Life and style

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Hairdressers in England face ‘stampede’ for post-lockdown appointments
With salons reopening on 12 April, customers now demand bold new looks to show off this spring

Esther Addley

09, Apr, 2021 @12:16 PM

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First thing I turn to in a book? The thank yous at the back | Hannah Jane Parkinson
From a food bank to a pal, I love seeing who gets the nod in a book’s acknowledgments

Hannah Jane Parkinson

09, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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What could we cancel Sophia the robot for? Oh, where to begin ... | Harron Walker
Sophia recently sold an NFT, and now she wants to be a pop star. I can think of no better way to affirm her ambitions than by canceling her – just to get that out of the way

Harron Walker

07, Apr, 2021 @6:31 PM

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Swim Couch to 5K plan encourages Britons to train for summer fitness
Outdoor Swimming Society provides swim programme ending with long-distance crawl at solstice

Helen Pidd

07, Apr, 2021 @4:12 PM

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Sexual regrets: why women feel more remorse after one-night stands than men
There are many reasons people regret an encounter with a stranger, including fear of pregnancy or disease – and feelings of disgust

07, Apr, 2021 @4:01 PM

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My girlfriend says I don’t satisfy her as much as her exes did
Her honesty about our sex life was well intentioned but has made me feel inadequate, and affected my performance and my self-esteem

Pamela Stephenson Connolly

07, Apr, 2021 @1:55 PM

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Canned cocktail extravaganza! Critics rate 100 summer drinks – from piña colada to merlot
Over the past few years, canned cocktails, wines and seltzers have become incredibly popular. But which ones are genuinely good? Four experts give their verdicts

Felicity Cloake, Rhik Samadder, Fiona Beckett and Richard Godwin

07, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The upside-down bikini: a frugal new approach to old swimwear – or the most impractical trend ever?
Models, influencers and Kardashians are embracing the consciously ill-fitting way to make your swimsuit last longer. Hopefully the look won’t catch on

06, Apr, 2021 @4:18 PM

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What are thoughts? Where do they come from – and where do they go?
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

06, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The dogs keeping office workers company through lockdown
Owners say taking four-legged friends to work helps tackle loneliness and livens up Zoom calls

Lucy Campbell

06, Apr, 2021 @10:40 AM

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Tell us: are you a pub landlord preparing to reopen on 12 April?
The Guardian would like to hear from pub landlords about their preparations and the Covid measures they plan to put in place

Guardian community team

06, Apr, 2021 @9:54 AM

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Share your tips for getting a better night's sleep
If you’ve got some advice for sleeping better, we’d like to hear about it

Guardian community team

06, Apr, 2021 @9:03 AM

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