Entertainment

Jacko sued by 'Thriller' video director Landis - 02/08/2009

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Former "King of Pop" Michael Jackson is being sued by the director of his seminal 1983 video "Thriller" over unpaid royalties, US media reported. Several reports said Jackson...

Asterix the Gaul to outlive his creator - 01/09/2009

PARIS (AFP) - Asterix, the pint-sized Gallic warrior and comic-book hero, is to outlive his creator under a deal with the 81-year-old illustrator Albert Uderzo announced by his publisher on Friday....

Karaoke most irritating gadget in Britain: govt survey - 01/09/2009

LONDON (AFP) - Timeless, classic songs wrecked by tuneless, howling drunks: the karaoke machine is the most annoying gadget in Britain, a survey for the government found. A TNS Omnibus poll for...

Serbia struggles to root out copyright piracy - 01/07/2009

BELGRADE (AFP) - At makeshift stalls in underground passages, peddlers hawk copied films, music and software from briefcases, ready to make a hasty getaway in Serbia's crackdown on rampant copyright...

Tom Cruise 'deeply moved' by Hitler movie - 01/01/2009

BERLIN (AFP) - US actor Tom Cruise was "deeply moved" by playing the would-be assassin of Adolf Hitler in the movie "Valkyrie," he said in an interview with a German magazine released on...

Good vibrations for clubbers at London's newest nightspot - 12/03/2008

(AFP) - A new chapter in London clubland began this weekend with the official launch of a 2,500 capacity superclub, complete with vibrating dance floor, at the iconic 02 Arena. "Matter"...

Kidman to help Australian tourism - 12/02/2008

Australia is hoping to boost tourism by launching a campaign on the back of Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman's new film, which is set in the Outback. X-Men star Hugh Jackman will co-star in the...

Save people, not tigers - 12/02/2008

The tiger population of the Jim Corbett National Park in India is growing so rapidly that the authorities are expanding the reserve's size. This may sound like good news, but it's not all good....

Marriage not so Peachy for Geldof - 11/14/2008

Peaches Geldof is rumored to have upset her new hubby Max Drummey with her crazy onstage antics at one of his band's recent gigs. The 19-year-old ran on stage during a recent...

Koulounjarou - 10/14/2008

Le producteur et réalisateur russe Sergey Yastrzhembskiy s'apprête à lancer cette semaine, le tournage de son documentaire "Voyage chez les hommes bleus", consacré aux nomades du sud-est marocain....
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