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Amy Schumer 'bummed' over Barbie film departure

Amy Schumer 'bummed' over Barbie film departure

Amy Schumer as Barbie? It seemed too good to be true - and, alas, it was. The comedian and Trainwreck star was attached to appear in the famous toy's live-action debut - but has now pulled out, saying she's just too darn busy. "Sadly, I'm no...

BBC, 25 min. ago

Reader offer: WIN £100 to spend at Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors

The Harrogate Advertiser Series has teamed up with high street retailers the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors to offer five lucky readers a £100 voucher to spend in store. To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following que

Ripon Gazette, 35 min. ago

CCTV released of two men suspected of stealing designer perfume from Knaresborough store

CCTV images of two men have been released as police suspect they stole a number of bottles of designer perfume from a store in Knaresborough. Two men were seen entering Boots at the St James Retail Park on March 2, and selected items from the shelves inc

Ripon Gazette, 35 min. ago

New housing plan for Amble, same old concerns

Another housing plan for Amble went on show last week and critics voiced the same concerns – too many homes are being proposed for the town and what about the infrastructure? Details of a scheme for approximately 190 properties on land west of the A1068

Exclusive: Ed Sheeran moved to tears by Liberia trip

Exclusive: Ed Sheeran moved to tears by Liberia trip

Ed Sheeran writes exclusively for BBC News about his trip to Liberia with Comic Relief and why he'll never forget the children he met there - and one young girl in particular. I knew I wanted to get involved in Red Nose Day this year. But then I decided

BBC, today, 08:10
Comic Relief gears up to air Love Actually sequel

Comic Relief gears up to air Love Actually sequel

Love Actually fans will be glued to their TV screens on Friday night as the film's short sequel hits Comic Relief. Red Nose Day Actually will reunite most of the original cast in a short film which will show what has happened to the characters since 2003

BBC, today, 07:39

Pug drowns after being blown over harbour wall

A heartbroken dog owner has spoken of her devastation after her puppy was blown into the sea by a strong gust of wind and drowned. Rita Greig, from Amble, has admitted that she and her family are at a loss without their beloved 13-month-old pug Dora, fol


Station user fears his car is being targeted

A frustrated commuter feels he is being targeted by someone who has taken an exception to him parking in and around Alnmouth Station for a number of days at a time. Rupert Irving believes his car is being tampered with after discovering that his tyres ha


Knowledge of family justice rules is ‘patchy’

FAMILY court judges are too overworked to publish rulings leaving the public with a “patchy understanding” of the justice system, academics warned yesterday. Judges in England and Wales are “leaving the public with a patchy understanding of the family ju

Morning Star, today, 00:01

Mini workers plan another demo to save retirements

WORKERS at the car factory where the Mini is made will stage a second protest today over bosses’ plans to close a final-salary pension scheme. The demonstration comes after talks between general union Unite and the plant’s owners BMW ended in an impasse.

Morning Star, today, 00:01

Faith leaders label outrage ‘a perversion of Islam’

RELIGIOUS leaders and experts described the Westminster terror attack as a “perversion” of Islam yesterday. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, said every ideology, whether religious or secular, has contained elements of ext

Morning Star, today, 00:01

US: Black politicians raise concerns with Trump face-to-face

LEADING black Congress members confronted US President Donald Trump yesterday about his divisive campaign rhetoric “that hurts African-Americans.” Six representatives of the Congressional Black Caucus met the president at the White House to deliver a 130

Morning Star, today, 00:01

Chile: 33 Pinochet agents jailed for communist deaths

CHILE’S Supreme Court jailed 33 intelligence agents of the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship on Wednesday for the 1987 murder of five communist resistance fighters. In the longest sentences handed down in a human rights case, former National Information Cent

Morning Star, today, 00:01

Thousands bid farewell to Martin McGuinness

THOUSANDS of mourners lined the streets of Derry yesterday for the funeral of former Northern Ireland deputy first minister and IRA commander Martin McGuinness. The veteran Sinn Fein politician’s beloved Bogside came to a standstill as his remains — the

Morning Star, today, 00:01

Don't Give Way To Hate

JEREMY CORBYN’S insistence that we must not allow “fear or the voices of hatred to divide or cow us,” following the deadly events in Westminster, is wise advice. His counsel of unity and letting the police carry out their responsibilities without a choru

Morning Star, today, 00:01

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