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Netflix shares fell 14% in extended trading on Monday, after the company reported slowing growth in subscriber numbers. The company gained 5.1 million subscribers worldwide during the April-June quarter, more than one million below the number that management had believed it could. It marked the first time in a more than a year that Netflix had not exceeded its subscriber growth...

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Politics

President Donald Trump has hit back at criticism of his meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. The president calls the Monday summit in Helsinki “even better” than his meeting with Nato allies last week in Brussels. Mr Trump is facing bipartisan criticism for his refusal to publicly challenge Mr Putin over Russia’s election hacking and for doubting US intelligence agency conclusions...

Kylie Jenner has said her partner Travis Scott is not a fan of the amount of attention that comes with being in a relationship with one of the world’s most famous reality TV stars. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and make-up mogul, 20, and the 26-year-old rapper have been in a relationship for just over a year, and...

Former US president Barack Obama urged people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela’s birth. In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, Mr Obama’s speech in South Africa countered many of Donald Trump’s policies, although he steered clear of direct criticism. Mr Obama...

A Dutch company that presented the world’s first lab-grown beefburger five years ago says it has received funding to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021. Maastricht-based Mosa Meat has said it raised €7.5 million, mainly from M Ventures and Bell Food Group. M Ventures is an investment vehicle for German pharmaceuticals company Merck KGaA. Bell Food...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a fresh Commons battle over Brexit just hours after Tory civil war pushed her customs legislation to the brink. The Prime Minister was hit by a late night ministerial resignation following a torrid day of Tory divisions when she “caved in” to Eurosceptic demands. Further challenges lay ahead as pro-EU Tory amendments to the...

New mother Cardi B leads the way in nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards ahead of The Carters. Cardi B, who gave birth to her daughter Kulture Kiari on July 10, is up for 10 awards, including video, song and artist of the year. Husband and wife Jay-Z and Beyonce, who are nominated as The Carters, follow on eight,...

Luka Modric and his Croatia team-mates were given a rapturous welcome home after their World Cup mission had come up just short. Zlatko Dalic’s men lost 4-2 to France in an eventful final at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday after key decisions went against them. But having gone one better than they did in France 20 years earlier, when they...