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BLM gives cautious welcome to Queen’s reported backing

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Black Lives Matter UK has expressed surprise after the Queen and the royal family were said to support its cause, but the anti-racism movement stressed that “actions speak louder than words”. Sir Ken Olisa, the first ...

If education is such a great investment, it deserves serious international backing

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“Education,” wrote Nelson Mandela, “is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” One wonders what he would have made of the response to the education crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. A crisi...

Joanna Lumley and Jason Momoa join prominent group backing Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger’ listing

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An international line-up of actors, conservationists and scientists, including Joanna Lumley and Hollywood star Jason Momoa, has backed calls for the Great Barrier Reef to be placed on a list of world heritage sites i...

Hong Kong police say mourning officer’s attacker is like backing terrorism

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Police in Hong Kong have told citizens that mourning the death of a man who stabbed a police officer last week is “no different to supporting terrorism”, as the case was taken over by the national security department....

Election success for UK politicians backing universal basic income

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Scores of politicians who won seats in last week’s elections, including almost half of the Welsh parliament, have signed a pledge calling a universal basic income (UBI) system to be trialled. Members of the Senedd and...

Tony Williams loses contract with US club over comments backing former NRL teammate Jarryd Hayne

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Former NRL player Tony Williams has been sacked by a US rugby league team for comments he made in support of his former teammate Jarryd Hayne after the latter was jailed for sexual assault. Williams, who represented A...

Without the Treasury backing climate action, UK’s net zero target is doomed

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The UK chancellor, Rishi Sunak, must radically overhaul the Treasury’s response to the climate crisis, reforming the department’s longstanding hostility to green spending and resetting its priorities, experts said. Th ...

European countries to resume AstraZeneca jabs after safety backing

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Italia, Francia, Germany and several other countries will resume administering AstraZeneca jabs from Friday after Europe’s medicines regulator said the vaccine was “safe and effective” and its benefits outweighed its ri...