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‘I do accept that it’s sometimes fun to pair strong, smoky eyes with an entirely flawless base, and that some women do just feel better with a face full of foundation’I only recently discovered that Estée Lauder’s Double Wear – Britain’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Sali Hughes | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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As the summer break is in full swing for most UK pupils, we’ve swapped this month’s teaching resource for a brief look back at how previous generations of children enjoyed their freedom from the classroom - as captured in images from the GNM Archive....
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Last month, England had more success in the World Cup than for decades – only this time it was the women playing. Simon Hattenstone talks to the female footballers taking their game to the next levelTwo hundred metres from Manchester City’s Etihad...
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Hattenstone | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The 17-year-old was shot by Israeli troops at Atara checkpoint near Ramallah, Palestinian officials said, amid unrest over death of 18-month old boyA Palestinian youth has been killed by Israeli forces in Ramallah in the wake of violent West Bank clashes...
From: The Guardian | By: Kate Shuttleworth in Jerusalem | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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‘It’s so good for you, the makers say, that entire tribes have sustained themselves for months on nothing but camel milk and dates’What is it? It’s milk, but from camels. I know, stop salivating.How much does it cost? £20 per 500ml bottle. £20....
From: The Guardian | By: Stuart Heritage | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The Portuguese make a religion of their pastries, celebrating saints’ days with little cakes of all kinds, filled with custard or scattered with flaked nuts, such as these two heavenly confections: the Jesuit pastry and the bread of God. AmenTreacly...
From: The Guardian | By: Ruby Tandoh | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Jo McMillan was brought up by her communist mother on cold war politics, summer holidays in East Germany and dreams of a socialist future – and then the Berlin Wall fellFor my 25th birthday, my mother gave me 25 pairs of socks, all black. They marked...
From: The Guardian | By: Jo McMillan | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Dry some mint, switch to British charcoal and buy a button bushAfter a summer supping fresh mint tea, it’s disappointing to revert to dusty, dull (and expensive) herbal tea bags come autumn. Instead, harvest sprigs of mint (as well as lemon balm and...
From: The Guardian | By: Jane Perrone | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Stella Grey likes the look of his mischievous smile and their online flirtation heats upThe next morning, just after 6.30am, Martin messaged again. “Really early, in a rush, teaching summer school and going for a run first, but just wanted to say,...
From: The Guardian | By: Stella Grey | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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‘Should we do, like, a mercy killing?’ the youngest one says, pointing to his mother. ‘To put her out of her misery?’We’re on holiday in France, spending a week with Constance’s mother, and Constance, and Constance’s sisters. We’ve been...
From: The Guardian | By: Tim Dowling | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Beast, a puli, is the newest internet celebrity thanks to his moppy hair and unusual heritageWhen Pricilla Chan and her husband, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, announced they are expecting a baby girl, the internet showered them with praise. At last count,...
From: The Guardian | By: Kayla Epstein in New York | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Texas man uses Find My iPhone app to pinpoint the position where his device fell into a field during flight to HoustonA Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell 2,835 metres (9,300 feet) during a flight from...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 31, 2015
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164 members of an international team set the world record for skydiving formation over Ottawa, Illinois after 13 attempts to build a shape resembling a giant flower Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan, who married in 2012, have had three miscarriages, Zuckerberg writes on Facebook page announcing the pregnancy Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl,...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters in San Francisco | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Rostam Notarki given seven-year sentence after blow with ironing board sent wealthy American into the path of a van in south-west London A gastropub landlord has been jailed for seven years after killing a wealthy American man with an ironing board.Rostam...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, July 31, 2015
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‘For the good of media freedom’, Germany’s prosecutor general suspends investigation into reporters who said state planned to boost surveillance A treason investigation into two journalists who reported that the German state planned to boost online...
From: The Guardian | By: Kate Connolly in Berlin | Friday, July 31, 2015
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These images of young children training were taken at a gymnastics summer camp in Bozhou, Anhui province, China. Children with promise are selected to attend, and their families hope training will not only benefit their children physically but also increase...
From: The Guardian | By: ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images | Friday, July 31, 2015
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I should’ve requested a picture of her from the present day. It’s vital to ask for a recent photo of an old fling — or better yet, make it a selfie shot todayIn my early 20s, I found myself in New York City doing an internship in Midtown Manhattan....
From: The Guardian | By: Alicia Eler | Friday, July 31, 2015
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The Elephant Festival takes over the city of Jaipur every year. The animals are draped with jewellery and given majestic multicolour makeovers (complete with pedicures), before doing a procession through the streets. Later they race, play elephant polo...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Friday, July 31, 2015
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The Calvert Journal select some of the most compelling artists across the new east, turning a lens on everything from lone arctic researchers to expectant parents Continue reading......
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Mullah Omar’s reported successor joined the group at its founding and is known to be in favour of peace talks with the Afghan government Mullah Akhtar Mansoor – believed to be the Taliban’s new leader - has an unexpected reputation as a relative...
From: The Guardian | By: Bette Dam | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Back in Hong Kong, where they recorded their album The Magic Whip, Damon, Graham, Alex and Dave talk about falling out and making up, the state of British pop music and why 90s Britpop was a wasted opportunityHong Kong in July can be a disorientating...
From: The Guardian | By: Tim Jonze | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Source in militant group tells Reuters that deputy Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who has a record of favouring reconciliation, has been elected successorThe Taliban has conceded Mullah Mohammad Omar, the one-eyed Afghan cleric who transformed a mob of 50 madrasa...
From: The Guardian | By: Sune Engel Rasmussen in Kabul | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Not even a type-2 diabetes diagnosis can persuade me to quit the night shifts, and I dread the day that I’m forced toI have been working the night shift on and off for most of my career; since it’s unavoidable in my trade, I’ve come to regard it...
From: The Guardian | By: Anonymous | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Polish photographer David Kaszlikowski used a drone to take stunning photographs of a glacier in the Karakoram region of Pakistan. He took the breathtaking images while on a film expedition with HBO. At the Baltoro and Godwin-Austen glaciers near K2,...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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No need to check the weather forecast for our stroll through decades of sunny seasonal offerings, through Vice City and Xtreme Beach VolleyballWe have such a fraught relationship with summer in Britain. Most of the time, the sun skulks behind cloud cover,...
From: The Guardian | By: Keith Stuart | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Hearts owner has become a feted figure since leading a buyout and instigating progressive changes but she admits the club are still on a learning curveLife could be altogether different for Ann Budge. Rather than being riddled with the anxieties that...
From: The Guardian | By: Ewan Murray | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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• Hughes given emotional farewell on final day of riding career • Dettori claims first Stewards’ Cup plus a remarkable doubleWe came to bury Richard Hughes but ended by praising Frankie Dettori. The advance publicity for this week’s racing revolved...
From: The Guardian | By: Chris Cook at Goodwood | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Protesters set out to make a laughing stock of the government's drug policy by inhaling nitrous oxide simultaneously outside the houses of parliament on Saturday afternoon. Stephen Reid, founder and director of the Psychedelic Society, which organised...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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About 100 people attend a mass inhalation against psychoactive substances bill, which would criminalise sale and supply of ‘nos’ and other drugsA protest against the government’s proposed ban of legal highs erupted in laughter on Saturday as dozens...
From: The Guardian | By: Damien Gayle | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Dave Grohl posts video of his own telling Cesena residents the band will be there soon as giant performance in city racks up more than 11.5m viewsAn Italian man has successfully wooed Foo Fighters with a “crazy” plan to have 1,000 musicians play...
From: The Guardian | By: Amanda Holpuch in New York | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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• Motherwell beat Caley despite penalty miss• Frédéric Frans sent off for Partick at HamiltonRory Loy and Greg Stewart both scored two goals as Dundee started their season with a 4-0 thrashing of Kilmarnock at Rugby Park. Stewart opened the scoring...
From: The Guardian | By: Nial Briggs | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Yuri Felshtinsky, who wrote a book with former spy, says UK capital – once a safe haven for Russian expatriates – is now a dangerous place for Putin critics London has become one of the most dangerous cities in the world for critics of Russia’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Mark Townsend Home affairs editor | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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• 22-year-old takes biggest career victory• Yates fends off Philippe Gilbert and Alejandro ValverdeBritish cyclist Adam Yates claimed the biggest victory of his career when he won the Clásica San Sebastián one-day race on Saturday.The Orica GreenEDGE...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Police search for missing people feared buried in a mudslide triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Goupi, Manipur statePolice are searching for 21 people feared buried in a mudslide triggered by torrential monsoon rains in India’s remote mountainous...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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• Chelsea 1-0 Notts County• Ji So-yun scores the only goal of the game at WembleyIn the moments before the start of this FA Cup final, when they were trying to forget about the enormity of the occasion and ignore the butterflies that were fluttering...
From: The Guardian | By: Jacob Steinberg Wembley | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Member of Gnat display team dies after plane comes down a mile north of site in CheshireA pilot has been killed when an aircraft taking part in an aerial show plummeted to the ground in front of horrified spectators. The accident happened shortly after...
From: The Guardian | By: Jessica Elgot | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Interim Labour leader writes to David Cameron, saying prime minister has inflamed Calais migrant crisis with his divisive languageFrance should pay compensation to British holidaymakers and haulage companies for the disruption caused by the migrant crisis...
From: The Guardian | By: Jessica Elgot | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Live updates on the first Women’s FA Cup final to be held at WembleyTweet @NickMiller79 or email nick.miller@theguardian.comSaturday scoreboard: follow today’s other matches 2.35pm BST Here’s Alex Scott, of Arsenal and England, to break down the...
From: The Guardian | By: Nick Miller | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Questions raised over why state-of-the-art jet carrying three relatives of Osama Bin Laden came down at end of long runway at Blackbushe airportQuestions have been raised over the cause of Friday’s plane crash in which three members of the Bin Laden...
From: The Guardian | By: Jamie Doward | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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With loans from 34 museums in 12 countries, this exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles includes ancient treasures never before assembled in one placeOn the Greek Isle of Rhodes a 30-meter bronze statue of their patron god Helios, famously known...
From: The Guardian | By: Jordan Riefe | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Live updates on the season’s opener at Celtic ParkTweet @LawrenceOstlere or email lawrence.ostlere@theguardian.comFixtures: the rest of today’s matches in Scotland 12.42pm BST There’s a feel-good atmosphere at Celtic Park: balloons have been released...
From: The Guardian | By: Lawrence Ostlere | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Despite her campaign’s attempt to paint the scandal as persecution, anyone who cares about government transparency and security should demand informationThe Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and its supporters has spent the last week trying to...
From: The Guardian | By: Trevor Timm | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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• Captain of Ghana’s youth side will spend season in the Netherlands• Agyepong unavailable until September because of broken footTwente Enschede have taken the teenage striker Thomas Agyepong from Manchester City on loan but will not be able to...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Caramelised carrots are a busy cook’s friend, forming a base for a colourful salad, a versatile dip, a sweet and succulent flatbread and a spicy, quick supper Boiled carrots used to be my pet hate when I was a child. I would always pick them out of...
From: The Guardian | By: Olia Hercules | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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After the 1959 revolution, the state seized buildings now estimated to be worth $100bn and rented to, among others, Lloyd’s of London and the British embassyWith an elegant marble staircase leading up to a small modern art gallery, and large crescent...
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Swans chairman slams pundits who refuse to condemn booingTributes for AFL star stretch to NRL and V8 SupercarsAdam Goodes wasn’t playing, but the presence of the Swans star was inescapable on Saturday.The SCG was the focal point of support for Goodes...
From: The Guardian | By: Australian Associated Press | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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MenACWY vaccine will be introduced for 14-18-year-olds as well as students under age of 25 attending university for the first time this autumnStudents and teenagers across Britain will be offered a new meningitis vaccine to protect them against an outbreak...
From: The Guardian | By: Damien Gayle | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Manchester United’s midfield manoeuvres; Premier League’s groovy new ball; Radamel Falcao back in big time?; more or less Harry Kane-mania this season?Not long ago there were grumbles about the lack of top-class midfielders at Manchester United;...
From: The Guardian | By: Observer Sport | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Darren Lehmann backs under-pressure captainCoach says other batsmen also in poor formMichael Clarke will be given “as long as he needs” to find form, says Australia coach Darren Lehmann.Clarke admitted he failed to contribute in the side’s eight-wicket...
From: The Guardian | By: Australian Associated Press | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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