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Real-life Barbie and Ken dolls, Valeria Lukyanova and Justin Jedlica, met for the first time, but it wasn't love at first sight

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Real-life Barbie and Ken dolls, Valeria Lukyanova and Justin Jedlica, met for the first time, but it wasn’t love at first sight. Valeria Lukyanova, 23, who sports long peroxide blonde hair, a miniscule waist and large bust, flew from her home town in the Ukraine to New York to meet silicone-pumped Justin Jedlica, 32, for an upcoming episode of Inside Edition. But Valeria Lukyanova didn̵...

Valeria Lukyanova has sparked international controversy by turning herself into a human doll using plastic surgery and thick layers of dramatic make-u

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Valeria Lukyanova has sparked international controversy by turning herself into a human doll using plastic surgery and thick layers of dramatic make-up, confessing she wishes to be considered “the most perfect woman on the internet”. Ukraine’s Valeria Lukyanova, 23, believes she has become a living, breathing Barbie, something she sees as the ultimate embodiment of perfection. Vice.com docu...

Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has become a viral phenomenon, but her appearance looking much more human in a recent video has cast doubt on her claims that she uses no PhotoShop in her shoots

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Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova has become a viral phenomenon, but her appearance looking much more human in a recent video has cast doubt on her claims that she uses no PhotoShop in her shoots. The website TheDirty.com has posted new videos that show Valeria Lukyanova looking drastically different than she does in still images. The site’s founder, Nik Richie, has dubbed her the “Michael Ja...

Valeria Lukyanova and Olga Oleynik

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Real life Barbie Valeria Lukyanova caused an internet sensation – but also deep concern – when her cosmetically-enhanced looks turned her into a living doll. Now she is joined by 24-year-old “Dominica” – real name Olga Oleynik – who also owes her shape and image to the surgeon’s knife. “We met on the internet five years ago,” said Valeria Lukyanova, explaining that b...

Valeria Lukyonova is making waves in the US for her cosmetically-enhanced Barbie looks that have turned her into a living doll

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Valeria Lukyonova, a Ukrainian model, is making waves in the US, not for her natural good looks however, but for her cosmetically-enhanced Barbie looks that have turned her into a living doll. Valeria Lukyonova, 21, became an internet sensation after a video was released about the epic plastic surgery procedures she allegedly underwent to transform into a real-life Mattel doll. Now Valeria Lukyon...

Attorney General Eric Holder is reportedly staying on in his position for at least another year past President Barack Obama's first term

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US Attorney General Eric Holder is reportedly staying on in his position for at least another year past President Barack Obama’s first term, according to Fox News. Barack Obama had previously asked Eric Holder to continue in his role beyond January and Holder accepted his request, but they did not specify a timeline, the Wall Street Journal had reported earlier. There was some uncertainty a...

Pope Benedict XVI, German president, Christian Wulff, and his wife Bettina at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin

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...Church is a net of the Lord that pulls in good fish and bad fish. We have to learn to live with the scandals and work against the scandals from inside the great net of the Church.” Groups of Catholics who are demanding reform of the Church will also use the visit to express their views. Sigrid Grabmeier, a spokeswoman of Catholic reform group Wir Sind Kirche (We are Church), said she had mi...

Paolo Gabriele has been moved to a Vatican cell to serve the rest of his sentence

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Paolo Gabriele, Pope Benedict’s former butler, found guilty of stealing papal documents, has been moved to a Vatican cell to serve the rest of his sentence. Paolo Gabriele was given an 18-month prison sentence earlier this month. He admitted passing documents to a journalist, but said he did it out of love for the Church and the Pope. The Vatican secretary of state’s office has left o...

The New York Times has been blocked inside China after it published an investigation into wealth accumulated by relatives of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

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The New York Times has announced that access to its website is being blocked inside China after it published an investigation into wealth accumulated by relatives of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. In its report, the New York Times said Wen Jiabao’s family members “have controlled assets worth at least $2.7 billion”. Holdings included property, insurance and construction firms, it s...

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Pietro Parolin as new secretary of state

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Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Pietro Parolin as new secretary of state. The move is seen as the Pope’s most significant appointment since he became leader of the Catholic Church in March. Archbishop Pietro Parolin, a 58-year-old Vatican diplomat, replaced Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, 79, who is retiring. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, appointed by Francis’ predecessor Pope Benedict, had b...

Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen has denied taking performance-enhancing drugs, after smashing a world record at the London Olympics

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Chinese Olympic swimmer Ye Shiwen has denied taking performance-enhancing drugs, after smashing a world record at the London Olympics. Ye Shiwen, 16, won gold in the 400 m individual medley after breaking her personal best by at least five seconds. She swam the last 50 m quicker than the men’s champion, prompting leading US coach John Leonard to describe her performance as “disturbing...

Pope Francis prepares to tackle some of the Catholic Church's major problems and he starts with the Vatican Bank, which has been accused of laundering money

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Pope Francis prepares to tackle some of the Catholic Church’s major problems and he starts with the Vatican Bank, which has been accused of laundering money. The pontiff is starting with the bank as he plans to reform the Church into a model of austerity and honesty. Pope Francis has spent the first weeks of his papacy officiating at services and demonstrating how true servants of God shoul...

Monsignor Nunzio Scarano has been arrested in connection with an inquiry into the Vatican bank scandal over allegations of corruption and fraud

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Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, a senior Italian cleric, has been arrested in connection with an inquiry into the Vatican bank scandal over allegations of corruption and fraud. Monsignor Nunzio Scarano works in the Vatican’s financial administration. A secret service agent and a financial broker have also been arrested. They are suspected of trying to move 20 million euros illegally into Italy. P...

Lai Changxing was accused of bribing officials and smuggling goods including cars, cigarettes and oil in one of China's biggest political scandals

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Chinese media reports that Lai Changxing has been jailed for life for running a multi-billion dollar smuggling ring. Xinhua news agency said Lai Changxing, 53, extradited from Canada, was convicted and sentenced by a Fujian court. Lai Changxing was accused of bribing officials and smuggling goods including cars, cigarettes and oil in one of China’s biggest political scandals. He fled to Can...

Olympus ex-chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa and six of its executives have been charged by Tokyo prosecutors in connection with a $1.7 billion accounting cover-up

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Olympus ex-chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa and six of its executives have been charged by Tokyo prosecutors in connection with a $1.7 billion accounting cover-up. Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, executive vice-president Hisashi Mori and former auditor Hideo Yamada are among those charged with falsifying securities reports, according to Reuters and Bloomberg news agencies. Olympus ex-chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa and...

CY Leung is the newly elected leader of Hong Kong after an unusually turbulent campaign

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CY Leung is the newly elected leader of Hong Kong after an unusually turbulent campaign. Self-made businessman CY Leung, 57, was elected by a committee of 1,200 business leaders and other influential citizens, mostly loyal to Beijing. The Chinese government switched its support to CY Leung late in the campaign after a string of scandals rocked early frontrunner Henry Tang. Hundreds of pro-democra...

Carla Bruni will start singing live again after Nicolas Sarkozy lost presidential election

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy will start singing live again and is planning to release a new album of songs in the autumn, her promoter confirmed today. There are even rumors of France’s outgoing First Lady starring in a new biopic about her family history. News of Carla Bruni’s desire to revive her showbiz career came as her husband, Nicolas Sarkozy, was pictured at his first public engagement since losin...

A state of emergency has been declared around the stricken Costa Concordia after an unidentified liquid began to leak from the ship

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Francesco Schettino, the Costa Concordia’s captain did abandon ship “half an hour” before hundreds of his passengers, it emerged this morning via a transcript of a conversation between him and the local coastguard. Captain Francesco Schettino, 52, who will be questioned today by investigating magistrate Valeria Montesarchio, lied to the Captain of the Port of Livorno’s Coastguard when...

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatbsy, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival

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This year’s Cannes Film Festival will see in competition Only God Forgives, the second film from Drive partnership Ryan Gosling and Nicolas Winding Refn and Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra. Other films in the running for the coveted Palme d’Or include Roman Polanski’s Venus In Fur and Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel and Ethan Coen. Steven Spielberg is...

Usain Bolt regained his 100 m world title and won a fourth individual World Championships gold in Moscow

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Usain Bolt regained his 100 m world title and won a fourth individual World Championships gold with a season’s best of 9.77 seconds in Moscow. In heavy rain, the 26-year-old Jamaican made amends for his false start in Daegu two years ago and further cemented his status as the greatest sprinter in history. The six-time Olympic champion overtook Justin Gatlin in the final stages, forcing the...

Pope Francis has urged Christians and Muslims to work together to promote mutual respect

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In his Eid message, Pope Francis has urged Christians and Muslims to work together to promote mutual respect, particularly by educating new generations of believers. The pontiff greeted Muslims around the world during his Sunday blessing of pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square in Rome. Pope Francis has urged Christians and Muslims to work together to promote mutual respect Pope Francis s...

Pope Benedict announced his shock resignation in February and became the first pontiff to step down in 600 years

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Pope Emeritus Benedict has said he resigned after God told him during what he called a “mystical experience”, a Catholic news agency reported. Pope Benedict announced his shock resignation in February and became the first pontiff to step down in 600 years. “God told me to do it,” the Zenith agency quoted Benedict as saying to a visitor to the convent in the Vatican gardens where he is living out...

Dumex allegedly paid doctors and nurses in the northern city of Tianjin to promote its baby formula products

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Dumex – Danone baby food unit – said it is investigating claims the company bribed hospital staff in China to use its products. According to China Central Television, Dumex allegedly paid doctors and nurses in the northern city of Tianjin to promote its baby formula products. The report, which cited an unidentified former sales manager, comes amid an anti-corruption drive by Beijing....

A report in Chinese newspaper 21st Century Business Herald has alleged that Nutricia, maker of KariCare milk formula, bribed doctors to boost sales

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Danone food unit Nutricia has started an internal investigation into bribery claims in China. A report in Chinese newspaper 21st Century Business Herald has alleged that Nutricia, maker of KariCare milk formula, bribed doctors to boost sales. The report, which cited an unidentified person, claimed that the unit gave gifts and travel subsidies to more than 100 doctors in 14 hospitals in Beijing. T...

The IRS has faced angry opposition from conservatives since it admitted in May that it subjected tea party groups to more intense screening than it applied to other applicants for tax-exempt status

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A current Internal Revenue Service employee revealed during a closed-door interview with congressional staffers that the agency is still subjecting Tea Party groups with a level of scrutiny that it doesn’t apply to other applicants for nonprofit tax exempt status. The news comes three months after the IRS was forced to admit it targeted conservative organizations with special screening base...