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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ plummets to $29 million second weekend

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ plummets to $29 million second weekend

Published 03/06/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - “Solo: A Star Wars Story” continues to falter at the box office. Disney and Lucasfilm’s latest brought in $29.3 million from [more…]

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers in…

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers in…

Published 03/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, known for his portrayal of fictional crime-fighter Sherlock Holmes and comic book superhero Doctor Strange in the Marvel [more…]

White House says Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to FCC

White House says Trump nominates Geoffrey Starks to FCC

Published 02/06/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump named Geoffrey Starks as his pick to become a member of the Federal Communications Commission for the remainder of [more…]

Trump calls for comedian Samantha Bee’s firing after crude Ivanka slur

Trump calls for comedian Samantha Bee’s firing after crude Ivanka slur

Published 01/06/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump called on Friday for comedian Samantha Bee to be fired after she made a vulgar comment about [more…]

King Leopold’s ghost: Belgium’s Africa museum to reopen

King Leopold’s ghost: Belgium’s Africa museum to reopen

Published 01/06/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium’s Africa Museum, once a triumphant celebration of the country’s colonial past, is to reopen after years of renovations, with a more [more…]

Ed Sheeran, Stormzy winners at Britain’s Ivor Novello awards

Ed Sheeran, Stormzy winners at Britain’s Ivor Novello awards

Published 01/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Ed Sheeran picked up two prizes at Britain’s Ivor Novello awards on Thursday, scooping the prestigious Songwriter of the Year prize [more…]

All the right notes: First jobs of famous musicians

All the right notes: First jobs of famous musicians

Published 01/06/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Without music, life would be a mistake, according to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Yet some of the world’s most famed [more…]

UK Vogue names ‘campaigning feminist’ Meghan Markle among top…

UK Vogue names ‘campaigning feminist’ Meghan Markle among top…

Published 31/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue [more…]

Original Winnie-the-Pooh map to be auctioned in London

Original Winnie-the-Pooh map to be auctioned in London

Published 31/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The original map of the Hundred Acre Wood from the Winnie-the-Pooh children’s stories is set to go under the hammer, with an [more…]

Matt Le Blanc to step down as BBC ‘Top Gear’ host

Matt Le Blanc to step down as BBC ‘Top Gear’ host

Published 31/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Matt LeBlanc, former star of 1990s U.S. hit comedy “Friends”, said on Thursday he will step down as co-host of the BBC [more…]