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Hidden - Cracking crime capers from Cymru

A few years ago, the big new trend on TV was Scandi-noir.

TV and Film
Race for life

Column: In the pink at the speed of a sloth for Race for Life

Safe to say, I’m not a runner. I’m not sure anyone is really - I’m thinking some just like pain more than others.

Opinion
Robert Elstone was unveiled to the media this week

The Liam Farrell column: ‘Other sports have crept ahead of us’

Super League’s new chief executive, Robert Elstone, was announced to the media this week. I wish him all the best and I hope he can grow the sport, like he wants.

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Robert Elstone with some club representatives at Warrington on Tuesday

Talking RL: ‘If Elstone wasn’t sure about the challenges he faces...’

If Robert Elstone needs any reminding about the size of the job he has taken on, he will surely get it after he is interviewed on Sky Sports’ Golden Point tonight.

Opinion
Gabe Hamlin scored his first try for Wigan

Wakefield 32 Wigan 16: Five things we learned

Five things we learned from Wigan’s 32-16 defeat at Wakefield...

Opinion
The Heinz factory at Kitt Green

Why Heinz beans are truly the life blood of our town

Our top columnist Geoffrey Shryhane looks at what Heinz means to Wigan...

Nostalgia
A former launderette could soon be selling craft beer

Plans being made for new real ale bar in town

Our beer expert Andrew Nowell finds out how a former launderette may become a new microbar...
Lifestyle
Joel Tomkins issued a whole-hearted apology

Talking RL: Joel has shocked me three times this week

Three times in four days, I’ve answered my phone and been genuinely shocked.

Opinion
Afua Hirsch, and Churchill impersonators, in The Search for Britains Heroes

The Battle for Britain's Heroes - A lifeless look at dark history

For inanimate objects, statues have been at the centre of a lot of controversy recently, as The Battle for Britain’s Heroes (Channel 4, Tuesday, 9pm) highlighted. People have even died – in Charlottesville, West Virginia – in violence surrounding protests over statues of controversial figures.

TV and Film
Liam Farrell playing at the Magic Weekend

The Liam Farrell column: ‘We’ll manage the emotions of Wane’s exit’

It was a very big shock.

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Shaun Wane with grandson Teddy after the WCC win

The 18th man column: ‘Waney has been one of Wigan’s best ever coaches’

Our 18th man columnists discuss Shaun Wane’s decision to leave and who they would like to see succeed him...

Opinion
Shaun Wane (right, with Joe Lydon) will end his long association with Wigan this year. Shaun Edwards (left) is one of the names mentioned as a possible replacement

Talking RL: Wane’s gains, the rumour mill, quips, injuries and a ‘mid-term review’

About a year ago, maybe two, I was chatting to a colleague while watching the Wigan players train on their pitch at Orrell.

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Shaun Wane has left a huge impression on his hometown club

Comment: Why Wane will be missed

Wigan without Shaun Wane.

Opinion
Local newspaper week

Column: The issue of trust

My first ever job, which I approached with the same enthusiasm I maintained for the dentist and non-permed hair, was a newspaper round for a local freesheet.
Opinion
Ashley Walters and Noel Clarke star in Sky One's new cop drama, Bulletproof

Buddy-cop drama Bulletproof misses the target

I blame Guy Ritchie. He’s the one who thought reviving the spirit of The Sweeney, and the gangsters of Kray-era London was a good idea.]
TV and Film
Sam Tomkins crossed for a try at Hull KR

The 18th Man column: ‘I fear Sam will regret the move from a rugby perspective’

Our 18th Man columnists discuss Sam Tomkins’ exit, the future of the Magic Weekend, and Saturday’s reunion with Josh Charnley...

Opinion
Liam Farrell and Sam Tomkins at an Etihad Magic Weekend

The Liam Farrell column: ‘What I’ll miss about Sam... and what I won’t’

For the last few weeks I’ve had people asking me about Sam Tomkins’ future, so I can’t imagine what it’s been like for him!

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George Williams and Warrington counterpart Tyrone Roberts in Newcastle earlier this week

Talking RL: Magic showdown should be a royal rumble!

The eyes of the UK public and the sporting world will be on Wigan’s Magic showdown with Warrington on Saturday evening! Well, maybe not.

Opinion
Barbeque fun

Column: The joys of the simple British barbeque

Let’s have a barbeque, I heard you cry.
Opinion
Sam Tomkins scored a try

Hull KR 10 Wigan 28: Five things we learned

Five things we learned from Wigan’s 28-10 win at Hull KR...

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