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Virginia Woolf listened to a wide variety of music, including Russian ballet music which she heard when the Ballets Russes visited London in 1912. Wikimedia

How Virginia Woolf’s work was shaped by music

Woolf thought of her books as music before she wrote them so it is unsurprising that her writing influenced the work of composers.

Budget 2021: experts react

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his second pandemic budget for the Conservatives.
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Covid-19: ¿Cuándo somos más contagiosos?

El nivel máximo de transmisión se da en los cinco primeros días que siguen al comienzo de los síntomas. Una persona con covid-19 debería confinarse tan pronto como empiece a manifestar los síntomas, sin esperar a los resultados de la prueba.
On the outskirts of Accra there are huge electronic waste disposal sites, known locally as Sodoma and Gomorra. Photo by Maniglia Romano/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Toxic waste dumping in the Gulf of Guinea amounts to environmental racism

Despite knowing how harmful it can be, companies and businesses (primarily those in Europe and the US) target countries in the Gulf of Guinea as a dump for their toxic waste.
Supporters of Kyrkyzstan’s new president Sadyr Japarov take to the streets to celebrate the ousting of former leader Sooronbay Jeenbekov. Ivor Kovalenko/EPA

Explainer: making sense of Kyrgyzstan’s latest political power grab

Struggling to handle a pandemic and general economic crisis, Kyrgyzstan has just seen its president ousted by an ex-convict as Russia and China watch from the sidelines.


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