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Justine review – tender queer romance with social angst

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Remember all-consuming crushes and awkward first dates? For young people in this age of self-isolation, such tender encounters might well be from another century. Chronicling a young lesbian romance set in a wintry Br...

US court overturns murder conviction of police officer who shot Justine Damond

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A US court has thrown out the third-degree murder conviction of the former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor for mistakenly killing the Australian woman Justine Damond. Noor was convicted of third-degree murder ...

Miss Dior by Justine Picardie review – fashion meets the French Resistance

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Postwar Europe is eternally fascinating: the sheer disjunction between past and present. “I will not disguise the fact that the Beistegui ball is a memory that I am proud to possess,” wrote Christian Dior of a more th...

Boris Johnson’s Tory party conference speech – the panel verdict

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Boris Johnson arrived in Manchester needing to move beyond the idea of “levelling up” and finding a way towards setting out a clear plan. He acknowledged that talent is spread evenly in Britain but opportunity is not...

Damon Galgut’s layered feat of fiction is a clear Booker winner

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This year an idiosyncratic shortlist has produced a clear and unsurprising winner. With an impressive backlist and two former shortlistings, Damon Galgut is a major figure in world literature and a vital, nuanced chro...