Fiachra Gibbons
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Leaving hostages in Gaza breaks 'sacred' bond for Israelis
by Fiachra Gibbons - April 13, 2024 - 6:03pm
Six months after Hamas's October 7 attack, dozens of hostages are still languishing in captivity -- a fact that for many Israelis has ruptured a foundational contract between them and their government.
'The Crown' star Vanessa Kirby in heartbreaking home birth role
by Fiachra Gibbons - September 7, 2020 - 1:35pm
"The Crown" star Vanessa Kirby said Saturday that her latest role as a woman who loses her child after a home birth goes wrong was her scariest yet.
First-ever online Paris Fashion Week clicks off
by Fiachra Gibbons - July 6, 2020 - 5:29pm
Paris haute couture and men's fashion weeks have been rolled into one, with labels making films to showcase their clothes instead of staging sometimes extravagant shows.
How masks went from 'muzzle' to fashion's object of desire
by Fiachra Gibbons - May 15, 2020 - 10:57am
Despite all the downsides, historian Saillard sees one positive to be drawn from having to wear masks.
Madonna says she has had COVID-19
by Fiachra Gibbons - May 8, 2020 - 9:39am
Madonna made a large donation to a fund organised by the EU to find a vaccine for COVID-19, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen revealed last week.
COVID-19 could keep theaters shut for a year, producers warn
by Fiachra Gibbons - May 6, 2020 - 12:37pm
To reopen, or not to reopen with social distancing? That is the question haunting theatres and cinemas that were shuttered overnight by coronavirus lockdowns. 
Meghan Markle bugs pontiff for fashion tips in 'The New Pope'
by Fiachra Gibbons - January 14, 2020 - 9:57am
She is already at war with the Queen -- now the "Pope" is turning on Meghan Markle. 
Johnny Depp jokes about his drinking at Venice film festival
by Fiachra Gibbons - September 7, 2019 - 9:40am
Actor Johnny Depp joked about drinking Friday and lavished praise on his actress daughter Lily-Rose at the Venice film festival.
Fashion world shaken by cultural appropriation claims
by Fiachra Gibbons - June 24, 2019 - 7:07pm
The women embroiderers of the remote Mexican mountain village of Tenango de Doria made worldwide headlines this week when their government went to war with an American designer for "plagiarising" their patterns...
Japan's anime industry in crisis; 'burn-out' among causes
by Fiachra Gibbons - June 17, 2019 - 11:09am
the industry was struggling to "face up to a lack of animators, bad working conditions and perhaps a lack of creativity."
'I was slapped 30 times': Cannes film exposes actress abuse
by Fiachra Gibbons - May 22, 2019 - 12:40pm
But the Taiwanese star knows what it is to be humiliated by a director drunk on his own power.
Hatred of journalists turning to violence, watchdog warns
by Fiachra Gibbons - April 18, 2019 - 12:56pm
Hatred of journalists whipped up by populist and authoritarian leaders is degenerating into violence across the world, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned Thursday.
Gun that Van Gogh killed himself with goes up for sale
by Fiachra Gibbons - April 3, 2019 - 1:35pm
The revolver with which Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have shot himself is to go under the hammer, a Paris auction house said Tuesday.
Could Lagerfeld's cat Choupette inherit his millions?
by Fiachra Gibbons - February 20, 2019 - 12:51pm
The white fluffy Burmese cat that the late fashion designer doted on could be about to become the richest feline on the planet.
Fashion mourns death of 'Kaiser' Karl Lagerfeld
by Fiachra Gibbons - February 20, 2019 - 10:11am
Lagerfeld's friend, supermodel Linda Evangelista, said she was heartbroken, calling him the "great love of my life."
Hatred stirred by leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders: watchdog
by Fiachra Gibbons - December 18, 2018 - 3:15pm
Hatred whipped up by "unscrupulous politicians" has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday.
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