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The rise of the modern day baker

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WE’RE IN THE MIDST midst of a baking resurgence with homemade marvels whetting our appetites everywhere we turn. From bragging rights on social media to the mass of cooking shows battling it out on the box, it would appear that dusting ...

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Sir Bruce Forsyth has died

Bruce Forsyth, stepping down from the stage to greet the audience during one of his last stage shows.

TRIBUTES ARE flooding in to Sir Bruce Forsyth, whose death at the age of 89 has just been announced. Sir Bruce entered showbusiness at the age of 14, performing song and dance routines on the stage. He became nationally known ...

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India on film

Delhi, Great Capital of India (1909)

Hanna-Mariam Chowdhury reviews India on Film: 1899-1947, Treasures from the BFI National Archive. THE BRITISH Film Institute, in partnership with British Council, has released India on Film: 1899-1947, Treasures from the BFI National Archive, providing viewers in the UK and across India with access to ...

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Outdoor Cinema Screenings in August

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Maruf Ahmed THERE’S NO gimmicks, no stunts – just a field full of like-minded people and great films. Prepare yourself for a summer of cinematic joy as the legendary Pop Up Screens is back, this year presented by Eurowings and ...

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India-UK Year of Culture

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Hanna-Mariam Chowdhury THE INDIA-UK Year of Culture officially began on 28th February, with a launch at Buckingham Palace hosted by The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. Now the High Commission of India has formally marked the launch of this ...

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Artists release Grenfell record

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A HUGE LINE-UP of UK popstars have this morning released a charity single to raise funds for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. The single is a special recording of Bridge over Troubled Water. The single was arranged by ...

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Mixed feelings on Syria show

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Kassar, from Hama fled with his 11 children, crossing into Lebanon. He can't work due to injury, and his wife is the breadwinner now. He sits in the square of a half built university all day, waiting for her to come home. Southern Lebanon 06/17.

THOSE OF YOU WHO can get yourselves over to the Saatchi gallery in SW2 will be able to see a compelling set of photos of Syrian refugees taken by photojournalist Edward Jonkler. Is it illuminating art, or patronising bandwagon-jumping? The exhibition ...

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