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'Maybe Gamora has no vagina?': Max Landis criticises Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 romance

Screenwriter Max Landis, who is known for writing the acclaimed Chronicle, the slightly less acclaimed Victor Frankenstein, and the BBC America TV series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (available to watch in the UK on Netflix) ​has admitted to being confused by a certain plot point from …

Fairytales are not just harmless, innocent fun. They need to be interrogated | Kathryn Heyman

When children hear stories, they are making sense of the world, and casting themselves in the various roles. That’s one of the reasons girls grow up wanting to be princesses<p>The headlines came as a shock. First, it was Seven News shrieking that fairytales in schools were “facing the chop”, while the …

German president attacks 'irresponsible' Brexit campaign

Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Vote Leave promise that exit from EU would allow UK to ‘take back control’ will come to nothing<p>Germany’s president has launched a scathing attack on the politicians leading the UK out of the European Union, quoting the former deputy prime minister Michael Heseltine’s …

Passengers pray for their lives as flight from London makes emergency ‘Mayday’ landing

Passengers on a flight from London Stansted joined together to pray when their plane was forced to make an emergency landing.<p>The Titan Airways jet …

Watch The Chainsmokers perform a mash-up of ‘Closer’ and ‘All Star’ at SXSW

• SXSW<p>The pair also covered the Red Hot Chili Peppers track 'Under The Bridge'<p>EDM duo The Chainsmokers performed a mash-up of their hit song ‘Closer’ …

Is Dennis leaving ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ as show goes on ‘hiatus’?

Glenn Howerton talks future of show in interview<p><i>It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia</i> is reportedly taking an “extended hiatus” despite two more seasons …

Female politician proposes $100 fine for men who masturbate in bid to challenge US abortion laws

House Bill 4260 has all the legal jargon of any other draft law presented to the Texas legislature.<p>And its stated aim – to protect unborn children everywhere – is a hot topic among American politicians.<p>But read its three pages and it turns out Jessica Farrar, a Democratic member of the Texas House …

Primark pulls 'racist' The Walking Dead t-shirt range from stores

Primark has pulled a range of <i>The Walking Dead</i> t-shirts from its stores after complaints of racism from customers.<p>The piece of clothing in question …

Piers Morgan Is A Million Miles From The Comfort Of ‘GMB’ As Jim Jefferies Tells Him To ‘F*** Off’ On US TV

And yes, they were obviously talking about President Donald Trump.<p>Piers Morgan had to learn the hard way that you just can’t win them all on Friday …

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'Arsenal fans are spineless and mentally weak - like their team', says Craig Burley

ESPN pundit Craig Burley has unleashed a stinging attack on Arsenal fans' willingness to settle for "mediocrity" every season, after the Gunners fell 12 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea with defeat at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.<p>Burley, who represented Chelsea, Celtic and Derby County …

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Donald Trump orders Environmental Protection Agency to delete all climate change information from its website

The Trump administration is forcing the Environmental Protection Agency to delete all of its pages on climate change.<p>The move comes as part of a much …

Xbox exclusive Scalebound canceled, Microsoft confirms

Platinum’s co-op action game is no more<p><i>Scalebound</i>, the much-anticipated dragon action game from PlatinumGames, has been canceled by Microsoft Studios, the publisher announced today.<p>“After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for <i>Scalebound</i>,” a Microsoft …

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Xbox exclusive action game Scalebound has been canceled

One of the Xbox One’s biggest upcoming games is no more: today Microsoft revealed that action game <i>Scalebound</i> has been canceled. “After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for <i>Scalebound</i>,” the company said in a statement. The game has been in the works …

BBC criticised for ‘Real Housewives Of ISIS’ comedy sketch

The clip satirises US reality TV shows like 'Real Housewives Of Orange County'<p>The BBC has come under fire for a new comedy sketch titled <i>The Real</i> …

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher might have a joint funeral service

The actors' family have expressed wish to hold a joint ceremony if possible<p>Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher could have a joint funeral service if …

FIFA Fines The FA Over Display Of Poppies During World Cup Qualifier Against Scotland

'..there is only room for sport, nothing else.'<p>Football’s international governing body FIFA has revealed how much it will fine the FA for displaying …

The refugee children who were moved out of the Calais Jungle and into French homes are now turning back to Calais

A few days ago, a 16-year-old Eritrean refugee named Sami phoned me from a lorry park in Hazebrouck in the North of France. He’d fled the …

'Sexist' FA suggests girl players are given pink whistles and bibs which 'smell nice'

A Football Association plan to increase female participation in football has been labelled sexist after it suggested girl players were given pink whistles, colourful bibs which "smell nice" and music during matches.<p>The document, hosted on the Sussex FA website, suggests coaches should "incorporate …

Pupils call out FA for patronising advice on how to get girls into football

<b>Girls have called out the FA for patronising advice on how to get them to participate in football.</b><p>Primary school pupils have criticised the Football …

Obama's legacy: Lorrie Moore, Richard Ford, Marilynne Robinson and others look back

His election was a historic moment, he campaigned on a platform of hope, but did President Obama deliver? Leading authors have their say<p>Brilliant and understated, urbane, witty, compassionate, composed, quietly fuelled by an idealism born of the legacy of civil rights America in conflict with the …

Wait, Are C-Sections Really Altering the Course of Evolution?

A new study from the University of Vienna, Austria, suggests that Cesarean sections are changing the trajectory of human evolution, altering physical …

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If you believe Piers Morgan, the Beckhams are monsters for letting Cruz raise money for charity

Cruz Beckham is releasing a charity Christmas single - so who exactly is this harming?<p>At Christmas, we think of the children, and no youngster is …

Female dementia sufferers get worse medical treatment than men

Women suffering from dementia in the UK receive worse medical treatment than men with the condition, new research suggests.<p>The gender gap shows women make fewer visits to GPs, get less health monitoring and take more potentially harmful drugs than men.<p>Researchers at University College London …

Ban Ki-moon sorry for world body's role in Haiti cholera outbreak | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologised to the people of Haiti on Thursday for the world body’s role in a deadly cholera outbreak blamed on Nepali U.N. peacekeepers that has killed more than 9,300 people.<p>Haitians watch a broadcast of outgoing …

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MP asks spending watchdog to investigate Nissan Brexit deal

Andrew Tyrie, who chairs Treasury select committee, asks NAO to inquire into any government assurances made to carmaker<p>Whitehall’s spending watchdog could investigate the deal to keep Nissan making cars in north-east England, following a demand from the chair of an influential parliamentary …

New studies just found psychedelics help terminal cancer patients and could be the new wonder drugs for psychiatry – they shouldn't be ignored

Today, in a ground-breaking development in the field of psychiatry, two new studies were published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology showing that …

Search for bodies at Indian train crash site ends; 146 dead

PUKHRAYAN, India (AP) — The death toll from India's worst train accident in years rose to 146 on Monday after rescuers used cranes to lift the last …

Ofsted chief: Grammar schools will fail majority of children

'We must not be misty-eyed and nostalgic about the 50s where a small minority youngsters did well and 80% or more did badly.'<p>Ofsted's chief inspector …

Disabled mother fights back tears recalling dealings with welfare contractor Concentrix

A disabled mother fought back tears in Westminster as she recalled her dealings with the welfare contractor Concentrix and the unexpected termination …

MH17: Buk missile finding sets Russia and west at loggerheads

Acrimonious legal standoff likely after inquiry says Buk brought from Russia hit Malaysia Airlines flight, killing 298 people<p>Moscow faces the prospect of an acrimonious legal standoff with the west after an international investigation concluded that a Buk missile brought across the border from …

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