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The days of nul points are over! Plucky little Britain has cornered the Eurovision sympathy vote

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What can the Eurovision song contest teach us about the human condition? Some years, not much except that we like shiny things; this year, that we all thirst for justice, support the victim against the aggressor, are ...

My chaotic night in the Robbie Williams biopic: tears, Tom Jones and … a CGI monkey?

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The plan is clear as mud. Robbie Williams is making his biopic Better Man in Melbourne and he’s putting on two concerts to film a recreation of the 1998 Brit awards. So please wear 90s clothes – or don’t, no one will ...

Olivia Williams: ‘I have unattractive knees. They have taken offence at my scathing remarks and decided to stop functioning’

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Born in London, Olivia Williams, 53, studied at Cambridge University and Bristol Old Vic Theatre school before joining the RSC. Her movies include The Postman, The Sixth Sense, Rushmore and The Father, and her TV work...

Mark Williams stages brilliant fightback against Judd Trump in semi-final

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Mark Williams produced a scintillating potting display, reviving memories of his three world titles, to battle back to 13-11 down in his world championship semi-final against Judd Trump. The Welshman trailed 7-1 overn...

Bianca Williams decries ‘culture of racism’ as Met police officers face misconduct charges

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Bianca Williams, the innocent athlete stopped and searched by the Metropolitan police, has criticised a “culture of racism” within the force as it was announced that five officers will face a gross misconduct hearing ...

O’Sullivan closes on Crucible semi-final but Yan fightback stalls Williams

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Ronnie O’Sullivan built a commanding 11-5 lead over Stephen Maguire in their World Snooker Championship quarter-final at the Crucible. Resuming at 6-2 down from the morning session, the qualifier Maguire, himself twic...

Police who handcuffed Bianca Williams to face gross misconduct charge

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Police officers involved in the stop, search and handcuffing of champion athlete Bianca Williams, while her baby was in her car, are to face disciplinary charges that could see them sacked, the Guardian has learned. A...

If Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak took lie detector tests, what would they tell us?

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It’s a heady time in politics, when so much of our debate centres on what it means to lie. If Boris Johnson didn’t think he was at a party, yet others at the party did, is that a lie? If Rishi Sunak comes out studs fi...

Serena Williams hints she will make return to tennis at Wimbledon

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Serena Williams has hinted that she will make her return to tennis at this year’s Wimbledon. The 23-time grand slam champion has not played professionally since last year’s Wimbledon, where she withdrew early in her f...

The best of Aldi’s wine

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Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut, Champagne, France NV (£13.99, Aldi) Most of us have a few supermarket own-label brands that we like to think show off our shrewdness as shoppers. These are products charged with an extra...

Champion wines from Chile

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Viña Leyda Single Vineyard Garuma Sauvignon Blanc, Leyda, Chile 2020, £12, Tesco I have a feeling that not all that many people regard Chilean wine as the sort of thing you’d buy as a treat or for a special occasion. ...

Man faces court charged over 1984 death of Victorian footballer Bernie Williams

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A man has faced court charged over the death of Victorian father and footballer Bernie Williams almost 40 years ago. Peter Raymond Brown, 62, faced Melbourne magistrates court via video link on Monday afternoon charge...

Turns out Good Cheap Wine does exist

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Tesco Finest Soave Classico Superiore, Italy 2021 (£7.50, Tesco) What do you reckon is the price you have to pay to get a decent bottle of wine? When I carried out a little straw poll of friends and acquaintances that...

Long after Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is home and Boris Johnson’s gone, we’ll remember how he failed her

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Just when you thought you couldn’t take any more bad news, a sudden bright spot on the horizon: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, along with another detained British-Iranian Anoosheh Ashoori, are flying back to the UK from T...

Tuscany’s wine superpower

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Cecchi Sagrato Chianti Riserva, Italy 2020 (£6.99, reduced from £10.79 until Tuesday, 15 March, Waitrose) Few wine regions have the same range in price you find in Tuscany. At one extreme, you have some of the glitzie...

I accidentally took my kids to a Jeremy Corbyn rally – how could I explain Stop the War to them?

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On Sunday, I had heard that there would be a flashmob orchestra in Trafalgar Square, playing Mussorgsky’s Great Gate of Kiev, in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. I went along with two 12-year-olds and made all t...

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