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State schools are not the wild west and Britain’s strictest headmistress is not Clint Eastwood | Zoe Williams
The right wing press believes Katharine Birbalsingh has done something magical by creating a safe learning environment in a state school. But that just betrays their ignorance, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

24, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What makes me feel patriotic about the Queen's jubilee? Trifles and all-day drinking | Zoe Williams
The outpouring of sentimentality leaves me cold – and I am sure the Queen feels the same. But silliness always stirs my national pride

Zoe Williams

23, May, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Is the great pandemic parcel boom finally over? | Zoe Williams
Remember when our only excitement was getting a package? Now, there’s more to life than buying stuff, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

23, May, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Dining across the divide: ‘I found myself considering my life in a way I haven’t before’
They agreed on the topic of what to do with problematic statues, but what about injustice in the police force?

Zoe Williams

19, May, 2022 @11:30 AM

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‘Cool is the enemy!’ Eurovision hero Sam Ryder on how he ditched his ego and found his joy
From Essex wedding singer to the face of British pop, it’s been a wild ride for Sam Ryder. He talks about the hard graft behind his meteoric rise

Zoe Williams

19, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘She changed the way TV was written’: Zoe Williams on Kay Mellor
Versatile, pioneering and an outstanding talent scout, the writer brought the same urgency and flair for social critique to every project. No wonder Spielberg was a fan

Zoe Williams

17, May, 2022 @12:51 PM

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‘I saw two Tory whips having tequila for breakfast’: Margaret Beckett on Blair, the Iraq war and half a century in politics
She is Britain’s longest-serving female MP. As she approaches retirement, she remembers the thrill of Westminster in the 70s, the successes and failures of the Blair years, and nominating Corbyn for the Labour leadership

Zoe Williams

17, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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You’ll never meet a rightwinger at a literary festival | Zoe Williams
No one hates the government more than your average book-fest crowd – and don’t they let you know it?

Zoe Williams

17, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The days of nul points are over! Plucky little Britain has cornered the Eurovision sympathy vote | Zoe Williams
After years of almost constant disappointment, the UK came within spitting distance of a Eurovision victory. Shame about the collateral damage, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

16, May, 2022 @3:36 PM

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The secret to saving your relationship: eight lessons from a couples therapist
Over three decades Susanna Abse has worked with every kind of couple. She shares what she’s learned on how to stay the distance

Zoe Williams

14, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Wonderdog by Jules Howard review – are we taming dogs, or are they taming us?
The zoolologist, presenter and author surveys centuries of human-canine relations

Zoe Williams

13, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Tesco chairman is backing a windfall tax. This is not business as usual | Zoe Williams
When even powerful industry voices demand government action, can ministers go on ignoring the hardship people face, asks Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

11, May, 2022 @4:30 PM

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