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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.

 

Northern Ireland's devolution deadline nears

Time is running out for Northern Ireland's political parties to reach agreement on the restoration of devolved government at Stormont.

 

Cholera breaks out in IS-Philippines war zone in Marawi

The first cases of cholera have been recorded in emergency shelters for families fleeing the conflict in the southern Philippines city of Marawi.

 

Donald Trump's bid to replace Obamacare dealt blow as healthcare bill vote delayed

Donald Trump has suffered an embarrassing setback on a key campaign pledge after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell delayed a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

 

Showbiz News

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.

 

Ryan Reynolds saved his nephew using CPR

Ryan Reynolds has revealed he was able to save his nephew's life after taking a first aid course.

 

Star Wars: Controversy shows disturbance in the Force

After sacking two directors, Lucasfilm has now hired an acting coach for Han Solo's main star. I've got a bad feeling about this.

 

Baby Driver? 'There's not much else to compare it to'

Mad Men star Jon Hamm has told Sky News his new film Baby Driver was a "unique and exciting opportunity".

 

Sports News

England U21s crash out of Euros on penalties to Germany

England crashed out of the European U21 Championship at the semi-final stage after a heart-breaking 4-3 penalty defeat to Germany.

 

Safe standing area could be tested at League One club Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town are aiming to become the first English football club with an all-seater stadium to bring in safe standing.

 

Lions surrender 14-point lead in Wellington thriller match

The British and Irish Lions surrendered a 14-point lead as the Hurricanes held them to a pulsating 31-31 draw in their final midweek game in New Zealand.

 

Frank de Boer named as new manager of Crystal Palace

Frank de Boer has been appointed Crystal Palace manager on a three-year contract.

 

Business News

Fine dining 'pops up' in Abbotsbury

A new restaurant has been opened for the summer and autumn in the Subtropical Gardens.

 

Co-op Bank board to set seal on hedge funds’ £700m rescue deal

The board of the Co-operative Bank will gather on Tuesday night to apply the finishing touches to a £700m rescue deal led by a handful of American hedge funds, potentially ending months of uncertainty for the struggling lender's four million customers.

 

Is this finally a fight Google can't win?

It is less than 30 years since a small group of three computer science students at a Canadian university were bemoaning how hard it was to find things on a computer network.

 

Guardian chief picked to help deliver £130bn productivity prize

It’s one of the UK’s most pressing economic conundrums: the lacklustre productivity performance that has left Britain languishing behind European rivals such as France, Germany and the Netherlands.

 

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