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Carmen Ejogo: ‘Hollywood wasn’t ready for someone who looked like me’

Carmen Ejogo, Hollywood, ready, looked, like

“Where in the world is Carmen Ejogo?” – a phrase that’s often uttered by anyone who’s ever seen the striking British actor on screen and then swiftly wondered why the ...

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Sex, naps and meditation: men caught misusing workplace breastfeeding rooms

Sex, naps, meditation, men, misusing, breastfeeding rooms

There was a “lactation/quiet room” sign on the door and the room had been reserved for that purpose on the company calendar. So Hannah was surprised when she walked in ...

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Saudi Arabia footballers ignore minute’s silence for London attack victims

Saudi Arabia, footballers, minute's silence, London, attack, victims

Saudi Arabia’s national football team have been criticised for failing to observe a minute’s silence held before Thursday’s match against Australia in Adelaide. The Socceroos lined up in the centre ...

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The schoolgirl thrash metal band smashing stereotypes in Indonesia

schoolgirl, thrash, metal band, smashing, stereotypes, Indonesia

It was a dull day in music class that ignited a rebellion in three Indonesian teenage girls. Poring over their school teacher’s music collection, the hijab-wearing schoolgirls from conservative West ...

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French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko set up surprise final

French Open 2017, Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko, surprise, final

Romania’s Simona Halep will take on the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko for the French Open title after two outstanding semi-finals here on Thursday which showcased some of the best ball-striking and ...

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‘You’d think it’s the Super Bowl’: US stops to watch Comey hearing

Super Bowl, US, watch, Comey, hearing

If resistance is the new brunch, then Shaw’s Tavern is center of the movement. Hundreds gathered before 10am at the local brunch spot in north-west Washington DC to watch James ...

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My Cousin Rachel review – Rachel Weisz makes a magnificent villain

Cousin, Rachel, Rachel Weisz, magnificent, villain

My Cousin Rachel is a highly enjoyable mystery thriller of the sort that modern communication and the internet have made impossible to set in the present day. Based on the ...

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How defenders’ transfer fees rocketed in quest for success

defenders, transfer, fees, rocketed, quest, success

“I was in demand,” remembered Phil Babb. “I was on holiday and every other day I was reading the papers and I was going here, there and everywhere.” Back in ...

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Hit the road, Jack Reacher: why Tom Cruise should ditch the goody two-shoes act

Jack Reacher, Tom Cruise, ditch, goody, two-shoes, act

Tom Cruise is stuck in a holding pattern of total heroism and diminishing artistic returns, and he badly needs to break out of it. Look at the last decade of ...

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May and Corbyn cross UK in attempt to sway voters on final day of campaigning

May, Corbyn, UK, attempt, sway, voters

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn criss-crossed the country on the final day of a hard-fought campaign in which the Conservatives remained clear favourites to secure an overall majority despite an ...

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