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Life in the Devon village saved by San Francisco tech millionaire

Michael Birch, Bebos co-founder, has bought Woolserys pub and the chippie. And villagers are more than happy Woolsery in north Devon has all the features that might be expected of the present-day British village: towering hedgerows bordering winding lanes, tidy culs-de-sac bearing regimented rows of bungalows and, in the centre of the village, the medieval

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Sport picture of the day: Ivn Garca dives into the blue

With the diving pool no longer green, the underwater remote cameras can again be used to capture the amazing trails that divers like Mexicos Ivn Garca make as they enter the water Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/picture/2016/aug/20/sport-picture-of-the-day-ivan-garcia-dives-into-the-blue

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Nate Parker: director with a back story | Observer profile

The first-time film-makerss slave-rebellion story, The Birth of a Nation, has been hailed as a future Oscar contender. Then details of his 2001 rape trial emerged. So what next for him and his film? When Nate Parker arrived with the screening of his film #OscarsSoWhite had begun to trend again on Twitter. For the second

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Ageist and body-shaming Trump statue falls short as art and satire

Five effigies of the Republican nominee were installed across the US with satiricial intent that looks more like unfunny revulsion toward bodily differences What has been seen, the saying goes, cannot be unseen, and for Da Vincis array of grotesque little heads, the hellish fantasy landscapes of Dutch masters Hieronymus Bosch or Pieter Bruegel the