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July 9, 2015 11:30 PM ‘Ant-Man’: Marvel’s First Big Bomb

Marvel’s winning streak is over, and the blame lies squarely at the oh-so-tiny feet of Ant-Man. The superhero movie studio’s latest offering is its first genuine flop, if not financially—we’ll have to wait until weekend box office receipts are tallied on Monday before a final verdict can be reached—then certainly creatively. Adhering to Marvel’s now well-established 19

July 9, 2015 10:34 AM A deal between Greece and its creditors would be best. But if there has to be a Grexit, here is how to do it

IN A crisis studded with missed deadlines, Sunday July 12th really could mark the denouement of the Greek debt drama. The leaders of the euro zone along with those of all the EU’s 28 member countries will gather for a set of meetings in Brussels. If Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, can strike a deal with his creditors that day, his country will stay afloat 21

July 9, 2015 12:00 AM ‘Ant-Man’: 5 Ways Marvel’s New Movie Gets Weird and Emotional

Appropriately, “Ant-Man” feels like the smallest Marvel Studios production yet, but that could work in its favor. After the elephantine “Avengers: Age of Ultron” opened in May on its way to more than $1.3 billion in global box office receipts, audiences might be ready for a little small-scale comic-book weirdness, not to mention Paul Rudd as an action 20

July 8, 2015 2:33 PM The Budget for media in the North at a glance

The first thing to notice is a feeling of deja vu – some of today’s announcements have a very familiar ring to them if you take a look back at the previous Budget announcement. Perhaps that’s not surprising given it was only four months ago that the chancellor stood outside with the country’s most famous briefcase. There was, of course, more talk of the ‘northern 12

July 8, 2015 11:55 AM The way things used to be: Remarkable treasure trove of rare home movies, newsreels and films bring Britain's past to life in new online archive

From black-and-white home movies to footage of bathing beauties in Blackpool, these evocative videos reveal the hidden histories and forgotten stories of the people and places of Britain. And now the remarkable collection of more than 10,000 titles, which spans more than a century of British life, has been put online for the first time. The digital archive 40 3

July 6, 2015 4:28 PM BBC To Fund Free TV Licences For Over-75s

The Culture Secretary says the move will reduce the BBC's "reliance on taxpayers" but Labour calls it a "shabby little deal". The BBC will take on the cost of free TV licences for over-75s from 2020/21, the Culture Secretary has confirmed. John Whittingdale said he was pleased the broadcaster has agreed to "play its part in contributing to reductions 19 1

July 5, 2015 2:09 AM Women's World Cup: U.S. looks to end 16-year drought in Japan rematch

The U.S. national team can win its first World Cup since 1999 with victory over Japan, which denied the Americans four years ago in Germany. VANCOUVER — It's not revenge. It's not redemption. To Carli Lloyd, the Women's World Cup final is all about putting a third star on the United States jersey. The match coming against the same Japan program that defeated 17

July 4, 2015 11:31 AM Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta is coming to the Windows Store on July 29

Remember when creator Markus “Notch” Persson famously said he’d rather not have Minecraft on the PC at all than have it in the Windows Store, since he (like many other game developers) considered the Windows Store to be Microsoft’s attempt to lock down the open PC platform? Well, now that Microsoft bought Mojang from Notch for a whopping $2.5 billion 51

July 2, 2015 7:35 PM Wimbledon 2015: Duchess bags sweaty Andy Murray souvenir

BBC coverage: Across TV, radio and online with up to 15 live streams available. Read More: TV and radio schedules. The Duchess of Cornwall took home a prized but somewhat sweat-soaked souvenir from her day out at Centre Court on Thursday. It has become a tradition for British number one Andy Murray to throw his sweatbands into the crowd after a win at SW19 but has one ever gone home in a Royal's 17

June 24, 2015 11:08 AM ITV continues buying spree with £55m of Educating Yorkshire producer Twofour

ITV has bought Boom Supervisory Limited, the holding group of production company Twofour for £55m, as part of its ongoing strategy to build its original content business. Plymouth-based Twofour has produced a number of hit shows for Channel 4 including Educating Yorkshire, The Jump and Posh Pawn and delivered £5m in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation 23