girl. Spokesperson Max...
  • Brit dad is 13, mum is 15 and politician outraged February 13, 2009

    London: A leading British politician reacted with outrage after a 13yearold boy was found to have become a father after having a night's unprotected sex with a girl only two years his senior. Alfie Patten became a parent to Maisie Roxanne after his 15yearold girlfriend Chantelle Steadman gave birth four days...
  • Jacko sued for breach of contract November 18, 2008

    London: Troubled pop singer Michael Jackson is in the news once again for all the wrong reasons. The King of pop is being sued by an Arab Sheikh for 4.3 million pounds over a breach of contract. According to The Sun Prince Abdulla AlKhalif of Bahrain had signed a deal...
  • Bulls gore runners and break bones in Spain fest July 13, 2008

    Pampalona (Spain): A man was gored in the thigh and four other people suffered cuts and fractured bones on the sixth day of the annual Spanish bullrunning in the Spanish town of Pamplona, organisers said. They said a 26yearold Colombian man was gored in his left thigh and was taken to...
  • It's splitsville for Enrique, Anna May 30, 2007

    London: Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have become the latest celeb couple whose relationship has bitten the dust. The Spanish heartthrob admitted that he and ladylove of five years Anna had decided to end their relationship. Weve split. Im single now and its OK. I dont mind being single, The...