• Pinewood, home to James Bond, to be sold for 323 million pounds

    The owner of Britain's Pinewood Studios, home of the world's most famous fictional special agent James Bond, is set to be sold to a real estate fund for 323 million pound, it said on Thursday. Synonymous for many Britons with the heyday of British cinema, Pinewood's first four studios were built in the 1930s at its site west of London and the company has since grown with facilities in the United States, Canada, Malaysia and the Dominican Republic The 007 stage at Pinewood, one of the largest in Europe, was first built for the 1976 Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" and has been used by numerous films since including "The Da Vinci Code" and "Lara Croft Tomb Raider".

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    Adam Thomas is reportedly being lined-up to join this year’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! The Emmerdale actor is thought to be heading to the Australian outback later this year as ITV bosses are desperate to get him on the next series of the jungle-based show in order to provide viewers with “eye candy”, according to the Daily Mirror. The heartthrob - who is known for playing farm boy Adam Barton in Emmerdale - will reportedly rub shoulders with the likes of Ukip leader Nigel Farage, Spencer Matthews and TOWIE’s James ‘Arg’ Argent if he agrees to head Down Under for the forthcoming series.

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  • Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

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  • May reassures Poles living in UK that they are welcome

    British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure Poles living in Britain that they are welcome despite increased reports of abuse in the wake of the country's vote to leave the European Union. "I want to be clear that Poles living in the UK continue to be welcome, we value the contribution they make to our country," she said on Thursday following a meeting with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo in Warsaw. There are about 790,000 Poles living in Britain according to official figures from 2014, the second-largest overseas-born population in the country after those from India.

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    Pakistan has ordered an urgent investigation into the death of a British woman following a claim it was a so-called "honour killing". Samia Shahid, who was 28 and from Bradford, died last week while visiting her family in Pakistan's Punjab province. Ms Shahid's father and one of her cousins have been arrested and are being questioned for making conflicting statements.

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  • Russia to U.S., Trump: Sort out your own pre-election hacking scandal

    By Andrew Osborn and Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia told the United States on Thursday to get to the bottom of a hacking scandal involving Democratic Party emails itself and rejected what Donald Trump said was a sarcastic suggestion that Moscow should dig up Hillary Clinton's "missing" emails. Trump, the Republican Party's presidential candidate, angered Democrats on Wednesday by inviting Russia to unearth tens of thousands of emails from rival Clinton's tenure as U.S. secretary of state.

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  • Lamar Odom's Kids Upset With Their Father's Up & Down Addiction Recovery

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  • Dead Bangladesh-American suspect was friend of cafe attacker - police

    By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - One of nine suspected militants killed in a police raid in Bangladesh this week was a Bangladeshi-American who was a friend of one of the gunmen who attacked a cafe on July 1 killing 22 people, police said on Thursday. The attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery, a cafe in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter, was one of the most brazen militant assaults in the country's history. On Tuesday, police raided a building in a Dhaka suburb and killed nine militants, who police said were from the same domestic group as the cafe attackers, and who had been plotting their own similar attack.

    Reuters
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    Former football stars Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs have unveiled a plan for a multimillion-pound development in Manchester city centre

    AFP
  • UK house price growth edges up, no Brexit effect yet - Nationwide

    British house prices rose at their fastest annual pace in four months in July, in data that might not yet reflect any impact from June's vote to leave the European Union, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Thursday. "The outlook for the housing market remains unusually uncertain and it may take several months for the underlying trends in the market to become evident," Nationwide economist Robert Gardner said. Nationwide said house prices rose 5.2 percent in July compared, edging up from 5.1 percent in June.

    Reuters
  • Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market

    South Korea's Samsung delivered 77 million smartphones in the second quarter

    AFP
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  • China says pressing ahead with own anti-missile system

    China's Defence Ministry confirmed on Thursday that it was pressing ahead with anti-missile system tests after pictures appeared on state television, amid anger at South Korea's decision to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile system. An announcement by South Korea and the United States this month that they would deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) unit has drawn protests from China, which warned that the system would destabilise regional security.

    Reuters
  • British bank Lloyds axes another 3,000 jobs

    Lloyds bank said in a results statement that it will extend its restructuring plans with the closure of 200 branches and the loss of about 3,000 jobs by late 2017

    AFP
  • Armed police to protect tourists on French beaches

    With the country on a high terror alert, security will be increased at holiday sites.

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  • Govt Holds Off On Hinkley Nuclear Plant Approval

    The Government has said it will not make a final decision on whether to build a new nuclear power plant in Somerset until Autumn, despite the French firm behind giving the project the go ahead. The EDF board voted 10-7 in favour of investing in the site to replace Hinkley Point B, which is due to be decommissioned in the next decade. Hinkley Point C will power 5.8 million homes and create 25,000 jobs.

    Sky News

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