Sober or clear? Europe stands for holidays during the energy crisis

VERONA, Italy (AP) — Early-season revelers sipping mulled wine and shopping for holiday decorations filled Verona’s Christmas Market over the inaugural weekend. But beyond the wooden market stalls, the Italian city still hasn’t decked out its granite-clad pedestrian streets with twinkling Christmas lights as officials debate how bright to make the season amid an energy … Read more

Madonna, 64, shares rare family photo with all of her SIX children by her side on Thanksgiving

Madonna was all about family on Thanksgiving. The 64-year-old Rebel Hearts singer was seen with all six of her children celebrating the annual holiday at her New York City home. The children are Lourdes, 26, Rocco, 22, David, 17, Mercy James, 16, and twins Estere and Stelle, 10. ‘What I’m grateful for………….’, wrote the hitmaker … Read more

Qatar World Cup official crowds: 17,000 fans missing, England vs Iran, Netherlands vs Senegal Stadium photos

Qatar has some explaining to do after thousands of fans appear to be missing from official World Cup attendance numbers. Rumors and conspiracy theories are swirling about the number of fans attending the tournament – and photos from Tuesday morning’s opening ceremony and games add fuel to the fire. In the four matches of this … Read more

Donald Trump: Five reasons why his third presidential run is doomed

In the opening scenes of Gladiator the legate of General Maximus says of the Germanic barbarians: “People must know when they are conquered.” To this Maximus simply replies: “Would you Quintus? Would I?” Two millennia later, another Germanic rebel has declared war on the modern Rome that is Washington DC. Like his ancestors, he does … Read more

Tennis news: Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis defeated, Nitto ATP Finals, scores, video

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are defeated in their final appearance at the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. The Aussie duo lost in straight sets to Croatian duo Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic 7-6, 7-6. It makes it two losses in three games for the Special Ks in the season-ending ATP event and results … Read more

Former model is suing New York man Vito Verni, who claims they had sex up to 10 times a day

A former US Wilhelmina model claims her on-again, off-again relationship with a man in his 80s persuaded her to give up her career and move into his sprawling home in Rye. He sometimes demanded sex as many as 10 times a day, according to a Manhattan Supreme Court case, the New York Post reports. Janet … Read more

Wallabies live updates: Italy vs Australia in Florence, live scores, stats and results

The Wallabies have fallen to a second consecutive defeat on their spring tour, losing 28-27 to Italy in Florence. After making eleven changes to the team falling to a narrow defeat at the Stade de France, the Wallabies were again ill-disciplined and, despite having a chance to win the match at death, were second best … Read more

Opinion: The UK government cannot win with next week’s budget – the economy is too far gone

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during the Prime Minister’s questions at the House of Commons in London on Nov. 9.ANDY BAILEY/AFP/Getty Images Britain has been in a managed – or mismanaged – decline since its costly victory in World War II, a quarter of a century after the British Empire reached its peak. That … Read more

The Whale Trailer: First Look at Brendan Fraser’s Acclaimed Performance

Finally, fans can get a glimpse of Brendan Fraser’s acclaimed performance. A24 has released the first official trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s The whale this week, after the film received long standing ovations at festivals in September. Fraser plays a 270 kg English teacher named Charlie who suffers from morbid obesity and struggles to reconnect with … Read more

Tennis 2022: Jelena Djokovic blows up speculation after ‘amazingly unreliable’ viral video, supplements

Novak Djokovic’s wife has tried to quell internet speculation about the mysterious contents of a drinking bottle he drank during the Paris Masters last Saturday. Ulises Badio, who is a physiotherapist to the Wimbledon champion, was caught on camera appearing to add something to a yellow plastic container from which the Serb later drank during … Read more