Takeaways from the virtual version of Sundance, America's most vital film fest   —

Had the usual 50,000 attendees descended on Park City, Utah, for the annual Sundance Film Festival this year, the Eccles Theatre (one of the fest’s main, and biggest, premieres venues) would have been hushed except for the sound of crying as the end credits rolled for Siân Heder’s “CODA.” It

Chanel Makes Punchy Bid for Flagship Site on London’s New Bond Street

LONDON — Move over LVMH and Kering — Chanel is grabbing its own slice of New Bond Street. Despite new social distancing and quarantine measures; a dearth of international visitors, and plans by the U.K. government to wipe out tax-free shopping for tourists next year, Chanel has made a punchy offer

Israeli settler found guilty of murder in arson attack on Palestinian family

LOD, Israel (Reuters) – An Israeli court found a Jewish settler guilty of racially motivated murder on Monday in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian couple and their baby in the occupied West Bank. Amiram Ben-Uliel chose the Dawabsheh family home and another dwelling in Duma village on

Venezuela patrol vessel sinks after ramming cruise ship in ‘act of naval idiocy’

The Portuguese-flagged RCGS Resolute said the naval vessel Naiguata also fired shots in an “act of aggression in international waters”. The collision in the Caribbean left the cruise ship, which has a reinforced hull for sailing in icy waters, with barely a scratch but the military vessel was badly damaged