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Donald Trump says he will not attend the White House correspondents’ dinner. Donald Trump on Saturday capped a week of tumultuous relations with the press by saying he will not attend this year’s White House correspondents’ dinner, which is scheduled for 29 April. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year,” the president wrote on Twitter.
A film criticising Hillary Clinton and superhero ensemble Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice were tied for the most Razzie awards this year. The annual tongue-in-cheek Razzies serve as an antidote to Hollywood's Oscars ceremony and take place on the eve of the Academy Awards. This year, much like the rest of the movie industry, the Razzies got political.
Claudio Ranieri leaves the club’s Belvoir Drive training ground on Saturday after saying his farewells. It was the headline in Gazzetta dello Sport that jumped out from the news stands on the morning after the kind of newsflash that made it easy to understand what Gareth Southgate meant when he talked about loving the sport but not necessarily liking it. Claudio Ranieri had become another managerial statistic and it was quickly becoming apparent there were players at Leicester City who would be glad to see the back of him.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday with a lavish party on Saturday, addressing his own mortality in a speech, but showing no signs of stepping down.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt said that, with Wales up next, his side could not afford to look to their final game against England just yet. Ireland remain in contention for their third Six Nations title in four years after coming from behind to defeat France in Dublin. If England win with bonus points against Italy on Sunday and Scotland in the next round, they would travel to Dublin on the final day of the tournament still needing something from the game if Ireland defeat Wales.
A woman has been charged with owning a dangerously out of control dog following the death of a three-year-old boy in August 2016. Jade Dunne, 29, of Parker Way, Halstead, has been released on bail to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on 27 March. Dexter Neal died after he was bitten at Dunne's home in Halstead, Essex, on 18 August last year.
Squatters who were branded a possible risk to the Queen's security have been evicted in a "stealth mode" operation. The group were living in a seven-storey building just metres away from Buckingham Palace. The property's occupiers, who claim to be part of the Autonomous Nation of Anarchist Libertarians, were removed at around 4am on Saturday after the building's owners filed a submission to the High Court.
A number of supermarkets are to trial biometric technology that could soon let us pay for our shopping using a scan of our finger. Sky's Adam Parsons reports.
Iraqi forces are advancing again, pushing further into western Mosul. With Islamic State positions under fire the infantry soon rolls into action. Like many of Iraq's fighting forces taking part in this campaign, they are on a personal mission of revenge and redemption.
Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick as the Bundesliga leaders mercilessly obliterated Hamburg SV 8-0 on Saturday as coach Carlo Ancelotti celebrated his 1,000th game as manager. The win kept Bayern five points clear at the top as they again inflicted on their opponents their heaviest league defeat. The Pole, who has netted 19 times in the Bundesliga this season, struck twice in the first half and slotted in his third goal in the 54th minute after Arturo Vidal had put the hosts ahead in the 17th.
A man drove a car into pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday, killing one person and injuring two others, then fled on foot brandishing a knife before being intercepted and shot by police officers. Dramatic video footage posted on Twitter showed the alleged attacker surrounded by officers with their guns drawn, who shouted orders at him and then opened fire after a tense standoff on a footpath next to a restaurant.
Civil defence personnel in hazmat suits sealed off the scene of the airport assassination of Kim Jong-Nam early Sunday to sweep the site for toxins -- almost two weeks after he was killed with a lethal nerve agent.
Blackberry Ltd may have exited the device business, but fans of the pioneering email machine need not despair as Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication has introduced its first Blackberry-licensed phone with the physical keyboard that was long its key allure. The KEYone combines a touch display with a physical keyboard to give users more useable space for typing than a typical 5.5-inch all-touch smartphone, along with BlackBerry Ltd's security and software, TCL said. TCL cut the new brand-licensing deal in December with BlackBerry Ltd., which now focuses on making the security software that was another key factor underpinning the Canadian company's phenomenal success in the pre-smartphone era and sustained it with corporate users as the world moved on to smartphones with other features.
David Miliband has thrown himself into Labour's by-election infighting by declaring the party is at its weakest for 50 years, while also refusing to rule out a comeback. The former foreign secretary and Blairite standard bearer says Labour is now weaker than it was in the 1980s and must confront the "historic nature" of the challenge it faces. Mr Miliband was speaking in an interview in The Times after Labour's defeat by the Conservatives in the Copeland by-election, which has prompted calls from some Labour MPs for Jeremy Corbyn to quit.
La La Land actor Ryan Gosling says he had two choices when making the Oscar nominated movie - learn to play piano or "shatter the dreams" of director Damien Chazelle. "Luckily for Ryan and Emma they were not supposed to be Fred and Ginger.
Tens of thousands of children in a quarter of London schools are being exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can cause lifelong health problems, a study has found. The research shows that 802 of the capital's 3,261 nurseries, primaries, secondary schools and colleges in 2013 were within 150 metres of nitrogen dioxide levels that breach EU legal limits. London is not alone in facing an air pollution crisis - Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Nottingham and Southampton are also badly affected, experts say.
By linking the details of that vein pattern to a bank card, you can then close the circle. Instead of using a contactless card to pay for a round of drinks, you instead use your finger. This is very clever technology, being used in a very small test, but so far it is working.
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc is sitting on more than $1.6 billion of gains in its investment in Apple Inc. after shares of the iPhone maker surged. Berkshire revealed that its massive stake in Apple stock, as of Dec. 31, had risen to 61.2 million shares for a total of $6.75 billion, an average of about $110.17 apiece, according to the annual report Saturday from Berkshire. As of Friday's closing price of $136.66, Berkshire's holding of Apple was valued at more than $8.3 billion.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) are neck-and-neck in the latest Emnid poll with seven months to go before a federal election. The poll in Bild am Sonntag newspaper showed the SPD, which has surged in recent weeks since nominating former European Parliament President Martin Schulz as its candidate, dropping by one percentage point compared with the same poll last week to 32 percent.
One person has died after a man drove a car into people in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg. The suspect's motives were not immediately clear but police said there were no signs that it was a terrorist attack. "There are no indications of a terrorist background," spokesman David Faulhaber said.
Toronto Wolfpack’s Laulu Togaga is brought to a halt by a collection of Siddal players during the Challenge Cup match that was won 14-6 by Wolfpack. The extravagant promises of silverware and sellout fixtures on both sides of the Atlantic leading up to Toronto Wolfpack’s UK debut will have no doubt had any Torontonians who had bothered to get up early enough to watch their first-ever competitive game eager to see what the fuss was all about. In many ways, this was the perfect mixture for an encapsulating bow for rugby league’s newest club – set amidst a stunning backdrop of rural Yorkshire, the sport’s bold new project, with all its riches and talent behind it, visiting a true amateur stronghold with over a century of history.
By Venus Wu and Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - Developments in Hong Kong have affected confidence in a system of government intended to ensure the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy, though its rule of law remained robust "despite challenges", former colonial power Britain said on Friday. Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997 with guarantees it would retain extensive autonomy, an independent legal system and broad personal and commercial freedoms under a deal known as "one country, two systems". The international financial hub has seen tumultuous times over the past couple of years, with pro-democracy protests quelled in what many residents see as creeping interference by Beijing and the rise of a small but vocal movement pushing for independence.
CCTV footage has captured the moment a car ploughed into a pedestrian in an apparently deliberate hit-and -run. In the video, released by West Midlands Police, a black BMW 5 Series is seen mounting a pavement and ramming into a teenage girl as she walks along the street before it speeds off. The 17-year-old victim was on Bromsgrove Street in Birmingham city centre after a shopping trip.
The US space agency said it is considering putting astronauts on an upcoming test flight of the deep space capsule Orion as it aims to orbit the Moon.
By Andreas Burger HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) - A man died and two other people were injured after a 35-year-old German man drove into a crowd standing near a bakery in the southwestern town of Heidelberg on Saturday, but the authorities said there were no indications that it was a terrorist attack. The two other people injured, a 32-year-old Austrian man and a 29-year-old woman from Bosnia and Herzegovina, also received hospital treatment but were then discharged, police and prosecutors said in a statement. Regional newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung said the suspect was not fit to be questioned.