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Big Bash: Melbourne Renegades beat Melbourne Stars to win title

Melbourne Renegades completed an amazing turnaround to win their first Big Bash Melbourne Renegades produced a stunning fightback to beat Melbourne Stars by 13 runs and win the 2018-19 Big Bash. The Renegades made 145-5 from their 20 overs, with Tom Cooper hitting 43 not out and Dan Christian an unbeaten 38. The Stars reached 93-0 in the 13th over in reply – but the loss of Marcus Stoinis for 39 sparked a collapse of seven wickets for 19 runs. They needed 28 from the final over but the Renegades…

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London Fashion Week: Meet the couple who dress the stars

Tickets to the Aadnevik show at London Fashion Week are highly sought after by stylists and celebrities alike. The duo behind the label are husband and wife team Hila and Kristian Aadnevik. Their brand is synonymous with red carpet glamour as they’ve dressed the likes of Madonna, Beyonce and Halle Berry. Video Journalist: Sophie van Brugen Source link

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NHL roundup: Lightning slam Stars, win fourth straight

Steven Stamkos scored two power-play goals and assisted on another tally to help the Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL’s top team, stroll past the visiting Dallas Stars 6-0 on Thursday to win their fourth consecutive game. Feb 14, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) shoots against Dallas Stars right wing Denis Gurianov (34) during the third period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots to shut out the Stars for the second time this season. He has five…

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Meet the news stars of BBC Scotland’s The Nine

Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption The Nine presenters and reporters The nation’s new TV channel, BBC Scotland, has revealed the first picture of the on-air team behind its flagship news programme. “The Nine” has a 15-strong core team of journalists who will bring the national and international news to Scotland in the nightly hour-long broadcast. Heading the team are presenters Rebecca Curran and Martin Geissler. And Chief News Correspondent James Cook joins the Nine from his post as BBC News North America Correspondent. Final Still Game to launch new…

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Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rami Malek and Margot Robbie will be among those gathering at London’s Royal Albert All Some the biggest names in cinema are set to gather at London’s Royal Albert Hall for this year’s Bafta film awards. The Favourite, which stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, leads the race with 12 nominations. It’s well ahead of its closest competitors – Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, Roma and First Man, each of which has seven nominations. The ceremony takes place from 19:00 GMT,…

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Breakout stars of the Asian Cup

Star young players a feature of 2019 Asian Cup New faces set to be prominent during 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying A look at five of those breakthrough players The 2019 edition of the AFC Asian Cup saw a host of fresh names grab their fair share of the headlines. With many nations building towards the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, there was no shortage of young talent on display in the United Arab Emirates across January. Qatar upset the established order with their stunning run to a maiden continental…

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Holby City star’s daughter wanted drugs video ‘posted on YouTube’

Image copyright Zoe Barling/PA Wire Image caption Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in a wooded area on the edge of the Bestival festival site A girl who was filmed taking a fatal drugs overdose at a music festival urged her boyfriend to post the video on YouTube, a court has heard. Louella Fletcher-Michie, 24, the daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, was found dead in woods on the Bestival site in Dorset in 2017. Boyfriend Ceon Broughton, 29, denies manslaughter and supplying drugs. In his phone footage played in…

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The unlikely stars bucking the High Street slump

Image caption Quirky gifts feature heavily nowadays in museum shops As consumers, we are spending more of our money on what we do rather than on what we wear. The beneficiary – an unlikely star bucking the downturn in retail – is the humble museum and gallery shop. Once stocked with little more than key rings and badges for visiting schoolchildren, they now offer designer homeware and exclusive gifts. They attract shoppers looking for presents with a cultural touch, or something different to the wares of a homogeneous High Street.…

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BBC director general Tony Hall apologises to stars over tax

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lord Hall said he wanted to “repair that relationship” with presenters The BBC director general has said sorry to presenters who are facing big tax bills after being given no choice about changes to the way they were employed. Tony Hall admitted some stars had been told they would only have a career in the BBC if they were paid through their own personal service companies (PSCs). That led to around 100 presenters being investigated by tax authorities. A committee of MPs has been…

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Stars show support for Empire’s Jussie Smollett after attack

Image copyright Getty Images Hollywood stars are showing their support for Jussie Smollett after he was attacked. Police in they US say they’re investigating it as a suspected homophobic and racist attack after “two unknown offenders approached him and gained his attention by yelling out racial and homophobic slurs”. The Empire actor needed hospital treatment after the men punched him in the face, poured a chemical substance on him and tied a rope around his neck. Oscar winner Viola Davis and supermodel Naomi Campbell are among those sharing their support.…

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