Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103

LONDON (Reuters) – Vera Lynn, the singer who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic with her song “We’ll... Read more »

Singer Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103 – PA Media

FILE PHOTO: Second World War British Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn attends the Battle of Britain commemoration outside the Churchill War Rooms in London August 20, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor LONDON... Read more »

From Asia to Africa, ‘Sesame Street’ special tackles coronavirus pandemic

(Reuters) – Elmo, Cookie Monster and Muppets from Asia and the Middle East are joining forces for a special episode of “Sesame Street” aimed at helping kids cope with... Read more »

U.S. actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women

FILE PHOTO: Actor Danny Masterson arrives at Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Gangster Squad” premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters)... Read more »

Kristen Stewart to play Princess Diana in new movie

FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kristen Stewart poses at a screening for the film “Underwater” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) –... Read more »

Actress Emma Watson joins board of French Gucci owner Kering

PARIS (Reuters) – British actress Emma Watson, famed for playing Hermione in the Harry Potter film series, and former Credit Suisse boss Tidjane Thiam are set to join the... Read more »

Congolese fashion designer goes virtual as virus hits runway shows

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – U.S.-based Congolese fashion designer Anifa Mvuemba was excited about debuting her fashion line, Hanifa, at this year’s New York Fashion Week. But when her show was... Read more »

Oscars delayed to April due to movie industry coronavirus chaos

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »

ABC names first black ‘Bachelor’ contestant after diversity criticism

NEW YORK (Reuters) – ABC Television’s long-running dating competition show “The Bachelor” said on Friday that North Carolina native Matt James will become the show’s first black contestant its... Read more »

Bob Dylan on new album: ‘The songs seem to write themselves’

FILE PHOTO: Bob Dylan performs during the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, U.S. June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Bob Dylan gave a glimpse... Read more »