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Meghan wins copyright claim against Mail on Sunday over letter

Posted on May 05, 2021

The Duchess of Sussex has won her copyright claim over a personal letter to her estranged father, which, the high court heard, she had drafted on her iPhone and worked


Escape to glory: the intoxicating myth of boxing as ‘a way out’

Posted on May 05, 2021

W hen I think of him in my childhood, my father is an evening man: impatient, loud, sporadically gentle. His days were spent outside, in this peri


Golden Globes body unveils plans to deal with crisis over diversity and ethics

Posted on May 05, 2021

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the body that organises the Golden Globe awards, has outlined the changes it plans to make in an attempt to rescue its


Kathryn Heyman on writing her ‘white hot’ memoir – and finding refuge on the Timor Sea

Posted on May 05, 2021

At 21, Kathryn Heyman didn’t have the luxury of “finding herself” in India like her peers. She had no money, no safety net and had learned to never rely upon oth


‘You love me? I can’t take that to the bank’: Johnny Vegas on money, fame and grief

Posted on May 05, 2021

I remember the buzz around Johnny Vegas at the Edinburgh fringe in 1997. Everyone knew a star was being born – but a star of what, exactly? No one had ever seen anyt


Anger mounts as death toll from Mexico metro overpass collapse rises to 24

Posted on May 05, 2021

The death toll from the collapse of an overpass on the Mexico City metro has climbed to 24, as crews worked to clear the wreckage – and anger grew over the latest in a


José Mourinho to take over as Roma manager next season

Posted on May 05, 2021

José Mourinho is to take over as manager of Roma next season, after receiving assurances he will be given significant power over transfers and time to achieve success


No surge testing for India variants despite Hancock pledge

Posted on May 05, 2021

Surge testing is not being carried out in England for coronavirus variants first detected in India, despite the government claiming it would be, the Guardian has learn


Mali woman has given birth to nine babies, says health ministry

Posted on May 05, 2021

A woman in Mali has given birth to nine babies – two more than doctors had detected inside her womb – according to the country’s health ministry, joining a small panth


Escape to glory: the intoxicating myth of boxing as ‘a way out’

Posted on May 05, 2021

W hen I think of him in my childhood, my father is an evening man: impatient, loud, sporadically gentle. His days were spent outside, in this peri


Golden Globes body unveils plans to deal with crisis over diversity and ethics

Posted on May 05, 2021

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the body that organises the Golden Globe awards, has outlined the changes it plans to make in an attempt to rescue its


‘You love me? I can’t take that to the bank’: Johnny Vegas on money, fame and grief

Posted on May 05, 2021

I remember the buzz around Johnny Vegas at the Edinburgh fringe in 1997. Everyone knew a star was being born – but a star of what, exactly? No one had ever seen anyt


José Mourinho to take over as Roma manager next season

Posted on May 05, 2021

José Mourinho is to take over as manager of Roma next season, after receiving assurances he will be given significant power over transfers and time to achieve success


No surge testing for India variants despite Hancock pledge

Posted on May 05, 2021

Surge testing is not being carried out in England for coronavirus variants first detected in India, despite the government claiming it would be, the Guardian has learn


Anger mounts as death toll from Mexico metro overpass collapse rises to 24

Posted on May 05, 2021

The death toll from the collapse of an overpass on the Mexico City metro has climbed to 24, as crews worked to clear the wreckage – and anger grew over the latest in a


Hear me out: why Coneheads isn’t a bad movie

Posted on May 04, 2021

I n the summer of 1993, the Coneheads movie arrived with high expectations. Its producers had good reason to believe it could ride the coat-tails


Australian government urged to press Saudis to reveal whereabouts of extradited citizen

Posted on May 04, 2021

Saudi Arabian authorities must urgently reveal the location of the Australian citizen who was extradited to the country, human rights advocates say, amid fresh doubts


The Guardian view on Gavin Williamson: plans not fit for purpose

Posted on May 04, 2021

S chools are having a hard time. Teachers and other staff, the majority of whom are unvaccinated, continue to go to work every day in crowded buil


‘This is the most exciting moment I’ve experienced’: the artists changing the face of metal

Posted on May 04, 2021

M etal likes to think of itself as a family, a safe haven built on inclusivity. Everyone is welcome in the pit. Yet, historically, metal has also


Escape to glory: the intoxicating myth of boxing as ‘a way out’

Posted on May 04, 2021

W hen I think of him in my childhood, my father is an evening man: impatient, loud, sporadically gentle. His days were spent outside, in this peri


The smallest gay bar in Leeds: ‘don’t worry, there’s room to dance!’

Posted on Apr 28, 2021

“A gay bar is worth something different to a gay person,” says Lucy Hayhoe, “than a pub is to a straight person.” Responding to the rapid


‘It was so gripping I read it in two sittings’: 11 books to pull you out of a reading rut

Posted on Apr 28, 2021

Hot Water Music by Charles Bukowski ‘Reading about the hope in others’ hopeless lives kept me going’Bukowski’s often seedy stories are a wonderful break from


Single dose of Covid vaccine can nearly halve transmission of virus, study finds

Posted on Apr 28, 2021

A single dose of a Covid-19 vaccine can slash transmission of the virus by up to half, according to a Public Health England study. The PHE finding offers further hop


Shaun Bailey criticised for ‘victim blaming’ girls in comments on domestic violence

Posted on Apr 28, 2021

The Conservative mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey has been criticised for past comments suggesting girls should “accept less of men’s rubbish” to avoid domestic vi