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Congressman launches investigation into Nigel Farage’s travel to US to attend Trump rally

Congressman launches investigation into Nigel Farage's travel to US to attend Trump rally

Congressman launches investigation into Nigel Farage’s travel to US to attend Trump rally Congressman launches investigation into Nigel Farage’s travel to US to attend Trump rally A congressman has launched an investigation into the decision to allow Nigel Farage entry to the US to attend a Donald Trump rally, at a time when travel from the UK is banned due …

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‘Angry and appalled’: Former defence secretary James Mattis launches blistering attack on Trump for response to protests

'Angry and appalled': Former defence secretary James Mattis launches blistering attack on Trump for response to protests

‘Angry and appalled’: Former defence secretary James Mattis launches blistering attack on Trump for response to protests ‘Angry and appalled’: Former defence secretary James Mattis launches blistering attack on Trump for response to protests James Mattis, a former defence secretary in the Trump administration, staged a rare intervention on Wednesday to criticise the president for his response to nationwide protests over the …

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Louis Theroux launches first podcast series from coronavirus lockdown

Louis Theroux launches first podcast series from coronavirus lockdown

Louis Theroux plans on keeping the nation entertained during the coronavirus lockdown with the launch of his first podcast. The documentary maker will turn his video interview skills to the audio form as the host of Grounded With Louis Theroux, a radio show and podcast being broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC Sounds app. The show will see Theroux …

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Kellyanne Conway launches attack on de Blasio and Biden during coronavirus outbreak

Kellyanne Conway launches attack on de Blasio and Biden during coronavirus outbreak

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is back to throwing elbows, even as a new poll finds most Americans are certain the coronavirus outbreak will trigger an economic recession. The aide to Donald Trump has conducted fewer television interviews and West Wing driveway gaggles since the Covid-19 pandemic hit US soil. But she was back at it on Thursday, and in …

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Friends reunion special won’t be available when HBO Max launches

Friends reunion special won't be available when HBO Max launches

A planned Friends reunion special won’t be available when HBO Max launches in May, due to coronavirus delays. HBO Max announced in February that the sitcom’s six stars – Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, and Matthew Perry – would be reunited for the first time in an unscripted special. At the time, HBO Max was planning on including …

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Quibi: New billion-dollar streaming service launches with 175 shows featuring world’s most famous celebrities – but leaves some early users confused

Quibi: New billion-dollar streaming service launches with 175 shows featuring world's most famous celebrities – but leaves some early users confused

Quibi, a new streaming service featuring many of the world’s biggest celebrities, has finally launched – and prompted confusion among those who are the first to use it. The company has launched in the hope of being a version of streaming services like Netflix but with a focus on mobile phones. The hype before it launched has included ads during the …

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Will Smith launches new 12-episode Snapchat series filmed in coronavirus self-isolation

Will Smith launches new 12-episode Snapchat series filmed in coronavirus self-isolation

Will Smith has launched a new 12-part series on the social media platform Snapchat, filmed from self-isolation. Titled Will From Home, the series will follow the I Am Legend actor as he remains in his home and garage. Appearing on the show will be members of Smith’s family and celebrities including Tyra Banks. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just …

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Coronavirus: Mother launches emergency legal challenge against government’s decision to keep schools open

Coronavirus: Mother launches emergency legal challenge against government’s decision to keep schools open

A mother in Northern Ireland whose daughter suffers from underlying health problems and is at greater risk from coronavirus will start an emergency legal challenge on Monday against the government’s decision to keep schools open, her lawyers said. The UK has taken a different approach from EU countries such as Ireland, which shares an open border with Northern Ireland, with Boris …

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At Margaret Atwood’s Prompting, Canada Launches Virtual Book Tours

At Margaret Atwood’s Prompting, Canada Launches Virtual Book Tours

OTTAWA — Margaret Atwood is launching an online series that she hopes will help Canada’s writers sell books to a nation of shut-ins. But even she has not been immune to the headaches plaguing many people as they attempt to communicate during the global pandemic. One came half an hour into a conversation about upcoming books with Adrienne Clarkson, a …

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