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The Lodger review – fights, forgiveness and midlife reckonings

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Robert Holman’s play contains some great riches. A story of sisters and midlife reckonings, it puts two older women centre stage and comes with a seismic sibling betrayal. The Lodger is also the story of good and bad ...

Kanaal 4 opens new HQ in Leeds as it fights against privatisation

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Kanaal 4 will open its national headquarters in Leeds on Monday as it fights against a government threatening to sell it off to the highest bidder. Oor 200 of the channel’s 912 staff will initially work out of what...

Kim Jong-un rejects Covax vaccine offer as North Korea fights pandemic in ‘our style’

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered officials to wage a tougher epidemic prevention campaign in “our style” after he turned down some foreign Covid-19 vaccines offered via the UN-backed immunisation program. D...

The Toll review – toll booth man with no name fights back in jokey Welsh western

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Father Ted meets the old west in this entertaining black comedy set in rural Pembrokeshire – “where English people come to die”, according to graffiti on a road sign into the county. It features a couple of familiar f...

City of Nanjing isolated as China fights worst Covid outbreak in months

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Health authorities in China have set up checkpoints and reportedly suspended flights in the eastern city of Nanjing in the country’s worst coronavirus emergency in months. Meer as 170 people have been diagnosed with...

Sajda Mughal: The woman who survived 7/7 – quit her job and fights for a better world

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Sajda Mughal was on her daily commute to her dream job in City recruitment on the morning her world was turned upside down. It was a July day in London, 16 jare terug, one that throbbed with the summer heat, and Mughal...

‘Torturous’: Australian family fights to free refugee held for eight years without charge

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One of the child refugees unlawfully detained on Manus Island alongside Loghman Sawari has said it is “unbelievable” he remains detained, eight years on, while an Australian family has said they have repeatedly offere...

More sex. Fewer fights. Has the pandemic actually been good for relationships?

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From the earliest days of the pandemic, experts anticipated that the stress of Covid-19 would wreak havoc on romantic relationships (and in some cases, they were right). But one recent survey suggests what few people ...

‘I want them to feel human again’: the woman who escaped slavery in the UK – and fights to free others

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The streets of west London were dark and empty as Analiza Guevarra walked towards a large, white mansion block in South Kensington in February 2019. Just after 5am, she stood at a corner, well away from any street lig...

Privacy activists are winning fights with tech giants. Why does victory feel hollow?

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For privacy activists, 2021 brings one big victory after another. Eerste, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced in March that it would stop tracking individual users as they roam from site to site. This dec...

Oil and gas industry fights Morrison government levy of up to $1bn to decommission rig

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Offshore oil and gas producers are fighting a Morrison government decision to impose a levy on the entire industry to fund a potential $1bn remediation of a floating rig and associated fields in the Timor Sea formerly...

Buddy McGirt: ‘A lot of Derek Chisora’s fights have been real wars but I can look after him’

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When the lights dim at the Manchester Arena on Saturday, and Derek Chisora and Joseph Parker wait in their corners for the first bell, it will be tempting to pay more attention to their trainers as they offer up the f...

Kremlin plots major crackdown on Navalny allies as he fights for life

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The Kremlin is preparing the most sweeping crackdown on Alexei Navalny’s followers since his emergence as an opposition leader in 2011, threatening to liquidate his entire political organisation as he fights for his l...

Kurds in ‘mountain prisoncower as Turkey fights PKK with drones in Iraq

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As decades-old battle intensifies, civilians count cost in lives and livelihoods It took 10 days to find Muhsin Speri’s body. The 64-year-old had left his town in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan along with friends Ha...

‘Masking works’: Austin fights back as Texas loosens Covid-19 restrictions

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Local jurisdictions have decided to keep their coronavirus safety protocols, drawing ire from state politiciansMonths of hostility and infighting between Texas’s Republican and Democratic leaders reached a breaking po...