Alan Parker died. The director of Evita and Midnight Express was 76 years old

British filmmaker Alan Parker has died, directing, for example, the Oscar-nominated films Midnight Express and Burning Mississippi, and the film transcription of the musical Evita starring Madonna. The AP agency informed about it with reference to his family. Parker died after a long illness at the age of 76. Parker was one of the most … Read more

A Gothic cathedral from the 15th century is burning in Nantes, and the fire has been brought under control

A Gothic cathedral from the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries is burning in Nantes in western France, with dozens of firefighters on the site. According to their spokesman, the flames were brought under control after a few hours. The disaster immediately sparked memories of last April’s fire in Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, which … Read more