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Mother’s ‘nightmare’ over missing student Richard Okorogheye

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The mother of the missing student Richard Okorogheye has spoken of the “hell” of still waiting for news two weeks after he disappeared, with each passing day becoming harder to bear. Okorogheye, 19, who has sickle cel...

Rumsfeld’s much-vaunted ‘courage’ was a smokescreen for lies, crime and death

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It is customary, at times like these, to gloss over the failures and foibles of recently deceased officials: to paint a portrait in broad brush strokes about their achievements and qualities and public service. In th...

Richard Keogh: ‘The next thing I know I’m waking up and speaking to paramedics’

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Richard Keogh could feel the pain but at first he did not know where it was coming from. He could hear a voice yet it made no sense. The scene was lit by blue emergency lights and the focal point was a black Range Rov...

Covid chaos leads Klopp to demand action to tackle anti-vaxx players

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It is the time of the year when conversations tend to revolve around one topic and for football managers that is the January transfer window. Liverpool’s recruitment strategy has been much admired in recent years but ...

The Last Shift – Richard Jenkins lifts up mismatched buddy film

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In writer-director Andrew Cohn’s deceptively modest drama The Last Shift, fast-food worker Stanley (Richard Jenkins) is finally calling it quits. He has worked the graveyard shift at Oscar’s Chicken and Fish for 38 ye...

Prosecutors refuse to drop case against tax office whistleblower Richard Boyle

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Commonwealth prosecutors have refused to drop their pursuit of tax office whistleblower Richard Boyle, prompting a withering response from human rights lawyers, who say the case is “profoundly wrong and unjust”. For t...

Richard Hutchins: the homeless artist who became an Oprah-endorsed sensation

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On 4 April 2021, Richard Hutchins, 62, watched as a blue truck pulled into the supermarket parking lot at Ralph’s in Los Angeles. Richard had been homeless for six years. He didn’t know it then, but that blue truck wa...

King Richard: ‘super surreal’ lives of Williams sisters is stuff of Hollywood films

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The story of Venus and Serena Williams’ rise to greatness, two legendary tennis careers propelled by the foresight of their father, has often been likened to a Hollywood movie. Now, with the release of King Richard on...

‘It’s been a lot’: Joyce Carol Oates, SA Cosby, Richard Ford and Margo Jefferson on Biden’s first year

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Richard Ford is a novelist and short story writer best known for his quartet of novels featuring the protagonist Frank Bascombe, a failed sportswriter turned novelist, which includes The Sportswriter, Independence Day...

Former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor Richard Freeman struck off

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Former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor Richard Freeman has been permanently struck off the medical register. A Medical Practitioners Tribunal found Freeman’s fitness to practise impaired on Thursday and on F...

‘When will you know?’: Richard Colbeck can’t say how many aged care workers are vaccinated – video

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The aged care minister Richard Colbeck has not been able to tell Senate estimates how many workers in the aged care sector have been vaccinated. 

Richard Osman: ‘No one’s born a crime writer. I write crime because I read it’

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Sometimes, Richard Osman tells me, complete strangers shout the words “Helen Mirren” at him in the street. He is tickled, but wonders what other passersby make of it. If they have read one of the million-plus copies t...

TV tonight: Richard Bacon leads an examination into cancel culture

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Richard Bacon – he of a memorable “cocaine scandal” – leads this examination of the rise in cancel culture. At a time when lives and reputations can be ruined in the blink of an eye, all at the whim of a keyboard war...

Police looking for London student Richard Okorogheye find body

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Police looking for missing west London student Richard Okorogheye said the body of a man has been found in a pond in Epping Forest, Essex. Enquiries are under way to identify the body. The family of the missing 19-yea...

Richard Branson aims to beat Jeff Bezos into space by nine days

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Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson is aiming to beat fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos into space by nine days. Branson’s company announced on Thursday evening that its next test flight will take place on 11 July and that ...

Manchester United potential still not realised as Everton do more with less

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Lewis Dobbin and Charlie Whitaker were veterans of a combined total of one minute’s senior football for Everton. They were the attacking options on Rafa Benítez’s bench. Their Manchester United counterparts were Crist...

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