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11 February 2019 English News


Katy Perry’s ‘blackface’ shoes pulled from shelves in ‘racism’ row days after Gucci jumper backlash
Katy Perry’s ‘blackface’ shoes pulled from shelves in ‘racism’ row days after Gucci jumper backlash

The Sun, 20:49, 11 February 2019 Monday

KATY Perry’s fashion brand has pulled some of the pop star’s new shoes from sale after they were accused of resembling blackface. The design of the...

Meghan Markle defended by Princess Tessy of Luxembourg who slams her dad Thomas and sister Samantha over feud
Meghan Markle defended by Princess Tessy of Luxembourg who slams her dad Thomas and sister Samantha over feud

The Sun, 20:50, 11 February 2019 Monday

PRINCESS Tessy of Luxembourg has defended fellow royal Meghan Markle as her explosive family feud continues. Estranged wife of Prince Louis of...

Coronation
Coronation Street's Gemma and Chesney get dirty in the cellar - but fans were shocked for one reason

Mirror Online, 20:25, 11 February 2019 Monday

Gemma and Chesney have FINALLY got it together in Coronation Street, but apparently their actions were not appreciated by fans

Humans have a ‘huge effect’ on Earth’s animal death rate: study
Humans have a ‘huge effect’ on Earth’s animal death rate: study

New York Post, 20:43, 11 February 2019 Monday

Humans have survived hundreds of thousands of years thanks to our advanced intelligence — and our steadfast capacity for cruelty. We have had a...

Cuomo bashes Diaz Sr.’s anti-gay comments
Cuomo bashes Diaz Sr.’s anti-gay comments

New York Post, 20:44, 11 February 2019 Monday

Gov. Cuomo said Monday Bronx City Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. deserves to be punished for making controversial anti-gay remarks. Diaz has claimed...

Trump’s approval rating rises to 52 percent, highest since 2017
Trump’s approval rating rises to 52 percent, highest since 2017

New York Post, 20:48, 11 February 2019 Monday

President Trump’s approval rating has reached 52 percent, according to a new poll released Monday, his highest level since shortly after his...

Katy Perry's shoe collection pulls two pairs over blackface controversy
Katy Perry's shoe collection pulls two pairs over blackface controversy

USA TODAY (Life), 19:58, 11 February 2019 Monday

Are Katy Perry's shoes with faces examples of racist "blackface" imagery? Her label pulled two pairs from website but they're still on...

Who is Kacey Musgraves? Grammy album winner hits country and mainstream listeners
Who is Kacey Musgraves? Grammy album winner hits country and mainstream listeners

USA TODAY (Life), 20:32, 11 February 2019 Monday

“Golden Hour” launched Musgraves into her own orbit with its sophisticated take on country-pop.       

Mexican
Mexican church says 152 priests removed in 9 years for abuse

ABC News (World), 20:37, 11 February 2019 Monday

The head of the Mexican bishops' conference says that 152 Roman Catholic priests have been removed from the ministry over the last nine years for...

97 children
97 children dead from Ebola in DRC as outbreak worsens

NY Daily News, 18:39, 11 February 2019 Monday

A total of 97 children have died since the Ebola outbreak hit the Democratic Republic of Congo in August 2018 — and the disease continues to spread...

Customers continue to wait at A&W's drive-through even though it's on fire
Customers continue to wait at A&W's drive-through even though it's on fire

NY Daily News, 20:39, 11 February 2019 Monday

They wanted their burger well-done. Customers at the A&W Restaurant drive-thru in Winnipeg, Canada, continued to line up for their fast-food fix,...

LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service
LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service

TechCrunch, 20:40, 11 February 2019 Monday

LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally — says that video is the fastest-growing...

'He scared me' - England rugby insider on John Mitchell's 2019 World Cup influence
'He scared me' - England rugby insider on John Mitchell's 2019 World Cup influence

New Zealand Herald (Sport), 20:51, 11 February 2019 Monday

England are further establishing the most "ferocious defensive unit" in world rugby under John Mitchell, according to one of their World Cup...

Road rage as driver hits pedestrian, drives into parked car at Manurewa Mobil
Road rage as driver hits pedestrian, drives into parked car at Manurewa Mobil

New Zealand Herald (National), 20:43, 11 February 2019 Monday

Shocking footage has emerged of a driver running down a pedestrian and then crashing into a parked car on the forecourt at a Manurewa Mobil service...

Woman begins jail sentence for urging boyfriend to kill himself
Woman begins jail sentence for urging boyfriend to kill himself

New Zealand Herald (World), 21:19, 11 February 2019 Monday

A Massachusetts woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed on an involuntary...

Baby removed from womb for pioneering surgery then put back in
Baby removed from womb for pioneering surgery then put back in

New Zealand Herald (Health), 20:58, 11 February 2019 Monday

An unborn baby was removed from its mother's womb for life-changing surgery before being put safely back inside, her mother has revealed.Surgeons...

A 'mass invasion' of polar bears is terrorising an island town
A 'mass invasion' of polar bears is terrorising an island town

New Zealand Herald (Video), 21:38, 11 February 2019 Monday

A 'mass invasion' of polar bears is terrorising an island town. Credit: DailyMail

Dozing judge apologises after dropping off during High Court hearing
Dozing judge apologises after dropping off during High Court hearing

The Telegraph - News, 20:30, 11 February 2019 Monday

Russia planning test to disconnect its internet from world wide web
Russia planning test to disconnect its internet from world wide web

The Telegraph - News, 20:30, 11 February 2019 Monday