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It’s hard to pick a favourite among the many ludicrous sequences in this criminally misconceived picture: Javier Bardem and Charlize Theron in The Last Face

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“I love the way people can  curate their own festival out of a programme with thousands of options. Essentially, it’s a month-long explosion of arts” Irishwoman Shone McCarthy, the new director of the Edinburgh Fringe

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Bobby Gillespie: “In terms of looks, you can’t compete with younger bands.” Photograph: Sam Christmas

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As I lie on the stone plinth in the centre of the Irish Sky Garden at Liss Ard, I wonder who may have been here before me. World famous artist James(...)

“The Red Hand, that ubiquitous symbol of Ulster, straddles the political and sectarian divide.” 

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Mel Gibson arriving at Fox Studios in Sydney for a press conference in July 2015. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

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Anne Enright: she invited four short-story writers to perform their work which was animated by song. Photograph: Alan Betson

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