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Bryan Fogel on turning Jamal Khashoggi’s murder into a film

16 February 2021 4:56 pm

Bryan Fogel seems to have done it all. It’s hard to think of a showbiz figure with a more varied…

Statistics on Indigenous women as perpetrators

22 January 2021 11:53 am

It isn’t easy to find data on Indigenous women’s violence. The numerous reports on Indigenous violence usually omit any mention…

Trump didn’t break America. Biden won’t fix America

22 January 2021 9:11 am

One era ends; another begins. As J-Lo sang her patriotic wine-bar set at Joe Biden’s inaugural in Washington DC, the…

The delicate balancing act of lockdown messaging

12 January 2021 7:14 am

Matt Hancock spent Monday evening trying to explain a very delicate tension to the public. There’s the good news of…

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Biden should embrace Britain’s new Indo-Pacific strategy

17 December 2020 1:48 am

While final negotiations on the UK’s relationship with the EU continue to drag, No. 10 is moving rapidly to expand…

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Why Joe Biden will win tomorrow

3 November 2020 3:10 am

Joe Biden is going to win. I have been wrong before. I will be wrong again. And maybe I’m wrong…

Watch: Barnsley woman rebels against lockdown

22 October 2020 4:00 pm

It was announced yesterday that South Yorkshire would be the latest area to move into Tier 3 of the coronavirus…

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Populist Trump can win the RNC

25 August 2020 8:38 am

The Republican National Convention kicks off Monday in the hope of offering voters an alternative to the unfocused, self-serving Democratic…

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Why Biden might be better for Brexit Britain

25 June 2020 1:59 pm

At the best of times, US presidential elections require the British government to walk a tightrope. In 1992, a Tory…

Some 80 per cent of Poles say they want to stay in the European Union

The European Union may never have its ‘Hamilton moment’

13 June 2020 4:45 pm

The European Union has always been quintessentially risk averse. What a surprise therefore to see it jeopardising its very existence…

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We can’t stop here, this is Biden Country

2 May 2020 6:45 am

One of the most eye-popping coronavirus containment measures instituted anywhere in the country can currently be found in the small,…

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China’s COVID cover-up shows it can’t be trusted

1 May 2020 1:55 am

‘Hide your capacities, bide your time’, China’s former leader, Deng Xiaoping, famously once said. Few in the West understood what…

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Time to crush China’s Arctic influence

21 April 2020 4:35 am

Eyes are opening to the evil of the authoritarian Chinese regime that represses its people, genocides entire cultures, and influences…

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How will the world be changed by the war against coronavirus?

3 April 2020 4:06 am

The world as we have known it for the past 40 years has come to a stop. We have a…

Coronavirus social restrictions could soon become compulsory

18 March 2020 11:58 pm

Boris Johnson has taken to calling his Government a ‘wartime’ one because of the fight against coronavirus. If you accept…

Rambert's latest uses the migrant crisis for superficial intrigue: Aisha and Abhaya reviewed

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

The January dance stage can be a site of naked contrition. Like a tippler grasping at green juice after a…

Best gig of the week: the fuzzy, slacker melodies of teenage quintet Disq

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Come January, when the proper pop stars are all in the gym working off the pounds before they emerge, blinking……

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Where did the money come from for Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine operations?

10 December 2019 3:35 am

Donald Trump is about to become only the third US president to be impeached —or charged with a crime —…

Riveting and beautifully staged analysis of totalitarianism: Arcola’s #WeAreArrested reviewed

23 November 2019 9:00 am

When the RSC does modern drama it usually lays on an ultra-worthy yarn with a huge cast, dozens of fancy…

A last dose of vitamin D before the clocks go back: Royal Ballet’s triple bill reviewed

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Were those gerberas in Francesca Hayward’s bouquet on opening night? Gentlemen admirers take note: no woman, ballerina or otherwise, has…

A hoot from start to finish: The Man in the White Suit reviewed

19 October 2019 9:00 am

The Man in the White Suit, famously, is a yarn about yarn. A brilliant young boffin stumbles across an everlasting…

Nothing sings and shimmies like Alvin Ailey

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Hit them with your best shot? Or save the best till last? Almost 30 years after Alvin Ailey’s death in…

Daffy charm and diabolo tricks: Bolshoi’s The Bright Stream reviewed

17 August 2019 9:00 am

The Bright Stream is a ballet about a collective farm. Forget everything you know about collectivism — the failed harvests,…

Electrifying: English National Ballet’s She Persisted reviewed

13 April 2019 9:00 am

‘Where was the Kahlo brow?’ asked my guest in the first interval of English National Ballet’s She Persisted, a triple…

Dancer, choreographer, iconoclast: Merce Cunningham in 1962

A masterclass of menace and magnificence: Romeo and Juliet reviewed

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Two households, both alike in dignity. Capulets in red tights, Montagues in green. Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet opens in…