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The Inseparables – read an extract from the newly discovered novel by Simone de Beauvoir

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When I was nine years old I was a good little girl, though this hadn’t always been the case. As a small child the adults’ tyranny caused me to throw such tantrums that one of my aunts declared, quite seriously: “Sylvi...

‘Tragic’ delays: documents reveal Australia knew time was running out to extract Afghan staff

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The Australian government was warned in mid-July that the worsening security situation in Afghanistan and Covid restrictions were making it “extremely difficult” to help former Afghan employees escape the country, pre...

‘I am not who I was’: Michael Rosen on surviving Covid – extract

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Day 12. The year’s seasons roll by in a night: sweats,freezes, sweats, freezes. Wondered whose mouthI had: I didn’t remember it as made of sandpaper.Water is as good as ever.Tweet from @MichaelRosenYes, 27/03/2020 Ge...