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Clinton turned down Queen because he wanted a curry
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Clinton turned down Queen because he wanted a curry

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20 Jul 2021
‘Audio trainspotters’ collect on-board announcements
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‘Audio trainspotters’ collect on-board announcements

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28 Jun 2021
TikToker resurrects ‘Tupac is alive’ theory
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TikToker resurrects ‘Tupac is alive’ theory

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21 Jun 2021
Gen Z’s new takedown: the meaning of ‘cheugy’
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Gen Z’s new takedown: the meaning of ‘cheugy’

Outdated tastes and millennial fashions mocked in viral TikTok trend
25 May 2021
Queen Victoria’s knickers up for sale
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Queen Victoria’s knickers up for sale

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4 May 2021
Does Abraham Lincoln’s ghost haunt the White House?
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Does Abraham Lincoln’s ghost haunt the White House?

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29 Apr 2021
TikToker says we are all dead
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TikToker says we are all dead

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19 Apr 2021
Tribe that worships Prince Philip says he will return
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Tribe that worships Prince Philip says he will return

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12 Apr 2021
Pastor farts on congregants to show ‘God’s power’
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Pastor farts on congregants to show ‘God’s power’

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1 Apr 2021
Time traveller says humans extinct by 2027
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Time traveller says humans extinct by 2027

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29 Mar 2021
Influencer advocates backwards toilet stance
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Influencer advocates backwards toilet stance

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17 Mar 2021
Tinder reveals UK’s top Covid-era chat-up lines
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Tinder reveals UK’s top Covid-era chat-up lines

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Dominic Cummings among most talked-about celebs on the dating app
7 Dec 2020
The Week Unwrapped: Epilepsy, hydrogen and a retail boom
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The Week Unwrapped: Epilepsy, hydrogen and a retail boom

Why are retail sales growing? Should social media companies clamp down on flashing images? And why are German railways turning to hydrogen?
27 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘remember bad behaviour’ after Covid-19
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Instant Opinion: ‘remember bad behaviour’ after Covid-19

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 14 September
14 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 August
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Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 August

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7 Aug 2020
Why Donald Trump is at war with TikTok
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Why Donald Trump is at war with TikTok

Chinese-owned video-sharing platform under threat of ban if sale to Microsoft falls through
3 Aug 2020
Baker uses urine to make bread
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Baker uses urine to make bread

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16 Jul 2020
Why the US Army’s use of TikTok is causing concern
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Why the US Army’s use of TikTok is causing concern

Congress alerts military officials over possibility of Chinese government using social media to harvest personal data of recruits
13 Nov 2019
‘OK boomer’: what the internet’s favourite new insult means
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‘OK boomer’: what the internet’s favourite new insult means

The phrase has become an online phenomenon after first emerging on TikTok
8 Nov 2019
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