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The amount the UK spends on defence can’t be justified – so we rely on piffle

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Toughen the sinews, gird up the loins. Tomorrow arrives another defence review heralded by what Boris Johnson would once have called a piffle fest. This is a concoction of abstract nouns and cliches drawn from Downing...

Nationwide increases amount it will lend to first-time buyers

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The UK’s biggest building society is increasing the sums it is willing to lend first-time buyers in a move it said would enable homeownership for many people who have been frozen out of the market. Nationwide will all...

Earth is trapping ‘unprecedented’ amount of heat, Nasa says

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The Earth is trapping nearly twice as much heat as it did in 2005, according to new research, described as an “unprecedented” increase amid the climate crisis. Scientists from Nasa, the US space agency, and the Nation...

Lord Frost: We can’t stop EU cutting amount of UK content on European TV

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The EU would be harming itself by seeking to reduce the “disproportionate” amount of British content on European television but the government is powerless to stop it, the UK’s Brexit minister, Lord Frost, has said. T...

‘We owe them a huge amount’: march to honour Greenham Common women

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Forty years ago a small group of women, along with a few men and children in buggies in tow, left their homes in Wales to protest against the arrival of US nuclear warheads at RAF Greenham Common. The steps they took ...

New Zealand police arrest pair trying to enter Auckland with ‘large amount’ of KFC

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Two men have been arrested after police said they found them with a car boot-full of Kentucky fried chicken and over $100,000 in cash as they tried to cross the border into Auckland despite New Zealand’s strict Covid-...