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‘There’s magic in misery’: ultramarathon runners cross Death Valley – in a drought

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In the Badwater Basin at the bottom of California’s Death Valley, the air feels like a giant hair dryer and the pavement can melt the soles of your shoes. Yet on Monday night, 100 of the world’s top endurance runners ...

Hakim Ziyech converts Hudson-Odoi’s cross to edge slack Chelsea past Malmö

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There are times when it feels as if Thomas Tuchel has a solution for every problem. Chelsea’s manager is always prepared to act when a game is threatening to run away from his team and the latest example of his tactic...

My cross to bear: what it means to support England in these divided times

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It’s the morning after my wedding. I’m sitting down to brunch with some friends of the family. While we’re waiting for the food to arrive, I pull out my phone and browse the latest sport headlines. “Oh look,” I announ...

1,100 migrants cross Channel on small boats to UK in two days

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More than 1,100 people made the perilous journey across the Channel in small boats on Friday and Saturday, as France accused Britain of failing to provide funds promised to tackle the problem. After 10 days in which n...

Matthew Cross backs Scotland for ‘really special’ T20 World Cup tilt

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There was a moment, about an hour into their World Cup, when everything seemed to be going wrong for Scotland. Playing Bangladesh, ranked No 6 in the world and overwhelming favourites to dominate the opening group sta...

Mexican factory workers cross Texas border in Covid-19 vaccine outreach effort

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In a matter of just six minutes, a factory worker from a Mexican border city stepped off a bus in Texas last week, received the Covid-19 vaccine and was heading back home across the international bridge to Mexico. Th...

Florence Nightingale’s lamp and coded wartime quilt star in new Red Cross museum

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A quilt stitched with coded messages by allied female prisoners of war and a lamp believed to have been used by Florence Nightingale are among the “objects of kindness” that are to go on display for the first time thi...

Red Cross calls for UK to tackle inequalities exposed by Covid

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Major changes are needed to protect the most vulnerable people from the next global emergency, according to a report from the Red Cross that says three-quarters of people in the UK are worried about the next potential...

Climate emergency a ‘national security’ concern, says Red Cross

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Governments must start treating the climate crisis as a national security concern, on a par with war and peace, as climate breakdown threatens countries’ stability and safety, the global chief of the Red Cross has war...

‘Time to party’: roving revellers cross Welsh border to escape Covid rules

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They arrived at Bristol Temple Meads train station clutching cans of booze, a change of clothes and this year’s most essential New Year’s Eve accessory – a negative lateral flow test. The closure of nightclubs and res...

Raymond van Barneveld knocked out of PDC world championship by Rob Cross

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Raymond van Barneveld’s PDC World Championship return ended with a 3-1 second-round loss to former champion Rob Cross. Van Barneveld, a five-time world champion across the PDC and BDO versions, retired after a first-r...

Humanitarian crisis looms on Chile-Bolivia border as migrants cross on foot

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Chile closed land borders last year due to Covid but authorities report surge in crossings, mostly Venezuelan migrantsActivists are warning of a looming humanitarian crisis on the border between Chile and Bolivia as g...

Gold Coast man jailed after killing flatmate’s Maltese cross service dog in ‘senseless and violent act’

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A drug addict has been jailed for killing his flatmate’s four-year-old Maltese cross service dog Oliver in a “senseless, violent and frankly frightening act”. Liam Brandon Maxwell killed the animal by throwing him acr...

Russia will act if Nato countries cross Ukraine ‘red lines’, Putin says

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Vladimir Putin has warned Nato countries that deploying weapons or soldiers to Ukraine would cross a “red line” for Russia and trigger a strong response, including a potential deployment of Russian missiles targeting ...

Charities criticise lack of safer options after 10,000 migrants cross Channel

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Charities have criticised a “shameful” lack of safe alternatives for migrants after the number making the life-threatening journey across the Channel in small boats this year surpassed 10,000. The total includes at le...

Red Cross sounds vaccines alarm as Covid deaths in south-east Asia soar

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South-east Asia has recorded twice as many Covid-related fatalities as North America over the past two weeks, according to the Red Cross, which warned wealthier countries that they must urgently share their vaccine su...

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