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Bonner hails Cambridge United’s ‘fairytale’ FA Cup upset at Newcastle

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Mark Bonner described his Cambridge United’s side’s FA Cup third round giant-killing at Newcastle United’s St James’ Park as a fairytale after watching Joe Ironside’s second-half goal stun the struggling home side. It...

Marcus Rashford: ‘My life was far from a fairytale’

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Marcus Rashford, 24, plays football for England and Manchester United and is the author of this year’s bestselling children’s nonfiction book, You Are a Champion, written with the journalist Carl Anka to inspire young...

Beauty and the Beast review – a sumptuous reboot of the festive-season fairytale

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The world described by writer-director Theresa Heskins in this tremendous adaptation is one of emotional stasis. Like the last two years of the pandemic, the enchanted palace is locked in a holding pattern. All the Be...

Petite Maman review – Céline Sciamma’s heartbreakingly hopeful fairytale for all ages

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Does French film-maker Céline Sciamma ever put a foot wrong? As a writer-director, her “accidental trilogy of youth” climaxed in the contemporary urban classic Girlhood (2014), after which she conquered the world of t...

The Brothers Grimm Present: Cinderella review – a turbo-charged fairytale

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The Grimm brothers’ Aschenputtel is far from the anodyne version of Cinderella we often see now. When the pair recorded the folktale in 1812, it was a gothic story – with an unforgiving Calvinist morality – of a magic...

‘Off the charts’: New York tennis fans bewitched by Raducanu fairytale

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More than three hours had passed since Emma Raducanu uncorked a 108mph ace on match point to finish off the Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez and win the most improbable US Open championship on record. The sun ...

Website I ordered nursery furniture from has fairytale reviews

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I am pregnant with my first child and ordered nursery furniture from mrhousey.co.uk. I was sent an invoice for £449.10, offering a discount if I paid by bank transfer. I’ve heard nothing since. When I call I always ge...

Alice Powell wins W Series season opener to continue fairytale comeback

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Alice Powell won the opening race in the second season of the all-female W Series at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. The British driver put in a dominant performance from pole to flag in the first race the championship ...

Schreker: Der Ferne Klang review – beauty, fairytale magic and luscious scoring

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Though several of Franz Schreker’s nine completed operas were hugely fashionable in his lifetime, none has a secure place in the repertory nowadays. The best known of them was the second to be composed, Der Ferne Klan...

Taffeta with no tantrums: How we created Diana’s fairytale wedding dress

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For David Emanuel, the memories are always close to the surface. Straightening the veil, smoothing ruffles of ivory silk taffeta, whispering “a few sweet things” to Diana Spencer before she walked down the aisle in St...

Starstruck review – Rose Matafeo’s millennial fairytale

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BBC Three’s new comedy Starstruck is another bauble to add to the small, but precious and increasing hoard of productions effortlessly infused with the particular sensibility that comes with being led by women. You do...

The good, the bad and the monarchy: why we’re still suckers for the royal fairytale

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There is a small community of islanders in Vanuatu who believe in the divinity of Prince Philip. The cult is thought to have emerged before Prince Philip himself visited Vanuatu in 1974: members are in mourning. Much ...

Festival favourite Rachael Blackmore writes a Grand National fairytale

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Not since Lady Godiva rode naked through the streets of Coventry in the 13th century has any woman on horseback caused quite such a public stir. Her modesty covered by the green and gold silks of JP McManus, Rachael B...

Meghan and Harry v ‘The Institution’: another royal fairytale turned Grimm

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Well now: a “21st-century monarchy”. As an oxymoron to run a mile from, it’s up there with “fourth-century brain surgery”. Trying to clean up after the Meghan and Harry interview feels a little like asking a series of...