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Fire shuts one of UK’s most important power cables in midst of supply crunch

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A major fire has forced the shutdown of one of Britain’s most important power cables importing electricity from France as the UK faces a supply crunch and record high market prices. National Grid was forced to evacuat...

Serious collision involving lorry, minibus and car shuts part of M25

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A serious collision involving a lorry, a minibus and a car has closed a section of the M25, with multiple ambulances and air ambulances deployed to the scene. The details of those injured have not yet been released, b...

Facebook shuts accounts in anti-vaccine influencer campaign

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Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts linked to a mysterious advertising agency operating from Russia that sought to pay social media influencers to smear Covid-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and AstraZeneca. A networ...

New Zealand shuts Australia travel bubble as Sydney’s Covid outbreak worsens

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New Zealand is shutting down the quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for two months, as the country grapples with a number of serious outbreaks of Covid-19. The country had already paused travel with the stat...

Raheem Sterling shuts out the noise and takes positives from Southgate

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Amid the doom-mongering, a note of perspective. Actually, a few of them, mainly from Raheem Sterling, the England squad’s most experienced player with 63 caps, but one via him from Gareth Southgate, too. Sterling does...

Anger on the streets of Porto as Britain shuts down free flow of travel

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Britain’s decision to relegate Portugal to the amber travel list left Francina Pinheiro totally exasperated. “We’ve done everything by the book here,” said Pinheiro, the owner of a cafe beside Torre dos Clérigos, one ...

EPA shuts polluting Caribbean refinery reopened under Trump

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The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered an oil refinery in the US Virgin Islands to pause all operations, citing “at least four incidents” in which the facility that significantly affected St Croix residents. ...

US invokes emergency powers after cyberattack shuts crucial fuel pipeline

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The Biden administration has invoked emergency powers as part of an “all-hands-on-deck” effort to avoid fuel shortages after the worst-ever cyber-attack on US infrastructure shut down a crucial pipeline supplying the ...

‘If it shuts it will be a disaster’: Rotherham fears for its steel industry

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When he started his career in 1966, Michael Wilson could earn £10 a week working nights at the steelworks in Rotherham. “That was a very good wage for a young lad at the time,” he said. There were two main industries ...