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His Master’s Victory?

HMV is a high-street staple. As a teenager, spying its neon pink sign from across a crowded shopping centre was a feeling not unlike...

Nigeria hits the polls

With 73 million able to vote and 120,000 polling stations nationwide, Africa’s largest democracy braced itself for what was seen as its biggest election...
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Album Review: Interpol’s Marauder

When compared to the avalanche of indie rock bands that sprung from the New York concrete in the early 2000s, Interpol are something of...

Remember This – Bruiser

It’s hard to believe now, but some of the biggest names in British comedy, now bearded, greying and balding, were once fresh faced, jubilant...
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Review: You Were Never Really Here

Dark, brooding and savagely violent, You Were Never Really Here never loosens its grip on your attention. Lynne Ramsay’s newest film smacks of the...

Tintin: behind the quiff

Donning a perpetually immaculate quiff of blond hair, a pair of perfectly creased plus fours and always accompanied by his alcoholic fox terrier, Snowy,...

A dangerous legacy- The Balfour Declaration

One hundred years ago, a single document of 67 words caused seismic shifts in the Middle East, the reverberations of which are still felt to...

Isle of Dogs: Another Anderson classic?

After 3 years of fervid anticipation, Wes Anderson has released the trailer for his upcoming animated film Isle of Dogs. This will be the...