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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…]

Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

Published 12/10/2017

While London's sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland's waste system is flecked with silver and gold. [more…]

Linklater`s war veteran comedy speaks to modern America, says star

Linklater`s war veteran comedy speaks to modern America, says star

Published 08/10/2017

Last Flag Flying, a comedy-drama about Vietnam war veterans, will resonate with Trump's America, despite, or perhaps because of, its period setting, actor Bryan Cranston said on Sunday after a screening at the London Film Festival. [more…]

Jason Aldean opens `Saturday Night Live` with tribute to Las Vegas victims

Jason Aldean opens `Saturday Night Live` with tribute to Las Vegas victims

Published 08/10/2017

Jason Aldean, who was performing on stage when a gunman fired down on a Las Vegas concert killing 58 people, made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live," paying tribute to the victims of the worst-ever U.S. mass shooting with a song by the late Tom Petty. [more…]

Rapper Nelly arrested on sexual assault allegation

Rapper Nelly arrested on sexual assault allegation

Published 08/10/2017

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said. [more…]

Trump says `not surprised` by Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Trump says `not surprised` by Weinstein sexual harassment allegations

Published 07/10/2017

President Donald Trump, whose presidential campaign was jolted a year ago by the release of a recording in which he boasted about groping women, said on Saturday he was not surprised by sexual harassment allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein. [more…]