Angelina Jolie has made her first public appearance since announcing last month that she had undergone a double mastectomy. Jolie joined partner Brad Pitt for the opening night of his zombie thriller World War Z in London’s Leicester Square
When Max Gimblett was eight he fell in love with America. With Japan a growing Pacific threat during WWII, American troops moved into Auckland and Wellington in 1942
Christina Aguilera has moved next door to Charlie Sheen. The 32-year-old singer has purchased a $US10 million ($NZ11.8m) mansion in Los Angeles’ posh Mulholland Estates, according to TMZ
Hundreds of Cantabrians are reliving their earthquake experience as extras in a six-part television drama set in Christchurch. Scenes for the fictional Hope and Wire series were last night being shot on scaffolding erected on the side on a Worcester St building, near Cathedral Square.
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Spring flowers bloomed and soldiers could be seen goose-stepping across Tiananmen Square as I walked through the recently renovated National Museum in Beijing. A new exhibit, “The Road of Rejuvenation,” promised to highlight “the glorious history of China under the leadership of the Communist Party.” So what’s included in a permanent show that contains 2,220 “First-Rank Cultural Objects” and occupies roughly one-fifth of the massive museum’s exhibition space
There were no banners hailing Osama bin Laden in Egypt’s Tahrir Square; no photos of his deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri at anti-government protests in Tunisia, Libya or even Yemen, a key staging ground for Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and bin Laden’s ancestral home.
In the central square of Crystal City stands a statue of Popeye, a symbol of the town's claim that it is “the spinach capital of the world.” Otherwise, Crystal City is like a lot of other farm towns in South Texas. Mexican-Americans outnumber Anglo-Americans four to one, but the Anglos run the place.Last week, with Texas Rangers standing by to keep order, hundreds of Crystal City Mexicans gathered round the statue of Popeye
In another part of the world, it would have been a straightforward public-works project. A highway was too narrow to handle the increasing flow of traffic, so the authorities brought in heavy equipment to widen it.
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