Category Archives: Sport & Showbiz

Kevin Spacey’s behaviour led to temporary shutdown on 1995’s The Usual Suspects, says co-star

Jayme Deerwester

Irish actor Gabriel Byrne, one of the leads from 1995 mystery The Usual Suspects, says co-star Kevin Spacey, who won a supporting actor Oscar for his breakout role, caused production to shut down for two days due to his predatory behaviour.

All the Money in the World: True story of billionaire John Paul Getty who refused to pay kidnappers $17m to save grandson’s life

Olivia Petter

The subject of the upcoming film All the Money in the World might just be as controversial as the production itself.

Wednesday Champions League round-up: Super seven for rampant Liverpool; Man City beaten

A scintillating display of football from Liverpool’s ‘Fab Four’ saw Jurgen Klopp’s side blaze their way into the Champions League knockout phase with a 7-0 victory over Spartak Moscow.

Cineworld targets US expansion with $3.6bn deal to buy Regal


LONDON: Britain’s Cineworld Group sealed an agreement to buy larger US peer Regal Entertainment Group on Tuesday for $3.6 billion in cash, a deal that would create the world’s second largest movie theater operator.

Russia Banned From 2018 Olympics, Clean Athletes May Compete Under Neutral Flag

The International Olympic Committee has ruled on Tuesday to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee immediately. The IOC’s decision follows a probe into the country’s alleged “systematic doping manipulation.”

Christine Keeler dead; British call girl who had affair with John Profumo was 75

The Sun

Sex scandal cabaret dancer Christine Keeler has died aged 75.

Johnny Hallyday: French rock star dies at 74

France’s biggest rock star Johnny Hallyday has died from lung cancer, his wife says. He was 74.

Champions League betting tips: Wednesday preview, inc Liverpool v Spartak, Shakhtar v Man City & Spurs v APOEL

Andy Schooler previews the final set of group matches in the Champions League with Liverpool looking to qualify for the last 16.

Liverpool v Spartak Moscow (1945 GMT, BT Sport 2)

Tuesday Champions League round-up: Man United top group; Chelsea finish second

A round-up from Tuesday night’s action in the Champions League.


World Cup 2018 draw: fixtures, kick-off times, venues, tickets

We’ve got all you need to know about Russia 2018, including the group draw, fixtures, kick-off times.

World Cup finals draw

John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman argue over harassment allegations at film panel

Alison Xiao

A heated argument between John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman has broken out at a film panel, after the Last Week Tonight host questioned Hoffman about recent sexual harassment allegations made against him.

House of Cards Set to Return For Its Final Season Without Kevin Spacey

By Raisa Bruner

Fans of the Netflix political drama House of Cards are finally getting some answers about the future of the show after it let go of its star, Kevin Spacey, following allegations of sexual assault. The show is slated to return for its sixth and final season, and will push star Robin Wright more squarely into the spotlight. In the show, Wright plays Claire Underwood, the other half of the scheming power couple that formerly included Spacey’s Frank Underwood.

Kevin Spacey’s ‘Sexual Behavior’ Halted Filming on The Usual Suspects, Gabriel Byrne Says

By Mike Miller / People

Kevin Spacey’s alleged sexual misconduct halted production of The Usual Suspects, according to Gabriel Byrne, his costar in the 1995 thriller.

FA Cup third-round draw: Liverpool v Everton, Man Utd v Derby, Forest v Arsenal

FA Cup: Everton 4-4 Liverpool highlights from 1990-91 fifth-round replay

Liverpool will face Everton in the FA Cup third round, while holders Arsenal will travel to Nottingham Forest.

Bryan Singer: Director fired from Freddie Mercury film

The director of the new Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, has been fired due to “unreliable behaviour”.

‘Ready, Steady, Dior!’ Top 6 Most ‘Gorgeous’ Outfits by Natalia Vodianova

Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova this week received the 2017 Global Voices award for her contribution to the fashion industry and her passion for philanthropy. Sputnik explored how the 35-year-old activist dressed on this important day and gathered several other outstanding outfits that the model has worn on various occasions.

IOC prepares to decide whether to ban Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

By Dan Roan-BBC sports editor

The eyes of the sporting world will be on the International Olympic Committee’s headquarters in Lausanne on Tuesday evening when President Thomas Bach announces whether he and his board have banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Champions League betting tips: Tuesday preview, inc Chelsea v Atletico Madrid & Man Utd v CSKA

Our Andy Schooler has 14/5, 7/2 and 13/2 tips for Tuesday’s Champions League action.

Chelsea v Atletico Madrid (1945 GMT, BT Sport 3)

Paris Hilton on sexual assaults in Hollywood

Amy Croffey

On her umpteenth visit to Australia this week, Paris Hilton opened up about sexual harassment in Hollywood.

Exclusive: Adriana Lima reveals the exercise you can try which has transformed her body

Caitlin Mcbride

There are few names more synonymous with Victoria’s Secret than Adriana Lima.

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