UK to ban gambling ads featuring sports and reality TV stars | Gambling

Gambling and betting companies will be banned from using advertising featuring top-flight footballers and other sports personalities, as well as reality TV and social media stars, under…

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Explainer: could Vladimir Putin be prosecuted for war crimes? | Vladimir Putin

Joe Biden has called for the prosecution of Vladimir Putin for war crimes after the discovery in Bucha, Ukraine, of mass graves and bodies of bound civilians…

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Crossword roundup: a jeroboam of snakebite? | Crosswords

In the sample clues below, the links take you to explainers from our beginners series. The setter’s name often links to an interview with him or her,…

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See you in court! The return of sex-packed legal drama The Split | Television

The Split is back for a third and final season, and with it, the best tailoring on television. The family law drama is glossy, big and bold,…

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Florence’s Uffizi gallery named Italy’s most visited cultural site for first time | Italy

Florence’s Uffizi gallery has become Italy’s most visited cultural site for the first time following years of innovation under the German-born director Eike Schmidt during which it…

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Pep Guardiola jokes about his ‘stupid tactics’ in Champions League | Pep Guardiola

A defiant Pep Guardiola has joked about “overthinking” the Champions League knockout stage in the past with “stupid tactics”, but the Manchester City manager insisted he will…

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Thomasina Miers’ recipe for Greek lamb, tomato and feta orzo | Food

The best thing about mince is its delicious ratio of fat to meat. As the fat melts, an exquisite flavour works its way into every bit of…

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Take a bow to Baltimore: a fiddle festival in Ireland that hits the high notes | Festivals

It’s difficult for things to go quiet in an Irish bar, but right now you can hear a bone button drop. An eight-year-old girl called Aibhlinn is…

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TV tonight: exposing the scandals that felled Robert Maxwell and his daughter Ghislaine | Television

House of Maxwell 9pm, BBC Two This riveting documentary about one of the media world’s most scandalous family sagas opens with footage of the yacht that newspaper…

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