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Police warn against vigilante action against duckling hit-and-run driver

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Police have urged the public against any vigilante actions after the registration of a driver who allegedly ran over a brood of ducklings was published online. Staffordshire police confirmed it is investigating a Face...

Scott Morrison softened his defiant language on climate change action amid UK trade deal

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Scott Morrison softened his defiant language on climate action in a foreign policy speech in June 2021, shortly after officials appeared to have finalised the environment-related parts of the Australia-UK free trade a...

Woman ‘abused’ by MI5 agent takes legal action against service

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A woman who said she was terrorised by an MI5 agent with a background in rightwing extremism is taking legal action against the security service. Beth, not her real name, claimed the man, her former partner, attacked ...

Cop Secret review – Reykjavík’s answer to Hot Fuzz in action flick sendup

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After retirement, some footballers eye up a job in coaching or management; others may go on to become pundits. Not Iceland’s former goalkeeper Hannes Þór Halldórsson, who turns film-maker with this goofy cop comedy. T...

Church of England to pump £3.6bn into parishes and fund more social action

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The Church of England is to pump £3.6bn into its 12,500 parishes over the next nine years in an effort to halt its decline by increasing “mission activity” among young people and disadvantaged communities. The money –...

Women’s Super League: talking points from the final-day action

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“I’m not known for my worldie goals but the thing that I’m known for is getting it done when it matters”, the showboating but incredibly humble Sam Kerr said after her two goals in Chelsea’s 4-2 victory over Mancheste...

Labor calls on PM to take action after Queensland LNP candidate accused of listing false address

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Anthony Albanese has called on Scott Morrison to respond to the “serious issue” of a Liberal National candidate being referred to federal police for allegedly giving a false address on his nomination form. As prepolli...

Just Stop Oil blockades terminal in Glasgow in first Scottish action

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Just Stop Oil has taken action in Scotland for the first time, with more than 50 activists blockading an oil terminal in Glasgow. Shortly before sunrise on Tuesday, about 40 supporters of the civil resistance campaign...

‘We have a democracy problem’: how Texas voter suppression helps keep climate action off the table

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For Alán de León, natural disasters are a way of life. Growing up in Houston, de León knew that late summer meant hurricane season, a time when his family took special care to save money and stock up on extra food. In...

Premier League and FA Cup: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

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In the summer of 2020, Liverpool were big favourites to sign Timo Werner from RB Leipzig before the move fell through when Jürgen Klopp could not assure his fellow German of regular first-team football. Liverpool fans...

Labour split by leadership call for action against climate crisis blockades

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Labour faces an escalating internal row over the treatment of climate crisis protesters after a shadow cabinet minister backed calls for nationwide injunctions to stop them blocking critical roads and fuel supplies. S...

Putin adviser promises legal action against attempts to seize Russian assets

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Moscow will fight attempts to seize Russian property abroad in courts around the world, the former president Dmitry Medvedev has said. Medvedev, who advises Vladimir Putin on national security matters, said in a post ...

Soft, gentle and always battle-ready: Bruce Willis is an action star to stir the heart

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The news of Bruce Willis’s retirement on health grounds brings its own special kind of sadness. Admittedly, he has been booking some dodgy films in the last year or so – I recently sat through a pretty sorry action th...

Wollongong urged to take swift action if Nazi claims against local identity are proven

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A Lithuanian immigrant who may have been a Nazi collaborator during the second world war should be “removed from the fabric of Wollongong” if the claims can be verified, the New South Wales Jewish community says. Bron...

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