Burnley pile on the pain for Sheffield United to reignite survival chances | Premier League

Chris Wilder has taken to describing this season as “painful” but it turned positively agonising as Burnley inflicted more deep wounds on his Championship-bound Sheffield United players. No metaphorical sticking plaster is likely to be large enough to hide the psychological damage gleefully delivered by Vincent Kompany’s team as Burnley recovered from a shaky start …

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Intimate portraits of Indigenous Alaskans – in pictures | Art and design

Around 1900, several photographers, including Missouri-born Beverly Bennett Dobbs and two European emigrants to the US, HG Kaiser and Albert F Johnson, followed a gold rush to Nome, Alaska. Among the clients they ushered into their portrait studios were a number of Indigenous Alaskans, whose striking pictures were later collected by the British film producer …

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Rule-breaker for the ages: why Caravaggio is our screen age’s art superstar | Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

‘Do you like Caravaggio?” asks wealthy Dickie Greenleaf of his enigmatic new friend, Tom Ripley, early in the current Netflix drama based on Patricia Highsmith’s famous thriller, The Talented Mr Ripley. The query is a sort of test, and about more than simply class. It is intended as a measure of character, of soul. For …

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Art meets action: how Emily Blunt became Britain’s biggest Hollywood star | Emily Blunt

Earlier this year Emily Blunt received her first Academy Award nomination, for her sly, brittle supporting turn in Christopher Nolan’s eventual best picture champion, Oppenheimer. It felt like an overdue achievement for the British star, who at that point already had a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors’ Guild award to her name, not to …

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Lyon v PSG: Women’s Champions League semi-final, first leg – live | Women’s Champions League

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature Preamble Hello and welcome to live minute-by-minute coverage of Lyon v PSG in the Women’s Champions League semi-final. It’s the most played fixture in the history of the competition, with four semi-final clashes between the sides alone. If history is anything …

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Scottish Grand National: Willie Mullins’ Macdermott takes thrilling win on line | Horse racing

Willie Mullins took a huge step towards winning the UK jump trainers’ championship for the first time, and did so by the narrowest of margins, as Macdermott, an 18-1 chance, took the Coral Scottish Grand National here on Saturday, beating Surrey Quest by a nose after a nip-and-tuck battle from the final fence to the …

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Artwork commemorating Indigenous Australian history triumphs in Venice | Venice Biennale

The artist Archie Moore has won the prestigious Golden Lion for best national participation at the 2024 Venice Biennale – the first time an Australian artwork has won the prize. With this year’s theme of “Stranieri Ovunque – Foreigners Everywhere,” Moore won the award for his artwork, kith and kin, at the Australia Pavilion. The …

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Hilary Cass warned of threats to safety after ‘vile’ abuse over NHS gender services review | Transgender

The doctor behind a landmark review of the NHS’s gender identity services for children and young peoplehas said fears had been raised about her personal safety amid online abuse after the report’s release. Dr Hilary Cass told the Times she wished to address the “disinformation” circulating about the findings and recommendations handed down by the …

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Esme Young: ‘I got Mini Cheddars in the green room when I started on Sewing Bee. Still do’ | Food

I make porridge every morning – that’s from school. I went to a convent boarding school from the age of five. And they did do interesting food, actually. We’d have spinach and all sorts that was good for you and then on Sundays, because the nuns were going to church, we had bars of chocolate. …

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Israel is fighting on four fronts – but the defeat may come at home | Israel

Yoav Gallant, Israel’s defence minister, described the conflict Israel was engaged in as a “multi-front war” earlier this month. Israeli forces were fighting Hamas inside Gaza and engaged in daily exchanges of fire with Hezbollah on the northern border with Lebanon. A low-level conflict, mainly consisting of airstrikes, was continuing with Iranian-backed forces in Syria. …

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