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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ICE HOCKEY

    Canucks bounce back to defeat Devils

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:09pm by Associated Press in Vancouver, British Colombia

    ... Associated Press in Vancouver, British Colombia Cory Schneider’s return to Vancouver started with a standing ovation.  It ended with his former team celebrating its third straight come-from-behind victory.  Jason Garrison scored at 2:18 of overtime on Tuesday and the Canucks bounced back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the winless New Jersey Devils 3-2 in Schneider’s first game against ...

  2. News - World - HISTORY

    Film claims Hitler’s Eva Braun wife may have had Jewish ancestry

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Hitler's wife 'may have had Jewish ancestry' Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have been of Jewish descent according to DNA analysis carried out for a British television documentary, the makers said. The anti-Semitic German leader responsible for the Holocaust married his long-term lover Braun shortly before ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    'Gravity', '12 Years a Slave' lead UK film award nominations

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 06:16pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in London Space thriller “Gravity” and unflinching slavery saga “12 Years a Slave” are among leading contenders for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain’s equivalent ... Ejiofor and director Steve McQueen. “I continue to be immensely proud of the recognition this film is getting around the world,” said British actor Ejiofor, who plays a free black man kidnapped ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Muslim extremist killers of British soldier Lee Rigby sentenced to life in prison

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:01pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... minimum sentence for brutal murder of off-duty soldier in London street A Muslim extremist was jailed for life and his accomplice for a 45 years on Wednesday for hacking British soldier Lee Rigby ... to Islam, said they had attacked the off-duty soldier to avenge the deaths of Muslims at the hands of British troops. Minutes before the sentencing, Adebolajo started shouting “Allahu akbar” ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Non-Stop is a thriller that never takes off

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Richard James Havis

    ... as impetus for the action. It's only in the finale that the standard tropes of a disaster movie set in. Even then the action scenes are underplayed, as the film was made with a general release in mind. It all starts off well enough. Irish actor Liam Neeson plays US Air Marshal Bill Marks, the security agent charged with protecting a British flight headed from New York to London. ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: British actor Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies at 81

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:51am by NYT

    ... Peter O'Toole Acclaimed actor who shot to fame in desert epic 'Lawrence of Arabia' is famous for eight failed Oscar nominations and hell-raising lifestyle Film legend will be remembered in sands of time He was tall, lean and handsome, with vivid blue eyes and a distinctive voice that one film critic likened to "a rapier that has been used to stir the cream". ...

  7. News - World - FOOD SAFETY

    British consumer watchdog to test for lamb takeaway meals for meat substitution

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:56am by Reuters in London

    ... in Irish and British supermarkets.   ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Documentary director Matthew Torne says Hong Kong is 'still a colony'

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Activism film director says HK is 'still a colony' The director of a fly-on-the-wall documentary film that follows a year of protest by two young Hong Kong activists said last night that the city it depicted was as much a colony today as it was under British rule. British filmmaker Matthew Torne's Lessons in Dissent charts a tumultuous ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Lone Flag: Macau's WWII British consul

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by HKU PRESS

    ... as a neutral enclave surrounded by Japanese-held territory. Nonetheless, John Pownall Reeves, the British consul there, remained and continued his work, which was to include the provision of relief to 9,000 British subjects who had become refugees from occupied Hong Kong. Reeves' posting in Macau came to an end in 1946, and he was then assigned to a job in Rome, where he wrote a memoir ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD BERLIN

    Film, Postcard: Berlin

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by James Mottram

    ... plays, as Gary's survival becomes emblematic in the ever-shifting relationships between the British army and the loyalist paramilitaries. The finest European film I saw in competition ... James Mottram It wasn't just the unusually good weather that dominated this year's Berlin International Film Festival. There was mischief in the air too at the 64th Berlinale ...




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