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‘Russia’s version of Paris Hilton’ announces presidential bid

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak said on Wednesday she planned to run in a presidential election next year, offering liberal voters unhappy with Kremlin rule someone to get behind, but will little prospect she will win.

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Canada’s Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

TORONTO (Reuters) – The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday.

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Canadian singer Gord Downie dies of brain cancer: statement

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

TORONTO (Reuters) – Gord Downie, the lead singer of Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died, according to a statement issued by his family.

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Russian politicians fail to see funny side of ‘Death of Stalin’

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

LONDON (Reuters) – British satirist Armando Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film – a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin – but in Russia not all politicians share the joke.

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George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins 2017 Man Booker prize

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

LONDON (Reuters) – American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” – a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son.

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George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins 2017 Man Booker prize

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

LONDON (Reuters) – American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” – a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son.

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Han Solo’s standalone film titled ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The origin story of Han Solo, the roguish intergalactic “Star Wars” bounty hunter, has finally been given a title, director Ron Howard unveiled on Tuesday.

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Viacom and Charter’s Spectrum reach programming deal

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

(Reuters) – Viacom Inc and cable operator Spectrum have agreed on a multi-year programming deal that keeps Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Viacom’s 21 other networks in 16.6 million households, the companies said on Tuesday.

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Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment reports

/  18.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

(Reuters) – Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress’ allegation of sexual assault by disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Snap and NBCUniversal launch studio to produce shows for Snapchat

/  17.10.2017  /  Entertainment 

(Reuters) – Snap Inc , parent company of messaging and video app Snapchat, and NBCUniversal launched a joint venture studio on Tuesday to produce scripted shows and other genres to air on Snapchat.

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