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The long read: John Di Domenico has been playing Donald Trump longer than anyone else except Trump himself John Di Domenico looks nothing like Donald Trump: hes 17 years younger, several inches shorter and a natural brunet, though lately he keeps his head shaved to make putting on the coppery wig easier, and his eyebrows […]

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The authors lecture to a large audience of Catholic clergy in Malta is to be reprinted, along with a punchy counterpoint response by Germaine Greer A lecture about pornography, which landed the author of A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess in hot water with the Maltese authorities in 1970, is to be published for the first […]

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Pop superstar and her partner Jay Z welcomed twins into the world last week, celebrity news websites report Beyonc has given birth to twins in Los Angeles, according to reports on several celebrity news websites that cited unidentified sources. The singer, who is 35, and her partner, the rapper and music producer Jay Z, already […]

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When I invited my father Bahram to read Persian verse over my music, neither of us were prepared for such an emotional reaction A couple of years ago I decided to collaborate with a poet on a piece of music Id written three melancholy minutes of me on piano, my friend Nick on viola and […]

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Protester trespassed onto stage in Central Park and shouted: This is violence against Donald Trump A right-wing protester has been charged with trespassing after interrupting a New York production of Julius Caesar during the assassination scene and shouting: This is violence against Donald Trump. The protester, who later identified herself as Laura Loomer, interrupted the […]

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This is an invaluable account, by Doudna and Samuel Sternberg, of their role in the revolution that is genome editing It began with the kind of research the Sarah Palin objected to federal funding of fruit fly research (Fruit flies I kid you not, she said). The fruit fly has been a vital workhorse of […]

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Kraftwerk reinvented pop music in the 1970s, but never dreamed they would one day be able to stage the multimedia spectacular of their current tour. Founding member Ralf Htter grants a rare interview For someone with a reputation for how can we put this politely taking their time over things, Ralf Htter isnt one for […]

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Recent battles between female pop and rap stars have been ruthlessly stoked by the media and characterised as catfights, but they are built on levels of complicity As the promo cycle began for Katy Perrys fifth album, anyone listen about her fallout with Taylor Swift. It started in 2013, when Perry reportedly stole Swifts tour […]

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Giant paintings are being planned in Cohens hometown alongside an expansive exhibition planned to coincide with the first anniversary of his death I feel at home when Im in Montreal in a way that I dont feel anywhere else, Leonard Cohen died on November 7 2016. At 82 years old, Cohen had hardly slowed down, […]

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