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Daily Visual 05.06.15: Björk’s ‘Stonemilker’ in Panorama

Back in January Vulnicura, Björk’s eighth studio album proper, emerged suddenly after an internet leak dragged forward its release. It had been intended for March: to coincide with the publication at the beginning of the month of the Björk: Archives retrospective, featuring text by critics including Alex Ross, poetry by frequent Björk collaborator Sjón, and photographs from across Björk’s music videos, record…

Daily Visual 04.06.15: Tiananmen Square Remembered

Today marked the twenty-sixth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. On this day in 1989, after weeks of student-led demonstrations – calling for democratic reform, greater political transparency, an end to press censorship and restrictions on the right to protest, and increased funding for education – the Chinese military, the People’s Liberation Army, opened fire on unarmed civilians in Beijing….

Daily Visual 02.06.15: The Death of Charles Kennedy

The death of Charles Kennedy, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, was announced this morning. He was fifty-five years old. He died sometime late on Monday; the cause of his death has not been given at this stage, but he endured a long and often publicised struggle with alcohol. Kennedy served as Member of Parliament for the constituency of Ross,…

Daily Visual 30.05.15: Europe’s Cup Final Climax

It was a day of cup finals across Europe’s major footballing nations. In England, league form over the course of the 2014/15 season held into the FA Cup final, as Arsenal – who finished third in the Premier League – comfortably beat Aston Villa – who narrowly avoided relegation from the top division, finishing in seventeenth, their performances fading markedly over…

Daily Visual 24.05.15: Jonás Gutiérrez Saves Newcastle United

With the Premier League title secured weeks ago by Chelsea, and the Champions League qualification places decided over the past week – Arsenal joining Chelsea and Manchester City in qualifying for the group stages of the competition, while Manchester United must navigate a play-off round – there was still Europa League access to play for, but the main focus on the…

Daily Visual 21.05.15: Sasha Banks Holds Her Arm in Victory

At NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable, emanating last night from Winter Park, Florida from 8 pm Eastern Time, live on the WWE Network, Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch put on the match of the show. They faced stiff competition. The opener between Finn Bálor and Tyler Breeze saw two stunning entrances and a high-impact end to the match; and the main event was…