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David Cameron: ‘No turning back’ on EU vote

David Cameron: ‘No turning back’ on EU vote

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption David Cameron said MP Jo Cox, who was killed on Thursday, “embodied Britain at her best” The UK faces an “existential choice” in the EU referendum from which there would be “no turning back”, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. Mr Cameron said choosing to leave the EU in […]

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From "Star Wars" to "E.T." to "Indiana Jones," the United States’ national parks have played a starring role in a host of movies

By Brandon Griggs, CNN Updated 8:55 AM ET, Fri June 17, 2016 From "Star Wars" to "E.T." to "Indiana Jones," the United States’ national parks have played a starring role in a host of movies

Three charged after counter-terror raids in Belgium

Three charged after counter-terror raids in Belgium

Image copyright AP Image caption Police were searching bags near Antwerp railway station on Saturday after a bomb scare Belgian authorities have charged three men with terrorism offences, including attempting to commit murder, following a huge overnight operation. Nine other people who had also been arrested have been released by the investigating judge, the federal […]

Turkey: Erdogan revisits controversial Gezi Park plans

Turkey: Erdogan revisits controversial Gezi Park plans

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gezi Park – one of Istanbul’s rare central green spaces Turkey’s president has signalled that he intends to revive plans to redevelop a central Istanbul park which sparked large anti-government protests in 2013. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Gezi Park was an issue “where we need to be courageous”. Plans envisaged […]

Italy: Christo ‘walk on water’ project opens on Lake Iseo

Italy: Christo ‘walk on water’ project opens on Lake Iseo

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Christo, who paid for the installation himself, first conceived the idea in 1970 Thousands of people have tried out the latest installation by conceptual artist Christo – a 3km (1.9 mile) walkway on water in northern Italy. Queues built up to get on the Floating Piers, made from more than […]

Italy elections: Rome set to elect first female mayor

Italy elections: Rome set to elect first female mayor

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Raggi is seen as a rising start of the Five Star Movement Rome is set to elect its first female mayor in a run-off vote in municipal elections. Virginia Raggi, from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, is seen as favourite against Roberto Giachetti of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD). […]

Historic Orthodox council stalls after Russia pulls out

Historic Orthodox council stalls after Russia pulls out

Image copyright AP Image caption This was to be the first meeting of all Orthodox leaders since the year 787 The Russian Orthodox Church has rejected a last minute appeal to attend what was billed as the first meeting of fellow church leaders since 787. Russia says it cannot participate in the Holy and Great […]

YouTube ‘star’ Lonelygirl15 back after seven years

YouTube ‘star’ Lonelygirl15 back after seven years

Image copyright YouTube / Lonelygirl15 A YouTube vlog-style series, which was said to be one of the first examples of viral video, has had new material uploaded for the first time since 2009. The video has already had thousands of views and original fans of the channel, Lonelygirl15, have expressed surprise. The show, in the […]

Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Ship’s Restaurant, An Affair to Remember, 1957

This lovely, classic 1957 romantic film was directed by Leo McCarey, and starred Cary Grant (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986), Deborah Kerr (September 30, 1921 – October 16, 2007), Richard Denning (March 27, 1914 – October 11, 1998), Neva Patterson (February 10, 1920 – December 14, 2010), Emmy-winner Cathleen Nesbitt (November 24, 1888 […]