Celeste Barber hosts F45 class to launch Netflix Wellmania amid fitness chain battle

F45 has announced a huge partnership with Celeste Barber as the fitness chain faces financial difficulties. The embattled Australian workout brand has teamed up with the comedian ahead of the release of her new Netflix series, Wellmaniapremiered on March 29. For those unable to see the upcoming TV show, it sees Celeste as Aussie food … Read more

Putin makes surprise visit to occupied Mariupol | World news

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise trip to occupied Mariupol, the Ukrainian city largely destroyed during a months-long Russian siege, according to a Kremlin statement and video released on state television. The highly classified visit was Putin’s first visit to one of the four Ukrainian regions that Russia claimed to have annexed in September … Read more

Tanker giants spring up out of nowhere to keep Russian oil moving | World news

In an office building in central Mumbai, India, packing tape is peeling off a black door that appears to have had its handle ripped out. There is a pile of mail on the floor outside. A man from a neighboring office says staff moved a few weeks ago, to an unknown destination. Nearly 2,000 kilometers … Read more

Pokémon Game Boy titles dominate the 3DS eShop charts before the service shuts down

Image: Nintendo We are now approaching the end of the month and that means we are getting closer to the end of the 3DS and Wii U eShop service. If you haven’t gotten around to making last-minute purchases yet and are wondering what’s hot in the 3DS eShop right now, the weekly sales chart for … Read more

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China should share data on raccoon dogs in COVID-19 origin research, WHO says The World Health Organization called on China to fully share genetic data that could help trace the origins of COVID-19 after it briefly appeared in an international database. A new analysis of samples collected in January 2020 from a wet market in … Read more

The World’s Best Places of 2023, According to TIME

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news on aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — Gather around, some hot new travel inspiration just dropped. TIME magazine just released its annual list of the world’s best places, and we’re here to … Read more

UK bans TikTok app on government phones over security fears | World news

LONDON — The UK banned TikTok from government phones with immediate effect over security fears, the latest restriction placed on the Chinese social media app following similar moves from the US and European Union. The decision was made after a review concluded there could be “a risk around how sensitive government data is accessed and … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2026, 104 matches to play, group situation, 12 groups of four, Gianni Infantino, why is it being changed, latest, updates

The expanded 2026 men’s soccer world cup in North America will begin with 12 groups of four teams in a change from the originally planned format of 16 groups of three, FIFA announced on Wednesday (AEDT). The next World Cup in the United States, Canada and Mexico will be the first with 48 teams, a … Read more

Bono, The Edge, Letterman a power trio in new doc | World news

LOS ANGELES — During the forthcoming documentary Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming, With Dave Letterman, the talk show icon sits across from Bono and gazes in amazement at the rock star. Letterman wonders what it’s like to write a song. “Writing a song is like heart surgery,” says Bono with a slight … Read more

China steps up diplomatic offensive with drastic budget increase — and hardened stance on US

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s affecting the world. Register here. Hong-Kong CNN — After three years of largely self-imposed isolation on the world stage, China is looking to ramp up … Read more