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Notting Hill Carnival 2019 route map, road closures, tube station restrictions and train times
Where've you Caribbean if you've never done Notting Hill Carnival?
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US Open preview and predictions: Federer, Djokovic and Nadal target 12th successive major
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We must not switch off from the grim truth about Brexit | William Keegan
The health of the nation depends on not acquiescing in the folly of no deal, however tempting it may be to retreatI have a message for the many people I encounter who have given up reading anything about Brexit: I feel your pain! I sympathise with those who say: “I am fed up; why don’t they just get on with it?” Unfortunately, they could not be more mistaken.“Getting on with it” would be – well, allow me to quote a recent leading article in my journalistic alma mater, the normally restrained Financial Times. A fortnight ago, the FT warned: “The UK is careering towards the precipice, with dire implications for its economy, security, and the union of nations it comprises. It is now parliament’s duty to prevent the British government from visiting a calamity on its own country on October 31.” Continue reading...
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Insights... the high price successful working women pay | Torsten Bell
Research from Sweden shows that careeer success increases the likelihood of divorce for women but not menThe world of work isn’t one of gender equality. You may have noticed. On average, women earn 18% less than men. Partly that’s because four in 10 of them work part time compared with one in 10 for men, but there’s still a 9% pay gap even just looking at full-time workers.Alongside any (illegal) pay discrimination, much of the gap is driven by women being underrepresented in higher-paying occupations. This isn’t about education – slightly more than half of the working-age population with a master’s degree are women but they make up just 32% of corporate managers and 21% of science and tech professionals. Continue reading...
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Latest denim styles you need to know about to keep you on trend for autumn
This new way to wear denim will keep you on trend for the season ahead...
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When Charlie the dog kept sniffing Emma's right breast it was an ominous sign
Emma Smith, 42, from Ruislip, Greater London, thought little of it when her dog kept sniffing her right breast. But it turned out that Charlie the Staffie was on to something…
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Bake Off's Prue Leith, 79, fears breaking leg after nasty fall at train station
Star baker Prue Leith also reveals all about her arguments with fellow judge Paul Hollywoo as show returns this week
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Dad set on fire by girlfriend ran past daughters shouting 'I'm going to die' before diving in bath
When Darren Reid was set on fire in his own house in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, it looked like he had bravely stepped in to protect his loved ones from attackers, but his girlfriend Kate Stone was hiding the truth
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Best anti-frizz sprays to get smooth, glossy hair - from Redken to John Frieda
If you're looking to tame your mane to perfection then these sprays will help calm frizz and boost shine
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Notting Hill Carnival 2019: Where are the best places to go to the toilet?
Notting Hill Carnival 2019 is finally here but at some point you may just really need a wee
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'I thought my boy was a fussy eater - but it was actually a big red flag'
When Jo Black adopted a cat called Chi for her son Finley, she didn’t realise it would change their lives so dramatically…
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Helen Skelton gave birth on kitchen floor as child hit her with plastic sword
TV presenter Helen Skelton, 36, on her ‘feral’ children, the scariest thing she’s ever done, and why her dog is her greatest love…
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Hairdryer that sucks IN your hair and other weird new beauty inventions tested
From false lashes that stick to magnetic eyeliner to the first mascara created with artificial intelligence, there are some very bizarre new products launching
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IBS symptoms and tips for getting gut under control when changing diet isn't enough
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is thought to affect almost four million people in the UK, causing bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and stomach cramps – here are some suggestions that might help you feel better
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EastEnders' Lucy Benjamin teases heartbreaking scene in explosive week which left her in tears
The EastEnders star will be reprising her role as Lisa Fowler after two years as Louise and Keanu return to the Square
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Martin Freeman actually went for the role of Gareth in The Office - not Tim
The Hobbit, Office and Sherlock actor, 47 - who is starring in ITV's A Confession this week – on not taking his work home with him because he's moody enough already
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SunSeal Review: Sunscreen tanning lotion which 'lasts three days on skin' tested
Can you safely go for days without topping up your sun protection? Notebook health editor Lynne Hyland is the first journalist in Europe to try a new super-SPF with long-wear tech
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Manchester United player Paul Pogba sent message by Solskjaer after Crystal Palace error
Paul Pogba helped Man Utd equalise vs Crystal Palace but also lost the ball in the move that led to the Eagles' winner at Old Trafford.
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How can children thrive when they are squeezed into cramped homes? | Barbara Ellen
Shipping containers meant as a quick fix for the housing crisis have become a trapPersonal space is a political issue. Analysing data from the English Housing Survey, supplemented by a Comres poll of families in overcrowded housing, the National Housing Federation (NHF) reports that 130,000 families are living in one-bedroom homes. An estimated 1.3 million children live in overcrowded homes, defined as children sleeping in the same room as two or more siblings, their parents or a teenager of the opposite sex.Just 6,000 homes were built in 2018 for social rent, despite at least 145,000 being needed. Some children are sleeping three to a bed, with adults sleeping in kitchens, halls and bathrooms to free up space. There are 96,000 more children living like this than a decade ago. An estimated 92,000 children are thought to be sofa-surfing with their families and not even registering in the figures. Continue reading...
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Asteroid near-miss: 177-foot rock narrowly skims Earth after being spotted just days ago
AN ASTEROID estimated to be as large as 177-foot narrowly skimmed Earth after only being spotted two days ago.
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Humanist weddings: Non-religious weddings rise in Northern Ireland
Since the law changed in 2018, there has been a big rise in couples opting for humanist ceremonies.
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Bercow Bombshell: Insiders claim Speaker held talks about defecting to Labour
JOHN BERCOW, Commons speaker, had discussions about defecting to Labour during Gordon Brown’s leadership according to government sources.
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The Observer view on Syria and the west’s shameful failure to act | Observer editorial
The slaughter in Idlib is intensifying and millions have nowhere to go. The whole stability of the Middle East is at riskThe crisis in Syria does not feature high on the agenda at this weekend’s G7 summit in Biarritz. The absence of two key players – Russia and Turkey – means any substantive initiatives are unlikely. Donald Trump has washed his hands of the conflict, although Pentagon chiefs are resisting his demand to withdraw all US forces. European leaders, beset by many other urgent problems, seem to prefer not to think about Syria at all.This attitude is intolerably shortsighted. Western governments’ neglect of the eight-year war and, in particular, its impact on civilians is a sadly familiar phenomenon, but no more acceptable for being predictable. Their involvement has been sporadic and uneven, spurred from time to time by headline events such as chemical weapons attacks or war crimes too horrific to ignore. The campaign against Islamic State (Isis) was given priority. Continue reading...
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Meghan and Harry told to choose between royal role or being 'globe-trotting A-listers'
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry must choose between being royal public servants or ‘globe-trotting celebrity A-listers’, according to a royal expert.
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Gary Neville questions Unai Emery’s decision to start with a diamond in Arsenal’s loss to Liverpool
Should the Gunners have played a 4-3-3 formation from the start at Anfield?
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A timeless look | Funmi Fetto
How to create a classic look, plus a spot cream that works, and a new scent from a cult brandExperimenting with makeup is joyous. Years down the line, though, photographic evidence of your creativity might leave you cringing. Glossy skin juxtaposed with matte bold lips (as per Talbot Runhof AW19), however, is timeless. First, prep. Refine your skin texture and hydrate to the hilt – no amount of makeup will disguise rough, dehydrated skin. Choose a dewy foundation with a skin-like finish, a subtle highlighter, a hint of blush and finish with a bright lip. Just remember to choose a non-drying matte or you’ll end up with more cracks than our current political climate.1. Beauty Pie Dr Glycolic Pore-Purifying Glow Toner from £9.79, beautypie.com 2. Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick in Glow £20, illamasqua.co.uk 3. Suqqu Pure Color Blush £34, selfridges.com 4. Milk Flex Highlighter £24, cultbeauty.co.uk 5. Armani Luminous Silk Hydrating Primer £34, selfridges.com Continue reading...
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Fuell Fluid ebike: ‘Turns heads in any bike lane’
This swift new ebike from Harley-Davidson man Erik Buell has sleek lines and extended rangeFuell Fluid ebikePrice £2,313, introductory offer on indiegogo.comRange 125 milesRecharge 5 hours or 80% in 2.5 hoursSpeed up to 28mphFrame aluminiumBrakes hydraulic discSo many ebikes start out as basic frames on to which weedy electric motors and heavy batteries are then ungraciously welded. The results are unwieldy, cackhanded contraptions and often make Heath Robinson’s designs look like cycling’s answer to Ernesto Colnago. But take a look at this new ebike from Fuell and you can immediately see something special is in the mix. It’s not a bicycle that’s has been powered up, it’s a motorcycle that’s been stripped down. Continue reading...
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Sunday with Eudon Choi: ‘Take the train to Whitstable for oysters’
The designer on early starts and Instagram, and Islington Ottolenghi for toastiesWhen does your Sunday start? My body clock is pretty bad. I don’t set an alarm, but I’m still always up between six and seven. I sometimes think it’s unfortunate, but it has been that way since I went sober, and it means my days are longer.When and where on a Sunday are you happiest? At home, first thing in the morning, when my day is still full of possibilities. I mean, I never do much, but I can think about it as I scroll through Instagram, at least. Continue reading...
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All my friends have had babies and I feel marginalised | Dear Mariella
It’s hard when you don’t move in unison with your peers. It doesn’t mean abandoning friendships, says Mariella Frostrup, but don’t be afraid to keep a distance when neededThe dilemma I’m 34 and have been in a close friendship group with four other women since university. Our relationship has been a constant comfort, but during the past year I’ve found it incredibly difficult to connect with them as all four have had babies. Suddenly our WhatsApp group looks more like Mumsnet – and I just can’t relate. I don’t know if I want kids or not. My husband puts no pressure on me, but this is bringing out the worst in me. I feel left behind, confused and judgmental as these friends enter motherhood. I feel isolated and incapable of contributing, and when I do I feel disingenuous. I try to widen the conversation, but it always reverts back to babies. I don’t want to lose these people, but I feel marginalised, as if I’m fundamentally missing out on some intensely female purpose. How do I step back without being overly dramatic?Mariella replies It’s definitely a problem. I am sympathetic. But stick with me first, because I have to draw attention to how emotionally over-sensitised we’ve become as a species. Growing up, friends shacking up before we do, marriages and divorce, babies born and infidelities committed – they’re all part of life’s rich pageant. Some are profoundly upsetting, some manageably so, and others so natural a part of life’s flow that they should barely bother us at all. Some of these emotional traumas are dumped on us, some committed by us and some are not directed at us at all. In the latter case, it’s generally our own unresolved issues that make us vulnerable to being wounded. Continue reading...
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Trump seems to think he's an emperor – but we are not entertained | Lloyd Green
Commodus was mad and, at least the way Russell Crowe told it, it took a gladiator to bring him down. America has the pollsHail the imperial cult: ancient Rome is reborn on the Potomac. Related: Something rotten? Trump's state over Denmark at heart of a madcap week Continue reading...
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The Observer view on Jair Bolsonaro and the Amazon wildfires | Observer editorial
The ecological carnage we are witnessing will reverberate far beyond the borders of BrazilSmoke from the wildfires burning in the Amazon plunged São Paolo, 1,700 miles from the scenes of destruction, into an eerie darkness last Monday afternoon. The temporary blackout made it impossible for residents of Brazil’s largest city to ignore the ecological carnage taking place on the other side of their country. But the ruin of rainforest we are currently witnessing will reverberate far beyond the borders of Brazil in decades to come.Home to 3m species – one in 10 of all known plants and animals on Earth – the Amazonian rainforest is the most biodiverse place on the planet. Three-quarters of plant species there are unique to the rainforest. The Amazon is also home to a million indigenous people, thousands of whom have lost their lives in recent decades defending the forest against commercial interests. Continue reading...
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The US is separating families. There's overwhelming evidence that's bad for kids
Both children and parents face increased mental health risks when they are separated in the immigration processRecent immigration raids in Mississippi are likely to be followed by more. The raids, which targeted almost 700 Latino immigrants (and by extension, the Latino community) were followed by television images of traumatized children crying out for their parents.Despite news coverage of the families’ grief, the White House has ordered US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) agents to identify more workplace targets across the country, according to a report by CNN. Continue reading...
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If Boris Johnson wanted Britain to lead the world, he’d stop hedging his bets and back HS2 | Will Hutton
The thinking behind his new inquiry into high speed rail is political, not economicThe foundations of the dynamic economies of the 21st century will be massive agglomerations of people. In the new era of the learning machine, anything that is routine – from a production line to the legal processes surrounding buying and selling a house – will be performed by a robot. What will drive economic activity instead are myriad face-to-face interactions, from education to medicine, which can’t be done by machines but can be done by people living in vast, highly-connected urban areas that foster such interactivity.This trend is already clear – think Tokyo and Tokyo Bay, San Francisco Bay, the M25 area in London, the Beijing orbital rings. In an age of capitalism with robots, the advantage of such areas is going to become even more marked. Essentially, the more an economy can agglomerate, the more it will take off, especially if it is supported by fit-for-purpose public interventions and investment. Continue reading...
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Manchester United still haven't fixed four issues from last season
Man Utd were devastated as Crystal Palace secured their first ever Premier League win against the Reds at Old Trafford on Saturday.
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Pep Guardiola thrilled with Raheem Sterling reaction to Man City talks
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola discussed the improvement in forward Raheem Sterling during his time at the club
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Nigel Slater’s baked tomato recipes
Celebrate the season with these two glorious dishes – a spicy sauce with ginger and coconut, and a tart with ricottaThere has been a subtle change of step. Spiky dahlias in carnival colours have replaced the pink roses in the jam jar on the kitchen table and the broad beans have made way for climbing beans as thin and crisp as pencils. But it is the tomato that has been at the heart of this week’s cooking. Golden fruits barely larger than sweets; pointy, tough-skinned plum tomatoes and round, green-shouldered fruit of dazzling acidity.Plum tomatoes are cooking fruit, their depth of flavour only apparent when they meet the heat of the oven or hob Continue reading...
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So used are we to a borderless Europe we’re not ready for the coming shock | Kevin O’Rourke
The UK has enjoyed the privileges of the single market. Things are tougher outside itThe blame game is upon us. Since it is hard to believe that Boris Johnson could be so naive as to think that the European Union will reopen the withdrawal agreement or ditch the Irish backstop, it seems likely that he is actively pursuing a no-deal Brexit. But it is obviously in the prime minister’s interest to be seen as the innocent party, especially in the context of a general election that now seems highly likely.And so, in his recent letter to Donald Tusk, Johnson wrote: “This government will not put in place infrastructure, checks or controls at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.” Few outside the UK take such a claim seriously. If the UK were to follow such a course of action, it would be in breach not only of its World Trade Organization obligation to treat all its trade partners equally but of sundry other international obligations and agreements. The British government’s own Yellowhammer report, which was leaked last week, concluded that attempts to avoid a hard border in Ireland would be “unsustainable”. Continue reading...
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Economics will stay a man’s game while women are kept out of the equation | Yvonne Roberts
We should heed the Women’s Budget Group if we want a better economic futureKeep the home fires burning! After the apocalyptic vision of post-Brexit Britain revealed last week in the leak of Operation Yellowhammer, we learn that the government will spend £4m on “local resilience forums” across England (and £1.7m for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) supporting Brexit preparations for public services.The reasonably sane response might be – what public services? Central government funding for local government will have fallen by 56% in the 10 years to 2020. Or, to put a more human face on it, 1.4 million older people are not receiving the home care they need, 155 women and 103 children are turned away by refuges every day and hundreds of libraries, youth services, Sure Starts and day centres are closing weekly. Continue reading...
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Russian officials blame food for traces of radiation in doctor treating blast victims
Authorities say one man had cesium-137 in his muscle tissue, probably from ‘fish, mushrooms, lichens, algae’A doctor who helped treat victims of the mysterious nuclear blast in Russia more than two weeks ago has traces of radiation in his muscle tissue, said regional officials, who blamed the readings on his diet rather than the explosion.“Cesium-137 ... has the feature of accumulating in fish, mushrooms, lichens, algae,” Russian specialists told regional officials on Friday, according to Meduza, an independent Russian media organisation. “With a certain degree of probability, we can assume that this element got into the human body through the products of food.” They said the man was not in danger. Continue reading...
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Brexit Party sends warning to Boris Johnson - 'We could win a General Election'
THE Brexit Party could win a General Election if Boris Johnson fails to take the UK out of the EU on October 31 as promised, according to its chair Richard Tice.
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Revealed: Destination of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s controversial birthday flight
MEGHAN, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex flew on a private jet at a £108,000 a week villa to Ibiza to celebrate Meghan’s 38th birthday.
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Fears of no deal Brexit carnage in Northern Ireland - English police on standby
BRITISH POLICE officers could be deployed from English forces to Northern Ireland in the event of a no deal Brexit to patrol the border in case of a “highly possible” attack.
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Manchester United news and transfers LIVE reaction to Crystal Palace loss and Alexis Sanchez latest
All the latest transfer gossip and news plus reaction to Man Utd's first defeat of the season against Crystal Palace.
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Manchester United already have a January transfer window decision to make
Man Utd sold Romelu Lukaku on transfer deadline day and Alexis Sanchez could follow the Belgium striker to Inter Milan.
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Southall 'murder': Victim 'begged to see wife' after he was stabbed leaving pub
A man in his 30s has been arrested following the latest London killing, which took place in the north west of the capital on Saturday night
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NASA bombshell: Space agency unveils essential equipment to get humans on the moon
NASA have unveiled the new Modular Supercomputing Facility which will simulate moon landings as the agency looks to return to the moon by 2024.
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Man Utd fans spot what Anthony Martial did before Marcus Rashford's penalty
Rashford eventually went on to miss the spot-kick in United's shock 2-1 home loss to Crystal Palace
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