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The 100 best films of the 21st century

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts - they're all here in our countdown of cinema's best movies since...
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A new episode of Tiger King is apparently on the way

A new episode of Tiger King is apparently on the way

5 hours ago   |   Dazed   |   3 articles

Netflix 's Tiger King has basically taken over the internet, and it's already been picked up for a fictional adaptation (here's Dazed's list of who should play who , FYI). Now...
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Video: A look back at Tayside's libraries through the years

7 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph

The great thing about the libraries around Dundee are not only do they hold vast collections of novels, children's books and non-fiction delights but they are also examples of...
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Novelists pick books to inspire, uplift, and offer escape

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

From Hilary Mantel to Kazuo Ishiguro and Marlon James to Sebastian Barry, writers share their favourite literary comforts Author of American Wife and the forthcoming Rodham...
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A Theatre for Dreamers by Polly Samson review - sun, sex and Leonard Cohen

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Capturing the halcyon days of an artistic community on a Greek island in the 60s, this blissful novel of escapism is also a powerful meditation on art and sexuality It's...
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On my radar: Taffy Brodesser-Akner's cultural highlights

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The US journalist and author on an essential read for life under lockdown, a winning yoga app and Being John Malkovich Taffy Brodesser-Akner is an award-winning journalist for...
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Emily St John Mandel: 'I admire novelists who are pushing the form forward'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The award-winning author on her favourite dystopian fiction, why she'd like to meet Alice Munro, and her eerie new novel set during the 2008 financial crash Emily St John...
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How is Britney Spears connected to Netflix's Tiger King?

How is Britney Spears connected to Netflix's Tiger King?

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

No, the answer isn't they share hairdressers The latest Netflix show that's got viewers hooked is Tiger King - the stranger-than-fiction docu-series following the feud between...
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WWE deletes controversial John Cena promo from social media after Bray Wyatt comments

WWE deletes controversial John Cena promo from social media after Bray Wyatt comments

1 day ago   |   Metro

Cena spoke his mind John Cena took aim at Bray Wyatt in a backstage promo last night but it hasn't gone down too well with the higher-ups. The wrestler-turned-Hollywood...
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'I was told there was no market for foody books set in rural France': Joanne Harris on writing Chocolat

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Juggling motherhood and teaching, the author planned her bestselling novel on a school trip Last year marked the 20 th anniversary of the publication of Chocolat. It seems an...
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'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision...

'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision to put them on furlough

A Liverpool staff member has expressed their disappointment following the club's controversial decision to furlough some of their non-playing workers in response to the... Read more ...

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

The new Labour leader has reshuffled the party's top team as he starts to make his mark. Out are Corbyn loyalists to be replaced by those on the soft left Read more ...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to...

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West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered furloughing non-playing staff' 

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Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Catherine Calderwood visited her family's second home in Fife, more than an hours travel from her primary home in Edinburgh, despite advising all Scots to stay home during the... Read more ...

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

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Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting young player

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Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus restrictions continue

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says playing behind closed doors is a better option than scrapping the season, but warned European competitions could be abandoned. Read more ...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League five-a-side team

Van Dijk's team would be dominated by City players Virgil van Dijk has selected his Premier League five-a-side and picked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lead the team. The... Read more ...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of coronavirus

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