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    July 03

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Actors reading children’s tales during lockdown

23 May 2020

LONDON – Stuck at home with the kids? Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch and Cate Blanchett may be able to help. Read More


Cuba’s rooftop artistes

12 May 2020

HAVANA – Cuba’s artistes are rising to the occasion during the coronavirus lockdown, taking to rooftops and balconies to create music or dance. Read More


TV dad Jerry Stiller dies

11 May 2020

NEW YORK – Jerry Stiller, who played two of American television’s most cantankerous fathers on the sitcoms Seinfeld and The King of Queens, has died aged 92, his son Ben Stiller said on Twitter on Monday. Read More


Bob Dylan bringing new album

10 May 2020

LOS ANGELES – Bob Dylan is releasing his first album of new music in eight years following a spurt of creativity from the man regarded as one of the world’s most influential songwriters. Read More


Little Richard dies at 87

09 May 2020

Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” who built his ground-breaking sound with a boiling blend of boogie-woogie, rhythm and blues and gospel, died on Saturday at the age of 87, Rolling Stone magazine reported. Read More


Costumers making scrubs

16 April 2020

CHIPPING CAMDEN, England – Costume makers in Britain who normally dress actors in shows from Downton Abbey to Game of Thrones and Batman have joined forces to make scrubs for medics fighting the coronavirus outbreak. Read More


Handwritten Hey Jude lyrics auctioned

16 April 2020

NEW YORK – Artist Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics to The Beatles’ hit song “Hey Jude” sold for $910 000 on Friday, nine times its original estimate, auction house Julien’s Auctions said. Read More


Lean on Me singer Withers dies

05 April 2020

NEW YORK - Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits Lean on Me, Lovely Day and Ain’t No Sunshine, has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Read More


Studios suspend movie data as attendance plummets

22 March 2020

LOS ANGELES – Movie studios Walt Disney and Universal Pictures said on Thursday they were suspending the release of box office data because of the closure of movie theatres in multiple countries in a bid to contain the coronavirus. Read More


Country legend Kenny Rogers dies at 81

21 March 2020

Kenny Rogers passed away last night at age 81, his family said in a statement on Twitter. Read More


Idris Elba has coronavirus

16 March 2020

British actor Idris Elba said on Monday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Read More


Frozen 2 to be released via streaming

15 March 2020

Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would make the sequel to hit animated movie Frozen available on its streaming platform Disney+ three months ahead of schedule in the United States, as media companies respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Read More


Final royal event for Harry and Meghan

10 March 2020

LONDON – Britain’s top royals came together on Monday at Westminster Abbey in their last public family gathering before Prince Harry and his wife Meghan set off on a new career path devoid of official duties. Read More


Affleck finds the way back

08 March 2020

Ben Affleck’s new movie The Way Back finds the actor playing a role he knows only too well – an alcoholic who goes through family strife and divorce before finding renewed hope in life. Read More


Release of Bond film postponed

05 March 2020

LONDON – The global release of the new James Bond film No Time to Die was postponed on Wednesday by seven months amid the coronavirus disruption that has closed movie theatres in China and caused widespread headaches for other Hollywood productions. Read More


Weinstein under guard in Bellevue

01 March 2020

NEW YORK – Harvey Weinstein is sitting under guard in a cinderblock room at a New York City hospital days after his conviction for sexual assault and rape, and at times “can go stir crazy just staring at the emptines”, according to a spokesman. Read More


Prince Harry meets Bon Jovi

28 February 2020

Rock royalty met the Royal Family when the Duke of Sussex got behind a microphone with Jon Bon Jovi. They met at Abbey Road Studios, where the US rocker is re-recording his song Unbroken with the Invictus Games Choir. Read More


PM’s statement on passing of Smokey Burke

27 February 2020

Once again, Barbados has lost an icon of the performing arts; a true son of the soil who epitomised excellence; a social commentator who would not be silenced by anything but the call of his Maker. Read More


King mourns passing of Smokey

26 February 2020

Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, joined hundreds of Barbadians mourning the passing of local entertainer, William “Smokey” Burke. Read More


Rihanna ‘Tell your friends to pull up’

23 February 2020

Rihanna accepted the President’s Award at the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. Read More


Pacino is a Nazi hunter in new Amazon series

21 February 2020

LONDON – In a screen career spanning more than five decades, it has taken Al Pacino until now to act in a television series. Read More


Should Barbados be reopening the borders to commercial airlines as announced by the Prime Minister?