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Rappers in Paris airport brawl to remain in custody for a month

Posted by on 04/08/2018
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Rappers in Paris airport brawl to remain in custody for a month

Rappers in Paris airport brawl to remain in custody for a month

Two of France’s biggest rap stars were on Friday ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport. The beef between Booba and Kaaris at Orly airport kicked off on Wednesday in a departures hall packed with holidaymakers, […]

Canada’s Zombie Boy dead of apparent suicide at 32

Posted by on 04/08/2018
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Canada’s Zombie Boy dead of apparent suicide at 32

Canada’s Zombie Boy dead of apparent suicide at 32

Canadian model and artist Zombie Boy-who was found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in Montreal-used his head-to-toe tattoos to earn international notice, from the catwalks of Paris to a video for pop superstar Lady Gaga. Zombie Boy, whose real name was Rick Genest, died this week in his hometown of Montreal, his […]

Kidman, Theron to star in film on harassment at Fox News

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Kidman, Theron to star in film on harassment at Fox News

Kidman, Theron to star in film on harassment at Fox News

Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron are to lead an all-star cast in a new movie about former Fox News hosts Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly, who spoke up about sexual harassment at the network before the #MeToo movement kicked off. Kidman is to play Carlson, the Stanford and Oxford-educated former Miss America and prominent Fox […]

Vivendi says wants to sell 50% of Universal Music Group

Posted by on 31/07/2018
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Vivendi says wants to sell 50% of Universal Music Group

Vivendi says wants to sell 50% of Universal Music Group

French media group Vivendi said Monday it plans to sell up to 50 percent of Universal Music Group as it reported a drop in net earnings. As revenue dipped 1.4 percent at the music label to 2.6 billion euros ($3.0 billion), Vivendi’s management team told the company’s board of directors that an initial public offering […]

Lindsay Lohan to make US TV comeback in MTV reality series

Posted by on 31/07/2018
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Lindsay Lohan to make US TV comeback in MTV reality series

Lindsay Lohan to make US TV comeback in MTV reality series

Lindsay Lohan, whose promising movie career crashed in a string of legal woes and substance abuse, is returning to US television in a reality series about her night club ventures in Greece. MTV said on Monday that “Lohan Beach Club” will follow the actress as she works to expand a recently launched nightclub and restaurant […]

Sharjah students ‘recreate’ Raphaelite masterpiece

Posted by on 30/07/2018
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Sharjah students ‘recreate’ Raphaelite masterpiece

Sharjah students ‘recreate’ Raphaelite masterpiece

  In a rare artistic ensemble, a group of students from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) recreated a masterpiece of the era of European Renaissance-‘Raphael’s School of Athens.’ The group gathered 61 students and the Faculty of the Architecture department including founder of AUS Prof Martin Giesen and Dean Varkki. They dressed up in […]

Better with age? Cruise’s latest ‘Impossible’ tops box office

Posted by on 30/07/2018
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Better with age? Cruise’s latest ‘Impossible’ tops box office

Better with age? Cruise’s latest ‘Impossible’ tops box office

Improbable? Maybe, but “Mission Impossible-Fallout,” the sixth and latest stunt-filled edition of the Tom Cruise action franchise has topped the weekend box office in North America, outperforming the five earlier “Impossibles.” The Paramount/Skydance production took in an estimated $61.5 million for the three-day weekend, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations, more than quadrupling the $15 […]

‘Nico, 1988’: Movie for muse who couldn’t shake her fame

Posted by on 29/07/2018
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‘Nico, 1988’: Movie for muse who couldn’t shake her fame

‘Nico, 1988’: Movie for muse who couldn’t shake her fame

At her 1960s peak, the German vocalist Nico was “Lou Reed’s femme fatale,” a glamorous superstar whose name was plastered across one of the most influential records of all time. But her days mixing with Andy Warhol and alternative US rockers The Velvet Underground are far behind the drug-addled forty-something we meet in Susanna Nicchiarelli’s […]

Emma Thompson: I grew up with ‘primitive model’ males

Posted by on 28/07/2018
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Emma Thompson: I grew up with ‘primitive model’ males

Emma Thompson: I grew up with ‘primitive model’ males

Emma Thompson is suddenly feeling her age. The change sweeping Hollywood in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement has left the British actress and director musing on the “primitive model” males that women of her age have had to grapple with. “I feel like I was still part of a […]

Indian megastar Chopra engaged to Nick Jonas

Posted by on 28/07/2018
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Indian megastar Chopra engaged to Nick Jonas

Indian megastar Chopra engaged to Nick Jonas

Indian film superstar Priyanka Chopra is engaged to young American singer Nick Jonas after a whirlwind two months of dating, a report said Friday. People magazine, citing unnamed sources close to the pair, said Jonas, 25, proposed to Chopra in London for her 36th birthday after shutting down a Tiffany store in New York to […]

Final ‘Game of Thrones’ season to air in first half of 2019

Posted by on 26/07/2018
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Final ‘Game of Thrones’ season to air in first half of 2019

Final ‘Game of Thrones’ season to air in first half of 2019

HBO will debut the final season of its international hit “Game of Thrones” in the first half of next year and it aims to start production on a prequel in 2019, a network executive said on Wednesday. Casey Bloys, HBO’s president of programming, speaking at a Television Critics Association event, declined to provide details on […]

Arctic Monkeys lead nominations for Mercury Prize

Posted by on 26/07/2018
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Arctic Monkeys lead nominations for Mercury Prize

Arctic Monkeys lead nominations for Mercury Prize

Arctic Monkeys became the joint second most-nominated act in the Mercury Prize’s history as the prestigious British album award announced its 2018 shortlist. The band, nominated for its sixth record “Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino”, are joined by Florence and The Machine and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds in the lineup of 12 shortlisted albums. […]