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Netflix Finally Announces ‘Offline Mode’

Netflix Finally Announces ‘Offline Mode’

Entertainment, Film & TV
You can now take your favourite shows anywhere… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement Though standing as one of the most popular online film/TV platforms worldwide, Netflix has often faced criticism for one simple reason – you need to be connected to the internet to view the content. The option to download content for offline play is not something new to the world, with sites such as Sky Go already offering such options. Finally, however, Netflix have joined the club. As announced by their website, users worldwide can now download any content they wish for offline consumption – with no extra fee involved. The new ‘download now to watch later’ option supports iOS and Android devices, though is yet to support desktop versions. On the new feature, Eddy Wu (Director
Charlie Simpson, ya Busted

Charlie Simpson, ya Busted

Celebrity, Entertainment, Music
As Busted attempt to overcome the reputation left from their patchy past with their new album Night Driver, fans are confused about Charlie Simpsons’s motives to rejoin the band. Did he come back for the money or does he have something to prove? Reporter: Hannah Grafton | Sub-Editor: Frances Cullen For many of us in our early twenties, Busted were an important part of our childhood. Their fusion of pop and punk was unlike anything else on the British music scene at the time and their iconic guitar jumps inspired living room dance routines nationwide. They saw huge success in a very small amount of time, and rolled out classic hits including Year 3000, Crashed The Wedding and Air Hostess before their split in 2004 after just four years together. In 2013, McFly and Busted united to form

ITV’s I’m a Celebrity faces backlash after “cruel” Bushtucker trials.

Entertainment, Film & TV
Viewers are starting to pick up on the cruel nature of some of I'm a Celeb's trials. Reporter: Frances Cullen | Sub-Editor: Hannah Grafton It’s British TV at its best. Every year we wait in anticipation to see D-list celebs venture into the jungle and get forced into completing horrible tasks. However the show has recently got a lot of stick for animal cruelty. In last nights trial “crit n mix” Emmerdale’s Adam Thomas and Homes Under the Hammer star Martin Roberts were made to hold live animals in their mouths for 60 seconds. This was uncomfortable viewing on all accounts but we can’t help but to spare a thought for these living creatures who by no choice of their own are subjected to this torment. This is not the first time the show has been accused of animal cruelty. Last years s

Ellen DeGeneres awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Celebrity, Entertainment, Film & TV
America’s highest civilian honour is awarded to those who contribute to the US’ culture, interest and security. Reporter: Marta Szymborska | Sub-editor: Natalia Sokolowska The talk show host struggled to hold back tears when receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama. DeGeneres was accompanied by her wife, Portia de Rossi, in spite of recent rumours that the couple was divorcing after eight years of marriage. During the ceremony, DeGeneres was introduced by both President Obama and The White House aide: "At a pivotal moment, her courage and candor helped change the hearts and minds of millions of Americans, accelerating our nation's constant drive toward equality and acceptance for all. Ellen DeGeneres has showed us that a single individual can make the world
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