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Joseph Perry’s News Crunch: Jez We Can?

Joseph Perry crunches the news of Jeremy Corbyn

Joseph Perry’s News Crunch: Jez We Can?
What’s the story?
Jeremy Corbyn has been nominated by 35 Labour MPs to become the party’s next leader.

After Ed Miliband’s disappointing performance in May, Labour is currently holding a four month-long election to find his replacement. The party’s rules mean that, before its general membership can vote for their next boss, candidates must secure the support of 15% of Labour MPs (the Parliamentary Labour Party to give them their official name - or PLP for short).

Liz Kendall was the first politician to throw her name into the hat, and was soon joined by Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham and Mary Creagh in the leadership contest. Initially Chuka Umunna also planned to stand, however he withdrew after ‘media intrusion’ into his private life.

Eyebrows were raised two weeks ago when Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran left-wing MP, announced that he also planned to stand to become leader.
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Films

Review: Entourage

We review the film remake of highly regarded American sitcom, Entourage

Review: Entourage
Admittedly, going to see a movie version of the highly regarded American TV show Entourage (based roughly on producer Mark Wahlberg’s real-life experiences as an up-and-coming actor in L.A.) a British audience might believe that they would need prior knowledge of the show to enjoy it. However, as writer and director (Doug Ellin) says, “The way we structured the film, you don’t have to have seen one second of the show to enjoy it”, and this is certainly true.

The film opens with Piers Morgan giving a comprehensive back-story to the main characters in the form of interviews for the film. Vinnie Chase (Adrien Grenier) is a successful screen actor ready to get back to work, freshly divorced following a hasty marriage to Vanity Fair journalist Sophia. Vinnie’s retired super-agent Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) returns to Hollywood after becoming studio head at Warner Brothers and offers him a role…
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Music

Festival Must Have’s & Hints and Tips

Elena Lockett reveals what's getting her through festival season...

Festival season is upon us and planning your outfit is a major part of the festival experience (or it is to me anyway!) If you’ve never been to a festival before or just fancy a reminder of what you actually need to bring to the hottest events of the summer, check out my must have’s & hints and tips:

What's hot this year?

The crochet top
We never thought crotchet would be anything more than the material your grandma had dotted around her house but now every high street store hosts a variety of crop tops, dresses and jumpers in the stuff! Perfect for teaming with denim, this 70’s style look will keep you cool under the sun if it comes out and keep you looking hip.

Fringed bag
'Fringed' is in with a vengeance this year and a perfect way of adding a little hint of…

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