Event Diary

Event Diary
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BFI 56th London Film Festival

Every October the BFI Southbank and selected cinemas across London host the BFI London Film Festival attracting actors, players and film-makers from around the world. 2012 is its’ 56th year and the festival will be presenting 225 films, shown over 12 days  - including 14 world premieres, gala films and celebrity-studded ceremonies; there is a commendable amount of the programme given over to small independent films, foreign language cinema, documentary work, animation and BFI National Archive classics.

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Lessons of the Olympics

Inspiring victories and crushing failures. Hopes we lived up to. Dreams we were deceived by. Our columnist Anastasia Grishchenko analyses the results of the London Olympics 2012.

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Euro 212: Andrei Arshavin Hit by Controversy after Russia Exit

Russian captain Andrei Arshavin was ensnared in scandal on Tuesday after being caught on tape saying it was the fans' "problem" that his squad were knocked out of Euro 2012. 

Controversy around Russia's most talismanic player broke almost immediately after the national squad failed to make the quarter finals of Euro 2012 by losing a Saturday match against Greece they only needed to draw to progress.

News reports said Russian lawmakers who were staying at the same five-star Le Meridien Bristol Warsaw hotel as the players did not take the result lightly and made their sentiments known to the team.