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Going swimmingly

When it’s time to hit the beach, a good pair of trunks is the last line of defence your modesty has, so it’s worth doing your homework, says Lee Holmes

Trunk call: get shorted for summer

A good pair of shorts is the last line of defence your modesty has when it's time for the beach, which means it's worth doing your homework, says Lee Holmes

Obama's best put-downs

Maybe in another world...US Political comedian Dean Obeidallah has put together a piece for CNN on why "Obama would make a great stand-up comic". The President has shown plenty of wit (some scripted) over the last five years, particularly at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. But Obeidallah contends it's not just delivery that makes Obama funny; "he uses jokes the same way many of us comedians do: as a weapon". Here's a selection of the President's best put-downs:

Bourne again, and again, and again

The action thriller is set to return to screens, this time without its original action man. How do you reboot a franchise with an unknown hero? Emma Jones finds out

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DVD: Hereafter, For retail & rental (Warner)

Working from a rare duffer of a script by Peter (Frost/Nixon) Morgan, Clint Eastwood directs this soggily religious, three-stranded ramble around the topic of life after death.

Good to go: The real rawhide

If the Coen brothers sparked a desire to experience the Wild West with True Grit, then you might be tempted by Ranch Rider's holidays. A stay at Lonesome Spur, in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana, lets you play at being a cowboy by helping with calving and rounding up cattle during spring. A week, with all meals, activities and transfers included, costs £679 per person and is valid for a start date of 23 or 24 April. Flights not included.