Miranda Bryant

News and features writer based in New York
Miranda.L.Bryant [at] gmail.com

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Planned Parenthood head: healthcare bill is 'devastating' for women
Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards gave a damning verdict on the Republicans' healthcare bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Thursday, claiming: "Being a woman is...

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Letter from Mexico City: Fashion Week brightens defiant capital after quake
For a capital still showing the physical and emotional scars of a deadly earthquake, it has brought a welcome dash of brightness and glamour
You'll never talk alone: Liverpool boss Klopp is my inspiration for stage show, says Boyle
Danny Boyle is drawing inspiration for his latest stage project from an unlikely source: the football techniques of Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp.
Will New York nightlife finally get its mojo back?
A change in the law could help the city breathe new life into its clubbing and music scene
‘I gauge success of my plays by what I hear people say in the taxi queue afterwards’
PLAYWRIGHT Lucy Kirkwood has revealed her new technique for gauging the success of her plays — lurking in New York taxi queues.
Letter from New York
2.5m shrug off terror attack to cheer on marathon runners
As horror unfolded, children dressed for Halloween gripped their mothers in fear
Witnesses to the truck atrocity today said children in Halloween outfits watched in terror after alleged attacker Sayfullo Saipov drove along a cycle path, killing eight people.
Solange tells fans to hand in phones before concert to create ‘radical intimacy’
While some musicians politely ask fans to put down their phones and pay attention, Solange Knowles went a step further. Beyoncé’s younger sister, pictured, confiscated all...
Emmy winning role almost finished me off, says The Night Of star Riz
Actor Riz Ahmed said preparing for the breakthrough television role which scooped him an Emmy left him on the verge of a “physical and mental” breakdown.
Ai Weiwei: Britain must take more responsibility over refugee crisis
Ai Weiwei called on Britain and other major powers to take "much more responsibility" for the refugee crisis as he unveiled his largest ever public exhibition in New York. The...
Laura Marling's teamwork debut writing original music for Robert Icke play Mary Stuart
Laura Marling usually struggles to collaborate with other artists - but says director Robert Icke was the exception. The Londoner wrote the feature song for Icke's play Mary...
1984 on Broadway considers getting a nurse in for queasy audiences
Producers are considering recruiting a nurse for the hit stage adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 because so many theatregoers have been taken ill during performances -...
London medic launches Syria health appeal
The London doctor behind the world's first crowdfunded hospital today warned of a "catastrophic humanitarian situation" in Syria as she launched a campaign to provide healthcare...
We can teach London how to clean up toxic air, says Mexico City chief
Rooftop gardens, bicycle rental as a serious commute option and mandatory vehicle emission tests could help bring down London's toxic air pollution levels, according to Mexico...
Hunker down at home in these hectic times, says White Co founder
Founder of The White Company Chrissie Rucker said that more people were seeking sanctuary in their homes during "hectic" times
Letter from New York: Trump divides opinion as tensions bubble below surface
Outside Trump Tower, the New York home of America's divisive president, it is back to business as usual - on the surface at least. In the absence of Donald Trump, who has not...
Times Square crash: CCTV shows car plough into pedestrians
The driver who mowed down dozens of pedestrians in New York's Times Square, killing one and injuring 22, told police he was "hearing voices" and that "God made me do it", it was...
Met Gala guests have designs on most bonkers outfits yet
From Beyonce's figure-hugging latex ball gown to Cara Delevingne's fake tattoos and Madonna's now infamous buttocks-exposing dress, the Met Gala red carpet is known for its...
Kate Hudson says it would be a "huge step forward" if America had a female leader
INTERVIEW: Kate Hudson plays two rival election candidates in a new calendar - but when it comes to the US presidential race, her loyalties are far from divided. The...
Lord Sugar: We should all move to China if Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM
EXCLUSIVE: Lord Sugar dealt a fresh blow to Jeremy Corbyn today, saying "we should all move to China" if the new Labour leader ever becomes Prime Minister. The star of TV's The...
Snapchat does not encourage child sexting, says founder
EXCLUSIVE: A co-founder of Snapchat has denied that his app encourages children to exchange explicit photographs on their phones. CEO Evan Spiegel said users were more likely to...
FEMAIL tests meatless Impossible Burger that claims to taste like beef
The Impossible Burger, which contains no meat, went on sale for the first time ever in a restaurant in Manhattan, New York, on Wednesday Impossible Foods, which has raised $180...
Dizzee Rascal: Black, white, we'd all fight...
INTERVIEW: Dizzee Rascal today called for greater investment in the capital's youth clubs as he told of the crucial role they played in transforming him from an ordinary...
Eddie Redmayne 'hugely excited' to star in Harry Potter spin-off
INTERVIEW: Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne says he is "hugely delighted" at being cast in the forthcoming Harry Potter spin-off - and described JK Rowling as a "genius". The...
Elijah Wood says 'nothing replaces old-fashioned story-telling'
INTERVIEW: Elijah Wood has told of the importance of "old-fashioned story telling" as The Lord of The Rings star warned of the dangers of becoming too immersed in technology....
Divorcees of dance: Thiago Soares and Marianela Nuñez say they are 'working together better than...
Royal Ballet star Thiago Soares says his 13-year professional relationship with fellow principal Marianela Nuñez is still going strong - despite their divorce. The dancers are...
Live music streaming service Boiler Room founder: 'I want to reinvent music TV'
The Londoner behind a successful live streaming service has told how he hopes to "reinvent music tv" for younger generations after turning a hobby into a global phenomenon....

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