James Corden jokes about ‘brutal sex’ with Keira Knightley at awards show

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video James Corden is currently in hot water for jokes he made about Harvey Weinstein at the amfAR Gala. But the comedian is no stranger to offensive awards show speeches. A video from 2008 shows James making jokes about having ‘brutal’ sex with ...

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Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets

European aerospace firm Airbus is to take a majority stake in Bombardier’s C-Series jet project. Bombardier has faced a series of problems over the plane, most recently a trade dispute in the US that imposed a 300% import tariff. Bombardier’s Northern Ireland’s director Michael Ryan said the deal was “great news” for the Belfast operation. About 1,000 staff work on ...

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Crimewatch axed by BBC after 33 years

Crimewatch, one of the BBC’s longest-running shows, is being axed after 33 years, The Sun newspaper has revealed. The programme, which asks viewers for help to track down criminals, is hosted by Jeremy Vine and Tina Daheley. The BBC said in a statement: “We are incredibly proud of Crimewatch and the great work it has done over the years. “This ...

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From Presidents To Shopkeepers: We All Have A Role In Creating An Inclusive Society

In business, I’ve often stumbled across truths rather than act upon my belief in them. Some 12 years ago, when I first set up shop with the British restaurant Roast in London’s Borough Market I was troubled by the fact that this most celebrated of Britain’s food havens was selling tomatoes for £1, up to £5 for a loaf of ...

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The News That Is Making Theresa May Panic About Brexit

Theresa May’s and David Davies’s hasty excursion to Brussels comes as the Office of National Statistics issues revisions to the “Blue Book” of national accounts showing the UK is worth £490billion less than previously thought. Just two weeks after Boris Johnson boasted at Tory Conference that we would need to build another Channel Tunnel because trade will be so great ...

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Why I'll Never Judge That Mum Who Has Her Kids Out Shopping At Midnight

Why do poor people drag their kids grocery shopping at midnight? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Jo Eberhardt, mother of two: It was the 23rd of December 2012. My family–myself, my then-husband, and our two children were living paycheck to ...

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Growing Old Disgracefully

As mortal beings, growing older is an inevitability. Despite our best anti-ageing serums and hair-loss treatments, eventually, old age creeps up on us all. Yet few of us really believe or accept this fact, let alone take the time to consider its implications. We think about ourselves growing old with the same nonchalant abstraction with which children decide what they ...

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How Can The UK Respond To A 'Textbook Case Of Ethnic Cleansing'?

The systematic violent targeting and forced displacement of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims has been described by the United Nations as “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” So far the international community has answered with a textbook response. Since the end of August more than half a million Rohingya have fled Rakhine state and into Bangladesh. This amounts to the largest displacement ...

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‘Rellik’ Finale Leaves Viewers Stunned, With (Even More) Shock Twists, Stunts And A Cliffhanger Ending

‘Rellik’ came to an end on Monday (16 October) night and viewers who managed to stick with the series’ topsy-turvy story-telling were rewarded with a seriously action-packed episode. While many were still reeling from the closing moments of past week’s show, which saw Elaine Shepard revealed as the serial killer, the finale saw her motives revealed as many of the ...

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It's Time For Everyone To See Themselves Represented, Both Onstage And Off. Loud, Proud And Full Of Joy.

I was on a train back from the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 when I first realised I wanted to write plays. I wanted to write stories that you don’t often see, from voices and perspectives that are often silent in the majority of theatre. Who had I met in my life who had impacted on me? Whose stories were people missing ...

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