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Rogue One Stirs Up Debate Of Resurrecting Dead Actors

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is stirring up controversy over giving a long dead actor a starring role with some computer wizardry. Famous for his horror film roles, Peter Cushing is resurrected to reprise his role as Gran Moff...

Amazon Gives Away Game Of Thrones Secret By Mistake

The latest Game of Thrones book is on the way – according to a product page revealed on an Amazon web site by mistake. Winds of Winter, the sixth volume in the series, is unavailable and no image is available,...

Netflix And BBC Resurrect Dirk Gently

Film makers are having yet another stab at bringing holistic detective Dirk Gently to the screens. Gently comes from the pen of Douglas Adams, author of the hugely successful sci-fi series Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The last incarnation was with...

Riddle Of Stone Circles Broken After Thousands Of Years

Britain’s stone circles really were ancient astronomies say archaeologists who believe they have cracked a mystery that has enthralled visitors to historic sites for years. Hundreds of stone circles are dotted around the country, and theories about how and why...

100 Year Study Reveals The Long And The Short Of Genetics

The Netherlands is land of the giants for men, according to scientists releasing the results of a study that has lasted more than 100 years. The average Dutchman stands six feet (183cm) tall. To find the tallest women, go to Latvia,...

Home and Headquarters Nightclub Blackpool

Nightlife tycoons Sandra and Mike Nordwind are sinking a more than a million pounds in to a project aimed at giving the seaside resort Blackpool the title of the king of clubs. Work is already under way to turn the...

What is Bulletproof Coffee

Drinking Bulletproof Coffee is a craze sweeping the West Coast of America that can boost mental performance, according to the maker. Bulletproof Coffee is ordinary black coffee blended with grass-fed butter and a unique brain octane oil. The inventor, Dave Asprey,...

Happy Ending for Happy Birthday Legal Challenge

A judge’s ruling over the song ‘A Happy Birthday To You’ has hit the wrong note with a music publishing company that has wrongly collected millions of pounds of performances royalties for decades. A class action by musicians,  TV producers...

How Do You Rate On The Booze League Table?

Mad Friday , the last working Friday before Christmas, is the day when the most alcoholic drinks are consumed in the year – this year Mad Friday fell on December 18. Typically, drink related calls to the emergency services double...

Expats Best Places To Live Are Not Where You Think

Expats have voted for the countries where they enjoy the happiest lives – and the results show some emerging expat nations. Singapore tops the NatWest Quality of Life Index for the first time, while China and Hong Kong grab places...

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Beware Smartphone Juice Jacking, Warns LA District Attorney

Expats and tourists find public USB chargers to charge smartphones and other devices useful but charging stations may infect...

Historic Ban For Helmet Attack NFL Player

The longest ever national Football League suspension has been handed out to Cleveland Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett after a shameful attack on an...

Plugging Into The World’s Fastest Broadband

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to open the internet to every home in the UK by offering free superfast broadband - but...

Governments Worried Sick Over Heathcare Spending

Healthcare spending is a big issue for voters around the world - but which countries spend the most? The big surprise is the United States...

Is It Possible For Any Politician To Tell The Truth?

It’s fast becoming impossible for ordinary voters to know which politicians to believe. The days of honest statesmen brokering deals behind closed doors in smoke...