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Pilot, lawyer, medic: meet the people who turned video game careers into real ones

Pilot, lawyer, medic: meet the people who turned video game careers into real ones

Back in 2016, the current Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that his interest in the managerial aspect of the beautiful game came from a video game. Having led an illustrious career as a United striker, famously the super-sub who...

Guardian, 40 min. ago
 
Lenny Kravitz: ‘I wore a red suede tunic suit – I knew I was taking a risk’

Lenny Kravitz: ‘I wore a red suede tunic suit – I knew I was taking a risk’

In the video for Are You Gonna Go My Way, I wore a red suede tunic suit: a pair of trousers with a long sleeveless top that reached almost to the floor, with buttons from the collar all the way down. We paired it with big platform boots, and I would...

Guardian, today, 07:32
 
Disney seals $71bn deal for 21st Century Fox as it prepares to take on Netflix

Disney seals $71bn deal for 21st Century Fox as it prepares to take on Netflix

Disney has closed its $71bn (£54bn) acquisition of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment business in a deal which unites franchises such as Cinderella, The Simpsons and Star Wars under one corporate roof to create a media behemoth of unprecedented scale. The...

Guardian, today, 06:56
 

Excellence in Business Awards: finalists gather in Harrogate for exclusive event

Some of the finest businesses in the region will come together this evening at an exclusive event for the finalists of this year’s Harrogate Advertiser Excellence in Business Awards. The event, to be held at the Fat Badger bar and grill in Harrogate,...

Ripon Gazette, today, 00:59
 

Northumberland bridesmaid Emma steals the limelight after huge wedding bust-up

A calm head and a 'no-nonsense attitude' during a huge family fall-out at a wedding has earned Northumberland's Emma Reed the title of the North East's Best Bridesmaid. Emma, 34, from Blyth, has won the regional honour as brides and grooms across the...

Northumberland Gazette, yesterday, 23:01
 
Interview: ‘Black and white doesn’t really exist’

Interview: ‘Black and white doesn’t really exist’

× You can read 19 more articles this month Please help support the Morning Star by subscribing here LIKE fellow Yorkshireman David Peace, Chris Nickson’s fictional characters rub shoulders with historical figures but while Peace’s novels are often...

Morning Star, yesterday, 18:04
 
Editorial Britain's water crisis – the case for public ownership

Editorial Britain's water crisis – the case for public ownership

STARK warnings from Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan that England could be unable to meet its water usage needs in 25 years should be the writing on the wall for the privatised model introduced when Margaret Thatcher privatised this...

Morning Star, yesterday, 17:53
 

New Harrogate row over Universal Credit rollout

Fears have been rejected that benefit claimants in Harrogate will receive less support than elsewhere when the town becomes a test case for the next phase of the controversial Universal Credit system. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Amber...

Ripon Gazette, yesterday, 17:49
 

From vibrating beds to infinity mirrors: motels that never left the 70s – photo essay

Picture the road trip: a Kingswood wagon or maybe a Fairmont. Olivia Newton John in the tape deck. Mum and Dad smoking in the front. The marginally cranked-open window only serving to corral the smoke into the back seat. When you pull up at a...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:39
 

Nostalgic images that will make you long for this year's St Wilfrid's Procession

Teaming up with Ripon Re-Viewed - an important project which carefully documents historic photographs of Ripon, we would like to share with you a selection of images from processions gone by, that should hopefully get you in the spirit of this year's...

Ripon Gazette, yesterday, 17:20
 
Comic Strip's riotous Soho club reborn as state-of-the-art theatre

Comic Strip's riotous Soho club reborn as state-of-the-art theatre

A tiny new state-of-the-art theatre seeking to capture the “rebellious” spirit of London’s Soho is to open in the building where alternative comedians Alexei Sayle, Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson ran amok in the 1980s. The Boulevard theatre started...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:12
 

Political fallout over £5m grant for The Alnwick Garden's play village

The row over the use of public funds to support the creation of the world’s largest play structure at The Alnwick Garden has reared its head again. It was revealed last week that the charitable trust behind the famous attraction will receive an...

Northumberland Gazette, yesterday, 17:03
 

MP congratulates outstanding school

The children, staff and governors of Grewelthorpe C of E Primary School recently received a very important letter. They were delighted to receive a message from Rt Hon Julian Smith MP congratulating them on their academic achievement. 100% of Key...

Ripon Gazette, yesterday, 17:02
 
The teenage dandy's tale: how a female biographer saw Chaucer afresh

The teenage dandy's tale: how a female biographer saw Chaucer afresh

He may be revered as the father of English literature, but Geoffrey Chaucer’s first appearance in recorded history is as a teenager wearing leggings so tight one churchman blamed the fashion for bringing back the plague. Scholars have known since at...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:42
 
James Corden to host Tony Awards for second time

James Corden to host Tony Awards for second time

British star James Corden has said he is "thrilled" to be hosting the Tony Awards in New York for a second time. "The Broadway community is very dear to my heart, and I'm beyond proud to be part of this incredibly special night."...

BBC, yesterday, 16:03
 


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