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Act of God? Who toppled Georgia’s ‘satanic’ standing stones?

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A day after vandals destroyed the controversial monument in Georgia dubbed “America’s Stonehenge” and considered “satanic” by some members of the far right, questions continue to swirl about how it became a flashpoint...

Puerto Rico: statue of Spanish explorer toppled before King Felipe’s visit

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A statue of the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León has been toppled in Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan, hours before a visit to the Caribbean island by Spain’s King Felipe VI. The capital’s mayor, Miguel Romero, crit...

Three more UK energy suppliers toppled by gas price surge

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Three more energy suppliers have collapsed under the weight of rising gas prices, taking the total number of failures to 12 this year and forcing the regulator, Ofgem, to find new suppliers for a further 233,000 custo...

In the city where Colston’s statue toppled, there are signs a culture war can be averted

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It’s been a year since the infamous statue of Edward Colston was toppled – a year in which the aims of the Black Lives Matter protesters have mutated into a continuing culture war whose battlegrounds have included sta...

Toppled Edward Colston statue goes on display in Bristol

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A statue of the slave trader Edward Colston that was toppled during a Black Lives Matter protest is to go on public display. The bronze memorial to the 17th-century merchant had stood in the city since 1895, but was p...