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Strong pound keeps UK cities steady on global list of most costly places to live

33 seconds ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

The list, compiled by Mercer, helps employers to calculate appropriate compensation packages for expatriate employees, based on living costs.
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Coronavirus news - live: WHO says Delta is the ‘fastest and fittest' Covid variant

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US official to address legacy of Indigenous boarding schools

33 seconds ago   |   The Independent

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and other federal officials are expected to announce steps that the federal government plans to take to reconcile the legacy of boarding...
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Amid clamor to increase prescribed burns, obstacles await

33 seconds ago   |   The Independent

Six decades after University of California forestry professor Harold Biswell experimented with prescribed burns and was treated with ridicule, he is seen as someone whose ideas...
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Billie Eilish ‘appalled and embarrassed' by Asian slur in old clip

34 seconds ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Billie Eilish has apologised after a video surfaced appearing to show her mouthing a racist slur.
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Strong pound keeps UK cities steady on global list of most costly places to live

16 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

The relative strength of sterling has kept the rankings of UK cities steady on a global list of the most costly places for expatriate employees to live.
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Armenia's efforts to identify war dead leave bereaved families without bodies

16 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Some families looking to private firms or abroad as overwhelmed labs struggle to process DNA tests Eight months after the end of the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan in...
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Philippines president Duterte: ‘You choose, Covid vaccine or I will have you jailed'

16 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

President says he is ‘exasperated' by reports of vaccine hesitancy in the capital amid slow rollout See all our coronavirus coverage President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to...
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Indonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new coronavirus infections

16 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The country's infections, the worst in south-east Asia, have passed two million See all our coronavirus coverage Indonesian health authorities are battling a new surge in...
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Spanish government set to pardon nine Catalan independence leaders

16 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Prime minister says controversial decision opposed by many Spaniards will ‘open path to reconciliation' Spain's socialist-led government will on Tuesday approve the deeply...
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Euro 2020 matchday 12: Scotland have history in their sights

Scotland head into Tuesday's crunch Group D clash with Croatia knowing victory will see them reach the knockout stages of a major tournament for the first time. Read more ...

Euro 2020 matchday 12: Scotland have history in their sights

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Summary List Placement Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While Amazon Prime Day is the headline event this week, Walmart's Deals for Days is also offering some incredible... Read more ...

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‘French democracy is sick.' Low election turnout sparks grave concern

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Mario Draghi's high-stakes recovery push

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Obama backs Manchin's voting rights compromise before crucial Senate vote

Former president calls Democrats' proposal a ‘product of compromise' and says the future of the country is at stake Barack Obama has backed conservative West Virginia... Read more ...

How first home buyers could be the big winners from a NSW plan to scrap...

How first home buyers could be the big winners from a NSW plan to scrap stamp duty for land tax

Someone buying a $1million house in Sydney could soon have the choice of paying more than $40,000 upfront in stamp duty or $1,200 a year in land tax as a New South Wales plan. Read more ...

Man is charged with 'sexually touching a five-year-old girl' at a shop on...

Man is charged with 'sexually touching a five-year-old girl' at a shop on Bondi Beach

A man, 58, has been charged with the alleged sexual touching of a five-year-old girl at a shop in Sydney's east. He faces 11 counts of sexually touching a child under 10 years old. Read more ...