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Sir Cliff Richard is still king of the music calendar charts

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Sir Cliff Richard has emerged as king of the 2022 music calendar sales chart, proving more popular than younger stars, it has been reported. The 81-year-old Young Ones singer came first in Calendar Club’s top 10 music...

When will Democrats do their job and protect Black people’s right to vote?

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Voting rights are under assault by Republican state lawmakers, clearly afraid of the power of the Black electorate and empowered by the gutting of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act. The federal response, or lack the...

UK business confidence ‘falls off a cliff’, as fuel crisis enters second week – business live

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Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, and the UK’s supply chain crisis

Fears furlough ‘cliff edge’ at Liberty Steel could puts jobs at risk

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Ministers and unions fear that Liberty Steel faces a “cliff edge”, risking thousands of jobs when the UK’s furlough scheme ends next month, unless owner Sanjeev Gupta can secure a new source of financing after months...

The return of Jimmy Cliff: ‘Rebel spirit is still in the Jamaican people’

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Even on his parents’ rural Jamaican farm, Jimmy Cliff dreamed big. “When I was a very small boy, my cousins and me would look after my family’s cows and goats, and I would talk about towns and countries I wanted to go...

Ben Roberts-Smith: first Afghan witness tells court he saw ‘a big soldier’ kick his uncle off a cliff

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“A big soldier”, an Australian SAS trooper, kicked a handcuffed Afghan villager down a steep embankment, before the man’s body was later seen being dragged into an orchard, a court has heard in a pivotal day of eviden...

UK charities warn of cliff edge as ministers stall on housing funds

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Housing campaigners are warning that a widely praised initiative to get people off the streets in the long term faces “catastrophic disruption” if the chancellor Rishi Sunak does not renew funding. Charities including...

‘Menu of neglect’: preventative care hits cliff as US health resources diverted to fight Covid

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Health resources diverted to fight the Covid-19 pandemic have caused a major drop in critical preventative care including childhood vaccinations and lead screenings, sexually transmitted disease testing and substance ...

Jurassic Coast cliff collapses in biggest UK rockfall for 60 years

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A huge section of a cliff on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset has collapsed on to a beach below and into the sea in the biggest UK rockfall in 60 years. The rockfall happened just west of the south coast seaside town of W...

Science finally admits that it’s a myth that we fall off a fertility cliff at 35

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Good news, ladies! We’ve officially been granted two more years of useful life. According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the reproductive years for women in the United St...

‘A beacon of change’: new film to celebrate life of ceramicist Clarice Cliff

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She was born into a working-class Staffordshire family in 1899 and was sent to work in the potteries aged just 13 before going on to become one of the country’s most influential ceramicists. Now Clarice Cliff has insp...

Our sex life has fallen off a cliff and I can’t cope with the constant rejection

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I have been with my partner for about 15 years. We met through work in our mid-20s; at the time, she was engaged to another man. Her relationship ended and we became a couple. Things were great to begin with, the thri...

‘Falling off a cliff’: pandemic crippling world’s most fragile states, finds report

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Thousands could starve in the world’s most fragile states as the pandemic comes on top of existing crises, warns a new report today which found aid workers are deeply pessimistic about the coming year. The survey of a...