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‘Water isn’t endless’: the controversial plan to extend irrigated agriculture in NT’s tropical savannah

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“This is about free water,” says Kirsty Howey of the Northern Territory Environment Centre. “Free water for irrigators. And they’re going to get it.” Water – how it is managed, who controls it and how much they get – ...

Tommy Makinson doubles up as St Helens extend Leeds’ poor start

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There was a moment here, with over half an hour remaining, which perhaps summed up the current plight Leeds Rhinos find themselves in. At that stage, the hosts trailed by only eight points and a try would have brought...

Fears for bees as US set to extend use of toxic pesticides that paralyse insects

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The US Environmental Protection Agency is poised to allow the use of four of the most devastating chemicals to bees, butterflies and other insects to continue in America for the next 15 years, despite moves by the Eur...

French police extend custody of man held over murder of British-Iraqi family

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French investigators have extended the police custody of a man being questioned over the unsolved murder of three members of a British-Iraqi family and a French cyclist shot dead in a remote area of the French Alps in...

European roundup: Bayern Munich extend lead at top with win over Mainz

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Bayern Munich came from a goal down to beat Mainz 2-1 on Saturday, thanks to goals from Kingsley Coman and Jamal Musiala, to go six points clear at the top of the Bundesliga. The Bavarians are now on 37 points with se...

Don’t extend magistrates’ powers – there’s a better way to reform the court system

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Bev Higgs, national chair of the Magistrates Association, is right to suggest reforms are needed to fix the criminal justice system (Letters, 7 October). But no one who has read the Secret Barrister’s assessment of th...

UK and EU extend post-Brexit grace period over Northern Ireland protocol

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Plans for post-Brexit checks on some goods entering Northern Ireland have been suspended indefinitely by the UK after negotiations with the EU reached a stalemate. Grace periods designed to ease the transition into ne...

Real Madrid extend Karim Benzema’s contract and insert €1bn release clause

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Real Madrid have confirmed that forward Karim Benzema has signed a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2023. The France forward’s contract was due to expire next summer, but after losing club captain Sergio ...

Coronavirus live: Ireland to exempt jabbed pupils from missing school; Japan set to extend state of emergency

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Row brewing in Ireland over school rules for vaccinated children; Japan is reportedly set to extend it state of emergency in Tokyo and other regions

Coronavirus live news: Japan set to extend state of emergency as Sydney records deadliest pandemic day

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Japan is reportedly set to extend it state of emergency in Tokyo and other regions while Sydney has reported seven deaths over the past 24 hours, its deadliest day of the pandemic so far

Covid live: UK could extend vaccine passports to sports; India reports 39k new cases

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Michael Gove ‘open-minded’ on SNP call to extend furlough

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The UK government is “open-minded” on the SNP’s calls to extend furlough, according to the Cabinet Office minister, Michael Gove, as Nicola Sturgeon said a return to pre-pandemic austerity would be “disastrous”. Sturg...

Teaching unions criticise plan to extend school day in England

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Teachers’ unions have criticised government plans to extend the school day in England by 30 minutes and said they could potentially do “more harm than good”. Education unions also said that the £1.5bn funding package ...

Suez Canal starts work to extend double lane after Ever Given grounding

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Egypt has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the canal near to where a giant container ship got stuck for six days in March. The state-owned Suez Can...

Wigan hand Castleford a French lesson as they extend unbeaten season run

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Wigan maintained their unbeaten start to the Super League season as two tries from Bevan French helped to inflict a first defeat of 2021 on Castleford Tigers. The two sides have been impressive in the opening month of...

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