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X-Men actress missing amid tax fraud allegations

X-Men actress missing amid tax fraud allegations

Entertainment
There is growing speculation that China's highest-paid movie star Fan Bingbing, who has not been seen for months, may have been detained for tax fraud. Fan, 36, has been a household name in China for years and broke into Hollywood with a role in the 2014 blockbuster X-Men: Days Of Future Past.Last year, she topped Forbes magazine's list of top-earning Chinese celebrities with income of 300 million yuan (£33.5m).But she has gone quiet in recent months, following allegations of tax evasion.Beijing Normal University has placed Fan last in an academic report ranking A-list celebrities on their social responsibility.Published earlier this month, 100 Chinese stars including popular actor Jackie Chan and award-winning actress Zhang Ziyi were ranked according to their professi...
North Korea holds parade – but something's missing

North Korea holds parade – but something's missing

World
North Korea has held a huge military parade - the first since negotiations with the US over denuclearisation began in earnest - as the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of its founding. Previous public parades have included nuclear missile launchers, but they did not feature during Sunday's celebration in Pyongyang - a clear sign that leader Kim Jong Un did not want to cause diplomatic provocation as negotiations continue. Image: The parade was commemorating North Korea's 70th anniversary as a nation At the end of the parade, Mr Kim waved to the crowd hand in hand with Li Zhanshu, one of Chinese President Xi Jinping's closest advisers - a sign of ever-closer relations between the two countries, and an indication this display...
Teenagers risk missing out on savings pots

Teenagers risk missing out on savings pots

Business
Anyone turning 16 from now can start managing their Child Trust Funds for the first time - although some may be unaware that they have these savings.These funds were set up by the Labour government in 2005 to encourage parents to save for their children and to promote financial awareness.They began with an automatic contribution from the government.Campaigners worry that hundreds of thousands remain unaware of the money, which would total hundreds of pounds. Why are so many of us not saving for a rainy day? Young workers 'aware of pension reality' Initially, the government provided a £250 voucher in the child's first year and the same amount again when they reached the age of seven, to be invested in cash or stocks and shares on the child's behalf u...
Ex-Malaysian PM in court over missing billions

Ex-Malaysian PM in court over missing billions

World
The former prime minister of Malaysia has denied three new charges of money laundering related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. Najib Razak pleaded not guilty at Malaysia's high court on Tuesday.He also pleaded not guilty to abuse of power and three counts of criminal breach of trust last month.Najib claims Malaysia's new government is seeking political vengeance against him, and he has vowed to clear his name in the trial.The 64-year-old was beaten in a general election in May by his mentor-turned-foe Mahathir Mohamad after the scandal emerged. Image: Police take away crates from one of Najib Razak's apartments back in May Public anger led to the defeat of Najib's long-ruling...
Lisa Armstrong melts hearts with post declaring she is ‘missing her baby boy’

Lisa Armstrong melts hearts with post declaring she is ‘missing her baby boy’

Entertainment
Ant McPartlin’s estranged wife has been enjoying her new chapter in LA.The Strictly Come Dancing makeup artist seems to have settled right into her life Stateside, and even recently made a trip to the world-famous High Voltage tattoo parlour to get a new inking.She was also spotted enjoying 4th July celebrations with her former Deuces bandmate Craig Young, 41.But despite loving her new home, Lisa is still “missing her boy”. INSTAGRAM/ LISA ARMSTRONG POIGNANT: Lisa Armstrong melts hearts with post Ant McPartlin's estranged wife Lisa Armstrong in pictures   Ant McPartlin's ex Lisa Armstrong reveals her cheeky side. ...