Normal People’s Paul Mescal opens up on ‘chemistry’ with co-star: ‘It can be detrimental’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Normal People follows the lives of two opposites, Marianne and Connell, who are drawn together and fall in love. There are quite a few racy scenes in the drama but Paul Mescal who plays Connell has now

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Paris Club creditors agree to cancel $1.4 billion of Somali debt

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) – The Paris Club of creditor nations agreed on Tuesday to restructure Somalia’s debt, including immediately canceling $1.4 billion owed by the impoverished Horn of Africa country. Three decades of conflict have left Somalia all but cut off from the global financial system and relief from its debt is expected to open the way for new sources of

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Afghan President Ghani rejects Taliban prisoner release clause in U.S. deal

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani rejected on Sunday a Taliban demand for the release of 5,000 prisoners as a condition for talks with the Afghan government and civilians, included in a deal between the United States and the Islamist militants. His remarks come against the backdrop of the difficulties U.S. negotiators face in shepherding the Afghan government and

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