Arts & Culture

New photos of George with Charlotte

Photographs showing Prince George holding his little sister, Princess Charlotte – and even giving her a kiss – have been released by Kensington Palace. Charlotte, who was born just over a month ago on┬áMay 2, looks happy and content as her older brother puts a protective arm around his baby sibling in the four photographs. The pictures were taken by ...

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Heath Ledger scholarship winner named

It’s been seven years since Heath Ledger’s shock death and while his parents Kim and Sally still struggle with the loss of their son, a special, annual phone call they make helps soothe a little of their pain. Matt Levett received their call this year. Levett, a 31-year-old Sydney-raised actor educated at the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts in ...

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Kim Kardashian is pregnant again

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting baby number two. The reality star’s pregnancy was revealed in a promo trailer following the mid-season finale of her TV show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. “I just got the blood test back and I am pregnant,” Kardashian tells her excited sister Khloe in the clip that has just gone to air in ...

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Depp dogs saga could deter stars: Doohan

Film stars like Johnny Depp will be less likely to come to Australia after the saga surrounding the actor’s dogs, his friend Mick Doohan has warned. The five-time motorcycle racing world champion said although he thinks Depp found the ordeal “quite humorous”, he was surprised about the media attention over smuggling in his pooches Pistol and Boo. The so-called “war ...

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Film legend Omar Sharif has been diagnosed with an illness

Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of such classics as Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Doctor Zhivago (1965), is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, his agent has said. The agent, Steve Kenis, confirmed news first reported by the Spanish daily El Mundo, which cited the 83-year-old actor’s son Tarek. Kenis gave no further details in an email to AFP. Known for ...

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Depp unofficial face of Aust biosecurity

Hollywood star Johnny Depp has unwittingly become the face of a campaign telling the world not to mess with Australia’s hard-line biosecurity regime. That’s how the federal government is promoting its “war on terrier” after winning Australia widespread international attention for telling Depp’s dogs to “bugger off” back to the United States or be put down. “There’s a lot of ...

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Vivid show set to light up Sydney

Record crowds are expected at the Vivid Sydney light show extravaganza on Friday night when the switch is flicked on. The festival of lights, music and ideas runs for 18 nights and will feature more than 60 works as well as musical performances and special talks, including a Q&A with Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner. More than 1.4 million people ...

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Depp leaves Australia to be with wife

Johnny Depp has reportedly walked off the Pirates of the Caribbean set on the Gold Coast and is headed back to the US to be with his wife. The actor is meant to be shooting scenes as the swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow in Queensland. But he unexpectedly left the set on Wednesday night, with plans to return home on the ...

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Film, Fashion and Glamour at Cannes Film Festival 2015

In the beautiful resort town on the French Riviera, film stars, renowned directors and producers alike congregated together for the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, where all attention is on the clothes as celebrities don their finest gowns ahead of their red carpet debuts. During the 12-day event, which runs from the 13th until the 24th of May, it is ...

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Terriers gone, investigation underway

Pistol and Boo may have “left the building”, but Barnaby Joyce says an investigation into how Johnny Depp smuggled his pampered pooches into the country is underway. The movie star, who is filming in Australia, has sent the dogs back to the US in the lap of luxury on a private jet to avoid being put down. But the agricultural ...

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