Downfall: BP worker sacked after Hitler meme wins payout

Image copyright Downfall Image caption The meme used the dramatic scene from the film ‘Downfall’ A BP refinery worker in Australia who was sacked for parodying the company via a well-known Hitler meme has been awarded a $200,000 (£109,000) payout. Scott Tracey used the popular meme, from 2004 film Downfall, to portray scenes from company wage negotiations, posting it on a closed Facebook group. He was sacked by the company. However, after a two-year legal battle, he won an unfair dismissal case and returned to work. The payout covers lost…

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Belarus election: Second night of clashes over disputed poll

Image copyright EPA Image caption Demonstrators say the election result was rigged Police in Belarus’s capital Minsk have fired rubber bullets for a second night to quash protests following Sunday’s disputed presidential elections. Officials say one demonstrator died when an explosive device went off in his hands – the first confirmed casualty since the clashes began. Autocratic President Alexander Lukashenko won 80% of the vote. His main rival Svetlana Tikhanovskaya refused to accept the results, saying she was the real winner. A lack of scrutiny – no observers were present…

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Zac Efron Joins Disney Plus’ Three Men and a Baby Remake

Zac Efron, Three Men and a Baby Zack Efron is making a comeback to Disney with Three Men and a Baby remake. The original film starred Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg and Ted Danson in the lead roles. PTI Last Updated: August 11, 2020, 5:13 PM IST High School Musical” star Zac Efron is returning to Disney for the remake of 1987 comedy Three Men and a Baby. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gordon Gray, known for backing films like The Rookie and Ben Affleck’s The Way Back, will…

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X-Men Actor Shawn Ashmore Joins The Boys Season 2

Actor Shawn Ashmore is set to join the satire superhero series, The Boys. The X-Men fame actor will be seen in the role of Lamplighter in the upcoming second season of the web show. “We were thrilled that Shawn — who is, let’s be honest, an OG superhero — wanted to play the crucial part of Lamplighter. He brings so much depth, menace, and world-weary humanity to this former member of the Seven. And Shawn is a really good guy. We’re grateful to have him join our bloody little family,”…

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KK Singh’s Lawyer In Court

Sushant Singh Rajput’s father K.K. Singh on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Mumbai Police summoned everyone, “except the real suspects or accused” in the case of his son’s death, and argued that the mark seen on the actor’s neck could be of a belt. Senior advocate Vikas Singh, representing Sushant’s father, contended before Justice Hrishikesh Roy that the family has no faith in the investigation of the Mumbai Police and Rhea Chakraborty’s role should have been investigated but it was doing something else. Singh told the apex court that…

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Sanjay Dutt Announces ‘Short Break’ from Work for Medical Treatment, Discourages Unnecessary Speculation

Sanjay Dutt has announced on social media that he will be taking a short break from work for medical treatment. He did not specify the nature of his ailment but discouraged fans from making any speculations about his health. In an official statement, Sanajy said, “I am talking a short break from work for some medical treatment. My family and friends are with me and I urge my well wishers to not worry or unnecessary speculate. With your love and good wishes, I will be back.” blockquote class=”instagram-media” data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permalink=”https://www.instagram.com/p/CDvzBVAnKnx/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading”…

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Yami Gautam Resumes Shooting in Chandigarh

Actress Yami Gautam has started shooting in Chandigarh amid the COVID pandemic. Taking to Instagram stories, Yami posted a picture of herself getting her hair done for a shoot. “Chai, Chandigarh and shoot. Something new coming up,” she wrote. In the image, Yami is seen wearing a mask. Earlier on Monday, she even did a live interactive session along with her sister on Instagram. The sisters answered queries of their fans. On the film front, Yami, who wooed the audience with her role of TikTok star in Bala, will now…

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Antarctica’s floating ice shelves have lost enough water in 25 years to fill the Grand Canyon : worldnews

Antarctica holds enough ice to raise sea levels globally by an estimated 197 feet (60 metres). The West Antarctic ice sheet, considered to be in a precarious position by some scientists, would increase global seal levels by 10 feet (3m) if it were to melt completely. Global sea levels have risen by more than six inches in the past 70 years, with half of that occurring since 2000. Even half a foot of sea-level rise has led to a 233 per cent average increase in tidal flooding across the US,…

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5 Key Witnesses Who Were at Sushant Singh Rajput’s Flat Under CBI Scanner

Sushant Singh Rajput died on June 14 People who were present at Sushant Singh Rajput’s flat after his death were flatmate Siddharth Pithani, girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, house manager Samuel Miranda, sister Mitu Singh and one other person. IANS Last Updated: August 11, 2020, 4:57 PM IST The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is zeroing in on five key witnesses in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, who were either present in the flat or reached there after hearing the news of his death before the Mumbai Police. The…

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