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Inability to enforce face masks leaves London mayor frustrated

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London cannot stop “significant numbers” of people from travelling without masks, Sadiq Khan has admitted, as he appealed to the government to restore the law or assist the capital in passing a bylaw to ensure face-co...

A tussle at nursery leaves our boy tearful…

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‘I want to talk to Mummy,’ my son bawled, as I picked him up from nursery. ‘What’s the matter, pet?’ I replied, but he insisted this info was for her and her alone. My son experiences a range of emotions at pickup tim...

Last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community leaves country

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The last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community has left the country. Zebulon Simentov, who lived in a dilapidated synagogue in Kabul, kept kosher and prayed in Hebrew, endured decades of war as the country’s centur...

‘Hunger was something we read about’: lockdown leaves Vietnam’s poor without food

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When the strictest lockdown to date was imposed in Ho Chi Minh City, Tran Thi Hao*, a factory worker, was told that the government would keep her and her family well fed – but for two months they have eaten little mor...

Unpredictable series leaves England and India seeking stability

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The Oval Test is synonymous with summer’s end; one final hurrah before the leaves begin to fall and, along with settling any unfinished business, a chance for England’s cricketers to book their places on the plane for...

US leaves Afghanistan after 20 years

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Good morning. The last evacuation flight flew out of Kabul airport just before midnight local time in Afghanistan, marking the end of the US’s nearly 20-year occupation of the country. In total, 2,461 American servic...

Final US evacuation flight leaves Afghanistan, ending 20-year military presence – video

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The 20-year US military presence in Afghanistan is over. The head of US Central Command, Gen Kenneth McKenzie, announced just after midnight Tuesday morning, 31 August, that the last flight out of Kabul was 'now clear...

Missing out on Kane and Ronaldo leaves Manchester City short up front

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Cristiano Ronaldo has never thought of himself as a plan B but for Manchester City that is just what he was. Everything was placed on Harry Kane being whisked away from Tottenham for an acceptable fee for all parties ...

Ghani’s hasty departure leaves anger and bitterness in its wake

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By the middle of last week, Kabul’s capitulation to the Taliban was perhaps inevitable – but the horror and chaos of the last few days were not. As the militants swept across Afghanistan, seizing towns then major citi...

Plymouth shooting leaves six dead including a child – video report

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Six people, including a child, have died after a gunman repeatedly opened fire in Plymouth, police have confirmed. The atrocity is being classed as a domestic incident and is not thought to be related to terrorism. Po...

‘We’re going to see a lot of deaths’: Covid leaves Mississippi hospitals at brink of failure

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Health officials in Mississippi have warned the state’s hospital system is on the brink of failure due to a surge in Covid-19 hospitalizations in the US south as the Delta variant rips through the country. The deep so...

‘People can’t sleep’: Rhondda valley flood leaves climate fear in its wake

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In February last year, Storm Dennis wreaked havoc in the Rhondda valley, causing flooding in hundreds of homes and businesses, leaving landslips, ruined roads, smashed bridges and broken hearts in its wake. Eighteen m...

Belarus sprinter leaves Tokyo on flight to Vienna after seeking refuge

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The Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has left Japan on a Vienna-bound plane after refusing to return to Belarus because she feared she would face punishment for publicly criticising her coaches for their “n...

Alice Dearing makes history but Team GB’s first black swimmer leaves ‘broken’

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By diving out into the toasty waters of the handsome Odaiba Bay early on a humid Wednesday morning in Tokyo, Alice Dearing had already made history. She is and will always be the first black swimmer to represent Great...

China’s crackdown on tutoring leaves parents with new problems

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In 2018, Ms Hu spent a third of her annual income sending her child to summer school in Shanghai. In the following year, the cost went up. Still, she and her partner paid the fees, such is the competitiveness in Chine...

John Terry leaves Aston Villa to focus on becoming a manager

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John Terry has left his role as Aston Villa’s assistant manager, the club have announced. The 40-year-old former England and Chelsea captain joined Villa in the summer of 2017. Terry, who played 32 games for the team ...

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