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My mum did not approve of my same-sex relationship and for eight months before she died we didnt speak to one another. Now my partner has started seeing a colleague at work and I feel overwhelmed with griefThree months ago, my mum passed away out of...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Watch out the great apes have come to town! A Richard Allen teaches you how to draw one, and it all starts with a nice sharp pencil.This particular crazy ape stars in Apes a Go-Go with words by Roman Milisic and pictures by A Richard Allen Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: A Richard Allen | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Yes, weve seen baby geese and meerkats before But David Attenboroughs tale of our struggle through life is a story worth hearing any number of timesA meerkat pops out of a hole, does a bit of meerkatting, checks the coast is clear. Ooh, Attenboroughs...
From: The Guardian | By: Sam Wollaston | Friday, October 24, 2014
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I found a way out of loneliness by reaching beyond my private ties. If we try, togetherness will comeWe are living in what George Monbiot described in these pages last week as the age of loneliness. This is something I am pretty familiar with. For years...
From: The Guardian | By: Emily White | Friday, October 24, 2014
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I dont want my son to learn bad cycling habits stabilisers give false sense of security and encourage over-leaning I was aged about six and still wore pigtails when I looked over my shoulder and realised my dad wasnt holding on to the back of my bike...
From: The Guardian | By: Victoria Hazael | Friday, October 24, 2014
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As David Cameron prepares to join EU leaders to set new targets for emissions, energy savings and renewables, we look at the data and what it means for the UK David Cameron joins other EU leaders on Thursday to decide a new set of energy and climate...
From: The Guardian | By: Adam Vaughan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Why do people take Taylor Swift so much more seriously than her peers? Great songs, smart turns of phrase and a noticeable lack of the usual hollow pop platitudes all help Taylor Swift: Sexy? Not on my radar At 24 years old, Taylor Swift inhabits something...
From: The Guardian | By: Alexis Petridis | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Fertility groups welcome strongest call yet from Nice to end healthcare inequalities caused by CCGs cutbacksWomen across Britain are being denied fertility treatment because NHS trusts are trying to cut costs, the governments NHS care watchdog has warned.Thousands...
From: The Guardian | By: Karen McVeigh | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Police fear that other members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities may have been targeted by the robbersPolice have appealed for help tracking down two robbers who targeted a man in his own home after contacting him using a gay dating...
From: The Guardian | By: Haroon Siddique | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Photographer Hans Eijkelboom has spent decades documenting tribes of people wearing the same clothes from double denim to fur hoods and mini Louis Vuitton manbags for his series People of the Twenty-First Century Alexis Petridis on Hans Eijkelboom Continue...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Think your look is unique? Well, photographer Hans Eijkelboom may have already put you among his tribes after 20 years spying on passersby Snap! The clothing clans of the 21st century in picturesYou could never accuse Hans Eijkelboom of a lack of dedication....
From: The Guardian | By: Alexis Petridis | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Jamelia, Nicole Scherzinger, Mel B and Tinie Tempah were among the stars who turned out for the 2014 Mobo awards held at the SSE Arena in London Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Treasury report describes the structure of the board led by former chairman Paul Flowers as an accident waiting to happenThe near collapse of the Co-operative bank blew the chance to create a full blown challenger bank to shake up the high street, according...
From: The Guardian | By: Jill Treanor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Theres no effective treatment yet for dementia. So rather than paying doctors to spot new cases, we should spend the £55 where it will make a differenceA bounty on the head of some patients is how the Patients Association has described the news that...
From: The Guardian | By: Ann Robinson | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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This man had gone to the pub for a drink. When he came out, there were troops and razorwire everywhereI took this in August 1969, on the very first day of the arrival of British troops in Belfast. They were there to restore peace after sectarian rioting....
From: The Guardian | By: Interview by Karin Andreasson | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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As a restaurant offering paleo food opens in London, can linguistics shed any light on what our ancestors ate?Next month, the UKs first paleolithic restaurant will open in London. The paleo, stone-age or caveman diet has been around in various forms...
From: The Guardian | By: David Shariatmadari | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Steve McNamaras side recover from 22-20 deficit to win 32-26 Pacific Islanders twice led at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane All the latest rugby league news on our dedicated siteEngland survived a major scare to get their Four Nations Series campaign off...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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It starts innocently enough: you buy a pair of trainers (or a cap, or a printed shirt) and the next minute your wardrobes stuffed with them. Here are the men who know what they like and are sticking with it I have never thought of myself as a collector,...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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When I tracked down a Nazi soldiers snapshot of an execution, it reminded me how warily you must tread when you try to enlist the past, however good your intentionsI have been working off and on for a couple of years with an architect friend, Declan...
From: The Guardian | By: Glenn Patterson | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Banned from playing football since the World Cup, Luis Suárez is finally set to make his debut for Barcelona against Real Madrid in the first El Clasico of the season. Is the worlds most thrilling (and volatile) striker a reformed man? Simon Hattenstone...
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Hattenstone | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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An elderly man takes pleasure in the small things, by sharing his kitchen with a hungry hummingbird in Brasil.Todays caturday video is an amateur video featuring João Silvestrini, a retiree who lives alone in Barretos, Brasil. Seeking to expand his...
From: The Guardian | By: GrrlScientist | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Activists say designer killed man in self defence after he tried to sexually assault her, and confession came under duressIran has executed a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, in defiance of an international campaign to...
From: The Guardian | By: Staff and agencies | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Glasgow Pollok MSP says central structure of party in London out of touch with political climate after referendum pollJohann Lamont is to stand down as leader of the Scottish Labour party, after describing some of her Westminster colleagues as dinosaurs...
From: The Guardian | By: Libby Brooks | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Ecclestone gave Caterham dispensation to miss next two GPs Caterham administrators to use time to find buyer for F1 teamThe struggling Caterham and Marussia Formula One teams will both miss next weeks US Grand Prix in Texas, the sports commercial supremo...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The amount of money Manchester United have spent and will spend on Di María is extraordinary but then so is he Barney Ronay: Mourinho got a total education under Van GaalFootball was invented for a single purpose to make people happy and accordingly...
From: The Guardian | By: Daniel Harris | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Polls this week put the Greens on 8%, overtaking the Lib Dems for the first time in a decade and providing a clear challenge to Ukip in the eastAs a display of political activism in difficult circumstances, it looks very noble: in the midst of grim weather,...
From: The Guardian | By: John Harris | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Theyre known as comedy gold but are they? Really? Our critics cast an unsentimental eye over 12 from the hall of fame Continue reading......
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Bus packed with people including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for Diwali veers off mountain highwayA Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press in Kathmandu | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Eustace jumps 130,000ft from edge of space, hitting 822mph, after ascent in a balloonGoogle executive Alan Eustace has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a big leap from the edge...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press in Roswell, New Mexico | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Cost of provisional licence will fall to £34 from £50, while cost of renewing licence online will drop to £14Young drivers facing the mounting costs of taking to the road might well breathe a little easier after the government announced it was slashing...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The first US service member has died in the third US-Iraq war, although not in combat, the Department of Defense says Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Spencer Ackerman in New York | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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World Series tied 1-1Royals Jeremy Guthrie v Giants Tim HudsonMi blog es su blog - tweet @lengeldavidemail: david.lengel.freelance@theguardian.com Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: David Lengel | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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At Barcelona they were Dutch master and Portuguese apprentice. Barney Ronay looks at their reunion on SundayShortly before the 2010 Champions League final between Internazionale and Bayern Munich, José Mourinho sent his opposite number, Louis van Gaal,...
From: The Guardian | By: Barney Ronay | Friday, October 24, 2014
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As one family mourns a man who left to join an aid convoy, a campaign group urges a rethink on returnees from SyriaThe last texts of Kamran ul-Haque to his elder brother tell a story of a young man fearful yet thrilled by the prospect of war in Syria....
From: The Guardian | By: Randeep Ramesh, social affairs editor | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Liverpool manager believes more time in training is required Rodgers will continue to give Mario Balotelli a chance Manager gives Balotelli two months to prove his worthBrendan Rodgers has dismissed the possibility of bringing in a specialist defensive...
From: The Guardian | By: Paul Wilson | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Lamonts decision comes despite her part in the victorious no vote campaign during the independence referendumJohann Lamont is to stand down as the leader of the Scottish Labour party.The Glasgow Pollok MSP has represented her constituency since 1999...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Manchester United manager backs striker to score at Chelsea Dutch striker has scored only twice this season Van Persie confident United will frighten teams againListen to Louis van Gaal on Robin van Persie and the impression given is hardly that the...
From: The Guardian | By: Jamie Jackson | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Islington consults on licensing scheme for area bedevilled by flats deemed too tiny and dirty for human habitationA north London council that is home to two streets described by a councillor as the frontier of the wild west of the rental market is to...
From: The Guardian | By: Hilary Osborne | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Marysville-Pilchuck high school went into lockdown at 11amFour wounded, two critically, after shooting near SeattleThe story as it unfolded our live blogA student at a Washington state high school is dead after opening fire in the cafeteria, killing...
From: The Guardian | By: Rory Carroll in Los Angeles | Friday, October 24, 2014
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World Health Organisation says trials could start in west Africa in December, but warns vaccines arent magic bulletEbola vaccine trials are to start in west Africa in December, a month earlier than planned, and hundreds of thousands of doses will be...
From: The Guardian | By: Sarah Boseley, health editor | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The 18-year-olds body was discovered in Albermarle county, near to where the University of Virginia student went missingA body found by US police is that of British-born student Hannah Graham, it has been confirmed.The 18-year-old University of Virginia...
From: The Guardian | By: Kevin Rawlinson | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Marysville-Pilchuck high school just north of SeattleWitnesses say shots fired inside school cafeteriaSchool evacuatedPolice: Its really kind of a holding pattern 3.19pm ET Marysville is a city of 63,000 about 34 miles north of Seattle. The Marysville...
From: The Guardian | By: Tom McCarthy and Jessica Glenza | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Walter Scott, Byron, Jane Austen all were profoundly affected by the conflict with France. Jenny Uglow considers the world of wartime reading, and cultural skirmishes, high and lowIve been following the lives of different people farmers and builders,...
From: The Guardian | By: Jenny Uglow | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Corporation responds to resolution calling for its licence to be revoked and film-makers to be charged with genocide denialThe BBC has defended its decision to broadcast a documentary about the Rwandan genocide that has sparked complaints from the countrys...
From: The Guardian | By: Dugald Baird and agencies | Friday, October 24, 2014
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One-time highest-paid female actor in the world has announced shes swapping front of screen work for a stint pursuing other creative endeavours such as directing and poetryKristen Stewart, the Twilight star who just two years ago was named the highest-paid...
From: The Guardian | By: Ben Child | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Dane beats Petra Kvitova in straight sets in Singapore Agnieszka Radwanksa to face Simona Halep in other semiCaroline Wozniacki arrived in Singapore as the eighth and bottom seed for the WTA Finals, but the Dane never doubted her ability to compete against...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Friday, October 24, 2014
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To celebrate United Nations Day, we've put together a quiz to test your knowledge of flags. Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Leila Haddou | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The previous nominees trail a host of jazz-world accolades, but have marshalled influences including hip-hop and electronica for their latest tilt at the awardWho? Seb Rochford, Pete Wareham, Mark Lockheart, Tom Herbert and Leafcutter John are the British...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian music | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Step out of the self, and you step into the present and a kind of happiness that doesnt depend on certain criteria being metIts been reported that 20% of British people and 25% of Americans describe themselves as spiritual but not religious. The others...
From: The Guardian | By: Oliver Burkeman | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Midfielder impressing Lambert on loan from Manchester United The option is there, but we still have a couple of monthsAston Villa manager Paul Lambert has announced the club have an option to sign Tom Cleverley from Manchester United on a permanent basis...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, October 24, 2014
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