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Here We Are by Graham Swift review - a tale of magic, love and loss

41 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

From the blitz to Brighton's end-of-the-pier shows, this is a dreamlike story of England's suburban underbelly The story unfolds as if we're watching it through glass. Evie...
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Galway priest uses cork to give ashes for annual Ash Wednesday ‘drive thru' amid coronavirus fears

11 hours ago   |   The Irish Sun


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How long does the Overwatch Mardi Gras Challenge last?

How long does the Overwatch Mardi Gras Challenge last?

16 hours ago   |   Metro

Players have two weeks to bag prizes Overwatch has launched a new event inviting players to take part in the Mardi Grad Challenge. Similar to previous Overwatch challenges...
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When is Easter 2020? Good Friday and Easter Sunday and Monday dates this year

When is Easter 2020? Good Friday and Easter Sunday and Monday dates this year

20 hours ago   |   Metro

Easter weekend is national holiday Easter is officially in sight, with Christians set to mark the holiday with a weekend of celebrations. The religious weekend sees observers...
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Wrestlers fight for peace in ravaged South Sudan

21 hours ago   |   Reuters

South Sudanese wrestler Kur Bol Jok strode into the arena, his chest - smeared with ashes and dust - puffed out as he faced his opponent, bracing for the fight.
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Can you eat meat and fish on Ash Wednesday?

Can you eat meat and fish on Ash Wednesday?

22 hours ago   |   Metro

Many Christians choose to abstain from indulgence during Lent Christians around the world are marking Ash Wednesday which signifies the beginning of Lent. Lent is considered a...
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What is Ash Wednesday? When the Christian first day of Lent falls in 2020- and what it means

What is Ash Wednesday? When the Christian first day of Lent falls in 2020- and what it means

23 hours ago   |   The Scotsman

Ash Wednesday is an important part of the religious calendar for many Christians
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Team Tracker: Super Rugby, Round Five

23 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

Check out the team line-ups ahead of Round Five of Super Rugby, with the action kicking off in Dunedin. Friday Highlanders v Rebels Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Highlanders...
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Ash Wednesday 2020: What's the history of the day and how is it observed in Christianity?

23 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

Are you giving up anything for Lent this year?
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Ash Wednesday 2019 meaning: When does Lent fasting start in the UK? How long is it?

23 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

Are you giving up anything for Lent this year?
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Man City face Carabao Cup final injury crisis as Laporte limps off against...

Man City face Carabao Cup final injury crisis as Laporte limps off against Real Madrid

MANCHESTER CITY face an injury crisis after defender Aymeric Laporte limped off injured against Real Madrid. The centre-half lasted just 33 minutes in the Spanish capital after... Read more ...

Aymeric Laporte sends message to Man City fans after Real Madrid injury

Aymeric Laporte sends message to Man City fans after Real Madrid injury

Manchester City star Aymeric Laporte has sent fans an injury update message, after he was forced off the pitch during Pep Guardiola's stunning 2-1 win against Real Madrid in... Read more ...

PLAYER RATINGS: De Bruyne and Jesus star while Carvajal struggles as Man...

PLAYER RATINGS: De Bruyne and Jesus star while Carvajal struggles as Man City beat Real Madrid 

Manchester City came from behind to beat Real Madrid 2-1 at the Bernabeu thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne. Read more ...

Arsenal team news: Predicted line-up vs Olympiacos - Sead Kolasinac injury...

Arsenal team news: Predicted line-up vs Olympiacos - Sead Kolasinac injury update

Arsenal take on Olympiacos in the Europa League tonight, and Express Sport is on hand with all the latest team news and predicted line-ups. Read more ...

Real Madrid vs Man City LIVE: Team news and line ups confirmed, Champions...

Real Madrid vs Man City LIVE: Team news and line ups confirmed, Champions League fixtures

Pep Guardiola and his Manchester City side travel to the Bernabeu for tonight's Champions League last-16 first leg tie against Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid. Follow the action... Read more ...

Pupils should meet with Down's peers

Pupils should meet with Down's peers

A Newtownards school has acted promptly and correctly in suspending three pupils whose video mocking people with Down's syndrome has gone viral. The posting has been described... Read more ...

Mike and Zara Tindall confirm they will not be self-isolating after Italy trip

Mike and Zara Tindall confirm they will not be self-isolating after Italy trip

Mike and Zara Tindall have confirmed that they will not be self-isolating following their... Read more ...

Religious pilgrimages to Islam's holiest sites are banned to stop...

Religious pilgrimages to Islam's holiest sites are banned to stop coronavirus spread

The decision was made after 220 people tested positive for coronavirus in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has barred foreigners from entering the country - including those coming... Read more ...

UK WEATHER snow and ice across UK Manchester Bradford Chilterns Cotswolds...

UK WEATHER snow and ice across UK Manchester Bradford Chilterns Cotswolds Glasgow

Met Office forecasters warned of up to four inches of snow from the Shetland Islands down to Nottingham and across to Northern Ireland overnight. Read more ...

Rachel Riley brings baby Maven and husband Pasha Kovalev to work on first...

Rachel Riley brings baby Maven and husband Pasha Kovalev to work on first day back - see photo

It's only been two months since Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev welcomed their baby girl... Read more ...