July 2017

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John McEnroe: ‘A knack for creating controversy where there is none’

New Yorker arrives at Wimbledon one of tenniss most popular figure despite comments such as those appearing to denigrate Serena Williams You would have been forgiven if you double-checked the calendar this week on hearing John McEnroe was in the headlines for a spot of controversy. This time, in an interview with National Public Radio, […]

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From Genocidal Organ to Your Name: Japanese animes new golden age

As the greats of the genre, such as Hayao Miyazaki, approach the end of their careers, a new generation of film-makers are transforming the genre. As the UK prepares for a deluge of acclaimed anime films, we look at the names in the frame In 2013, Hayao Miyazaki faced a packed press conference. He said: […]

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Congo violence fuels fears of return to 90s bloodbath

Reports of a militia cutting off toddlers limbs and stabbing pregnant women have raised the spectre of another horrific civil war Thousands of people have been killed and more than a million displaced in the most severe outbreak of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, raising fears of a return to […]

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