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 »

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 »

Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to... Read more »

K-pop boyband BTS’ fans match group’s $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter

SEOUL (Reuters) – Fans of the popular South Korean boy band BTS matched its $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter (BLM) in support of U.S. protests against police... Read more »

South Korean boyband BTS donates $1 million to Black Lives Matter

FILE PHOTO: V, Suga, Jin and Jungkook, members of South Korean boy band BTS pose on the red carpet during the annual MAMA Awards at Nagoya Dome in Nagoya,... Read more »

Get Back! Abbey Road Studios reopen after COVID hiatus

LONDON (Reuters) – London’s world-famous Abbey Road Studios reopened on Thursday after closing its doors during the coronavirus lockdown for the first time in its 90-year history. Managing Director... Read more »

Death of reality TV show star in Japan spotlights cyber bullying

TOKYO (Reuters) – The recent death of Hana Kimura, a bubbly, pink-haired 22-year-old wrestler and reality TV show star, has spotlighted a rise in cyber bullying in Japan and... Read more »

#BlackOutTuesday sweeps social media as U.S. street protests escalate

(Reuters) – The hashtag #BlackOutTuesday became the top trending item on Twitter as hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals, including TV channels and celebrities, posted black screen shots... Read more »

Starboard set to win eight board seats at GCP Applied Technologies-sources

(Reuters) – Hedge fund Starboard Value LP is close to having eight directors elected to the board of GCP Applied Technologies Inc (GCP.N) at the chemical company’s annual meeting,... Read more »

Disney plans to reopen Walt Disney World starting on July 11

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) plans to reopen the world’s largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approves.... Read more »