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Doping: No change in Russian culture, says Wada’s Sir Craig Reedie »

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There has been “no cultural change” in Russia since its athletes were banned from international competition last year, says World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie. Athletics chiefs have decided not to lift the…

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Nammos Restaurant Psarou Beach »

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For more than ten years now, Nammos Restaurant has been one of the top beach dining establishments in Europe.…

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Roussas Daily Products »

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Roussas Dairy S.A. is build upon a long history of skill and mastery that can be traced back to…

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Levante Ferries »

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Levante Ferries is a new, ambitious and innovative company in the Greek passenger ferry sector comprised by a team…

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Explore the Aegean Sea with Hellenic Seaways »

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We welcome summer, the season that highlights the glory and the beauty of the Greek islands, calling us to…

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Kes review – Real-life Billy Elliot brings Barry Hines’s novel to the stage »

There’s a telling scene in Ken Loach’s 1969 film version of Barry Hines’sA Kestrel for a Knave, in which the young protagonist, bullied and humiliated during a games lesson, gazes wistfully at the girls’ dance class. The look on his face says he’d like to join in, but he can’t – he’s a boy, he’s from Barnsley,…

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Czech novelist Ludvik Vaculik dies, aged 88 »

Czech novelist and former dissident Ludvik Vaculik, who wrote the Two Thousand Words manifesto during the 1968 Prague Spring, has died, aged 88. The June 1968 manifesto demanded openness from officials in the then Czechoslovakia and called for the resignation of those who misused power. Two months later, Soviet-led forces invaded the country, ending hopes…

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Sequel announced to Stieg Larsson’s Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy »

The Swedish publisher of the best-selling The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy says it has hired an author to write a sequel to the series by Stieg Larsson, who died in 2004. Norstedts said on Tuesday that it had signed a contract with David Lagercrantz, ghost writer of I am Zlatan Ibrahimović, the autobiography…

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Steve Martin receives AFI tribute »

A host of stars paid tribute to Steve Martin as he received the American Film Institute’s life achievement award, its highest honour, on Thursday. Steve Carell, Diane Keaton and Martin Short were among those who joined Martin at the Los Angeles ceremony. Tina Fey called him “the first rock star comedian”, while Jack Black sang…

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Tess Holliday: ‘Never seen a fat girl in her underwear before?’ »

It’s always satisfying to witness a figure of speech made real. “Stopping traffic”: this is precisely what Tess Holliday is doing. Smouldering against a wall on a street in Red…

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Graduate fashion week 2015 ushers in a new wave of designers »

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Graduate fashion week (GFW) finished on Tuesday evening with a gala catwalk show crowning the recipient of this year’s gold award. Hannah…

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How to dress for summer as an older woman »

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I’ve never believed in age-appropriate dressing – when you’ve rocked out to the Rolling Stones or pogoed to the Pistols, that’s never…

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The CFDA fashion awards – who won and who went? » Kim Kardashian may have broken the internet, but Caitlyn Jenner united it » The lowdown on Amal Clooney’s new stylist (and yes, he is John Galliano’s boyfriend) » Fashion: women’s summer essentials – in pictures » From the frow to the brow: how front row politics transcended fashion »

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Barcelona’s Luis Suárez, Leo Messi and Neymar too good for Juventus »

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Just when the rolling tide was black and white, when it was Juventus’s players imploring their fans to raise the volume, as…

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Andy Murray’s French Open semi-final against Novak Djokovic halted by storm »

Andy Murray leaves the court after bad weather halted his French Open semi against Novak Djokovic

For most of the first two-and-a-quarter hours of their French Open semi-final here on Friday, Andy Murray was lost in a miasma…

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Lewis Hamilton ‘couldn’t care less’ about pit error at Monaco Grand Prix » How Barcelona’s Luis Enrique proved everyone wrong – and ended the hunting season » Nick Compton’s hit reduces chances of Middlesex losing to Warwickshire » The Agenda: Australia warm up for Ashes in Caribbean and footballing nuns » Arsenal’s Wilshere in foul-mouthed anti-Spurs outburst on FA Cup parade »
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Doping: No change in Russian culture, says Wada’s Sir Craig Reedie »

There has been “no cultural change” in Russia since its athletes were banned from international competition last year, says World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie. Athletics chiefs have decided not…

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