Lewis Capaldi announces break after Glastonbury struggle

Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi on Tuesday said he was taking a break from performing, after struggling to finish his set at the Glastonbury festival.. In an Instagram post, Capaldi thanked the crowd for helping him out and said he would be taking "a break from touring for the foreseeable future".

Japan kabuki star arrested over mother's suicide: media

One of Japan's best-known kabuki actors was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of assisting his mother's suicide, local media said, after both parents were found unconscious at his home last month.. In May, rescue workers found Ichikawa's 76-year-old father -- also a kabuki actor -- and his 75-year-old mother unconscious at his home in the capital.

Mel Brooks, Angela Bassett to receive honorary Oscars

Veteran US comic Mel Brooks, who turns 97 this week, will receive an honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement, more than half a century after he won for best original screenplay for "The Producers," the Academy said Monday. . The honorary Oscars are handed out every year to honor lifetime achievement, and were spun off into a separate event in 2009 to declutter the main show's packed schedule.

Jacquemus turns Versailles lake into fashion front row

One of the canniest rising stars of fashion, the French house Jacquemus put on perhaps the most luxurious show of the season in Paris on Monday, putting stars such as Victoria and David Beckham on boats on the lake of the Palace of Versailles to watch the catwalk along the water's edge. . True to his taste for independence, Jacquemus held his all-gender show just one day after the official Paris Fashion Week menswear shows had finished. 

Amsterdam's Hermitage museum renamed over Russia link

Amsterdam's Hermitage museum said Monday it will change its name, a year after severing ties with the Saint Petersburg version over Russia's war in Ukraine.. The Amsterdam Hermitage opened in 2009 as a venue for the Saint Petersburg-based Hermitage Museum to show parts of its huge collection for exhibition.

Beck and Phoenix: old friends unite for summer

It feels so natural a collaboration that the only surprise is it didn't happen before: indie favourites Beck and Phoenix have teamed up for a new single and summer tour. . The two friends will reconnect from August 1 for the North American summer tour, titled "Summer Odyssey".

Take a day off after 'tense' weekend, Russia tells journalists

Knackered after covering a stunning march on Moscow by a small army of mercenaries?. An armed rebellion by mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, who had vowed on Friday to topple the Russian military leadership and begun a march on Moscow, sparked the country's largest political crisis in decades and prompted many newsrooms to work around the clock.

'Spider-Man' swings back to top of the box office

Jostling for the top three spots in North American theaters this weekend were the same films from last week, with "The Flash" overtaken by the latest "Spider-Man" iteration.. The film, a sequel to 2018's "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and the latest spin on the Marvel Comics superhero, picks up the story of half-Black, half-Latino Miles Morales, voiced by Shameik Moore.

Miss Gaviota, Mexico's trans lucha libre wrestler

Wearing a glittery purple leotard, Miss Gaviota steps into a ring to roaring applause from the crowd, ready to go to battle with several masked, muscular men. . "I step out of the ring, and I have to face society all over again.