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Harare's park bench grandmas: 'I speak to them and feel a load is lifted off my heart'

Harare's park bench grandmas: 'I speak to them and feel a load is lifted off my heart'

The therapy room is a patch of waste ground, and the therapist’s couch a wooden bench under a tree. The therapist is an elderly Zimbabwean woman, in a long brown dress and headscarf. Her patients call her “Grandmother” when they come along to sit on her

14 April 2017 in Health
 
Prue Leith: can the culinary legend fill Mary Berry’s boots on Bake Off?

Prue Leith: can the culinary legend fill Mary Berry’s boots on Bake Off?

Name: Prue Leith. Age: 76. Next location: A big tent. Is Prue Leith going to host The Grand Tour? Wrong tent, I’m afraid. It has been reported that Prue Leith CBE – restaurateur, journalist, novelist and cookery school founder – may have been recruited a

14 April 2017 in Showbiz
 
Harare's park bench grandmas: 'I speak to them and feel a load is lifted off my heart'

Harare's park bench grandmas: 'I speak to them and feel a load is lifted off my heart'

The therapy room is a patch of waste ground, and the therapist’s couch a wooden bench under a tree. The therapist is an elderly Zimbabwean woman, in a long brown dress and headscarf. Her patients call her “Grandmother” when they come along to sit on her

14 April 2017 in World News
 
The 10 best things to do this week: from Jude Law's new play to Rookie's podcast

The 10 best things to do this week: from Jude Law's new play to Rookie's podcast

Festivals Cambridge literary festival Although many people worked themselves into a fury after the US election, few managed to bash out a savagely satirical novella in response. Howard Jacobson’s talk on his Trump-inspired book, Pussy, is sure to be one

14 April 2017 in Art & Culture
 
Talking Horses: Good Friday tips for All Weather Finals Day

Talking Horses: Good Friday tips for All Weather Finals Day

Today’s best bets, by Chris Cook Ah, All Weather Finals day, an event built around the belief that Lingfield’s Polytrack circuit is the right place to identify champions. Well, I have my doubts about that, as Talking Horses habitues will know, but at lea

14 April 2017 in Sport
 
Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

1) Hazard’s purple patch faces test with Mourinho reunion At the end of a week in which Eden Hazard has been shortlisted for the player of the year award, what sweeter way to confirm his rehabilitation than by inspiring Chelsea to a win at José Mourinho’

14 April 2017 in Sport
 
Lyon says he'd have a drink with Virat Kohli: 'There is no harm in being nice'

Lyon says he'd have a drink with Virat Kohli: 'There is no harm in being nice'

The Australian spinner Nathan Lyon says he is not the type to give rival cricketer Virat Kohli the cold shoulder if he spotted him at the local pub. The 29-year-old Test star said he’d be happy to chat and even buy the Indian skipper a glass of lemonade

14 April 2017 in Sport
 
Six megatrends that could alter the course of sustainable development

Six megatrends that could alter the course of sustainable development

We are approaching two years into implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda – a historic agreement to end poverty, combat inequalities, promote peaceful and inclusive societies, and protect the environment. The new global framework, with 17 sustainable deve

14 April 2017 in Health
 
James Salter's unreliable genius

James Salter's unreliable genius

“There is no complete life. There are only fragments.” These lines from James Salter’s 1975 novel Light Years express a belief, perhaps even a philosophy, which informs all his writing. It is one that would favour the short story, which prioritises the e

14 April 2017 in Art & Culture
 
Bernard Matthews seller 'lined own pockets' by rejecting pension offer

Bernard Matthews seller 'lined own pockets' by rejecting pension offer

The former owners of Bernard Matthews “lined their own pockets” by rejecting a takeover offer that would have protected the turkey producer’s pension scheme in favour of an insolvency process that ensured a greater return for themselves, MPs have claimed

14 April 2017 in Business
 
BHS workers share £1m payout over failed redundancy process

BHS workers share £1m payout over failed redundancy process

A group of former BHS workers have altogether won up to £1m in compensation over the summary waythey were made redundant when the retailer collapsed. A London employment tribunal awarded 110 employees at the firm’s head office up to 90 days’ wages after

14 April 2017 in Business
 
Six megatrends that could alter the course of sustainable development

Six megatrends that could alter the course of sustainable development

We are approaching two years into implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda – a historic agreement to end poverty, combat inequalities, promote peaceful and inclusive societies, and protect the environment. The new global framework, with 17 sustainable deve

14 April 2017 in Business
 
Jupiter's moon Europa may expel water plumes from under icy shell, Nasa says

Jupiter's moon Europa may expel water plumes from under icy shell, Nasa says

Scientists have found tantalizing evidence of a liquid water ocean swirling under the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa, Nasa announced on Monday, with new evidence of water plumes bursting out into space. With Jupiter as a bright light behind the moon,

14 April 2017 in Science &Technology
 
Toshiba's US nuclear problems could provide cautionary tale for UK

Toshiba's US nuclear problems could provide cautionary tale for UK

The roots of Toshiba’s admission this week that it has serious doubts over its “ability to continue as a going concern” can be found near two small US towns. It is the four reactors being built for nuclear power stations outside Waynesboro, in Georgia, a

14 April 2017 in World News
 
Michelle Rodriguez quits apologising and goes for full-frontal defiance

Michelle Rodriguez quits apologising and goes for full-frontal defiance

We have a lot to learn from Michelle Rodriguez, star of the Fast and Furious franchise. The actor has become so skilled at the art of the public apology that one suspects it may be part of the reason she was hired to star in The Assignment (released in t

14 April 2017 in Art & Culture
 


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