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London Underground strikes threaten to disrupt festive season

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A 24-hour tube strike planned for Friday, the first of two days and eight nights of scheduled strike action, threatens to bring disruption to London in the run up to Christmas. The five lines due to be affected are th...

Under the table: Australia’s dazzlingly diverse home cooking underground

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During the Sydney lockdown I ordered from a different home cook every Friday night, for me and my neighbours. I discovered each cook from community groups or social media pages for migrant communities in Sydney – east...

To mask or not to mask? Opinion split on London underground

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The “do as I say, not as I do” approach to political messaging was again displayed last week when Boris Johnson urged people to wear masks in enclosed spaces, shortly after leading a cabinet meeting of 27 maskless min...

'Britse blues sal die apokalips oorleef!’: hoe die ondergrondse toneel sy groef behou het

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Die blues is aan die begin van die 20ste eeu in die Amerikaanse suide gebore toe Afro -Amerikaners hul swaarkry laat hoor het - segregasie, lynch en verskanste armoede as konstantes - sowel as hul vreugdes. Hierdie ...

Die Londense metro teken die besigste oggend sedert die eerste keer aan 2020 inperking

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London Underground het die besigste oggend gehad sedert die eerste sluiting van die koronavirus 2020, alhoewel reis na die skool moontlik 'n groter rol gespeel het as werkpendele in die toename in vervoerverbruik in die hoofstad..

Underground review – mine explosion disaster film digs deeper than most

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Here is an arthouse disaster movie from Quebec: a naturalistic, character-driven drama about what it might truly look like if a mineral mine exploded, trapping five workers underground. It’s the second feature from Fr...

Peter Rehberg, underground musician and Editions Mego head, sterf bejaardes 53

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Peter Rehberg, the Austrian musician and record-label head who was a globally respected figure in underground music, is oorlede op ouderdom 53 of a heart attack. His death was announced by the musician Kassel Jaeger, who wrote...

The Velvet Underground review – Todd Haynes doc gets under the art-rockers’ skin

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Maybe no subject more fits the phrase “you had to be there” than the Velvet Underground, the band that emerged as part of a richly interdisciplinary artistic adventure in the American late-1960s. Not so much a rock ba...

Anthonie Tonnon: the pop star operating New Zealand’s oldest public underground lift

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With his slicked back Berlin-era Bowie haircut and fine wool suit, New Zealand singer-songwriter, public transport advocate and now, operator of Whanganui’s Durie Hill Elevator, Anthonie Tonnon cuts a dapper figure an...

Underground tunnels of Rome’s Colosseum fully opened to public

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For the first time, visitors to the Colosseum in Rome can fully explore the underground tunnels and chambers where gladiators and wild animals once prepared for battle. Spread across 15,000 square metres, the hypogeum...

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...

‘We had a therapist on set’ – William Jackson Harper on The Underground Railroad

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When he was a child growing up in Texas in the 1980s, William Jackson Harper went to a show at the Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas. “There was some part of the programme where some guy, somewhere in the stands, screams ...

This week’s home entertainment: from The Underground Railroad to Fargo

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Moonlight film-maker Barry Jenkins brings this highly anticipated TV adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer prize-winning 2016 novel, telling the story of escaped slaves making their way north in the early 19th-cen...

The Underground Railroad

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Shock G, co-founder of hip-hop group Digital Underground, sterf bejaardes 57

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US rapper Shock G, who as co-founder of Digital Underground was one of the most colourful figures in the early hip-hop scene, is oorlede op ouderdom 57. According to TMZ, he was found in a hotel room in Tampa, Florida, wel ...