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Captain Hartley on England bench for first time under boss Jones

Autumn internationals: England v Samoa Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 25 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online, plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Captain Dylan Hartley has been left out of England’s starting XV for the first time under Eddie Jones, for Saturday’s match against Samoa at Twickenham. Hartley drops to the bench as hooker Jamie George get his first start, while flanker Chris Robshaw and fly-half George Ford are named co-captains. Exeter number eight Sam Simmonds also makes…

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Escape the News with the British Podcast “In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg”

“In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg,” a weekly BBC Radio 4 program that has aired in the U.K. since 1998, consists of a conversation between its host and three academics about some worthy cultural or historical subject—recently, Picasso’s “Guernica,”feathered dinosaurs, Germaine de Stael, and the Picts. (Up next: Thebes.) The show is beloved in the U.K.; for American podcast enthusiasts, it might be experienced as a refreshing change of pace. It’s nothing like the “This American Life” style of audio entertainment, marked by self-effacing narrative authority, inventive sound design, human…

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Up Next: The ‘Good Time’ Stylist Has Some Tips for Style on a Budget

Advertisement Name Miyako Bellizzi Age 29 Hometown Alameda, Calif. Now Lives In a three-bedroom apartment in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Claim to Fame Ms. Bellizzi is a stylist and costume designer who worked on the film “Good Time,” transforming Robert Pattinson into Connie Nikas, who plays a con artist. She read the script, she said, and was intrigued by the chance to turn “this pretty boy” into a greasy-haired scammer. She teamed up with Mordechai Rubinstein, a street-style photographer and blogger, to take photos of New Yorkers as inspiration…

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Remembering Azzedine Alaïa: The Designer Who Took Time

Advertisement The last time I saw Azzedine Alaïa, the Tunisian-French designer who died this past weekend and was possibly the last of the great couturiers, it was midnight on a Wednesday in July, after the final couture shows in Paris, and I had come down to his kitchen to say goodbye. I had been a Fashion Week guest in the hotel attached to his headquarters on Rue de Moussy since it opened, and after about 10 years I had earned kitchen privileges. That room — a large glass-ceilinged space with…

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George Clooney: Fatherhood ' is a time that I didn't think I would get to experience'

George Clooney is one lucky guy – and he knows it. A phenomenally successful career, a marriage to beautiful human rights lawyer Amal and now, twins, Ella and Alexander. “It’s great,” George says of fatherhood. “It’s a time in my life that I didn’t think I would get to experience, so I’m a lucky man. How can one man be so lucky?” George has only a few moments to spare during his hectic promotion schedule for Suburbicon, the darkly comic tale of family life, murder and racism in 1950s America…

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Digital pill that 'talks' to your smartphone approved for first time

In a groundbreaking decision on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug with a “digital ingestion tracking system,” which senses when a pill is swallowed and sends the data to a smartphone. The new drug/device combination product called Abilify MyCite is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and mood disorders. The Abilify (aripiprazole) tablets come embedded with an Ingestible Event Marker (IEM) sensor, the size of a grain of sand, that sends information to a patch the patient wears. The patch then transmits the data to smartphones and…

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Wales 1-1 Panama: Tom Lawrence strike cancelled out by stoppage time equaliser

Chris Coleman marked what could be his final game as Wales manager with a 1-1 draw against World Cup finalists Panama. Tom Lawrence’s 75th-minute wonderful solo strike – his second Wales goal – looked like settling a hard-fought friendly in Cardiff. But Wales, who saw Sam Vokes fail to convert a first-half penalty, were pegged back in the third minute of stoppage time when Armando Cooper rifled past Darren Ward. Coleman has yet to sign a new contract, with talks set to resume after this match, but he was left…

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