Tony Awards Nominations Announced

Tony Awards Nominations Announced

The surprise of the season, “An American in Paris,” and the sure thing, “Fun Home,” have come out neck and neck in the race for the 2015 Tony Awards, scoring an even dozen nominations apiece. “Something Rotten!” nabbed ten, while revival “The King and I̶



Orchard to Fund Indie TV Series 'The Jamz' From NYTV Festival Prods.

Orchard to Fund Indie TV Series 'The Jamz' From NYTV Festival Prods.

New York-based MCN the Orchard has cut a deal to fund production of its first TV series, “The Jamz,” a workplace comedy set at a Chicago radio station. The project is based on the 2014 New York Television Festival official selection of the same name. It marks the first production effort

Tony Nominations 2015 (FULL LIST)

Tony Nominations 2015 (FULL LIST)

The nominations for the 2015 Tony Awards have been announced. Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host the ceremony, which will be broadcast live from New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7th at 8 p.m. on CBS. Chenoweth is also nominated in the lead actress in a mu

Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near, despite international outrcy

Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near, despite international outrcy

Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.

Baltimore mayor under fire over 'destroy' remarks, response to riots

Baltimore mayor under fire over 'destroy' remarks, response to riots

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was under fire Tuesday morning for her response to the violence that has ripped apart her city and that came to a head Monday.

61.2m iPhone sales help Apple to yet another record quarter

61.2m iPhone sales help Apple to yet another record quarter

Apple has reported revenues of $58bn for the quarter ending March, marking yet another record trading period for the company. The big success was iPhone, which shipped 61.2m units in the period thanks very much to booming sales of both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China. In the same quar

Nepal PM Koirala: Quake death toll could reach 10,000

Nepal PM Koirala: Quake death toll could reach 10,000

Nepal's Prime Minister says the death toll from Saturday's devastating earthquake could reach ten-thousand.

Sushil Koirala has ordered intensified rescue efforts and asked for foreign supplies of tents and medicine. Meanwhile, a UN report shows that Nepal’s most intense earthquake ha

Stevens can be stronger - Griffiths

Stevens can be stronger - Griffiths

Ex-world champion Terry Griffiths hopes Matthew Stevens can return "a lot stronger" next season after a troubled period.

Wimbledon prize money rises by £120k

Wimbledon prize money rises by £120k

The 2015 Wimbledon singles champions will win £1.88m in prize money, an increase of £120,000 on last year.

It sounds like Warren Buffett might be taking it easy at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting this ...

It sounds like Warren Buffett might be taking it easy at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting this ...

The Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska this weekend.  And it sounds like Warren Buffett, the company's 84-year-old CEO, is going to be taking it a bit easier than in past year's at this weekend's meeting, the 50th anniversary edition.  A report from S

ScottHarrison published Keith Harris, ventriloquist behind Orville the duck, dies aged 67

ScottHarrison published Keith Harris, ventriloquist behind Orville the duck, dies aged 67

Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said. Robert C Kelly said Harris, whom he described as a "thoroughly decent man", was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and became ill again in January. He said: "I spoke to Keith most days

Dozens die in Afghanistan landslide

Dozens die in Afghanistan landslide

A massive landslide in a remote province in north-eastern Afghanistan has killed at least 52 people.

Rebels 'using rocket launchers'

Rebels 'using rocket launchers'

Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said.

Wimbledon prize money up again

Wimbledon prize money up again

Wimbledon bosses have defended boosting tournament prize money for the fourth year running to hand the singles winners £1.88m in 2015.

Retailers and brands set to benefit from the imminent royal birth

Retailers and brands set to benefit from the imminent royal birth

Retailers and brands that move quickly when the Duchess of Cambridge’s new baby is born are likely to make the most of an expected upturn in online searching and shopping for baby-related items. The eyes of many shoppers are expected to be firmly focused on the clothes the Duchess of (moreR

Municipalities should promote interculturalism

Municipalities should promote interculturalism

Accompanied by her husband, a woman goes to the library to borrow a book. When the librarian asks her for ID, her husband intervenes and takes out the woman's card from his pocket. Surprised, the city employee does not know how to react: should she tell the man she was talking to the woman or should

VIDEO: Video shows moment quake hit Tibet

VIDEO: Video shows moment quake hit Tibet

Footage of the moment a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the Himalayas has emerged - filmed by a survivor in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Pontypridd murder accused in court

Pontypridd murder accused in court

The man accused of murdering a woman whose body was found dismembered in a Pontypridd flat appears at crown court via video link.

School memorial for murdered teacher

School memorial for murdered teacher

A memorial is being held at a Leeds school to mark one year since the murder of a teacher by one of her pupils.

VIDEO: Cameron: Russell Brand is a joke

VIDEO: Cameron: Russell Brand is a joke

David Cameron has said he has not "got time to hang out with Russell Brand", after being asked if he was jealous of Ed Miliband's meeting with the comedian.

Nigel Farage 'bored with racist slurs'

Nigel Farage 'bored with racist slurs'

Nigel Farage says he is "really rather bored" with the media's "obsession" with depicting UKIP as a racist party.

Households 'to expect lower incomes'

Households 'to expect lower incomes'

In a withering analysis of the major parties' plans, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has concluded that households can expect lower incomes, whoever wins the election

Jury goes out in baby murder trial

Jury goes out in baby murder trial

The jury is sent out to deliberate in the trial of a man who denies murdering his five-week-old granddaughter.

Gay marriage remark 'misinterpreted'

Gay marriage remark 'misinterpreted'

A general election candidate says he is is sorry if a remark he made about gay marriage was misinterpreted.

Clegg outlines budget 'red line'

Clegg outlines budget 'red line'

The Liberal Democrats will not enter into another coalition government unless an emergency "stability budget" is held within 50 days of the 7 May election, Nick Clegg has said.

Rings cinematographer Lesnie dies

Andrew Lesnie, Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, has died at the age of 59.

Entertainer Keith Harris dies

Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.

Standard Chartered profits down

UK-based bank Standard Chartered posts a 22% fall in pre-tax profit for the first three months of the year.

US soldier 'killed by UK man's bomb'

A British man worked on a series of bombs which were planted in Iraq and led to the death of a US serviceman in 2007, a court hears.

UK economic growth slows to 0.3%

The rate of UK economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, marking the slowest quarterly growth for two years.

Burundi hit by fresh protests

Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.

Judgement day for Ashington pirate-hunter Nick Dunn

Lawyers for Nick Dunn will meet in the Supreme Court in India as a judge is expected to make his final decision about the case

Palestinian teenage boy die after being shot by Israeli forces in West Bank

A Palestinian teenager, who was shot by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, has died from his injuries.

Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian protesters in a village near the city of Jenin on Monday. The teenage boy was hurt after Israeli forces opened fire at the crowd. The vi

Queen No Longer Listed Amongst UK’s Richest People

Without question, the Queen of England is a very wealthy lady, but her financial worth is no longer great enough to land her a top 300 spot on the ‘rich list.’

Without question, the Queen of England is a very wealthy lady, but her financial worth is no longer great enough to land her

My Wedding Date is FIXED says Ranbir Kapoor

Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is in news for his relationship with actress Katrina Kaif, confesses that he is in love but there are no wedding plans as of now. However, he said that his wedding date was fixed six years back.

American Idle: Oilfield Equipment Heads to Auctions

As oil prices stay low and worker layoffs surpass 100,000, equipment used by the oil industry is starting to pile up at auctions, where it’s becoming a buyer’s market. Photo: Eric Kayne for The Wall Street Journal

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David Cameron: Russell Brand is a joke

After a picture emerged showing Labour leader Ed Miliband coming out of comedian Russell Brand's flat, Prime Minister David Cameron responds. Report by Fudgea. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Baltimore erupts in riots

Riots erupted in Baltimore protesting the circumstances surrounding the death of an African American man in police custardy. Report by Cordingleyj. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Modern day Packer could change world cricket

ALMOST 40 years after Kerry Packer changed cricket forever, a billionaire media mogul plans to set up a rebel league that will shake up the sport.

Baltimore ravaged by riots following funeral of Freddie Gray

Riots, which have torn up the US city of Baltimore, appear to be calming.

At least 27 people have been injured, including 15 police officers.

Violence erupted following the funeral of 25-year-old black man Freddie Gray, who died on April 19 after being injured in police custo

Tattooist faces jail, $110,000 fine

A BACKYARD tattooist on the Gold Coast has become the state’s first to be busted under new tattoo industry laws, and now faces fines of up to $110,000 and 18 months in jail.

Cody weighs into vaccination debate

TEENAGE pop singer Cody Simpson has shared his thoughts on the vaccination debate, in a short-lived tweet calling on Tony Abbott to scrap ‘controlling infant vaccination laws’.

Another 14 trainers banned for life

THE Queensland greyhound industry is on its knees tonight after another 14 trainers were banned for life for live baiting.

Who does Nick Clegg imagine kickboxing?

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg reveals who he imagines on the face of his kickboxing coach. The clue is he's from Labour. Report by Fudgea. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

'My legs are like jelly but I will fight'

SARAH Cafferkey’s mum has vowed to continue fighting for community safety, with the State Coroner agreeing to hold a three-day inquest into her daughter’s murder.

Masa kill accused a 'difficult' inmate

A MAN on remand on a charge of murdering Doncaster schoolgirl Masa Vukotic has been at times difficult and “unco-operative” while in jail, it has emerged.

He murdered partner for waking him up

A MAN who played drinking games before bludgeoning his partner to death when she woke him from a booze-induced coma found guilty of murder.

Maryland governor declares state of emergency amid heightened violence

The governor of the US state of Maryland has declared a state of emergency in the city of Baltimore. This, as clashes are underway between riot police and protesters outraged over the death of a black man while in police custody.
He made the remarks after clashes erupted following the funeral

Frustration grows for Canadians following Nepal earthquake

Canadians in Nepal and relatives of missing Canadian tourists are expressing frustration with Canada's response to Saturday's massive earthquake.

Burundi: Protests continue against President Nkurunziza

In Burundi, President Nkurunziza's plan to run for a third term stirs up a second day of unrest. Top activists say they've been roughed up by police and that several protesters have been killed by the ruling party's youth wing. Meanwhile, in Togo, following the presidential vote over the weekend,

Drones, dogs brought in to protect guacamole supply

On subtropical farmland in South Florida, researchers are doing battle with the deadly fungus, laurel wilt, which is spread by a tiny beetle and has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.

Pair who killed homeless man Harley Lawrence to be sentenced today

The two men who admitted to killing Harley Lawrence are to be sentenced today in Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Kentville.

8 Million Affected by Nepal Earthquake

The deadly earthquake in Nepal has affected around 8 million people across 39 of the country's 75 districts, according to estimates of the United Nations. According to the UN, 1.4 million are in need of food aid after the massive earthquake on Saturday. The death toll of the magnitude 7.8 earthqua