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Attack, attack, attack: Republicans drive to make Biden the bogeyman

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It seemed that Joe Biden would be bad for business in “Make America great again” world. In theory, the US president, a white man with working-class roots and moderate policy positions, was a more elusive target for Do...

MPs call for bathing rivers across England as part of anti-pollution drive

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Water companies in England should each designate a stretch of river as bathing water by 2025 to drive the cleanup of a chemical cocktail of sewage, agricultural waste and plastic pollution that is suffocating biodiver...

Country diary 1947: a moonlit drive to a distant farm

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HerefordAs no time can be found by day, a journey had to be made in the evening to inspect potatoes at a distant farm. The moon was shining as I drove up lanes, guiding myself by a small map. I arrived at a farm gate ...

China faces shortage of PE teachers amid school exercise drive

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Tan Lili, the principal of Shanghai’s Baoshan No 2 central primary school, has been wrestling with a problem in recent months: her school does not have enough physical education teachers. She is not alone. Since China...

Escape your comfort zone: I can’t ride a bike, drive a car or swim. Can I learn to rollerskate?

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I consider myself to be “transportationally challenged” – that is to say, I can’t drive a car, ride a bike, ice-skate, ski or swim (at least not in a way that doesn’t endanger others, given my aggressively flailing li...

Interest in anime and K-pop drive boom in Korean and Japanese degrees

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Interest in anime, gaming and K-pop is fuelling a boom in Korean and Japanese university degrees that is helping to revive modern languages departments struggling with falling enrolments. Acceptances to study Korean m...

Under-30s drive surge in people getting their first Covid jab

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The under-30s are driving a surge in people getting their first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine, with the overall number of people rising by almost half in the week up to 21 December, figures show. The sudden uptick is fu...

Will Omicron drive America’s sports leagues to their knees?

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An hour before kickoff Tuesday, a pair of seats under cover at rainy Lincoln Financial Field for the Philadelphia Eagles’ must-win NFL game against Washington could be snapped up on Ticketmaster.com for $50 each. That...

‘Goalposts must stop moving’: plea for stability in UK’s green homes drive

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Richard Derrington was one of the first people to apply for a much-hyped government grant to decarbonise his home, a cottage in the Cotswolds, and help the UK meet its aim to be net zero by 2050. His speed off the mar...

Who knew that a woman playing Dr Who could drive boys to crime?

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I’ll always remember my last bank robbery; it took place in June 2017 and was the last time I picked up a gun. A month later, the BBC announced that Jodie Whittaker would become the first woman to play the eponymous D...

Unusual bedfellows: how gangs are pushing New Zealand’s Covid vaccination drive

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After the needle entered his right arm, the man raised his left fist in a brief salute. Surgical mask covering parts of his facial tattoos, he nodded to the nurse. A long ponytail cut a line through the blue and white...

‘So many have gone’: storms and drought drive Guatemalans to the US border

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For the Indigenous Maya Ch’orti’ people of La Unión in eastern Guatemala, the daily struggle for water involves catching every drop of rain that drips from sloping metal roofs and walking long distances to fill plasti...

You be the judge: ‘Should my boyfriend tell me how to drive?’

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My boyfriend gets angry at my driving, saying it’s unsafe. I think he acts negatively towards all female drivers Isaac always has something to say when I’m driving, and it’s usually negative. He tells me that I’m dri...

Minister hints at gas boilers ban but says market should drive change

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Gas boilers could be banned in future but the government believes the market should drive changes to home heating systems, the cabinet minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan has said, amid criticism of the limited grants syste...

Wales launches drive to keep young people in their homeland

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The Welsh government is launching a drive to persuade more young people to remain in their homeland amid growing concerns that the percentage of working-age citizens is dropping to worryingly low levels. Ministers fea...

Revealed: Newcastle chairman’s links to Saudi ‘anti-corruption’ drive

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Yasir al-Rumayyan, the new non-executive chairman of Newcastle United, was involved in a controversial “anti-corruption” campaign in Saudi Arabia that included the transfer of assets on behalf of the crown prince, Moh...

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