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Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig welcome baby girl

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig welcome baby girl

The Oscar-winning actress, 47, and James Bond actor, 50, who are known to be intensely private, married in secret in 2011. Image: The Mummy star has an 11-year-old son from her relationship with director Darren Aronofsky. The couple met while filming 2011 horror film Dream House in Canada. Weisz first publicly acknowledged her pregnancy in April, telling the New York […]

Soap star quits CBB house after punch claim

Soap star quits CBB house after punch claim

The departure of the ex-Emmerdale star, 35, follows her claim that former Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas, 34, punched her during a play fight. Her reaction sparked thousands of complaints from viewers. A CBB spokesman said: “Roxanne has decided to leave the BB House. The remaining housemates have been informed.” Image: Ryan Thomas was given a formal warning by Big […]

Thomas the Tank Engine gets multicultural makeover

Thomas the Tank Engine gets multicultural makeover

Now in its 73rd year, Thomas And Friends has undergone a radical makeover in a bid to achieve gender equality and represent a more multicultural set of characters within the show. Re-named Thomas And Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!, it marks the first collaboration between a children‘s TV programme and the United Nations to promote the Sustainable Development Goals. Leaving […]

‘Head over heels‘ Dec becomes dad and reveals baby name

‘Head over heels‘ Dec becomes dad and reveals baby name

The TV host, one half of presenting duo Ant & Dec, revealed the name of his daughter on Twitter. He posted: “Ali and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our baby girl, Isla Elizabeth Anne, who was born just after 9 o‘clock this morning. Ali and I are thrilled to announce the arrival of our baby girl, Isla […]

Asos billionaire anchors £2bn Funding Circle float

Asos billionaire anchors £2bn Funding Circle float

Sky News has learnt that Anders Povlsen, who is one of Britain‘s biggest landowners, has agreed to buy a minimum 10% shareholding in Funding Circle when it floats in the autumn with a valuation of up to £2bn. Mr Povlsen is one of Scandinavia‘s wealthiest tycoons, owning the clothing retailer Bestseller and big stakes in Asos and Zalando, a German […]

Lana Del Rey drops out of Israel concert

Lana Del Rey drops out of Israel concert

The US singer faced criticism from members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) when she was billed as one of the main acts on the Friday of Israel’s inaugural Meteor Festival. Del Rey initially defended her decision to join the Tel Aviv line-up earlier this month. She said “performing in Tel Aviv is not a political statement or […]

US ends aid to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

US ends aid to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

America has contributed almost 30% to the total budget of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The latest move means the agency will no longer get nearly $300m (£231m) of planned support. The US state department attacked the “fundamental business model and fiscal practices” of the UNRWA, and the “endlessly and exponentially expanding community of entitled beneficiaries”. The agency […]