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Nicole Kidman's speech and other SAG highlights

It was back to the bold and beautiful at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild awards, following the almost universal black dress code deployed at the recent Golden Globes. But that didn’t mean female empowerment was off the agenda. Kristen Bell became the first host of the ceremony – that’s the first host full-stop, not just female – while the huge majority of presenters were women. And Nicole Kidman, 50, was lauded for her impassioned speech about roles for older women. “How wonderful it is that our careers today can go beyond…

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9 highlights from Celebrity Big Brother so far

We’ve had tears. We’ve had tantrums. Celebrity Big Brother has proved to be just the kind of guilty pleasure-TV that cosy January nights in were made for. This year’s house started out with all-female housemates, a move Channel 5 said was to celebrate the centenary of women over 30 being given the vote. But it wasn’t long before they were joined by a few men – including Boyzone’s Shane Lynch, dancer Wayne Sleep and Love Island’s Jonny Mitchell. Who’s in the new Celebrity Big Brother house? Why Celebrity Big Brother…

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Coventry pull off FA Cup shock against Premier League Stoke – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Coventry City claimed a shock FA Cup third-round victory over Premier League Stoke City as manager Mark Robins called for Sky Blues fans to return to the club. Jordan Willis’ towering header put the League Two side ahead, before the defender felled Ramadan Sobhi after the break and Charlie Adam levelled from the spot. But right-back Jack Grimmer fired his side back ahead from outside the area with 20 minutes to play and Coventry held on for an historic victory. After the…

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Sports 

Man Utd leave it late to beat Derby – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United left it late to beat Derby County in an entertaining FA Cup third-round game at Old Trafford. A replay looked on the cards until Romelu Lukaku laid the ball off to Jesse Lingard, who took a touch and sent a 20-yard shot on the bounce into the top corner. And half-time substitute Lukaku sealed the win after playing a one-two with Anthony Martial to cap off a counter attack. United striker Marcus Rashford had hit the post in both halves…

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Van Dijk scores winner as Liverpool beat Everton in FA Cup – highlights, quotes, stats & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Virgil van Dijk made a dream start for Liverpool following his £75m move from Southampton as his late header settled a highly competitive FA Cup third round Merseyside derby against Everton at Anfield. The visitors looked on course for a replay at Goodison Park until keeper Jordan Pickford misjudged a corner allowing Van Dijk, who cost a world record fee for a defender, to steal in six minutes from time and send the Reds into the fourth round. Gylfi Sigurdsson’s smooth finish…

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Food 

The Year in Bites Highlights of 2017

This year was full of excitement. We covered big topics, interesting news, food events around the world and featured dozens of exclusive interviews with some of the world’s finest chefs. Here’s a look back at all the fun we had in 2017. S.PELLEGRINO YOUNG CHEF  This year young chefs around the world have been competing for the chance to be named the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018. During 2017, 210 semi-finalists from around the globe competed in their respective local competitions with the hope of being crowned the best young chef…

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Hull 2017: Highlights from the City of Culture

Pop superstars and world-class ballet dancers wowed huge crowds. Tower blocks, wind turbine blades and a tidal surge barrier became giant art installations. Tens of thousands of schoolchildren got creative. And naked women rolled in chip spice. That’s just a taste of what has happened in Hull as part of its packed year as UK City of Culture in 2017. There have been more than 2,000 events, exhibitions and cultural activities at more than 250 venues. The year has won over most of those who didn’t think the words “Hull”…

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