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First edition of Frankenstein sells for record breaking $1.17m

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Mary Shelley was just 18 when she dreamed up her story of a “pale student of unhallowed arts” and the “hideous phantasm of a man” he created. Now a first edition of her seminal classic of gothic horror, Frankenstein; ...

Kareena Kapoor Khan on breaking pregnancy taboos: ‘No one wants to talk about belching and swollen feet!’

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Days after giving birth to her first child – an emergency caesarean after the cord had wrapped itself around the baby’s neck – Kareena Kapoor Khan stood undressed and alone in front of a mirror in her bedroom. “There ...

Power station firms to pay £6m after breaking market manipulation laws

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Two companies linked to a UK power station capable of supplying up to 1m homes are to pay £6m after breaking market manipulation laws. For more than a year, ESB Independent Generation Trading (ESBIGT) and Carrington P...

The Vectura board has stretched fiduciary duty beyond breaking point

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The directors of Vectura finally emerged and spoke late on Thursday: stuff all our previous ethical boasts, we’re happy to see a healthcare company – one that develops inhalers to treat lung diseases, no less – sold t...

School’s out! Enjoy the freedom without breaking the bank

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The school summer holidays are here and with them come days of adventure and freedom for children – and headaches for parents who need to keep their offspring busy on a budget. The pandemic has meant many parents do n...

Luke Shaw hopeful of being fit for new season after breaking ribs at Euros

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Luke Shaw is hopeful of recovering from broken ribs in time for Manchester United’s opening Premier League match against Leeds. The left-back suffered the injury during England’s Euro 2020 campaign but played on as Ga...

Harry Kane ready for Euro 2020 liftoff after breaking duck, says Southgate

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Gareth Southgate has predicted that Harry Kane is poised for liftoff at Euro 2020 after his late goal in the emotional 2-0 victory against Germany in the last 16 at Wembley. The England captain had drawn blanks in eac...

An oyster: they can hear the breaking waves

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On the oyster’s edge, under the sea, on a rock, a tree root, a bamboo pole, a pebble, a tile or another shell, the bivalve’s cilia – from the Latin for eyelash – are waving. Together, they move water over the oyster’s...

Wealthy nations breaking climate pledge with gas dash in global south

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Wealthy nations are breaking their climate commitments by funding a new dash for gas in the global south, according to a study. A week before the G7 summit begins in Cornwall, the report reveals low and middle-income ...

Bob Odenkirk: ‘Soon people won’t remember Breaking Bad’

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On the surface, Bob Odenkirk’s new film is entirely preposterous. As the story of a man who goes on a murder spree after his house is broken into, Nobody is an all-out, full-throated action movie. In one scene, 58-yea...

Stone Fruit by Lee Lai review – breaking up is hard to do

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The Ground Breaking review: indispensable history of the Tulsa Race Massacre

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Under the subtitle “An American City and Its Search for Justice”, Scott Ellsworth has produced a much-needed book that acts like a mirror. Though documenting a particular place and time, it helps us understand the rac...

Women’s Euro 2022 power rankings: breaking down all 16 finalists

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Europe’s most successful team made light work of Australia and Norway and with six different goal scorers across the two games their threat is evident. They will have a point to prove next summer with the reigning Oly...

Norway prime minister fined after breaking Covid rules with birthday party

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Norway’s prime minister has been fined after breaking coronavirus rules when organising a family gathering to celebrate her birthday, the country’s police have said. Erna Solberg was fined 20,000 krona (£1,713), polic...

Covid-rule breaking party on steps of Senedd condemned by Welsh authorities

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Wales first minister ‘shocked’ as hundreds of people cleared by police late on Friday nightHundreds of people have been condemned after breaking Covid rules to party outside the Welsh parliament in Cardiff on Friday n...

Euro 2020 power rankings: breaking down the final 24

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No Eden Hazard, no problem (for the time being at least). Tougher assignments await in the summer but Belgium were impressive in the 3-1 win against Wales on Wednesday despite falling behind to a sumptuous Harry Wilso...

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