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Tracey Emin delivers an ’emotional timebomb’ in London exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) – British artist Tracey Emin is unleashing an “emotional timebomb” at her latest exhibition, homing in on what is important to her as she faces what she calls the third stage of her life. A visitor views “Insomnia Room Installation” during the launch of “A Fortnight of Tears”, an exhibition of new works by the British artist Tracey Emin on display at White Cube gallery in London, Britain, February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville Best known to many for the then sensational creation “My Bed” some 20 years ago…

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Pro-betting MPs ‘more persuasive’ than me – Tracey Crouch

Image copyright Getty Images Ex-sports minister Tracey Crouch has said MPs interested in the betting industry are behind “delays” to new laws on fixed-odds betting machines. Ms Crouch resigned from her post after Chancellor Philip Hammond said the cut in stakes from £100 to £2 would come into force in October 2019. Ms Crouch said it was a “fact” that some MPs are “very interested in the bookmaking industry”. She added: “Clearly they were more persuasive in their arguments.” Currently, people can bet up to £100 every 20 seconds on…

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Baby names: Why are Leigh and Tracey unpopular?

Image copyright Leigh Samuels Image caption Leigh Samuels named his daughter Aveigh by merging the initials of his favourite football team, Aston Villa, with his own name As the most popular names for baby boys and girls are revealed, the BBC asked people with a name that’s fallen out of favour why they think that is. In the 1980s, hundreds of boys a year were called Leigh. In 2017, just three babies were given the name, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Leigh Samuels, 36, from Wolverhampton, believes…

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