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Eight years, 20 policies: how Australia’s leaders have fumbled and dithered on climate

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Consistency is so last decade, don’t you think? And mea culpas? Never met them. In the last eight years of Coalition rule, there have been more than 20 different climate and energy policies, which have been announced...

Slippers and saucepan lids: readers’ eight essential tips for saving energy at home this winter

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Energy is most expensive during peak times – at 7pm, for example, when everyone is watching TV and cooking. Energy companies often have to switch on backup power plants to help meet the demand at these times. These ar...

Eight candidates for the next UK city of culture announced

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Armagh City, Bradford, County Durham and Stirling are among the eight places in the UK longlisted to become the next city of culture, after a record of 20 bids. Cornwall, Derby, Southampton, and Wrexham County Borough...

Nato expels eight members of Russia’s mission for spying

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Nato has expelled eight members of Russia’s mission to the military alliance, saying that they were secretly working as intelligence officers, and halved the size of Moscow’s team able to work at its headquarters. “We...

Eight killed as plane crashes into building near Milan – video

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A private plane crashed into an empty building on the outskirts of Milan, northern Italy, killing all eight people on board. The aeroplane, which had taken off from Milan's Linate city airport, was heading for the isl...

Eight killed after plane crashes into Milan office building

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A small single-engined plane carrying six passengers and a crew of two has crashed into the side of an empty two-storey office building in a Milan suburb, killing everyone onboard. Investigators opened an inquiry into...

Sex, power and humiliation: eight lessons women learned from Monica Lewinsky’s shaming

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In November 1995, a 22-year-old White House intern called Monica Lewinsky had the first of nine sexual encounters with Bill Clinton, the 49-year‑old US president. As an official investigation would later reveal, these...

Mogadishu car bomb blast near presidential palace kills eight

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A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near Somalia’s presidential palace killing eight people, police said, as the al-Shabaab jihadist group claimed responsibility for the attack. The bombing took place on Saturday with...

Russia shooting: gunman kills eight people at Perm State University

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A gunman has opened fire at a university in Russia, leaving eight people dead and 24 hurt. The suspect was detained after the shooting at Perm State University on Monday morning, according to the interior ministry. Th...

Couscous cake and Middle Eastern mac’n’cheese: eight show-stopping new recipes from Team Ottolenghi

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Originally located under a railway arch in north London, built from equal parts brick and tahini, walls coated in olive oil and floors stained with spice, the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen started off simply as the place wh...

Contents of Karl Lagerfeld’s eight houses up for grabs at Sotheby’s

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Dishes used to feed one of the world’s most pampered cats and hundreds of pairs of fingerless gloves will be among more than 1,000 lots at eight auctions selling the collection of Karl Lagerfeld, Sotheby’s has announc...

Eight years and 2m arachnids later, spider silk fabrics go on show in London

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Tropical female spiders are the size of a child’s hand, they can eat their puny male relatives for lunch and produce extraordinary golden silk that can be made into textiles like nothing else on the planet. That is th...

Labour councils house eight times as many asylum seekers as Tory areas, analysis finds

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There are eight times as many refugees and asylum seekers living in Labour-run parts of Britain as in Conservative areas, analysis by the Guardian has shown, amid growing pressure on ministers to fix the “completely i...

Cape Cod: eight great white sharks seen feeding on humpback whale carcass

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For those aboard a recent whale watching cruise off Cape Cod, the decomposing carcass of a year-old humpback calf floating in the waters of the Stellwagen Bank national marine sanctuary made for a heartbreaking sight....

‘Psychological violence’: Alexei Navalny says he is forced to watch eight hours of state TV a day

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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has given his first interview from prison, comparing it to a Chinese labor camp and saying he is forced to watch eight hours of state television a day. Navalny, who built his poli...

Eight games, 31 goals, seven reds: Italy no less exciting for lack of Lukaku

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So much for easing in gently. Serie A returned from its summer break with eight games, 31 goals and seven red cards. Pick a city, pick a story. In Milan, Simone Inzaghi opened his Inter tenure with a 4-0 victory to ma...

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