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England fan disorder at Euro 2020 final almost led to deaths, review finds

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Unprecedented disorder at the Euro 2020 final was a “near miss”, with deaths and life-changing injuries only narrowly avoided, according to an independent report into events described as a “national shame”. Lady Louis...

Sheffield’s Crucible: the revolutionary theatre that was almost snookered

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Entering Sheffield’s Crucible theatre – currently celebrating its 50th anniversary – always gives one a lift: there is something about its open stage that seems to presage excitement. It helps that under its four dire...

‘Almost unprecedented’ spike in number of Australians who see racism as a problem, opname vind

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Australians are increasingly aware that racism is a problem in their country, while positive sentiment about immigration and multiculturalism has also increased over the past 12 maande, according to an authoritative s...

Verteerde week: Spurs almost made me swear off football – but then they won

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During the half-time break at the Spurs v Leeds game yesterday, I was chatting to my friend Matthew, with whom I have been going to the football for longer than either of us cares to remember. It had been a particular...

This is justice of a kind. But don’t forget Ahmaud Arbery’s killers almost got away

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The three white men who hunted down Ahmaud Arbery in a neighborhood in Glynn county, Georgia, have been found guilty in court. The US held its breath as the jury deliberations entered their second day this Wednesday. ...

Black Friday: UK shoppers expected to spend almost £9.2bn

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The Black Friday discount day is back with a bang this year with shoppers expected to spend almost £9.2bn next weekend – 15% more than in 2020 when much of the UK’s high street was in lockdown. John Lewis, Asda and Cu...

Almost $500bn ‘lost to tax abuse by firms and super-rich in 2021’

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Countries are losing almost half a trillion dollars through tax abuse by multinationals and the super-rich, enough to fully vaccinate the global population against Covid-19 three times over, 'n verslag het gesê. Researc...

‘It feels almost naughty to leave’: For returned Australians open borders bring new dilemmas

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To live and work overseas is a rite of passage for many Australians. Life abroad, egter, took on a new sense of fragility with the rise of Covid-19. More than a million Australian citizens were forced to choose betw...

‘Devastating’: Ahmaud Arbery’s family weighs in on almost entirely white jury

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Opening arguments in the trial of the three white men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery are set for Friday, as members of Arbery’s family described the decision to impanel an almost entirely white jury as “devastatin...

‘A torture experiment’: plan for almost windowless student megadorm raises alarm

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A “giant, windowless prison”, “Dormzilla”, a “torture experiment”: the internet has been weighing in on the construction plan for a student dormitory at the University of California, Santa Barbara, since last Thursday...

Almost one in three of Republicans say violence may be necessary to ‘save’ US

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Almost a third of Republicans believe violence may be necessary to “save” the US, according to a new poll. Researchers at the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonprofit, gevind dat 30% of Republicans agreed with...

UK has almost 250,000 stray cats, first study estimates

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With nearly 11 million cats living in about one in four households, they are Britain’s most popular pet. But until now the size of the country’s stray population has been something of an unknown. In the first study of...

Rishi Sunak to announce almost £6bn to tackle England’s record NHS waiting list

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Rishi Sunak is to announce almost £6bn to tackle England’s record NHS waiting list. The number of people waiting for hospital treatment has hit 5.7 million as the health service struggles to clear the growing backlog ...

Almost all Tory voters agree company tax avoidance morally wrong, poll finds

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A majority of the public, including Conservative voters, support tougher action against tax avoidance, according to an opinion poll after the revelations in the leaked Pandora Papers about widespread use of offshore t...

Bill for family days out at some UK attractions ‘almost doubles’

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The cost of visiting some of Britain’s best-known visitor attractions has almost doubled over the last five years, according to researchers who named English Heritage sites as the worst offenders. Overall the cost of ...

Why Hungary is infected by ultras who are almost impossible to control

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There was an air of inevitability when fighting broke out in the away end during Hungary’s 1-1 draw with England at Wembley on Tuesday night. Hungary’s fans had been disciplined over their behaviour at four of the pre...

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