The thespian, 80, made a blink or you'll miss it appearance in a recent Les Miserables performance in Newcastle.
At the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Bochabela String Orchestra performed "Long Way to Freedom", a programme which paid hommage to Nelson Mandela. The orchestra's musicians hail from South Africa's townships. Arts.21 went to go see them.
The annual competition, Operalia, serves as a springboard for young talent in the world of opera. Euronews spoke to the winners, as well as the founder Plácido Domingo to find out more.
Before his death in 1924, Kafka left all of his work to his friend and editor Max Brod, instructing him to burn every manuscript without reading it.
On Wednesday morning, priests conducted a ceremony to temporarily remove the Buddha's soul from the statue
Every year, men from Salzburg in Austria ascend the Hundstein mountain to take part in a martial arts contest in a natural arena.
The count, which reached 456, tied with the previous record set by the festival.
A joint celebration in China toasted the first birthdays of 18 panda cubs.
Euronews went to Moscow and asked locals about their favourite Russian authors.
The inspirational conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the festival's specially-created orchestra gave a passionate performance of Brahms' 4th symphony at the grand finale.
Other folktales say that the town was plagued by attacks from the indigenous Guarani people, who resisted the settlers' occupation of the land.
'Vase of Flowers' by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum has been returned to Italy after being stolen by German soldiers in 1943.