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Review: Le Bistrot Pierre Cardiff

You can be pretty certain that a restaurant is going to deliver when it’s busy on a Monday evening – a night when most of us prefer to bunker down in front of the telly and recover from the weekend’s excesses. So the many full tables at Le Bistrot Pierre in Cardiff on the first day of the working week …

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When is the first day of spring?

Thursday March 20 marks the beginning of spring in an astronomical sense. This is what much of the public goes by when heralding the start of spring, and is commonly marked on calendars (although from year to year the date itself varies by a day). The astronomical definition of spring is based on the passage of the Earth around the …

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Tigertailz return to iconic venue to film new video

While the line-up of the band may have changed over the years, one thing is still abundantly clear – Tigertailz know how to put on a show. Co-founder and the only original member of the band that debuted in 1987 with ‘Young and Crazy’  Jay Pepper has returned with the band to the hallowed venue to film their latest video …

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Doctor Who fan turns all 13 Doctors into Dogtors

An American fan of Doctor Who has used her artistic skills to turn all of the Doctors – including the War Doctor – into dogs … and we think they look great. Artist Christie Cox, 35, was trying to come up with fun new ways to express her love of Doctor Who when she came up with the Dogtar Who …

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Line of Duty: Is DI Denton or Michael Dryden the mastermind behind the plot?

Did she or didn’t she? Is Detective Inspector Lindsay Denton an innocent victim who has been set up or is she a woman scorned who has masterminded the whole plot to get back at her former lover? These are the questions being posed by the three million viewers on BBC2 hit cop drama In the Line of Duty, which concludes …

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How to make an Easter bonnet

Schools around Wales are gearing up for their annual Easter bonnet parade. You might want to buy a basic basic straw hat and decorate it with Easter themed chicks, eggs and bunnies, but if you’re keen flex your creative muscles we’ve put together some of the best how-to videos for Easter 2014. View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ …

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How to make an Easter bonnet

Schools around Wales are gearing up for their annual Easter bonnet parade. You might want to buy a basic basic straw hat and decorate it with Easter themed chicks, eggs and bunnies, but if you’re keen flex your creative muscles we’ve put together some of the best how-to videos for Easter 2014. View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ …

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Bollywood review: Total Siyapaa (12A)

DIRECTOR: E Niwas STARRING: Ali Zafar, Yami Gautam, Anupam Kher, Kirron Kher THE PLOT:  London-based Aman (Ali) is a musician wanting to marry girlfriend Asha (Yami). She happens to come from a loud-mouthed Punjabi family. All starts well when Aman meets Asha’s parents for his first dinner date. But life for Aman takes a turn for the worse when Asha’s …

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Movie review: The Zero Theorem (15)

The only Monty Python star who wasn’t born in Britain, you can never accuse of Terry Gilliam taking things easy. He invariably concocts an extraordinary fantasy world of ‘magic realism’, uses wide angles galore to keep your eyes busy while cleverly subverting our perception of reality. Years in development, The Zero Theorem carries on from the futuristic, dystopian themes of …

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Movie review: The Stag (15)

If you’re in the mood for a warm-hearted Irish stag party comedy drama, then look no further. All the ingredients are that you would expect are here, from U2 music to dodgy hats – and more. The Stag is not going to win any Oscars given its unconvincing set-up and nagging nature, but you’d have to have had a sense …

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