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Partygate anger but time to move on: the mood in another Downing Street

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At the end of a long week, the mood in Downing Street is mixed. Most are angry but want to move on. They don’t much like Boris Johnson but the cost of living crisis is what really worries them now. The views are not o...

Infamous Captain Cook statue in controversial pose removed from Queensland street

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A statue of a Captain James Cook with an arm raised in a position that some liken to a Nazi salute has been removed from a main street in Cairns. Demolition contractor Martin Anton hopes to be the unlikely saviour of ...

Can meat-free nuggets challenge chicken on the UK high street?

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It is being called the year of the nugget as plant-based “chicken” nuggets that claim to be “better for you and the planet” compete with the real thing in UK chicken shops. A new brand of faux nuggets, made by the hig...

What I learned about street harassment after I transitioned

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When I transitioned from male to female 20 years ago, I experienced numerous differences in how others viewed and treated me. But the most dramatic disparity was that, as soon as the world began perceiving me as femal...

The Guardian view on the cost of living: a crisis made in Downing Street

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One day this week the prime minister promises that help with food and fuel prices will be announced in “the days to come”. The very next morning, one of his most senior ministers, Michael Gove, adopts a scouse accent ...

Street votes on England planning rules ‘will not increase affordable housing’

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Mini-referendums that allow homeowners in England to loosen planning rules and build bigger and taller extensions may do nothing to increase the supply of affordable housing, campaigners have said. “Street votes” have...

Simon Bird: ‘All my favourite directors specialised in bleak, sad comedy – right up my street’

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Hey Simon, I saw Days of the Bagnold Summer when it premiered at the Glasgow film festival. I loved it! I’m curious if Wes Anderson was an inspiration? A lot of the film brought him to mind, from the colours to the st...

Why pictures of Downing Street parties could be smoking gun

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Even before the final Sue Gray inquiry is published, the public may feel it already knows the inside story of the Downing Street parties in granular details – from suitcases of wine, to broken swings and DJ sets in th...

‘A metastasizing crisis’: can Karen Bass end street encampments in LA?

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Homelessness has become the central issue for every candidate vying to be the next mayor of Los Angeles. The humanitarian disaster in America’s second largest city has reached catastrophic levels in the two years sinc...

If Netflix is stumbling will Wall Street renew or cancel?

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Twelve years ago Jeff Bewkes, then chief executive of Time Warner, compared Netflix to the Albanian army. “It’s a little bit like, is the Albanian army going to take over the world? I don’t think so,” Bewkes told the ...

Street orchestra helps raise morale in war-torn Ukraine – video

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A group of local musicians formed a street orchestra to boost spirits in Ukraine and put on a performance for passers-by in Dnipro. The orchestra's conductor, Igor Hruzin, said they were playing music in the streets t...

Russia-Ukraine war latest: captain of sunken warship killed in explosion, says Ukraine; street battles reported in Mariupol – live

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Ukraine says Anton Kurpin, captain of the sunken Moskva warship, was killed in the explosion that led to its eventual sinking

High street banks warn of rise in UK customers defaulting on loans

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Britain’s biggest banks say they expect a rise in the number of consumers struggling to repay credit cards and other loans amid growing concern over soaring living costs. Figures from the Bank of England show that hig...

Rishi Sunak’s family moves out of Downing Street amid tax row

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Rishi Sunak’s family has moved out of Downing Street in the wake of the controversy over the tax affairs of his wife, Akshata Murty. Removal vans visited Downing Street, where the family occupies the flat above No 10,...

Fines issued over Downing Street party the night before Philip’s funeral

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Downing Street staff have been issued with fines by police over a party that took place the night before Prince Philip’s funeral, in the first decision by Scotland Yard that Covid laws were broken inside No 10 at the ...

A local’s guide to Aarhus: live music, beautiful parks and Nordic street vibe

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Aarhus has both Michelin-star dining and cheaper options loved by the locals. For the latter, Teater Bodega serves traditional Danish cuisine that is affordable yet great quality. Here you’ll get the best stegt flæsk ...

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