Spears’ memoir sold 1 million in a week

Britney Spears' memoir "The Woman in Me" has sold 1.1 million copies in the U.S. alone through its first week.

"I poured my heart and soul into my memoir, and I am grateful to my fans and readers around the world for their unwavering support," Spears said in a statement released on Nov. 1 by Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

More than 70 events at Imago Sloveniae

The summer season in Ljubljana will feature around 70 concerts by performers from 24 countries as part of two summer festivals running from 15 June to 22 September, the 35th Imago Sloveniae festival of classical music and the Nights in Old Ljubljana Town.

Imago Sloveniae opens with a concert of the Symphony Orchestra of the SNG Maribor theatre in Congress Square.

'Mega-strike' disrupts travel in Germany

A major strike brought much of Germany's air traffic, rail service and commuter lines to a halt on Monday as workers demand wage hikes in the face of brisk inflation.

Workers at airports, ports, railways, buses and metro lines throughout much of Europe's top economy heeded a call by the Verdi and EVG unions for the 24-hour walkout.

Classical music from Balkans in centre of Maribor Festival

Maribor – The Western Balkans will be in the centre of musical exploration at this year’s Maribor Festival. A “fireworks of rhythm and emotions”, tonight’s opening concert will see the artist-in-residence, North Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski, perform with the SNG Maribor Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Romanian conductor Gabriel Bebeselea.

AUR asks gov't to give up online school and not to put pressure on pupils, teachers to vaccinate

The Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR) calls on the government to eliminate the provision that makes it possible to switch to online school from a cumulative incidence of COVID cases greater than 6/1,000 and "not to put pressure on students and teachers to get vaccinated." "After the bad experience of the previous school year, we believe that closing schools is an excessive measure consi

Ljubljana’s opera and ballet announces diverse 2021/2022 season

Ljubljana – The SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, a leading national opera and ballet theatre, has produced a diverse 2021/2022 season headlined Long Live Opera and Ballet, the opera’s artistic director Marko Hribernik says. It brings music by Russian greats Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, Italian composers Donizetti and Bellini and France’s Gounod.

'Bridgerton' star Page absent from second series of Netflix smash hit

Rege-Jean Page will not return for the second season of record-breaking Regency romance "Bridgerton," Netflix has said, prompting howls of despair from fans of the dashing Duke of Hastings.

The wildly popular series from "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes puts a modern twist on the books about an upper-class family in early 19th-century England, including color-blind casting.

Romanian Nationalist Party to Start Operating in Moldova

The Alliance for the Union of Romanians, AUR announced on Monday that it plans to open branches in neighbouring Moldova as part of its campaign to reunify the country with Romania.

The AUR, which has 47 MPs in the 465-seat Romania parliament, is a nationalist party with a religious-based, anti-LGBT orientation and wants to impose a conservative, "patriotic" education system.