Speaking to TV critics Saturday at a bi-annual panel, Moffat said he and co-executive producer, Mark Gatiss, are game to keep going. In fact, Moffat would embrace a more mature Sherlock and Watson. "We've never said it's a Christmas special," said Moffat's wife and "Sherlock" producer Sue Vertue.
The 4 1/2-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form. Hirohito's "jewel voice" â muffled and nearly inaudible due to poor sound quality â was broadcast on Aug. 15, 1945, announcing Japan's surrender. In it, the emperor's voice appears clearer, slightly higher and more intense, but, Japanese today would still have trouble understanding the arcane language used by Hirohito.
People living in Edmonton's Pleasantview community say they warned the city that a new traffic calming measure in their neighbourhood would cause car chaos, but the plan went ahead anyway. "It was taken into consideration.
A rally and march organized by three sisters who were stopped by a police officer for biking topless a week ago was held Saturday in Waterloo, Ont. Dozens of topless women â and men â attended the trio's "Bare With Us" rally at Waterloo Town Square, meant to educate the public about women's right to be topless if they so choose. Juno-nominated musician Alysha Brilla says she and her sisters were not wearing shirts while cycling in Kitchener, Ont., on July 24 when a male officer drove up beside them and told them to cover up because it is the law.
Hospice Care Ottawa is asking for more money to provide end-of-life care to more people in the city's west end. The organization, which manages 19 beds in central Ottawa, is extending a fundraising campaign that has already raised $6 million to expand the Ruddy Shenkman Hospice in Kanata. "Now's the time to add to it, rather than wait and try to do a renovation," said Lisa Sullivan, executive director of Hospice Care Ottawa, a non-profit organization that offers end-of-life and palliativeÂ care, services and programs at no cost to Ottawa residents.
A new store in Charlottetown isn't planning on making any money, and that's fine by the owners who just want to give low income women a hand up. First Impressions isn't your average clothing shop, asÂ you won't find any price tags. Instead, they're giving away the clothing to women in need who are trying to find jobs.
One man is dead and another has been charged with murder after an overnight stabbing in Mississauga. Peel Regional Police say they received a call at 1:30 a.m. reporting a man not breathing at an apartment building on Roche Court, near Erin Mills Parkway and Queen Elizabeth Way in the southwest part of the city. Police have identified the victim as Wayne Croft, 46, of Mississauga.
Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions. Athens is now in talks with the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund to secure up to 86 billion euros ($94.48 billion) in bailout aid. Avgi newspaper, which is close to the leftist Syriza government, said Greek authorities expected to conclude talks with lenders by mid-August.
The City of Montreal is hoping that an upcoming archeological dig will unearth some old secrets, including artifacts from a former convent and 18th century prison whose ruins lie under city hall. The elegant limestone building that currently houses city hall sits on a site that was once home to a Jesuit convent, which was seized by the Crown after the 1763 conquest of New France and transformed into a jail around 1768. Earlier this week the City of Montreal put out a call for bidders for archeological services at Place Vauquelin, the square in front of city hall.