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Margaret Thatcher statue egged within hours of it being installed

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Warnings that a new statue of Margaret Thatcher would attract egg-throwing protests came true within two hours of it being installed in her home town of Grantham on Sunday. The bronze statue was, without ceremony, pla...

Seven hours’ sleep is ideal amount in middle to old age, study finds

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Seven hours of sleep each night is the ideal amount in middle to old age, research suggests. The study of nearly 500,000 adults aged between 38 and 73 found that both too much and too little sleep were linked with wor...

David Oluwale: blue plaque for victim of police racism stolen hours after unveiling

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Detectives have launched a hate crime investigation after a blue plaque commemorating David Oluwale, a British-Nigerian man who died in 1969 after being harassed by police, was stolen within hours after being unveiled...

French election: Macron and Le Pen hit the road in campaign’s final hours

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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have ramped up their campaigning with a hectic schedule of last-minute visits to attract floating voters, as France’s hotly contested presidential race enters its final hours. While t...

Ukrainian commander in Mariupol says forces ‘facing last days, if not hours’

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A Ukrainian marine commander fighting in Mariupol has said his forces are “maybe facing our last days, if not hours”, as another Russian ultimatum to the remaining Ukrainian troops in the besieged port city to surrend...

Ex-Trump aide Stephen Miller testifies to House January 6 panel for eight hours

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Former White House aide Stephen Miller testified on Thursday to the House select committee investigating January 6 about whether Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to march on the Capitol, according to a source fa...

Russia bombards Chernihiv hours after pledging to halt shelling

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Russian shells have bombarded the besieged Ukrainian city of Chernihiv overnight, its mayor has said, hours after the Kremlin claimed it would halt attacks there and in Kyiv out of respect for ongoing peace talks. Vla...

Long hours, dangerous chemicals: nail salon workers fight for industry change

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Dolma Sherpa worked as a nail technician for four years in New York City, up until the Covid-19 pandemic shut down the industry and left her with severely reduced work hours when the industry reopened. The work was al...

Open All Hours actor Lynda Baron dies aged 82

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Actor Lynda Baron has died at the age of 82. In a career spanning multiple decades, the Bafta-nominated star was best known for playing Nurse Gladys Emmanuel in Open All Hours alongside Sir David Jason and Ronnie Bark...

Russian-backed RT channel to lose Sky TV slot in UK within 24 hours

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The Russian state-backed television channel RT is set to disappear from Sky TV in the UK within the next 24 hours, irrespective of the outcome of an investigation by the media regulator Ofcom into its coverage of the ...

Ukraine war: sanctions-hit Russian rouble crashes as Zelenskiy speaks of ‘crucial’ 24 hours

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The Russian rouble has crashed more than 40% after trading began on Monday in the wake of unprecedented international sanctions against the country’s financial system over Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. The new...

Everton offer Frank Lampard manager’s job with deal expected within 24 hours

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Everton have formally offered Frank Lampard the chance to relaunch his managerial career at Goodison Park and hope to conclude contract negotiations with the 43-year-old by Sunday. Lampard has been offered the job of ...

Robert Pattinson: is Batman outstaying his welcome at three hours?

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I already love the new Batman film, The Batman. I haven’t seen it, obviously, but its lofty self-importance keeps tickling me, from the definite article of the title to Robert Pattinson’s cut-glass cheekbones to the d...

Joe Biden visits Pittsburgh bridge, collapsed hours before infrastructure speech – video

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Joe Biden visited the site where one of Pittsburgh’s major car bridges collapsed hours before speaking about it in an infrastructure schedule speech in Pennsylvania, on Friday.At about 7am, the 477ft-long bridge on Fo...

Pittsburgh bridge collapses hours before Biden’s infrastructure speech in city

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It would be hard to imagine a more dramatic way to illustrate the need for investment in US infrastructure that Joe Biden spoke about in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Friday. Hours before his visit and just four miles ...

Man trapped in Welsh cave for 54 hours joins rescue team that saved him

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A man who spent 54 hours trapped in a Welsh cave and thought he was going to die has joined the rescue team that saved his life, in the hope that he might do the same for others. It took about 300 volunteers from acro...

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