First world problems: Justin Bieber and Psy’s Gangnam Style among the 50 … – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphFirst world problems: Justin Bieber and Psy’s Gangnam Style among the 50 things we hate about modern life. Living in the hyper-digitalised year of 2014, it seems, is about…

Justin Bieber: I’m still human – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphThe pop heartthrob has been in the headlines in recent months as a result of his run-ins with the law, and appeared to address the controversy surrounding him on…

Modest condo, port town: prosaic end to Mexican kingpin’s reign – Reuters

ReutersMAZATLAN, Mexico (Reuters) – He was once on Forbes magazine’s billionaires list, but after more than a decade on the run, Mexico’s most wanted drug lord Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman was…

Scotland could join EU 18 months after independence vote, says Sturgeon – The Guardian

The GuardianScotland can become independent from the UK legally and become a member of the European Union within 18 months of voting for independence in March 2016, the Scottish deputy…

Ukraine Opposition ‘Ready’ to Vacate Kyiv City Hall – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaOpposition leaders in Ukraine say protesters are ready to vacate the Kyiv city hall they have occupied for more than two months. But head of the nationalist Svoboda…

Khloe Kardashian defends Kendall Jenner’s braless catwalk – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe protective older sis took to Twitter to defend the 18-year-old model, who walked in the Marc Jacobs show Thursday during New York Fashion in a sheer…

‘About Last Night’: Raucous, relatable and appealing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAt least one out of this week’s trio of reboot releases is worth watching: About Last Night is frisky fun made all the more entertaining because of the potent…

Drake Bashes Rolling Stone for Replacing Him on Cover… – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comAnother example of why it’s good to think before tweeting: Drake lashed out at Rolling Stone on Twitter today, upset because the magazine replaced his cover image … with one…

Prince arrives in London for tour – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphBritish singer Lianne, 24, joined Prince at his Paisley Park Studio in Minneapolis last year and on hearing that he would be touring in 2014, jokingly invited him to…

Revenue surge for Facebook over hike in ad sales – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook’s total advertising revenue in the final quarter of 2013, a sign that the social network, born a decade ago in…

Iraq forces free hostages as January toll tops 900 – AFP

AFPBaghdad — Iraqi forces ended a hostage-taking at a Baghdad government building killing four militants on Thursday, as nationwide violence took January’s death toll past 900 with elections looming. The…

Justin Bieber pal Khalil had blood alcohol level of zero: report – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJustin Bieber and his drag-racing buddy, aspiring R&B singer Khalil, may not have been under the influence of alcohol when they were busted Thursday. Bieber’s blood alcohol…

I am Malala, not at home – The Hindu

The HinduA controversy erupted on Tuesday over teenage activist Malala Yousafzai’s bestselling book I am Malala. when the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government stopped the University of Peshawar from holding a…

Tiger Woods set for return to scene of success – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphLA JOLLA, CA – JANUARY 22: Tiger Woods is interviewed in the media center after his the Pro-Am round for the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course…

New Zealand quake fells airport Hobbit eagle sculpture – BBC News

BBC NewsPeople in the city of Wellington have described the moment a 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand’s North Island. The quake struck 38km (24 miles) north-east of Masterton at…

12 Years a Slave designer talks costumes – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphTM & copyright 20th Century Fox No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only No Book or TV usage without prior permission from Rex. Mandatory Credit: Photo by c.FoxSearch/Everett/REX (3369518v) Lupita Nyong’o…

Justin Bieber investigated over neighbourhood egging – BBC News

BBC NewsPolice in the US are investigating Justin Bieber after he was accused of throwing eggs at a neighbours house. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore says the singer…

Hobbit beats Wolf at US Box Office – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has spent a third week on top of the US box office despite festive competition from The Wolf Of Wall Street. Starring Sherlock…

Haass steps up pressure on Northern Ireland talks – Scotsman

ScotsmanFINAL agreement on dealing with Northern Ireland’s troubled past, parades and flags must be struck by tomorrow, the independent chair of all-party talks has said. Measures intended to ease months…

Peace envoy back in Belfast for 2nd round of talks – WRAL.com

WRAL.comLONDON — American envoy Richard Haass has returned to Belfast for a second attempt to quell simmering disputes which have periodically erupted into violence across Northern Ireland. Haass, a former…

Five things Britney Spears wants you to know about herself – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJust who is Britney Spears? She’s the pop superstar whose shiny, sexy image cracked and fell away before our very eyes and was replaced with a disheveled tabloid casualty.…

Paul Rudd to play Ant-Man in new film – BBC News

BBC NewsPaul Rudd will star as Ant-Man, the latest Marvel comic book hero to get the big screen treatment. The Anchorman 2 and Knocked Up star will play bio-chemist Dr…

Jennifer Lawrence: weight comments ‘should be illegal’ – BBC News

BBC NewsActress Jennifer Lawrence has said she thinks “it should be illegal to call someone fat on TV”, after red carpet criticism of her own figure. Speaking to US host…

Syrian airstrikes pummel rebel areas – Businessweek

BusinessweekBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government aircraft pounded opposition areas in the northern city of Aleppo and near the southern border with Jordan on Monday, a day after airstrikes killed at…

CCTV footage Yemen suicide attack released – The Independent

The IndependentYemeni officials have released CCTV of a militant attack that killed 52 people and left 167 wounded. The attack on the attack on the Yemeni Defence compound on December…

Susan Sarandon wishes she had stripped for Playboy – Toronto Sun

Toronto Sunsarandon-playboy Susan Sarandon fears she has missed her chance to go nude for Hugh Hefner’s Playboy for good after repeatedly turning down requests from magazine editors. REUTERS/Fred Prouser. Tweet.…

Lady Gaga unveils dolls in Japannew – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphThe Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s may be over for another year, but the Belfast Telegraph — official media partner to the event — is proud to announce…

Kate Middleton Nude Photo Scandal Hot Again: Se Og Hor Weighs In

Kate Middleton Nude Photo Scandal Hot Again… Nothing like the Kate Middleton Nude Photo Scandal to send your Clicky.com web traffic meter in the uptick position it’s in now. From…

Martin Lewis Sells MoneySavingExpert.com Website For £87 Million Or $133 Million

Martin Lewis Sells MoneySavingExpert.com For £87 Million? If you’re reading this and in America, you’re wondering first, who is Martin Lewis, second why is his website worth £87 Million, and…

Did The Groundhog See His Shadow? Yes. But Not In Georgia

Today is Groundhog’s Day. The annual event where the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil rises from his hole in the morning in Pennsylvania. And, as the website for the popular critter…