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Sean Penn in Cannes: 'Too much film today is synonymous with Donald Trump'

Sean Penn

The press at Cannes are for a notoriously vocal audience, eager to express their verdict on a film through energetic applause or noisy boos. This year, spontaneous clapping greeted one impromptu song in Palme d’Or frontrunner Toni Erdmann, while Personal Shopper and The Neon Demon were among the higher-profile premieres to earn groans of disapproval.

Tesco Bank boss Benny Higgins spent more than £18,000 on taxis


The boss of Tesco Bank spent more than £18,000 on London taxis in just eight months last year, being taken to upmarket restaurants, private members’ clubs and the supermarket’s various head offices despite the tough new approach to costs adopted by the grocer’s chief executive, Dave Lewis.