Sunday, July 23, 2017

Student Loans Company quadrupled my interest rate – just for taking a short trip

Graduates who fall foul of the Student Loans Company face paying back thousands of pounds more after it emerged the firm has the right to penalise students with extra interest for...

A byline for Erdoğan? Liberal megaphones for illiberal voices

Some readers bristled when the Guardian published an article with the byline of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the president of Turkey. Why had the increasingly authoritarian leader been given space to say...

No actual lake measures up to the ideal lake for which I yearn

Just back from a few relaxing days by a lake. I’m not prepared to say which lake, because I don’t want everyone following me there. I am still trying to decide...

Gojira add Brooklyn Steel show and more fall dates to Magma Tour

The heavy metal, French rockers Gojira will be taking over Brooklyn Steel Sept. 28 alongside fellow metalheads Converge. The band has had a busy year following the 2016 release of their...

Is It Reasonable to Expect R. Kelly’s Former Musical Collaborators to Denounce Him?

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesR. Kelly and Lady Gaga perform “Do What U Want” at the 2013 American Music Awards. R. Kelly’s alleged sexual misdeeds have been in the public record for decades....

Donald Trump Jr.’s actions meet a standard for treason

Donald Trump Jr. (Credit: AP/Richard Drew) The maelstrom of chaos, apparent confusion, and political effluence that is emitted by Donald Trump’s White House on a near daily basis is overwhelming. Partly...

Movie review: ‘Valerian’ and the movie of a thousand flaws

On the same weekend that sees the opening of "Dunkirk," - a movie that is visually-stunning without the use of much CG - we fittingly get "Valerian and the City of...

The Trailer for Bright Asks: “What If Will Smith Joined the LAPD and Also...

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The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery

(AP Photo/Terry Chea). Officers walk toward the entrance to Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., where former NFL football star O.J. Simpson is being held Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson...

Corbymania isn’t dangerous – there’s irony in those chants

'Oh, Jeremy Corbyn!': how the Labour chant all started – video The Jeremy Corbyn chant has been declared the unofficial summer anthem of 2017, he’s still pulling crowds around the country...

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"Miraculous" – the 20-year-old who's transforming the lives of care home residents, one bicycle ride at a time. 🚲

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