The Tin Drum
West Yorkshire Playhouse,
GIVEN the current political climate, it’s easy to empathise with Oskar. On his third birthday, he decides to stop growing in protest against the world.
But that antipathy for human greed and...
Thursday 16th Nov 2017
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Heather, Bush Theatre, London
HEATHER — Thomas Eccleshare’s story about story-telling — charts the power both of the narratives that we create and those that we tell about ourselves.
It’s also an exploration of all the assumptions made in...
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel refused yesterday to commit to a deadline to shut down coal-burning power plants, despite demands by environmentalists as she addressed UN climate talks.
Speaking at the COP 23 climate summit in Bonn, Ms Merkel said there would be “hard...
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Hundreds demonstrate for universal university education in central London
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WORLD Rugby chair Bill Beaumont denied being humiliated yesterday after member countries voted for France to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup instead of South Africa as recommended.
World Rugby’s independent review named South Africa as the top pick two weeks ago, but France won the...
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BRADLEY WIGGINS broke his silence yesterday on UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD) investigation into allegations of wrongdoing in cycling, saying it had provoked a “malicious witch-hunt” that was “living hell” for his family.
Wiggins welcomed yesterday’s...
HUNDREDS of schoolchildren marched in India’s smoggy capital New Delhi yesterday to demand action on air pollution.
Meanwhile the government pledged yesterday to bring in new fuel rules two years early. Experts said that if less-toxic fuels were paired with stringent vehicle...
LEBANON’S president openly accused Saudi Arabia of
holding his prime minister captive yesterday in an act of “aggression.”
In the latest escalation in the crisis between the two Arab nations, President Michel Aoun said nothing could justify PM Saad...
THE number of people in work has fallen by 14,000 — the biggest reduction in over two years, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures published yesterday.
Employment was just over 32 million people in the quarter to September after the largest quarterly fall...
THE husband of the British woman held in an Iranian prison called on Boris Johnson yesterday to step up diplomatic efforts to win her release, condemning the government’s “softly, softly” approach.
Richard Ratcliffe, whose wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been in...