Sad face: New Zealander takes clown to redundancy meeting

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Josh Thompson hired clown – who reportedly mimed crying as the paperwork was handed over – as emotional support aideIf you think emotional support animals have got out of control, prepare yourself for news of an emotional support clown. Related: Trump explains his distinctive orange hue: it's the...

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Fleabag and Game of Thrones reign at Brit-dominated Emmys

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Emmys 2019: the winners, the speeches, the surprises – live!

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The biggest night in TV sees Game of Thrones aiming for victory with a record 32 nominations but can a divisive final season dominate the night? 12.37am BST So word is that the red carpet is aggressively humid today thanks to a particularly scorch...

Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance after criticism from animal rights groups

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Racing organisers have blamed ‘changes to her Asian promo schedule’ for singer’s withdrawalTaylor Swift has cancelled her scheduled performance at this year’s Melbourne Cup, with racing organisers blaming a scheduling issue.On Saturday, the chief ...