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M&S stops selling disposable barbecues in UK stores over fire risk

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Marks & Spencer has removed disposable barbecues from sale across all its UK stores to “protect open spaces and reduce the risk of fires”. Announcing the move on Wednesday, the retailer pointed out that it had alr...

Large tortoise on the track stops Norwich to Stansted trains

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A large tortoise on the track caused trains to come to a halt in south-eastern England, a rail company informed travellers on Monday. Greater Anglia rail tweeted that trains between Norwich and Stansted airport were s...

Anthony Albanese stops short of calling for Australians to work from home amid Covid surge

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Anthony Albanese has stopped short of calling for Australians to work from home if they can, as the chief medical officer, Paul Kelly, advised yesterday in the face of the rising Covid wave, saying the nation needed a...

EasyJet departures apart, buck ultimately stops with the chief executive

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Not another unscheduled cancellation at easyJet. This time it’s the chief operating officer who is grounded, though the precise circumstances of Peter Bellew’s exit from the company were lost in the fog of corporate s...

Outcry as China stops Pacific journalists questioning Wang Yi

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Journalists covering the Chinese foreign minister’s tour of the Pacific say they have been blocked from filming or accessing events, and that not a single question from a Pacific journalist has been allowed to be aske...

Taboo stops south Asian people in UK seeking help for dementia, says charity

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Thousands of south Asian people living with dementia in the UK are being denied access to help and support because stigma and taboo prevent them from getting diagnosed, a charity has warned. People from south Asian co...

Vaquita porpoise could survive … but only if illegal fishing stops immediately

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Scientists studying the DNA of the world’s smallest cetacean and rarest marine mammal, the vaquita porpoise, have made a surprising and bittersweet discovery. With a tiny population of fewer than 10 individuals left, ...

US police have killed nearly 600 people in traffic stops since 2017, data shows

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Police in the US have killed nearly 600 people during traffic stops since 2017, with the deaths continuing apace this year, a review of national police violence data shows. The numbers add urgency to the growing push ...

Nestlé stops production and sales of non-essential goods in Russia

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Nestlé has bowed to pressure and stopped the local production and sales of non-essential goods such as KitKats and Nesquik in Russia. The food and drinks group announced this week that it had stopped the import and ex...

Home Office stops married couple being together for birth of first child

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A married couple have been left “broken” and in “shock” after being barred by the Home Office from being together for the birth of their first baby, due in the next few days. Farzana Miah, 23, who lives in Southall, i...

Penny Wong says diplomatic thaw with China possible if Coalition stops ‘playing politics’

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Labor’s foreign affairs spokesperson, Penny Wong, says it may be possible for Australia to achieve a diplomatic thaw with China despite the substantial differences between the two countries – if Scott Morrison abandon...

Penny Wong says better relationship with China possible if Coalition stops ‘playing politics’

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Labor’s foreign affairs spokesperson, Penny Wong, says it may be possible for Australia to achieve a diplomatic thaw with China despite the substantial differences between the two countries – if Scott Morrison abandon...

TikTok restricts service in Russia and Netflix stops streaming

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TikTok has imposed restrictions on its service in Russia, and Netflix has suspended streaming there entirely, as western companies continue to pull out of the country. Chinese-owned TikTok said it would block livestre...

How many more babies must die before England stops jailing pregnant women?

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In the past three years, two babies born inside English prisons have died. In September 2019, a woman, now known as Ms A, gave birth alone in her cell at HMP Bronzefield and the baby died. In July 2020, a baby was sti...

Gatwick IT glitch stops flights landing or taking off during peak period

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A computer glitch at the Gatwick control tower left flights unable to land or take off at Britain’s second biggest airport during the morning peak. Three planes were diverted to other London airports as controllers fr...

Tesla, bowing to pressure, stops allowing drivers to play video games while driving

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Under pressure from US auto safety regulators, Tesla has agreed to stop allowing video games to be played on center touch screens while its vehicles are moving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says ...

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