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Sloane Crosley: ‘I don’t think America deserved a birthday party this year’

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Sloane Crosley, 42, is best known for her droll, acerbic personal essays. Her latest novel, Cult Classic, is a savvy, effervescent caper through the romantic history of its heroine, Lola, a New York everywoman who’s w...

Think you’re too hot? Imagine being street homeless in the UK right now

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As the UK cooks in unprecedented temperatures, news sites are full of tips on how to stay safe. Most of it is what I will reluctantly refer to as common sense: drink plenty of water, keep out of the midday sun and sta...

How to Change Your Mind: the documentary that wants you to think again about LSD

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The last time I tried watching a show about psychedelic drugs, it didn’t end well. About a year ago, I watched something called Fantastic Fungi, which started off as a pleasant excuse for lots of time-lapse mushroom f...

Reports of fireball over New Zealand in what scientists think was rare daytime meteor

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New Zealanders across the North Island have reported rumbling, crackling sounds, a fireball and a huge flash of light streaking across the sky on Thursday afternoon, in what scientists believe was likely a meteor. Loc...

I didn’t think going car-free was possible: but it has changed my life

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I’ve always been a driver at heart. I passed my test when I was 19, and I’ve been behind the wheel for most journeys since. After becoming a parent eight years ago, I became even more dependent on my car, thinking tha...

As elite sports think again about trans participation, our only demand is for fairness

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A long list of elite sports – swimming, waterpolo, diving, artistic swimming, high diving and open-water swimming – are affected by new rules that exclude almost all transgender women from competition. The policy, fr...

Brainwashed by Daniel Pick review – do great minds really think alike?

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Twenty-one-year-old Roshonara Choudhry was the top student on her English course at King’s College London when she suddenly quit in 2010 before stabbing her MP, Stephen Timms, “to get revenge for the people of Iraq”. ...

If you think Denmark is all Borgen and social equality, take a look at its awful ‘ghetto’ law

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We make a habit of idealising Scandinavia. Living in Britain, a country of damp sandwiches, dilapidated housing and extortionate gas bills, makes it easy to fantasise about places like Denmark, with its generous welfa...

‘Is that who I think it is?’ Arthur Scargill joins rail picket line in Sheffield

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“I will never stop fighting … You must be joking?” said Arthur Scargill as he joined striking railway workers on the picket line in Sheffield. The former leader of the National Union of Mineworkers is 84 and maybe not...

UK holiday bookings boom as Britons think twice about trips abroad

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British hotels, B&Bs and holiday parks recorded a 20%-30% rise in enquiries following the half term travel chaos as families think twice about heading abroad this summer. Businesses said a surge in last-minute boo...

Forget toxic Twitter debates: the UK isn’t as divided on trans rights as you think

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For a country famed for its modesty and reserve, the UK does seem to have found itself having an awful lot of conversations about genitalia before breakfast. I’m talking, natuurlik, about the latest “gotcha” trend of ...

Half of UK adults think young people spend too much to buy a home

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Almost half all UK adults believe the collapse in home-buying among young people is caused by them spending too much on takeaway food and coffees, mobile phones, holidays and Netflix, a study on generational divides h...

Nearly half of Republicans think US has to live with mass shootings, poll finds

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Nearly half of Republican voters think the US just has to live with mass shootings, according to a poll released in the aftermath of the Texas elementary school murders last month and as politicians in Washington nego...

‘I think he’s a disaster’: Bury voters weigh in on Boris Johnson

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As the Conservative politician with the most marginal constituency in Great Britain, James Daly ought to have an especially keen interest in the leadership of his party. But on Monday morning, the MP for Bury North in...

I may be wrong but I think Boris Johnson is done for. I can’t see his Tory cult surviving

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The jubilee coup is under way. The rumbling turmoil in the Tory party is a wonder to behold – but it runs deep, stretching far further back in time than Boris Johnson’s brief calamitous leadership. The old chameleon p...

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