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The Green Knight review – Dev Patel rides high on sublimely beautiful quest

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Christ’s sacrifice and the erotic death-wish of earthly glory: these are the components of this freaky folk horror from writer-director David Lowery, a mysterious and sensationally beautiful film inspired by the 14th-...

Watchdog to launch crackdown on ads falsely claiming green credentials

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Airline ads that encourage taking too many flights and carmakers that show SUVs tearing up the countryside are set to fall foul of a crackdown on marketing that encourages environmentally irresponsible behaviour. The ...

Maddy Green keeps New Zealand in series after England top order falters

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Despite eve-of-game nerves surrounding a potential security threat, the third one-day international between England and New Zealand took place without a single hiccup. Unless, that is, you count the home side’s battin...

Do you have a glossy green front lawn? What is this, the 1950s?

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Americans love front yards with big, carefully manicured lawns. In fact, homeowners spent a record $47.8bn in lawn and garden retail purchases in 2018 alone. Then there’s the water usage: 9tn gallons a year nationwide...

Chelsea flower show: a garden with a green message for the green-fingered

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A week before the opening of the UK’s most prestigious flower show, the site is full of JCBs and people in hi-vis vests with steel-capped boots. Some gardens still look like construction sites, including part of the R...

Republicans overplayed their hand in California – and Democrats are laughing

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On Tuesday, Gavin Newsom, California’s embattled governor, convincingly beat back a Republican-driven recall effort. Once projected to be a nail-biter, the contest degenerated into a nearly 30-point blowout. Indeed, N...

Keir Starmer will address green new deal plans at conference, say team

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Keir Starmer is committed to debating plans for a green new deal at Labour’s conference later this month, his team have insisted, despite the party having rejected a grassroots motion on the issue. Labour sources said...

BBC Three set to return as TV channel after Ofcom gives green light

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BBC Three is set for a triumphant return as a TV channel after media regulator Ofcom gave it the provisional greenlight to return to broadcast television, six years after the corporation took it off air because its yo...

Green protesters bring M25 traffic to a halt for second time this week

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Dozens of environmental protesters have blocked traffic on Britain’s busiest motorway for the second time in three days. Activists from Insulate Britain staged the demonstration at several sections of the M25 in Londo...

Norway votes – but is Europe’s biggest oil giant ready to go green?

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Norway goes to the polls on Monday in parliamentary elections that are forcing western Europe’s largest oil and gas producer to confront its environmental contradictions. Climate issues have dominated the campaigning ...

660,000 jobs at risk as UK’s green investment lags

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Up to 660,000 jobs will be at serious risk if the UK continues to fall behind other countries in the amount it invests in green infrastructure and jobs, according to an alarming study published on Saturday. Coming jus...

Don’t wait for JCVI green light to roll out Covid boosters, says Hunt

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Ministers should consider rolling out Covid booster injections even without a green light from the vaccinations watchdog, the former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. Hunt, who chairs the Commons health committee...

TV tonight: Robson Green and Tom Brittney return to investigate more village crimes

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Robson Green and Tom Brittney return for a sixth season of drama from the Cambridgeshire village of Grantchester. We open in 1958, as the Rev Will Davenport (Brittney) heads off with the vicarage family to a holiday ...

Green politics is beset by a fundamental paradox

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Andy Beckett is right to find some optimism in the record of the exceptional Green MP Caroline Lucas and the party’s growing number of councillors (The Greens are on the brink of power – is it more than a political bl...

Scottish Green membership backs power-sharing deal with SNP

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Members of the Scottish Greens have backed an agreement for the party to join the Holyrood government alongside the Scottish National party (SNP). Party members voted to support the deal to enter government at Saturda...

Green party steps into unknown with latest leadership election

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Some senior party members describe it as a step into the unknown. Others call it a generational fight for its future direction, albeit a politely-fought one. What is clear is that in a few weeks the Greens in England ...

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