Manet portraits set for Royal Academy in 2013 as confirmed by curator

September 27, 2012

Portraits by the legendary French painter Edouard Manet are to be showcased in one major exhibition that will be hosted by the Royal Academy in London next year. Such a retrospective will be the first-ever of its kind in Britain and has been tipped one of the exhibition highlights of ...

Police drama Good Cop shelved in wake of Manchester shootings causing deaths of two policewomen

September 20, 2012

The BBC has had to shelve the final-ever episode of its popular drama Good Cop after the deaths of two Greater Manchester Police officers. The episode, which was due to be screened in the UK this evening, features a particularly violent attack on one female police officer. On Tuesday, as has ...

Technophobe Frenchman fined for pirating Rihanna tunes despite wife admitting to download

September 13, 2012

A man has become the first-ever person to be fined under new anti-piracy laws in France. Alain Prevost was hit with a penalty of 150 euros for pirating two tracks by Rihanna, despite his wife having admitted that it was her who was responsible for downloading the songs. The fine was ...

Green Mile legend death from natural causes rules US coroner

September 6, 2012

Green Mile star Michael Clarke Duncan's death was a result of natural causes, an American coroner has confirmed. The actor, aged 54, passed away at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Monday. According to sources, he hadn't fully recovered from a heart attack he experienced in July. In the meantime, tributes to ...