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Prince William, Kate on Brexit Diplomacy Tour of Poland, Germany

Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Warsaw on Monday on a five-day "diplomacy tour" of Poland and Germany in the wake of Brexit, which has tarnished Britain's reputation in Europe.

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French Military Band Dazzles with Daft Punk Rendition

A French military band broke from tradition at the Bastille Day parade on Friday, dropping martial music for a rendition of "Get Lucky" by French electro superstars Daft Punk.

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The Wait is Over: Beyonce Unveils Photo of Twins Sir and Rumi

Pop diva Beyonce unveiled her newborn twins to the world early Friday, posting a glamorous photo on Instagram and announcing their names.

"Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today," reads the caption on the photo, which focuses much more on the yummy mummy than the little ones.

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'Saturday Night Live,' 'Westworld' Top Emmy Nominations

HBO's sci-fi western "Westworld" and NBC's comedy sketch show "Saturday Night Live" led the field for television's prestigious Primetime Emmy awards Thursday, with 22 nominations.

"Stranger Things," Netflix's award-winning sci-fi-horror drama set in the 1980s, and FX's "Feud: Bette and Joan," about the famous rivalry between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, scored the next highest tallies with 18 nods.

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Madonna Takes Kids Back to Malawi to Open Hospital

U.S. pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday took her four adopted Malawian children to the opening of a pediatric hospital wing that her charity has built in their home country.

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'Game of Thrones': Winter is Finally Here

"Game of Thrones" returns for its penultimate season Sunday, presaging the end of a saga of sex, violence and political intrigue that has become the world's most popular TV show.

The R-rated fable of noble families vying for control of the Iron Throne has just 13 episodes left, split across two shortened seasons which will bring the curtain down on a ratings juggernaut that made television history.

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Jay-Z Extends Return to Music with Tour Plan

Rap mogul Jay-Z on Monday announced a tour across North America, extending his return to music after releasing an introspective and widely acclaimed album.

Jay-Z, who has devoted the past several years to business projects, will open the tour October 27 in Anaheim, California, and play a total of 31 dates across the United States and Canada through December, promoters said in an announcement.

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Indian Woman Claims to be Indira Gandhi's Granddaughter

An Indian woman who claims to be the secret granddaughter of the murdered former prime minister Indira Gandhi has gone to court to block a new Bollywood movie that she says shows the dynasty in a bad light.

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Sting Donates Swedish Music Prize Money to Refugees

British rock star Sting on Monday said he has donated the money he received from a prestigious Swedish music award to a non-profit project which helps young refugees in Sweden integrate through music. 

Known for promoting human rights through his music, the 65-year-old singer and US jazz star Wayne Shorter in February won the 2017 Swedish Polar Music Prize, which awards each laureate one million kronor (104,000 euros, $118,000).  

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'Disorderly' U.S. Actor Shia LaBeouf Arrested in Georgia

U.S. film star Shia LaBeouf was arrested in Georgia early Saturday after becoming "aggressive" towards a police officer and behaving in a "disorderly" fashion, authorities said. 

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