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Facebook is ‘biased against facts’, says Nobel prize winner

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The campaigning Philippines journalist Maria Ressa, who was last week awarded the Nobel peace prize, has launched a stinging attack on Facebook, accusing the social media firm of being a threat to democracy that was “...

Dmitry Muratov: the Nobel winner shining light on Russia journalist murders

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When Dmitry Muratov saw a Norwegian number flash up on his phone, he assumed it was a nuisance call. Finding out he was joint laureate of this year’s Nobel peace prize was a complete shock. “I am laughing. I didn’t ex...

Nobel peace prize winner Maria Ressa: ‘A world without facts means a world without truth’ – video

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Maria Ressa, the journalist and founder of the Philippine news organisation Rappler, said 'we are fighting for facts' after she was announced the joint-winner of the 2021 Nobel peace prize with the Russian journalist ...

Abdulrazak Gurnah: where to start with the Nobel prize winner

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For more than three decades, Abdulrazak Gurnah has been writing with a quiet and unwavering conviction about those relegated to the forgotten corners of history. Born in Zanzibar in 1948, Gurnah fled political oppress...

Talking Horses: shock winner makes waves but Arc misses travelling fans

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The sound of silence is never an entirely satisfying postscript to a big race, not least on a grand occasion like the 100th running of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, and there can be little doubt that Torquator Tasso,...

‘We got lucky’: Solskjær grateful to Ronaldo for Manchester United’s winner

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær hailed a “massive moment” for Manchester United after Cristiano Ronaldo’s 95th-minute strike snatched a win against Villarreal and eased the pressure on the manager following a run of three defeats...

Ronaldo’s winner fuels Solskjær myth but success seems as far away as ever

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How much time does love buy you? That Manchester United fans want Ole Gunnar Solskjær to succeed is understandable. It’s not just that he scored vital goals, it’s that he embodied a golden age. Who would not want a re...

Raúl Jiménez winner sparks emotional scenes as Wolves beat Southampton

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Raúl Jiménez punched the air and then again and again, any niggling doubts and worries banished as he wheeled away in sheer ecstasy after scoring his first league goal since last October, his first since fracturing hi...

European roundup: Icardi scores late PSG winner after Messi substituted

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A late Mauro Icardi strike earned Paris Saint-Germain a last-gasp 2-1 home victory against Lyon, with Lionel Messi making limited impact on his Parc des Princes debut. Icardi headed home from Kylian Mbappé’s cross fou...

New hustle: Pulitzer winner Colson Whitehead on his heist novel

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Something strange happened the morning after Colson Whitehead finished his forthcoming novel. “I put the book to bed, and then I got up the next morning and Minneapolis was on fire,” he says. It was 26 May 2020, the f...

Lingard gifts Young Boys late winner against 10-man Manchester United

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It was 20 minutes after the final whistle, but nobody in yellow and black was going anywhere: not the players, not the staff, and certainly not the 30,000 Young Boys fans, who jumped and stamped and rejoiced in a vict...

Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi is a triumphantly unusual Women’s prize winner

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This year’s Women’s prize produced a notably strong shortlist, led by Brit Bennett’s landmark saga of racism and family in the US, The Vanishing Half; along with Patricia Lockwood’s hilariously barbed satire of intern...

Louise Glück: Poems 1962-2020 review – a grand introduction to the Nobel prize winner

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When Louise Glück won the Nobel prize last year, she was, to many in the UK, an unknown quantity. Even though she had been garlanded with literary awards in the US and faithfully published by Carcanet in Britain, she ...

S1 E7: Lawrence Chaney, Ru Paul’s Drag Race winner

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Grace’s guest on Comfort Eating this week is drag superstar Lawrence Chaney. He joins Grace over video and presents her with her favourite snack of the series so far. They bond over a mutual love of Joan Collins, the ...

The Hamilton-Verstappen title fight just got personal and F1 is the winner

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There was an almost inescapable inevitability to the clash between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen at the British Grand Prix. The two drivers are locked in a fierce fight for the Formula One world championship. They...

Winner who paid $30m for space flight with Bezos won’t go due to ‘scheduling conflicts’

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The anonymous winner of a ticket to join billionaire Jeff Bezos in space next week will no longer board the New Shepard spacecraft due to “scheduling conflicts”, Bezos’s Blue Origin company announced on Thursday. The ...

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