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New book celebrates the lost work of Shakespeare’s female editors

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Reviewing Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke’s illustrated edition of Shakespeare’s plays in 1869, an anonymous critic blamed “the numberless alterations, mutilations, corruptions, or whatever we may choose to call them” ...

‘I cried so hard’: teen who filmed killing of George Floyd celebrates guilty verdict

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Darnella Frazier was just 17 last summer when she used her cellphone to film Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck until he died. On Tuesday, after a Minneapolis jury found the former police officer guilty on ...

America celebrates Labor Day – but are US workers winning?

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As the US celebrates Labor Day, many employers are still struggling to find enough workers. McDonald’s, Chipotle, Walmart and many other companies have announced sizable wage increases to attract workers, and some eco...

Armed intruder arrested at Windsor Castle as Queen celebrates Christmas

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An armed man has been arrested after attempting to break into Windsor Castle where the Queen is celebrating Christmas with her family. Police say the intruder was carrying an offensive weapon but did not break into an...

Burberry celebrates style of Stella Tennant in latest collection

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The spirit of British supermodel Stella Tennant is strongly felt in fashion. Burberry, with which Tennant was closely connected for 25 years, celebrated her life and style in their first womenswear collection since he...

Nasca, Moche, Wari: British Museum exhibition celebrates Peru’s ancient peoples

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More than 40 ancient objects are being lent to the UK by museums in Peru for a major exhibition aiming to show there is a lot more to the country’s history than the Incas. The British Museum said the loan of the items...

A drop of hope: new poetry exhibition celebrates power of Covid vaccine

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Throughout the pandemic, the Francis Crick Institute in London has been closely involved: first with the research, and then with the fightback, once it had opened as a key vaccination hub. But from this weekend, the r...

Andy Murray celebrates wedding ring’s return with crushing Indian Wells win

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Andy Murray, reunited with his wedding ring, played some of his best tennis as he beat Adrian Mannarino in their first-round match at Indian Wells. The former world No 1 had left his ring tied to shoes which he put ou...

Minneapolis celebrates George Floyd’s life after a ‘troubling, long year’

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In downtown Minneapolis, the city that was plagued with tension during the Derek Chauvin murder trial last month, a celebration of George Floyd’s life was held less than a mile from where the white former Minneapolis ...

‘Freedom’: exhibition celebrates Barcelona’s 1970s counterculture

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When Spain’s repressive dictatorship finally came to a close with the death of Francisco Franco in 1975, the counterculture that had been bubbling away for years elsewhere in Europe arrived with a bang. “After years o...

US celebrates Juneteenth as federal holiday – video

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Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across the US are coming together to celebrate 19 June 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves i...

Australia Covid news live update: Melbourne celebrates end of lockdown; Qantas to bring forward return of some international flights

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Qantas to return to 100% of staff levels in January; Scott Morrison says an announcement on a travel agreement with Singapore is imminent; cheers at midnight as restrictions ease on one of the world’s most locked down...

Malawi’s LBGTQ+ community celebrates first Pride parade

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For a few hours over the weekend the streets of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, were covered in rainbows, as about 50 members of the country’s persecuted LBGTQ+ community took part in the country’s first Pride parade...

India celebrates Diwali under shadow of Covid and air pollution

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It is the festival that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, and this year Diwali held a special significance for India as it got back into full swing for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began....

Spanish museum celebrates pioneer who took smallpox vaccine to colonies

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

Museum celebrates Barcelona’s disappearing Gypsy heritage

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It doesn’t look like a place of legend, but the narrow Carrer de la Cera is the birthplace of la rumba catalana, the infectiously rhythmic stepchild of flamenco created by Barcelona’s Gypsy community in the 1950s and ...

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