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Justin Bieber banned from China over 'bad behaviour'

Justin Bieber will not be invited to perform in China because of his past "bad behaviour", Beijing officials said.

Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.

TV and Film
In The Dark ramps up.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Stuart Chandler scours the schedules for the best of the rest. . .
TV and Film
A grim find for Elisabeth Moss.

TV Choice AND VIDEO: Going back to the top of the lake, down under

Top of the Lake: China Girl Thursday, 9pm, BBC TWO
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Princes William and Harry explore their mother's legacy in Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy on ITV this week.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuart Chandler finds the best of the web, streaming and catch-up TV
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New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker

View Screen: 13 questions for the 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker

The actor taking over as the lead character in Doctor Who made her debut this week - here she answers a few vital questions. . .

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Christopher Ecclston as Matt in The Leftovers.

Big Interview AND TRAILER: The Leftovers - Time for society to wake up and ask itself the big questions...

Finlay Greig catches up with British actor and former Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston about his role in Sky Atlantic’s The Leftovers which is in its third, final, and possibly best, season
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Rachel Roddy

Food & Drink: Rome-based foodie explores Sicily in her new cookbook

Rachel Roddy has recently been showered in trophies, winning double at the 2017 Guild of Food Writers Awards. But flicking through the 44-year-old food blogger and Guardian recipe columnist’s new cookbook, Two Kitchens, she already seems to have attained a kind of foodie nirvana.

Singer-songwriter Jash meets pupils at Shevington High School

Singer tackles bullying and discrimination on school visit

An up-and-coming singer-songwriter visited a Wigan secondary school with hard-hitting messages about bullying and discrimination.

Travel, trivia and walks on the wild side

Book reviews: Travel, trivia and walks on the wild side

As the school holidays take off, get ready for summer fun with a galaxy of gorgeous new children’s books.

The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Book review: The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker

Bone-chilling, ingenious and gut-wrenching, this stunning crime thriller should come with a warning… the author has a track record for graphic horror!

An almond for a parrot

Book review: An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

Meet the amazing Tully Truegood, captivating courtesan, purveyor of dark magic… and currently only a heartbeat away from the gallows.
50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture by Rolling Stone and Jann S. Wenner

Book review: 50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture by Rolling Stone and Jann S. Wenner

No stone has been left unturned in celebrating the landmark anniversary of a magazine which has covered and – some devotees would say – helped to shape the world around it.
The Rome Affair by Karen Swan

Book review: The Rome Affair by Karen Swan

If your secret desire is for a travelling companion who promises mystery, drama and passion, then head off to the Eternal City with master storyteller Karen Swan.

"That's a pretty song," Arya Stark tells singer Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran's appearance in Game of Thrones has not made everyone happy

Singer Ed Sheeran sparked a mixed response with his Game Of Thrones cameo.

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Rooted in Evil by Ann Granger

Book review: Rooted in Evil by Ann Granger

When a man is found with his brains blown out in a woodland clearing, it looks like an open-and-shut case of suicide.

Tom Bass Seabass

RECIPE: Tom Yam Sea Bass

Barry Farley, head banqueting chef at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, in Mellor, shares his recipe for the perfect Thai-style light summer dish – Tom Yam seabass.

Eating Out
The Olive Garden, on Preston Road, Standish

Eating Out - The Olive Garden

The best things come to those who wait.

The Women Who Flew for Hitler by Clare Mulley

Book review: The Women Who Flew for Hitler by Clare Mulley

While Hitler and his Nazis made plans to conquer Europe, two unconventional German women were making names for themselves as daring flying aces.

Corpus by Rory Clements

Book review: Corpus by Rory Clements

The past few years have seen divisions opening up across society as Europe and America experience huge political changes.
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