| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:24 AM
LONDON -- A massive cache of art discovered in the Munich apartment of an elderly recluse contains hitherto-unknown works by famous artists as well as pieces believed confiscated by the Nazis in their persecution of Jews or their campaign against “...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:14 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Whether children can and should participate in strength training has been a contentious issue. But new research suggests it is safe and may encourage young people to be more active in their everyday lives.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
GDYNIA, Poland -- Director Roman Polanski has risked arrest and extradition to the U.S. by attending a film festival in Poland.
Polanski, who fled the U.S. in 1977 after pleading guilty to sex with a 13-year-old girl, is at the Gdynia Film Festival to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Harrison Ford is set to receive a Golden Eye for Lifetime Achievement at the Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland.
Ford, who is doing promotion for scfi auctioneer "Enders' Game" across Europe, will attend the Oct. 4 award ceremony, which will be followed...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Legendary songstress Tina Turner has tied the knot!
The 73-year-old singer wed her longtime beau Erwin Bach in a civil ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, last week, according to AFP, which cites a Swiss municipal official. Sufficiently proving that it's...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Swiss panoramic photographer Dominik Baumann shoots panos in a cramped cockpit of an upside-down Swiss air force aerobatic team Pilatus PC-7 trainer plane while in formation above the Alps....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:04 PM
ZURICH (Reuters) - The owner of a luxury goods shop in Zurich has denied that racism was involved when Oprah Winfrey was discouraged from buying a 35,000 Swiss franc ($38,100) handbag last month.
The U.S. talk show host, recently named the world's most...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Switzerland’s largest city on Monday launched a new dimension in drive-through services: prostitution.
City officials have built a cluster of garage-like “sex boxes ” in an effort to move the sex trade from central Zurich’s...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The Zurich Film Festival will honor "Amour" director Michael Haneke with its lifetime achievement award.
The helmer will attend the festival, which runs Sept. 26-Oct. 5 in Switzerland, to accept the kudo on Oct. 5. Five of his films -- "Cache," "White...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Lotfi Mansouri, the spirited former general director of the San Francisco Opera whose desire to democratize the operatic experience for a modern audience spurred the use of projected translations in performances, has died. He was 84.
Mansouri died Aug....
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Nobody tells Oprah she can't afford a handbag.
Oprah Winfrey is one of the richest entertainers in the world, thanks to her willdly successful 25-season run on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and her latest media foray with the newly revitalized Oprah...