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Revamping Lucire to look sharper on mobile devices

October 10, 2021/9.48

The astute among you will have seen some changes taking place on a few pages in Lucire’s online edition. First one article was switched to a new template, then it was the home page (where there’s a slider with three stories), and now all the news pages (which are run on the Wordpress content management […]

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Rebecca Ferguson on the attraction of dual roles in Despite the Falling Snow

April 11, 2016/13.20

Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson talked to the media recently about her dual roles in writer–director Shamim Sarif’s Despite the Falling Snow.    Sarif wrote the 2004 novel, set in two different times: 1950s Cold War Moskva, and 1992 in the same city and in London following the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 2013, the […]

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Behind the Lucire 2014 redesign, and a features’ round-up

January 18, 2014/13.31

Surface Too Deep Top A promotional image from Surface Too Deep. The model on the left is reading Lucire. It’s a better photo than we could have come up with to promote ourselves. Above Lucire’s new look for the web edition’s news pages for 2014. You may have noticed we’ve continued to do some housekeeping […]

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Style this week: do the American Hustle

January 13, 2014/4.20

This week’s style round-up is inspired by the widely talked-about, Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated movie, American Hustle. This gangster movie, set in the ’70s, has two stunning leading ladies, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence. The ’70s glamazon-style wardrobe these ladies have enlisted for the movie is what I have been inspired by in creating […]

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NPO names Taylor Swift 2013’s most generous celebrity; One Direction in second place

December 30, 2013/23.52

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images American NPO has published its list of the top 20 celebrities who have given to charity. While the criteria are not given, it does appear restricted to celebrities who have made an impact Stateside.    The site places Taylor Swift (above) in first place, with donations including US$100,000 to the Nashville […]

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Angela Lansbury, Penelope Keith become Dames in New Year Honours’ List


Eva Rinaldi/Creative Commons 2·0 Hugo Bernand/Cartier Top Angela Lansbury, who receives a DBE in the New Year Honours’ List, announced today. Above Katherine Jenkins receives an OBE for her contribution to music and services to charity. Actresses Angela Lansbury and Penelope Keith are to become Dames in the New Year Honours’ List. Lansbury, 88, best […]

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Miss France 2014 your top story, and Princess Madeleine your favourite newsmaker

December 29, 2013/1.19

Bruno Ehrs/Kungahuset Above HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden was the person you searched for the most this year. We’ve told you who we thought 2013’s newsmakers were. But who did you want to read about this year?    In first place: HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden. The younger of HM King Carl XVI Gustaf’s daughters […]

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Dopo Natale: letter from Venezia

December 28, 2013/23.19

Paula Sweet Greetings the week after Christmas 2013! I’m living here for the month, writing and reporting, and the city is grand. You still see huge tour groups of curious Asians—welcome, friends! But the lanes are comparatively empty now, and they will thin out next week after the New Year. It’s the perfect season to […]

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