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Reading and Leeds festival 2019: who is doing secret set?
It's going to be a BIG weekend.
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Plans to make social housing smaller in Prince Charles' Dorset village
Changes to social housing in Poundbury, Dorset, have been put forward that would see yet to built 'affordable' houses vastly reduced in size.
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Dark skinned women are now being celebrated, but don’t blame us for scepticism
The fear of people simply affirming black women in a bid to board a bandwagon is real and justified.
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Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video
Indigenous people in Brazil have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn. The largest rainforest in the world absorbs billions of tonnes of CO2 every year, slowing the pace of global heating. It is also home to about 3m species of plants and animals and a million people. Continue reading...
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I no longer desire my husband and want to end our marriage
I am in love with someone else, but my husband doesn’t want us to split up and I feel guilty at putting my own happiness before my family’sI have no sexual desire for my husband of 23 years, although I love him as a person and the father of my children. I want to end the marriage, but he does not. I am in love with someone else and we would like to be together – we have been friends for more than 20 years and lovers in between. I would like to be true to myself and the people around me. I have agreed to relationship counselling at my daughter’s suggestion. I know it won’t do anything, but at least I can say I tried. Also, I hope that speaking to a professional will help my husband acknowledge it is time to separate. I’ve always cared about my family’s happiness and feel so guilty for wanting to do what I want.• When leaving a message on this page, please be sensitive to the fact that you are responding to a real person in the grip of a real-life dilemma, who wrote to Private Lives asking for help, and may well view your comments here. Please consider especially how your words or the tone of your message could be perceived by someone in this situation, and be aware that comments that appear to be disruptive or disrespectful to the individual concerned will be removed. Continue reading...
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Lawnmower blade fell of back of truck and sliced passing cyclist’s leg off
Victim Nathan Godfried is suing the Ford Motor Company over the freak accident, because it manufactured the mower involved during the 1950s and 1960s
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Women revealed why they'd been asked by step down from their friends' wedding parties.
Three bridesmaids appeared on This Morning today, shielded by veils, and revealed why they had been asked by step down from wedding duties.
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Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case
Investigation involves information regarding minors as young as 15The chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a series of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case.A statement issued on Friday by the office of Rémy Heitz said the decision to open a preliminary investigation was based on “elements transmitted” to his office and “exchanges with American authorities”. Continue reading...
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Council barricades field with giant concrete 'Lego bricks' to stop travellers from setting up camp
The leafy market town of Ashford, Kent, has put barricades around a field to stop travellers settling there. Nine caravans have stayed on scrubland next to a multimillion-pound development nearby.
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SW4 lineup: Who is playing South West 4 festival this weekend and can I buy tickets for SW4 2019?
The electronic festival is back on Clapham Common.
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Jeffrey Epstein: Allegations of child rape linked to disgraced financier being investigated by French prosecutors
The chief prosecutor in Paris has announced an investigation into the alleged rape of children and other charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein. The disgraced financier was facing accusations of child trafficking when he apparently committed suicide in his jail cell in New York this month,
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Four hikers dead after lightning strikes iron cross at mountain summit
Devastating lightning storm killed five people and injured more than 100.
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'Boorish and self-centred': little love for Prince Andrew over Epstein links
Duke denies any wrongdoing but revelations continue to make uncomfortable reading Randy Andy, Air Miles Andy, and now the Duke of Hazard: headline writers have always found evocative ways to shorthand the Queen’s second son at different stages in his royal career.As the Duke of York, 59, is spotted teeing off at the Real Club Valderrama, the exclusive golf club in Sotogrande, southern Spain, coverage of his controversial former friendship with the disgraced billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein continues to make uncomfortable reading for Buckingham Palace. Continue reading...
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Strictly Come Dancing pros Dianne Buswell, Neil Jones and more glam up for new trailer
The most extra show on TV returns!
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Rich territory: how class warfare is taking over the multiplex
Grisly comedy horror Ready or Not joins a vicious pack of films this year that have been pitting the upper class against the poor The thing about rich people is that they need the working poor much more than the working poor need them. The new horror film Ready or Not imagines a circumstance under which the upper crust will literally – instantaneously, violently – cease to exist without the regular sacrifice of the underclass. The Le Domas family, a detestable group of scions to a vast fortune built on a board game empire, keep up a peculiar tradition when one of their own gets married. Before an outsider will be permitted to join their ranks, they must first play a game, which happens to be a lethal round of hide-and-seek for the hardscrabble Grace (Samara Weaving). If she loses, she’ll be strapped to a ceremonial tablet and gutted like a trout in tribute to Satan. If she wins, the Le Domases are convinced they’ll all meet their demise, so the girl’s got to go. In-laws, am I right? Related: Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite Continue reading...
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MotoGP Silverstone: Date, schedule, tickets, parking and how to get there
Here are all the details on this weekend's race at Silverstone.
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Which takeaways are open on August Bank Holiday - from 24hr McDonalds to Greggs
Find a 24hr McDonald's near you - or work out whether your Greggs is still open with our August Bank Holiday takeaway opening times guide
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Rangers punished for sectarian chants with Ibrox part-closure
• Uefa order club to keep at least 3,000 Ibrox seats empty• Rangers drew 0-0 in Poland in Europa League first legRangers have been ordered to close a section of Ibrox when they host Legia Warsaw after Uefa ruled some of their fans were guilty of “racist behaviour” – specifically, sectarian chants.At least 3,000 seats will be empty for the Europa League play-off second leg next Thursday after the decision by Uefa’s control and disciplinary body. Continue reading...
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Daughter in hysterics after mum’s Tesco trolley stunt goes painfully wrong
Jackie Marsh, 45, was buried by her own shopping in the middle of a fruit aisle.
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Awkward celebration Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'will definitely' attend next year
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be getting an exciting invitation through the post very soon, but it's might not be something they're looking forward to
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Jeffrey Epstein took 'young girl' on board Donald Trump's plane in 2000
Jeffrey Epstein brought an 'underage-looking' girl on board Donald Trump's plane as they flew from NYC to Florida in March of 2000, claims journalist Michael Corcoran to DailyMail.com.
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Archaeologists are baffled by a 1,000-year-old skeleton used by the Nazis and Soviets as propaganda 
A new study published in the journal Antiquity looked into the remains of the 1,000-year-old skeleton and was unable to shed any light on the skeleton's origins.
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Jamie Oliver announces he is turning his empire into a 'social impact business'
The Jamie Oliver Group has laid out an anti-obesity project that the chef hopes will be his 'legacy', months after all but three of his UK restaurants closed down when the business went into administration.
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Student sues Lloyds after they close her account when she was overdrawn
The judge said Lloyds acted with a lack of empathy in how they treated the woman, but didn't break the law
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Toddler 'can't wake up' after 'falling asleep' as normal on Boxing Day last year
Ayaulym, two, opens her eyes for limited periods and cries but she is unable to focus and is described as being in 'a coma-like state'
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Fish with 'two jaws' caught in New York State lake by shocked friends
Angler Debbie Geddes pulled the seemingly mutant creature while fishing in Lake Champlain in New York State
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Countdown’s Rachel Riley brands pregnancy ‘elephant-esque’ as she shows off baby bump
She's taken to pregnancy like a pro.
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UK's first coast-to-coast canoe trail opens for adventurers
The UK's first coast-to-coast canoe trail is opening to the public on the Bank Holiday weekend
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Manchester United add four youngsters to first team squad
Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to include them more regularly in the upcoming Premier League, League Cup and Europa League games.
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Does overconsumption of bad TV lead to populism? | Oliver Burkeman
Every hour you’re sitting in front of a rubbish cartoon is an hour you’re not reading or exploring the physical worldThe world is such a confusing place these days, politically speaking, that it’s easy to assume the reasons must be confusing, too. But what if it’s simple? What if, for example, part of the explanation for the “populist wave” of the last few years – Trump, Brexit, the rise of the European far right – is that voters watched too much crappy TV, and it rotted their brains? It feels obnoxious even to contemplate the thought, given how perfectly it plays into metropolitan prejudice about the other side being stupid.But a rigorous, data-rich new study makes it harder to dismiss the idea on grounds of queasiness alone. Researchers studied the growth of the Italian broadcaster Mediaset, and found that those heavily exposed as children to its pabulum of cartoons, soap operas and quiz shows were almost 10% more likely to support populists, because poorer cognitive skills left them more susceptible to politicians peddling simplistic arguments. Continue reading...
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My two-year-old has become a bully while I’m working abroad
Your son needs to be prepared for your departures, says Annalisa Barbieri – and for your returnsMy son is two years old. He has recently started bullying (hitting and pushing) children his age. This was shortly after I moved abroad to work while he stayed with my wife, his mother. He attends a nursery and other family gatherings, so is not isolated socially in interacting with other people. I keep almost daily video contact with him for a few minutes (as a child, he can’t stand in front of a device for long). He knows me, calls me and interacts with me. I have 10 days’ leave every six to eight weeks which I plan to use to stay with my family, including my son. Do you have any advice for me and my wife on how to treat our son, and make him feel and act better?I’m really pleased you have made the connection between how your son feels and how he acts – many parents don’t. I consulted Katy Dearnley, a consultant child psychotherapist who specialises in children under five. Each of us wondered about the chronology: did your departure and your son’s starting nursery coincide? “If so,” Dearnley said, “this would be a double separation for your son to deal with.” On its own, your leaving is a big event for him to cope with. Continue reading...
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The real reason Liverpool did not fight Arsenal for record signing Nicolas Pepe
They even rang Lille to tell them their reasons
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A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs
Roo can't walk.
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Macauley Culkin's brother Kieran breaks silence over Michael Jackson's Leaving Neverland claims
The actor has lifted the lid on his relationship with the Thriller hitmaker for the first time
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England suffer Ashes meltdown as hosts out for just 67 to set lowest EVER Test score at Headingley
England were humiliated by Australia in the third Ashes Test at Headingly after collapsing to just 6775 all out in the first innings - their lowest-ever Test score at Headingley.
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Riyad Mahrez's wife posts shocking clip of herself driving with feet on dashboard
Footage of Rita Mahrez bolting down the motorway with no feet on the pedals was shared on social media
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Taylor Swift calls out sexist double standards that she's 'sick of' on new album Lover
Taylor Swift's new album Lover features 18 new songs, but one track is striking a powerful chord with her female fans
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The wonderful, humbling story of how a bench is helping tackle loneliness in Altrincham
People can sometimes go days without speaking to anyone
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Watch Vikings cast pretend to be trees swaying to invisible breeze in bizarre BTS moment
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Anger as Prince George is mocked by Good Morning America host for doing ballet
Former X Factor creative director Brian Friedman is amongst those demanding Lara Spencer apologises after she couldn't stop laughing about Prince George and his love of the performance dance
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Man City news and transfers LIVE Aleks Zinchenko and John Stones latest ahead of Bournemouth clash
All the latest following Pep Guardiola's press conference ahead of Manchester City's clash with Bournemouth.
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Pep Guardiola explains why he was wrong about David Silva at Man City
David Silva is into his tenth year as a Manchester City player after moving from La Liga back in 2010.
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The massive crackdown on taxi drivers illegally picking people up - 30 cabbies have been taken to court
'Operation Aztec' has been a success for the council
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Leros fire: Blaze engulfs holiday island leaving '50 swimmers trapped on beach'
The 'uncontrollable' fire broke out at around 12pm in dry grass near the island's main port of Laki before spreading to a pine forest
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Jurgen Klopp predicts Nicolas Pepe and Granit Xhaka will start for Arsenal’s clash against Liverpool
Has he got Emery figured out?
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