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walesonline
Rhys Webb poised to make comeback for Ospreys this weekendRhys Webb is poised to make his long-awaited comeback for the Ospreys on Sunday
Rhys Webb poised to make comeback for Ospreys this weekend
walesonline / Posted 26 minutes ago
Rhys Webb is poised to make his long-awaited comeback for the Ospreys on Sunday, putting him in the frame to feature for Wales in the last three matches of the Six Nations. The 27-year-old scrum-half hasn’t played since suffering a severe foot... Read more
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The News-Herald
What it’s like to dine at the world’s oldest restaurant, Sobrino de Botin in MadridThe head of a suckling pig, a house specialty since Botin opened in 1725, was p
What it’s like to dine at the world’s oldest restaurant, Sobrino de Botin in Madrid
The News-Herald / Posted 47 minutes ago
The head of a suckling pig, a house specialty since Botin opened in 1725, was presented to our table, where it was used for selfies. Janet Podolak — The News-Herald Back in 1725, long before the United States was even a dream, French chef Jean Botin... Read more
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Evening Standard
Help-to-buy rush shows state of London housingThe least surprising news of the year is that the Chancellor’s Help to Buy sch
Help-to-buy rush shows state of London housing
Evening Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
The least surprising news of the year is that the Chancellor’s Help to Buy scheme to encourage first-time buyers in London is wildly popular. Developers in outer boroughs — the £600,000 cap excludes many inner London properties — have been... Read more
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Daily Herald
Long hours go into chocolate holiday for Guinness Record chef in GenevaWhile many will enjoy the romance of Valentine's Day, others will enjoy the hol
Long hours go into chocolate holiday for Guinness Record chef in Geneva
Daily Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
While many will enjoy the romance of Valentine's Day, others will enjoy the holiday for one thing -- chocolate! And Chef Alain Roby, owner of the All Chocolate Kitchen in downtown Geneva, enjoys the holiday like no other. But it's a lot more work... Read more
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New Kerala
Four million women expected to take part in Attukal PongalaThiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 : About four million women are expected to take part
Four million women expected to take part in Attukal Pongala
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 : About four million women are expected to take part in the Attukal Pongala festival here on February 23 by cooking an offering of sweet dish sitting by the roadside, said a temple official on Monday. "This time on the 23rd... Read more
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Engadget
World's fastest mobility scooter hits record 107.6 mphWell, the Guinness folks specify that "from the outside the vehicle must appear
World's fastest mobility scooter hits record 107.6 mph
Engadget / Posted 5 hours ago
Well, the Guinness folks specify that "from the outside the vehicle must appear like a traditional motorscooter. ... [but} the engine may be modified or replaced in a way that seems suitable to gain a higher speed." With Hine at the wheel, the run... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Stuart Macbeth: Painting Bruno as a lunatic is both untrue and unfairLAST December, cruiserweight boxer Steve Ward climbed back in the ring at the a
Stuart Macbeth: Painting Bruno as a lunatic is both untrue and unfair
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
LAST December, cruiserweight boxer Steve Ward climbed back in the ring at the age of 59. He lasted three rounds against a fierce 35-year-old, nicknamed the ‘One Man Riot’. “I got put down,” Ward declared after the final bell, “but I kept getting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Does Drinking Cocktails Make You Less of a Man?Cocktails have a reputation for being less masculine than certain other drinks,
Does Drinking Cocktails Make You Less of a Man?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Cocktails have a reputation for being less masculine than certain other drinks, yet even the much-derided Smirnoff is more manly than you would think, writes ANDREW KAGGWA. Men are known for hard stuff: spirits, whisky, gins, liquors and lagers.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Emma Thompson: The UK is no different to Hollywood for black actorsEmma Thompson has claimed that it’s no better for black actors in the UK than i
Emma Thompson: The UK is no different to Hollywood for black actors
Evening Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
Emma Thompson has claimed that it’s no better for black actors in the UK than it is in Hollywood. Speaking at the Evening Standard British Film Awards, the acting veteran said that she feels the industry has ‘a long way to go’ when it came to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
TDs bid farewell to Dáil with sales of Guinness rising 12% | Irish Examiner In the home of the government, they fancy the black stuff.
TDs bid farewell to Dáil with sales of Guinness rising 12%
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
| Irish Examiner In the home of the government, they fancy the black stuff. Sales of Guinness at the Dáil bar last year jumped by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend provides two marathons in two daysAccording to Guinness World Records, the record for the most marathons run in o
Weekend provides two marathons in two days
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
According to Guinness World Records, the record for the most marathons run in one year belongs to Larry Macon of San Antonio. From Dec. 1, 2012, to Nov. 30, 2013, Macon ran 6,261.8 miles to complete 239 marathons. That's obviously an extreme goal to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Guinness Appoints Omobola Johnson As Non-Executive DirectorGuinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Dr Omobola Johnson as a n
Guinness Appoints Omobola Johnson As Non-Executive Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Dr Omobola Johnson as a non-executive director of the company. In a press release, the company said, "An experienced ICT policy professional, Johnson brings to the board over 30 years of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rain dance record to be attempted by remote communityTarrington in Victoria's south-west to attempt record rain dance after dry weat
Rain dance record to be attempted by remote community
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 hours ago
Tarrington in Victoria's south-west to attempt record rain dance after dry weather Photo:A dried out dam at Tarrington in Victoria's south west.(ABC News) With parts of regional Victoria struggling with dry condition, one remote community is taking... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Unstoppable Betty White celebrates 94th birthdayHOLLYWOOD, CA – The birthday wishes are flowing freely for America’s favorite n
Unstoppable Betty White celebrates 94th birthday
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 hours ago
HOLLYWOOD, CA – The birthday wishes are flowing freely for America’s favorite nonagenarian, Betty White, who turned 94 on Sunday. The actress — who has worked in show business since the 1940s and may be best known for her role as the sweet and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwis in Europe roundupWhile the Six Nations took centre stage in Europe and Dan Carter and his Racing
Kiwis in Europe roundup
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
While the Six Nations took centre stage in Europe and Dan Carter and his Racing-Metro mates were edging the Highlanders in Hong Kong, New Zealanders were strutting their stuff in England's Aviva Premiership. Table-topping Saracens needed a second... Read more
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Japan Today
Farewell event for 'One Piece' show at Tokyo Tower ‹ Japan TodayIf you haven’t yet had the chance to see the Tokyo Tower-exclusive original “On
Farewell event for 'One Piece' show at Tokyo Tower ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 hours ago
If you haven’t yet had the chance to see the Tokyo Tower-exclusive original “One Piece Live Attraction - Welcome to Tongari Mystery Tour” show, now is the time. Tokyo Tower, the operator of “Tokyo One Piece Tower,” Japan’s only theme park dedicated... Read more
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examiner.com
Truefitt & Hill offers Valentine's Day gift ideasThey say true love lasts forever, so this Valentine's Day it might be worth tur
Truefitt & Hill offers Valentine's Day gift ideas
examiner.com / Posted 19 hours ago
They say true love lasts forever, so this Valentine's Day it might be worth turning to a barbershop that lays claim to being the oldest in the world for a gift. England's Truefitt & Hill is the world's oldest barbershop as stated in the Guinness... Read more
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Crystal Palace FC
Which NFL Team Should You Support?Super Bowl 50 takes place tonight (11:30pm GMT) and has large swathes of the co
Which NFL Team Should You Support?
Crystal Palace FC / Posted 20 hours ago
Super Bowl 50 takes place tonight (11:30pm GMT) and has large swathes of the country talking. Unsociable kick off times and lengthy games some times turn British sports fans away from the NFL, but American football is bigger than ever these days,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bassist, 87, gets Guinness record for longest tenure with an orchestraAll about that bass! Bassist, 87, earns Guinness World Record for having the lo
Bassist, 87, gets Guinness record for longest tenure with an orchestra
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
All about that bass! Bassist, 87, earns Guinness World Record for having the longest tenure with an orchestra...71 YEARS Jane Little's now in her 71st season with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Little's Atlanta Youth Symphony debut took place... Read more
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dna
Ben Stiller sets Guinness record for selfie-stick with 'Zoolander 2' castMale models Derek and Hansel are back on the catwalk in fashion comedy sequel Z
Ben Stiller sets Guinness record for selfie-stick with 'Zoolander 2' cast
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
Male models Derek and Hansel are back on the catwalk in fashion comedy sequel Zoolander 2, returning with their famous pouts, poses -- and a record-breaking selfie to capture them. On a blue carpet that evoked his trademark "blue steel" pout, Derek... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sir Kenneth Corfield, businessmanSTC was a world leader in submarine cable systems, a pioneer of optical fibre a
Sir Kenneth Corfield, businessman
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
STC was a world leader in submarine cable systems, a pioneer of optical fibre and a major supplier of cabling and exchange equipment to the state-owned predecessor of British Telecom. But it ranked third in the UK market behind GEC and Plessey, and... Read more
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express
10 fun facts that prove we love Pancake Day MORE than Valentines FLIPPIN' heck Pancake Day looks set to be more popular than Valentine's Day.
10 fun facts that prove we love Pancake Day MORE than Valentines
express / Posted 22 hours ago
FLIPPIN' heck Pancake Day looks set to be more popular than Valentine's Day. Research shows that 50 per cent of us will be tucking into pancakes on Tuesday Is romance really going to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Nobody should have an affair' - Ronan KeatingRonan Keating is in love again, but he still regrets the end to his first marri
'Nobody should have an affair' - Ronan Keating
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
Ronan Keating is in love again, but he still regrets the end to his first marriage, he tells Matthew Stadlen. Ronan Keating and Storm Uechtritz married last year. Photo / AP Ronan Keating isn't someone you'd imagine has struggled with confidence... Read more
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USA Today
Beer Man: Nitrogen boosts flavor in Samuel Adams beersBeer Man is a weekly profile of beers from across the country and around the wo
Beer Man: Nitrogen boosts flavor in Samuel Adams beers
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Beer Man is a weekly profile of beers from across the country and around the world. This week: Nitro White Ale Boston Beer Co., Boston Beer is traditionally carbonated with carbon dioxide gas; the use of nitrogen results in smaller bubbles,... Read more
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BT Sport
Wales' Gareth Anscombe ruled out Six Nations clash with Ireland at last minuteWales suffered an injury blow ahead of their RBS 6 Nations opener against Irela
Wales' Gareth Anscombe ruled out Six Nations clash with Ireland at last minute
BT Sport / Posted yesterday
Wales suffered an injury blow ahead of their RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday when full-back Gareth Anscombe was ruled out. A Welsh Rugby Union spokesman said that Anscombe was suffering from a tight hamstring, but he would... Read more
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RTE News
Gareth Anscombe misses Ireland v WalesWales suffered an injury blow ahead of their RBS 6 Nations opener against Irela
Gareth Anscombe misses Ireland v Wales
RTE News / Posted yesterday
Wales suffered an injury blow ahead of their RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday when full-back Gareth Anscombe was ruled out. A Welsh Rugby Union spokesman said that Anscombe was suffering from a tight hamstring, but he would... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Wales' Gareth Anscombe ruled out Six Nations clash with Ireland at last minute Full-back Gareth Anscombe was ruled out of Wales' RBS 6 Nations opener agains
Wales' Gareth Anscombe ruled out Six Nations clash with Ireland at last minute
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Full-back Gareth Anscombe was ruled out of Wales' RBS 6 Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin due to a tight hamstring Wales suffered an injury blow ahead of their... Read more
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New Kerala
'Green' lessons fetch Reliance Industries staffer Guinness entryCoimbatore, Feb 7 : An hour-long lesson last year on how to segregate waste at
'Green' lessons fetch Reliance Industries staffer Guinness entry
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Coimbatore, Feb 7 : An hour-long lesson last year on how to segregate waste at source, involving 12,994 people of this city, has fetched C.G.S. Manion, a member of the polyester division of Reliance Industries, a Guinness World Record. Manion, who... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Snow angel record?BATAWA — These angels may have set a world record, but the devil is in the deta
Snow angel record?
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
BATAWA — These angels may have set a world record, but the devil is in the details. Thousands of Canadian Ski Patrol members and the public made snow angels at more than 50 ski hills across Canada at exactly 1 p.m. Saturday. “Canada’s ski... Read more
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NZCity
Penelope Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'. The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Still
Penelope Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'.
NZCity / Posted yesterday
The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on the comedy sequel, and admitted there wasn't a moment when she... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Reagan: Time coming for more GOP candidates to exit presidential raceI don’t know how the primaries will turn out in New Hampshire this week. But I
Reagan: Time coming for more GOP candidates to exit presidential race
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
I don’t know how the primaries will turn out in New Hampshire this week. But I was glad to see Republican voters in Iowa prick some of the air out of the Trump balloon Monday night and lift Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio to the top of the GOP heap. All... Read more
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Daily Mail
John Bratby: sex-obsessed alcoholic bullyHe was a sex-obsessed alcoholic bully who painted psychedelic portraits of the
John Bratby: sex-obsessed alcoholic bully
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
He was a sex-obsessed alcoholic bully who painted psychedelic portraits of the Sixties’ biggest stars – and gave the Queen a black eye: The scandalous life of artist John Bratby He was a sex-obsessed alcoholic bully who painted psychedelic portraits... Read more
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iol.co.za
What's the dinkiest car of them all?What is the world’s smallest car? You might be surprised to hear it’s not the S
What's the dinkiest car of them all?
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
What is the world’s smallest car? You might be surprised to hear it’s not the Smart Fortwo. Limited parking in traffic-congested cities has inspired the motor industry to bring out some pint-sized city cars over the years, some of them small enough... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Pat McAfee breaks record for longest blindfolded field goalPat McAfee once again proved the power of the Boomstick. The full-time punter,
Pat McAfee breaks record for longest blindfolded field goal
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
Pat McAfee once again proved the power of the Boomstick. The full-time punter, part-time comedian went to the Super Bowl 50 fan experience to attempt the longest-ever blindfolded field goal. He kicked a 40-yarder straight through the uprights,... Read more
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SportingNews
Antonio Brown shatters Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed catch world recordEarlier this season, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown surpassed Marvin Harrison
Antonio Brown shatters Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed catch world record
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
Earlier this season, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown surpassed Marvin Harrison for the most catches in a two-season span. But just because Brown's season is over doesn't mean he's done breaking records. Brown teamed up with Redskins quarterback Kirk... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kansas software developers set Guinness World Record with Rubik’s Cube robotNine-tenths of a second! Blink and you missed it. That’s how fast the rapidly
Kansas software developers set Guinness World Record with Rubik’s Cube robot
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Nine-tenths of a second! Blink and you missed it. That’s how fast the rapidly spinning, softly clicking black robot built by two Olathe software developers solved a scrambled Rubik’s Cube on Friday, setting a Guinness World Record. Jay Flatland and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Five ways to cut down on boozy caloriesDry January is over, but if you're still trying to be healthy, it's worth swott
Five ways to cut down on boozy calories
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
Dry January is over, but if you're still trying to be healthy, it's worth swotting up on the numbers when it comes to booze. Sam Wylie-Harris calorie-counts her clinks We all know that moderation is key when it comes to booze, but if you look... Read more
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Island Packet
Kansas software developers set Guinness World Record with Rubik’s Cube robotNine-tenths of a second! Blink and you missed it. That’s how fast the rapidly
Kansas software developers set Guinness World Record with Rubik’s Cube robot
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Nine-tenths of a second! Blink and you missed it. That’s how fast the rapidly spinning, softly clicking black robot built by two Olathe software developers solved a scrambled Rubik’s Cube on Friday, setting a Guinness World Record. Jay Flatland and... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
It’s Official: Ron Carter is Most Recorded Bassist in HistoryGuinness World Records has named Ron Carter the most recorded bassist in histor
It’s Official: Ron Carter is Most Recorded Bassist in History
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted yesterday
Guinness World Records has named Ron Carter the most recorded bassist in history. According to the company that keeps track of mosts and bests, Carter, who is 78, amassed 2,221 individual recording credits as of September 15, 2015. Carter began... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Pat McAfee: Exceptional punter, comedian, world record holder(February 6, 2016) – Everyone in Indianapolis knows that Pat McAfee is a very t
Pat McAfee: Exceptional punter, comedian, world record holder
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
(February 6, 2016) – Everyone in Indianapolis knows that Pat McAfee is a very talented man. He’s an exceptional punter. He’s a comedian. And most recently, McAfee has another accomplishment to add to his list – world record holder. Yesterday in San... Read more
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Rappler
Turkmenistan's leader sacks key aide amid graft chargesPRESIDENTE. Turkemenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov sacks one of h
Turkmenistan's leader sacks key aide amid graft charges
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENTE. Turkemenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov sacks one of his key aides because of charges of corruption and mismanagement. Photo by Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Watch: Freestyle footballer John Farnworth shows off incredible skills in LiverpoolGuinness world record holder John Farnworth is wowing schoolchildren across the
Watch: Freestyle footballer John Farnworth shows off incredible skills in Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Guinness world record holder John Farnworth is wowing schoolchildren across the city with his incredible skills. Mr Farnworth made history in 2007 when he completed 83 ‘round the world’ keepie-up kicks in just one minute. Now he is visiting 50... Read more
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Times of Malta
Not impressedby Justin BieberBen Stiller and Christine Taylor’s children are distinctly unimpressed by Justi
Not impressedby Justin Bieber
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor’s children are distinctly unimpressed by Justin Bieber’s cameo in their film star parents’ latest film, Zoolander 2. In the sequel to 2001’s Zoolander, the Canadian pop star meets his end after a night-time chase... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on setPENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
PENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'. The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on the comedy sequel, and admitted there wasn't a moment when she... Read more
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Northern Star
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on setPENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
PENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'. The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on the comedy sequel, and admitted there wasn't a moment when she... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on setPENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
PENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'. The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on the comedy sequel, and admitted there wasn't a moment when she... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on setPENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
PENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'. The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on the comedy sequel, and admitted there wasn't a moment when she... Read more
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walesonline
Who is CJ Stander? This is what you need to know about the brilliant debutant who could be Ireland's secret weapon against WalesSo just who is CJ Stander? What’s the story with the one uncapped player in the
Who is CJ Stander? This is what you need to know about the brilliant debutant who could be Ireland's secret weapon against Wales
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
So just who is CJ Stander? What’s the story with the one uncapped player in the Ireland team to face Wales this weekend? Rugby correspondent Simon Thomas provides the lowdown on a man who has had an eventful rugby journey. What’s his... Read more
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Queensland Times
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on setPENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2
Penelope Cruz couldn't stop laughing on set
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
PENELOPE Cruz found it "impossible" not to laugh while filming 'Zoolander No. 2'. The 41-year-old actress couldn't hold back when she worked alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson on the comedy sequel, and admitted there wasn't a moment when she... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Zespri signs Asia deal with old foeWORKING TOGETHER: Zespri chairman Peter McBride (left) and T&G Global chairman
Zespri signs Asia deal with old foe
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
WORKING TOGETHER: Zespri chairman Peter McBride (left) and T&G Global chairman Professor Klaus Josef (right) in Berlin. PICTURE/SUPPLIED Kiwifruit exporting organisation Zespri and German-owned New Zealand fruit exporter T&G Global have signed a... Read more
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