Arts

In photos: Never-before-seen photos of The Beatles at Abbey Road

British photographer David Magnus was invited to shoot a still relatively unknown pop group called The Beatles during a concert at a Buckinghamshire private school (CNN).
21 Mar 2017
At 19, British photographer David Magnus was invited to shoot a still relatively unknown pop group called The Beatles during a concert at a Buckinghamshire private school.   Needless to say, they didn't stay unknown for much...
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Kim Kardashian thought she would be raped, killed during Paris robbery

 
Kim Kardashian
20 Mar 2017
Kim Kardashian discussed the Paris robbery she experienced last October for the first time during Sunday night's episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." Kardashian, who was robbed at gunpoint on October 3, recounted the...
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'Beauty and the Beast' nabs US$350 million worldwide

"Beauty and the Beast" live-action movie
20 Mar 2017
"Beauty and the Beast", Disney's live action remake of its beloved 1991 animated film, made an estimated US$350 million worldwide this weekend. Of that total, US$170 million came from theaters in North America.   The...
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One tale, many films: new 'Beauty and the Beast' opens

New 'Beauty and the Beast': more "live action" than animation, as it includes many computer-generated scenes. The combination of real actors and CGI is an essential recipe for a blockbuster these days (Disney handout via DW).
16 Mar 2017
Originally a French fairy tale written in the 18th century, " La Belle et La Bête" or "The Beauty and the Beast" has been revisited many times on the silver screen. This latest version stars Emma Watson and is set to...
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Vogue launches in the Arab world with bold mission and style

16 Mar 2017
Vogue launched its newest international edition this month, targeting a niche audience in the Middle East that is fashion conscious, style-driven and wealthy. If its debut is anything to go by, the magazine promises to be bold,...
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Kristen Stewart says coming out is worthwhile if she can help others

Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel's eyewear campaign
11 Mar 2017
Sporting a bleached-blond buzz cut, American actress Kristen Stewart hit the red carpet in New York to promote her new film "Personal Shopper", saying she hoped to help others by going public about her sexual orientation.  ...
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'Avatar 2' movie 'not happening' in 2018, James Cameron says

Avatar
11 Mar 2017
The sequel to all-time box office champion "Avatar" has been delayed again and will not be arriving in movie theaters as expected in 2018, director James Cameron has said.   Cameron told the Toronto Star that he was working...
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Rubble and ash in Mosul museum retaken from Islamic State

09 Mar 2017
The antiquities museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul is in ruins. Piles of rubble fill exhibition halls and a massive fire in the building's basement has reduced hundreds of rare books and manuscripts to ankle-deep drifts of ash....
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In Siberian pageant, beauty comes in all sizes

Models of the SibPlus Models agency and participants of the Miss Doughnut beauty competition walk during a rehearsal in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia March 4, 2017 (Ilya Naymushin / Reuters). In Russia's snowy Krasnoyarsk, women preparing for a plus-sized beauty contest parade around dressed in swimsuits.
09 Mar 2017
In Russia's snowy Krasnoyarsk province, women prepare for a plus-sized beauty contest parade around a hall, dressed in ball gowns and swimsuits -- but they also take classes in kick-boxing and dancing. Models of the SibPlus Models...
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Scarlett Johansson files for divorce, requests custody of daughter

FILE PHOTO: U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson and her partner Romain Dauriac pose as they arrive for the 39th Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo 
09 Mar 2017
American actress Scarlett Johansson filed for divorce from French journalist Romain Dauriac in New York this week and asked for full custody of the couple's daughter, as her estranged husband asked her to return to the negotiating...
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