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Fashion house Givenchy names Waight Keller as artistic director

Fashion house Givenchy names Waight Keller as artistic director

Published 16/03/2017

Givenchy named Clare Waight Keller as its new artistic director on Thursday, becoming the first woman at the creative helm of the French fashion house founded by Hubert de Givenchy in 1952.

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Brits still waiting for full Brexit comedy dividend

Brits still waiting for full Brexit comedy dividend

Published 16/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: Matt Forde talks about his TV show ''Unspun'' in an interview at Reuters' office in Canary Wharf, London, Britain March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Heavens/File Photo

They were the two stories that rocked the Western world last year. But while Donald Trump's election injected new life into U.S. political comedy, the British are still waiting for Brexit to usher in their new golden age of satire.

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Comcast`s Fandango Media to launch online merchandise store

Comcast`s Fandango Media to launch online merchandise store

Published 16/03/2017

Fandango Media LLC, a Web-based movie ticketing platform owned by Comcast Corp, said it would launch an online merchandise store next month.

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`Beauty and the Beast` launch begins as Disney pulls film from Malaysia

`Beauty and the Beast` launch begins as Disney pulls film from Malaysia

Published 16/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Beauty and the Beast poster in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Angie Teo

Malaysia stood by its decision to bar "Beauty and the Beast" from cinemas without a "gay moment" being cut as the worldwide rollout of the Walt Disney movie began on Thursday.

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Emma Watson plans legal action over stolen photos

Emma Watson plans legal action over stolen photos

Published 15/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: Cast member Emma Watson poses at the premiere of ''Beauty and the Beast'' in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

"Beauty and the Beast" star Emma Watson is planning legal action over photos said to have been leaked online, but her representatives on Wednesday denied reports that the pictures showed the British actress nude.

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`Trophy` film tackles African hunting and conservation

`Trophy` film tackles African hunting and conservation

Published 15/03/2017

John Hume, the worlds largest rhino breeder walks among his rhinos at Buffalo Dream Ranch, North West Province, South Africa in this November 2016 handout photo. Shaul Schwarz / Reel Peak Films/Handout via REUTERS

The new documentary "Trophy" opens in a sprawling corner of South Africa run by John Hume, who is praised by some as protecting the continent's rhinos from extinction and vilified by others for trying to turn the animals into cash spinners.

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Musician Rutherford returns with new Mike + The Mechanics album

Musician Rutherford returns with new Mike + The Mechanics album

Published 15/03/2017

British pop rock group Mike + The Mechanics return with new album "Let Me Fly" next month, their first in six years, with founding member Mike Rutherford saying the band's old hits still resonate with audiences nearly 30 years on as they tour Britain.

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Costume jewelry worn by Hollywood`s Golden Age stars up for auction

Costume jewelry worn by Hollywood`s Golden Age stars up for auction

Published 15/03/2017

From the coral necklace worn by Vivien Leigh in "Gone With The Wind" to Marilyn Monroe's gold and pearl drop earrings from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," the glittering adornments made for Hollywood's stars will go up for auction this year.

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Ben Affleck says he has completed treatment for alcohol addiction

Ben Affleck says he has completed treatment for alcohol addiction

Published 14/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: Ben Affleck arrives at the European Premiere of Live by Night at the British Film Institute in London, Britain January 11, 2017. REUTER/Dylan Martinez/File Photo

Actor Ben Affleck said on Tuesday that he had completed treatment for alcohol addiction, saying he wanted to "be the best father I can be."

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Paul McCartney should wait to get back Beatles songs, Sony/ATV says

Paul McCartney should wait to get back Beatles songs, Sony/ATV says

Published 14/03/2017

FILE PHOTO - Paul McCartney celebrates after performing with Ringo Starr (not pictured) during the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland, U.S. on Ohio April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk/File Photo

Paul McCartney, who has waited decades to reclaim ownership of hundreds of the Beatles' songs, should wait a little longer rather than continue his U.S. lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, the defendant said.

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