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I once would have been embarrassed by my love for Wayne’s World – but no longer

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I asked a friend recently what their all-time favourite film is. A director themselves, they named something impressively obscure, then asked me for mine. Without hesitation, I responded with the film I declare to be ...

Nuclear war no longer seems to scare us as much as it used to – have we become accustomed to the unthinkable?

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Raymond Briggs, the writer and illustrator who died on Tuesday, created many memorable characters but none as haunting as Jim and Hilda Bloggs, the elderly couple enduring a nuclear attack in When the Wind Blows. As n...

TechScape: I’m no longer making predictions about cryptocurrency. Here’s why

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I’ve been writing about cryptocurrency for my entire career. In that time, one point I’ve always stuck to is simple: don’t listen to me for investment advice. Today, I want to quantify why. Bitcoin was created in 2009...

Pat Benatar will no longer perform her song Hit Me With Your Best Shot

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Singer Pat Benatar said she will stop performing her song Hit Me With Your Best Shot in light of recent mass shootings in the US. Benatar told USA Today that she has decided to stop playing the song “in deference to t...

I don’t wish my teenage children away – but I’m no longer enough for all their needs

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My husband and I went to Italy for our honeymoon just before the pandemic. It was a strange time. Everything we fell in love with about Italian life became its undoing not long afterwards – the spontaneity, socialisin...

UK is no longer a cold country and must adapt to heat, say climate scientists

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The UK is no longer a cold country, scientists have said, as climate breakdown means “previously impossible heatwaves are killing people”. This week temperatures of 40C (104F) have been predicted for the first time by...

No longer the most populous, but still China wants to be world number one

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Last week, the UN’s global population project announced a major shift in the way the world looks. Next year, India, not China, will be the world’s most populous country. Right now, China has 1.43 billion people to Ind...

Prince Charles will no longer accept large cash donations for charities

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The Prince of Wales will no longer accept large cash donations for his charities, a senior royal source has said, after Charles faced criticism over claims he received €3m from a billionaire Qatari sheikh reportedly s...

The Offer review – Godfather origin story drags on for longer than all three movies

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It’s probably unfair of me to be put off The Offer (Paramount+), about the making of The Godfather, by the memories of all those lads you meet in your late teens to mid-20s who use their knowledge of the film and its ...

‘Grossly inadequate’: families call for longer sentence over deaths of pregnant Queensland woman and her partner

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A Queensland teenager who struck and killed a couple in a stolen car while he was drunk and affected by drugs could have his sentence appealed. The families of victims Matthew Field, 37, and his pregnant partner, Kate...

Longer work visa could tempt more foreign students to UK, survey finds

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International students would be more likely to consider studying in the UK if they were allowed to stay and work for three years instead of two, a survey suggests. Foreign students have been able to stay on and work i...

White solidarity doesn’t last much longer than the flowers left as memorials to Black lives

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By the time the white people showed up on Sunday, the rain had stopped. The food line for the needy that once snaked around Chilly Waters barber shop had significantly shortened. Buffalo police no longer needed to dir...

Alice Cooper review – guillotine-wielding rocker is no longer a cut above

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The man on stage has died this way before. The blade catches the spotlight on its way down and a lifeless head tumbles into a basket, ready to be paraded in front of the baying crowd. In Alice Cooper’s world, executio...

Achoo! The hay fever season lasts longer than ever. Here’s what we can do about it

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If you have sneezed your way through the last few days, you are not alone. About a quarter of the UK population are thought to suffer from hay fever, with numbers continuing to grow. And the latest research suggests t...

DIY waste disposal will no longer incur charge under new plans

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Households in England and Wales will no longer have to pay to get rid of waste created by DIY activities under new plans set out by the government on Monday. At the moment, some local authorities are allowed to charge...

Hong Kong hospitals will no longer separate Covid-infected children from parents

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Hong Kong hospital authorities have made a U-turn to allow parents of Covid-positive children to accompany them in paediatric wards, regardless of their own Covid status, as the city’s “fifth wave” of the virus eases....

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