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Christopher Fowler
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Over the last few years it's been hard not to notice a distinct cooling of Britain's perceived 'special relationship' with America. With different parties in power and discomfort over war policies, the gentle ribbing that always existed between the two birth-cousins has taken a sharper new edge; in the press and popular culture Britain and Europe have been blaming America for the world's ills…
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Christopher Fowler
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Film & Great Britain
I get back to find that London is fifty shades of grey and, if not exactly flooded, certainly heavily puddled, with an effulgent sky fitted tightly across the city like a dustbin lid. There are three new floors on the building opposite me (after four days away) - a reminder that cold wet countries tend to work longer hours, probably because there's no outdoor life to enjoy. Meanwhile it's business…
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