Senegal’s N’Dour drops music for election "buzz"

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DAKAR (Reuters) – Senegal’s Youssou N’Dour has taken his music to audiences around the world but says his decision to stop singing and run for president was prompted by a nagging sound straight from the streets of his West African nation. “For over 15 years I have heard this buzz […]

New York fashion: Rising Star nominees revealed

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On January 3 Fashion Group International named the finalists for the 15th edition of its Rising Star Awards, with nominees in the women’s ready-to-wear category including Wes Gordon, Nary Manivongand, Norman Ambrose and Tommy Hilfiger’s daughter Alexandria for her work at Nahm.

UK artist, St Trinian’s creator Searle dies aged 91

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LONDON (Reuters) – British cartoonist Ronald Searle, best known for his spiky drawings of the tearaway pupils of the fictional girls school St Trinian’s, has died in southern France aged 91, his daughter said on Tuesday. Searle, whose anarchic St Trinian’s characters spawned a series of movie adaptations, died on […]