Month: June 2018

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Jeremy Thorpe ‘hit-man might not be dead’, police admit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeremy Thorpe, a former leader of the Liberal Party, was acquitted of...

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Big letter means US-Korea summit is back on

Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June is back on, the US president says,...

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South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China ‘intimidating neighbours’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Beijing has been turning islands into military bases China is deploying missiles in...

A Crackdown on Film Props Angers Hong Kong’s Cinephiles

The film industry is perhaps best known for 1970s-era kung fu movies starring Bruce Lee and acclaimed ’90s-era...

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Plastic pollution: ‘Scourge’ of debris on beaches tackled

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA dedicated team has been formed, based in the south...

Review: ‘Tchaikovsky: None but the Lonely Heart’ Has Music and Passion. But Not Romance.

Anyone who has enjoyed an online flirtation followed by a disappointing face-to-face knows that sometimes real life just...

But Is It Good for Dance? ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ at 15

“It made contemporary dance a commercial art form,” Ms. Michaels said of the show. And that stormy, sensual...

Nonfiction: Royal Ladies, Royal Intrigue

Goldstone’s forthright and often witty asides keep this complicated story bowling along at a terrific pace. Commenting on...

Fiction: Imagining the Unhappy Life of Stan Laurel

HEBy John Connolly456 pp. Quercus. $26.99. There is nothing surprising anymore about a sad clown. So many melancholy...

Nonfiction: Berenice Abbott: She Was a Camera

It’s funny that such a strong personality devoted her career to creating what she saw as an egoless,...