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  • Kate Middleton to appear on Vogue cover

    Kate Middleton to appear on Vogue cover

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, will appear on the cover of the 100th anniversary edition of the British version of fashion magazine Vogue, following in the path of her husband's late mother, Princess Diana. Late on Saturday Vogue...

  • Sir David Attenborough 'unbelievably lucky' to be nearing 90th birthday

    Sir David Attenborough 'unbelievably lucky' to be nearing 90th birthday

    Sir David Attenborough has said he feels "unbelievably lucky" to be turning 90. The naturalist and TV presenter will celebrate the milestone birthday on May 8. Asked about how he feels about his 90th, he said: "The truthful answer is that I feel...

  • Prince's Purple Rain jacket to fetch $100,000

    Prince's Purple Rain jacket to fetch $100,000

    A jacket worn by the late pop star Prince in his 1984 film Purple Rain will go to auction, expected to fetch more than $100,000. This biker jacket is one of few items of pop star Prince ever to be put on sale. Auction organiser Brian Chanes says...

  • Ai Weiwei to release film on refugee crisis

    Ai Weiwei to release film on refugee crisis

    Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei plans to release a film about the migrant crisis next year, adding to the celebrity voices seeking to highlight the plight of refugees. Ai, known for his criticism of China’s human rights record, visited camps,...

  • Tanita Tikaram releases album

    After several years on the road, singer songwriter Tanita Tikaram is back with new album Closer to the People and a light-hearted single she hopes will get people dancing. Tikaram made her name in the late 1980s when as a teenager, her debut album...

  • Midnight Express director to return to Malta for Valletta Film Festival

    Midnight Express director to return to Malta for Valletta Film Festival

    The director of Midnight Express is to return to Malta for a special screening of the 1978 classic at Fort St Elmo, where parts of the film were shot. Sir Alan Parker – whose other hits include Evita and The Life of David Gale – will be in Malta...

  • Overdose theory investigated in Prince death probe

    Overdose theory investigated in Prince death probe

    Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and if a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before his death. They are also trying to establish whether a doctor was on a plane that made an emergency landing in...

  • Stewart embraces new role of neo-Nazi

    Stewart embraces new role of neo-Nazi

    Patrick Stewart said he “embraced the contrast” of playing a neo-Nazi gang leader after his heroic roles in X-Men and Star Trek: The Next Generation. The veteran British actor, who stars as white-supremacist Darcy Banker in new horror film Green...

  • Victoria Beckham 'always felt uncomfortable' in Spice Girls, says Simon Fuller

    Victoria Beckham 'always felt uncomfortable' in Spice Girls, says Simon Fuller

    She was one fifth of the most successful British girl group of all time but Victoria Beckham "always felt uncomfortable" in the Spice Girls, according to media mogul Simon Fuller. The band's former manager said Beckham could sing and dance "pretty...

  • Spider-Man suit ‘not so amazing’ – Holland

    Spider-Man suit ‘not so amazing’ – Holland

    Spider-Man actor Tom Holland has said he was “disappointed” the first time he tried on the costume as he made his debut as the superhero in Captain America: Civil War. The 19-year-old had to put up with a second-hand suit when he began...

  • Nannini to end tour in Ta’Qali

    Nannini to end tour in Ta’Qali

    Siena-born singer Gianna Nannini will be concluding her Hitstory Tour 2016 with a concert at the MFCC in Ta’ Qali on August 28. The tour, which kicked off on March 16 in Fermo, took the 59-year-old artist to various cities in Italy, incuding Rome,...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Captain America: Civil War (2016)Genre: FantasyCertification: 12ADuration: 147 minutesDirected by: Anthony and Joe RussoStarring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Paul...

  • Kit Harington nervous about West End return

    Kit Harington nervous about West End return

    Game of Thrones star Kit Harington said he was “incredibly nervous” about making his West End return. The actor marked his return playing Doctor Faustus in a new production of the play at the Duke of York’s Theatre. He told the Press Association:...

  • Short Films in Spring

    A diverse series of short films are showing at Naar Restobar in St Julian’s today at 7.45pm. Curated by Manchester-based film programmer Amy Carroll, some of the films will be screened for the very first time tonight. “Spring is a time of rebirth...

  • Naomi Watts joins Twin Peaks revamp

    An eclectic cast including newcomers Naomi Watts, Richard Chamberlain, Jim Belushi, Michael Cera and Amanda Seyfried has been announced for the new series of the offbeat US drama Twin Peaks. The new Twin Peaks returns to the scene of the crime, a...

  • Susan Boyle involved in Heathrow Airport incident with police

    Susan Boyle involved in Heathrow Airport incident with police

    Singer Susan Boyle is on her way home to Scotland after an incident with police at Heathrow Airport. The former Britain's Got Talent star, 55, was led away by officers after the disturbance in an airport lounge. Boyle became an international star...

  • Morgan Freeman receives Chaplin Award

    Morgan Freeman receives Chaplin Award

    Actor Morgan Freeman picked up the 43rd Chaplin Award from the Film Society of Lincoln Center on Monday in New York. Freeman, who grew up in rural Mississippi, became a household name in the 1980s with noteworthy performances in "Driving Miss...

  • Prince's lawyer says singer's death was a shock and denies drugs claims

    Prince's lawyer says singer's death was a shock and denies drugs claims

    Prince's long-time lawyer has called his death a complete shock and disputed suggestions the singer had a drug addiction. Prince was found dead in Paisley Park, his home and vast recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on Thursday at the age of...

  • Solar-powered plane in risky Pacific flight

    Solar-powered plane in risky Pacific flight

    A solar-powered plane has landed in California, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific as part of its journey around the world. Pilot Bertrand Piccard landed the Solar Impulse 2 in Mountain View, in the Silicon Valley south of San...

  • A marathon in space

    A marathon in space

    British astronaut Tim Peake became the first man to complete a marathon in space, running the classic 42-kilometre distance while strapped to a treadmill aboard the International Space Station (see picture). As part of the London Marathon,...

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