Views sought on proposed Scottish smacking ban

Image copyright Getty Images A proposed Scottish ban on the physical punishment of children is being put out to consultation. A committee of MSPs is asking for the public’s views on whether smacking children should become illegal. The Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill has been introduced by Green …

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Khashoggi murder: Body 'dissolved in acid'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow has the death of Jamal Khashoggi impacted the war in Yemen? A top Turkish official has said he believes Jamal Khashoggi’s body was dissolved in acid after being cut up. Yasin Aktay said the “only logical conclusion” was that those who …

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Professor Green fans' moving response to his photo appeal

Social media users have been posting photographs of their deceased loved ones after an unusual request by rapper Professor Green. He announced details of his new song Photographs, with Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, on Twitter and Instagram. The single cover shows a photo of a young Professor Green with his …

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Sir Ridley Scott 'moving forward' on Gladiator sequel

Image copyright Universal/Getty Image caption Gladiator was nominated for 12 Oscars Sir Ridley Scott is reportedly “moving forward” on a sequel to his classic 2000 film Gladiator. The movie won five Oscars, including best actor for Russell Crowe who played Maximus, a once-powerful Roman general forced to become a gladiator. …

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Will Smith says Bad Boys 3 is 'official'

Image copyright Columbia Pictures/Getty Images Will Smith and Martin Lawrence have confirmed that Bad Boys 3 is officially going ahead. The Fresh Prince actor, who played Detective Mike Lowrey, announced the news in an enthusiastic video on Instagram, to his 24.4 million followers. “It’s official, Bad Boys 3 is happening, …

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San Francisco 49ers cheerleader kneels for US anthem

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It is not known which of the San Francisco 49ers cheerleaders knelt during the anthem (file picture) A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers appeared to kneel during the US national anthem at an NFL game on Thursday, echoing recent player protests. The woman, …

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