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‘Forever chemicals’: the hidden threat from the toxic PFAS on your shelf

For months I’ve been watching the construction of our new garage. The breeze-block walls have been built, soffits are in place under the eaves, the concrete floor has been poured

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‘We can do it again’: Australian fashion brands offer employment for Afghan refugees

An alliance of Australian fashion brands has called on the federal government to increase its humanitarian quota of refugees from Afghanistan, with pledges the industry will help support, train and

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Dream on! The surprising health benefit of a weekend lie-in

Name: The weekend lie-in. Age: As old as the weekend. Appearance: An unmoving lump under a duvet, with the sun shining on it. Ah! What a guilty pleasure. Apparently, you

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Halima Aden: ‘I felt like one of the biggest tokens in the industry’

Halima Aden, the trailblazing Somali-American modest fashion model who quit last year, has said she felt like one of the “biggest tokens” in the fashion industry. Before she announced her

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Does overhearing your spouse’s work calls put you on edge? Me too. I found out why

“Daddy, you workin’?” my two-year-old daughter asks throughout the day, as my husband saunters around the living room in a fugue state conducting back-to-back business calls, AirPods locked and loaded,

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How we met: ‘It took until I was 48 years old to meet the handsome prince’

After splitting up from her partner at the age of 35, Cathy didn’t feel as if she would find love again. “I developed lymphedema around the same time, which made

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Rhik Samadder tries … horseriding: ‘I pretend I am in control. I feel like the Marlboro man’

I loved my driving theory test. It involved a video game of old people and dogs, the idea being I had to try not to kill them, like a reverse

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