Entertainment

Russell Crowe to hold 'divorce auction' in Sydney - 04/07/2018

SYDNEY, Subel Bhandari (dpa) - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe's prized possessions are up for grabs in a multimillion-dollar auction that will take place in Sydney on Saturday. It falls on his...

Rocking with the Nazis? Old songs dredge up bad memories in Germany - 03/31/2018

DUSSELDORF, Bettina Groenewald and Hannah Wagner (dpa)- A German politician wanted a simple conference about German culture and heritage. Instead, a folk singer's gift has Germans asking whether a...

New EU rules mean travellers can watch online shows from abroad - 03/29/2018

BRUSSELS (dpa) - New EU rules coming into effect next month will allow Europeans to watch their online film or television subscription services during trips to other member states. At present,...

Inaugural Eurovision winner Lys Assia dies - 03/26/2018

BERLIN (dpa)- The winner of the first Eurovision Song Contest has died in her native Switzerland, it was announced late Saturday. Lys Assia, 94, died Saturday at Zurich's Zollikerberg Hospital,...

After the G20 riots in Hamburg, now the musical: 'Welcome to Hell' - 03/16/2018

BERLIN, David Schwarz (dpa)- The massive street riots in Hamburg during the G20 summit last summer made the news worldwide. Now a musical produced in Berlin is looking at those events from different...

Trump mourns evangelist Billy Graham: 'There was nobody like him' - 02/21/2018

Washington - US President Donald Trump is mourning Billy Graham as "a very special man," after the famed preacher's death at 99.   "The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He...

Egypt jails singer for inciting debauchery in music video - 01/06/2018

CAIRO (dpa)- An Egyptian investigative judge on Thursday ordered a female singer jailed for 15 days pending further interrogations on charges of inciting debauchery in a music video, state-run...

Fantasy thriller, pair of dramas top Golden Globe contenders - 01/03/2018

LOS ANGELES, Antje Weser (dpa)- The Golden Globes will kick Hollywood's award season into high gear when they air Sunday. Considered an important Oscars prelude, much of the focus is on a fantasy...

Chess tournament in Saudi Arabia starts amid controversy - 12/27/2017

RIYADH, Weedah Hamzah, Amr Mostafa and Eliyahu Kamisher (dpa) - An international chess tournament started in Saudi Arabia for the first time ever on Tuesday amid a controversy after Israeli players...

Actress who played Louisa von Trapp dies aged 68 - 12/25/2017

WASHINGTON (dpa)- The actress who played Louisa von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" has died just four weeks after being diagnosed with brain cancer. Heather Menzies-Urich died Sunday aged 68, the...
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