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Watchdog finds ‘staggering variation’ in police use of Clare’s Law

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Clare’s Law, a scheme designed to protect unsuspecting women from new partners with a history of violence, is not being used properly by police forces, putting some women at risk of harm, a policing watchdog has warne...

‘A staggering failure’: the biggest shock of the 2022 TV Baftas (and there was really only one)

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With one exception, this year’s TV Baftas got things spectacularly right. It’s always hard to single out specific shows and personalities who are worthy of praise in an age when so much good television is being made b...

‘Absolutely staggering’: the true story behind TV’s buzziest new show

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He was praised as a positive role model. He enjoyed the admiration and respect of his superiors and was given special privileges. His elite unit came to be seen by senior commanders as “a bulwark against chaos”. Polic...

Roe v Wade: an anti-abortion film of staggering ineptitude

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Nick Loeb and Cathy Allyn believe you’ve been lied to about the landmark supreme court case Roe v Wade – a decision that protected a woman’s right to choose. In a controversial new movie named after the trial, the co-...

Antony Sher: a consummate Shakespearean and a man of staggering versatility

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Antony Sher, who has died at the age of 72, was a man of staggering versatility. As well as being a brilliant actor, he was an accomplished artist and writer. But, far from being separate, his three careers all fed in...

Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years

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The oil and gas industry has delivered $2.8bn (£2.3bn) a day in pure profit for the last 50 years, a new analysis has revealed. The vast total captured by petrostates and fossil fuel companies since 1970 is $52tn, pro...

The Republicans’ staggering effort to attack voting rights in Biden’s first 100 days

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The most urgent crisis facing the US during the first 100 days of Joe Biden’s presidency has been a ticking time bomb that has unfolded far from the White House and the halls of Congress. It’s an emergency that has u...

Staggering disparity in FA Cup prize money is holding back women’s football

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When Chelsea’s Sam Kerr raced clear of Steph Catley in the FA Cup final on Sunday before delightfully dinking the ball over the Arsenal goalkeeper, Manuela Zinsberger, it was football at its finest – men’s or women’s....