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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...

Night Drive review – LA car-boot caper pulls it out of the bag

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From Kiss Me Deadly to Repo Man to Pulp Fiction, the suitcase/car boot with mysterious contents has a distinct lineage in Los Angeles-set cinema. Perhaps a cipher for the city’s legendary transience and elusive promis...

NFTs drive sales of contemporary art to record £2.7bn

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Contemporary art auctions rebounded to an all-time high of $2.7bn over the past year, boosted by online sales and the arrival of digital art in the form of “NFTs”, according to an annual report by Artprice. Having see...

Brazil protesters aim to summon spirit of 84 for massive anti-Bolsonaro drive

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Nearly 40 years have passed since downtown Rio was overrun with what one awestruck reporter declared “the greatest and most fantastical popular demonstration of all time”. It was 10 April 1984, the twilight of Brazil’...

Hollington Drive review – Anna Maxwell Martin radiates with rage like no one else

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I am noticing a small but definite improvement in one thing (and one thing only – have you seen the world lately?). That is the depiction in TV drama of female – usually marital, for reasons we’ll gloss over here but ...

Blood donation drive begins in memory of Richard Okorogheye

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A blood donation drive has begun in memory of a black teenager with sickle cell disorder who was found dead in Epping Forest. Evidence Joel, the mother of Richard Okorogheye, 19, whose body was found in Essex on 5 Apr...

Guardiola believes Champions League final loss can drive Manchester City

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Pep Guardiola believes the hurt of losing May’s Champions League final will fuel Manchester City as they open this season’s campaign at home to RB Leipzig on Wednesday. City were defeated 1-0 by Chelsea in Porto and G...