Angela Lansbury Says Women Must Sometimes Take Blame for Harassment

British-American actress Angela Lansbury says attractive women “must sometimes take blame” for sexual harassment, adding that beauty “has backfired on us.”

  • Katya Jones shocks Strictly fans with comments about Seann Walsh 
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    Katya Jones shocks Strictly fans with comments about Seann Walsh 

    Katya Jones shocked Strictly fans while chatting with her celebrity dance partner, Seann Walsh, on It Takes Two, admitting that she left scratches on his back thanks to their rehearsals for the Charleston last Saturday. Chatting to Zoe Ball, the professional dancer explained: "God I chucked a lot into the dance and I was not giving up.

  • Moment Prince Harry hugs Australian teen and breaks royal protocol: 'You're going to get me into trouble!'
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    Moment Prince Harry hugs Australian teen and breaks royal protocol: 'You're going to get me into trouble!'

    A young woman wept tears of joy when Prince Harry broke royal protocol to give her a hug during his visit to Melbourne. India Brown, 19, was overcome with emotion when the Duke of Sussex embraced her after she had waited hours to greet him and Meghan during their tour of Australia. Brandishing a sign saying, 'Been here since 4am, loved you since I was 8', she was part of a crowd of nearly 5,000 fans who had queued up at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens.

  • Wrong-way M40 crash car had been in a collision five days earlier, police say
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    Wrong-way M40 crash car had been in a collision five days earlier, police say

    A car which was driven into oncoming traffic on the M40 leaving three people dead had been involved in a crash days earlier, police have revealed. The Subaru Forester pulled a caravan the wrong way along the northbound carriageway of the motorway in south Oxfordshire, hitting a Ford Mondeo and a Ford Focus. The crash killed the Subaru driver and passenger, both in their 80s, and the Mondeo driver, who has been named as 32-year-old Stuart Richards.

  • Stephen King calls new Netflix horror The Haunting of Hill House 'close to a work of genius'
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    Stephen King calls new Netflix horror The Haunting of Hill House 'close to a work of genius'

    A new Netflix show has received one of the highest compliments that could possibly be paid to a horror series. The Haunting of Hill House, created by Mike Flanagan, is a modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel of the same name. Legendary horror author Stephen King took to Twitter to heap praise on the series, writing: “I don’t usually care for this kind of revisionism, but this is great.

  • The best 28 Funko Pop! TV figures everyone should have
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    The best 28 Funko Pop! TV figures everyone should have

    We'll take them all. From Digital Spy

  • The Countess of Wessex stepped out in boots just like Kate Middleton's favourite pair
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    The Countess of Wessex stepped out in boots just like Kate Middleton's favourite pair

    The Countess of Wessex is constantly on the go! Fresh from her appearance in Manchester on Wednesday, the wife of Prince Edward headed to Sandhurst where she watched armed forces compete for the Wessex cup. With minimal makeup and her hair tied back, she looked fresh and ready for an action-packed afternoon. Gone was her chic go-to look of bold dress coats by Prada and fancy frocks by Emilia Wickstead and Victoria Beckham, and in its place was a super casual camouflage jacket and khaki jeans.

  • When do the clocks go back for winter? What time and date?
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    When do the clocks go back for winter? What time and date?

    It’s that time of year again when the clocks go back for winter, gifting people an extra hour in bed. It followed years of campaigning by builder William Willett who published a leaflet called “The Waste of Daylight”, arguing that moving the clocks back in the summer would save on energy costs and give people longer to enjoy outdoors. Daylight saving time (DST) was eventually introduced by the Government the year after Mr Willett died, in a bid to save fuel during the war.

  • Prince Andrew reveals the sweet reason behind Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding bags
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    Prince Andrew reveals the sweet reason behind Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding bags

    On Thursday, nearly a week on from the second royal wedding of the year, Prince Andrew took to his official Instagram account to open up about the family's relationship with the charity, which later inspired them to set up their own initiative, Key to Freedom. "The Women’s Interlink Foundation produced the fantastic goody bags that were given out to the members of the public who were invited inside the precinct of Windsor Castle for the Wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank last Friday," the post read. Andrew also disclosed some of the gifts that the bags contained, which included a fridge magnet, shortbread and chocolates.

  • PM says Brexit transition will extend 'by only a matter of months' as she arrives at EC summit in Brussels
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    PM says Brexit transition will extend 'by only a matter of months' as she arrives at EC summit in Brussels

    Prime Minister Theresa May today said the option emerged to extend the Brexit transition period "for a matter of months", but that she still expected it to conclude at the end of 2020 as she arrived at an EC summit in Brussels today. Mrs May earlier faced backlash from angry Brexiteers after she said she is “ready to consider” extending the transition period by a year. Arriving at the European Council summit this morning, she said that the option of an extension of the transition had been floated as a way to bridge any gap between the end of 2020 and the start of a deal on the future EU/UK relationship, to ensure there was no hard border in Ireland during this time.

  • Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe
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    Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

    Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland's home guard. Pawlik is a citizen of the European Union, but the 24-year-old's commitment to defend her nation reflects a mounting unease throughout Poland and elsewhere in the EU. Nearly 15,000 Poles have joined the country's volunteer forces since their inception in 2017, a number that Poland's military planners hope will reach 53,000 in the coming years.

  • Kylie Jenner 'keeps calling Travis Scott hubby because she's desperate to marry him'
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    Kylie Jenner 'keeps calling Travis Scott hubby because she's desperate to marry him'

    Kylie Jenner is reportedly calling boyfriend Travis Scott her “hubby” because she is “desperate” for him to propose to her. Jenner, 21, had sparked speculation she has married the rapper by dubbing him “hubby” in a series of social media posts. A source told The Sun Online: “The reason Kylie keeps calling Travis her hubby is because she’s head over heels in love with him and desperate to get married to him.

  • Winning Halloween Makeup: The Pink Jester
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    Winning Halloween Makeup: The Pink Jester

    The Halloween makeup competition is fierce, so here is a pink jester look that will get you in all the photos on October 31st.

  • Car maintenance: Common fuel issues - Honest John answers your questions
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    Car maintenance: Common fuel issues - Honest John answers your questions

    Honest John has been the resident “agony uncle” at The Daily Telegraph for more than 20 years, responding to readers’ car-related queries with his trademark blend of experience, authority and, sometimes, bluntness.

  • Theresa May faces backlash over hint to extend Brexit transition to 2021
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    Theresa May faces backlash over hint to extend Brexit transition to 2021

    Theresa May is facing a backlash from Brexiteers for indicating the UK could extend the Brexit transition period to the end of 2021. EU officials said the prime minister had suggested she was "ready to consider" extending Britain's transition out of the European Union for a further year to allow more time to resolve the impasse over the problem of the Irish border. It would mean the UK remaining within the single market and customs union and subject to EU rules and regulations for almost three years after the official date of Brexit in March 2019, and more than five years after the referendum vote to leave the bloc.

  • Danny Cipriani left out of England rugby squad for autumn internationals
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    Danny Cipriani left out of England rugby squad for autumn internationals

    Danny Cipriani’s World Cup dreams are hanging by a thread after he was this morning left out of England’s squad for the autumn series. The Gloucester fly-half has been snubbed yet again by head coach Eddie Jones, despite a string of sparkling performances that led to him being named Premiership Player of the Month for September. Jones has named a 36-man party for a training get-together in Portugal ahead of the first Twickenham match, against South Africa, on 3 November.

  • Meghan Markle's maternity wardrobe: Australia royal tour
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    Meghan Markle's maternity wardrobe: Australia royal tour

    On Tuesday the Duke and Duchess of Sussex embarked on the first day of their official tour of Australia. Not only is it the royal couple’s first official tour since getting married in May. But upon landing in Sydney, the couple also announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child in spring 2019. For their first day in Sydney, Meghan arrived at Admiralty House in a simple white shift dress.

  • Delaying Brexit won’t change the loss of trust in Britain in Ireland
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    Delaying Brexit won’t change the loss of trust in Britain in Ireland

    In Brussels last night, Theresa May told the 27 other EU leaders that she was willing to consider extending the post-Brexit transition period by a year. This would mean that the UK would follow EU rules, remaining inside the customs union and the single market and paying into the EU budget until the end of 2021. The Prime Minister is prepared to consider such an extension as a means of unravelling what European Council President Donald Tusk described this week as the Gordian knot of the Irish backstop.

  • Tax byte: Africans fear trend towards levies on data, services
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    Tax byte: Africans fear trend towards levies on data, services

    KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The brisk business Julius Kirya did from his cash transfer kiosk in the Ugandan capital has slowed right down with a new tax on mobile money. How to tax digital revenues, from fintech to social media, is a puzzle authorities around the world are working on. A solution catching on in Africa - levies on usage - has obvious appeal to indebted governments but a big impact on people like Kirya, who saw the tech revolution as a way out of poverty.

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    After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

    Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. "It's a special moment, not just for Canada, but for the world because my strong conviction is that the rest of the world will follow suit," said Battley, chief corporate officer at Aurora Cannabis. Battley will attend an investor conference in Germany and then head to Australia, which legalized medical marijuana in 2016.

  • Typhoons 'trick' Japan's cherry trees into blooming months early
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    Typhoons 'trick' Japan's cherry trees into blooming months early

    Some of Japan’s cherry trees have started blooming early. The arrival of Japan’s famed cherry blossoms is the cue for groups of office workers to eat and drink, cast off their inhibitions and ponder the transient nature of life against a backdrop of pale pink petals falling to the ground. Experts said the flowers’ surprise appearance was probably linked to extreme weather events in Japan in recent weeks, including two particularly powerful typhoons.

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    Robot market growth slows as trade war hits industrial spending: robot industry chief

    An escalating trade war between the United States and China has dampened manufacturers' appetite for investment in equipment, causing growth in the industrial robot market to slow, the chief of the global robot industry group said. Many global manufacturers "are now in a wait-and-see mode, wondering whether to shift production (away from China) to, let's say, Vietnam or the United States," said Junji Tsuda, chief of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), in an interview on Thursday.

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    Singapore charges two over North Korea luxury goods sanctions: paper

    A Singapore court charged a citizen and a North Korean man with supplying prohibited luxury items to North Korea, the Straits Times newspaper said on Thursday, the latest example of sanctions breaches in the city state. Chong Hock Yen, 58, and the North Korean Li Hyin, 30, were charged for infringing U. N. sanctions regulations that bar the supply, directly or indirectly, of any export or luxury item to any person in North Korea. The office of Singapore's attorney-general declined to provide details of the charges.

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    Drivers could have to give way to cyclists and pedestrians under Highway Code shake-up

    British drivers may legally have to give way to cyclists and pedestrians when turning to make roads safer. The Department for Transport is considering shaking-up the Highway Code to boost protection of vulnerable road users going straight on at junctions while motorists turn off. Road safety campaigners claim the Highway Code is unclear about what drivers should do when turning.

  • Virgin Trains Criticised For Refusing To Serve Customers Hot Drinks Without A Paper Bag
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    Virgin Trains Criticised For Refusing To Serve Customers Hot Drinks Without A Paper Bag

    Virgin Trains has come under fire from environmental groups over a "hopeless"

  • JD.com spies profits in China's giant parcel delivery market
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    JD.com spies profits in China's giant parcel delivery market

    Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com Inc said on Thursday it was launching a parcel delivery business, a move which could help the firm leverage its network of warehouses and drivers to bolster flagging profits. The shift pits JD.com into greater competition with major rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Cainiao network, as well as dedicated domestic parcel delivery firms such as ZTO Express and YTO Express Group Co Ltd. China's second-largest e-commerce firm, which counts Tencent Holdings Ltd, Walmart Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google as investors, has been looking to squeeze more from its extensive warehousing assets to boost growth.