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Quantum of Solace trailer released

July 1, 2008/10.45

This is looking magnificent. I saw the last Bond film a day after its world première, in Los Angeles, and put some more money to the Broccoli family’s coffers by seeing it a second time when it débuted in New Zealand—then bought the DVD. So no surprise when I say I am looking forward to […]

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‘Why?’ may be a futile question in Ruslana Korshunova suicide


As some of you may have expected, the media are analysing why Kazakh model Ruslana Korshunova committed suicide. Part of it is because the analysis keeps the story alive. Another part is because people are fascinated by this fashion world, and why shouldn’t a newspaper, normally covering dull stories, have an excuse to put the […]

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Sam’s enjoying her time at Miss Universe


Miss New Zealand, Samantha Powell, ?ew out to Vietnam a couple of weeks ago and the Fairfax Press gave her a bit of a boost yesterday in the local media. It’s in stark contrast to the hatchet job the same publishing group gave her predecessor, Laural Barrett, last year.    If you head to the […]

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Maria Sharapova, behind the scenes with her Designer Collection

June 29, 2008/12.14

Complementing our new cover story for today on celebrity endorsements, Maria Sharapova features in videos for her range of cellphone accessories for Sony Ericsson. The Maria Sharapova Designer Collection hits stores worldwide in the third quarter. Below are views from the fashion show in London launching her line, interviews with Miss Sharapova on her inspirations […]

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Mamma Mia! movie launches in Greece


Today on Lucire: yesterday’s photo call in Athena, Greece for the cast and some of the crew of one of the summer’s most anticipated ?lms, Mamma Mia!. At left, Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan take time out to chat—one of the more personal moments during the launch. More at the article page. […]

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Renault’s better solutions to using petrol


We have to admit to being a little sceptical of some hybrids. For example, 2007’s Honda Accord Hybrid managed to get a mileage of 1 mpg better than the four-cylinder petrol model and 2 mpg than the V6, according to Consumer Reports. So when Tesla announced its roadster in 2006, we thought it’d be a […]

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Fiat 500 at the London Eye


We’ve had several Fiat 500 videos on file for a while and with the publication of our Car to Be Seen in story online today, it seems to be a good time to share one. The following is from the January launch of the car in London. […]

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Model suicide in Manhattan’s Financial District


Above: Ruslana Korshunova as she appeared in a print advertisement for Vera Wang. A woman committed suicide on Water Street in New York City’s Financial District yesterday afternoon, and the Murdoch Press’s New York Post is reporting it was Kazakh model Ruslana Korshunova, 20.    The newspaper claims that Korshunova jumped from her ninth-storey apartment.    Korshunova had been […]

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Uma Thurman, Arpad Busson engaged

June 27, 2008/22.32

People and other sources have reported that Arpad Busson, former fiancé of Elle Macpherson and the father of her two children, is now engaged to actress Uma Thurman.    The pair met last summer and have managed to keep their romance blossoming despite being based on opposite sides of the Atlantic.    The marriage will be […]

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It’s official: you can’t get Botoxed any more


Just as Google—the company that parodies its own logo—sent out notices to the media in 2006 on how to use its name, and suffered a small backlash from some quarters, Allergan is trying to protect its Botox trade mark by doing something similar.    We received a letter from Allergan’s legal associate for the Asia–Paci?c, Nicole […]

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