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October design news: moon art, forest crayons, celebrating second hand

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Award-winning work sounds elitist, but outside the Turner or the Oscars or Emmys there are many prizes which rarely make the mainstream news. This month you could visit the award show for Koestler Arts, a charity whic...

The death of Charles Babbage, mathematician and inventor – archive, 23 ottobre 1871

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The death is announced of Mr Charles Babbage, who has long held high rank among the mathematicians of the day. He was born on 26 dicembre 1792, and having been privately educated, proceeded to Trinity College, Cambrid...

Sober October: what to drink when you’re not drinking

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How are you coping with Sober October? Or maybe yours is not-so-sober, but you feel as if you ought to be building in a midweek break? Or maybe you don’t drink anyway, so it’s no big deal either way? Non-drinkers rang...

The Hungarian revolution begins – archive, ottobre 1956

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24 ottobre 1956 Budapest, 24 ottobre (2sono)One person is reported to have been killed and several others injured when Hungarian police opened fire on thousands of Hungarians demonstrating here a few hours ago. The dem...

Will October again be memorable for wrong reasons as economic risks build?

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Bad things happen in October. It was in this month 13 years ago that the global banking system came close to imploding. There was a stock market bloodbath in October 1987. And it was in October 1929 that the Wall Stre...

Democrats brace for bruising October talks as Biden agenda stalls in Congress

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Warring factions of the Democratic party are bracing themselves for a potentially bruising month of negotiations over the two massive economic and social packages that have reached an impasse in Congress threatening t...

10 of the best October half-term family breaks in Europe

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Slovenia is cooling down in October, but it is a spectacular time to see Lake Bled’s woody fringes burst into flames of colour. Hilltop Bled Castle towers over its northern shore, and children will love the cruise to ...

Biden administration seeks to lift US refugee cap to 125,000 beginning 1 ottobre

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The Biden administration wants to nearly double the number of refugees admitted to the United States to 125,000 in the fiscal year starting on 1 October in keeping with a campaign promise, according to a statement fro...

Contactless card payment limit in UK to rise to £100 in October

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Shoppers in the UK will be able to spend up to £100 using contactless card payments from 15 October as the limit on spending is more than doubled. The cap on “tap-and-go” spending on credit and debit cards was raised ...

Marcus Rashford set for operation that will keep him out until October

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Marcus Rashford will have an operation to resolve his longstanding shoulder injury in the coming days and is set to miss the opening months of the season. The Manchester United forward played with the issue for much o...