Brother of socialite Paris Hilton to plead guilty to assault
(Reuters) - The brother of celebrity socialite Paris Hilton will plead guilty to an assault charge for threatening flight attendants on a Los Angeles-bound flight out of London last year, officials said on Tuesday.
Tribeca Film Festival showcases movies about 'everyday life'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Feature films from 31 countries, many of them about the struggles of everyday life and featuring stars such as Richard Gere, James Franco and Dakota Fanning will be screened at the 14th Tribeca Film Festival.
Queen Elizabeth strips entertainer Rolf Harris of honor over child sex conviction
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth has stripped veteran entertainer Rolf Harris of an honor she bestowed on him in 2006, basing the move on his conviction for child sex crimes last year, an official notice on Tuesday revealed.
Poll: U.S. evenly torn on dress in online craze - blue or white?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Poll results released on Tuesday show the U.S. public is evenly torn in a debate that is rending the fabric of America - or at least fraying a few nerves: is that dress white or blue?
Catholics and Jews pan film defending wartime Pope Pius XII
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A new Italian film that attempts to defend wartime Pope Pius XII against accusations he turned a blind eye to the Holocaust has been panned by the Vatican as well as Catholic and Jewish media.
Conductor Rattle heads to London, wants 'theatrical' concerts
LONDON (Reuters) - International conducting star Simon Rattle said he hoped to make the concert experience more theatrical to attract younger audiences, as the London Symphony Orchestra announced on Tuesday he would become its fulltime music director in 2017.
Star Trek fans 'Spock' Canadian $5 bill to honor late Leonard Nimoy
The passing of Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy has inspired numerous 'trekkies' to scribble Spock's pointy ears and flat hairline onto former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the Canadian $5 bill.