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Gil Scott-Heron changed my life – and his humane message still resonates

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In 1986, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was being inaugurated in Cleveland, Ohio, I was touring Europe with the artist, poet, author and civil rights activist Gil Scott-Heron. At that time, you wouldn’t have readil...

Firm that gave 43,000 false Covid results still processing PCR tests

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The company at the heart of a fiasco that saw up to 43,000 people wrongly given negative Covid results is still processing PCR tests for travel and one of its senior member of staff has been seconded to work within th...

‘It still gives me nightmares’: the firefighters on the frontline as the world burns

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In Greece, fires take up a lot of resources. There isn’t enough money to recruit the number of [firefighters] needed or to buy the necessary equipment. Volunteers plug the gaps. To become a volunteer firefighter with...

‘Incredibly worried’: end of Covid disaster payment looms for many still out of work

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It’s the lifeline that’s kept nearly 2 million people in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT on a steady weekly income during Covid lockdowns. Since June, the government’s Covid-19 disaster payments – paid at either...

The UK’s net zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe

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The collection of new climate policies released by the government this week are being scrutinised for their ambition and effectiveness. But it is also crucial to judge them for their fairness. We need to reduce total ...

Australian PM to attend Cop26 in Glasgow but emissions deal with Coalition partner still weeks off

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The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has confirmed he will attend the Cop26 conference in Glasgow in two weeks but has signalled it might take a fortnight, rather than days, to land an agreement with junior ...

‘It’s still really, really raw’: Port Arthur massacre film Nitram premieres in Hobart to half-empty cinema

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There were no posters advertising the Tasmanian premiere of Nitram at the independent State Cinema, which took place on Thursday night. Justin Kurzel’s new film dramatising the lead-up to 1996’s Port Arthur massacre, ...

Offa’s Dyke Path at 50: an ancient earthwork still shrouded in mystery

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We come up a steep hillside, stepping past twisted trees laden with lichen and scarlet berries, all dripping with rain. A mob of ravens clack overhead. Then, as we come out on the top, I understand at last what the fu...

‘I am strong, I am still young’: Claudio Ranieri ready for Watford challenge

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It is likely that if most managers found themselves in charge at Vicarage Road at this moment they would glance at Watford’s fixture list – which in their next eight games includes encounters with both Merseyside team...

Covid bubble rules scuppered our holiday, but we still had to pay £190

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Eighteen months ago, before Covid struck, I booked a large house in Scotland for a summer holiday for 17 friends and family. For obvious reasons it had to be postponed until this July. Unique Cottages, the lettings ag...

House returns to ratify debt deal with Biden agenda still in the balance – live

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Concerns growing over slow pace of Congress in passing bills on infrastructure and social and environmental issues, among other priorities

Harvey Weinstein PA says abusers still have the legal power to silence victims

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In the weeks after she first broke her non-disclosure agreement, Zelda Perkins, Harvey Weinstein’s former personal assistant, felt dizzy with optimism. After an appearance on Newsnight in 2017, in which she spoke publ...

Multiple factors point to an Australian Ashes win but England still have hope

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There was a slightly anticlimactic feel to the announcement of England’s squad for the upcoming Ashes tour. Maybe it was only natural. The England management had, after all, spent a good two years talking about this t...

War still rages in Syrian border town at heart of Iran’s regional ambition

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From a ridge known locally as Baghouz Mountain, the most contested corner of the Middle East resembles an oasis: it’s a splash of green on a desert horizon stretching from the banks of the Euphrates to a sprawling are...

‘We will still suffer’: refugees in PNG say Australia’s exit leaves them stranded

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Australia’s decision to end offshore processing in Papua New Guinea leaves those held within its offshore regime there for eight years in “limbo”, with refugees in Port Moresby saying: “Nothing will change for us.” “T...

Covid ‘still running rampant’ worldwide, warns creator of Oxford vaccine

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Coronavirus is “still running rampant” worldwide and the failure to ensure poorer countries can access vaccines risks more deaths and the emergence of potentially dangerous new variants, the creator of the Oxford jab ...

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