Video: Copyright expires for French classic ‘Bolero’Almost 90 years after it was first performed in Paris, the copyright on Sunday expired for one of the world’s most popular and unique pieces of classical music, Maurice Ravel’s…
‘Opioid medication found on Prince when he died’Prince had prescription opioid medication on him and in his home when he died last week, US media reported, although autopsy results have yet to indicate why the pop icon died.
Prince's death remains shrouded in mysteryThere was no evidence of trauma on Prince's body when he was found unresponsive at his home nor was there any indication that the late music icon committed suicide, Carver County…
New Paris museum to house billionaire’s art collectionA new museum is to open in the heart of Paris to showcase a vast collection of modern art owned by one of France’s wealthiest businessmen, the mayor of the French capital Anne…
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Paradis join 2016 Cannes juryActresses Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Paradis and Valeria Golino will sit on this year's Cannes jury -- making it one of the most feminine in the film festival's 69-year history.
MUSIC - OBITUARY
Congolese rumba legend Papa Wemba dies at 66Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba, has died following a collapse on stage during a concert, officials said. He was 66.
Purple tributes mark death of music legend PrinceThe death of the iconic singer, songwriter and musician is being marked across the US by purple-coloured tributes on buildings, landmarks and newspaper covers.
Pop music superstar Prince dies at 57Pop superstar Prince, who was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era, was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, his publicists…
The magical moments that defined Prince's musical legacyOver a career spanning more than four decades, Prince produced some of the defining tunes of the 1980s. His oeuvre – a fusion of funk, rock, soul and punk – will live forever.
Reuters, New York Times share Pulitzer for migrant photosReuters and The New York Times shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for images of the migrant crisis, while the AP won for public service for a report on the…
London unveils 3D replica of Palmyra’s Arch of TriumphA replica of Palmyra’s 2,000-year-old Arch of Triumph, destroyed by the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria last year, was unveiled in London Tuesday after archaeologists…
Fifty years of spies, stunts and girls as Bond style hits ParisHe’s Bond, James Bond. And if you’re a fan of the world’s longest-running and most successful film franchise then you’ll want to catch the "Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond…