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Surprise Palme d’Or winner at Cannes

Last night saw a surprise winner take the top honours at the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d’Or. Auteur Jacques Audiard won the prestigious prize for his film Dheepan, about an improvised family of Sri Lankan refugees living in Paris. ...

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Singer Joni Mitchell not comatose

Despite a report from TMZ that singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is comatose, a statement on her website reads “she comprehends, she’s alert, and she has her full senses”, even though she remains in hospital. The 71-year old was found unconscious in ...

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Tutankhamun exhibition extended

If, like me, you haven’t had a chance to go see the popular Tutankhamun – His Tomb and His Treasures exhibition yet, you now have more time. The international exhibition opened early December last year and has now been extended ...

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