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Booker prize reveals globe-spanning longlist of ‘engrossing stories'

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Kazuo Ishiguro makes cut alongside Rachel Cusk and Richard Powers, and novels from Sri Lanka and South Africa compete with choices from the US and UK Kazuo Ishiguro first won...
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Mako Vunipola set to be handed starting role in second Lions Test

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Loosehead prop impressed as substitute in the first match Lions can clinch series by beating South Africa on Saturday Mako Vunipola is in line to start for the British & Irish...
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Sevens flyer Jordan Conroy admits ‘a few errors' cost Ireland ‘a lot of points' as Olympic dream in the balance

Sevens flyer Jordan Conroy admits ‘a few errors' cost Ireland ‘a lot of points' as Olympic dream in the balance

3 hours ago   |   The Irish Sun

JORDAN CONROY was unable to enjoy yesterday as Ireland lost both of their first two matches against South Africa and the USA. But the Ireland Sevens star said he has enjoyed...
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Mako Vunipola to be elevated to the starting front row for the Lions' second Test with South Africa

Mako Vunipola to be elevated to the starting front row for the Lions' second Test with South Africa

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The 30-year-old Saracens and England prop was initially left out of the matchday 23 for the series opener but he was a late addition to the bench after Wyn Jones was ruled out...
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Lions Tour 2021: Ali Price focuses on second test challenge rather than ‘incredibly special' Lions Test debut

4 hours ago   |   The Courier

Ali Price has barely had time to reflect on the “incredibly special day” of his Lions test debut and is already targeting improvement for the second test against South Africa...
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Nine African cities you need to visit

4 hours ago   |   The Independent

Put these cities on your bucket list, writes Tamara Hinson
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Vunipola set to start second Lions Test in Cape Town after super-sub heroics against South Africa

4 hours ago   |   The Irish Sun


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South Africa's Rassie Erasmus has abandoned grace and dignity | Robert Kitson

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The director of rugby's behaviour during the Lions tour may have been within the rules, but does the sport no credit In a slightly different context, people talk about class...
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BioNTech Gains On Project Malaria Launch With Eye On Africa Vaccine

8 hours ago   |   FXCM


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Mako Vunipola rejects Rassie Erasmus criticism

9 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

British and Irish Lions prop Mako Vunipola insists that he didn't do anything wrong by lifting Cheslin Kolbe back to his feet after the wing had fallen to the ground. The...
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Britney Spears' mother Lynne Spears claims pop star is doing fine amid...

Britney Spears' mother Lynne Spears claims pop star is doing fine amid conservatorship battle

Lynne was seen with her son Bryan, 44, as Britney called her father Jamie Spears 'threatening' and 'scary' in new legal docs revolving around the conservatorship over the pop star. Read more ...

Children's author Michael Morpurgo fears school closures during Covid could...

Children's author Michael Morpurgo fears school closures during Covid could cause PTSD among pupils

Former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo, 77, said he feared youngsters who spent a large amount of time learning at home will never get over the trauma. Read more ...

Lucifer season 6: Showrunners preview Ella and Carol romance after Dan's death

Lucifer season 6: Showrunners preview Ella and Carol romance after Dan's death

LUCIFER's office rival Dan Espinoza left a lasting impression before his life was taken in season five, and the showrunners have teased how that could be explored in the final... Read more ...

Meteor shower tonight: 'Exciting fireballs' to light up the night on Delta...

Meteor shower tonight: 'Exciting fireballs' to light up the night on Delta Aquariids peak

METEOR hunters are in for a treat this week with the peak of not one but meteor showers at the same time. Keep your eyes peeled because astronomers expect the Delta Aquariids... Read more ...

Australia desperately needs blood donation supplies as COVID restrictions...

Australia desperately needs blood donation supplies as COVID restrictions hits donor rates

The Australian Red Cross has launched an urgent call for people to donate blood as Covid-19 restrictions lead to many cancelling their appointments. Read more ...

Chicago PD called to end contract with ShotSpotter technology, which led to...

Chicago PD called to end contract with ShotSpotter technology, which led to killing of Adam Toledo

Police departments in cities around the country - including in Chicago - are facing calls to stop using ShotSpotter amid claims that cops are using it to fabricate evidence in... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: BMX racer Niek Kimmann in race against time to be fit for...

Tokyo Olympics: BMX racer Niek Kimmann in race against time to be fit for Thursday after crash

The former world champion was getting to know and adapting to the circuit ahead of the start of the competition in the quarter-final heats at this summer's Olympics on Thursday. Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: Philippines win first EVER Olympic gold medal

Tokyo Olympics: Philippines win first EVER Olympic gold medal

The 30-year-old took gold with her final lift of the day, obliterating her personal best to see off world record holder Liao Qiuyun of China and she was unable to hold back the... Read more ...

Apple patches zero-day vulnerability in iOS, iPadOS, macOS under active attack

Characteristically mum about details Apple on Monday patched a zero-day vulnerability in its iOS, iPadOS, and macOS operating systems, only a week after issuing a set of OS... Read more ...

My Big Fat Fabulous Life's Whitney Way Thore is 'exhausted' by followers...

My Big Fat Fabulous Life's Whitney Way Thore is 'exhausted' by followers commenting on her weight

Whitney Way Thore opened up about feeling 'exhausted' by the comments she receives about her weight on social media. Read more ...