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Dramatic fall in successful high court challenges to government policy

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Successful high court challenges to government policy and decisions by public bodies have fallen dramatically, prompting warnings that ministers’ attacks on lawyers could be having a chilling effect on judges. The pro...

Capitol riot: House committee shown dramatic evidence of ‘attempted coup’ – video report

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The first primetime hearing from the House select committee investigating the 6 January riot presented gut-wrenching footage of the insurrection, and a range of testimony to build a case that the attack on the Capitol...

Vote of no confidence marks dramatic shift in Tory attitude to Boris Johnson

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In just 12 hours on Sunday, the mood appeared to shift dramatically in Boris Johnson’s camp. Days earlier, cabinet ministers had been confidently predicting no vote would be held – even briefing names of some of the p...

David Squires on … the dramatic final day of the Premier League season

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Our resident cartoonist on another last-gasp title for Manchester City, Burnley’s relegation and Mike Dean’s farewell

Coup de théâtre: dramatic looks in a lavish London flat

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As a teenager, Sera Hersham-Loftus expressed herself in two distinct ways. The first was in her clothes: Victorian camisoles mixed with spooky eyeliner for a Siouxsie Sioux meets Tess of the D’Urbervilles effect (this...

Dramatic increase to £80m in cost of Southeastern train accounting scandal

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The cost of the Southeastern trains accounting scandal has now risen to more than £80m, the franchise’s former operator Go-Ahead has revealed. The government stripped the transport group of the right to run one of Bri...

Pandemic brought ‘dramatic’ fall in English hospital admissions for childhood infections

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Hospital admissions for common childhood infections in England dropped by as much as 94% during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the first major study of its kind. Doctors have previously reported...

Woman’s body pulled from submerged car in dramatic recovery at Niagara Falls’ edge

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In a dramatic rescue attempt on Wednesday, a US Coast Guard diver braved the frigid rapids where a car had become submerged in water near the brink of Niagara Falls, only to find it was too late to rescue the person t...

’Night, Mother review – dark family saga with Stockard Channing is a dramatic misfire

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Marsha Norman’s mother-daughter drama is driven by the theatrical principle of Chekhov’s gun: a pistol is introduced in the opening, retrieved from a dusty attic, and the prospect of its firing is what motors the play...

Sandstorm swallows western Chinese city in dramatic footage – video

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A sandstorm has swept across Dunhuang City in China's Gansu Province, reducing visibility to just five metres, according to the regional meteorological department. Videos show the wall-like sandstorm covering urban ar...

Man arrested after dramatic escape from Perth hotel quarantine

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A man in Perth, Australia, escaped mandatory quarantine in a hotel by scaling down a rope made of tied-together bedsheets from a fourth-floor window, police said on Tuesday. After arriving in the west coast city on a ...

Dramatic end to Group F as England get Germany – Euro 2020 Football Daily

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Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Philippe Auclair to discuss the final round of group games at Euro 2020. We also get reaction from Sid Lowe in Seville and Nick Ames in Munich. ...

Netflix records dramatic slowdown in subscribers as pandemic boom wears off

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Netflix reported a dramatic slowdown in subscribers in the first three months of 2021, ending a record run in growth during the coronavirus pandemic. The streaming giant added 4 million new subscribers in the first qu...

Footage shows dramatic Extreme E crash that Claudia Hürtgen escaped uninjured – video

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Claudia Hürtgen escaped unscathed from a serious crash in the opening session of Extreme E qualifying on Saturday. The German driver’s car flipped several times before coming to a stop. Extreme E tweeted video of the ...

Ukraine: dramatic footage shows police save four men who fell into icy water – video

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Ukrainian police officers have rescued four men who fell through ice in the city of Dnipro. Video released by the national police shows the dramatic rescue operation as officers pulled the men out of the water with a ...