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Kristen Stewart Thinks She's Made Maybe 'Five Really Good Films'

With 56 credits to her name, Kristen Stewart has been consistently acting since she was 9 years old in her uncredited debut as "Girl in Water Fountain Line" in the Disney Channel Original Movie, "The Thirteenth Year" back in 1999. She would go on to star as Jodie Foster's daughter in David Fincher's "Panic Room," and soon after, at only 14-years-old, tackle the incredibly challenging role as a teenage sexual assault survivor in the film "Speak." Everything changed for Stewart, however, after she...
Tags: Movies, News, Robert Pattinson, Diana, Kristen Stewart, Sunday Times, David Fincher, Jodie Foster, Stewart, Sils Maria, Olivier Assayas, Bella Swan, Bella Swan Kristen Stewart


10 Things You Didn't Know About Moon Knight

Can a tweet break the discourse? London's own Sunday Times tried its darnedest in early August, 2021. It postulated that the role of Tony Stark -- a.k.a. Iron Man -- could have been played by any actor in Jon Faverau's "Iron Man" and the picture would have still succeeded. Never mind that box-office mainstay Tom Cruise was attached to Iron Man before Robert Downey Jr., the question has now been raised: Could any actor have donned Shellhead's costume and made Marvel matter again?The answer is com...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Television, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Disney, America, Earth, Iron Man, Judaism, Moon, Bruce Wayne, Hitler, Houston, James Gunn, Tom Cruise


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The lede reads: “Daniel hoped he hadn’t made a big mistake. It was a birth day present coming fr om Europe. Shipping was a big part of the price.” I’m copying from the page above, so it’s all [sic]. The package arrived from the U.K. weeks before my Virgo birthday. ” ‘What if you don’t like it?’ I got nervous, but he said he could send it back.” Sure, I could retype the whole first page I wrote on my gift on my MacBook, or scan and copy a doc that would come close. But any accuracy would be c...
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EuroMillions jackpot of £184m is largest lottery prize in UK history

A single winner would become richer than Adele and prize will be capped at £187m if it rolls over againThe EuroMillions jackpot has reached £184m, making it the largest ever lottery prize in British history.The prize rolled over into Tuesday’s draw when no ticketholders won on Friday. A single winner could now suddenly count themselves richer than the singer Adele – whose net worth is £130m, according to the Sunday Times rich list. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, Adele, UK News, World news, National Lottery, Sunday Times


The Taliban tracked down and killed 4 Afghan counterterrorism agents, in one case pulling out all their fingernails, report says

Taliban soldiers stand near vehicles parked near the destroyed Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) base in Deh Sabz district northeast of Kabul on September 6, 2021. AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images Taliban death squads are hunting down Afghan counterterrorism agents, The Sunday Times reported. Four victims, trained by US and UK forces, worked for the National Directorate of Security. the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan has been characterized by violence. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: UK, US, Trends, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, News UK, Kabul, Un, Cia, Sunday Times, Afp, Deh Sabz, The Sunday Times, Ravina Shamdasani, Central Intelligence Agency CIA


Coronavirus live news: UK could scrap Covid vaccine passports; considers vaccinating 12-year-olds

Latest updates: Follow all our coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic from the UK and around the worldSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.50am BST The Observer has an exclusive that Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds “set to start in weeks”.It reports:Plans for Covid vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds across the UK are to be announced by the government this week, with a mass inoculation programme beginning in schools within two weeks, the Observer has been told.New proposals for a Covid booster ...
Tags: UK, UK News, World news, Boris Johnson, Sunday Times, Coronavirus, COVID


Afghanistan live news: country wakes to new era under Taliban after US withdrawal completed

Biden confirms end of 20-year military presence; US secretary of state says support for Taliban ‘will have to be earned’; Taliban fire guns into the air in Kabul in celebrationChaos and bloodshed as last US flight leaves KabulAfghanistan: what can refugees do now that UK evacuation is over?Report reveals US decision to keep open Kabul airport gate before attackSee all our Afghanistan coverage 8.19am BST The UK foreign secretary has denied claims in the Sunday Times he did not take regular ca...
Tags: UK, US, World news, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Pakistan, Kabul, Biden, Sunday Times, Qureshi, State, BBC Radio, JACK KEANE, Dominic Raab, FCDO


Johnny Depp Claims He Is Being Boycotted By Hollywood, Worries About ‘Minamata’ Release

A Sunday Times interview with Johnny Depp featured a claim by the 58-year-old actor that he is being “boycotted by Hollywood.” In the...
Tags: Hollywood, Johnny Depp, Sunday Times, Hollywood Worries About ` Minamata


Matt Damon denies using homophobic slur ‘in personal life’

Actor issues statement to Variety amid outrage over interview in which he says he recently ‘retired the f-slur’Matt Damon has reportedly denied using a well-known homophobic slur “in his personal life”, after being widely criticized for revealing in a recent interview that he “retired” the term after his daughter told him it was unacceptable.The Oscar-winning actor had told the Sunday Times that the word “was commonly used when I was a kid, with a different application”. He said his daughter had...
Tags: Matt Damon, US news, LGBT rights, Sunday Times, Variety, Damon


Matt Damon reveals he only recently stopped using homophobic slur

Outrage after actor reveals he retired word only after his daughter told him that it was unacceptableMatt Damon has been heavily criticized after revealing that he has only recently stopped using a well-known homophobic slur, after being told by his daughter that it was unacceptable.The Oscar-winning actor made the admission in a Sunday Times interview to promote his new movie Stillwater, claiming the term: “was commonly used when I was a kid, with a different application.” Continue reading...
Tags: Matt Damon, US news, LGBT rights, Sunday Times, Stillwater, Damon


Jessie Cave on body image, bereavement and being relentless: ‘I don’t have any secrets’

The actor, comic and writer talks about her bestselling debut novel, the cruelty of costume fittings, how it felt to be in the Harry Potter franchise – and finding hope in small thingsAs a compulsive diary writer – she has kept one since she was eight – Jessie Cave knows that, unless it gets written down, life gets forgotten. She is glad, then, that she wrote her debut novel, Sunset, because the way she felt at the time “would have just gone, and then you’re in a different place and you don’t re...
Tags: Television, Film, Life and style, Culture, Television & radio, Harry Potter, Sunday Times, Bereavement, Ben, Jessie Cave, Cave


'Facebook-hating' NZ Privacy Commissioner John Edwards tipped to be UK's privacy tsar

New Zealand's front-foot Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has been tipped to fill a top watchdog role in the UK, leading a war on big tech on behalf of No 10.A report by the UK's Sunday Times - headlined "Facebook-hating New Zealander... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Business, UK, New Zealand, Sunday Times, John Edwards


Sharmadean Reid is 1 of 10 Black female entrepreneurs in the UK this past decade who's raised VC. Her business aims to empower entrepreneurial women.

Sharmadean Reid Sharmadean Reid Sharmadean Reid, is the founder of female-centric business publication The Stack World. The company is on track to hit 10,000 paying subscribers in the next year and calls Audrey Gelman an investor. This is part of Insider's series Star, Rising which highlights early-stage companies and entrepreneurs that are gaining popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Sharmadean ReidAge: 37 Location: London, England Business: Peruse s...
Tags: UK, London, Instagram, US, Trends, Burberry, Britney Spears, Sunday Times, Elle, Financial Times, Elle Magazine, Index Ventures, London England, Reid, British Vogue, Wah Nails


A barefoot photo of Elon Musk was immediately uploaded to wikiFeet, where the billionaire CEO has only a 2.7 rating

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen / POOL / AFP via Getty Images Richard Branson posted a photo of him and a barefoot Elon Musk ahead of his Virgin Galactic flight. The photo was immediately uploaded to Musk's wikiFeet page, where he has a rating for 2.65 out of 5. Branson and Musk's chief space rival, Jeff Bezos, both have higher ratings. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk may have a dogged online fanbase, but his feet? Not exactly.The billio...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Sunday Times, Branson, Musk, Tech Insider, Avery Hartmans, Elon Musk Britta Pedersen, Getty Images Richard Branson, Earth Great


Richard Branson's photo of him and a barefoot Elon Musk was immediately uploaded to wikiFeet, where the Tesla CEO has only a 2.7 rating

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen / POOL / AFP via Getty Images Richard Branson posted a photo of him and a barefoot Elon Musk ahead of his Virgin Galactic flight. The photo was immediately uploaded to Musk's wikiFeet page, where he has a rating for 2.65 out of 5. Branson and Musk's chief space rival, Jeff Bezos, both have higher ratings. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk may have a dogged online fanbase, but his feet? Not exactly.The billio...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Sunday Times, Branson, Musk, Tech Insider, Avery Hartmans, Elon Musk Britta Pedersen, Getty Images Richard Branson, Earth Great


Elon Musk has paid a $10,000 deposit for a ticket to the edge of space with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Susan Montoya Bryan/Reuters; Mike Blake/Reuters Elon Musk has booked a seat on a future Virgin Galactic space flight, founder Richard Branson said. Branson told The Sunday Times that Musk was one of 600 people to put down $10,000 deposit. Branson became the first billionaire to reach space on Sunday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk has booked a ticket on one of Virgin Galactic's future flights ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Sunday Times, Wall Street Journal, Branson, Musk, Elon, Mike Blake, The Sunday Times, Reuters Elon Musk, Lady Gaga Read, Kate Duffy, Tom Hanks Justin Bieber


Half-pipe dreams: girls on the edge of skateboarding glory

Skateboarding makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympics next month. We talk to the UK’s top skateboarders to find out why more women are taking up the sportIn 2003, the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Sunday Times selected 20 British under-21s who they believed would be multimillionaires by the year 2020. Some of the names on the “rich list” will be familiar: Keira Knightley or Wayne Rooney, who has earned considerably more than the projected £25m. Others were more of a punt, such as the 19-year-old ...
Tags: UK, Keira Knightley, Sport, Life and style, Royal Bank Of Scotland, Wayne Rooney, Skateboarding, Tokyo, Tony Hawk, Olympic Games, Sunday Times, Adams, Horsham, Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, Lucy Adams, Sussex Adams


UK Health Secretary resigns after leaked photos showed him kissing an aide

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock gives a coronavirus press conference in London in March 2021. Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock resigned from his position Saturday. Leaked photos Friday appeared to show him kissing his longtime friend he hired as his aide. Hancock, who is married, apologized for breaking COVID-19 guidelines. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock resigned from his position in the British governm...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, News, International, Trends, Cnn, NHS, Sun, Boris Johnson, Sunday Times, Hancock, State for Health, Simon Dawson, Matt Hancock, UK Health


Leaked pictures show UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock having affair with close friend he hired as aide

Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street with aide Gina Coladangelo after the daily press briefing on May 01, 2020 in London, England Dan Kitwood / Getty Images UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock had an affair with an aide he hired on a £15,000 contract, The Sun reported. Hancock was pictured embracing Gina Coladangelo, a close friend from university who he hired. A Labour spokesperson said when "jobs are being offered to close friends who are in a personal relationship with a ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Trends, Labour, Transport, Oxford University, Sunday Times, Grant Shapps, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Thomas Colson, Catherine Haddon, COVID, Brexit Insider, Gina Coladangelo


Leaked pictures show UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock having an affair with close friend he hired as aide

Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street with aide Gina Coladangelo after the daily press briefing on May 01, 2020 in London, England Dan Kitwood / Getty Images UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock had an affair with an aide he hired on a £15,000 contract, The Sun reported. Hancock was pictured embracing Gina Coladangelo, a close friend from university who he hired. A Labour spokesperson said when "jobs are being offered to close friends who are in a personal relationship with a ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Trends, Labour, Transport, Oxford University, Sunday Times, Grant Shapps, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Thomas Colson, Catherine Haddon, COVID, Brexit Insider, Gina Coladangelo


More than 3,500 women have reported period changes after their COVID-19 vaccine - but people should still get their shot, leading experts say

A person receives the AstraZeneca vaccine in Bologna, Italy on March 19, 2021. Michele Lapini/Getty Images People have reported heavier periods, delayed periods, or unexpected vaginal bleeding after a COVID-19 vaccine. But leading experts said these changes were mild and shouldn't deter people from getting a shot. The reports do not necessarily mean that COVID-19 vaccines change the menstrual cycle. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some women have reported changes to th...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, London, News, Trends, Healthcare, HPV, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Sunday Times, Male, Ward, Imperial College, Brien, OB GYN


Boris Johnson's peerage to disgraced donor who gave the Conservatives £500,000 after the PM forced through his nomination, faces legal challenge

Peter Cruddas Getty EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson's nomination of disgraced Tory donor Peter Cruddas to the House of Lords faces a legal challenge. The Good Law Project is challenging Johnson's decision, saying it was unlawful. Cruddas gave £500,000 to the Conservatives just days after Johnson overruled official advice not to do so. "Handing out peerages to Party donors who couldn't even pass the vetting process makes a mockery of our democracy," the Good Law Project's Jolyon Ma...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Trends, David Cameron, High Court, House Of Lords, Cameron, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Party, Parliament, Johnson, Conservative Party, UK supreme court, Sunday Times


An asset manager nicknamed '50 Cent' made $1.1 billion on bitcoin in 5 months - and could place more crypto bets in the future

50 Cent. Money (Music Video) | 50 Cent Music An asset manager nicknamed "50 Cent" made a $1.1 billion profit on bitcoin in five months. Ruffer invested about $600 million in November and cashed out the last of its coins in April. The firm warned that younger people could lose interest in crypto once lockdowns end. See more stories on Insider's business page. An asset manager nicknamed "50 Cent" made a $1.1 billion profit on bitcoin in the space of five months, The Sunday Times reported...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, London, Trends, Tesla, Venezuela, Sunday Times, Curtis Jackson, The Sunday Times, Ruffer, Baillie, Theron Mohamed, Hamish Baillie


“How many goals he scored against the best teams . . . not many, or none.” Mourinho’s Bale dig

Bale, Mourinho struggles Mourinho struggled during his tenure at Spurs and was sacked from his job ahead of the League Cup final. Failing to win a trophy at a club for the very first time.One of the major issues he found was managing Gareth Bale.Bale returned to north London with great expectations but struggled to gain regular minutes as a starter and Mourinho was continually asked about it.One time he got so frustrated he told a reporter that they didn’t deserve an answer to the question. Jose...
Tags: London, Wales, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Southampton, Brighton, Sheffield United, Henry Winter, West Ham, Gareth Bale, Jose Mourinho, Burnley, Aaron Ramsey, Bale


What Arsenal’s interest in Ruben Neves means for Yves Bissouma

Arsenal interest in Ruben Neves Arsenal fans suffered a disappointing day in their hopes of a good transfer window yesterday after it was confirmed that one of the primary targets, Norwich City’s Emi Buendia, would in fact be signing for Aston Villa. Aston Villa outbid Arsenal to agree a club-record £33m fee to sign Emiliano Buendia from Norwich City. — Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) June 5, 2021 This is not the only blow as it seems that Odsonne Edouard will be making a move to Leice...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Portugal, Brighton, Mali, Leicester City, Sunday Times, Norwich City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Granit Xhaka, Ruben Neves, Xhaka, Neves, Aston Villa Aston Villa, ben Neves


A disgraced Conservative Lord whose peerage was forced through by Boris Johnson against official advice hands the party £500,000

Conservative Party donor Peter Cruddas is sworn in to the House of Lords at a ceremony of introduction at the House of Lords, London. Picture date: Tuesday February 2, 2021 Getty Disgraced Conservative Lord Peter Cruddas has donated more than £500,000 to Boris Johnson's party after becoming a peer. Cruddas resigned as party co-treasurer in 2012 after offering undercover reporters access to then Prime Minister David Cameron in exchange for £250,000 in donations. He was subsequently nomi...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, David Cameron, Conservative, House Of Lords, Commission, Cameron, Boris Johnson, Westminster, Johnson, Conservative Party, Downing Street, Sunday Times, UK Politics, Cruddas


Boris Johnson has told friends he is broke and has to accept free holidays and meals from donors. But the truth is likely very different

Is Boris Johnson really hard up? Getty Multiple reports suggest Boris Johnson is experiencing serious money problems. They claim that his recent divorce, multiple children, and reduced income have left him severely hard up. The reports come amid other claims that he has sought to use donors to pay for his living costs. Yet those who know Johnson well believe there is a much simpler explanation for him claiming hardship. See more stories on Insider's business page. Boris Johnson has tol...
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Former BBC journalist Martin Bashir denies his Diana interview harmed princess

Veteran journalist Martin Bashir has said he "never wanted to harm" Diana, Princess of Wales, with his now disgraced BBC Panorama interview, telling the Sunday Times newspaper, "I don't believe we did."
Tags: Wales, Bbc, Cnn, Diana, Sunday Times, BBC Panorama, Diana Princess, Martin Bashir


Man United’s strategy to beat Man City to Harry Kane signing is rooted in making the striker very rich

United plan Kane proposal Manchester United’ strategy to tempt Harry Kane to the club over Manchester City is to use their financial weight regarding wages.The Sunday Times describes the proposal to be a ‘substantial financial package’ designed solely to blow City and Chelsea out of the water.The proposal is understood to form part of a substantial financial package being prepared by United to put them ahead of Manchester City and Chelsea in the race to sign the England captain.The club recently...
Tags: England, City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Manchester, Tottenham, Jose Mourinho, Uefa, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Sunday Times, Man City, United


[BR]OTHER: Xenophobia born of dreams deferred

A new book of images and essays about the Afrophobic violence in South Africa attempts to take the narrative forward The post [BR]OTHER: Xenophobia born of dreams deferred appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Democracy, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Governance, Citizenship, Friday, Sunday Times, 1994, Nkandla, Xenophobia, Nazi Germany, MKMVA, King Goodwill Zwelithini, James Oatway, Alon Skuy, Coloniality