It’s that time of year when the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest builds to a Saturday night Grand Final with a global audience of 200 million viewers to watch the British entry get humiliated.
The opening film of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival is a Jim Jarmusch directed horror flick, ‘The Dead Don’t Die’, with Bill Murray pitching his wits against a zombie hoarde, with Tilda Swinton as a blade wielding Glaswegian. What more could you ask for ?
St Andrews University students took part in the Gaudie torchlight procession on Tuesday evening. The annual pier walk commemorates the selfless actions of one of the town’s greatest figures John Honey, a student who rescued five seamen from their wrecked ship during a storm in 1800.
St Patrick’s Thursday added a little touch of the green, white and gold, a dash of royalty and a sprinkling of celebrity at the Cheltenham Festival. With at least one racegoer on hand to urge punters to gamble responsibly.
The Queen used her Commonwealth Day message to praise how the family of nations inspires its member states to find ways of protecting the planet and its citizens.
It’s one hundred years since Woodrow Wilson set up the Grand Canyon as a national park. It is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,093 feet). Attracting around six million visitors each year.
IN PICTURES: A wonderful selection of candid images from a Hollywood of yesteryear by photographer Richard C. Miller.
New to the Getty Archives, the collection includes behind the scenes pictures of Tony Curtis, James Dean, James Cagney, Marilyn Monroe, Kirk Douglas and other stars from the 1950s and 1960s.