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Writer’s residence: a self-built cabin in the woods

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A room of one’s own and £500 a year”, Virginia Woolf famously claimed she needed in order to write. While Roald Dahl could only work in his garden house, where he sat in a worn-out armchair with a wooden plank on his ...

UK not ‘out of the woods’ despite falling Covid case numbers, says expert

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Caution is still needed and the UK is not “out of the woods yet” despite Covid infection numbers dropping, the epidemiologist Neil Ferguson has warned, as health chiefs said pressure on hospitals was as great as in Ja...

Talent review – Victoria Wood’s first play comes home

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The talents that made the late Victoria Wood great shine through this, her first, flawed play. The setting is backstage at a rundown northern cabaret-cum-nightclub. Here, worldly 24-year-old office worker Julie (Lucie...

‘War in the woods’: hundreds of anti-logging protesters arrested in Canada

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Police in western Canada have arrested more than 270 people as a conflict over old growth logging in British Columbia’s ancient rainforests continues to grow. At the protest blockades in the remote woodland, hundreds ...

‘Explosively funny’: Victoria Wood’s song-filled slog to comedy glory

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Anyone who has watched her in Dinnerladies or receiving a standing ovation at the Royal Albert Hall might doubt it, but Victoria Wood was quite shy. “One of her defences against being shy was to be funny,” says theatr...

Tiger Woods: rehab from crash ‘more painful than anything I have experienced’

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Tiger Woods has spoken about the grueling recovery process from the car crash earlier this year that left him with serious leg injuries. One police officer who attended the Los Angeles crash in February said Woods was...

Tiger Woods and Tom Brady hail ‘truly inspirational’ Phil Mickelson

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As Phil Mickelson became the oldest major winner of all time on Sunday, a number of other athletes who have achieved success in the later stages of their careers paid tribute. Mickelson claimed the US PGA Championshi...

Tiger Woods targets Ryder Cup role as Kiawah contenders ready for US PGA

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Tiger Woods, in the midst of recuperation from a serious car accident, is already playing a key role in the US team’s preparations for the Ryder Cup later this year. Steve Stricker, the US captain, has revealed Woods’...

Geraint Thomas overhauls Michael Woods to win Tour de Romandie

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Geraint Thomas claimed overall victory at the Tour de Romandie as Remi Cavagna won the closing time trial in Fribourg. A day after a bizarre crash inside the final 50 metres of the mountain stage to Thyon cost the Ine...

Burnley close to safety as Chris Wood’s first-half hat-trick shatters Wolves

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Chris Wood scored a first-half hat-trick as Burnley cruised to a 4-0 victory against Wolvers and eased their Premier League relegation fears. The opening goal at Molineux came in the 15th minute when the Wolves defend...

‘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...

Tiger Woods thought he was in Florida after SUV crash, collision report says

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Tiger Woods wasn’t sure where he was when a sheriff’s deputy interviewed him after his one-car crash in February, according to a 22-page report obtained by USA Today. Woods was in Los Angeles for the Genesis Invitatio...

‘War in the woods’: activists blockade Vancouver Island in bid to save ancient trees

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Hundreds of activists are digging in at logging road blockades across a swath of southern Vancouver Island, vowing to stay as long as it takes to pressure the provincial government to immediately halt cutting of what ...

Morning mail: Andrew Laming grant scrutiny, UK under 30s get AZ alternative, Tiger Woods speeding

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Good morning. A besieged federal parliamentarian faces fresh scrutiny over a $550,000 grant, doctors reject the Australian government’s vaccine rollout claims, while the UK decides under 30s should be offered an alter...

Tiger Woods driving at 87mph in 45mph zone at time of car crash, police say

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Tiger Woods was driving at speeds up to 87mph (135km/h) in a 45mph zone when he was involved in a serious car crash earlier this year, Los Angeles police revealed during a press conference on Wednesday. Los Angeles co...

Police have determined cause of Tiger Woods crash but won’t release details

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The Los Angeles county sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern California but would not release details Wednesday, citing unspecified privacy concerns fo...

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