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Jeremy Wright latest Tory MP to call for Boris Johnson to resign

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Jeremy Wright, a former culture secretary and attorney general, has become the latest Tory MP to call for Boris Johnson to resign, arguing that while he could not be sure the prime minister had misled MPs, he was at b...

‘It’s taken all of me’: Australian surfer Tyler Wright wins at Bells Beach

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Two-time world champion Tyler Wright has made it third time lucky at Bells Beach after busting through the pain barrier to finally win the iconic World Surf League event. Wright lost the Bells Beach final to Carissa M...

Daunte Wright: backlash over plan to move police killing victim’s memorial

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Plans to remove a street-corner memorial to Daunte Wright have been put on hold, after protests from the family of the 20-year old Black man who was killed by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop last year...

Daunte Wright family ‘cheated’ by two-year sentence for officer who shot him dead

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The family of Daunte Wright said they felt “cheated” of justice on Friday after the former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter received just 24 months in prison for the manslaughter of the 20-year-old Black motorist d...

Peter Wright beats Gary Anderson to set up PDC world final with Michael Smith

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Peter Wright secured a return to the final of the PDC world championship with a thrilling victory over fellow former champion Gary Anderson. The 2020 winner will face Michael Smith, the runner-up three years ago, in M...

Kim Potter found guilty over killing of Daunte Wright

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The jury in the manslaughter trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter, who shot dead 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April 2021, has found her guilty. The former police officer, who is wh...

Trial of Kim Potter in death of Daunte Wright reaches closing arguments

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Closing arguments were set for Monday in the manslaughter trial of Kim Potter, the former Minnesota police officer who says she meant to use her Taser not her gun when she shot and killed Daunte Wright as he tried to ...

Defense rests after Kim Potter describes ‘chaotic’ traffic stop that killed Wright

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The defense has rested in the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Black motorist Daunte Wright. Kim Potter, 49, is charged with manslaughter in Wright’s death during a traffic stop on ...

Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright and a bitcoin mystery in America

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In Budapest, there is a bust by the Danube River. The face is bronze, and blank, so people can see their own faces reflected back at them. It is wearing a hoodie, with the bitcoin logo on the chest. It is a statue of ...

Daunte Wright killing: ex-officer Kim Potter violated her training, say prosecutors

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The suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed Daunte Wright violated her training and “betrayed a 20-year-old kid” when she shot him with a handgun instead of a Taser during a traffic stop, a prosecutor told juro...

Australian man Craig Wright wins US court battle for bitcoin fortune worth billions

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Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin, has prevailed in a civil trial against the family of a deceased business partner that claimed it was owed half of a cryptocurren...

Daunte Wright killing: potential jurors face grilling on policing and protest

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When attorneys begin sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she killed Daunte Wright, they will ta...

Deathloop: how Arkane used Frank Lloyd Wright, Tarantino and Twiggy to build a world

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This year, there is one game world I have enjoyed exploring more than any other. We’re so spoiled for visually rich open environments these days, it takes something special to keep players immersed, to keep them wande...

‘Give people money and they’re no longer poor, it’s not rocket science’: Sammy Wright of the Social Mobility Commission

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Two teenagers are curled up on a sofa, asleep in each other’s arms. On the kitchen floor close by, an adult lies in a pool of blood. Soon the police will be on their way and the siblings, who were abused and neglected...

Jeffrey Wright: ‘There’s a relentless, grotesque debasement of language in the US’

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With his soulful gravitas, rich vocal tones and understated cool, Jeffrey Wright is one of those actors who brings dramatic heft to anything in which he appears. Which, these days, is an awful lot. He broke through on...

‘The woke’ are just the latest faux enemies of Englishness conjured up by the right

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Like some of the emeritus professors who have recently steamed into the Conservative party’s “anti-woke” campaign under the name of History Reclaimed, I grew up in a less fractured country, in which, stately occasions...

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