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Oxford and UCL tipped to win lion’s share of grants in UK research audit

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British universities are producing a greater depth of world-leading research than previously realised, the results of a large exercise examining the output and real-world impact of 76,000 academics in the UK suggests....

Major parties promise Queensland lion’s share of discretionary grants in bid to woo battleground state

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The Morrison government has promised more than $5.6bn in discretionary grants to projects across the country as part of a massive $28bn pre-election spending spree, with almost half directed to key marginal seats. A G...

‘Pretty awesome’: celebrity mountain lion’s walkabout excites Los Angeles residents

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On Tuesday night, a quiet street in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles had a rare celebrity visitor. P22, the city’s most famous mountain lion, was spotted around 7pm on Berkeley Circle, about three and a hal...

South Africa joining Six Nations would create bidding war for 2033 Lions

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South Africa’s potential move to join the Six Nations could spark a bidding war to host the British & Irish Lions in 2033 with Argentina, Japan and the US among the possible candidates. The Lions are due to travel...

‘The Brad Pitt of mountain lions’: how P22 became Los Angeles’ wildest celebrity

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The mountain lion known as P22 has become something of a celebrity in the city of Los Angeles. The big cat resides in Griffith Park, a 4,000-acre park tucked in the Hollywood hills, and has inspired murals, songs and ...

Detroit Lions end 364-day winless streak with last-gasp win over Vikings

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The Lions finally found a victory when Jared Goff threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Amon-Ra St Brown as time expired, lifting previously winless Detroit to a 29-27 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Not only w...

Louis Rees-Zammit: ‘I obviously wasn’t suited to the Lions’ gameplan in South Africa’

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Imagine being so quick you genuinely believe you could race anyone over 100m. Even if their name is Usain Bolt and you are a 20‑year‑old Welsh rugby player. “I’d 100% race him but I think I’d get smashed,” says Louis ...

The Detroit Lions face an impressively unenviable NFL record: a 0-17 season

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Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker III brought up the most unpleasant NFL numbers possible after a nasty 44-6 loss on Sunday: “We have to fix it now, because obviously, it ain’t going to fix itself, or we’ll be 0-17,” ...

Dom Sibley pulls out of England Lions tour to effectively end his Ashes hopes

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Dom Sibley has pulled out of England Lions’ upcoming trip to Australia, effectively ending his Ashes hopes. Yorkshire’s Harry Brook has been called up as a replacement, with Sibley to “work on his batting at home”. Wa...

Mo Bobat challenges England’s Lions players to fight way into Ashes frame

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England’s performance director, Mo Bobat, has challenged members of the Lions squad to fight their way into Test reckoning after the announcement of a group of 14 players who will join those already selected for the A...

Sean Spicer claims press treats Jen Psaki better: ‘I walked into the lion’s den’

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Donald Trump’s former press secretary Sean Spicer has complained that the Washington press corps treat his successor under Joe Biden more kindly. “I walked into the lion’s den every day – she walks into a bunch of ki...

Lions player ratings: how the tourists fared in South Africa series

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Stuart Hogg (Exeter, Scotland) Thrilled to make the Test team – at last – on his third Lions tour. Will not recall the second Test with massive pleasure, unfortunately. ★★ Anthony Watson (Bath, England) Looked sharp ...

Warren Gatland favourite among Lions hierarchy to lead 2025 Australia tour

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Warren Gatland has been told by the British & Irish Lions hierarchy that the job of head coach for the 2025 tour of Australia is his if he wants it, despite the series defeat by South Africa. Gatland refused to ru...

Dan Biggar: Lions need to ‘fire more shots’ if they are to win third Test

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The bigger the game the more Dan Biggar likes it. Nor does anyone need to tell him what the Lions must seek to do if they intend to win the all-important third Test. “We’re very much aware we’ve got to fire a few more...

UK-based Lions refused permission to fly straight home from South Africa

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British & Irish Lions players based in the UK will be unable to fly straight home following Saturday’s deciding Test against the Springboks, after South Africa was kept on the red list and the government rejected ...

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