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When Rachel Whetstone left Google two years ago to replace David Plouffe, a former Barack Obama official, as policy and communications vice-president at Uber, it seemed like a promising Silicon Valley role. The taxi-hailing app had a reputation for aggre
Jenson Button will deputise for McLaren in place of Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix next month, the Formula One team have announced. McLaren said in a statement: “McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce that its race drivers for the 2017 Monaco G
We’re back! Did you miss us? In this new, repurposed series of Hear Here I’m going to bring you weekly podcast highlights from myself, Guardian staff, and from you. If you’ve got a podcast you’ve loved, please let us know! In a week which has brought us
In an incredibly moving piece published in the New York Post on Wednesday, a successful executive described why he won’t date hot women any more. The brave soul, Dan Rochkind, is pictured legs akimbo, holding a phallic beer and an expression that says “I
Reduce the flush If your loo cistern is less than a decade old, chances are you’ll have a dual-flush system already, so you’re only using as much water as you need. If not, and you’re not in a position to replace it, consider gently placing a brick insid
We are all relieved to hear that Love Actually star and Perfect Moment diva Martine McCutcheon narrowly avoided being in the vicinity of the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge last month. During a discussion about “spooky sixth sense” experiences on
A follow-up to Labyrinth, the 1980s musical fantasy film that starred the late David Bowie as a villainous Goblin King, is in the works. According to the Hollywood Reporter, film-maker Fede Alvarez will write and direct the film, while Lisa Henson, daugh
Easter outstrips even Christmas in importance in the Italian calendar. Carnevale marks the start of 40 days’ anticipation that culminates in a feast the like of which no amount of Lenten abstinence could prepare you for. My favourite centred on a multi-c
Regardless of what is on the menu at London’s Hurlingham Club, it will not match the delicious irony served up a week next Wednesday. It is an evening with the “Cambridge University Big Cats” and, if the billing sounds contrived, it is because the Britis
At the first run-through of the production at the National Theatre in London in 1992, someone whispered in my ear that they found Angels in America “too personal”. As Belize, the drag queen who is at the play’s heart, might have replied: “Fabulous!” Ange
Facebook Twitter Pinterest 1 The Handmaiden (18) (Park Chan-wook, 2016, S Kor) 156 mins Sarah Waters’s Fingersmith doesn’t just survive the journey to 1930s Korea; it blossoms into something exotic, beguiling and almost obscenely sensuous. Seduction and
1 Anish Kapoor One of our greatest artists, this modern Rubens continues the exploration of colour and its emotional power that started with his early experiments in bright-hued sculptural forms in the 1980s. In his latest works, he plays with the idea o
Under the watchful eye of his mother Orla, the baby giraffe Narus took her first wobbly steps within an hour of being born. Narus is the second calf to be born into Chester zoo’s herd of 11 endangered Rothschild’s giraffes in the past five months. The In
Flies are regarded by most people as a nuisance at best, a harbinger of death at worst. They elicit little more than feelings of disgust and many people are happy to kill them without a second thought. But there is another side to the story. The fly is o
It must be a great feeling – at once warm and calming, a sense of profound belonging, of inclusion into the greater group, and through that to the very land itself. At the same time, it must be a rousing feeling – stirring, even – especially when certain
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