Culture

Steven Seagal meets `The Punisher` Duterte, talks drug war

Steven Seagal meets `The Punisher` Duterte, talks drug war

Published 13/10/2017

U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in Manila. [more…]

Bruno Mars leads music`s AMA nominations as female artists edged out

Bruno Mars leads music`s AMA nominations as female artists edged out

Published 13/10/2017

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New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault

New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault

Published 12/10/2017

The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in 2004. [more…]

Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein books imprint

Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein books imprint

Published 12/10/2017

Hachette Book Group, the U.S. publishing house of French group Lagardere, has terminated the Weinstein Books imprint, the latest entity to distance itself from Harvey Weinstein after allegations of sexual harassment against the movie producer. [more…]

Stars of Russian Tzar film to miss premiere over safety fears: director

Stars of Russian Tzar film to miss premiere over safety fears: director

Published 12/10/2017

The two lead actors in Russian movie "Matilda", which religious conservatives have condemned as blasphemous, have declined to travel to Russia for the premiere because they fear for their safety, the film's director said. [more…]

Italy`s Gucci bans fur, joining others in seeking alternatives

Italy`s Gucci bans fur, joining others in seeking alternatives

Published 12/10/2017

Italy's Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year, joining a growing number of fashion houses looking at alternatives after coming under pressure from animal rights activists and changing consumer tastes. [more…]

Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

Published 12/10/2017

The New Yorker reported on Tuesday that 13 women have claimed that movie producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them, including three who told the magazine they had been raped. [more…]

UK police investigating movie producer Weinstein: Guardian newspaper

UK police investigating movie producer Weinstein: Guardian newspaper

Published 12/10/2017

British police are investigating U.S. movie producer Harvey Weinstein for alleged sexual offences, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday. [more…]

Stars of British art world donate works for Grenfell fire survivors

Stars of British art world donate works for Grenfell fire survivors

Published 12/10/2017

A group of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has donated valuable works to sell at a charity auction for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed about 80 people at a London social housing block in June. [more…]

Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch $100 million at auction

Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch $100 million at auction

Published 10/10/2017

The last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting and one of fewer than 20 by the Renaissance artist known to still exist is hitting the auction block, Christie's announced on Tuesday. [more…]