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Imagine Dragons interview: 'LGBT youth in Mormonism are being told their innate sense of being is flawed – that does a lot of damage'

“Every artist at the Grammys – when you’re looking at them on screen and you see their faces – all they’re thinking is, ‘Dammit are we next?’” Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds is explaining the relief of being able to just sit and watch the Grammy Awards, because the pressure of singing in front of hundreds of your peers is, understandably, quite ...

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Brexit: Nigel Farage vows to return to frontline politics if public given second referendum

Nigel Farage has vowed to return to frontline politics if the British public are given a second EU referendum.   The former Ukip leader was speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference when he claimed that if the public were consulted again he would “be there” and “it’ll be no more Mr Nice Guy”.  Mr Farage also said supporting Donald Trump ...

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Nikki Haley attacks Russia for 'stalling' vote on Syria ceasefire: 'How many more people will die before Security Council votes?'

America’s ambassador to the United Nations blasted Russia for delaying a vote on a ceasefire in Syria for the besieged area of eastern Ghouta, saying “the Syrian people can’t wait”. “Unbelievable that Russia is stalling a vote on a ceasefire allowing humanitarian access in Syria,” Nikki Haley said on Twitter. “How many more people will die before the The Security Council ...

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Sketch: Trump lied, Trump boasted, Trump bullied and demeaned , and the crowd couldn't have loved it more

There is an old formula in journalism known as the inverted pyramid. You put your biggest stuff at the top, then your next biggest and you just let it taper off. At the end of big speeches or days in court, reporters go into huddles and decide on a ranking order for the day’s revelations, and then write them up ...

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Paul Manafort paid former top European officials to lobby for Ukraine, Robert Mueller alleges

Before serving as Donald Trump’s campaign chair Paul Manafort enlisted former European politicians to clandestinely lobby on behalf of Ukraine, according to a new indictment from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In a series of indictments, Mr Mueller alleged that Mr Manafort and his associate Rick Gates deliberately concealed from the US government proceeds from their lobbying work on behalf of Ukrainian ...

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Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan wins Great Britain's record fifth medal in Pyeongchang

Media playback is not supported on this device XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Billy Morgan won bronze in the men’s snowboard big air to secure Great Britain their highest medal tally in Winter Olympics history. ...

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Julian Assange: Ecuador says latest talks on release failed

Ecuador says the country’s latest efforts to negotiate the departure of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from its London embassy have failed. Foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said the UK was unwilling to take part in talks about his release. Mr Assange, 46, has been staying at the country’s London embassy since 2012 where he was granted political asylum. Last week, ...

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Making A Murderer follow-up series in the works to show different side to Steven Avery case

Making A Murderer follow-up series in the works (Picture: Netflix/Everett/REX/Shutterstock) A follow-up series to Netflix’s Making A Murderer has been announced, which will present a different side to the Steven Avery case. While an official sequel to Making A Murderer is currently in the works by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, another show titled Convicting A Murderer from filmmaker Shawn ...

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Kylie Jenner ‘picked and trademarked Stormi’s name months before giving birth’

Kylie Jenner ‘picked and trademarked’ her baby’s name, months before she was born (Picture: Getty – Instagram) Kylie Jenner apparently ‘picked and trademarked’ her baby’s name, months before she was born so it could be used in her new makeup line. The 20-year-old had been reportedly planning the makeup range long before she fell pregnant, so had to decide on ...

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Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Video gaming’s most overrated classic

Halo: Combat Evolved – does it deserve its reputation? GameCentral readers name the most over-hyped video games in history, from Half-Life 2 to Metal Gear Solid. The subject for this week’s Hot Topic was suggested by reader Gannet, but didn’t have to be a game you think is actively bad – just not as good as its reputation suggests. We ...

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