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Japanese pop maverick Akiko Yano: ‘Art is in my blood, it will never die’

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Akiko Yano is laughing as she tells the story of her debut album, Japanese Girl. Twenty-one years old and unable to speak a word of English, she found herself directing a recording session in LA with US rock outfit Li...

I’ve never thought about being a dad. Until now…

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It wasn’t the first time my nephew had called my mum “Grandma”. This was, if anything, a staple of the fairly limited vocabulary this three-year-old possessed. Mum, my sister and I had been strewn out on the grass, ex...

‘Never sold a painting in his life – but died worth $100m’: the incredible story of Boris Lurie

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“He never sold a painting in his life, lived in hovels, yet died worth about $100m,” says Anthony Williams, chairman of the Boris Lurie Art Foundation, at a press preview for Boris Lurie: Nothing to Do but Try. “He wa...

The cricketer who dazzled on her Test debut but was never picked again

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So there I was at the beginning of November 2020, sitting in Auckland’s Spark Arena anticipating the Covid-delayed concert by local musical legend Dave Dobbyn, shortly to become Sir Dave Dobbyn and already “world famo...

‘I never dance, I fear it might be too beautiful’: Jamali Maddix’s honest playlist

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I’ve only done karaoke once. I was in America, in the middle of nowhere, filming a TV show and staying in a really bad hotel, which had a karaoke. I did Sweet Home Alabama, but I only know the hook, so after that it w...

‘You never know what you’re going to get’: US supply chain woes leave schools scrambling to feed kids lunch

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On Tuesday mornings, three Little Caesars stores across Oakland county, Michigan, make 273 pizzas, even before they open for business. On Wednesdays, another 320 pies are out the door before noon. But their customers ...

‘I have never felt so hopeless’: millions in US fear utility shutoffs as debts rise

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The gas in Diana Morgan Magda’s house was shut off in May. Now when she wants to take a bath she uses an electric kettle to heat the water. It takes an hour. Magda, who lives in Girard, Ohio, relies on social security...

Never Gonna Snow Again review – rich brew of strangeness in unsettling suburbia

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There’s a rich confectionery of strangeness, sadness and fear to this very absorbing film by the Polish film-maker Małgorzata Szumowska, co-writing and directing with cinematographer Michał Englert. The title, inciden...

Never mind the explosions – how sexist is No Time to Die?

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In No Time to Die, James Bond is “retired” and so a new agent has taken his 007 title. “The world’s moved on, Commander Bond,” purrs Lashana Lynch’s Nomi. She⁠ – yes, she – is a young Black woman. Lynch’s casting as a...

‘I’ll never go back’: Uganda’s schools at risk as teachers find new work during Covid

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The last message Mary Namitala received from the private school in which she taught was in March last year, the day all schools in Uganda were ordered close due to Covid-19. The message read: “No more payments until w...

Kelly Price says she almost died from Covid – and was never missing

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The Grammy-nominated R&B and gospel singer Kelly Price has said she almost died from Covid-19 – and was never missing, as family members feared. Price announced her Covid diagnosis in July. According to the websit...

‘Elite v plebs’: the Oxford rivalries of boys who would never grow up to be men

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It was even more elitist than Oxford’s Bullingdon Club, whose past members include Boris Johnson, David Cameron and George Osborne. The Annandale Society, nicknamed the Anna, was made up exclusively of Old Etonians at...

‘It was never about saving Newsom’: how Latino voters played a major role in California

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Luis Sánchez worked overtime to rescue Governor Gavin Newsom in California’s recall race. His group PowerCA Action reached more than a quarter-million voters ahead of election day, encouraging young Latino Californian...

Bernardine Evaristo on a childhood shaped by racism: ‘I was never going to give up’

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When I won the Booker prize in 2019 for my novel Girl, Woman, Other, I became an “overnight success”, after 40 years working professionally in the arts. My career hadn’t been without its achievements and recognition, ...

Never Mind the Buzzcocks review – Daisy May Cooper takes on the pop patriarchy

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I had assumed Never Mind the Buzzcocks died at the height of its success, like Jimi Hendrix or Axel F’s Crazy Frog. In fact, since it was last on the BBC in 2015, Buzzcocks has been in TV rehab and now, cleaned up and...

‘We never went home before 10pm’: 50 years of reporting on politics and power

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Lobby journalism is a constant battle of contradictions – and that’s before you get to Boris Johnson. On the one hand, it’s a glamorous mix of receptions in Downing Street or the House of Commons terrace and flying on...

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