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Can the ‘Silver Fox’ outwit Vladimir Putin?

Image source, WHITE HOUSE POOL Wendy Sherman, one of the world's most powerful diplomats, is known as the Silver Fox because of her snowy white mane and her canny deal-making style. On Wednesday, she is helping to lead the US-Russia talks in Europe.Ms Sherman - the US Deputy Secretary of State, one of the department's…

A year on, has Trump gained from a Twitter restriction?

By James ClaytonNorth America technology reporterIn 2016, fresh from his stunning presidential victory, Donald Trump sat down to be interviewed on the prestigious US news show 60 Minutes. He was asked about his use of social media. "I'm going to be very restrained, if I use it at all," he said. That didn't quite work…

Lennie James: Walking Dead star needs argument over gay and impairment functions

By Rebecca JonesArts correspondent, BBC NewsImage source, Manuel HarlanImage caption, James also starred in the first series of BBC hit show Line of DutyThe Walking Dead star Lennie James has said there needs to be much more of a "conversation" about the casting of roles. Amid a growing clamour for actors to have lived experience…

Why I went from being a star to a clowndoctor

Image source, Kelman Greig Kicks / Hearts and MindsImage caption, Carmen Pieraccini brings joy to sick kids as Dr SqueegieScottish actor Carmen Pieraccini is best-known for hard-hitting storylines and heartbreaking scenes in Scottish drama River City.But the role she has found most rewarding is not as Shieldinch's Kelly-Marie Adams, but as a children's clown.The 42-year-old…

HS2: Vast Roman settlement discovered by archaeologists

Image source, HS2Image caption, Site manager James West said this was one of the most impressive sites that had been discovered during HS2 excavationsArchaeologists working on the route of the HS2 high-speed railway have found a vast wealthy Roman trading settlement.The discovery was made during excavations at the site in south Northamptonshire.A team of about…

Bradford adoption: Couple state distressed council ‘broke our household’

By Sanchia BergBBC NewsImage source, ContributedImage caption, Sonny and Sarita Simak spent three years fighting to be reunited with a boy they planned to adoptA couple have received an apology and a "very significant" financial payout from a council over a failed adoption.Sonny and Sarita Simak spent three years fighting to be reunited with a…

The documents: ‘Downing It Street’ and pressure grows to cut seclusion

By BBC NewsStaffImage caption, The Daily Mirror is among several papers to lead on revelations that the prime minister's private secretary invited 100 staff to "bring your own booze" to a garden party at 10 Downing Street during the first national lockdown. The paper says Boris Johnson and his then fiancee, Carrie Symonds, were said…

David Sassoli: European Parliament president passes away aged 65

Image source, EPAImage caption, The centre-left politician and former journalist became European Parliament president in 2019European Parliament President David Sassoli has died at the age of 65, his spokesman says.The Italian former journalist and centre-left politician had been seriously ill for more than two weeks and cancelled all official activities.Mr Sassoli was admitted to hospital…

Sixth-tier Kidderminster to host West Ham in FA Cup – fourth-round attract complete

National League North side Kidderminster Harriers are "shell-shocked" after being drawn to face Premier League West Ham United in the FA Cup fourth round. The sixth-tier club, the lowest-ranked team left in the competition, stunned Reading on Saturday.Fellow non-league side Boreham Wood visit Championship leaders Bournemouth."This is what the FA Cup dream is all about,"…

Duchess of Cambridge: New images mark Kate’s 40th birthday

By Daniela RelphRoyal correspondentImage source, AlamyImage caption, Fashion photographer Paolo Roversi said taking a portrait of the duchess was a "true honour" and "a moment of pure joy"The Duchess of Cambridge has marked her 40th birthday by releasing three new photographs. The glamorous portraits, taken by fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, show her wearing Alexander McQueen…

Vintage Williams beats safeguarding champ Yan in Masters preliminary

Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Dates: 9-16 JanuaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport appMark Williams produced a vintage display to beat defending champion Yan Bingtao 6-4 in a thrilling first-round Masters encounter at Alexandra Palace. Yan, 21, began impressively with breaks of 64, 71 and…

Covid operation cancellations leave woman, 13, in discomfort

By Samantha NobleBBC NewsImage source, KeriImage caption, Keris' mother says her daughter is in pain every dayA mother has said her 13-year-old daughter is in pain every day as she continues to wait for an operation which has been cancelled twice. Keri said her daughter Keris was due to have a leg lengthening operation in…

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Lili Reinhart Gets Genuine About ‘Serious’ Body Image Concerns: ‘Terrible’

Lili Reinhart. Stephen Lovekin/ShutterstockIt’s a process. Lili Reinhart detailed her battle with body image in a raw and revealing way. “I’ve been struggling with obsessive thoughts about my body/weight the last few months and it’s gotten pretty severe in the last week,” the Riverdale star, 25, began in a series of Instagram Story posts on…

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Is Zack Bia Dating Madelyn Cline After Her Split From Chase Stokes?

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Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Season 11 of ‘The Bachelorette’: Where Are They Now?

Season 11 of The Bachelorette was one to remember. For the first time ever, there were two Bachelorettes — Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson — and the contestants voted for the woman they wanted to pursue a relationship with on the show. While Kaitlyn ultimately won the honor, the drama didn’t stop there. Nick Viall,…