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Man dies after explosion causes house in Lancashire to collapse

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A man has died after a house collapsed following an explosion in Lancashire. Emergency services were called to reports of a house fire in Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, at about 1.20pm on Friday. A spokesman for Lancashir...

Malfunctioning NHS app for Covid vaccine status causes travel delays

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Travellers have been blocked from boarding flights and ferries for trips abroad after a four-hour outage of England’s NHS app left people unable to access a Covid pass to prove their vaccine status. Hundreds tried to ...

Petulant Brooks Koepka causes Ryder Cup storm as Europe hopes fade

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This was much more like it. Just when the Ryder Cup was lurching towards the domain of dull procession, controversy sailed into Whistling Straits via Lake Michigan. It arrived in multiple forms and while not masking t...

Málaga wildfire causes evacuation of 940 people and claims life of firefighter

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A worsening wildfire that kept advancing through forest land and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,000 residents has claimed the life of one firefighter, authorities in southern Spain said late on Thursday. The blaz...

Numerous deaths as earthquake causes widespread damage in Haiti – video

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Haiti’s prime minister, Ariel Henry, has said numerous lives have been lost after the Caribbean country was struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that caused significant damage to buildings and infrastructure.The US Ge...

Team GB Olympic sailors eye record medal haul as weather causes delays

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Great Britain’s sailing team secured another two Olympic medals in Enoshima on Sunday with Finn defending champion Giles Scott and Nacra pair John Gimson and Anna Burnet now guaranteed to reach the podium. Scott will ...

Oregon wildfire causes miles-high ‘fire clouds’ as flames grow

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Smoke and heat from a huge wildfire in south-eastern Oregon are creating giant “fire clouds” over the blaze – dangerous columns of smoke and ash that can reach up to six miles (10km) in the sky and are visible from mo...

Severe flooding causes devastation in Europe – video report

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Severe flooding has caused devastation in Germany and Belgium, where the death toll has risen to more than 120 as emergency services continued their search for many hundreds more still missing. No loss of life has bee...

Scientist Prue Hart: ‘Sunburn causes havoc in the skin – we should avoid it’

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Prof Prue Hart is head of the inflammation research group at the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Australia, which studies the beneficial effects of sunlight exposure on our health and whether these are the result of...

Assad forces’ shelling in Syria causes 5,000 civilians to flee

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About 5,000 civilians in the north-west of Syria have been forced to flee their homes after more government shelling targeting the contested area, a local aid agency said. At least 31 people have died since the beginn...

Delta variant causes more than 90% of new Covid cases in UK

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More than 90% of Covid cases in the UK are now down to the coronavirus Delta variant first discovered in India, data has revealed, as the total number of confirmed cases passed 42,000. Also known as B.1.617.2, the Del...

Six English ESL breakaway clubs agree to pay £22m to grassroots causes

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The six English clubs who attempted to join the European Super League have agreed a settlement with the Premier League in which they will pay £22m between them to causes that support “the good of the game”. The sum is...

Ukraine’s football kit with map featuring Crimea causes outrage in Russia

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Russian officials have reacted angrily after the head of Ukraine’s football association unveiled a new national team shirt emblazoned with a map of Ukraine that includes Crimea. Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2...

Ukraine’s new football kit featuring map of Crimea causes outrage in Russia

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The head of the Ukrainian football association has caused outrage in Russia by unveiling a new national team shirt emblazoned with a map of Ukraine that includes Crimea. Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and ...

Human-induced global heating ‘causes over a third of heat deaths’

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More than a third of all heat-related deaths around the world between 1991 and 2018 can be attributed to human-induced global heating, research has found. Climate breakdown has a range of effects ranging from wildfire...

German voters’ view of personal wealth causes problems for the left

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It is a country with levels of wealth inequality more similar to the United States than France, and one where the richest 10% of the population already owned two thirds of the national wealth before the pandemic furth...

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