As the developing world becomes more affluent, many of the newly rich are wanting to have butlers and other personal servants. The gold standard for those personal servants is butlers trained in the United Kingdom, which has created a demand that far outstrips supply.
Alan Cumming has played all manner of characters over the length of his career. In his latest role, he plays a number of characters in one single performance, a new Broadway adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Two men are in custody, accused of hacking British solider Lee Rigby to death on the streets of London. As law enforcement try to make sense of the brutal attack, being referred to as a terrorist attack, Londoners are trying to get life back to normal.
Increases in prices for natural resources and advances in technology have conspired to make deep sea mining a commercially viable endeavor. But the prospect of large undersea vacuums sucking up minerals and animals at the same time has some environmentalists more than a little concerned.
Mark Schneider is a big deal among the war re-enactor set. He's often tapped to play the role of Napoleon, and he's in the running to play Napoleon in the biggest re-enactment in years: the 200th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo.
A warming climate is likely to mean rising rainfall totals in part of the world -- which could lead to flooding. But scientists in the United Kingdom are hoping to ameliorate that somewhat, by producing a new kind of grass that helps the soil absorb more water.
Americans got used to seeing the "I am a Mormon" ads during the last presidential campaign. But now, Brits are being introduced them as well, as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints responds to the British debut of the hit play, The Book of Mormon.
When it comes to accents, they paint a picture in people's mind. And they can make or break the character. That's born out in real life and on the silver screen. Renée Zellweger was widely praised for her English accent in Bridget Jones’s Diary -- and Radovan Karadžić managed to evade authorities for years, in part through a fake accent.
Dubai has become renowned for its thoroughbred breeding prowess. But that prowess was challenged recently when an investigation discovered steroid use among 11 horses that are owned by Dubai ruler and United Arab Emirates prime minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Jessie Ware has been a popular singer in the United Kingdom, coming out of the same community that produced Adele and Florence Welch. Ware's bringing her newest album to the United States finally, with a debut this week.