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Observer sudoku
Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9

13, Aug, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Observer killer sudoku
Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within grey lines add up to the figures in the corner

13, Aug, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Altruism is supposed to be a selfless act. So why did helping a stranger leave me feeling so foolish? | Martin Love
Helping a hitchhiker should have given me a warm glow of generosity, but ended with me feeling like a gullible shmuck, says Martin love

Martin Love

13, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Gurinder Chadha: ‘I’ve carved out a whole career by celebrating difference’
The film director, 62, tells Michael Segalov about chapatis and jam, having twins in her late 40s, and her three-year struggle to get Bend It Like Beckham green-lit

Michael Segalov

13, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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When food shortages bite: what to eat and drink in the age of empty shelves
Weather, war and energy prices have put supplies under severe pressure. From British rhubarb to DIY dairy, here are some simple alternatives that could fill the gaps

Rebecca Seal

13, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I hope the parents aren’t judged for having a glass of wine’: María Moldes’s best phone picture
The Spanish photographer noticed two children asleep at a restaurant after a day on a Benidorm beach

Grace Holliday

13, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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I had babies in Germany 10 years apart. This is what I learned about healthcare, motherhood and race
My son was born soon after we moved to Berlin to open a bookshop. Last year I had twins – and things went far less smoothly

Sharmaine Lovegrove

13, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I felt I was being assessed on my skin colour’: Black women around the world share their birth stories
From Rio to Reykjavik, London to Shanghai, Black women face a maternal health crisis. Six mothers share their stories of pregnancy, birth – and racism

Grace Holliday

13, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Who borrowed her book titles from Dostoevsky? The Saturday quiz
From stingrays to sports bras, test your knowledge with the Saturday quiz

Thomas Eaton

13, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How many teeth does a shark have, and why do pigs have curly tails? Try our kids’ quiz
Five multiple-choice questions – set by children – to test your knowledge, and a chance to submit your own junior brain-teasers for future quizzes

Molly Oldfield

13, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Blind date: ‘We were the last people in the restaurant – we stayed for four hours!’
Miranda (left), 27, comedy agent and stage manager, meets Polly, 26, senior analyst

13, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Tim Dowling: it’s the hottest day ever – and I’m wearing a jumper
I’m in the far west of Cornwall where no temperature records are being shattered. Yet again, I feel left out

Tim Dowling

13, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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