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‘Obscenely enjoyable’: why Harlots is the best show you’re not watching

The drama about warring mid-18th-century brothels has sex, backstabbing and strong-willed female characters but why isnt anyone talking about it? Harlots has a huge and magnificent cast, intricate and labyrinthine plots involving ingenious backstabbing on a grand scale, and it has even developed its own brilliantly lewd lexicon. Yet the most confusing thing about it is why, after two outrageously …

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Cormier Vs. Miocic at UFC 241: Fight Card, Schedule, and How To Watch

Ever since Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG purchased the UFC for $4 billion in 2017, there’s been a noticeable tension in the way the promotion is marketing itself—a philosophical push-and-pull between further legitimizing MMA as a mainstream sport on the one hand and turning it into pro wrestling with actual blood on the other. This tension was on full display last …

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Eagles Vs. Jaguars Live Stream: How To Watch the NFL Preseason Online

After two years of untimely injuries and then watching Nick Foles save back-to-back seasons, the Eagles are all in with starting quarterback Carson Wentz. Philadelphia gave him a $128 million contract extension in the offseason, and the team said goodbye to Foles, who took over for an injured Wentz in both 2017 and 2018 and led them to the playoffs …

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A brief history of Stephen Hawking’s cameos

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe scientist is the voice of the latest version of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. For all of his academic work on mind-boggling scientific concepts, Stephen Hawking was also known to many for something else: his many cameos on TV, film and radio. His most recent was broadcast just last week, …

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Every Jason Statham film – ranked!

We rate the action mans bone-crunching output from Guy Ritchies cockney geezer to the Fast & Furious movies 39. In The Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007) From German shlockmeister Uwe Boll, this tepid fantasy yarn tasks Jason Statham’s sturdy yeoman with slapping down evil sorcerer Ray Liotta. The undisputed low point. 38. Turn It Up (2000) …

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‘Game time’ for UK Eurovision hopeful

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEurovision 2019: UK entry Michael Rice says it’s about time we had a decent song As the final nears, UK Eurovision hopeful Michael Rice talks betting odds, boxing gloves… and why he’s “sick” of Brexit. The last few months have been “a whirlwind of emotions” for Michael Rice, the 21-year-old singer from …

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