A trip to space with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has
raised 1.2 million euros ($US1.5 million) for charity at a
glitzy fundraiser at the Cannes film festival.
Helen Mirren was crowned best actress at Britain's top
theatre awards for reprising her Oscar-winning portrayal of
Queen Elizabeth, while a play about a boy with autism was the
night's top winner, taking home seven Olivier prizes.
The latest snow spectacular from Warren Miller films
features a young skiier with a snowballing reputation.
Veteran rocker Rod Stewart has scored his first British album
chart number one in more than 30 years with "Time", while the
French electro outfit Daft Punk clung to the top of the
singles chart, the Official Charts Company said.
Making things up might be called telling lies, but if you
write it down you are being an author, according to Leonie
Agnew. Charmian Smith talks to the College of Education
children's writer in residence.
The X Factor's Monday shows have shifted to a later timeslot,
ending the competition for viewers with Shortland Street, the
juggernaut of locally-made programmes.
From the Greek
legend of Cupid and Psyche to the Selkies of Scottish
folk-lore, many cultures have cautionary tales of husbands
and wives who conceal their true identities and flee when
their secret is discovered by overly curious spouses.
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