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‘I yelled with joy’: how Caleb Azumah Nelson went from Apple store employee to Costa First Novel award winner

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Un día, during the first Covid lockdown, Caleb Azumah Nelson’s father offered to cut his hair. “He’s not great with his words, but that’s a very specific way of saying: ‘Can I care for you?’” explains the 28-year-old...

Come back award shows – I’m missing the stars like Kristen Stewart

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The first mass use of the word “snub” in any given year ushers in award season for me. Este año, Kristen Stewart has been snubbed, aparentemente, after the Screen Actors Guild failed to nominate her for a best actress a...

Use of ‘VIP lane’ to award Covid PPE contracts unlawful, high court rules

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The government’s operation of a “VIP lane” for suppliers of personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic was illegal, a high court judge has ruled. In a written judgment, handed down on Wednesday, Mrs...

Caleb Azumah Nelson wins Costa first novel award for Open Water

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Caleb Azumah Nelson was working part-time in the Apple Store in London when he decided to “take a gamble” on himself and try to write his first novel. On Tuesday evening, his debut, Open Water, was named winner of the...

Jarman award winner Jasmina Cibic: ‘Europe is collapsing in front of our eyes’

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There is a seam of dark humour whenever the Slovenian artist Jasmina Cibic is preparing to show her work in certain European countries. “They’re firing so many museum directors," ella dice, with a brittle smile, “so we...

John Agard becomes first poet to win BookTrust lifetime achievement award

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The Afro-Guyanese writer John Agard has become the first poet to receive the BookTrust lifetime achievement award. Agard, who was born in Georgetown, Guyana and moved to England in 1977, has been a fixture on the curr...

‘Delicious caper’ by Jesse Sutanto wins Comedy women in print award

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Jesse Sutanto has won the Comedy women in print prize, the UK’s only award for humorous writing by women, for her “deliciously frantic comedy caper” Dial A for Aunties. A blend of mystery and romantic comedy, Sutanto’...

Jailed Wuhan journalist Zhang Zhan nominated for RSF press freedom award

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The detained Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan has been nominated for a Reporters Without Borders (RSF) press freedom award for courage, recognising her work reporting from Wuhan in the early weeks of the pandemic, as cal...

Los campeones de rugby en silla de ruedas de GB disfrutan de ser el centro de atención después del premio Paralímpico

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El éxito del equipo de rugby en silla de ruedas de Gran Bretaña está ayudando a cambiar la percepción de los atletas paralímpicos de ser "superhéroes" a ser vistos simplemente como atletas de élite., según uno de los st ...

Derbyshire PC who risked life to stop dam collapsing wins bravery award

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A police officer in Derbyshire who risked his life to stop a dam from collapsing and sending billions of litres of water on to a nearby town has won an award for his bravery. PC Geoff Marshall put his life on the line...

Johnny Depp says ‘no one safe’ from cancel culture as he accepts lifetime achievement award

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Nobody is safe from the “instant rush to judgment” handed out by today’s cancel culture, Hollywood star Johnny Depp said Wednesday at a Spanish film festival where he accepted a lifetime achievement award. Depp, who l...

The new award from the Women’s prize should scrap its age limit

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La semana pasada, the Women’s prize announced a new award in partnership with Good Housekeeping magazine. “Futures” will provide promotional support to 10 female writers of fiction in the UK and Ireland who have published on...

Tiny New Zealand airport that tells Māori love story in running for global design award

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A tiny regional airport in New Zealand that weaves a Māori story of love and longing into its architecture is in the running for a prestigious design award, up against international heavyweights including New York’s L...

Flora Rider, 9, becomes youngest winner of world marmalade award

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A nine-year-old girl has become the youngest ever winner of the world marmalade award, beating thousands of contestants from across the globe. Flora Rider from the Isle of Wight impressed the judges with her marmalade...

Jarman award shortlist 2021 tackles and transcends the Covid pandemic

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A year locked up inside has done nothing to diminish the scale and scope of this year’s Jarman award nominees, whose work reflects on our unusual times, whether addressing the pandemic directly or offering dazzling es...

Valeria Luiselli wins €100,000 Dublin literary award for Lost Children Archive

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A principios de este año, a library in Barcelona submitted a nomination for its favourite book of the year: Mexican author Valeria Luiselli’s Lost Children Archive. El jueves, thanks to Biblioteca Vila De Gràcia, Luiselli ...

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