Ukraine crisis: Russia presses Donbas offensive as Polish leader visits Kyiv

Russia pressed its offensive in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region Sunday as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the outcome of the gruelling conflict would determine whether his country’s fate lies with the West or under Moscow’s domination. After declaring its full control of a sprawling seaside steel plant that was the last defence holdout in the […]

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WTA keeps rankings points for Nottingham, Birmingham & Eastbourne

The WTA has followed the ATP’s lead in deciding ranking points will be awarded for next month’s UK grass-court events. But Wimbledon could still be stripped of points in response to the All England Club and the LTA’s ban on Russian and Belarusian players following the invasion of Ukraine. The decision is said to be […]

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Sienna Miller says Sun illegally sought medical records of pregnancy

Ms Miller’s lawyers said in court she believed the newspaper targeted medical records about her 2005 pregnancy, despite its publisher’s denials. The actor, 39, has been paid a major financial settlement after taking legal action against News Group Newspapers. Her lawyers told the court the payout is “tantamount” to an admission of illegal activity by […]

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Tesla’s German car plant attempts to raise manufacturing bar

Two years after Elon Musk elicited audible gasps from an awards show audience with his surprise announcement that Tesla would build a factory outside Berlin, the project is nearing fruition and the hype has never been more palpable. One analyst recently compared the series of innovations Mr Musk is pursuing at the plant to Henry […]

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Malaysian transgender woman Nur Sajat: ‘I had to run away’

The detainee was Nur Sajat Kamaruzzaman, a glamorous, 36-year-old Malaysian cosmetics entrepreneur with a huge social media following. The Malaysian authorities immediately sought her extradition on charges of insulting Islam, which had been brought against her in January, and which are punishable by up to three years in prison. Nur Sajat’s offence was to wear […]

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Nicole Kidman reportedly enters Hong Kong quarantine-free

Nicole Kidman has become the latest Hollywood star to come under fire for circumventing strict quarantine rules for international travellers. The Australian actress’s arrival in Hong Kong has sparked widespread anger after she was reportedly spotted out and about two days after touching down. This is despite the region having some of the strictest rules […]

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Khloe Kardashian settles Good American lawsuit

Khloe Kardashian has reached a settlement with a designer who accused her of stealing her work. The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star and her clothing company Good American had been subjected to legal action from Los Angeles-based firm dbleudazzled, who were seeking $10 million damages after accusing the 36-year-old beauty of ripping off their […]

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Hailey Bieber would never do a nude photo shoot

Hailey Bieber would never do a naked photo shoot. The 24-year-old model made the revelation in a chat with actress Yvonne Orji as they discussed their shared Christian faith and the boundaries they set for themselves with regards to flashing the flesh. Speaking on her YouTube series, ‘A Conversation With’, Hailey said: “You’re an actress. […]

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US-Palestinian DJ duo Simi, Haze Khadra launch beauty brand with cryptic clues

DUBAI: If Palestinian-US twins Simi and Haze Khadra’s routine display of bold beauty looks on Instagram is any indication, they know a thing or two about makeup. And now, it appears that the DJ duo are taking their know-how to market with the launch of their own cosmetics line, SimiHaze Beauty, set to launch on […]

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