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September 7, 2017 / 3:03 PM / 3 months ago

Reuters Lifestyle & Entertainment, September 7, 1500 GMT/1100 ET

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    ENTERTAINMENT
    
    The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is back, darker than ever
    STOCKHOLM - Rebel super-hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in
the fifth book in the Millennium series, this time battling
neo-Nazi prison gangs and honour killings as well as trying to
uncover the secrets about her troubled childhood.
(SWEDEN-MILLENNIUM/LAUNCH (TV, PIX), by Johan Ahlander, 430
words)
    
    Stop sugar-coating homosexuality, Italian director says
    VENICE - Italian director Sebastiano Riso said he chose to
make it a gay couple who refuse to adopt a terminally ill child
in his new film to show how a person can commit good or terrible
deeds, regardless of sexual orientation. 
(FILMFESTIVAL-VENICE/UNAFAMIGLIA (PIX, TV), by Roberto Mignucci
and Agnieszka Flak , 398 words)

    'Borg/McEnroe' kicks off Toronto festival packed with
survival tales
    TORONTO - A tale of real-life rivalry on the tennis court
kicks off the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday in
a scaled back line-up of movies that focus on tales of survival
amid chaos. (FILMFESTIVAL-TIFF/ (TV), by Alastair Sharp, 394
words)
    
    The spy still in the cold: Brexit leaves Smiley a stranger
in UK
    LONDON - He outwitted Soviet spies and played his part in
the downfall of communism, but George Smiley, the fictitious
British intelligence officer of John le Carre's novels, is
ending his days feeling lost in his own country because of
Brexit. (BOOKS-LE CARRE/SMILEY (PIX), moved, 356 words)
    
    Voice of George Michael returns with remix of "Fantasy"
    LONDON - British pop singer George Michael, who died last
year, returned to the airwaves on Thursday with the release of a
remix of his song "Fantasy," leaving fans split on the decision
to bring back his voice. (MUSIC-GEORGE MICHAEL/ (TV, PIX),
moved, 222 words)
 

    LIFESTYLE
    
    UK's Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill
to go
    LONDON - Britain's Prince George, the great-grandson of
Queen Elizabeth and third-in-line to the throne, started school
on Thursday but without his pregnant mother Kate to support him
because she is suffering from severe morning sickness.
(BRITAIN-ROYALS/GEORGE (PIX, TV), moved, 224 words)
    
    Slovak clinic treats lazy eye with virtual reality game
    MARTIN - The condition called lazy eye has long been
considered untreatable in adults, but a clinic in Slovakia says
a treatment does exist, and it's simple as child's play -
literally. (SLOVAKIA-HEALTH/ (PIX, TV), moved, 418 words)
    
    No smartphones! Vintage mobile phone museum opens in
Slovakia
    DOBSINA - As new smartphones hit the market month in month
out, one Slovak technology buff is offering visitors to his
vintage cellphone museum a trip down memory lane - to when
cellphones weighed more than today's computers and most people
couldn't afford them. (SLOVAKIA-PHONES/ (PIX), moved, 210 words)
       
    
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