Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will leave the club this summer, after signing off with victory in the FA Cup final on Saturday, where City thrashed Watford 6-0 to complete a domestic treble. 33-year-old
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If you only eat one or two meals a year that you’ve grown yourself then that has an impact Jody Lidgard, garden designer Weed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea show.
In Cambridge’s Market Square, where vendors of bargain clothing vie with stalls selling crystal healing stones and artisan cheeses, few people had doubts about which side they were on when it came to stark
It’s a marvel that, the better he gets at speaking, the better my wife and I become at understanding his every word After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary,
The documentary chose some of the more dramatic moments over two years. How you see it depends on your point of view Guy Verhofstadt Rwanda transcended everything. When I looked back, in my previous period,
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Supporters of Donald Trump who hoped that he would adopt a new, less interventionist foreign policy for the United States have ample reasons to feel disappointed. The administration’s increasingly belligerent
At 2am on Monday morning thousands of people across the country will stumble out of bed to watch the final episode of TV’s biggest show, Game of Thrones. Among the questions they hope will be answered:
The failure of the final season of Game of Thrones has its cheerful side. Despite the assumptions of “creative industry” executives, the collapse in advances to novelists, the downsizing of serious journalism,
Families often do not get the answers or accountability they deserve Merry Varney, solicitor The Jeremy Kyle Show could be subjected to detailed scrutiny at the inquest into a participant’s apparent suicide.
Not paying the going rate is a recipe for years of legal wrangling and further delays to vital investment Labour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with
I'm not sure one can describe someone as 'inscrutable, like an Oriental despot' in 2019 “Forgery is particularly problematic for historians,” Adam Sisman says early on in The Professor & the Parson, an
It has been left to an 82-year-old director alone to fly the British flag at Cannes with Sorry We Missed You, Ken Loach’s 16th movie, at the world’s premier film festival. Suffering is a regular Loach
Being on television is sold to us as some kind of ideal, a lie that impresses from a young age I truly hope that this is the moment that working-class representation on television shifts The trouble with
Art is about teaching you how to think in a creative way, how to look at the world and use it as raw material When I walk into the private room in a members’ club in Soho where I’m supposed to interview
China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, the Buddhist spiritual leader has said. The bombshell claim, which signal
At some point during his busy political schedule, Jacob Rees-Mogg managed to convince an editor that what the world really needs in 2019 is an updated version of Mrs Ernest Ames’s An ABC for Baby Patriots.
When Saracens played their first European Cup final, against Toulon in 2014, it was a meeting of two clubs who had approached the venue in Cardiff from opposite directions. The French club, owned by the
It was a privilege to be at Elland Road for the play-off second leg between Leeds and Derby, not only because it was one of the most grippingly exciting Championship games of the season but because it
Charles Leclerc’s tousled hair and boyish looks are disarming, his youth and softly spoken manner belying a motivated and talented driver who is surely a future Formula One world champion in waiting. 21
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When Sara Bayman sat down in the studio with Caroline Barker to commentate on the Commonwealth Games netball final for the BBC in April last year, they relaxed and joked that they could do what they liked
The knives are out internally after Labor’s weekend election defeat, with widespread criticism of the performance of the party’s national secretary, Noah Carroll, including allegations he ignored negative