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But is it art, Ma’am? Robot’s platinum jubilee Queen portrait unveiled

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At first glance, the Queen could be wearing a tin hat with camouflage netting set against a thunderous sky. A commentary on the inevitable conflicts and turbulence that took place during her 70-year reign, perhaps. Or...

Google IO: Pixel 6a, Pixel Watch and Android 13 unveiled

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Google has announced a series of new products as it looks to compete with Apple on tablets and smartwatches. It has unveiled a lower-cost smartphone, high-end earbuds and a watch due later this year, as well as Androi...

Blue plaque for first practising female barrister Helena Normanton unveiled

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Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise as a barrister and lead murder trials in the English courts, has been honoured with a blue plaque at her former London home. The trailblazing lawyer was also the first fem...

Tour de France 2022: women’s race reborn as eight-stage route unveiled

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The women’s Tour de France was reborn as the 2022 race route was unveiled in the Palais des Congrès in Paris on Thursday by the newly appointed race director Marion Rousse. The eight-stage race, which begins on 24 Jul...

New guidelines for transgender participation unveiled by UK sports councils

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Trans women retain physique, stamina and strength advantages when competing in female sport, even when they reduce their testosterone levels, new guidelines for transgender participation in national and grassroots spo...

‘Dramatically more powerful’: world’s first battery-electric freight train unveiled

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The world’s first battery-electric freight train was unveiled at an event in Pittsburgh on Friday, amid a fresh attempt by some US lawmakers to slash carbon emissions from rail transport in order to address the climat...

Sexting, lies and unveiled selfies: the Egyptian film exploring the hidden lives of teenage girls

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When the Egyptian director Ayten Amin was 10 years old, a classmate’s sister killed herself. The news gripped the school. But, in a society where suicide is a sin, no one talked about it; instead, they mourned the gir...

‘Pictures left me feeling overwhelmed’: Rashford speaks of support as new mural unveiled

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Marcus Rashford has spoken of how a Manchester mural and its “outpouring of support really lifted” him at one of his “lowest points”, as a new tribute was painted on the wall of a community football clubhouse reading:...

Pregnant man and multiracial handshake emojis unveiled before launch

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A pregnant man, a multiracial handshake and a face that cannot bear to watch are some of the emojis that will hit devices over the next year, according to a draft list published by the Unicode Consortium, which approv...

Edinburgh fringe: plans unveiled for far smaller ‘joyous’ festival

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The producers of the Edinburgh festival fringe are hoping for a “joyous, beautiful experience” after unveiling the schedule for a far smaller season of theatre, dance, comedy and music. Tickets for this year’s fringe ...

‘France is for ever grateful’: Normandy memorial for British D-day troops unveiled

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They fought on the beaches of Normandy, they fought on the landing grounds in the fields and streets and hills. As Winston Churchill had promised, they did not surrender. On Sunday, the names of 22,442 soldiers under ...

Coronavirus live news: Northern Ireland lockdown easing to be unveiled; Olympics ‘could still be cancelled’

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NI executive to outline reopening dates; Cambodia ‘on brink of death’, says premier; Germany sees biggest single day case rise since January

Northern Ireland centenary: plans unveiled

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The UK government has unveiled plans to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland that include tree-planting, a postmark, a church service, an investment conference and possibly a meeting of G7 trade and finance minister...