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Brooklyn Nine-Nine cast thank fans for support as show cancelled

Cast members of Brooklyn Nine-Nine have thanked fans for their support following the show's cancellation after five seasons.<p>News broke on Thursday that Fox would not be renewing the police sitcom, which stars Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher and Joe Lo Truglio.<p>The final episode of the fifth and final …

TV

More than 1,000 cases of forced marriage in UK last year, report says

Official unit says issue is hidden crime and figures may not reflect full scale of abuse<p>Nearly 1,200 possible forced marriage cases were flagged up to a specialist service last year, figures show.<p>Of the 1,196 reports handled by the government’s Forced Marriage Unit (FMU), more than a quarter …

LGBTQI

You won't believe how long Blake Lively's Met Gala dress took to make

She may have been one of the last to arrive on last night's red carpet, but Blake Lively's Met Gala 2018 Versace look was one of the most memorable …

Met Gala

One-Pan Creamy Mushroom Chicken Is a Weeknight Miracle

I'm calling it now: This is the best thing you'll make in your skillet all week. Presumptuous? Perhaps. I prefer to think of it as confidence to the …

Mushrooms

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery review: a shameless shake-down

iPhone, Android; Jam City/Portkey Games After drawing in the Potterites with a enchanting start, this game constantly interrupts your play unless you pay up. It’s dull, dismaying and deeply cynical<p>There’s about an hour of magic at the beginning of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, when an owl arrives …

Books

Creamy Asparagus Bacon Pasta Tastes Like Spring in Italy

My daughter Sadie and I went to Italy during the time I was writing Eating with the Ground Up, and although the trip was all pleasure and no work I …

Asparagus

Inside Yanaka, Tokyo's Forgotten Jewel of a Neighborhood

If you haven’t yet been to Tokyo, drop everything—just go. But know this: if you want to do it right, begin your journey in Yanaka, an ancient, thriving neighborhood in the special ward of Taitō, in the eastern corner of the Japanese capital.<p>By now, certain sites in Tokyo have become iconic tourist …

Japan

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery’s in-app purchases, wait times turning players away

Players encounter 8-hour wait times an hour into game<p>Players jumping into <i>Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery</i> are experiencing the same shared frustrations early on in the game. It all comes down to in-app purchases.<p>There’s a challenge early on in the free-to-play game where players become trapped in …

Books

The Tories keep getting blamed for the terrible events they caused. To be honest, it’s out of order

Amber Rudd says she finds the cases of families who were threatened with deportation, and harangued for documents they never had, “heartbreaking”. So …

Fortnite players tried to destroy Tilted Towers in mass meetup

In honor of the towers that continued to stand<p><i>Fortnite</i> players have been prophesying the death of Tilted Towers for close to a month, but when that destruction never came, players took matters into their own hands.<p>A Reddit meetup organized by user xsqoof occurred last night at 6 p.m. ET. xsqoof …

Home Office destroyed Windrush landing cards, says ex-staffer

Exclusive: Evidence of UK arrivals discarded despite case worker protests, says former employee<p>The Home Office destroyed thousands of landing card slips recording Windrush immigrants’ arrival dates in the UK, despite staff warnings that the move would make it harder to check the records of older …

Immigration

Rabbid Peach dancing to Beyonce’s ‘Naughty Girl’ is Nintendo’s latest gift

Who is she?<p>There’s something bizarrely beautiful about stumbling upon an official Nintendo video that stars Rabbid Peach dancing to Beyonce’s “Naughty Girl.”<p>The video above features actual gameplay footage from <i>Just Dance</i> <i>2018</i>, which is currently available to play on Nintendo Switch. The video’s …

Battle over shrine to dead burglar as vigilantes repeatedly tear down tributes while family beg them to 'have a heart'

A battle between "disgusted" vigilantes and grieving relatives has begun as tributes to an intruder killed in a botched burglary are repeatedly torn …

Spyro the Dragon remastered trilogy coming to PS4, Xbox One

Spyro Reignited Trilogy arrives this September<p>After the commercial success of <i>Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy</i>, Activision is bringing back another classic PlayStation-era character: Spyro the Dragon.<p><i>Spyro</i> <i>R</i><i>e</i><i>ignited Trilogy</i> is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Sept. 21, Activision announced …

ALL 13 Ice Cream Truck Locations in Fortnite - Season 3 Challenges

Vince Cable is absolutely right about nostalgic Brexit voters, and people like Nigel Farage know it

Vince Cable is in trouble for telling the Lib Dem party conference that many older people who voted for Brexit were driven by nostalgia for a Britain …

Take control of Westworld as pre-registration opens for new mobile game

Get ready to take control of <b>Westworld</b>, with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that pre-registration is now open for the upcoming …

Mum tells Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby she wants Fortnite banned for changing 10-year-old son

One mum is worried about what new game Fortnite is doing to her impressionable young son.<p>Leo, 10, has become addicted to the game, and his mum has …

Should Parents Be Worried About 'Fortnite: Battle Royale?' Asks 'Good Morning America'

Here’s how you know you’ve made it, craze-wise: when <i>Good Morning America</i> does a vague special investigation on whether or not parents should be concerned. That’s where <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i> is at right now, and you can watch the clip below.<p>The segment itself isn’t terrible: there are no dire …

Gaming Industry

Spawn as another player's baby in survival game One Hour One Life

I'd grown to be a young woman, the last in my tribe, tasked with running to the ponds for water to keep our crops alive. I'd just returned from one …

New Pokemon Cafe in Japan Shows off Its Menu

Sadly the Pokemon Cafe Is Only Opening in Japan as of Now<p>Though this isn’t Japan’s first Pokemon Cafe, but the ones before this were temporary. This …

Comic Book Review - The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Deluxe Edition

<i>Ricky Church reviews The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Deluxe Edition…</i><p>Deathstroke is one of DC’s most fan-favourite villains whose popularity …

Felicity Cloake’s masterclass: spaghetti carbonara – recipe

A big plate of bacon and eggs for dinner – little wonder that this Roman classic is so popular in the UK. Yet the fear of ending up with a pasta omelette puts many carbonara fans off making it at home, though once you know how, it is in fact far quicker and easier than even our own dear …

Eggs

Donald Trump blames gun violence on movies and video games

"Maybe we need to put a ratings system for that"<p>Donald Trump has appeared to blame gun violence in the US on exposure to violent video games and …

Boy with rare form of epilepsy denied cannabis oil treatment

The government has refused to issue a licence for a six-year-old boy with a rare form of epilepsy to be treated with cannabis oil, despite evidence that it has eased his symptoms and support from MPs.<p>Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, can suffer up to 30 seizures a day. His mother said …

Cannabis

Armed intruder shot dead attempting to break into YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free’s home

Not long after Logan Paul was forced to make a citizen’s arrest when an intruder broke into his Los Angeles mansion, another YouTuber has had a …

YouTube will stop recommending, putting problematic creators on the home page

New rules aimed at transparency<p>YouTube has issued a new set of transparent rules regarding problematic creators on the platform who generate concerns among the community.<p>Ariel Bardin, vice president of product management at YouTube, announced in a post on YouTube’s Creators Blog that creators who …

Internet

YouTube and Twitch helped to create an inescapable era of provocateur culture

They’re here to push your buttons<p>Twitch and YouTube culture quickly became defined by its provocateurs.<p>These creators are known for saying outrageous things and acting in outrageous ways, wearing ridiculous getups or performing questionable stunts disguised as pranks — and they do it all for the …

Internet

Logan Paul Returned to YouTube and Did Another Very Stupid Thing

This f*cking guy.<p>After disrespecting the body of a suicide victim, local YouTube dummy Logan Paul went on a lengthy, embarrassing apology tour as his advertisers pulled out of his popular vlogging channel. Logan Paul was, like really sorry, bro. He was seriously sorry. Like, we're talking changed …

Internet

Deadpool 2: is this the most annoying marketing campaign ever?

I can’t wait for Deadpool 2 to come out. I mean I literally can’t wait, because Deadpool 2’s marketing campaign makes me want to hurl myself into a mincer and I really want it to end.<p>Apocalypse now: what happens when the X-Men crash the Marvel Cinematic Universe?<p>Read more<p>At this stage, it feels …

Deadpool