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Man Booker International Super Award

Reported in The Guardian, one of the nation’s most respected literary award bodies, the Man Booker has announced that it will be awarding a new annual prize for foreign-language fiction for both writers and translators.

Monet masterpieces sold ‘3 for 2’

Upon returning from an art auction in Paris in 2014, Jonathan Green, a director of the Richard Green Gallery in London, discovered an unknown pastel piece by Claude Monet hidden behind the two others that he had purchased.

British theatre champion at Tony Awards

Sunday evening saw Radio City Music Hall, New York host the 69th annual Tony Awards ceremony with ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time’ walking away with multiple awards.

Britain set for a big heatwave

Britain's weather is about to go head to head with the hot weather conditions in countries such as Turkey, Morocco, and Portugal.

Weather Forecasters have revealed that rain and gale-force winds will give way to plenty of hot sunshine, with this week’s temperatures predicted to soar past 28C (82F).

The Mediterranean style weather, which will begin this Wednesday, is completely opposite to the first half of this week, when most of the UK has been soaked in rain and wind, with predicted cold temperatures.

Marco Petagna, The Met Office forecaster stated, "It is a real contrast in weather from the early part to the end of the week. Tomorrow and Tuesday will be cool and often wet and windy. But then the high pressure starts to build across the UK and it certainly becomes very warm and locally hot in the South.

Wednesday is the transition day from the unsettled to the better weather with temperatures reaching around 20C (68F) in the South. Friday into the weekend will see a much bigger increase with strong sunshine. Certainly is


Brits believe in crazy myths about the weather

About a third of Brits have confessed to believing that it rains when cows lie down. Michael Fish, the BBC weather presenter, has revealed that approximately 79% of British people believe in weather myths. The 31% of people who took part in the survey informed that they genuinely thought when cows lie down it means it’s going to rain, although ...

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