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Homeless intellectual becomes online celebrity in China
…A homeless man in China has become famous online for being "a master of Guoxue" - the study of Chinese literature. Shen Wei, who's from Shanghai, has lived the life of a wanderer for more than a decade. However, recent videos of him…


Celebrity parents and the bizarre 'cheating' scandal
…A network of affluent parents were this week accused of using audacious practices to secure their children places at elite US universities. What exactly is alleged? "What we do is we help the wealthiest families in America get their kids…


Celebrity-backed hair vitamins prompts scepticism
…Claims chewable vitamins that have been promoted by celebrities can help boost… warned celebrities advertising on social media often have a "team of hairdressers… it was misleading to plug their products using celebrities with hair weaves and wigs…


Babes Wodumo assault: Celebrity boyfriend Mampintsha charged
…South African music star Mampintsha has been charged with assault after a video showed him hitting his girlfriend, who is also a popular musician. Mampintsha, whose real name is Mandla Maphumulo, apologised but said he had acted in self…


Procession marks St Cuthbert's Day celebrations
…A pilgrimage has taken place in County Durham in honour of a local saint. The eight-mile walk, from Chester-le-Street to Durham via Finchale Priory, marks the arrival of the relics of St Cuthbert in Durham in 995 AD. More than 200 people…


Celebrating Nowruz
…Millions of people around the world are ringing in the Persian New Year. Here's how. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play…


Syrian Democratic Forces celebrate end of IS in Baghuz
…Kurdish-led forces celebrate the end of the Islamic State group's nearly five…


Michael Jackson doc director challenges 'cult of celebrity'
…"The cult of celebrity is pernicious and it leads people to go blind… people think twice about idolising a celebrity". With a week until its release… in the film and we never offered any." 'The cult of celebrity' In light of this film being…


Queen of the South - the 'only team in the Bible' - celebrate 100 years
… weeks. Nonetheless, this is still a time to celebrate a team which has given both…


Kabul bombings: Nowruz celebrations hit by deadly blasts
… Kabul during Persian New Year celebrations, officials say. The remote-controlled… dangerous than ever "As we celebrate this auspicious day to bind us together, our fellow…