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Greensill row: Labour calls for tighter rules on lobbying – UK politics live

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/e0908a37b7cf664a4a10e57c72d7a94a3c3b19dd/0_579_5742_3445/master/5742.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=40833d0263a2da1bf08c6b34ce867165Rachel Reeves calls for tighter rules for former prime ministers, ministers and civil servants as crunch vote on inquiry due Civil servant advised Greensill while working in Whitehall, says watchdog … Read More

Investors sell off shares in Grenfell Tower cladding firm Kingspan

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/a9a2529dc98cfbbb0273cc8344c572182fbfa9eb/27_0_3446_2068/master/3446.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=4c67ce9b0086c5274f67b6eba81fe32eGrenfell United, representing bereaved families, welcomes move by Baillie Gifford and other asset managers Investors have sold shares worth hundreds of millions of pounds in Kingspan, which supplied part of … Read More

Pacheedaht First Nation chiefs in Canada tell anti-logging protesters to leave their lands

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/c58346d1a7497953c01e77103fa7fd6a6e8ef737/0_0_5184_3110/master/5184.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=699264759e29d67d2d22295a23454ef2Leaders condemn ‘unsolicited involvement by others in our territory’ as activists seek to protect old-growth trees Two chiefs of a First Nation in western Canada have told anti-old growth logging … Read More

Platinum pop-punks the Offspring: ‘We’re outcasts among outcasts’

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/477d75d0df1c230bb55862bb8058a38f6332b81d/22_0_3412_2048/master/3412.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=8ff2dff1ba341bcccaff928eb5153af3They scored a UK No 1 single and the biggest-selling independent album ever. Thirty-seven years into their career, the California band ponder middle-aged sex – and being denied respect “It’s … Read More

Apparently just by talking about it, I’m super-spreading long Covid | George Monbiot

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/e1834eb6485dc53aeb9f106c5293be82512d9005/0_124_4265_2558/master/4265.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=179152cf87528a232ac0bea8590c3829A professor has suggested that press coverage could make people believe they have the condition Rejoice! A mystery has been solved. We now have an explanation for long Covid, a … Read More

Brighton’s Aileen Whelan: ‘I’ll concentrate on child psychology after retiring’

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/5e32650b8929ba896d546a3ff84ede7b5f583d68/197_44_2943_1765/master/2943.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=b0b60b1b9412d9b2c7e54148b164ff74The forward, who divides her time between football and working as a play therapist, says Brighton can be a force in the WSL Aileen Whelan has a double life. The … Read More

Hope, humour and zero-hours contracts: what four months as a vaccinator has taught me

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/189b1ffb74a683044c781370f69c4cc2514e6077/0_0_4394_2638/master/4394.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=e456fdb4c611a99be116cc65e2cf649bAfter sitting alone in my flat for most of last year, I jumped at the chance to deliver Covid vaccines. This is what I’ve learned Pushing a needle through fake … Read More

How Covid made me re-lose – and fall back in love with – New York

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/c17060bf8cd18a771f78996bdce475ef408280d1/0_0_4500_2700/master/4500.jpg?width=140&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=7ac800145840a2228c1285c4156d74f9Without travel, I missed New York terribly – and I realized I need to spend time there to feel more like me In 2005, the year I turned 40, I … Read More