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Embrace the darkness: why autumn nights are for getting outside

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To go in the dark with a light is to know the lightTo know the dark, go dark. Go without sight,and find that the dark too blooms and sings,and is travelled by dark feet and dark wingsWendell Berry The night is dark – ...

Cyclist fends off 500lb bear after getting bitten in Alaska

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A cyclist confronted and bitten by a 500lb bear while out riding in Alaska told authorities he yelled at and kicked the animal as it ran after him, along a riverbed. The incident last Tuesday occurred in Cantwell, clo...

City’s crisis of confidence in Matthew Moulding’s THG is real – and getting worse

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“No material new information will be disclosed today,” declared THG in advance of its big City presentation. Maybe that was the problem. The 35% plunge in share price, which definitely counts as “material”, says that ...

William Shatner: hardest part of space flight will be getting in and out of seat

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The toughest part of going into space with Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin company, the Star Trek actor William Shatner said, will be getting in and out of his chair in the New Shepard spacecraft. Shatner, 90, will become t...

Getting over a breakup? Critics pick music, books, games and more to help

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The best method for getting through a breakup is watching Marc Webb’s movie (500) Days of Summer, in which Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets dumped by the original Manic Pixie Dream Girl Zooey Deschanel. For all its faults, t...

Getting flu with Covid doubles risk of death, says UK health chief

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People who catch flu and Covid at the same time this winter are twice as likely to die than those who only have coronavirus, according to the UK Health Security Agency chief executive, Dr Jenny Harries. The former dep...

Getting public transport to work much harder in north of England

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Workers living in northern England can access far fewer local jobs on public transport than those living in the south, according to a damning new report that will increase pressure on Boris Johnson to deliver on his “...

Fuel shortage ‘getting worse’ in London and south-east England

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Fuel shortages are getting worse in some parts of the country, in particular London and the south-east, the chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has said. Brian Madderson warned the shortages remained a ...

Getting Away With Murder(s) review – powerful call for Holocaust justice

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Here is an epic documentary investigation from director David Nicholas Wilkinson into something that could be called the great unpunishment: after the second world war, though many chief perpetrators of the Nazi Holoc...

Doctor ‘bias’ behind women getting worse treatment for heart attacks, Australian study finds

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Women receive worse medical treatment than men for common heart attacks, according to new research. A study by Sydney researchers has found that women diagnosed with a common type of heart attack or the condition unst...

‘Everything just kept getting bigger!’ Genesis on prog, 80s stardom and Phil Collins’s health

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‘Genesis have always been slightly below the radar,” says keyboardist Tony Banks. “We’ve never been part of a current trend; we don’t tend to get awards; we’re just sort of … there. People that like us really like us,...

Freezing your eggs may be getting easier, but it’s no simple fertility fix

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Eleven years ago, a gynaecologist told me my fallopian tubes were “obliterated”. He had just performed adhesiolysis, the surgical removal of scar tissue. In my case, the scarring was from a ruptured appendix in my you...

Thanks to Real Housewives, I no longer dread getting older. Honestly, it looks great

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In a now legendary Real Housewives of New York scene, then 49-year-old Luann de Lesseps is hungover and unapologetic. On a girls trip to Turks and Caicos, a wild night of partying has ended with a naked man asleep in ...

Explainer: Is each state in Australia getting its fair share of Covid vaccine doses?

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The states have blasted the federal government for an “under the table” agreement that saw extra Pfizer doses sent to NSW, saying the imbalance needs to be urgently remedied. Data published by the ABC on Monday night ...

The week in audio: Getting Better; The Fake Paralympians; Horrible Histories Podcast

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Getting Better AudibleThe Fake Paralympians BBC World Service | BBC SoundsHorrible Histories Podcast BBC Sounds Winston Churchill’s “detente” with his prostate is not what you’d expect popping up, as it were, in the o...

To vaccinate children or not? Getting decision right is far from child’s play

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It is a mantra heard less often these days, that the government will “follow the science” over Covid, and for good reason. As current uncertainty over the UK’s vaccine programme shows, there are times when science and...

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