• Tom Hardy beats Sean Connery to be named best film star of the 21st century
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    Tom Hardy beats Sean Connery to be named best film star of the 21st century

    The 'Inception' actor and the 'Skyfall' star beat Sean Connery and Olivia Colman to claim the title of Best Film Stars of the 21st Century.

  • Thai PM promises more vaccine amid criticism of slow rollout
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    Thai PM promises more vaccine amid criticism of slow rollout

    Thailand is trying to secure 35 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines from two or three companies this year on top of existing orders of around 65 million doses, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Wednesday. The government push comes amid growing public frustration about the slow vaccine rollout, with only 604,947 people inoculated so far, less than 1% of its population. After early success in containing COVID-19, Thailand is fighting a new wave that includes the highly transmissible B.1.1.7 variant.

  • Hangovers get less severe with age, study suggests
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    Hangovers get less severe with age, study suggests

    'Pain sensitivity' declines over time, potentially numbing those nauseating symptoms.