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Top BBC stars paid thousands to host private events

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Big businesses are paying leading BBC news presenters tens of thousands of pounds to host events, according to newly released documents that show how major financial institutions are employing the public broadcaster’s...

‘Mourn June 4 in your own way’: Tiananmen events vanish amid crackdowns and Covid

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For the first time since the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, there will be no formal commemoration event held in the Chinese-speaking world for the anniversary. Thirty-two years after soldiers crushed student protests...

Ignore reports of low-impact pollution events, Environment Agency tells staff

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England’s Environment Agency has told its staff to “shut down” and ignore reports of low-impact pollution events because it does not have enough money to investigate them, according to a leaked internal report. The ru...

‘Mourn June 4 in your own way’: Tiananmen Square events vanish amid crackdowns and Covid

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For the first time since the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, there will be no formal commemoration event held in the Chinese-speaking world for the anniversary. Thirty-two years after soldiers crushed student protests...

Wales to reopen nightclubs and allow large crowds at outdoor events

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Large crowds are being allowed to return to outdoor events in Wales and nightclubs are to reopen as the government in Cardiff says the Omicron “storm” has been weathered. The Welsh first minister, Mark Drakeford, also...

Japan could allow up to 10,000 spectators at Tokyo Olympic events

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Up to 10,000 people could be allowed to watch Olympic events in Tokyo this summer, after Japanese health experts approved plans to raise the number of spectators at sports venues. The proposed measure would come into ...

‘The biggest task is to combat indifference’: Auschwitz Museum turns visitors’ eyes to current events

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Piotr Cywiński has spent a lot of time pondering a question that has exercised historians, philosophers and politicians ever since the end of the second world war. What lessons should we draw from one of the darkest p...

In a surreal turn of events, Barnaby’s back and the grotesquery of Australian politics is laid bare

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On days like this, I always get a text from one of my most treasured journalistic mentors. The text reads: “Find the words.” Finding the words is not generally onerous; it is the job. But how do you find the words to...

Europeans more likely to vote green after extreme weather events

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Matching extreme weather events to voting patterns has revealed that in Europe people who have experienced flooding, heatwaves and forest fires are more likely to vote green. This trend has developed over six European...

Our pilot events illuminated the means of managing Covid risks

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As lead researcher for the Liverpool pilots in the Events Research Programme (ERP), I would like to set out some important facts in response to your article regarding the phase one report (Covid event pilots compromis...

Only Fools and Horses firm sues creators of ‘cushty’ dining events

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It’s just the sort of ersatz product that would have made Del Boy proud – but the makers of Only Fools and Horses are suing an unauthorised immersive theatre show based on the BBC sitcom for copyright infringement. Th...

Covid ticketing rules exclude people not online from major events

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People without internet access face being shut out of major sporting events because Covid restrictions have moved some ticket sales exclusively online. The ballot for this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament was online...

Johnson says biological males ‘should not compete in female sporting events’

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Boris Johnson has said he does not “think that biological males should be competing in female sporting events”, amid the fallout from his decision not to ban conversion practices for people questioning their gender. S...

Coronavirus live: police urge ticketless England fans not to travel to London; Fukushima to ban spectators from Olympic events

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Met urges England fans not to gather in large numbers in capital for the Euro 2020 final on Sunday due to ‘ongoing public health crisis’

No Harry, Meghan or Andrew on balcony at start of jubilee events

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Duke of York will not be joining other royals on the Buckingham Palace balcony after the trooping the colour that kicks off the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations. The Queen has d...

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