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Student’s mother pleads for release

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The mother of a London student who is to be deported to her native Mauritius pleads with MPs to release her from Yarl’s Wood immigration centre.

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Billy Zabka on How I Met Your Mother, the Zabkatage, and Sweeping the Leg

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Few actors have portrayed a bully quite as convincingly as William Zabka, a.k.a. Billy Zabka. Starting with 1984’s The Karate Kid, in which he played Johnny Lawrence, a headband-wearing rich kid making life a living hell for Ralph Macchio’s pipsqueak underdog, Zabka became Hollywood’s go-to preppy goon, also stealing scenes … More »

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Modest outsider Anne Hidalgo Paris’ first female mayor

<!– google_ad_section_start –> As she bid to become the first female mayor of Paris, Spanish-born Socialist Anne Hidalgo had to endure taunts from her opponents about her modest origins and lack of Parisian roots. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Joan Collins leads O’Mara tributes

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Former Dynasty actress Joan Collins describes the death of her late co-star Kate O’Mara as “tragic news”, adding “we had great fun on Dynasty when she played my sister Caress… RIP”.

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There’s more to Hamilton than pure talent

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In F1′s new era Lewis Hamilton proves he has the technical intellect to go with his natural driving gift, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson

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Losing My ‘Girls’ Virginity

What happens when a British writer finally gives into the hype and watches her very first episode of Lena Dunham’s hipster extravaganza? An experience about as uncomfortable and unforgettable as Adam and Hannah’s Season 1 sex scene.

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Noah Succesfully Threads the Cultural Needle

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Midway through Noah, after most of humanity has been annihilated and the ark is floating lonely amidst the flood, the title character sits his children down and regales them with the story of Creation. With this flashback, writer-director Darren Aronofsky grasps the hand of science and forces it to shake … More »

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Museum of London photo collection features tragic son Kipling sent to war

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A trove of 2,500 photographs taken by Christina Broom, the UK’s first female press photographer, is on show at museumThe grinning young officer with the thick spectacles is called Jack, and it was because of his terrible eyesight that his father had to pull strings to get him into the army and out to the western front. A year after the image was taken he was dead at the Battle of Loos.The father in question was Rudyard Kipling who, as is well known, was wracked with guilt over the death, writing about it in his poem My Boy Jack.

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Paris Elects Its First-Ever Female Mayor

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Paris has elected its first-ever female mayor, the Spanish-born Socialist Anne Hidalgo, even as elsewhere in the country more right-wing candidates won their races. Hidalgo received 54.5 per cent of the vote.Read more…

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Hamilton praises ‘best car ever’

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Lewis Hamilton praises his Mercedes team for producing a “spectacular” car after his dominant Malaysian GP victory.

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Pop Culture Parenthood: Ron Suskind on How Disney Films Helped His Autistic Son

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In 1993, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ron Suskind moved to Washington, DC with his wife Cornelia and sons Walter, 5, and Owen, 2, to embark on his career as a national affairs reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Soon after the move, Owen stopped speaking. Distant and agitated — he would … More »

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Saturday Night Live Recap: Louis C.K. Is a Glorious Weirdo

If you want to see the every-schlub persona Louis C.K. has perfected, watch his Saturday Night Live monologue. Twice now, he’s turned his opening salvo into a 10-minute stand-up set that foretells where his new hour is heading. (This time: toward children’s plays, the plight of women, and mankind’s complicated … More »

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Fedor Burlatsky obituary

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Political scientist who sought reform from within the Soviet Communist party and was an early advocate of perestroikaBehind its facade of unity, the post-Stalin Soviet Communist party was nothing like as single-minded as its leaders pretended and as many in the outside world believed. It contained radically different undercurrents: among the reformers essential to Mikhail Gorbachev’s eventual programme of perestroika was Fedor Burlatsky, who has died aged 87.A vivid personality and at times an influential figure in intellectual and political life, he observed enough of the rules of the game to maintain a comfortable, although far from lavish, lifestyle. His political writings often pushed to the limits of the permissible: he was an eloquent representative of those party insiders who were critical both of the influence of the military-industrial complex and of Russian nationalist currents within the party.

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Hamilton heads Mercedes one-two win

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Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Malaysian GP to lead Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to a one-two finish.

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Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ & His ‘Quite Dark Take’ on ‘The Jungle Book’

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Director Tim Burton’s 2001 remake of Planet of the Apes was a decade past and some bitter, painful memories still lingered over the much-maligned attempt to revive the franchise. Audiences were skeptical to the say the least in the months leading up to the release of the 2011 prequel Rise of the Planet of the Apes, directed by Rupert Wyatt. Fortunately, they were quickly won over by Rise, due to its sharp script, smart handling of the universe’s origin story, and the brilliant, nearly wordless motion-capture performance of Andy Serkis (Gollum in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit) as Caesar, …Click to continue reading Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ & His ‘Quite Dark Take’ on ‘The Jungle Book’The post Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ & His ‘Quite Dark Take’ on ‘The Jungle Book’ appeared first on Screen Rant.

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