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Faces in a London crowd: museum’s appeal to identify Windrush arrivals

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Surrounded by luggage and fellow passengers, they were photographed arriving in smart clothes, high heels and fedoras, their faces tired and unsmiling as the underwhelming start of their new lives in the motherland is...

Real Madrid reign supreme after crowd chaos rears its head – Football Weekly

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Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Jonathan Wilson to reflect on Real Madrid’s Champions League win How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to...

Record crowd watch England women overwhelm Ireland in Six Nations

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In front of a record crowd for a home match of 15,836, England extended their record unbeaten run to 22 with an emphatic victory against Ireland. Even before kick-off the end result was assured. The only challenge Eng...

South African police disperse crowd calling for aid after flooding

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Police in South Africa have used stun grenades to disperse a crowd calling for more and better official aid for victims of the lethal floods earlier this week. The demonstration on Thursday briefly blocked a major hig...

Chanel leaves Paris fashion crowd pleased with tweeds

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Coco Chanel borrowed her first tweed jacket from the Duke of Westminster, her lover, in 1924; within a year she had made the look her own, with a tweed skirt suit appearing in her Paris collection for the first time. ...

Crowd prays for Moroccan boy trapped in well as rescuers enter tunnel – video

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Rescuers have entered a tunnel to free a five-year-old boy who has been trapped for days after falling into a well in northern Morocco. Workers with mechanical diggers have been trying round the clock to rescue five-y...

Midnight Oil: riot police circled as we feared being incinerated with the semi-naked crowd

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Trouble was brewing at soundcheck time. Small groups of fashion punks, loitering up in Belmore Park, started hurling the odd rock and bottle down at the riot police who’d formed a shield barrier around the perimeter o...

Shellfish for a crowd: Mitch Tonks’ recipes for mussel chowder and no-bake pizza ‘claminara’

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Winter is prime shellfish season in the British Isles, so it never ceases to amaze me that we don’t make a bigger fuss of this brilliant native produce over the Christmas period. It’s also incredibly easy and quick to...

Shapeshifting Tories have mastered playing to the crowd, while Labour fights itself

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To be a Tory is to be a shapeshifter. The Conservatives are one of the world’s most successful electoral forces because they are always attempting to strike a balance between the spirit of each age and the interests o...

3’s a crowd: backlash over sponsor’s name change for Dublin’s Olympia theatre

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For over a century the Olympia theatre has lured big names to Dublin including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, Noël Coward, David Bowie and Tom Waits. But now the historic stage and music venue in Ireland’s capital...

Afghans crowd airport gates as evacuation efforts wind down

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Anxious crowds of Afghans still hoping to join the western evacuation airlift from Kabul have crowded airport gates less than a day after scores were killed in a devastating Islamic State double bombing. As flights fr...

Far from the madding crowd: rural breaks boom as wary avoid coast

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There are no beaches, no seagulls, and in some places there are more cows than people. This is summer 2021: the year that Britons sought social distancing as much as sun, sea and sand. Demand for rural retreats in cou...

Six taken to hospital after car hits crowd outside pub in south Wales

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Six people have been taken to hospital after a car ploughed into a crowd outside a pub in south Wales. Police were called to the serious incident on Llantrisant Road, Pontyclun at about 8.30pm on Thursday, sparking a ...

Lions v Japan at Murrayfield to see UK’s largest rugby crowd since pandemic

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The British & Irish Lions have confirmed next month’s match against Japan at Murrayfield will feature a restricted crowd of 16,500 supporters – the biggest attendance for a rugby match in the UK in 16 months. As p...

Witnesses recall deadly crowd crush in Israel – video

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Witnesses recount their experiences of the night dozens of people died in a crowd crush at an ultra-Orthodox religious festival in northern Israel attended by tens of thousands of people on Friday.About 150 people wer...

Deadly crowd crush in Israel: what we know so far

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Dozens of people have died in a crowd crush at an ultra-Orthodox religious festival in northern Israel attended by tens of thousands of people. Here is what we know so far

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