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Two taken to hospital after ‘stand collapses’ at trooping the colour

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Two people were taken to hospital after a stand reportedly collapsed when spectators rose for the national anthem during a trooping the colour rehearsal in central London. Three others were treated at the scene by par...

From anti-vaxxers to revolutionaries: what do the minor parties running for the Senate stand for?

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The Coalition, Labor and the Greens (plus the wave of independents) are getting most of the headlines in this election. But your ballot papers will also be full of candidates representing parties you might not know mu...

More Tory MPs must stand up to Boris Johnson

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I hope and pray that there are many other Conservative MPs with the humanity and intelligence that Caroline Nokes demonstrates in her article (“Johnson broke the rules that hurt so many. I still think he should resign...

England’s new attack stutters as West Indies’ Holder and Bonner stand firm

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Insipid with the new ball but at least determined thereafter, England began life on the road without Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad and on a stop-start second day of this first Test they required the generosity of th...

‘We couldn’t stand it’: the Ukrainians travelling for days to flee Russian bombs and rockets

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After four days on the road, sleeping in her car, Ludmila Lyskevska was in a defiant mood. “Putin has gone bonkers. He wants Ukraine to be part of his imperium,” she said, stretching her legs as snow fell from a white...

Writers stand united in a call for peace

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We, writers around the world, are appalled by the violence unleashed by Russian forces against Ukraine and urgently call for an end to the bloodshed. We stand united in condemnation of a senseless war, waged by Presid...

Most Europeans want to stand with Kyiv against Moscow, poll suggests

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Majorities across Europe think Russia will invade Ukraine in 2022 and believe both Nato and the EU should stand by Kyiv, according to a study whose authors suggest the crisis could end up dramatically changing the way...

‘I can’t stand still’: Wladimir Klitschko signs up for Ukraine’s reserve army – video

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The former world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko has signed up for Ukraine's reserve army, saying he 'can't stand still' amid the country's geopolitical crisis with Russia. His brother, Vitali Klitschko...

How Covid killed the one-night stand – and made us all kinkier

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A one-night stand, people used to say, is like a short story: if it is any good, you want it to go on for longer; if it isn’t, you could have done with 15 minutes’ more sleep. To which the retort is: sure – but a lot ...

Can’t stand U2? Nor can Bono

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Name: Bono. Age: 61. Appearance: Contrite. Bono’s contrite? What for? That time he got caught up in the Paradise Papers tax-avoidance leaks? No, not that. For fostering the impression that Africa would wither and die...

‘It was time to stand on my own two feet’: a recent graduate on learning to live independently

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A year ago, I had a clear idea of what my life was going to look like. I had about eight months left of my sports science degree at the University of East London, which I’d enrolled on with the purpose of it being a s...

Hong Kong police arrest six people from independent outlet Stand News

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Hundreds of Hong Kong national security police have raided the office of online pro-democracy media outlet Stand News and arrested six people, including senior staff, for “conspiracy to publish seditious publications”...

Fans chant ‘stand up if you hate Boris’ at packed world darts championship

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After weeks of embarrassing headlines over lockdown gatherings and criticism over his failure to heed scientists’ advice ahead of Christmas, Boris Johnson has found himself the target of some rather different negative...

Carrie-Anne Moss: ‘There was a scene in the first Matrix with me in stilettos. I could barely stand straight’

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When The Matrix asks us all to take the red pill again on 22 December, Carrie-Anne Moss, 54, will return to the role that made her famous. Moss first played Trinity, a motorbike-riding, badass, PVC-clad hacker, in 199...

Leinster and Toulouse stand out in uneven and unusual Champions Cup

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If you wanted to launch a vibrant new European club rugby tournament you would possibly not start from here. The spectre of Covid already stalks the 2021-22 Heineken Champions Cup and scheduling its entire pool stages...

UK man accused of running over his wife to stand trial in France

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A former British local councillor accused of killing his wife by ploughing into her with his car will go on trial in France on Wednesday. David Turtle is alleged to have accelerated his Mercedes at his wife, Stephanie...

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