Jerry Lewis: Will his infamous ‘lost’ film ever be seen?

Jerry Lewis: Will his infamous ‘lost’ film ever be seen?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lewis shot The Day the Clown Cried in France and Sweden in 1972 The death of US comedy legend Jerry Lewis has prompted renewed interest in his notorious “lost film”, The Day the Clown Cried. The unreleased movie follows a clown who is sent to a concentration camp and […]

US-South Korea set for divisive military drills

US-South Korea set for divisive military drills

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Foal Eagle, held earlier this year, saw US and South Korean troops practice a beach landing The US and South Korea are conducting annual military drills which consistently infuriate Pyongyang, despite appeals to halt the exercise. Last week North Korea appeared to back down from a threat to send […]

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore

Image copyright Malaysian Navy Chief Image caption The Malaysian Navy chief has tweeted a picture appearing to show the US vessel with a hole on its port side Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore, the US Navy says. […]

Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Image copyright Reuters Image caption In later life, Jerry Lewis courted controversy with comments on race and politics Entertainer Jerry Lewis, one of Hollywood’s most successful comedians, has died aged 91. A family statement said he died of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas on Sunday morning. Lewis’s 10-year partnership with Dean Martin […]

Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Media captionThe BBC’s Joel Gunter: “Tensions remain high” Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters have opposed the “Free Speech” rally in the US city of Boston that featured right-wing speakers. The rally on Boston Common, which attracted only a small crowd, disbanded early and the participants were escorted out by police. The organisers had said […]

Boston march against alt-right rally draws thousands

Boston march against alt-right rally draws thousands

Media captionCrowds march to Boston Common to confront the “free speech” rally Thousands of anti-racism protesters are converging on a “Free Speech Rally” in the US city of Boston that features far-right speakers. They have surrounded a fenced-off area on Boston Common, where the rally is taking place, and are being held back by police […]

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump reportedly grew weary of Mr Bannon taking credit Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president’s opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website Breitbart News, said he would […]

Boston braces for rival protests week after Charlottesville

Boston braces for rival protests week after Charlottesville

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, left, with other officers along barricades on the Boston Common Officials in Boston, Massachusetts, are bracing for possible confrontations as rival protests converge on the city centre on Saturday. The organisers of the conservative “Free Speech Rally” said they would not offer a platform […]

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Image copyright Getty Images White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, a right-wing […]

Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Image copyright Handout Image caption The couple took this photo in Barcelona about an hour before the attack An American honeymooner who died in Thursday’s Barcelona terror attacks has been identified by his family. The father of the victim, 43-year-old Jared Tucker, told US media his son’s wife of only one year had identified his […]