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Book of a lifetime: Selected Poems by WB Yeats

From The Independent archive: Adam O’Riordan finds the Irish poet’s work helps him explore his roots Friday 30 September 2022 21:30 I first heard WB Yeats’s poetry spoken aloud not by the reedy-voiced poet himself intoning on an early recording, or by a teacher at high school or a friend at university, but on an album that belonged to my big brother: Fisherman’s Blues by The Waterboys.

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Book of a lifetime: Selected Poems by WB Yeats

Mother hits back at trolls who criticised her for bleaching her five-year-old daughter’s hair

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. ‘Ultimately, I posted this video because it was such a special and fun bonding moment with my daughter’ A mother has responded to trolls who criticised her for bleaching her five-year-old daughter’s hair.

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Mother hits back at trolls who criticised her for bleaching her five-year-old daughter’s hair

Miami Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa was injured horribly. The NFL deserves our outrage

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. Questions have been raised about the sport’s concussion protocol after the quarterback was seen displaying alarming signs following a collision on the pitch Andy Gorel

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Miami Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa was injured horribly. The NFL deserves our outrage

Chiropractor sparks debate after adjusting six-day-old baby: ‘That should be illegal’

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. ‘What can even be wrong with your back at six days old?’ one viewer asked A chiropractor has sparked a debate after sharing a video showing him appearing to treat a six-day old infant.

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Chiropractor sparks debate after adjusting six-day-old baby: ‘That should be illegal’

Rapper Coolio revealed he had five grandchildren just months before his death

The rapper died at age 59 on 28 September American rapper Coolio, known for hit ‘Gangsta’s Paradise,’ dies aged 59 Beloved rapper Coolio spoke about life as a grandfather to five grandchildren just six months before his death on 28 September. The “Gangsta’s Paradise” rapper died aged 59 on Wednesday, his representatives confirmed to The Independent.

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Rapper Coolio revealed he had five grandchildren just months before his death

9 best picnic blankets to keep alfresco feasts comfy and dry

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. Serve a cracking spread with these retro, tartan and waterproof rugs – sarnie anyone? Whether you have an invitation to the grounds of Buckingham Palace or you’re roughing it in the wilderness on a camping excursion, there’s a picnic blanket to suit your style.

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9 best picnic blankets to keep alfresco feasts comfy and dry

London renters in leakiest homes face £1,000 premium on energy bills

Exclusive: Sadiq Khan demands rent freeze, as new research shows tenants in most poorly-insulated homes will pay extra £947 a year Energy bill package will cost £60bn in first six months, says chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for an immediate private rent freeze, as new analysis shows renters in the capital’s most poorly-insulated homes face paying a premium of almost £1,000.

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London renters in leakiest homes face £1,000 premium on energy bills

The Amazon Echo dot 4th gen plummets to just £19.99 ahead of the 5th gen’s launch

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. You’ll be able to get the smart speaker for a bargain price ahead of the company’s Prime Day sale event There are three new Echo dot smart speakers on the way.

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The Amazon Echo dot 4th gen plummets to just £19.99 ahead of the 5th gen’s launch

King Charles III warned against compromising ‘pomp and pageantry’ of coronation

A new poll of Express.co.uk readers shows support for a scaled-back coronation but do not want it to comprise the event. King Charles: Lavish coronation ‘frowned on’ says pundit King Charles III’s plans for a scaled-back coronation have been strongly supported by Express.co.uk readers, a new poll has found.

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King Charles III warned against compromising ‘pomp and pageantry’ of coronation

Warning over symptom of Covid strain that affects sleep

"The disease is slightly different because the virus has changed" The new Covid-19 strain may cause different symptoms – and one could affect your sleep, an immunologist has warned. The highly contagious Omicron BA.5 sub-variant has shown differences from previous strains. Health experts say it can re-infect people within weeks of them having Covid.

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Warning over symptom of Covid strain that affects sleep

Diner ‘flabbergasted’ to find 3.5% surcharge on restaurant bill – to cover staff’s health insurance

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. ‘They couldn’t just inflate the prices?,’ asked one social media user Tipping culture and American healthcare have both come under attack on TikTok after a woman said she received a surcharge for staff insurance coverage on a recent restaurant bill.

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Diner ‘flabbergasted’ to find 3.5% surcharge on restaurant bill – to cover staff’s health insurance

Cult Beauty’s advent calendar is worth over £1,000 and even better than last year

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. Including products from The Inkey List and Huda Beauty, the retailer has impressed us once again Despite the fact we’re only in October – and with three months still to go until the big day – advent calendar season is already in full swing whether you like it or not.

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Cult Beauty’s advent calendar is worth over £1,000 and even better than last year

Irish pub offers customers 20% off if they keep coats on in a bid to save on bills

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. The venue is inviting customers to come and ‘chill’ on Tuesday evening Liz Truss wrongly claims 'no-one' will pay more than £2,500 in energy bills

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Irish pub offers customers 20% off if they keep coats on in a bid to save on bills

Don’t Worry Darling’s make-up artist reveals the products used on Florence Pugh – here’s where to buy them

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. Heba Thorisdottir is responsible for the movie’s glamorous 1950s-inspired beauty looks Marred by controversy and splitting opinion among critics, the most gossiped-about movie of the year, Don’t Worry Darling, has officially arrived.

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Don’t Worry Darling’s make-up artist reveals the products used on Florence Pugh – here’s where to buy them

M&S’s Christmas snow globe gins are back for 2021 – and now come in magnum size

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. The supermarket has unveiled its festive range for 2021, featuring new liqueurs and scrummy shortbreads With less than two months until Christmas, the countdown is ramping up.

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M&S’s Christmas snow globe gins are back for 2021 – and now come in magnum size

Independent Travel celebrates multiple wins at Travel Media Awards

Travel correspondent Simon Calder scoops top awards for news and video content The Independent’s travel team is celebrating a total of four wins at this year’s Travel Media Awards, held on Monday at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Travel correspondent Simon Calder won two awards during the night: the Breaking Travel News award, and Broadcast Programme of the Year: TV, Radio, Online or Podcast.

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Independent Travel celebrates multiple wins at Travel Media Awards

No honeymoon for Truss, as poll gives thumbs-down to PM in first month in office

Exclusive: Voters would rather have Rishi Sunak or Boris Johnson in 10 Downing Street, survey finds Local radio stations grill Liz Truss in series of interviews Most new prime ministers can expect a honeymoon period in the months after taking office. But a new poll for The Independent suggests that Liz Truss will arrive at her first Conservative conference after 25 days as leader on Sunday with a significant chunk of the electorate – and even her own party’s supporters – firmly set against her.

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No honeymoon for Truss, as poll gives thumbs-down to PM in first month in office

Morocco demand Adidas change Algeria kit which ‘steals heritage’

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. The two nations have previously seen tensions rise both politically and in the sporting arena Football kit makers Adidas are at the centre of an argument between two African national teams after producing a new design for Algeria which Morocco officials say is tantamount to cultural appropriation.

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Morocco demand Adidas change Algeria kit which ‘steals heritage’

Arctic Monkeys UK and Ireland tickets: How to see the band’s 2023 tour

The Independent’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission. The Sheffield-born musicians will be joined by The Hives and The Mysterines The Arctic Monkeys performing on the main stage at Glastonbury in 2013 Arctic Monkeys are back and have finally announced a UK and Ireland tour.

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Arctic Monkeys UK and Ireland tickets: How to see the band’s 2023 tour

They hunkered down in Disney World for Hurricane Ian – this is what it was like

‘It’s so awful what’s going on elsewhere, I feel terrible’ Hurricane Ian makes landfall with warnings of 'unsurvivable' storm surges As Hurricane Ian barrelled down on central Florida on Wednesday night, guests at Disney World tucked into all-you-can-eat buffets while staff in Country Bear outfits entertained children.

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They hunkered down in Disney World for Hurricane Ian – this is what it was like