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Literature

White UK kids 'less likely' to enjoy reading than other ethnic groups - study
White British kids are not big readers. According to a major study, they are "least likely" to enjoy reading and "more likely" to hold negative attitudes towards reading compared with their contemporaries from other ethnic backgrounds.

20.05.2015 10:56

‘Clinton Cash’ author issues factual corrections to his book
The publisher of a controversial book accusing the Clinton Foundation of accepting foreign donations while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state has issued several corrections. The book was released shortly after she announced her presidential campaign.

14.05.2015 23:29

'I have been controversial': Guenter Grass, Germany’s Nobel-winning author, dies at 87
The German Nobel Prize winning writer, Guenter Grass, has passed away at the age of 87 in the German city of Lubeck. His innovative art and striking personality have been shrouded in controversy, his strong political statements spurred most heated debate.

13.04.2015 16:27

April Fools! Round-up of the UK’s best pranks
In true April Fool’s Day spirit, newspapers, celebrities and companies have shared their obligatory annual pranks. Here is RT’s round-up of the funniest, silliest and most downright terrible jokes.

01.04.2015 08:27

India to shoot Game of Thrones-inspired series – report
India will reportedly be filming a series inspired by the hit fantasy show Game of Thrones. While reports initially indicated a remake, it is unlikely the Starks and Lannisters will be transformed into singing and dancing Bollywood-style performers.

27.03.2015 19:45

Mixed reviews! UKIP Farage’s new book mercilessly trolled on Amazon
A war of words has broken out between UK Independence Party (UKIP) supporters and its detractors in the reviews section of Amazon.co.uk over Nigel Farage’s new autobiography, Purple Revolution.

18.03.2015 16:01

‘Death, bring back Terry Pratchett!’ Thousands of fans sign online petition
An online petition calling on Death to "Reinstate Terry Pratchett" has garnered almost 6,000 signatures less than a day after the cult fantasy writer’s passing at age 66.

13.03.2015 13:57

'So much universe, and so little time’: Fans remember Terry Pratchett’s best quotes
Best-selling British novelist Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. After his death Thursday, the #TerryPratchett hashtag took Twitter by storm – with fans racing to remember his best quotes.

12.03.2015 18:30

​Discworld novelist Terry Pratchett dies at 66
One of the UK’s best-loved novelists, Sir Terry Pratchett, who was renowned for his series of comic fantasy stories, Discworld, has died. He was 66.

12.03.2015 16:22

‘Netanyahu meddling in Israel Prize: rightists’ revenge to intellectual leftists’
The scandal over Israel Prize is the ruling right-wingers’ attempt to conquer one of the remaining outposts, the intellectual one, lead mainly by leftists, Gideon Levy, a columnist at Haaretz newspaper told RT.

17.02.2015 12:40

​Charlie Hebdo sells out hours after hitting UK shelves
The latest edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was greeted in the UK with huge lines, as swathes of people waited to get their hands on one of the limited 2,000 copies on sale in London.

16.01.2015 09:24

‘Everyone for themselves’: Church of England attacks Cameron govt for ‘evil’ inequality
The two most senior archbishops in the Church of England have openly condemned the UK government’s economic policies, claiming the nation’s poor are being “left behind” because politicians are obsessed with “Middle England.”

15.01.2015 09:28