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  • Major Tory donor investigated over fraud and money laundering allegations

    Indian rice tycoon Karan Chanana, who gave the Conservatives more than £220,000, is under scrutiny by India’s finance ministry
  • Chelsea flower show embraces trend for grow-your-own veg

  • ‘Obsessed people make the best stories’: magazine journalist is Hollywood’s hot new thing

    David Grann’s books are enormously popular with readers. Now Martin Scorsese’s epic adaptation of the writer’s 2017 masterpiece has premiered at Cannes
  • ‘I miss Ukraine’: the real-life stories behind UK immigration statistics

    Some are fleeing persecution and war. Some are studying. Others are bringing their professional skills to the benefit of society
  • UK care home firm under fire as children forced to move hundreds of miles

  • Archbishop of Canterbury to take lead in attempt to soften UK immigration bill

  • UK government’s anti-migrant rhetoric is ‘feeding’ the far right, claims campaign group

  • Senior Tories say Trump-style takeover could precipitate party meltdown

  • Nurses in England offered ‘golden hellos’ as trusts try to ease staff crisis

  • Labour’s top team pushes Starmer to replace tuition fees with graduate tax

  • Mental health patients forced to travel hundreds of miles for treatment despite government pledge

  • Zelenskiy’s G7 visit sends ‘incredibly powerful message’ to Russia, says Sunak

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  • Surge in strikes at Chinese factories after Covid rules end

    Action by workers has trebled this year as the country emerges from its draconian coronavirus measures
  • As Greece goes to the polls, scandal, disaster and apathy eat into PM’s lead

  • Russian mercenaries behind slaughter of 500 in Mali village, UN report finds

  • Black Brazilians claim prime time as telenovelas finally reflect diversity

  • Fears looted Nazi art still hanging in European galleries

  • ‘The impact we have is vast’: scientists look to clean up Antarctica

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  • Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse vision is over. Can Apple save it?

    The CEO of the social media giant has spent billions – and still no one understands the idea. But now the world’s richest firm could change the game
  • After Brexit: what are the Tories really for?

  • A Conservative party at war with itself? It’s not a winning formula

    Ed Vaizey
  • Fox News and Succession: could the show’s election coup plotline become reality?

  • ‘My short term memory is fading and my eyesight is not what it was’: Ken Loach takes his last film to Cannes

  • Stephanie Merritt

    Does Rishi Sunak really love reading Jilly Cooper – and what does that say about him?

    Stephanie Merritt
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  • Don’t fear gentrification, those new blocks of flats can lead to lower rents

    Torsten Bell
  • Farewell, racial stereotypes. Now we have the true tale of an Indian princess turned suffragette

    Anjli Mohindra
    South Asian actors are at last leaving behind terrorist roles for ones drawn from history
  • Rowan Moore

    Green belts once served a vital purpose, but now they are squeezing the life out of cities

    Rowan Moore
  • While Rishi Sunak keeps quiet, noisy Tories are wreaking havoc on his party’s reputation

    Isabel Hardman
  • The price of failure: a moat for Johnson, jobs for Osborne and globetrotting for Truss

    Catherine Bennett
  • Becky, 12, tried to kill herself. The care she received? Eight weeks in solitary

    Louise Tickle
  • Once we ask the Lee Anderson question, our democracy is on a slippery slope

    Kenan Malik
  • There’s no shame in waging war on old age – long live Martha Stewart

    Martha Gill
  • Water companies ‘apologise’ to their customers – cartoon

  • How philistine of David Starkey to limit western civilisation to whiteness

    Tomiwa Owolade
  • Fraudsters feel the fear: why prison sentences may deter white collar crime

    Torsten Bell
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Editorials & Letters

  • The Observer view on immigration: it’s time for Tories to admit that Britain needs foreign workers

  • Awareness of mental health is not enough

  • For the record

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  • Postal desert island: Mull’s residents cut off from civilisation by Royal Mail

  • Inflation is on the wane, but a longed-for sharp drop is far from in the bag

  • Brexit has wrecked Britain’s car industry, but so have the Tories

    Phillip Inman
  • Parties, power, racing: meet Ovo’s Stephen Fitzpatrick, the man who would be Richard Branson

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  • Rugby league urgently needs not just a World Cup host but a long-term plan

  • After the flood, storms lie ahead for Formula One in race to hit carbon zero

    F1 made right call in cancelling the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix but major obstacles remain in order to reach target by 2030
  • Rory McIlroy remains in contention for US PGA behind leader Brooks Koepka

    Rory McIlroy hit a third round 69 at Oak Hill to to stay in contention for the US PGA Championship
  • Katie Taylor suffers first defeat as Chantelle Cameron defends titles

  • Elena Rybakina lifts Italian Open as Anhelina Kalinina retires in tears

  • Guardiola accepts Manchester City’s legacy depends on Champions League

  • Mikel Arteta laments defensive lapses that finished off Arsenal’s title hopes

  • How Rico Lewis helped harden up Manchester City’s treble surge

  • Serendipity of De Zerbi and Brighton underlines football’s great complexities

    Jonathan Wilson
  • Chased down by serial winners, Arsenal’s race is finally run

  • Nottingham Forest secure safety and hand title to Manchester City

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  • China’s Hidden Century review – a revelation from first to last

  • Beyoncé review – a spangled supernova of joy

  • Cannes 2023 week one roundup – from Depp to Godard, the chaotic circus rolls on

  • Beau Is Afraid review – Ari Aster’s patience-testing shaggy dog story

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  • ‘If it’s not a risk… it’s nothing’: Nobel laureate Annie Ernaux on her unapologetic career

    The French writer transforms her own life into uncompromising autofiction. With new translations, a film, and unwavering activism, the 82-year-old is living life to the full
  • Artist Hurvin Anderson: ‘I’m always nervous about the word identity. I try not to use it’

  • David Mitchell

    Rishi Sunak’s football video is a political own goal

    David Mitchell
  • ‘Care bots’: a dream for carers or a dangerous fantasy?

  • Actor Lucas Hedges: ‘I love nostalgia, so walking around England is another level’

  • The 2023 International Booker prize shortlist – review

  • Philosopher Peter Singer: ‘There’s no reason to say humans have more worth or moral status than animals’

  • Actor Michael Socha: ‘Did I fall in with the wrong people? No, I was the wrong people’

  • Simone Lia: Catchy slogan – cartoon

  • The Faber/Observer/Comica graphic short story prize 2023 – enter now!

  • The big picture: Bud Lee captures the 1967 Newark riots

  • M John Harrison: ‘I want to be the first human to imitate ChatGPT’

  • When the tech boys start asking for new regulations, you know something’s up

    John Naughton
  • On my radar: Romy’s cultural highlights

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  • Melissa McCarthy: ‘I spend a lot of my work shredding people’

    Actor Melissa McCarthy on winding up Trump, using ‘humour as healthcare’ and why she’s had enough of Hollywood’s ‘screamers and egos’
  • Is it too late to halt deep-sea mining? Meet the activists trying to save the seabed

  • Constant craving: why we can’t shake the salt habit

  • I’m consumed by a crush, but we are both married

  • A Chelsea garden for our darkest days

  • A knitwear designer spins a yarn to create a colourful new home

  • Nigel Slater’s recipes for herb focaccia with green olive, burnt lemon and thyme dip, and for pea salad with ricotta and lemon

  • Artful lodges: 10 beautiful art hotels in Europe

  • My son’s aquatic empire has taken over the sitting room – and I am in over my head

    Séamas O’Reilly
  • Notes on chocolate: Easter may be over, but the chocolate egg lives on

  • It’s not enough for women to ‘feel’ safe in parks

    Eva Wiseman
  • Sunday with Annette Badland: ‘We enjoy a prance around the living room’

  • Makeup or skincare? No need to choose

  • Blossom, birds and bees – the season unfurls in a Danish garden

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  • Counter culture: stories from 75 years of Britain’s Caribbean food shops

    As the Windrush anniversary draws near, five shopkeepers reflect on their work, lives and community pride
  • Jess Phillips: ‘People now rely on someone they love to die so they can afford somewhere to live’

  • Save our pudding! Why restaurant desserts are disappearing

  • Prosciutto and figs, cauliflower and lemongrass, tomato and bulgur – Nigel Slater’s early summer recipes

  • Welcome to May’s Observer Food Monthly

  • ‘This is just devilish … I’m going in again’: the best hot sauces tasted and rated

  • Marcus Wareing’s secret ingredient: stock cubes

  • An exhibition about milk’s complicated history has me rethinking my morning cuppa

    Rachel Cooke
  • Keith Brymer Jones: ‘It doesn’t surprise me that a lot of chefs also do pottery – clay is very tactile’

  • I have unsavoury habits in the kitchen – but don’t we all?

    Jay Rayner
  • Hannah Fry: ‘Mum wasn’t focused on cooking. She’d boil sardines’

  • Crab pancakes, noodles with greens, lemon sorbet – Nigel Slater’s spring recipes

  • Family memories, dishes from key moments in life – the meals chefs cherish

  • Supermarket sweep: how TikTok can help you save money on your food shopping

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