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It's not banter, it's racism: UK students accuse universities of brushing complaints aside

7 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Statements supporting Black Lives Matter are meaningless without action over racist incidents, students say As one of six black medical students in a cohort of 150 at Aberdeen...
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Mya-Rose Craig: ‘Young people need to see someone like them who is into nature'

21 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The 18-year-old birder and environmentalist on improving diversity in her field and how the pandemic has affected the natural world The young birder and environmental...
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Refusal to wear mask should be as taboo as drink-driving, says Royal Society chief

21 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

President of science body issues call amid evidence coverings protect wearer as well as others Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Refusing to wear a...
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Twisting my melon, man! The baggy, brilliant indie-rave summer of 1990

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

As the new decade dawned, indie and rave collided and a seismic party began. Bands from the Happy Mondays to Primal Scream relive that explosion of pills, thrills and endless...
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Gambling charity urges UK banks to improve card blocking systems

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Bank card gambling blockers are not available on 40% of current accounts, says report An anti-gambling charity has called on banks to improve card blocking systems introduced...
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England's vulnerable teenagers at risk of 'falling off the radar'

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Children's commissioner warns teenagers affected by pandemic could become prey for gangs Tens of thousands of vulnerable teenagers whose lives have been disrupted by Covid-19...
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Anger after Johnson appears to blame care homes for their high death toll

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

PM accused of ‘passing the buck' by saying care homes' procedures early in pandemic could have been better Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Care...
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Innovation Inc: The telemedicine push and how the digital era will impact businesses and consumers

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The digital era is officially here. And companies that haven't begun investing in their own tech overhauls are already behind. It's not a groundbreaking thought: Almost any...
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20 pledges for 2020: Cycling won't be enough to save the planet - we need green investment in the car industry

16 hours ago   |   The Independent

The other day the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the main trade body, warned that this vital sector of the economy - vehicle manufacture, supplying components, the...
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Thank god for Britain's arts rescue money. But could we be more creative about it? | Simon Jenkins

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The £1.57bn relief package is welcome. It should be followed up with ticket vouchers to make sure there are bums on seats You can fill a plane with people, but not a concert...
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Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms tests positive for COVID-19, says she is...

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ICE says international students taking online courses have to transfer or...

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White House press secretary says Trump doesn't have a position on the Confederate flag but is against 'cancel culture'

During Monday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany would not say whether President Trump supports flying the Confederate flag or is against... Read more ...

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