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Police files on Queen Victoria's suffragette goddaughter to go on display

Police files on Queen Victoria's suffragette goddaughter to go on display

She loved parties, dogs and, as Queen Victoria’s goddaughter who lived in a grace and favour royal apartment, she was fabulously well connected. But Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was also a suffragette and therefore marked down as a danger to the...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 
René Auberjonois, actor who starred in M*A*S*H*, Star Trek and Benson, dies aged 79

René Auberjonois, actor who starred in M*A*S*H*, Star Trek and Benson, dies aged 79

René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows Benson and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and his part in the 1970 film M*A*S*H*, has died aged 79. The actor died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles of metastatic lung...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 
Britain has closed almost 800 libraries since 2010, figures show

Britain has closed almost 800 libraries since 2010, figures show

Almost 800 libraries have closed since the Conservative-Lib Dem government implemented austerity in 2010, new figures reveal. The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s (Cipfa) annual survey of the UK’s libraries, excluding Northern...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 
Spotify Wrapped: users alarmed by their own listening habits

Spotify Wrapped: users alarmed by their own listening habits

Spotify’s annual Wrapped feature, which reveals users’ favourite music from the past year, has been released to its 243 million users, prompting mixed emotions among subscribers. The feature has become an anticipated event for regular users as it...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 
New book claims Albert Camus was murdered by the KGB

New book claims Albert Camus was murdered by the KGB

Sixty years after the French Nobel laureate Albert Camus died in a car crash at the age of 46, a new book is arguing that he was assassinated by KGB spies in retaliation for his anti-Soviet rhetoric. Italian author Giovanni Catelli first aired his...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 
Maggie Smith: Harry Potter and Downton Abbey weren't 'what you’d call satisfying'

Maggie Smith: Harry Potter and Downton Abbey weren't 'what you’d call satisfying'

Dame Maggie Smith has said her work in the Harry Potter films and on Downton Abbey “wasn’t what you’d call satisfying”. The actor, 84, played schoolmistress Minerva McGonagall in the boy-wizard films and the waspish Violet Crawley in the period drama....

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 
'My life's passion': superfan's Abba shrine recreated for exhibition

'My life's passion': superfan's Abba shrine recreated for exhibition

Andrew Boardman is overcome with emotion as he stares at the cornucopia of Abba singles, albums, cassettes, videos, DVDs, posters, magazines, books, dolls, mugs, calendars, pendants, mugs, T-shirts, badges, posters, baubles, colouring books, games and...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 

Ukraine's lost photos: restored images reveal Soviet-era lives

When war broke out in eastern Ukraine in 2014, thousands of people were forced to flee their homes, transforming thriving communities into ghost towns overnight. As classrooms became sniper nests, family homes became barracks and community centres...

yesterday, 02:12 in Art & Culture
 


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