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  • Country diary: bottlenose dolphin attack shatters Flipper il...
    Chanonry Point, Moray Firth: These cetaceans kill their porpoise cousins. Do they see them as competition for food? Or are they just killing for sport?There are occasions when nature shatters our cosy assumptions. Last week we were watching the bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) on the Moray Firth, much loved by tourists because they come so close to shore. They flip… ... more
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  • Eight arrested after violence at Manchester cycling event
    Twelve injured and riot police deployed as protesters throw bottles, food and beer kegsA cycling festival in Greater Manchester has been disrupted by violence, leading to 12 people being injured and eight arrests.Thirty protesters interrupted the event at Curzon Ashton football club’s Tameside stadium on Saturday at around 3.15pm. Organisers of the Eritrean Cycle festival said the protesters threw bottles,… ... more
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  • Brooks Koepka makes history in holding off Fleetwood to reta...
    • Floridian becomes third man since the war to win back to back• Fleetwood shoots a record-equalling 63 and loses by a shotThe only problem with Tommy Fleetwood’s making of history was Brooks Koepka’s eagerness to do likewise. On a Long Island Sunday when Fleetwood joined the elite group who have shot 63 in the US Open, the Englishman’s bid… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport6 hours ago
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    Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Continue reading... ... more
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  • UK makes Windrush Day official with £500k grant to suppor...
    22 June each year will honour Caribbean people who migrated to Britain in 1948 A day celebrating the contribution of the Windrush generation and their descendants is to be held annually, the government has announced. Continue reading... ... more
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  • House of Lords fails to represent much of UK, pressure group...
    Electoral Reform Society finds 54% of peers are from London, south-east and east EnglandThe House of Lords fails to represent broad swathes of the UK, the Electoral Reform Society has said.The ERS found that 54% of the 564 peers whose residence is known live in Greater London, the south-east or the east of England. Continue reading... ... more
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  • Cambridge zoology museum to reopen
    Sir David Attenborough to tour new premises that showcase the extinct moa bird’s feathersWhen Sir David Attenborough opens the University of Cambridge’s zoology museum this week, the proud curators will show him their fabulous discovery. It’s fair to say the casual visitor might wonder why they are so excited by the scruffy frame containing a few cobwebby grey-brown wisps, discovered… ... more
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  • Pundit challenged over clapping female host’s World Cu...
    Patrice Evra’s applause for Eni Aluko was ‘sexist’, according to social media criticsITV moved to avoid a sexism row last night as the former footballer Patrice Evra was advised to modify his interaction with his fellow World Cup pundit Eni Aluko after clapping her in a manner that enraged some viewers.Evra was made immediately aware of the reaction on social… ... more
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  • Big guns misfire, Swedish spies and a Mexican rave – ...
    Max and co discuss Mexico’s impressive win over Germany, blunt Brazil, Kolarov’s goal of the tournament contender and England’s preparationsRate, review, share on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast and Stitcher, and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.Max Rushden is joined by Jacob Steinberg and Paolo Bandini in the studio to review day four’s action, as two of… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport7 hours ago
  • Gareth Southgate calls on England to transfer energy to worl...
    Coach believes his players are ready to be a bold, attacking presence in Russia starting in their opener against TunisiaIt was France 98 on the last occasion England faced Tunisia in a World Cup. That one kicked off in the middle of the day and a 2-0 win, as always with England, sent the giddy-meter spinning. The lingering memory, however,… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport8 hours ago
  • Indecision, spats and flogged players – England crumb...
    A fifth successive Test defeat and loss of series in South Africa has exposed an unhealthy regime that needs a drastic rebootThe Eddie Jones era has been nothing if not educational for the Rugby Football Union. The idea was to hire the world’s most experienced coach, shower him in cash and then sit back and watch him reel in the… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport8 hours ago
  • The Handmaid’s Tale recap: season 2, episode 5 –...
    June – or is it Offred? – continues to suffer back in Gilead in an unrelenting episode, but at least she’s not giving up just yetSpoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Handmaid’s Tale, series two, on Channel 4 in the UK. Please do not add spoilers from later episodes.She’s Offred. She’s June. She’s Offred again. The pendulum… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture8 hours ago
  • Wales’ new defeat of Argentina prompts Warren Gatland...
    • Wales win 30-12 in Santa Fe to end summer tour unbeaten • ‘Where we are and where England are is poles apart,’ says coachWarren Gatland rubbed salt into England’s wounds by claiming they and Wales are “poles apartâ€� after his side jumped above Eddie Jones’s team into third place in World Rugby’s rankings.England under Jones have lost their past… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport8 hours ago
  • England coach Eddie Jones and his methods still in favour wi...
    • Saturday’s defeat by Springboks makes it five in a row •Jones extended his £750k-a-year contract in January until 2021The Rugby Football Union has insisted it still has faith in Eddie Jones and has no plans to review his contract despite England’s sharp decline in recent months. South Africa’s series‑clinching win on Saturday was England’s fifth successive Test defeat and… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport8 hours ago
  • Poldark recap: series four, episode two – strong stom...
    Eye-gouging scenes and grisly medical procedures featured as the series ventured into darker and more dangerous territoryBrace e’selves, ’Darkers! For everything is to change! For while Nampara and its surroundings may be bathed in dappled sunlight, a gloomy shadow do loom over Ross and Demelza now that he has sold his soul, become a politician and moved to the ends… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture8 hours ago
  • David Dimbleby to step down as chair of BBC’s Question...
    Presenter, who has hosted the show for 25 years, says he plans to return to reportingDavid Dimbleby is to step down as chairman of the BBC’s Question Time programme after 25 years in the job.“At the end of the year I will have been chairing Question Time for a quarter of a century and I have decided that this is… ... more
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  • Managing England: The Impossible Job review – tracing...
    From Sir Alf to Southgate, this thorough, and thoroughly enjoyable, documentary looks at the history of the one of the toughest jobs in sportHe doesn’t look as if he’s going to score, does he? And he doesn’t. It’s a poor penalty, along the ground and too close to the keeper, who guesses right and saves it easily. “Oh no,â€� cried… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture8 hours ago
  • Mexico play for the love of winning to seal one of their gre...
    Juan Carlos Osorio has been pilloried in the Mexican media for his constant tinkering but he masterminded a huge shock over world champions GermanyThe Mexico coach, Juan Carlos Osorio, is known for carrying a spiral notebook, in which he jots down observations and scribbles his thoughts during games. It has become a symbol of the Colombian’s meticulous planning for his… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport8 hours ago
  • Starwatch: time to look for noctilucent clouds at the edge o...
    The highest known clouds in Earth’s atmosphere can be seen soon after sunset in late spring and early summerThe late spring/early summer is a good time to look for noctilucent clouds. These are the highest known clouds that form in Earth’s atmosphere. They exist at a height of about 80km; to all intents and purposes this is the edge of… ... more
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  • Switzerland’s Zuber heads controversial equaliser to ...
    This was not how Brazil had scripted it. The five-times world champions were in control thanks to a trademark Philippe Coutinho screamer and the first step to avenge the trauma from the previous finals looked set to be sure-footed.Yet one lapse was all it took for Switzerland to crash back into it – Steven Zuber heading the equaliser – and,… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport9 hours ago
  • Tunisia coach plans to stop England by breaking Dele Alli an...
    • Nabil Maâloul says England are capable of winning World Cup• ‘Alli is the future of the England national team’Nabil Maâloul was inside the Stade de Nice to watch England’s last outing at a major tournament, when they collapsed against Iceland in one of the most humiliating defeats in the national team’s history. But the Tunisia coach does not expect… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport10 hours ago
  • Phil Mickelson’s mad moment suggests the US Open has ...
    That the USGA is acutely aware of Mickelson’s lauded status in the eyes of the public is highly significant in context of the tawdry events at Shinnecock HillsPerhaps New York golf fans are not a particularly valid barometer. A day after players – most notably Ian Poulter – were verbally abused when going about their US Open business, Phil Mickelson stood… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport10 hours ago
  • Joachim Löw accepts ‘haphazard’ Germany on t...
    • Holders suffer first opening World Cup defeat since 1982• Löw: ‘The next game is vital for us, We have to win it’Joachim Löw accepted his defending champions had been “negligentâ€� and “haphazardâ€� after Germany’s Group F defeat against Mexico in Moscow.“The next game is vital for us, we have to win it,â€� Löw said of a team who had… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport10 hours ago
  • Novak Djokovic warns Andy Murray of perils of grass on eve o...
    • Serb urges Scot to be wary of slipping and damaging hip• Djokovic: ‘Coming back after a major injury inspires you’Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have shared a rivalry for 20 years and have known the pain and sacrifice of their calling for many of those, as well, so the Serb speaks from the heart when he tells the Scot… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport11 hours ago
  • Warrington’s fast start provides them with the winnin...
    • Wakefield 30-32 Warrington • Wolves underline credentials with win at tricky TrinityA commanding opening quarter from Warrington proved to be the difference as they strengthened their position in Super League’s top four with a narrow victory at Wakefield.Wigan and St Helens, the top two teams so far this season, have lost at Wakefield this year but there looked to be… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport11 hours ago
  • Ben Jennings on the £20bn ‘Brexit dividend’ f...
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  • Wallabies’ tactical kicking game goes missing in loss ...
    It was hard to tell if Australia changed their game plan, or didn’t execute it as wellThe look of disgust on Kurtley Beale’s face said it all. Beale was hooked in the 63rd minute of the Wallabies’ 26-21 loss to Ireland in the second Test in Melbourne on Saturday night.It wasn’t in the script. Beale, the team’s star playmaker, would… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport11 hours ago
  • Labour festival hailed a success by Corbyn’s party des...
    Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says the event shows Labour ‘on the march’Labour has hailed its one-day festival of music and political debate as a success, despite criticism and ridicule from the opposite side of the political divide. Related: Labour Live: Never mind the scepticism, it’s the JezFest Continue reading... ... more
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  • World Cup 2018: Brazil v Switzerland – live!
    World Cup Group E updates from the 7pm kick-offFrom 7-1 defeat to favourites: Brazil bounce backAnd you can email Rob with your thoughts 6.52pm BST “Oh Rob,â€� says Phil Podolsky of my all-time Brazil World Cup XI. “Ronaldinho was good in 2002 but there’s a an entire world cup Brazil owes to Romario.â€�Yeah but he can’t play left wing, can… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport11 hours ago
  • The Guardian view on books for all: libraries give us power ...
    Opening facilities for longer but without librarians is a mixed blessing, though still better than closing them, as we do in BritainThere is something unique and uniquely valuable about the institution of a public library. Libraries in themselves are one of the foundations of civilisation. They enable the conversation between the living and the dead, which keeps a culture alive.… ... more
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  • Johanna Konta calls umpire ‘absolute joke’ afte...
    • British No 1 storms off court after Nature Valley Open final• Line call from chair umpire prompts angry outburstJohanna Konta, who blew a 4-1 lead in the deciding set, was furious with the chair umpire over a poor line call and stormed off court to cool down before returning to congratulate Ashleigh Barty for winning the Nature Valley Open… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport12 hours ago
  • Royal Ascot steps up crackdown on any brawling amid the fine...
    • Course has new initiatives, including more use of sniffer dogs• Mobile beer hawkers will no longer operateFrom the inside looking out, this year’s Royal Ascot promises to do what it has always done so well, and offer a stage for outstanding racehorses to create unforgettable moments of high drama. From the speed duel between Battaash and Lady Aurelia on… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport12 hours ago
  • Thrills, spills and stomach trouble: a history of Englandâ...
    Tom Finney sparred with the Soviets, the ‘golden generation’ raised hopes – and the heroes of ‘66 were booed off at WembleyGoals from Stan Mortensen and Wilf Mannion helped England secure a comfortable victory over Chile in Rio, only for them to lose their next two matches against USA and Spain and head home early. Continue reading... ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport12 hours ago
  • England’s Harry Kane vows to ‘show the world wh...
    • England open World Cup campaign against Tunisia on Monday• Kane: Ronaldo has put me under pressure in golden boot raceHarry Kane has vowed to showcase his talent on the world stage as he prepares to lead out England in their eagerly anticipated opening group game against Tunisia.The national captain has yet to score in a major tournament, either for… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport12 hours ago
  • Kerry Andrew: ‘Music is something you can pluck from w...
    The composer and novelist, who performs folk under the name You Are Wolf, talks about how her obsession with water inspired new album Keld‘I love being outside,â€� says Kerry Andrew. She means it literally, but it works just fine metaphorically, too. Try and pin a label to her and she’ll slip away, as lithe and liquid as the water that… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture12 hours ago
  • Peru’s Christian Cueva vows to bounce back from penal...
    • Missed spot kick condemned Peru to Denmark defeat• ‘All I can do now is work twice as hard to be what I can be’The sadness and sense of deflation was almost tangible as Peru’s extraordinary band of supporters drifted away from the Mordovia Arena wondering how on earth their first World Cup game in 36 years had ended in… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport12 hours ago
  • Suicides raise alarm about UK’s treatment of child ref...
    Three Eritrean teenagers killed themselves after travelling to Britain without their parents At least three teenage refugees who arrived in Britain from the migrant camp in Calais have killed themselves in the past six months, raising questions about how the Home Office and local authorities handle profoundly vulnerable asylum-seeking children and young people in the UK.Three young men from Eritrea,… ... more
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  • Rivera wins Women’s Tour as Dani Rowe pedals through ...
    • Coryn Rivera wins OVO Energy Women’s Tour by 11sec• Lotta Lepistö takes final stage win in blanket finishAfter Dani Rowe’s horrendous crash close to the finish in Worcester on Saturday, the suspense hanging over the grand finale to the OVO Energy Women’s Tour was less whether Team Sunweb and Coryn Rivera would maintain their stranglehold on the lead –… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport12 hours ago
  • Inflammatory language amid the battle of Brexit | Letters
    Peter McKenna on the impact of free-market economics on employment conditions; William Wallace on defending reasoned debate; Jonathan Tuppeny on the Daily Mail’s shifting stance on the EU; Frank Field on fulfilling his responsibility to his rootsGaby Hinsliff unwittingly exposes a key fault line that produced a seismic referendum result (Brexiters have a choice: visa caps or doctors, 13 June).… ... more
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  • The vanity project that is Iain Duncan Smith’s univer...
    Les Bright and Robin Baldock respond to a watchdog’s harsh criticism of the UC systemSo that’s it then, universal credit is too big to be allowed to fail and has cost a lot of our money to reach this sorry state. Along the way many vulnerable people have experienced unnecessary hardship (Costly and unwieldy: watchdog savages universal credit system, 15… ... more
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  • Rail privatisation has been a disaster for taxpayers | Lette...
    A renationalised railway would require less government subsidies and provide better value for money for the taxpayer and better services, writes Iain KittPaul Plummer’s assertion that rail privatisation turned a loss-making industry into one that now makes a net contribution to the exchequer (Letters, 15 June) cannot go unchallenged. Yes, the companies that run the trains make an operating surplus… ... more
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  • Sir Matt Busby airbrushed from Liverpool FC history? | Brief...
    Upskirting | Sir Matt Busby | Sign language | Vegetarianism | Thameslink | Clive JamesOnce the law is eventually passed to class upskirting as the criminal offence it clearly is (Upskirting bill is blocked by single Tory objection, 16 June), can the powers that be take this opportunity to give it a more appropriate name? Upskirting sounds like something you… ... more
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  • Eden Hazard in form of his life, says Belgium teammate Thiba...
    • Manager and colleagues heap praise on Chelsea forward• ‘Only winning the World Cup would count as success’Eden Hazard has never looked better. That was the verdict of his clubmate Thibaut Courtois as Belgium arrived in Sochi for their opening game against Panama. Roberto Martínez, meanwhile, said that the Chelsea forward was in a “great momentâ€� and insisted that “one… ... more
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  • Former al-Qaida agent turned MI6 spy reveals role in US lapt...
    Aimen Dean said he discovered that Hamayun Tariq, a Briton, was planning to bomb flights to US A former MI6 spy has revealed how the actions of a West Midlands man who became a master bomb-maker for Isis led to America’s laptop ban on flights.Aimen Dean made the revelation in his autobiography, explaining how Hamayun Tariq, from Dudley, had plans… ... more
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  • Mexico’s Hirving Lozano stuns world champions Germany...
    Has there been a more wild, bizarrely open start to a defence of a World Cup title than this? Germany ended a 1-0 defeat by Mexico in Moscow with six attacking players on the pitch and only three defenders and with Manuel Neuer wandering around helplessly upfield.At the Luzhniki Stadium Jogi Löw’s team were ambushed initially, the world champions run… ... more
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  • Patrice Evra criticised for ‘patronising’ applau...
    Patrice Evra has been heavily criticised on social media after applauding Eni Aluko's football knowledge. Some Twitter users said Evra had been 'utterly patronising' and 'misogynistic' to his fellow World Cup pundit. England international Aluko was sharing her views on Costa Rica for ITV. Continue reading... ... more
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  • Man critical but stable after possible ammonia attack in eas...
    Police searching for two men in their 20s in connection with incident in IlfordA man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after being attacked with noxious substance in east London.Police are searching for two men – William Deo, 20, and Gavin Okwu-Brewis, 29 – in connection with the incident in Ilford on Wednesday night. Continue reading... ... more
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  • Fears mount over WhatsApp’s role in spreading fake new...
    App blamed for circulating false information in India, Brazil, Kenya and now the UKAbijeet Nath and Nilotpal Das were driving back from a visit to a waterfall in the Indian province of Assam earlier this month when they stopped in a village to ask for directions. The two men were pulled out of their car and beaten to death by… ... more
    TheGuardian -Tech14 hours ago
  • Sweden manager Janne Andersson apologises for spying on Sout...
    • Closed South Korea training session infiltrated by Sweden• South Korea players switch shirts to confuse snooperSweden have apologised for spying on the South Korea squad at a pre-World Cup training camp.South Korea, who play Sweden on Monday, said they had responded by swapping players’ numbers to confuse the Swedish snooper because – in the words of their manager, Shin… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport14 hours ago
  • In Search of Dinozord review – the quest for hope in ...
    The Place, LondonChoreographer Faustin Linyekula brings a ground-shaking intensity to his odyssey through the virulent history of CongoIn Search of Dinozord begins, as earthquakes do, with a tremor. Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula stands half-shadowed, his face smeared white, one hand quivering uncontrollably. The shudder becomes convulsive as a distorted sound grows louder, higher, denser – like rising panic – until… ... more
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  • World Cup 2018: Germany v Mexico – live!
    World Cup Group F updates from the 4pm kick-offReport: Costa Rica 0-1 SerbiaEn español: Alemania v MéxicoEmail Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 3.46pm BST A stat! This is Germany’s oldest World Cup side since the 2002 final against Brazil. That’s slightly misleading, mind you, given that Manuel Neuer and Sami Khedira are their only players in their 30s. They look like… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport14 hours ago
  • US Open 2018: final round – live!
    Live updates from the final day at Shinnecock HillsOfficial US Open leaderboardYou can email Scott here with your thoughts 1.24pm BST Well, Moving Day sure escalated quickly. The US Open, folks! There’s not another tournament like it!But how about that Phil Mickelson shot? No, not his hockey-puck slap on the 13th. The one on 18, off the back of a… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport15 hours ago
  • Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 Hours to get closer to...
    • Kazuki Nakajima, Sébastien Buemi join in Toyota victory• Alonso has two of the wins needed to equal Graham Hill recordFernando Alonso and his two Toyota teammates Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi put in a superb drive to win the 86th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The trio beat their sister car of Mike Conway, José María López and Kamui… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport15 hours ago
  • Weeping for the Willow Man: beloved Somerset sculpture under...
    Woven wood figure who towers over M5 endangered as council unable to fund rebuildingThe future is looking uncertain for a landmark sculpture that looms over a busy stretch of motorway and rail track in Somerset after a crowdfunding campaign to secure its future fell short of its target.Since the Willow Man appeared next to the M5 in Somerset at the… ... more
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  • Theresa May’s NHS pledge decried as sticking plaster
    Health Foundation says new funding not enough to put right damage of austerity yearsTheresa May’s plans to increase NHS funding by 3.4% is a “sticking plasterâ€� that is insufficient to drive real improvement in the health service, one of the UK’s most influential thinktanks said on Sunday.Reacting to the news of May’s proposed £20bn annual rise in funding over a… ... more
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  • First Man In: Leading from the Front by Ant Middleton â€...
    ‘I broke my ankle carrying 200 kilos on a 60-mile hike. So I broke the other one to even up the pain’You think you know me. You don’t know me at all. The me you see in the SAS TV reality show Who Dares Wins is the me I want you to see. Only I know the real me. That’s… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture15 hours ago
  • My Love Island excuses ring as hollow as its stars’ he...
    Millions of us have been seduced by the show, despite its vapidity. TV has never just been about what we’re watching, but who we’re watching it withI’ll cut to it, I’ve been watching Love Island. Sorry about that, but it’s for intellectuals too, you know. It’s a special time of the year, like the day ants grow wings. Many of… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture15 hours ago
  • Aleksandar Kolarov’s stunning free kick steers Serbia...
    When Aleksandar Kolarov put the ball down 11 minutes into the second half of a game that never quite caught light, the adage that for some players a free-kick can be as good as a penalty flickered into the mind.It can seem a fairly lazy thought but in Kolarov’s case it may as well be true: the 32-year-old remains one… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport15 hours ago
  • Son Heung-min hoping for World Cup miracle to avoid military...
    South Korea forward will earn an exemption if team do the seemingly impossible – otherwise all may rest on Asian GamesSouth Korea begin their World Cup campaign against Sweden on Monday but, remarkably, it may not be the most important tournament for Son Heung-min this summer.The Tottenham forward is running out of time to earn an exemption from 21 months… ... more
    TheGuardian -Sport15 hours ago
  • The Carters: Everything Is Love review – Beyoncé a...
    The duo’s surprise release, rooted far more in hip-hop than R&B, embraces their romantic bliss and phenomenal wealth as well as highlighting racism in the USIt may seem an odd thing to say about a record that’s a guaranteed smash hit, but there’s a sense in which Everything Is Love represents a rather dicey undertaking, and not merely because it… ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture16 hours ago
  • Rudolf Nureyev documentary unearths unseen avant-garde foota...
    Previously unknown ‘amateur-shot’ film shows ballet dancer’s sexually provocative sidePreviously unknown footage of Rudolf Nureyev will be seen for the first time in a new British documentary to be released in cinemas worldwide.Ballet’s most famous star can be seen performing, choreographing and rehearsing in material unearthed by the film-maker Jacqui Morris. Continue reading... ... more
    TheGuardian -Culture16 hours ago
  • Rudolf Nureyev documentary unearths unseen avant-garde foota...
    Previously unknown ‘amateur-shot’ film shows ballet dancer’s sexually provocative sidePreviously unknown footage of Rudolf Nureyev will be seen for the first time in a new British documentary to be released in cinemas worldwide.Ballet’s most famous star can be seen performing, choreographing and rehearsing in material unearthed by the film-maker Jacqui Morris. Continue reading... ... more
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  • Tory MP who blocked upskirting bill says he was scapegoated
    Backbencher Christopher Chope says he backs bill but objected for procedural reasonsThe Conservative MP Christopher Chope has said he was scapegoated for blocking a bill to make upskirting a specific criminal offence, saying he supports the bill and only objected to it for procedural reasons.Chope, who has regularly obstructed private members’ bills in the past, has faced vehement criticism, including… ... more
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  • Ex-soldier killed himself weeks after friend’s suicide
    John Paul Finnigan and Kevin Williams both struggled with PTSD after serving in Iraq Two former soldiers who killed themselves within weeks of each other should have received more support, the brother of one of the men has said.John Paul Finnigan and Kevin Williams served together on the frontline in Iraq and formed an “undeniable bondâ€�. When they left the… ... more
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  • Glasgow School of Art: sprinklers had not been fitted after ...
    Hopes rise that Mackintosh facade can be saved amid questions over why sprinkler system was not prioritisedHopes have been raised that Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, which was gutted by fire on Friday, can be saved as it emerged a new sprinkler system had not yet been fitted as part of the restoration following an earlier blaze. Related:… ... more
    TheGuardian -Scotland16 hours ago
  • Glasgow School of Art: sprinklers had not been fitted after ...
    Hopes rise that Mackintosh facade can be saved amid questions over why sprinkler system was not prioritisedHopes have been raised that Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, which was gutted by fire on Friday, can be saved as it emerged a new sprinkler system had not yet been fitted as part of the restoration following an earlier blaze. Related:… ... more
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  • Glasgow School of Art: sprinklers had not been fitted after ...
    Hopes rise that Mackintosh facade can be saved amid questions over why sprinkler system was not prioritisedHopes have been raised that Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, which was gutted by fire on Friday, can be saved as it emerged a new sprinkler system had not yet been fitted as part of the restoration following an earlier blaze. Related:… ... more
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  • Siemens pilots the use of ammonia for green energy storage
    Firm hopes to better conventional batteries to store renewably generated powerA chemical compound commonly used to boost crop yields could be the answer to helping the world increase its consumption of renewable energy.In a world first, Siemens is opening a £1.5m pilot project in Oxfordshire employing ammonia as a new form of energy storage. Continue reading... ... more
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