Black-clad protesters in southern Athens have torn down a red sculpture shaped like an angel and broke its wings in a fresh act of violence against an artwork critics liken to Satan.
Test your wits against the Otago Daily Times quiz for Friday, January 19. Look for a fresh ODT online quiz every Monday and Friday.
Michael Wolff's explosive behind-the-scenes book about US President Donald Trump, 'Fire and Fury,' is headed for television, Hollywood trade publications reported.
Actor Alec Baldwin has publicly supported film-maker Woody Allen as a growing number of entertainment industry stars seek to distance themselves from the director as part of a campaign against sexual misconduct.
It is shaping as a busy year for Dunedin’s arts sector, with national and international shows and events coming to the city as well as the biennial Arts Festival Dunedin, writes Rebecca Fox.
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Gordon Walters, John Drawbridge, and the Inge Doesburg Gallery.
The widow of Glenn Frey filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan over its treatment of the former co-lead singer and guitarist for The Eagles before he died in January 2016 at age 67.
Willie Campbell reviews Brenda Niall's Can You Hear the Sea?: My Grandmother's Story, published by Text Publishing.
Ted Fox reviews Paul Ham's Young Hitler: The Making of The Führer, published by Random House.
Mike Crowl reviews Hangman by Jack Heath. Published by Allen & Unwin
A movie producer in a consortium vying to acquire the Weinstein Company says bankruptcy may be the best way forward for the US film and TV studio.
Catherine Deneuve has apologised to victims of sexual assault offended by a column denouncing "puritanism" she signed following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, but still has reservations about the #MeToo campaign.
New Zealand's school Stage Challenge and J Rock events are no longer. Organisers say economic conditions have led to the axe falling on the events.
Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries, has died suddenly during a trip to London for a recording session. She was 46.
Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne says Hollywood's campaign for gender equality had been "a long time coming" and that a "huge amount of change" is still needed.
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in a movie set around the Charles Manson murders, Hollywood entertainment publications reported, but he will not play the role of the American cult leader.
Golden Globe winner James Franco says accusations of sexual misconduct made against him on Twitter are "not accurate" but said in a TV interview that "if I’ve done something wrong, I will fix it."
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Two more women have come forward to accuse Australian actor Craig McLachlan of sexually inappropriate behaviour.
Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has issued a pre-emptive denial of a sexual misconduct accusation, saying he wanted to get ahead of a potential story being investigated by Hollywood publications.