Arts / Culture / Entertainment

Replica of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros

Replica of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros

Published 19/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby’s auction house in Paris for 552,500 euros [more…]

Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author’s childhood home

Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author’s childhood home

Published 19/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought [more…]

Return of the ring: stolen Oscar Wilde friendship band recovered

Return of the ring: stolen Oscar Wilde friendship band recovered

Published 18/11/2019

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Oxford University said on Monday a golden ring given by Irish author Oscar Wilde to a close friend will be returned almost [more…]

Qantas urges rapper will.i.am to withdraw racism accusation against staffer

Qantas urges rapper will.i.am to withdraw racism accusation against staffer

Published 18/11/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia’s flagship airline, Qantas, said on Monday it stood ready to offer legal assistance to a member of its flight crew named [more…]

Bloomberg admits he was wrong, apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ – NY Times

Bloomberg admits he was wrong, apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ – NY Times

Published 17/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted he was wrong to support the “stop and frisk” police practice that ensnared disproportionate [more…]

Box Office: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Races to First Place, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Collapses

Box Office: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Races to First Place, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Collapses

Published 17/11/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - “Ford v Ferrari” left its box office competitors in the dust as Disney’s historical sports drama sped its way to $31 [more…]

Taylor Swift wins some support in feud with old label, and lots of silence

Taylor Swift wins some support in feud with old label, and lots of silence

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters) - Taylor Swift and her former record label traded barbed accusations on Friday about her rights to perform her old songs, winning support from [more…]

‘Joker’ expected to cross $1 billion global box office milestone

‘Joker’ expected to cross $1 billion global box office milestone

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters) - Comic book movie “Joker” is poised to surpass $1 billion in global ticket sales on Friday, becoming the first R-rated Hollywood movie ever [more…]

Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe

Victoria Beckham knew fashion industry would dismiss her as a wannabe

Published 15/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Former pop-star Victoria Beckham knew she’d have to win over hard-to-impress fashion critics when she launched her first clothing line a decade [more…]

Beyond Baby Shark: creator of viral hit eyes China with dinosaurs

Beyond Baby Shark: creator of viral hit eyes China with dinosaurs

Published 15/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The creator of the children’s song “Baby Shark,” which has become a global phenomenon, says the firm is eyeing the Chinese market, [more…]