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Lawyers in Taylor Swift`s groping trial move to closing arguments

Lawyers in Taylor Swift`s groping trial move to closing arguments

Published 14/08/2017

Lawyers for U.S. pop star Taylor Swift and the Colorado DJ she accuses of groping her were due to deliver closing arguments on Monday before the federal court jury weighing her sexual assault claims against his assertion that he was wrongfully fired. [more…]

Boris in Union Jack underpants? Musical comedy finds the fun in Brexit

Boris in Union Jack underpants? Musical comedy finds the fun in Brexit

Published 14/08/2017

A retelling of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and its dramatic political consequences might perhaps be framed as high drama or extreme farce. [more…]

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

Published 13/08/2017

In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt's second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with tobacco. [more…]

Colorado DJ`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Colorado DJ`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Published 12/08/2017

Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won an important ruling in the trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, with the judge dismissing the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. [more…]

Colorado disc jockey`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

Colorado disc jockey`s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

Published 12/08/2017

Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won a preliminary round in a federal court trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, as the judge dismissed the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. [more…]

Jefferson Starship guitarist can pursue lawsuit over band name

Jefferson Starship guitarist can pursue lawsuit over band name

Published 11/08/2017

A founding member of Jefferson Starship may pursue part of his lawsuit seeking to stop former bandmates from using the rock group's name, a federal judge ruled on Friday. [more…]

Art, or just a bunch of, er, balloons?

Art, or just a bunch of, er, balloons?

Published 10/08/2017

Art is well known for its power to move people, but a new installation in London can move itself - it comprises a series of autonomous floating spheres, that interact with visitors and the space on their own. [more…]

Bruce Springsteen Broadway-bound for solo `words and music` show

Bruce Springsteen Broadway-bound for solo `words and music` show

Published 09/08/2017

Bruce Springsteen is headed to Broadway for an eight-week solo theater run that he says will feature "just me, the guitar, the piano and the words and music." [more…]

Actors Chris Pratt, Anna Faris announce they are separating

Actors Chris Pratt, Anna Faris announce they are separating

Published 07/08/2017

Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are splitting up after eight years of marriage, they said on Sunday. [more…]

`Step` becomes the voice of black Baltimore teens facing adversity

`Step` becomes the voice of black Baltimore teens facing adversity

Published 05/08/2017

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