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The Favourite leads awards race with 14 Critics' Choice nominations

The Favourite leads awards race with 14 Critics' Choice nominations

Period comedy The Favourite has solidified its position as an early leader in the awards race after securing 14 nominations in the Critics’ Choice awards. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and starring Olivia Colman as Queen Anne, The Favourite is up for...

Guardian, today, 18:08
 
YouTuber Dodie: Sometimes it feels like I'm not real

YouTuber Dodie: Sometimes it feels like I'm not real

To her 1.7 million subscribers, Dodie is known by the handle doddleoddle. Up to now, the singer's career has mostly been contained on YouTube - but she's now preparing to, as she calls it, "branch out into the real world". It's something the...

BBC, today, 17:45
 
Ship artist James Brereton bounces back after stroke

Ship artist James Brereton bounces back after stroke

An artist renowned for his paintings of ships and seascapes is to hold his first exhibition following a stroke and double knee operation. Art by James Brereton, 64, from Derby, sells for thousands, but he had to stop painting due to ill health in...

BBC, today, 17:45
 
Editorial Taxi for May, please

Editorial Taxi for May, please

THERESA MAY insisted to the House of Commons last week that her deal agreed with the European Commission was not only the best available but the only one possible. She told us today, literally hours after her ministers denied that today’s House of...

Morning Star, today, 17:41
 
I'm A Celeb: What opportunities await Harry Redknapp?

I'm A Celeb: What opportunities await Harry Redknapp?

Harry Redknapp has kept I'm A Celeb viewers hooked during the last three weeks, thanks to his love of jam roly poly, his wife Sandra and a footballer story or two. Almost 11 million people tuned in to watch the 71-year-old win the show, meaning he now...

BBC, today, 17:36
 

These are the ten things that everyone in Knaresborough should have done before they turn 40

But anyone who is born and raised in Knaresborough has usually had a pint in every independent pub, taken part in every tradition and discovered every quirk! 1. Visit Mother Shipton's Cave Throughout history there has been much debate about who Mother...

Ripon Gazette, today, 17:07
 
Roma: Netflix film showered with critics' awards as Oscars race heats up

Roma: Netflix film showered with critics' awards as Oscars race heats up

Roma, a Spanish-language black-and-white Netflix film, has been named the best film of the year in a string of US critics' awards, confirming its place as one of the leading Oscar contenders. The family drama, set in Mexico in the 1970s, was written...

BBC, today, 16:59
 

Statue of Charles Rennie Mackintosh can help Glasgow ‘move on’ from art school fire

One of Scotland’s leading artists has said he hopes a new statue of Charles Rennie Mackintosh will help Glasgow move on from the devastating fire which destroyed the celebrated architect’s best known building. Sculptor Andy Scott was today joined by...

Scotsman, today, 16:36
 
Best of 2018: Video games

Best of 2018: Video games

× You can read 19 more articles this month Please help support the Morning Star by subscribing here WITHOUT a doubt the best game this year is Rockstar Games’s Red Dead Redemption II (RDR II).   Not only is it a marvel to play and behold and its...

Morning Star, today, 15:38
 
National Theatre Wales to showcase homegrown talent after backlash

National Theatre Wales to showcase homegrown talent after backlash

National Theatre Wales, which has been accused of favouring English artists, has announced a 2019 programme that it says will showcase the depth and richness of its homegrown talent. NWT’s artistic director, Kully Thiarai, said she hoped the programme...

Guardian, today, 15:24
 

Dogs’ charity that takes 138 calls a day to rehome unwanted pets sends out a festive reminder that “a dog...

To a generation it is among the most enduring slogans in living memory. The world was a different place in many ways when the adage, “a dog is for life, not just for Christmas’ was unleashed 40 years ago. But not so far removed for it to have lost its...

Ripon Gazette, today, 14:35
 

Dogs’ charity that takes 138 calls a day to rehome unwanted pets sends out a festive reminder that “a dog...

To a generation it is among the most enduring slogans in living memory. The world was a different place in many ways when the adage, “a dog is for life, not just for Christmas’ was unleashed 40 years ago. But not so far removed for it to have lost its...

 

Harrogate business leaders help homeless

In the first happening of its kind in Harrogate, business leaders have done their bit to help the homeless at Christmas time. More than £18,000 has been raised so far by Harrogate’s first ever “CEO Sleepout”, held in the grounds of Ashville College....

Ripon Gazette, today, 14:24
 

Here’s our selection of ethical stocking fillers for Christmas

The annual scramble for Christmas presents is well and truly underway. Fiona Evans rummages around for ethical stocking fillers. Feeling frazzled? Does the Christmas spirit seem to be getting lost in the chaos that besieges the festive prelude? Then...

 
Lost loved ones star in Professor Green Photographs video

Lost loved ones star in Professor Green Photographs video

Fans who have lost loved ones have shared their personal photographs for a new video by Professor Green. The song, called Photographs, was inspired by the rapper's late father and reflects his pain at not having more pictures to remember him by. He...

BBC, today, 14:22
 


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