Israeli host expecting Eurovision “punishment” for Iceland’s Palestinian flag display

Hatari performing

The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said that an unauthorised display of Palestinian flags by Iceland’s band could draw “punishment” from the event’s organisers.

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Women honoured at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

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Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for.

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Game of Thrones reaches its end

After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO’s long-running smash “Game of Thrones” came to its conclusion on Sunday night, with one more shocking demise and an unlikely character named as king.

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Zuma takes to twitter on Gumede corruption charges

Jacob Zuma

Former African National Congress (ANC) President Jacob Zuma has just shared with his followers on Twitter about the eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede’s corruption charges.

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