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Peter Kay cancels UK and Ireland tour over 'family circumstances'

Peter Kay has cancelled his tour of Britain and Ireland, which would have seen him perform more than 100 gigs, citing family circumstances. The comedian and actor had only announced the tour, which was...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review – an explosive thrill-ride of galactic proportions

An old hope. A new realism. An old anxiety. A new feeling that the Force might be used to channel erotic telepathy, and long-distance evil seduction. The excitingly and gigantically proportioned eighth film...

The 50 best TV shows of 2017: No 5 Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies, adapted from the novel by Liane Moriarty and transferred from New South Wales to Monterey in California, starts with kitchen envy, and a whole load of fun. Yummy mummies with...

Bollywood sexual harassment: actors speak out on Indian cinema's open secret

The casting director had one hand pressed to the phone at his ear; the other, according to a police complaint, he rested on Reena Saini’s thigh. “He was casting for TV serials,” Saini,...

Adrian Searle's top 10 art shows of 2017

A whole world unravelled, room after room, in this complex exhibition. Our hunger for images is insatiable and Tillmans gave us encounters with people, things, places, views, close-ups, emergencies, even the deconstructed machinery...

Old master paintings given to National Gallery by Dutch aristocrat

Four old master paintings left to the National Gallery by a Dutch aristocrat who died in 2015 will this week go on public display. The gallery described Baron Willem van Dedem’s bequest as a...

Sheryl Crow criticizes country stars for not 'taking a stand' on gun control

Money and fear have kept country music artists from speaking out about gun laws, the nine-time Grammy Award-winner Sheryl Crow said, even after thousands of country fans were targeted in October in the...

The A to B of Abba: Nirvana, holograms and Des Lynam

Abba’s banger-strewn legacy goes on and on. In 2019 they are touring as holograms because, well, of course they are. Before that, there will be a 2018 sequel to Mamma Mia!, and before...

'Women are better writers than men': novelist John Boyne sets the record straight

Do you know what the literary tea towel is? It’s an Irish phenomenon that can be found hanging in half the pubs of Dublin and all the tourist shops. Also taking the form...

The Walking Dead: season eight, episode eight recap – How It's Gotta Be

So one of two things is going to happen: either Carl is going to die: meaning The Walking Dead is taking a welcome detour from the rigid course laid down by its source...

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'The least bad option:' Germany limps toward a new government

All eyes are on one agenda item: A vote on starting official coalition negotiations with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and their...