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NEW ROLE: British designer Holly Fulton is taking an academic turn, becoming head of fashion at the Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts. Fu..
When the African National Congress swept to power under Nelson Mandela in South Africa’s first multiracial elections in 1994, its campaign slogan assu..
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The report says that the funding comes from undisclosed new investors. Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins and Insight Venture Partners led ..
Working barefoot and in beachwear from his home office on Australia’s Gold Coast, the amiable security researcher Troy Hunt set up his irreverent webs..
Exercise gadget integration hasn’t exactly been elegant in the past. It’s been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and s..
Global arms sales last year totaled $374.8 billion and posted the first increase since 2010, lifted in part by increased sales of the F-35 stealth fig..
Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn didn't hold back when it came to getting their PDA on over the weekend! Making a rare public appearance together, the coupl..
SAN FRANSICO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday confirmed it had reached a deal to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd, the U.K.-based app that let..
(Reuters) - Technology and energy stocks gained in early afternoon trading on Monday, helping Wall Street shake off uncertainties following an explosi..
SAN FRANSICO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday confirmed it had reached a deal to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd, the U.K.-based app that let..
It’s official: Apple is buying the music recognition service Shazam. “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple,” the co..
OPEN HOUSE: LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has set the date for the fourth edition of its Les Journées Particulières event: Oct. 12 to 14. The “open..
LONDON – Penfield's parkas and puffers are back, with performance muscle — and a British accent. The outerwear label and a go-to brand for young Ameri..
You won't beelieve how much some people love Bee Movie. One person is such a fan that, according to Netflix, they saw it 357 times in a single year.  ..
If you just can't wait for the iPhone X, today's your lucky day.  After iPhone X pre-orders began in October, Apple estimated that units would take fi..
A truck drives past an "anti-Brexit" sign, set up by local activists, on a road on the outskirts of Middletown, Nothern Ireland, Britain, close to the..
Recent deals, from Australia to Argentina, point to an increased appetite for foreign acquisitions, as U.S. networks look abroad for growth opportunit..
Ride-hailing app Uber's appeal against a license ban in London has been pushed back to as late as June 2018. In a preliminary hearing in a Westminster..
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the royal family is planning their traditional celebration at Sandringham. This year, all eyes are on..
LONDON — Loewe is growing its retail footprint in the U.K., with a new store and increased shop floor space in key U.K. department stores, all in the ..
When Donald Trump entered the White House as the 45th U.S. president, the leadership of the free world was placed into the hands of a populist. Few id..
'Death of Stalin' also went home with multiple prizes, while 'I Am Not a Witch's' Rungano Nyoni became only the second filmmaker to win best director ..
LONDON -- Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering tr..
LONDON (AP) — The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have ..
LONDON (AP) — The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have ..
Why does she still do porn? Did she suffer any trauma growing up that could have contributed to this decision? How will she explain this to her daught..
FLORENCECOURT, Northern Ireland (AP) — Farmer John Sheridan drives his mud-caked Land Rover up and down country lanes and roads, back and forth across..
The winner at Saturday night’s European Film Awards of the best European Animated Feature Film Award, Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman’s “Loving Vince..
Disney-Pixar’s animated comedy “Coco” remained powerful at the international box office with $55.3 million in 35 territories — mostly from a dazzling ..
British voters will be able to change the final Brexit agreement with the European Union if they aren't happy with what the British government deliver..
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his week in Europe sought to shoot down any perceptions of distance between him and President Donald Trump. He..
When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived at the Vienna airport this week, he was greeted on the tarmac by three deputy chiefs of mission from the..
Wall Street banks have raised objections to the introduction of bitcoin futures trading, highlighting fears that the financial system can't cope with ..
Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, Love Actually—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of th..
This week, organized by the Imcine Mexican Film-TV Institute, Mexico City’s Mercado Industria Cine y Audiovisual in Mexico City is set to showcase a n..
After a well-received world premiere at IDFA, UK-based Claire Belhassine brings her first documentary feature “The Man Behind The Microphone,” the sto..
Becoming a member of the Royal Family can attract a lot of attention, sometimes unwanted. So Meghan Markle is reportedly seeking self defense training..
Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, Love Actually—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of th..
Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, Love Actually—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of th..
Awavena (U.S.-Australia-Brazil – Lead Artist: Lynette Wallworth, Key Collaborators: Nicole Newnham, Tashka Yawanawa, Laura Soriano de Yawanawa) The Ya..
WME has signed rock band Kings of Leon for exclusive worldwide representation, the agency announced on Dec. 5. The group, managed by Ken Levitan and A..
MILAN — “No better time than on your anniversary to start the project and give back [to the ocean],” said Willem Wijnen, North Sails’ chief customer o..
Tuesday night's visit to the rain-soaked Jersey Shore must've been something of a humbling experience for members of Wolf Alice, an agile, Grammy-nomi..
In today’s International Newswire, Peru wins at Ventana Sur, and organizes an industry front; Europe’s answer to the Annies lifts off in Lille; German..
The smart money in British retail property can see just how tough things are.  One of the U.K.’s biggest shopping-mall owners, Intu Properties Plc, ha..
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and his wife, Louise Linton, hold up a sheet of new $1 bills on Nov. 15 at the Bureau of Engraving and Print..
Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, Love Actually—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of th..
Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, Love Actually—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of th..
Black Mirror unveiled another anxiety-inducing trailer for its upcoming fourth season. The tech-horror anthology series will return to Netflix Decembe..