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Obama's reading list, GBBO predictions and Trump's downfall: everything you should read today - 22 August

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Scientifically predicting the winner of Great British Bake Off 2018 based on the contestants’ social media

GBBO bakers 2018

It’s time to go amateur detective to figure out which contestants will rise (like a soufflé) and fall (like a soufflé) in this year’s Great British Bake Off.

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Introducing Jay Ajayi: the greatest British superstar you’ve never heard of

Jay Ajayi

ShortList gets cosy with Jay Ajayi, an unstoppable, incomparable British sports titan

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Is this how Trump’s presidency ends?

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As two more close of Trump’s closest allies face jail time, will Trump eventually find himself in the firing line?

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According to Barack Obama these are the 5 books you need to read this summer

According to Barack Obama these are the 5 books you need to read this summer

Barack Obama - famous clever dude and the Good President before the Bad One - has got some solid recommendations for your late summer reading list.

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13 essential iPhone tricks to use when you’re travelling

iPhone travel holiday

From the best apps to those functions you never knew you had, here’s how to turn your iPhone into the ideal travel companion

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Get 20% off these amazing burgers for Mr Hyde’s National Burger Day 2018

Get 20% off all these amazing burgers for Mr Hyde's National Burger Day 7

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The best new menswear you can buy this week

The best new menswear you can buy this week – August 20 1

Place your eyes upon the nicest clobber available to buy this week.

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Watch first trailer for Chance The Rapper’s wild pizza-werewolf movie ‘Slice’

We now have the first look at Chance The Rapper's wild pizza-werewolf movie 'Slice'

We have zero clue as to what is going on here

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