Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The world of showbiz was in mourning Sunday for Cilla Black after the death at 72 of the 1960s pop star, who was championed by The Beatles and later became one of the UK's best-loved television presenters.
An Australian museum said Monday it would exhibit what it believes is the best opal stone ever found -- a 6.0-centimeter multi-colored gem unearthed in the Outback named the Virgin Rainbow.
The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the U.S. box office.
Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said.
Monday, August 3, 2015
Stamping her heels to the brisk strumming of a guitar, Merche Esmeralda, 68, twirls her black shawl in the sunshine as the Madrid traffic streams by a roundabout behind her.
Veteran U.S. TV producer Norman Lear of "All in the Family" fame is looking ahead to his next groundbreaking series.
American R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky.
A spate of thefts targeting the bright red post boxes that have been a feature of Britain's street corners since the 19th century have forced the postal service to fight back -- with an arsenal of hi-tech tools.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部商業司) held a press conference yesterday in an attempt to boost the food industry and domestic consumption by inviting members of the public and tourists to taste local Taiwanese food.
Deborah Brown has danced at the Sydney Opera House and on other famous stages around the world, but performances on the dirt of remote Australian Aboriginal communities are her most nerve-wracking.