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Is Phantom Thread really Daniel Day-Lewis’s final film?

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Is Phantom Thread really Daniel Day-Lewis’s final film?

This latest Oscar-nominated movie is meant to be his last – but we’ve been here before

Public proposals – charming or cringeworthy?

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Public proposals – charming or cringeworthy?

Idris Elba’s set a precedent ahead of Valentine’s Day, but think twice before you follow suit

Sign up to the university of The Archers

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Sign up to the university of The Archers

An academic conference has been dedicated to the radio drama. How’s that for British eccentricity?

Just how fast are the Winter Olympics?

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Just how fast are the Winter Olympics?

And how in the world do you time a man moving at 100mph on an ironing board?

Something for the weekend: ‘T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion’

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Something for the weekend: ‘T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion’

The world’s most democratic wardrobe staple goes under the spotlight in this new, innovative exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum

Elon Musk, do we really want to go to Mars?

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Elon Musk, do we really want to go to Mars?

The Jackal has a question for the multibillionaire tech maverick…

100 years on, there’s still more to do for equality

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100 years on, there’s still more to do for equality

Today marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act passed, but the job’s not done yet

We need to reevaluate our approach to prostate cancer

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We need to reevaluate our approach to prostate cancer

It’s time to get serious about prostate cancer; the latest round of statistics prove it

Raising the temperature of the climate change debate

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Raising the temperature of the climate change debate

Leonardo DiCaprio’s documentary Before the Flood lands on Netflix today. It’s a timely reminder that we need to do more

Trailer Talk: The Shape of Water is a film for here and now

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Trailer Talk: The Shape of Water is a film for here and now

A haunting new tale from the king of magical realism, Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film is set to swamp the Oscars

The FA has failed. Can it ever be trusted again?

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The FA has failed. Can it ever be trusted again?

Racism, blackmail and hush money. The Guardian’s chief football writer asks if the FA can recover from its recent run of scandal?

Why Phil Neville shouldn’t be the new England women’s head coach

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Why Phil Neville shouldn’t be the new England women’s head coach

It’s not just the fast-track, it’s the jokes about battering his wife that make Neville a horrible choice for such a high-profile role

Why Timothée Chalamet deserves to win Best Actor at the Oscar’s

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Why Timothée Chalamet deserves to win Best Actor at the Oscar’s

His performance in Call Me By Your Name is an exceptional feat of acting, here’s hoping the Academy agrees

Trailer Talk: why The Post is the film we need right now

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Trailer Talk: why The Post is the film we need right now

Spielberg’s latest epic probes the limits of the free press – and it couldn’t be more timely if it tried

Why we don’t want Matt Damon to shut up

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Why we don’t want Matt Damon to shut up

He’s right. There is a ‘spectrum of behaviour’ covering fumbled flirting and sexual abuse, and there is a danger the good name of good men is being forgotten. We agree with Matt

Self-hatred is not the British way to start a New Year

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Self-hatred is not the British way to start a New Year

Radical health-related resolutions aren’t always a good thing, says our Managing Editor

Fire and Fury: why everyone’s talking about Michael Wolff’s explosive Trump book

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Fire and Fury: why everyone’s talking about Michael Wolff’s explosive Trump book

Could this book be the nail in Trump’s coffin? Here’s five reasons why it might be

Read all about it? This year, the way you consume news is going to change

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Read all about it? This year, the way you consume news is going to change

Only a short time ago, news was about morning papers and evening bulletins. Not any more