Fiction

If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha review - a fizzing, grisly debut

12 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The Brooklyn-based novelist impresses with this toxic tale of four women caught in the dazzle of South Korean consumerism South Korea is believed to have the highest plastic...
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Beyond Good and Evil is getting a Netflix movie from Detective Pikachu director

Beyond Good and Evil is getting a Netflix movie from Detective Pikachu director

15 hours ago   |   PCGamesN

We may not know when Beyond Good and Evil 2 is coming out, but we do know a film is being made about the cult action-adventure game for Netflix. The director of Detective...
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The most common driving habits many think are illegal - but are only myths

The most common driving habits many think are illegal - but are only myths

18 hours ago   |   The Mirror

A recent survey of 2,000 UK drivers revealed most drivers actually know legal fact from fiction when it comes to the Highway Code. For example, driving in your flip flops is...
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In brief: Perfect Tunes; The Crown in Crisis; Chances Are - review

20 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A mother's case for creativity, Edward VIII revisited and a Pulitzer-winner's nostalgic mystery Emily Gould Scribner, £14.99, pp288
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Antkind by Charlie Kaufman review - absurdism ad infinitum

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The idiosyncratic screenwriter's bloated debut novel - about an idiosyncratic screenwriter - is a slog Antkind is the debut novel of Charlie Kaufman, the Being John Malkovich...
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Avinash Mishra on joining ‘YRHPK' as new Kunal Rajvansh

Avinash Mishra on joining ‘YRHPK' as new Kunal Rajvansh

22 hours ago   |   BizAsia

‘Yeh Teri Galiyan' fame actor Avinash Mishra has joined the cast of Rajan Shahi's ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke' and says he is grateful to the producer for believing in him. The...
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How departure of James laid bare the Murdoch family rifts

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The younger son has quit the family firm, but the question of who eventually inherits Rupert's media empire remains a cliffhanger The unfolding story of the Murdoch family...
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The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue review - beauty amid horror

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The Room author's tender and evocative novel, set during the 1918 flu pandemic, suffers from a surfeit of misery Emma Donoghue's publishers might regard it as a mixed blessing...
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Summer by Ali Smith review - a remarkable end to an extraordinary quartet

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The last of Ali Smith's seasonal series, a set of books that defines our fraught era, is also the first serious coronavirus novel I'm not sure I've ever looked forward to a...
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Spooks: Where Are The Cast Now?

Spooks: Where Are The Cast Now?

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

It's been nearly nine years since the spies of MI5 solved their final case on the BBC drama Spooks. The show was one of the most popular and enduring dramas of the 00s, running...
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Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Coronavirus 1) Testing machines can give result in 90 minutes “Two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain... Read more ...

Pierce Brosnan's son Paris leads tributes to Frank Ocean's brother Ryan...

Pierce Brosnan's son Paris leads tributes to Frank Ocean's brother Ryan Breaux after ‘tragic death aged 18'

Paris Brosnan has remembered his friend Ryan with a sweet tribute Brandon Thomas Lee and Paris Brosnan have led the tributes to Frank Ocean's brother Ryan Breaux, who has... Read more ...

Brit woman facing execution for fatally stabbing husband escapes death penalty

Brit woman facing execution for fatally stabbing husband escapes death penalty

EXCLUSIVE: Samantha Jones, 54, broke down when she was told her charge of murder had been reduced to 'culpable homicide without intent' for the fatal stabbing of her husband... Read more ...

Kate Garraway reveals incredible way kids have moved in with Derek's...

Kate Garraway reveals incredible way kids have moved in with Derek's shielding parents - with help from Jeremy Kyle

Kate Garraway has revealed her children are now staying with her husband's parents, who... Read more ...

HSBC profit dives 65% as warns loan losses could hit £10bn

HSBC profit dives 65% as warns loan losses could hit £10bn

HSBC saw its pre-tax profit plummet by 65% in the first of the year as the UK's largest bank was forced to hike funds to cover bad loans due to the coronavirus. Read more ...

Coleen Nolan has heartfelt message amid sisters Linda and Anne's cancer battle

Coleen Nolan has heartfelt message amid sisters Linda and Anne's cancer battle

Loose Women star Coleen Nolan said her her sisters Linda and Anne will beat cancer as she shared a message on Twitter. Read more ...

Samantha Jones: British woman facing possible hanging goes on trial for...

Samantha Jones: British woman facing possible hanging goes on trial for husband's murder in Malaysia

A British woman accused of stabbing her husband to death in Malaysia has entered court for a murder trial that could result in her being hanged. Read more ...

Frank Lampard makes bold appeal to Premier League chiefs

Frank Lampard makes bold appeal to Premier League chiefs

Chelsea finished their domestic season on Saturday by losing to Arsenal in the FA Cup Final at Wembley. But their season is not over yet, as they play again this Saturday... Read more ...

Paper Talk: Juventus move for Man Utd defender with tempting swap offered...

Paper Talk: Juventus move for Man Utd defender with tempting swap offered; Arteta makes contact with Barcelona star

Manchester United have been offered a Juventus star in exchange for an unwanted defender, while Mikel Arteta has made personal contact to bring a Barcelona midfielder to... Read more ...

Trump backs Microsoft buyout of TikTok after threat to ban Chinese video app

Trump backs Microsoft buyout of TikTok after threat to ban Chinese video app

The Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok could be sold to Microsoft after an apparent change of mind by US President Donald Trump. Read more ...