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Honda is closing its only British factory, wiping out 3,500 jobs

Honda has just dealt the United Kingdom’s auto industry a huge blow. The Japanese carmaker said Tuesday that it will shut down a major manufacturing plant in the English town of Swindon that employs 3,500 people. Thousands more jobs will be put at risk at suppliers and other businesses. Honda (HMC) has …

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Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld Dead At 85

The fashion world just lost a legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld on Tuesday in Paris. Lagerfeld died in a Parisian hospital … according to Chanel, where he served as creative director. He was reportedly admitted on Monday night. No cause of death has been released, but there’d been a buzz about his …

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‘Empire’ producer reportedly set to slash Jussie Smollett’s roles in last episodes

TMZ reports that Jussie Smollett’s roles in the last episodes of ‘Empire’ have been slashed Following the ‘Homophobic attack’ scandal, According to the reports, the gay actor who was to appear in nine episodes will now only appear in four. ‘Empire’ writers are reportedly busy making edits to the original script …

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Station cancels live broadcast because female referee was wearing shorts.

Islamic Republic of Iranian Broadcasting, IRIB, on Friday, failed to broadcast a match between Bayern Munich and Ausburg in the Bundesliga because German referee Bibiana Steinhaus was officiating. According to Deutsche Welle, the broadcast was stopped because of the country’s strict Islamic laws which do not allow images of women …

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Simone Biles and Novak Djokovic win top honours

American Biles, 21, was named Sportswoman of the Year after winning four gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the 2018 World Championships. Serb Djokovic, 31, won the Sportsman of the Year award after claiming victory at both the US Open and Wimbledon. Golfer Tiger Woods won the Comeback …

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Finn Russell ruled of Six Nations game by concussion

Scotland fly-half Finn Russell has been ruled out of the Six Nations trip to France after failing a concussion test. Russell was replaced in the first half of Racing 92’s 34-29 defeat by Top 14 leaders Toulouse on Sunday after suffering a head knock. On Tuesday, Scotland said he had …

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Osaze Odewingie’s hotel manager killed in shootout in Benin

It has been reported that Gunmen killed the manager of a hotel belonging to ex-Nigerian international footballer, Osaze Odewingie, in Benin, Edo State. The deceased identified as Osato Okunkpolo, was reportedly shot dead by members of Eiye and Aye who were engaged in a shootout in the area on Sunday …

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Ninja Reportedly Set To Release New Toy Line

Ninja, is getting his own line of toys. On Monday, Wicked Cool Toys announced that they were teaming up with Ninja to launch his own line of toys. “Wicked Cool Toys is super excited to announce their partnership with Ninja- the #1 gaming influencer in the world!,” they tweeted out. …

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Mr Latin gives update on veteran actor Baba Suwe failing health

The News of  Baba Suwe  failing health hit the internet yesterday and one other veteran in the industry, Mr Latin has responded swiftly to the situation. Baba Suwe is reportedly down with chronic diabetes. Mr Latin, the National President of the Theatre Arts and Motions Pictures Producers Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, …

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