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Thailand’s empty beach resorts hope vaccines will put them back in the sun

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Thailand’s Phuket island used to vibrate with life. Before the pandemic, March was part of peak season and the resort’s long white beaches were packed with tourists from Europe, Australia, North America and China. At ...

The empty shelves crisis isn’t just down to Covid and Brexit – it’s been decades in the making

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The retail phenomenon of 2021 is not a new fashion craze, electronic gadget or children’s toy. The most discussed items in today’s shops are “empty shelves”. And as the problems have grown, the arguments have raged: w...

Hands, face and empty space: where Covid has left politics – video

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Among vacant shops and 15% unemployment, John Harris and John Domokos get immersed in Birmingham as it emerges from the pandemic. Amid despair, they discover hope - focused not on a Tory/Labour race for mayor, but com...

Tokyo 2020 played out in empty arenas but bound eight billion people together

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So how was it for you? Whether you loved or hated them, you have to admit these Olympic Games were a crazy proposition. With 206 competing teams, they were bigger and more diverse than the United Nations and – with an...

Empty promise: new political group speaks up for depopulated rural Spain

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Judith Iturbe grimaces as she thinks about August and what it means for the residents and rhythms of Milmarcos. At the height of summer, the population of this small and beautiful Spanish village, which sits close to ...

Morning mail: Vaccine booking site delay, Nats leave women’s chair empty, historic Oscars nominations

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Tuesday: Days before GPs expected to begin Covid-19 vaccinations, online booking system still not launched. Plus: Will women’s marches deliver justice?by Tamara Howie Mon 15 Mar 2021 15.58 EDT Last modified on Mon...

The empty office: what we lose when we work from home

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In the summer of 2020, Daniel Beunza, a voluble Spanish social scientist who taught at Cass business school in London, organised a stream of video calls with a dozen senior bankers in the US and Europe. Beunza wanted ...

For a doctor, the Tories’ empty promises on hospitals are soul-destroying

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In my first year as a doctor, I witnessed the fetid reality of crumbling NHS real estate. Arriving at work one morning on the emergency assessment unit – the frenetic hub through which most of the hospital’s acutely u...

Empty shelves are the only way Britain’s underpaid workers can grab national attention

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In the mid-noughties, I was economics producer at the BBC, working with the then economics editor, Evan Davis. He had just begun presenting a new programme called Dragons’ Den, and had noticed something odd about the ...

Danish artist delivers empty frames for $84k as low pay protest

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In an unexpected reinterpretation of an earlier work, a Danish artist has left a museum with empty frames, a depleted bank account and red faces all round. Rather than applauding Jens Haaning’s artistic commentary on ...

Empty benches at PMQs amid fury at Johnson’s inability to do one job

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It was yet again the gaps on the Tory benches that most caught the eye. During the good times it’s standing room only for prime minister’s questions, but these days the three rows behind the government frontbench are ...

Now we health workers know how empty Boris Johnson’s ‘clap for heroes’ really was

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When the NHS saved his life last April, Boris Johnson could not have reacted more fulsomely on social media. “Our NHS is the beating heart of this country,” he waxed lyrical in a widely posted video. “It is the best o...

‘I was empty, I’m not panic-buying’: in the petrol queue on the North Circular

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A kilometre of one of the UK’s most congested roads was on Sunday taking on a new, unwanted role: the queue for a BP garage still managing to sell petrol. Julian Dunbar estimated he had waited an hour and a half on th...

Empty campgrounds, burned ski lifts: will Lake Tahoe be a tourist destination once again?

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For weeks, thick smoke filled the skies above Lake Tahoe, emptying the normally bustling towns that surround its alpine blue waters during the waning summer weekends. Eateries were closed, campgrounds cleared, and boa...

Tory triumphalism will anger voters facing empty shelves and a fuel famine

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If a week is a long time in politics, 24 months is an eternity. Tories are gathering in Manchester highly conscious that their party last met for an in-person conference two tumultuous years ago. Since he last strutte...

Green, empty promises? The truth behind corporate climate pledges

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For climate campaigners, 26 May seemed like the start of a long-awaited reckoning for oil and gas companies. Over a single 24-hour period, a Dutch court ordered Shell to dramatically cut emissions, shareholders voted ...

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