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Late pop idol George Michael returns with new song

06 Nov 2019

LONDON A new track recorded by George Michael in his last studio sessions before his 2016 death was released on Wednesday, in which the late British pop idol sings about social ills. | Video

Scorsese says he wanted to 'enrich' past De Niro work with 'The Irishman'

25 Oct 2019

LONDON Martin Scorsese reunites with Robert De Niro in "The Irishman", a 3-1/2 hour long mob drama the acclaimed director said he chose to do with his frequent collaborator to build on their past work together rather than replicate it. | Video

Rule-breaking Booker judges honour Atwood, Evaristo with rare double prize

15 Oct 2019

LONDON Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize on Monday in a surprise double award in which the literary prize recognised its oldest and first black woman winners. | Video

Sienna Miller faces every mother's worst nightmare in 'grueling' new role

11 Oct 2019

LONDON Portraying a single mother whose teenage daughter suddenly disappears in "American Woman" was a "grueling" role for Sienna Miller that forced the British-American actress to imagine her worst nightmare. | Video

Banksy's chimp-depicting 'Devolved Parliament' sells for over $12 million

04 Oct 2019

LONDON A large Banksy painting depicting primates sitting in Britain's parliament sold for more than $12 million on Thursday, a record price at auction for a work by the secretive British street artist, according to Sotheby's. | Video

Director Iannucci swaps political comedies for 'modern' 'David Copperfield'

03 Oct 2019

LONDON British satirist Armando Iannucci swaps political comedies for Charles Dickens in "The Personal History of David Copperfield," a comedy-drama adaptation of the literary classic in which Dev Patel leads a racially diverse cast in the Victorian-era movie. | Video

Iannucci swaps political comedies for "modern" "David Copperfield"

02 Oct 2019

* "Slum Dog Millionaire" star Dev Patel plays David Copperfield

Portugal's Moura pays tribute to cod fishermen at Milan Fashion close

23 Sep 2019

MILAN Portuguese designer Alexandra Moura closed Milan Fashion Week on Monday with a tribute to her country's cod fishermen, presenting a spring collection for women and men inspired by the sea. | Video

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