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Phone line repairs lead to phone number mix-up in village

Phone line repairs lead to phone number mix-up in Rousham VLLAGERS were left confused after their reinstated telephone lines were reconnected to each other's phone numbers.Telephone poles were knocked down in Rousham, near Bicester in March after a lorry crashed into them causing residents to be cut off from the outside world.

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Phone line repairs lead to phone number mix-up in village

British Museum helps return 2,000-year-old looted statue to Libya

The museum first became involved in 2013 when UK customs asked for help in identifying the statue seized by Border Force officials at Heathrow airport.“It is stunning,” he said.“It is a beautiful, three-quarter-length statue, very well preserved with just a few fingers missing.

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British Museum helps return 2,000-year-old looted statue to Libya

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for chicken and asparagus salad with peanut dressing

While crisped-in-a-pan leftover roast chicken is great in salads, and poached chicken is healthy and succulent, the method I use here is one of my go-tos for feeding a horde of hungry children.It also saves you from turning on the oven and produces the most deliciously browned results.

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Thomasina Miers’ recipe for chicken and asparagus salad with peanut dressing

How western travel influencers got tangled up in Pakistan's politics – podcast

Travel bloggers have flocked to Pakistan in recent years – but have some of them become too close to the authorities?By Samira Shackle Read the text version here Support The Guardian The Guardian is editorially independent.And we want to keep our journalism open and accessible to all.

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How western travel influencers got tangled up in Pakistan's politics – podcast

Vermicelli alla Sophia Loren: Rachel Roddy’s recipe for pasta with parsley pesto

The story starts with a pregnant woman stealing parsley from a garden.She gets caught by the owner, a furious ogress, who, as penance, makes the woman promise that one day she will hand over her child.The child is born, and beautiful, and named Petrosinella, the old Italian word for parsley.

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Vermicelli alla Sophia Loren: Rachel Roddy’s recipe for pasta with parsley pesto

A maddening grief: my year of miscarriages and how I got through it

After my third consecutive miscarriage I began baking bread.This was 2019, a year and change before quarantine boredom ignited a sourdough craze that lit up everyone’s lockdown Instagram feeds with images of fresh and hot loaves.Back then, my bread was simply a secret habit born from a desire – as so often occurs when one has been brought to one’s knees by despair – to do something with my hands.

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A maddening grief: my year of miscarriages and how I got through it

Covid’s cruellest blow? Keeping the dying from their loved ones

When the pandemic first struck, I met a patient who described being rushed into hospital as “like being dropped into Hades”.She grimaced as she struggled to convey the trauma of the masked and faceless staff looming over her bed, the mechanical bleeping and human moaning.

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Covid’s cruellest blow? Keeping the dying from their loved ones

Smartphone is now ‘the place where we live’, anthropologists say

A team of anthropologists from UCL spent more than a year documenting smartphone use in nine countries around the world, from Ireland to Cameroon, and found that far from being trivial toys, people felt the same way about their devices as they did about their homes.“The smartphone is no longer just a device that we use, it’s become the place where we live,” said Prof Daniel Miller, who led the study.

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Smartphone is now ‘the place where we live’, anthropologists say

Anker Soundcore Life Q35 review: budget headphones with good noise-cancelling

The latest Bluetooth headphones from Anker offer very long battery life and surprisingly effective noise-cancelling on a budget.The Soundcore Life Q35 cost £129.99 and replace the Life Q30 as the brand’s top headphones, significantly undercutting leading models from rivals that often cost in excess of £300.

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Anker Soundcore Life Q35 review: budget headphones with good noise-cancelling

What the papers say – May 10

By Press Association 2021 The nation’s papers are led by Sir Keir Starmer’s reshuffle of the Labour Party and the expected further easing of coronavirus restrictions.The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and i report on the Labour leader sacking his shadow chancellor and chief whip as part of an overhaul following the party’s poor performance in the local elections.

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What the papers say – May 10

What the papers say – May 10

The nation’s papers are led by Sir Keir Starmer’s reshuffle of the Labour Party and the expected further easing of coronavirus restrictions.The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and i report on the Labour leader sacking his shadow chancellor and chief whip as part of an overhaul following the party’s poor performance in the local elections.

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What the papers say – May 10

The Guardian view on an NHS recovery: a shock is the last thing it needs

On Tuesday, the Queen’s speech will offer a preview of the government’s plans for the health service’s recovery from the pandemic.An NHS bill is expected to give back to the secretary of state powers to direct the service in England that were delegated under previous reforms.

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The Guardian view on an NHS recovery: a shock is the last thing it needs

The Guardian view on online abuse of female journalists: a problem for all

A new report by the UN’s cultural agency, Unesco, makes horrifying reading.A global survey of 901 journalists from 125 countries found that female journalists across the world are under unprecedented levels of attack.The intent, says the UN, is to belittle, humiliate, shame, induce fear and ultimately discredit female reporters; and to undercut public trust in critical journalism and facts.

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The Guardian view on online abuse of female journalists: a problem for all

Labour’s crisis comes from the huge gap between politics and people

In some parts of Birmingham, around one in seven people are currently out of work.There are areas of the city in which child poverty is about 50%.And like so much of this country, it is a place now full of empty spaces: pubs, shopping centres – and, atop the redeveloped New Street station, a vast and newly vacant branch of John Lewis.

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Labour’s crisis comes from the huge gap between politics and people

Republicans cry big tech bias – on the very platforms they have dominated

When Donald Trump’s ban from Facebook was upheld this week, the howls of bias could be heard from Republicans far and wide.Those shrieks, ironically, came mostly on social media.Republicans have spent recent years criticizing Facebook and Twitter, demonizing them as biased against the right.

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Republicans cry big tech bias – on the very platforms they have dominated

Cries of the victims of mass rape go unheard in Ethiopia’s mountain war

“Rape is being used as a weapon of war across the conflict.Multiple displaced people have given eyewitness accounts of mass rape.Women who are assaulted are in need of multiple levels of care, including emergency contraceptives, and drugs to prevent HIV in addition to psychological support.

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Cries of the victims of mass rape go unheard in Ethiopia’s mountain war

Parched Taiwan prays for rain as Sun Moon Lake is hit by drought

Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake is so low that parts of it have dried and turned to grass.Jetties that normally float are sprawled awkwardly on dry land, and tour boats are crowded at the tail ends of pontoons still in the water.Taiwan has had drought before but observers are hoping the severity of this one – which has lasted 18 months, and threatens Taiwan’s economic lifeblood of semiconductor production – is enough to prompt real action on climate change.

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Parched Taiwan prays for rain as Sun Moon Lake is hit by drought

Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie review – a moving account of a daughter’s sorrow

In the last decades, the grief memoir has become a genre of its own, a form of public mourning and sometimes of self-therapy, where the bereaved search for a meaning in the chaotic pain that comes with the death of a child, a sibling, a parent, a friend or the imminent death of the self.

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Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie review – a moving account of a daughter’s sorrow

A valiant campaign on care homes, but the pain goes on

Nicci Gerrard, through her writings in this newspaper and lead role in John’s Campaign, has done more than just effect yet another government U-turn (“Why did the government take so long to back down on this care home cruelty?”, Comment).

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A valiant campaign on care homes, but the pain goes on

Canelo Álvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders to unify WBA, WBC and WBO super middleweight titles – live!

00.59 EDT That’s all for tonight.Thanks as always for following along with us and be sure to check back later Sunday for further coverage.Updated at 00.59 EDT 00.28 EDT Álvarez: 'I think I broke his cheek' “I think I broke his cheek,” says Álvarez, who landed 73 of 206 punches (35%) compared to 60 of 284 for Saunders (21%).

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Canelo Álvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders to unify WBA, WBC and WBO super middleweight titles – live!