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All onboard escape unharmed after plane runs off Texas runway and burns

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No one was seriously hurt when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned on Tuesday morning near Houston, authorities said. The McDonnell Douglas MD-87 was carrying 21 people when it rolled through a f...

The escape of the Afghanistan women’s football team

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In mid-August, as the Taliban took Kabul and thousands of desperate Afghans attempted to flee the country, the international sporting community became particularly worried about one group of athletes – the women’s nat...

Five migrants shot dead at Libyan detention centre amid mass escape

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At least five migrants have been shot dead at a Tripoli detention centre amid a mass escape from the overcrowded facility. Libyan security forces have detained more than 5,000 migrants, refugees and asylum seekers mos...

The Artful Escape review – Bowie meets Hitchhiker’s in gratifying teenage space opera

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Seventeen-year-old guitar prodigy Francis Vendetti lives with his mother in a small Colorado town that is still in thrall to its most famous export: Francis’s late uncle, a platinum-selling folk singer. Francis feels ...

‘Skiing is part of our love story’: why I can’t wait for our next romantic wintry escape

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On a stunning March day in 2000, my Swedish fiancée, Vivianne, and I stood in the snow at a North American ski resort with some 60 guests, about to be married by a US army chaplain. Above us, a bald eagle circled. Wa...

Dozens more female footballers and family members escape Afghanistan

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More than 96 female footballers and their family members have fled across the border of Afghanistan to Pakistan with the help of the Pakistan football federation. The evacuation comes just over two weeks after the fin...

One hour to escape: the race to get out of a Gaza tower before an Israeli airstrike

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A warning call told residents of al-Jalaa apartment block that their homes were about to be destroyed. This is the story of the frantic evacuation that followed – told through recordings made by the people who lived t...

Israel prison break: escape allegedly took place while guard slept

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The escape of six high security Palestinian prisoners from an Israeli prison took place amid a parade of farcical errors that included the reported availability of prison blueprints online and a sleeping guard in a wa...

From the Vine review – laugh-free comedy of midlife Italian escape

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An Italian-American man in late middle age rejects the rat race and embarks on a voyage of self-discovery and winemaking in this lifelessly unfunny comedy. It’s Eat Pray Love for wealthy male boomers: embarrassingly s...

Six Palestinian militants escape high-security Israeli prison – video

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Six Palestinian militants have broken out of a high-security Israeli prison in what the prime minister, Naftali Bennett, called a grave incident.Israeli police and the military started a search after the escape from G...

One hour to escape: the race to get out of a Gaza tower before an Israeli airstrike –podcast

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A warning call told residents of al-Jalaa apartment block that their homes were about to be destroyed. This is the story of the frantic evacuation that followed – told through recordings made by the people who lived t...

The chronic stress survival guide: how to live with the anxiety and grief you can’t escape

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At a time when all life’s challenges have been amplified by the pandemic – and awareness of burnout, at home and at work, has never been higher – stress might seem to be our baseline condition. For most of us, these p...

Tunnel 29 by Helena Merriman review – escape to the west

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It was a plan that seemed to defy not just caution but geography: to build a tunnel to help East Germans escape to the west – in cold war Berlin, of all places. To this day the preponderance of Berlin street names end...

‘The world abandoned us’: desperate Afghans try to escape Taliban – video report

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Thousands of Afghans and foreign nationals have surged on to the tarmac at Kabul airport trying to get a place on a flight out of the country, amid chaotic scenes that unfolded as the Taliban took control of the city....

Firefighters escape Tamarack wildfire by driving through flames – video

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A group of firefighters had a close escape when fast-moving flames engulfed them as they battled the Tamarack wildfire in Nebraska. After driving straight through the inferno, the crew emerged unscathed. Poor humidity...

The Guardian view on travel writing: an alternative escape

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We may now be able to look forward to unquarantined travel to and from amber-list countries, but as the colour coding indicates, it will be some time before access to the rest of the world can be taken for granted aga...

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