A Splashy Entrance by Rihanna Puts Chinese Designers in the Spotlight

Rihana’s MET Gala dress. When Rihanna wore a fur-trimmed yellow satin gown by the Chinese-born designer Guo Pei to the Met Gala on Monday night, it became the talk of Twitter, which erupted with jokey comparisons to omelets and pizzas. Memes using cartoon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants were rampant. “The fashion world pretty much came More...

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By RNSnews On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
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Silicon Valley In Shock As ‘Amazing’ Boss Dies

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has paid tribute to an “amazing” Silicon Valley executive who has died at the age of 47. David Goldberg was married to the social network’s second-in-command, Sheryl More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Richest Person In UK Revealed In Annual List

Len Blavatnik with musician Jason Derulo at the Grammy awards Ukrainian-bornLen Blavatnik, owner of Warner Music Group, has topped the Sunday Times Rich List with a £13.17bn fortune. Jumping from fourth last year, More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Gay hoteliers face blowback, boycott threats over Cruz meeting

The gay hoteliers who hosted a reception for Sen. Ted Cruz at their New York City penthouse this week are facing a backlash from the LGBT community. Mati Weiderpass and Ian Reisner, the openly gay business partners More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Manchester International Festival line-up unveiled

Maxine Peake will play a menacing shape-shifting fairy in Caryl Churchill’s play The Skriker Artist Gerhard Richter, actress Maxine Peake and musician FKA Twigs have been added to the line-up for this year’s More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Austria panel opposes return of Klimt frieze looted by Nazis

One of Gustav Klimt’s most famous paintings should not be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, an Austrian panel has ruled. The Beethoven Frieze was looted by the Nazis but returned to the More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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China’s Women Buy Maseratis and Ferraris Like Italian Pastries

I totally missed this info nugget and in case you did, too: Chinese women buy three times more Maseratis and twice as many Ferraris than Western women do. A third of China’s millionaires are women, and they buy More...