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Jamie Foxx walks out of live interview after being asked about Katie Holmes

Jamie Foxx walked away from a live interview during a celebrity basketball game when the presenter asked him about Katie Holmes. Reports that the pair were dating emerged in 2013, but the couple only went public in September last year. Holmes divorced ex-husband Tom Cruise in June 2012. Foxx was taking part in the “NBA All-Star Celebrity Game” on 16 February when host Michael Smith brought up ...

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Brexit: UK to split from EU's foreign policy body next year, Theresa May announces

Britain will pull out of the EU’s joint foreign policy-making body next year, Theresa May has announced, in a move that will delight Brexit-backing Conservative MPs. No 10 pledged to reclaim a “truly independent and sovereign foreign policy” in 2019, even if – as the Prime Minister hopes – a transition period of about two years is agreed with Brussels. ...

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Two people dead after train hits car at level crossing in Horsham

Two people have died after a car was hit by a train at a level crossing in Sussex. Emergency services were called to the incident at Barns Green Level crossing in Horsham at around 8.45am on Saturday morning. British Transport Police said two people had been pronounced dead at the scene. A BTP spokesman said: “Officers from BTP attended alongside colleagues from Sussex ...

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Donald Trump's national security adviser says FBI indictments show Russian meddling in US election is undeniable

Donald Trump’s national security adviser has said there is undeniable proof of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference after 13 Russians were charged by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller, HR McMaster said: “With the FBI indictment, the evidence is now incontrovertible.” His pronouncement came in answer to a question from a Russian delegate shortly ...

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Elise LeGrow review, Le Café de la Danse, Paris: Impressive interpretations of classic soul and R&B

Canadian singer-songwriter Elise LeGrow lit up the back streets of the Bastille in Paris on Monday, bringing the sound of the iconic Chess Records to the packed Café de la Danse. As record labels go, they don’t come much bigger than Chicago’s Chess Records: home to the likes of Etta James, Chuck Berry, Bo Didley and Muddy Waters, their role in ...

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Haiti's president says Oxfam abuse 'tip of iceberg' as he points finger at Medecins Sans Frontieres

Haiti’s president said on Friday that sexual misconduct by staff of British charity Oxfam was only the tip of an “iceberg” and called for investigations into Doctors Without Borders and other aid organisations which came to the country after its 2010 earthquake. “The Oxfam case is the visible part of the iceberg,” President Jovenel Moise said in a phone interview ...

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Swiss train travellers call for half-price railcard to be abolished – even though fares put UK's in the shade

Switzerland claims to have the “densest public transport network in the world”. But it comes at a price: rail fares are even higher than those in Britain. The one-hour, 75-mile journey from the capital, Bern, to the largest city, Zurich, costs 51 Swiss francs (£40) for the cheapest walk-up fare. That is more expensive than even the most expensive Anytime tickets travelling ...

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Lizzy Yarnold takes historic gold to retain Winter Olympics skeleton title as Laura Deas claims bronze

Great Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold has won a gold medal in the women’s skeleton at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with team-mate Laura Deas taking bronze. Yarnold, who clocked in at 3:27.28, also becomes the first ever British athlete to successfully defend their Winter Olympics title, after she won gold in Sochi four years ago. She is Team GB’s first gold medallist at ...

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Norfolk and Suffolk face battle to retain EU workers

Norfolk and Suffolk face a battle to retain “non-UK national” workers after Brexit, it has been claimed. A report examining consequences of leaving the European Union (EU) identified challenges and opportunities for the economies of the two counties. It was commissioned by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Norfolk and Suffolk county councils. A government spokesman said it ...

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Carlisle salvage site death victim named as Paul Spence

A man who died at a salvage and scrap metal site in Carlisle has been formally identified. Paul Spence became trapped under a piece of machinery at Michael Douglas Auto Salvage on Thursday. The 64-year-old, from Skipton, who was a customer at the site, was released by firefighters and treated by paramedics, but pronounced dead at the scene. A joint ...

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