Screen Actors Guild Awards: Two nominations for Emily Blunt

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Blunt has been recognised for two very different roles Emily Blunt is up for two prizes at next year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, the nominations for which have just been announced. The British star is up for the guild’s best film actress prize for Mary Poppins Returns, which is having its European premiere ...

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“I don’t follow tweets as closely as I used to”

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions lavished praise on what he called President Donald Trump’s policy accomplishments Tuesday but added that he’s backing away from his former boss’s favorite social media platform. Listing achievements that he said included improving the economy, fighting crime and supporting police officers, Sessions said he was proud of his time running the ...

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Love Island winner Dani Dyer explains split from Jack Fincham

Dave J Hogan/Getty Images After days of confusion over whether Love Island‘s golden couple had split up, Dani Dyer has (sort of) cleared the air over the break-up. Last week, Dani announced that she and Jack Fincham had parted ways in a statement, which broke all of our hearts and prepared us for the awkwardness of the Christmas reunion. Advertisement ...

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Trump ‘storms out and throws briefing papers across floor’ after extraordinary televised row with Pelosi and Schumer

A frustrated Donald Trump reportedly threw briefing papers across the White House floor following his chaotic televised meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. The US president repeatedly clashed with the Democratic congressional leaders on Tuesday over his desire for additional billions in border wall funding. Ms Pelosi and Mr Schumer were widely considered to have bested Mr Trump after ...

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Canada Pension Plan to increase bets in China despite political tensions – CEO

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), the country’s biggest public pension fund, plans to continue deploying capital in China, despite political tensions between the two nations, Chief Executive Mark Machin said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An electric delivery vehicle of Deppon Logistics drives past a banner with a government slogan in Beijing, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas ...

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10 Great Books for Car- and Travel-Obsessed Readers

If you’re like us, your obsession with cars doesn’t begin and end with the simple act of driving. We live, breathe, and obsessively read about cars and the great places they can take us. We see no reason to keep our favorite automotive and travel-related books to ourselves, either. There’s something here for every kind of automotive enthusiast-including the next ...

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Ghana drones: Row over blood-delivery devices

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Critics of the scheme say Ghana has many other health problems that are more pressing A row has broken out in Ghana over the government’s decision to buy unmanned drones to deliver blood and essential medicines. The government wants the drones to deliver to hospitals nationwide, especially in remote areas. Some MPs say they want ...

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Brexit: Irish election ruled out to avoid ‘London chaos’ spreading

Image copyright RTÉ Image caption Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he wants to delay an election to avoid the spread of Brexit ‘chaos’ Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has ruled out an election and said the Irish government can continue throughout 2019 due to the uncertainty over Brexit. “Fianna Fáil is determined that the political chaos we see in ...

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What next for Brexit as May faces a leadership battle?

London (AFP) – What happens to the Brexit process now, as Prime Minister Theresa May fights a challenge to her leadership? The embattled leader toured European capitals on Tuesday in an attempt to seek concessions on her Brexit deal, less than four months before the March 29 date when Britain is set to leave the European Union. But the EU ...

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