Entertainment

Marvel Phase 4: A new era for diversity in Hollywood?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Left-right: Lauren Ridloff (aka Makkari), Simu Liu (Shang-Chi) and Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie) Comic book fans have been left giddy with anticipation by the bumper crop of superhero offerings unveiled by Marvel Studios at this year’s Comic Con. Details of Marvel’s so-called “Phase 4” have also raised hopes about a […]

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Warner Bros: Man injured at Harry Potter studios

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Foreign objects were reportedly found in a small amount of food at the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden A man has suffered serious injuries while filming at Warner Bros Studios in Hertfordshire. An air ambulance and police were called to the studios in Leavesden shortly before noon. Police said the […]

Health

Gut bacteria may have motor neurone disease role

Image copyright Getty Images Gut bacteria may be playing a role in motor neurone disease, according to early studies in animals and people. Experiments show some species of bacteria – and the chemicals they make – change the pace of the disease. The team at the Weizmann Institute in Israel says it adds to work […]

Education

Universities consider admissions shake-up – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Universities are considering whether to shift the timetable of the admissions system so that applications would take place after students have their A-level results. A review into the admissions process has been launched by Universities UK. It will examine whether it would be fairer to move away from a system based […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio: Russians beg star to #SaveBaikal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is also an environmental activist Fans of Leonardo DiCaprio might be justly confused after reading the comments on his Instagram account. The star’s social media pages have been overrun by thousands of comments in Cyrillic text urging the star to “do his part for Lake […]