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Andrew Bolt, Mark Latham honoured in 2017 Ernie Awards for Sexism

The Mayor of Port Stephens, in NSW’s Hunter region, has edged out Andrew Bolt and Mark Latham to win the top prize at the 2017 Ernie Awards, Australia’s annual awards for sexism. The awards, which were announced at NSW Parliament House on Thursday night, recognise men (and women) who have made particular progress in entrenching gender norms and stifling the fight for equality over the past year. Andrew Bolt was given one of the 2017 Ernie Awards.  Port Stephens Mayor Bruce MacKenzie took out the night’s “Gold Ernie” for his…

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Manchester United v Burton Albion live stream and confirmed line-ups: talkSPORT Carabao Cup commentary on September 20, 2017

CLICK HERE TO STREAM LIVE MANCHESTER UNITED V BURTON ALBION CARABAO CUP COMMENTARY, KICK-OFF 20:00 Manchester United host Burton Albion in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night, and you can hear exclusive national radio commentary on talkSPORT. This will be just the third meeting between the two sides, having played twice in 2006. The Brewers, then a Conference side, held Sir Alex Ferguson’s men to a 0-0 draw at the Pirelli Stadium to send their FA Cup third round clash to a replay at Old Trafford. Nigel Clough watched his…

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Key take-outs from London Fashion Week spring/summer 2017

Frankly, it’s not a surprise that the fashion industry is sometimes accused of taking itself a little too seriously. Po-faced as it is about hemlines and so fond of wearing sunglasses indoors. So isn’t it refreshing when it loosens up a little. Model Gigi Hadid wearing Tommy Hilfiger.  Photo: Alastair Grant This year’s London Fashion Week was an exercise in, to borrow from T-Swizzle, shaking it off, having some fun and adopting that old adage, if in doubt, throw a little sparkle at it. Playfulness was felt at the likes of…

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Leicester City v Liverpool live stream and confirmed line-ups: talkSPORT 2 Carabao Cup commentary on September 19, 2017

CLICK HERE TO STEAM LIVE LEICESTER CITY V LIVERPOOL COMMENTARY ON TALKSPORT 2, KICK-OFF 19:45 Liverpool travel to the King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening hoping to get back to winning ways against Leicester City in the Carabao Cup. The Reds are on a run of three games without a win, having followed up their thrashing of Arsenal with a defeat at the hands of Man City, and draws with Sevilla and Burnley. The Foxes have been struggling for form themselves, with just one win in their five Premier League…

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The Revved-Up Spectacle of the 2017 Emmys

Once upon a time, the Emmys were a sad night for TV fans. Ambitious shows rarely got nominated; TV actors would put themselves down. The whole spectacle had a damp, corrupt feel, which is to say that it was exactly like other awards shows, only smaller. These days, the tone is downright cocky, for better or worse, a fact that seems not unrelated to a crowd brimming with celebrity: this year, Nicole Kidman, in “Big Little Lies,” beat Jessica Lange, for “Feud,” while Kevin Spacey was a smirking blip in…

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