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在我的雷达上: Courttia Newland’s cultural highlights

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Courttia Newland was born in 1973 and raised in west London. After an early start in music, he turned to writing fiction and published his first novel, The Scholar, 老龄化 23. Eight more books followed, including A Rive...

在我的雷达上: Edmund de Waal’s cultural highlights

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Born in Nottingham in 1964, Edmund de Waal is an artist, master potter and the author of The Hare with Amber Eyes, which won the Costa prize for biography in 2010. He became keenly interested in ceramics at an early a...

Facebook outage highlights global over-reliance on its services

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From bereft Brazilians to relaxed Russians and internet-savvy Indians, Facebook’s outage highlighted the dependence much of the world has developed on its social media products, and put the spotlight on its global pow...

在我的雷达上: Sam Fender’s cultural highlights

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Sam Fender was born in 1994 and raised in North Shields. He began writing songs aged 14, building on an affinity with Bruce Springsteen, and started acting a few years later, appearing in the ITV series Vera. After re...

Martina Hingis highlights, Moeen Ali magic and an NRL moonwalk try

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1) On this day in 1980, the great Martina Hingis was born. 在 1997, she became the youngest person to win a singles grand slam by beating Mary Pierce in Melbourne. Here she is winning Wimbledon later that year plus a ...

在我的雷达上: Roberto Saviano’s cultural highlights

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Roberto Saviano is an Italian author best known for his 2006 book, Gomorrah, a no-holds-barred exposé of organised crime in Italy. Born in Naples in 1979, Saviano studied philosophy and started as a journalist in 2002...

在我的雷达上: Roy Williams’s cultural highlights

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Roy Williams was born in London in 1968 and raised in Notting Hill. He studied writing at Rose Bruford college and his plays include Death of England and Sucker Punch, which won the 2010 Alfred Fagon award. He receive...

在我的雷达上: Cornelia Parker’s cultural highlights

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The artist Cornelia Parker was born in Cheshire in 1956 and received an MFA from Reading University. She’s renowned for her large-scale installations – one early work, Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View, suspended the...

在我的雷达上: Alexis Taylor’s cultural highlights

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Born in 1980, Alexis Taylor is the lead vocalist and keyboardist/guitarist of synthpop band Hot Chip. He formed the group with Joe Goddard while at school in Putney, 伦敦; he went on to study English at Cambridge. H...

Nizar Banat’s death highlights brutality of Palestinian Authority

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Nizar Banat knew he was going to die. As he grew bolder calling out corrupt members of Fatah, the party which controls the Palestinian Authority, the death threats mounted. 在五月, his home near Hebron was attacked by...

在我的雷达上: Claudia Rankine’s cultural highlights

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Claudia Rankine is a poet, essayist, playwright and a professor of poetry at Yale. Born in Jamaica in 1963, she moved to America as a child and later received an MFA from Columbia University. She is the author of six ...

在我的雷达上: Paula Hawkins’s cultural highlights

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Born in Zimbabwe in 1972, author Paula Hawkins studied PPE at Oxford University before joining the Times as a business journalist. She started writing romantic fiction under the name Amy Silver, 和在 2015 published ...

在我的雷达上: Shaun Keaveny’s cultural highlights

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Born in Leigh, Greater Manchester, 在 1972, radio DJ and presenter Shaun Keaveny began his career at XFM and in 2007 joined 6 Music, where he hosted the breakfast show for more than a decade, before moving to afternoo...

在我的雷达上: Adrian Edmondson’s cultural highlights

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Born in Bradford in 1957, the actor and comedian Adrian Edmondson studied drama at the University of Manchester, where he met Rik Mayall. Together they became involved in the 80s alternative comedy scene and starred i...

在我的雷达上: Domhnall Gleeson’s cultural highlights

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Domhnall Gleeson was born in Dublin in 1983. Following his father, Brendan, into acting, he broke through in 2010 with small but memorable roles in Never Let Me Go, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (as Bill...

在我的雷达上: Vince Staples’s cultural highlights

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Vince Staples, 28, is a rapper from Compton, California. Early on in his career, he was affiliated with experimental hip-hop collective Odd Future along with artists such as Tyler the Creator, Syd and Earl Sweatshirt....

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