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Patricia Morison, Stage Star of ‘Kiss Me, Kate’, Dies at 103

Patricia Morison, who starred as shrewish diva Lilli Vanessi in the original 1948 Broadway production of “Kiss Me, Kate” as well as Anna Leonowens in …

Los Angeles

Down on the Farm With Isabella Rossellini

“Pinocchio, basta! I see you!” Isabella Rossellini was scolding her spotted mutt, hoping to keep him from mauling a hen that had strayed from her coop. Can’t take your eyes off them, can you? Ms. Rossellini was shaking her head, her watchfulness maternal.<p>These days, when she is not acting, writing, …

Me Too movement

EastEnders star Ross Kemp leads support for Dame Barbara Windsor following star's Alzheimer's diagnosis

<p>Following the sad news of <b>Barbara Windsor</b>'s Alzheimer's diagnosis, celebrities have taken to social media to show their support for the <i>EastEnders</i> and</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

Rolls-Royce Rolls Out Its Cullinan All-Terrain Vehicle

The marque’s first foray into the SUV market starts at $325,000.<p>The long tease is over. Rolls-Royce has lifted the veil on its highly anticipated …

Rolls-Royce

Prince William and Prince Harry are the most famous members of a family that goes back 100 years — see the British monarchy's full family tree

The royal family tree of Britain's monarchy is quite a thing to behold.<p>King George V, the first monarch from Britain's House of Windsor, and his wife Mary of Teck had six children. Four of those offspring proceeded to have kids of their own.<p>As a result, well-known royals like 4-year-old Prince …

Prince William

David Geffen Quietly Sold His Apartment to a Russian Billionaire for $24.5M

Billionaire DreamWorks founder David Geffen isn’t finished with his real estate selling spree just yet. Geffen, who sold two Malibu homes last …

Real Estate

Pulled From Rockefeller Walls, Picasso, Matisse and Monet Fetch Big Prices

With $115 million, the winning bidder for “Fillette à la Corbeille Fleurie” (Young Girl With Basket of Flowers) at Christie’s on Tuesday night took ownership of one of the most expensive Picassos ever sold. Included in the price: a whiff of association with its previous owners, a couple whose names …

Fine Art

Judge Throws Out a Collector’s Claim to Halt Sotheby’s Planned Sale of a $30 Million Basquiat

Art and Law<p>Hubert Neumann was unable to convince a judge that he had a right to the painting.<p>,<p>You know what they say: The sale must go on.<p>At least, …

Fine Art

A Duo of Dutch Superyachts Launched by Heesen

Two new launches by Heesen show the Dutch builder’s devotion to beauty, but also its ability to fashion very different superyachts.<p>Heesen’s 164-foot …

Super Yachts

Downsizing a House to Expand the Garden: At Home with Landscape Architect William Dangar

Though he’s a landscape architect known for designing gardens to complement large houses, Australia-based William Dangar often gets to work with only …

Landscaping

Natalia Vodianova on Making Philanthropy Modern

Inspired by the rise of 'clicktivism,' the model launched Elbi, a charitable-giving app designed to democratise philanthropy. On stage at #BoFVOICES, …

Bill Gates

Henry Cavill glows in Christopher Reeve's Superman suit in unearthed photo

This is the photo Zack Snyder took to prove to Warner Bros. Henry Cavill was his Superman.<p>When Cavill was auditioning for the title role of 2013’s <i>Man</i> …

Comic Books

Patricia, Dowager Countess of Harewood dies at the age of 91

The Dowager Countess of Harewood, Patricia Lascelles, has died at the age of 91.<p>The current Earl of Harewood, David Lascelles, confirmed the news in …

Royal Weddings

World War Two soldiers stripped naked – literally

Rare photographs of naked soldiers and marines from the Second World War show another side of warfare - moments of relief, where men who were barely …

Teens

Van Cleef & Arpels is bringing its famous jewelry school to NYC

Pick out your first-day-of-school outfit. Van Cleef & Arpels is airlifting its world-famous L’École jewelry-arts institute from Paris to NYC for …

Jewelry

Margaret McDermott, a philanthropic giant whose work beautified Dallas, dies at 106

Margaret McDermott, who personified the "greatest generation" of givers in Dallas philanthropy and who bestowed millions upon institutions linked to …

The Arts

Ellen Burstyn’s Incredible Journey: ‘When I Think About What I Did Then, I Can’t Believe It’

The legendary actress has led a long, difficult, and rewarding life. And she’s not done yet.<p>Ellen Burstyn has led an extraordinary life.<p>She left home …

Sexual Harassment

The World’s Youngest Billionaires Are Shadowed by a WWII Weapons Fortune

Their grandfather was said to be Nazi Germany’s richest man after building a weapons empire on the backs of slave labor.<p>Their father was involved in …

Slavery

The Queen takes chopper to visit her great grandson Prince Louis for first time

THE Queen arrives by helicopter to see new great-grandson Prince Louis for the first time today.<p>The monarch, 92, flew in her personal helicopter to …

Prince Charles

16.5-Carat Diamond From Dorrance Hamilton Estate Could Fetch $800,000

A 16.56-carat diamond solitaire ring owned by Dorrance “Dodo” H. Hamilton is the top lot at Freeman’s Fine Jewelry auction on May 9. The F color, VS2 clarity stone mounted in platinum has an estimate of $600,000 – $800,000.<p>Hamilton, who died in April 2017, was an American heiress of the Campbell …

Jewelry

Top Earning Salespeople Use This 1 Easy Strategy to Outperform Everyone Else

Sales is one of the most common jobs in the US. But top salespeople know a secret--that can make them rich.<p>Let's start with the obvious: salespeople have a bad rap. That's because most people employed in sales are--wait for it--crappy salespeople. These are your typical pushy, slimy, or aggressive …

B2B

Judith Leiber, 97, Dies; Turned Handbags Into Objets d’Art

Judith Leiber, the handbag designer whose whimsical creations were prized as collectors’ pieces and frequently displayed as objets d’art, died on Saturday at her home in Springs, N.Y., a hamlet in East Hampton. She was 97.<p>Ms. Leiber died just hours after the death of her husband of 72 years, the …

Andy Warhol

Eight of the best new designs for minimalist bathrooms

Dezeen editor Amy Frearson reveals her pick of the best new bathroom products launched at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, including a marble sink …

Furniture

This Is Meghan Markle’s Favorite Hotel in London — and You Can Stay There, Too

Meghan Markle may soon become a resident of Kensington Palace, once she walks down the aisle to marry Prince Harry of course, but she’s still got a …

Prince Harry

'Golden Girls,' 'Partridge Family' producer Paul Junger Witt dies at 77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Junger Witt, the prolific TV producer behind <i>The Golden Girls</i>, <i>The Partridge Family</i> and <i>Soap</i>, died Friday, a spokeswoman said. He was 77.<p>Witt died at his Los Angeles-area home after battling cancer, spokeswoman Pam Golum said.<p>He worked at Columbia Pictures before joining …

Human Rights

Quirky French classics at the Mullin Automotive Museum

The Mullin Automotive Museum celebrates the weird and wonderful world of classic French cars from Citroën, Bugatti and more.<p>In a nondescript industrial park, surrounded by the verdant farmland in Oxnard just north west of Los Angeles, sits an unexpected gem: The Mullin Automotive Museum. The …

Art Deco

Soap Story Scion Bill Bell Lists Impressively Pedigreed Bel Air Estate (EXCLUSIVE)

A renowned estate with an illustrious pedigree in what is arguably the plummiest pocket of Los Angeles’s tony Bel Air community, owned for the last …

Los Angeles

Rolls-Royce’s latest Cullinan teaser video proves that it is a dune bashing beast -

As a part of its pre-launch publicity drive, British luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce has released the latest installment of the Cullinan video teaser …

Two White Hot Diamonds at Sotheby's this Spring on Sotheby's Blog

A 51.71-CARAT ROUND BRILLIANT-CUT DIAMOND, ESTIMATE CHF 7.8–9 MILLION AND A 50.39-CARAT OVAL DIAMOND, ESTIMATE CHF 7–7.6 MILLION<p>When it comes to …

Jewelry

Gardening 101: Eastern Redbud Trees

Eastern Redbud, Cercis canadensis: “Pea Flowers”<p>In early spring the distinctive and profuse flowers of eastern redbud <i>(Cercis canadensis),</i> a small …

Native Americans