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Emmys 2017: Black Mirror episode 'San Junipero' wins two awards

Black Mirror is officially an Emmy Award-winning TV show having taken home the Outstanding TV Movie and Outstanding Writing for a TV Movie trophies for beloved season three episode ‘San Junipero.’ The 80s-set, neon-dripped episode, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mackenzie Davis, was the standout episode for many, its theme of hopefulness marking it out from the show’s other rather more disturbing outings. ...

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Emmys 2017: Atlanta's Donald Glover is the first black Best Comedy Director

Donald Glover earned not only his first Emmy at tonight’s award ceremony, but the first for an African-American in the category. The actor-writer-director beat Veep and Silicon Valley alumni to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, specifically for the ‘B.A.N.’ episode of Atlanta. The prize was first awarded in 1959. Glover went on to ...

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Voters overwhelmingly support Jeremy Corbyn's policy agenda, poll finds

The British public has given overwhelming backing to major parts of Jeremy Corbyn’s policy agenda, new polling has revealed. The exclusive survey for The Independent shows the Labour leader’s plan to cap the excessive pay of “fat cat” executives is among the most popular proposals – winning backing from 69 per cent of people. But the study by BMG Research also ...

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Who is Stephen Colbert? Meet the 2017 Emmys host

Funnyman Stephen Colbert is under the spotlight again as he hosts the Emmy awards on Sunday night. Here is a look back at Mr Colbert’s career. Since his time as a correspondent on satirical news program the Daily Show, the 53-year-old Mr Colbert has been a fixture in the realm of television that blends comedy and current events. He parlayed ...

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United Nations has 'exhausted' options on North Korea, says top US diplomat

The UN has run out of options for confronting an increasingly belligerent North Korea, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said, presenting a unified front with Trump administration officials who continue to float a military option ahead of this week’s summit in New York. “We have pretty much exhausted all the things that we can do at the Security ...

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Theresa May's 'overly dogmatic' Brexit approach puts access to EU criminal record databases in jeopardy, Liberal Democrats claim

Theresa May’s “overly dogmatic” approach to the Brexit negotiations risks police losing access to vital shared criminal databases with the EU used an estimated 250 times a day by UK authorities, the Liberal Democrats have warned.  According to analysis by the party the database that allows UK police forces and courts to check whether EU nationals have prior convictions has ...

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Jamaal Lascelles praises Newcastle's passion after continuing early-season goalscoring form against Stoke

Where to start then for Jamaal Lascelles? With the telephone call he received from the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley 10 days ago that ended with the promise of a £20mbonus if the club win the FA Cup this season? Or how about the game-winning goal at Swansea three days later (after a goal-line clearance when the scores were level)? Perhaps ...

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Roy Hodgson ready for tough love approach as he bids to get Crystal Palace back on track

Roy Hodgson may have recently celebrated his 70th birthday – making him the first manager in Premier League history to be appointed as a septuagenarian – but the Englishman has no intention of going easy on his new Crystal Palace players. After a five-year absence from club management, Hodgson was back in the dugout to oversee his first game in ...

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Mauricio Pochettino insists resting Ben Davies and Mousa Dembele is to blame for Tottenham's draw, not Wembley

Mauricio Pochettino‘s prickly post-match mood spoke volumes of Tottenham Hotspur ‘s latest frustrations. Frustrations that they somehow failed to beat Swansea, but also that their Wembley woes continue. The draw only meant that the Tottenham manager had to field further questions of whether the curse has been lifted at their new temporary new home, after claiming they had conquered the hoodoo ...

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Jurgen Klopp not concerned by Liverpool's goalscoring woes despite wasteful Burnley display

Jurgen Klopp is not concerned by Liverpool’s recent struggles to convert chances, despite seeing his side fail to break down an organised Burnley outfit at Anfield on Saturday. Liverpool made 35 attempts on goal but could only draw 1-1 with Sean Dyche’s Clarets, and that only after Mohamed Salah had cancelled out a Scott Arfield opener. Like in Wednesday’s frustrating ...

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