Stories about Culture

Jun 01 2017

Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

Pettigrew, 26, surrendered after talking to a crisis negotiator, police said. The incident ended peacefully nearly three hours after it started when Pettigrew was taken...

Jun 01 2017

Huge explosion near Indian Embassy in Kabul, all staff safe

At least two journalists - one each from the BBC and 1TV - were wounded. The German Embassy sustained serious damage and at least one Afghan security guard there was...

Jun 01 2017

Ariana Grande Manchester benefit concert will feature Coldplay, Miley Cyrus

The BBC reports Usher, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Take That, and Niall Horan are also scheduled to perform. Net proceeds from the show will go to the We Love Manches...

May 31 2017

Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

Eight other men are in custody in connection with Monday's blast, with police and security agencies working to prevent further attacks. They carried out a controlled ex...

May 31 2017

The 'Game of Thrones' official season 7 trailer is here

Now, Cersei Lannister sits upon the Iron Throne that once belonged to her husband and her children. "Enemies to the South, enemies to the North". See you all in July! ...

May 31 2017

Zuckerberg tells Harvard we need a new social contract of equal opportunity

Perhaps the only thing missing was an American flag lapel pin. It is only freedom to fail that can lead to success, he emphasized. Now today we have a level of wealth ine...

May 31 2017

Paul McCartney was Keith Richards' replacement in new Pirates film

Henry wants it to free his father, Will Turner ( Orlando Bloom ), from the curse that has trapped him as captain of the Flying Dutchman since the third movie. According t...

May 31 2017

Olympics set for Paris in 2024 and LA in 2028

Sources tell the Journal that Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S. Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst have both discussed the matter with IOC President Thomas Bach, appa...

May 31 2017

SNP manifesto: what does it mean for your finances?

Professor John Curtice, who runs the What Scotland Thinks blog, said that the YouGov poll represented a one-point increase for the SNP , Tories and Labour since the en...

May 31 2017

What was Priyanka Chopra doing at a NY radio station!

Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut film Baywatch is slated to release in India next month. As the reviews of Dwayne Johnson , Zac Efron-starrer Baywatch , which relea...

May 31 2017

This little ventriloquist just shocked the world with her singing talents

She quickly broke into tears, and her mother joined her on stage. When asked why she wanted to audition, she says she wants to keep ventriloquism alive because "it's no...

May 31 2017

Sofia Coppola becomes second woman to win Cannes director prize

At 140 minutes, the art world satire pokes holes in the concepts of creative liberty, free speech and gender roles, and features Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West in smal...

May 31 2017

Donald Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Trump did not sign onto a joint statement at last week's G-7 conference articulating support for the Paris accord . President Donald Trump is considering overhaulin...

May 31 2017

'Wonder Woman' Might Be Banned in Lebanon Because Gal Gadot Is Israeli

Neighboring Israel and Lebanon are technically at war, and the Arab nation has a law that bans Israeli products. Lebanon remains officially at war with Israel, and Isra...

May 31 2017

Trump's new word 'Covfefe' conquers Twitter

Jimmy Kimmel lamented that he'll never write anything funnier than the term. At this rate, " covfefe " nearly certainly has a shot at the OED's word of the year. Debat...

May 31 2017

A man has been shot in Dublin City Centre

He had suffered a number of gunshot wounds. Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene. It is thought he is the latest casualty in a bloody fall-out between the K...

May 31 2017

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

Dubke's last day has not yet been determined. Trump and his White House will probably never publicly admit it, but it seems like they're starting to see Schumer's poi...

May 31 2017

Britain's Got Talent final moved to avoid Manchester tribute concert clash

The gig is being organised by Live Nation, and will be held at Manchester's Old Trafford cricket ground. The channel took the decision after it emerged that Ariana Gra...

May 31 2017

Trump's First G7 Summit Gets Down To Work In Sicily

Green campaigners insisted that the ongoing support for the Paris accord from the rest of the world means Trump will only serve to isolate the United States if it doe...

May 31 2017

National Football League votes to shorten regular season overtime period

Supporters of the measure also pointed out that tie games actually serve to simplify matters at the end of the regular season, leaving fewer teams with identical records ...