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Rappler
Van Gaal axed by Manchester United as Mourinho waits in wingsto be announced quickly. Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho leaves his house in
Van Gaal axed by Manchester United as Mourinho waits in wings
Rappler / Posted 21 hours ago
to be announced quickly. Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho leaves his house in central London, Britain, 22 May 2016. British media reports on 21 May 2016 stated that Jose Mourinho will take over from Louis Van Gaal as manager of Manchester... Read more
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Variety
Watch First Four Minutes of AMC’s ‘Preacher’ Premierewill air following the season finale on Sunday, July 31st at 10:00 p.m. Stream
Watch First Four Minutes of AMC’s ‘Preacher’ Premiere
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
will air following the season finale on Sunday, July 31st at 10:00 p.m. Streaming service Acorn TV has acquired four British series to debut in June, scheduling the exclusive U.S. premieres of returning shows “Suspects” Seasons 3 and 4... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tiwa Savage, Teebillz and I Before the Tales of Woetry entertainment, 'come back home to Nigeria, Tiwa, you've got an appeal that
Tiwa Savage, Teebillz and I Before the Tales of Woe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
try entertainment, 'come back home to Nigeria, Tiwa, you've got an appeal that Nigerians will love.' Down-to-earth, Tiwa's British accent was huge and the 'aje-butter' behaviour was unmistakable. She laughed and joked a lot. She was friendly to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Twitter suspends rapper Azealia Banks after racist abuseWednesday, adding: 'Most of the people coming to this on my day were only comin
Twitter suspends rapper Azealia Banks after racist abuse
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday, adding: 'Most of the people coming to this on my day were only coming for me.' She went on to apologize to her British fans - despite spending the previous night criticising them: 'To all of my Darling UK fans who bought tickets to see... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
1971 by David Hepworth review – the very best year in rock music?for rock – we are almost 200 pages into his book before he even mentions (and i
1971 by David Hepworth review – the very best year in rock music?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
for rock – we are almost 200 pages into his book before he even mentions (and instantly dismisses) the “tawdry chaos of the British singles chart” – though this was virtually all that the average Briton would have heard on the radio. Never a Dull... Read more
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Rappler
Music festival removes Azealia Banks over racist attack on Zaynvideo 'Like I Would' and grew more agitated after he did not respond. She used
Music festival removes Azealia Banks over racist attack on Zayn
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
video 'Like I Would' and grew more agitated after he did not respond. She used epithets directed at Muslims against Zayn, a British musician of part-British descent. Screengrab from YouTube/ZaynVEVO, photo by Katrine Emilie Andersen/EPA NEW YORK,... Read more
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Empire Of The Kop
The Next Chapterweek, the hardcore of them will travel to watch their team play away and themse
The Next Chapter
Empire Of The Kop / Posted 17 days ago
week, the hardcore of them will travel to watch their team play away and themselves become the butt end of their hosts acerbic wit and tongues but giving back as good as they get. Some will show originality with their battle hymns, others just... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meryl murders opera: Streep is glorious in Florence Foster JenkinsStreep is glorious in Florence Foster Jenkins as she does for the aria what Les
Meryl murders opera: Streep is glorious in Florence Foster Jenkins
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Streep is glorious in Florence Foster Jenkins as she does for the aria what Les Dawson did for the piano When the great British conductor Sir Thomas Beecham was a guest on Desert Island Discs in 1957, he chose, as one of his most cherished... Read more
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Business Standard India
Battle against PollockAsian Studies at Columbia University, Sheldon Pollock, in the Business Standard
Battle against Pollock
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Asian Studies at Columbia University, Sheldon Pollock, in the Business Standard (Read here). The article argued, in an acerbic tone alien to academic discussions, that Padmashri Pollock was “desacralising Sanskrit”, “killing” Sanskrit and... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's World War IIIndia was to Britain's war effort. India contributed 2.5 million soldiers, the
India's World War II
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
India was to Britain's war effort. India contributed 2.5 million soldiers, the largest volunteer army in world history. British taxes and levies, such as the eponymous "War Fund", imposed a crushing burden on India's poverty-stricken peasantry,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
President Trump fills world leaders with fear: 'It's gone from funny to really scary'about Trump and his proposals. In the UK, “Trump” has become an epithet to be h
President Trump fills world leaders with fear: 'It's gone from funny to really scary'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 26 days ago
about Trump and his proposals. In the UK, “Trump” has become an epithet to be hurled back and forth in the increasingly acerbic battle over the country’s future in the European Union. Boris Johnson, the London mayor and the leading advocate of a... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Short List: April 27 - May 5SPOTLIGHT: Sat., April 30 — Opera A series of 18th-century works by British pa
Short List: April 27 - May 5
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 27 days ago
SPOTLIGHT: Sat., April 30 — Opera A series of 18th-century works by British painter William Hogarth, depicting a morality tale about a dissolute heir, inspired musical titan Igor Stravinsky to compose The Rake’s Progress. The opera, with its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biti's PDP Accuses British Ambassador of Being Pro-PF, Says Envoy Pushing for a Mnangagwa PresidencyFORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,'s party has expressed growing impatience
Biti's PDP Accuses British Ambassador of Being Pro-PF, Says Envoy Pushing for a Mnangagwa Presidency
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
FORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,'s party has expressed growing impatience with British ambassador, Catriona Laing, who has pulled all the stops to prop up President Robert Mugabe and his government's renewed bid to unlock fresh IMF funding. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biti's PDP Blasts British Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Says Whitehall Envoy Propping Up Tyrant MugabeFORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,'s party has expressed growing impatience
Biti's PDP Blasts British Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Says Whitehall Envoy Propping Up Tyrant Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
FORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,'s party has expressed growing impatience with British ambassador, Catriona Laing, who has pulled all the stops to prop up President Robert Mugabe and his government's renewed bid to unlock fresh IMF funding. In... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Zanu PF Brit envoyFORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,’s party has expressed growing impatience
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Zanu PF Brit envoy
New Zimbabwe / Posted a month ago
FORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,’s party has expressed growing impatience with British ambassador, Catriona Laing, who has pulled all the stops to prop up President Robert Mugabe and his government's renewed bid to unlock fresh IMF funding. In... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Mugabe Brit envoyFORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,’s party has expressed growing impatience
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Mugabe Brit envoy
New Zimbabwe / Posted a month ago
FORMER Finance minister, Tendai Biti,’s party has expressed growing impatience with British ambassador, Catriona Laing, who has pulled all the stops to prop up President Robert Mugabe and his government's renewed bid to unlock fresh IMF funding. In... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
From Bowie to Prince: famous faces we have said goodbye to in 2016coming just four days after Bowie’s – upset the young and old alike. After his
From Bowie to Prince: famous faces we have said goodbye to in 2016
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
coming just four days after Bowie’s – upset the young and old alike. After his first big film role in Die Hard in 1988, the British actor won a new generation of fans with his portrayal of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films. He suffered a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wood brought humour to plain situationsfirst female stand-up comics and the plump chanteuse of bittersweet songs, ofte
Wood brought humour to plain situations
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
first female stand-up comics and the plump chanteuse of bittersweet songs, often with a social point. At the heart of her acerbic observations on human frailty lay her mischievous brand of witty musical epigrams that conjured up a lost 1950s world... Read more

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