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    Dylan Farrow addresses Woody Allen sexual assault claim

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    Rare first edition Harry Potter worth £40,000 stolen

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (not pictured) was taken A hardback first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone worth about £40,000 was one of a number of ... Read More

    Casting Director Cesar Rocha Joins CBS

    Cesar A. Rocha has been named director of casting, at CBS Entertainment. In his new role. Rocha will report to Peter Golden, executive vice president of talent and casting for CBS Entertainment. In his new role, Rocha will work on ... Read More

    Drone hit newly erected crane during Kent site survey – report

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The highest crane was not in place when the drone pilot inspected the flight site A pilot has flown a drone into a crane, according to an air-accident report. The pilot had planned the ... Read More

    Bataclan massacre film drama ‘will be broadcast’ in the future

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The attack, which happened minutes after this picture was taken, left 90 people at the venue dead A French broadcaster behind a controversial film about the 2015 terror attack on the Bataclan in Paris ... Read More

    Bake Off’s singing cakes up for animation award

    Image copyright BBC/AKA/Channel4/Aardman The Bake Off singing cakes, Hey Duggee and Shaun the Sheep have all been nominated for the British Animation Awards.Ethel & Ernest and We're Going on a Bear Hunt have also received nominations for the awards, which ... Read More

    BT guarantees broadband speeds for two new services

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption BT will pay some customers £20 if their internet speeds drop below 100Mbps Consumers are being guaranteed minimum speeds of 100Mbps in two new ultrafast broadband services from BT.Those who signed up to either package ... Read More

    Benedict Cumberbatch becomes president of Lamda drama school

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cumberbatch is the star of the BBC's Sherlock and Marvel's Doctor Strange He's been a doctor, a detective, a king and a prince. Now Benedict Cumberbatch has become the president - of the drama ... Read More

    Dylan Farrow to address Woody Allen claim

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen has never been prosecuted over Farrow's claim he assaulted her in 1992 Dylan Farrow will appear on US TV later to talk about her sexual assault claim against film-maker Woody Allen."I am credible ... Read More

    Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency prices – but how?

    Image copyright Getty Images South Korea's government has been signalling that it plans to crack down on cryptocurrency trading. Exactly how it will do this remains vague. But just the threat of action has been enough to drive a sell-off ... Read More

    21 states sue to keep net neutrality as Senate Democrats reach 50 votes

    (Reuters) - A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to ... Read More

    Jenny Joseph: ‘I shall wear purple’ poet dies

    Image copyright Rex/Shutterstock Jenny Joseph, whose poem Warning was twice voted Britain's favourite poem, has died at the age of 85.It is perhaps best known for its opening lines: "When I am an old lady I shall wear purple / ... Read More

    Maya Jama and celebrity guests join Radio 1 weekend line-up

    Presenter Maya Jama is joining BBC Radio 1 as the new host of Greatest Hits on Saturdays, while the Sunday show will be presented by Jordan North.Greatest Hits presenter Matt Edmondson moves to afternoons and will be joined by a ... Read More

    CES 2018: Floating ads created by Kino-mo’s spinning tech

    A British start-up is promoting a futuristic advertising system that creates images that appear to float in mid-air.The effect is similar to the holograms that featured in the recent film Blade Runner 2049.Kino-mo invited BBC Click's Spencer Kelly to try ... Read More

    Oscar-tipped actor gives salary from Woody Allen film to charity

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chalamet said he could not discuss working with Allen "because of contractual obligations" The star of Oscar-tipped drama Call Me By Your Name has announced he is giving his entire salary for appearing in ... Read More

    Andrew WK offers to pay fan’s speeding ticket

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Andrew WK is also a producer and radio host in the US Rock singer Andrew WK is to pay a speeding fine incurred by a fan who drove too fast while listening to one ... Read More

    Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

    Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that its planning to both build its first electric supercar, and ... Read More

    Starz Names Audrey Lee General Counsel, Executive Vice President

    Audrey Lee has joined Starz as executive vice president and general counsel, the premium cabler announced Tuesday. Lee will report directly to Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht and take over for chief legal officer David Weil, who joined Starz ... Read More

    Twitch spamming suspect charged in Canada

    Image caption Twitch lets people watch others play popular video games A Canadian man has been accused of spamming streaming site Twitch with racist and homophobic messages.In court papers, Brandan Lukus Apple was alleged to be the spammer behind attacks ... Read More

    Katy Perry in ‘tough conversations’ with her record label

    Image copyright PA Image caption Witness produced one top five single, Chained to the Rhythm, but follow-ups Bon Appetit and Swish Swish faltered The boss of Capitol Records says he's had "tough conversations" with Katy Perry following disappointing sales of ... Read More

    Dolores O’Riordan: Voice of a rebel

    Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption O'Riordan had confidence in her abilities from an early age The sudden death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan at the age of 46 has shocked fans, who remember the band best for rock pop 90s ... Read More

    Flaw in VR porn app leaves 20,000 names exposed

    Image copyright SinVR Image caption SinVR is a virtual reality porn game A flaw that left the personal data of thousands of users of a virtual reality porn app exposed has been fixed.British cybersecurity firm Digital Interruption uncovered a loophole ... Read More

    Tech Media Silent Once Again on Project Veritas Twitter Bombshells

    Following the publication of Project Veritas’ third bombshell video, which detailed Twitter employees searching through the private messages of users, nearly all major online tech publications have ignored the story entirely. The latest Project Veritas video about social media platform ... Read More

    Dolores O’Riordan and Asia’s enduring love for The Cranberries

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption The iconic Irish vocalist has died at the age of 46 The musical world is reeling from news of the death of Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries. But as the BBC's Heather Chen ... Read More

    American charged over deadly ‘swatting’ raid

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Barriss was extradited from his LA home to Kansas to face charges An American suspected of making a prank call that led to a fatal shooting has been charged with manslaughter.Tyler Barriss, of Los ... Read More

    PBOC official says China’s centralized virtual currency trade needs to end: source

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese central banker says authorities should ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services, an internal memo from a government meeting seen by Reuters showed. In the ... Read More

    Doortraits: The Instagram obsession with doors

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    Hackers steal $400,000 of crypto-currency

    Image copyright EPA Hackers have stolen $400,000 (£290,000) of the virtual currency Stellar Lumen in an online attack on Saturday.The group hijacked the server that hosts BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores lumens and stole 669,920 from users' accountsStellar ... Read More

    Bond actress Rachel Grant accuses Steven Seagal of sexual assault

    Actor and producer Steven Seagal has denied an allegation of sexual assault from former Bond girl Rachel Grant. Ms Grant, who played the character Peaceful in James Bond film Die Another Day in 2002, told the BBC she was emboldened ... Read More

    CBB’s India Willoughby: I have nothing in common with drag queens.

    Celebrity Big Brother evictee India Willoughby says she still doesn't believe drag queens can help people understand transgender issues.The transgender TV newsreader was evicted on Friday after several rows, including with those who'd used "he" instead of "she" when talking ... Read More

    Killer Content Blasts Weinstein Co. Sale Process and ‘Optical Rebranding’ Effort

    One of the bidders in the hunt for Weinstein Co. assets has gone public with complaints about the sale process and a rival bidder’s goal of keeping the scandal-battered production company largely intact after a sale. Killer Content issued a ... Read More

    CES 2018: Time machine camera lets you record ‘missed moments’

    A wearable camera is in development that allows users to record events that have already happened.The Roader is being pitched as having "time machine" powers thanks to its ability to start recordings 10 seconds before its record button is pressed.The ... Read More

    Connie Fisher: ‘My secret twin’s death made me fear motherhood’

    Image copyright Getty Images Discovering she had a twin who died at birth has made singer Connie Fisher fearful of having a baby.The West End star from Barry said she only found out she had been born a twin after ... Read More

    Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The show ran from 1994 to 2004 Ahh, Friends. The US sitcom that took over the world. Millennials may look back fondly to the heady days of the ultimate 20-something Manhattan lifestyle enjoyed by ... Read More

    Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ford used the show to unveil its new Ranger 2019 pick-up truck Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a ... Read More

    500 Words: Chris Evans launches Radio 2 short story competition

    500 words, the annual short story competition for children aged five to 13, has launched on Chris Evans's BBC Radio 2 Breakfast show.The winners will be revealed on 8 June at the Hampton Court Palace Festival.Their prize will include a ... Read More

    Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts

    Image copyright Getty Images Apple's iCloud services in mainland China will be operated by a Chinese company from next month, the tech giant has confirmed. It has contacted customers based in China, advising them to examine new terms and conditions.They ... Read More

    Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) will significantly increase its planned investments in electric vehicles to $11 billion by 2022 and have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model lineup, Chairman Bill Ford said on Sunday at ... Read More

    Japan’s elaborate manhole covers

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    Ashley Judd: I was not frightened of Harvey Weinstein

    Actor Ashley Judd has said she believes Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sabotaged her career after she refused his advances.“I was not frightened of Harvey Weinstein and I think that was why he blackballed me,” she told BBC Hardtalk's Stephen Sackur ... Read More

    Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach

    Image copyright Getty Images Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after a data breach in 2015.Hackers gained unauthorised access to the personal data of more than three million customers and 1,000 employees during a ... Read More

    The Mysterious Death Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    a reply to: mike dangerouslyKep up, OP!The CIA already admitted in a court of law to the King family that they were involved in his Very few Americans are aware of this historical 1999 civil law suit of the ... Read More

    ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 to Explore Origins of Gilead, Offred’s Pregnancy

    Season two of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” will offer a deeper look at the social and political conflicts that led to the Gilead’s succession from the United States. “Handmaid’s” producers and star Elisabeth Moss talked up the big themes of ... Read More

    Moscow taxi users confusion amid GPS meddling claims

    Image caption The Kremlin has been accused of disrupting satellite navigation Suspected meddling with satellite navigation systems in Moscow has caused confusion on the roads.Taxi users are facing inflated fares because their position has been wrongly located thousands of miles ... Read More

    PubG ‘not eSports-ready’ yet – but ‘will be one day’

    PubG is "not eSports-ready," the game's creator has told the Radio 1 Gaming Show.Brendan Greene says "Battle Royale could be an amazing eSport, but we have to get it right."This is despite tournaments already being held across the world, an ... Read More

    China shuts Marriott’s website over Tibet and Taiwan error

    Image copyright Getty Images China has shut down the Chinese websites of Marriott International for a week, after the firm listed Tibet and others as separate countries. The hotel group has apologised for the error and said it did not ... Read More

    China shuts Marriott’s website over Tibet and Taiwan error

    Image copyright Getty Images China has shut down the Chinese websites of Marriott International for a week, after the firm listed Tibet and others as separate countries. The hotel group has apologised for the error and said it did not ... Read More

    Indonesia central bank warns over cryptocurrencies

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s central bank has issued a fresh warning about trading in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin because of the risk of losses to the public and even a potential threat to the stability of the financial system. Bank Indonesia ... Read More