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Italy livid about deal to loan Leonardo works to Louvre

Italy's nationalist-tilting government is livid about plans by the Louvre museum in Paris for a blockbuster exhibit next year with as many as possible Leonardo masterpieces.

‘Don’t Look Now’ director Nicolas Roeg dies at 90

The British director of "Don't Look Now" has died Friday night.

With child coming, it’s off to the suburbs for Harry, Meghan

Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will move from Kensington Palace to Frogmore Cottage, a house on the grounds of Windsor Estate.

A look at the books which have inspired literary classics

The "micro-learning" app and platform blinkist.com has been compiling literary sources for such classics as "A Clockwork Orange," ''Oliver Twist" and "1984."

Queen of Soul’s Detroit mansion sells for US$300,000

The 520 square metre brick home adjacent to the Detroit Golf Club fetched US$300,000 in a sale last month.

Netflix docu-series ‘Dogs’ lovingly serves up the human bond

The series is set around the globe, from suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, and the Lower East of Manhattan to Italy's Lake Como region and the dangerous streets of Damascus in Syria.

Obama’s book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

Based on demand from retailers across all channels, the publisher has printed 3 million hardcover copies in North America - the book sold more than 725,000 copies on its first day.

In ‘Creed II,’ Dolph Lundgren is happy he has better lines

Lundgren doesn't regret trading academia for those red boxing trunks with the gold stripes, though he wishes his character had a few more coherent lines.

Michael Jordan returns home, meets with hurricane victims

Jordan handed out Thanksgiving dinners at a home improvement store and gave away Jordan Brand shoes at a Boys & Girls Club Tuesday where he once played as a child.

Martha Stewart’s first Uber ride was ‘a mess inside and out’

Uber says it was disappointed to hear about Stewart's first experience and has reached out to her and her team.

Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering charges

Assistant US Attorney Michael Longyear said a backpack stolen during a gunpoint robbery in April was found during a raid at 6ix9ine's Brooklyn residence, along with an automatic pistol.

‘Fantastic Beasts’ flies to top of weekend box office

The hearty weekend gross comes despite largely lacklustre reviews, with critics saying Rowling's magical world is wearing thin after 10 films.

Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama’s book show

When the conversation shifted toward Mrs. Obama's feelings about her husband, Jarrett announced a "special guest" and Barack Obama came on stage carrying a bouquet of pink roses for his wife.

‘An Elephant Sitting Still’ wins top prize at Golden Horse

The film upset the highly touted martial-arts epic "Shadow," by veteran director Zhang Yimou.

Disney details new ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ attractions

The two signature attractions now under construction will be "Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run," and "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ film finally in theaters

Through lawyers, word got out that the Queen of Soul herself was trying to prevent the film from being shown.

Justin Bieber, ex-neighbour settle long-running egging suit

The 24-year-old pop singer has already served probation in a criminal plea deal after the 2013 incident, and paid US$80,000 in restitution for the damage he caused.

Kim Porter, Diddy’s former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47

Porter was found unresponsive Thursday at her Los Angeles home, where paramedics pronounced her dead.

Stars join thousands waiting to learn wildfire’s damage toll

Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim Kardashian West were among the celebrities who joined thousands of others in evacuating from the affluent coastal city.

Spice Girls add 2 shows as ticket demand skyrockets

The reunion tour will now begin at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on May 31.

3 cheetah cubs make public debut at German zoo

They are the first offspring of Isantya, who moved to Muenster from Paignton, England last year.

Meg Ryan announces engagement to John Mellencamp

The 56-year-old announced her engagement to the 67-year-old musician on Instagram.

Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book

The former first lady slams US President Donald Trump in her new book, recalling how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to 'block it all out'.

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