Stories about Culture

May 27 2017

'Baywatch' set to make a splash at theaters this weekend

David Hasselhoff's sun-drenched soap opera was a hallmark of '90s television, becoming the most watched show in the world. According to most of the critics, there is a...

May 27 2017

Ringling Bros. set to perform final shows

He drove from his home in CT for the final show at 7 p.m. Sunday, the last of about 350 Ringling performances he has attended. He spoke Sunday just before the second-to...

May 27 2017

GST rates finalised, education and healthcare exempted

Non-AC train travel will be exempt and the 5 per cent will be levied on AC travel tickets. Restaurants in 5-star hotels will attract a 28% tax, the same as that applicabl...

May 27 2017

Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man

They left the courthouse without commenting. A Tulsa jury convicted the then-74-year-old Bates of second-degree manslaughter and he was sentenced to four years in priso...

May 27 2017

Indian Army neutralises two Pak BAT terrorists in Uri sector

The attack comes four days after the Indian Army said it launched "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani positions across the Line of Control, inflicting "some damage", ...

May 27 2017

A 'Pirates' life for Depp as he sets sail in fifth film

Scodelario prefaces, "She's an orphan", then continues, "The challenges she must have faced to get to where we meet her really fascinate me". Thwaites and Scodelario are ...

May 27 2017

Chris Cornell dead: Soundgarden, Audioslave frontman was 52

Chris Cornell's suicide by hanging has shocked fans and led to countless questions. A concertgoer tells PEOPLE that Cornell was enthusiastic and energetic during...

May 27 2017

GALLERY: Behind The Scenes At The amfAR Gala Cannes 2017

United States model Bella Hadid poses as she arrives for the amfAR's 24th Cinema Against AIDS Gala on May 25, 2017 at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, Fran...

May 27 2017

Corbyn: Manchester bomber 'does not represent Muslims'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has gone on the offensive on Friday morning, connecting terrorist attacks at home with Britain's failed wars overseas. Mark Rowley said "...

May 27 2017

Katie Hopkins is leaving LBC with immediate effect

The Met's Contact Centre Twitter account confirming that complaints had been received and would be "assessed by specialist officers". Hopkins hosted a weekly show on ...

May 27 2017

Things We Learned From the Big Star Wars Image Drop

Ford bowed out of the series as his character was killed off in 2015's " The Force Awakens ", that rebooted the " Star Wars " franchise with a new trilogy of films from W...

May 27 2017

Egypt Christians Attack: President el-Sisi Calls For Security Meeting

There was no immediate response from the government to Friday's attack, but it is likely to heighten security around churches, monasteries, schools and annual pilgrimages...

May 27 2017

Soundgarden frontman's death leads to Pointfest cancellation

Heavy is the Head gave the Zac Brown Band number ones in both the Mainstream Rock and Country Airplay charts in the U.S. It was also the final number one for Cornell. " C...

May 27 2017

French minister says attacker had been to Syria

Explosives were found at one site, the Independent reported, citing security service sources. "There was nothing worrying at all until two days ago (when) I heard the new...

May 27 2017

This is what Amitabh Bachchan said after watching Sachin's movie

The incident that's a mere footnote even in his seemingly never-ending autobiography. It's about telling the world that his heart beats for cricket. Being the second bi...

May 27 2017

Actress Sophia Bush Leaving 'Chicago PD'

Erin Lindsay, to return next season for a multi-episode story arc that would wrap up the character's story. With the departure of Sophia Bush from Chicago PD , thi...

May 27 2017

Trump's shove was 'inoffensive,' Montenegro prime minister says

The leaders were lining up to take a "family photo", as is tradition at such summits. Tillerson told reporters Wednesday that "we have not completed the Afghan policy r...

May 27 2017

'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

This undated photo released by the Alabama Department. "Thomas Arthur is an escape artist", said Janette Grantham, director of the advocacy group Victims of Crime ...

May 27 2017

Manchester police hunt 'network' behind bomber

The 22 victims in Manchester included an eight-year-old girl, several teenage girls, a 28-year-old man and a Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters. As of ...

May 27 2017

Carrie Fisher Slapped Oscar Isaac 27 Times While Filming 'Last Jedi'

Isaac later remembered Carrie Fisher fondly and praised her work on the film. "[Her passing] was definitely a heartbreaker". You can watch the entire interview with ...