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Peter Fonda, star of Easy Rider, dies aged 79

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Peter Fonda died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles, surrounded by relatives, his family said Peter Fonda, the star, co-writer and producer of the 1969 cult classic Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. In a statement, his family said he suffered respiratory failure due to lung cancer, […]

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Liu Yifei: Mulan boycott urged after star backs HK police

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The hashtag #BoycottMulan began gaining traction on Twitter after Liu Yifei’s post Disney’s live-action remake of the animated film Mulan is facing calls for a boycott, after its star voiced support for Hong Kong’s police force. Chinese actress Liu Yifei, a naturalised US citizen, reposted a viral pro-police comment on […]

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Beautycon, SneakerCon, VidCon: The new-age conventions

By Nabihah Parkar Newsbeat reporter Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption BeautyCon Los Angeles 2019 Instagram booths, endless glitter, top influencers and limited edition Air Jordans – welcome to the new era of conventions. Over the last decade they’ve become a big way of connecting enormous digital communities in real life. From sampling the latest make-up […]