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How To Improve Your Sex Life: The Intimacy Coach's Guide
In my three decades as a sexologist, what I see around sexuality is that we judge what is different from what we know about our own selves. Over two million people have taken my “Erotic Blueprint Quiz”. What I have developed from the results of this
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IFS Urges Chancellor To Explain How He Will Pay For Tax Cuts As Budget Nears
The Chancellor should resist announcing tax cuts at next week’s Budget unless he can show how he will pay for them, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said. Jeremy Hunt faces continued pressure from Conservatives to cut taxes when he delivers
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Man City XI Vs Luton: Predicted Lineup, Confirmed Team News, Injury Latest For FA Cup Today
Manchester City are hopeful Kevin De Bruyne will be fit from the start as they continue the defence of their FA Cup at Luton tonight in the fifth round. The Belgium international was a late substitute in the 1-0 win over Bournemouth, having been deal
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Taylor Swift's Father Accused Of Assaulting Photographer In Syndey
An Australian photographer said he was punched by Taylor Swift's father on a wharf on Sydney Harbour early on Tuesday morning. A police investigation is underway into an alleged assault involving a 71-year-old man and another man on Neutral Bay whar
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Puma Hit By 'Muted Demand' And Currency Fluctuations
German sportswear brand Puma said it saw “muted consumer sentiment and volatile demand” in 2023, and expects that to continue into this year. Sales grew by 6.6% to €8.6 billion, falling off in the fourth quarter of the year. But the business - which
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'Stop Messing With Our Lives': Christian Norgaard Hits Out At Points Deduction Farce As Brentford Dragged Into Relegation Battle
Christian Norgaard has hit out at the Premier League’s points deduction farce as Brentford face up to an uncertain relegation battle, accusing administrators of “messing with people’s lives”. On Monday, Everton saw their punishment for breaching fina
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Nurseries Need Funding Boost To Meet Demand For Places, Charity Says
Nurseries need more money in the upcoming Spring Budget as most providers are unsure they can meet the demand of the Government’s free childcare plans, a charity has said. Working parents of two-year-olds in England will be able to access 15 hours of
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Food Inflation Slows To Lowest Rate Since May 2022
Food inflation has slowed to its lowest rate since May 2022 amid easing energy and fertiliser costs and fierce competition among retailers, figures show. Food prices were 5% higher than a year ago in February, a marked drop from January’s 6.1% and be
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Matthew Perry's X Account 'Targeted By Hackers' Pushing For Donations To Fake Foundation
The X account of late US actor Matthew Perry has allegedly been targeted by hackers. A foundation set up in honour of the Friends star, who died in October at the age of 54, appeared to be the target as a link to make donations highlighted at the top
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Where Are 20mph Speed Limits In Place Across England And Wales?
Welsh ministers have claimed that the controversial new 20mph speed limit has proved successful after figures suggested average speeds had dropped by 4mph.  Transport for Wales measured speeds from 3.4 million vehicles across nine locations in Wales
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Michael Sheen Donates £5,000 To Help Parents Adapt Home For Disabled Boy
The parents of a disabled four-year-old have had a “lovely” start to the week after receiving a £5,000 donation from actor Michael Sheen to adapt their home. Aaron and Charlotte Perrin’s son, Louis, was born with a rare genetic condition called TUBA1
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Shein Edges Closer To London IPO Amid US Listing Setbacks
Shein has edged closer to a London IPO as the fast-fashion firm faces setbacks to its plans to list in New York. The Chinese e-commerce giant has concluded its application for an IPO in the US is likely to be rejected by the securities regulator, acc
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Ellie Goulding Breaks Silence On Split From Husband Caspar Jopling
Ellie Goulding has confirmed she has split from husband Caspar Jopling. The 37-year-old singer said they had been separated for "some time". She married the art dealer in 2019 and gave birth to son Arthur in 2021. Posting a statement in an Instagram
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Kit Harington Back On London Stage In Sexually Explicit Slave Play
Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is returning to the West End to star in a sexually-explicit play about racism and relationships. The actor and Olivia Washington - the daughter of Hollywood legend Denzel Washington - will star as one of three multi
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Hackers Allegedly Target Late Actor Matthew Perry’s X Account
The X account of late US actor Matthew Perry has allegedly been targeted by hackers. A foundation set up in honour of the Friends star, who died in October at the age of 54, appeared to be the target as a link to make donations highlighted at the top
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Richard Hammond And Mark Blundell Relive Near-fatal Car Crashes
Mark Blundell and Richard Hammond have recalled the sounds that trigger them after surviving near-fatal car crashes. Former British Formula One driver Blundell suffered a break failure while on a track in Rio de Janeiro in 1996, crashing into a wall
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From Donald Trump’s $366 Golden Trainers To Air Jordan: Celebrities Who Hawk Signature Shoes
Celebrities have frequently entered the business world while pursuing their vocations. One of their most successful ventures has been shoe lines, which sell millions of pounds annually. Donald Trump is the latest high-profile person to put his best (
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Tottenham: Ryan Sessegnon Asks For Kindness From Fans After Latest Injury Setback
Tottenham defender Ryan Sessegnon has pleaded for kindness on social media after confirming after injury is set to sidelined him for the foreseeable. The 23-year-old has been plagued by injuries since joining Spurs in 2019 and has been restricted to
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Abrdn Still Under Pressure Even As Markets Rally
Abrdn, the branded Scottish investment giant, saw profit plunge 5% to £249 million putting further pressure on CEO Stephen Bird. His highly controversial deal to buy intertactive investor has faced criticism. Some say he dramatically overpaid at £1.5
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Eric Ramsay: Manchester United Confirm Erik Ten Hag Assistant Exit To Become Minnesota United Head Coach
First-team coach Eric Ramsay has left Manchester United to join Minnesota United and become the youngest head coach in Major League Soccer (MLS). The 32-year-old, who previously coached Chelsea's Under-23 side and was an assistant coach with the Wale
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Kristoffer Olsson: Arsenal Send Message As Ex-player Hospitalised With 'Acute Disease Related To The Brain'
Arsenal have sent well-wishes to former player Kristoffer Olsson after the FC Midtjylland midfielder was hospitalised with an “acute disease related to the brain”. The 28-year-old Sweden international “lost consciousness at his home” last week and ha
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Tottenham Injury Update: Pedro Porro, Destiny Udogie, Ryan Sessegnon Latest News And Return Dates
Tottenham hope to welcome three players back this week as they return to Premier League action. Spurs have had the week off as their away trip to Chelsea was postponed due to the Blues’ involvement in the Carabao Cup final. That has allowed Destiny U
Evening Standard2 min readIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Use Of AI For Medical Diagnoses And Police Work Discussed By Home Secretary
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) for medical diagnoses, border checks and within police forces has been discussed by the Home Secretary as he visited California to meet with tech firms. James Cleverly spoke to Reid Hoffman, the internet entrep
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Dozens Of Charities Urge Parties To Back Mental Health Policies Blueprint
A call for all political parties to commit to improving the nation’s mental health has been backed by more than 60 charities. The Manifesto for a Mentally Healthier Nation is a ten-year blueprint that urges politicians to commit to a number of pledge
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Chelsea: Gary Neville Stands By 'Billion-pound Bottle Jobs' Jibe
Gary Neville has double-downed on his description of Chelsea as "billion-pound bottle jobs" after watching Mauricio Pochettino's side "shrink" in the Carabao Cup Final defeat to Liverpool. The former Manchester United defender made the withering asse
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Flynn: Speaker ‘Effectively Lied’ To MPs And Public Over Gaza Debate
Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle “effectively lied” to MPs and the public over the holding of a debate on Gaza this week, SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn has said. Parliament descended into chaos last week when Sir Lindsay decided to allow a La
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McBride Shares Leap On Bullish Earnings Outlook
Household cleaning products firm McBride has said annual earnings are set to beat its forecasts after returning to a half-year profit as cost-conscious shoppers switch to retailer own-brands. The group, which is behind many supermarkets’ own-brand cl
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Sibling Rivalry: Twins Go Into Oxford And Cambridge Boat Race On Opposing Teams
Twin sisters studying for PhDs at Oxford and Cambridge are set to face off in the 2024 Boat Race as they row for opposing teams for the very first time. Catherine and Gemma King, 24, are used to competing side by side since they began rowing at the a
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Plant-based Cheeses Almost 10% Saltier Than Regular Cheddar – Survey
Plant-based cheeses are almost 10% saltier than regular cheddar and are equally high in saturated fat, despite its perceived “health halo”, campaigners have warned. Action on Salt found that plant-based cheeses have the highest salt levels, containin
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Kit Harington To Star In UK Premiere Of Slave Play
Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has joined the cast of Slave Play, which will premiere on the West End stage this summer, it has been announced. The production, playing from June 29 until September 21 at the Noel Coward Theatre in London, will als
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