Tag Archives: Entertainment/Culture

02May/15

SurveyMonkey CEO, husband of Facebook’s Sandberg, dies

SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, according to a Facebook post by his brother.

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02May/15

British crime writer Ruth Rendell dies aged 85

British crime writer Ruth Rendell, best known as the creator of Detective Chief Inspector Wexford, died in hospital on Saturday at the age of 85, her publisher said.

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29Apr/15

Writers, poets gather for ‘Literary Majlis’ in Qatar

A literary gathering brings together writers, poets, artists and enthusiasts in an effort to increase interest in literature in Qatar.
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14Apr/15

Jenner – my whole life has been getting me ready for this

ABC News releases short clip from two hour interview with Bruce Jenner where the Olympic gold medalist is reported to reveal that he is transitioning into becoming a woman.

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14Apr/15

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies in Louisiana age 73 – agent

Percy Sledge

Soul singer Percy Sledge, best known for his recording of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died at his home in Louisiana aged 73 after battling cancer, his agent said on Tuesday April 14.

The song recorded by Sledge in 1966 was his first single and is considered one of the greatest of all soul songs.

14Apr/15

New British royal baby faces tricky life as the “spare”

What is it like to be the sibling of the heir to the British throne? The British royal family have a tradition of the younger brother or sister of the heir at times courting controversy by seemingly behaving badly. The family will have a new “spare” soon with Prince William’s wife Kate expected to give birth to her second child at the end of this month.

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