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Liverpool Echo
11 places in Liverpool you didn’t know were film locationsLiverpool has played a starring role in television and cinematic history, with
11 places in Liverpool you didn’t know were film locations
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 hours ago
Liverpool has played a starring role in television and cinematic history, with a number of production teams selecting the city for Hollywood blockbusters and British television series. With Liverpool holding such a prominent presence on the silver... Read more
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Independent
Hillary Clinton's emails from Sidney Blumenthal describe Nick Clegg's 'arrogance' and David Cameron as 'no partner' to the USAmong titbits of insight offered at the time of Britain’s 2010 general election
Hillary Clinton's emails from Sidney Blumenthal describe Nick Clegg's 'arrogance' and David Cameron as 'no partner' to the US
Independent / Posted yesterday
Among titbits of insight offered at the time of Britain’s 2010 general election: the incoming British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, was “disingenuous” while David Cameron as Prime Minister would be “no partner” with the US on economic policy.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup sells for more than £50 on eBayLabour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has developed something of a cult follo
Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup sells for more than £50 on eBay
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has developed something of a cult following. Hundreds of people have been turned away from his already packed-out rallies - and a raft of celebrity endorsers ranging from singer Charlotte Church to film... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In 'La Jaula de Oro,' teens chase golden dream of AmericaIn Spanish-born filmmaker Diego Quemada-Díez's "La Jaula de Oro" (The Golden Dr
In 'La Jaula de Oro,' teens chase golden dream of America
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
In Spanish-born filmmaker Diego Quemada-Díez's "La Jaula de Oro" (The Golden Dream), about three Guatemalan teenagers making their way to America, the line between constraint and escape is ever shifting, and the promise of a better life up north must... Read more
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Daily Mirror
As he lines up for our Mirror Hustings, what are Jeremy Corbyn's policies?Labour's leadership candidates are set to face a grilling by Mirror readers in
As he lines up for our Mirror Hustings, what are Jeremy Corbyn's policies?
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Labour's leadership candidates are set to face a grilling by Mirror readers in our live hustings. Jeremy Corbyn is one of the four candidates standing in the election, with voting closing at noon on September 10. But since then he's seen a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
As they line up for our Mirror Hustings, what are the four candidates' policies?Labour's leadership candidates are set to face a grilling by Mirror readers in
As they line up for our Mirror Hustings, what are the four candidates' policies?
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Labour's leadership candidates are set to face a grilling by Mirror readers in our live hustings - but how will you know who to vote for? Across the country, ballot papers are dropping onto the doorsteps of Labour party members and supporters so... Read more
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Quartz
Watch: A Ukrainian filmmaker sings his national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison on terror charges - Quartz Watch: A Ukrainian filmmaker sings his national anthem after Russia
Watch: A Ukrainian filmmaker sings his national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison on terror charges
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
- Quartz Watch: A Ukrainian filmmaker sings his national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison on terror... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Director Sentsov to 20 YearsA Russian military court sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who op
Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Director Sentsov to 20 Years
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
A Russian military court sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who opposed the Kremlin's seizure of the Black Sea region of Crimea last year, to 20 years in a high-security prison on Tuesday after finding him guilty of masterminding a... Read more
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thebee
Russian Court Jails Ukrainian Film DirectorA highly acclaimed Ukrainian film director has been sentenced to 20 years in a
Russian Court Jails Ukrainian Film Director
thebee / Posted 8 days ago
A highly acclaimed Ukrainian film director has been sentenced to 20 years in a maximum-security prison in Russia. Oleg Sentsov was convicted of conspiring to commit terror attacks by a Russian court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fantastic Mr Wes Anderson: how Tenenbaum chic took over the catwalksWhen talking about Bar Luce, the Milan bar he designed for Prada earlier this y
Fantastic Mr Wes Anderson: how Tenenbaum chic took over the catwalks
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
When talking about Bar Luce, the Milan bar he designed for Prada earlier this year, Wes Anderson described it – all sugared-almond colours, photo wallpaper and shiny tables – as a place where he would “want to spend my own non-fictional afternoons”.... Read more
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Anorak
Regret the error: actor Mark Benton meets ‘honey’ the human dog in St Leonards hospiceAnorak | Follow Anorak Latest StoriesCross-dressed: offence-seeking...
Regret the error: actor Mark Benton meets ‘honey’ the human dog in St Leonards hospice
Anorak / Posted 10 days ago
Anorak | Follow Anorak Latest StoriesCross-dressed: offence-seeking... Read more
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Anorak
Watch: Northern Star Wars directed by Ken LoachAnorak | Follow Anorak Latest StoriesDevon graffiti watch: who wrote ‘Ginger
Watch: Northern Star Wars directed by Ken Loach
Anorak / Posted 11 days ago
Anorak | Follow Anorak Latest StoriesDevon graffiti watch: who wrote ‘Gingers smel of piss’? on the B3227?Heather Mills: ‘Me and Paul McCartney are both... Read more
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The New Statesman
“He doesn’t understand the poor”: The working class teacher who tried to turn Iain Duncan Smith left wingGlyn Banks was a “typical Sixties radical hippie”. Or at least that’s what he s
“He doesn’t understand the poor”: The working class teacher who tried to turn Iain Duncan Smith left wing
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
Glyn Banks was a “typical Sixties radical hippie”. Or at least that’s what he says the public schoolboys he taught thought of him. At the age of 21, when he had completed his degree at Bangor University, Banks went to teach English O Level and A... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ukrainian filmmaker tells Russian court he will 'suffer or die' for his beliefsA defiant Ukrainian film director told a Russian military court he was ready to
Ukrainian filmmaker tells Russian court he will 'suffer or die' for his beliefs
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
A defiant Ukrainian film director told a Russian military court he was ready to “suffer or die” for his beliefs, as prosecutors demanded a 23-year jail sentence for terrorism offences his lawyers say are imaginary. Oleg Sentsov, and his co-defendant... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Old Labour and young Labour both agree their time has come with Jeremy CorbynThe queue snaked for 100 yards along the pavement outside the Tyne Theatre in t
Old Labour and young Labour both agree their time has come with Jeremy Corbyn
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
The queue snaked for 100 yards along the pavement outside the Tyne Theatre in the lashing rain an hour before he arrived. In a square around the corner, 500 more, unable to get their hands on one of the 1,280 tickets that sold out in five hours,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Where do the Labour leadership candidates stand on the important issues?Across the country, ballot papers are dropping onto the doorsteps of Labour par
Where do the Labour leadership candidates stand on the important issues?
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Across the country, ballot papers are dropping onto the doorsteps of Labour party members and supporters so they can vote for their next leader. More than 600,000 people are registered to vote in the poll after a last minute surge in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Who backs Jeremy Corbyn? And who doesn't?Jeremy Corbyn entered the Labour leadership election race as a rank outside. B
Who backs Jeremy Corbyn? And who doesn't?
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn entered the Labour leadership election race as a rank outside. But since then support for him has surpassed all expectations with thousands of people flocking to recent events held to support him. Bookmakers have him as the favourite... Read more
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Independent
Fling mud if you must, but don’t call Jeremy Corbyn an anti-SemiteAs it happens, I do not think the left-wing MP can lead Labour to victory in 20
Fling mud if you must, but don’t call Jeremy Corbyn an anti-Semite
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
As it happens, I do not think the left-wing MP can lead Labour to victory in 2020, despite agreeing wholly with his anti-austerity drive, his position on the Iraq war, and his social democratic vision. But cumulative decades of Thatcherism and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Threats to boycott Roland Emmerich’s Stonewall A glimpse at the trailer has convinced some that the film on the 1969 disturb
Threats to boycott Roland Emmerich’s Stonewall
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
A glimpse at the trailer has convinced some that the film on the 1969 disturbances is favouring white characters over people of colour Thu, Aug 13, 2015, 19:20 Firstly, let me reassure you that, yes,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
1,000 sign petition to give comedian Mark Steel his Labour leader vote backMore than 1,000 people have signed a petition calling on Labour to let a popula
1,000 sign petition to give comedian Mark Steel his Labour leader vote back
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
More than 1,000 people have signed a petition calling on Labour to let a popular left-wing comedian vote for its next leader. There was anger last night as campaigner and Mirror columnist Mark Steel became the latest celebrity to fall foul of the... Read more
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Anorak
Julian Assange: free to leave London in 2020 if he’s not roasted to death first Supporters hold placards during a vigil outside the Ecuadorean embassy on Mar
Julian Assange: free to leave London in 2020 if he’s not roasted to death first
Anorak / Posted 20 days ago
Supporters hold placards during a vigil outside the Ecuadorean embassy on March 16, 2015 in London, England. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has lived there since... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange leads hidden, busy life in Ecuador's embassyFor close to 1,000 days, one of London's most prestigious neighborhoods has bee
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange leads hidden, busy life in Ecuador's embassy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
For close to 1,000 days, one of London's most prestigious neighborhoods has been the site of a diplomatic standoff. On one side: the British government. On the other: Julian Assange, possibly the world's most-wanted political asylum seeker. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Assange costs taxpayers £10 000 a dayREUTERSWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures during a news conference at th
Assange costs taxpayers £10 000 a day
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
REUTERSWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures during a news conference at the Ecuadorian embassy in central London, Britain, in this August 18, 2014 file photo. Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday they had dropped investigations into allegations... Read more
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Independent
Labour leadership contest: Mark Steel becomes latest left-winger to be barred from votingSteel, who has volunteered to knock on doors for the party in the past, said he
Labour leadership contest: Mark Steel becomes latest left-winger to be barred from voting
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Steel, who has volunteered to knock on doors for the party in the past, said he was “fuming” at the rejection, which he was told was because he does not “support their values”. The comic, who is also an Independent columnist, questioned whether it... Read more
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thebee
Labour Leadership Vote Hit By Tech BreakdownLabour supporters were unable to sign up to vote in the leadership contest beca
Labour Leadership Vote Hit By Tech Breakdown
thebee / Posted 21 days ago
Labour supporters were unable to sign up to vote in the leadership contest because a surge of people trying to register took down the website just hours before the deadline. The party apologised to those attempting to pay their £3 membership to... Read more
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Evening Standard
Membership surge means 100,000 can vote in party’s mayoral contestThe number of Londoners set to vote in Labour’s mayoral contest has more than d
Membership surge means 100,000 can vote in party’s mayoral contest
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
The number of Londoners set to vote in Labour’s mayoral contest has more than doubled on the back of the Jeremy Corbyn leadership bandwagon, party sources have told the Standard. The party’s London membership has surged by 20,000 in just three... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour will remove infiltrators AFTER they've voted in the leadership raceLabour will order infiltrators' votes to be removed even after they've been cas
Labour will remove infiltrators AFTER they've voted in the leadership race
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
Labour will order infiltrators' votes to be removed even after they've been cast in the leadership election, party sources have revealed. Sources insist the content of the votes themselves will remain anonymous, but say each ballot paper will still... Read more
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Scotsman
Call to stop Labour leader race over ‘entryism’ Jeremy Corbyn is favourite to win the race. Picture: Getty LABOUR’S leadershi
Call to stop Labour leader race over ‘entryism’
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn is favourite to win the race. Picture: Getty LABOUR’S leadership candidates are mounting a last-minute bid to sign up supporters to vote for them amid continuing fears the contest could... Read more
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Independent
Labour extends deadline for voter registration in leadership election after website crashesThose hoping to have a say in electing Labour's next leader now have until 3pm
Labour extends deadline for voter registration in leadership election after website crashes
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Those hoping to have a say in electing Labour's next leader now have until 3pm to register. It comes after a chaotic process whereby anyone can pay £3 to become a "registered supporter" and be given a vote in the election. The party decided to... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour extends leadership vote sign-up deadline after last-minute surge crashes website The Labour party has been forced to extend its deadline to sign-up to vote in i
Labour extends leadership vote sign-up deadline after last-minute surge crashes website
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
The Labour party has been forced to extend its deadline to sign-up to vote in its upcoming leadership election after it website crashed due to a surge of demand. The cut-off point to sign-up as a supporter and vote as to who will become the next... Read more
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Independent
Labour apologises for website crash as deadline for registering to vote in leadership contest loomsVisitors wanting to sign up as a “registered supporter” were met with a "502 Ba
Labour apologises for website crash as deadline for registering to vote in leadership contest looms
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Visitors wanting to sign up as a “registered supporter” were met with a "502 Bad Gateway" error message ahead of the midday deadline. The Labour party apologised for the technical problems on Twitter. Apologies if you experienced problems trying to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Jeremy Corbyn rivals in last-ditch bid to sign Labour supporters « Shropshire StarAs Jeremy Corbyn appeared to pull ahead in the race to succeed Ed Miliband, his
Jeremy Corbyn rivals in last-ditch bid to sign Labour supporters « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 21 days ago
As Jeremy Corbyn appeared to pull ahead in the race to succeed Ed Miliband, his rivals Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall joined him in urging more supporters to register to vote ahead of the noon deadline. A YouGov poll on Tuesday gave Mr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn rivals in last-ditch bid to sign Labour supporters Leadership hopeful Liz Kendall wants to 'revive the Labour tradition of peopl
Jeremy Corbyn rivals in last-ditch bid to sign Labour supporters
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Leadership hopeful Liz Kendall wants to 'revive the Labour tradition of people power' Labour's leadership candidates are mounting a last-minute bid to sign up supporters to vote for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour leadership race: Contenders ask for YOUR vote as deadline loomsToday’s high-noon deadline is the last chance for ordinary backers to sign up a
Labour leadership race: Contenders ask for YOUR vote as deadline looms
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Today’s high-noon deadline is the last chance for ordinary backers to sign up and help pick who they think is best to kick out the Tories in 2020. Veteran left-winger Mr Corbyn urged backers to be “a little bit cautious” over his poll lead, adding:... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour leadership contest: 1,200 banned from voting because they support rival parties The Labour Party has announced that around 1,200 people are to be banned from v
Labour leadership contest: 1,200 banned from voting because they support rival parties
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
The Labour Party has announced that around 1,200 people are to be banned from voting for the next leader of the party because they are currently members of "rival" parties. The number could rise as Labour Party officials check the credentials of all... Read more
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Evening Standard
National Gallery workers begin indefinite strike over privatisation rowTwo-thirds of the National Gallery could be shut for the foreseeable future as
National Gallery workers begin indefinite strike over privatisation row
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Two-thirds of the National Gallery could be shut for the foreseeable future as workers began a long-term strike over privatisation plans. Picket lines were set up in Trafalgar Square by staff who say services at the gallery - including security -... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Why Vittorio de Sica is one of Europe’s greatest tragic film-makersVittorio De Sica’s films contain much of the aching sadness of life, and much o
Why Vittorio de Sica is one of Europe’s greatest tragic film-makers
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
Vittorio De Sica’s films contain much of the aching sadness of life, and much of the beauty, too. It is one of the small mysteries of cinema how De Sica, a lightweight actor (and very handsome man) accustomed to playing sentimental leads, should go... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'Jimmy's Hall' review: An Irish 'Dirty Dancing' -- with politics!"Jimmy's Hall" is the latest and perhaps the last movie from English director K
'Jimmy's Hall' review: An Irish 'Dirty Dancing' -- with politics!
OregonLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
"Jimmy's Hall" is the latest and perhaps the last movie from English director Ken Loach, and for that reason and others it reminded me of John Boorman's recent "Queen and Country." Both look back at an earlier time and a different place and deal... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
'Jimmy's Hall' review: An Irish 'Dirty Dancing' -- with politics!"Jimmy's Hall" is the latest and perhaps the last movie from English director K
'Jimmy's Hall' review: An Irish 'Dirty Dancing' -- with politics!
Staten Island Advance / Posted 26 days ago
"Jimmy's Hall" is the latest and perhaps the last movie from English director Ken Loach, and for that reason and others it reminded me of John Boorman's recent "Queen and Country." Both look back at an earlier time and a different place and deal... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Who do you want to be the next Labour leader?With just a few days left to register to vote in the Labour leadership election
Who do you want to be the next Labour leader?
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
With just a few days left to register to vote in the Labour leadership election, it's make your mind up time. The four candidates are setting out their stalls, unveiling their manifestos and holding rallies around the country. But which of the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
'Jimmy's Hall' offers history, romanceDirector Ken Loach revisits familiar territory in "Jimmy's Hall," a film that t
'Jimmy's Hall' offers history, romance
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Director Ken Loach revisits familiar territory in "Jimmy's Hall," a film that takes place 10 years after the events of his 2006 Irish Civil War drama, "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." This is the story of Jimmy Gralton, an Irish activist and leader... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Top five things to do in Hampstead and Highgate this week Our top five this week includes the start of the Camden Fringe, family craft
Top five things to do in Hampstead and Highgate this week
The Ham&High Network / Posted 30 days ago
Our top five this week includes the start of the Camden Fringe, family craft workshops by the Observer Magazine’s art director, and film screenings aplenty. To send a link to this page you... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
‘Jimmy’s Hall’ beautifully filmed yet mostly forgettable2 1/2 out of 4 stars Based on the later years in the life of Jimmy Gralton, “J
‘Jimmy’s Hall’ beautifully filmed yet mostly forgettable
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 1 months ago
2 1/2 out of 4 stars Based on the later years in the life of Jimmy Gralton, “Jimmy’s Hall” is an oddball hybrid of “Footloose,” “Dirty Dancing,” “Reds” and any art-house period piece drama set in Ireland. Up until recently, it was to be the last... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Those soulless US motels are good for the soul | Emma BrockesI was in California last week, in Los Angeles for a night, where I stayed in a
Those soulless US motels are good for the soul | Emma Brockes
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
I was in California last week, in Los Angeles for a night, where I stayed in a chain hotel in Beverly Hills, and then in San Jose, where I checked into an airport motel. The latter was situated on a traffic island between interstates, one running... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Eric Cantona throws weight behind campaign to save Bath City The Toe Poke As unlikely as it would seem, renowned actor, sociologist and
Eric Cantona throws weight behind campaign to save Bath City
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 1 months ago
The Toe Poke As unlikely as it would seem, renowned actor, sociologist and philosopher Eric Cantona (we think he may have... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
‘It’s A Big Challenge But Don’t Be Scared’ – Eric Cantona Pledges Support For Bath City Fans’ Buyout CampaignNever one for being backward in coming forward when it comes to social activism
‘It’s A Big Challenge But Don’t Be Scared’ – Eric Cantona Pledges Support For Bath City Fans’ Buyout Campaign
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 1 months ago
Never one for being backward in coming forward when it comes to social activism, Eric Cantona has pledged his support to Bath City fans in their ongoing attempts to fund a community takeover of their cash-strapped football club. With the non-league... Read more
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