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How to fill out slug-munched beds. There are two solutions. Either have standby plug plants, or sow something that will quickly fill the space
“After just a couple of days of using it, I can see improvement in my skin.”
Kei Miller selects the UK’s 10 best emerging writers. The awardwinning poet and writer puts together an ‘unapologetically, triumphantly, diverse’ list of talents at the start of promising careers
Industry’s David Jonsson: ‘Lena Dunham thinks British people eat scones every day’. After playing a cocksure City boy and a MI5 officer, the actor is back in a play about blackness, family and grief. He talks rubbing shoulders with the A-list
Young, hot and bothered: ‘I was a 31-year-old newlywed – and then the menopause hit’. Rage, sweats and sleepless nights... this wasn’t how I’d pictured my 30s. But it was the start of a dual quest – to get pregnant, and control my demon hormones
Hot stuff: the 50 best summer beauty buys for £20 and under. The Guardian’s beauty editor shares her pick of affordable makeup, hair and body products that don’t skimp on quality
On the Road to Bridget Jones: five books that define each generation Blake Morrison on boomers, Chris Power on Gen X, Megan Nolan on millennials and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé on Gen Z … which books shaped your generation?Plus: Steven Poole defines the terms for our timesDouglas Coupland on Generation X at 30: ‘Generational trashing is actually eternal’ The 2000 film adaptation of The Beach … ‘Garland’s novel was seen sticking out of every backpack.’ Photograph: Allstar/20th Century Fox
Sankofa by Chibundu Onuzo review – a journey into heritageAn accomplished novel that explores difference and belonging with a cool intensity Chibundu Onuzo identifies Rachel Cusk as an inspiration. Photograph: Dave Benett/Getty Images for Bumble
Fit in my 40s: after a year away from classes, I’m back in the boxing gym. It’s you against the bag, and the bags have been socially distanced since before the term was invented
Which country has the best win ratio in Test cricket? The Weekend quiz. From mountain gorillas to musicals, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz
Preventable review: Andy Slavitt indicts Trump over Covid – but scolds us all tooThe ex-Biden adviser is preaching to the converted. A deeper dive would have told more about why the disaster was possible Donald Trump takes off his mask after returning to the White House on 5 October last year, following several days in hospital with Covid. Photograph: Ken Cedeno/EPA
‘I put my life savings in crypto’: how a generation of amateurs got hooked on high-risk trading. Online trading apps are drawing in novice investors willing to risk everything on volatile stocks. Do they really know what they’re doing?
A holiday in Tenby still makes me giddy with boyhood excitement. It seemed perfect to me 50 years ago and now it’s even better, with delicious deli picnics and fine craft beers to wash the sand away
Blind date: ‘He was very willing when I suggested tequila shots’. David, 24, civil servant, meets Alex, 24, PR account executive
Tim Dowling: I want a quiet birthday. Someone tell that to the cat. On another day I would wake my wife to make her come down and deal with this magpie situation, but not today
‘A firework is a beautiful way to pay tribute’: Dark Mofo ceremony celebrates lives with a flash in the skyFor those who choose to be involved with Alex Podger’s Memorial, it is an act of catharsis: each firework contains the ashes of a loved one ‘A single golden chrysanthemum of light’: Christopher Russell’s family took part in Dark Mofo’s Memorial, which sent up a single firework containing his ashes. File photo of fireworks. Photograph: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock
Kate Hudson is currently on her first family vacation since the start of the pandemic, and living it up. On Thursday the 42-year-old mother of three shared a stunning photo of herself strutting her stuff on the sands on the Mediterranean beaches of Greece in a tiny, striped string bikini. "Feels like summer," she captioned the action shot, in which she is holding two bottles of wine. Kate, who welcomed her third child, daughter Rani Rose in October 2018, has worked extra hard the past few years
Change the conversation: why Australia’s arts advocates need a new approachWith the crisis continuing for the nation’s arts and culture sectors, industry leaders have converged on what needs to happen – fast As a parliamentary inquiry investigates the impact of Covid-19 on Australian arts, events like Dark Mofo are searching for a new way forward. Photograph: Jesse Hunniford
Get the popcorn going and enjoy a Father's Day movie night with the family.
One of everything, please!