5,000 people, two tonnes of blood: artwork shines light on refugee crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Marc Quinn Marc Quinn hopes world’s ‘first migrating artwork’ will raise $30m for charities Visualisation of Marc Quinn’s Odyssey, outside New York’s public library and housed in its Norman Foster-designed pavilion. Photograph: Marc Quinn studio/Human Love Worldwide/Norman Foster Foundation For Aghiad Malik, a refugee Läs mer…

Welsh slate region to be nominated as Unesco world heritage site

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wales Heritage minister says Gwynedd quarries shaped buildings across the world Penrhyn slate quarry is one of several in north-west Wales that form part of the world heritage site status nomination. Photograph: RCAHMW/PA The shattered slate quarry landscape of north-west Wales is to be Läs mer…

Take that, Charlie Brown! The artists putting the pain into Peanuts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Peanuts Anxiety, misery, vanity, heartbreak … Snoopy and the gang were always darker than they appeared – which is why artists have reimagined them for our angst-ridden times On target … an image from a 1967 Peanuts film; the exhibition Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Läs mer…

Geoffrey Rush close to tears as he gives evidence in 'King Leer' defamation trial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Geoffrey Rush Actor becomes emotional on stand as he defends himself from accusations of inappropriate behaviour with woman on stage Geoffrey Rush at his defamation against Sydney’s Daily Telegraph. Photograph: Mark Evans/Getty Images Geoffrey Rush came close to tears in court explaining how he Läs mer…

Julia Davis: 'I'm worried there's going to be a backlash'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interview Harriet Gibsone Julia Davis Interview Julia Davis: ‘I’m worried there’s going to be a backlash’ Harriet Gibsone Sally4Ever, a lurid lesbian sitcom, is her filthiest show yet – but even that’s nothing compared with her extreme agony aunt podcast. The comedy writer and Läs mer…

Vue puts Saudi cinema deal on hold after Khashoggi death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Business CEO Tim Richards says joint venture to build up to 30 cinemas is being delayed Vue’s boss also said he would no longer attend a major economic forum in Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Alamy Vue, one of the world’s largest cinema operators, has put Läs mer…

'Disneyland for adults': John Portman's dizzying interior legacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Atlanta is the future. At least, makers of films and TV series think so, especially those who create visions of times to come. In The Hunger Games, The Walking Dead and Divergent, the city appears, unnamed, as the setting for omnipotent rulers and dark Läs mer…

Paddy McGuinness and Andrew Flintoff to host BBC's Top Gear

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Top Gear Take Me Out host and former cricketer will replace Matt LeBlanc on the motoring show Paddy McGuinness (left) and Andrew Flintoff will begin filming in early 2019. Photograph: PA Paddy McGuinness and Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff will host Top Gear from next year, Läs mer…

Stolen daughters: what happened after #BringBackOurGirls?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Documentary In a powerful new documentary, film-makers follow the lives of Nigerian girls freed after being kidnapped by Boko Haram A still from Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram. Photograph: HBO In 2014, the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign transfixed people around the world concerned Läs mer…

'Hadza': the last hunter-gatherer tribe in Tanzania – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Hadza are an an indigenous ethnic group located near Lake Eyasi in the Rift Valley. They are descendants of Tanzania’s aboriginal hunter-gatherers and have occupied their land unchanged for thousands of years The Hadza are one of the last remaining societies which remain Läs mer…

Unlikely candidate's hidden camera documentary lifts lid on Italian politics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Ismaele La Vardera, who stood for mayor in Palermo, used secret cameras to capture dealmaking Ismaele La Vardera, left, has a selfie taken with Matteo Salvini during his campaign to become mayor of Palermo. Photograph: le lene In early 2017, Ismaele La Vardera, Läs mer…

Geoffrey Rush tells defamation trial newspaper made him look like a 'criminal'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Geoffrey Rush Oscar-winning Australian actor says front-page story published by Murdoch-owned Nationwide News made him sick to his stomach Actor Geoffrey Rush (centre) arrives to give evidence against the Daily Telegraph in his defamation trial at the federal court in Sydney on Monday. Photograph: Läs mer…

Poison Ivy was the brains behind the Cramps | Brief letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brief letters Crime Poison Ivy was the brains behind the Cramps Crime rates | Jamal Khashoggi | Toilet goldfish | Female guitarists Poison Ivy (Kristy Wallace) of the Cramps: ‘the brains behind the band’, according to Phil Rhoden. Photograph: Clayton Call/Redferns It cannot be Läs mer…

Actor Selma Blair reveals that she has multiple sclerosis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Movies MS diagnosis came in August but Hollywood star has lived with symptoms for years Selma Blair has received support from the producers and crew of her Netflix series Another Life. Photograph: Chris Pizzello/Invision The American actor Selma Blair has been praised for speaking Läs mer…

The photographer taking the Twitter war to Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Photography The photographer taking the Twitter war to Trump Former White House photographer Pete Souza has turned his portraits of Obama into spiky ripostes to the tweet-happy current president The shot that started it all: Barack Obama talks on the phone in Läs mer…