With a military salute, crowds thronging the streets and the cream of global couture in attendance, France's "prince of fashion", Yves Saint Laurent, was given a grand send-off at his funeral Thursday June 5th.
A gang of black-clad horsemen gallop past a line of gallows, splattering tufts of snow against frozen corpses. They are the 'oprichniki', loyal henchmen of Russia's sixteenth century tsar, Ivan the Terrible.
Dow Chemical Co hiked prices on products used in everything from diapers to antifreeze. American Airlines wants $15 to check your luggage. Then there's $4 gasoline and those rising grocery bills. But for all the worry over inflation, the U.S.
Australian sheep farmers will from July 1 separate out wool at auctions that has been produced without using "mulesing", which is condemned by animal rights activists and has led to boycotts from major fashion houses.
"Sex" moved from the city to the cinema on Friday as hordes of determined women descended upon Manhattan for the premiere of "Sex and the City" in the city where the hit television show-turned-film takes place.
French fashion king Yves Saint Laurent died on Sunday, a close associate told France Info Radio. Born in 1936 in Oran in Algeria, Saint Laurent had lived in seclusion in the past few years and had been in poor health.