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Newslinks for Wednesday 15th July 2020

Newslinks for Wednesday 15th July 2020

11 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

China threatens to make British companies pay for Huawei ban “Beijing has threatened retaliation against British companies in China, hinting that Boris Johnson had failed the...
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Sinking Dutchman: world's largest historical sailing fleet threatened by Covid-19

11 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Lockdown is keeping ships in port - and as bankruptcy looms for many skippers, an ‘irreplaceable' part of the Netherlands' maritime heritage is at risk If it weren't for...
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Which painter's daughter is this? The great British art quiz

31 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Jerwood Collection set today's quiz, aimed at exploring British art while museums closed because of Covid-19 This quiz is brought to you in collaboration with Art UK , the...
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The only real question about face masks is: what took England so long? | Devi Sridhar

31 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Wearing face coverings protects us, protects others - and could help prevent a second wave. Yet our leaders have dithered again After going around in circles about the merits...
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Abigail Shrier says parents are gagged by PC culture:'Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters' 

Abigail Shrier says parents are gagged by PC culture:'Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters' 

37 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Abigail Shrier, from LA, author of Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters, told the Woman By Definition Podcast that progressive efforts have backfired.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. The UK government announced it will remove Huawei from its 5G network by 2027, and telecoms companies will...
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Strong Women: ‘I've been hunted by snakes and stalked by a jaguar - danger is addictive'

Strong Women: ‘I've been hunted by snakes and stalked by a jaguar - danger is addictive'

53 minutes ago   |   Metro

From a very early age, Lucy Shepherd knew that she belonged outdoors - it was where she always felt most like herself. Adults described her as an ‘adventurous' child, and she...
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Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club and Tina by Chris Frantz review

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

The trouble with David Byrne... A revealing inside account of the highs and lows of a band who looked and sounded like nobody else A winter afternoon, Providence, Rhode Island...
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Artlords, not warlords - how Kabul's artists battle for the streets

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Muralists are covering the Afghan capital's blast walls with agitprop imagery and calling out corruption From the killing of George Floyd in the US and the drowning of Afghan...
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Governments put 'green recovery' on the backburner

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

G20 countries aim their pandemic bailout spending at fossil fuel industries, leaving Paris climate change targets in doubt Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Edward Colston Statue Replaced By Sculpture Of Black Lives Matter Protester

Edward Colston Statue Replaced By Sculpture Of Black Lives Matter Protester

A sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester has been erected in Bristol on the plinth where a statue of slave trader Edward Colston once stood. Artist Marc Quinn created the... Read more ...

Tyra Banks revealed as new host for Dancing With The Stars

Tyra Banks revealed as new host for Dancing With The Stars

Tyra is the new leading lady on Dancing With The Stars Tyra Banks will be returning to our TV screens as the brand new host of Dancing With The Stars. The America's Next Top... Read more ...

Inter Milan 'hope to tempt Man United into selling Anthony Martial by...

Inter Milan 'hope to tempt Man United into selling Anthony Martial by offering them Skriniar'

The Italian club have long admired Martial, who has scored 21 goals in an excellent season at Old Trafford. But the French striker's price tag of around £60m would prove a... Read more ...

Coronation Street spoilers: Yasmeen defeats Geoff, murder twist and Daniel's...

Coronation Street spoilers: Yasmeen defeats Geoff, murder twist and Daniel's shock move

The net is closing in on Gary Windass in Coronation Street as the truth starts to come to light about what happened to Rick Neelan. Adam Barlow accuses him of murder - but can... Read more ...

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 44,968 and Blackburn implements...

Coronavirus news live: UK death toll reaches 44,968 and Blackburn implements stricter measures to avoid a Leicester-style lockdown

Face masks will soon become the norm in shops A further 138 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus , bringing the UK death toll to 44,968. The latest figures... Read more ...

Maroon 5's Mickey Madden 'taking leave of absence' from band following arrest

Maroon 5's Mickey Madden 'taking leave of absence' from band following arrest

The Maroon 5 musician was arrested last month following an alleged incident of domestic violence with an unidentified woman Read more ...

Donald Trump suggests HE convinced Boris Johnson to ban 'unsafe' Huawei

Donald Trump suggests HE convinced Boris Johnson to ban 'unsafe' Huawei

The US President has welcomed Boris Johnson's call to enforce a partial ban on the Chinese telecoms giant and begin ripping out its technology. Read more ...

Chris Hemsworth needs to be in ‘positive mental state' for gruelling Hulk...

Chris Hemsworth needs to be in ‘positive mental state' for gruelling Hulk Hogan biopic transformation

Hemsworth is hulking up Chris Hemsworth will be bringing Hulk Hogan to the big screen - and he's got his work cut out for him. The Australian actor is set to play the WWE... Read more ...

Chelsea's Man Utd nerves show in tight Norwich win as Willian proves he...

Chelsea's Man Utd nerves show in tight Norwich win as Willian proves he deserves new deal

Chelsea beat Norwich 1-0 on Tuesday night but were far from their best in clinching a huge victory in the Champions League race. Read more ...

Liverpool cleared to seal Thiago Alcantara transfer for £36m as Bayern...

Liverpool cleared to seal Thiago Alcantara transfer for £36m as Bayern Munich angered by contract row

Liverpool have reportedly been cleared to seal the transfer of Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara provided they pay around £36million for him. The Spain international is... Read more ...