Los Angeles’ newest hot spot Bar Fifty Three officially opened its doors on May 14. Operated by The Lore Group, the bar is named after the year Hugh Hefner first created the legendary brand. Its décor and ambiance reflects a 1950s and 60s aesthetic with rich leather booths and midcentury modern furnishings. The art and …

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Manchester derby: City celebrations not to blame for ‘hilarious’ row, says Ian Wright

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday’s derby win and played down the post-match row. United boss Jose Mourinho had milk thrown at him outside the Old Trafford dressing rooms after objecting to City’s post-match celebrations. The Premier League leaders won the game 2-1 to go 11 points clear at the top. “It’s just …

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HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger

Hidden software that can record every letter typed on a computer keyboard has been discovered pre-installed on hundreds of HP laptop models. Security researcher Michael Myng found the keylogging code in software drivers preinstalled on HP laptops to make the keyboard work. HP said more than 460 models of laptop were affected by the “potential security vulnerability”. …

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France’s conservatives choose hardliner Laurent Wauquiez as new leader

In his first seven months in office, President Emmanuel Macron has faced little opposition. But on Sunday, the once-dominant Republicans, now the biggest opposition party in parliament, elected a new leader they hope will recover their voice. The conservatives’ ambitious new chief, 42-year old Laurent Wauquiez, is a hard-hitting critic of the 39-year-old centrist president, …

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