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Daisies, roses and lace at Stella McCartney's Paris fashion show

By Alexandria Sage PARIS (Reuters) - Transparent fabrics, fluid shapes and a smattering of daisies took to the runway at Stella McCartney's ready-to-wear fashion show in Paris on Monday, as the British designer sought inspiration in easy, airy looks for summer. McCartney is known for an understated approach, and her Spring/Summer 2014 collection unveiled in the ornate setting of the Opera Garnier for Paris Fashion Week did not waver from familiar terrain.

Consulting firm says McCartney concert brought big bucks to City of Regina

REGINA - A Regina consulting firm says Paul McCartney's concert last month wasn't just a fun night of memories and music, it delivered a big boost to the city's economy. McNair Business Development Inc. estimates the Aug. 14 show brought $9.4 million to the city's Gross Domestic Product. About $2 million of that was from tourism, as about half of the 41,000 people at the concert were from out of town. Not including the price of the ticket, the company estimated each visitor spent $120 on things like food and hotel rooms.

Paul McCartney plays for first time in Regina, wrapping up leg of tour

REGINA - Rock legend Paul McCartney says he's "excited" to play in Regina for the first time in his long and storied career, calling it a chance "to meet a new bunch of people." The former Beatle is wrapping up the North America leg of his "Out There" tour in Saskatchewan's capital before resuming shows in Japan in November. McCartney told radio station CJME he managed to get out for a bike ride around Regina's Wascana Lake before Wednesday's show. McCartney, who is 71, says he enjoyed the exercise, adding that Regina is a beautiful city.

If You Never See Paul McCartney Live, That's on You: Sir Macca Joins Yet Another Festival

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK ( - If you never see Sir Paul McCartney live, don't blame him. The 71-year-old singer-songwriter, one of the best people on the planet, has signed on for the iHeartRadio Music Festival next month in Las Vegas. That's in addition to his performance at the Outside Lands Festival last week, and his current "Out There" world tour, and last year's "On the Run" tour. He may want to retire someday, and if he does, don't even complain. You've had plenty of chances.

Crew for Paul McCartney show in Regina put on vegetarian diet

REGINA - A whole lot of burly stage hands at Regina's Mosaic Stadium are on a strict diet this week, thanks to Paul McCartney. The former Beatle and rock legend is playing an outdoor show at the stadium Wednesday night. McCartney has long been known as a staunch vegan and a vehement supporter of animal rights. He even travelled with his then-wife Heather Mills to northern Canada to protest seal hunting practices in 2006. As part of the deal to bring McCartney to Regina, everyone working on the staging for the show is getting a taste of how he lives.

Paul McCartney performs with special guests: Lac-Megantic survivors

Hearing music icon Paul McCartney play Tuesday night on Quebec City’s historic Plains of Abraham was a little more special for Caroline Tremblay than the average rock fan. Her husband was a big admirer of the former Beatle. Tremblay’s husband, Guy Bolduc, was among the dozens killed when fireballs from an exploding train devastated Lac-Megantic’s downtown and engulfed the bar where he was performing.

Vienna's Kunst Haus hosts exhibition of Linda McCartney's work

Vienna, Jun 6 (EFE).- Vienna's Kunst Haus is hosting an exhibition of the work of Linda McCartney, the late wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, who was known for her photographs of the world of rock 'n' roll. "The exhibition, which is the first comprehensive retrospective of McCartney's works worldwide, presents 190 of her iconic photographs of sixties rock and roll, her family life and nature," the museum said in a statement.

McCartney named Britain's richest musician for 25th year

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has been named Britain's wealthiest musician for a 25th year running in an annual "rich list" compiled by The Sunday Times newspaper. McCartney shares an estimated £680 million ($1.0 billion, 798-million-euro) fortune with his third wife Nancy Shevell, an American heiress who is worth around £150 million alone, according to the broadsheet. McCartney, 70, has topped The Sunday Times' list of richest British and Irish musicians every year since it was created in 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80 million.

Paul McCartney remains Britain's wealthiest musician

London, Apr 11 (EFE).- Former Beatle Paul McCartney is still Britain's wealthiest musical artist, according to the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List. The newspaper estimates that McCartney and his third wife, U.S. trucking industry heiress Nancy Shevell, have a combined fortune of 680 million pounds ($1.05 billion). In second place is composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, with 620 million pounds. McCartney, 71, has headed the musicians portion of the rich list since it was first established in 1989, when his holdings were valued at 80 million pounds.

McCartney tops UK music rich list, Adele richest youngster

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Beatle Paul McCartney's 680-million-pound ($1.04 billion) fortune put him at the top of a list ranking the UK and Ireland's richest musicians that also highlighted Adele as the wealthiest young music millionaire. McCartney was followed closely by music and stage impresario Andrew Lloyd-Webber at 620 million pounds, Irish rock band U2 and singer Elton John in the Sunday Times Rich List 2013 to be published on April 21, an emailed statement from the paper said.
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