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Keira Knightley's sleep deprivation helped "Aftermath" role
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At the London premiere of drama "Aftermath," Keira Knightley reveals how sleep deprivation played a part in her performance, while co-stars Jason Clarke and Alexander Skarsgard discuss the cold weather shoot. (Feb. 19)           (USA Today)
Tiny South Africa beach restaurant Wolfgat wins top award
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A beachside eatery wins top prize at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in Paris. (BBC News)
Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action
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Pakistan says only dialogue will resolve differences as India mourns its dead in Kashmir. (BBC News)
Up to three Tories preparing to join new Independent Group of MPs
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Follow the latest developments on this story LIVE (London News)
Honda's Europe boss says closure of Swindon plant is not because of Brexit
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3,500 jobs will be lost Factory will close by 2021 Business Secretary Greg Clark described the decision as "devastating" (London News)
Four-day week trial: study finds lower stress but no cut in output
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Study of trial at New Zealand firm finds staff were both happier and more productive Analysis of one of the biggest trials yet of the four-day working week has revealed no fall in output, decreases in stress and increased staff engagement, fuelling hopes that a better work-life-balance for millions could finally be in sight.Perpetual Guardian, a New Zealand financial services company, switched its 240 staff from a five-day week to a four-day week last November and maintained their pay. Productivity increased in the four days they worked so there was no drop in the total amount of work done, a study of the trial released on Tuesday has revealed. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Lightsaber duelling registered as official sport in France
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Emulating Star Wars combatants will encourage young people to engage in regular exercise, says French Fencing FederationIt’s now easier than ever in France to act out Star Wars fantasies. The country’s fencing federation has officially recognised lightsaber duelling as a competitive sport, granting the weapon from George Lucas’s space saga the same status as the foil, epee and sabre, the traditional blades used at the Olympics.Of course, the LED-lit, rigid polycarbonate replicas can’t slice an opponent in half. But they look and sound remarkably like the blades that Yoda and other characters wield in the blockbuster movies. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Brexit causing ‘palpable decline’ in UK influence at the UN
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Diplomats suggest Britain’s leverage on world stage will be weaker after EU departureBrexit is already leading to a “palpable decline” in British influence at the UN, and that influence would be in freefall but for the UK’s commitment to spend 0.7 % of gross national income on overseas aid, a study has found.The report by the UK branch of the United Nations Association suggests Britain will lose political capital on the 15-member UN security council and the larger general assembly in New York because its campaigns will no longer be automatically aligned with those of the EU. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Pilot dies after two jets collide while rehearsing for air show in India
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A pilot has died after two planes collided in mid-air while rehearsing for an aerobics show in India. (London News)
Police swoop on Leicester Square after reports of 'armed man'
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Police officers swooped on Leicester Square during this morning's rush hour amid reports of an armed man. (London News)