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Isaac Hayden saves draw for Newcastle at Brighton with Howe in the stands

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Howe do you like that? Before kick‑off Newcastle sank to the bottom of the league because of Norwich’s victory at Brentford; then they fell behind to a penalty by Leandro Trossard. Then came the reaction that must hav...

The Carrie Diaries: Sex and the City prequel stands on its own teen feet

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“Before there was sex, before there was the city, there was just me: Carrie Bradshaw, from Castlebury, Connecticut.” And just like that, when we thought we knew everything about the fashionable and fabulous star of Se...

Gymnast Rebeca Andrade stands proud at end of her breakthrough year

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There has never been a gymnastics world championships quite like the event that unfolded at the weekend in Kitakyushu, a northern city on Kyushu Island in Japan. In a sport so intense that it is difficult for gymnasts...

Samsung stands by as my TV warranty expires

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I bought a £2,000 8K TV from Richer Sounds in August last year but just short of its first birthday the screen stopped working. I reported it to Richer Sounds immediately who said it has to be dealt with by Samsung as...

Dundee’s Leigh Griffiths apologises for kicking smoke bomb into stands

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Dundee striker Leigh Griffiths has apologised after kicking a smoke bomb into a group of St Johnstone fans. The on-loan Celtic player stated he had only meant to kick the pyrotechnic off the pitch during his team’s 2-...

Elizabeth Holmes stands trial – podcasts of the week

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The Dropout (available from 31 August)The polo neck wearing, deep voice-imitating, Stanford dropout turned entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes – who fell from grace when her billion-dollar blood-testing company was hit by a...

Denser cities could be a climate boon – but nimbyism stands in the way

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In San Francisco’s Sunset District, rows and rows of pastel-colored, two-storey homes flow from the edge of Golden Gate park into the sand dunes of Ocean Beach. Many houses here have solar panels on their roofs and co...

‘Panjshir stands strong’: Afghanistan’s last holdout against the Taliban

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When President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan, and the Taliban seized Kabul in a single bloodless day, the country’s long civil war seemed all but over. But within hours a group of fighters and politicians had vowed ot...

Scott Morrison wants a trouble-free Christmas but George Christensen’s Covid misinformation stands in the way

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The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has sought to cast forward the country’s collective imagination to a time close to Christmas, a time when the country’s troubles could be largely behind it. “By the end of this year...

Rachel Cusk’s singular novel stands out on wide-ranging Booker longlist

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This is a longlist light on debuts and surprises, heavy on historical fiction, with an impressive geographical reach and an interest in the weight of the past. The biggest names look to the future, however: Kazuo Ishi...

‘Kind’ Bryson DeChambeau stands firm over Koepka spat before Open

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It must be exhausting being Bryson DeChambeau. In the course of a 15-minute visit to the Open Championship’s media centre, golf’s self-styled mad scientist was taken on the kind of whirlwind tour of topics that leaves...

Nikole Hannah-Jones stands on the shoulders of Black intellectuals who struggled for decades

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In the first week the Black aspiring journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault integrated the all-white University of Georgia in 1961, there was a riot on campus. The white girls living in the dorm above her took turns stompi...

Novak Djokovic stands alone and above other Wimbledon semi-finalists

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Three of the men’s semi-finalists on Friday have one main problem. The fourth man. Novak Djokovic. In the past 10 years at Wimbledon, three men have beaten him in completed matches: Roger Federer in the semis in 2012,...

Lions will miss ‘16th man’ in the stands, believes former Boks assistant Gold

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The British & Irish Lions will face a major struggle to win their forthcoming Test series against the South Africa, according to one of the coaches who oversaw the Springboks’ victory on the Lions’ last tour to th...

Tasmanian opposition leader stands aside over reports of sexual harassment allegations

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Tasmania’s newly appointed Labor opposition leader has stood down pending the party’s investigation of allegations he sexually harassed a woman more than a decade ago. The ABC reports David O’Byrne is accused of kissi...

‘There’s only one head coach’: Eddie Jones stands firm on England control

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England’s head coach, Eddie Jones, has insisted he remains in sole charge despite being placed under greater scrutiny by the Rugby Football Union while also defending his “information-sharing” consultancy work in Japa...

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