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  • Boy George: Harry Styles is 'sexually ambiguous'

    Boy George thinks Harry Styles is "sexually ambiguous". The 53-year-old Culture Club frontman - who is famed for his make-up and openness about his sexuality - has compared the 21-year-old One Direction member to David Bowie, Marc Bolan and Mick Jagger, in terms of their "ambiguous" sexuality. George said: "I love the Seventies, with Bowie and Mick Jagger and Marc Bolan, who were all gloriously ambiguous about their sexuality.

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  • Hurricanes beat Blues to maintain momentum

    Runaway leaders the Hurricanes have added to a miserable Super Rugby season for the Blues with a 29-5 win in slippery conditions at Eden Park. The visitors scored four tries and the last, a spectacular finish by Nehe Milner-Skudder, contained added significance. The win was the Hurricanes' 12th win of the regular season, surpassing the franchise record of 11 achieved in 2006, the year they made their sole appearance in a Super Rugby final.

    NZ Newswire
  • Khloé Kardashian has a crush on Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star, who has an on/off relationship with rapper French Montana, is hoping to go on a date with the 38-year-old boxer after sparks flew between them at a Los Angeles Clippers game recently. A source close to the 30-year-old star said: "Khloé thinks she could probably tame the bad boy of boxing. The reality TV star previously enjoyed a date with French at one of Mayweather's matches.

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  • Australian Dollar Forecast Turns Bearish

    DailyFX.com - AUDUSD - The ratio of long to short positions in the AUDUSD stands at 1.92 as 66% of traders are long. Yesterday the ratio was 1.69; 63% of open positions were long. Long positions are 5.6% higher than yesterday and 27.2% above levels

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  • Rixton to take Ariana Grande for a curry

    Rixton are planning to take Ariana Grande for a pint and a curry.The 'Me and My Broken Heart' hitmakers have revealed they're hoping to show the 21-year-old beauty how they like to spend their Saturday nights when she comes to the UK on tour later this

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  • Pamela Anderson wants to date multiple men

    Pamela Anderson intends to date multiple men. The 47-year-old model recently divorced husband Rick Salomon for the second time, and opened up about how she wants her love life to be now she is single again. While appearing on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' on Thursday (21.05.15), she laughed at the idea of seeing "someone new," to which Ellen said, "Don't make a face like that.

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  • UPDATE: Comvita lifts FY profit 28% to record as Asian tourists help drive sales growth

    Comvita, the Te Puke-based maker of health products based on manuka honey, beat its guidance with a 28 percent gain in annual profit and said purchases by Asian tourists to New Zealand helped drive sales. In the year to April, Chinese tourism to New Zealand rose to a record, driving sales of Comvita honey-based products, which are sold in tourist shops and are popular gifts. "That helps us a lot because we have such a loyal consumer based in mainland China and Hong Kong, and where Chinese nationals tend to live," chief executive Brett Hewlett told BusinessDesk.

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  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

    In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37 to give Obama authority to complete trade deals that Congress could approve or reject, but not change. A total of 48 Republicans supported the measure, but only 14 of the Senate's 44 Democrats backed a president of their own party on legislation near the top of his second-term agenda.

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  • Princess Beatrice on holiday in the Bahamas with her boyfriend

    Princess Beatrice is in the Caribbean on her 15th holiday in less than seven months. The 26-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew has been spotted soaking up the sun in Great Guana Cay - part of the Bahamas - with her boyfriend Dave Clark. Beatrice has enjoyed a string of holidays since giving up her £20,000-a-year internship at Sony last year, following cyber attacks, and began her travels with a trip to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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  • The gross truth about germs and airplanes

    Every single time I board a plane for a long-haul flight, I know I will catch a cold on board. It happens pretty much without fail. And no amount of Vitamin C, echinacea, or hand sanitiser seems to do the trick.In some cases, the runny nose, headache,

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  • Princess Mary and Prince Frederik visit Germany

    Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark have been visiting Germany. The royal couple - who celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary last week - looked very loved up as they were pictured sharing a laugh together as they attended an event promoting 'Danish Living' in Hamburg - which aims to strengthen German and Danish trade relations - and were also seen whispering from their seats in the front row. The food event was held at the Silent Fusion Kitschen at the Hotel Scandic Emporio on Tuesday (19.05.15), and 43-year-old Princess Mary proved her skills in the kitchen by participating in a cooking demonstration on stage in front of the crowd, assisted by chef Thorsten Schmidt, while Prince Frederik, 46, cheered her on from the audience.

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  • Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday

    David Rockefeller has made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday. The retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank on Friday formally announced the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine. The oldest member of the Rockefeller family stood and moved with the assistance of a walker.

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  • Kelly talks about cancer diagnosis

    New Zealand Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly says the cancer she was diagnosed with in February is widespread. Ms Kelly, who is a non-smoker, told delegates in an email in February she had been diagnosed with lung cancer. "I look healthy so it's quite a bizarre position to be in, but I have got very serious lung cancer, widely spread in my body, and I'm having chemotherapy, which is palliative, which I hope will give me some time," she said in an interview on Radio New Zealand's Nine to Noon programme on Friday.

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  • Police threatened after Texas biker gang brawl

    Waco police said they had received threats after a mass brawl between rival motorcycle gangs in the Texas city left nine people dead and saw nearly 200 people arrested. "That is more dead than the entire count of homicides we worked in the entirety of 2014.

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  • Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' treatment of Nadal

    Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a decade. "Everyone expects so much of Rafa at this time of year.

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  • On Syria-Lebanon border, Hezbollah in 'hardest' battle

    On the Syria-Lebanon border (AFP) - On a windy hilltop overlooking the mountainous Syrian border, a fighter from Lebanon's Hezbollah says the battle against militants in the area is among the toughest the group has ever faced. The powerful Lebanese Shiite movement, a key ally of the government in Damascus, has fought across Syria in the years since an uprising began in 2011. In the past two weeks, Hezbollah says it has secured around a third of the Qalamun region, territory on both the Lebanese and Syrian sides of the porous border.

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  • Little talks about means testing pension

    Labour leader Andrew Little has suggested it isn't fair for people over 65 to receive national super if they're working. Means testing the pension is an issue political parties prefer to avoid, but Mr Little was faced with it when he was questioned by a member of his audience.

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  • Kerry Katona's children in 'traumatic' car crash

    Kerry Katona's children were involved in a "traumatic" car crash. The nanny and kids were checked over in A&E when they eventually arrived at hospital for Heidi's appointment, and no one was injured, however Kerry - who is currently married to her third husband George Kay - has been left "distraught" by the event, and thinks her life is "cursed. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, the source added: "Kerry is distraught and feels cursed.

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  • Sir Paul McCartney buys $15.5 million penthouse

    Sir Paul McCartney has splashed out on a $15.5 million penthouse on New York's Fifth Avenue. The 72-year-old music icon is reported to have bought the property - described as a "1960's time capsule" - at 1045 Fifth Avenue with his wife Nancy Shevell, who he wed in 2011. According to the New York Post newspaper, the purchasers were made to register their names as the property is for co-op buyers only, with the couple listing themselves as Paul and Nancy McCartney.

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  • Bianchi condition remains 'stagnant' says father

    A year after seeing him enjoy the happiest weekend of his Formula One career, Philippe Bianchi on Friday revealed that his son Jules' neurological condition was "stagnant" and his family were prepared to face his death. The 25-year-old French racing driver finished ninth in last year?s Monaco Grand Prix, earning the Marussia team their first and, to date, only points-scoring finish in the sport, but suffered life-threatening head injuries when he crashed during last October?s Japanese Grand Prix. "The situation is stagnant," Bianchi senior told Canal+.

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