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Florida Tesla crash which killed two will be investigated by federal board

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Federal authorities will investigate a fiery car crash which killed two people in a Tesla in Florida last week. The National Transportation Safety Board announced on Twitter it would send three investigators to look ...

Cornwall tourist board urges people not to visit after Covid surge

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Tourist chiefs have urged people not to visit Cornwall unless they have pre-booked and to test themselves for Covid-19 before, during and after their stay as the county records a rise in cases. Visitors have flocked t...

Melbourne student and climate activist runs for board seat at energy giant AGL

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An 18-year-old student and climate change campaigner is bidding for a seat on the board of energy company AGL, Australia’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter. Ashjayeen Sharif, from Melbourne, wants the company to phase o...

Vectura board needs to see through the smoke

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The amusing line in the unfunny saga of a tobacco giant trying to buy a company that develops inhalers to treat lung diseases came last Friday when the board of Vectura, the target, switched its allegiance from Philip...

Black barrister to lead independent police oversight board

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Police chiefs hoping to pull themselves out of a race crisis have appointed a new tsar who has previously said black people fear calling on officers for help. Barrister Abimbola Johnson will chair a new independent sc...

Geen 10 ally on BBC board accused of trying to block senior editorial role

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A BBC board member with close ties to Downing Street has been accused of attempting to block a senior editorial appointment on political grounds. Sources told the Financial Times that Sir Robbie Gibb issued a warning ...

Youth Justice Board chief hits out at plans to raise child custodial sentences

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The new head of the body that oversees the youth justice system in England and Wales has hit out at the government’s plans to increase the time spent by children behind bars. The controversial legislation will be brou...

New York mayor’s race in chaos after elections board publishes incorrect tally

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New York City’s mayoral election has been thrown into chaos after the board of elections mistakenly included 135,000 “test ballots” in its vote tally. The board of elections had published updated vote totals for the D...

Killer of two schoolgirls in 1980s can be freed, Parole Board rules

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A man who raped and killed two schoolgirls can be freed from prison, the Parole Board has said. Colin Pitchfork was jailed for life after strangling 15-year-olds Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth in Leicestershire in 1983 ...

Pat Dodson attacks ex-WA Aboriginal affairs minister for joining Rio Tinto board

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The Labor senator Pat Dodson has launched a scathing attack on the former Western Australian Aboriginal affairs minister Ben Wyatt for joining the board of the mining giant Rio Tinto, saying it showed “poor judgment” ...

Activist fund expected to win third seat on ExxonMobil board

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ExxonMobil expects to lose a third board seat to an activist hedge fund, Engine No 1, adding to the pressure on one of the world’s largest oil companies to introduce a more effective climate transition plan. The Texas...

Walmart under pressure to add employee representation to its board

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US retail giant Walmart is facing increased pressure to add employee representation to its board, as a leading figure on the Christian left, the Rev William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign, says he will press the...

Is that a surrealist masterpiece by the draining board? Inside Leonora Carrington’s sculpture-filled home

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In Oktober 2010, a few months before her death, I said my last goodbye to my cousin Leonora Carrington. As I left her home in Mexico City, she stood waving on the doorstep. Vandag, I’m back for the first time – to see ...

Facebook ruling on Trump renews criticism of oversight board

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Facebook’s oversight board on Wednesday ruled that Donald Trump’s Facebook account should not be reinstated. But it stopped short of making a final decision, saying Facebook itself must decide what to do with the form...

Trump’s Facebook ban should not be lifted, network’s oversight board rules

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Donald Trump’s Facebook account should not be reinstated, the social media giant’s oversight board said on Wednesday. Facebook suspended Trump’s account after the Capitol attack of 6 Januarie, when a mob of Trump suppo...

Facebook oversight board to give verdict on Donald Trump ban – live

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The decision on the former president’s access to the platform is the board’s biggest since it was set up last year to rule on content moderation

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