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French MPs poised to approve €20bn inflation relief package

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French lawmakers are to definitively adopt a range of new measures to help struggling households cope with rising energy and food prices, as well as an updated budget that will pay for France to renationalise the elec...

Relief: that’s what Conservatives like me feel at Boris Johnson’s departure

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And just like that, it’s over. Boris Johnson is stepping down – albeit, not just yet. He is sticking to the spirit with which he has conducted himself through the string of scandals which have brought him down. From O...

Women must insist on pain relief during medical procedures

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Trish Kelly’s experience of failing to be offered pain relief for gynaecological investigations (Letters, 7 June) is typical, but needn’t be. Pain relief is available, and using anaesthetic spray on the cervix makes a...

In need of light relief? Top Gun: Maverick is a reminder that Tom Cruise has still got it

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Before going to the movies this week to see Top Gun: Maverick, I hadn’t thought about Tom Cruise for a while. Or rather, I hadn’t thought about him in his capacity as a movie star. Cruise’s reputation has ranged over ...

Pollsters breathe sigh of relief after accurately predicting Labor’s election victory

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Australia’s major opinion polls all accurately predicted Saturday’s Labor election victory, in a boost to pollsters’ reputations after the industry-wide failure at the 2019 election. Surveys measuring voter sentiment ...

California cities spent huge share of federal Covid relief funds on police

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Big cities in California spent large portions of their federal Covid relief money on police departments, a review of public records has revealed, with several cities prioritizing police funding by a wide margin. As pa...

Californians could see fuel price relief in the form of government rebates

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California residents could get free public transit rides and gas rebates under a proposal from the governor to help bring relief as fuel prices in the state reach record highs. Gavin Newsom’s plan is the latest floate...

‘I almost cried’: woman arrested at Everard vigil expresses relief after Met chief quits

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A student whose photograph went viral after her arrest at a vigil following the murder of Sarah Everard said she “almost cried” when she heard Dame Cressida Dick had resigned as Metropolitan police commissioner. Patsy...

Tom Tugendhat: Tory centrist loathed by Boris Johnson could be ‘a relief’

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Tom Tugendhat, the high-profile chair of the foreign affairs committee, once described the job of prime minister as like “winning the lottery”. With a dearth of options in the cabinet for the party’s centrist wing to ...

Liberals across America sigh with relief about Justice Breyer’s retirement

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That sound you hear is Democrats in Washington and across the country letting out a sigh of profound relief: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring in June, at the end of the US supreme court’s current term. New...

‘A long fight’: relief across the US as men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

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Relief, emotion and a sense of hope came flooding out in Brunswick, on social media, from the White House and across the US as the nation came to terms with the Ahmaud Arbery verdicts and their place in history. Outsi...

Sunak and Johnson’s beer ‘draught relief’ photocall goes flat

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A photocall in which Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak brandished beer barrels to promote a cut in the duty charged on draught beer has fallen flat, after it was pointed out that the kegs would not qualify for the tax rel...

Alabama plans to use Covid relief funds to finance prison-building spree

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The southern US state of Alabama, which has the highest death rate from Covid-19 in America, is planning to use Covid relief funds to help construct three large prisons and renovate several others. State lawmakers beg...

Grief runs deep in Musa Qala as Taliban victory brings weary relief

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A parade of white Taliban flags lines Musa Qala bazaar right up to the central monument where two kidnappers were hanged in a public execution earlier this year. The flags flutter from almost every shop in celebration...

Colin Farrell on making The North Water: ‘It’s a relief that no one died’

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Nothing shocked me about The North Water,” says Colin Farrell, stroking his straggly beard. “If I want to be shocked, I’ll go out at 3am and see someone homeless in the street. That’s shocking because it demonstrates ...

Cooling inflation gives Bank of England temporary relief

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It must have come as a shock to those who make a living frightening homeowners about the imminent rise in their mortgage interest. Headlines warning of hyperinflation and the threat of higher borrowing costs look a li...

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