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13:58 03/05/2022
Hundreds flee homes in US southwest as massive wildfire advances

Wind-whipped flames raced across pine-covered mountainsides in the US state of New Mexico on Monday, forcing residents to flee their homes and leading to the evacuation of the state’s psychiatric hospital. Hundreds of households in an historic city in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains were told to evacuate immediately as intense winds and bone-dry conditions fuelled the huge wildfire burning on the outskirts of town.


12:29 03/05/2022
Jury gives sweeping win to Kardashians in $100m Blac Chyna lawsuit

A Los Angeles jury has given a sweeping win to the Kardashian family in former reality TV star Blac Chyna’s lawsuit against them, finding that none of the Kardashians had defamed Chyna, nor did they interfere with her contract by convincing the E! network to cancel her show Rob & Chyna. The four Kardashian defendants Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Khloé Kardashian and Kylie Jenner attended nearly the entire trial, but when the verdict was read all were in New York at the Met Gala. Chyna was in court for the verdict. She had no visible reaction.


11:25 03/05/2022
Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe gown as Met Gala celebrates American fashion

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian evoked American history at the annual Met Gala on Monday, donning the sparkling gold gown that Marilyn Monroe wore six decades ago when she serenaded President John F. Kennedy with "Happy birthday, Mr. President." Kardashian, her blonde hair in a tight bun, walked gingerly in the close-fitting dress as boyfriend and comedian Pete Davidson held her hand on the red carpet.


10:35 03/05/2022
Floods, fires drive Australian home insurance 'crisis'

Fiercer floods, winds and bushfires whipped up by warmer temperatures mean more than half a million homes in Australia will cost too much to insure by 2030, according to an analysis by a climate advocacy group published Tuesday.


10:00 03/05/2022
Jacky Hunt-Broersma: The cancer survivor who ran 104 marathons in 104 days

A woman who took up running after she lost her left leg to cancer has passed the Guinness World Record for most consecutive marathons. Jacky Hunt-Broersma, 46, has run 26.2-miles every day since mid-January, normally taking around five hours. On Saturday, she completed her 104th consecutive marathon in as many days - an achievement she expects to be certified by Guinness World Records.


19:03 02/05/2022
Kate Middleton lookalike who went viral on TikTok reveals she's applied for duchess' part in The Crown

A Kate Middleton lookalike who recently went viral on TikTok has announced she has applied to play the royal in The Crown. Brittany Dixon, an artist from Australia, created her account on the social media platform to promote her artwork - but many of her followers were quick to note the uncanny resemblance she has to the Duchess of Cambridge. It comes following reports that Netflix producers are on the hunt for a 'stunning' actress who can play a young Kate in the sixth season of the historical drama.


18:00 02/05/2022
More than 3,000 civilians killed in Ukraine so far, U.N. says

The U.N. human rights office (OHCHR) said on Monday that the death toll of civilians killed in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion on Feb. 24 had exceeded 3,000 people. The toll of 3,153 killed so far represents an increase of 254 from Friday.


17:35 02/05/2022
Delhi driver grows garden on autorickshaw roof to beat the heat

Yellow and green autorickshaws are ubiquitous on New Delhi's roads but Mahendra Kumar's vehicle stands out -- it has a garden on its roof aimed at keeping passengers cool during the searing summer season. Kumar says the thick patch of green keeps the vehicle cool even when temperatures are touching 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) in the Indian capital, enough to melt the tar on roads.


16:20 02/05/2022
Villarreal’s European hopes hanging on win over Liverpool

The small Spanish city of Villarreal could be facing its last Champions League night in a while if it doesn’t pull off another upset on Tuesday against Liverpool. The modest club ousted Juventus and Bayern Munich on its way to a surprise semifinal appearance. But if it can’t reverse a 2-0 first-leg loss against the English club, recent history shows it may not have another chance to play in the competition any time soon. Villarreal is only seventh in the Spanish league, nine points from the final qualification place for the European competition with four rounds to go.


15:27 02/05/2022
New Zealand faces major sea rise ‘much sooner than we thought’

The sea level is rising twice as fast as previously forecast around parts of New Zealand, according to research published on Monday, putting the country’s two largest cities at risk decades earlier than expected. Government-backed data amassed from around the country’s coastline found some areas are already sinking 3-4mm per year, speeding up a long-expected threat.


14:39 02/05/2022
Philippines fire kills eight, including children

Eight people have died, including six children, after a fire tore through scores of homes near the Philippines capital Manila, local officials have said. The blaze, which started around 05:00 local time on Monday (22:00 BST on Sunday), also destroyed 80 homes. It started on the second floor of a house in a crowded settlement inside the sprawling campus of the University of the Philippines, in Quezon City. The cause of the blaze is unknown.


13:35 02/05/2022
Netflix cancels Meghan Markle's animated series 'Pearl' amid cutbacks

Netflix has dropped Meghan Markle's animated series as part of a wave of cutbacks prompted by the streaming service's drop in subscribers. Pearl, the working title for the Markle-created show, has been officially canceled, Deadline reported Sunday. The show, which was created by the Duchess of Sussex through Archewell Productions, was still only in the development stage.


13:05 02/05/2022
Building in Nigeria’s commercial hub collapses; 5 dead

A three-story residential building has collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, killing at least five people with many feared trapped, emergency response services said Monday. The residential apartment building collapsed late Sunday night in the Oyingbo area of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial center and most populated city with more than 14 million people.


12:08 02/05/2022
Mark Zuckerberg got $11 billion richer

Nearly two months after losing his spot among the world's 10 richest rich people, Mark Zuckerberg is clawing his way back. Shares of Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, shot up more than 17% Thursday, making Zuckerberg nearly $11 billion wealthier in a single day. The stock had been up as much as 19% earlier in the day, briefly boosting Zuckerberg's fortune by $11.5 billion.


11:13 02/05/2022
Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan return to Neighbours

Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan will return to long-running Australian TV soap opera Neighbours for its finale after more than 30 years away. They will resume their roles as much-loved characters Scott Robinson and Charlene Mitchell in the fictional Melbourne suburb of Erinsborough. Their return to Ramsay Street comes after it was announced that the show will end this summer after 37 years.


10:25 02/05/2022
Woman rescued 50 hours after China building collapse

A woman was rescued Sunday from the rubble of a building in central China more than 50 hours after it collapsed, leaving dozens trapped or missing, state media said. Separately, police arrested nine people including the building owner on suspicion of causing a major liability accident, the official Xinhua News Agency said.


10:00 02/05/2022
Wimbledon ban on Russian and Belarusian players 'unfair': Nadal

Rafael Nadal deemed Wimbledon's decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players from taking part in the Championships as "unfair", the Spanish tennis legend told reporters in Madrid on Sunday. The 21-time major winner believes the All England Club chose "the most drastic option", and hopes the tours can find a way to interfere with the ban.


22:18 30/04/2022
Sharon Osbourne tearfully reveals husband Ozzy has Covid-19

Sharon Osbourne is taking some time off from her new job to help her husband through Covid-19. "The Talk UK," Osbourne's new talk show, tweeted a video on Thursday in which she tearfully shared the news that Ozzy Osbourne had tested positive. "But I spoke to him and he's okay," Osbourne said. "I am very worried about Ozzy right now." She said her rocker husband, 73, had gone two years not contracting the virus "and it's just Ozzy's luck he would get it now."



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