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Comic book success

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Comic-Con International is now a major event and has spawned festivals around the world San Diego’s Comic-Con International, happening this weekend, is an annual fiesta of costumes, comic books and celebrities that sits at the centre of a multi-billion dollar industry. From a gathering of less than 300 people in 1970, the event has morphed into an annual, multi-day media bonanza that draws major

Week in pictures: 15 – 21 July 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Cathal McNaughton/REUTERS Image caption A woman day labourer holds her baby beside a construction site in Delhi, India. Image copyright Steve Parsons/PA Image caption Lightning flashes near the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth as thunderstorms swept across England and Wales with heavy rain and hail on Tuesday night. Image copyright Reuters Image caption

Entertainment news round-up: 15-21 July

A look back at some of the top entertainment stories over the past seven days. Jodie Whittaker was announced as Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord – the first woman to be given the role. She will make her debut on the show when the Doctor regenerates in the Christmas special. Jodie Whittaker and other sci-fi women breaking the glass ceiling Doctor Who: Fans react to Jodie Whittaker casting Image copyright

UK to bring in drone registration

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Under an existing code, drones must be kept within sight of their pilot The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft. It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz). Drone maker DJI said it was in favour of the measures. There is no time

Pro-Trump media universe celebrates Spicer’s departure, Scaramucci’s appointment

President Donald Trump’s most fervent online supporters don’t seem to care about some of the liberal views held by new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. They want a fighter loyal to the president and his cause, and they believe they got that with Scaramucci’s appointment and Sean Spicer’s resignation. Scaramucci has previously tweeted in favor of gun control and said he thinks it’s “disheartening” some people view climate change

US warns Poland over judiciary bill as protests grow

Crowds gathered in locations across the country on Thursday evening, including outside the presidential palace in Warsaw, just hours after the lower house of Parliament passed a bill that would give the populist government the power to push all of the country’s Supreme Court judges into retirement. Videos shared on social media captured the moment when protesters assembled in the capital sang a resounding version of the national anthem, waving

The Walking Dead: What we learned from the season 8 trailer

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cast members Andrew Lincoln (l) and Norman Reedus (r) were joined by producer and director Greg Nicotero on stage Rick Grimes is back! Fans of The Walking Dead have been eagerly waiting for news of what’s to happen to Rick and the Alexandria community when season eight of the zombie drama returns to screens in October. That patience was rewarded with a five-minute trailer

Afghan soldiers killed in US friendly-fire air strike

Afghan troops have been killed as US planes fired on them in the southern Helmand province, the US military says. “We would like to express our deepest condolences to the families affected by this unfortunate incident,” it says, without detailing how many Afghans died. Helmand officials say at least 10 policemen died in the Gereshk district. Afghan forces, backed by US air strikes, have been fighting Taliban militants in the

Toronto helps ‘doofy son’ find his parked car four days on

Image copyright CBC Image caption Gavin Strickland said: “I just love how the city got together to help me out” A US teenager who lost his car in a Toronto car park for four days has picked up the vehicle after volunteer sleuths pounded pavements to find it. “I feel I’m like a Hollywood actor or something,” said Gavin Strickland, 19, as local media filmed his reunion with the vehicle

Qatar emir calls for negotiations to ease Gulf boycott

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani condemned a “malicious smearing campaign” The emir of Qatar has called for negotiations to ease a boycott by four powerful Arab neighbours. In his first public address since the crisis erupted, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said any solution must respect Qatar’s sovereignty. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with