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 »

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 »

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 »

Tear gas fired as crowd seizes Kenya pop star’s body to halt hasty COVID funeral

Riot police officers use teargas to disperse mourners and fans of Kenyan musician Bernard Obonyo, whose stage name is Abenny Jachiga, as they proceed his burial under the rules... 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 »

Stormzy pledges 10 million pounds to black causes over the next decade

FILE PHOTO: Stormzy poses as he arrives for the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena in London, Britain, February 18, 2020 REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British rapper... Read more »

The show can’t go on – bleak times for London’s theater people

LONDON (Reuters) – Rehearsals had been going on for months and opening night was just a week away when the coronavirus outbreak forced the theater to close. A woman... Read more »

Pirouette like Jagger: Royal Ballet dances to Stones in London streets

LONDON (Reuters) – Dancers from Britain’s Royal Ballet have made a short film in which they perform in London’s deserted streets to the sounds of The Rolling Stones, a... Read more »