I went wild swimming in a chilly river and haven’t had a panic attack since | Swimming

I was at my wits’ end when I finally lowered myself into the River Wensum, in Norfolk, at the tail end of autumn 2019. My quest to…

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Joe Biden says US recession ‘is not inevitable’ despite rampant inflation – live | US politics

Joe Biden is warning Americans that the fight against inflation is “going to be a haul”, and that relief for soaring prices of goods, services and especially…

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From bored goldfish to sexist dogs: 13 common pet problems – solved! | Pets

Remember last summer, when it emerged that a scruffy blond resident of No 10 couldn’t get a grip on his amorous urges? Well, here’s hoping Dilyn, the…

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A slice of Silicon Valley – inside the RCA’s colossal new £135m building | Architecture

Standing like the brutalist lovechild of a factory and a multi-storey car park, the Royal College of Art’s colossal new studio building in Battersea is an arresting…

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Russia-Ukraine war: up to 100 Ukrainians dying every day in east, Zelenskiy says – live | World news

The World Health Organization mission in Ukraine has tweeted to say that it has “verified 30 additional attacks on health care” in the country. It says: As…

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A local’s guide to Jaén, Spain: sunsets and sundowners in Andalucía | Spain holidays

Food Jaén is one of the few cities in Spain where your tapa is included in the price of your drink – and if you want to…

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Jason Kubler: Australia’s third tennis Special K breaks through at French Open | French Open 2022

With the light fading in Paris on Sunday night, a one-time prodigy of Australian tennis enjoyed arguably the finest moment of a career that has been sadly…

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Joe Lycett review – pranks, partygate and ghostly goats | Comedy

As the Sue Gray report – or the long wait for it – again dominates the headlines, whither the comedian who leaked his own version of it,…

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Sudoku 5,655 easy

Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Continue…

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Russia-Ukraine war: airstrikes target Mykolaiv and Donbas regions; Ukraine EU bid could take 20 years, says French minister – live | Ukraine

Russian airstrikes target Mykolaiv and Donbas regions Russia attacked Ukrainian forces with airstrikes and artillery in the east and the south, targeting command centres, troops, and ammunition…

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