It's been a very good Cannes, crowned with a Palme d'Or which was widely anticipated, and almost yearningly desired by every single person I spoke to at the Festival.
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Georges Moustaki, the Egyptian-born French singer-songwriter who provided the lyrics for Edith Piaf's international 1958 hit Milord, has died at his home on the French Riviera, aged 79. Famed for his repertoire of simple romantic ballads, Moustaki wrote in the region of 300 songs, many of them performed by a galaxy of much-loved Gallic stars, including Yves Montand, Juliette Greco, Pia Colombo, and Tino Rossi.
Weddings can often be occasions of trauma, as well as joy, and so it proves with this ensemble comedy.
They probably won't be putting "not as offensively racist as the last one" on the poster, but that's about as much praise as the (hopefully) final instalment of the blokey comedy franchise merits.
Mick McManus, who has died aged 93, was billed at just 1.68m (5ft 6in) and 79kg (12½ stone), yet he was among the most powerful men in the professional wrestling business in Britain.
In 1967, Muhammad Ali was stripped of his world heavyweight title and sentenced to three years incarceration after ruling himself out of the Vietnam war.
Last year’s Tour of Britain, won by the young Dutchman Dylan van Baarle, was decided on two days of unbridled racing through the Chilterns and South Downs that went completely counter to the usual structured – critics would say predictable – fare seen in professional road events.
The opera house in Gothenburg, on the rocky west coast of Sweden, sits docked like a galleon in the harbour.
Four years ago, the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs triggered a global expression of mourning of a depth and duration that Oscar-winning documentary-maker Alex Gibney found hard to explain.