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EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

November 14, 2017 4:04 pm0 comments
EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Electronic Arts, America’s most-beloved game publisher, ran face-first into controversy earlier this week when a player looking forward to Battlefront II dared to touch the most fearsome Dark Side power of them all: Math. When […]

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Jimmy Fallon holds back tears as he pays tribute to late mother

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Jimmy Fallon holds back tears as he pays tribute to late mother

Jimmy Fallon made an emotional tribute to his late mother on Monday night’s episode of The Tonight Show. The comedian cancelled his NBC nightly programme for a week following the death of his mother Gloria Fallon, who passed away with her son by her side. Fallon described the 68-year-old as […]

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Overnight carer back pay scheme 'unaffordable'

November 2, 2017 11:09 am0 comments
Overnight carer back pay scheme 'unaffordable'

Care providers have dismissed a government scheme to tackle a problem over back pay for overnight shift staff, as a “suicide note”. The charity Mencap said the government was sacrificing the wellbeing of the most vulnerable in society and putting the jobs of low-paid staff at risk. Ministers said the […]

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10 things to know about sleep as the clocks go back

October 28, 2017 1:36 pm0 comments
10 things to know about sleep as the clocks go back

People across the UK will wake up having gained an hour’s sleep on Sunday morning, as the clocks go back heralding darker evenings and shorter days. But how much do we know about sleep and its impact on our lives, from our health and mood, to how long we’ll live? […]

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England fight back to win U17 World Cup – highlights & report

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England fight back to win U17 World Cup - highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device England produced a sensational performance to come from 2-0 down to thrash Spain 5-2 and win the Under-17 World Cup in India. The Three Lions had never gone beyond the quarter-finals in the tournament before but emulated England U20s who won their […]

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George Michael goes back to number one

October 27, 2017 2:06 pm0 comments
George Michael goes back to number one

Pop star George Michael has topped the UK album charts, 10 months after his death. An expanded version of his second solo album, Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1, beat Niall Horan and Pink to become the week’s best-selling record. It means Michael’s album has spent two weeks at number one, […]

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How Wim Wenders put the snap back into Polaroids

October 21, 2017 5:04 pm0 comments
How Wim Wenders put the snap back into Polaroids

Wim Wenders became a major film-maker when, in the 1970s, German cinema became cool around the world. His hits included The American Friend and Paris, Texas. But Wenders was privately experimenting with one of the most straightforward of visual technologies – the Polaroid stills camera. Thousands of those shots were […]

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Tom Hanks says no way back for Harvey Weinstein

October 19, 2017 6:02 pm0 comments
Tom Hanks says no way back for Harvey Weinstein

Film star Tom Hanks has said there is no way back for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein following allegations of sexual misconduct and assault. “We’re at a watershed moment, this is a sea change,” Hanks told the BBC. “His last name will become a noun and a verb. It will become […]

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Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust back in special measures

October 12, 2017 9:34 pm0 comments
Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust back in special measures

A mental health trust has been put back in special measures after its board “failed” to address serious concerns raised since 2014, a report says. The Care Quality Commission (CQC), which rated the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) as inadequate, has called for a host of improvements. It […]

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Trump rolls back access to free birth control

October 7, 2017 12:24 am0 comments
Trump rolls back access to free birth control

Media playback is unsupported on your device Donald Trump’s government has issued a ruling that allows employers to opt out of providing free birth control to millions of Americans. The rule allows employers and insurers to decline to provide birth control if doing so violates their “religious beliefs” or “moral […]

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