The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James

“In Ireland everything happens in pubs,” says Gavin James, widely seen as the next big singer songwriter. That was certainly true for him. It...

‘Saq Al Bamboo’ and ‘Been Galbin’: Episode 14

KUWAIT: Kuwait Times is publishing daily recaps of two Kuwaiti soap operas airing on Al Rai TV and MBC Drama. Here are the recaps...

Iraqi, Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and...

Chinese action debut, South Korean family drama win at Busan

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken the top prize at Asia's largest...

Luxury sneakers: High style and a booming market

New YORK: Christian, aged 10, has 20 pairs of high-end sneakers in his closet at his home in the suburbs of New York.  Maxance,...

Ajeel takes part in first ‘Diyafa’ festival in Dubai

Kuwaiti fashion designer and businesswoman Muntaha Al-Ajeel took part in the first 'Diyafa' festival at Atlantis Dubai, where stars from 10 countries were honored...

Afghans, Pakistanis weave a livelihood on Emirati coast

Far from his home in Afghanistan, Nour rises each morning before the sun's rays touch the coastal Emirati town of Kalba for a new...

‘Indian Downton Abbey’ turns colonial cliches upside down

The maker of a lavish new television series dubbed the "Indian Downton Abbey" wants to turn the tables on the cliches of...

Will Smith enlightened by playing ‘Concussion’ doctor

While the new Will Smith film "Concussion" may lead some to question their support of the NFL, the forensic pathologist who first drew attention...

British pop musician Elton John to quit touring, Daily Mirror says

British pop musician Elton John is to quit touring after nearly 50 years, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported. The 70-year-old star is calling time...

Kaia Gerber named Model of the Year British Fashion Awards

US model Cindy Crawford (second left), her husband Rande Gerber (left), daughter, US model Kaia Jordan Gerber (second right) and son,...

Ageing Singapore: 90-yr old noodle vendor helps keep foodie culture alive

Hawker Leong Yuet Meng, 90, of Nam Seng Noodle House, poses as she cooks noodles at her shop in Singapore. —Reuters...

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