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His right-wing critics were probably nodding sagely in approval – but Barack Obama may have reason to feel aggrieved after hit American mini-series The Bible cast an actor with a striking resemblance to the US President in a key role – Satan.
Phillip Schofield said David Cameron would "absolutely" come back on This Morning despite the storm of controversy caused when he ambushed the Prime Minister with a list of alleged paedophiles during a live interview.
Every show has a back-story, but this is more convoluted than most. With its Gothic effects – including a saucy ballet for ghostly nuns - and with its massive orchestral, vocal, and choreographic forces, Meyerbeer’s ‘Robert le diable’ quickly became the most popular opera in Europe after its 1831 premiere, yet this is its first London production since 1890.
An unsubtle fighter derived from brute force and blunt objects.
Assassin's Creed Cajun style.
With winter rains on the way, now is the time to invest in these wet-weather shields that will keep the damp away in style
With DmC we think Ninja Theory have created something to appease all but the most ardent of naysayers.
The sound expert has had a rough time of it in the movies. Think of Gene Hackman's professional eavesdropper in The Conversation, stripping down his room – and his life – to a sad shell. Or of John Travolta's sound-effects guy in Blow Out, stumbling on a Chappaquiddick-style conspiracy and thereby sending a loved one to her doom.
Simon McBurney brings dazzling technology to his Bulgakov adaptation but little clarity. A Sondheim evergreen, meanwhile, is as fresh as ever
A couple were jailed for life today for torturing and drowning a teenage boy they accused of being a witch.
Like other correspondents, Robert Fisk has risked his life to 'witness history'. But after almost four decades, he feels ambivalent towards his profession
A domineering football coach and his long-term girlfriend were found guilty yesterday of torturing a teenage family member to death because they believed he was a witch.
Lady Gaga allegedly left "large amounts of blood" in a hotel bath.
Fans of A Christmas Carol will recall that the story ends with a slap-up dinner at the Cratchit household, a half-circle around the hearth and the salutation: "God bless us every one!" from the crippled-but-plucky Tiny Tim. Modern-day parishioners of the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, know that his usual Christmas card salutation is "Health, prosperity and settled hearts." In Scotland, every household on New Year's Eve promises to "take a cup of kindness yet" in memory of long ago.
Since the mighty Chavez Ravine, Ry Cooder's albums have struggled to reach equivalent heights, as if their themes – and with Cooder, there is always some over-arching theme – just didn't provide the fire-power required.
A malevolent manikin casts a spell