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In 1958, Tony Curtis was at a Hollywood party when Billy Wilder took him aside. Wilder was planning a film about two musicians who dress up as women to join an all-girl band, and he asked Curtis to play one of the musicians.
The US critic Jed Perl once referred to Bonnard as “the most idiosyncratic of all the great 20th-Century painters”.
Édouard Manet’s ground-breaking Olympia (1863) is often cited as a key work in the birth of modern art.
No coffee after 2pm, no lie-ins and no phones in the bedroom. One woman followed all the rules to find out what really works
Refugees from some apocalyptic threat – a natural disaster, say, or a killer plague or even zombies or aliens – secure themselves in some bolt-hole. There, they try desperately to call for help from the outside world. But the phone lines are down, the airwaves full of static.
When you pick up a bottle of extra virgin olive oil from the supermarket shelf, how confident are you that it's all that it seems?...
The longstanding idea that Venus is geologically dead is a "myth", scientists say. And new research may be on the verge of ending that perception forever...
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it is "possible" that President Donald Trump was sent by God to save the Jewish people from Iran. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network during a high-profile trip to Israel, he said it was his faith that made him believe that...
This beautiful picture of Jupiter was assembled from three separate images acquired by Nasa's Juno spacecraft as it made another of its close passes of the gas giant...
Being a hard-working freelance professional who performs and delegates all his duties in a respectful and organized manner I also act as a coach, mentor and supervisor who has a long track record of leading teams, motivating staff to do better and make sound decisions.
How does a country recover from centuries of slavery and racism? In the US, a growing number of voices are saying the answer is reparations. Reparations are a restitution for slavery - an apology and repayment to black citizens whose ancestors were forced into the slave trade.
Writing in The New Yorker, Emilia Clarke said she suffered two "life-threatening" aneurysms. The actor, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, underwent surgery twice, leading to "terrible anxiety" and panic attacks...
Five former members of the Stasi, the intelligence service in communist East Germany, have been questioned over the Lockerbie bombing. The state prosecutor in Frankfurt has confirmed the five were spoken to at the request of authorities in Scotland.
President Donald Trump says it is time the US recognises Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, which it captured from Syria in 1967. In a tweet, Mr Trump declared that the plateau was of "critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and regional stability"...
As the frozen fish defrosts under the hot Kenyan sun, fishmonger Mechak Juma prefers not to tell his customers that it has come all the way from China. We are at the largest fish market in the city of Kisumu, on the eastern shores of Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake...
Pictures of a giant, odd-looking fish have gone viral after it washed up on a beach in South Australia. Identified as an ocean sunfish by experts, the 1.8m (6ft)-long specimen was first spotted by a group of fishermen driving along the sand.
Rogue waves - huge swells that can appear from calm seas - are occurring less often but becoming more extreme, data from the US coast suggests. In the largest study of its kind, scientists analysed 20 years of observations from buoys situated along America's western seaboard...
Expedition operators are concerned at the number of climbers' bodies that are becoming exposed on Mount Everest as its glaciers melt. Nearly 300 mountaineers have died on the peak since the first ascent attempt and two-thirds of bodies are thought still to be buried in the snow and ice...
Scientists are getting closer to understanding how the distant object known as Ultima Thule came to be. Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft flew by the 35km-long world on 1 January at a distance of 3,500km...
The tribunal on Wednesday ruled that his initial sentence was too light. In 2016 Karadzic, 73, was found guilty of genocide and war crimes by a UN tribunal in The Hague and given a 40-year prison sentence.

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