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Has wine gone bad?

The long read: Natural wine advocates say everything about the modern industry is ethically, ecologically and aesthetically wrong and have triggered the biggest split in the wine world for a generation If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 which had just been crowned as the best restaurant in the Read more »

From Game of Thrones to The Crown: the woman who turns actors into stars

The long read: Nina Golds role is invisible, and yet her taste has shaped much of what we watch on film and TV. By Sophie Elmhirst Earlier this year, the casting director Nina Gold sat at the back of the stalls of the Criterion theatre in the West End and watched a group of students Read more »

When stag nights go wrong

A stag night used to mean a few drinks down the pub. Now its a test of masculinity fuelled by cheap airfares and alcohol. Sirin Kale hears about those who lost so much more than just a nights memories Returning to his Ibizan hotel room, the stag notices that his best man is missing. Mike Read more »

Is the Han Solo Star Wars spin-off spiralling towards disaster?

Fans have got a bad feeling about the prequel after more reports of on-set turmoil. But recent history suggests we shouldnt panic yet Whoever said theres no such thing as bad publicity was clearly not thinking about the Death Star-sized pulse of negative buzz that has hit Solo: A Star Wars Story over the past Read more »

Alchemy

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What’s next for the Top 10 CNN Heroes?

(CNN)Since being honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2016, Sheldon Smith says his nonprofit has grown more than he could ever have imagined. Through his Dovetail Project, Smith helps young fathers in Chicago become positive role models and responsible parents. The group has doubled the number of fathers in the program, been recognized Read more »

Oscar nominations 2018: a cautious, comfort-food list in Trumpian times

The Shape of Water leads a nominations list that offers up exotic fantasy and imagined past, but is missing something ferocious and polarising Oscar nominations 2018: a cautious, comfort-food list in Trumpian times The Shape of Water leads a nominations list that offers up exotic fantasy and imagined past, but is missing something truly ferocious Read more »

My 18-year-old daughter is having a baby with my stepson | Dear Mariella

This may turn out to be the terrible mistake you foresee but you must get behind this young couple and support them, says Mariella Frostrup Dear Mariella Sun 21 Jan 2018 01.00EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close [email protected] Follow her on Twitter

Does Trump not understand why ‘Fox & Friends’ is so influential?

News watchdog site Mediaite on Wednesday released its list of the 75 most influential people in media. Topping it are the hosts of Fox & Friends, Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade. This morning, President Donald Trump congratulated the trio. Was @foxandfriends just named the most influential show in news? You deserve it – three Read more »

10 steps toward a better future

(CNN)Their missions vary greatly: To provide loving homes for orphaned children, feed those in crisis or mend war’s psychological wounds. Yet they all share one goal: to improve the lives of those around them. This year’s top 10 CNN Heroes include an amputee who created her own support network, a cop who empowers the children Read more »