Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga lead 'gorgeously crafted' period drama Passing

Rebecca Hall makes her directorial debut with an adaptation of Nella Larsen’s 1929 novella which stars Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, Andre Holland, and Alexander Skarsgard
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Covid: Missing person with Brazil variant found in England after five-day search
Health officials in England have located the missing person who tested positive for the coronavirus variant first detected in Brazil.
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Biden will publicly pitch Covid relief bill as it is debated in the Senate
The plea will take place a day after Republicans required the 628-page legislation be read aloud
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‘Secret’ medieval tunnel accidentally discovered by electricians in Wales
4ft tunnel unearthed near Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire
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Dutch inventor hopes he has found new Covid test where people scream or sing in airlocked cabin
Peter van Wees hopes his method will be faster and easier than upleasant nasal swabs
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Alton Towers amputee Leah Washington shares photo of day she was fitted with first prosthetic leg
Taking to Instagram yesterday, Leah Washington, 23, of South Yorkshire, shared sanps of the day she was first fitted with a prosthetic leg, some two months after the crash in June 2015.
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UN says it has not been given proof that Dubai’s Princess Latifa is alive
The princess’ family claimed last month that she was ‘being cared for at home’
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Stella McCartney's luxury fashion brand plunges to £32million annual loss
Stella McCartney's fashion brand has seen losses reach almost £32 million - and the company has still not paid her more than half a million pounds she was owed.
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Covid vaccines ‘refused to some people with severe asthma’
‘I was really shocked and so upset I put the phone down and sobbed.’
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Germany gives nuke plant operators $2.9B for early shutdown
The German government has agreed with four utility companies that they will receive about $2.9 billion in compensation for the early shutdown of their nuclear power plants
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PR boss leads management buyout after chairman resigns over social media post
Gordon Beattie resigned after he published a post saying the firm does not hire ‘blacks, gays or Catholics’.
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6 things you’ll understand if you’ve fallen out with your household during lockdown
Because simmering social tension is just what this pandemic needed.
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Greek militant on hunger strike suffers kidney failure
A hospital in central Greece says a far-left militant convicted of 11 murders is in critical condition after suffering kidney failure following 56 days of hunger strike
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New watchdog tells England's high-rise builders to 'get your act together'
Chief inspector of buildings says he hopes new regime prevents anything like another GrenfellHigh-rise builders with poor fire safety records will be targeted by a new watchdog with the power to mount civil and criminal prosecutions, its chief inspector has said in his first interview.Peter Baker said he was “determined that the new building safety regime prevents anything like the Grenfell tragedy from ever happening again” and he hoped to avoid any repeat of the building safety crisis that has landed hundreds of thousands of leaseholders with huge bills to fix fire safety faults. Continue reading...
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'It’s devastating': Margaret Atwood on a musical project honouring women killed by partners
In 2015, Nathalie Warmerdam was killed by an ex-partner. Now her brother Joshua Hopkins has teamed up with the author to write a song cycle highlighting such everyday atrocitiesFive years ago, Nathalie Warmerdam was murdered by her ex-partner in one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Canadian history. The 48-year-old was Basil Borutski’s third victim that day; he also killed two other former partners, Anastasia Kuzyk and Carol Culleton. Boruktski was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison in 2017.Warmerdam’s brother Joshua Hopkins, an acclaimed baritone, was rehearsing in Ottawa when he received the call. Continue reading...
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Canelo Alvarez is on his way to becoming the best Mexican fighter of all time
Alvarez will face Billy Joe Saunders in May but there are few challenges left for the Mexican in the super-middleweight division
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Mum mortified after attempt to flash gamer fiancé is accidentally livestreamed
Mum Laura Pomroy, 27, was left red-faced after her attempt to seduce her fiancé Thomas Mighill went very wrong, leaving the pair in fits of laughter over the mistake
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Peaky Blinders season 6 photos: Cillian Muphy spotted filming huge Tommy Shelby confrontation as he reunites with Paul Anderson
Sixth and final season
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Mystery Brit with worrying Brazilian variant of Covid is found
The mystery person diagnosed with a Brazilianstrain of coronavirus has been found after a huge search.
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Pose: Ryan Murphy’s LGBTQ drama coming to an end after three seasons
‘We got to tell the exact story we wanted, as we wanted to tell it, and I’m incredibly honoured and grateful,’ says director Ryan Murphy
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Covid cases continue to fall in England but ‘uncertainty’ around regional trends
Estimated 1 in 220 individuals infected with Covid-19 between 21 and 27 February, says Office for National Statistics
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An upside-down orangutan and a flexible owl are among winners of World Nature Photography Awards
The World Nature Photography Awards has announced its winners from an incredible pool of entries. The stunning image of a Borneo orangutan was crowned the winner.
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Arsene Wenger proposals to change offside rule ‘favours attacking football’
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has presented his plans to change the offside law to football’s lawmakers, and Fifa president Gianni Infantino believes it would create more attacking games.
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Gogglebox's Sophie and Pete Sandiford make 'sacrifice' for fans
The Blackpool siblings were back on their sofas last Friday for the start of series 17 of the Channel 4 hit
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All children will be returning to school on 8 March: Here’s everything you need to know
From increased hygiene and staggered break and lunch times to rapid lateral flow testing, there are a wide range of measures in place
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Man City XI vs Manchester United: Predicted lineup, confirmed team news and latest injury list
Pep Guardiola has an embarrassment of riches for Sunday's Manchester derby, with a fully-fit Man City squad to choose from.
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Daisy May Cooper dedicates book to ‘c***’ producer who told her she couldn’t play Kerry in This Country
Look at her now.
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Esther Ranzten apologises for swearing on air twice in incredibly ironic blooper
Journalist and presenter Dame Esther Ranzten let a swear word slip out not once but twice as she chatted to Chris Evans on his Virgin Radio show
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The key differences between Man United's and City's unlikely heroes this season
Man Utd and Man City meet in the Manchester derby this weekend with 14 points between the two teams in the table.
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Piers Morgan lashes out at Meghan Markle fans after charity founder deletes tweet
PIERS MORGAN has branded a group of Meghan Markle fans a "vicious howling bullying mob" after they criticised a charity founder who said the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry should express their "grievances" in private.
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Scottish independence would be ‘Brexit 2.0’, warns Lib Dem leader Davey
Sir Ed Davey criticised the SNP as he addressed the Scottish Liberal Democrat virtual conference.
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WWE legend The Undertaker gave Matt Cardona dressing down for using phone backstage
The former WWE star doesn't blame the Dead Man.
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Missing patient with Brazilian Covid strain is FOUND after nationwide hunt 
To date, six cases of the variant of concern have been found in the UK - three in Scotland and three in England. A public appeal had been made for one of those people in England to come forward.
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Jurgen Klopp insists Mohamed Salah situation doesn’t require ‘a proper talk’
Egyptian was taken off after only an hour of the defeat to Chelsea on Thursday
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NHS workers prepare to strike over ‘pitiful’ 1% pay rise
Unions have called the below-inflation offer 'dismissive and insulting'.
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No winners: UK waits for Harry, Meghan take on royal split
The timing couldn’t be worse for Harry and Meghan
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Manchester United consider signing new first-choice goalkeeper and offloading David de Gea and Dean Henderson
Bold move...
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Meghan Markle friend leaps to defend Duchess and shares personal photos - 'This is Meg!'
MEGHAN MARKLE has been defended by a number of close friends on social media after the Duchess was dealt flack for her upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey. Film director Silver Tree shared a series of personal pictures of her and Meghan on Twitter.
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Covid-19 test analyses your SCREAMS for traces of the virus 
Dutch inventor Peter van Wees has developed a way of analysing exhaled particles from a person's breath for signs of the coronavirus.
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Britain's first floating eco-village is planned for disused Cardiff dock
Bute East dock in Cardiff was built in the Victorian era to help transport coal to the rest of the world but it closed to ships in 1970. Developers hope to create a floating village - the first of its kind in Britain.
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The only Republican to vote in favor of George Floyd bill said it was an accident
Lance Gooden said he pushed wrong voting button on police billConservative from Texas has now amended the official recordWhen the US House of Representatives tallied up lawmakers’ votes on Wednesday for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, all but a single Republican had opposed the bill.No, that Republican representative was not taking a stand against the tide of his party. Instead, he says now, his fingers slipped. Continue reading...
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Saturday Kitchen complaints soar to over 700 in Naga and Charlie 'rudeness' row
The BBC guests appeared on the show last month as fans complained they were being "obnoxious, rude, and self-absorbed" when chatting to Matt
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Tell us: what gives your mood a boost?
Whether you advocate forest-bathing or chocolate-eating, we want to hear about your reliable mood-boostersWith freedoms restricted and a number of life’s most enjoyable pastimes curtailed, many of us have found new ways to give our mood a boost over the last year. Some people have turned to outdoor exercise and home-cooking in order to lift their spirits, but they are not the only options.Perhaps you’ve discovered the pleasures of a long, hot, undisturbed soak in the bath? Or maybe you’ve taken to listening to music at full blast and dancing around your living room? Whether you advocate forest-bathing or chocolate-eating, we want to hear about the things you’ve found to be reliable mood-boosters, especially during the pandemic. Continue reading...
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Man Utd forced to pay £4.2m if Bruno Fernandes wins PFA Player of the Year award
Bruno Fernandes is the even-money favourite to scoop the PFA Player of the Year award, meaning Sporting Lisbon are in line to receive a substantial windfall at the end of the season
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Dr. Fauci calls relaxation of Covid rules in Texas and Mississippi ‘inexplicable’
“I don’t know why they’re doing it, but it certainly from a public health standpoint is ill advised,” a visibly dejected Dr. Fauci says
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Wigan's favourite pie shop - as voted for by you
Which bakery is Lord of the Pies?
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Biden says Indian-Americans ‘taking over’ US on call with Nasa project chief
Indian-American scientist, Dr Swati Mohan, was the guidance and controls operations lead on the mission which successfully landed the newest rover, Perseverance
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