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Judd Apatow discusses his 25 year old Simpsons script, which airs on Sunday

On Sunday, FOX will air an episode of The Simpsons scripted by Judd Apatow, which just so happened to be penned back in 1990 when the <b>Knocked Up</b> …

Comedy

Watch the first trailer for Marvel's Ant-Man

Following on from yesterday’s poster reveal, we now have the first trailer for Marvel’s <b>Ant-Man</b>, which premiered in the States last night during <b>Agent</b> …

Taken 3 review – a very exhausted set of skills

It’s difficult to know what subtitle to give this. Taken 3: Not Again, or Taken 3: Seriously? or Taken 3: This Is Getting a Bit Much Frankly. It is another episode in the eventful life of former special forces hombre Bryan Mills: the role which made a bankable action star of Liam Neeson, famously …

Special Forces

Arrow showrunner wants Batman to feature in the show; teases crossover with Supergirl

Having already crossed over with <b>The Flash</b>, <b>Arrow</b> showrunner and Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim is keen to add a few other familiar faces from the</b> …

Is Grimsby really that grim?

Following reports that Sacha Baron Cohen employed 'enormous and revolting' female extras to represent Grimsby women for a film set in the town, we ask – is Grimsby that bad?<p>The residents of Grimsby have every right to be worried.<p>The Lincolnshire town is the latest location to be chosen by Sacha …

Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The planet, named Kepler 438b, is slightly larger than Earth and circles an orange dwarf star that bathes it in 40% more heat than our home planet receives …

Astronomy

Paris: 12 people dead after Prophet Mohammed satirists Charlie Hebdo rocked by shooting

Gunfire has been reported at the headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.<p>Police have confirmed 11 people are dead. Witnesses said …

Former Korean Air exec charged with violating aviation law

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday charged the former Korean Air Lines executive who achieved worldwide notoriety by …

Why Singapore is building a new Indian city 10 times its own size

South-east Asia has an invigorating buzz about it. Economies are growing quickly, and Singapore was recently ranked as the best place in the world to do business. The UK comes in at number 21, below Malaysia, Austria and France.<p>The go-getting entrepreneurialism of Singapore has led its government …

Andhra Pradesh

Chinese Restaurants Are Weighing Customers and Giving the Fat Ones Free Food

In Chongqing, southwest China, two restaurants are luring portly men into their venues by weighing them and offering discounts and free meals based on how heavy they are. Women, however, can only claim discounts if they are under a certain weight.<p>How would you feel if you arrived at a restaurant …

Woman ‘sets herself on fire’ in Clydebank police station

A woman has been taken to hospital after apparently setting herself on fire inside a police station.<p>The incident happened in a public area of the police office in Montrose Street, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, at about 9.55am.<p>The woman is believed to have suffered burns and was taken to Glasgow …

Extremism

Strike over risk pay at Sierra Leone Ebola hospital called off

A hospital in Sierra Leone that was closed because of a dispute over risk allowance pay for treating Ebola patients has reopened after staff called off their strike.<p>About 130 nurses and doctors downed tools on 24 December at the Magbenteh community hospital, leaving Makeni, the fourth largest city …

Disease

Life on the Ebola frontline: 'Things will never be the same in Sierra Leone'

As we celebrated Christmas and the new year quietly in our houses, we wait for the day just like the one when our former president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah said “the war is over”. We are praying and fighting to hear the very special words that we are Ebola-free. But as we wait, we continue to strive, …

Disease

Ebola can be beaten by the end of 2015 says UN mission head

Months of hard work lie ahead but the world can stamp out the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by the end of the year according to the outgoing chief of the<br>United Nations body battling the deadly virus.<p>The UN’s Ebola Emergency Response mission or UNMEER was set up in September to coordinate global …

Disease

U.N.'s Anthony Banbury: Zero Cases Of Ebola Is The Only Option

As the new year begins, the Ebola virus continues its deadly spread in West Africa. More than 20,000 are infected and nearly 8,000 have died throughout the region. The number of victims keeps climbing in Guinea and Sierra Leone, and dozens of new Ebola cases in Liberia this week mark a setback …

UK passengers on Ebola flights traced

<b>All the UK-based passengers and crew on two flights taken by a British nurse who contracted Ebola have now received health advice, officials say.</b><p>Pauline Cafferkey was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone and is receiving specialist treatment at London's Royal Free Hospital.<p>She …

Pauline Cafferkey’s condition deteriorates as another person with symptoms of disease after travel to west Africa is tested

Disease

South Korean medic injured while treating Ebola patients flown to Germany

A South Korean medic exposed to Ebola while working in West Africa has been flown to Germany for treatment because the patient's anonymity would be better protected there, authorities in Berlin said Saturday.<p>Doctors at Berlin's renowned Charite hospital said the medic, who had worked for an aid …

Patient tests negative for Ebola in Swindon

Tests on a patient with a history of travel to west Africa have come back negative for Ebola, hospital bosses have said.<p>The patient was being kept in isolation at Great Western hospital in Swindon while tests for the deadly virus were carried out as a “precautionary measure”.<p>Great Western Hospitals …

Disease

Victory against Ebola 'within our reach': new UN mission chief

"This is a global crisis. We definitely have a difficult time ahead of us, but we can achieve it," Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the new head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), said on arrival in Ghana on Saturday.<p>"We have no plan B, we have to get rid of this virus. This is …

Ebola 2015: US Health Care Worker, Possibly Exposed To Virus In Sierra Leone, Due In Omaha Hospital For Observation

<b>Update 3:20 p.m. EST:</b> An American health worker exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Omaha, Nebraska, Sunday for treatment in the …

A Patient Possibly Exposed To Ebola Is Heading To Nebraska For Observation

The patient, who was not identified, was expected to arrive at the Biocontainment Unit at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha via private air ambulance around 2 p.m. CST for observation and possible treatment, the center said in a statement.<p>The patient "has been exposed to the virus …

Plight of Pauline Cafferkey has made Ebola my priority, says David Cameron

David Cameron has said the plight of Pauline Cafferkey, the British nurse who contracted Ebola and remains in a critical condition in hospital, has made the virus his primary concern.<p>The Royal Free hospital in north London, where Cafferkey is being treated in isolation, said on Saturday the …

Disease

Ebola survivors in West Africa to share stories via mobile app, to help fight stigma | Reuters

DAKAR (Reuters) - Ebola survivors in the three West African countries worst hit by the epidemic will share their stories through a mobile application to be launched on Monday, in a UNICEF-backed campaign to inform and fight stigma around the disease.<p>A health worker checks the temperature of a woman …

American Health Worker Exposed to Ebola Overseas Arrives in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. — An American health care worker who experienced high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone has arrived at a Nebraska hospital for observation.<p>The patient landed in Omaha Sunday afternoon. Paramedics wearing full-body protective gear drove the patient to the …

Patient exposed to Ebola is at U.S. facility

<b>(CNN) —</b> An American health care provider working in Sierra Leone who had a "high-risk exposure" to the Ebola virus arrived at Nebraska Medicine on Sunday for "observation and possible treatment," the center said.<p>"This patient has been exposed to the virus but is not ill and is not contagious," said …

Ebola drug trial under way in Liberia

A clinical drug trial is now under way at a major health centre in Liberia's capital to determine if a medication already used to treat other viruses could help those suffering from Ebola.<p>The drug called brincidofovir is being tested in patients at the ELWA 3 centre operated by Doctors Without …