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Miss England hangs up her crown to return to work as doctor during coronavirus pandemic

Miss England hangs up her crown to return to work as doctor during coronavirus pandemic

A beauty queen who was crowned Miss England in 2019 has returned to the United Kingdom from overseas charity work to continue her career as a doctor amid the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 7, 2020  3:05 pm

Bill Withers, influential soul singer behind Aint No Sunshine, dies aged 81

Bill Withers, influential soul singer behind Aint No Sunshine, dies aged 81

Bill Withers, the influential US soul singer who wrote Lean on Me, Aint No Sunshine and Lovely Day has died aged 81 of heart complications, according to a statement from his family. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 3, 2020  9:24 pm

Andrew Jack, Star Wars actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, Star Wars actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, a British actor and dialect coach who had roles in a number of Star Wars movies, has died aged 76 after contracting Covid-19, his agent has said. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 1, 2020  4:06 pm

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus lockdown

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus lockdown

A painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight raid from a Dutch museum, museum officials announced on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 31, 2020  8:47 am

From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold coronavirus concert fundraiser

From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold coronavirus concert fundraiser

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa, Elton John played a keyboard belonging to his children, and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five locations as dozens of musicians put on a fundraiser for the warriors against a coronavirus. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 30, 2020  6:06 pm

Playwright Terrence McNally dies aged 81 of coronavirus complications

Playwright Terrence McNally dies aged 81 of coronavirus complications

Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally has died in Florida of complications from coronavirus, according to his husband Tom Kirdahy. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2020  11:41 am

Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

Afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

Renowned Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango has died after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives and official Facebook page have announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 24, 2020  9:39 pm

Asterix co-creator and illustrator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

Asterix co-creator and illustrator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

Albert Uderzo, who drew the Asterix comic books, has died at the age of 92. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 24, 2020  7:58 pm

Harvey Weinstein tests positive for COVID-19 in Prison

Harvey Weinstein tests positive for COVID-19 in Prison

Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein, now one of New Yorks most notorious prison inmates after being sentenced for sexual assault, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, according to officials connected to the state prison system. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2020  11:20 am

Kenny Rogers, country music legend, dies aged 81

Kenny Rogers, country music legend, dies aged 81

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as Lucille, Lady and Islands in the Stream and embraced his persona as The Gambler on record and on TV died Friday night. He was 81. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 21, 2020  2:17 pm

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus, organizers say

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus, organizers say

The Cannes Film Festival, the worlds largest, was forced to postpone its latest edition in May due to the spread of the coronavirus, organisers of the annual event on the French Riviera said on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 20, 2020  1:17 pm

Glastonbury 50th anniversary festival cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Glastonbury 50th anniversary festival cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Glastonbury festival, which was due to celebrate its 50th anniversary year in 2020 with headliners including Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar, has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2020  6:21 pm

Cats dominates Razzie Awards, wins worst film, screenplay, director

Cats dominates Razzie Awards, wins worst film, screenplay, director

The movie musical Cats on Monday dominated the Razzie Awards for the worst movies of 2019, winning six trophies including worst film, screenplay and director. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2020  6:04 pm

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his actress wife, Rita Wilson, have tested positive for the new coronavirus while in Australia for a movie shoot. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 12, 2020  10:48 am

Harvey Weinstein jailed for 23 years in rape trial

Harvey Weinstein jailed for 23 years in rape trial

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 12, 2020  10:23 am

Mulan goes on, Bond waits as Hollywood tracks virus spread

Mulan goes on, Bond waits as Hollywood tracks virus spread

At the moment, film studios have decided the show must go on at movie theaters in most of the world. The major exception is James Bond thriller No Time to Die, which producers moved to November from April. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 10, 2020  4:22 pm

No Time To Die release pushed back by 7 months amid coronavirus scare

No Time To Die release pushed back by 7 months amid coronavirus scare

The makers of new James Bond film, No Time To Die, have postponed the release of the much-awaited Daniel Craig-starrer to November this year in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 5, 2020  1:16 pm

Taylor Swift ranked best-selling global artist in 2019

Taylor Swift ranked best-selling global artist in 2019

Pop superstar Taylor Swift topped the list of the worlds best-selling music artists in 2019, thanks to the success of her album Lover, beating popular acts including Korean pop sensation BTS, recording industry group IFPI said on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 3, 2020  5:24 pm

Actresses walk out as Roman Polanski convicted of statutory rape wins top French cinema award

Actresses walk out as Roman Polanski convicted of statutory rape wins top French cinema award

Roman Polanski cast a shadow over Frances Cesar Awards on Friday even as he won best directing for his film An Officer and a Spy, with several women in the audience walking out in protest at honoring a man facing rape accusations. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 29, 2020  11:38 pm

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape and sexual assault

Disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women and led off to prison in handcuffs, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 25, 2020  12:14 pm

Friends to reunite for one-off special on HBO Max

Friends to reunite for one-off special on HBO Max

The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one-off special, more than 15 years since the show ended. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 22, 2020  9:22 pm

Trump isnt pleased a South Korean film won best-picture Oscar

Trump isnt pleased a South Korean film won best-picture Oscar

President Donald Trump bemoaned this years Academy Award winner for best picture, Parasite, on Thursday because its a South Korean film. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 21, 2020  4:53 pm

Rapper Pop Smoke killed in home invasion

Rapper Pop Smoke killed in home invasion

The rapper Pop Smoke was killed during a home invasion at a Hollywood Hills, California, residence early Wednesday, a police official and federal law enforcement source confirmed to CNN. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 20, 2020  12:55 pm

Universal will release controversial The Hunt film in March

Universal will release controversial The Hunt film in March

Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the social satire The Hunt, a film it cancelled in the wake of criticism about its premise of elites hunting people for sport in red states. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2020  5:23 pm

Parasite makes Oscars history with four wins, including Best Picture

Parasite makes Oscars history with four wins, including Best Picture

For the first time in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, a film not in English won best picture. It was the capper for a historic night of triumph for director of Parasite, Bong Joon Ho, who must have needed a shopping cart for all of his Oscars. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 10, 2020  10:46 am
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