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Hunger Games to go on without Hoffman: Director

CANNES: The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman by an accidental drug overdose in February has not sidelined production of the latest installment of “Hunger Games,” its director said.



Virus-hit McCartney cancels concerts

TOKYO: Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney canceled a scheduled concert in Tokyo for the second night in row Sunday after contracting a virus, saying he was “sorry” for letting fans down.



Hayek, Gayet highlight #BringBackOurGirls in Cannes

CANNES, France: Mexican film star Salma Hayek and French actress Julie Gayet branded signs saying #BringBackOurGirls on Cannes’ red carpet Saturday, joining global calls to free 223 schoolgirls kidnap




McLaren CEO: We grew from one to 7 outlets in region since 2011

Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren, emphasized the importance of the Middle East region for the company and pointed out the fast growth rate of McLaren in the region, from one outlet in 2011 to seven outlet



Profits double at Daimler on surge of compact car demand

Daimler doubled its first-quarter profit as its expanded compact car range and responded to increasing demand from China and the US.



Maserati Ghibli attracts new buyers in Saudi Arabia

• When MASERATI launched the new Ghibli in Saudi Arabia recently, it marked a turning point in Maserati’s history overall and in Saudi Arabia, giving the Italian marque two concurrent four-door sedan



London base for FCA

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), said the company’s headquarters would move to London.



Goodwood to feature world’s first Audi with laser headlights

A new limited edition Audi R8 LMX will be notable as the first production car to adopt laser high beam lighting as standard.

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