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The actor has spoken of his unhappiness over the conflict in Ukraine, as well as about his love of being fed on set and his respect for Bruce Willis Related: Gérard Depardieu launches luxury watch in Russia amid economic turmoil Gerard Depardieu has expressed solidarity with both Russian president Vladimir Putin and former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko at the Cannes film festival.
The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including the Cannes film festival, maneki neko in Tokyo, fast cars in Libya and the Vivid Sydney festival Continue reading
Russian photographer Sergei Ponomarev took some of the last photographs of Palmyra when he visited the ancient Syrian ruins last year. The city was seized by Islamic State militants this week, who pledged to destroy its 4,000-year-old treasure trove. These haunting images may be the last testament to the splendour of one of the most important archeological sites in the Middle East Continue reading