Olympia Dukakis who won an Oscar for ‘Moonstruck’ dies at 89

Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actress who won an Oscar for her role as Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy Moonstruck, has died. She was 89. Dukakis died on Saturday morning in her home in New York City, according to Allison Levy, her agent at Innovative Artists.

Prince Harry and Meghan to chair Global Citizen's Covid-19 vaccine campaign

Prince Harry and Meghan will serve as the campaign chairs of Global Citizen’s effort to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to medical workers in the world’s poorest countries. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will appear at Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World, to be taped Sunday at S

Fashion designer Alber Elbaz dies at 59

Alber Elbaz, the fashion designer whose audacious designs transformed the storied French house Lanvin into an industry darling has died at the age of 59, reported Richemont luxury group. "It was with shock and enormous sadness that I heard of Alber's sudden passing," Richemont chairman Johann Rup

BBC to mark Prince William and Kate Middleton's 10th wedding anniversary with documentary

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary this week, and to mark the occasion the BBC will broadcast a special documentary. Royal Wedding: A Day to Remember, will be shown on Friday, a decade on from their wedding. The couple married on

Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies at 115 … or 116?

A North Carolina woman who grew up picking cotton, got married at 14 and went on to become the oldest living American with more than 120 great-great-grandchildren has died peacefully in her home, her family says. Hester Ford was either 115 or 116 years old, depending on which census report was ac

Ivanka Trump receives first dose of Pfizer vaccine

Ivanka Trump has received her first COVID-19 shot and is encouraging others to get vaccinated as quickly as they can. Two people familiar with Ivanka Trump’s plans say she was eligible to get vaccinated along with other White House staff when she worked as a senior adviser, but that she cho

Ozil donates $120,000 to children of Rohingya, Syria, Somalia

German Fenerbahçe midfielder, Mesut Ozil, has donated €101,000 ($120,770) to the Turkish Red Crescent for an aid campaign run during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Anadolu news agency reported. The Turkish Red Crescent Society said in a statement yesterday that Ozil's don

Prince Philip to have ceremonial funeral on April 17, Harry to attend

Colombia will allow the private importation of COVID-19 vaccines, the health ministry said on Monday, but the shots must be free for those being inoculated. The Andean country plans to immunize about 70% of its 50 million people this year under a free national program and has administered some 2.

Britain’s Prince Phillip dead at 99

Britain’s Prince Philip, a constant presence at Queen Elizabeth II’s side for decades, died Friday at age 99, Buckingham Palace announced.The death of the Duke of Edinburgh is a profound loss for the 94-year-old monarch, who once described him as her “strength and stay all these

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle reveal first Netflix docuseries

Prince Harry will produce a documentary about the Invictus Games for differently-abled military veterans — the first series under a lucrative deal he and wife Meghan Markle signed with Netflix.   The couple’s Archewell Productions announced Tuesday its first series to

UK's Queen Elizabeth has first outing in five months

Queen Elizabeth II made her first public appearance outside the walls of Windsor Castle in nearly five months on Wednesday, making a quip about the country's frosty relationship with Russia. The monarch, 94, has been staying home because of the coronavirus pandemic, but ventured out for a militar

President Obama's family matriarch 'Mama Sarah' dies aged 99

Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former US President Barack Obama’s Kenyan family has died, relatives and officials confirmed Monday but did not disclose the cause of death. She was at least 99 years old. Mama Sarah, as the step-grandmother of the former US president was fondly called, was a p

Myanmar beauty queen speaks out against military coup

A commitment to "world peace" might be a beauty pageant cliche, but as blood spills in the streets of Myanmar, Miss Grand International contestant Han Lay made a plea Thursday to end the violence in her homeland. The Myanmar junta has unleashed deadly violence as it struggles to quell nationwide

Popular children's book author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

American children’s book author Beverly Cleary, who responded to a young reader’s plea for realistic characters by bringing rare insight and humor to the lives of Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins and the other children who populated her more than 40 books, has died at age 104, publisher Ha

Twitter founder's first tweet sold for $ 2.9 million

The first tweet of Twitter founder Jack Dorsey sold for $ 2.9 million in a non-exchangeable token (NFT), the kind of unique digital asset that went viral in 2021. The first tweet of the founder of practical features is sold to the "Twitter" appThe tweet "just setting up my twttr" is Dorsey's firs

My mother's death left a huge hole inside me, says Harry

The Duke of Sussex has opened up about the death of his mother, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Prince Harry has written a note to the children of health workers who have died in the foreword of a new book, Hospital by the Hill. The children’s book tells the story of a young person whos

Queen Elizabeth II's birthday parade cancelled for the second year

The annual military parade in central London for Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday has been cancelled for a second year owing to the coronavirus pandemic, Buckingham Palace said Friday. The "Trooping the Colour" event in June normally features hundreds of personnel from Britain's most presti

William and Harry’s calls post tell-all Oprah interview ‘unproductive’

Prince William has spoken to his brother Harry for the first time since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey, according to CBS News presenter Gayle King. King, one of the most high-profile television journalists in America, is a close friend of Meghan