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Now we health workers know how empty Boris Johnson’s ‘clap for heroesreally was

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When the NHS saved his life last April, Boris Johnson could not have reacted more fulsomely on social media. “Our NHS is the beating heart of this country,” he waxed lyrical in a widely posted video. “It is the best o...

The Guardian view on an NHS pay offer: looks like contempt for Covid heroes

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The government does not think key workers, without whom society would have ground to a halt during the pandemic, are worth rewardingAfter the first world war, it was said of the soldiers that they were “lions led by d...

Fukushima 50 review – Ken Watanabe in simmering tribute to power-plant heroes

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Dangerously high concentrations of politeness are observed in this dramatisation of the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Not only do most of the heroic “50” left behind to avert nuclear cata...

Foden and Mount: local heroes renewing rivalry on grandest stage

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Selfs nou, knowing what has happened since, there is something fresh and shocking to them. As you watch footage of the FA Youth Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City, what strikes you above all is just how comf...

‘To our real heroes’: Saint-Maximin donates gifts to Newcastle NHS workers

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Allan Saint-Maximin has donated more than 60 care packages to NHS workers on Tyneside. These gifts include luxury confectionary boxes created by French chocolatiers, vouchers for leading high street shops and a note o...

David Squires op ... Groundhog Day vir Newcastle en regte plaaslike helde

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Ons spotprenttekenaar oor die opgewondenheid en afkeer van die Premier League, Steve Bruce se werksekerheid en forensiese onderhoudsvaardighede

The War Below review – wartime tunnelling heroes rushed through drama

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‘Gentlemen, tonight we may not make history, but we’ll certainly change the bloody geography.” British army colonel Hellfire Jack (Tom Goodman-Hill) gives sterling quotation (though it was apparently said in real life...

The rise of lateral flow tests: are these ‘heroes’ of the pandemic here to stay?

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Once obscure diagnostic devices, lateral flow tests have had a rocky path to mainstream use, but some experts now view their rise to ubiquity as a “heroic” step in the fight against Covid-19 and say they could be here...

Ten ParalympicsGB unsung heroes who can shine at the Tokyo Games

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Young won silver at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, where he was beaten by China’s Zhu Dening on a photo-finish, and the 21-year-old has improved since then – he successfully defended his Europea...

No More Heroes 3 review – anarchic alien-killer goes out with a bang

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When it debuted on the family-friendly Wii in 2007, No More Heroes’ shocking blend of extreme violence, meta-humour and profanity felt as if it shouldn’t be allowed on a Nintendo console. While families played Wii ten...

‘You’re not made to feel like a beggar’: the local heroes helping the hungry

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It’s a Wednesday afternoon, the day before Redfern-based Koori artist Blak Douglas – AKA Adam Douglas – is about to saddle up his flamboyant yellow ute, Xanthia, and embark on a food hamper blitz around Sydney. His pl...

Biden praises Lockheed workers for making weapons for ‘Ukrainian heroes’

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Joe Biden on Tuesday told assembly-line workers at an Alabama factory that the weapons they are crafting are going into “the hands of Ukrainian heroes” on the front lines of the effort to repel Russian forces. Die VSA ...

Lithuania names road leading to Russian embassy ‘Ukrainian Heroes’ Street’

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The Lithuanian capital Vilnius has given the Russian embassy a new address on “Ukrainian Heroes’ Street” to protest Moscow’s invasion of its pro-western neighbour. “From today, the business card of every employee of t...

‘Defenders of Mariupol are the heroes of our time’: the battle that gripped the world

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Cut off from the world and low on food and ammunition, many of the hundreds of defenders of the Azovstal steel plant in Mauripol were wounded, some missing limbs. Their capitulation had been inevitable for weeks. Daardie...

Comic heroes, gameshow hosts and space probes: take the Thursday quiz

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'n Italiaanse appèlhof het die vonnisse verminder van twee jong Amerikaanse mans wat lewenslange vonnisse uitdien oor die meervoudige mesdood van 'n Carabinieri-polisiebeampte terwyl hulle met vakansie in Rome was., recuperating from his recent exertions at the Winter Olympics. Fortunately, before he left, he passed a crumpled piece of paper into the hands of one poor overworked member of Guardian product...

‘We need our heroes alive’: hundreds of Ukrainian troops evacuated from Azovstal steelworks – video

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Ukraine on Monday confirmed that more than 260 fighters, including some who were badly wounded, were evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol and taken to areas under Russia's control. Several buses had bee...

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