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26/05/2017: FRONT PAGE: May: technology giants must lead fight against extremism Theresa May will today urge G7 leaders to press technology giants into doing more to suppress extremist content online, arguing that the fight against Islamic State is shifting from the “battlefield to the internet”. The prime minister will tell...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FRONT PAGE: Republican charged for ‘body slam’ on Guardian reporter
A Republican politician running for office in Montana has been charged after being accused of assaulting a Guardian reporter, breaking his glasses and shouting: “Get the hell out of here.” Reporter Ben Jacobs was asking Greg Gianforte, a tech...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FRONT PAGE: Accomplices to Manchester bombing may still be at large Police fear accomplices who helped the Manchester Arena bomber could still be on the loose, with raids in the south of the city uncovering materials similar to those used to murder 22 people on Monday. Detectives believe the bomb used by Salman Abedi...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Trump calls for inquiry into how sensitive evidence was leaked
Donald Trump has ordered a review into how sensitive material relating to the Manchester terror attack that was shared across the Atlantic by British intelligence officials was leaked to the US media. The president threatened to identify and prosecute...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Despite May’s social media demands, Isis still dominates the digital battlefield Theresa May’s initiative to put more pressure on tech companies over online extremism is born of a frustration that can only have been sharpened by the Manchester attack. For all the harsh words and threatened fines that have been thrown at social...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: White House rift with security agencies ‘contributed to leaks’ Arift between the Trump administration and America’s security services contributed to a series of leaks by US officials about the Manchester bombing, British officials believe. Yesterday Donald Trump ordered the justice department to conduct a review...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Online donations pass £2.6m Fundraising pages set up for the families of those killed in the Manchester attack have raised more than £2.6m as of last night, Just Giving said. More than 200 people have set up Just Giving pages for individual victims, while 185 pages have been set...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Bomber had connections to criminal gangs and terrorists
The Manchester Arena bomber, Salman Abedi, had close connections with criminal gangs as well as known and suspected terrorists in the city, it has emerged. Abedi, 22, associated with a gang that has for years fought a rival south Manchester grouping,...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Link to Paris and Brussels
The bomb detonated by the Manchester terrorist Salman Abedi used the same explosive as those in the Paris and Brussels attacks, a US congressman has said, pointing to a possible link to the same terrorist network. The chair of the House’s homeland...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: ‘We won’t let evil win’: final bombing victims are named
The family of an off-duty police officer killed in the atrocity on Monday said she would want people to continue their lives without fear in the aftermath of the Manchester attack. The family of DC Elaine McIver, 43, from the Cheshire force, released...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Millie, 15, receives a royal visitor
The Queen met 15-year-old Millie Robson from County Durham and her mother Marie during a visit to the Royal Manchester children’s hospital to meet victims of the terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Trauma units on standby for the weekend NHS hospital trauma units have been put on standby in case of another terrorist attack. The NHS has told every hospital in England, including the 27 that are specialist trauma centres, to “prepare for a further incident”. Surgical teams must be ready...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Phone ‘saved my wife’s life’
The husband of a woman who was struck by the blast that claimed 22 lives in Manchester on Monday said her mobile phone may have saved her life. Lisa Bridgett, 45, was speaking into her iPhone after the Ariana Grande concert when the explosion sent a...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: 27 Number of specialist NHS trauma centres in England. Those units, and every hospital in the country, have been told to ‘prepare for a further incident’... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Corbyn links foreign policy to growing terror threat
Jeremy Corbyn will deliver a speech today criticising police cuts and drawing a link between British foreign policy and terror attacks, as political parties return to the general election campaign trail after the Manchester bombing. With less than a...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: John Crace’s sketch
The heckles from Ukip supporters began even before the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg had finished her question. “Fake BBC news!” “Get back down your hole!” and “Learn to speak English!” A Scottish accent is now a proscribed act of liberal multiculturalism for...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NEWS: Ukip
Ukip has sought to cast itself, after the Manchester Arena attack, as the party taking strong action against Islamic terrorism, using its manifesto launch to outline policies on security and immigration. After the attack on Monday evening in which 22...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Calls for tighter rules as gamblers lose record £13.8bn
British gamblers lost a record £13.8bn in the year ending September 2016, including an all-time high loss of £1.82bn on controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). The figures, which were released by the industry regulator the Gambling...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 73% The increase in the amount lost on fixed-odds betting terminals since 2009, despite the number of machines rising by only 9% to 34,388... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Audi garage not to blame for mechanic’s death
An Audi garage where an apprentice mechanic was bullied before he killed himself was not to blame for his death, a coroner has decided. George Cheese’s co-workers at the Reading garage locked him in a cage, doused him in brake fluid and set his...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Mix and mismatch: genius of Sui on display at the V&A
Anna Sui will become the first living American fashion designer to have their work exhibited in the UK when a new retrospective opens at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum today. While Sui is well known inside the industry, having designed for four...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Schools will face real-terms cuts for years under Tories, thinktanks say Schools in England will face real-terms funding cuts for years to come if the Conservatives win next month’s general election, according to analysis carried out by two respected thinktanks. The figures showing year-on-year falls are despite a...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: £ 500 Secondary schools in England would get £500 more per pupil each year under Labour than under the Conservatives, the IFS has calculated... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Doctors can halt life support for infant, appeal judges rule
A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the US for treatment could take their battle to the supreme court after losing a fight in the court of appeal yesterday. Judges ruled that doctors can stop providing life-support treatment to...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Court decides against May in refugees case Theresa May acted unlawfully when home secretary by refusing to resettle in Britain a group of refugees who have been stranded for more than 18 years on an army base in Cyprus, the appeal court ruled yesterday. It ordered her successor, Amber Rudd, to...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Horse pair set fair for Appleby
Clay Price from Blackpool (left) and Sam Sellers from Halifax rest with their trotter at Clapham, North Yorkshire, on their way to the annual Appleby horse fair in Cumbria, which starts on 8 June... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Uncertainty over Brexit prompts fall in immigration A surge in the number of Polish people and other continental European citizens leaving the UK since the Brexit vote means there has been an 84,000 drop in the net immigration figure, to 248,000, the lowest level for nearly three years. The Office for...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Dads ‘more attentive to toddler daughters’
Fathers of toddler daughters are more attentive to their children than those of sons, according to a study that suggests unconscious gender biases can dictate the way parents treat their children. In the study, which monitored 48 hours of interactions...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Former ITV weatherman found guilty of seven indecent assaults
Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of committing a series of historical sexual offences against boys during trips to Scotland when he was a teacher in the 1970s and 1980s. A jury found the 67-year-old guilty of indecently assaulting...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 248,000 Net number entering UK last year – a 40,000 rise in emigration and a 43,000 fall in immigration compared with 2015... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Journalists say Trump to blame for attacks on media
The alleged assault of a Guardian reporter by a US political candidate comes at a time of deteriorating relations between US news outlets and Republican politicians that has also seen a reporter pinned against a wall at a federal agency, another...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Investors and firms bullish but workers face squeeze
The Brexit squeeze on household budgets has intensified over the past month, but companies and investors remain cautiously optimistic about the economic outlook in the run-up to the general election, Guardian analysis shows. With 13 days to go until...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Signs point to a slowdown this year and next, but jobs growth is picking up
This month’s economic data paints a picture broadly consistent with the pattern that has been emerging over the course of this year. Consumer price index (CPI) inflation has risen further to 2.7% – its highest level since autumn 2013, and prices are...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 3 Inflation rising faster
Inflation has risen since the EU referendum as the pound’s sharp drop makes imports to the UK such as food and fuel more expensive. A rise in crude oil prices has also added to the upward pressure on inflation, which hit 2.7% last month – higher than...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 5 Overseas demand makes up for slow spending
Barometers of sentiment about business activity improved in April and beat expectations. The Markit/ CIPS purchasing managers’ indices are tracked for early clues on official GDP figures. The surveys’ compilers said the latest batch pointed to GDP...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 2 FTSE 100 hits news peaks
The FTSE 100 index of shares in big companies plunged the day after the referendum but quickly recovered and ended 2016 at an all-time high. That rise was driven in part by the pound’s weakness, which helps the many companies in the index that report...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 1 Pound gains on weaker dollar The pound slumped to threedecade lows against the US dollar after the Brexit vote on fears for the UK economy’s long-term prospects outside the EU. This month, sterling recovered some ground against a dollar hit by uncertainties about Donald Trump’s...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 4 UK trade figures worsen There has been some evidence of a boost to exports from the weaker pound, raising hopes that a stronger trade performance can offset a downturn in retail spending. But the latest trade figures show the UK deficit on goods and services widened markedly...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 2.7% The rate of inflation in April – its highest since September 2013. Combined with slowing pay growth, it means wages are falling in real terms... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: About the forecasts The dashboard analyses how key parts of the economy have performed and compares monthly economic indicators with forecasts, based on the consensus of economists polled by Reuters.... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Workers feel the pain as their pay packets fail to keep pace with rising prices
This month the big economic story is all about declining real wage growth. Wages have been growing at about 2% for the past three years or so, although the exact rate depends on what measure is used. The best indicator is probably pay settlements,...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: UK economy has slowed even more sharply The UK economy slowed even more sharply than initially indicated in the opening months of this year, as rising prices in the wake of the Brexit vote affected consumer spending. The Office for National Statistics said GDP grew 0.2% in the first three...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 6 Deficit widens as VAT receipts falter
Britain’s budget deficit rose to more than £10bn last month as weak VAT receipts caused by slower consumer spending took their toll on the public finances. It was a disappointing start to the new financial year for the chancellor, Philip Hammond, and...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 8 Retail sales get sunshine and Easter boost sales
Retail sales volumes defied economists’ expectations in April and rose at the fastest pace for more than a year. As sales grew 2.3% from March there was anecdotal evidence that warm weather had helped, the Office for National Statistics said....... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 7 Jobless rate drops but real pay shrinks
Official data confirmed pay growth failed to keep pace with inflation in the opening three months of 2017 and so wages were falling in real terms. Excluding bonuses, average earnings were up 2.1% year on year, missing forecasts for a 2.2% rise. Once...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 9 House price growth stalls Recent surveys and official figures pointed to a housing market slowdown. April’s snapshot from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) showed house price growth was little changed on March. A net balance of 22% of surveyors saw prices rise...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: 10 Something else we learned this month … skills shortages biting as vacancies rise There are growing signs that employers are struggling to fill jobs even before possible immigration curbs once the UK leaves the EU. Firms are reporting skills shortages in more than 60 roles, including engineering, IT, care work and accountancy,...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Gallagher looks to Adele songwriter for choruses
Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, above, has teamed up with the co-writer of Adele’s hit song Hello to help with his debut solo album because he says he is “limited” as a songwriter. Gallagher said he had decided to work with the US producer Greg...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Bacon and Freud among works in Tate next year The works of Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Pablo Picasso, Virginia Woolf and Edward Burne-Jones will feature in Tate exhibitions next year. They form part of a packed portfolio of names, from the Pre-Raphaelite painters to modern film and performance...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Dancing to the Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Mark Morris Dance Group rehearse in Liverpool for tonight’s world premiere of Pepperland, commissioned to mark Sgt Pepper at 50 Photograph: Robbie Jack... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Boy robbed of childhood by parents, judge rules A 15-year-old boy has been robbed of much of his childhood as a result of his parents exaggerating his health problems, a high court judge has said. The boy’s mother had made him think he was dying, said Mr Justice Hayden. Her “bullying and bombastic”...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: Jonathan King charged with 18 sexual offences Former DJ Jonathan King was charged yesterday with 18 sexual offences allegedly carried out against nine teenage boys in 1970s and 1980s. King, 72, of Bayswater, central London, is accused of the attacks between 1970 and 1986 when the complainants...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: NATIONAL: A striking debut that casts a spell on viewers
The Zambian-born director Rungano Nyoni has delivered a pulsingly odd and strikingly original debut: a tale of dogma, prejudice and corruption in the country of her birth. It’s a strange mix of deadpan farce and arthouse stillness that some will find...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Qantas support for same-sex marriage sparks tennis row
Two of the world’s greatest tennis players have clashed over gay rights after Margaret Court, now a Christian pastor, announced she would stop flying with Qantas “where possible” in protest against the airline’s promotion of same-sex marriage. “I am...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Moscow acts over Chechnya’s ‘gay purge’
Russian officials are investigating claims of a purge of gay men in the southern republic of Chechnya, a process that could lead to a showdown between Moscow and the local Kremlin-backed strongman, Ramzan Kadyrov. Dozens of men are reported to have...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: US university sacks professor accused of harassment The University of California has fired a professor who was accused of sexually harassing multiple students, nearly two years after campus investigators first concluded he had made unwanted advances and violated school policies. The dismissal of...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Trump lectures world leaders on costs of Nato
Donald Trump lectured world leaders yesterday on their chronic failure to pay for their own defence as they gathered in front of him for the unveiling of memorials to Nato’s role in keeping the peace around the world. The US president broke with...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: President gets a grip on Macron
It’s a question that bears repeating: what is it with Donald Trump and handshakes? In the first of many strange moments yesterday, his first meeting with the French president, Emmanuel Macron, led to an awkward handshake that lasted just a little too...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Mosul airstrike killed at least 105 civilians, admits Pentagon
The Pentagon has admitted US airstrikes on a house in western Mosul killed at least 105 civilians in one of the deadliest attacks anywhere in Iraq since the 2003 invasion to oust Saddam Hussein. The final toll could be as high as 141, an inquiry into...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Jupiter probe sends back images of ‘a planet on steroids’
The first close-up observations from Nasa’s Juno spacecraft have captured towering clouds, swirling cyclones and dramatic flows of ammonia that drive giant weather systems on the largest planet in the solar system. The $1.1bn probe swung into orbit...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: New Zealand seals space ambitions with rocket powered by 3D-printed engines
A battery-powered rocket with 3D-printed engines completed its maiden flight yesterday when it blasted into space on a needle of fire from its launchpad on New Zealand’s remote Mahia peninsula. Rocket Lab, the Silicon Valley-funded space launch...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: 1.7bn Distance in miles Juno travelled over nearly six years before sweeping into orbit around the gas giant... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: 870 Width in miles that Jupiter’s storms can reach, more than 10 times the largest cyclones seen on Earth... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: INTERNATIONAL: 11 Number of Earths that would fit across the width of Jupiter, which could fit all other planets within it... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: Oil producers agree more output reductions in bid to prop up price
The world’s big oil producers yesterday voted to continue their production cuts into 2018 in a bid to prop up the oil price. Under the deal reached by Opec and 11 non-members, including Russia, output reductions of 1.8m barrels a day will be extended...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: Electric bikes help to power up cycle sales at Halfords
Bike and car parts retailer Halfords has reported a surge in demand for electric bikes. Sales of ebikes soared 130% over the year, helping to lift total cycle sales by more than 5%. They start at under £500, with the top of the range model – which...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: Petrofac shares dive after executive is suspended
More than £630m was wiped off the value of Petrofac yesterday, after the UK oil services group revealed it had suspended a senior executive and taken other measures in response to a criminal investigation by the Serious Fraud Office. Petrofac said its...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: Retirement age of 70 needed to avert pensions crisis, says WEF The retirement age in Britain and other leading developed nations will need to rise to 70 by the middle of the century in order to head off “the biggest pension crisis in history”, according to a report from the World Economic Forum. The WEF, which...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: 2.1bn The predicted number of people on the planet aged over 65 by 2050. The WEF warns that pension systems are coming under strain... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: Fever-Tree fizzes despite share sale
Upmarket tonic water maker Fever-Tree Drinks yesterday suffered a rare hiccup in its spectacular rise after co-founder Charles Rolls cashed in £73m of shares. The hefty sale left the company’s shares down 2% at £17.12 – still nearly 13 times its £1.34...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: Petrofac loses key man Nils Pratley
When the Serious Fraud Office announced two weeks ago that it was investigating suspected bribery, corruption and money laundering at Petrofac, shares in the oil services firm fell 14%. It was a sharp reaction to serious news, but it didn’t suggest...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: FINANCIAL: RBS diehards snub payment to force a trial A group of “diehard” shareholders determined to see the former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred Goodwin in the dock are refusing to accept a settlement in their £700m legal claim against the bank. The state-backed lender has offered around £200m, or...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Who’ll pay for the multinational tax grab? We all will Felicity Lawrence
Imagine you are presented with a brilliant new wheeze to reclaim your taxes from more than 40 years ago: taxes that have long ago been spent on services from the NHS to schools to welfare. Clever lawyers and accountants sell the idea to you; they...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: How Gaddafi’s fall turned Libya into a global terror threat Alia Brahimi
The attack on Manchester Arena, claimed by Islamic State, is the deadliest to have hit Britain since the 7/7 bombings and, what’s more, it targeted children and teenagers. It is reported that the perpetrator, Salman Abedi, had recently returned from a...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Leaks cause embarrassment. If they don’t cause harm, so what? “Loose lips sink ships” and “Keep mum – she’s not so dumb” – the spirit of second world war propaganda posters still animates the British response to terrorist atrocities. Lurking in the background is the idea that leakers are unpatriotic by their...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Protecting the people’s rights A Montana court will soon consider the charge of misdemeanour assault against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte for allegedly “body-slamming” the Guardian’s reporter Ben Jacobs. By then, voters will have delivered their verdict on him...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: At a time of terror, Britain should hug its true friends Martin Kettle
National security policy rests on a big and mostly unstated bargain between citizens and the state. Citizens allow state agencies, including the police, to do secret and dangerous things on the basis that they are done for reasons we accept as...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: The cost of really living Emma Brockes
I have ordered avocado toast a few times in my life, and its mark-up has never particularly appalled me. It is bad value in the same way Starbucks coffee is bad value, or a $20 lipstick, or any of the other extravagances that fly beneath the radar even...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Dementia tax still hangs over us after May’s U-turn Polly Toynbee castigates Theresa May for her U-turn on social care funding (After May’s U-turn she can’t accuse anyone of weakness, 23 May). Polly believes Theresa was right to make rich people pay more for social care. Should rich people pay more for...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: The parish is the perfect scale for moral community
There is an ancient tradition on Ascension Day called the beating of the bounds. Going back at least to Alfred the Great, the clergy and people of the parish church would process around their boundaries mentally fixing notable landmarks. In a world...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Science policy pales into insignificance Science and technology are a clear casualty of this futurephobic election campaign (Editorial, 22 May). The Conservative manifesto uses the word science just seven times and has the feeble target of 10 years to reach the OECD average investment in R&D...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Scotland’s opposition to a Tory Brexit “This will be a pivotal contest for Scotland’s place in British politics” was the heading of Saturday’s editorial (20 May). On one hand it was merely a statement of the blindingly obvious, and on the other, code for another statement of metropolitan...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Leveson only way to an accountable press Tim Luckhurst (Letters, 23 May) says the Leveson framework is “state-sanctioned” regulation and a threat to professional journalism. He appears to forget the thousands of professional journalists working for the most trusted news media in the country:...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Corrections and clarifications • Two photo captions confused two Celtic football players in a feature reflecting on the team’s 1967 European Cup win in Lisbon. We said the player wearing the number 10 was Bobby Murdoch. As fans have pointed out, that number was worn by Bertie Auld....... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Bomber was neither radical nor cowardly It is probably too late by now, but reading the agonised outpourings over the Manchester atrocity on your letters page (24 May) made me think how inappropriate is the language we have fallen into using to frame these events. We talk of...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Look at the foul conspiracy theories, and see the dark side of social media
Play the footage of the 1969 moon landings back slowly, and for a split-second you may see a grey blur at the top of the picture. That’s the cameraman’s sound boom accidentally straying into shot, proving beyond doubt the whole thing was really filmed...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Precious seabirds are falling off a cliff
About 70,000 tonnes of seabird are now afloat or on the wing off the shores of the British Isles. This biomass – roughly the same as Salisbury Cathedral – is made up entirely of thinking, fishing, hunting, flirting, fighting, flying, diving and...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Bearded diva gets the party started in a jarring disco romp
The peremptory treatment of Emma Rice by the Globe’s board has turned her brief tenure as artistic director into a campaigning issue that provokes partisan responses. Viewed dispassionately, her production of Twelfth Night has all the brio one...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Raging Roman rhetoric sends a chill wind through our post-truth times
There’s a moment in Robert Hastie’s taut production of Julius Caesar when the crowd turns. The gathered masses hush and pause. Cries of “Brutus” dissolve on their lips, replaced moments later with vengeful chants of “Caesar”. Watched now, as the tide...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Catch Me
Cirque du Soleil are Canada’s most celebrated circus export, but it’s Les 7 Doigts de la Main’s show Traces that remains most influential for many contemporary circus-makers more than a decade after it was created. While many have tried to replicate...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: JOURNAL: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer
Concerts with Iván Fischer at the helm of the Budapest Festival Orchestra often feel quirky, but they shouldn’t. What’s so eccentric about persuading us to think about what we’re hearing? This one was all about Bartók. Part lecturer, part Jackanory...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: OBITUARIES: Roy Fisher
The poet Roy Fisher, who has died aged 86, did everything wrong – from a careerist perspective. He rejected the political posturing that has been known to secure a writer public attention and prestige. He was indifferent to fame, and temperamentally...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: OBITUARIES: Anne Morrissy Merick
Anne Morrissy Merick, the Vietnam war reporter, who has died aged 83, was one of a small band of pioneering female journalists who helped overcome the sexism that had so often prevented women getting to the frontline in previous wars. During the...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: OBITUARIES: Other lives
My friend John Weavers, who has died aged 69 of a brain tumour, enjoyed being outdoors and spent much of his time walking, sailing, skiing, birdwatching or playing sports. He was commodore of the Kent Schools Sailing Association, a senior instructor...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: OBITUARIES: Birthdays Simon Armitage, poet, playwright and novelist, 54; Jackie Barson, diplomat, 58; Helena Bonham Carter, actor, 51; Zola Budd, runner, 51; Gill Coleridge, literary agent, 69; Jeremy Corbyn, Labour party leader, 68; Alex Garland, writer, 47; Howard...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Killer Sudoku The normal rules of Sudoku apply: fill each row, column and 3x3 box with all the numbers from 1 to 9. In addition, the digits in each inner shape (marked by dots) must add up to the number in the top corner of that box. No digit can be repeated within...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Suguru® Fill the grid so that each square in an outlined block contains a digit. A block of two squares contains the digits 1 and 2, a block of three squares contains the digits 1, 2 and 3, and so on. No same digit appears in neighbouring squares, not even...... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Wordsearch Can you find 13 words associated with jeans in the grid? Words can run forwards, backwards or diagonally, but always in a straight, unbroken line.... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Cell Block Divide the grid into blocks that are either square or rectangular. Each block must frame a single number, and each block must contain the same number of cells as the number it frames.... Pubdate:

26/05/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Wordwheel Find as many words as possible using the letters in the wheel. Each must use the central letter and at least two others. Letters may be used only once. You may not use plurals, foreign words or proper nouns. There is at least one nine-letter word to be...... Pubdate:








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