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L'Oreal hijab model pulls out of campaign after backlash

UK beauty blogger Amena Khan says she’s pulling out of a L’Oreal campaign. In a post on Instagram she says she’s stepping down from the campaign “because of the current conversations surrounding it”. Her decision follows the discovery of tweets she wrote in 2014, which some have branded as “anti-Israel”. It comes just days after she told Newsbeat she was ...

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Guy Hedger shooting: Two men jailed for executive's murder

Two men have been jailed for murdering an executive in a botched burglary at his luxury home. Guy Hedger, 61, was shot dead in the raid at Ashley, Dorset, in the early hours of 30 April To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Princess Eugenie: Engagement was a perfect moment

Media playback is unsupported on your device Princess Eugenie has described the proposal from her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank as a “perfect moment”. The Queen’s granddaughter said it was a “complete surprise” when Mr Brooksbank got down on one knee in front of a volcano as the sun was setting in To see the full content, share this page by ...

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Constipation death 'wholly preventable'

The mother of a man who died from complications related to constipation told an inquest his death was “wholly preventable”. Richard Handley, who had Down’s syndrome, died at Ipswich Hospital on 17 November 2012. Some 10kg (1.5 To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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The Pankhurst Anthem: Song written for women's vote centenary

Relatives of women’s rights activist Emmeline Pankhurst have written a new choral piece marking 100 years of women’s suffrage. The Pankhurst Anthem features music by composer Lucy Pankhurst and text by Helen Pankhurst, based on words To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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The Pankhurst Anthem: Song written for women's vote centenary

Relatives of women’s rights activist Emmeline Pankhurst have written a new choral piece marking 100 years of women’s suffrage. The Pankhurst Anthem features music by composer Lucy Pankhurst and text by Helen Pankhurst, based on words To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Razzies: Transformers and Fifty Shades receive most nominations

The Razzies – which reward the worst films in Hollywood – have dubbed 2017 the year of recycling. According to the organisers, 87 of the top-earning 100 films last year were “sequels, remakes or rip-offs”. Unsurprisingly, To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Razzies: Transformers and Fifty Shades receive most nominations

The Razzies – which reward the worst films in Hollywood – have dubbed 2017 the year of recycling. According to the organisers, 87 of the top-earning 100 films last year were “sequels, remakes or rip-offs”. Unsurprisingly, To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Teen sexualisation made Natalie Portman rethink film roles

Natalie Portman says male sexualisation as a teenager made her rethink which films to work on. The actress spoke at the Women’s March in LA on Saturday about how her first fan letter at 13 was To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Teen sexualisation made Natalie Portman rethink film roles

Natalie Portman says male sexualisation as a teenager made her rethink which films to work on. The actress spoke at the Women’s March in LA on Saturday about how her first fan letter at 13 was To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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