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Witch Camp (Ghana): I’ve Forgotten Now Who I Used To Be review – magical sound of the marginalised

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(Six Degrees)Sung in little-spoken Ghanaian dialects, these haunting, spontaneous songs by women accused of witchcraft are unlike anything you have ever heardNow that it is fashionable for aggrieved political factions...

Top 10 magical short stories

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According to the blurb writer on my Penguin Classics copy, Hans Christian Andersen was the “first writer to create timeless universal fairytales from his own imagination”. (Islamic golden age: “Are you sure?”) It’s ac...

Tiger Woods savours magical Masters comeback and sets sights on Open

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The look on Tiger Woods’s face as he walked off the 18th green told you all you need to know about what he’s been through in the last 14 months. Woods had just shot his second consecutive round of 78, which is the wor...

The Underground Railroad review – harrowing, magical, masterful TV

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Director Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s prizewinning novel The Underground Railroad (Amazon) is as unbearably bleak, brutal and brilliant as the book. You could question a couple of the choices made w...

The Place of No Words review – a dying father’s magical travels with his son

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This film is a charming family affair. Director Mark Webber stars with his wife Teresa Palmer and their son Bodhi, in a magical realist story that feels at once awe-inspiring and intimate. A dying father struggles to ...

The Nevers review – not even magical aliens can save this cursed mess

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The Nevers (Sky Atlantic) is a mess, within and without. Without, there were the massing allegations against its creator Joss Whedon of bullying, verbal and misogynistic abuse and toxicity on his sets (first from Just...

Rory McIlroy’s magical Masters finish offers reminder of his star quality

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Rory McIlroy has been dejected enough times when exiting on to Washington Road via Magnolia Lane that he is entitled to savour a sense of harmony after leaving Augusta National this year. If the latest staging of the ...

Roma 3-4 Juve: a magical melodrama with more twists than a HBO series

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Every now and then, a football match comes along that defies explanation. “Was Roma-Juve a comeback or a collapse?” asked the front-page of Monday’s Corriere dello Sport, but those options seemed too narrow. This game...

Mystical, magical, Madrid: Real make the impossible seem inevitable again

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Thomas Tuchel had demanded a “fantastic script” and boy did he get one, another epic and implausible story unfolding. Just not quite as he had hoped; Real Madrid had rewritten the ending, the way they so often seem to...

Magical misfit Philippe Coutinho may have found unlikely home at Aston Villa

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Philippe Coutinho has played 598 minutes for Aston Villa, in which time he has scored four goals and set up three more. Victory at Leeds on Thursday meant Villa have won three league games in a row for the first time ...

Magical Mbappé makes Real Madrid smile even in sending them to defeat

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“How do you ignore the context?” Kylian Mbappé asked. “Easy: play football.” And better than anyone else. Everybody knew he was special, a World Cup winner at 19, his goal in the final against Croatia one of more than...

Magical Mbappé and marvellous Mount – Football Weekly Extra

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Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Jacob Steinberg and Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss the Champions League quarter-finals, preview the Premier League action and talk takeovers ...

Jai Field’s magical hat-trick leads Wigan to bruising victory over Leeds

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Jai Field scored a hat-trick of tries as Wigan made it two wins from two at the start of the Betfred Super League season with a 34-12 win over Leeds. The opening 40 minutes was a bruising affair and Wigan had to come ...

Is ‘manifesting’ dangerous magical thinking or a formula for success?

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Diana Celestine was let in on the secret about 10 years ago. Then an IT consultant in Charlotte, North Carolina, she’d made a passing comment to a friend lamenting the state of her love life – something along the line...

Green Man festival review – magical return for this psychedelic carnival

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‘This is friggin’ overwhelming,” exclaims Nadine Shah, grasping for words to sum up the hyper-emotional, multi-sensory overload that was returning to a music festival. Everyone present for the Tyne and Wear singer’s r...

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore review – good-natured magical entertainment

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The magizoologist Newt Scamander returns in the latest of the Fantastic Beasts movies, the prequel-saga of the wizarding world in Britain, America and beyond before Harry Potter’s Hogwarts career. JK Rowling co-writes...

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