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'The Politician' to premiere Sept. 27 on Netflix

'The Politician' to premiere Sept. 27 on Netflix

Entertainment
March 23 (UPI) -- Netflix has set Sept. 27 as the premiere date for Ryan Murphy's new series, The Politician. The dark comedy will star Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones and Benjamin Barrett. "Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, Calif., has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States," the streaming service said in a news release. "But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificin...
China clones 'the Sherlock Holmes' of police dogs

China clones 'the Sherlock Holmes' of police dogs

Technology
By Lucia Binding, news reporter Scientists in China have cloned what they call the "Sherlock Holmes of police dogs" in a bid to cut training times and costs.Scientists took DNA from a seven-year-old female named Huahuangma - who has won a series of awards for helping to crack multiple cases - and created a puppy named Kunxun. The Kunming wolfdog is China's first ever police dog clone and has adjusted well to her new environment, according to project analyst Wan Jiusheng."She is friendly to humans, sociable and alert," he told Science and Technology Daily.He said the three-month-old puppy is not scared of the dark or unfamiliar places, and has already developed a strong sense of smell and can quickly find hidden food. Kunxun is said to have be...
Holly Hagan brands OnlyFans 'the new lads' mags' as she rakes in THOUSANDS daily

Holly Hagan brands OnlyFans 'the new lads' mags' as she rakes in THOUSANDS daily

Entertainment
The starlet, who romped her way to stardom on the hit MTV show, admitted joining OnlyFans was a no brainer when it came to making extra cash.The site is a subscription based service allowing celebs and influencers to offer premium content to fans.While the platform wasn't created for sexual content, more and more stars are using it to upload explicit images.Chatting to Daily Star Online: "I don't really post on OnlyFans anymore but it's f***ing mental how much money girls can make on there. Related Articles "Honestly when I first signed up to it I made thousands in a day – it was mental."It was crazy. You can tip on it but it depends what you are going to do."Admitted she only uploaded images she wouldn't mind making it out into the public domain, Holly, 26, continued: "I was alwa...

'The NHS turned its back on mum – and it cost us £250,000'

Health
Spending on vital care services for the elderly has been cut by a quarter per head since 2010, a BBC analysis shows. It has left growing numbers of families struggling to get the help they need. One family caught in this trap told the BBC about their struggles.Fifteen years ago Russell Byfield retired. He had worked hard all his life building up his heating and plumbing business.It was time to enjoy his retirement with his wife Maureen. They had plans to travel, spend time with their family and enjoy their leisure.But within a couple of years, all that changed. Maureen was diagnosed with dementia. She was in her early 70s. A modern browser wit...
Atwood penning 'The Testaments,' sequel to 'Handmaid's Tale'

Atwood penning 'The Testaments,' sequel to 'Handmaid's Tale'

Entertainment
Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Margaret Atwood is working on a sequel to her novel The Handmaid's Tale and the book, titled The Testaments, is due out in September 2019, her publisher said. Penguin Random House announced The Testaments, set 15 years after the end of the 1985 dystopian novel, is slated for release Sept. 10, 2019. "Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in," Atwood said in the publisher's announcement. Penguin Random House said the new novel will be narrated by three female characters. The Handmaid's Tale serves as the basis for streaming platform Hulu's original series of the same name, which is currently in production on its third se...