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Until now, George Clooney has been a silver fox who has largely stuck to the silver screen. Despite originally making his name in the 1990s medical drama ER, the last two decades have seen him stick to box office smashes like Gravity and Ocean's Eleven. The very few TV appearances he...
When Kylie Jenner posts on social media she gets hundreds of thousands of reactions, many of which are hugely complimentary - but not this time. The social media star has received quite a backlash following a Handmaid's Tale themed party she threw for her friend Anastasia Karanikolaou at the weekend. Kylie...
"People have a sense of ownership when they come here," says Les McDonald. "A sense that it is a place for them to learn about themselves and their history." McDonald is talking about The Bookshop, the business he and Wayne Harrison opened in Sydney, Australia, in 1982, two years before New South Wales decriminalised...
Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse protesters setting up barricades in Khartoum. Four people have been killed on the first day of a strike, according to doctors aligned to the opposition. Campaigners have called for ongoing civil disobedience from Sunday to make it as difficult...
Microsoft has announced that its next-generation console is set to go on sale before the end of 2020. Codenamed Project Scarlett, the firm said that the machine would be the "biggest leap" over a previous generation there had ever been. At the E3 games expo, Microsoft said the custom-designed processor, made...
India claimed an impressive 36-run win over Australia at The Oval in the first heavyweight clash of the World Cup. Shikhar Dhawan's fine 117, coupled with 82 from captain Virat Kohli and an entertaining 48 by Hardik Pandya, helped India post 352-5 in front of a boisterous crowd. Australia, facing what...
The captain of a cruise ship involved in a fatal crash in Budapest last week was behind a similar collision in the Netherlands in April, prosecutors said. The Viking Sigyn crashed into a tourist boat, the Mermaid, on the Danube, on 29 May. The Mermaid then sank, killing 28. The captain,...
Grammy-winning American singer Dr John has died at the age of 77 after suffering a heart attack. The New Orleans-born musician died on Thursday, according to a message posted on his official Twitter account. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer combined the genres of blues, pop, jazz, boogie woogie...
Doctors and the public are at odds over the symptoms of constipation, leaving some people without the advice or treatment they need, researchers say. While medics think infrequent bowel movements are an important sign, less than a third of the public does, a study found. The King's College London team said...
Australian prosecutors are arguing that Cardinal George Pell's conviction for child sexual abuse is "unimpeachable", on the final day of his appeal hearing. The ex-Vatican treasurer was found guilty by a jury last year of abusing two boys in 1996 in a Melbourne church. He was later jailed for six years.

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