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French government resists calls to ban headscarves on school trips

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Outrage after far-right politician orders Muslim woman to remove headscarf on trip to parliament The French government has insisted it will not seek to ban Muslim women who...
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Knife crime affects every gender, race, religion and crucially all of the UK

Knife crime affects every gender, race, religion and crucially all of the UK

8 hours ago   |   Metro

Victims such as our Ryan, who were killed in a so-called ‘little towns' like Stourbridge, very rarely get a mention In the early hours of Sunday 6 August 2017, Ryan Passey...
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Venezuelans honour indigenous goddess María Lionza - in pictures

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Thousands trek to Sorte Mountain each year to perform fiery rituals in tribute to the goddess
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Gavin Matthews: Take one day at a time and use it well

12 hours ago   |   The Scotsman

Suffering and affliction gatecrash our lives when we least expect it. Pain is the unwelcome guest which forcibly intrudes into our homes and ­families. Torment is no respecter...
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Row over mothers wearing the Muslim headscarf on French school outings splits Emmanuel Macron's cabinet

Row over mothers wearing the Muslim headscarf on French school outings splits Emmanuel Macron's cabinet

1 day ago   |   The Telegraph


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Harold Bloom obituary

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

American literary critic and author who delighted in overturning orthodoxies “Criticism,” observed the literary critic Harold Bloom , who has died aged 89, “starts with a real...
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Hate crimes jump by 10% in one year across England and Wales

Hate crimes jump by 10% in one year across England and Wales

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   5 articles

The Home Office said there were spikes in hate crimes being reported as a result of the EU referendum The number of hate crimes recorded in England and Wales in 2018/19 soared...
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What Happened? by Hanif Kureishi - review

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Hanif Kureishi returns with musings on race, sex and politics - plus the odd showbiz chum Unlike Hillary Clinton, who used the same title for her memoir, Hanif Kureishi...
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Hate crimes double in five years in England and Wales

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   5 articles

Home Office figures show surge in offences linked to sexual orientation and trans identity The number of hate crimes reported to police has more than doubled since 2013...
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George Pell's lawyers accuse prosecutors of 'mischaracterising' cardinal's appeal

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Legal team says there does remain a reasonable doubt of any opportunity for the offending to have occurred Cardinal George Pell's legal team has accused Victoria's crown...
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Emmerdale's Leah Bracknell dies age 55 three years after being diagnosed...

Emmerdale's Leah Bracknell dies age 55 three years after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer

Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell has died three years after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, her manager said. Leah, 55, starred as Zoe Tate from 1993 to 2005 and... Read more ...

Manchester United suffer double injury blow as Paul Pogba and David De Gea...

Manchester United suffer double injury blow as Paul Pogba and David De Gea ruled out of Liverpool clash

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Brooke Morris: Body found in search for missing Welsh rugby player

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Volvo launches its first electric car - the XC40 Recharge SUV

Volvo launches its first electric car - the XC40 Recharge SUV

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Meghan Markle's staff apologise for Instagram error after eagle-eyed fans...

Meghan Markle's staff apologise for Instagram error after eagle-eyed fans spot 'hiccup'

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Toddler Kamille McKinney ‘found alive' four days after being abducted at...

Toddler Kamille McKinney ‘found alive' four days after being abducted at birthday party

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Antonio Conte tests mettle of Inter Milan stars with training session in pouring rain

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