Barca great Xavi reveals his 'Ultimate Player'

Story highlights Barcelona legend Xavi reveals his ultimate player Which world stars, past and present, make the cut? (CNN)Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez played with Lionel Messi for over a decade, once saying “there is no heir” to the Argentine’s throne. The two won countless honors together, but when CNN Sport asks the Spaniard which world stars he would combine to ...

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Is Bangkok really banning street food?

(CNN)When news broke this week that Bangkok was reportedly planning to clear the streets of its beloved street food vendors, outrage broke out among fans of the city’s famously cheap eats as the story racked up global headlines. Bangkok’s governor, Wanlop Suwandee, was quoted by English daily The Nation as saying the city is now “working to get rid of ...

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Ghost Recon Wildlands – Ubisoft on building an open-world Bolivia

True enough –  we tend to form a romanticised image of a place in our mind. We still get video games now where English characters all sound like Danny Dyer got dropkicked through a Charles Dickens novel, and that kind of handling in some cultures could be problematic. Visiting real-world locations is clearly an advantage for understanding culture, then, and ...

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'Silicon Valley,' 'Billions' offer new view of the super-rich

(CNN)“Silicon Valley” is about a lot of things, including the odd collision of social awkwardness, big business and even bigger money in the high-tech world. Yet like another pay-cable series, Showtime’s “Billions,” the HBO comedy offers a more nuanced of the super-rich than TV often has in the past. Television has always been fascinated by the lifestyles of the rich ...

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Creative Assembly explores Total War: Warhammer's Bretonnia at the PC Gamer Weekender

Shortly after this year’s hugely successful PC Gamer Weekender in February, Creative Assembly released its eighth playable race into Total War: Warhammer—the Bretonnia.  A couple of months on, you may already be familiar with the Arthurian kingdom of chivalrous knights as it appears in the turn-based strategy fantasy, however the following video is still packed with interesting information fed straight ...

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Even Oprah gets intimidated

Story highlights Oprah Winfrey stars in the HBO movie ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,’ which premieres on April 22 Winfrey said she almost didn’t take on the role of Deborah Lacks because she felt ‘intimidated’ (CNN)Believe it or not, Oprah Winfrey gets nervous. “I didn’t want to take on this role,” Winfrey told CNN at New York premiere of ...

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