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Top Gear: ‘Warm’ return praised by TV critics

Image copyright Jeff Spicer/BBCImage caption The new show has been praised for its “warm camaraderie” “Gentler, kinder and all the better for it.” The Guardian’s Tim Dowling is among the critics welcoming the return of Top Gear with its new hosts – racing driver Chris Harris, retired cricketer Freddie Flintoff and comic Paddy McGuinness. “There […]

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Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

Image copyright EPAImage caption Mr Zeffirelli directed movie stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli has died aged 96. The Florence native directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor in the 1967 film Taming of the Shrew and Dame Judi Dench on stage in Romeo and Juliet. Italian […]