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  • Cannes: 'Whiplash,' 'Cold in July' Set to Screen at Directors' Fortnight

    Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in the 46th annual Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes....
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • Letter from London: Begin your theater summer with a LIFT

    Letter from London: Begin your theater summer with a LIFT
    Come August, the London theatre scene often shivers in the shadow of that north-of-the-border knees-up gargantuan, the Edinburgh Festival. But before the annual exodus begins, the capital anticipates the Scots shindig with its own London International...
  • Henri Matisse cutouts in the spotlight at Tate Modern in London

    Henri Matisse spent his final decades largely confined to a wheelchair, having been weakened by cancer surgery at age 72. But the renowned French artist didn't allow his physical condition to slow his prodigious output. In fact, he embarked on one of...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • Readers Recommend: Nopi restaurant in London

    Nopi in London is a wonderful restaurant run by two guys from Jerusalem, one Israeli and one Palestinian. It serves Middle Eastern food prepared with surprising spices and herbs. Nopi, 21-22 Warwick St.; 011-44-20-7494-9584, http://www.nopi-restaurant....
  • 'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer

    'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer
    The 1888-91 Whitechapel murders in London are arguably the world's most infamous unsolved serial crimes. The brutal murders of as few as five to almost a dozen young women attributed to "Jack the Ripper" have spawned thousands of nonfiction accounts and...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Nabs Top Prize at London Critics' Circle Awards

    LONDON -- Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" took top prize Sunday at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards, which started with a tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death was announced earlier in the day. "12 Years a Slave" also won kudos for...
  • Britain's National Gallery unveils its first major American painting

    LONDON – Britain’s National Gallery on Friday unveiled its first major American painting, a work by George Bellows. Founded nearly 200 years ago, the gallery’s lofty halls are hung with some of the best known treasures of western...
  • CNN to end 'Piers Morgan Live'

    CNN has decided to end the marquee prime-time talk show hosted by veteran British journalist Piers Morgan, the cable news network said on Sunday. A date for the final broadcast of Piers Morgan Live on CNN had not been determined and a spokeswoman did not...
  • Merlin, DreamWorks Animation to Open 'Shrek' Visitor Attraction in London

    LONDON -- Merlin Entertainments has teamed up with DreamWorks Animation to launch a "Shrek" themed visitor attraction, to be called Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure, in London. The attraction, which will open in the summer of 2015, will take visitors...
  • Letter from London: From a grim 'Lear' to the promise of 'Spirit'

    Letter from London: From a grim 'Lear' to the promise of 'Spirit'
    LONDON — The early months of a new year tend to be something of a frozen tundra for London theater — but 2014 has already seen some green shoots and the spring season looks set to be lush. That said, the best of the openings so far have been...