G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have met for the first time, shaking hands at the start of a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They will hold a longer meeting later, and say they want to repair ties damaged by a crises including Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election. Climate change and trade are set to dominate as the two-day summit opens, with mass protests…

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From Supermodel to Super Chef: Meet Pascale Naessens

From Supermodel to Super Chef: Meet Pascale Naessens

Photo Credit: Pascale Naessens/Instagram If you ever had the pleasure of meeting the statuesque Pascale Naessens, the first thing you notice is her ease, and effervescent personality. After a career as a model (complete with eating disorder) Pascale decided she would focus her after-modeling career on helping others through nutrition.  As an iconic figure in Belgium, she sold over 1.5 million copies of her seven books. Her latest, Pure & Simple, is the first U.S. release.  We sat…

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Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con

Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con

Scratch below the surface at Comic Con and you might be surprised to find thousands of young women who go because they find it empowering. It might have a reputation for attracting nerds and geeks, but as one female fan put it: “You feel very accepted, and you get to be whoever you want for a day – it’s really special.” Here are some of the female voices from this year’s fan convention in London….

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EastEnders: Meet the Taylors, the new 'not-to-be-messed-with' family

EastEnders: Meet the Taylors, the new 'not-to-be-messed-with' family

Two real-life brothers, an actress who has played TWO previous roles in EastEnders, a bloke from Benidorm and a bearded dragon called Rooney – this is the new “not-to-be-messed-with” EastEnders family. The Taylors will, we are assured, make “quite an entrance” when they arrive in Albert Square this summer, giving the resident Walfordians “a rude awakening”. EastEnders executive producer Sean O’Connor describes them as “noisy and brash” who “lack cash” but “have love and warmth…

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The Amazons: Meet the band who torched their own tour bus

The Amazons: Meet the band who torched their own tour bus

If its riffs you’re after, The Amazons have them in spades. Great big spades. More like shovels, really. Or a digger. An entire digger full of riffs. Rising from Reading, the four-piece have been on an upwards trajectory for the last two years, gigging relentlessly around the UK in a tour van they call “Big Suze”. “We’ve taken her everywhere,” says flame-haired singer and guitarist Matt Thomson. “There’s been a lot of throwing up in…

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Williams sisters to meet in Australian Open final

Williams sisters to meet in Australian Open final

Australian Open 2017 Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne Dates: 16-29 Jan Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website; TV highlights on BBC Two and online. Venus and Serena Williams will meet in a Grand Slam final for the ninth time after the American sisters came through their semi-finals in Melbourne. Thirteenth seed Venus, 36, beat fellow American Coco Vandeweghe 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 6-3…

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He bought own kit & was snubbed by KP – meet GB's new tennis star Evans

He bought own kit & was snubbed by KP – meet GB's new tennis star Evans

Media playback is not supported on this device Four days ago, Dan Evans was not exactly a household name. The British tennis player had just reached his first ATP final and moved to number 51 in the world rankings. But that was not enough to get a photograph with former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen, who turned down Evans’ request when they met outside a restaurant in Melbourne this week. However, the 26-year-old might soon…

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