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‘It’s typical’: Transpennine ‘express’ passengers voice cynicism over Boris Johnson’s rail plans

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Few travellers would disagree that the Transpennine Express makes for a splendid journey across the rugged spine of northern England, snaking through beautiful green valleys and picturesque stone villages, from Manche...

Dear Nadhim Zahawi, children need to express grief about Covid as well as to ‘catch up’

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I had a conversation with a teacher the other day. She asked me what she and other teachers could do to help children with the trauma of the pandemic. This pulled me up sharp. She explained that the children in her cl...

‘We are worried’: Indonesia and Malaysia express concern over Australia’s nuclear submarine plan

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Malaysia and Indonesia share strong reservations over Australia’s decision to acquire nuclear-powered submarines, even though nuclear weapons were not part of the plan, Malaysia’s foreign minister said. Referring to A...

Omni Energy switched unprofitable customers without express consent

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A struggling household energy supplier switched thousands of unprofitable customers to rival companies without their express consent, in an apparent bid to avoid financial collapse. Omni Energy wrote to customers earl...

Family of woman killed in cage fight express ‘mismatch’ concerns

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The family of a mixed martial arts enthusiast who died after a blow to the head in a cage fight have expressed concern that she was “mismatched” with an opponent bigger and more muscular than her. Saeideh Aletaha, a 2...

Merkel and Biden express sympathy for German flood victims – video

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At a meeting with Joe Biden at the White House, Angela Merkel talked of the devastating flooding in Germany that has killed more than 80 people, with scores still missing in one district alone. The German chancellor e...

Pizza Express waiting staff outraged as share of tips is cut

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Pizza Express is facing a backlash from waiting staff after their slice of tips was cut in order to pay kitchen workers more. The Unite union said workers would lose an average of £2,000 a year after their share of ti...

Taiwan train crash: dozens feared dead after express service derails in tunnel

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Dozens of people are believed to be dead after a train derailment in eastern Taiwan on the first day of a holiday period, authorities say. At least 36 people were killed when the 408 Taroko Express carrying about 350 ...

Karol G: ‘Why should I limit how I express myself because I’m a woman?’

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I catch Colombian singer Karol G in a rare moment of calm, while she is in a car on her way to a hotel. She has just landed in New York to film a music video, but home is Miami, she clarifies, the engine humming in th...

National Express reports £445m loss for 2020 after 80% drop in passengers

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National Express has slumped to a £445m loss for 2020 after coronavirus travel restrictions led to an 80% fall in passenger numbers last year. The coach and bus operator swung into the red after making a pre-tax profi...

Covid: US officials express disapproval over states lifting mask mandates

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Public health officials on Wednesday expressed disapproval of US states that are lifting mask mandates and reopening businesses and urged that safety measures are still essential even though Joe Biden announced his ad...