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Mexico City to replace Columbus statue with pre-Hispanic sculpture of woman

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A replica of a mysterious pre-Hispanic sculpture of an Indigenous woman has been chosen to replace a statue of Christopher Columbus on Mexico City’s most prominent boulevard. The statue was unearthed in January in th...

Richmond’s Confederate statues are gone. What should replace them?

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All but one plinth is now bare on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. Where once stood enormous statues glorifying Confederate leaders, on a thoroughfare that memorialized a white supremacist past in the former cap...

Cruel and random modern pentathlon should replace horses with climbing

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Imagine training for countless hours for many years to reach the Olympics in rowing. You’re slotted into the pairs event. One hitch – your partner will be determined by random draw. You look over and see one of your r...

Warmth from the earth and air: could heat pumps replace our gas boilers?

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One of the greatest contributors to pollution is such a part of everyday life it is easily overlooked: the fossil fuels used in our homes for heating, hot water and cooking make up more than a fifth of the UK’s carbon...

UK plan to replace fossil gas with blue hydrogen ‘may backfire’

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The government’s plan to replace fossil gas with “blue” hydrogen to help meet its climate targets could backfire after US academics found that it may lead to more emissions than using gas. In some cases blue hydrogen,...

The age of neoliberalism is ending in America. What will replace it?

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The neoliberal order that dominated American politics for 40 years is coming apart. This order prized the free movement of capital, goods, and people. It celebrated deregulation as an economic good that resulted when ...

Trump feared Democrats would replace Biden with Michelle Obama, book claims

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Donald Trump called Joe Biden a “mental retard” during the 2020 election, a new book says, but was reluctant to attack him too strongly for fear the Democrats would replace him with Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama. ...

Manchester City chairman vows to replace Agüero amid Kane links

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Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says his club intend to send a message in this summer’s transfer window and has vowed to find the right replacement for Sergio Agüero this summer. City look set to spend bi...

Reese? Tiffany? Kelly? Who might replace Ellen?

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With Ellen DeGeneres preparing to leave her talk show in order to focus on something more “challenging” – which, if reports are true, will hopefully include creating a work environment where everybody on the payroll i...

NBN to replace 10,000 modems after lightning ‘fries’ devices across Blue Mountains

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NBN Co will be forced to replace 10,000 faulty broadband devices in homes across the Blue Mountains west of Sydney after residents reported the technology was frequently struck by lightning and in one instance led to ...

Coronavirus live news: daily testing for Covid contacts could replace self-isolation in England

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Latest updates: pilot scheme could see end of people having to self-isolate if they had contact with someone with Covid

So the term BAME has had its day. But what should replace it?

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Publication of the report from Boris Johnson’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities should have been a landmark moment in the UK’s conversation about race. In the wake of last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests...

Abandoned: gangs in Guatemala replace families – photo essay

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Since she arrived in Guatemala City a few decades ago, she has lived in the same humble home. Between bare concrete walls and under a tin roof, she raised three children. Now Berenice is raising her 15-year-old grands...

Lawn growers throw in the trowel as meadows replace perfect stripes

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They were once a status symbol for the rich, and later the pride and joy of suburbia. But the immaculately striped, tightly mown lawn is becoming an endangered species. Monty Don this week called time on the predomina...

Scramble on to replace Neera Tanden after nomination met perfect storm

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Neera Tanden’s decision to withdraw from consideration to serve as Joe Biden’s budget director marks the first major loss for the still young Biden administration, and sets off a scramble between various political fac...