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Leicester University ‘does not condone’ staff member egging Thatcher statue

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A university has said it “does not condone any form of defacement” after one of its staff was pictured throwing an egg at a 6-metre (20ft) bronze statue of Margaret Thatcher. The controversial £300,000 statue was inst...

British-born Islamic State member receives life sentence in US trial

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A member of an Islamic State group that beheaded western hostages in Iraq and Syria, nicknamed “the Beatles” for their British accents, has been sentenced to life in prison in the US. Alexanda Kotey, 38, originally fr...

EU chief urges member states to give Ukraine weapons quickly

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The president of the European Commission has urged member states to supply Ukraine with weapons systems “quickly” and suggested that a next round of EU sanctions could target Russia’s powerful Sberbank and include an ...

Tell us: have you or a family member caught Covid in the UK for the first time recently?

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With Covid cases on the rise and the official list of symptoms in the UK now including nine new signs of illness, we would like to hear from people, or their family members, who have caught Covid for the first time si...

En+ board member quits after pressure over firm’s Russia links

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The former Deloitte partner Carl Hughes has resigned from the board of En+, the mining company part-owned by the sanctioned Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, weeks after defending his decision to remain in the post fol...

Almost all UK’s top firms have at least one minority ethnic board member

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Most of Britain’s top companies now have at least one minority ethnic board member, the government-backed Parker review, set up to improve the diversity of UK boards, said on Wednesday. Improving boardroom diversity h...

BTS member Jimin treated for appendicitis and Covid

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The BTS band member Jimin has undergone surgery for “acute appendicitis” and has also tested positive for coronavirus, his label has said. The management agency Big Hit Music said the 26-year-old K-pop star had experi...

Ex-IS member guilty of genocide for chaining up Yazidi girl to die in the sun

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In a landmark verdict, a former member of the Islamic State group has been found guilty of genocide by a German court over the death of a five-year-old Yazidi girl he had bought as a slave and then chained up in the h...

Conservative party readmits MP who sexually harassed staff member

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An MP has been readmitted to the Conservative party, despite having been found to have sexually harassed a member of staff. Rob Roberts had his party membership suspended for 12 weeks and was also banned from the Hous...

Bolivia: fate of 11-year-old girl raped by family member sparks abortion debate

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The fate of an 11-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped by a family member has unleashed a fierce debate between human rights activists and the Catholic church in Bolivia, as religious groups seek to for...

US TV crew member voices concerns over safety

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A crew member hired for a 2019 TV show with the same assistant director who was working alongside Alec Baldwin when a cinematographer was killed last week was so concerned about danger on the earlier project that he c...

Liverpool prison watchdog member suspended after drugs arrest

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A member of the watchdog that monitors conditions at HMP Liverpool has been suspended after allegedly bringing drugs and a mobile phone to a prisoner.The Guardian understands that the person, who sits on a board that ...

EU member states to issue joint warning to UK over reduced fishing rights

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Fourteen EU member states are preparing to issue a joint declaration accusing the British government of risking “significant economic and social damage” to their fishing communities, as wider relations appear close to...

Gloria Estefan says she was abused aged nine by a family member

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Gloria Estefan has said that she was sexually abused by a family member when she was nine years old. The Cuban-American musician said she was molested at music school by a relative whom her mother trusted. “He was fa...

Biden’s UN speech will try to convince member states that ‘America is back’

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Joe Biden will make his first speech to the United Nations as president on Tuesday, seeking to “close the chapter on 20 years of war” and begin an era of intensive diplomacy. Biden will however have to contend with ho...

Norm Macdonald, comedian and former SNL cast member, dies at 61

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Norm Macdonald, the Canadian stand-up comic and Saturday Night Live cast member known for his deadpan delivery, died of cancer Tuesday at age 61. The comedian had been living with cancer in private for nearly a decade...

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