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 »

Performers fume as Serbia reopens but theaters remain shut

BELGRADE (Reuters) – While lockdown measures have eased in Serbia, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 500 people and a soccer match attended by around 20,000, the country’s theaters... 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 »

Large trove of history-making ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ archives to stream online

(Reuters) – A trove of historic TV performances by The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Beach Boys and others on “The Ed Sullivan Show” will be made available around... 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 »

Whoopi Goldberg teams with Extinction Rebellion for climate change movie

FILE PHOTO: Whoopi Goldberg speaks during the WorldPride 2019 Opening Ceremony, a combined celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots and WorldPride 2019 in New York,... Read more »