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Jacinda Ardern pushes stability over change in New Zealand's 'Covid election'

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

The prime minister is pitching a mix of steady leadership and big-spending policies to voters after a world-leading coronavirus response Covid report: New Zealand goes 100 days...
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On the 75th anniversary of Nagasaki, a world free of nuclear weapons remains a distant dream - here's why

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

But the pandemic should serve as a wake-up call for countries to work together for peace
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What do you do when, as much as you loathe the idea of Brexit, you happen to love this grey and rainy little island?

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

If you'll allow me to quote Theresa May for the first and last time - I'm just not ready to give up on the 'country I love'
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Spain's former king Juan Carlos, 82, 'was banished from the country by his son King Felipe VI'

Spain's former king Juan Carlos, 82, 'was banished from the country by his son King Felipe VI'

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Spain's former king Juan Carlos revealed on Monday that he had decided to leave Spain to help his son, the current King Felipe VI, 'exercise his responsibilities'.
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Newslinks for Sunday 9th August 2020

Newslinks for Sunday 9th August 2020

3 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Schools will be last to close if second wave strikes, vows Johnson “The country has a moral duty to reopen schools next month, Boris ­Johnson said, as it emerged that there is...
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Moving from the country to the city made me more comfortable in my brown skin

Moving from the country to the city made me more comfortable in my brown skin

3 hours ago   |   Metro

At best, I felt a bit out of place here. At worst, I felt positively unwelcome I grew up in the town of Malvern in Worcestershire, which is famed for its rolling hills. It's...
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Beirut protesters hurl molotov cocktails at riot police as streets boil over with violence

Beirut protesters hurl molotov cocktails at riot police as streets boil over with violence

3 hours ago   |   Metro

Caption: Demonstrators hurl molotov cocktails at riot police in Beirut Credit: Getty A police officer was killed and hundreds of people have been injured as protestors took to...
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Sweden's Covid expert warns UK: opening and closing schools would be disastrous

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

State infectious disease specialist says changing the rules harms public trust Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Sweden's state epidemiologist...
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Global power games could blow the whole Middle East apart

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

As Beirut mourns its dead after last week's explosion, foreign meddling has plunged the entire region into chaos The huge explosion that destroyed much of central Beirut is a...
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Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 46,566 and virus rates surging in three major cities in England

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 46,566 and virus rates surging in three major cities in England

4 hours ago   |   Metro

More face covering rules came into force this weekend in England and Scotland A further 55 people have died with coronavirus in the UK, bringing the nation's death toll - as...
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Simon Cowell rushed to hospital with broken back after falling off electric bike

Simon Cowell rushed to hospital with broken back after falling off electric bike

The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent mogul Simon Cowell will surgery on his back following the accident. Read more ...

Katie Price's supportive boyfriend Carl Woods carries her to hospital...

Katie Price's supportive boyfriend Carl Woods carries her to hospital appointment for broken feet

Katie Price leaned on boyfriend Carl Woods as she headed to her hospital appointment Katie Price has all her needs covered right now thanks to boyfriend Carl Woods, who was... Read more ...

Cristiano Ronaldo agent opens talks over transfer away from Juventus...

Cristiano Ronaldo agent opens talks over transfer away from Juventus following Champions League exit

The agent of Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly opened talks over a surprise potential transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Ronaldo's Juve side have just been... Read more ...

Champions League: Celtic to play KR Reykjavik in CL first qualifying round

Champions League: Celtic to play KR Reykjavik in CL first qualifying round

Celtic have been drawn at home to Icelandic champions KR Reykjavik in the first qualifying round for the Champions League. Read more ...

Carlos Tevez signs new deal at Boca Juniors aged 36 as Argentinian forward...

Carlos Tevez signs new deal at Boca Juniors aged 36 as Argentinian forward targets Copa Libertadores

Carlos Tevez has signed a new deal at Boca Juniors, which could see the Argentinian striker playing for the club at the age of 37. The ex-Man City star began his career at the... Read more ...

70th Anniversary Grand Prix: Time, line up and how to watch it at home

70th Anniversary Grand Prix: Time, line up and how to watch it at home

Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas celebrates in the pit lane as Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton gets out of his car after the qualifying session of the F1 70th... Read more ...

500 people descend on woods for illegal rave with fairy lights and DJ

500 people descend on woods for illegal rave with fairy lights and DJ

Police broke up an illegal rave in Epping Forest early this morning Police have shut down an illegal rave after hundreds of revellers broke coronavirus restrictions to party... Read more ...

US PGA Championship day three: Johnson eyes redemption

US PGA Championship day three: Johnson eyes redemption

A decade after controversially being denied a play-off place in the US PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson has his sights set on a redemptive victory and second major title in San... Read more ...

Guardiola details chat with Zidane after Man City's win over Real Madrid

Guardiola details chat with Zidane after Man City's win over Real Madrid

Zidane suffered elimination from the Champions League for the first time as a manager after City's 4-2 aggregate win over Real Madrid but still had time for a debrief with... Read more ...

Boris and Carrie ‘heading to Scotland for two-week staycation'

Boris and Carrie ‘heading to Scotland for two-week staycation'

The Prime Minister and his fiancee Carrie Symonds are reportedly heading to Scotland with their son Wilfred Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to Scotland for a two-week... Read more ...