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‘Batters’: Laws of cricket to be amended by MCC to use gender neutral term

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The MCC has officially amended the laws of the game to remove batsman and replace it with batter, asserting its belief that “the use of gender-neutral terminology helps reinforce cricket’s status as an inclusive game ...

BMA drops opposition to assisted dying and adopts neutral stance

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The British Medical Association (BMA) has dropped its opposition to assisted dying and adopted a neutral stance on the issue. ​The doctors’ union, which represents about 150,000 medics, voted to change its official po...

How do you decide which football team to support as a neutral?

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For me, 11 July 2021 will go down in history. Not as the date of the England men’s football team’s first major final since 1966, but the first time as an adult I supported England in a major tournament. Since 1980, I ...

Shipping giant Maersk spends £1bn on ‘carbon neutral’ container ships

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The world’s biggest shipping company is investing $1.4bn (£1bn) to speed up its switch to carbon neutral operations, ordering eight container vessels that can be fuelled by traditional bunker fuel and methanol. The Da...

Attempt to stay neutral abandoned as ITV pundits lose balance

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The half-hearted attempt at restraint and balance had been admirable in the circumstances but the pretence collapsed along with Raheem Sterling when winning the penalty that took England into their first major final f...

Brexiters seek to raise £1m to set up ‘neutral’ Museum of Brexit

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Leave campaigners have begun raising funds to open a Museum of Brexit after the long-awaited project was granted charitable status. The trustees are seeking to generate £400,000 to buy a home for the museum – possibly...

Forests will rise around Birmingham to make Commonwealth Games 2022 carbon neutral

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Thousands of acres of forest will be created in and around Birmingham under plans to make the 2022 Commonwealth Games in the city carbon neutral. In an announcement to mark 500 days to the start of the Games, organise...