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All you can eat? I take those words as a promise – and a challenge

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There’s a Twitter account called Fake Showbiz News that is occasionally kind/cruel enough to feature me as the subject of one its “exclusives”. Even if there’s an unpleasant undertone to the story, I’m at the stage in...

US wages are going up, and those who don’t adapt to the new reality will fail

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There is a significant shortage of labor across the United States. Yes, federal unemployment Covid payments ran out after Labor Day. But still, many workers are reluctant to return to work, wary of their health and sa...

Brighton’s Danielle Carter: ‘Those injuries are a massive part of my life’

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Danielle Carter is reflecting on the double ACL hell that ended her 11 years at Arsenal. “I would say it was life-changing,” the Brighton forward says. “Life-changing in the sense of it almost halted my career progres...

England’s Haseeb Hameed: ‘Those difficult moments toughen you up

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It was the old-fashioned handshake that sealed it. Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns had just brought up their hundred partnership in the third Test against India and Hameed walked down the pitch and reached out his hand t...

UK not doing enough to support those fleeing Hong Kong, advocacy group says

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The UK risks providing Hongkongers fleeing persecution in their homeland with safety and security in name only, a community leader has warned, as thousands try to flee the crackdown on civil liberties by Chinese autho...

‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves

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In her job as a forensic pathologist, Kona Williams investigates hundreds of deaths a year. But when she heard that unmarked graves had been found at the site of a residential school in late May, she was seized by a g...

‘Tell those stories’: Kurds call for torture prison to be turned into place of healing

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Altan Tan was 24 when Diyarbakır’s notorious Military Prison No 5 was built, just before Turkey’s 1980 military coup. Not long after that, his father was thrown inside, never to emerge. “He was only there for a few we...

The climate crisis will create two classes: those who can flee, and those who cannot

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A few years ago, after I gave a talk on water and climate change, I had an Arizona rancher come up and ask me if there would be enough water in the future for their livestock or if they should sell out and move north....

Revealed: rise in stress among those working from home

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Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic has caused increased levels of loneliness and mental distress, according to new research into how workers have been affected by the crisis. With ministers still debati...

Australian universities may allow pseudonyms to protect students including those critical of China

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Australian universities may allow students to submit written assignments under pseudonyms and in hard copy amid growing concerns about foreign government-linked harassment over politically sensitive topics. The Guardi...

‘Erase those memories’: Ben Simmons urged not to quit Boomers Olympics tilt

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Andrew Gaze has recommended Boomers therapy for Ben Simmons as doubts grow over the maligned NBA All-Star’s desire to join the team’s push for a maiden Olympic medal. Simmons’s run at an NBA title with the top-seeded ...

How to win over those who will lose most from a global carbon tax

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In his classic book, The Logic of Collective Action, the late great Mancur Olson explained that the hardest policies to implement are those with diffuse benefits and concentrated costs. Olson’s argument was straightfo...

I’m one of those irritating people who says they like running and actually means it

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It is raining, hard. It’s back during the New South Wales floods, and I can hardly see through the saturated sheets of water stinging my face. There isn’t a soul on the streets – no other halfwit is putting themselves...

Those Who Wish Me Dead review – Jolie smoulders in predictable thriller

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Angelina Jolie is almost believable as Hannah, a damaged, foul-mouthed firefighter stationed in a Montana forest, where she must protect 12-year-old Connor (Finn Little), whose father is being pursued by two very effi...

TV tonight: Danish noir in Blinded – Those Who Kill

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This sequel to the Danish crime drama, Darkness: Those Who Kill, continues with tonight’s second double bill. Having agreed to help her family friend solve the cold case of her son’s murder, criminal profiler Louise ...

Those Who Wish Me Dead review – Angelina Jolie feels the heat in forest fire thriller

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Angelina Jolie is back in a meaty action role for this watchable western thriller: playing a firefighter in the Montana wilderness, of all the wildly improbable things. But her natural queenly hauteur, with wide imper...

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