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Xi’s army: from ‘hiding and biding’ to building China’s dream

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When Covid-19 swept across Iran last March, killing more than 1,000 people including the senior commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, it was the Chinese military that Tehran turned to for help. On 19 Mar...

Gilgamesh Dream Tablet to be formally handed back to Iraq

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A 3,600-year-old tablet showing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh will be formally handed back to Iraq by the US on Thursday. The tablet, known as the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, shows parts of a Sumerian poem from the Epic o...

The problem with OnlyFans’ mainstream dream

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When the ‘subscription social network’ OnlyFans announced it would be banning the sexually explicit content that made it a billion-dollar business, sex workers were up in arms – and many observers wondered how the mov...

A Calling for Charlie Barnes review – tragicomedy of the American Dream

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“Attention must be paid.” The standout line in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman – the anguished admonishment of Linda Loman that her husband’s suffering deserves the dignity of being noticed – seems to stand as an ...

‘This is my country’: how the family of Balbir Singh Sodhi resolved to carry on his American dream

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At a gas station in Mesa, Arizona, more than 2,300 miles from where the twin towers fell on 9/11, stands a permanent reminder of long reaching trauma. A memorial constructed with speckled white marble and black tile m...

Dream on! The surprising health benefit of a weekend lie-in

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Name: The weekend lie-in. Age: As old as the weekend. Appearance: An unmoving lump under a duvet, with the sun shining on it. Ah! What a guilty pleasure. Apparently, you shouldn’t feel any guilt. Because you’re uncon...

Ronaldo’s dream second debut for Manchester United – Football Weekly

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Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Jamie Jackson and Troy Townsend to review Cristiano Ronaldo’s dazzling Manchester United return, Romelu Lukaku’s triumphant homecoming at Chelsea and the rest of the action from t...

Cristiano Ronaldo makes dream return as Manchester United rout Newcastle

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It was the hottest ticket in town for some time and Cristiano Ronaldo was never going to disappoint. It is rare that one individual transcends a match but that is how it was at Old Trafford from the moment Manchester ...

Fernandez and Auger-Aliassime show a hopeful side of Canada’s tennis dream

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A few months ago, Leylah Annie Fernandez was far from a household name in Canada. But after a series of stunning performances at the US Open, she is the toast of the town – french toast with extra maple syrup, to be p...

The ‘workation’: why working from a dream destination isn’t all sunshine

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Name: Workations. Age: New, or at least newly acceptable. Appearance: Like work, but with more sand and better coffee. Is it like a staycation? It’s the polar opposite: instead of taking time off while remaining at h...

The Nest review – Jude Law flies home in a riveting neoliberal fever dream

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Is it a ghost story? A parable of family dysfunction? Or perhaps a fever dream of neoliberalism’s troubled birth in the Thatcher-Reagan 80s and the special relationship of greed and good? Or is this rivetingly strange...

Canós and Nørgaard sink Arsenal to give Brentford dream start

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The anticipation had been building. For generations. Not since 1947 had Brentford hosted a top division match and, when it happened – in the club’s lovely new-ish stadium, which was packed out for the first time – it ...

Tears fell after my Olympic dream ended but the heartache will drive me on

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I have been home from the Olympics for a few days and, while the hurt is still raw, I am feeling so much better than I did last Tuesday in Tokyo. Then, after I lost a split-decision in my lightweight quarter-final aga...

London 2012 lit my Olympic dream – now I want a boxing medal for real

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Eleven years ago, when I was just a little girl with a big dream, I had to call myself Colin and pretend to be a boy so that I could step inside a boxing ring. I was nine and girls were not allowed to box at the famou...

Memoria review – Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Tilda Swinton make a dream team

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The Thai artist and film-maker Apichatpong Weerasethakul offers us his own kind of exaltation and his own abolition of gravity; he fixes you with his unbroken gaze and his meaning seems to float out of the screen – an...

Lucy McCormick: Life: Live! – wannabe pop star’s lockdown fever dream

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Life: Live! is a hot mess. Lucy McCormick’s overconfident alter ego Lucy Muck is intent on being an icon. On tour with her band, she is presenting her extremely chaotic debut concept album, ready to become a household...

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