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Revisiting the luxury and glamour of Concorde

In March 1969, just months before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, Concorde made its maiden flight. The supersonic plane embodied a vision of the future as daring as that of Apollo 11 — but far better looking. No plane has captured the public imagination quite like Concorde, even though …

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Game of Thrones baby names still proving popular

Image copyright HBO/Kobal/Shutterstock Image caption Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones Game of Thrones continues to be a popular source of parental inspiration, according to the latest list of the most popular baby names in England and Wales. A record 76 baby girls were called Khaleesi in …

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The Coral: ‘We lead each other astray’

Image copyright Ben Morgan OK, quick question for you: What connects Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine, Kings of Leon and The Courteeners? “The thing they’ve all got in common is that they’re all massive,” laughs The Coral frontman James Skelly, “They haven’t got much in common with us anymore!” …

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James Bond: Cary Joji Fukunaga to direct next Bond film

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cary Fukunaga directed the first series of HBO’s True Detective The man behind Netflix series Maniac has been named as the director of the next James Bond film. Cary Joji Fukunaga replaces Danny Boyle, who dropped out last month blaming “creative differences”. Producers Michael …

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