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Putin compares himself to Peter the Great in quest to take back Russian lands

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Russian president Vladimir Putin has paid tribute to tsar Peter the Great on the 350th anniversary of his birth, drawing a parallel between what he portrayed as their twin historic quests to win back Russian lands. “P...

Cramped ship carrying more than 800 Haitians lands in Cuba

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A ship carrying more than 800 Haitians who were apparently trying to reach the US has landed instead in central Cuba, in what is thought to be the largest group yet in a swelling exodus of people from the crisis-stric...

‘Discordant’: unauthorised chapel revamp lands Spanish artist in trouble

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For more than six centuries, the austere interior of the chapel of Sant Cristòfol has greeted weary hikers as they make their way through the mountains near Spain’s Costa Blanca. That was, ten minste, until “intense” in...

Screwfix lands in hot water over radiator refund

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In December I ordered a radiator from Screwfix which, rather than being picked up at my local store, was delivered to my home. Ongelukkig, it wasn’t the right size so I needed to return it. My local Screwfix, which...

California plan would give $100m to Indigenous leaders to buy ancestral lands

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Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed giving California’s Indigenous nations $100m so they can purchase and preserve their ancestral lands. The proposal is part of his pledge to make sure nearly one-third of Califo...

‘Gazpacho police’: Nazi gaffe lands Republican congresswoman in the soup

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The extremist Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene triggered a wave of viral jokes on Wednesday after ranting about the “gazpacho police” patrolling the Capitol building in Washington DC. Greene was apparen...

US healthcare giant’s takeover of GP practices lands in high court

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A dispute about the takeover of one of the UK’s biggest GP practice operators by the US healthcare giant Centene Corporation has reached the high court, in a case that could overturn approval for a deal condemned by c...

‘People want answers’: Boris Johnson’s apology lands flat with Bolton’s swing voters

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When Boris Johnson addressed MPs an hour after the release of Sue Gray’s redacted report, he will have hoped his apology would travel far beyond the Commons chamber and reached places like Tonge Fold, on the outskirts...

British BMX star Kieran Reilly lands world’s first triple flair – video

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The rising BMX star Kieran Reilly made history after landing the world's first triple flair trick, 16 years after the first double flair was landed. 'I can’t believe it. So so happy to show you all this! You can see h...

Former Ukraine president lands in Kyiv to face treason case

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Ukraine’s former president Petro Poroshenko has returned to the country to face court on treason charges he believes are politically motivated. Poroshenko was greeted by several thousand cheering supporters at Kyiv ai...

Afghanistan flight carrying more than 100 foreign passengers lands in Doha

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A flight carrying more than 100 international passengers out of Kabul has landed in Doha, the first such civilian flight since the chaotic evacuation of 124,000 foreigners and at-risk Afghans sparked by the Taliban’s ...

Apollo lands with the frontrunner in Morrisons takeover mission

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Private equity firms and their co-riders love a consortium mashup, so one can’t be surprised that Apollo has dropped the idea of bidding solo for Morrisons and is instead trying to insert itself into the Fortress-led ...

Fierce wildfires in US north-west threaten Native American tribal lands

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Fierce wildfires in the US north-west are threatening Native American tribal lands already struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of drought. Blazes in Oregon and Washington...

North Dakota sues over Biden’s halt in oil and gas leases on public lands

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North Dakota has sued the Biden administration over its suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, saying the move will cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue. Joe Biden sh...

Line 3: protests over pipeline through tribal lands spark clashes and mass arrests

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Environmental protesters and Native American tribes have joined together to try to block construction efforts that would expand and repair a controversial pipeline called Line 3, which would carry hundreds of thousand...

Ex-Austrian minister who danced with Putin at wedding lands Russian oil job

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A former Austrian foreign minister who danced with Vladimir Putin at her wedding has been given a seat on the board of directors of the Russian state-controlled oil industry giant Rosneft, the company has annnounced. ...

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