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‘I feel abandoned by the state’: UK pensioners on the cost of living crisis

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UK inflation is running at 9% in May, driven by sharp rises in the price of gas and electricity, food and transport costs. Among the groups hardest hit by the rising cost of living are pensioners, who are often on a f...

Plan to ban dark roofs abandoned as NSW government walks back sustainability measures

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The New South Wales government has abandoned its plan to ban dark roofs – aimed at reducing temperatures and energy costs for new homes – as the state’s new planning minister walks back ambitious sustainability measur...

The UK’s poorest people have been utterly abandoned by this ideological chancellor

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I can’t recall a worse fiscal event than Wednesday’s spring statement. It had nothing meaningful to say on the big strategic challenges our economy faces. According to the prime minister, levelling up is the defining ...

Abandoned burning ship ‘had $400m cargo of luxury cars’

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An abandoned ship that caught fire in the mid-Atlantic last week was carrying $401m (£295m) worth of cars, including Porsche, Audi, Bentley and Lamborghini models, an insurance estimate has revealed. Felicity Ace, a s...

Polar bears move into abandoned Arctic weather station – photo essay

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I had dreamed about photographing polar bears for a long time. Some time ago my hobby, wildlife photography, ceased to be just a hobby and turned into a large part of my life. And if you devote so much time to an acti...

Two men playing draughts on an abandoned train: Gosette Lubondo’s best photograph

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This image, part of a series called Imaginary Trip, was taken in an abandoned train outside Kinshasa station in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I was looking for a site to evoke an imaginary voyage to convey the...

Sevilla’s derby with Betis abandoned after player is struck by missile

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The Copa del Rey derby match between Real Betis and Sevilla was suspended after an object hurled from the stands hit Sevilla’s Joan Jordán in the head. The oblong object struck Jordán while Betis were celebrating thei...

Rescue me: why Britain’s beautiful lockdown pets are being abandoned

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On a cold, steely grey day in a farmyard in Essex I meet Spike. Thick-set, broad-chested, narrow-eyed, he has a look that says “don’t mess with me”, and he has tiny, pointed ears that have been cut to make him look mo...

Abandoned children found living in Texas apartment with brother’s remains

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The skeletal remains of a child and three surviving siblings who appear to have been abandoned have been found inside an apartment in the Houston area of Texas, US. One of the children, a 15-year-old, called the Harri...

‘He lives freely, I live in fear’: the plight of India’s abandoned wives

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Kamala Reddy*, 33, a software engineer from Andhra Pradesh, married Vijay Kumar* in a traditional Hindu wedding in 2012. Kumar, who was working in the UK, was chosen by Reddy’s family. “But he didn’t take me to the UK...

‘Evil customs’: why a Kashmiri village abandoned dowries

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Babawayil, in the foothills of the Zabarwan mountains by the Sind River, is a typical village in Indian-administered Kashmir. Groups of men and women sit on their lawns breaking open green husks of walnuts, freshly ga...

Chaos as Brazil v Argentina match abandoned after officials storm pitch in Covid-19 row – video

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Brazil’s World Cup qualifier with Argentina in São Paulo was suspended after just seven minutes as health authorities entered the field of play amid farcical scenes at Neo Química Arena. Three Premier League players -...

Fear and fury in Kabul as thousands face being abandoned by UK

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Thousands of people eligible to come to the UK face an uncertain fate as the British evacuation from Kabul draws to a close, with some describing fury and fear at being abandoned to the Taliban in a “hugely mismanaged...

Afghans who risked their lives for Britain are being abandoned to a terrible fate

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As the Taliban started searching their neighbourhood, Abdul and his wife began to hide with different relatives across Kabul. One night they narrowly escaped, fleeing through a back door. Abdul is still carrying the j...

The plight of women helped justify war in Afghanistan. Now they have been abandoned

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It was one of the worst phone calls I’ve ever received: a friend in Kabul calling on Sunday afternoon to say that armed men had just visited her house. Her voice was shaking to the extent that she sounded as if she wa...

Abandoned pits of former mining town fuel green revolution

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Kevin Shaw remembers Seaham in its mining heyday, when the three pits in the town provided thousands of jobs and the network of red-brick terrace houses overlooking the sea were packed with miners and their families. ...

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