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Covid pandemic might unlock doors to golden age for the arts

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For Britain’s theatres it has been a case of history repeating itself. The playhouses were often closed in the 16th and 17th centuries as a result of the bubonic plague and last year they closed because the prime mini...

Stephen Colbert: Biden ‘might have to deliver his agenda by caesarean’

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“Things are going a little rough for the Biden administration,” said Stephen Colbert on Thursday’s Late Show. “It’s been nine months, and at this point he might have to deliver his agenda by caesarean.” The president...

Aviva might benefit from an agitator but the risk is over-reach

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An activist investor would have been very useful at Aviva for most of the insurer’s 20-odd years of existence, frustrated shareholders will feel. Outside the banking sector, it’s hard to think of a major UK financial ...

What are Covid-status certificates and how might they work?

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Domestic vaccine passports could be used to help the UK economy reopen, but a broad coalition of MPs are opposed to the ideaAfter months of speculation regarding whether Covid-status certificates – domestic vaccine pa...

Could he? Will they? What if? What might happen next in Succession

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For all its whizz-bang caper-gone-wrong energy, and for all its subsequent emotional troughs, this week’s Succession finale might have been the most important in its entire run. Because, unless I am very much wrong, S...

Even no deal might make more sense than this unstable Brexit agreement

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Far from generating goodwill and a better working relationship, the trade and cooperation agreement has done the opposite“No deal is better than a bad deal.” We were among those who snorted with derision when Theresa ...

‘I might delete it’: users on the NHS Covid-19 app amid the ‘pingdemic’

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The number of downloads of the NHS Covid-19 app has shrunk dramatically amid a “pingdemic” that is causing shortages of goods and workers, after former health secretary Jeremy Hunt warned last week that the government...

Napier Barracks staff feared asylum seekers might die from Covid

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Staff at Home Office barracks accommodation feared that some asylum seekers placed there might die during the mass Covid outbreak earlier this year, the Guardian has learned. Meeting notes released following a freedom...

British warships might enter Crimean waters again, says minister

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UK warships would again be prepared to pass through disputed waters around Crimea, a cabinet minister has said, after Wednesday’s unexpected diplomatic and military clash with Russia in the Black Sea.George Eustice, t...

Foxconn says it might revive Wisconsin plant to make electric cars

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Residents forced to move in 2017 when site was earmarked for LCD screen productionThe head of Taiwanese manufacturing company Foxconn has said it could start making electric vehicles at a previously abandoned Wisconsi...

Why Robert Durst’s first murder conviction might not be his last

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For years, the wheels of justice moved so slowly against Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir with a trail of dead bodies dotting his improbably charmed life, that his victims’ family and friends feared he’d ne...

An electoral fix alone won’t save Britain’s progressives. Agreeing principles might

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To the end, Shirley Williams always described herself as a democratic socialist. In her 2009 autobiography, easily one of the best political memoirs of her generation, she describes a lifetime spent “trying to hammer ...

Elephants might not fly: confusion over Carrie Johnson charity’s rewilding plan

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Confusion has erupted over plans to fly a herd of elephants from Kent to Kenya, after the Kenyan wildlife service said it had not been contacted or consulted about the operation. On Monday, the Aspinall Foundation ann...

Be reassured: the world is not as divided as we might think

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Today’s widely accepted narrative is that we live in historically divided times. Voters are routinely described as “polarised”, while analysts compete to identify the essential schism of the age, whether this is metro...

Capitalism won’t save us from Covid, no matter what Boris Johnson might think

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His claim that ‘greed’ was the driver behind the UK’s vaccine success ignores the huge role of state fundingBoris Johnson has attributed the UK’s vaccine success to “capitalism” and “greed”. Though these were crude re...

What might Scotland’s election results mean for IndyRef2?

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Elections for the Scottish parliament are taking place on Thursday. We examine the possible results and their implications for a future independence referendum. The most recent polls have painted a divergent picture,...

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