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Truly unusual flavours from the far side of the world

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I did not purposely start eating really strange-flavoured chocolate this week; it just happened. Someone, at some point, had told me about Fossa Chocolate from Singapore and how there was often a waiting list and, of ...

Judas and the Black Messiah review – truly gripping Black Panther drama

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In the Oscar-tipped current release The United States vs Billie Holiday, a federal agent with deeply divided loyalties is dispatched to infiltrate and undermine a powerful voice of civil rights. That scenario is echoe...

It’s not what you earn, but what your parents have that truly counts

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Our parents aren’t just ageing, they’re growing more important to us. Financially, that is. They increasingly determine not just our childhoods but how wealthy our adulthoods are. Lots of research shows parents’ incom...

If Boris Johnson has his way, a woman’s work will truly never be done

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Did we miss it? No, of the “clear plan” an incoming Boris Johnson promised within 12 months, thus differentiating his resolve from the way social care funding had been “shirked by governments for about 30 years”, ther...

‘I am now truly afraid of the woods’: behind the hunt for Sasquatch

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Audiences who hit play on Joshua Rofé’s new documentary miniseries Sasquatch in the expectation that someone’s finally gotten some straight answers about that elusive hirsute bastard will be sorely disappointed. “I wa...

Farewell to Shrill: truly radical TV that laughs in the face of fatphobia

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Warning: this article contains spoilers for all three series of Shrill on Hulu/BBC Two. “I am not concerned with whether or not fat people can change their bodies through self-discipline and ‘choices’. Pretty much all...

The Euro 2020 Fiver

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It’s England v Scotland tonight: there’s your Friday Fiver! Buh-bye! After proudly presenting this big-match preview to The Man at 7.01am, The Fiver strolled out of Fiver Towers, whistling Friday I’m in Love and sali...

South Africa is close to breaking point and cannot truly embrace this Lions series

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As the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions close in on the first Test of what was supposed to be an epic 2021 series, most of South Africa has been distracted during the build-up. Rugby – and participating in...

To be truly British, the country needs to stay largely white. Really, Lionel Shriver?

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‘They have seen the passing of the American Indian and the buffalo; and now they query as to how long the Anglo-Saxon may be able to survive.” So wrote William Ripley in an essay for the Atlantic Monthly in 1908. Ripl...

‘Truly peculiar’: loggerhead turtles born in most northern spot ever recorded

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Eggs that were laid on a sandy beach in northern Italy by a loggerhead sea turtle, or Caretta Caretta, have hatched in what scientists describe as an “exceptional” event possibly brought on by global heating. It was t...

Guardians of the Galaxy: where video games and Marvel truly align

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It’s fair to say that Square Enix didn’t have the smoothest entry into the Marvel Universe. The company’s Avengers-themed online action game has had problems with bugs, matchmaking and endgame repetition, and is strug...

To truly reach net zero emissions, we need to transform the business supply chain

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The global fight against the impacts of climate change is a generational challenge like no other. This is a shared mission, but it is increasingly clear that levels of distrust and scepticism are running high. The str...

For truly ethical AI, its research must be independent from big tech

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A year ago I found out, from one of my direct reports, that I had apparently resigned. I had just been fired from Google in one of the most disrespectful ways I could imagine. Thanks to organizing done by former and c...

‘Riz Ahmed would bring intensity and a truly modern sensibility’: readers on who should be the next 007

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Speculation has surrounded the choice of the next actor to play James Bond after Daniel Craig hung up his tux with No Time to Die. On 7 December Barbara Broccoli, producer of the Bond franchise, told Hollywood Reporte...

Dubai ruler’s divorce settlement reveals ‘truly opulent’ standard of living

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The potentially record-breaking settlement in the divorce between the ruler of Dubai and his ex-wife Princess Haya provided an insight into what the judge called the “truly opulent and unprecedented standard of living...

Four Lives review – truly damning TV about those who are meant to protect and serve

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We’re getting to the point, surely, where television drama could be named the sixth estate. In the last year alone, we have had Deceit, probing the police ethics around the Rachel Nickell investigation, Frank Cottrell...

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