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Flower Power Takes Hold At Dior In Break From Menswear Past

PARIS – A giant sculpture made of pink and black flowers set the tone at Christian Dior’s catwalk show in Paris on Saturday as new menswear designer Kim...

As Numbers Fall Paris Seeks Unesco Help For Classic Bistros

PARIS – It might seem like there are two on every corner in Paris, but old-style bistros and street cafes are dying out to such an extent that a movement has...

Refugee Chefs Serve Up Treats At Brussels Food Festival

BRUSSELS – In the bustling kitchen of the upscale Le Mess restaurant in Brussels, Majid Akbari crushes simmering tomatoes in steaming pots for a dish of bass...

With Riot Of Color Virgil Abloh Marks New Era For Vuitton Menswear

PARIS – On an outdoor catwalk decked out in a riotous rainbow of colors, Louis Vuitton’s new menswear designer Virgil Abloh unveiled his streetwear-infused...

From London To Tokyo New Cultural Center Offers Taste Of Japan In Uk

LONDON – From bonsai trees to freshly made sushi, a cultural center in London hopes to offer a taste of all things Japanese. Japan House, which opens to the public...

Outrage After Escaped Lion Shot Dead In Belgium

BRUSSELS – A lion escaped its enclosure at a Belgian zoo on Thursday and was shot dead by police after attempts to sedate the animal failed, the zoo said, drawing...

Koko Gorilla Who Used Sign Language Dies In California

– Koko, a western lowland gorilla said to have mastered American Sign Language, has died aged 46, the California institute which studied her said on Thursday....

Speeding To Auction Record 1962 Ferrari Could Fetch 45 Million

– A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO road racing car is expected to fetch more than $45 million at auction in August, making it the most valuable car ever to be offered for...

Uks Prince Louis To Be Christened Next Month Palace Says

LONDON – Prince Louis, the third child of Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate, will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury next month, Kensington...

Music Fans Mark 70 Years Since First Lp As Vinyl Enjoys Revival

LONDON – In the basement of the British Library, curator Andy Linehan inspects the latest addition to a massive archive of wax cylinders, cassettes, LPs and CDs...

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