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‘They can’t all go to my son’: the bookshop selling one man’s lifetime collection

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In his late 70s, Albert Costa spent 10 days in a coma after a massive heart attack. When he woke up, one thing was clear: he would sell his life’s collection of books. There was a catch, however. Costa’s bookshop woul...

Boots to stop selling plastic-based wet wipes in UK

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The high street chemist Boots is joining the ranks of retailers vowing to stop selling all wet wipes that contain plastic fibres, as part of efforts to cut non-biodegradable waste. The retailer said it was committing ...

McDonald’s selling artisan bread? We’ve clearly reached Peak Sourdough!

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Name: Crispy McFillet. Age: New! Texture: Crunchy, crispy. Ingredients: A crunchy chicken fillet, crisp lettuce … I’m lovin’ it already! Wait, there’s more. Add to that black pepper mayonnaise with just a hint of truf...

Waitrose and Aldi to stop selling disposable barbecues

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Waitrose and Aldi are to stop selling disposable BBQs because of their impact on the natural environment and wildlife. As the weather gets hotter, British people flock to the supermarket to buy the foil devices so the...

British American Tobacco to continue selling cigarettes in Russia

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British American Tobacco will continue selling cigarettes in Russia, defying a gathering movement among global brands to halt operations there in response to the invasion of Ukraine. The London-based cigarette manufac...

Shell joins BP in selling Russian assets as pressure on Kremlin-linked firms grows

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Shell is to exit its joint ventures with Russian state energy firm Gazprom, a day after BP said it would offload its 20% stake in Kremlin-owned oil firm Rosneft, as British businesses scrambled to distance themselves ...

Death of a Telemarketer review – charming Lamorne Morris is a major selling point

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In a beige office void somewhere in California, ace but amoral telemarketer Kasey Miller (Lamorne Morris) works the phones, talking people into buying expensive cable TV packages they don’t really need. He’s smooth an...

The ads of Super Bowl 2022: from Electric Arnold to Zendaya selling seashells – video

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Several star-studded ads captured Super Bowl LVI audiences as the game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams raged on. Commercials from some of the worlds biggest companies lit up TV screens for what is ...

TV tonight: Selling Sunset meets The Apprentice in this new megabucks property show

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“We are literally turning estate agency on its head,” says Tyron Ash, a sports car-driving property mogul who likes to celebrate megabucks deals by yelling, “Fuck you!” and giving the middle finger to thin air. We’re...

Britney Spears rebukes sister Jamie Lynn for ‘selling a book at my expense’

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Britney Spears has hit back at her younger sister, Jamie Lynn, who made allegations about the singer’s mental health and behaviour. Speaking to Good Morning America in an interview to promote her forthcoming memoir, J...

Melania’s latest NFT is selling for £180,000 – at last one of the Trumps is showing entrepreneurial spirit

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There’s no rest for the wicked, eh? While a lot of people have spent the past few weeks trying to do as little as possible, it has been go-go-go for the Trump family. Donald, Ivanka and Donald Jr have been issued with...

Fashion designer Gabriela Hearst: ‘I could always have gone back to selling cattle’

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Hang on, wait there a minute, I want to show you something,” says Gabriela Hearst, hopping up from her chair in her airy Manhattan office and reaching for something on the shelves in the background of her Zoom frame. ...

Eric Clapton wins legal case against woman selling bootleg live CD for £8.45

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Eric Clapton has won a legal case against a 55-year-old German woman selling a bootleg live CD for €9.95 (£8.45), Deutsche Welle reports. The woman, known as Gabriele P, claimed she was unaware that she was committing...

Outsourcing Turing exchange scheme to Capita ‘risks selling students short’

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Labour MPs and unions have criticised the government’s decision to outsource the administration of the Turing student exchange scheme to Capita, saying it risked “profiting off students’ aspirations”. The Guardian rev...

Selling sex is highly dangerous. Treating it like a regular job only makes it worse

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Last Monday, James Martin was sentenced to four and a half years in jail for killing Stella Frew. They had argued in his van, then he accelerated away with her hanging off its side, eventually running Frew over, causi...

Expedia to stop selling holidays that include captive dolphin shows

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The travel company Expedia has stopped selling holidays that include performances by captive dolphins and whales. There have been growing calls in recent years, including from the prime minister’s wife, Carrie Johnson...

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