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Republican: police reform failed because Democrats want to defund police

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The Republican senator Tim Scott has accused Democrats of collapsing talks on law enforcement reform because they want to defund the police. Speaking to CBS’s Face the Nation, Scott said: “We said simply this. ‘I’m no...

Lauren Groff: ‘I often get very lonely because my job is very lonely’

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Lauren Groff, 43, grew up in Cooperstown, Nueva York, a place she fictionalised as a picture-perfect town in her bestselling debut novel, The Monsters of Templeton (2008). Her second novel, Arcadia (2012), explored the ...

Richard Osman: ‘No one’s born a crime writer. I write crime because I read it’

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Algunas veces, Richard Osman tells me, complete strangers shout the words “Helen Mirren” at him in the street. He is tickled, but wonders what other passersby make of it. If they have read one of the million-plus copies t...

Afghanistan collapsed because corruption had hollowed out the state

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When the Taliban swept into Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the militant group faced almost no resistance. The country’s now former president, Ashraf Ghani, fled to the United Arab Emirates, accused by one of his own am...

Eimear McBride: ‘Women grapple with shame because we’re held to a higher standard’

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Eimear McBride, 44, is the bestselling author of three novels: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing, which won the Women’s prize for fiction and the Goldsmith’s prize, The Lesser Bohemians and Strange Hotel. Her first work o...

Why is Bezos is flying to space? Because billionaires think Earth is a sinking ship

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Jeff Bezos is the most reptilian of billionaires. His heart has never shown evidence of a drop of warm blood. Despite all of the public relations that money can buy, his discomfort with normal human emotion shines thr...

Why are water companies pumping Britain’s seas full of filthy sewage? Because they can

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What’s remarkable is not that a water company knowingly and deliberately poured billions of litres of raw sewage into the sea to cut its costs. What’s remarkable is that the Environment Agency investigated and prosecu...

Curtis Sittenfeld on American Wife: ‘I thought Democrats wouldn’t read it because it was about a Republican’

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I was in the shower, washing my hair. It was July 2006, and I was on holiday in Massachusetts, visiting family. In my regular life, I lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where my boyfriend was finishing graduate scho...

Microsoft wrote off a laptop because it can’t repair the webcam

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Can you please ask Microsoft how it can possibly quote £427 to fix the webcam in my Surface laptop? My only option to get it working is to pay this for a service that, in this case, means replacing the entire laptop. ...

Zidane reveals he quit Real Madrid because he felt undermined by club

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Zinedine Zidane walked out on Real Madrid because the club and its president, Florentino Pérez, systematically undermined him, according to an extraordinary open letter from the Frenchman to supporters. In the letter,...

My flat’s gone down in price because of Land Registry delays

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In February I applied to the Land Registry to extend the lease of a flat I am selling. After three months, during which time it failed to respond to requests for updates, I was told new submissions were taking 10 mont...

Why are Palestinians protesting? Because we want to live

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I started going to demonstrations when I was 17. At first, I went to protests against Israel’s military occupation. Then we also began to protest against the authoritarianism of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, un...

Édouard Louis: ‘Truth is a revenge because we live in a world of lies’

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Some people give their bodies to medical science. Édouard Louis has given his to art. Ese, at any rate, is the view of a fan the novelist met and it seems to hit the mark. Louis is the French literary sensation who w...

Joanna Lumley: ‘I love Patsy because we’re such polar opposites…’

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The nuns at convent school wore black stockings under their long habits and wimples. They were part of the Blue Stockings teaching community, and more concerned with turning us into interesting, strong women than anyt...

American fans love European football precisely because it isn’t like US sport

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As an American sports fan, I’ve enjoyed following the Premier League for the exact reason that it is not so American, with no playoffs or salary caps, no single trademarked Big Game of the Year, no buzzers (or guns) a...

Why is the right obsessed with ‘defending’ borders? Because it sees citizenship as a commodity

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“I know that the left and all the gatekeepers on Twitter become literally hysterical if you use the term ‘replacement’,” the Fox News host Tucker Carlson recently said on his show, “but they become hysterical because ...

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