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Down with Black Friday! Seven readers on how they turned their backs on consumerism

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With Black Friday marking the start of a frantic month of Christmas shopping, we asked our readers to get in touch about the ways they have challenged consumerism. Responses ranged from revolutionary changes such as g...

The seven types of rest: I spent a week trying them all. Could they help end my exhaustion?

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“Are you the most tired you can ever remember being?” asks a friend. Well, yes. I have it easy – my caring responsibilities are limited and my work is physically undemanding and very low stakes – but I am wrecked. The...

Seven doctors contract Covid after attending Florida anti-vaccine summit

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Seven anti-vaccine doctors fell sick after gathering earlier this month for a Florida “summit” at which alternative treatments for Covid-19 were discussed. “I have been on ivermectin for 16 months, my wife and I,” Dr...

The Seven Pomegranate Seeds review – Euripides tied in knots

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A fringed curtain of string hangs from ceiling to floor and stretches across the auditorium, winding around the seats and, at times, around the actors too. This all-encompassing set looks like the industrious spinning...

No passing, no training, seven discs: the joys of 90s football gaming

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S Claridge races clear. [Pause.] He slides it past the keeper. [Pause.] And it’s in. It’s a line of commentary that won’t be familiar unless you spent the early 90s playing Championship Manager – the precursor to the ...

The great resignation is here! Seven things bosses should do to make brilliant staff stay

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When “retention” becomes a buzzword, you know something has shifted in the world of work. You hear a lot about retention – and its shiny cousin “incentivisation” – at the moment, often coupled with the word “talent”, ...

The Great British Bake Off 2021: episode seven – live

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It’s Caramel Week, so prepare for creations that hit the sweet spot for Paul and Prue … and others that leave the bakers in a very sticky situation indeed

Murray spurns seven match points in Paris Masters defeat by Koepfer

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Andy Murray spurned a remarkable seven match points as he crashed out in the first round of the Paris Masters to German lucky loser Dominik Koepfer. The Scot had looked set to rally from the brink of defeat after defy...

‘These aren’t my real teeth!’: seven readers on their scariest and silliest homemade Halloween costumes

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I wore this look to a Halloween house party in 2004 – it took me about two months to grow the sideburns. I have no idea what my work colleagues thought I was doing with my facial hair, but I never cared. I based the p...

Seven Samurai review – an epic primal myth that pulsates through cinema

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While researching samurai history for an Akira Kurosawa film project in the early 1950s, producer Sojiro Motoki discovered references to masterless warriors, or ronin, defending villages from marauders in 16th-century...

My husband had an affair seven years ago. I don’t trust him – and can’t bring myself to have sex with him

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My husband had an affair about seven years ago, just after we got back together from a two-year separation. We have been married for nearly 25 years. The affair damaged me and our daughters, especially our oldest daug...

Europe’s best walking cities: Seven wonders of the wandering world

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The art of flâneur-ing might be French and its most famous practitioners Parisians, but other European cultures have walking traditions, from the Italian passeggiata and Spanish paseo – social promenades to take the a...

Australia Covid news live update: NSW records 863 cases, 15 deaths; Victoria records 950 cases, seven deaths; one case in Qld

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NSW to allow two vaccinated visitors to aged care facilities; significant jump in Victorian case numbers; ACT records 22 cases; NZ records 45 cases; masks mandatory on Gold Coast as Qld records one local case; Melbour...

Australia Covid live news update: NSW records 863 cases, seven deaths; Victoria 867 cases, four deaths; Byron and Tweed lockdown to end

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Victoria’s daily case numbers officially overtake NSW; ACT records 13 new cases; home testing approved by TGA; Byron and Tweed to come out of lockdown as scheduled. Follow the latest updates live

New Texas law bans abortion-inducing drugs after seven weeks pregnancy

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By the end of the year Texas may have even more restrictions on the ability to get an abortion after its Republican governor Greg Abbott quietly signed into law new restrictions banning the mail order provision of abo...

Seven simple steps to sounder sleep

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Everything about our day impacts our sleep. How many minutes we spend outside, what and when we eat, what’s happening with our hormones, our habits, emotions, stress and thoughts – all this feeds into the sleep we end...

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