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'It's electrifying': chess world hails Queen's Gambit-fuelled boom

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Sales of sets and paraphernalia have been matched by a dramatic rise in players in the wake of the Netflix drama Since its arrival on Netflix last month, The Queen's Gambit has...
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'Sistine Chapel of the ancients' rock art discovered in remote Amazon forest

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Tens of thousands of ice age paintings across a cliff face shed light on people and animals from 12,500 years ago One of the world's largest collections of prehistoric rock art...
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Hong Kong to close schools amid virus surge

10 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Hong Kong has reported 115 new coronavirus infections, the first time it has seen cases reach triple digits since August 2.
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This high-tech, Bavarian bunker is secretly storing the world's finest wines

16 minutes ago   |   Wired

For aficionados with serious investment bottles, Unger Weine's cellar has room for thousands upon thousands of the rarest vintages - all stored in perfect conditions
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Gary Barlow was a more confident songwriter at 21

Gary Barlow was a more confident songwriter at 21

22 minutes ago   |   Music News

The 49-year-old star has claimed it took him just 15 minutes to write Take That's 1995 hit 'Back for Good', which topped the charts around the world
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Darth Vader actor David Prowse has died aged 85

Darth Vader actor David Prowse has died aged 85

34 minutes ago   |   NME   |   11 articles

David Prowse, the former bodybuilder best known for his role as Darth Vader into the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85. Announcing the news on Twitter this morning...
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Darth Vader star David Prowse dead: Star Wars' Mark Hamill, Daniel Logan and Carl Weathers lead tributes

Darth Vader star David Prowse dead: Star Wars' Mark Hamill, Daniel Logan and Carl Weathers lead tributes

40 minutes ago   |   Metro   |   11 articles

Star Wars actor Daniel Logan, Carl Weathers and Joe Manganiello lead tributes to David Prowse Tributes have flooded in for Star Wars actor David Prowse, following news of his...
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Dozens of Sandhurst cadets broke Covid rules in booze-fuelled party at prestigious military academy

50 minutes ago   |   The Irish Sun


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British campervan traveller missing in the Pyrenees

52 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Her partner stated that “search and rescue teams have so far found no trace of her" as temperatures at the peak reach lows of -9C.
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Alexander Ursenbacher relishing chance to maintain winning Ronnie O'Sullivan record

Alexander Ursenbacher relishing chance to maintain winning Ronnie O'Sullivan record

1 hour ago   |   Metro

Ronnie O'Sullivan takes on Alexander Ursenbacher on Sunday afternoon Alexander Ursenbacher is relishing another crack at Ronnie O'Sullivan at the UK Championship after he beat...
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Mike Tyson calls for Roy Jones Jr rematch after heavyweight exhibition draw

Mike Tyson calls for Roy Jones Jr rematch after heavyweight exhibition draw

Mike Tyson wants another crack at Roy Jones Jr. Read more ...

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse has died aged 85 after short illness

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse has died aged 85 after short illness

The Star Wars acting legend, born in Bristol, played the villain in the original trilogy though the character was voiced by James Earl Jones Read more ...

Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur kick-off time, TV and live stream details

Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur kick-off time, TV and live stream details

How to watch Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur. The two sides are separated by just two points in the Premier League, with both sides in the top three Read more ...

What time is the Bahrain Grand Prix? How to watch on TV - practice...

What time is the Bahrain Grand Prix? How to watch on TV - practice, qualifying, race times

The F1 2020 calendar is approaching the final three races of the season with a triple header, kick-starting with the Bahrain Grand Prix. Drivers will head east for back-to-back... Read more ...

Best Black Friday deals 2020: All the best UK offers still live for Cyber...

Best Black Friday deals 2020: All the best UK offers still live for Cyber Weekend including Apple Watch, Nintendo Switch and AirPods

Black Friday sales are live , ready for that Christmas treat, after weeks and weeks of build-up, offers to tease us and early sales. This year Black Friday officially started... Read more ...

Strictly Craig Revel Horwood Throws Serious Shade At Anton Du Beke As Motsi...

Strictly Craig Revel Horwood Throws Serious Shade At Anton Du Beke As Motsi Mabuse Returns

Craig Revel Horwood couldn't resist a dig at Strictly Come Dancing professional Anton Du Beke on Saturday night, as Motsi Mabuse reclaimed her seat on the judging panel. For... Read more ...

Premier League odds and betting tips

Premier League odds and betting tips

Our betting expert with tips for Jose Mourinho against Frank Lampard, Manchester United at Southampton and Arsenal vs Wolves PLUS Serie A punt Read more ...

Gigi Hadid shares new photos from first Thanksgiving with baby daughter at...

Gigi Hadid shares new photos from first Thanksgiving with baby daughter at family home

Gigi Hadid had an extra special Thanksgiving on Thursday as she marked her first one with... Read more ...

Dillian Whyte slams 'coward' Daniel Dubois for 'quitting' in his shock...

Dillian Whyte slams 'coward' Daniel Dubois for 'quitting' in his shock defeat to Joe Joyce

Dubois, 23, who entered Saturday's contest undefeated after 15 professional bouts, was the bookies' favourite having impressed with a series of strong displays in his young career. Read more ...

‘This sh*t like two of my uncles fighting at a BBQ!' - Snoop Dogg mocks Mike...

‘This sh*t like two of my uncles fighting at a BBQ!' - Snoop Dogg mocks Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr while commentating fight

Roy Jones Jr and Mike Tyson were trolled by Snoop Dogg who watched on from ringside Snoop Dogg couldn't resist poking fun at Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr as the two veterans... Read more ...