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Who is Mena Massoud? Meet Disney’s new Aladdin


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Disney’s lengthy search for its live-action Aladdin lead has come to a close with Mena Massoud. The Egypt-born, Canada-raised actor was announced for the titular role during the D23 Expo, a three-day fan convention in …

‘To the Bone’ proves that Hollywood’s portrayal of eating disorders needs to change


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Netflix’s new film To the Bone tells two stories.

The first one, about the central character’s near-fatal struggle with anorexia, is what the filmmaker intended to share with her audience.

The second story is …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for an outdoor summer feast


There’s something delightfully bonkers about having a full-on outdoor feast. The set-up is impractical, the weather unpredictable and the logistics of keeping the food warm and the drinks cold unworkable. The only option, when the chance to eat under the …

After four weeks in office, President Trump is going back on the campaign trail


President Donald Trump is going back to his happy place this weekend — a podium in front of thousands of his supporters. Yes, after a month on the job, he’s holding a campaign-style rally in Florida.

Join me in Florida …

Marc Jacobs channels the 70s in grand final of New York Fashion Week


Last season’s Marc Jacobs show provoked a social media row of epic proportions after the designer was accused of cultural appropriation for styling white models’ hair into dreadlocks.

Thursday’s show – marking the grand final of New York Fashion Week …

What D.C. drama? Dow hits 25th record of 2017


Is this the new normal for Wall Street?

If Wall Street is concerned about all the drama in D.C., it’s definitely not showing it.

The stock market keeps rewriting the record book despite the political scandals and legislative gridlock in …

Acid Attack Victim Jabed Hussain Says He Doesn’t Feel Safe In London


One of the victims of the spate of acid attacks has said he does not feel safe in London because of what happened.

UberEats driver Jabed Hussain, 32, was one of five victims targeted in the spate of attacks that …

Carrie Fisher, Stan Lee Honored in Emotional Disney Legends Ceremony


Carrie Fisher (left) and Stan Lee

Carrie Fisher and Stan Lee are officially legends.

The Star Wars actress and comic book creator were among those named Disney Legends during a ceremony at D23 in Anaheim Friday, where her Star Wars …

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for blackened squid with braised fennel


Today’s recipe is very much inspired by what I ate the last time I was in Greece: simple, but full of flavour and reliant on the sheer quality of a few key ingredients, notably the lemons, olive oil and olives. …

Retirees Could Face a Perfect Storm of Financial Concerns


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There’s a line from the movie The Perfect Storm that pretty much sums up how many Baby Boomers are feeling about their nest eggs right now.

“Skip, what are we gonna do about those numbers? They suck.”

Of …

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Zion Harvey, the first child to undergo a double hand transplant, can now manage an array of dexterous tasks, from swinging a baseball bat to holding a whisk upright. (via BBC Lifestyle & Health News)
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International rugby ref Nigel Owens says his struggle with bulimia isn't over. (Via BBC Wales News / BBC Panorama)
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