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Woman shares most unusual requests she’s had as a £70-per-hour professional cuddler

A woman who gets paid to cuddle has revealed that the most rewarding part of her job is performing her client’s strange requests. Keeley Scoup, who lives in the US,

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Croatian FA lets players decide whether to take knee against England

The opening opponents for Gareth Southgate’s side said the gesture “does not hold any symbolic ties to the fight against racism” in Croatia and therefore will not be recommended. The

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Even with gravy so thick it needs spreading, my wife triumphs in the kitchen wars

When my wife and I first got together, we came back from the shops starving and I offered to make her a stir-fry. I wanted to really impress her with

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Fresh GM union vote in Mexico headed for delay

A key workers’ vote at a General Motors Co plant in Mexico that has drawn scrutiny from the Biden administration over alleged rights violations is slated to be delayed past

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Samsung pushes pixel size even further with new camera sensor

Samsung has announced a new image sensor for smartphone cameras that it says has the smallest pixels in the industry. The ISOCELL JN1 is a 50-megapixel sensor with a relatively

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I have fake teeth and wear lots of make-up – people call me a catfish but I don’t care’

We might spend several minutes a day brushing and flossing our teeth, but aside from that most of us probably don’t spend too much time thinking about them. But for

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Djokovic needs passion with precision to navigate Nadal’s French Open grip

Some of the cliches shared by players when they look towards their next battles are the affirmations they must take one match at a time and ensure they treat all

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Move of the week: how to do the plank, and ease lower back pain

This strengthens the core muscles involved in “anti-extension” – ie, any movement that resists extending the lower back – which applies to anyone who works at a desk. It uses

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Federal Reserve to release 2021 bank stress test results June 24

The Federal Reserve announced Monday that it would publish the results of its annual stress test of the nation’s largest banks on June 24. The results of the test, which

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This $2,700 robot dog will carry a single bottle of water for you

Boston Dynamics isn’t the only company that makes futuristic quadrupedal robots. Chinese firm Unitree Robotics has also been at it for years, and this week revealed its latest creation: the

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