26 July 2017
Updated 04:30
Paris

Bono at Eliseo received from Macron

Bono, leader of the U2 and co-founder of the ONG «One», arrives at the Eliseo for an interview with French President Emmanuel Macron. The Irish rock band will perform on 25 and 26 July at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris.

Minions and Cranes return to the movies

Returns the Minions, in Los Angeles the first of «Despicable Me 3»

In Los Angeles, the first of «Despicable Me 3», the third animated series coming to Italy on August 24 after the preview at the Giffoni Film Festival. The story tells the family adventures right after the marriage between Crane and Lucy. The now wicked one will have to face it with a middle-aged crisis and a twin.

«Guardians» dominates again, leaving 2 new films in its wake

Disney's space romp «Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2» continued its hyperspeed performance over the weekend in North America while approaching a quarter-billion dollars in ticket sales for its first two weeks, according to industry estimates.

Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week: The sophisticated casual man according to Hermes

A sporty but sophisticated look thanks to the fluid silhouette of pants and jackets, the palette of colors full of brown, green, red-hot, where there is certainly no hot brick tones.

Russia

The Magic of the «Scarlett Vele», a dream night in St. Petersburg

Fireworks for a dream night for Russian maturines. The evening of «Scarlet Vela» was celebrated in St. Petersburg, an event celebrated in the Russian city each year at the end of June during the white nights. This holiday is devoted to high school graduates and inspires Alexander Grin's novel.

Cinema

Russell Crowe to lead new Asian film jury in Australia

Hollywood star Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year, which will recognise excellence in Asian movie-making for the first time.

An independent approach

Lara St. John's violin is an anonymously donated Salabue Guadagnini from 1779

Violinist shines new spotlight on Australia nuclear tests

The name Maralinga brings blank stares from most people, the melodic word hardly indicative of what happened in that isolated stretch of Australia -- secret nuclear tests by Britain.

«Revenge porn» on «mass scale» in Australia

Researchers on Monday urged tougher laws to protect victims of «revenge porn» in Australia after a survey revealed abuses, including shooting and sharing intimate images without permission, on a «mass scale».

«Dramatic results»

Communist era comes alive for seniors at German care home

The white-haired German woman in the easy chair has vivid memories of hardline communist leader Erich Honecker and even Adolf Hitler, but isn't always sure who Angela Merkel is.

«Significant decrease»

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking up slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh, despite rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year.

Thailand

Temples transformed: superheroes bolster Buddha's ranks

Superheroes are coming to the rescue of Thailand's temples, where monks have commissioned giant statues of comic book icons and toy robots to entertain children while parents donate to their coffers.

Thais get inked in tribute to beloved king

Wincing slightly as the tattoo gun punches holes in the nape of her neck, Ohm says getting inked in memory of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last week, is the greatest tribute she can pay.

Lifestyle

Rich Venezuelans eat sushi, guzzle cocktails amid chaos

While most Venezuelans struggle to buy food and make ends meet, a small group still manages to eat sushi and sip cocktails in exclusive discos and country clubs.

LifeStyle

Luxury on the rails in train-mad Japan

Japan's latest super-deluxe train left the station Saturday with a select group of passengers who paid thousands of dollars for a leisurely trip harking back to an era of Art Deco opulence and a slower pace of life.

Hair today, hungover tomorrow as young Japanese come of age

Draped in dazzling kimonos, thousands of expensively made-up young Japanese women marked their entry into adulthood on Monday -- with many planning a night on the booze to celebrate.

The video in time lapse

Stunning «southern lights» illuminate night sky above New Zealand

An infinite range of colors and unrepeatable light games. It is the boreal sunrise cultivated throughout its splendor in New Zealand, near Dunedin, on May 28th.

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Bono at Eliseo received from Macron

Bono, leader of the U2 and co-founder of the ONG «One», arrives at the Eliseo for an interview with French President Emmanuel Macron. The Irish rock band will perform on 25 and 26 July at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris.

Most Asia markets up after Wall Street record, China growth stable

Most Asian markets rose Monday following another record close on Wall Street, while Shanghai stocks pared steep early losses as data showed China's economy grew more than expected in the second quarter.

Could Apple's next big thing be a car?

The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company's plans for traction in a market where others have been speeding along.

Republicans scramble to revise faltering health care bill

US Senate Republicans, facing potential collapse of their «Obamacare» repeal effort, were making last-gasp changes Thursday aimed at uniting different factions of President Donald Trump's party.