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Spanish drug raid thwarts raffle of Christmas ‘narco-basket’

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Spanish police have arrested two suspected drug dealers who were raffling off a Christmas basket containing cocaine, hashish, alcohol and a leg of cured ham, they said on Tuesday. Officers discovered the unusual lotte...

Manchin thwarts Biden’s climate plan: Politics Weekly Extra

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As Joe Biden gears up for his trip to Glasgow for the Cop26 summit, Senator Joe Manchin continues to try to water down the reconciliation bill, which as it stands includes transformational provisions to stem the adver...

The show did not go on: storm thwarts Central Park concert celebrating city’s Covid comeback

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It started out well enough. In the heart of New York City, on Central Park’s Great Lawn, the weather was overcast leading up to We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert, a genre-spanning spectacle produced by the city itse...

Catalans’ comeback thwarts Leigh’s quest for first Super League win

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Leigh’s wait for a first victory since returning to Super League will go on for at least another week after a second-half turnaround from Catalans inflicted a 10th successive league defeat on the promoted Centurions. ...

Johnny Sexton thwarts Scotland revival to give Ireland Six Nations win

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All too familiar. Scotland, as ever, are dangerous when expectation is low but frustrate time and again when it creeps up high. For all the excitement of London in round one, there Scotland reside, in that little nich...