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Snow plough clears escape path for guests trapped at UK’s highest pub
Customers able to leave Yorkshire’s Tan Hill Inn after three nights trapped by Storm Arwen

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

29, Nov, 2021 @2:09 PM

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How we met: ‘At the end of the night he kissed me and we became a couple’
Priyanka, 28, and Damiano, 30, met in 2014 when he made a documentary about a library project she’d launched for the homeless community. They now live together in London and plan to marry next year

Lizzie Cernik

29, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Edith Pritchett’s week in Venn diagrams – cartoon
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Edith Pritchett

29, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Preloved and perfect! The seven essential rules for secondhand presents
For a thoughtful, less consumerist Christmas, make sure to tell the truth about your purchases, spritz musty clothes with vodka and invest in vintage wrapping paper

Karen Dacre

29, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘It looks like fresh sewage!’: We taste test Christmas dinner flavoured foods – from soup and crisps to sarnies
The world is awash with products flavoured like the festive feast, whether you fancy turkey in your gyoza or on your pizza. Are any actually nice to eat?

Stuart Heritage

29, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Rhik Samadder tries … pottery: ‘I’m making a bowl – if it’s hideous, we’ll call it an ashtray’
Working clay is as much meditation as craft, but there is so much to learn, from ram’s head wedging to coiling and glazing. And the results sometimes leave a lot to be desired

Rhik Samadder

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘I lost weight, then lost myself - until I became a burlesque dancer’
After the death of her husband, Marilyn Bersey struggled with her identity. But she had been a performer all her life, and suddenly a new world opened up to her

Paula Cocozza

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Buzz off! Effective ways to deter bites during Australia’s monster mosquito season
Health professionals warn south-eastern Australia is facing a particularly risky summer for mosquito-borne diseases. So how do you keep them away?

Natalie Parletta

28, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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How is the wind-chill factor calculated?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

28, Nov, 2021 @2:01 PM

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Readers reply: which monarchs would have lived longer if modern medicine had been available?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

28, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The UK’s 50 most fabulous independent shops
Quirky, original and a joy to browse in, independent shops are the lifeblood of many of our high streets. Even better when they come with a great website. You’ll have your own favourites, of course, but here are 50 to check out

Scarlett Conlon, Annalisa Barbieri, Louise Boland and Andy Perry

28, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Love at first sip breathes new life into an ancient Piedmont home
A chance encounter at a wine tasting means new beginnings for this remote Italian cascina

Scarlett Conlon

28, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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