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French police rescue President Macron from theatre crowd furious over pension reforms

French police rescue President Macron from theatre crowd furious over pension reforms

2 days ago   |   The Telegraph


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Opera de Paris en Grève: The Ballet Company Striking Back Against Macron's Pension Reforms

Opera de Paris en Grève: The Ballet Company Striking Back Against Macron's Pension Reforms

5 days ago   |   Novara Media

For over a month, swathes of workers across France have taken to the streets in response to Emmanuel Macron's proposed welfare reforms. The wide-ranging measures include...
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Arnaud Desplechin: 'Theatre is for the bourgeois. Film is the art of rascals!'

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

The revered film director vowed never to touch theatre. So why is he staging the great Aids epic Angels in America? Apparently, it's all a misunderstanding Arnaud Desplechin...
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Jeremy Paxman: controversial and cantankerous in later life

19 days ago   |   Saga

Baby-boomers are grasping hedonists and pensioners should be bumped off... Jeremy Paxman may have left Newsnight after 25 years of lambasting politicians, but he's still as...
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Christmas harms mental health of a quarter of Brits

Christmas harms mental health of a quarter of Brits

1 month ago   |   You Gov

Over two in five Brits have felt stressed during the festive season, while about one in four has struggled with anxiety or depression. December is a happy time for most. Even...
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Pensioner, 89, ‘loved every second' of stripper's visit to care home

1 month ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A pensioner who asked for a stripper to visit her care home said...
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Pension strikes have cost the Opera de Paris more than £2m in a week as ballet stars march

Pension strikes have cost the Opera de Paris more than £2m in a week as ballet stars march

1 month ago   |   The Telegraph


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Who wrote the book Elizabeth Is Missing on which the TV movie starring Glenda Jackson is based?

Who wrote the book Elizabeth Is Missing on which the TV movie starring Glenda Jackson is based?

1 month ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Glenda Jackson plays pensioner Maud who is on the trail of a mystery in Elizabeth Is Missing Veteran acting legend Glenda Jackson is set to return to TV on Sunday night in BBC...
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The Obamas reportedly just bought a $12 million home on Martha's Vineyard. They're worth 30 times more than when they entered the White House in 2008 - here's how they spend their millions

The Obamas reportedly just bought a $12 million home on Martha's Vineyard. They're worth 30 times more than when they entered the White House in 2008 - here's how they spend their millions

1 month ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Barack and Michelle Obama reportedly purchased a 6,892-square-foot house on Martha's Vineyard that was listed at $11.75 million, according to Julia Wells for local outlet...
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Highlands 90-year-old wants Rod Stewart to perform in special Celtic socks she has knitted for him

Highlands 90-year-old wants Rod Stewart to perform in special Celtic socks she has knitted for him

1 month ago   |   Press and Journal

One of Rod Stewart's biggest fans is hoping that her idol will don a special pair of socks she knitted for him when he plays a major show in Aberdeen next month. Ida Donnachie...
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Miley Cyrus celebrates Dolly Parton's birthday with hilarious impersonation

Miley Cyrus celebrates Dolly Parton's birthday with hilarious impersonation

Country music icon Dolly Parton turned 74 on Sunday. Read more ...

PS5 to be unveiled in February, reveals developer

PS5 to be unveiled in February, reveals developer

With Xbox unveiling the design of its next-generation console, Xbox Series X , during the Game Awards in December, it's only a matter of time before PlayStation follows suit... Read more ...

Fortnite and TikTok team up for create-your-own-emote contest

Fortnite and TikTok team up for create-your-own-emote contest

Following Ninja's arrival in Fortnite , it looks like Epic Games is giving players the chance to see a little of themselves in the battle royale, too. It's teaming up with... Read more ...

Folk Singer David Olney Dies On Stage, Aged 71

Folk Singer David Olney Dies On Stage, Aged 71

Folk singer David Olney died over the weekend at the age of 71, during a performance at a music festival in Florida. On Saturday night, David was giving his second performance... Read more ...

SW4 festival line-up: Krept & Konan, The Streets and Kano among first...

SW4 festival line-up: Krept & Konan, The Streets and Kano among first confirmed acts

Krept & Konan, The Streets and Kano are among the first wave of acts confirmed for this year's South West Four festival. The annual music event returns to London's Clapham... Read more ...

Joaquin Phoenix thanks 'favorite actor' Heath Ledger after winning AGAIN for...

Joaquin Phoenix thanks 'favorite actor' Heath Ledger after winning AGAIN for Joker at SAG Awards 

Heath Ledger gave a memorable performance as the comic book villain in the 2008 movie The Dark Knight, shortly before he tragically died of an accidental overdose at 28 years old. Read more ...

SAS: Who Dares Wins recruit Bethany struggles with mole bombshell

SAS: Who Dares Wins recruit Bethany struggles with mole bombshell

Bethany found the mole bombshell ‘difficult' to deal with SAS: Who Dares Wins recruit Bethany Robinson struggled with Jamie being revealed as the mole. Jamie is exposed as the... Read more ...

Cheryl Vows To 'Get Todrick Hall Back' After 'Shady' Dig At Liam Payne Romance

Cheryl Vows To 'Get Todrick Hall Back' After 'Shady' Dig At Liam Payne Romance

The Greatest Dancer star Cheryl Tweedy has vowed to “get Todrick Hall back” after her fellow dance captain made a joke about her past romance with Liam Payne in this week's... Read more ...

Simon Cowell showcases his slimline figure and puffs on a cigarette while...

Simon Cowell showcases his slimline figure and puffs on a cigarette while leaving the BGT auditions

The music mogul, 60, showcased his slimline figure and deep holiday tan as he was spotted leaving the first day of the Britain's Got Talent auditions at the London Palladium on... Read more ...

Newly-single Rihanna hangs out with A$AP Rocky just a day after split from...

Newly-single Rihanna hangs out with A$AP Rocky just a day after split from Hassan Jameel

The global music sensation was spotted enjoying a concert with A$AP Rocky just a day after her rumoured split from boyfriend of three years Hassan Read more ...