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Bank holds rates, but says economy will recover from 'soft patch'

Until a few weeks ago, the bank was widely expected to raise the main rate by a quarter-point to 0.75 percent, its highest since 2009, when Britain was in its deepest recession since World War II. I...

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Gareth Bale scores brilliant goal as Real Madrid draw with Barcelona

Gareth Bale scores brilliant goal as Real Madrid draw with Barcelona

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has hit out at Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez after Sunday's 2-2 draw in El Clasico . Villarreal FC made a declaration that they will give Barcel...

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Gilliam beats bid to ban his film from Cannes

Gilliam beats bid to ban his film from Cannes

The court also ordered Gilliam and other entities associated with the " Don Quixote " to pay Branco's legal fees, estimated to be just under $2,000. "Let's turn this (court) victory into a great par...

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Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for $2.2bn

Naspers sells Flipkart stake to Walmart for $2.2bn

Tencent and Tiger Global will continue on the Flipkart board, joined by new members from Walmart . The company's stock was down more than 4 per cent in early trading on Wednesday. Another compon...

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Expelled Director Roman Polanski Threatens Legal Action Against the Academy

Expelled Director Roman Polanski Threatens Legal Action Against the Academy

The academy's board of governors, which includes such industry heavyweights as Tom Hanks, Kathleen Kennedy and Steven Spielberg, voted last week to expel the Oscar-winning filmmaker , along with disg...

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4.6-magnitude natural disaster strikes near Palm Springs, USGS says

4.6-magnitude natural disaster strikes near Palm Springs, USGS says

The second was a 3.2-magnitude three minutes later in the same area, according to the U.S. Shortly thereafter, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatchers announced that the region had just experie...

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Cannes 2018: Scandal, protesting stars and bans, the film festival is marred

Cannes 2018: Scandal, protesting stars and bans, the film festival is marred

Jessica Chastain, an actress and regular attendee of the French Riviera festival, a year ago reflected on her time spent on the Cannes jury shortly after they selected Ruben Ostlund's The Square ...

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New snooker world champion strips off

New snooker world champion strips off

Williams, 43, withstood a stirring fightback from John Higgins to land his third Crucible title on Monday, 15 years after his second. "To be honest, a little bit uncomfortable at the minute", repl...

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Draymond Green responds to death wish he received on Twitter

Draymond Green responds to death wish he received on Twitter

Expect a blowout and a cover. And speaking on TNT's NBA Playoffs coverage last night, the 26-year-old opened up on Curry's strengths. It's tough advocating playing either again on this slate conside...

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Iowa early voting kicks off

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate says he encourages Iowans to vote early. Meanwhile, across North Carolina, voter turnout during the early voting period is at a meager 3 percent of the total nu...

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Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's unexpected first dance song choice

Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's unexpected first dance song choice

Wedding photographer: The British royal family has reached out to Alexi Lubomirski, the photographer behind the glamorous Harry-Meghan engagement photos , to capture the couple's precious moments ...

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'Luke Cage' Season 2 Trailer Features Harlem's Hero Meeting His Match

'Luke Cage' Season 2 Trailer Features Harlem's Hero Meeting His Match

A new trailer for the returning series was released today and it shows off Bushmaster , a risky new villain who is just as invulnerable as Cage . In a new trailer for season 2, Cage meets Bushma...

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Solo A Star Wars Story outsells Black Panther in advanced ticket sales

Solo A Star Wars Story outsells Black Panther in advanced ticket sales

The space-opera movie revolves around the character Han Solo , a regular of the Star Wars universe. Director Ron Howard and stars Alden Ehrenreich , Donald Glover , and Emilia Clarke share ...

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Ryan Reynolds has a befitting reply to Ranveer Singh's tweet!

Ryan Reynolds has a befitting reply to Ranveer Singh's tweet!

Ranveer's wit and edgy personality is a ideal match to resonate with Deadpool's personality. Deadpool 2 is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool ...

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5 greatest WWE Backlash matches of all time

5 greatest WWE Backlash matches of all time

Shinsuke Nakamura in a rematch after their classic match at WrestleMania 34. The Backlash Kickoff will air on the WWE Network starting an hour before the pay-per-view at 7/6c. United States Cham...

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"Avengers: Infinity War" Continues to Dominate

Overseas, the mega-Superhero group pic grossed another $162.6-M for a foreign total of $713.3-M and $1.164-B worldwide. The film crossed the billion-dollar threshold on Saturday, just 11 days after it...

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GST Council Approves Easier Return Filing System, State-Owned GSTN

GST Council Approves Easier Return Filing System, State-Owned GSTN

In the first phase the existing system would continue for 6 months. In that, provisional credit will be allowed to a buyer under the GST for six months, based on his own calculations, even if the se...

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Trump terms London hospital a 'war zone from knife attacks'

Trump terms London hospital a 'war zone from knife attacks'

Trump was speaking to a National Rifle Association gathering in Dallas Friday when he pointed to reports that stabbings had turned one London doctor's emergency room into a "war zone". Trump report...

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No Clinton tie in Mack's sex trafficking case

No Clinton tie in Mack's sex trafficking case

Both are charged with coercing women who joined the organisation into becoming sex slaves. The court appearance today is one of several the pair will have before trial. "It's utterly uncontroversial...

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Meghan Markle Won't Have a Maid of Honor at Royal Wedding

Meghan Markle Won't Have a Maid of Honor at Royal Wedding

A statement released by Kensington Palace today said: "Both of the bride's parents will have important roles in the wedding. On the morning of the wedding, Ms Ragland will travel with Ms Markle by...

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Star Wars Episode IX: Did John Boyega reveal a time jump?

Star Wars Episode IX: Did John Boyega reveal a time jump?

But before the film opens on Memorial Day weekend, fans will be celebrating May the 4th. There is also the fact that the initial directors of the Solo: A Star Wars Story were replaced during pro...

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President Trump 'wrote doctor's note on astonishingly excellent health'

President Trump 'wrote doctor's note on astonishingly excellent health'

He said Trump read out the language as Bornstein and his wife were driving across Central Park. The letter thrust the eccentric Bornstein, with his shoulder-length hair and round eyeglasses, int...

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Kevin Hart's alleged extortionist arrested and charged

Kevin Hart's alleged extortionist arrested and charged

Hart has responded to the announcement of the man behind the alleged plot. The man who allegedly has tried to extort comedian Kevin Hart for an alleged sex tape has been arrested. 'And because o...

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Planes banned from flying over Harry and Meghan's wedding

Planes banned from flying over Harry and Meghan's wedding

The carriage chosen for the royal wedding by the couple is the Ascot Landau (fair weather option) which was used in the royal wedding in 2011 to take the pages and the bridesmaids from Westminster t...

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Every major death in the MCU, from Iron Man to Infinity War

Every major death in the MCU, from Iron Man to Infinity War

The pair famously used to work in comedy, and one of the elements they brought into the scene from their comedy work came from framing, and allowing to see the speaking character from the waist-up, so...

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Ada Vox eliminated from 'American Idol' after Disney performance

Ada Vox eliminated from 'American Idol' after Disney performance

Viewers thinned the pack of ten down to a pack of seven, and they didn't believe that Ada Vox deserved her spot. I feel like I did everything I needed to do up until this point. "You have all the to...

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NHS scandal and heatwave on the way — Newspaper headlines

NHS scandal and heatwave on the way — Newspaper headlines

England's breast screening failure follows unrelated news in Ireland last week that more than 200 cervical cancer test results should have resulted in earlier intervention. We have carried out urgen...

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Kanye West opens up about his 2016 nervous breakdown in new interview

Kanye West opens up about his 2016 nervous breakdown in new interview

Rapper Kanye West is making headlines again, this time thanks to his vocal support for President Donald Trump . "Just the ability to do what no one said you can do, to do the impossible, is t...

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Ant-Man And The Wasp Official Trailer: It Takes Two

Ant-Man And The Wasp Official Trailer: It Takes Two

This is when The Wasp makes a brilliant entry to tag-team Ant-Man. If you're a fan of comic book movies, you're clearly familiar with their wares. To help persuade us, the studio has dropped a bra...

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Ashley Judd suing Harvey Weinstein

Ashley Judd suing Harvey Weinstein

Jackson had wanted to cast Judd in a prominent role in the series. "My career was damaged because I rebuffed Mr. Weinstein's sexual advances ". She was confused at the time , she said, but now...

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