The Regal Chain said Sony’s decision to ditch The Interview was: “due to the wavering support of the film by Sony Pictures, as well as the ambiguous nature of any real or perceived security threats.” Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images 2:30

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A security guard stands at the entrance of United Artists theatre during the premiere of the film The Interview in LA, California on December 11th, 2014. Photograph: Reuters/Kevork Djansezian 2:30

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Camille Cosby (l) has defended her husband, saying the man who is accused of sexual abuse by 15 women is “a man I do not know”. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/ Reuters.

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 Sony studios in Culver City, California: The studio’s reputation has suffered considerable damage in the wake of leaked emails that have proved extremely damaging. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg

(...) demanded that the studio pull a forthcoming comedy on a fictional plot to assassinate the country’s leader(...)

Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China’s mobile company Xiaomi.  This year the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is poised to cement its place as one of the most powerful phone-makers in the world’s most important market.(Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters)

(...) stand-up comedy routines. The events are so popular, the company charges admission. To be sure, Xiaomi(...)

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