News archive from 28 May 2017

EastEnders spoilers: Whitney’s TRUE intentions EXPOSED by Shirley in explosive showdown

EastEnders spoilers: Whitney’s TRUE intentions EXPOSED by Shirley in explosive showdown

The two residents of the Queen Vic will come to blows this week as tensions among the Carter clan reach boiling point.  Whitney’s (played Shona McGarty) got under under the skin of viewers in recent weeks, and now it seems Shirley (Linda Henry) will...

 
The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss: It’s very hard to put this show in a box

The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss: It’s very hard to put this show in a box

What is The Handmaid’s Tale about? The story takes place in an alternate world, called Gilead, where a fundamentalist regime has taken over. Gilead was once part of the United States. Due to some environmental disasters, fertility has dropped in...

 
TV round up: Twin Peaks, Inspector George Gently and more

TV round up: Twin Peaks, Inspector George Gently and more

But the return of the most bonkers TV drama ever made. This is not said lightly. The show is called Twin Peaks (Sky Atlantic, Monday/NOW TV), and it’s back after 25 years.  The first two episodes of David Lynch’s utterly bizarre offering were...

 
Uber CEO Kalanick's mother dies in boat accident

Uber CEO Kalanick's mother dies in boat accident

The mother of car hire company Uber's co-founder Travis Kalanick has died in a boating accident in California. Mr Kalanick's parents Bonnie and Donald were out on a lake in Fresno when their boat sank on Friday. Mrs Kalanick, 71, and her husband were...

BBC, 00:06 in World News
 
Ben Stokes offers injury update after England clinch South Africa win

Ben Stokes offers injury update after England clinch South Africa win

Ben Stokes admitted there are still concerns over his knee injury after England beat South Africa in a thriller at the Ageas Bowl. Having defeated the Proteas in the first ODI on Wednesday, Eoin Morgan’s side claimed the series with a two-run triumph...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 

Garden of peace to be created to honour war poet Wilfred Owen

He gave voice to the infantrymen of the First World War with his unflinching studies of the horror of conflict. Now, a century on from his stay at Edinburgh’s pioneering Craiglockhart War Hospital, a garden of remembrance is to be created in honour of...

 

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

The bond between human and horse dates back thousands of years. Now, thanks to a groundbreaking design, equine therapy could be made available to help autistic children in the comfort of their homes. Callum Hunter, a student at Edinburgh Napier...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Health
 
Christine McVie reveals why she returned to the spotlight with new duet album

Christine McVie reveals why she returned to the spotlight with new duet album

The new album from Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie feels like a big, warm hug. The great melodies, intimate harmonies and terrific arrangements are instantly recognisable as coming from two of the band’s songwriters yet they’re...

 
Remembering Sir Roger Moore: The legendary actor who 'charmed' until his death

Remembering Sir Roger Moore: The legendary actor who 'charmed' until his death

In his last ever TV interview Sir Roger Moore revealed he thought Bond bosses were “mad” for picking him to play 007. The suave screen legend, who died last Tuesday aged 89, told me during a candid sit-down chat that he was only chosen for the...

 
Film reviews: Pirates Of The Caribbean, Interlude In Prague and more

Film reviews: Pirates Of The Caribbean, Interlude In Prague and more

But I bet he had no idea he was about to coin a new phrase. Four decades later, “jumping the shark” is widely used to describe the moment a hit series goes spectacularly off the rails.  Did Winkler’s acrobatics flash through Johnny Depp’s mind when he...

 
Opera review: Cavalli’s Hipermestra by Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Opera review: Cavalli’s Hipermestra by Glyndebourne Festival Opera

The Festival’s third Cavalli opera Hipermestra has been virtually unperformed since 1668, and its UK premiere was eagerly awaited by fans of the baroque.  The production began before we entered the theatre as brides in sumptuous white gowns were...

 
Theatre reviews: Winter Hill and Woyzeck

Theatre reviews: Winter Hill and Woyzeck

On a fine day its peak offers a panorama of much of the north of England, from Cumbria to the Isle of Man.  It also lends its title to Timberlake Wertenbaker’s intelligent, incisive, and witty new play, which explores the havoc that global developers...

 
Dance review: Mixed Bill by The Royal Ballet

Dance review: Mixed Bill by The Royal Ballet

The five-hander’s title precisely pinpoints every dancer’s lifelong search: to dance on the music’s beat.  Last Tuesday the three leads in Vertiginous were a perfect example. Steven McRae is slightly ahead, Vadim Muntagirov a shade behind and...

 
Book reviews: Jane Austen At Home and Uncommon People

Book reviews: Jane Austen At Home and Uncommon People

Jane Austen At Home by Lucy Worsley (Hodder & Stoughton, £25) It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of money does not buy a book by Jane Austen. The Georgian novelist is read almost exclusively by women.  So I picked up...

 
Fiction: The Trouble With Humans by Tracy Rees

Fiction: The Trouble With Humans by Tracy Rees

Laura had always liked animals better than humans. That was why, when a giant, brown hound launched itself out of the sea and knocked her flying, all she did was laugh.  Clumsy with joy, the dog scrambled all over her with huge, filthy paws, tail...

 


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