Doreen Luckie, aged 91, and George Kirby, aged 103, sign the register during their wedding ceremony at the Langham Hotel in Eastbourne, southern England. (AFP)
FOR decades the poor cousin of Manhattan, Brooklyn cemented its growing status as the hip soul of New York on Saturday by hosting its first couture catwalk show in fashion week.
DEEP in the Mekong Delta, two Frenchmen have their heads buried in a sack of cacao beans. The pair — co-founders of Vietnam’s first artisan chocolate maker — resurface, murmuring appreciatively.
WASHINGTON: Hollywood’s iconic good guy, Clint Eastwood, is also a real life hero after swooping to rescue a choking guest at a California reception.
LONDON: In a London basement, cutting-edge technology is being used to make a computerised Sandra Bullock climb into her rocket.
NEW YORK: The fashion house Valentino has apologized for touting in an e-mail blast to journalists that one of their pricey bags was carried by Amy Adams as she stepped from a car at the wake of Phili
BERLIN: Hollywood star George Clooney said Saturday that he is hopeful European audiences will respond to his light-touch wartime drama “The Monuments Men” after it got a mauling from US critics.
SANTA BARBARA, California: Leonardo DiCaprio says he and “The Wolf of Wall Street” co-star Jonah Hill are “going to come up with something unique” as they re-team to tell the story of 1996 Olympics se
BERLIN: A 15-year-old’s heartbreak and obsession with the social media make for a gripping tale of how the Internet can drive fragile minds into a dangerous world, in the Filipino film “Unfriend” show
BANGUI, Central African Republic: Deprived of schooling by years of inept leadership, the forsaken youths of the Central African Republic see raiding and plundering as the only career their country ha
The notion that complaints about cars and dealers are more prevalent in Saudi Arabia than in other countries is not accurate.
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