Her novel "Milkman" is an exploration of Northern Ireland's three decades of sectarian violence told through the voice of a young woman.
A new “Angry Birds” TV series is being hatched and will take the game-inspired bird-throwing franchise into long-form territory for the first time. The new show will be aimed at 6-to-12 year-olds and is slated to launch in 2020.
The Nabu museum visitors can see 60 contemporary works, as well as around 400 antiquities from Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Egypt and Yemen. The exhibits come from private collections of wealthy businessmen.
"You have 1 job today and that is to properly register to vote," singer Rihanna urged her fans. Rihanna has residency in America but cannot vote herself.
The first time Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta accused her co-star of sexually harassing her a decade ago, she was threatened with violence – and then ignored. But now her accusations appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last.
Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85.
China's highest-earning actress Fan Bingbing, 37, ordered to pay the fine for evading taxes, reports say. She disappeared from the public eye in June after allegations that she had evaded taxes on a lucrative movie shoot.
Digital scans of about 300 objects mean modern techniques could be used to build replicas.
His death was confirmed by the French Culture Ministry. "Thank you, M. Aznavour," government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux tweeted.
Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago, in a scandal that rocked the prestigious Nobel Prize academy with seven members either being forced to leave or quitting.
It is the first time the French capital has named any kind of thoroughfare after a fashion designer.
The guitarist and singer, who co-founded the psychedelic group in San Francisco in 1965, died on Thursday and his wife, Susan Joy Balin, was by his side, spokesman Ryan Romenesko said in a statement. The cause of death was not announced.
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