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As elite sports think again about trans participation, our only demand is for fairness

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A long list of elite sports – swimming, waterpolo, diving, artistic swimming, high diving and open-water swimming – are affected by new rules that exclude almost all transgender women from competition. The policy, fr...

Chinese premier calls for more coal production as electricity demand soars

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China’s premier has called for increased production of coal to stave off mass blackouts, as early summer heatwaves have prompted record electricity usage. Op Vrydag, authorities again issued high temperature warnings ...

Chinese premier calls for more coal production as electricity demand soars

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China’s premier has called for increased production of coal to stave off mass blackouts, as early summer heatwaves have prompted record electricity usage. On Friday authorities again issued high temperature warnings f...

Pilot shortages add to US travel chaos as airlines struggle to meet demand

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The chaos afflicting American travel has continued as a shortage of pilots became the latest flashpoint for anger against the embattled airline industry. Op Dinsdag, meer as 1,300 Southwest airline pilots picketed i...

‘We all demand justice’: the unsolved murder of the man Bruno Pereira mentored

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When Noemia Pereira dos Santos heard that Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira had been murdered, she wept and thought of her own son Maxciel. An officer in Brazil’s Indigenous protection agency, Funai, Maxciel Pereira dos ...

‘We all demand justice’: the unsolved murder of the man Bruno Pereira mentored

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When Noemia Pereira dos Santos heard that Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira had been murdered, she wept and thought of her own son Maxciel. An officer in Brazil’s Indigenous protection agency, Funai, Maxciel Pereira dos ...

'Klap in die gesig': unions demand higher wages for Queensland public servants as inflation bites

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Queensland unions are calling for pay increases for public sector workers ahead of the state budget next week, with one union claiming anything less than a 5.5% yearly increase would be a “slap in the face”. Inflation...

Anthony Albanese to face demand for $5bn hospital boost at first national cabinet meeting

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Die eerste minister, Anthony Albanese, will face state demands for an immediate $5bn funding boost for public hospitals and calls to do more on skills shortages at his first meeting of national cabinet. The meeting wit...

Fine airlines that break UK compensation rules, demand passengers

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Some of the thousands of people whose flights were cancelled or delayed during the half-term travel chaos have been told they will receive no compensation, leading to calls for a change to the way passengers are reimb...

Boris Johnson warns of ‘wage-price spiral’ if workers demand higher pay

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Boris Johnson has raised the spectre of a 1970s-style “wage-price spiral” that could force the Bank of England to push up interest rates dramatically, if workers demand to be compensated for rocketing prices. The prim...

Britain must end its silence on Egyptian hunger striker Alaa Abd El Fattah, family demand

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Inside Alaa Abd El Fattah’s cell in the Wadi al-Natrun prison complex – once nicknamed “the valley of hell” for its location in the middle of the desert – fluorescent lights stay on 24 hours a day, along with CCTV to ...

Neil Basu to demand answers over failed bid to lead National Crime Agency

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Neil Basu has said he will be demanding an explanation from the government about why he was overlooked to be the next leader of the National Crime Agency (NKW). The Met assistant commissioner, 53, said he would not be...

Mexican farmers demand redress for illegal mining and violence on their land

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Mexican farmers have travelled to London to demand that a FTSE 100 company compensates them for illegal mining on their land and explain violence against anti-mining activists. Penmont mining, a subsidiary of Fresnill...

Halt shift to universal credit to protect vulnerable Britons, charities demand

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Ministers are facing calls to immediately halt a plan to begin shifting millions of people on to universal credit, amid serious concerns that it risks “pushing many of them into destitution”. Some of the country’s mos...

Catalans demand answers after Spanish spy chief confirms phone hacking

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The Catalan government is calling for answers “from the highest level” after the head of Spain’s National Intelligence Centre (CNI) reportedly confirmed that 18 members of the regional independence movement were spied...

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