Deadly gunfight in Eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Easter truce
At least two people were killed on Easter Sunday in a gunfight near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord designed to avert a wider conflict. Mana Rabiee reports.
Take a behind the scenes look at Philomena, an upcoming movie based on the true story of Philomena Lee (Dame Judi Dench) who falls pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, then was sent to the convent of Roscrea to be looked after as a “fallen woman”. The film follows Philomena as she becomes reunited with her long, lost son. The film hits cinemas 1 November.
Love doesn’t always go to plan, but imagine you had a way to redo all your mistakes? Check out the UK exclusive of the international trailer for Richard Curtis’s movie ABOUT TIME released on 6th September.
Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reg
gie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel. Quartet will be showing in UK cinemas from 1 January 2013.