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Woman ‘abused’ by MI5 agent takes legal action against service

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A woman who said she was terrorised by an MI5 agent with a background in rightwing extremism is taking legal action against the security service. Beth, not her real name, claimed the man, her former partner, attacked ...

UK deportation flight to Jamaica takes off with seven onboard

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A Home Office deportation flight to Jamaica took off in the early hours of Wednesday morning with seven people onboard. Some media reports said the Home Office initially had 100 people on the list of Jamaican national...

Rafael Nadal takes positive step back from injury with win over John Isner

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Not long before everything became about Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal was the story in men’s tennis this year. He had only just taken his first uncertain steps back from a near six-month layoff when, suddenly, he was s...

Razzle dazzle: Pamela Anderson takes back the narrative in Chicago

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If you polled the audience at New York’s Ambassador Theater on Saturday night, there’s a good chance many were there to see one person: Pamela Anderson, the 90s icon who’s been having a moment this spring. The Playboy...

Depp v Heard: second week of trial takes sheen off celebrity glamor

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Amber Heard has sat impassively through 10 days of Johnny Depp’s $50m defamation against her stemming from their volatile 15 month marriage. Next week, the 36-year-old actor will get to present her version of events i...

When voters abstain, France takes notice – the UK should learn to do the same

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Four distinct political blocs were revealed by the first round of the French election: a radical left, something approximating a centre-right, the far right and those who looked at the choices on offer and said “none ...

Parched southern California takes unprecedented step of restricting outdoor watering

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Southern California officials declared a water shortage emergency Tuesday, and adopted new unprecedented restrictions on outdoor watering that will impact millions of people living in Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bern...

Trump’s Twitter dilemma: will he rejoin after Elon Musk takes over?

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Elon Musk’s planned takeover of Twitter, and his desire to return what he describes as “free speech” to the platform, has buoyed many of those on the right wing in America, who have seen themselves, or their cohorts, ...

O’Sullivan flying but pigeon takes centre stage at World Snooker Championship

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Ronnie O’Sullivan continued to home in on a record-equalling seventh Crucible title on a day when a pigeon fluttered on to centre stage at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield. The avian interloper flew down fr...

Russia takes Donbas town but Ukrainian frontline ‘still holding’

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Russia’s large-scale offensive to seize the Donbas region was under way on Tuesday when troops overran the city of Kreminna in eastern Ukraine and began advancing towards the strategic Ukrainian military hub of Kramat...

‘Spain is ugly’: El País editor takes on his country’s ‘cultural catastrophe’

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For nearly two decades Andrés Rubio pored over photos of Spain’s magnificent cathedrals, delicate Moorish architecture and quaint cobblestone streets. But as the editor of newspaper El País’ travel supplement, what of...

Paris-Roubaix: Van Baarle takes victory as Lampaert collides with spectator

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Dutchman Dylan van Baarle has won the gruelling Paris-Roubaix one-day classic, an event that saw Yves Lampaert’s chances of a podium place ended in the closing kilometres after a bizarre collision with a roadside spec...

National lottery: Richard Desmond takes legal action over licence award

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Companies owned by the billionaire Richard Desmond have launched legal action against the UK’s gambling regulator’s decision to grant Czech-owned Allwyn the licence to run the National Lottery. Desmond’s Northern &...

Much ado about Doug: second gentleman takes spotlight at Shakespeare debate

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“I haven’t been in court for a few years, so excuse me if I’m a bit rusty,” said Doug Emhoff. “You know, not too much has changed in my life – except for the Secret Service, Air Force Two, the selfies, the cameras fol...

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