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Next to run Gap’s business in UK and Ireland

The British clothing retailer Next has struck a deal with Gap to run its business in the UK and Ireland, months after the US...

Apple and Google accused of ‘political censorship’ over Alexei Navalny app

Supporters of the jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have accused Google and Apple of capitulating to Kremlin pressure after the two tech companies...

Will Morrison’s new Aukus friends pressure him on the real threat of climate crisis?

Scott Morrison flies to Washington next week. So does the British prime minister Boris Johnson. On current planning, Australia’s prime minister will see Joe...

Denmark to outlaw life sentence prisoners starting new romances

Prisoners serving life sentences in Denmark are to be prevented from starting new romantic relationships after it emerged a 17-year-old fell in love with...

Eitan Biran: the cable car crash survivor at centre of custody battle

That a single person survived when a cable car crashed in northern Italy was nothing short of a miracle.Eitan Biran, aged five at the...

Waste from one bitcoin transaction ‘like binning two iPhones’

A single bitcoin transaction generates the same amount of electronic waste as throwing two iPhones in the bin, according to a new analysis by...

Russians head to the polls amid anger over economy and Covid

Russians will head to the polls beginning Friday for parliamentary elections that could serve as a platform for popular anger over the economy, a...

San Marino’s abortion referendum reveals social fissures

It didn’t take long for the debate in San Marino to turn toxic. Soon after campaigning in the lead-up to a referendum on legalising...

Dutch foreign minister resigns over Afghanistan debacle

The foreign minister of the Netherlands, Sigrid Kaag, has resigned after the lower house of parliament passed a motion of censure against the government...
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All hail the shacket, and 20 years of other great (and not so great) outfits | Jess Cartner-Morley

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From masala dosa to smoked lobster: the 10 best eats in Edinburgh – locals’ picks

From the best street eats to the most innovative delicacies being plated up today, the Scottish capital has never been more of a vibrant...

‘Truly peculiar’: loggerhead turtles born in most northern spot ever recorded

Eggs that were laid on a sandy beach in northern Italy by a loggerhead sea turtle, or Caretta Caretta, have hatched in what scientists...