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‘War with Grandpa’ tops the North American box office with $3.6M

‘War with Grandpa’ tops the North American box office with $3.6M

Entertainment
Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Family comedy The War with Grandpa is the No. 1 film in North America this weekend, earning $ 3.6 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. The film, which opened on Friday, stars Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman and Christopher Walken. Advertisement Sci-fi thriller Tenet topped the box office for the previous five weekends, including $ 2.7 million last weekend. It came in at No. 2 this weekend with $ 2.1 million, followed by Hocus Pocus at No. 3 with $ 1.2 million, The New Mutants at No. 4 with $ 685,000 and Unhinged at No. 5 with $ 660,000. Rounding out the top tier are Infidel at No. 6 with $ 205,000, Possessor Uncut at No. 7 with $ 164,000, Yellow Rose at No. 8 with $ 150,000, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back at No. 9 with $ 145,000 and The Broke...
Post Office scandal: Postmasters celebrate huge victory against convictions

Post Office scandal: Postmasters celebrate huge victory against convictions

Business
Dozens of former sub-postmasters and postmistresses should get a clear path in quashing their convictions for fraud, theft and false accounting.They had been accused of stealing money after the Post Office installed a new computer system, with some imprisoned.After years of fighting to clear their name, many have now been told the Post Office will not contest their cases.For years, the shadow of a conviction put some of those affected in dire financial circumstances.Some struggled to secure work, lost their homes, and even failed to get insurance owing to their criminal conviction.The decision paves the way for more than 30 cases to being quashed, although the Post Office can seek a retrial. More cases remain under scrutiny.The Post Office agreed in Decem...
Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office ‘an act of terror’

Paris attack: Stabbing near Charlie Hebdo office ‘an act of terror’

World
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Working from home: The rise of the DIY office

Working from home: The rise of the DIY office

Technology
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No plan for a return to the office for millions of staff

No plan for a return to the office for millions of staff

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your device Fifty of the biggest UK employers questioned by BBC have said they have no plans to return all staff to the office full-time in the near future.Some 24 firms said that they did not have any plans in place to return workers to the office.However, 20 have opened their offices for staff unable to work from home.It comes as many employees return to work from the summer holidays with the reality of a prolonged period of home working becoming increasingly likely. The BBC questioned 50 big employers ranging from banks to retailers to get a sense of when they expected to ask employees to return to the office.One of the main reasons given for the lack of a substantial return was that firms could not see a wa...