• Generation Game to be brought back with Mel and Sue

    Former Great British Bake Off hosts Mel and Sue are to host the return of BBC classic show The Generation Game. It has been commissioned for an initial four-episode run, although a launch date has yet to be set. "It's a cuddly toy, it's a toaster, it's a circular power saw, no it's Mel and Sue doing the Generation Game! We can't believe it, we are so excited!" the hosts said. The new show will combine aspects of the original series with new games. Perkins had hinted earlier this month on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs that the presenting duo might reunite for another TV project soon, after quitting The Great British Bake Off last year when the BBC lost the rights to Channel 4. "I'm very hopeful

  • 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper concert

    (CNN)More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said. Hartford Police officers made 50 underage drinking "referrals" at the event Friday night, Deputy Chief Brian Foley tweeted. He described it as a "busy night, saying most patients were underage concertgoers who suffered severe alcohol intoxication. "Additional steps will have to be taken to address these issues at these concerts," he said. The three-time Grammy Award winner was part of the lineup during Hot 93.7's Hot Jam concert at Xfinity Theatre in Hartford. Foley told the Hartford Courant that 90 people hospitalized is more than the average on a regular night.

  • Marvel: Everything it unleashed at Comic-Con

    The Marvel panel at Comic-Con is traditionally one of the biggest events of the convention and this year was no exception. Despite a lot of news coming out of Disney's D23 last week, the studio still saved some of the big guns for San Diego. Fans were sent into meltdown as they were bombarded with announcements and sneak peeks during the 90-minute session, as stars across the Marvel universe attended to support their films. Here's everything that was revealed. Michelle Pfeiffer will play Wasp in Ant-Man and The Wasp The former Catwoman will join Paul Rudd and play Janet Van Dyne - the original Wasp and first wife of original Ant-Man Dr Henry Pym - played by Michael Douglas - and mother to Hope

  • Where they see in black, white and grey

    Belgian photographer Sanne de Wilde is fascinated by the colourblind people of the Pacific island of Pingelap. A significant proportion of residents suffer from achromatopsy - total colourblindness. It's thought that in 1780 the population was all but wiped out by a tsunami. As few as 20 people survived, one of whom was the king, who was believed to have had a genetic fault that caused colour-blindness, and which was passed on to his descendants. Sanne de Wilde's images are in a new photobook, The Island of the Colorblind.

  • Ben Affleck addresses Batman rumors

    (CNN)Ben Affleck says he is still firmly on Team Batman, despite reports that his days as the masked hero might be numbered. "Let me be very clear: I am the luckiest guy in the world," Affleck told the crowd at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. "Batman is the coolest part in any universe - DC, Marvel. Affleck's comments came after The Hollywood Reporter published a story on Friday that called into question the actor's future in the role.

  • Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Season 2 trailer is full of thrills

    (CNN)The gang on "Stranger Things" may have rescued their friend from the Upside Down in Season 1. But the lives of the people of Hawkins, Indiana, are anything but right-side up when the new season begins.

  • Beyonce Madame Tussauds controversy: Waxworks over the years

    Madame Tussauds has changed its controversial waxwork of Beyonce after social media users complained that it made her more light skinned. BBC News takes a look at the various Beyonce waxworks that have been placed in Madame Tussauds attractions all over the world.