American teenagers are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites, but taking steps to protect their privacy online, a study showed. More »Teens share more online, see privacy issues: study
An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest, expedition organisers said Wednesday. More »Indian is first female amputee to climb Everest
Venezuela's National Assembly approved a $79 million credit to import toilet paper and other personal hygiene products to relieve shortages in the petroleum-rich state. More »Venezuela moves to relieve toilet paper shortage
"Girl with a Pearl Earring" director Peter Webber is set to direct the adaptation of Rose Tremain's highly acclaimed novel, THE COLOUR, with Tremain writing the screenplay from her own novel. The film has been developed by producer Ray Marshall's Festival Films and will be co-produced with New Zealand producer Tim Coddington's Nukuhau Films as an official NZ/UK co-production. Set in the New Zealand gold rush in the 1860's, THE COLOUR charts the fortunes of newly-married immigrants Joseph and Harriet Blackstone, who have travelled to New Zealand with Joseph's widowed mother. ... More »Peter Webber direct The Colour
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