Turkish court lifts house arrest, travel ban of detained US pastor Andrew Brunson

Published time: 12 Oct, 2018 13:42 Edited time: 12 Oct, 2018 13:50 A Turkish court will release imprisoned US pastor Andrew Brunson, who was jailed for alleged terror links following 2016’s failed coup attempt. Brunson’s arrest has soured US-Turkish relations, with Trump pushing for his release. The court passed a 3 years and 1-1/2 month […]

India's Supreme Court lifts ban prohibiting women of menstruating age from entering Hindu temple

India’s Supreme Court has nixed a ban which prohibited women from entering a prominent Hindu temple if they were of menstruating age. The temple’s authorities say they will appeal the ruling. Although the 12th century Sabarimala temple in the southern state of Kerala attracts tens of millions of pilgrims every year, women who are in […]

The Apprentice 2018: Lord Sugar lifts the lid on Piers Morgan cameo – 'He wouldn't last!'

Lord Alan Sugar and Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan regularly go at each other on social media, firing insults left, right and centre on Twitter. But will their war of words cross-over to The Apprentice when the hit BBC show returns next week for its fourteenth season? At present, Baroness Karen Brady and Claude […]

Germany lifts strict constitutional ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Germany has softened its longstanding and strict ban on swastikas and other Nazi symbols, to allow their inclusion in computer and video games, after a heated public debate over the Wolfenstein video game franchise. The lifting of the ban on Nazi symbols, if used in a “socially adequate” way, was announced by a German industry […]

Meghan Markle: Handwriting expert ‘lifts the lid’ on Prince Harry wife’s ‘perfectionism'

Meghan Markle, 36, married Prince Harry, 33, earlier this month on Saturday 19 May. They are believed to have started dating in the summer of 2016, and announced their engagement in November 2017. A handwriting expert has observed a distinct change in Meghan’s writing since she became engaged to Harry, revealing a “more human” side […]

Trump lifts travel ban on citizens from Chad

Associated Press/Pablo Martinez Monsivais President Donald Trump lifted a travel ban on citizens from Chad. Trump added Chad on a travel ban list in September after saying the government failed to send proof it had taken adequate security measures to prevent terrorists from traveling to the US. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, North Korea, and […]

MoviePass Acquires Moviefone, Lifts Ban of Popular AMC Theaters

After making a deal just last week with Mark Cuban’s Landmark Theaters, MoviePass is back in the news again. The movie theater subscription service and its owner, Helios & Matheson, have acquired Moviefone, an entertainment brand that’s been around since the late 1980s. Plus, MoviePass has lifted its ban of popular AMC theater locations in […]

Maldives Lifts State of Emergency, But Political Tension Lingers

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Coronation Street's Lucy Fallon lifts the lid on Bethany Platt's shocking double-life

GETTY Lucy Fallon opens up on some shocking developments for Bethany For while Coronation Street viewers are about to discover that Bethany Platt is secretly working as a private dancer, Tom has had plenty of time to get used to his girlfriend’s hard-hitting stories. Last year Bethany was groomed and then abused by her older […]