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‘Game of Whac-a-Mole’: why Russian disinformation is still running amok on social media

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As the war in Ukraine rages on, Russia is ramping up one of its most powerful weapons: disinformation. Social media companies are scrambling to respond. False claims about the invasion have been spread by users in Rus...

‘I was running naked with a fake penis’: how Simon Rex found redemption playing a washed-up porn star

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What must it be like to have a penis the size of a draught excluder? “I wouldn’t know, dude!” says Simon Rex. The one the actor models in the new comedy Red Rocket, in which he plays a disreputable middle-aged former ...

‘We’re showing we’re alive’: the older Ukrainians running daily as war rages

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On Monday, as the world watched the war in Ukraine intensify, Nikolai Plyuyko did something extraordinary. He went for an 11-kilometer run through the streets of Kyiv. Plyuyko has participated in 48 marathons in his l...

Covid-hit Transport for London gets another bailout to keep running

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The funding standoff between Transport for London and central government has inched closer to a long-term settlement, with a further £200m agreed to keep TfL services running for the next four months. Fares across TfL...

Tim Scott, only Black Senate Republican, hints he could be Trump running mate

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The only Black Republican in the Senate, Tim Scott of South Carolina, has indicated a willingness to be Donald Trump’s running mate should the former president mount another White House campaign. Asked by Fox News if...

German leader to head to Moscow amid fears time is running out

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Olaf Scholz will use his trip to Moscow on Tuesday to press home the economic cost of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, German government sources have said in what some European leaders fear could be a last opportunity t...

Just in time: why we keep running out of everything – video

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The global supply chain seems to be in a perpetual state of crisis. Whether it's groceries, petrol or microchips for electric vehicles, everything keeps running out. But why is it happening? The crux of the matter lie...

‘Exquisite views and total exhilaration’: readers’ favourite running routes

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I love running in Ghent. It is completely flat, so encouraging for beginners and people aiming for personal bests. There is a rowing lake with a 5km track around the outside called Watersportsbaan. This connects with ...

‘No running water’: foreign workers criticise UK farm labour scheme

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Seasonal workers in the UK on a post-Brexit pilot scheme to harvest fruit and vegetables were subjected to “unacceptable” welfare conditions, according to a government review. Issues cited by workers included a lack o...

China: more than 80 ostriches filmed running through the streets of Chongzuo – video

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Footage has emerged of a group of ostriches on the run through the streets of Chongzuo in China.It is believed the ostriches escaped from a farm owing to the gate not being closed properly, according to local media.No...

Why Europe’s Muslims are braced for France’s stint running the EU presidency

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France has taken over the rotating EU presidency for the next six months, an opportunity the president, Emmanuel Macron, will no doubt use to nudge Europe towards his goal of greater “strategic autonomy” in the world....

Running around Waimapihi Reserve in the dark my headtorch revealed hidden treasures

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I’m scared of getting lost in the bush. This is unusual for an essayist. Most of us like to go for a walk in disorienting landscapes and get completely lost so that we can write about it. Rebecca Solnit wrote that ge...

Multinational running England’s catch-up tuition 90% below enrolment target

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Randstad, the Dutch multinational company responsible for delivering the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme (NTP) is under mounting pressure after claims that pupil enrolment for subsidised tuition is m...

Timo Werner running out of time to prove he can succeed at Chelsea

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Sometimes it is easy to forget that there is more to Timo Werner’s game than comedy misses, doomed dribbles and an inability to stay onside. Labelling the forward a dud would be an exaggeration. Werner has his uses in...

‘Time is running out’: your messages for world leaders at Cop26

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World leaders must commit to actions rather than promises, renewable energy rather than fossil fuels, and future security rather than present consumption, according to hundreds of messages from Guardian readers and su...

Time running out for LGBTQ+ Afghans hiding from Taliban, warn charities

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Calls for the government to speed up the evacuation of gay, lesbian and transgender Afghans intensified on Saturday after the first LGBTQ+ group arrived safely in Britain but left many behind to face an uncertain fate...