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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has become the first recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize. The writer accepted a 62,200pound award at a ceremony in Odense, Denmark – the birthplace of famed children”s writer Andersen. Rowling spoke of her delight at the honour and paid tribute to the great Dane, insisting the Little […] Continue reading J.K. Rowling wins Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has won back a permit to shoot parts of a film in Bosnia after a government minister saw the script, a local producer … Continue reading Jolie Wins Permit Back For Bosnian Film

Author and columnist Howard Jacobson has been honoured with Man Booker Prize for his comic novel ‘The Finkler Question’. Jacobson, who beat contenders including double winner Peter Carey, received the 50,000 pounds prize at London”s Guildhall. Chair of judges, Sir Andrew Motion, described the 68-year-old author”s book as “very funny, of course, but also very […] Continue reading Howard Jacobson wins Man Booker Prize for ‘The Finkler Question’

A musician who lost both arms in a childhood accident and plays the piano with his toes won the first season of the Asian TV talent show China’s Got Talent at Shanghai Stadium on Sunday night, thanks to his wistful rendition of James Blunt’s ballad “You’re Beautiful.” Liu Wei, who turned 23 last Thursday, learned […] Continue reading Liu Wei — Armless Pianist — Wins “China’s Got Talent” Season 1

Lily Allen has accepted undisclosed damages from So Foot over false claims that she launched a bitter rant about The Beckhams and Cheryl Cole in the French magazine. The ”Smile” hitmaker was reported to have lashed out against Cole in 2009, while calling Victoria Beckham a “monster” in an interview with So Foot, reports the […] Continue reading Lily Allen wins damages over Beckhams, Cole story