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The heat is on as Britain’s boom in seaside saunas stirs up some local sweat
Hot boxes are popping up on the coast, as well as beside lakes and rivers, but not everyone is happy about the trend

James Tapper

26, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Nigella Lawson tells Britain to give Christmas cake the heave-ho-ho-ho
TV cook says she will be making chocolate cake this year, a new tradition for her household

Jessica Murray

26, Nov, 2023 @10:39 AM

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Is ‘teen-ternity’ leave just a new way to make mothers feel guilty?
There’s a stigma around struggling adolescents. Some women quit their jobs to look after them – but it’s not about poor parenting, it’s just life

Barbara Ellen

26, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘I slow-cooked the fox overnight’: my day living on foraged food
The flavours are intense, our ancient ancestors lived on it, and it is remarkably good for you. But could you feed yourself on foraged food? Charlie Gilmour goes in search of herbs, berries, roots – and some roadkill…

Charlie Gilmour

26, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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My kids are grappling with language, but I’ve got some new words to learn, too | Séamas O’Reilly
RIP? MOT? My son wants definitions and I provide them – sometimes accurately

Séamas O’Reilly

26, Nov, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Hot chocolate, woolly socks and a good book: why cosy living is good for you
When it’s dark and cold outside (not to mention existentially troubling), our sense of survival kicks in and we withdraw to that place we feel safest – home

Emma Beddington

26, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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It’s a bright clear frosty morning on the plot
There’s some composting to do, a little tidying, but mainly this is a moment to pause to give thanks

Allan Jenkins

26, Nov, 2023 @7:53 AM

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Marble universe: a heroic restoration
A magnificent art deco house in France is now back to full strength. By Ifeoluwa Adedeji

Ifeoluwa Adedeji

26, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sunday with TV’s Jason Fox: ‘Before bed I have a cup of herbal tea, then a freezing shower’
The adventurer on fasting first thing, varying his fitness sessions and a pub roast with all the trimmings

Rich Pelley

26, Nov, 2023 @6:45 AM

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I’ve fallen out with all my friends and colleagues – why? | Ask Philippa
Learn what your triggers to volatility are and be curious about other people’s opinions – without insisting that yours is right

Philippa Perry

26, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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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

26, Nov, 2023 @12:01 AM

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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

26, Nov, 2023 @12:01 AM

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