World’s most expensive dram was a fake

World’s most expensive dram was a fake
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe dram was bought for £7,600 A dram of vintage Scotch bought by a Chinese millionaire in a Swiss hotel bar for £7,600 was a fake, laboratory tests have concluded.Analysts from Scotland were called in by the Waldhaus Am See hotel in St Moritz after experts questioned the authenticity of the 2cl shot.It had been poured from an unopened bottle labelled as an 1878 Macallan single malt.It is believed to be

Tatler sorry for ‘fun in bed’ remark

Tatler sorry for ‘fun in bed’ remark
Image Copyright @daisylflewis @daisylflewis Report Report Responding to the caption on Friday, Lewis took to Twitter, using the hashtags #misogyny and #loudwomen and asking: "Does anyone at Tatler read the news?"It comes after the entertainment industry has been awash with allegations of sexual misconduct.You may also like Online anger over Priyanka Chopra's legs Sarah Hyland hits back over body shaming The smoking actress and a 'sexist double standard' Tatler's Little Black Book section profiles eligible 'singletons'.The British magazine, published

Sainsbury’s is setting up a record label

Sainsbury’s is setting up a record label
"I remember buying Dusty Springfield's Greatest Hits, the one with a striking high contrast black and white cover, at Woolworths in Croydon."I knew a few of the hits, but that was the first place I came across songs like Goin' Back and The Look Of Love, life-changing songs. "Those kind of compilations - where some of the songs are familiar, and the rest of the album is a revelation which can shape your tastes - I think are just

Bake Off finale watched by 7.3 million

Bake Off finale watched by 7.3 million
That saw an average 7.7 million tune in to see the events from the London Games. But the Bake Off ratings are lower than the 14 million who tuned in to BBC One in 2016 to see Candice Brown crowned champion. That figure rose to 15.9 million when those watching on catch up services were included. Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption Sophie Faldo said it was "surreal" to be crowned the winner There was a peak audience of

Harvey Weinstein May Have To Face The Rape Allegations In Court Next Month

Harvey Weinstein May Have To Face The Rape Allegations In Court Next Month
Harvey Weinstein's upcoming trial could be far worse than he ever imagined! The disgraced producer is set to go to court over a fraud claim from director David Frankel, who alleges Harvey agreed to a wide release of his 2014 film One Chance, only for him to not go through with it. David claims he's owed millions of dollars in damages since the movie wasn't released on the minimum number of screens they allegedly agreed upon in their contract.

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common close out their Obama Summit appearance with a freestyle

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common close out their Obama Summit appearance with a freestyle
Image: Matt Winkelmeyer;Charley Gallay/getty imagesThe Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago was a gathering of brilliant minds, but that doesn't mean there wasn't fun had, too.  The inaugural event went off without a hitch, and during a joint appearance at the Chicago’s National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture on Tuesday, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common both took the time to drop a little rhyme on the audience. SEE ALSO: Colin Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg, and more react to Eminem's heated anti-Trump freestyle

Why Hull fishwife is Maxine Peake’s hero

Why Hull fishwife is Maxine Peake’s hero
For their efforts, she and her fellow "headscarf revolutionaries" were met with disdain, misogyny and even death threats by some Hull men and trawler owners. She was blacklisted and never worked in the fishing industry again. But the campaign worked. The law was changed, and lives were undoubtedly saved. Image caption Prepare the Baftas: Maxine Peake in Three Girls Peake herself is near the top of the acting ladder, despite saying she's never taken the most obvious career opportunities.Her

Leith accidentally reveals Bake Off winner

Leith accidentally reveals Bake Off winner
Meet the Great British Bake Off finalists Channel 4's Bake Off risk has paid off Image copyright @PrueLeith She earlier said she had been confused by the time difference between the Asian country and the UK, thinking the final had already aired."The time difference is massive," she told the Press Association. "I thought that they got it six hours ago."Bhutan is six hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.In her now-deleted tweet, Leith said she "wanted to

Brit Marling makes Weinstein claims

Brit Marling makes Weinstein claims
Skip Twitter post by @britmarling I put pen to paper about my own experience in hopes that it would give myself + others solace, strength + contexthttps://t.co/C57GSsKBMC— brit marling (@britmarling) October 23, 2017 Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Allegations against Weinstein are subject to criminal investigations in three cities She praised all of the "courageous" women who have come forward to speak out against Weinstein in recent weeks. Marling said she believes it was the writer in her who

When satire becomes its own kind of whisper network

When satire becomes its own kind of whisper network
On a 2005 episode of "Family Guy," Seth Macfarlane made a joke that seemingly referenced Spacey's sexual misconduct.Image: al selb/los angeles times via getty images/pete pavorich pool/getty imagesThe first person to technically break the Kevin Spacey sexual misconduct story was a 1-year-old animated boy named Stewie. In a 2005 episode of Family Guy, Stewie runs through a giant crowd crying, "Help! I've escaped from Kevin Spacey's basement! Help me!" As a diaper-wearing fictional child, Stewie doesn't have enough credibility

Harvey Weinstein was kicked out of the Producers Guild of America for good

Harvey Weinstein was kicked out of the Producers Guild of America for good
Booted for good.Image: WireImageHarvey Weinstein was banned for life by the Producers Guild of America after a new round of sexual assault allegations. Following weeks of accusations against Weinstein, and his subsequent expulsion from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Guild's National Board of Directors "voted unanimously" to begin the process of terminating Weinstein's membership. SEE ALSO: Another actress describes in horrific detail alleged rape committed by Harvey Weinstein Now, the Guild has issued a lifetime

Blue Planet beats Strictly and X Factor

Blue Planet beats Strictly and X Factor
The X Factor returns with ratings low 22 things you need to know about Blue Planet II The verdict on Strictly's new head judge Shirley Ballas This weekend marked the first two live shows of this series for The X Factor - but Simon Cowell was absent from both.The judge was injured after falling down a staircase in his west London home on Friday. Image copyright PA Image caption simon Rimmer became the sixth contestant to leave Strictly Come

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women
Women are funny, duh.Image: Flickr, Gage SkidmoreJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. From SNL to Veep to Broad City, funny women are dominating everywhere you look. In fact, "Wise Gals" is now a category under the humor section on Barnes & Noble's website. There are literally countless books written by hilarious women that will make you laugh, cry, and listen to "Run the World" on repeat.  SEE ALSO:

The secrets behind Blue Planet II

The secrets behind Blue Planet II
Image copyright BBC NHU Image caption Sir David Attenborough defends use of clips shot in labs One segment of Blue Planet II includes close-up lab footage of coral bleaching, which producers said could only be filmed with lights and specialised cameras. How much of Blue Planet II is filmed in studios or other artificial environments?The overwhelming majority of Blue Planet II has been filmed in the wild. Blue Planet II is a natural history series, led by the latest

Turning a nightmare into pop music

Turning a nightmare into pop music
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEverything Everything perform Can't Do at BBC Music Introducing Live 2017 "There's a tide and it's coming in now," sings Jonathan Higgs on Night Of The Long Knives, the latest single from Everything Everything.The title refers to Hitler's bloody purge of the Nazi party in 1934, drawing a parallel to the rise of the right-wing politics in the last two years.Only Higgs isn't convinced that fascism will sweep everything in its

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?
In one of the most unusual episodes, Cumbrian MP and self-confessed "complete and utter pop music anorak" Tim Farron listened to NWA's Straight Outta Compton - a slightly edgier group than the Liberal Democrat party he once led in Westminster. The world's most dangerous group? Straight Outta Compton charts early days of NWA "I think there were some people who thought I was trying to be down with the kids, but I just thought there was a good story