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‘Last-chance saloon’: Prince Charles urges Scott Morrison to attend Cop26 climate summit

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Prince Charles has urged the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, to attend this month’s critical Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow, saying it could be the world’s last chance to take action. In a wide-ranging...

Prince Charles reveals his car runs on cheese and wine byproducts

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Burnishing his green credentials before the Cop26 summit, it was with pride that Prince Charles revealed that he runs his Aston Martin on “surplus English white wine and whey from the cheese process”. “I hope he drive...

Prince Charles says he ‘totally understands’ frustrations of climate protesters

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The Prince of Wales has said he understands why campaigners from organisations such as Extinction Rebellion take to the streets to demand action on the climate crisis but has called for “more constructive rather than ...

A lemon at the car dealership: Charles Traub’s best phone picture

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In Miami, Florida, a few years ago, Charles H Traub was walking past the packed lot of a car dealership when he saw this outsized lemon parked in a vacant spot. “In our vernacular, as I suppose in yours, a lemon is so...

Top 10 books about human consciousness

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Do you know what sort of animal you are? It’s rather important to know. If you call yourself a humanist, for instance, don’t you need some idea of what a human is so that you can make sure your behaviour accords with ...

Prince Charles ‘cash-for-honours’ scandal grows with fresh allegations

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Clarence House is facing fresh questions over further revelations in the royal “cash-for-honours” scandal involving middlemen who reportedly took cuts for setting up meetings between wealthy donors and the Prince of W...

Cops is coming back to TV and that’s a depressing sign of the times

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Last summer, amid a spate of protests against overzealous policing that erupted in more police violence, which only proved their necessity, the silver lining was supposed to be the promise of lasting change. Judging b...

Scottish watchdog looks into Russian donation to Prince Charles charity

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Scotland’s charity regulator has announced an investigation following claims that a six-figure sum from a wealthy Russian donor was accepted by Prince Charles’s charitable foundation before being rejected by its ethic...

Liam Charles’ recipe for salted peanut butter caramel and chocolate tart

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It’s my birthday – 24 years on this glorious place we call Earth. We’re going to celebrate the Liam way with something tasty and indulgent that will leave you wanting more: chocolate pastry, ganache and – trust me whe...

I’d dine with Charles if the price was right

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Re the article by Gaby Hinsliff (The ‘cash for access’ revelations mean a veil of secrecy around Prince Charles must be lifted, 2 August), for the avoidance of doubt, can I just say that Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak or ...

Charles Connor, drummer for Little Richard, dies aged 86

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Charles Connor, who was a drummer for Little Richard and other music greats including James Brown and Sam Cooke, has died aged 86. Connor’s daughter, Queenie Connor Sonnefeld, said her father died peacefully in his sl...

The ‘cash for access’ revelations mean a veil of secrecy around Prince Charles must be lifted

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Money talks. Or perhaps more to the point, money gets heard. We know this to be the case in British politics by now, which is why stories that arguably should shock – like the weekend’s allegations that Conservative p...

What science has to say about talking to yourself in lockdown

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Camille remembers the first time she noticed talking to herself out loud. “It was almost like, ‘Oh, that’s my voice’, in a way that I wouldn’t have thought of it if I’d been speaking in a meeting. I was usually report...

Poem of the week: Anima Anceps by Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Anima Anceps Till death have brokenSweet life’s love-token,Till all be spokenThat shall be said,What dost thou praying,O soul, and playingWith song and saying,Things flown and fled?For this we know not –That fresh spr...

Liam Charles’ recipe for roasted peach bao buns

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I can’t tell you how much I love bao buns: barbecue pork, sweet potatoes, tempura fish … just talking about them is making me hungry. But, hey, this is a baking column, so let’s make them sweet and fill them with a pi...

Prince Charles funded Harry and Meghan until summer 2020, accounts show

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Buckingham Palace has admitted it “must do more” in terms of diversity and is “not where we would like to be” as figures show people from ethnic minority backgrounds make up 8.5% of its staff. It also emerged that Pri...

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