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alice thomson
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alice thomson 2h
Why we should focus on the real threats that women face today - we need to talk more about sexual violence, disrupted maternity services and the Shecession. My column.
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Huw Edwards 18h
Such powerful testimony from the
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emily m 17h
Amazing. I had completely forgotten about the speaking doll. How is that possible ?
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Becky Barrow Oct 21
This is an excellent column by . "This endless indecision — the constant changing of rules, lack of structure and fear of the future — is debilitating." And much, much worse, for so many.
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CPRE The countryside charity Oct 21
BREAKING: We’ve found that there is enough brownfield land for 1.3 million homes - enough to meet government housing targets for the next five years. There is already enough land to build the homes we need – so why deregulate the planning system?
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alice thomson Oct 21
Second wave is bringing a mental health crisis. My column.
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Katherine Forster Oct 19
"We are now the lowest user of antibiotics in the world" yet "farmers aren’t getting any more money; they're getting the same for milk and strawberries as 20 years ago". fascinating on food & farming, from
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Rafael Behr Oct 15
My linguistic treat for the morning: I see that French word for curfew is "couvre-feu" (as in covers the fire) and see therein the etymology of our word, via middle-english from old french ... cur-few. Fascinating things, languages.
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Jess Phillips MP Oct 14
Remind me again who uses local High streets the most?
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alice thomson Oct 14
Tories are squandering our greener future. My column.
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Rachel Evatt Oct 12
Oh the irony as we watched the diggers start and a 300 year old Oak tree fall to the ground. this is a shameful place to develop in the face of our crisis. Digging up a meadow to call a new estate by the same name.
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Ben Machell Oct 13
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Emma Barnett Oct 13
Metro mayors. No ladies need apply. 🤷‍♀️
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Kirstie Allsopp Oct 13
For those who seem to think what’s going on isn’t that big a deal, or not so different for normal.
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Caitlin Moran Oct 12
I don't know if the government know they appear to have recently created a "Hopes & Dreams Crushing Department", but for a country already depressed and anxious, I would suggest it's a bit of a "Not now, dudes" moment?
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Rachel Sylvester Oct 11
“It feels like Gilead where women aren’t allowed to ask questions” - and I interview who has become embroiled in a row about transphobia
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Rachel Sylvester Oct 10
Sometimes it is such a privilege to meet fascinating people for interviews. This conversation with Nobel Prize winner Sir Roger Penrose was one of those, even if ⁦⁩ and I didn’t understand much of what he said about black holes
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Dan Sohege Oct 10
Such a lovely long read interview by and with one of my all time heroes Sir Roger Penrose. It is everything you could hope it would be.
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alice thomson Oct 10
I was slow at Maths as a boy, the brilliant new Nobel Prize winner Sir Roger Penrose tells and me.
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alice thomson Oct 10
From Watford schoolgirl, to billionaire wife, to prison widow. Barbara Amiel talks to me about sex, shopping and drugs.
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