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Several held over Kim K Paris gunpoint robbery

Several held over Kim K Paris gunpoint robbery

London [UK], Jan. 9 : French police has arrested a gang of 15 criminal today over Kim Kardashian's terrifying Paris gunpoint robbery that took place in October last year.

Officials confirmed the gang of "career criminals" were busted after one suspected robber left his DNA at the scene of the crime, the Hotel de Pourtales, reports Mirror Online.

After being submitted to the National DNA File (FNAEG), two of them proved to be individuals known to the police.

On October 2, 2016, the 36-year-old reality star was bound, gagged and held at gunpoint inside the room of a hotel room, by masked men, who stole all her jewellery worth millions of dollars. (ANI)

Michael Bay on why he doesn't want to direct Marvel sequel

Michael Bay on why he doesn't want to direct Marvel sequel

London [UK], Dec. 6 : During the promotional campaign for his upcoming ' Transformers: The Last Knight', director Michael Bay brought back quotes from his concerns over 'Marvel Studios' and the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe.'

The 51-year-old director, who has not dipped his toe in the superhero genre yet, revealed why he has not tried his hand at one yet, reports collider.com.

"I don't ever wanna take someone like a third of something or second of something. I gotta do my own thing," he said.

"...you talk to Ridley Scott, one our favorite things to do is to create the world. Steven Spielberg, create the world. That is what it's about. If I were to do something I would have to redo it my way," he added.

Madonna twerks on 'Carpool Karaoke' with James Corden

Madonna twerks on 'Carpool Karaoke' with James Corden

London [UK], Dec. 6 : Madonna, who is James Corden's latest celebrity passenger on 'Carpool Karoake', recently showcased her youthful enthusiasm, at one point managing to twerk despite the cramped automobile setting.

'The Late Late Show With James Corden' released the teaser that trumpeted the 58-year-old pop superstar as the 'best selling female artist of all time' with 'over 300 million' records sold worldwide, reports The Daily Mail.

Corden introduced the 'Vogue' singer in a tight black leather jacket, gold patterns sprawled across her otherwise black top, pair of black jeans and some fingerless gloves as well.

In the presence of an Englishman, the Michigan native's old quasi-British accent seemed to make a fleeting return as she responded to his inquiry about music.

Love and kindness will create harmony: Lady Gaga denounces 'celebrity and fame'

Love and kindness will create harmony: Lady Gaga denounces 'celebrity and fame'

London [UK], Dec. 3 : Lady Gaga reminded her London fans that kindness is more important than fame as she promoted her new album 'Joanne' on the roof of one of Britain's biggest shopping centres.

The 30-year-old singer, who has an estimated net worth of more than 250 million dollars, performed for an audience of competition winners at Westfield shopping centre in west London, where she denounced the evils of money and fame, The Guardian reports.

"Money has been put on a pedestal, beauty has been put on a pedestal, celebrity has been put on a pedestal. I have travelled the world and seen the happiest people in the poorest parts of the world. Their values are intact," she began.

Experts fear China's wrath as Trump calls Taiwan Prez

Experts fear China's wrath as Trump calls Taiwan Prez

London [UK], Dec. 3 : Experts have expressed fear of a showdown between China and the United States as President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen over telephone on Friday.

The call is thought to be the first between the leader of the island and the US President-elect since ties between the United State and Taiwan were severed in 1979, at Beijing's behest, reports the Guardian.

The US closed its embassy in Taiwan - a democratically-ruled island which China considers a breakaway province - in the late 1970s following the historic rapprochement between Beijing and Washington that stemmed from Richard Nixon's 1972 trip to China.

The Weeknd ogles ex Bella Hadid's bottom at 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show'

The Weeknd ogles ex Bella Hadid's bottom at 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show'

London [UK], Dec. 1 : Looks like The Weeknd found it difficult to take his eyes off his former girlfriend Bella Hadid, who recently debuted at the 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show'.

During his featured performance, the 'I Can't Feel My Face' singer was decidedly elated to see the brunette beauty onstage at Paris Grand Palais, as he was caught checking out her bottom, reports the Daily Mail.

The 20-year-old supermodel flaunted her endless curves in a show-stopping metallic grey cut-out bodysuit.

Her intimate ensemble featured a figure-hugging sheer mesh corset with silver boning that highlighted her trim torso, while an eye-catching silver necklace framed her bust.

Ed Sheeran's face gets stitches after mock-knighting of James Blunt went wrong

Ed Sheeran's face gets stitches after mock-knighting of James Blunt went wrong

London [UK], Nov. 29 : Ed Sheeran recently had to go to a hospital and get some stitches for a wound on his face which he got at a royal party in Windsor.

At the home of the Princess Beatrice's father, Prince Andrew, James Blunt is said to have joked that he would love to become 'Sir James' for which the Princess obligingly picked up a sword as the 'You're Beautiful' crooner got down on one knee, reports the Telegraph.

But, when she lifted the sword in order to tap Blunt lightly on the shoulder, she accidentally swung it back, catching Sheeran on the cheek.

"The blade cut into his face and it was just a few inches from his right eye," a source told the Sun.

`I'm ready to go,` says returning Tiger Woods

`I'm ready to go,` says returning Tiger Woods

London [UK], Nov. 29 : Former World No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods, who was sidelined for more than 460 days due to back-related issues, is all set to make a comeback to competitive action at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Thursday.

"I'm not dead, I'm ready to go," Woods was quoted as saying by the Guardian. He, however, admitted to an element of trepidation.

"I'm nervous for every tournament I play in whether it's after a lay-off or six in a row or a major," he said.

"I care. If I care, I'm nervous. And it's good to be that way. To have that nervous energy and channel it into aggression, into focus, concentration, that's good stuff. If I wasn't nervous, that would mean I didn't care. I don't want to be out there flat. I want to be out here so bad; and now I am," he added.

Eating food at desk during office hampers worker's productivity

Eating food at desk during office hampers worker's productivity

London [England], Nov, 28 : According to a recent study, consuming smelly food at desk 'Al Desko' during office hampers the worker's productivity.

The practice has now become so prevalent that two thirds of people eat lunch at their desks most days of the week, reports Daily Mail.

And food with pungent smell like oily fish, cheese and egg sandwiches are having an adverse effect on working conditions and office culture.

In a survey of 1,000 office goers, two out of five said they were too occupied to go out for a lunch break, while over half maintained that those, who ate at their desks were 'anti-social'.

The worst smell was said to be mackerel or sardines, followed by cheese and eggs - yet fewer than one in five workers ask a colleague to eat somewhere else.

Jennifer Saunders criticizes girls for being selfie-obssessed

Jennifer Saunders criticizes girls for being selfie-obssessed

London [UK], Nov. 28 : Taking a dig at girls for being obsessed with selfies, Jennifer Saunders said that girls are gettingill because they spend their whole time taking selfies.

The 'Absolutely Fabulous' creator also ridiculed Kim Kardashian's looks, dubbing it "automaton".

In an interview with Event magazine, 58-year-old star said, "That Kim Kardashian look, it's so automaton. Girls spend longer and longer in the bloody bathroom, looking in the mirror, taking selfies," reports The Telegraph.

"Girls are now getting ill because all they spend their lives doing is finding the perfect selfie," she added.

This is not the first time when the British comedian turned heads for her derogatory statement.

Buttler `very lucky` to be back in England Test side, believes Flintoff

Buttler `very lucky` to be back in England Test side, believes Flintoff

London [UK], Nov. 26 : Former all-rounder Andrew Flintoff believes that Jos Buttler, who has been included in the England playing XI in the Mohali Test against India, is "very, very lucky" to be even considered for the same.

After the drawn first Test at Rajkot, India went on claim a comprehensive victory in Visakhapatnam, crushing England by 246 runs and have a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

Buttler has replaced Ben Duckett after the latter failed to impress in either of the first two Tests.

`Kings of Leon` to play for `British Summer Time` festival 2017 in London

`Kings of Leon` to play for `British Summer Time` festival 2017 in London

London [UK], Nov. 25 : American rock band ' Kings of Leon' is booked for a date with a UK festival in Hyde Park next summer as part of the 'British Summer Time Hyde Park' festival.

The Nashville quartet will headline the London event on July 6, with support from Pixies, 'Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats' and more yet-to-be-announced guests, reports telegraph.co.uk.

'BST Hyde Park' is a music festival held over two weekends once a year at Hyde Park in London.

The band is the third BST headliner to be announced for next year's event, after Green Day, who will play Hyde Park on July 1 and Phil Collins, who will take to the stage the night before.

'Sherlock' struggles with Watson's baby in new sneak-peeks

'Sherlock' struggles with Watson's baby in new sneak-peeks

London [UK], Nov. 25 : Buck up Cumberbitches! There is a whole bunch of new images to celebrate the not-too-distant premiere of 'Sherlock' season 4 with its first episode titled 'The Six Thatchers.'

One of the first four official photos from the highly anticipated episode shows Sherlock Holmes, with his dark hair messy hair, looking quizzically at the newest addition to John Watson's extended family, reports the Daily Mail.

Standing next to his best friend, his faithful side-kick Watson ( Martin Freeman), the detective can be seen casting a strange look at Doctor John and Mary Watson's baby, who is strapped to the good doctor.

The sneak peeks give an insight into what could be the last outing of the BBC hit, and offer fans a glimpse of what Holmes and the Watsons will face.

Messi's brace helps Barcelona send Celtic crashing out of Europe

Messi's brace helps Barcelona send Celtic crashing out of Europe

London [UK], Nov. 24 : Star striker Lionel Messi scored twice as Celtic were eliminated from European competition as Barcelona won 2-0 against the Scottish champions to secure top spot in Champions League Group C.

Messi struck the opener from Neymar's sumptuous pass in the 24th minute of the match while he scored the second goal off a penalty in the 55th minute, reports the Guardian.

Barcelona will qualify for the Champions League last 16 as group winners.

"This was a very difficult section," said Luis Enrique, Barcelona coach.

"It is great to come first with a game to spare," he added.

Celtic remain on two points, having lost twice to Barcalona and at home to Gladbach.(ANI)

UK to tell Pakistan to rein in terror outfits responsible for Mumbai 26/11 strikes

UK to tell Pakistan to rein in terror outfits responsible for Mumbai 26/11 strik

London [United Kingdom], Nov.24 : An anxious British Government has decided to tell Pakistan that it will have to rein in terror outfits like the LeT and the JuD who have been held responsible for terror attacks in India and elsewhere and that Islamabad would have to do more to reduce threats to the UK and the world from terrorists based on its soil.

This stern message is likely to be conveyed by Prime Minister Theresa May, when she undertakes an official visit to Pakistan sometime in the early part of 2017, and must be seen in the context of the terror strikes launched in the city of Mumbai in the last week of November 2008.

Lady Gaga shares love for 'brother' Kanye West following his 'psychotic break'

Lady Gaga shares love for 'brother' Kanye West following his 'psychotic break'

London [UK], Nov. 24 : Lady Gaga sent her "love" and "support" to Kanye West, who was recently hospitalized for 'psychiatric evaluation' after cancelling his 'Saint Pablo' tour.

The 30-year-old pop star came in support of the 39-year-old rapper through a series of powerful tweets on social media.

"I support & love u brother, I see in you bravery & courage to stop this tour & take care of YOU. You are a GREAT artist," she tweeted.

She also wrote, "It's not funny to joke about anyone's possible or not possible mental illness, this is a sensitive time for many. Let's be kind & loving."

Then in a later tweet, the 'Million Reasons' crooner insisted the public show "compassion and love" for West even though she may not "agree with everything" he does.

Kardashians rush back for Kanye West's 'psychiatric emergency'

Kardashians rush back for Kanye West's 'psychiatric emergency'

London [UK], Nov. 23 : The Kardashian clan has reportedly rushed back to Los Angeles after Kim Kardashian's husband Kanye West suffered a 'psychotic break' few days following the anniversary of his mother's death.

The 39-year-old rapper, who was hospitalized while wearing handcuffs, forced his wife to cancel her comeback to public life and rush to his side. She was joined by her mother Kris Jenner and sister Kourtney who jetted back to Los Angeles following a New York gala, reports the Daily Mail.

West's doctor feared he would hurt police as he allegedly screamed about people trying to kill him and had hallucinations while he had a psychotic break at his personal trainer's house.

Robert De Niro comforts Ellen DeGeneres as she tears up receiving 'Presidential Medal Of Freedom'

Robert De Niro comforts Ellen DeGeneres as she tears up receiving 'Presidential

London [UK], Nov. 23 : Looks like Robert De Niro just lent an emotional hand to Ellen DeGeneres, who could not stop tears from welling up as President Barack Obama presented her with the ' Presidential Medal Of Freedom' at the White House recently.

The 58-year-old comedienne was still crying as she returned to her seat next to fellow recipient Robert De Niro and the Oscar-winning actor kindly gave her a comforting hug, reports the Daily Mail.

At first, the 73-year-old actor put a reassuring arm around 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' host who appeared grateful for the support. Then as she leaned into him, he planted a sweet kiss on the side of her head.

Kim K likely prepping up for first public appearance since Paris robbery

London [UK], Nov. 22 : Looks like the long wait will soon be over for the fans of Kim Kardashian, who has been pictured flying out of Los Angeles ahead of her first public appearance since her robbery ordeal.

The 36-year-old star and mother-of-two, who was held at gunpoint in her apartment during 'Paris Fashion Week', is set to walk the red carpet at Denise Rich's 'Angel Ball' in New York, reports mirror.co.uk.

"She is expected to appear," an insider disclosed.

Another source added that last week people were working on "convincing" her to come.

"She would join the family on stage to accept the award, but who knows if she will speak for the family," the source informed.

J. K. Rowling reveals 'Fantastic Beasts' timeline concludes in 1945

London [UK], Nov. 22 : J.K Rowling's active interaction session with fans on social media is not strange to anyone.

In a recent Q&A on Twitter, the 'Harry Potter' author revealed that the timeline of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' stretches over three decades.

"Our story starts in 1926 and ends in 1945. It's just too big to fit in one movie!," she tweeted in reply to a fan, who questioned, "can I ask why you decided to make 4 extra movies? Just curious if it was bc of story reasons or something else?"

Rowling also revealed that free-spirited legilimens Queenie Goldstein (played by Alison Sudol) would be returning for the second film.



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