A catwalk show with real people instead of models – and it was beautiful

A catwalk show with real people instead of models – and it was beautiful

Four-day-old James is carried along the catwalk to meet the world for the first time. Ninety-nine-year-old Mickie, who drove army trucks during World War Two, walks slowly up the runway with a stick. Stefan, the bearded The Big Issue seller from Manchester Victoria station, slowly twirls and waves as he goes. Helen, who’s had cancer and a drink problem, pauses at the end, tilting her head to look to the sky. This is no ordinary…

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Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid

Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is “upset” after being accused of tax fraud and wants to leave, a source close to the player told the BBC. Spanish prosecutors have accused Ronaldo, 32, of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax, which he has denied. “He feels he’s honest, has good character and did everything OK,” added the source. His Real contract has a 1bn euro (£874.88m) release clause. Will Ronaldo really leave? If so,…

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I’m happy and I want to win more trophies at Real Madrid – Bale

I’m happy and I want to win more trophies at Real Madrid – Bale

Media playback is not supported on this device Gareth Bale says he is happy at Real Madrid and has committed his future to the Champions League winners. The Wales forward came off the bench after 77 minutes in Saturday’s 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff as Real Madrid secured a third title in four seasons. The 27-year-old, who signed a deal until 2022 in October, has been linked with a move away from the Bernabeu….

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Brilliant Real defeat Juve to retain Champions League

Brilliant Real defeat Juve to retain Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid retained the Champions League in scintillating style by overwhelming Juventus in Cardiff. Real’s record 12th triumph in this competition – and third in four seasons – was predictably orchestrated by Ronaldo, who has now scored in three different Champions League finals. Ronaldo stopped a bright Juve opening in its tracks as he swept in Dani Carvajal’s pass after 20 minutes, before Mario Mandzukic levelled with one of the…

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Star Trek: Discovery’s First Real Trailer Finally Drops

Star Trek: Discovery’s First Real Trailer Finally Drops

It’s been well over 18 months since CBS first announced that it would bring a new Star Trek TV show to television, and we’ve still only gotten bits and pieces of information about the first new Trek property on the small screen in over a decade. The show, Star Trek: Discovery, has been through several retoolings, including the addition (and departure) of Brian Fuller. Now, the first “real” trailer for the TV show has finally…

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Holders Real to face Juve in Champions League final

Holders Real to face Juve in Champions League final

Defending champions Real Madrid held off a spirited Atletico Madrid to set up a meeting with Juventus in next month’s Champions League final in Cardiff. Atletico, trailing 3-0 from the first leg, stormed into an early 2-0 lead on the night through Saul Niguez’s header and Antoine Griezmann’s cheeky penalty. But Real grabbed a vital away goal when Isco poked in a rebound after Toni Kroos’ fierce shot – following a brilliant run by Karim…

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Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real hammer rivals Atletico

Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real hammer rivals Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if the hosts might fail to fully capitalise on their superiority – until Ronaldo let the ball bounce and smashed an…

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