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Priyanka Chopra promotes access to education for refugee children in Ethiopia 

Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children.

7 hours ago

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain files for bankruptcy

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.

8 hours ago

Diego Maradona at Cannes: Asif Kapadia's documentary on the soccer god's rise and fall

Asif Kapadia initially passed when, in 2012, producer Paul Martin approached him about making a documentary on Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona.

9 hours ago

Big Bang Theory finale wins galactic ratings, trounces other shows by a light-year

In its last blast, "The Big Bang Theory" topped the TV ratings by a light-year.

9 hours ago

Omani author Jokha al-Harthi is first Arabic-language writer to win Booker International Prize

Omani author Jokha al-Harthi won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize on Tuesday for "Celestial Bodies".

18 hours ago

Three-time F1 world champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who also went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.

21 May 2019

39 years later, Jack is still not a dull boy: Newly restored The Shining debuts at Cannes

In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday evening.

19 May 2019

'A different side of me': Kunal Rao warms up to Chennai before his next web special

We caught up with stand-up comedian Kunal Rao for a quick exchange hours before he takes the stage at the CounterCulture Comedy Club Chennai...

19 May 2019

Grumpy Cat, entertainer of millions, dies at age 7 'in the arms of her mommy'

Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of memes, national television commercials and even a movie, died at age 7.

17 May 2019

First-time in Chennai: Is the city ready for Prashasti Singh's stand-up comedy?

Mumbai-based comedian Prashasti Singh is set to perform along with Amogh Ranadive at the CounterCulture Comedy Club Chennai. 

17 May 2019

The deepest ocean dive ever in history: Explorer Victor Vescovo's real-life account

For Victor Vescovo, taking the hours-long journey to the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean, meant being constantly on the alert.

17 May 2019

Cannes film fest opens with Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie and a tribute to Agnes Varda

The Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch's zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die".

15 May 2019

Claude Monet haystack painting fetches $110.7M at NY auction

One of Claude Monet's iconic paintings of haystacks has fetched a record $110.7 million at an auction in New York.

17 May 2019

UK halts export of Lady Chatterley copy from infamous 1960 obscenity trial of Penguin Books

The British government used its powers to preserve the nation's cultural treasures on Monday to halt the export of a tattered paperback copy of "Lady Chatterley's Lover."

16 May 2019

'So, how long does this go?' End of The Big Bang Theory stirs debate over the future of TV comedies

The question is raised anew: Will viewers, awash in such creatively bold and sophisticated players as "Atlanta" and "Veep," accept another traditional sitcom?

14 May 2019

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