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London drivers ditching diesel cars six times faster than rest of UK

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Drivers in London have abandoned diesel cars six times faster than those in the rest of the UK since Sadiq Khan announced plans for a massive expansion of the London’s clean air zone. Research released days before Lon...

Tell us: have you contracted Covid-19 multiple times?

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Have you contracted Covid-19 three or even four times? We would like to hear from people who have been reinfected by the virus multiple times during the pandemic. How many times have you contracted Covid? Were you rei...

Stephen Port laptop not inspected until he had killed three times, inquest told

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The serial killer Stephen Port’s laptop was not submitted for forensic examination by police until 10 months after the death of his first victim, by which time he had killed two others, an inquest has heard. The devic...

Comedian’s ‘subversive’ billboards attacking Australia’s climate policy to feature in New York’s Times Square

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Times Square’s biggest billboard will this week display for 10 minutes “subversive” satirical messages criticising Australia for its inaction on the climate crisis. The campaign is the brainchild of the Australian com...

Tory conference roundup: taxing times and too much talk

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“I think you should be called Alok Charmer,” said Stanley Johnson as he interviewed the Cop26 president. It was only downhill from there at one of the more bizarre events at conference, as Johnson kept returning to th...

Yard Act review – spiky chroniclers of sour times

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“It’s a never-ending cycle of abuse!” snarls Yard Act frontman James Smith at his bass player, eking out a funk rhythm. “I got the blues and I can’t shake them loose!” The song is Dark Days – a sinuous banger in which...

Media startup Ozy shuts down after New York Times report raises concerns

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Ozy, a digital media startup, is shutting down less than a week after a New York Times column raised questions about the organization’s claims of millions of viewers and readers, while also pointing out a potential ca...

‘So different’: how the millennials of 28 Up are coping with changing times

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It was a groundbreaking documentary series that became a TV institution as it followed the lives of 14 Britons of vastly different backgrounds from the age of seven through nearly six decades. Made at seven-year inter...

Pollution on some new UK trains ‘13 times one of London’s busiest roads’

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The amount of diesel pollution on some new trains is 13 times higher than on one of central London’s busiest roads, researchers found. Passengers travelling on board a Great Western Railway carriage running from Londo...

‘Cake’ mentioned 10 times more than ‘climate change’ on UK TV – report

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“Cake” was mentioned 10 times more often on UK television shows than “climate change” in 2020, data has revealed. The research showed “banana bread” was a more frequently heard term than “wind power” and “solar power”...

The Afghan view of 9/11: ‘This is the day the bad times started’

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In Afghanistan 9/11 is remembered as a trigger for decades of war which this year have come full, grim circle. The Taliban who controlled the country and sheltered Osama bin Laden at the time of the attacks are once m...

‘Not even modestly good control’: Fauci says US Covid cases 16 times too high to end pandemic

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The US has far too many cases of the coronavirus to see an end to the pandemic, Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told Axios in an interview published on Thursday...

Wout van Aert times run to perfection to claim Tour of Britain’s opening stage

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Bodmin, Paris and Tokyo have shared at least one experience this summer: the Wout van Aert juggernaut has rolled into town and made a lasting impression. Six weeks after taking the Olympic silver medal in the Olympic ...

Labour councils house eight times as many asylum seekers as Tory areas, analysis finds

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There are eight times as many refugees and asylum seekers living in Labour-run parts of Britain as in Conservative areas, analysis by the Guardian has shown, amid growing pressure on ministers to fix the “completely i...

New Zealand: Covid-positive escapee had tried to flee hotel quarantine three times, officials say

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A man who tested positive for Covid-19 before absconding from a quarantine facility in Auckland on Thursday had attempted to escape three times before he was successful, health officials report. New Zealand police arr...

What You Can See from Here by Mariana Leky review – a tonic in troubled times

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The okapi lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo, its glossy brown body sloping up from zebra-striped legs. It’s an unlikely presence in western Germany, but that’s not why Selma is unsettled when she sees one, cal...

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