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    Burberry apologies for hoodie featuring knot shaped like noose

    Burberry apologies for hoodie featuring knot shaped like noose


    The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion powerhouse Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on their London Fashion Week...

    The chief executive and chief creative officer of luxury fashion powerhouse Burberry have apologized for putting a hoodie with strings tied in the shape of a noose on their London Fashion Week runway.

    'Snow-Banksy' leaves mark on Vanier

    'Snow-Banksy' leaves mark on Vanier


    An Ottawa man has decided to have a little fun with all that snow piled up in front of his house on Ste-Anne...

    An Ottawa man has decided to have a little fun with all that snow piled up in front of his house on Ste-Anne Street.

    AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates to Canadian fundraiser for Alzheimer's

    AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates to Canadian fundraiser for Alzheimer's


    A hockey ref has been skating for 19 hours and 26 minutes in each of Canada's seven NHL cities while blasting AC/DC to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's societies. And his efforts caught the attention of not just one but two of the legendary...

    A hockey ref has been skating for 19 hours and 26 minutes in each of Canada's seven NHL cities while blasting AC/DC to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's societies. And his efforts caught the attention of not just one but two of the legendary band's members.

    I Know It's Over: Morrissey ends boycott of Canada with spring tour

    I Know It's Over: Morrissey ends boycott of Canada with spring tour


    The former lead singer of the Smiths says he'll embark on an eight-city run of concerts this April with some proceeds going to local animal rights...

    The former lead singer of the Smiths says he'll embark on an eight-city run of concerts this April with some proceeds going to local animal rights groups.

    Maduro pledges concert to rival Venezuela fundraiser planned by Richard Branson

    Maduro pledges concert to rival Venezuela fundraiser planned by Richard Branson


    Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that it will hold its own huge concert to rival one being organized by billionaire Richard Branson, a backer of...

    Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday that it will hold its own huge concert to rival one being organized by billionaire Richard Branson, a backer of opposition leader Juan Guaido.

    Netflix to open dedicated production hub in Toronto

    Netflix to open dedicated production hub in Toronto


    Netflix is setting up a dedicated production hub in Toronto, which film and TV creators hope will provide new opportunities for local...

    Netflix is setting up a dedicated production hub in Toronto, which film and TV creators hope will provide new opportunities for local talent.

    The wisdom a young Céline Dion shared about making choices in life

    The wisdom a young Céline Dion shared about making choices in life


    It's hard to believe that some things could lie out of reach for a star as big as Céline Dion. But she once told CBC it's not possible to have everything you want in...

    It's hard to believe that some things could lie out of reach for a star as big as Céline Dion. But she once told CBC it's not possible to have everything you want in life.

    Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's creative director, dead at 85

    Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's creative director, dead at 85


    German designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the haute-couture industry for over half a century, has died at age 85, the French fashion house confirmed...

    German designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the haute-couture industry for over half a century, has died at age 85, the French fashion house confirmed Tuesday.

    Queen to rock Oscars with live performance

    Queen to rock Oscars with live performance


    British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday — an announcement that follows the blockbuster success of best picture nominee Bohemian...

    British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday — an announcement that follows the blockbuster success of best picture nominee Bohemian Rhapsody.

    Black Panther's trailblazing costume designer aims to empower others

    Black Panther's trailblazing costume designer aims to empower others


    Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film Black...

    Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film Black Panther, Carter believes she can "knock down" more doors so others like herself can walk through them.

    Sting opens up about his troubled childhood, theatrical inspiration and refitting The Last Ship

    Sting opens up about his troubled childhood, theatrical inspiration and refitting The Last Ship


    The former frontman of The Police has had a wildly successful music career, but he's been facing big challenges on the theatrical stage that have forced a revamp of his play The Last...

    The former frontman of The Police has had a wildly successful music career, but he's been facing big challenges on the theatrical stage that have forced a revamp of his play The Last Ship.

    Police shift 'trajectory' of Jussie Smollett probe, seek follow-up interview with actor

    Police shift 'trajectory' of Jussie Smollett probe, seek follow-up interview with actor


    Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, as lawyers for the Empire actor blasted reports alleging he played a role in...

    Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, as lawyers for the Empire actor blasted reports alleging he played a role in his own attack.

    Israeli film Synonyms wins Berlin fest's top Golden Bear award

    Israeli film Synonyms wins Berlin fest's top Golden Bear award


    Israeli director Nadav Lapid's Synonyms, a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and tries to immerse himself in his new country, has won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear...

    Israeli director Nadav Lapid's Synonyms, a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and tries to immerse himself in his new country, has won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award.

    Mommy Blogging 2.0: Business is booming, complete with perks and pitfalls

    Mommy Blogging 2.0: Business is booming, complete with perks and pitfalls


    Mommy blogging is evolving into a lucrative industry, with bloggers making money from "sponsored posts" and ad deals. But there are challenges: from using images and stories of their children to help sell products, to balancing the authenticity of their...

    Mommy blogging is evolving into a lucrative industry, with bloggers making money from "sponsored posts" and ad deals. But there are challenges: from using images and stories of their children to help sell products, to balancing the authenticity of their stories with narratives desired by advertisers.

    2 men questioned about alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett released without charge

    2 men questioned about alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett released without charge


    Chicago police say they have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting Empire actor Jussie Smollett, saying that detectives have additional investigative work to...

    Chicago police say they have released two Nigerian brothers who had been arrested earlier in the week on suspicion of assaulting Empire actor Jussie Smollett, saying that detectives have additional investigative work to complete.

    Oscars scrap plan to award some winners during commercials after Hollywood outcry

    Oscars scrap plan to award some winners during commercials after Hollywood outcry


    Following an outcry from many of the movie industry's most prominent figures, the Academy of Motion Pictures has reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar...

    Following an outcry from many of the movie industry's most prominent figures, the Academy of Motion Pictures has reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.

    Rapper 21 Savage says he was 'targeted' in ICE arrest

    Rapper 21 Savage says he was 'targeted' in ICE arrest


    Rapper 21 Savage says he was "definitely targeted" in his arrest Feb. 3 by agents of Immigration and Customs...

    Rapper 21 Savage says he was "definitely targeted" in his arrest Feb. 3 by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

    Andrea Levy, novelist who portrayed lives of Jamaicans in U.K., dead at 62

    Andrea Levy, novelist who portrayed lives of Jamaicans in U.K., dead at 62


    Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-Second World War generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from...

    Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-Second World War generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from cancer.

    Can't copyright the Carlton dance, Fresh Prince star told

    Can't copyright the Carlton dance, Fresh Prince star told


    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro, who's suing two video-game makers over the so-called Carlton dance he popularized during the 1990s TV sitcom, has been denied a copyright for the...

    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro, who's suing two video-game makers over the so-called Carlton dance he popularized during the 1990s TV sitcom, has been denied a copyright for the dance.