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Edie Falco: ‘Alcohol was the answer to all my problems – and the cause of them’

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Edie Falco has never been the type of actor to demand entourages and encores. Fanfares and fuss are just not her bag, and she has little time for pretentious thespiness. When other actors talk about their “Process,” a...

Heavy rains in west of Canada and US cause ‘devastating’ floods and spark evacuations – video

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At least one person has been killed and several more are feared dead after a huge storm hit the Pacific north-west, destroying highways and leaving tens of thousands of people in Canada and the US without power.Canada...

Heavy rains across Canada and US cause ‘devastating’ floods and spark evacuations – video

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Continuous, heavy rain has caused major flooding and mudslides across parts of Canada and the US. Tens of thousands were left without power and mass evacuations were ordered after the record rainfall.  Search and resc...

Submarine did not cause 2004 sinking of French trawler, UK inquest finds

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A British judge has concluded that a submarine did not cause the sinking of a fishing boat that capsized off the Cornish coast with the loss of five men almost 18 years ago. The judge Nigel Lickley QC, who has oversee...

Stephen Colbert on climate denial: ‘Like not believing humans cause pants-pooping’

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Stephen Colbert taped The Late Show during a rainy Tuesday in New York, as extreme weather lashed both coasts with storms. “Scientists agree that all of these extreme weather events are tied to global warming, which i...

Shilpa Gupta review – rousing reminder that free speech used to be a noble cause

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When the Chinese dissident Liu Xia was under house arrest with state security guards posted at her front door, she wrote a passionate poem to her husband, Liu Xiaobo: “I’ll never give up the struggle for freedom from ...

Air pollution likely cause of up to 6m premature births, study finds

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Air pollution is likely to have been responsible for up to 6 million premature births and 3 million underweight babies worldwide every year, research shows. The analysis, which combines the results of multiple scient...

The cause of our food and petrol shortages is Brexit – yet no one dares name it

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It has become the Voldemort of British politics, the word few in government or opposition will breathe out loud. Once repeated with numbing frequency, it is now the cause that dare not speak its name. I’m talking abou...

‘It’s scary’: record Covid absences cause concern in England’s schools

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Last week more than 100,000 children were absent from school in England with confirmed or suspected Covid infections, the highest number during the pandemic, according to the Department for Education. Five parents and...

Ending lockdowns with 80% vaccinated could cause 25,000 Australian deaths, new modelling suggests

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Australia’s national plan to end lockdowns once 80% of the adult population is vaccinated could result in 25,000 deaths in total and 270,000 cases of long Covid, new modelling warns. The work by researchers at three l...

Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in parts of UK, Met Office warns

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Heavy downpours and thunderstorms could cause flash flooding across parts of the UK as the unsettled weather continues. Forecasters say as much as 100mm (4in) of rain could fall in some places, with the potential for ...

Republican bid to limit health officials could cause ‘preventable tragedies’ – experts

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Republican lawmakers across more than a dozen states are working to limit the powers of local health departments in ways experts say is likely to lead to “preventable tragedies” during disease outbreaks, including the...

Dozens dead in Mumbai after intense monsoon rains cause landslides – video report

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More than 30 people have died in the Indian city after an intense burst of rainfall caused flooding and landslides, as changing monsoon patterns because of the climate crisis lead to more extreme rains across India.Th...

Dozens dead in Mumbai after ‘monstrous’ monsoon rains cause landslide

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More than 30 people have died in the Indian city of Mumbai after an intense burst of rainfall caused a landslide and wall collapse, as changing monsoon patterns due to climate change lead to more extreme rains across ...

New climate science could cause wave of litigation against businesses – study

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Businesses could soon be facing a fresh wave of legal action holding them to account for their greenhouse gas emissions, owing to advances in climate science, experts have warned. More than 1,500 legal actions have al...

Covid outbreaks in Chinese ports could cause global goods shortages

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An outbreak of Covid-19 in southern China has combined with the rapid reopening of the world economy and a shortage of shipping containers to cause a surge in transport costs that could fuel inflation and cause shorta...

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