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Israel knows it will get away with the attack on Shireen Abu Aqleh’s funeral

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Many were shocked by the images of Israeli border police attacking the funeral procession of the prominent Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh – not merely by the police’s cruelty, but also by their willingness t...

Crossrail: much-delayed Elizabeth line to open on 24 May

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London’s Elizabeth line is to open on 24 May, it has been announced, with the long-delayed tunnelled central section of the £19bn Crossrail project now ready for passengers. Transport for London (TfL) said the line wo...

‘I am angry!’: Elizabeth Warren lambasts supreme court after draft abortion opinion leak – video

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'I am angry, upset and determined,' said Massachusetts Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren in Washington, after joining a protest at the supreme court on Tuesday following the release of the draft opinion that would o...

Theranos merchandise on eBay sparks bloodlust among Elizabeth Holmes fans

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Fans and followers of Theranos and its founder Elizabeth Holmes can now take home an expensive original piece of the company. On eBay, more than a dozen allegedly authentic products from the now-defunct Silicon Valley...

‘Get up off our rear ends’ or lose badly in midterms, Elizabeth Warren warns Democrats

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Democrats need to “get up off our rear ends” and work to bring down prices and runaway inflation, or face wipeout in November’s midterm elections, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren warns. In a forthright inte...

Elizabeth Finch by Julian Barnes review – the problem with ambiguity

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“What is it about ambiguity,” asked Tim Parks in 2015, “that it has to be praised to high heaven by all and sundry? Above all, how did it come to take on, at least for some, a cloak of liberal righteousness?” Reading ...

Is civil disobedience OK if it’s the only way to prevent climate catastrophe?

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This week, climate activists disrupted the UK’s oil supply, because they believe they face a desperate choice. Nonviolent resistance now, or the unthinkable violence of climate change later. “There is a need to break ...

Elizabeth Holmes looms large on first day of Sunny Balwani’s Theranos trial

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The specter of Elizabeth Holmes loomed over the opening day of a trial that will determine whether Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, her former romantic and business partner at Theranos, was also her partner in crime. Tuesday m...

A megalopolis of engineering: the verdict on London’s £18bn new Elizabeth line

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The longest medieval cathedral in the world, Winchester, is 170 metres (558ft) from end to end. The new stations on the Elizabeth line are 240 metres (788ft) or more long, and sometimes nine or 10 storeys underground....

Sunny Balwani trial to start two months after Elizabeth Holmes’s guilty verdict

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Two months after Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty of defrauding Theranos investors, her former business and romantic partner, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, is set to begin his own trial on Wednesday. The trial of Balwani, ...

Elizabeth Hurley mourns ‘Lionheart’ Shane Warne after shock death

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Actor Elizabeth Hurley paid tribute to her former fiance and “beloved Lionheart”, Shane Warne, as fresh details of the Australian cricket star’s sudden death in Thailand emerged. Hurley, who was engaged to Warne for m...

Here’s how to demolish the most common excuses for climate crisis apathy

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Climate change is terrifying, so why don’t we do more to stop it? Read any headline on the climate crisis, and it seems unbelievable that we’re not all chaining ourselves to the headquarters of oil and gas companies, ...

‘It has to be flawless’: long wait for London’s Elizabeth line is nearly over

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The Elizabeth line must be “flawless” before it can officially launch this year, London’s transport chief told a press tour on Monday, amid speculation that the £18.9bn Crossrail project’s opening could be moved to th...

Ava: The Secret Conversations review – Elizabeth McGovern captures Gardner’s Hollywood glamour

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Much like the Hollywood star herself, Ava: The Secret Conversations is a visually striking and enigmatic affair. It’s written by and stars Elizabeth McGovern and is based on Peter Evans’s biography, which Ava Gardner ...

Elizabeth Holmes to be sentenced nine months after guilty verdict

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Elizabeth Holmes is slated to be sentenced on 26 September after being found guilty of defrauding Theranos investors, according to a court filing on Wednesday. A California jury found Holmes, 37, guilty on four of 11...

I directed Don’t Look Up. When it comes to climate change, the ending is up to us

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As a scientist and a movie maker, we both once naively assumed that data and storytelling would converge to help prevent the imminent collapse of our habitable climate. Fire tornadoes, mega hurricanes, biblical floods...

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