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Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water leads field

[ad_1] The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced, with The Shape of Water leading the field. Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance received 13 nominations, including best picture. World War Two drama Dunkirk follows with eight nominations, while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri receives seven. British stars shortlisted …

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‘Teletubbies’ Tinky Winky actor Simon Shelton dies at 52

[ad_1] Tributes have been paid to actor Simon Shelton, best known for playing purple Teletubby Tinky Winky, following his death at the age of 52. Actress Emily Atack said her “wonderful uncle” had been “taken so suddenly” and was “the kindest and most talented man you could ever wish to …

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Creative arts has potential to beat manufacturing sector – Afeku

[ad_1] Catherine Afeku. Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Ablema Afeku foresees the creative arts sector outperforming the manufacturing sector if the potential is fully harnessed. The sector she noted, has seen an appreciable expansion over the years and has maintained its position as the fourth foreign exchange earner …

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South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela dies

[ad_1] Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and “the father of South African jazz”, has died aged 78. In a statement, his family said he had “passed peacefully” in Johannesburg “after a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer”. The 1977 song …

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Bawumia’s UK medical leave exposes poor investment in health sector – GMA

[ad_1] Vice President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has urged Ghanaian politicians to patronise healthcare service within the country instead of having to fly outside for medical care. Dr Frank Serebuor says Ghana boasts of some of the finest medical practitioners to provide excellent medical attention to its citizenry. …

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‘You marry the family’ is annoying advice, but don’t ignore it

[ad_1] If you’ve ever had a serious relationship, you’ve definitely fielded the never-ending barrage of questions: “How many siblings does he have?” “What is his mom like? Does she like you?” “When are you going to meet the family?” Then, inevitably, these questions terminate in the singsong, oft-repeated phrase: Don’t …

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5 questions you should ask a wedding photographer before you book them

[ad_1] Any newlywed couple will tell you that the most important thing at your wedding, besides your choice of spouse, of course, is the photographer.  But choosing one that vibes with your style and delivers on the goods can be tough — there are just so many amazing photogs. So we reached …

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Onion ‘could help fight TB antibiotic resistance’

[ad_1] A type of onion could help the fight against antibiotic resistance in cases of tuberculosis, a study has suggested. Researchers believe the antibacterial properties extracted from the Persian shallot could increase the effects of existing antibiotic treatment. They said this could help “reverse the tide” of drug-resistant TB, which infected …

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Princess Eugenie to marry boyfriend Jack Brooksbank

[ad_1] Princess Eugenie is to marry her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace has announced. The Duke and Duchess of York said their younger daughter and Mr Brooksbank became engaged while in Nicaragua earlier this month. The wedding will take place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in the autumn. …

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WHO includes ‘gaming disorder’ on list of mental health conditions

[ad_1] The World Health Organization has included “gaming disorder” on its list of mental health conditions for the latest draft of its 11th International Classification of Diseases. It is filed under “disorders due to addictive behaviours,” and is characterized by “increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming …

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