Christmas

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Bring back Guardian Soulmates – my go-to for ‘invariably socialist’ online dating | Brief letters
Brief letters: Reliable in romance | Smooth operator | Tory chatbot | Swimming tortoises

22, Jan, 2023 @4:12 PM

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It’s not just our roads that are full of craters | Brief letters
Brief letters: Crisis in council funding | Online safety bill | Paul Johnson and prejudice | Harry’s gifts from granny | Bread sauce ritual

18, Jan, 2023 @5:42 PM

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M&S enjoys a bumper Christmas with best ever food sales
Retailer boasts biggest share of clothing and homeware market in seven years, as Tesco hails festive boom

Sarah Butler

12, Jan, 2023 @8:32 AM

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Sainsbury’s sales rise as people turn to its Argos chain amid strikes
Supermarket on track for profits at top end of forecasts after shoppers go ‘all out for big Christmas dinner’

Sarah Butler

11, Jan, 2023 @10:18 AM

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My thrifty mother even recycled the presents she liked | Brief letters
Brief letters: Recycling gifts | Gilbert and Sullivan’s Lord Mountararat | Northern culture | Welsh walks

06, Jan, 2023 @3:46 PM

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UK households spent £1.1bn more on groceries in December for fewer items
Spending higher than year earlier, with World Cup football pushing up beer sales

Sarah Butler

04, Jan, 2023 @9:43 AM

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Why Christmas (and Diwali, Hanukkah and Eid) are cancelled in my household | Nilanjana Bhowmick
I am on a journey of unlearning – saying no to overwork and extra caregiving expected of me because of my gender

Nilanjana Bhowmick

02, Jan, 2023 @6:30 AM

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The best way to get rid of your Christmas tree? Just eat it
Pickled veg, herb tea, vinegar, even flavoured gin … an organic tree has many uses once the baubles are banished

Miranda Bryant

31, Dec, 2022 @1:01 PM

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Do you get ‘hangxiety’? How to cope with an anxious hangover
We expect a sore head after a big night out, but the accompanying anxiety is harder to cope with. Why do we get ‘prangovers’, and how do we alleviate them? We ask the experts

Annie Lord

31, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Are you bored yet? Kickstart that new year fitness regime ahead of the pack
From yoga to weight training, here are five quick ways to start getting back into shape

Joel Snape

31, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Do you hear what I hear? Carol singers are out in force | Letters
Letters: Elaine Steane and Douglas Lee on their carol-singing efforts this Christmas

30, Dec, 2022 @4:06 PM

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Are you bored yet? Maybe it is time to write that great novel – here are some tips to get going
That book, memoir or screenplay is not going to write itself. Take some time away from the festivities, follow these exercises and that masterpiece could be on its way

Laura Barnett

30, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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