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'The fight carries on', anti-Brexit protester says after UK vote

14 Dec 2019

LONDON For the last two years, demonstrator Steve Bray has become known for his protests outside Westminster, shouting "Stop Brexit" at British lawmakers inside parliament and disrupting live news reports with his pro-European Union banners. | Video

'The fight carries on', anti-Brexit protester says after UK vote

13 Dec 2019

LONDON For the last two years, demonstrator Steve Bray has become known for his protests outside Westminster, shouting "Stop Brexit" at British lawmakers inside parliament and disrupting live news reports with his pro-European Union banners.

Facing arrest, Cambodia's Sam Rainsy will get home come what may

07 Nov 2019

PHNOM PENH/PARIS Self-exiled Cambodian opposition party founder Sam Rainsy said on Wednesday he would not be deterred by efforts to prevent his return home "to be with my people".

Victor the eagle's bird's eye view of the Alps raises climate change awareness

09 Oct 2019

CHAMONIX, France Victor, a nine-year old white-tailed eagle, set off this week on a mission to raise awareness of climate change in the Alps, which have already been hard hit by the rise in global temperatures. | Video

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

26 May 2019

CANNES, France "Parasite", a wickedly humourous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too. | Video

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

24 May 2019

CANNES, France A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions.

On Cannes red carpet, 'go big' is this year's fashion buzzword

24 May 2019

CANNES, France Enormous bouffant dresses decked out in lace or feathers ruled the red carpet at this year's Cannes film festival, one of the of the world's most glamourous stages for actors as well as fashion designers.

Tom Jones, Mariah Carey amp up the glamour at Cannes fundraiser

24 May 2019

CAP D'ANTIBES, France From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa, the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festival's most glamorous fixture on Thursday night, a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey took to the stage.

Tom Jones, Pamela Anderson crank up the glamour at Cannes fundraiser for AIDS

23 May 2019

CAP D'ANTIBES, France, May 23 From Pamela Anderson to Dua Lipa, the great and good of the movie and music world mingled at the Cannes Film Festival's most glamorous fixture on Thursday night, a fundraiser for AIDS research where stars including Mariah Carey were set to perform.

Cineasta Dolan dice en Cannes que sus triunfos y errores lo formaron

23 May 2019

PARÍS, 23 mayo A los 30 años, el cineasta canadiense Xavier Dolan ya es un veterano de Cannes después de irrumpir en la escena del festival hace 10 años.

World News

Pandemic fears grow as China virus toll rises to nine

Authorities in China and beyond stepped up efforts to control an outbreak of a new flu-like coronavirus on Wednesday as the death toll rose to nine with 440 confirmed cases, while suspicion grew that the virus crossed to humans from animals.