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Stopping dangerous Channel crossings: what experts and campaigners say

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Amid a rising number of small boats crossing the Channel, culminating in Wednesday’s tragedy, campaigners and experts have proposed a number of possible solutions to curb the dangerous journeys: The government stands...

Penny Wong decries Morrison government’s position on Taiwan as ‘most dangerous election tactic in Australian history’

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The Morrison government is embarking on “the most dangerous election tactic in Australian history” by talking up the prospect of Australia joining a war over Taiwan, according to senior Labor frontbencher Penny Wong. ...

Fauci warns time running short to prevent ‘dangerous’ Covid surge in US

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The US government’s chief medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci warned on Sunday that time was running short to prevent a “dangerous” new surge of Covid-19 infections from overwhelming the upcoming holiday season. Coronavi...

Selling sex is highly dangerous. Treating it like a regular job only makes it worse

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Last Monday, James Martin was sentenced to four and a half years in jail for killing Stella Frew. They had argued in his van, then he accelerated away with her hanging off its side, eventually running Frew over, causi...

Russia admits to anti-satellite missile test but denies ‘dangerous behavior’

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Russia has admitted to destroying one of its satellites during a missile test but rejected US accusations that it had endangered the International Space Station. US officials on Monday accused Moscow of “dangerous and...

‘Dangerous blindspot’: why overlooking blue carbon could sink us

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When the ambitious plan to allow sea water to flood over the Steart peninsula in Somerset was completed in 2014, critics called it a waste of money. Floods had recently blighted the nearby area, and some local people ...

Why progressive gestures from big business aren’t just useless – they’re dangerous

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In early 2020, bushfires raged across Australia. More than 3,000 homes were destroyed, reduced to ash and rubble by the unrelenting onslaught of flames. Tragically, 34 people died in the fires themselves, with an esti...

Maskless ministers are peddling dangerous nonsense

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Are Tory ministers vying with one another in a contest to portray the most libertarian, populist views in the face of scientific and medical evidence and advice? First we have Jacob Rees-Mogg’s arrant nonsense about t...

Nearly half of toys from third-party online sellers found to be dangerous

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Nearly half the toys purchased from third-party sellers on online marketplaces were dangerous, according to an investigation by an industry body that warns of a “wild west of safety”. The research by the British Toy a...

Dangerous transmissions: anti-vax radio shows reach millions in US while stars die of Covid

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Phil Valentine, a prominent Tennessee rightwing talk radio host, had released a song called Vaxman, an anti-Covid vaccination ditty based on the Beatles track Taxman. Marc Bernier, a host in Daytona Beach, Florida, ha...

Dangerous outsiders and exceptional citizens: being Muslim American since 9/11

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On 17 September 2001, days after horrific terrorist attacks had hit the nation, George W Bush paid a well-publicized visit to the Islamic Center of Washington. At the time, vigilante violence was raining hard on Musli...

Afghanistan evacuations enter ‘most hectic, dangerous phase’ – video

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The German defence minister warned of a very concrete risk of attacks at Kabul airport hours before at least one explosion near Abbey gate, an entrance to the Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul.Annegret Kramp...

‘Fire weather’: dangerous days now far more common in US west, study finds

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The hot, dry and windy weather conditions fueling the huge wildfires that have besieged the western US this summer have increased in frequency over the past 50 years, a new study has found. Since 1973, global heating ...

Dangerous weight loss products for sale online with no health warnings

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“Dangerous” weight loss products containing substances that can induce a stroke or heart attack are being sold on websites such as eBay without any health warnings, an investigation has found. The consumer group Which...

Waiting time targets in mental health care are dangerous

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With respect to your article, NHS England’s plan to implement five new waiting time standards is mere virtue signalling and will not lead to improvements in mental health care unless backed by increased funding. As th...

Animal by Lisa Taddeo review – dangerous liaisons in Los Angeles

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Lisa Taddeo’s bestselling debut, Three Women, made headlines as much for its process as its theme; Taddeo spent eight years moving around the US, immersing herself in her subjects in pursuit of an intimate portrait of...

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