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Queen becomes first band to appear on a British coin

Queen becomes first band to appear on a British coin

Britain’s Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 23, 2020  4:32 pm
The Witcher: Netflix orders anime movie of live-action show

The Witcher: Netflix orders anime movie of live-action show

Following the success of Netflix’s live-action Witcher series, the streaming giant has ordered a new anime film from Korean animation house Studio Mir. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 23, 2020  4:00 pm
Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s dad, dies

Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s dad, dies

Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and the father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, died at the age of 75, the WWE announced on Wednesday. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 16, 2020  11:43 pm
‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations

‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations

Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman,” “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday’s Oscar nominations. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 14, 2020  1:41 pm
Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, dies at age 67

Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, dies at age 67

Neil Peart, whose virtuoso chops and artful lyrics propelled his band Rush to global stardom and sealed his place as one of the greatest drummers in rock music, has died. He was 67. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 11, 2020  2:45 pm
Prince Harry and Meghan to ‘step back’ from royal family

Prince Harry and Meghan to ‘step back’ from royal family

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced on Wednesday that they would “step back as ‘senior’ members of the royal family” and split their time between Britain and North America. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 9, 2020  1:29 am
South Korea celebrates as ‘Parasite’ takes country’s first Golden Globe win

South Korea celebrates as ‘Parasite’ takes country’s first Golden Globe win

The South Korean cultural industry reacted strongly as “Parasite,” Bong Joon-ho’s dark drama about class struggle, earned the country’s first ever Golden Globes best foreign-language film award on Sunday. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 7, 2020  3:42 pm
Golden Globe Award Winners 2020

Golden Globe Award Winners 2020

British stars have had a golden night at a Golden Globes, where Australia’s bushfires were the main talking point. MORE...

(0) Comments | January 7, 2020  1:14 pm
Marvel to get first transgender superhero

Marvel to get first transgender superhero

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to get its first transgender superhero. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 2, 2020  3:52 pm
Cats headed for $100 million US Box Office loss

Cats headed for $100 million US Box Office loss

Universal’s Cats was in need of a holiday miracle. Instead, the filmmaking team behind the box office disaster got a lump of coal. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 31, 2019  12:44 pm
‘Lolita’ star Sue Lyon dies aged 73

‘Lolita’ star Sue Lyon dies aged 73

Sue Lyon, who played the title character in Stanley Kubrick’s 1962 film Lolita, has died aged 73. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 31, 2019  12:42 pm
Munchee Savoury No Covers Allowed Revs Up for Edition III

Munchee Savoury No Covers Allowed Revs Up for Edition III

In its third consecutive instalment, Pulse revs up for No Covers Allowed Edition III. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 20, 2019  5:47 pm
Hollywood celebrates closing ‘Star Wars’ chapter at world premiere

Hollywood celebrates closing ‘Star Wars’ chapter at world premiere

Colorful droids and armor-clad stormtroopers rubbed shoulders with Hollywood VIPs on Monday at the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” the ninth and final movie episode in the sci-fi fable of a celebrated Jedi master. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 17, 2019  2:07 pm
Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh wins Miss World title

Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh wins Miss World title

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for “sustainable change” for women and their children. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 15, 2019  11:16 am
Miss South Africa wins 2019 Miss Universe crown

Miss South Africa wins 2019 Miss Universe crown

Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female empowerment. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 9, 2019  3:48 pm
Sri Lankan crowned Mrs World after 35 years

Sri Lankan crowned Mrs World after 35 years

A Sri Lankan contender has been crowned Mrs. World 2020 at the World Pageant held in Las Vegas, United States. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 7, 2019  11:44 am
Two members leave Nobel literature committee, criticizing Swedish Academy

Two members leave Nobel literature committee, criticizing Swedish Academy

Two external members of the Nobel literature prize committee quit on Monday after criticizing the scandal-hit Swedish Academy. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 3, 2019  1:35 pm
Leonardo DiCaprio responds after Brazil’s President blames him for Amazon forest fires

Leonardo DiCaprio responds after Brazil’s President blames him for Amazon forest fires

Brazil’s President blamed an unusual candidate this week as a cause of the Amazon forest fires: actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 2, 2019  1:06 pm
‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ actor John Boyega’s lost script lands on EBay

‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ actor John Boyega’s lost script lands on EBay

In one of the buzziest “Star Wars” reveals since Darth Vader’s “I am your father,” the actor responsible for a leaked “Rise of Skywalker” script has officially come forward. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 28, 2019  1:55 pm
Mariah Carey breaks 3 Guinness records with ‘All I Want for Christmas’

Mariah Carey breaks 3 Guinness records with ‘All I Want for Christmas’

Mariah Carey may have dropped “All I Want for Christmas is You” back in 1994, but 25 years later the holiday hit is still raising the bar. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 27, 2019  4:41 pm
Jack the Ripper victims’ biography wins top UK nonfiction prize

Jack the Ripper victims’ biography wins top UK nonfiction prize

A book that tells the “untold” stories of the women killed by Jack the Ripper has won a literary prize. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 20, 2019  3:53 pm
Joker becomes first R-rated film to make $1bn

Joker becomes first R-rated film to make $1bn

Comic book film Joker passed the $1bn (£772m) mark in global ticket sales this weekend, becoming the first R-rated movie to do so. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 18, 2019  5:39 pm
400 year old Botticelli masterpiece rediscovered in Cardiff

400 year old Botticelli masterpiece rediscovered in Cardiff

A painting dismissed as a copy has been confirmed as a Botticelli masterpiece. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 14, 2019  2:15 pm
‘Sesame Street’ celebrates 50 years of education and humor, diversity and inclusion

‘Sesame Street’ celebrates 50 years of education and humor, diversity and inclusion

Fifty years ago, beloved entertainer Carol Burnett appeared on the very first broadcast of a quirky TV program that featured a bunch of furry puppets. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 6, 2019  2:36 pm
Ellen DeGeneres to get Golden Globe lifetime award for TV work

Ellen DeGeneres to get Golden Globe lifetime award for TV work

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 5, 2019  12:29 pm