Irons defends himself against critics of his Berlinale role

BERLIN (Reuters) – Actor Jeremy Irons said on Thursday he fully supported same-sex marriage and the women’s rights movement as he sought to dispel criticism over his role as... Read more »

‘I take it personally’: Berlinale stars’ vent anger over German race killings

BERLIN (Reuters) – The racist killings of nine people in a German town cast a shadow over the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, where a minute’s silence was held... Read more »

Trump names U.S. envoy to Germany acting director of national intelligence

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a strong supporter of his policies, to be acting director of national intelligence.... Read more »

Berlinale celebrates 70 years with return to political roots

A general view shows the “Berlinale Palast” where the competition movies will be screened at the upcoming 70th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio... Read more »

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg

MUNICH (Reuters) – Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told... Read more »

Who needs an Oscar? I’m popular in U.S. now, jokes Ukrainian leader

MUNICH (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a former comic actor, joked on Saturday that after dreaming of Oscars and popularity in the United States, he had achieved at... Read more »

Huawei cyber security chief says no operator gives it access to intercept equipment

LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei’s cyber security chief said on Friday that he was not aware of any mobile operator ever having given the Chinese company access to the equipment... Read more »

Factbox: Airlines suspend China flights because of coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) – Airlines are suspending flights to China in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak, which as of Friday had killed more than 200 people and infected nearly... Read more »

Billionaire Lawrence Stroll buys stake in Aston Martin

LONDON (Reuters) – Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll has agreed to buy up to 20% of Aston Martin and rename his Formula One team after the 107-year-old company famed for... Read more »

Frankfurt out of running for German auto show from 2021

FILE PHOTO: Police officers stand guard at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski BERLIN (Reuters) – Frankfurt will no longer host... Read more »