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Norwegian authorities cancel controversial memorial to victims of 2011 attack Norwegian authorities cancel controversial memorial to victims of 2011 attack June 26, 5:41 Local residents said the proposed project was “a rape of nature”. Johnny Depp jokes about Trump assassination at Glastonbury Johnny Depp jokes about Trump assassination at Glastonbury June 26, 5:37 The actor talked to the audience at a drive-in cinema at the festival. President of Kyrgyzstan releases music album President of Kyrgyzstan releases music album June 26, 5:26 The politician wrote the music and lyrics to most of the songs in the album. Serebrennikov: “Theatre has faced repressive machinery” Serebrennikov: “Theatre has faced repressive machinery” June 26, 5:24 The filmmaker has commented on a criminal case launched against one of his projects. Israeli conservatives remove female character from Smurfs: The Lost Village poster Israeli conservatives remove female character from Smurfs: The Lost Village poster June 23, 6:56 Smurfette was erased from the animated movie poster for religious reasons in the ultra-Orthodox town of Bnei Brak. Anthony Burgess’s essay on pornography to be published for the first time Anthony Burgess’s essay on pornography to be published for the first time June 23, 6:26 The scandalous 1970 lecture will be published in the book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the writer’s birth. New York launches art project to support transgender youth New York launches art project to support transgender youth June 23, 6:26 The project is a response to Donald Trump’s gender policy. Musician Goldie accidentally reveals Banksy’s identity Musician Goldie accidentally reveals Banksy’s identity June 23, 6:26 In an interview for a podcast, drum and bass musician Goldie made a slip of the tongue and revealed who hides behind the nickname of the renowned street artist. Chinese TV censors Hong Kong Film Awards broadcast Chinese TV censors Hong Kong Film Awards broadcast June 22, 13:37 All remarks about a mafia film banned in mainland China were cut from the live coverage. Exhibition devoted to same-sex relationships opens at Prado Museum to celebrate Gay Pride Exhibition devoted to same-sex relationships opens at Prado Museum to celebrate Gay Pride June 22, 6:56 It features the museum’s exhibits of different epochs representing romantic relationships between people of same sex. Zayn Malik opens up about security checks at airports Zayn Malik opens up about security checks at airports June 22, 6:56 A star of One Direction band faced intense security checks due to religious and racial profiling. Ukrainian video about Holocaust wins Cannes Lions award Ukrainian video about Holocaust wins Cannes Lions award June 22, 6:53 The video is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy outside Kyiv. Russian  filmmaker to make movie about Kosovo War Russian filmmaker to make movie about Kosovo War June 21, 7:12 Gosha Kutsenko plans to express Russia’s view on geopolitics and reveal “what Europe doesn’t say”. Parisian musicians unite city Parisian musicians unite city June 21, 6:45 Young creative generation helps bring communities together despite division and political turmoil. Activists want National Portrait Gallery to end its sponsorship deal with BP Activists want National Portrait Gallery to end its sponsorship deal with BP June 21, 5:43 They filed an official complaint, pointing that partnership with the oil giant violates the gallery’s ethical standards. Spain allows Peru to get unique manuscript about life in colonial period Spain allows Peru to get unique manuscript about life in colonial period June 21, 5:40 The manuscript features almost 1,500 watercolours depicting life and customs in the country in the 18th century. Jeremy Corbyn to appear on Glastonbury stage Jeremy Corbyn to appear on Glastonbury stage June 20, 9:31 He will address festival-goers and introduce the politically active US rappers. US Shakespeare theatres receive threats from Trump supporters US Shakespeare theatres receive threats from Trump supporters June 20, 8:35 It is part a campaign by far-right activists following a scandal around Trump-like Caesar in a production by New York’s Public Theater. Cambodian government bans actress from filming for a year Cambodian government bans actress from filming for a year June 20, 6:11 Denny Kwan was called “too sexy” and banned from working in show business for 12 months. Psy’s songs banned from radio and TV in Korea Psy’s songs banned from radio and TV in Korea June 20, 6:06 The ban was imposed due to the lyrics to four songs from the musician’s new album. more