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Theranos trial: opening arguments set to begin against Elizabeth Holmes

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Opening arguments in the highly anticipated trial of Elizabeth Holmes are set to begin on Wednesday, with jurors expected to hear prosecutors make the case that the Theranos founder knowingly defrauded investors and p...

Muse and model or painter-poet? Elizabeth Siddal given fresh portrait

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Wan, pale, tragic. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Siddal is remembered for how she was portrayed by the 19th-century men who saw her as their muse: artists Walter Deverell, her husband Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and most famously Jo...

Does the Elizabeth Holmes trial spell the end of the #girlboss era?

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A brown man made her do it! Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of blood-testing startup Theranos, was once seen as a maverick thinker and a fearless feminist icon. Now that she is standing trial for fraud, howeve...

Elizabeth Holmes on trial: jury selection begins Tuesday for Theranos founder

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The first phase of the trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will start on Tuesday, with jury selection scheduled in a San Jose, California, courthouse. Holmes is charged with six counts of fraud relating to her ...

Elizabeth Holmes: from Silicon Valley’s female icon to disgraced CEO on trial

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The rise and fall of the blood testing startup Theranos turned the tech world upside down and captured the attention of millions beyond Silicon Valley, inspiring multiple books, documentaries and a television series. ...

Elizabeth Holmes stands trial – podcasts of the week

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The Dropout (available from 31 August)The polo neck wearing, deep voice-imitating, Stanford dropout turned entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes – who fell from grace when her billion-dollar blood-testing company was hit by a...

Dame Elizabeth Blackadder obituary

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In 1994, the year that Damien Hirst made his first vitrined sheep, Away from the Flock, pickled in formaldehyde, the artist Elizabeth Blackadder, who has died aged 89, finished a work called Still Life With Cats. The ...

Marvel’s Elizabeth Olsen praises Scarlett Johansson in legal battle with Disney

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Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney over Black Widow has received support from fellow actor Elizabeth Olsen, who plays Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Olsen (w...

Elizabeth Day: ‘A lot of people were yearning to talk about failure’

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Author and broadcaster Elizabeth Day, 42, was raised in Belfast and later became an award-winning journalist, including a nine-year stint at the Observer. In 2018 she launched the podcast How to Fail, which has topped...

Elizabeth Debicki channels Diana in first peek into The Crown’s fifth season

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Netflix has released its first look of the Australian actor Elizabeth Debicki as Diana, Princess of Wales in the upcoming fifth season of The Crown. The British actor Dominic West will play her estranged husband Princ...

In the post-9/11 era, our greatest threat isn’t jihadist terrorism any more

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The 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks is a natural time to assess our nation’s response over the last two decades and chart a course for the future. Our single-minded focus on defeating terrorist groups cla...

Will power: preparing for my death has provided me with way more entertainment than is seemly

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It’s lockdown number whatever, and this time I’m going to make it count. No sourdough therapy, no binge watching Schitts Creek, no ordering recklessly expensive artisan cakelets. This time I’m preparing for death. A f...

Top 10 books about circuses and spectacle

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The illusion. The tawdry glamour. The delicate balance between illusion and reality, a glittering spectacle and its dark underbelly. And above all, the wonder. It’s little surprise that novelists have been inspired by...

Crossrail begins testing trains on the Elizabeth line in London

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Test train services have begun running under London on the Crossrail project, boosting confidence that the Elizabeth line should finally open to customers within a year. Four trains an hour are operating as part of ri...

Elizabeth Warren: Democratic party was reluctant to nominate a woman in 2020

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In a new book, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren suggests part of the reason for her failure in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination lay in the party’s reluctance to nominate another woman...

TV tonight: in front of the camera lens with Elizabeth Taylor

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This engaging series investigating the lives of enigmatic celebrities through their intimate and iconic images lands this week on Hollywood star Elizabeth Taylor. We get a glimpse into Taylor’s English childhood, bef...

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