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The Wheel of Time actor Madeleine Madden: ‘As an Aboriginal woman, my life is politicised’

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When she walked into the London casting room of The Wheel of Time, Madeleine Madden scanned the faces – a sea of white – and thought, “Yep, standard.” To announce her presence, she politely inquired, “The Wheel of Tim...

The Wheel of Time review – Jeff Bezos’s Game of Thrones is destined to be forgotten

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The Wheel of Time, the new fantasy series on Amazon Prime, is what happens when Jeff Bezos orders you to come up with a Game of Thrones-type hit. This adaptation of Robert Jordan’s 11-novel series also functions as a ...

Inflation is poised to top 4%: is the Bank of England asleep at the wheel?

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Higher energy prices will send the annual inflation rate above 4% by the end of the year and keep it there well into 2022. On the face of things, the Bank of England is asleep at the wheel and should be taking steps t...

‘Global Britain’ badly needs a new driver at the wheel

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So much for Global Britain. The fiasco and tragedy of the retreat from Afghanistan have laid bare the folly of the Brexiters’ Faustian pact: choose the irresponsible but vote-winning Boris Johnson as your leader; say ...

A post-Covid crash is looming – and Britain’s auditors are asleep at the wheel

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Like a tedious household repair job, fixing the accounting for Britain’s largest and most important companies is always put off until it’s too late – and then bodged anyway, with often calamitous results. As Covid-era...

We put our shirt on French holiday roulette and the wheel stopped on… amber

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Like many people, I’ve spent a lot of this year playing the great new game of holiday roulette, a wild ride that began for me in January, when a group of us, convinced that foreign travel would be possible again by th...