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How a Flirty TV Presenter Gave France's Fillon a Leg-Up

Glass of wine in hand and happy to talk about his nerves in parliament and even his bushy eyebrows, the Francois Fillon who featured on French television screens last month was entirely new.

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China Theme Park to Raise the Titanic, with Wi-Fi

Construction of the world's first full-size replica of the Titanic has begun in China, state media reported Thursday, where it is expected to enjoy smoother sailing as a lakeside tourist draw than its namesake.

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To Audrey with Love: A Fashion Designer's Tribute

One of the fashion world's greatest platonic love stories almost never came to pass, when in the 1950s French couturier Hubert de Givenchy at first refused a request to design for Audrey Hepburn.

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The Woman Who Decides What Wine Presidents Drink

It came as a shock. But Virginie Routis learned very early that one of the obstacles she was going to have to overcome to become a top wine waiter was sexism.

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Celebrity-Backed Palestinian Cinema Closes

One of the best-known cinemas in the Palestinian territories closed Wednesday after running out of money, organizers said, six years after a grand reopening ceremony backed by international celebrities.

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Pope to Host Scorsese as New Film Unveiled to Priests

"Goodfellas" director Martin Scorsese is to be granted a private audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday after unveiling his latest film to an audience of 400 Jesuits, the Vatican said.

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Seven Things about Victoria's Secret You were Too Afraid to Ask

The U.S. lingerie giant Victoria's Secret is holding its hugely hyped annual fashion show in Paris for the first time Wednesday.

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Morocco TV 'Sorry' over Makeup for Battered Women

A public television station in Morocco has apologized after uproar on social media followed its broadcast of an item on makeup to hide the facial bruises of battered women.

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TV Anchor in Latest Case of Egypt Travel Ban

A prominent television anchor, Amr El Leithy, said he was barred from leaving Egypt on Thursday, in the third case of authorities imposing a travel ban in less than a week.

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FBI Clears Brad Pitt over Abuse Claim

Brad Pitt has been cleared after a probe into allegations he mistreated one of his children in a mid-air altercation, the FBI said on Tuesday.

The claims centered on an alleged incident with his 15-year-old son Maddox in September on a flight from France to Los Angeles. Pitt's wife Angelina Jolie claimed he had struck the boy.

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