Germany arrests suspected Islamist in intelligence agency

A German citizen employed by Germanys domestic intelligence agency has been arrested on accusations that he made Islamist declarations on the internet and revealed internal agency material, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told reporters on Wednesday November 30. 2 days ago

Bob Geldof blasts Zac Goldsmith as failure in supportive rant for Lib Dems

Musician Bob Geldof pledged his support for the Liberal Democrat candidate Sarah Olney in the Richmond Park by-election contest, after branding his friend Zac Goldsmith a political failure. In a video posted online the firebrand rockstar and philanthropist called on people to support the Lib Dems as part of the fight back against the government. 2 days ago

Castros ashes travel to birthplace of Cuban Revolution

Tens of thousands of people are expected to line the route of a procession carrying Fidel Castros ashes as they make their journey from Havana to Santiago de Cuba, where the first shots in the Cuban Revolution, led by Castro, were fired. Yesterday President Raul Castro led the memorial for his brother, attended by leaders from all over Africa and South America. 2 days ago

Aaron Eckhart on fanboying over Tom Hanks and filming the water landing in Sully

Based on the 2009 real-life event and the memoir, Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters, upcoming biopic Sully explores the quick-thinking of Captain Chesley Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) and his co-pilot Jeff Skiles (Aaron Eckhart) when they water landed the malfunctioning US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River. All 155 passengers and crew aboard survived the incident thanks to Sullenberger and his co-pilot Jeff Skiles calm and pragmatic quick-thinking. In an exclsuive interview with IBTimes UK, Eckhart joked how hed rather actually crash planes in movies so that it felt more realistic. Also starring Mike OMalley and Laura Linney, Sully: Miracle On The Hudson is released in UK cinemas on Friday 2 December. 2 days ago