GASTRONOMY - OBITUARY
French chef Michel Richard, who revitalised DC cuisine, dies at 68Michel Richard, an innovative and enormously influential French chef who helped turn the faltering Washington, DC, culinary scene into America's best dining city, died Saturday…
‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall dies at 81Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley" and the box-office…
Celebrated Iranian director Kiarostami dies aged 76Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, whose 1997 film "Taste of Cherry" won the prestigious Palme d'Or and who kept working despite government resistance, died Monday. He was 76.
Autopsy results show Prince died of opioid overdosePrince died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller that is up to 50 times more potent than heroin, autopsy results released Thursday show.
The French scientist who discovered Neptune’s rings has diedFrench astrophysicist Andre Brahic, one of the discoverers of Neptune’s rings, died in Paris Sunday at the age of 73, his publisher Odile Jacob said.
Former Charlie Hebdo cartoonist 'Siné' dead at 87Maurice Sinet, a former cartoonist for French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo who often created controversy with his blunt views, has died. He was 87.
‘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…
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.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'Rest in purple, Prince'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 22.04.16: Tributes pour in after the death of pop icon Prince, one of the most prolific and creative artists in music. To quote Rolling Stone…
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…