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Source: The Guradian

Say what Why film translators are in a war of words over subtitles

Today 05:09 GMT

Occasionally, you might thrill to Anthony Burgess’s English subtitles in alexandrine form for Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), or marvel at the bravura way Timur Bekmambetov threads animated subtitles into Night Watch (2004), or chuckle at the gaffes on old Hong Kong movies (“I have captured you by the short rabbits”).

Burley recalls that when he first started out, subtitles were stamped into the film stock using a wax and chemical bath method; the only way to correct typos would be to strike a new print.

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Source: DW

Ex-Borussia Dortmund coach Daniel Farke on the verge of Premier League promotion

Today 05:10 GMT

Daniel Farke has taken Norwich City from the Championship relegation zone to the brink of promotion in less than two years.

That quality will be put to the test in the Premier League next season but for Daniel Farke, who's been there and done it in the Oberliga Westfalen with SV Lippstadt 08, the fundamentals will remain the same.

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Source: DW

Opinon: Bring on the points deductions!

Today 05:09 GMT

Deducting points and games behind closed doors are tough, but necessary measures to stop racist discrimination writes DW's Joscha Weber.

Being relegated or missing out on qualifying for Europe places due to docked points, will not be seen as risks worth taking. The pressure to stamp out racism would increase drastically in the clubs' front office and among the supporters, but that's not the end of it.

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Source: DW

Can a dog sniff out malaria from socks?

Today 00:34 GMT

In order to differentiate between malaria-positive and malaria-negative socks, the children's blood samples were examined and assigned to the corresponding socks.

"We went to the Gambia and we went to four schools at the end of the rainy season when Malaria is most common, and we collected samples of blood from 600 school children. Around 600 Gambian children aged five to ten took part in a study conducted by the University of Durham, England.

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Source: Fox News

Princeton valedictorian gets engaged to her 71-year-old former professor

Today 01:30 GMT

Princeton University’s 2016 valedictorian hit the books — then hit on her 71-year-old former professor, to whom she is now engaged.

Platt, who is 46 years younger than her fiancé, wrote in the post that she kept their relationship “private” for the past half year, but once they became engaged after about seven months of dates, she was ready to make the relationship public in a post that’s since garnered nearly 300 likes. She acknowledged that the announcement “will come as a surprise to many” and that the couple had concerns about their relationship, given their “different stages of life.”

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Source: BBC

Ashton Turner in record fifth successive T20 duck - four of them first ball

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

Australian Ashton Turner became the first man in Twenty20 history to make five consecutive ducks as he fell first ball in the Indian Premier League.

His unbeaten one-day innings in March broke the run of T20 ducks, which began with a first-ball dismissal in the Big Bash League in February and was followed by a five-ball nought against India. The Royals, captained by Australian Steve Smith and featuring England all-rounder Ben Stokes and newcomer Jofra Archer, lost the match against Delhi Capitals by six wickets with four deliveries left.

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Source: Fox News

Kate Middleton recycles coat, special earrings for Easter service

Tuesday 18:10 GMT

The Duchess of Cambridge wore a light blue Alexander McQueen coat to the church service at Windsor Castle on Sunday, the same coat she wore on Easter in 2014 when she and Prince William were in Australia, Page Six reported.

KATE MIDDLETON IS FOCUSING ON HER FUTURE ROLE AS QUEEN WITH ‘NEW RESPONSIBILITIES,’ SAYS ROYAL EXPERT. This year, Middleton added a bit more sparkle to her ensemble with a brooch and the earrings she wore on her wedding day in 2011.


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