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Our Film And TV Recommendations: What To Watch This Week, From Loki To Shiva Baby
The  clocks have gone back, the weather’s grim - it’s the perfect season for hibernating in front of the television, or a night at the cinema. Here are the films and TV shows on our cultural radar this week… Wolfwalkers I can’t remember the last time
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Our Music Recommendations: What We’re Listening To Now, From Megan Thee Stallion To Lorde
Is your playlist in need of some refreshment? We have some suggestions. Taylor Swift — Evermore Surprise! Again! Taylor Swift’s lockdown adventures continued with the news that she has a recorded second secretly written album. Evermore is the “sister
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Mitsubishi Moves Green Jobs To London With New Carbon Capture HQ After Drax Deal
Japanese engineering giant Mitsubishi today pledged to move its carbon capture and storage operations to London after winning a major project to clean up emissions at the Drax power station in Yorkshire. Carbon capture and storage is seen as a key wa
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Tough Mudder Founder Will Dean On Expanding His New Business And Avoiding The ‘Second Album Problem’
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean has spent the past year at his Wimbledon home on endless Zoom calls. The entrepreneur, known for popularising extreme obstacle courses, spent “Kafka-esque” days pitching investors for business number two - London-based
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The FTSE 100’s Safest Bet? Medical Tech Firm Raises Dividend For 42nd Year In A Row
As a manufacturer of life-saving medical and safety equipment - from ventilator components to touch-free door sensors - Halma was well placed to thrive in the pandemic. The FTSE100 group, which comprises a portfolio of more than 40 more-or-less auton
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Sexual Harassment ‘Has Become Normalised For Children In Schools And Colleges’, Damning Ofsted Review Finds
Sexual harassment has become so normal in schools that children no longer see the point of reporting it, a damning investigation by Ofsted has warned. Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman said she was “shocked” by the Ofsted review which found easy access
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Matt Hancock: Asymptomatic Covid Spread Dismissed As ‘Mistranslation’ In Early Stages Of Pandemic
Matt Hancock has revealed early signs that Covid could spread asymptomatically were played down by global health chiefs who believed it was a “mistranslation” of a Chinese report. The Health Secretary said he instinctively feared the Chinese document
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Everything You Need To Know About The Armie Hammer Cannibalism Scandal
In early January, Call Me By Your Name star Armie Hammer started trending on Twitter. But this time, it wasn’t down to one of his characteristic online outbursts - this was potentially far more sinister. An anonymous account, House of Effie, posted d
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What Does The Arrival Of GB News Really Mean For The UK?
‘I like big challenges,’ says Andrew Neil, the Scottish broadcaster hired as GB News’s chairman and top presenter last September. That’s lucky because there are plenty. Critics have been quick to slam the upstart TV station as a ‘British Fox News’,
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England Carry The Ability To Unite A Divided Country At Euros - And They Are Not Shirking The Challenge
Football was assigned the lofty social responsibility of distracting and entertaining us at the height of the ­pandemic but the challenge for the national team this summer is altogether bigger still. Gareth Southgate and his squad again find themselv
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The G7 Circus Has Rolled Into Town—here’s What To Expect
It was never going to be a quiet summer in Carbis Bay. The cream sands and windswept cliffs of the cloistered spot near St Ives have always been popular with the UK’s bucket-and-spade brigade, and this year more than most after a year starved of holi
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Euro 2021: Can We Kick It? Your Big Fat Euros Guide
Remember that all-too-brief summer of 2018, where Love Island was on every night, it was marvellously hot and England were actually doing quite well in football? Remember how carefree (and mask-free) we all were and how we crowded into pubs without a
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I Dreamed Of Writing A Book — Here’s How I Did It And You Can Too
Last April, as ambulance after ambulance made high-speed slaloms down my south London street and the Government’s evening briefings increasingly acquired the ghoulish unreality of nightmare, I survived by creating an imaginary world, and retreating i
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Bernie Katz, Prince Of Soho: New Podcast Explores The Tragic Demise Of Late, Much-loved Groucho Manager
The story of Berniz Katz is an extraordinary one. It is a sad one, too. At times, it is a glamorous run of stars and life in the darkest hours after midnight – which, for a certain type, are altogether the brightest – at other points, it seems a piti
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What I Learned Leaving New York For London
Normally, when I look out of the window at London as the plane prepares to land I get an instant joyful rush of being home. But arriving during lockdown to move back after five years living in New York felt different. As I peered out in my N95 respir
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Charlotte Perriand: Seven Things You Need To Know About The Pioneering Designer
“The canon of twentieth century design looks a lot like the ‘Lone Male Genius,’” says Justin McGuirk, chief curator at the Design Museum. The subject of the museum’s new exhibition, the French designer Charlotte Perriand, though, is a departure from
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VAHA Fitness Mirror: A PT For Your Living Room - Is It Worth The Eye-watering Cost?
First Peloton, the cult spin bike was the name on everyone’s lips. Adored by the likes of David Beckham and Michelle Obama, it became a billion-dollar company as gyms closed during the pandemic. More recently, the buzz has all been about Hydrow, the
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Are You Ready For The Scooter Invasion?
More than a century after rail deliveries of coal to the depots of King’s Cross fuelled London’s industrial growth, the cobbles of the reborn Coal Drops Yard are, on a humid Thursday afternoon, the bumpy stage for a purported revolution in clean tran
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Mark Bezos: Who Is The BFF Brother Accompanying Jeff Bezos Into Space?
It’s the news many had been suspecting for a while now: Jeff Bezos is finally making his first trip into space. The Amazon founder announced his trip onboard his rocket company Blue Origin’s New Shephard spaceship yesterday, but the real star of the
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World Oceans Day: Sailor Emily Penn On Why Plastic Pollution Is A Women’s Issue
Emily Penn — adventurer, plastic pollution pioneer and at 34, the youngest and only female recipient of the Yachtmaster and Seamaster of the Year awards — was in the middle of the South Pacific, surrounded by dolphins, when news of Covid began to cra
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The Best London Theatre Opening In 2021 That You Can Book Now, From Cinderella To Frozen The Musical
After months of closures, theatres can now reopen for live performances. It’s no secret that the industry has been battered by the pandemic - last year, several theatres staged new productions only to have them scuppered by new restrictions forced by
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What’s In Store For Baby Lilibet In LA And Who Will Her Godparents Be?
The announcement took many by surprise: Meghan and Harry’s new daughter, born in California on Friday, has been named Lilibet Diana in a nod to her paternal great-grandmother. Baby Sussex’ middle name was expected - Diana topped the bookies’ charts
Evening Standard4 мин. чтенияCooking, Food & Wine
123V: Confused Customer Returns Plant-based Burger As ‘I Know Meat, This Is Meat’
A plant-based “beef” burger proved so realistic in a new London restaurant that one outraged customer returned it on the grounds that she didn’t eat meat. 123V – a new opening by chef Alexis Gauthier in department store Fenwick – served the guest its
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What It Costs To Own A Horse
Owning a horse is an expensive hobby and one that can easily end up costing a small fortune. It’s not unusual for the initial outlay to run into thousands of pounds. And ongoing costs, which can exceed £10,000 a year, can weigh heavy on your the fina
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Summer’s Hottest Cocktails: London’s Top Bartenders On What To Drink In 2021
The Roaring Twenties are here — slightly later than scheduled — and the bar is officially back (NB “roaring” was always a polite way of saying “drunken”). While a century ago, Fitzgerald and Hemingway may have raised hell with gin rickeys and hanky-p
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Ed Miliband: ‘My Wife’s Career Has Taken Off Since Mine Went Down The Swanee’
Ed Miliband is in a playful mood. “Shall I rip my shirt off?” he asks the photographer, who is not sure how to reply. “How about I put this feather in my hair?” We are in the garden of Miliband’s North London house. The sun is out, his sons’ bikes ar
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London Reaches Milestone As SEVEN Million Covid-19 Vaccines Administered In City
More than seven million Covid-19 jabs have been administered in London as Britain races to get people vaccinated to protect them against the threat from variants of the virus.In a triple dose of good news, an NHS chief also said the vaccines had “bro
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The Best Beaches In The UK
Beach-appropriate weather occurs all too infrequently in the UK. So, when the mercury hits 29C (which it’s forecast to do today), there is nothing left for it but to grab the SPF and head to one of the country’s most beautiful sandy stretches of coas
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From Boyband Theory To Backstreet Boys Cruises: I Used To Be Normal Is A Love Letter To Fangirls
Within the first 15 minutes of Jessica Leski’s documentary I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story, Take That superfan Dana writes the words “boyband theory” onto a whiteboard before covering it in pictures and notes, attempting to distill a mus
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The Best Restaurants In London With Terraces For Outside Dining
Looks like we made it. April 12 is almost here, marking the first return of restaurants, pubs and bars. While eating indoors is still off the cards until mid-May, al fresco is go. The thought of freshly poured pints or plates of pasta cooked by some
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