Six people were reportedly killed in a gunfight in Slovyansk, a city in eastern Ukraine held by pro-Russian protesters. The fatalities include four protesters and two attackers. The protesters manning the checkpoint have said that the attack was carried out by Right Sector militants, though this has not been confirmed. Credit: YouTube/Graham Phillips
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.