• Manchester attack: US paper leaks images of explosive device
Manchester attack: US paper leaks images of explosive device

US officials also leaked Abedi's name to the media earlier this week, before it had been released in the U.K. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd complained that such leaks could cost police "the element of surprise" in their bid to prevent future attacks .

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  • Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'
Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'

The woman, whose identity was not immediately known, was released without charges a few hours after her arrest in connection with the explosion, the deadliest terror attack in Britain since the 2005 London bombings. Salman Abedi lived for years with family in a modest red-brick house in the Fallowfield section of Manchester , a middle- to worki...

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  • Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's
Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square"

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival came to a close on Sunday night with the Palme d'Or ceremony and the history-making announcement of a best director prize for Sofia Coppola , for The Beguiled . This year, at the festival's 70 anniversary, Khoo is serving jury duty alongside Academy Award-winning Moonlight director and co-writer Barry Jenkins...

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  • Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival
Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

Russian Yuliya Solntseva won for " The Story of the Flaming Years " in 1961. The panel is headed by Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu, who won the 2007 Cannes Palme d'Or for his film 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days. The Grand Prix went to BPM (Beats Per Minute ), director Robin Campillo's look at the early-'90s war on AIDS, set on the fron...

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  • We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland
We finally know more about The Last Jedi and Ireland

The follow-up to the saga-reviving The Force Awakens , it's set to take things into new territory, but, in typical fashion, we don't know an bad lot about it. I think it ended up being 27 takes of Carrie just leaning in [mimics hard slapping]. Having said that he added, "She was by far the quickest witted, the funniest, most down to eart...

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  • Ringling Bros. to stream final circus after 146-year run
Ringling Bros. to stream final circus after 146-year run

A circus spokesman said homes have been found for the animals that were owned by Ringling, including the elephants, tigers, horses, and camels. "There are still circus fans". "But there is a love for the circus that will never die". For Ashley Byrne, associate director of campaigns for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the circu...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers set up Golden State Warriors rematch
Cleveland Cavaliers set up Golden State Warriors rematch

The Cavaliers , who sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter, begin their third straight finals series against Golden State Warriors (they've each won one) next Thursday in Oakland - James' seventh straight trip to the finals as he seeks his fourth title.

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  • Will Smith, Almodovar open a testy Cannes Film Festival
Will Smith, Almodovar open a testy Cannes Film Festival

U.S. model Bella Hadid (L) and her father Mohamed Hadid arrive on May 17, 2017 for the screening of the film " Ismael's Ghosts " (Les Fantomes d'Ismael) during the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes , southern France.

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  • Liam Payne reveals the odd thing he did to impress Cheryl's dad
Liam Payne reveals the odd thing he did to impress Cheryl's dad

It's a learning process for everyone including new parents Liam Payne , 23, and Cheryl , 33, Don't get it twisted though, the singer absolutely adores his newborn son, Bear , but there's one daunting - and smelly - parenting task that he finds challenging at times.

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  • Trump's son-in-law 'proposed secret channel between Kremlin and transition team'
Trump's son-in-law 'proposed secret channel between Kremlin and transition team'

McMaster, a decorated three-star Army general, was asked whether he would be concerned if an official on his National Security Council staff or elsewhere in the Trump administration sought a back-channel communications system with the Russian embassy or the Kremlin in Moscow.

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  • Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69
Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69

Lehman said Allman had recently finished what would be his final album, titled Southern Blood and scheduled for release in September. - Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) May 27, 2017So sad to hear about Gregg Allman passing - a great musician.

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  • Man Arrested After Sheriff's Deputy, 7 Others Shot In Mississippi
Man Arrested After Sheriff's Deputy, 7 Others Shot In Mississippi

Four bodies - three females and the deputy - were recovered there. Identities of other victims are pending notification of next of kin. Willie Corey Godbolt , 35, was arrested and was being treated in a hospital for a gunshot wound, according to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.

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  • Selena Gomez opens up about relationships
Selena Gomez opens up about relationships

Gomez said , "I'm the kind of girl that loves tremendously big". "I'm taken", she said in response to the show's host Ivy suggesting that she would have a "nice, tan guy" outside waiting for Gomez, should she visit their studio in the future.

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  • Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

The statement did not specify if an attack was being carried out on the Old City itself. "Because the enemy cannot flee, the area is completely sealed off", Brig. A boy carries heavy belongings through the rubble as he flees fighting between Iraqi special forces and ISIS militants in western Mosul on May 15.

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  • Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber
Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

The attack, which has been claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, targeted young fans at the end of a concert by USA teen pop idol Ariana Grande. "I believe we can get them to be more successful in working with us to find a way of getting some of that information", she said. Police say they think Abedi assembled his bomb at a rented apartme...

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  • Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director At Cannes
Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director At Cannes

Art gallery satire The Square , about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival . As I mentioned before, this is a huge achievement for women directors , because, as we all know, despite it being the year 2017, it's still hard for women to become successful Holly...

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  • Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester
Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester

She followed it up on Friday by announcing a benefit concert in a long note to her followers. "There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better", she wrote. "The only thing we can do is choose how we let this affect us and how we live our lives from here on out", it continued. "We will not quit or...

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  • Ariana Grande's Brother Shares Emotional Response To Terror Attacks
Ariana Grande's Brother Shares Emotional Response To Terror Attacks

He goes on to offer Grande some advice and "redneck love from a daddy of daughters". Referring to a tweet in which the singer wrote "i am so so sorry ", Mr Millsaps tells Ariana she has nothing to apologise for. Finally, the father of three encouraged Grande to sing again when she feels ready, as "music is the global language of peace". He...

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  • Here's a backstage video of Celine Dion singing along to Cher's 'Believe'
Here's a backstage video of Celine Dion singing along to Cher's 'Believe'

Cher thanked luck for her success as she was heralded as an icon at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Cher was awarded the ICON Award this year and to celebrate, she brought back numerous over-the-top costumes from her days on tour.

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  • Arsenal fans overjoyed with FA Cup success over Chelsea
Arsenal fans overjoyed with FA Cup success over Chelsea

Chelsea made a woeful start and were behind after four minutes to Alexis Sanchez's hugely controversial opener but when Diego Costa levelled in the 76th minute it seemed the fates were with the Blues despite playing with 10 men. Arsenal played as though affronted by the fact they had finished 18 points behind Chelsea in the league. "The fir...

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  • 70th Cannes Film Festival Opens Amid Heavy Security
70th Cannes Film Festival Opens Amid Heavy Security

So high that she showed off a bit more than she bargained for when she experienced a brief wardrobe malfunction and much like her near-identical move a year ago, she laughed it off immediately as she joined her father Mohamed Hadid , her date for the evening up the stairs of the Palais des Festivals.

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  • Allman Brothers' Chuck Leavell Pens Tribute to Gregg Allman
Allman Brothers' Chuck Leavell Pens Tribute to Gregg Allman

Allman's manager, Michael Lehman, told NPR News Allman had suffered a recurrruence of liver cancer five years ago, and died from complications of the disease. In March, he cancelled performances for the rest of 2017. "Now I have started taking on some spiritualism". "I never believed in God until this", he said in an interview with The Associat...

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  • INS Shardul dispatched to Sri Lanka for flood relief
INS Shardul dispatched to Sri Lanka for flood relief

The government has roped in Sri Lankan Navy and Air Force to rescue victims and provide emergency supplies. According to Disaster Management Centre , 61,315 people have been affected. The disaster management centre said dozens of deaths were reported from Kalutara and Ratnapura. Modi also expressed condolences at the loss of lives and property...

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  • Portugal wins Eurovision for the first time
Portugal wins Eurovision for the first time

During the final held at the International Exhibition Center in Kiev , Sobral gained 758 points, winning the highest possible score from the judges and the second highest score from the public vote. She is considered one of the most important songwriters and singers of the new generation of Portuguese musicians. The contest is aimed at good, apo...

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  • Swedish art gallery satire
Swedish art gallery satire "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

Diane Kruger was named best actress for her role as a terror victim in the German film In the Fade . Taking to the stage in a custom creation by Jonathan Simkhai , Kruger celebrated her achievement in style. "Campillo told a story that saved many lives". In accepting the prize, she acknowledged anyone who, like her character, 'has survived a...

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  • Brendan Rodgers praises Aberdeen manager as Celtic seek historic treble
Brendan Rodgers praises Aberdeen manager as Celtic seek historic treble

However, the Hoops fought back immediately and two minutes later Armstrong took a Callum McGregor pass outside the box and fired a low drive past Dons goalkeeper Joe Lewis . "I had only moved to Pittodrie that January", said Graham, now 64. "They have a great team and they deserved to be second in the league and that's two cup finals, so well ...

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  • Baywatch actor Priyanka Chopra: My career is never dependent on somebody else
Baywatch actor Priyanka Chopra: My career is never dependent on somebody else

Perhaps it's for the best that there is no female nudity in the film, because in 2017 we really should know better than to so shamelessly exploit women's' bodies for the male gaze. "It's fun. You get to travel the world and work with these incredible people, and you get to make people laugh, so I'm completely down for it". He said: "I've fallen i...

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  • Cannes 2017: Ruben Östlund wins Palme d'Or for The Square
Cannes 2017: Ruben Östlund wins Palme d'Or for The Square

The Camera d'Or for best first film went to Jeune Femme , from French director Léonor Serraille, while the maker of the best short film , Qiu Yang, declared the award "fucking amazing". The satire starring Claes Bang and Elisabeth Moss which explores art, commerce, politics and national identity in Sweden was selected from 19 movies scree...

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  • Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top
Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top

Like numerous show's 300 human performers, Vargas said, she plans to take a break before seeking out new opportunities, perhaps in Europe, where many of her castmates hail from. and Barnum & Bailey, over a quarter of a billion people have seen the shows", said Feld, accompanied by his two young grandchildren. In making her the 39th person to play t...

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  • Spain: police arrest 5 Barca ultras before Copa final
Spain: police arrest 5 Barca ultras before Copa final

The Argentine global played a starring role for the Blaugrana in yesterday evening's Copa del Rey success over Alaves at the Vicente Calderon as he opened the scoring with his 54th goal of the season and also claimed an assist for Paco Alcacer's strike.

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  • Swedish satire 'The Square' is surprise Cannes victor
Swedish satire 'The Square' is surprise Cannes victor

The win marks the first time since 1961 a woman has claimed the prize. This year's Cannes jury included president Pedro Almodóvar and members Will Smith , Jessica Chastain , Fan Bingbing, Agnès Jaoui, Park Chan-wook, Maren Ade, Paolo Sorrentino, and Gabriel Yared.

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  • Film hack threat was a hoax: Disney's boss
Film hack threat was a hoax: Disney's boss

This isn't fake news! Johnny Depp's character also acknowledged his own history when he ran into yet another family member in the latest film, played humorously by the legendary singer/songwriter/musician Sir Paul McCartney . Jack Sparrow ( Johnny Depp ) is being hunted by Captain Salazar ( Javier Bardem ), who had been living his morbid lif...

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  • Why Priyanka Chopra Is Intimidated by Zac Efron & The Rock's 'Baywatch' Bodies
Why Priyanka Chopra Is Intimidated by Zac Efron & The Rock's 'Baywatch' Bodies

The film, which is the latest addition to the slew of the TV show, is being condemned for its immature content and bad acting. However, nearly every reviewer was impressed by Priyanka. "Chopra's engaging, interesting and speaks with a distinctive cadence", said IGN. Forbes magazine praised Chopra's performance but said that she "remains in the ...

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  • New arrests in Manchester bombing, 11 in custody
New arrests in Manchester bombing, 11 in custody

Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe. Security is being increased at football cup finals at Wembley Stadium in London and the Great Manchester Run. "What they will see is many more police officer...

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  • Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes
Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes

The 31-year-old-actress, stunned everybody by wearing jewel-toned maroon creation by Marchesa Notte for her red carpet appearance at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival . Her pale satin gown by Twinset was designed with spaghetti straps and thigh-high split, according to Vanity Fair . Actress and model Lily-Rose Depp, the 17-year...

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