Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain collapses
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain says it is entering administration, threatening jobs at the firm's 25 sites in the United Kingdom. Oliver, 43, who became a well-known figure in Britain and beyond for his popular TV shows, founded his Jamie's ...
Public date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:00:00 +1200
Gaming site Origin is giving Sims 4 away for free
Gaming website Origin is allowing people to download The Sims 4 for free. EA Games Australia shared the news earlier today, tweeting: "Simmers, tag a friend who should get The Sims 4 for free! The game is free on PC and Mac via Origin until May 28th.".
Public date: Wed, 22 May 2019 17:00:00 +1200
Quentin Tarantino's new movie Once Upon a Time In ... Hollywood gets standing ovation at Cannes
Quentin Tarantino's new film Once Upon a Time In ... Hollywood debuted to a seven-minute standing ovation at Cannes Film Festival, according to Deadline. Twenty-five years after premiering Pulp Fiction at the French film festival, Tarantino returned to ...
Public date: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:00:00 +1200
Aladdin review – live-action remake really takes flight
Egyptian-Canadian Mena Massoud brings the requisite roguish charm to Aladdin himself, the street rat with a heart of gold, Princess Jasmine is played by Naomi Scott, a British actor of Indian descent, and Dutch-Tunisian Marwan Kenzari is the villain Jafar.
Public date: Wed, 22 May 2019 18:00:00 +1200
Raptors vs. Bucks: Toronto's supporting cast steals the show against Milwaukee in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference ...
TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors had won the double-overtime slugfest that was Game 3, and with that they had saved their season, but going into Tuesday's Game 4 there was a whole new set of problems on the Raptors' shoulders. Namely, their two ...
Public date: Wed, 22 May 2019 15:00:00 +1200
Jimmy Barnes is Shutting Down Your Town this September
Jimmy Barnes is shutting down towns all around New Zealand with his 'Shutting Down Your Town' tour this September. The self-proclaimed "Rock 'n Roll singer, born in Scotland who lives in Australia" is returning to New Zealand for three shows. Playing all ...
Public date: Wed, 22 May 2019 18:00:00 +1200
How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart
If a doctor has ever placed electrodes on your skin to record a trace of your heartbeat, you have Willem Einthoven to thank. His invention, the electrocardiogram (ECG), has remained in use for over 100 years, and is still one of the most widely used diagnostic ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00:00 +1200
Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70. The Austria Press Agency quoted ...
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Kiwis losing their minds! KFC favourite returns to menu
KFC fans rejoice: The Double Down, a Kiwi favourite, is back on the menu after the fast-food restaurant re-released the popular "bunless burger" this week. This time there are three Double Down options to choose from, including the popular Original, the ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 19:00:00 +1200
Pike River mine re-entry will take months
The Pike River re-entry team will spend the next six to eight weeks moving in 20-metre stages to rebuild the tunnel wall. The Pike River Recovery Agency has started recovering the mine drift more than eight years after 29 men died in a series of explosions at ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 12:00:00 +1200
Flume And Friends, Diplo, and Schoolboy Q to headline Listen In 2019
Flume (real name Harley Edward Streten) returned with new music earlier this year, dropping his surprise mixtape Hi This Is Flume. The mixtape includes features from Slowthai, SOPHIE and JPEGMAFIA. Tickets for Listen In go on sale from midday on May 23 ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:00:00 +1200
That Blazers-Warriors series was drunk
The 2019 Western Conference Finals were a ruse. The back-to-back champion Warriors trailed by 17 points or more in three different games against the Portland Trail Blazers and won them all. Even without two all-stars (Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins) ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 16:00:00 +1200
Tfue's lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming
Yesterday, news broke that Tfue was suing FaZe for violating California labor laws, specifically the Talent Agency Act, and he was looking to sever ties with the organization. The esports sector of the internet promptly imploded, with FaZe trending worldwide ...
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Super Rugby 2019: Business as usual for Crusaders despite off-field scandal
As an investigation gets underway into the allegations against Richie Mo'unga and George Bridge, their playing futures are clear for now. Crusaders CEO Colin Mansbridge confirmed on Tuesday that both George Bridge and Richie Mo'unga will be available ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 12:00:00 +1200
James Corden Gets Celine Dion to Sing 'Baby Shark,' Sail the Vegas Seas (Watch)
Anyone who has seen Celine Dion's long-running Las Vegas show knows she plays the comedienne almost as much as chanteuse, with a goofball quality that came in especially handy on a Monday night edition of James Corden's “Carpool Karaoke.
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 22:00:00 +1200
Women MPs urge David Seymour to apologise for Golriz Ghahraman remarks
A cross-party group representing women in Parliament has urged David Seymour to apologise for remarks he made about Green MP Golriz Ghahraman. The Green MP revealed to Newshub on Tuesday that she would be escorted by a parliamentary security ...
Public date: Tue, 21 May 2019 19:00:00 +1200
Game of Thrones' Lino Facioli Loves Those Hot Robin Arryn Memes
It's hard to predict where memes will come from. Lino Facioli, who played the monstrous child Robin Arryn on Game of Thrones, woke up Monday morning with no idea that he'd been transformed into a meme overnight. But he had. After several appearances ...
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Former 'American Idol' Winner Maddie Poppe Fuels Finale Drama With Laine Hardy Tweet
American Idol winner Maddie Poppe took to Twitter to say that she hopes the show will treat Laine Hardy well in the year ahead. Her tweet comes just days after Maddie wasn't given a slot in the 2019 finale to perform. Maddie did, however, get to plug new ...
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Martin Devlin: Why nothing will happen to under-fire Crusaders Richie Mo'unga and George Bridge
Who knows what really went down with George Bridge and Richie Mo'unga, the reality being that in all such occasions truth often lies somewhere between the various versions offered and proffered. What is certain is that another highly qualified lawyer has ...
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How Did Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Meet?
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have been happily dating since May 2017, but as it turns out, the couple first crossed paths more than a decade ago. Back in 2006, Scarlett Johansson got to experience every actor's dream and hosted her very first episode ...
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