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Piece of Eiffel Tower staircase sells for 169,000 euros in Paris…

Piece of Eiffel Tower staircase sells for 169,000 euros in Paris…

Published 28/11/2018

(This November 27 story corrects to make clear Disneyland is in California) PARIS (Reuters) - A piece of the original spiral staircase from the Eiffel [more…]

X-ray vision: artist reveals objects’ essence in new UK museum

X-ray vision: artist reveals objects’ essence in new UK museum

Published 27/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - X-ray images of people and everyday objects have gone on display in a new gallery in Britain, where visitors can watch photographer [more…]

France returns 26 artworks to Benin as report urges restitution

France returns 26 artworks to Benin as report urges restitution

Published 23/11/2018

DAKAR/PARIS (Reuters) - France will return 26 works of art to Benin, Emmanuel Macron’s office said on Friday, as the French president took delivery of [more…]

Michael Jackson fans look to beat it down to Paris art show

Michael Jackson fans look to beat it down to Paris art show

Published 22/11/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - A portrait of Michael Jackson as King Philip II of Spain and an Andy Warhol print are among artworks on display at [more…]

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - The American actor and director George Clooney was injured in a scooter accident on the Italian island of Sardinia where he is [more…]

Star of ‘Borat’ and ‘Bruno’ returns satirical gaze to U.S.

Star of ‘Borat’ and ‘Bruno’ returns satirical gaze to U.S.

Published 09/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sacha Baron Cohen, the British comedian who ridiculed Kazakhstan and Middle America in “Borat” and satirized the fashion industry in “Bruno,” [more…]

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ shatters global records with one billion streams

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ shatters global records with one billion streams

Published 09/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Canadian rapper Drake shattered records with his new album “Scorpion,” which became the first to score one billion streams in its [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Published 09/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal [more…]

Incredibles 2 film shows fantastic vs the ordinary, says actress…

Incredibles 2 film shows fantastic vs the ordinary, says actress…

Published 09/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The plot of the new Incredibles movie features a heroine whose life swings between high adventure and humdrum normality, American actress Holly [more…]

Singer Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin: reports

Singer Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin: reports

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin over the weekend, according to U.S. media reports on Sunday. The couple dated [more…]