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Hailu Mergia: Yene Mircha review I Ammar Kalia's global album of the month

14 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

On his second solo album, the Ethiopian multi-instrumentalist plots an audacious route through jazz, funk and traditional sounds Ethiopian multi-instrumentalist Hailu Mergia's...
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Aerial video shows mass grave on New York City's Hart Island amid coronavirus surge - video

40 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

As New York deals with a mounting coronavirus death toll and dwindling morgue space, the city has shortened the length of time it will hold unclaimed remains before they are...
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NI economy still 4% below peak of 2007 even before onset of coronavirus crisis

NI economy still 4% below peak of 2007 even before onset of coronavirus crisis

54 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Northern Ireland's economy remained 4% below its peak of 2007 even before the oubreak of coronavirus, according to a report.
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Cash and the Economy: Evidence from India's Demonetization

1 hour ago   |   Harvard

Prachi Mishra Abhinav Narayan Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Gita Gopinath. 2020. “ Cash and the Economy: Evidence from India's Demonetization .” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135, 1.
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Update: Mexico's refusal to play ball threatens Saudi-Russia oil deal

1 hour ago   |   Energy Voice   |   2 articles

A historic multilateral deal to lower global oil production and stabilise prices, led by record cuts from Saudi Arabia and Russia, is at risk as Mexico refuses to agree to the...
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EnQuest set to weather storm with ‘quick action'

1 hour ago   |   Energy Voice

EnQuest has insisted its day-to-day operations are not “materially affected” by the coronavirus outbreak. But the oil and gas firm said yesterday it had restricted offshore...
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15 players who are probably regretting their January transfers - PF

1 hour ago   |   Team Talk

Football was very different three months ago. Instead of worrying about whether the season would finish, we were enjoying the race for the Premier League top four and wondering...
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Billie Eilish has urged her fans to 'take responsibility' during the coronavirus pandemic

Billie Eilish has urged her fans to 'take responsibility' during the coronavirus pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Music News

The 18-year-old star has been left exasperated by photos of many people disregarding the ongoing global health crisis and still meeting
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Tanzania to ease education ban on pregnant girls - but not in classrooms

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Official announcement greeted with cautious optimism but World Bank comes under fire over $500m education loan Tanzania has pledged to improve access to education for pregnant...
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Universities face a financial storm - that's why we need government help | Alistair Jarvis

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Universities are projected to lose nearly £800m this year, with further losses expected. We cannot face this crisis alone Few sectors or industries will be untouched by the...
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Kate Garraway shares emotional update on husband Derek's coronavirus battle

Kate Garraway shares emotional update on husband Derek's coronavirus battle

Good Morning Britain host Kate Garraway has shared a message with viewers as her husband remains in intensive care. Read more ...

What Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thinks about Marcos Rojo amid loan spell

What Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thinks about Marcos Rojo amid loan spell

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer loaned Marcos Rojo out during the January transfer window. Read more ...

Boris Johnson's father warns PM will need time to recover

Boris Johnson's father warns PM will need time to recover

Boris Johnson's father today warned he will need time to recover before 'picking up the reins' at Downing Street despite being moved out of intensive care. Read more ...

Juan Mata delivers verdict on £120m-rated Man Utd transfer target Jadon Sancho

Juan Mata delivers verdict on £120m-rated Man Utd transfer target Jadon Sancho

Manchester United star Juan Mata has opened up about the prospect of summer transfer target Jadon Sancho leaving Borussia Dortmund for the Red Devils. Read more ...

Italian giants ‘offer contract' to Chelsea's former Barcelona star

Italian giants ‘offer contract' to Chelsea's former Barcelona star

It will be the end of an era for many footballers come June when contracts are set to expire and many players become free agents. Players such as Pedro and Willian at Chelsea... Read more ...

Twisted thug who tried to gouge Scots cop's eye out in frenzied attack caged

Twisted thug who tried to gouge Scots cop's eye out in frenzied attack caged

Adam Wright has been jailed for 32 months for the attack on Siobhan Sharkey in Fort William last August. Read more ...

Khloe Kardashian, 35, reveals she has decided to freeze her eggs

Khloe Kardashian, 35, reveals she has decided to freeze her eggs

The reality star revealed on Thursday's Keeping Up With The Kardashian's she has decided to freeze her eggs to get her mum Kris Jenner 'off my back'. Read more ...

New York now burying victims in mass graves as case numbers soar past Italy

New York now burying victims in mass graves as case numbers soar past Italy

The victims of coronavirus in New York, which has been ravaged by the outbreak, have been buried in mass graves on Hart Island, off the Bronx, which has been used to bury poor... Read more ...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: UFC 249 officially POSTPONED latest, Premier...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: UFC 249 officially POSTPONED latest, Premier League captains broker £4m NHS deal

PREMIER LEAGUE captains have brokered a deal to fund £4m to the NHS. Coronavirus has ravaged the sporting calendar across the world, with UFC 249 the latest event to be... Read more ...

Dr Hilary gives warning about wearing coronavirus masks and who should use them

Dr Hilary gives warning about wearing coronavirus masks and who should use them

Good Morning Britain's Dr Hilary Jones issued a warning about wearing coronavirus masks and who should be using them Read more ...