Can the US crack down on fake vaccination cards?

The operator behind “Covid19vaccinecardsss” took just seconds to reply. One of a slew of Instagram accounts hawking fake proof of Covid-19 vaccination cards, whoever was running the page was eager to sell, inviting the BBC to move over to an encrypted messaging app to make a deal. For $100 (£70), the vendor would deliver a […]

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Nicole Scherzinger hits back at ‘false’ Pussycat Dolls reunion claims

Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has rejected claims that she went back on a deal to perform in a reunion tour, branding them “ludicrous and false”. The singer is being sued by the band’s choreographer and founder Robin Antin for allegedly reneging on a previously-announced tour, it emerged this week. But Scherzinger’s lawyer has now […]

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China court drops case against ex-Alibaba employee accused of sexual assault

A court in China has dropped a case against a former Alibaba employee accused of sexual assault. The district court in north-eastern Shandong province said the “forcible indecency” committed by the man, identified as Wang, was not a crime. The employee was arrested last month after a female employee of Alibaba said she was sexually […]

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Britney Spears: Singer’s conservatorship case explained

US pop star Britney Spears’ career has been in the hands of legal guardians in an arrangement known as a conservatorship since 2008, when she faced a public mental health crisis. The court-ordered agreement gave her father control over her estate and other aspects of her life. But the arrangement could now be nearing its […]

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