Churchill by Andrew Roberts review is it possible to break through the myth? – Trending Stuff

Churchill by Andrew Roberts review is it possible to break through the myth? – Trending Stuff

The myth lives on Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in the Oscar-winning 2017 film Darkest Hour. Photograph: Jack English/AP For him, what Churchill got right outweighs the many things he got wrong. Summing up, he writes: When it came to …

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Caroll Spinney to retire from playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch – Trending Stuff

Caroll Spinney to retire from playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch – Trending Stuff

Then first lady Hillary Clinton speaking with Big Bird about the benefits of public broadcasting. Photograph: Jamal Wilson/AFP/Getty Images During the 2012 presidential election campaign Big Bird became a surprise talking point when Republican candidate Mitt Romney said he did …

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The Swedish 15-year-old who’s cutting class to fight the climate crisis – Trending Stuff

The Swedish 15-year-old who’s cutting class to fight the climate crisis – Trending Stuff

Greta Thunberg and friends outside the Swedish parliament Photograph: Michael Campanella for the Guardian Her teachers were telling her to turn off the lights and save paper, then flying off to New York for a holiday. For Greta, this was …

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El Chapo’s lawyers accuse government of ‘an inquisition’ as trial nears – Trending Stuff

El Chapo’s lawyers accuse government of ‘an inquisition’ as trial nears – Trending Stuff

Guzmns wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, leaves after a pretrial hearing at Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn on 14 August. Photograph: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images The vast amount of evidence prosecutors have assembled to back up their story of Guzmns two …

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Iranian female photographer banned from stadium covers match from nearby roof – Trending Stuff

Iranian female photographer banned from stadium covers match from nearby roof – Trending Stuff

Pourtaherian says her dream is for women to be able to cover matches in Irans big football stadiums. Photograph: Courtesy of Parisa Pourtaherian Pourtaherian studied industrial design at Tehran University but her interest in sports made her pursue photography. She …

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the lab teaching sworn enemies to have decent conversations – Trending Stuff

the lab teaching sworn enemies to have decent conversations – Trending Stuff

Protesters on each side of the abortion debate clash in front of the US supreme court in June 2016. Photograph: Allison Shelley/Getty Images The contrast with the other conversations was clear. People who get stuck, they collapse into negativity. Everything …

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Melania Trump wears ‘I don’t care’ jacket on plane to visit child detention center – Trending Stuff

Melania Trump wears ‘I don’t care’ jacket on plane to visit child detention center – Trending Stuff

The jacket as it appears on the Zara website. Photograph: PR Image/Zara According to a pool report, Trumps communications director, Stephanie Grisham, told a reporter via email: Its a jacket. There was no hidden message. After todays important visit to …

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