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Don’t Be That Guy: activists praise campaign tackling sexual violence

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Activists have hailed a police campaign that calls on men to look first to themselves when considering how to tackle violence against women. The Don’t Be That Guy campaign by Police Scotland includes a video in which ...

Lord of the Rings actors praise Italian man who lives as a hobbit

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Lord of the Rings actors including Elijah Wood have expressed their support for the project of an Italian man who lives as a hobbit and is building his personal “shire” from JRR Tolkien’s fictional Middle-earth in Ita...

Where would I be without my group chat? In praise of my Whatsapp group

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My WhatsApp chain, started six years ago with three girlfriends, has been my lifeline during this bizarre year. OK fine, it was my lifeline pre-pandemic, too, because I am the mother of three children under five-and-a...

How should you respond to deep, sincere praise? There are no easy answers

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I don’t watch much TV in the morning – I put it roughly on a par with smoking weed in the morning – and this has led me to miss the entire brilliant oeuvre of Lorraine, on ITV, until Thursday. She was interviewing Pro...

Great Barrier Reef: leading scientists praise Unesco’s ‘in danger’ warning

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Five of the world’s leading reef and climate scientists have thanked Unesco for recommending the Great Barrier Reef be listed as world heritage “in danger”, saying it was the right decision in part because Australia h...

Bob Dylan at 80: in praise of a mighty and unbowed singer-songwriter

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Astonishingly, Bob Dylan turns 80 on Monday. For millions of people like me, this is a moment to celebrate. We’re insane, of course. We listen to him every day like other people pray. We’ve been to hundreds of the liv...

Progressive Democrats praise Biden on Covid but call for bolder action

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The progressive wing of the Democratic party praised Joe Biden for his handling of the Covid-19 crisis in a response to the president’s first address to Congress, but urged the president to be bolder in tackling the c...