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Football Scandal Girl Zahia Scores Cannes Hit in Film Debut

She is notorious as the under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team, but Zahia Dehar has confounded her critics with a startling big screen debut at the Cannes film festival.

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Films in the Running for Cannes' Top Prize

From a zombie flick starring Iggy Pop to a tale of Chinese gangsters who decide to take over a city, these are the films vying for the top prize at the Cannes film festival:

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Last Laugh: Ukraine Comedian who Became President

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky had already been inaugurated as president of Ukraine -- as a character in the popular TV show "Servant of the People".

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Whitney Houston Estate Working on Hologram Tour, New Album

The estate of Whitney Houston has struck a deal aiming to revive the late superstar's brand, potentially launching a touring hologram and album of unreleased music.

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'Now our Watch is Ended': History-Making 'Game of Thrones' Wraps

After eight epic years, 47 Emmys, oodles of hanky-panky and two dead dragons, "Game of Thrones" said an emotional goodbye Sunday to devotees worldwide of one of the most popular shows in television history.

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'Injured' Maradona Unable to Attend Cannes Film Festival

Football legend Diego Maradona will not attend the Cannes film festival, where a documentary about his life is being premiered, after he injured his shoulder, its director told AFP Sunday.

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Netherlands Wins Eurovision as Madonna Dancers Spark Flag Controversy

The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision song contest early Sunday at a show in the seaside Israeli city of Tel Aviv that featured a performance from Madonna, plenty of glitz and some controversy.

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Grumpy Cat, the Face that Launched a Thousand Memes, Dead at Seven

She died just as she had lived, in a blizzard of memes, tweets and news reports celebrating her feline frown and distinctly unamused expression. 

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Meghan Gave Birth in London Hospital

Prince Harry's wife Meghan gave birth at a private hospital in London earlier this month, their son's birth certificate revealed, according to British media on Friday.

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Madonna Confirmed for Eurovision in Tel Aviv after Boycott Calls

Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday.

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