Books Podcast

Disraeli the anti-prig tells us far more about Johnson than Churchill does

35 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

The Sayings of Disraeli edited by Robert Blake, with a foreword by Alistair Lexden Anyone who finds Boris Johnson frivolous, slippery, unprincipled and unprofessional is likely...
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Amazon's The Boys flip the bird in season two promo poster

Amazon's The Boys flip the bird in season two promo poster

49 minutes ago   |   Radio Times

The Boys has released a new promotional image ahead of season two - and in typically irreverent style, it shows key cast members giving the middle finger. The Amazon Prime...
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Science Weekly in the pandemic: 'Every day you wake up to a discovery'

59 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The team behind our popular podcast reflect on how the threat of Covid-19 has galvanised the scientific community Nicola Davis is one of Science Weekly's presenters, alongside...
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BBC Radio 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network launch ‘Words First'

BBC Radio 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network launch ‘Words First'

1 hour ago   |   BizAsia

BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Asian Network have launched ‘Words First' alongside BBC Arts and Contains Strong Language Festival, aiming to discover the best emerging spoken word...
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Children's books roundup - the best new picture books and novels

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Vanishing acts at a seance, a young environmentalist's mission, Noah's ark anchors ashore and more For readers of eight-plus this month, The List of Things that Will Not Change...
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'Things fall apart': the apocalyptic appeal of WB Yeats's The Second Coming

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Written 100 years ago, Yeats's poem has been absorbed into the cultural bloodstream from Chinua Achebe to The Sopranos, Joan Didion to Gordon Gecko. Why is it such a touchstone...
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Mum defends decision to let 15-year-old daughter get tattoo in honour of her dad

Mum defends decision to let 15-year-old daughter get tattoo in honour of her dad

2 hours ago   |   Metro

When she was 15, Katilyn had her dad's police number tattooed on her foot Typically, if a 15-year-old asks their parents if they can get a tattoo they'll receive a swift ‘of...
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Tom Ellis ‘signs on for Lucifer season 6' at Netflix

Tom Ellis ‘signs on for Lucifer season 6' at Netflix

2 hours ago   |   Metro

Tom Ellis' future as Lucifer has been revealed Tom Ellis ' future on Lucifer has been revealed as the Miranda star signs up for a sixth season as the Prince of Darkness on...
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Smedley: 2019 was Vettel's strongest season

3 hours ago   |   PlanetF1

Former Williams performance chief and race engineer Rob Smedley thinks 2019 was Sebastian Vettel's best season in F1. Vettel arrived on the F1 scene back in 2007 and went on a...
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BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty's husband hit by car while cycling: ‘I think everyone's an idiot who's on a bike or in a car'

BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty's husband hit by car while cycling: ‘I think everyone's an idiot who's on a bike or in a car'

3 hours ago   |   Metro

Naga's husband got knocked over by a car last week (Picture: BBC/Hannah Taylor/BAFTA/REX/Shutterstock) BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty has told how she is ‘terrified' of...
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Tottenham striker Troy Parrott to miss Premier League restart after appendix...

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott to miss Premier League restart after appendix surgery 

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Shorten two-metre rule to save jobs, MPs urge Boris

Shorten two-metre rule to save jobs, MPs urge Boris

Sage has reportedly produced a paper suggesting 1.5 metres could be enough to minimise risk Senior Tory MPs are urging Boris Johnson to relax the two-metre rule to prevent job... Read more ...

Cricket West Indies approves proposed Test tour of England in July

Cricket West Indies approves proposed Test tour of England in July

Cricket West Indies has granted approval in principle for the proposed Test tour of England in July as the return of international cricket moves closer. Plans have been drawn... Read more ...

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby enjoy fun games night with their families

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby enjoy fun games night with their families

Phillip Schofield and his This Morning co-host Holly Willoughby, spent Friday night playing a murder mystery game together via Zoom, and it looked so fun. Read more ...

Bayern Munich v Fortuna Dusseldorf, Bundesliga 2019/20: What time is...

Bayern Munich v Fortuna Dusseldorf, Bundesliga 2019/20: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

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Arsenal star David Luiz confirms transfer talks with former club as...

Arsenal star David Luiz confirms transfer talks with former club as replacement deal eyed

David Luiz's Arsenal career looks set to come to an abrupt end after just one year. Read more ...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Simon Harris says number of people in hospital...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Simon Harris says number of people in hospital with virus continues to fall

THE NUMBER of people in Irish hospitals battling Covid-19 has fallen again, Health Minister Simon Harris announced. The Wicklow TD made the announcement as he wished all those... Read more ...

Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd Sancho latest, Werner Liverpool request, Chelsea...

Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd Sancho latest, Werner Liverpool request, Chelsea decision

Transfer news LIVE - latest updates as Premier League clubs prepare for the summer window. Read more ...

Arsenal star Lucas Torreira discusses his future and reveals ‘dream' to play...

Arsenal star Lucas Torreira discusses his future and reveals ‘dream' to play for Boca Juniors

The midfielder has supported the Argentine club since he was a kid Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has revealed that he would like to play for Boca Juniors while he is still... Read more ...

Commonwealth Games shooter Sarah Wright dies after getting green light for...

Commonwealth Games shooter Sarah Wright dies after getting green light for cancer trial

A former England Commonwealth Games shooter given special permission to fly to the US for a cancer drug trial has died before she could start the treatment. Read more ...