How Covid-19 cases have changed in Spain, Belgium, Finland, Greece, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, the UK, Luxembourg and Europe overall. The biweekly growth rate on any given date measures the percentage change in the number of new confirmed cases over the last 14 days relative to the number in the previous 14 days … [Read more...] about Almost HALF of 25 to 34-year-olds say they would flout restrictions if the country went into a second coronavirus lockdown, survey reveals
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Tian Ganlin, the judge responsible for the case at the high court, was quoted saying: 'After we reviewed the materials, we have found there is no direct evidence that can prove Zhang's conviction. … [Read more...] about Chinese villager, 52, who spent 19 years on death row after being convicted of murdering two children hugs his elderly mother and ex-wife after his case was finally overturned
My Pure Land is just the latest in a string of feminist new westerns – repurposing a form in which women were once silent chattels. Female strength and male hubris feature in films from the Coen brothers’ remake of True Grit to the austere Meek’s Cutoff, directed by Kelly Reichardt. Others flip the script on men who spent the original westerns killing to protect the honour of their wives and daughters – now they are the predators against whom women must defend themselves. That was the engine of The Keeping Room and Jane Got a Gun, and now here’s another movie – Brimstone, a lurid tale of a preacher and his reign of terror over a series of young women. … [Read more...] about Under fire: how cinema’s new breed of cowboys are taking aim at the old west
But rightwing circus acts are not alone in preferring an Iraq war shorn of guilt or complexity. To make $209m, you need to pull more than one demographic. So there are the teenage kids for whom the movie must feel like a first-person shooter; there are the Red State crowds proud of their country. There are, of course, the veterans and their families. When your child comes home in a body bag, it’s only human not to want to see their death in some sniggering Hollywood satire. And then there are the rest of us, who may simply miss war movies that let you feel you were on the side of the good guys, not lost in a morally toxic fog. … [Read more...] about American Sniper: an old-fashioned western in military uniform
Striker: Teemu Pukki (Norwich City) Picked up on a free, Pukki – an unselfish, persistent and clever forward – represents the signing of the season. The Finn scored 29 goals to take the golden boot ahead of Billy Sharp, Che Adams and Neal Maupay, all of whom also shone. … [Read more...] about Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2018-19?