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Only noisy protest makes politicians take action to avoid climate catastrophe

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The home secretary, Priti Patel, announced a string of new measures this week to restrict protests deemed to cause “noise and nuisance”. But such things have long been necessary features in fights for social change. T...

Thai restaurant makes waves as customers flock for flood dining – video

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Riverside restaurant owner Titiporn Jutimanon was convinced a bout of flooding in Thailand could be the end of a business already struggling from the pandemic. But with the rising tide of the Chao Phraya River this we...

Football Australia to investigate after Matildas great Lisa De Vanna makes allegations of abuse

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Football Australia has urged players to come forward and make formal complaints after historical allegations of abuse were made by Matildas great Lisa De Vanna. De Vanna, Australia’s second most prolific goalscorer, a...

Talking Horses: shock winner makes waves but Arc misses travelling fans

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The sound of silence is never an entirely satisfying postscript to a big race, not least on a grand occasion like the 100th running of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, and there can be little doubt that Torquator Tasso,...

Jeffrey Schlupp makes instant impact to rescue point for Crystal Palace

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For a manager who relishes being in control, this wasn’t exactly what Brendan Rodgers will have had in mind. Two goals from Crystal Palace substitutes Michael Olise and Jeffrey Schlupp, a member of Leicester’s 2016 Pr...

Welsh scientist makes potential $539m fortune from biotech flotation in US

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A Welsh scientist who dreamed up his artificial intelligence biotech company while walking home from the laboratory is sitting on a potential $539m (£400m) paper fortune after its $2.9bn stock market float. The idea f...

New Zealand makes plotting a terrorist attack a crime, fixing legal loophole

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New Zealand has passed a law that makes plotting a terrorist attack a crime, fixing a legal loophole that was exposed earlier this month by a violent knife attack. The new law had been months in the planning but was h...

Ambassador in limbo makes plea for Afghans to be allowed into EU

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In other times, Mirwais Samadi would have welcomed a campaign to deter his compatriots from opting to become illegal migrants and embarking on the often dangerous trek from Afghanistan to Europe. By far the worst part...

French Connection shares jump after entrepreneur makes bid

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French Connection has revealed that a Newcastle-based entrepreneur is leading a £29m pitch to buy it out. Shares in the fashion chain shot up nearly 15% on Thursday to 26.5p, giving it a market value of about £25m, af...

French book prize under fire after judge’s partner makes shortlist

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The jury for France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt, has been engulfed in a row over ethical breaches after the shortlist included a book by the boyfriend of one of the judges. The same judge wrote a scathing revie...

Hong Kong leader defends election after single opposition figure makes it to 1,500-strong committee

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Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has defended the weekend’s election of a powerful committee to appoint senior leaders, after just one non-establishment candidate was elected among the 1,500 positions. Under a...

French highline walker makes 600-metre Seine crossing from Eiffel Tower

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A French highline walker has crossed the River Seine in Paris at a height of 70 metres, in a breathtaking feat watched by cheering crowds on the Eiffel Tower and along the banks. Attached by a strap to a safety lanyar...

SpaceX makes history with first all-civilian crew launched into orbit – video

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Elon Musk's SpaceX venture has launched an all-civilian spaceflight in the first attempt at orbit around the Earth without a professional crew of astronauts. It's the first crew in history made up of nonprofessional a...

High cost of childcare in UK makes low-income parents resort to food banks

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Low-income parents and those on universal credit are resorting to using food banks as a result of the high costs of childcare, according to a landmark UK survey shared with the Guardian. As MPs debated the cost and av...

Gavin Newsom makes final push as California votes in recall election

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Gavin Newsom is making one last push to prevail in California’s upcoming gubernatorial recall election, with Joe Biden scheduled to join the governor on the campaign trail in southern California. With just one day to ...

Naftali Bennett makes first visit to Egypt by an Israeli PM in a decade

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Israel’s prime minister, Naftali Bennett, has met the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, in the first visit to Egypt by an Israeli leader in a decade. The meeting, which took place in the Red Sea resort city of ...

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