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‘My colleagues ignored me for a year’: what it’s really like to work in TV as a disabled person

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While there has been improvement in disability representation in recent years, it’s still common to switch on the TV and only see non-disabled people. In die UK, 22% of people have a disability, yet disabled talent ma...

How a writer found himself in a missing person story

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Despite the cold, it had been a decent day. Late March is sometimes like that in London. More winter than spring, the grass often still frozen half solid underfoot. It’s rarely a time that speaks too loudly of renewal...

Man cleared of 1981 rape of Alice Sebold over concerns wrong person sent to jail

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A rape conviction at the center of a memoir by award-winning author Alice Sebold has been overturned because of what authorities determined were serious flaws with the 1982 prosecution and concerns the wrong man had b...

‘I have always been a fashion person’: Billy Porter to host Fashion Awards

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Billy Porter, the actor best known for his role as Pray Tell in Ryan Murphy’s series Pose, will host this year’s Fashion Awards, to take place in London on 29 November. Porter – who is also a singer, regisseur, writer,...

One person in 50 had Covid in England last week, ONS data shows

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Coronavirus infections in England have increased to the same levels seen at the height of the second wave in January, data has revealed, with one in 50 people in the community having the virus last week. According to ...

Can an animal be a person? Yes – if they are Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos

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For all those who keep up with Pablo Escobar’s “cocaine hippos”, some happy news: a federal US court has recognised them as “interested persons” with legal rights. The hippos owned by the late Colombian kingpin, en t...

Meditation, vodka and vinegar: can the morning routines of the rich and famous make me a better person?

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Are morning people better than night owls? I was delighted to discover that they are not. The “morning morality effect” – the notion that our capacity to resist lying and cheating dwindles through the day – applies on...

Nederlandse koninklikes kan met dieselfde geslag trou sonder om die troon prys te gee, sê PM

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'N Nederlandse monarg kan trou met 'n persoon van watter geslag hulle ook al kies sonder om hul troonreg te verloor, premier Mark Rutte gesê. Rutte reageer op vrae van die parlement wat uit 'n ....

’You feel like a child again!’ Would exercising at 5am make you a happier person?

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A minute’s silence – a chance to listen to the wind and the waves crashing on to shingle, and look across the Solent to the lights of a cruise ship in the distance – and then we charge into the water, although some of...

Derde persoon sterf in Japan nadat hy besmette Moderna -koronavirus -entstof geneem het

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'N Derde man is dood in Japan nadat hy 'n inspuiting ontvang het van een van die drie groepe Moderna -entstowwe, aangesien dit geïdentifiseer is as besmet, hoewel die owerhede sê dat daar nog geen oorsaaklike verband gevind is nie. Die 49-jarige ....

Person charged with indecent exposure at LA spa after viral Instagram video

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Los Angeles authorities have charged a 52-year-old with indecent exposure at a popular Korean spa that was the subject of a viral Instagram post earlier this summer. The LA police department (LAPD) announced late on T...

David Crosby on love, music and rancour: ‘Neil Young is probably the most selfish person I know’

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David Crosby has just turned 80. Congratulations, ek sê. “Thank you, man!” says the great singer-songwriter, trailblazer and trouble-maker. How did he celebrate? “Eighty years old is something you mourn, not celebrate...

My experience as a trans person doesn’t fit the script, but why should it?

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For the longest time, I was convinced I couldn’t be really transgender. I knew that living as a woman made me want to climb out of my own skin, but I also understood that my story bore little resemblance to how trans ...

For a disabled person, becoming a Paralympian isn’t just about ‘trying harder’

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The Paralympics begins this week, and we’re about to see some fantastic sport, from Ellie Simmonds in the pool to Sarah Storey in the velodrome. Maar, unfortunately, we’re also about to hear lots of cringe-worthy takes...

NSW police apologise for sending email with sensitive information to wrong person

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When a sensitive email from New South Wales police landed in Richard McDonald’s inbox earlier this month, he could scarcely believe the irony. The email, obviously not intended for him, contained confidential and pers...

One person found dead in French wildfire near Saint-Tropez

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One person has died during France’s biggest wildfire of the summer, local authorities have confirmed as the blaze continued to rage in the countryside behind Saint-Tropez. The body was found in a house in the village ...

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