Plant-based diet cuts sleep apnoea risk by a fifth, research shows | Sleep apnoea

If your partner’s snoring is driving you to the end of your tether, one solution could be to take away their Sunday roast – and not just as revenge. Research shows that a healthy, plant-based diet cuts the risk of sleep apnoea […]

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Two Sri Lankan curry recipes and a fiery sambol, by Cynthia Shanmugalingam | Sri Lankan food and drink

In Hindu mythology, all gods have an little animal friend, for transportation and companionship. The moon god Chandra has an antelope, Lord Ganesha sits on a nimble mouse, and the ferocious goddess of divine energy, Shakti (after whom my mother was named), […]

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Sneakerheads on Trump’s ‘Never Surrender’ gold shoe: ‘Tacky and very, very dumb’ | Donald Trump

Trump Steaks, Trump University, Trump Vodka – and now, Trump Sneakers. The former president is no stranger to frenzied licensing and intense self-promotion, and the grift continued this weekend, even after a judge ordered him to pay more than $350m in his […]

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Can these seven tips help you become a ‘supercommunicator’? | Well actually

Every time the front door of my gym swings open and a member breezes into the space, the entrance staff cries out “Have a great workout!” Five years into giving limp waves in return, I bellied up to the desk and asked […]

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Nothing compares 2 Schubert’s weepies | Classical music

Regarding your article (‘Utterly devastating’: Guardian writers on their favourite breakup songs, 14 February), no one does it like Franz Schubert – for example, Gute nacht (Goodnight) from the cycle Winterreise. Or, if your accompanist is up to it, Liebesbotschaft (Love’s Message). He […]

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‘Self-empowerment and lots of spending’: our frustrating slide into Stanley cup feminism | Arwa Mahdawi

On a Wednesday evening in late January, Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton sat down at the computer to express her outrage about one of the great injustices of our time. “Greta & Margot, While it can sting to win the box office but […]

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The secret to one-pot pastas | One-pot recipes

I make a tomato, kale and lemon one-pot pasta on repeat, but what other one-pot pastas should I try?Linda, Belfast“One-pot pastas have a particular brilliance to them,” says Anna Jones, who is behind the recipe of which you speak and whose latest […]

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After my baby was born, I became a target for grifters. I thought I’d be better prepared | Parents and parenting

They put a button in my hand after I had my baby. A miraculous little object, it summoned a midwife to the room at any hour. At first I resisted it out of politeness, but the reassurance of these women with their […]

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US men and dating: share your experience | Well actually

Dating is hard. On that, it seems everyone can agree. Dating app fatigue, a loneliness epidemic and shifting relationship norms all make the modern romantic landscape tricky to navigate. Dating is difficult for everyone – one report from the Pew Research Center […]

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Nigel Slater’s recipe for pumpkin with mustard seed and curry leaves | Vegan food and drink

Peel 500g of pumpkin or butternut squash and cut the flesh into pieces roughly 2cm square. Put a pan of water on to boil, then place a steamer basket or colander over the top. Tip the cubes of pumpkin or squash into […]

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