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Draymond Green: basketball’s biggest troll and the Warriors’ heart and soul

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Late in Game 5 of the Western Conference semi-finals between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Golden State Warriors, the Grizzlies’ home crowd sure tried their damnedest to provoke the NBA’s No 1 pest. Some 18,000 fans t...

The Republican primaries are a tug-of-war between rightwing and even-righter-wing

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Donald Trump’s sway over the Republican party continues. On Tuesday, Republicans again paid heed to the ex-president’s endorsements even as they declined to march in lockstep. Flecks of daylight emerged across the pri...

Green spaces are not accessible for 2.8m people in UK, finds study

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Nearly 2.8 million people in the UK live more than 10 minutes walk from a public park, garden or playing field, according to research. Fields in Trust, which protects and campaigns for public green spaces, found just ...

Boris Johnson poised to give green light to bill on Northern Ireland protocol

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Boris Johnson is poised to give the green light to controversial legislation on the Northern Ireland protocol this week as he flies to Belfast for crunch meetings, gambling that the move will restart stalled talks. Th...

Going green: the best plant-based alternatives

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Embracing a diet of plant-based foods and fewer animal products is “healthy, sustainable, and good for both people and planet”, says the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health. But while meat is known as an imp...

Forest Green furious as Watford appoint Rob Edwards as manager

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Watford have appointed Rob Edwards as their next manager amid complaints from Forest Green Rovers that negotiations had been held “behind our backs”. The League Two champions said the manner of Edwards’ departure had ...

The map of Wales is red, green and grey: it’s no country for the Tory party

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The Welsh electoral map is split into three parts. In the post-industrial valleys and cities of the south, Labour have eight councils; in the rural west, Plaid Cymru have four; and in the rest of the country there is ...

Ending Roe v Wade could badly backfire on Republicans during elections this year

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On Monday night, Politico reported that a majority of the US supreme court is poised to overturn Roe v Wade, eviscerate a half-century of precedent, and leave the issue of abortion to the states. Five of the court’s n...

The Ohio primary shows that Trump still has a tight hold on the Republican party

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On Tuesday, JD Vance won Ohio’s Republican nomination for US Senate. After lagging in the polls for months, Vance hit the tape first after garnering Donald Trump’s endorsement. Although Vance received under a third of...

Sunak urged to issue green bonds with higher returns if climate goals missed

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Rishi Sunak is being urged to issue a new generation of green bonds that would offer higher returns to investors if the UK government fails to hit its climate change targets. The Social Market Foundation (SMF) said it...

Top 10 green spaces in England and Wales for ‘welfare value’ named in study

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The nation’s green spaces are worth £25.6bn in “welfare value” a year, according to a new study. Scientists have said this flies in the face of decisions by councils to cut nature areas. The research, funded by the De...

Children’s author Simon James Green: ‘I just wanted to show LGBT+ kids that it’s not all doom and gloom’

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A few weeks after he was banned from visiting a London school by the Catholic church, Simon James Green was confronted with an array of protest paraphernalia. The author, whose stories for young adults have been appla...

Wimbledon defends player ban as Djokovic is given green light for SW19

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Wimbledon chiefs have denied the decision to decline the entries of Russian and Belarusian players to the championships this year in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was an act of discrimination, a charge made ag...

‘Green industry wants to take our land’: the Arctic paradox

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The stove gurgles as Sofia Olsson puts a chunk of wood into the fire, lifts the kettle and offers mugs of tea and grainy camp coffee to the small group reclining on reindeer skins around her. In the taiga forest and f...

For Jewish Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw, Passover’s message felt all too real

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On the first night of Passover, more than 100 Ukrainian refugees gathered for a seder at the Doubletree-Hilton in Warsaw, Poland. The Haggadah, the accompanying liturgical libretto, directs its readers to see themselv...

A local’s guide to Valencia: home of paella, one of Europe’s best food markets and a unique green space

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The Valencia region is well known for its citrus fruit, seafood and rice, but “gastronomy” has grown fast here in recent years. Compared with my girlfriend’s home town in France, though, a great meal isn’t madly expen...

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