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Ron Howard steps in as director for Star Wars spin-off Han Solo



News June 22, 2017


The news comes from Disney Studios, the company which owns Lucasfilm, amid assurances the film will resume shooting in July and maintain its release date of 25 May 2018.Howard is stepping in after the studio sacked directing duo P...

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Qatar Airways eyes 10% of American Airlines



News June 22, 2017


American Airlines said that the state-owned Qatari carrier had disclosed that it planned to buy at least $808m (£638m) in shares.The US airline said: "The proposed investment by Qatar Airways was not solicited by American Airline...

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Froome to lead Team Sky in Tour de France challenge



News June 22, 2017


Welshman Geraint Thomas is Froome's co-captain and a potential plan B for the General Classification if Froome crashes out.Thomas recently abandoned his own attempt at a Grand Tour win, when he crashed on stage nine of the Giro d'...

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Home Secretary announces review into terror attacks response



News June 22, 2017


Amber Rudd told MPs that David Anderson, a former independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, will examine whether "lessons can be learned".She said more must be done to tackle extremists who seek to "radicalise and weaponise" ...

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Tropical Storm Cindy brings rafts of floating fire ants warning



News June 22, 2017


Entire colonies of stinging insects could become dislodged by flooding, threatening the safety of both humans and animals as they drift toward populated areas."When floodwaters come, humans are not the only ones looking for dry gr...

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