“Selling out!” “Pandering to the Americans!” The cries went up immediately when the official selection was announced. The list of directors crossing over to make films in English was a long one including the Italians Matteo Garrone and Paolo Sorrentino, Yorgos Lanthimos of Greece, Norway's Joachim Trier and even Guillaume Nicloux of France, a country whose cultural establishment is highly sensitive to the creeping Anglophone menace. The argument goes that Cannes is supposed to be a haven for world cinema; for English, there is Hollywood. But does it really matter? Films at Cannes in languages other than French or English play with subtitles in both languages – and that's a lot of text to deal with.
She has been forced to quit the show as she was refused an American visa which meant she couldn’t travel to mentor Sharon Osbourne’s Judges’s House in Los Angeles.
FAR EAST MEETS MIDDLE EAST
7. Get Comfortable
She landed a job as a singer at the Comedy Junction Bar in Al Mamzar and then won UAE’s Global Pinoy Singing Idol, a competition organised by Filipino radio station DZMM.
Umbrellas for dogs are having a moment. They’re cute and funny, but also practical.
Demagogues are the Achilles heel of democracy.
This ranking measures the quality and breadth of the schools’ postgraduate programmes. It is based on their performance in the four main rankings published by the FT each year: MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management and Executive Education. Only schools that take part in all four rankings are eligible for a full score.
A SINGER FOR LIFE
New Year time is here. I hope you have a wonderful New Year. May every day hold happy hours for you.新年来临，祝新年快乐，愿你时时刻刻幸福欢乐！
She took part in several competitions in the Philippines including Talentadong Pinoy, the Philippines’ version of the Got Talent franchise.
THE X FACTOR BECKONED
Despite working as a professional singer and being inspired by 4th Impact, a Filipino girl group that got to fifth place in last year’s series of The X Factor, Ivy Grace was too scared to follow in their footsteps.
My arms are wide open for you this New Year.我张开双臂，盼与你共度新春佳节。
A colourful and exhaustive biography of Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve, is this year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year.
However, some lawmakers already are discussing a standoff again in late February over raising the federal borrowing limit. 'You can never count on policy makers to not shoot themselves in the foot,' Mr. Daco said.
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The invulnerable singer broadened into a wider emotional palette – musical too, with guitars and brass lacing through synthetic beats and dub effects. It could recall art-rock godmother Kate Bush (see the single "Green Light").
Overall more than 5.8 million enhancements were performed in Asia during 2010, while just over 4.5 million procedures were carried out in the US the Economist revealed.
But her motivation to keep going is her daughter and speaking to Gulf News, she said: “I don’t know yet what happens after X Factor UK, but I do know that I need to work hard for her.
“My manifesto with Summly was to get our technology into as many users’ hands as possible,” Mr D’Aloisio said, pointing to Yahoo’s hundreds of millions of users. “With Yahoo’s reputation as a content portal, we have an opportunity to fundamentally change the way content is consumed.”
不会。结束罗伯特穆加贝(Robert Mugabe)长达37年的执政（军方在这件事上也帮了点忙）后，埃默森姆南加古瓦(Emmerson Mnangagwa)承诺在2018年举行自由选举。这引出了一个问题：他可能会输掉大选。他至少要装作选举是公平的，因为他需要政治献金来扭转经济。这将意味着要推行选举改革——可能会让其不受欢迎的非洲民族联盟-爱国阵线(Zanu-PF)输掉选举。即使姆南加古瓦准备好在选举中赌一把，还不清楚军方愿不愿意。已经把自己的人推上台的津巴布韦将军们，不太可能会容许公众再把他踢下去。
Tracey and Viv Williams, a British couple, dressed as the green cartoon ogres from Shrek at their wedding held recently. Tracy, 33, made a lovely Princess Fion
15. “The End of the Tour” (James Ponsoldt)
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