Paddington Bear author Michael Bond dies aged 91

Jun 30, 2017

Paddington Bear author Michael Bond dies aged 91

British children's writer Michael Bond, the creator of the much-loved character Paddington Bear, has died at the age of 91, his publisher HarperCollins said on Wednesday. Bond's famous series about a friendly teddy bear from "deepest, darkest Peru" sold more than 35 million copies worldwide ...

Ron Howard to take over 'Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off

Jun 23, 2017

Ron Howard to take over 'Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard has been brought in to complete the hotly-anticipated "Star Wars" Han Solo spinoff after directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller were sacked, Lucasfilm said Thursday. Lord and Miller, the pair behind the acclaimed "The LEGO Movie" and "21 Jump Street," ...

Beyonce gives birth to twins

Jun 20, 2017

Beyonce gives birth to twins

Pop diva Beyonce and her rap mogul husband Jay Z have welcomed twins, the US singer's father tweeted Sunday, appearing to confirm the arrival of new additions to music's royal family that already includes five-year-old Blue Ivy. News that the singer had given birth, reported ...