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After losing our family dogs, we couldn’t bear more grief. Then Covid brought puppy love back into our lives

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Two years ago, when my family dog died, it marked the end of an era. There were no scuttling feet and a sniff to greet me when I came home to visit and no companion for my parents to go on walks with. We have had a do...

‘More stunts, Maverick!’ Even Tom Cruise couldn’t save the Queen’s hellish jubilee horsefest

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Repeatedly throughout last night’s The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration (ITV), we were told emphatically that the whole event was designed with the Queen’s interests in mind. There would be no youth-appeasing Live...

Don Winslow: ‘I’m a cupcake. I certainly couldn’t be a leg-breaker’

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Over Zoom from his Rhode Island home, Don Winslow is straight from central casting for a 68-year-old former private investigator turned crime writer who works in the morning and goes hiking in the afternoon. He’s lean...

‘I couldn’t keep it inside’: ballet star Olga Smirnova on quitting the Bolshoi and fleeing Russia

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‘My life totally changed in one day,” says Olga Smirnova. “In the morning, I did not know I was going to leave Russia. And in the night, I was sitting on the plane.” The 30-year-old dancer was one of the Bolshoi Balle...

‘We couldn’t stand it’: the Ukrainians travelling for days to flee Russian bombs and rockets

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After four days on the road, sleeping in her car, Ludmila Lyskevska was in a defiant mood. “Putin has gone bonkers. He wants Ukraine to be part of his imperium,” she said, stretching her legs as snow fell from a white...

Even Johnson’s own fraud minister couldn’t bear the stink of this government

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Theodore Agnew was the model of a modern Tory oligarch. A successful businessman, he made enough to dabble in the new politics. He did all the right things. He backed a chain of academy schools and joined a Conservati...

Patsy Stevenson: ‘We were angry at being told we couldn’t mourn the death of a woman’

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When Patsy Stevenson was arrested on the night of 13 March, at the vigil on Clapham Common for Sarah Everard, it was hard to believe what was happening: at the precise moment in which public faith in the police force ...

‘We couldn’t be more inconsistent’: discordant Democrats imperil Biden’s agenda

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cannot have been surprised that wearing a “Tax the Rich” dress to New York’s Met gala would trigger performative outrage from the right. But it also earned blowback from closer to home. Eric A...

US intelligence couldn’t resolve debate over Covid origins – declassified report

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The US intelligence community failed to resolve sharp debate within the Biden administration over whether a Chinese laboratory incident was the source of Covid-19, US officials said in a declassified summary on Friday...

Femi Fadugba: ‘There’s no reason why Peckham couldn’t be the theoretical physics capital of the world’

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Had it not been for his secondary school caretaker, physicist-turned-novelist Femi Fadugba might never have gone on to study material sciences and quantum computing at Oxford University. “I don’t usually tell people t...

I’ve been cast as a bitchy theatre critic – it’s a role I couldn’t turn down

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About six weeks ago a small bombshell landed in my inbox. Headed “A Job Offer”, it was an email from Neil McPherson, director of the Finborough theatre in London, asking if I would like to play the role of a theatre c...

I Couldn’t Love You More by Esther Freud review – mothers, daughters and secrets

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Esther Freud’s ninth novel is about mothers, daughters and secrets, telling the story of three generations of women: the men they love and the choices they make. There’s Aoife, in contemporary Cork, who relates to her...

I was told I couldn’t get a mortgage because I’m abroad but is that the case?

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Q I want to get a residential mortgage and have a deposit of about £75,000. I am self-employed, a UK resident and earn – and pay tax on – all of my earnings in the UK. However, I am currently in Asia and am mostly pai...

‘I couldn’t be with someone who liked Jack Reacher’: can our taste in books help us find love?

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“He mentioned in his bio that he liked Virginia Woolf and I was like, ‘Ah! The dream boy,” says Francesca, 34, who met her boyfriend Andy on Tinder. They spent two years as friends, exchanging books and chatting about...

‘It couldn’t be more relevant’: the unseen Richard Wright novel finally getting its due

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He was one of most influential African American writers of the 20th century. But Richard Wright found it hard to talk to his daughter about race. “It’s like soldiers who go to war and then come back,” Julia Wright, wh...

‘They couldn’t care less’: plan to solve sewage crisis in Illinois town merely ‘a patch’

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Residents of a majority-Black community that have endured long-term flooding from sewage claim that a proposed plan to remedy the issue is insufficient. The Guardian reported last month on how even modest rainfall cau...

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