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China’s herd of wandering elephants finally heads for home

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After an epic 17-month journey that made international headlines, China’s famous herd of wandering elephants appears to finally be heading home. The 14 Asian elephants of various sizes and ages were guided across the ...

Heads warn of Omicron chaos in English schools, with staff and pupils absent

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Headteachers are warning of “chaos” in England’s schools as Omicron sweeps across the country, with high levels of staff and pupil absences and reports that parents are planning to keep children home to avoid the viru...

Daniel James heads Wales past Czech Republic after two red cards

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Gareth Bale and co were well-versed in the Czech Republic’s aerial threats but one of the smallest players on the pitch powered in amid the land of the giants to get Wales’s World Cup qualifying campaign up and runnin...

Tropical Storm Henri heads for US north-east with hurricane status likely

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Parts of the US north-east could begin to experience the effects of Tropical Storm Henri late on Saturday, as the system that is expected to become a hurricane barrels toward the region. Storm surge and the tide cou...

Heads warn of weeks of Omicron disruption in English schools

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School leaders in England are warning of weeks of disruption owing to high levels of staff Covid absences, which could lead to children being sent home to learn remotely. One secondary headteacher said he and 26 of hi...

Jonathan Van-Tam heads the fab four to steer news on AstraZeneca ‘course correction’

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When the news is difficult and the science complicated but the desired message is crucial, who better to deliver it than “JVT”, headlining a panel of four top experts in their field? The government’s choice of Jonatha...

Shane Duffy heads Brighton on way to win over Watford and second place

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Graham Potter has backed Shane Duffy to have a long-term future at Brighton after the defender capped his south coast rejuvenation with a thumping header in the comfortable 2-0 win over Watford. The 29-year-old was su...

Why do people who work with their hands tend to make less money than those who use their heads?

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There are jobs that use the head, those that need a heart and those for which you have to use your hands. The trouble is that you will normally be far more amply rewarded for one than for the other two put together. J...

Filip Helander heads winner for Covid-19 depleted Rangers against Celtic

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There is no such thing as a meaningless victory in an Old Firm fixture. Given the troubled backdrop, this success for Rangers just felt more significant than most. A midweek Covid-19 outbreak within the squad meant S...

M&S heads into the unknown

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M&S Found País, Itata Valley, Chile 2019 (£9, Marks & Spencer) Marks & Spencer has always been the king of the own-label. I mean, it has to be, since that’s pretty much the company’s entire shtick. But the...

Quantum of solace: even physicists are still scratching their heads

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Your editorial on quantum physics (30 August) starts with a quote from Richard Feynman – “nobody understands quantum mechanics” – and then says “that is no longer true”. One of us (Norman Dombey) was taught quantum th...

SpaceX rocket heads to ISS with a supply of squid, toothpaste and avocados

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SpaceX has launched a supply mission bound for the International Space Station on Thursday, carrying with it thousands of tiny sea creatures along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels...

Students’ solar-powered camper van turns heads on 1,800-mile road trip

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A team of students from the Netherlands are due to complete an 1,800-mile (3,000km) road trip across western Europe in a solar-powered camper van that they designed and built themselves. The Stella Vita is designed fo...

Kamala Harris takes on a new role as she heads on her first overseas trip

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When Kamala Harris leaves for her first overseas trip on Sunday, the US vice-president will be doing so with an expanded domestic portfolio. Last week, Joe Biden announced in a speech that Harris would help lead Democ...

Australian politics live: Scott Morrison heads to Rome for G20 before climate summit

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Prime minister is flying to Europe amid global criticism of his plan for Australia to reach a net zero emissions target. Follow all the day’s news

Australian researchers discover why only two of echidna’s four penis heads become erect at one time

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The penis of an echidna has four heads but only two become erect at any one time. Now, Australian researchers have uncovered why. Scientists discovered the marsupial has unusual reproductive anatomy that causes male e...

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