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‘It’s a slap in the face’: LA activists protest mayor’s police budget increase

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Los Angeles activists denounced a budget proposal by the mayor that includes increases to the law enforcement budget, one day after the conviction of Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis has fueled renewed scrutiny of police ...

Street votes on England planning rules ‘will not increase affordable housing’

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Mini-referendums that allow homeowners in England to loosen planning rules and build bigger and taller extensions may do nothing to increase the supply of affordable housing, campaigners have said. “Street votes” have...

‘You’re not geriatric at 35’: women on the eggs, embryos and sperm storage limit increase

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The 10-year storage limit for freezing embryos, eggs and sperm will be replaced with a right for individuals or couples to keep them for up to a maximum of 55 years. While being a welcome change for many, there are co...

Increase funding or abandon hope of ending malaria, TB and Aids, UK warned

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Britain is being urged to pledge billions of dollars to get the fight against malaria, tuberculosis and Aids “back on track” after efforts were ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic. The UK has historically been one of the...

UK inflation more than doubles in April as energy prices increase

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A surge in oil prices and a rise in household gas and electricity bills pushed UK inflation to 1.5% in April, its highest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, according to official figures....

UK pub chains warn of price rises due to increase in food and fuel costs

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Two of Britain’s largest pub groups have warned that punters may have to pay more for a meal and see fewer discounts on the menu as they struggle to absorb rising energy and food costs. The pub and restaurant group Mi...

UK supermarket prices ‘to rise by 5%’ as supply chain costs increase

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Shoppers can expect to see a 5% rise in supermarket prices in the coming weeks – with a potential second wave of increases in the new year – as retailers and suppliers pass on higher supply chain costs. David Sables, ...

Conservative MPs urge increase in UK military aid for Ukraine

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Conservative MPs have called for the UK to increase military aid to Ukraine, including the former cabinet minister David Davis, who said the UK should consider providing air support to the Ukrainian armed forces. Bori...

Coronavirus live: UK reports 8,125 new cases, highest increase since February; Germany to lift travel warnings

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UK also reports 17 deaths as infection rate rises; Germany to update travel guidance for tourists heading to most countries

California: strong winds increase danger of fresh wildfires around the state

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Blustery winds surged through California, raising fears of fresh wildfires as red flag warnings of dangerous fire conditions continues in mountains, valleys, canyons and deserts. At least a half-dozen fires erupted ar...

Women’s FA Cup prize money to get historic close-to-tenfold increase

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The Football Association is poised to unveil a historic close-to-tenfold increase in prize money for the Women’s FA Cup. In January the governing body said there would be “a significant increase” and the Guardian unde...

Manchester United increase offer for Jadon Sancho to £73m

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Manchester United have indicated to Borussia Dortmund that they are prepared to raise their offer for Jadon Sancho to £73m (€85m) as they close in on the sigining of the England forward. Negotiations with Dortmund h...

Al Gore ‘disappointed’ Scott Morrison didn’t increase Australia’s 2030 emissions target

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The former US vice president Al Gore has criticised the Morrison government for failing to increase the ambition of Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target and warned coal workers to be deeply sceptical about “hol...

Boris Johnson plans Saudi Arabia visit to seek oil supply increase

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Boris Johnson is expected to visit Saudi Arabia to push for an increase in oil output despite an outcry over the regime’s biggest ever mass execution and growing fears the prime minister may try to limit media scrutin...

Private equity firm to increase offer for UDG Healthcare to £2.7bn

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The private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is to increase its offer for UDG Healthcare to £2.7bn after major shareholders in the Dublin-based company opposed the first bid. CD&R, which is also seeking to...

UK tackles record cyber incidents as Russian ransomware attacks increase

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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said it tackled a record number of cyber incidents in the UK over the last year, with ransomware attacks originating from Russia dominating its activities. The cybersecurity a...

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