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At least three killed in suicide bomb attacks in Ugandan capital, Kampala

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Two explosions rocked Uganda’s capital, Kampala, early on Tuesday, killing at least three civilians in what police described as a coordinated attack by extremists. Three suicide bombers also died in the blasts, police...

Die rugbyligaklub wat Kanada se hoofstad verruil het vir 'n dorp in Cornwall

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Tot verlede week, Hemel Hempstead, Ottawa en Penryn het baie min in gemeen gehad. Nou is hulle verenig deur daardie mees onwaarskynlike konsep: 'n derde afdeling rugbyspan. Dit is die vreemdste van stories. In September ...

Tigrayan forces claim control of two cities on road to Ethiopia’s capital

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Ethiopia’s prime minister has called on his supporters to redouble their efforts in the country’s war, as rival Tigray forces claimed to have seized key cities on a main road towards the capital. A move on the capital...

Why capital gains tax reform should be top of Rishi Sunak’s list

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Wednesday’s budget will not be a big revenue raiser. Rishi Sunak has already raised £40bn in tax this year. A combination of freezing the income tax thresholds while inflation is roaring, and expanding national insura...

Radical Islamists clash with police en route to Pakistan’s capital

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Thousands of supporters of a banned radical Islamist party have departed from the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore, clashing with police for a second day, a party spokesman and witnesses said on Saturday. The group for...

Pro-military protesters turn out for second day in Sudanese capital

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Hundreds of pro-military Sudanese protesters have rallied for a second day in Khartoum, in an escalation of what the prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, called the “worst and most dangerous crisis” of the country’s precar...

For African nations, capital punishment is a grim colonial legacy that lingers on

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In Julie, Sierra Leone became the 23rd African country to abolish the death penalty. Although its use across the continent has dwindled – thanks to concerted efforts from human rights organisations and governments – th...

Everywhere there is a whiff of the wild: walking London’s Capital Ring

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It’s Friday night on the Greenway path just outside the Olympic Park in east London. The last band of orange sky hangs lightly over the sleeping stadiums. Enough people linger in the gloom for the instincts to quicken...

From wingfoiling to desert hiking: why Corsica is France’s adventure capital

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WingfoilingWingfoiling is basically windsurfing with a hydrofoil: grabbing a two-handed wing and riding a paddleboard elevated about 90cm above the water. It takes some practice, which explains why Balistra beach repr...

My father wants to give me his parking space. Would I owe capital gains tax?

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Q My father is thinking of giving me the parking space he owns near his home but wants to know if capital gains tax has to be paid. Although it was bought in the same year as his home – and from the same developer – i...

Kleredragwerkers in die modehoofstad van Amerika maak dalk reg $6 n uur. 'N Nuwe wet kan dit verander

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Los Angeles word beskou as die middelpunt van die vervaardiging van kledingstukke in Amerika, diens oor 40,000 mense om klere te maak vir mode -handelsmerke, waaronder Reformation, Vir altyd 21, Charlotte Russe en Wet Seal. Maar vir dekad ...

Indigenous warrior women take fight to save ancestral lands to Brazilian capital

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Meer as 5,000 indigenous women have marched through Brazil’s capital to denounce the historic assault on native lands they say is unfolding under the country’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro. Female representat...

Virginia takes down Robert E Lee statue from state capital Richmond

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A towering bronze depiction of General Robert E Lee - one of the largest Confederate statues in the US – has been removed from its pedestal in Richmond, Virginia, the former capital of the Confederacy. The 21ft (6m) s ...

Virginia to remove Robert E Lee statue from state capital Richmond

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One of the largest Confederate statues still on full public display in the US is to be removed on Wednesday when the authorities take down the towering bronze depiction of General Robert E Lee from Richmond, Virginia,...

‘Sleep is venture capital’: employers wake up to benefits of a nap

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A three-hour break in the middle of the working day for a languorous lunch, followed by a restorative nap sounds like the Mediterranean dream, but employers in Spain are increasingly moving away from this rigid schedu...

‘It’s really hit us now’: Newquay becomes England’s Covid capital

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At first glance it looked like a pretty perfect day in the self-styled surfing capital of the UK. The sandy beaches were packed, the pubs, cafes and shops humming. Look at little closer, wel, and it became clear al...

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