Lindsay Lohan’s odd Twitter row with small UK village ends with an apology video

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LONDON — American actress and apparent British politics enthusiast Lindsay Lohan was a vocal supporter of the Remain camp during the UK’s EU referendum in June. 

She made her views known in a series of tweets that have since been deleted, but not before her opining captured the attention — and the ire — of the English village of Kettering. 

She mentioned the town specifically by name in a tweet: 

Um, sorry, but #LINDSAY how could you not know of Kettering, home to world’s most unimaginative breakfast cereal

But that’s neither here nor there. Calling the tweet “fierce and offensive,” the Northamptonshire town’s MP Philip Hollobone, a Leave campaigner, invited the Parent Trap starlet to turn on the town’s Christmas lights to “redeem” her reputation. Read more…

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Don’t believe this fake story about a billionaire giving all his money away

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Reports that residents of a Spanish village have become millionaires after the founder of Corona beer died have been categorically denied by his foundation, Mashable can exclusively reveal.

According to widespread reports by British media outlets, Antonino Fernandez, who was the CEO of Grupo Modelo, the brewery company who make Corona beer, left 200m euros (£169) to 80 residents of Cerezales, the village of Leon province where he was born and raised. 

Fernandez, who migrated to Mexico in 1949 when he was 32, died in August. He was 99 years old and a billionaire. 

But the Cerezales Foundation (Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia) a cultural and contemporary art center funded by Fernandez, categorically denied these reports.  Read more…

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