How Eurovision is making Europe sexy again – POLITICO

At the age of 66, the Eurovision Song Contest is suddenly a magnet for young people in spite of — and because of — silly songs, extravagant outfits and over-the-top performances. The yearly TV extravaganza has become a youthquake hit for the European Broadcasting Union and its struggling public broadcasting members as their main audiences … Read more

Ukrainian circus comes to town, and stays in Italy, amid war

A Ukrainian circus troupe is performing a never-ending “Alice in Wonderland” tour of Italy By TRISHA THOMAS Associated Press May 12, 2022, 7:42 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PISTOIA, Italy — A Ukrainian circus troupe is performing a never-ending “Alice in Wonderland” tour of Italy, caught in the … Read more

Entertainment News Roundup: Celebrity chef Mario Batali faces trial over woman’s #MeToo-era groping claim; ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa to be new ‘Doctor Who’ and more

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Celebrity chef Mario Batali faces trial over woman’s #MeToo-era groping claim Celebrity chef Mario Batali goes on trial on Monday over claims that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman in the only criminal case to result from multiple #MeToo-era claims of sexual harassment and assault … Read more

Russia Pounds Odesa As 44 Civilian Bodies Uncovered Elsewhere In Ukraine

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded away at Ukraine’s vital southern port of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, they announced they found the bodies of 44 civilians in the rubble of a building in the north that was destroyed weeks ago. Meanwhile, a official said that at least 100 Ukrainian civilians remain trapped at a … Read more

Entertainment News Roundup: Woman at trial says celebrity chef Mario Batali groped her at Boston bar; Disney to provide next streaming gauge after Netflix retreat and more

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Woman at trial says celebrity chef Mario Batali groped her at Boston bar A teary Boston-area software worker on Monday testedified that celebrity chef Mario Batali groped and squeezed her “sensitive feminine areas” five years ago at a Boston bar while posing with her for “selfie” … Read more

Entertainment News Roundup: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Debuts to Heroic $185 Million; U2’s Bono gives ‘freedom’ concert in Kyiv metro and more

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Woman at trial says celebrity chef Mario Batali groped her at Boston bar A teary Boston-area software worker on Monday testedified that celebrity chef Mario Batali groped and squeezed her “sensitive feminine areas” five years ago at a Boston bar while posing with her for “selfie” … Read more

Entertainment News Roundup: Celebrity chef Mario Batali faces trial over woman’s #MeToo-era groping claim; ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa to be new ‘Doctor Who’ and more

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Celebrity chef Mario Batali faces trial over woman’s #MeToo-era groping claim Celebrity chef Mario Batali goes on trial on Monday over claims that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman in the only criminal case to result from multiple #MeToo-era claims of sexual harassment and assault … Read more

Entertainment News Roundup: ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa to be new ‘Doctor Who’; Dennis Waterman, star of British TV show ‘Minder’, dies aged 74 and more

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa to be new ‘Doctor Who’ Ncuti Gatwa will be the first Black actor to play the lead role in the British sci-fi series “Doctor Who”, taking over from Jodie Whittaker as the 14th incarnation of the Time Lord next year, the … Read more

Entertainment News Roundup: Country singer Mickey Gilley, whose bar launched ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dies; ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Debuts to Heroic $185 Million and more

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Suspect in attack on comic Dave Chappelle pleads not guilty A 23-year-old man accused of tackling comedian Dave Chappelle to the stage floor during a performance pleaded not guilty on Friday to four misdemeanor counts and was told to stay away from the celebrity. During a … Read more

Ukraine presses forward with Azovstal evacuations— live updates | News | DW

Ukraine prepares to evacuate people and medics out of Azovstal plant Russian forces destroyed a museum in Ukraine G7 leaders to hold video conference with Zelenskyy German intelligence says pro-Moscow Victory Day rallies expected in Germany This article was last updated at 23:35 UTC/GMT Britain vows further military aid to Ukraine Britain said it would … Read more