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Stephen Colbert delivers a swift kick to Rand Paul – Mike Huckabee and the other newly departed..

Stephen Colbert waves a last goodbye to Paul – Huckabee – Martin O’Malley and yes – even sad Jim Gilmore. Oh how the mighty have fallen. The Iowa caucus should have been a wake-up call to many in the GOP … Continue reading

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Naomi Klein: ‘There are no non-radical options left before us’.. 

The famed author of ‘This Changes Everything’ explains why markets cannot be relied on to solve global warming. The conversation with Naomi Klein was billed as ‘Capitalism vs. The Climate: Reflections on the 2015 UN Climate Conference’ and while we … Continue reading

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Grey and proud: the hairstyle trend where millennials and middle-aged men meet..

Dyed grey hair is becoming a statement for the young and ironic – while being a silky silver fox proclaims confidence and maturity. ‘Going grey’ was once a sad metaphor for gingerly turning into the middle: middle management – middle … Continue reading

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My surreal 1980 interview with Michael Jackson: ‘Direct your questions to Janet – she’ll put them to Michael’.. 

He was topping the charts with Off the Wall and already being hailed as a genius – but even aged 21 the young musician was showing worrying signs of what was to come. In January 1980 the gates of 4641 … Continue reading

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Colbert sticks it to Trump: ‘These are your New York values — Oh, you came in second? Go f*ck yourself!’.. 

‘Late Show’ has a laugh at the Donald’s Iowa loss. The results of the long anticipated Iowa caucuses were the stuff of Colbert gold. And on the ‘Late Show’ last night Colbert had a field day mocking the process the … Continue reading

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A backstage pass to Trump-apalooza: Inside the bizarre – dizzying – xenophobic spectacle..

Ann Coulter was there. So was Scott Brown. Here’s what it’s like to attend a Donald Trump campaign rally. I’m sitting on the hard floor of an indoor tennis court with my laptop balanced on my knees when Ann Coulter … Continue reading

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Hail, Caesar! review: Coen bros hit peak star-cameo in superb sister film to Barton Fink.. 

George Clooney plays the actor whose disappearance is a headache for studio boss Josh Brolin in the Coens’ glorious tribute to Hollywood’s golden age. Not for the first time the Coen brothers have reached back to the studio sound stages … Continue reading

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