Wednesday, October 7, 2015
A rare drawing of comic book hero Tintin by Belgian cartoonist Herge fetched over US$1 million at auction in Hong Kong Monday as experts say comic art is becoming as collectible as paintings.
Best-selling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell, whose detective character Kurt Wallander became a worldwide phenomenon, has died at 67 after a battle with cancer.
"The Martian" blasted to the top of the North American box office in its first week in theaters, taking in US$54.3 million, industry data showed Monday.
Britain garnered a leading seven International Emmy nominations Monday, led by Sheridan Smith who received a best actress nod for her role in "Cilla."
On a blustery afternoon three German tourists emerge from the Brussels metro, seeking the very heart of Europe in all its grandeur.
This year's Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced on Thursday at 1100 GMT, the Swedish Academy that awards the prize said on Monday.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Appearing in the new season of "American Horror Story" was a life boost for Lady Gaga.
Taiwanese Mandopop singer Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰) was recognized Monday as the country's most outstanding young person this year in the field of culture and the arts.
High school romance "Our Times" has taken Taiwan's box office by storm, becoming the fifth highest-grossing Taiwanese film ever in the domestic market as of Sunday.
Monday, October 5, 2015
A book detailing the secret tussles behind some of the most controversial Nobel Peace Prizes in the last quarter century is having its own disruptive effect on the 2015 award.