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August 17, 2017 10:56 AM Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

LONDON - Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old education activist tweeted her acceptance to the school, saying she was "so excited" to win a spot to study philosophy, politics and economics. Yousafzai won international renown in 2012 after she was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan for speaking 6

August 17, 2017 1:01 AM Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and US ally Britain also rebuked 12

August 16, 2017 7:20 PM Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible 6 production

Paramount confirms actor broke ankle in stunt after weekend reports; film still set to open July 2018 Production has shut down on Mission: Impossible 6 due to star Tom Cruise's broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full recovery. Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt for the film during its London-based 10

August 16, 2017 12:44 PM Johnny Depp visits children's hospital dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow

Hollywood star Johnny Depp visited a children's hospital in Vancouver, Canada, dressed as his famous character from 'Pirates of the Caribbean'- Captain Jack Sparrow, reports Independent. All India Mahila Congress General Secretary and actress Nagma met Tamil superstar Rajinikanth. (Pic Courtesy: Twitter) Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has shared about 7

August 16, 2017 12:41 PM Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond

NEW YORK — Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. The actor confirmed reports he would reprise his role as the suave British spy for “Bond 25” during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night. The announcement is a reversal for Craig, who told Time Out London in 2015 he’d rather slash his wrists than do another 9

August 14, 2017 4:06 PM Ryanair wants U.K. airports to curb alcohol sales after spike in disruptive passengers

LONDON -- Budget airline Ryanair is calling on British airports to curb alcohol sales following sharp increases in the number of incidents involving disruptive passengers. The carrier issued a statement Monday calling for a ban on alcohol sales before 10 a.m. and for limiting the number of drinks in bars and restaurants to a maximum of two. The airline 9

August 13, 2017 11:11 PM Tom Cruise crashes into wall during 'MI6' stunt mishap

Tom Cruise injured during 'MI6' stunt Age is taking its toll on Tom Cruise and his stunt work, if a nasty mishap on the set of Mission: Impossible 6 is anything to go by. The 55-year-old action man was injured during a big building-jump stunt on the set of the blockbuster in London on Sunday - which was caught on camera. Cruise appeared to miss his mark while 28

August 13, 2017 12:01 PM UK government tries to show Brexit unity amid criticism

LONDON -- The British government is fighting back against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, with two Cabinet rivals over Europe issuing a joint statement. Trade Secretary Liam Fox, a strong supporter of leaving the European Union, and the more pro-EU Treasury chief Philip Hammond, write in the Sunday Telegraph that there will be a "time-limited" 12

August 13, 2017 12:49 AM Usain Bolt injured in his final race

Brits win 4x100-metre final as Bolt stumbles, falls, during anchor leg of race. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-metre relay team on Saturday at the world championships. Having to make up lots of ground on the anchor leg, Bolt suddenly screamed, stumbled and somersaulted 9

August 12, 2017 10:39 AM Usain Bolt pulls up injured in men's 4x100m relay final

Britain wins as sprint legend fails to complete final race for Jamaica The Jamaican great crumpled on the track with a left leg injury as he was chasing gold in the 4x100-metre relay at the world championships in London, England. Jamaica's Usain Bolt falls to the track in the men's 4x100-metre relay final. (Matthias/Getty Images) Instead, Britain upset 7