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Bond is back – but who will play him?

Bond is back – but who will play him?

Entertainment
James Bond is set to return to the big screen for the 25th time in November 2019, and reports suggest Daniel Craig may reprise the role.According to the New York Times, sources "briefed on the matter" have confirmed the actor's return as 007, while producers say it is too early to confirm cast and director.Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced on Monday the next instalment will arrive in cinemas in 2019, scripted by long-standing Bond writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.Purvis and Wade started in 1999's The World Is Not Enough and penned the last six Bond films.In a statement, the company also confirmed Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli will return as producers. They have been associated with the franchise since the 1970s."James Bond will return to US cinemas on November 8, 2019 with a traditi...
Google not liable for back taxes in France

Google not liable for back taxes in France

Technology
Google will not have to pay 1.1bn euros (£970m) in back taxes, after the technology giant won a legal case brought by the French authorities.A court in Paris ruled that the internet search firm's Irish subsidiary was not liable for tax in France. Google employs 700 people in France, but advertising contracts sold for display in France are booked through its subsidiary in low-tax Ireland. In 2015 the company paid just 6.7m euros in corporate taxes in France.The court was advised that Google did not have a "permanent establishment" or sufficient taxable presence in France to justify the bill."Google Ireland Ltd isn't taxable in France over the period 2005-2010" the court said in a statement. European authorities have become increasingly tough on American technology giants including Google an
Back pain patients with depression often prescribed opioids

Back pain patients with depression often prescribed opioids

Health
WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 -- Patients with low back pain who are depressed are more likely to be prescribed opioids, and to be prescribed higher doses, a new study finds.Low back pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States and the most common reason for opioid prescriptions, the researchers said."There is strong evidence that depressed patients are at greater risk for misuse and overdose of opioids," said study senior author Dr. John Markman. He directs the University of Rochester Medical Center's Translational Pain Research Program, in New York.The analysis of nationwide data on nearly 5,400 people from 2004 to 2009 found that patients with back pain who screened positive for depression were more than twice as likely to be prescribed an opioid painkiller. Over a year's time,...
How to tone up your back

How to tone up your back

Health
Guilty of neglecting your back muscles? You're not the only one. We often focus mainly on the muscles we see in the mirror and end up completely forgetting about the ones at the back. While our abs may be on point just in time for our summer beach holiday, our back could do with a little work in the gym. However, we've got you sorted with the best exercises for toning your back and feeling fantastic, from back to front.Not only will working on your back boost your overall physique, but it'll also dramatically improve strength and posture. A clever combination of the right diet plus the back exercises that give you the most bang for your buck will get you on the right path to eliminating excess fat and back pain. These two effective exercises are bound to make you feel strong, powerful and