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Hastings Pier wins 2017 Riba Stirling Prize

October 31, 2017 11:56 pm0 comments
Hastings Pier wins 2017 Riba Stirling Prize

A historic pier in East Sussex that was devastated by fire in 2010 has won a prestigious architecture award after a multi-million pound redevelopment. Hastings Pier, which reopened in April 2016, beat five other buildings to the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) Stirling Prize. Now in its 22nd year, […]

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Lewis Hamilton wins fourth world title at Mexican Grand Prix

October 30, 2017 12:51 am0 comments
Lewis Hamilton wins fourth world title at Mexican Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth world title at the Mexican Grand Prix despite finishing only ninth after a clash with rival Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton’s achievement makes him unquestionably the most successful British Formula 1 driver in history, moving him one championship clear of Sir Jackie Stewart. He joins Vettel and […]

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Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

October 17, 2017 7:00 pm0 comments
Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo – becoming the second US author to take home the £50,000 fiction award. The book tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s grief after the death of his young son, and his visits to his tomb. […]

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Hamilton wins Singapore GP after Ferrari crash

September 17, 2017 10:13 am0 comments
Hamilton wins Singapore GP after Ferrari crash

Lewis Hamilton drove a masterful race to win the Singapore Grand Prix and take a stranglehold on the title as rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out. Hamilton, who started fifth after struggling in qualifying, was leading by the first corner after Vettel collided with Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull’s […]

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Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process

September 14, 2017 11:25 pm0 comments
Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process

Media playback is unsupported on your device Soul singer Sampha has been awarded the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for his mournful and intimate album, Process. The singer, who for a long time was better known as a guest vocalist on other people’s records, beat Ed Sheeran and Stormzy to win […]

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Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

September 13, 2017 12:25 am0 comments
Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

Actress Rebel Wilson has been awarded A$ 4.5m (£2.7m; $ 3.6m) in Australia’s largest payout for a defamation case. Ms Wilson successfully argued that a series of magazine articles had wrongly portrayed her as a serial liar. In June a jury unanimously sided with Ms Wilson, who had claimed the […]

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Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight

A photographer has won a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” photograph. Naruto the macaque monkey took the image in the Indonesian jungle in 2011 when it picked up a camera owned by David Slater from Monmouthshire. US judges had said copyright protection could […]

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Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

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Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government’s bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first parliamentary test. MPs backed the EU Withdrawal Bill by 326 votes to 290 despite critics warning that it represented a “power grab” by ministers. The […]

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Nadal wins US Open to claim 16th Grand Slam title

September 11, 2017 1:23 am0 comments
Nadal wins US Open to claim 16th Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in New York. The world number one powered to a 6-3 6-3 6-4 victory in Sunday’s final at Flushing Meadows. The Spaniard, 31, has now won two Slams in […]

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Emmerdale wins big at TV Choice Awards taking best soap, actor and actress

September 5, 2017 4:21 am0 comments
Emmerdale wins big at TV Choice Awards taking best soap, actor and actress

Emmerdale has won every major soap prize at this year’s TV Choice Awards. The ITV series was voted best soap, while Ryan Hawley and Charlotte Bellamy were named top soap actor and actress. Sally Dexter was announced as the best soap newcomer at London’s Dorchester Hotel. ITV crime series Broadchurch […]

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