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Is mulled wine naff?

Everything you wanted to know about wine (but were too afraid to ask)

Is mulled wine naff?

Millennial money

Saving, spending and investing: seven financial mistakes to avoid

Millennial money

Take a bao

Eat your way through Taipei’s amazing food and drink markets

Take a bao

Caitlin Moran

My advice to young women, don’t shack up with a bad boy

Caitlin Moran

Art fit for a king

Inside the remarkable collections of Charles I and II

Art fit for a king

EU leader issues ultimatum over Brexit trade talks

Theresa May has until the start of December to move Brexit talks on to trade, the president of the European Council said as EU leaders denounced the British position. Speaking after talks with Mrs May in Sweden, Donald Tusk issued a final ultimatum to the prime minister, saying the EU was ready...Theresa May has until the start of December to move Brexit talks on to trade, the president of the European Council said as EU leaders denounced the British position. Speaking after talks with Mrs May in Sweden, Donald Tusk issued a final ultimatum to the prime minister, saying the EU was ready...Theresa May has until the start of December to move Brexit talks on to trade, the president of the European Council said as EU...

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Even if UK makes a financial offer it could be rejected

At some point in the next three weeks Theresa May has a choice to make. She badly needs to unblock the Brexit process to reassure business, and to a lesser extent the public, so that she can deliver on her pledge to “making a success” of leaving the EU. The price of doing this she is being told, by other EU leaders, is to concede on the...At some point in the next three weeks Theresa May has a choice to make. She badly needs to unblock the Brexit process to reassure business, and to a lesser extent the public, so that she can deliver on her pledge to “making a success” of leaving the EU. The price of doing this she is being told, by other EU leaders, is to concede on the...At some point in the next three weeks Theresa May has a choice to make. She badly needs to unblock the Brexit process to...

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Three feared dead after helicopter and plane crash

At least three people are feared dead today after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft over Buckinghamshire. Both pilots and a passenger are thought to have died in the collision above woodland a mile from Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property near Aylesbury. The helicopter was operated by...At least three people are feared dead today after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an...At least three people are feared dead today after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an...

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Brexit will restore a proper sense of patriotism

When David Cameron asked the British people to vote on whether to leave the European Union, he did his utmost to persuade us that the question was a purely economic one: would we be better off in the union or out of it? And he assembled teams of...When David Cameron asked the British people to vote on whether to leave the European Union, he...When David Cameron asked the British people to vote on whether to leave the European Union, he...

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Tribal loyalties run deeper than democracy

The tragedy of Zimbabwe and chaos of Belgium show what happens when ethnic and language divides twist politics

Extradition case against Catalan separatists is adjourned

Belgian prosecutors asked a court to extradite the ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain this afternoon to face charges of rebellion and sedition. The fugitive leader and four ex-ministers in his dissolved government appeared in a Brussels court after a judge in Spain issued a European arrest warrant in connection with an investigation into Catalonia’s...Belgian prosecutors asked a court to extradite the ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to...Belgian prosecutors asked a court to extradite the ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to...

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Crown prince goes after arrested royalty’s billions

Saudi Arabia is looking to seize at least $100 billion from princes and senior figures being held on corruption...Saudi Arabia is looking to seize at least $100 billion from princes and senior figures being held on corruption charges in the Ritz-Carlton. Eleven princes, former ministers and scores of businessmen are under arrest in the luxury hotel. More than 500 people were rounded up earlier this month in a sweep that was...Saudi Arabia is looking to seize at least $100 billion from princes and senior figures being held on corruption charges in the...

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Carillion shares plunge on third profit warning

The troubled construction and outsourcing group Carillion said it would breach its debt covenants and is looking at ways to shore up its balance sheet as it issued its third profits warning in five months. The company said that full-year profits would be materially lower than current market...The troubled construction and outsourcing group Carillion said it would breach its debt covenants and is looking at ways to shore up its balance sheet as it issued its third profits warning in five months. The company said that full-year profits would be materially lower than current market...The troubled construction and outsourcing group Carillion said it would breach its debt covenants and is looking at ways to...

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What the analysts say

Carillion, which employs more than 30,000 people and helps to maintain Britain’s railways, roads, schools and hospitals, has reported another profits warning and said that it needs to recapitalise. Analysts consider the company’s prospects: Gregor Kuglitsch, analyst, UBS
“We now think one of the most likely routes towards a...
Carillion, which employs more than 30,000 people and helps to maintain Britain’s railways, roads, schools and hospitals, has reported another profits warning and said that it needs to recapitalise. Analysts consider the company’s prospects: Gregor Kuglitsch, analyst, UBS
“We now think one of the most likely routes towards a...
Carillion, which employs more than 30,000 people and helps to maintain Britain’s railways, roads, schools and hospitals, has...

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Nissan executives give up pay over inspection scandal

Nissan’s executives have pledged to surrender some of their pay in a show of contrition over a scandal that prompted the recall of 1.2 million vehicles. The cars were recalled from the Japanese domestic market last month after evidence emerged that the company was failing to meet the government’s standards for final...Nissan’s executives have pledged to surrender some of their pay in a show of contrition over a...Nissan’s executives have pledged to surrender some of their pay in a show of contrition over a...

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Australian juggernaut - and Farrell’s return - guarantees a blockbuster

Forget Soporific Saturday. Last weekend is behind us, long gone. It is hard to imagine circumstances where Twickenham could possibly be underwhelming tomorrow, not when it is England-Australia, not when the Wallabies are sniffing revenge, not when Eddie Jones’s side are so in need of a statement...Forget Soporific Saturday. Last weekend is behind us, long gone. It is hard to imagine circumstances where Twickenham could possibly be underwhelming tomorrow, not when it is England-Australia, not when the Wallabies are sniffing revenge, not when Eddie Jones’s side are so in need of a statement...Forget Soporific Saturday. Last weekend is behind us, long gone. It is hard to imagine circumstances where Twickenham could...

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Itoje and Farrell bring love to this England team: they’ll need it

This is a column about love. I’ve told Owen Farrell that I love him, usually when I have had a beer or two, and he gets a bit nervous. That is just the way I am. Pacific Islanders sometimes find it easier to find those words. Love is important in a team. I saw some of it in the game against Argentina last week, but they need more against...This is a column about love. I’ve told Owen Farrell that I love him, usually when I have had a beer or two, and he gets a bit nervous. That is just the way I am. Pacific Islanders sometimes find it easier to find those words. Love is important in a team. I saw some of it in the game against Argentina last week, but they need more against...This is a column about love. I’ve told Owen Farrell that I love him, usually when I have had a beer or two, and he gets a bit...

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Opportunity knocks for England as Malan scores maiden century

Australia’s national selector, Trevor Hohns, was known as “cracker” in his playing days. Most of Australia seems to think an extra “s” should be added right now, following the announcement of Australia’s squad for the opening Test. What have England made of Australia’s selections? Surprise, certainly, at the...Australia’s national selector, Trevor Hohns, was known as “cracker” in his playing days. Most of...Australia’s national selector, Trevor Hohns, was known as “cracker” in his playing days. Most of...

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More than one side to Aluko’s story

There have been a few casualties of the Eni Aluko affair — Mark Sampson as the England women’s coach, the FA’s...There have been a few casualties of the Eni Aluko affair — Mark Sampson as the England women’s...There have been a few casualties of the Eni Aluko affair — Mark Sampson as the England women’s...

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Wilshere should start against Spurs – he has same magic Gazza did

Tottenham Hotspur have finally climbed above my old team Arsenal in the league after 20 years or so of trying and I...Tottenham Hotspur have finally climbed above my old team Arsenal in the league after 20 years or...Tottenham Hotspur have finally climbed above my old team Arsenal in the league after 20 years or...

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June Robles

Little June Robles was walking from Roskruge School in Tucson, Arizona, to her aunt’s home on April 25, 1934, when a man stopped his beaten-up black Ford Sedan and persuaded her to get in. He told the six-year-old girl that her father had sent him. Witnesses described him as dirty, emaciated and wearing glasses. Two hours later a small boy known as Goyo Estrada was...Little June Robles was walking from Roskruge School in Tucson, Arizona, to her aunt’s home on...Little June Robles was walking from Roskruge School in Tucson, Arizona, to her aunt’s home on...

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Dudley Simpson

When Dudley Simpson was on a deadline to compose the music for the next week’s episode of Doctor Who, he would sit...When Dudley Simpson was on a deadline to compose the music for the next week’s episode of Doctor Who, he would sit up all night working furiously on the score. “I would have to deliver music to my copyist at all hours and I got pulled up once by a policeman,” he recalled. The observant constable, who had...When Dudley Simpson was on a deadline to compose the music for the next week’s episode of Doctor Who, he would sit up all...

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Tim Gudgin

John Knott

John Knott was a man of integrity. Specifically, structural integrity, the field in which his work as a metallurgist...John Knott was a man of integrity. Specifically, structural integrity, the field in which his...John Knott was a man of integrity. Specifically, structural integrity, the field in which his...

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November 16

Buckingham Palace 16th November, 2017 The Queen today visited Kingston upon Hull to mark the commencement of its...Buckingham Palace 16th November, 2017 The Queen today visited Kingston upon Hull to mark the...Buckingham Palace 16th November, 2017 The Queen today visited Kingston upon Hull to mark the...

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From Hollywood to Howards End: Hayley Atwell returns home

After a stint playing a Marvel heroine the actress has come back to the UK to brighten our Sunday nights in a new take on Forster’s novel

Tradition v avant-garde: Liverpool wins the treble

The English art of John Piper takes on surrealism and video art at Tate Liverpool

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

A love story about an ageing Hollywood star and a young wannabe showcases two actors at their best, says Ed Potton

A grand design to mend the market

The term “housing crisis” was reportedly banned at the Conservative party conference; “situation” or “problem” was preferred. “Crisis” was considered too much. However, with only one home being built for every eight new residents in Manchester, one for every six arrivals in Norwich and one for every five in London, according to research, many are talking of a full-blown...The term “housing crisis” was reportedly banned at the Conservative party conference; “situation”...The term “housing crisis” was reportedly banned at the Conservative party conference; “situation”...

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Tastemakers: Joyce Wang

Joyce Wang, 35, is the brain behind the extensive renovation of the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London, the first...Joyce Wang, 35, is the brain behind the extensive renovation of the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London, the first phase of which was completed in the summer. Wang studied architecture and material sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before moving to the UK to work for Norman Foster. In 2013 she...Joyce Wang, 35, is the brain behind the extensive renovation of the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London, the first phase of...

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Save, spend, splurge: photo frames

SAVE Blue and grey frame £12, , above Large Loft hanging floating frame £22, ...SAVE Blue and grey frame £12, , above Large Loft hanging floating frame...SAVE Blue and grey frame £12, , above Large Loft hanging floating frame...

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Anne Ashworth: Get used to hearing ‘tepid’ and ‘sluggish’

At first sight, the latest official house price figures do not provide the material for an engrossing conversation...At first sight, the latest official house price figures do not provide the material for an...At first sight, the latest official house price figures do not provide the material for an...

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Children sold for sex on city streets

Children are being forced into prostitution in one of Scotland’s most deprived communities, a Times investigation has revealed. Specialist agencies, social workers, community representatives and residents say that Roma children are being sold for sex by parents and relatives in Govanhill, in the south of Glasgow. They say that the practice has been going on for more...Children are being forced into prostitution in one of Scotland’s most deprived communities, a...Children are being forced into prostitution in one of Scotland’s most deprived communities, a...

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Scandalous Indifference

The BBC’s annual Children in Need fundraising extravaganza will be held tonight, when the nation comes together to...The BBC’s annual Children in Need fundraising extravaganza will be held tonight, when the nation comes together to raise millions for charities that help some of the most vulnerable people in our society. So our revelations about child prostitution in the Govanhill area of Glasgow are shocking, not just because the...The BBC’s annual Children in Need fundraising extravaganza will be held tonight, when the nation comes together to raise...

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No border or no deal, Varadkar to tell May

Leo Varadkar will ask Theresa May to guarantee that there will be no hard border on the island of Ireland to ensure that Brexit talks can move on. The taoiseach and the British prime minister will hold private talks in Gothenburg today at the EU social summit. Next month there is a crucial EU...Leo Varadkar will ask Theresa May to guarantee that there will be no hard border on the island of Ireland to ensure that Brexit talks can move on. The taoiseach and the British prime minister will hold private talks in Gothenburg today at the EU social summit. Next month there is a crucial EU...Leo Varadkar will ask Theresa May to guarantee that there will be no hard border on the island of Ireland to ensure that Brexit...

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Senior Fine Gael member faces suspension over ‘abusive tweets’

A member of Fine Gael’s executive council is facing suspension after being accused of using misogynistic and abusive language in tweets. Simon Coveney and Simon Harris have supported Kate O’Connell, the Dublin Bay South TD, after she made a formal complaint about Barry Walsh. Regina Doherty, the social protection minister, Maria Bailey, the...A member of Fine Gael’s executive council is facing suspension after being accused of using misogynistic and abusive language in tweets. Simon Coveney and Simon Harris have supported Kate O’Connell, the Dublin Bay South TD, after she made a formal complaint about Barry Walsh. Regina Doherty, the social protection minister, Maria Bailey, the...A member of Fine Gael’s executive council is facing suspension after being accused of using misogynistic and abusive language...

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Religious orders clinging on to properties within abuse deal

Religious orders still have to transfer 19 properties to the state as part of their contribution to a redress scheme for the victims of abuse. Yesterday the Dáil public accounts committee was told that six of the lands still outstanding date back from an agreement reached between the government and congregations in...Religious orders still have to transfer 19 properties to the state as part of their contribution...Religious orders still have to transfer 19 properties to the state as part of their contribution...

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