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A betrayal too far: Only brutal honesty will do at Arnhem's 70th anniversary

Beginning his working life in the aviation industry and trained by the BBC, Tony Gosling is a British land rights activist, historian & investigative radio journalist.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Independent

Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough? Was the beloved thespian the last of the cross-generation stars?

According to press reports, the general paper of the All Souls College Oxford prize fellowship exam has become less abstruse than in the period 20 years ago when candidates were expected to write for three hours on a single abstract noun.


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Towletech v.121: Game of Thrones VFX, Mars Rocket, Google Cars, 3D-Printed Castles, Apple iWatch

A new Jurassic Park set photo reveals a tribute statue for John Hammond - the park's eccentric founder played by actor Lord Richard Attenborough who passed away Monday at the age of 90. 'Spiral of silence' - Facebook users are shying away from discussing hot-button political/social issues out of fear that others will disagree.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

This Is Scunthorpe

Lord Richard Attenborough 'was the perfect gentleman'

Scunthorpe-born solicitor Leanne Maw has fond memories of the actor/producer/director Lord Richard Attenborough who died aged 90 years on August 24. Leanne, 29, a former student at the Holme Valley Primary School, recalled she celebrated her graduation day at Leicester University on July 13 2006.



Molten slag causes explosion at P'burg plant in 1964 - Almanac Aug. 29, 2014

Actor-director Lord Richard Attenborough is 91. Actor Elliott Gould is 76. TV personality Robin Leach is 73. Actress-singer Lea Michele is 28. Rock singer Liam Payne is 21. The moon sets 9:32 p.m. today, rises 11:13 a.m. Saturday.


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Oxford Mail

How 'Shorty' allowed me a glimpse into his private world

Richard Attenborough had many titles - Dick, Sir, Lord, Luvvie - so when I interviewed him I asked at the very beginning, "How shall I address you?" Without a moment's hesitation he shot back, "Shorty, or even Baldya but certainly Shorty."



Rivers rushed to hospital

Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Ephraim Hardcastle: Why Kate Bush's comeback didn't include the racy Ulysses soliloquy

Kate Bush didn't perform, in her new concert, Flower of the Mountain - her version of Molly Bloom's saucy soliloquy from the James Joyce novel Ulysses.


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Copenhagen Post

Our private loss as public figure dies

First it was Philip Seymour Hoffman, and now, out of nowhere, Robin Williams and Richard Attenborough back-to-back.


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Burton Mail

Lord Attenborough and his trip to Burton

THE leader of East Staffordshire Borough Council has spoken about how legendary actor and director Richard Attenborough once visited Burton.


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Richard Attenborough had plans to make Khasi documentary in Meghalaya

Shillong, Aug 28: Tribal Khasi philanthropist Honsen Lyngdoh, who was closely associated with Richard Attenborough 's Oscar-winning film 'Gandhi', said the late British director had plans to make a documentary on Meghalaya's matrilineal system.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014


When 'Dickie' Attenborough met Graham Young

JS061207ATTEN-4 Birmingham Post & Mail Pic by Jason Skarratt 06/12/07 Pictured is Film Actor and Director Sir Richard Attenborough at the Hyatt Hotel, Birmingham But it was on October 14, 1998, that Smethwick-born Julie Walters and then 75-year-old film legend Lord Richard Attenborough laid their hands in wet cement together.


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Mural: Paul Smith met Lord Attenborough on numerous occasions

Paul Smith, 42, had toyed with the idea of creating a piece of art focusing on the Baron of Richmond for some time and went ahead with the creation after his death on Sunday, August 24. Mr Smith, from Surbiton, previously worked at Twickenham Film Studios in the 1990s and met Lord Attenborough on numerous occasions.


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'Thank you, Sir Richard, for focusing world attention on India'

'That night -- when Gandhi won Best Picture at the 1983 Oscars belonged to India and it meant a lot to a young student like me who was trying to establish his Indian identity among the Americans around him.'


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Morrissey Recalls Chats With Richard Attenborough And Lauren Bacall

Singer Morrissey has detailed his fond memories of meeting Hollywood heavyweights Lord Richard Attenborough and Lauren Bacall as a tribute following the stars' deaths this month .


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International Business Times

'Jurassic World' Director Tweets A Picture Of John Hammond In Memory of Richard Attenborough

The director of "Jurassic World," Colin Trevorrow, tweeted a picture of the famous character John Hammond in memory of Richard Attenborough, who recently passed away at the age of 90. The character John is a venture capitalist in the 1993 movie "Jurassic Park," who made it possible for the creation of a dinosaur theme park.


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Understated, effective - Attenborough

If you like movies good movies you will be saddened by the death of Richard Attenborough this week, just days short of his 91st birthday.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Radio Times

Steven Spielberg, Anthony Hopkins and Gordon Brown to appear in Richard Attenborough tribute

Channel 4 are to air a special tribute to the life of actor, director and producer Richard Attenbourough, who died earlier this week at the age of 90. Richard Attenborough: A Life will air tonight at 7pm.


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Deseret News

5 inspiring quotes from the C.S. Lewis biopic directed by Richard Attenborough

Director Sir Richard Attenborough sits on the stairs outside of the Beverly Hills Hotel, Calif., on December 6, 1993.


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The Austin Chronicle

Richard Attenborough: Tougher Than The Rest

Forget all the eulogies praising him as an aristocratic poet of cinema. The one time I met him, Sir Richard Attenborough was one tough bastard, puckish and funny.


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