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Rishi who? Sunak says Stanford business school changed his life, but few remember him

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Rishi Sunak has said going to California’s Stanford business school changed his life. Stanford “teaches you to think bigger”, he told a venture capital podcast last year. In place of a “more incremental mindset”, stud...

Roy Hackett: the civil rights hero who stood in front of a bus – and changed Britain for ever

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One day in early 1963, Roy Hackett was walking in Broadmead, Bristol, when he saw a man crying. The man was outside the Bristol Omnibus Company. He told Hackett he was weeping because the company had told him he could...

Farewell, Ramsay Street: 10 ways Neighbours changed British culture

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After almost four decades of unlikely melodrama, the final credits are to roll for UK viewers on 29 July on the TV soap opera that really did make a group of smalltown Australian families seem like “neighbours who bec...

‘Frankly it blew my mind’: how Tron changed cinema – and predicted the future of tech

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Terug in 1982, computers meant one of two things in the popular imagination. Either they were room-sized machines used by the military-industrial complex to crunch data on stuff like nuclear wars and stock markets, of ...

‘Older, whiter and smaller’: new census data to show how Covid changed Australia

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Australians are about to get a clearer idea of how we are changing as a nation, and how the Covid pandemic changed us, when results from the 2021 census are released. Op Dinsdag, the Australian Bureau of Statistics wi...

Shock ending: how the Costa book awards changed reading – and pitted husband against wife

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Margaret Drabble was a bright young star with five novels to her name in 1971, when she was talked into joining her old friend JB Priestley on the judging panel for a new book prize. “Jack told me that I should spend ...

River pushed off course as floods leave Yellowstone ‘dramatically changed’

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The forces of fire and ice shaped Yellowstone national park over thousands of years. It took decades longer for humans to tame it enough for tourists to visit, often from the comfort of their cars. In just days, heavy...

The Bourne Identity at 20: the surprise hit that changed action film-making

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In the early 2000s, the action movie was in mortal danger. The reliable heroes of the 80s and 90s – Sly, Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis and Mel Gibson – were getting old and out of touch. Director Michael Bay was the ne...

‘It changed lives and opened minds’: a visual record of the birth of acid house

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Late one Thursday in March 1988, Dave Swindells walked into a tiny, sweat-drenched club in central London and found himself present at the birth of a new cultural revolution. The venue, behind Charing Cross station, w ...

‘Shocking’ rate of sexual abuse of aged care residents barely changed since royal commission

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Meer as 500 cases of sexual abuse of aged care residents were reported in the last three months of 2021, a rate largely unchanged since the royal commission dubbed the prevalence of sexual crimes in residential care...

Police on Trial: two years after the killing of George Floyd, wat verander het?

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Journalist Libor Jany was working a holiday shift when he received a cryptic text message from a police spokesperson about a press conference outside city hall. “Officers were able to get the suspect into handcuffs an...

Scorpions say they changed Wind of Change lyrics as song ‘romanticised Russia’

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The lead singer of the German hard rockers Scorpions has revealed he changed the lyrics of Wind of Change because he no longer wanted to “romanticise Russia” with his chart-topping perestroika power ballad, after Puti...

‘My pain levels have completely dropped’: how medical marijuana changed my life

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Andrea Wright, 39, from Bristol, was diagnosed in 2013 with psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia, a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. She was in such severe constant pain, and unable to sleep for...

Screenwriter Abi Morgan: ‘I am absolutely the same, but profoundly changed’

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The screenwriter Abi Morgan, best known for the films The Iron Lady, Shame and Suffragette and more recently for the much-loved BBC series The Split, works in a small flat above a perfumery in Islington, north London....

Paris attacks: defendant says he changed his mind at last moment

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The last surviving suspected assailant in the deadly 2015 Paris attacks has told a court that he changed his mind about going through with the killings at the last moment. “The objective I was given was to go to a caf...

Abramovich-gekoppelde seiljag in Nederland het van eienaar verander op die dag van die Oekraïne-inval

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