Tag Archives: The Independant

Twin Peaks 2017 episode 5: How the ending ties in with Fire Walk With Me

*WARNING: SPOILERS FOR TWIN PEAKS SEASON 3 EPISODE 5* David Lynch may have given us very little indication of what lies ahead with his great return to Twin Peaks, but he did say one thing: his 1992 prequel film Fire Walk With Me is key to understanding what’s going on. A hint that’s becoming increasingly clear with each passing episode, specifically when ...

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Blues sweat on Sonny Bill Williams injury as Tana Umaga shuts down talk of 2005

The Blues are sweating on the fitness of star All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams ahead of their historic match against the British and Irish Lions on Wednesday after he was provisionally named in the starting XV pending a fitness test on Tuesday, but talk of Wednesday’s match quickly returned to the 2005 incident between Tana Umaga and Brian O’Driscoll. ...

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Twin Peaks 2017 episode 5: Who is Amanda Seyfried playing?

*WARNING: SPOILERS FOR TWIN PEAKS SEASON 3 EPISODE 5* One of the most surprising elements of David Lynch’s long-awaited return to Twin Peaks is how little time we’ve spent so far in that titular, beloved town. Indeed, outside of Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) and his FBI compatriots, it’s a question as to even how much of a role the series’ original ...

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Nigel Farage hints he could return as Ukip leader 'if Brexit is not delievered'

Former Ukip leader Nigel Frage has hinted he could return to the frontline of British politics if Brexit is not “completed”. Speaking on Sky News, the MEP said he had no regrets about not standing as a candidate in the general election. He was out on the campaign trail on behalf of Ukip on a two-day tour of Kent and ...

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Gareth Bale wants to stay at Real Madrid despite Champions League winners' willingness to talk to Manchester United

Gareth Bale says he’s happy at Real Madrid and wants to stay at the club despite interest from Manchester United, citing the feeling of a “special” third Champions League won with the Spanish side in his home city of Cardiff. Recovering from a recent calf injury, the 27-year-old could only come off the bench in the side’s 4-1 win over Juventus, and ...

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Andy Murray delighted with his Paris progress but must now face one of the rising stars of the ATP Tour

Andy Murray is only halfway towards emulating his achievement of reaching last year’s French Open final, but the world No 1’s confidence is growing with each victory. “I felt like I could turn it around,” Murray said here as he reflected on the poor form he had been in when he arrived at Roland Garros. “It wasn’t going to be ...

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British and Irish Lions tour manager says lack of preparation will be a thing of the past when global season is introduced

The British and Irish Lions will never again have to deal with the lack of preparation that has hindered their start to the tour of New Zealand this year should talks over the new global rugby season reach a successful conclusion, but tour manager John Spencer believes that the prospect of an agreement remains some way off. On a day ...

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Ben Te'o admits that British and Irish Lions side that beat the Provincial Barbarians are now at a disadvantage

Having played a prominent role in the British and Irish Lions narrow victory over the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians to get their tour of New Zealand off to a victorious start, Ben Te’o admitted that the 15 players who started the match are already at a disadvantage in trying to get into the Test side, having played just three days ...

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One Love Manchester: This was the proper way to respond to hate

“Let’s not be afraid.” Manchester’s own Take That followed those touching words from Marcus Mumford, opening with their hits ‘Let It Shine’ and ‘Giants’ ahead of a rapturous reception for the appearance of Robbie Williams.  Always the entertainer, Williams was the perfect choice to relax any (understandable) tensions in the crowd at Old Trafford Cricket Ground; his irrepressible, laddish charm saw fans ...

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London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald 'died in her fiance's arms'

Christine Archibald – the first person killed in the London terror attacks to be identified – died in her fiance’s arms, according to a report. Ms Archibald, from Castlegar in British Columbia, was engaged to be married to Tyler Ferguson, his sister Cassie Ferguson told Canada’s CBC News. Ms Ferguson said her brother was “broken in a million pieces”. “He held her and ...

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