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  • LOS ANGELES            -           Daniel Radcliffe doesn’t ‘’think’’ he will return to ‘Harry Potter’. The 30-year-old actor played the boy wizard for 10 years but he isn’t sure he would ever ...

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  • LOS ANGELES          -           Julia Roberts has splashed out on an $8.3 million home in San Francisco. The 52-year-old actress bought the 6,245 sqft home in the exclusive Presidio Heights area of the ...

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  • LOS ANGELES         -           Lady GaGa went ‘’cold turkey’’ to quit smoking. The ‘Stupid Love’ hitmaker went from smoking 40 cigarettes a day to zero after deciding she ...

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  • INDONESIA              -            The 2018 eruption of Anak Krakatau in Indonesia was remarkable in many ways. It will be remembered, obviously, for the sudden flank collapse ...

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  • Athens           -            Greece says it has stopped nearly 10,000 migrants crossing over the land border from Turkey. Separately, Greek police say at least 500 people on seven boats have ...

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  • Los Angeles             -          Joe Coulombe, who created Trader Joe’s with a vision that college-educated but poorly paid young people would flock to a store that stocked healthy foods at bargain prices, died late Friday at the age of ...

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  • LAGOS           -         Nigerian police have rescued 24 babies and four expectant mothers from an illegal maternity home in the southern oil city of Port Harcourt, a spokesman said. “In a covert operation on Tuesday, our men burst a child ...

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  • WASHINGTON        -          President Donald Trump declared that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn’t inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned ...

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  • WASHINGTON              -          One of the nation’s largest labor unions is unveiling plans to invest $150 million in a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump, a ...

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  • Dubai         -          Pink Floyd co-founder and guitarist George Roger Waters has weighed in on India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act calling it “Indian Prime MinisterModi’s fascist and racist ...

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  • LOS ANGELES        -          David Beckham is ‘’proud’’ to see his friend Prince Harry ‘’growing up’’. The 44-year-old former football star is close friends with the ...

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  • LOS ANGELES          -           Daniel Radcliffe owes his career to John Boorman who directed him as a child on his first project. The 30-year-old actor made his feature film debut in the film adaptation ...

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  • NIGERIA            -         Mexico has returned an ancient bronze sculpture to Nigeria after thwarting an attempt to smuggle it into the country, officials say.The artefact is from Nigeria’s ...

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  • BEIJING       -      China is preparing to deploy 100,000 ducks to neighbouring Pakistan to help tackle swarms of crop-eating locusts.Chinese agricultural experts say a single duck can eat more than 200 locusts a day and be more effective than ...

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  • LOS ANGELES            -       Eva Mendes wants to play a Disney villain. The 45-year-old actress - who has kids Esmeralda, five, and Amada, three, with Ryan Gosling - has insisted she still loves acting and even ...

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  • LOS ANGELES          -          Kelly Clarkson will return as the host of the Billboard Music Awards later this year. The ‘Since U Been Gone’ hitmaker will be in charge of proceedings for the third ...

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  • HONG KONG         -       Hong Kong will hand out cash to adult permanent residents, to help boost spending and ease financial burden. As part of the annual budget, $10,000 Hong Kong dollars ($1,280; £985) was announced for ...

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  • PARIS        -        A Mona Lisa as puzzling as the smile of Leonardo da Vinci’s muse -- made out of nearly 300 Rubik’s Cubes -- sold for nearly half a million euros at auction in Paris on Sunday evening. Created by ...

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  • BERLIN        -        A five-year-old law banning professionally assisted suicide has been rejected as unconstitutional by Germany’s top court. The court backed complaints by a group of terminally ill patients and doctors ...

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  • DUBAI-Gulf states have imposed more flight restrictions in an effort to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended all flights to and from Iran apart from Tehran. Bahrain has suspended all flights to and from Dubai and Sharjah in the UAE until ...

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  • WASHINGTON            -          Things go bump on Mars on a fairly regular basis. That’s the conclusion of a year of listening for quake signals on the planet by the InSight lander. The US ...

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  • LOS ANGELES        -        Paramount Pictures have confirmed ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ production has been halted in Venice, Italy ‘’out of an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of our cast ...

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  • LOS ANGELES  -           Carrie Underwood has lamented the lack of women in country music. The ‘Before He Cheats’ hitmaker admits she finds it ‘’hard’’ to find songs and demos in her genre of music that suit ...

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  • LOS ANGELES          -        Cheryl is set to headline Birmingham Pride. The former Girls Aloud star - who released solo single ‘Let You’ last year - will close the LGBTQ+ festival’s main stage on May ...

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  • LOS ANGELES      -        Eva Mendes finds Instagram ‘’kind of stressful’’. The ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ star admits she isn’t a big fan of social media but she does use it to ...

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  • LOS ANGELES        -         Paris Hilton thinks ending her engagement was the ‘’best decision’’ she has ever made. The 39-year-old DJ split from Chris Zylka in November 2018 after two years together ...

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  • SIBERIA-Finding fossils of creatures that lived millions of years ago is one thing, but some parts of our planet offer scientists the unique opportunity to discover ancient creatures that are essentially frozen in time. Siberia is one such place, and researchers working in the region have ...

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  • US-Google has warned people not to circumvent the ban on Google apps that affects newer Huawei phones. Recent Huawei devices cannot download the Google Play app store or hugely popular apps such as Gmail, YouTube, or Google Maps.Android phones allow users to install apps from unverified sources, ...

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  • SYDNEY - When Glenda O’Brien lost the friendship ring given to her by her teenage sweetheart in 1974, she never expected to see it again.But thanks to a man and his metal detector, Ms O’Brien has been reunited with her precious gift, lost for almost half a century.“Because it ...

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  • LOS ANGELES-Rihanna called for unity as she won the President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday.The 32-year-old singer was handed the prestigious accolade during the ceremony at the Pasadena Convention Center in recognition of her ‘’groundbreaking career as an ...

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