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A complacent Hollywood ignored rightwing radicalism – now movies need to tell the truth

Blockbuster superheroes and cartoons won’t save us – we need real stories on screen<p>Social historians will read the list and weep: the top 10 global box-office movies in the year the US elected Donald Trump and self-destructed as a superpower. Five are American superhero films; four are animal …

Society

UCI not planning to resume disc brake trials anytime soon

<i>Originally published on Cyclingnews</i><p>The UCI confirmed today that it would continue to "suspend the trial of disc brakes in road races" at the request …

Cycling

Gabrielle Union: I cannot take Nate Parker's rape acquittal lightly

Rape survivor and actor in Parker’s The Birth of a Nation, says learning about director’s past left her ‘in a state of stomach-churning confusion’<p>As a rape survivor, victim’s advocate and an actor in The Birth of a Nation, Gabrielle Union has found herself in an impossible position. Union recently, …

Ireland’s illegal aid to the world’s richest firm is a sad story – and a warning to Brexit Britain<p>How’s that for taking control? On Tuesday the union that Britain has just voted to leave delivered its biggest and most important tax ruling of the lot. After two years of investigations, the European …

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire | Marc Parry

The Harvard historian Caroline Elkins stirred controversy with her work on the crushing of the Mau Mau uprising. But it laid the ground for a legal case that has transformed our view of Britain’s past<p>Help us sue the British government for torture. That was the request Caroline Elkins, a Harvard …

World History

Gore One Gore-Tex Active Bike Jacket review

Less is definitely more with the new Gore One breathable waterproof jacket. While the performance and price are high, the weight and size are tiny …

Backpacking

The Truth About Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

What megadoses can do to your body, and how to make sure you're not taking in too much<p>The issue of vitamins and minerals used to be a no-brainer. Of course they were good for you; they're vitamins and minerals! And it's true that they most definitely are good for the body—when they come in the form …

Dido Belle: Britain’s first black aristocrat

<b>Amma Asante's award-winning film Belle arrives on Netflix today. In this feature, first published in June 2014, Nisha Lilia Diu reveals the true story that inspired it</b><p>The amazing thing about Dido Elizabeth Belle is not that she was mixed-race. Who knows how many white men’s children were born to …

Shimano unveils simple, classically-styled Transit urban & touring clothing, shoes & more…

Shimano is courting urban riders and those out on tour, not looking to stand out in spandex, with a new range of technical performance clothing in …

Lineup

How to replace your rear gear cable - MBR

Show your right hand some love<p>Shonky shifting ruining your ride? A gammy or frayed cable is the top culprit, so here’s how to replace your gear …

Cycling

How remain failed: the inside story of a doomed campaign | Rafael Behr

They promised it would be an easy victory. But they had no idea what was about to hit them<p>On Friday 10 June, five men charged with keeping Britain in the European Union gathered in a tiny, windowless office and stared into the abyss.<p>Just moments before, they had received an email from Andrew …

Downing Street

Readers explain why they are rushing for dual-nationality EU passports

The Guardian has heard from more than 1,500 people who are considering getting a second passport or leaving the UK<p>People with UK passports are scrambling to get passports for other EU countries and considering leaving the country as the result of last week’s EU referendum begins to sink in.<p>The …

Brussels rejects Boris Johnson 'pipe dream' over single market access

Diplomats dismiss idea UK could stay in single market without obeying the rules, and German BDI also pushes back at claims<p>European diplomats have dismissed claims from Boris Johnson that the UK could negotiate access to the EU single market without obeying any of the rules.<p>“You cannot have your …

Boris Johnson

The leave campaign made three key promises – are they keeping them?

Even Iain Duncan Smith has admitted that ‘our promises were a series of possibilities’, but just how possible are they in reality?<p>The Vote Leave campaign made at least three key promises that were the basis of their victory. But since Thursday night leading figures appear to have played down their …

Great Britain

Once we had gritty TV dramas such as Boys from the Blackstuff; now we have glossy thrillers with public school-educated stars. How did British screens become dominated by the privileged few? And does it matter?<p>The BBC’s recent hit drama <i>The Night Manager</i>, a thriller about a spy who infiltrates an …

After a second successive year of all-white nominees leading to further controversy, here are the films that could bring about much-needed change to 2017’s ceremony<p>As the curtain closes on the 2016 ceremony, next year’s Oscars are more eagerly anticipated than ever.<p>Related: OscarsSoWhite: Chris …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Black Lives Matter's first science fiction film

The only stormtrooper we see without his mask is John Boyega, leading us to imagine that the rest of them are black – and the film is an Afrofuturist parable <b>Warning: spoilers</b><p><i>Spoiler warning: don’t read unless you’ve seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i><p>After I saw Star Wars Episode VII: The Force …

Kermode Uncut: The Ten Worst Films Of 2015 Part One

Kermode Uncut: My Top Ten Films Of 2015 Part One

Supercut Proves Game of Thrones Hasn’t Been Ignoring R+L=J

<b>WARNING: SPOILERS AND SPECUATION AHOY</b><p>Back at the end of Season 4, with the series having reached the end of <i>A Storm of Swords</i> and the easier …

Spike Lee’s gang satire and the Idris Elba war drama couldn’t get made in the traditional Hollywood system. Why did it take streaming sites to make two of the year’s best films?<p>This time last year, the curtain was raised on the whitest awards season in recent memory. This was despite the presence …

Adele: ‘I can finally reach out a hand to my ex. Let him know I’m over it’

On a sunless and sopping morning in October, Adele arrives at the London offices of XL Recordings carrying a tea in one hand, a phone in the other, and the fortunes of the global music industry in her handbag. “Been sleeping with this chained to my wrist,” says Adele, of a slim silver laptop she …

How Ygritte Changed The Course Of Jon Snow’s Life On ‘Game Of Thrones’

<b>This post is dark and full of spoilers.</b><p>It’s a favorite <i>Game of Thrones</i> storyline (that you can stream on HBO Now) — a young and naive Jon Snow (Kit Harington), sworn to protect The Wall as a member of The Night’s Watch, and Ygritte (Rose Leslie), a young and spirited member of the Free Folk who …

TV Series

Major Book Storyline Reportedly Coming To 'Game Of Thrones'

Season 6 is going to get back to the books.<p>Blackfish. Is. Back.<p>Los Siete Reinos and Watchers on the Wall reported that actor Clive Russell is returning to "Game of Thrones" in Season 6 to play Brynden Tully, aka the Blackfish, which will have huge implications for the show.<p><i>Image: HuffPost/HBO</i><p>As far …

The Grand Maester’s Conspiracy To Wipe Out Magic In ‘Game Of Thrones’

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has received acclaim for being one of the deepest shows on television, with a kingdom full of minor houses jockeying for power alongside the show’s main protagonists. The books by George R.R. Martin go even further, fleshing out the history of Westeros in extreme detail. Online …

TV Series

Game of Thrones: The Latest Jon Snow Sighting Is a Doozy

Major spoilers ahead!<p>The biggest question for most <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans coming off of Season 5 was “what’s going to happen to Jon Snow?” Without any information from the books to guide us, readers and show watchers alike were in the dark. While there’s been plenty of speculation and suspicious …

Game of Thrones snags another great Brit: Richard E. Grant

<i>Game of Thrones</i> appears to have cast yet another icon of British acting: Richard E. Grant. A change to Grant's agency CV spotted by <i>GoT</i> fansite Watchers on the Wall has added the fantasy show to his list of television appearances, although there's no indication about which character he might play. …

How Game of Thrones Season 6 Is Taking Badass Brienne Off the Bench

Sometime during <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 3, when Brienne and Jaime were grimily cavorting around Westeros losing appendages and battling bears, the tall lady warrior became a huge fan favorite. But ever since the show and Jaime sent her packing with shiny new armor, sword, and squire, things haven’t …