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Five things that are inspiring us this week...

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The Film: The Theory of Everything

Eddie Redmayne stars as theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking in this brilliant biopic, based on the book by his first wife, Jane (Felicity Jones). Already building Oscar buzz, it's not to be missed.

In cinemas now
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The Book: The Buried Giant

It's been 10 years since Kazuo Ishiguro's last novel - Never Let Me Go - but his latest pen was definitely worth the wait. Moving and intimate, it follows a couple searching for their long-lost son.

amazon.co.uk
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The Series: Wolf Hall

Homeland star Damian Lewis plays Henry VIII in this gripping six-part series, based on the first of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels. Expect politics, affairs and plenty of drama.

Airs January 21, 9pm on BBC2
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The Opening: Sunrise Kempinski

Designed to look like a rising sun, this incredible hotel - with views over the Yanshan Mountains - is made of 10,000 glass panels. Inside? Nine superb restaurants, 306 luxury suites and a stunning spa.

kempinski.com
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The Inspiration: Fitness on Toast

Looking to tone up a little after all those festive feasts? Take to Instagram and follow Faya Nilsson, a lithe Swedish blogger and personal trainer who is as fashionable as she is flexible. #dietstartsnow

instagram.com/fitnessontoast