Miley Cyrus Awarded Teen Leadership Prize

Miley Cyrus has been honored for her positive influence on the youth — just a month after teens themselves voted her Hollywood’s “Worst Influence on Young Women” for the second year running in an AOL poll. The 18-year-old — whose wild public antics have left her estranged from her famous father, Billy Ray — was

Anne Hathaway to co-host Nobel peace prize gig

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will join Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington to host this year”s Nobel peace prize concert in Norway. Among those who will perform at the Oslo event on 11 December – one day after the prize-giving ceremony – is Barry Manilow, Elvis Costello and Jamiroquai, reports the BBC. AR Rahman, Florence and the

Howard Jacobson wins Man Booker Prize for ‘The Finkler Question’

Author and columnist Howard Jacobson has been honoured with Man Booker Prize for his comic novel ‘The Finkler Question’. Jacobson, who beat contenders including double winner Peter Carey, received the 50,000 pounds prize at London”s Guildhall. Chair of judges, Sir Andrew Motion, described the 68-year-old author”s book as “very funny, of course, but also very