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Exhausted COVID-19 nurse's viral photo shows what it's like 'staring down a tsunami'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:32 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Kathryn Ivey was fresh out of nursing school in May a and headed straight to work in an ICU caring for COVID-19 patients.


Sanders opposes bipartisan COVID-19 relief deal, calling it 'not acceptable' as it lacks payments for Americans
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:55:41 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Sen.A Bernie Sanders objectedA to giving "legal immunity to corporations", as well asA the exclusion of another round of $1,200A checks for Americans.


Meet Biden crisis manager Ron Klain, who will dive into the COVID-19 fight with Dr. Anthony Fauci
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:59:01 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Ron Klain, Joe Biden's top aide, is a veteran crisis manager who will be in the trenches with Dr. Anthony Fauci fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.


'A very, very dark place': Hospitals brace for crisis-care mode with too many patients, not enough staff
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:48:29 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Hospital ICUs are filled with a record number of critically ill Americans with COVID-19, and there's no relief in sight.


Student loan stimulus: Freeze on payments, interest extended thru Jan. as COVID-19 cases surge
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:15:00 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
COVID-19 student loan relief was set to expire at year's end. Now the stimulus will last through the first days of Joe Biden's presidency.


Many of us pressed play on video games during COVID-19 crisis. Here's our best games of 2020
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:28 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
During the coronavirus pandemic, video games hit new popularity levels. Among the hits of 2020 are 'Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales' and 'Fuser.'


Coronavirus updates: San Francisco Bay Area issues stay-at-home order; vaccine doesn't mean virus is over, WHO warns
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:38:17 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The U.S. just saw its deadliest day, again. President-elect Biden plans to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days. Latest COVID-19 news.


Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett: COVID-19 'kicked my butt'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:36:37 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"I was in pain. It wasn't great," Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett said of his recent battle with COVID-19.


Al Pacino on major changes to re-edited 'Godfather III,' Michael Corleone's death and guilt over Fredo
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:00:26 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Al Pacino talks guilt and death in the newly edited and renamed final chapter, "Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone."


Head's up! Here comes the Geminid meteor shower!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:07 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Skywatchers this month will get to enjoy the Geminid meteor shower, which is considered to be one of the best showers of the year.


Mom voted Trump, son voted Biden. Their conversation is an inspiration for a divided nation.
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:08 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Some relationships are too important to be severed by politics.


Trump-Biden 2020: The polls were off, but they're not crystal balls and aren't meant to be.
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:47 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
All the information in the world is at our fingertips 24 hours a day, so we think election outcomes should be, too. But polling is not predictive.


5 NFL rookies who need to step up as postseason draws near
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:58:30 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
While these 5 NFL rookies may not be in line for individual awards, if they step up, they could be the reason their teams make deep playoff runs.


California psychologist emerges in secretive pardon inquiry revealed in court documents
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:28:35 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
California psychologist emerges in secretive pardon probe


Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns enters NBA season with heavy heart: 'I've seen a lot of coffins in the last seven months'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:21:22 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Karl-Anthony Towns spoke emotionally Friday about losing his mother and six other family members to COVID-19 complications.


Canucks parting ways with anthem singer planning to sing at Vancouver rally protesting COVID-19 restrictions
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:32:46 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Canucks and anthem singer Mark Donnelly are parting ways over the singer's planned participation in a rally protesting COVID-19 restrictions.


Georgia, if you're listening, ignore conservatives peddling socialist Senate hallucinations
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:19:22 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
It has been a wearying political year, no question, but only you can give America this gift: a constructive presidency that will improve people's lives.


5 takeaways from 'Macho' documentary: Hector Camacho 'had a lot of demons'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:53:43 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
"Macho" chronicles Hector Camacho's delinquent childhood, his meteoric rise in boxing and the personal demons that eventually led to his 2012 murder.


Naya Rivera's 'Glee' co-stars launch holiday drive in her honor: 'Keeping Naya's spirit alive'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:41:54 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The cast of "Glee" is keeping Naya Rivera's giving spirit alive this holiday season through a charity drive for Alexandria House.


What Kim Kardashian West, Dwayne Johnson and more stars are saying about COVID-19
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:00:36 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Not even Hollywood is safe from the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped much of the world. Here is how many celebs have been coping with the virus.


States are learning there's not enough for them to fully vaccinate those designated as their first priority
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:55:08 GMT
From rss.cnn
A guide to helping and getting help during the coronavirus crisis


US reported more than 10,000 Covid-19 deaths in four days
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:09:14 GMT
From rss.cnn
Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are at record-high levels nationwide, and officials expect the US will soon bear the full brunt of another surge of infections fueled by Thanksgiving gatherings.


A few hours of flu-like symptoms? 'Absolutely' worth it for this woman who was in a Covid-19 vaccine trial
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:04:14 GMT
From rss.cnn
Four hours of body aches cured by a common pain reliever.


Watch the entire CNN coronavirus town hall
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:14:24 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta host a global town hall with Dr. Anthony Fauci about Covid-19 vaccines. Watch the full event below.


New CDC guidance suggests masks should sometimes be worn at home, too
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:38:38 GMT
From rss.cnn
Masks are "critical" to controlling the spread of coronavirus, and that includes at home sometimes, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.


Man pens powerful obituary after losing father to Covid-19
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:35:16 GMT
From rss.cnn
Courtney Farr says one of the hardest parts of losing his father to Covid-19 earlier this week was knowing he wasn't surrounded by his loved ones in his last moments.


Pentagon blocked Biden's intelligence transition team from meeting with agencies
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:15:13 GMT
From rss.cnn
The Trump administration prevented President-elect Joe Biden's transition team from meeting with its counterparts at Pentagon intelligence agencies this week, according to a former senior intelligence official familiar with intelligence transition discussions.


Biden weighs picks to lead his big infrastructure push
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:07:01 GMT
From rss.cnn
Joe Biden's plan to remake America's crumbling infrastructure as President is expected to increase the pressure on three key Cabinet picks to work together for results that Americans can see clearly and quickly in the early months of his presidency, sources told CNN.


GOP donor: As a candidate, I wouldn't want Trump at my rally
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:11:43 GMT
From rss.cnn
Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein and Republican donor Dan Eberhart discuss the effect President Donald Trump's lies about the election have had on Georgia conservatives ahead of the state's two runoff races that will determine control of the US Senate.


Analysis: Biden's Cabinet conundrum deepens amid criticism over diversity
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:01:04 GMT
From rss.cnn
Joe Biden renewed his promise this week to build an administration that will "look like the country." But that task is proving to be a major challenge for the President-elect as he tries to achieve the right ideological balance and avoid alienating key allies -- while some Black and Latino leaders voice disappointment about the diversity of his choices so far.


Weekend nor'easter could turn into a 'bomb cyclone'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:33:13 GMT
From rss.cnn
A rapidly intensifying nor'easter will bring heavy rain and snow from the Mid-Atlantic through New England this weekend, triggering winter weather alerts in several Northeastern states.


What medical workers want officials and people to do about Covid-19
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:59:15 GMT
From rss.cnn
Dr. Cleavon Gilman served in the Iraq War, but he said that doesn't compare to the battle he's fighting as an emergency room physician in Arizona.


Some Black and Latino Americans are still hesitant to take the vaccine. Here's what is fueling that distrust
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:51:40 GMT
From rss.cnn
When a Covid-19 vaccine becomes widely available to Americans, Joe Cunningham says he won't be taking it.


Analysis: America is going from an outsider president to the ultimate insider
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:05:33 GMT
From rss.cnn
Joe Biden breaks the mold of recent US presidents in a very important way: He's a Washington survivor.


Washington, DC attorney general: Tale Ivanka Trump is telling is misleading
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:08:15 GMT
From rss.cnn
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to Washington, DC, Attorney General Karl Racine about Ivanka Trump's deposition for a lawsuit against the Trump Organization and the Presidential Inaugural Committee alleging the misuse of inaugural funds.


Probe will land the first subsurface asteroid samples on Earth
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:53:42 GMT
From rss.cnn
The first sample collected from material beneath the surface of an asteroid is about to land on Earth.


'Black Panther' actress faces backlash for posting video criticizing coronavirus vaccines
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From rss.cnn


Young Saudis are having fun. Now they want tourists to join them
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:17:16 GMT
From rss.cnn
I've been visiting Saudi Arabia for close to two decades and in that time I've experienced some incredible things.


Tiny company is disrupting $200B auto industry
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From rss.cnn


Hawaii is offering free round trips to remote workers who want to live there temporarily
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:11:40 GMT
From rss.cnn
What better way to survive a pandemic than to do it on a beach in Hawaii?


Opinion: The small, significant thing I miss so much in this pandemic
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:20:48 GMT
From rss.cnn
Among the many life-altering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, there are some that clearly weigh heaviest of all.


Covid can't stop the holiday cookie swap
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:12:25 GMT
From rss.cnn
There is no crowding into a small kitchen this year, waiting for your turn with the stand mixer or the oven, and grabbing handfuls of warm treats off a buffet platter.


NFL charging ahead with Super Bowl dreams as Covid-19 threatens to derail path to Tampa
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:50:54 GMT
From rss.cnn
Super Bowl LV is scheduled to take place in Tampa, Florida on February 7, but right now the NFL's path to the Sunshine State threatens to be derailed by a global pandemic running wild in the US.


Fantasy football is a billion-dollar pastime. Covid-19 is wreaking havoc with it
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:15:58 GMT
From rss.cnn
This NFL season has been a chaotic mix of coronavirus precautions, postponed games and infected players, all unfolding under a looming concern for the health of players, staff and spectators.


2020: The year in pictures
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From rss.cnn


A Minnesota elementary school teacher donates kidney to her school's custodian
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:48:03 GMT
From rss.cnn
Third-grade teacher Erin Durga says chills ran through her body the moment she learned a school custodian needed a kidney donation. She had an unshakable feeling that she would be the match to save him.


Is the Utah monolith this year's viral art moment?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:43:41 GMT
From rss.cnn
Is it art or the work of aliens? This question has enthralled the internet since the discovery and disappearance of an enigmatic 10-foot-tall silver structure among the red rocks of remote southeastern Utah last month.


The number of Black female founders in the million dollar club just doubled
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From rss.cnn


We tested the best flannel sheets to keep you warm this winter
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23 little things you can buy on Amazon that make a big difference
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32 of the best gifts our editors ever gave or received
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Got a PS4 or Xbox One collecting dust? Here's what to do with it
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From rss.cnn


51 of the best holiday gifts to give (or get) this year
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From rss.cnn


26 gifts kids will want from the 2020 Amazon Toy List
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Dyson's fancy $400 hair dryer is worth every penny
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Getting engaged? Here's how to find the perfect ring
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19 useful yet thoughtful gifts to wow your family
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3 reasons you shouldn't wait to refinance your mortgage
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The best coupons at JCPenney
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Twin monkeys ano bigger than ping pong ballsa born at Chester Zoo
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:45:56 GMT
From https:

Two-inch-long new arrivals are eastern pygmy marmosets, one of worldas smallest species of monkey



Brexit news - live: aWeall seea if trade deal still possible, Barnier says as Johnson to hold emergency call
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:45:32 GMT
From https:

Follow the latest updates from Westminster



Jamaica 50: Man deported from UK on controversial flight atests positive for Covida
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:10:56 GMT
From https:

Home Office yet to confirm if men were tested before flight



aHeroa dog-walker saves cat from drowning after animal is flung into dyke from moving car
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:13:16 GMT
From https:

aFor a person to callously throw a neglected cat into water to an almost certain death is absolutely awful,' says RSPCA



Brexit: Final bid to prevent huge new tariffs ruining African farmers amid allegations of UK abullyinga
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:00:29 GMT
From https:

Exclusive: aPeople in Ghana are very angry. They do not understand why Britain is acting like a bullya



Brexit: aWeall seea if trade deal still possible, says Barnier after talks paused
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:53:57 GMT
From https:

The EUas chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has voiced doubt over the prospect of success in stalled trade talks, saying that awe will seea if there is still a way to reach agreement.



Three people taken to hospital after explosion at house in Yorkshire
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:51:45 GMT
From https:

Home reduced to rubble in Saturday morning blast



Coronavirus: Negative result in rapid test is not green light to abandon social distancing, top medic warns
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:29:09 GMT
From https:

Boris Johnson said lateral flow tests could allow return to full-scale weddings



UK and EU leaders to hold crunch talks on post-Brexit ties
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:38:53 GMT
From https:
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Unionas top official are set to discuss the state of play of post-Brexit trade discussions after negotiators paused talks in light of their inability to bridge an array of differences


Liverpool mayor among five arrested in building contracts probe
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:35:39 GMT
From https:

Joe Anderson has been suspended from Labour party, sources claim



UK weather: Icy conditions expected as cold blast continues
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:28:23 GMT
From https:

Bright sunny spells are forecast for Saturday across UK



Dominic Cummings: New evidence on lockdown trip to be examined by Durham Police
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:24:43 GMT
From https:

First time Durham Police has spoken about case since May



Governmentas awildly inappropriate commentsa over UKas abrilliancea risk vaccine hesitancy, scientists warn
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:16:09 GMT
From https:

Ministers accused of asnatching chaos from the jaws of sanitya with distracting rows



Man charged with murders of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce over 30 years ago
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:49:21 GMT
From https:

Police had DNA profile of Knellas suspected killer, but had never found match



Brexit news: Talks paused over asignificant divergencesa with plans to discuss astate of playa tomorrow
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:37:39 GMT
From https:

Follow events as they happened



Eton headmaster awill not apologisea over dismissing teacher in freedom of speech row as donors pull out
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:36:44 GMT
From https:

One donor and former pupil threatens to remove the school from his will



Why some Labour MPs think itas their fault weare heading for a hard Brexit
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:47:18 GMT
From https:

John Rentoul explores claims made by a Labour former cabinet minister that the party may have inadvertently helped the cause of the Eurosceptic wing of the Tories



Viggo Mortensen: aThe criticism of Green Book is based on a load of bulls***a
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:25:43 GMT
From https:

The Lord of the Rings star, dubbed Hollywoodas most appealing man, still feels hurt that the Oscar-winning movie has become a byword for whitewashing racism, but heas prepared to face controversy again in his directorial debut, he tells Patrick Smith



Al Pacino says he hopes new Godfather III cut will aresolve thingsa for Sofia Coppola: aIt was a big thing at the timea
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:43:23 GMT
From https:

Actor compares new edit to Martin Scorseseas aThe Irishmana as he cites treatment of Francis Ford Coppolaas daughter as the areal motivatora behind it



Bryan Cranston says he still hasnat recovered sense of taste or smell after coronavirus infection
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:35:05 GMT
From https:

Loss of taste and smell is one of the most widely recognised symptoms of the virus



Now Hear This: The HU, Bastille, Abra Cadabra, Jany Green and Shiv, plus spotlight artists The Snuts and Patricia Lalor
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:01:41 GMT
From https:

In her final column of 2020, our music correspondent goes through the weekas best new releases



Damon Albarn accuses government of having zero empathy for arts: aFootball alone does not sustain my soula
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:36:43 GMT
From https:

Musician says politicians have focused too much on sport and commerce



McFly star Tom Fletcher shares sonas adorable reaction to Giovanna Fletcher winning Iam a Celebrity
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:31:50 GMT
From https:

Author, actor and podcast presenter was crowned the first-ever Queen of the Castle



Miley Cyrus says she feels atraumaa from intense scrutiny over her sexuality as a teenager
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:45:10 GMT
From https:

Artist released her rock album, aPlastic Heartsa, this month



Viggo Mortensen pays tribute to The Independentas Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk: aHe was an extraordinary persona
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:01:06 GMT
From https:

Hollywood actor said he endeavoured to read everything written by Fisk, who was one of his generationas most respected journalists



David Fincher: His movies ranked, from Fight Club to Mank
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:52:04 GMT
From https:

The pop video auteur turned filmmaking genius has returned with the long-in-the-works Netflix movie aManka, but where does it stand among his catalogue so far? Adam White ranks Fincheras films from least great to very best



Millions of shoppers flood back to high streets on first weekend after lockdown restrictions eased
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:53:35 +0000
From https:
Revellers were seen drinking outside bars in Soho, London, and braving the wintry weather in York last night after the second lockdown in England came to an end and entered a tiered system.


'Havana Syndrome' - could be the result of a microwave energy weapon, says new report
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:48:15 +0000
From https:
The mysterious symptoms American spies and diplomats in Cuba and China have suffered could be due to a directed microwave energy, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences


Care homes accused of 'playing God' by refusing to allow families to hug loved ones
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:46:07 +0000
From https:
Campaigners say care homes should let adults make decisions for themselves not not 'play god' when it comes to visits while representatives say care homes need more Government support.


Another monolith appears outside sweet shop in Pittsburgh
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:46:03 +0000
From https:
Another ten-foot-tall monolith has appeared outside Grandpa Joe's candy shop in Pittsburgh, with people stopping in the street to marvel at it and take pictures beside it.


Brexit: Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron in trade talks stand-off
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:41:44 +0000
From https:
British officials claimed the French president had pressured EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier to take a hardline stance. One insider warned there would be no deal unless Mr Macron backed down.


Explosion flattens family house in West Yorkshire as three people are rushed to hospital
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:40:29 +0000
From https:
Emergency services and units from several fire stations were called to the scene in Illingworth, near Halifax, West Yorkshire, just before 7.40am today following an explosion that destroyed a house.


Suspect, 66, appears in court over one of Britain's longest-unsolved double killings
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:34:28 +0000
From https:
David Fuller, of East Sussex, appeared at Medway Magistrates' Court this morning charged with the 1987 murders of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce in Tunbridge Wells.


Walkies in a winter wonderland: Britain's sub-zero chill will last into next week
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:23:23 +0000
From https:
Taking the dog for a walk became a hazardous mission yesterday as large swathes of Britain woke up to the first major snowfall of winter.


FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:19:19 +0000
From https:
The capsule will enter earth's atmosphere and light up the sky about 200km north of Woomera in South Australia's north at 4am on Sunday.


Labour Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson is released on bail after being arrested alongside four others
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:08:51 +0000
From https:
Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson, 62, has been released on bail after being arrested with four other people by detectives investigating allegations linked to building contracts.


UK crocodile zoo allows visitors to feed its 150 reptile residents
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:06:21 +0000
From https:
Crocodiles Of The World, in Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, is home to many crocs that have been rescued from private collections. Rob Crossan visited and became a VIP keeper for the day.


Funds set to benefit from the green revolution: How Isa investors can profit by backing clean energy
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:19:02 +0000
From https:
We pick out the best performing funds involved in clean energy and other green technologies and analysts tell us the ones they like.


Directors of Grenfell Tower supplier cash in shares worth APS123 million
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:00:18 +0000
From https:
Gene Murtagh, pictured with his wife Orla, is the Chief Executive of Kingspan, who sold the cladding which was used in Grenfell Tower, cashed in shares worth APS22 million in the company.


Disturbing moment Sadiq Khan's Labour deputy mayor appears to eat his EAR WAX
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:53:47 +0000
From https:
Deputy Mayor Jules Pipe, 55, was seen using the end of the hinged arms on his glasses to scoop out the gunk during a Microsoft Teams video call for a London Assembly meeting on Thursday.


Drinkers head to pubs in Ireland after six weeks as tough lockdown restrictions are eased
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:51:07 +0000
From https:
Pubs reopened their doors yesterday, welcoming back people looking to buy a pint. But, under the measures, those wanting a drink must buy a substantial a!9 meal.


US Election 2020: Kellyanne Conway admits Joe Biden beat Trump
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:33:46 +0000
From https:
Kellyanne Conway said acknowledged Joe Biden won the presidential election over President Donald Trump and said she would work with his administration if needed.


Royal insider says Netflix feed hate against Charles and Camilla after Diana documentary trailer
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:23 +0000
From https:
Netflix has been accused of trolling Royal Family after 'sinister' social media post. Royal insider says TV giant has helped feed hate against Charles and Camilla


Tuscany holidays:A Recharge your batteries on a fabulous e-bike break
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:21:53 +0000
From https:
The Daily Mail's Martin Symington and his wife went on an e-cycling holiday to Tuscany. A highlight of the trip was a visit to Siena where they spent a night at Hotel Santa Caterina.


Cambridge don blasts 'woke' constraints on freedom of speech in higher educationA as new McCarthyism
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:21:13 +0000
From https:
Dr Arif Ahmed was speaking out as Cambridge university is being balloted to approve a policy requiring students and staff to be 'respectful' of others' views.


Saffron Drewitt-Barlow says she'll donate her eggs to help gay father and her ex-partner have a baby
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:20:12 +0000
From https:
Saffron Drewitt-Barlow, 21, who lives with her father Barrie 50, and his fiancA(c) Scott Hutchison, 25, told Closer magazine she has offered to help them expand their brood by donating her eggs.


Police launch urgent search for missing 15-year-old girl
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:57:27 +0000
From https:
West Midlands Police believe 15-year-old Megan Simpson, who is from Lichfield in Staffordshire, got off the train in the Sutton Coldfield or Wylde Green areas of Birmingham last Thursday.


Eton English tutor's sacking is part of shift towards 'wokedom', says unnamed source
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:49:03 +0000
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: An unnamed teacher said the sacking of Will Knowland (left) comes amid a 'shift at the school towards this Woke direction, which [head master] Simon Henderson has presided over'.


Slough enters Tier 3: Locals blame Covid lockdown flouters for cases
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:45:38 +0000
From https:
While other parts of Berkshire are under Tier 2, Slough has been put on 'high alert' for the spread of Covid-19 as Boris Johnson's brutal tier regime comes into force.


Hunt for missing British hiker in the Pyrenees could be called off 'until spring'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:45:25 +0000
From https:
Bad weather reached the area late on Thursday, leading to the week-long search involving around 15 experts from several Civil Guard elite mountain rescue units being halted that night.


Independent shops urge government to support retailers with APS2billion returned by supermarkets
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:42:15 +0000
From https:
Companies want the Chancellor to extend business rates relief for 12 months to help struggling non-food retailers hit hard by lockdown restrictions and dramatically reduced consumer demand.


SUE REID reveals your stories since Lucy, 93, was given an infamous 'DNAR' order against her wishes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:32:20 +0000
From https:
Last week, the Mail revealed the shocking story of 93-year-old Lucy Jeal who was given a DNAR notice. It struck a chord with readers and here we present a small selection of the letters.


Chinese trade 'could end' under post-Brexit human rights law
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:27:40 +0000
From https:
Peers in the House of Lords are set to amend the Government's new Trade Bill to prevent ministers from signing deals with countries suspected of abusing human rights.


Russia starts its vaccine drive: Nurses in Moscow give Sputnik V jabs to those most at risk
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:17:05 +0000
From https:
The Russian vaccine being used - Sputnik V - was registered in August and developers have said that it is 95 per cent effective. Health, school and social workers have been offered the vaccine as a priority.


Four times as many passengers could descend on railway stations in week before festive bubble starts
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:53:17 +0000
From https:
Rail travel over the festive period will peak at 11am on December 23, on the day that coronavirus rules are relaxed, but thousands plan to travel before or return home afterwards.


Coronavirus UK: 58% want Boris Johnson to take Covid vaccine on TV
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:52:43 +0000
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Research by Redfield & Wilton Strategies for MailOnline showed 58 per cent back Boris Johnson underlining his confidence about safety by having the jab on screen.


Older women may be at greater risk of 'long Covid' because of lower oestrogen levels
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:43:10 +0000
From https:
ScientistsA from King's College London found that post-menopausal women who haveA lower levels of the female sex hormone oestrogen could be at a higher risk of developing 'long Covid'.


Roads bosses plan Brexit rehearsal by shutting M20 in Kent for four nights
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:41:04 +0000
From https:
Operation Brock hopes to allow traffic to keep moving in both directions by splitting the London-bound carriageway while coastbound HGVs queue.


Girl, 10, who burnt scalp in horror accident with deep fat fryer is gifted hairpiece by salon
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:34:51 +0000
From https:
Grace Shaw, 10, ofA Talbot Green, Wales, was left fighting for her life when she accidentally pulled the contents of the cooker all over herself while playing with younger sister Farrah on April 28, 2016.


Boy, 16, is revealed to be among four victims of Avonmouth blast
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:30:10 +0000
From https:
Avon and Somerset Police said thatA Luke Wheaton, 16, Michael James, 64, Brian Vickery, 63, and Raymond White, 57, were all killed by a blast at Wessex Water Services.


Coronavirus UK: Jabs at your GP in two weeks
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:16:24 +0000
From https:
GPs were last night told to prepare to receive doses in the week starting December 14, with care homes across the UK expected to receive the vaccine in the same week.


Points Guy UK travel experts give British Airways' Covid-era Dreamliner service the thumbs up
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:03:59 +0000
From https:
The pandemic means that all airlines have had to restrict their service. But even with tweaks to make flying safe, it seems that British Airways still impresses.


Woman reveals relative who has a shrine in his living room has struggled to find love
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:01:35 +0000
From https:
Posting on UK-based Mumsnet, the woman explained she has an eligible male relative who is single and questioned whether it is because he has a shrine to his parents in his living room.


Debenhams fat cats raked in APS35m during years before collapse
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:55:11 +0000
From https:
The Debenhams bosses who led the retailer include former chief executive Rob Templeman, who was in charge from 2003 to 2011 and made at least APS7.9million in pay.


JOHN HUMPHRYS: Europe's trousers are falling down... and it's not a laughing matterA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:51:02 +0000
From https:
JOHN HUMPHRYS: Last night, Brexit negotiations appear to have taken a dramatic turn for the worse. But it is possible that even as I write these words compromises are being agreed.


Just a QUARTER of pubs reopened after lockdown many staying shut as it's not worth opening in Tier 2
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:34:20 +0000
From https:
A survey of pubs over the past week found thatA just 27% reopened following end of lockdown onA Dec 2. British Beer and Pub Association warned many pubs could close again as trade is so low.


Ukrainian woman ditches modern fashion to dress in vintage 19th and 20th century clothing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:29:13 +0000
From https:
Mila Povoroznyuk, 29, from Vinnitsa, Ukraine, has ditched modern fashion in favour of wearing 19th and 20th century vintage clothing. She first started wearing older fashion eight years ago.


Eagle-eyed shopper spots a spelling mistake on festive gift tags
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:28:59 +0000
From https:
Vickie Hurles, from South Lanarkshire, Scotland, took to Facebook to share a picture of the find with the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Group.


I'm A Celebrity 2020: Giovanna Fletcher named Queen of Castle
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:25:46 +0000
From https:
The author, 35, was named Queen of the CastleA during I'm A Celebrity's live final on Friday.


Brexit: Don't let Britain become a permanent 'client state', MPs warn
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:25:39 +0000
From https:
A group of Tories urged the PM not to break the promises he made to Leave voters in last year's General Election and the 2016 referendum on membership of the EU.


Joe Biden officially secures enough electoral votes to become president
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:13:27 +0000
From https:
California certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Joe Biden, officially clearing his path to the White House.


Lawyer's joy after halting Jamaican deportation
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:42:17 +0000
From https:
Among the criminals Home Secretary Priti Patel sought to deport was Jermaine Stewart from Liverpool who was jailed in 2014 for raping a woman who fell asleep on his sofa.


SUSANNA REID reveals what it was like to meet the woman facing death for slaughtering her two sons
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:48:40 +0000
From https:
SUSANNA REID: Darlie Routier and I may only be separated by a pane of bullet-proof glass but we are worlds apart. While I am quietly missing my boys, Darlie is on Death Row for killing hers.


Bake Off judge Prue Leith sells her 17th century manor house for APS10m profit
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:51:50 +0000
From https:
RICHARD EDEN: It would represent a profit of APS9.92m, as she bought the 17th-century manor house in Chastleton Glebe, Glos, with her first husband, author Rayne Kruger, for a reported APS80,000.


Two sisters turned gangsters who ran multi-million pound drugs ring jailed alongside 15 others
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:18:23 +0000
From https:
Shazia, 43, and Abia Din, 45,A operated online beauty product supply business 'Beauty Booth' in Bury to farm out heroin, cocaine and amphetamines to contacts in South Yorkshire.


ROBERT HARDMAN: Triumph of the Tree Angels!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:07:01 +0000
From https:
ROBERT HARDMAN: Children all over Britain are about to discover something inspirational taking root in a schoolground from which, for so much of this year, they have been excluded.


Ministers pledge APS4million to plant thousands of trees to tackle climate change and reduce floodingA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:05:51 +0000
From https:
The funding will help Boris Johnson's Government reach its target of planting 30,000 hectares (74,000 acres) of trees every year across the UK by 2025.


Teenager, 18, is fined APS120 for breaking Covid lockdown rules
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:57:20 +0000
From https:
Nariah Ellison, 18, was spotted with a group of people in Manchester city centre during the first coronavirus lockdown in April. He proclaimed he 'didn't care' about the rules when he was stopped.


SIMON WALTERS: Only Macron stands in the way of PM's triumph on Brexit deal and Covid vaccine
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:57:00 +0000
From https:
SIMON WALTERS: Predictably, Emmanuel Macron threw a last-minute hand grenade into the negotiations bunker. He demanded that one of the key aspects settled months ago is ripped up.


West End star Ruthie Henshall lifts the lid on her six-year romance with Prince Edward
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:38:16 +0000
From https:
As she emerged from I'm A Celebrity, Ruthie Henshall discovered that what she had thought was a casual private chat with fellow 'camper' Shane Richie hadn't, in fact, been private at all.


Is Donald Trump about to pardon Tiger King? Joe Exotic on official let-offs list
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:32:26 +0000
From https:
Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardons for as many as 20 people before he leaves office, including the star of Netflix series Tiger King Joe Exotic, his family and himself.


'Havana Syndrome' - could be the result of a microwave energy weapon, says new report
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:48:15 GMT
From https:
The mysterious symptoms American spies and diplomats in Cuba and China have suffered could be due to a directed microwave energy, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences


Care homes accused of 'playing God' by refusing to allow families to hug loved ones
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:46:07 GMT
From https:
Campaigners say care homes should let adults make decisions for themselves not not 'play god' when it comes to visits while representatives say care homes need more Government support.


Brexit: Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron in trade talks stand-off
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:41:44 GMT
From https:
British officials claimed the French president had pressured EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier to take a hardline stance. One insider warned there would be no deal unless Mr Macron backed down.


Walkies in a winter wonderland: Britain's sub-zero chill will last into next week
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:23:23 GMT
From https:
Taking the dog for a walk became a hazardous mission yesterday as large swathes of Britain woke up to the first major snowfall of winter.


FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:19:19 GMT
From https:
The capsule will enter earth's atmosphere and light up the sky about 200km north of Woomera in South Australia's north at 4am on Sunday.


Labour Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson is released on bail after being arrested alongside four others
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:08:51 GMT
From https:
Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson, 62, has been released on bail after being arrested with four other people by detectives investigating allegations linked to building contracts.


UK crocodile zoo allows visitors to feed its 150 reptile residents
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:06:21 GMT
From https:
Crocodiles Of The World, in Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, is home to many crocs that have been rescued from private collections. Rob Crossan visited and became a VIP keeper for the day.


Funds set to benefit from the green revolution: How Isa investors can profit by backing clean energy
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:19:02 GMT
From https:
We pick out the best performing funds involved in clean energy and other green technologies and analysts tell us the ones they like.


Directors of Grenfell Tower supplier cash in shares worth APS123 million
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:00:18 GMT
From https:
Gene Murtagh, pictured with his wife Orla, is the Chief Executive of Kingspan, who sold the cladding which was used in Grenfell Tower, cashed in shares worth APS22 million in the company.


Disturbing moment Sadiq Khan's Labour deputy mayor appears to eat his EAR WAX
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:53:47 GMT
From https:
Deputy Mayor Jules Pipe, 55, was seen using the end of the hinged arms on his glasses to scoop out the gunk during a Microsoft Teams video call for a London Assembly meeting on Thursday.


Drinkers head to pubs in Ireland after six weeks as tough lockdown restrictions are eased
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:51:07 GMT
From https:
Pubs reopened their doors yesterday, welcoming back people looking to buy a pint. But, under the measures, those wanting a drink must buy a substantial a!9 meal.


US Election 2020: Kellyanne Conway admits Joe Biden beat Trump
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:33:46 GMT
From https:
Kellyanne Conway said acknowledged Joe Biden won the presidential election over President Donald Trump and said she would work with his administration if needed.


Royal insider says Netflix feed hate against Charles and Camilla after Diana documentary trailer
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:23 GMT
From https:
Netflix has been accused of trolling Royal Family after 'sinister' social media post. Royal insider says TV giant has helped feed hate against Charles and Camilla


Tuscany holidays:A Recharge your batteries on a fabulous e-bike break
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:21:53 GMT
From https:
The Daily Mail's Martin Symington and his wife went on an e-cycling holiday to Tuscany. A highlight of the trip was a visit to Siena where they spent a night at Hotel Santa Caterina.


Cambridge don blasts 'woke' constraints on freedom of speech in higher educationA as new McCarthyism
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:21:13 GMT
From https:
Dr Arif Ahmed was speaking out as Cambridge university is being balloted to approve a policy requiring students and staff to be 'respectful' of others' views.


Saffron Drewitt-Barlow says she'll donate her eggs to help gay father and her ex-partner have a baby
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:20:12 GMT
From https:
Saffron Drewitt-Barlow, 21, who lives with her father Barrie 50, and his fiancA(c) Scott Hutchison, 25, told Closer magazine she has offered to help them expand their brood by donating her eggs.


Police launch urgent search for missing 15-year-old girl
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:57:27 GMT
From https:
West Midlands Police believe 15-year-old Megan Simpson, who is from Lichfield in Staffordshire, got off the train in the Sutton Coldfield or Wylde Green areas of Birmingham last Thursday.


Eton English tutor's sacking is part of shift towards 'wokedom', says unnamed source
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:49:03 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: An unnamed teacher said the sacking of Will Knowland (left) comes amid a 'shift at the school towards this Woke direction, which [head master] Simon Henderson has presided over'.


Slough enters Tier 3: Locals blame Covid lockdown flouters for cases
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:45:38 GMT
From https:
While other parts of Berkshire are under Tier 2, Slough has been put on 'high alert' for the spread of Covid-19 as Boris Johnson's brutal tier regime comes into force.


Hunt for missing British hiker in the Pyrenees could be called off 'until spring'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:45:25 GMT
From https:
Bad weather reached the area late on Thursday, leading to the week-long search involving around 15 experts from several Civil Guard elite mountain rescue units being halted that night.


Independent shops urge government to support retailers with APS2billion returned by supermarkets
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:42:15 GMT
From https:
Companies want the Chancellor to extend business rates relief for 12 months to help struggling non-food retailers hit hard by lockdown restrictions and dramatically reduced consumer demand.


SUE REID reveals your stories since Lucy, 93, was given an infamous 'DNAR' order against her wishes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:32:20 GMT
From https:
Last week, the Mail revealed the shocking story of 93-year-old Lucy Jeal who was given a DNAR notice. It struck a chord with readers and here we present a small selection of the letters.


Chinese trade 'could end' under post-Brexit human rights law
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:27:40 GMT
From https:
Peers in the House of Lords are set to amend the Government's new Trade Bill to prevent ministers from signing deals with countries suspected of abusing human rights.


Russia starts its vaccine drive: Nurses in Moscow give Sputnik V jabs to those most at risk
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:17:05 GMT
From https:
The Russian vaccine being used - Sputnik V - was registered in August and developers have said that it is 95 per cent effective. Health, school and social workers have been offered the vaccine as a priority.


Four times as many passengers could descend on railway stations in week before festive bubble starts
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:53:17 GMT
From https:
Rail travel over the festive period will peak at 11am on December 23, on the day that coronavirus rules are relaxed, but thousands plan to travel before or return home afterwards.


Coronavirus UK: 58% want Boris Johnson to take Covid vaccine on TV
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:52:43 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Research by Redfield & Wilton Strategies for MailOnline showed 58 per cent back Boris Johnson underlining his confidence about safety by having the jab on screen.


Older women may be at greater risk of 'long Covid' because of lower oestrogen levels
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:43:10 GMT
From https:
ScientistsA from King's College London found that post-menopausal women who haveA lower levels of the female sex hormone oestrogen could be at a higher risk of developing 'long Covid'.


Roads bosses plan Brexit rehearsal by shutting M20 in Kent for four nights
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:41:04 GMT
From https:
Operation Brock hopes to allow traffic to keep moving in both directions by splitting the London-bound carriageway while coastbound HGVs queue.


Girl, 10, who burnt scalp in horror accident with deep fat fryer is gifted hairpiece by salon
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:34:51 GMT
From https:
Grace Shaw, 10, ofA Talbot Green, Wales, was left fighting for her life when she accidentally pulled the contents of the cooker all over herself while playing with younger sister Farrah on April 28, 2016.


Coronavirus UK: Jabs at your GP in two weeks
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:16:24 GMT
From https:
GPs were last night told to prepare to receive doses in the week starting December 14, with care homes across the UK expected to receive the vaccine in the same week.


Points Guy UK travel experts give British Airways' Covid-era Dreamliner service the thumbs up
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:03:59 GMT
From https:
The pandemic means that all airlines have had to restrict their service. But even with tweaks to make flying safe, it seems that British Airways still impresses.


Woman reveals relative who has a shrine in his living room has struggled to find love
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:01:35 GMT
From https:
Posting on UK-based Mumsnet, the woman explained she has an eligible male relative who is single and questioned whether it is because he has a shrine to his parents in his living room.


Debenhams fat cats raked in APS35m during years before collapse
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:55:11 GMT
From https:
The Debenhams bosses who led the retailer include former chief executive Rob Templeman, who was in charge from 2003 to 2011 and made at least APS7.9million in pay.


JOHN HUMPHRYS: Europe's trousers are falling down... and it's not a laughing matterA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:51:02 GMT
From https:
JOHN HUMPHRYS: Last night, Brexit negotiations appear to have taken a dramatic turn for the worse. But it is possible that even as I write these words compromises are being agreed.


Just a QUARTER of pubs reopened after lockdown many staying shut as it's not worth opening in Tier 2
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:34:20 GMT
From https:
A survey of pubs over the past week found thatA just 27% reopened following end of lockdown onA Dec 2. British Beer and Pub Association warned many pubs could close again as trade is so low.


Ukrainian woman ditches modern fashion to dress in vintage 19th and 20th century clothing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:29:13 GMT
From https:
Mila Povoroznyuk, 29, from Vinnitsa, Ukraine, has ditched modern fashion in favour of wearing 19th and 20th century vintage clothing. She first started wearing older fashion eight years ago.


Eagle-eyed shopper spots a spelling mistake on festive gift tags
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:28:59 GMT
From https:
Vickie Hurles, from South Lanarkshire, Scotland, took to Facebook to share a picture of the find with the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Group.


I'm A Celebrity 2020: Giovanna Fletcher named Queen of Castle
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:25:46 GMT
From https:
The author, 35, was named Queen of the CastleA during I'm A Celebrity's live final on Friday.


Lawyer's joy after halting Jamaican deportation
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:42:17 GMT
From https:
Among the criminals Home Secretary Priti Patel sought to deport was Jermaine Stewart from Liverpool who was jailed in 2014 for raping a woman who fell asleep on his sofa.


SUSANNA REID reveals what it was like to meet the woman facing death for slaughtering her two sons
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:48:40 GMT
From https:
SUSANNA REID: Darlie Routier and I may only be separated by a pane of bullet-proof glass but we are worlds apart. While I am quietly missing my boys, Darlie is on Death Row for killing hers.


Bake Off judge Prue Leith sells her 17th century manor house for APS10m profit
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:51:50 GMT
From https:
RICHARD EDEN: It would represent a profit of APS9.92m, as she bought the 17th-century manor house in Chastleton Glebe, Glos, with her first husband, author Rayne Kruger, for a reported APS80,000.


Two sisters turned gangsters who ran multi-million pound drugs ring jailed alongside 15 others
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:18:23 GMT
From https:
Shazia, 43, and Abia Din, 45,A operated online beauty product supply business 'Beauty Booth' in Bury to farm out heroin, cocaine and amphetamines to contacts in South Yorkshire.


ROBERT HARDMAN: Triumph of the Tree Angels!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:07:01 GMT
From https:
ROBERT HARDMAN: Children all over Britain are about to discover something inspirational taking root in a schoolground from which, for so much of this year, they have been excluded.


Ministers pledge APS4million to plant thousands of trees to tackle climate change and reduce floodingA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:05:51 GMT
From https:
The funding will help Boris Johnson's Government reach its target of planting 30,000 hectares (74,000 acres) of trees every year across the UK by 2025.


Teenager, 18, is fined APS120 for breaking Covid lockdown rules
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:57:20 GMT
From https:
Nariah Ellison, 18, was spotted with a group of people in Manchester city centre during the first coronavirus lockdown in April. He proclaimed he 'didn't care' about the rules when he was stopped.


SIMON WALTERS: Only Macron stands in the way of PM's triumph on Brexit deal and Covid vaccine
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:57:00 GMT
From https:
SIMON WALTERS: Predictably, Emmanuel Macron threw a last-minute hand grenade into the negotiations bunker. He demanded that one of the key aspects settled months ago is ripped up.


West End star Ruthie Henshall lifts the lid on her six-year romance with Prince Edward
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:38:16 GMT
From https:
As she emerged from I'm A Celebrity, Ruthie Henshall discovered that what she had thought was a casual private chat with fellow 'camper' Shane Richie hadn't, in fact, been private at all.


Is Donald Trump about to pardon Tiger King? Joe Exotic on official let-offs list
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:32:26 GMT
From https:
Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardons for as many as 20 people before he leaves office, including the star of Netflix series Tiger King Joe Exotic, his family and himself.


Dubai playboy, 21, flogging fake APS75 coronavirus negative test certificates
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:31:20 GMT
From https:
Danyal Sajid, 21, told undercover reporters in Dubai that he had already sold up to 50 of the illegal documents. It means hundreds of Britons may have boarded flights with bogus negative results.


DOMINIC SANDBROOK says Britons may be on the verge of a truly dazzling 2021
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:23:30 GMT
From https:
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: A day to remember, in a year to forget. That was Health Secretary Matt Hancock's verdict on Wednesday, after news that Britain had approved a Covid-19 vaccine.


Half a million Brits can only stay in their holiday homes for three months at a time from 2021
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:22:58 GMT
From https:
From next month UK nationals will be limited to a maximum visit of 90 days in any six-month period. This is despite the fact that EU citizens will themselves be able to stay in the UK for twice as long.


Windrush victim daughter's warns against linking scandal to deportation
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:17:48 GMT
From https:
Clayton Barnes, who was wrongly targeted by the Home Office, pictured, had spent 50 years living in Britain. He had wanted to spilt his retirement between Britain and Jamaica.


AMANDA PLATELL: BBC reporter Martin Bashir must face the music
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:16:26 GMT
From https:
AMANDA PLATELL: Among Bashir's other alleged victims are Michelle Hadaway, mother of 'Babes in the Wood' murder victim Karen; and Alex Best, widow of footballing legend George.


People could get 'immunity certificates' after coronavirus vaccine, SAGE says
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:11:40 GMT
From https:
SAGE sub-group NERVTAG said that most people who have been infected or vaccinated have antibodies that could prevent a second infection, and the UK could issue freedom passes.


Fears over duty-free jobs disaster when Britain ends VAT refunds for foreign visitors to UK shops
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:01:15 GMT
From https:
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will end VAT refunds for international visitors to British shops from January 1 as part of Brexit. Businesses and MPs have warned that 40,000 jobs will be lost


'Havana Syndrome' - could be the result of a microwave energy weapon, says new report
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:48:15 GMT
From https:
The mysterious symptoms American spies and diplomats in Cuba and China have suffered could be due to a directed microwave energy, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences


Celebrity chef Andrew Gruel blasts Newsom's lockdown saying he will refuse to shut his restaurant
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:28:44 GMT
From https:
Gruel posted a video on Twitter Thursday ranting about the state's new stay-at-home order and vowing to keep his California restaurant Slapfish open.


Bay Area orders 8.5 million people to stay home from Monday as state hits record 22,000 cases a day
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:42:39 GMT
From https:
The San Francisco Bay Area was considered the lowest risk of Gavin Newsom's five zones, announced on Thursday. But on Friday they took matters into their own hands and locked down.


Johns Hopkins professor slams the FDA for holding up approval of COVID vaccine with red tape
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:35:14 GMT
From https:
Professor Marty Makary slammed the FDA for meeting to review the Pfizer vaccine on December 10 even though it had already gained approval in the U.K.


US Election 2020: Kellyanne Conway admits Joe Biden beat Trump
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:33:46 GMT
From https:
Kellyanne Conway said acknowledged Joe Biden won the presidential election over President Donald Trump and said she would work with his administration if needed.


Royal insider says Netflix feed hate against Charles and Camilla after Diana documentary trailer
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:23 GMT
From https:
Netflix has been accused of trolling Royal Family after 'sinister' social media post. Royal insider says TV giant has helped feed hate against Charles and Camilla


Tuscany holidays:A Recharge your batteries on a fabulous e-bike break
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:21:53 GMT
From https:
The Daily Mail's Martin Symington and his wife went on an e-cycling holiday to Tuscany. A highlight of the trip was a visit to Siena where they spent a night at Hotel Santa Caterina.


Dr. Fauci says vaccinations for healthy Americans will NOT begin until April
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:32:52 GMT
From https:
Dr Anthony Fauci appeared on CNN on Friday night and confirmed that ordinary, healthy Americans are unlikely to be vaccinated until April.


President-elect raises eyebrows with quip about 'resigning'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:30:24 GMT
From https:
Biden made the strange quip Thursday while sitting with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and CNN's Jake Tapper, who asked how the two handle disagreements.


CDC urges 'universal mask use' indoors for the first time in U.S.
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:14:51 GMT
From https:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended universal mask use for Americans for all activities outside of an individual's home amid an increase in hospitalizations


Meet the sassy Shih Tzu with a luscious mane that leaves humans drooling
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:14:35 GMT
From https:
Erin Lea, 30, from Texas, loves styling her dog Ducky's long hair, and for good reason.


Campaign aide for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, 20, dies in fiery three-car crash
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:54:53 GMT
From https:
Harrison Deal, a 20-year-old campaign staffer for GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, died in a fiery three-vehicle car crash on Friday morning along Interstate 16 near Pooler, Georgia


Rudy Giuliani says 'we don't need courts' after judges in SIX states dismiss appeals
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:23:50 GMT
From https:
During a Friday appearance on Hannity, Rudy Giuliani claimed that the Trump team did not need courts to secure a path of victory for the president.


SUSANNA REID reveals what it was like to meet the woman facing death for slaughtering her two sons
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:48:40 GMT
From https:
SUSANNA REID: Darlie Routier and I may only be separated by a pane of bullet-proof glass but we are worlds apart. While I am quietly missing my boys, Darlie is on Death Row for killing hers.


Joe Biden fears lack of detailed plan for COVID vaccine distribution
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:36:02 GMT
From https:
President-elect Joe Biden raised concerns Friday about a lack of detailed planning for end-stage distribution of the coronavirus vaccine, while raising concerns about health disparities.


Staten Island says he has lost faith in Gov. Cuomo
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:48:13 GMT
From https:
Bar owner Danny Presti told Fox News on Friday that he's 'lost faith' in New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to assist local restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic


Jewel warned ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh about drug use prior to his death
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:04:26 GMT
From https:
Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who had an estimated net worth of $840 million, died of smoke inhalation as a result of a Connecticut house fire last month.


Harvey Weinstein, 68, was paid a special visit by his actress girlfriend Alexandra Vino, 27
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:36:48 GMT
From https:
Alexandra Vino visited Prisoner number 20B0584 inside Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York, 20 miles east of Buffalo, on Friday.


Federal court restores DACA and to reopen it to first-time applicants immediately
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:35:40 GMT
From https:
A judge in Brooklyn on Friday night ordered that the Department of Homeland Security must resume accepting applications for the DACA program, in a victory for immigration advocates.


Donald Trump's campaign spent $1.1 million at his hotels in last weeks of campaign
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:06:46 GMT
From https:
President Donald Trump's hotel properties earned $1.1 million in revenue from his campaing and related entities through hotel expenses in the final weeks of the race, new filings show.


It's Alfred Hitch-Cat! Director makes his most unexpected cameo yet
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:22:36 GMT
From https:
Daisy's owner Sam Horowitz, an accountant from Brooklyn, New York, posted the image on Twitter. Others quickly saw the uncanny resemblance to Hitchcock and the picture went viral


Carol Baskin says tiger who broke a zoo volunteer's arm in 3 places when it mauled her was 'rattled'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:54:21 GMT
From https:
Baskin, the controversial big-cat rights activist, said that the male tiger involved in the mauling - Kimba - was already in a fragile state prior to the attack on Candy Couser.


Fancy staying Home Alone? $300-a-night Dallas Airbnb allows you to live like Kevin McCallister
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:53:01 GMT
From https:
Why watch Home Alone over the holidays when you can experience the movie in real life? That's what one Airbnb is offering in Dallas.


Elon Musk's Boring Company hosts a 'tunnel rave' insides its Las Vegas Loop
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:31:46 GMT
From https:
Elon Musk's The Boring Company celebrated the near competition of its Las Vegas Convention Center Loop's site by hosting a 'tunnel rave' and shared a clip to Twitter giving the first look of the hub.


JoJo Siwa reveals her 'whole family' tested positive for COVID-19
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:18:15 GMT
From https:
The 17-year-old YouTube star revealed that her whole family caught the virus this year but have all thankfully recovered. Jojo Siwa told fans on November 19 that she felt 'sicky sick.'


Moderna can make 500m covid vaccine doses in 2021 - but not 1bn
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:11:33 GMT
From https:
Stephane Bancel said last month that Moderna would make between 500 million and one billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine next year. At a Friday Nasdaq event, he said it will hit its lower aim.


Dr. Anthony Fauci says healthy Americans wonat get COVID-19 vaccine until April
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:16:18 -0500
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Dr. Anthony Fauci says healthy Americans should not expect to receive a coronavirus vaccine until April and that health care workers, the elderly and people with chronic health conditions would be prioritized. "A healthy non-elderly person with no recognizable underlying conditions, will likely start ... in the end of March, early April. Once you get...


Maya Wiley staying on as MSNBC expert in 2021 despite NYC mayoral run
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:10:31 -0500
From https:
Maya Wiley left a cushy contributor's job at MSNBC in July so she could launch her campaign for NYC mayor, but you'd never know she exited the left-leaning network from all the airtime she continues to get. Since departing from her official role at the channel, the former counsel to Mayor de Blasio has made...


Hoops coach pleads guilty to having sex with teen sisters during erotic sleepovers
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:03:18 -0500
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A female teacher and basketball coach in Illinois has pleaded guilty to having sleepover sex with two teen sisters and received probation.


Gonzaga vs. Baylor prediction, line: Take Bears in No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:01:39 -0500
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t is not often that college basketballas top two ranked teams hook up. It will happen Saturday for the 43rd time in since the advent of the AP Poll in 1948 when Baylor and Gonzaga meet in Indianapolis to try to prove their supremacy. Gonzaga and Baylor both enter averaging between 93 and 93.5 points...


Mexico urging citizens to cancel Christmas celebrations amid COVID-19 surge
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:41 -0500
From https:
Mexico's president is urging his citizens to cancel Christmas this year, as the number of daily new coronavirus cases hit a record-high in the country. aLetas leave Christmas presents for another time,a President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, as he tried to discourage people from traditional celebrations, and even avoid exchanging gifts. An additional 12,127...


NBA star DeMar DeRozan reportedly saved kids, Kylie Jenner from burglar
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:50:40 -0500
From https:
NBA player DeMar DeRozan saved his kids a and neighbor Kylie Jenner a from an intruder who broke into their gated community last month, according to a new report. DeRozan was hanging out at his Los Angeles-area home on Nov. 19 when he discovered the stranger upstairs near his children's room, where one of his...


Learn to invest in real estate and flip houses with this $40 training
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:48:01 -0500
From https:
If youave thought about investing in real estate as a career or flipping houses as a side hustle, youare not alone. This booming industry continues to thrive, even through a pandemic, and the resources for those looking to get in on it are more robust than ever. While you previously may have needed to shadow...


Get your slice of savings with these 20 knife sets on sale for Cyber Week
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:47:02 -0500
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Weave rounded up 20 excellent knife sets that will upgrade your kitchen experience or are great for gifting. These sets are already priced up to 68% off, but you can save another 15% when you use coupon code DEC15 at checkout for a limited time. Pacific67 Essentials 2-Piece Knife Set, on sale for $135.96 when...


Kellyanne Conway: aIt Looks like Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will prevaila
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:44:59 -0500
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Kellyanne Conway says the party is probably over for her former boss and that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will likely be moving into the White House in January. aThe president wants to exhaust all of his legal avenues, as he has made clear many times. His team is doing that, and that is his...


5-year-old Georgia girl dies after sheas shot in the face
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:39:29 -0500
From https:
A 5-year-old Georgia girl died after being shot in the face in what police believe was an accidental shooting, according to local reports. Officers responded to a 911 call around 3:30 p.m. Friday and found the child injured inside her family home in Lithonia, just outside of Atlanta, Fox 5 reported. She was taken to...


Massive East Village building fire spreads to nearby church
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:18:48 -0500
From https:
A massive blaze raced through a vacant East Village building early Saturday before spreading to a nearby church, the FDNY said. Nearly 200 firefighters are navigating heavy rains as they battle the five-alarm fire that broke out just before 4:50 a.m. at the vacant building on East 7th Street. FDNY officials said the flames began...


Why inbound marketers need to add this lead tracking and management platform to their workflow
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:16:32 -0500
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In this modern age of marketing, data is king. Especially during times of uncertainty, business leaders look to customer data to spot patterns in their target market. Customer data helps you understand behavior within the context of economic, cultural, and lifestyle changes. And even in a pre- or post-pandemic world, the more insights you can...


College football predictions: Auburn will dash Texas A&M title hopes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:01:32 -0500
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Stevie Nicks in $100M publishing rights deal with Primary Wave Music
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:48:54 -0500
From https:
Stevie Nicks has parted ways with a majority of her music publishing rights. The 72-year-old musical superstar -- known for her solo work as well as her performances with Fleetwood Mac -- sold the rights to Primary Wave Music, which announced the deal in a news release Friday. Citing people familiar with the transaction, the Wall Street Journal reported the...


Giantsa Daniel Jones practices but unlikely to play vs. Seahawks
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:12:57 -0500
From https:
Daniel Jones practiced on Friday. Thatas the good news. He remains unlikely to play Sunday. Thatas the bad news. Call it a mixed bag for the Giants, who in all probability wonat have their starting quarterback under center Sunday afternoon in Seattle but very well might only lose him to a strained hamstring for just...


Frank Ntilikina still searching for role at key Knicks juncture
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:56:15 -0500
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The day before last season ended early for the Knicks because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Frank Ntilikina ran roughshod over the Wizards. In continuing a spurt of lively point-guard play, Ntilikina posted his career-high in points and became the youngest Knick to post a 20-point, 10-assist game in a win. The next night, in Atlanta,...


Jordan Jenkins perseveres through Jetsa massive losing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:45:12 -0500
From https:
Losing seasons expose the weak as much as they identify the strong. Jordan Jenkins? Heas strong. The Jetsa 26-year-old linebacker, stunningly the longest-tenured player on the roster as he readies to play his 72nd game with the team Sunday against the Raiders at MetLife Stadium, embodies what a pro is supposed to embody. Jenkins is...


Fantasy football: Players to start, sit for NFL Week 13
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:10:59 -0500
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The Postas Drew Loftis evaluates all the relevant fantasy football news ahead of Week 13 of the 2020 NFL season. Big Weeks Baker Mayfield QB, Browns, at Titans (FD $7,100/DK $5,300) He found the connection with Jarvis Landry last week that we had been waiting for since Odell Beckham Jr. went down. The Titans rank...


Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:05:52 -0500
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California certified its presidential election Friday and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Democrat Joe Biden, officially handing him the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House. Secretary of State Alex Padillaas formal approval of Bidenas win in the state brought his tally of pledged electors so far to 279, according to...


Nets will be on national TV 19 times in first half of season
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:56:27 -0500
From https:
In just the latest example of how times are changing in Brooklyn, the Nets will be on national television more in just the first half of this shortened season than they have been in general manager Sean Marksa entire tenure. With the NBA announcing part of its 2020-21 schedule Friday, the Nets are slated to...


Paralympian Dylan Alcott's girlfriend Chantelle Otten says 'she's having the best sex of her life'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:53:11 GMT
From https:
Dylan Alcott has been dating his sexologist girlfriend Chantelle Otten since April last year.


Jeffrey Epstein sex victim Virginia Roberts moves to $1.9million Ocean Reef, Perth home with familyA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:42:49 GMT
From https:
Virginia Roberts, 37, on Thursday shared a smiling family photo outside the coastal home in Ocean Reef in the city's northern suburbs after relocating from Cairns with her husband and three kids.


New Zealand: Crowd angry after $100,000 'cash drop' was PR stunt giving away FAKE money
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:37:34 GMT
From https:
Safety Warehouse New Zealand promoted the event for weeks before opening up Aotea Square in Auckland to crowds who had registered for free tickets.


Wiradjuri singer performs 'best Australian national anthem' by singing in Eora language then English
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:32:09 GMT
From https:
Wiradjuri woman Olivia Fox sung the Australian anthem in the Indigenous Eora language before the Tri Nations rugby union game between the Wallabies and Argentina on Saturday night.


FIREBALL to light up the Australian sky on Sunday morning as Hayabusa2 returns to Earth
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:19:19 GMT
From https:
The capsule will enter earth's atmosphere and light up the sky about 200km north of Woomera in South Australia's north at 4am on Sunday.


Sam Newman says he 'could not give a stuff' that he's been banned from Twitter after attack on a fan
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:55:23 GMT
From https:
Controversial former Footy Show host Sam Newman has been banned from Twitter after attacking a troll with a profane comment.A


Eleven stunning Australian holiday locations that could be in EuropeA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:54:40 GMT
From https:
Here are 11 local experiences that will make you forget your overseas travel woes - at least for a moment.


NRL star Jack de Belin underwent surgery for testicular cancer ahead of rape trial
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:44:47 GMT
From https:
The 29-year-old reportedly found a lump in his testicle earlier on in the year and underwent surgery in September.


Mother finds maggots in Coles frankfurts in Morwell Victoria AFTER her son had already eaten some
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:34:04 GMT
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The woman lodged a complaint to Coles after purchasing the items from her local store at Morwell, in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.


Immediate warning for passengers on Virgin flight from Sydney to Melbourne to self-isolate
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:19:44 GMT
From https:
The Victorian Department of Health issued the warning to those on board the flight VA 838, which left Sydney at midday on Saturday and landed in Melbourne at 1.25pm.


'Playboy' ex-barrister has controversial number plate 'LGOPNR' SEIZED by NSW police
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:18:48 GMT
From https:
Renowned Sydney lawyer Peter Lavac was informed in a Transport NSW letter in August that he had to hand back the plates on his canary yellow Lamborghini.


'Prepare to leave': Residents on Fraser Island issued urgent warning as bushfire worsens
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:02:36 GMT
From https:
An urgent fire alert has been issued to residents on Fraser Island as a blaze bears down on a resort.


Royal insider says Netflix feed hate against Charles and Camilla after Diana documentary trailer
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:23 GMT
From https:
Netflix has been accused of trolling Royal Family after 'sinister' social media post. Royal insider says TV giant has helped feed hate against Charles and Camilla


Saffron Drewitt-Barlow says she'll donate her eggs to help gay father and her ex-partner have a baby
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:20:12 GMT
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Saffron Drewitt-Barlow, 21, who lives with her father Barrie 50, and his fiancA(c) Scott Hutchison, 25, told Closer magazine she has offered to help them expand their brood by donating her eggs.


Mayor hits back at function centre that hosted Salim Mehajer's wedding amid skatepark dispute
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:30:47 GMT
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Sal Navarra is the owner of Le Montage in Lilyfield in Sydney's inner west, and is determined to fight council on the skatepark which was approved last month.


Father of Jack Beasley still grieving a year after his son was stabbed in brawl at Surfers Paradise
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:51:22 GMT
From https:
Jack Beasley, 17, died after he was allegedly stabbed in the heart by a gang of youths at Surfers Paradise, on the Gold Coast on December 13 last year.


Identical twins, three, separated by cancer diagnosis
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:37:52 GMT
From https:
A Queensland mum has revealed how a cancer diagnosis led to the separation of her identical twin girls - as tests show the youngster has beaten the disease.


Girl, 10, who burnt scalp in horror accident with deep fat fryer is gifted hairpiece by salon
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:34:51 GMT
From https:
Grace Shaw, 10, ofA Talbot Green, Wales, was left fighting for her life when she accidentally pulled the contents of the cooker all over herself while playing with younger sister Farrah on April 28, 2016.


Horror as two men in their 30s drown and a boy, 9, is pulled from the water at Noosa
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:02:18 GMT
From https:
Paramedics pulled the swimmers from Teewah Beach, north of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast shortly after 3pm Saturday.


White Island volcano survivor, 24, reflects on tragedy one year on from the blast that killed family
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:48:49 GMT
From https:
Stephanie Browitt was touring the island with her 21-year-old sister Krystal and their father Paul when theA volcano erupted off the coast of New Zealand on December 9, 2019.


Kate Ritchie sells her apartment in Sydney's Bellevue Hill for $850,000
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:34:00 GMT
From https:
Kate Ritchie has sold her apartment in Bellevue Hill for $850,000 one week before its scheduled auction.


Keenan Deery from Queensland shows off incredible barefooting skills while waterskiing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:32:15 GMT
From https:
Keenan Deery from Queensland is a two-time barefoot skiing world champion and seven time Australian champion.


Western Australia introduces new app to help with contact tracing as QR codes become mandatory
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:32:09 GMT
From https:
West Australian Premier Mark McGowan said more than 260,000 people had downloaded the new SafeWA app with QR code registering to become mandatory from Saturday.


President-elect raises eyebrows with quip about 'resigning'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:30:24 GMT
From https:
Biden made the strange quip Thursday while sitting with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and CNN's Jake Tapper, who asked how the two handle disagreements.


Boy remains in coma after being hit with a tyre by a teen allegedly doing a burnout in Caboolture
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:29:58 GMT
From https:
The boy was hit in the head by a tyre that flew off a car allegedly driven by Blake Davey-Jennings, 18, at the King Street and Morayfield Road intersection in Caboolture, near Brisbane, last month.


Shane Warne auctions off hisA Brighton home for a whopping $5.65M
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:29:52 GMT
From https:
Shane Warne auctioned off hisA Brighton home on Saturday, with bidding reaching a whoppingA $5.65 million.A


Driver blacks out at the wheel on a busy highway on Blue Mountains, ploughing into a uteA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:29:24 GMT
From https:
The cars were travelling in opposite directions along the Great Western Highway at Faulconbridge on the Blue Mountains early Wednesday morning.


Australian friends create water ski using plastic, water and excavator
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:15:57 GMT
From https:
The group of Aussie friends shared the hilarious footage to TikTok and received more than 120,000 views.


Meet the sassy Shih Tzu with a luscious mane that leaves humans drooling
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:14:35 GMT
From https:
Erin Lea, 30, from Texas, loves styling her dog Ducky's long hair, and for good reason.


Darwin home complete with a sparkling pool that is minutes from the beach hits the market
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:14:18 GMT
From https:
The four-bedroom property on Hibernia Crescent is in the Darwin northern suburb of Brinkin.


ZoA<< Foster Blake looks stylish in a $2K outfit as she steps out with daughter Rudy in Melbourne
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:13:58 GMT
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ZoA<< Foster Blake looked nothing but incredibly stylish as she enjoyed a day out in Melbourne on Thursday.A


Rudy Giuliani says 'we don't need courts' after judges in SIX states dismiss appeals
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:23:50 GMT
From https:
During a Friday appearance on Hannity, Rudy Giuliani claimed that the Trump team did not need courts to secure a path of victory for the president.


PM Scott Morrison helps toddler onto play equipment at memorial in her father's honour
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:51:38 GMT
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison was among the guests at the opening of a children's playground to remember the lives of two NSW firefighters who tragically died in 2019.


SUSANNA REID reveals what it was like to meet the woman facing death for slaughtering her two sons
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:48:40 GMT
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SUSANNA REID: Darlie Routier and I may only be separated by a pane of bullet-proof glass but we are worlds apart. While I am quietly missing my boys, Darlie is on Death Row for killing hers.


Inside Jodi Gordon's tumultuous love life as her boyfriend is slapped with an AVO
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:42:54 GMT
From https:
Jodi Gordon has rarely been out of the headlines over the years - in part due to her modelling and acting career, but also because of her off-screen scandals.


How Nathan Buckley's future wife courted the AFL superstar and why she DIDN'T like her fellow WAGS
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:10:15 GMT
From https:
TheA Collingwood head coach and his wife Tania announced on Friday that they separated 11 months ago after almost two decades of marriage.


Wife of Brisbane man who died of heatstroke welcomes second child with new partner
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:37:04 GMT
From https:
The heartbroken Australian woman who gave birth to her first child just two weeks after losing her beloved husband has welcomed a second baby with her new partner.


Jewel warned ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh about drug use prior to his death
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:04:26 GMT
From https:
Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who had an estimated net worth of $840 million, died of smoke inhalation as a result of a Connecticut house fire last month.


Harvey Weinstein, 68, was paid a special visit by his actress girlfriend Alexandra Vino, 27
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:36:48 GMT
From https:
Alexandra Vino visited Prisoner number 20B0584 inside Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York, 20 miles east of Buffalo, on Friday.


Son of sex worker who allegedly killed young family in Melbourne house fire speaks out
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:30:26 GMT
From https:
Jenny Hayes, 46, is accused of deliberately lighting the Point Cook townhouse, in Melbourne's south-west, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.


Melbourne man, 89, makes wooden Christmas toys all year and donates them to the Salvation Army
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:05:23 GMT
From https:
Frank Lindsay, from Pakenham, 58km south-east of Melbourne, began building the toys with his wife Joan 20 years ago.


NSW teen who disappeared likely dead after drug addition and dangerous lifestyle, inquest finds
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:18:56 GMT
From https:
The coroner on Thursday concluded that Jasmine Morris is likely dead, but was unable to determine any of the facts of her death because most of her associates were heavy drug users.


Footy bad boy turned boxer becomes a 'mind mentor' to help men through depression
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:02:58 GMT
From https:
Former footy bad boy Barry Hall has a new life focus - he is now a qualified 'mind mentor'.


West End star Ruthie Henshall lifts the lid on her six-year romance with Prince Edward
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:38:16 GMT
From https:
As she emerged from I'm A Celebrity, Ruthie Henshall discovered that what she had thought was a casual private chat with fellow 'camper' Shane Richie hadn't, in fact, been private at all.


Karl Stefanovic sports fish slippers and silky pyjama shorts at breakfast with his family
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:33:37 GMT
From https:
He's the popular TV host who is always suited and booted for his appearance on the Today show.


Is Donald Trump about to pardon Tiger King? Joe Exotic on official let-offs list
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:32:26 GMT
From https:
Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardons for as many as 20 people before he leaves office, including the star of Netflix series Tiger King Joe Exotic, his family and himself.


People could get 'immunity certificates' after coronavirus vaccine, SAGE says
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:11:40 GMT
From https:
SAGE sub-group NERVTAG said that most people who have been infected or vaccinated have antibodies that could prevent a second infection, and the UK could issue freedom passes.


Fancy staying Home Alone? $300-a-night Dallas Airbnb allows you to live like Kevin McCallister
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:53:01 GMT
From https:
Why watch Home Alone over the holidays when you can experience the movie in real life? That's what one Airbnb is offering in Dallas.


Elon Musk's Boring Company hosts a 'tunnel rave' insides its Las Vegas Loop
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:31:46 GMT
From https:
Elon Musk's The Boring Company celebrated the near competition of its Las Vegas Convention Center Loop's site by hosting a 'tunnel rave' and shared a clip to Twitter giving the first look of the hub.


G-A-Y serves McDonaldas so it can stay open in tier 2
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:32:32 +0000
From https:
'The problem is they haven't ever had a conversation with hospitality.'


Man, 66, charged with murders of two women in 1987
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:57:41 +0000
From https:
David Fuller, 66, is charged in connection with the deaths of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce.


Drivers warned of icy conditions for days as UKas cold snap continues
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:57:18 +0000
From https:
Health authorities have also urged people to look out for vulnerable neighbours ahead of sub-zero lows across the country.


Mayor of Liverpool bailed after being arrested over bribery claims
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:35:38 +0000
From https:
Joe Anderson and four other men have been released on conditional bail, pending further inquiries.


The last first and second-class post dates for Christmas 2020
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:50:00 +0000
From https:
Don't leave it too late and find yourself asking wait a minute, Mr Postman.


Couple living in tier 2 canat have people in garden because itas in tier 3
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:42:30 +0000
From https:
Their house straddles the border between West and North Yorkshire which are under different restrictions.


Italy approves new restrictions over Christmas as daily deaths hit record high
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:17:31 +0000
From https:
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said: aIt's clear this will be a Christmas that is different from the others but it will be no less authentic.a


Three people rushed to hospital after explosion at house
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:42:22 +0000
From https:
Six nearby houses were also evacuated.


People could get aimmunity certificatesa after catching Covid or having vaccine
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:34:34 +0000
From https:
Government science advisers said those believed to be immune could be exempt from Covid restrictions for three months or more.


China becomes second nation to plant flag on moon during mission to gather rocks
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:25:30 +0000
From https:
It's more than 50 years since the Americans planted the first flag on the moon.


Mum cleared of having sex with boy, 14, who she athought was over 16a
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:24:00 +0000
From https:
Despite being cleared of knowingly having sex with an underage boy, Teah Vincent said: 'There will always be people who see me as a sex offender.'


Villagers install roadside toilet as aAmazon drivers keep pooing on grass vergea
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:23:24 +0000
From https:
Locals in Hoo, Kent, have been complaining for more than two years about the behaviour of HGV drivers.


Mum fights cancer for sake of disabled children whoave been off school since March
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:02:46 +0000
From https:
Carrie Leigh McLachlan says disabled children are having their future taken away from them.


How a hero milkman has kept his community afloat during the pandemic
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:32:49 +0000
From https:
Milkman Steve Hayden has saved lives on his rounds.


Herd immunity anot possible for the foreseeable futurea
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:51:16 +0000
From https:
'The vaccine is great, it's going to make a big difference but it's not going to be the whole answer.'


GP surgeries to start staffing Covid vaccines centres by December 14
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:02:42 +0000
From https:
Sites must be ready to give 975 doses of the vaccine to priority patients.


UK-led aspace mininga experiment could unlock resources for future missions
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:01:00 +0000
From https:
The BioAsteroid experiment is due to be blasted into orbit on a SpaceX rocket


36 Things That Will Make Your Most Annoying Tasks Go Faster
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:17 -0500
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We are all living too far into the future to be spending this much time shaving and waiting for pasta to cook, TBH.


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31 Tweets To Brighten Up Your Day Because We Know You Need It
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:03:05 -0500
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"This year said January, February, Quarantine, December."


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47 Pieces Of Clothing For Anyone Who Feels Like They Have Nothing To Wear
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:01:04 -0500
From https:

Anyone just really tired of everything in their closet?


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44 Gifts For Dads Who Never Make A Christmas Wish List
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:01:05 -0500
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... that aren't basic ties and socks. d


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Will You Ace This Easy Christmas "Jeopardy!" Quiz Or Will You Get Scrooged Over?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:16:08 -0500
From https:

What is bah humbug?


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10 Movies Where The Stars Actually Had Real Sex Onscreen
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:46:09 -0500
From https:

Most people when watching these movies: "How was this allowed?!"


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If You Can't Guess 12/21 Of These Iconic Movie Characters Then You're Not Allowed To Celebrate Christmas
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:04:08 -0500
From https:

I hope you've been studying!


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27 Problem-Solving Products From Amazon Every Dog Owner Probably Needs
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:01:06 -0500
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Just some ~dog-gone~ good products that'll make owning a pet easier.


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A Federal Judge Has Ordered The Trump Administration To Fully Restore DACA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:37:08 -0500
From https:

The order would fully restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration tried to end in 2017.


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ICE Is Trying To Force BuzzFeed News To Divulge Its Sources With A Subpoena
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:29:10 -0500
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aThis is embarrassing for ICE,a the former acting director of the agency said. aWhen youare trying to intimidate the press, you cross a line.a


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14 Standing Desks That Reviewers Actually Swear By
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:31:05 -0500
From https:

Your back, butt, and brain will thank you.


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28 Affordable Skincare Solutions For Shoppers On A Budget
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:01:04 -0500
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Because inexpensive a ineffective dd>>


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Men Are Sharing The Things They Actually Want For Christmas, So Grab A Pen And Paper, People
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:01:06 -0500
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Now you'll actually know what to get yourself, your boyfriend, or even your dad.


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If You Hate Cleaning, Here Are 27 Products That'll Do The Work For You
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:01:06 -0500
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You have better things to do of course, so let these do all the work.


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Check Off Which Rich People Presents You Got As A Kid And We'll Tell You What Percent Spoiled You Were
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:16:09 -0500
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If you got a Wii for Christmas, you were probably spoiled.


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23 Of The Best TV And Movie Gifts For Any Pop Culture Fan You Know
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:01:05 -0500
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From The Haunting of Bly Manor to Birds of Prey and everything in between, we've got you covered!


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36 Gifts Your Favorite Weirdo Will Probably Appreciate
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:00:18 -0500
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A yodeling pickle toy, toilet nightlight, bar of soap that looks *and* smells like an ear of corn, and other things that stone cold weirdo in your life is gonna love.


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I'll Be Really Impressed If You've Seen More Than 30/50 Of The Top Teen Movies, According To Rotten Tomatoes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:16:08 -0500
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Are you a teen movie expert? Time to prove it!


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19 Jokes To Help You Laugh Through The Pain Of Bath & Body Works' $9.95 Three-Wick Candle Sale
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:24:56 -0500
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Happy Candle Day!


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15 Celebrity Tweets You Missed This Week
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:16:09 -0500
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"Sarah Paulson knows who I am..."


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How Much Random And Basic Disney Movies 101 Knowledge Do You Have?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:46:09 -0500
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This quiz will be very easy for anyone who likes Disney animated movies!


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10 Things To Try In December
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:01:10 -0500
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Because we tried them for you in November.


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31 Things From Target Thatall Make Your Home Extra Festive For The Holidays
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:00:16 -0500
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Because this year could *definitely* use some more holiday cheer than usual.


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Just 29 Things From Amazon You'll Probably Find Extremely Useful If You Have A Dog
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:01:07 -0500
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Anything is paw-sible when you have these useful products.


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14 Super Easy DIY Holiday Decor Ideas From TikTok
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:46:09 -0500
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These decorations will bring the holiday spirit and won't break the bank.


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I'm Sorry, But We're Giving You A New Nickname
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:45:11 -0500
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It's time.


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Chance of a Brexit deal is no higher than 50%, say UK sources
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:16:53 GMT
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Michel Barnier returns to Brussels as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen prepare for direct talks

UK government sources have put the chances of a Brexit deal at no higher than 50% as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen prepare to open direct talks after their negotiators failed to come to terms in London.

Leaving Kingas Cross for Brussels on Saturday morning, the EUas chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told reporters: aWe keep calm, as always, and if there is still a way, we will see.a

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Prisoner deported from UK to Jamaica tests positive for Covid-19
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:32:24 GMT
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Man is in isolation in hospital after flight criticised by some Windrush generation members

One of the 13 prisoners deported from the UK to Jamaica on Wednesday has tested positive for Covid-19, the Jamaican government has confirmed.

The man is being held in isolation at a hospital in the capital, Kingston. He had been in detention in the UK for almost a month before his deportation.

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Trump heads for Georgia but claims of fraud may damage Senate Republicans
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:30:49 GMT
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Donald Trump will return to the campaign trail on Saturday a not, notionally at least, in his quixotic and doomed attempt to deny defeat by Joe Biden, but in support of two Republicans who face January run-offs which will decide control of the US Senate.

Related: I beg your pardon? Does Trump really plan to absolve himself and his family?

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NHS test and trace adviser defends mass use of rapid Covid tests
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:48:22 GMT
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Liverpool mass testing programme missed half of positive cases, figures show

The mass use of rapid coronavirus tests has been defended by a top NHS test and trace official, after experts warned they were not fit for use.

Government figures from the mass testing programme in Liverpool showed that the tests missed half of all positive cases detected by the standard coronavirus tests, and missed 30% of those with a high viral load a likely to be the most infectious.

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Japan's Hayabusa2 sends capsule carrying asteroid samples towards Earth
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:04:26 GMT
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Capsule will burn through atmosphere before landing in South Australia in the early hours of Sunday morning

Japanas Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully separated a capsule and sent it toward Earth to deliver samples from a distant asteroid that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on our planet.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said the capsule successfully detached Saturday afternoon from 220,000km (136,700 miles) away in a challenging operation that required precision control. The capsule is now descending to land in a remote, sparsely populated area of Woomera, Australia, on Sunday.

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West Yorkshire house explosion leaves three people in hospital
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:38:59 GMT
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Investigations into cause of incident in Illingworth area of Halifax on Saturday morning are ongoing

An explosion in a house in West Yorkshire has left three people in hospital.

The incident happened shortly after 7.30 am on Saturday in Green Lane in the Illingworth area of Halifax.

West Yorkshire fire and rescue service said three people had been treated and taken to hospital, and no one was missing.

The service said the explosion affected one building, and six surrounding houses were evacuated as a safety precaution.

Investigations into the cause of the explosion are ongoing and crews are managing aremaining pockets of firea at the scene, it said.

Fire engines from Fairweather Green, Halifax and Odsal initially attended and were joined by specialist units from Cleckheaton and Dewsbury.

A fundraiser for those affected by the blast was set up on Saturday morning. aWe from the Illingworth community should all come together and support this family as much as we can a| letas get this community support going as soon as possible,a wrote one member of the public.

Some offered to donate clothes and food to the family via local businesses and charities.

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Team behind Oxford Covid jab start final stage of malaria vaccine trials
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:47 GMT
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Vaccine could be in use by 2024 if next yearas human trials are successful

The Oxford team that has produced a successful coronavirus vaccine is about to enter the final stage of human trials in its quest for an inoculation against malaria.

The Jenner Institute director, Prof Adrian Hill, said the malaria vaccine would be tested on 4,800 children in Africa next year after early trials yielded promising results.

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Amsterdam draws up new rules to tone down its Christmas lights
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:35 GMT
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City council keen to maintain a good balance between calm streets and illuminations from next year

Amsterdam residents wanting to festoon the outside of their home with Christmas lighting may have to inform authorities in advance, city hall has said.

The city council unveiled a 35-page plan that would limit the size and colour of festive displays from next Christmas and require Amsterdammers to register their decorative intentions online at least 72 hours beforehand.

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Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson bailed in fraud investigation
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:57:03 GMT
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Labour mayor among five arrested as part of police inquiry into building contracts in the city

The mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has been released on bail after being detained as part of a fraud investigation.

Anderson was arrested with four other men from the city as part of an investigation into building and development contracts in Liverpool.

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Britannia named worst UK hotel chain for eighth year in a row
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:01:34 GMT
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Which? says one of most scathing guest reviews was so bad it was aunprintablea

Dirty loos and scathing reviews by guests have led Britannia hotels to be named as Britainas worst hotel chain for the eighth year running.

Described by one guest as a afilthy hovela and another as aby far the dirtiest hotel room I have ever stayed ina, Britannia props up the table in Which?as rankings of the best and worst large UK hotel chains.

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'Essex girl' removed from dictionary following campaign
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:47:53 GMT
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Expression deemed offensive by campaign group Essex Girls Liberation Front

The expression aEssex girla has been removed from a dictionary used to teach English after a campaign by women from the county who described the term as offensive.

According to the Oxford University Press, aEssex girla was previously defined as aa name used especially in jokes to refer to a type of young woman who is not intelligent, dresses badly, talks in a loud and ugly way and is very willing to have sex.a

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Coronavirus live news: England GPs told to start vaccinating by 14 December; Moscow delivers Sputnik V vaccine to clinics
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:06:41 GMT
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WHO says virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to 2.29m; Brazil reports 627 new deaths. Follow latest updates

Moscow began vaccinating the cityas exposed groups with Russiaas Sputnik V Covid-19 jab via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking the countryas first large-scale immunisation against the disease, the cityas coronavirus taskforce said.

The Russian-made vaccine will first be made available to doctors and other medical workers, teachers and social workers because they run the highest risk of exposure to the disease.
aYou are working at an educational institution and have top-priority for the Covid-19 vaccine, free of charge,a read a phone text message received by one Muscovite, an elementary school teacher, early on Saturday and seen by Reuters.

Vladimir Putin has ordered a nationwide voluntary vaccination programme to begin next week. He said Russia will have produced 2m vaccine doses within the next few days.

The head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, said in an interview with the BBC on Friday that Russia expects to give the vaccine to about 2 million people this month.

aOver the first five hours, 5,000 people signed up for the jab a teachers, doctors, social workers, those who are today risking their health and lives the most,a Moscowas mayor, Sergei Sobyanin, wrote on his personal website on Friday.

Russia has already vaccinated more than 100,000 high-risk people, the health minister, Mikhail Murashko, said this week during a presentation to the UN about Sputnik V.

The World Health Organization has said that vaccines are no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis, as Russia started inoculating its high-risk workers on Saturday and other countries geared up for similar programmes.

The WHO said it was erroneous to believe that the Covid-19 crisis is over because jabs are on the horizon, nearly a year after the start of the pandemic that has killed 1.5 million people.

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Moscow delivers Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to clinics
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:50:07 GMT
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Health workers and teachers have priority in first mass immunisation programme

Moscowas coronavirus taskforce said on Saturday that it was distributing the Sputnik V vaccine to 70 clinics, marking Russiaas first mass Covid-19 immunisation.

The taskforce said the Russian-made vaccine would be made available first to doctors and other medical workers, teachers and social workers because they ran the highest risk of exposure to the disease.

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aPeople are craving something morea: is it time to embrace your career plan B?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:37 GMT
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Whether youave lost your job or fallen out of love with it, many people turned to something new this year. We meet those who did a plus a beginneras guide to taking the plunge

For 21 years, Ian Garrett worked in the oil industry. He started his career at BP, then made his way up through the ranks, eventually becoming the chief well engineer for Tullow Oil. He worked long days; his job required a lot of travel, and took him from the North Sea to places such as Angola, Ghana and Algeria. But, at the age of 43, he has just finalised his application to become a schoolteacher. aAssuming thatas successful, Iall start the PGCE in secondary school maths teaching next September, graduate from that by the following summer, and Iall be teaching full-time in September 2022.a

Garrett was made redundant from the oil company at the start of the first lockdown. He planned to use his redundancy package to take the summer off, and start looking for work later in the year. But when he and his wife ended up home schooling their two children, aged six and eight, he became one of the few parents to enjoy the experience. aI loved it, actually,a he says. aI found it really rewarding.a

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New Jersey investigates Republican gala over Covid rule breaches
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:29:55 GMT
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Restaurant closed down after photos posted online showed dozens of maskless partiers, including Florida congressman Matt Gaetz

New Jerseyas governor, Phil Murphy, has said authorities are investigating a New York Republican club for holding a political gala fundraiser that appeared to violate the stateas coronavirus guidelines.

Photos and video posted on Twitter showed dozens of maskless partiers at the New York Young Republican Club event on Thursday night in Jersey City.

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'I only see someone if I do my laundry': students stuck on campus for a Covid Christmas
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:37 GMT
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Many international students in the UK, as well as care leavers and those with families abroad, face Christmas alone

Every year Msue Chiponda, an international student, joins her extended family at a house they rent by Lake Malawi to celebrate Christmas together. But, thanks to the pandemic, she wonat be going this year. Instead, she is facing Christmas alone in her studio bedroom at Nottingham University.

Across the UK, mass testing is under way at university campuses to allow many thousands of students to travel home for Christmas during the governmentas six-day window, which started on Thursday. However, like many overseas students, Chiponda, who is in the third year of a pharmacy degree, says Covid has made it too difficult for her to fly home.

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The tactics retailers use to make us spend more a and how they harm the vulnerable
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:00:40 GMT
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Online stores draw in shoppers but those with mental health issues are particularly susceptible

As a digital marketer, Emily Ware spends a lot of time online, yet this comes with a risk. Ware has borderline personality disorder, a mental health condition linked with impulsive behaviours. In her case, thatas spending money online.

aAt the start of 2020 I was APS4,250 in debt with nothing to show for it,a she says. aA good 95% of this was due to impulse spending, from clothes to pub trips to gig tickets. One of the worst was spending APS300 on tickets to see Cher on a whim.a

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aIave grown into a completely different persona: catching up with Gen Z
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:38 GMT
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In 2016, the Guardian spoke to 16-year-olds across the globe about their hopes and dreams. As they turn 20 in a global pandemic, we tracked them down

Four years ago, Halil felt optimistic for the future. Keen on basketball, chess and football, as well as video games, he was unsure what he was going to study at university.

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One-star wonders: how to make a film thatas so bad itas good
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:35 GMT
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Anyone can make a bad movie. But, from The Room to Cats, it takes something special to make a turkey that stands the test of time

There is nothing quite like a good-bad movie. Sometimes the title alone is enough to let us know what weare in for: think Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958). Sometimes the good-badness might be about knowing we are guaranteed an over-ripe performance from a particular star: think Nicolas Cage from around 2010 onwards. Sometimes a lurid or ridiculous premise promises a good time all by itself (see: Night of the Lepus, AKA the killer rabbit movie). But whether or not the creative minds behind these kinds of cultural landmarks were in on the joke is sometimes less self-evident.

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Francis Ford Coppola: aLife is a great screenwritera
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:00:42 GMT
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The film director, 81, on beauty in the eye of the audience, finishing with The Godfather and the family of humanity

Being able to critique yourself is a good skill. Often when a film has been released Iall ask: aDid I make mistakes?a When I made The Cotton Club in 1984, people were telling me there were too many black people in it and too much tap dancing. I would say: aBut itas a movie about black people tap dancing.a Years later, I realised I had taken out half of the backstory. It was good to go back and fix that.

Life is a great screenwriter. My daughter, Sofia, got such awful, unjust criticism for her performance in The Godfather Part III. She was 18 and was being told shead ruined her fatheras film. It was a deep wound for the poor kid. They were gunning for me, but she took the bullets. Now she is a more famous movie director than me. She got the last laugh!

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10 brilliant homemade Christmas gift ideas
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:39 GMT
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Want to give a little love with a handmade present, but donat know where to start? Try these ideas from artists and designers

A friend once gave me a copy of The Lonely Doll by Dare Wright, a cult picture book about a doll who knits a scarf as a Christmas gift for Mr Bear because, she says, a present you make is so much better than one you buy. The sentiment is more relevant this year than ever a the thought is what counts, and 2020 will be the year of the homemade Christmas present.

When kept apart from family and loved ones, the surest way to show how much you care is to make a gift, however small. And itas the perfect way to while away long winter evenings at home.

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'He lost everything': how a phone call led to APS110,000 loss and homelessness
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:30:34 GMT
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Vulnerable fraud victim, who was threatened in his own house, did not get refund until we intervened

The stranger on the phone claiming to be an inspector from the National Crime Agency and told Geoff Harper* that he was the victim of a complex fraud involving banks, police and, possibly, members of his own family. Harper was asked to help track and identify the fraudsters and to withdraw the money from his three compromised bank accounts for safeguarding. The call was the start of a 16-month ordeal that left Harper homeless, penniless and suicidal.

At least three other elderly victims have been defrauded of their life savings in the same scam a a version of what is known as courier fraud, and two have also lost their homes. Unusually, some appear to have been subsequently coerced into helping to defraud other victims in a nationwide operation that police have equated with modern slavery.

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Zoe Ball: 'My most embarrassing moment? Having a menopausal hot flush in front of Al Pacino'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:30:37 GMT
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The broadcaster on aterrible parentinga, Christmas pudding and dreaming of Glastonbury

Born in Blackpool, Zoe Ball, 50, became the first solo woman to front Radio 1as breakfast show. She currently hosts the Radio 2 breakfast show and Strictlyas It Takes Two. She has written the foreword to the new QI book, Funny You Should Aska| Your Questions Answered By The QI Elves. She lives in Sussex, and has two children with her ex-husband, DJ Norman Cook.

What is your earliest memory?
My dad wrapping me up in his coat on a cold, rainy night in the 1970s when our car broke down and we had to wait by the road for help.

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Blind date: 'First impressions? Wow!'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:00:33 GMT
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Aiden, 29, teacher, meets Charlotte, 26, actor

What were you hoping for?
My housemate Meabh (who signed me up) was determined to find my future wife. But I was just hoping for someone to have a fun night with.

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Burnley v Everton: Premier League a live!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:06:34 GMT
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77 min: Taylor goes barrelling down the left and draws a clumsy foul from Doucoure. A chance for the hosts to load the box. Those Burnley eyes light up again.

75 min: Burnley make their first change: Ashley Barnes comes on for Jay Rodriguez.

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Ireland v Scotland: Autumn Nations Cup third place play-off a live!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:04:31 GMT
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aIs it churlish of me to point out that 11 of the 46 players involved in todayas game were born and raised in either New Zealand, South Africa or Australia?a asks James in Amsterdam, aThatas almost a quarter of the lads getting kitted up. Iam trying to work out if this might be some kind of record for Southern Hemisphere involvement in a Northern Hemisphere international game.a

No idea if itas a record, James, and yes, I think bringing this up is churlish. We live in a global world and if people wish to uproot their lives enough to live in a nation and commit their future and that of their families to it then itas to be welcomed and admired.

Letas all get involved!

Tell me how excited you are about this final that isnat in any way a final by getting in touch via Email or tweeting @bloodandmud

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Manchester City v Fulham, WSL, Sevilla v Real Madrid, EFL and more aA live!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:05:33 GMT
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Aston Villa 0-1 Man Utd There are just under 15 minutes remaining at Banksas Stadium. Manchester United have been much the better team but they still only lead 1-0.

Manchester City v Fulham team news

Manchester City (4-2-3-1) Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Stones, Mendy; Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, De Bruyne, Sterling; Jesus.
Substitutes: Steffen, Laporte, Garcia, Silva, Fernandinho, Foden, Torres.

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Dawid Malan: Iam proud of being No 1 but it guarantees nothing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:00:39 GMT
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The worldas top T20i batsman powered England to a 3-0 series clean sweep in South Africa but says becoming a fixture in the team has been no easy ride and that he still has Ashes ambitions

Dawid Malan landed in South Africa unsure if he would play but he has left with a greater sense of belonging, both in terms of his place in Englandas best Twenty20 team and the No 1 tag that previously left him feeling embarrassed.

A 14-day quarantine period in an Australian hotel room now beckons for the 33-year-old in preparation for a season with Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League, and with it plenty of time between bursts on an exercise bike to reflect on his achievements.

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'I am coming home': Mark Cavendish to race on with return to Quickstep
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:19:52 GMT
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  • 35-year-oldas career had looked to be drawing to a close
  • aI canat wait to be back in the Wolfpack,a says Cavendish

Mark Cavendish has ended speculation over his future by agreeing a deal to return to Deceuninck-QuickStep in 2021. The 35-year-old was out of contract in a difficult market this winter and had openly contemplated that his career might be coming to an end despite his desire to race on.

Cavendishas wish has now been granted as he returns to the team with which the 30-time Tour de France stage winner secured 44 victories between 2013 and 2015.

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Wallabies sing Indigenous language Australian anthem before Tri-Nations rugby union draw with Argentina
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:08:26 GMT
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  • Australia settle for 16-16 draw in final Test of the year
  • Every player sings anthem in language of Eora Nation

Under drizzling rain at Bankwest Stadium, in the minutes before the Wallabiesa 16-16 Tri-Nations draw with Argentina, an archaic, divisive tradition may have been replaced with a new one befitting its time.

In a historic moment for an international sporting event, the Australian national anthem was sung in a local Indigenous language.

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Cities can lead a green revolution after Covid. In Barcelona, we're showing how | Ada Colau
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:36 GMT
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From non-polluting transport to sustainable industries, urban areas are perfect for testing radical solutions to global problems

aC/ Ada Colau is the mayor of Barcelona

The pandemic will leave behind a very different world from that of a year ago. Thousands of people have died; entire industries have been brought to the brink; welfare states have been shaken. In the coming years, the major challenge facing all public leaders will be charting a path of recovery through the devastating human, social and economic marks that Covid-19 has left on our societies.

But rather than redoubling on the fragile world of the pre-pandemic age, we should be taking advantage of this moment to build one that is more just, balanced and sustainable.

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China once celebrated its diversity. How has it come to embrace ethnic nationalism? | David Tobin
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:34 GMT
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My friend AynA1/4ras life tells the story of how Uighurs have been purposefully dehumanised by the party-state

During my first year living in ArA1/4mchi, the capital of Xinjiang, I met AynA1/4r (not her real name). It was 2007, and she described life in China as difficult but improving for Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking predominantly Muslim people. AynA1/4r spoke both Uighur and Mandarin, and was proud of being ain-between culturesa. She described herself as a bridge between the Han majority, who make up about 90% of Chinaas population and the Uighurs, Xinjiangas ethnic majority.

AynA1/4r invited me to her home and we watched Chinaas national day celebrations a parades of tanks, warheads, and motorcades a on TV . AynA1/4r could not understand my lack of amusement; the spectacle made her proud of Chinaas rapid development and hopeful that Xinjiangas problems could be resolved. Over the years, as new policies affected her work, her home and her family life, her outlook changed. The hints had been there when we first met: she worried aloud about future generationsa ability to speak the Uighur language and their right to practise their religion. When AynA1/4r asked to see pictures of my ahomelanda, she was stunned by the sight of Scottish flags adorning Edinburgh castle. She was amazed that aminority peoplea within larger nations could express their own identity. aIf we were allowed to do this, most of our problems would be gone.a

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Itas time for Ivanka Trump to step out of her Dadas shadow. But how? | Hadley Freeman
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:37 GMT
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Everyone wants to know what sheall do next. Iave got a few ideas...

For much of this dumpster fire of a year Iave been self-medicating with Schittas Creek, the completely delightful sitcom about a wealthy family who, after losing all their money, learn to be good. But as the US election approached, I no longer wanted to watch a show about rich people who end up happy. I wanted to watch one about rich people being humiliated and regularly slung in prison. And so Iave been rewatching Arrested Development.

The extraordinary similarities between the Bluth family (dodgy property dealer father, pathetic idiot older son desperate for his fatheras love, blond idiot daughter, even more idiotic younger son) and the Trump family (see above) rendered the show nearly unwatchable during the presidency. Now that Trump is definitely leaving office, it feels close to cathartic. But there was one thing Arrested got wrong in its prophesying of the Trumps: it underestimated the daughter.

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Stephen Collins on this year's must-have PS5 games a cartoon
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:00:32 GMT
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Gavin Williamson tinkers at the edges of GCSEs when they are fundamentally broken | Fiona Millar
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:36 GMT
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Even some Tories now see that we have a state-sponsored system of failure for poorer children

When this is all over, will we be going back to normal, or as some headline writers prefer anormala? Or will things never be normal again? I bet everyone has touched on these questions in the past six months.

Everything about the education secretary, Gavin Williamsonas, latest attempts to finesse next yearas exams and compensate for the impact of Covid, suggests that the old normal will be a long time coming. But is that what we want, anyway?

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Man charged over murders of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce in 1987
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:34:47 GMT
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David Fuller, 66, from East Sussex, will appear before Medway magistrates court on Saturday

A 66-year-old man has been charged with the murder of two women in Kent more than 30 years ago.

Police said David Fuller, from Heathfield, East Sussex, has been charged with two counts of murder in connection with the deaths of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce in 1987.

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And bake a| UK households embrace cooking up DIY Christmas treats
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:35 GMT
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Surge in sales of key festive ingredients and cooking utensils as pandemic home-baking trend continues

Families are preparing for a home-baked Christmas as they tackle the boredom of lockdown restrictions by making their own puddings, mince pies and cakes.

Retailers are reporting a surge in sales of festive favourites such as dried fruit, marzipan, candied peel and mincemeat while first-time bakers have also prompted a rush on sales of pudding bowls and baking trays.

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Millions in San Francisco Bay Area to face stay-home-order starting Sunday
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:25:39 GMT
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Five counties to pre-emptively adopt statewide order as hospitals fill amid coronavirus surge

Millions of people in the San Francisco Bay Area will go under a new stay-at-home order beginning this weekend as coronavirus cases surge and hospitals fill up, health officials announced on Friday.

On Thursday Californiaas governor, Gavin Newsom, launched a regional stay-at-home order pegged to intensive-care unit capacity at hospitals. Once the ICU capacity of a region falls below 15%, a stay-at-home order will be triggered, with the vast majority of California expected to meet that criteria within the next few days.

Related: Q&A: California's new stay-at-home order explained

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Two men drown and child in hospital in Queensland beach tragedy
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:09:49 GMT
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Men in their mid-30s drown and boy, 9, in hospital, after incident on Australiaas Sunshine Coast

Two men have drowned and a boy has been taken to hospital after getting into trouble in the surf on Queenslandas Sunshine Coast.

The men in their mid-30s were pulled from the water at Teewah Beach in Noosa North Shore about 2.30pm on Saturday but could not be revived.

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A Utah monolith enchanted millions and then it was gone, leaving mysteries behind
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:30:34 GMT
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For many following the story of the monolith, crucial questions remain unanswered: who made it? What was it for?

In a year of uncertainty and peril, one three-sided mystery metal structure provided a glinting moment of distraction, or even hope a and then it was gone.

Before the public had moved on from the monolith, the monolith had moved on from us.

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The Danish climate minister closing down the oil industry for good
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:36 GMT
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Dan JA,rgensen has agreed the worldas most ambitious climate goal with a promise to cut 70% of emissions by 2030

Denmarkas climate minister is fairly certain that the deal to close down the nationas oil industry by 2050, announced on Friday morning, marks the biggest moment in his career.

aI think this is probably going to be the biggest decision that Iam a part of in my life,a Dan JA,rgensen tells the Guardian hours after the announcement.

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China mine deaths: 18 killed in underground gas leak in Chongqing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:15:23 GMT
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Five still trapped after accident involving workers dismantling underground equipment at Diaoshuidong coal mine

Eighteen miners have been confirmed dead after a carbon monoxide leak at a coal mine in southwestern China, state media reported, with rescue efforts under way to reach five others still trapped underground.

Twenty-four miners were caught up in the accident at the Diaoshuidong mine in the city of Chongqing, around 1,800km south-west of Beijing, after the gas leak occurred on Friday, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

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aI never want to get too meana: Benito Skinner on his savage viral parodies
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:37 GMT
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His impressions of everyone from Grimes to the Kardashians have won him a huge audience a but theyare meant with love

The last thing you would expect from a Gen Z comedian whose livelihood relies on being web-savvy is poor Zoom etiquette. Yet when 27-year-old Benito Skinner, AKA Benny Drama, finally appears on screen from his new home in LA, he is momentarily flummoxed by his own backdrop, a fuchsia pink whirlpool of lipsticks. He scrambles around trying to change it, briefly flashing up a still of one of his monstrous new creations, Kooper, the work-phobic, lipgloss-obsessed intern whose dad happens to own the company, before finally finding the off button and settling on the standard Zoom interview angle. aThatas better,a he smiles. aUp my nose vibes.a

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Michel Faber: 'Under the Skin changed my life for good'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:30:40 GMT
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The author reflects on the sense of alienation that informed his first novel, and the bookas lasting message of moral responsibility

In 1993, I emigrated from a big, thriving, multicultural city in Australia to a failing farm in the tranquil isolation of the Scottish Highlands. The culture shock made me feel as if Iad landed on another planet. Many aspects of British society struck me as unnecessarily depressing a but then I was depressed anyway. My natural alienation worsened and I became very unwell. I had a job in a care home but it was a 15 mile bicycle ride from the farm, and in harsh weather I would chicken out and catch taxis to and from work, which ate up my meagre wages. Eventually my wife suggested I concentrate on my writing instead.

Iad been toying with the idea of a novel about a childless couple who abduct a baby monkey, shave its fur off, pay for it to be surgically modified to resemble a human, and then introduce it into society as their child. I wanted it to be a thought-provoking tale about difference and the extent to which our culture is willing to accommodate or even tolerate it. But the more I mulled on it, the clearer it became that the novel would be a satire. I didnat want to write a satire. I wanted to write a book that knocked people sideways, haunted them for ever.

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Fuser review a ridiculously enjoyable DJ role-player
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:00:41 GMT
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Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
Youare a DJ splicing the drums, bass, melody and vocals of your favourite tracks in dizzy new ways in this latest from the makers of Guitar Hero

Harmonix is the Boston-based studio responsible for the Guitar Hero and Rock Band series that, during the 2000s, filled front rooms (and, later, attics) with plastic instruments used to role-play rock musicians by means of intricate rhythmic tests. At the height of the genreas popularity, Harmonix worked with the Beatlesa estate to convert the bandas back catalogue to the interactive format. Consumer weariness toward plastic video game peripherals, however, precipitated a crisis. Fuser is Harmonixas attempt to reinvigorate the music game it once popularised, this time by casting its player as a DJ tasked with mixing and splicing assorted hits to delight a virtual audience.

This is a far more creative proposition than the Simon-says format of earlier rhythm games, where your job was merely to strike buttons in time with the music. Here, youare free to take the constituent parts of various songs a typically drums, bass, melody and vocals a and interweave them however you like, creating harmonious new hybrids.

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Following the science: the writers who have made sense of Covid
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:36 GMT
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When R numbers have been daily news, and medical officers have shared platforms with politicians, Gaia Vince reflects on a challenging and exhilarating year of being a science writer

This year has had the makings of an epic saga: a monstrous disease that took over the world, killing the oldest, poorest and most vulnerable, imprisoning the population in lockdown a and the heroic scientists who battled day and night to create a miracle vaccine to defeat it. Books are already being written about their quest, and we will rush to read them, hoping to understand more about this terrible pandemic and how it was ended.

It has been an extraordinary year to be a science writer, watching the formerly niche subjects of epidemiology, virology and immunology take centre stage a a bit like how it must be for constitutional law experts when a new Brexit detail is announced. Suddenly, being a scientist a and writing about science a was more interesting to the public than making movies or playing football (especially when neither of these was allowed). The scramble to get a grip on this invisible global killer was all-consuming, and writers rose to the challenge, producing reams of coverage: the disease was only officially named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (Sars-CoV-2) on 11 February; by June, the first book on it had been published.

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Alex Wheatle: aI have nightmarish moments where myA past comesA back andA hitsA mea
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:39 GMT
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The prize-winning authoras life is now an episode of Steve McQueenas hit series Small Axe. He talks about working on the project and his latest novel, based on a Jamaican slave uprising

Amid the brunchtime clatter of a busy south London cafe, Alex Wheatle is talking about how, lately, he has been considering 1970s pop culture and the way it has shaped and warped his perception of self. aI grew up with Tarzan on TV; Tarzan beating up all the black guys he came across and being able to talk to the animals while the black people couldnat,a he says. aAnd I hate to admit it, but when I was 10 or 11, I actually cheered for Tarzan when he was fighting with a so-called asavagea. It was only later that I thought: aI think Iave got that wrong.aa

In many ways, Wheatleas 20-year writing career has been about correcting that wrong. Because if the focus of the authoras extraordinary early years was on mistruths around his heritage a about its history, its value, its implicit inferiority to a loin-clothed white saviour a then the intervening period has been all about creating the depictions of nuanced black heroism he was denied as a child.

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From Messiah to Jonas Kaufmann: the best classical Christmas albums of 2020
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:00:40 GMT
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This yearas festive zingers take you from Berlin to Buckfast Abbey, from Mexico to Kaufmann in full-on crooner mode

This yearas heap of Christmas albums is smaller, but the balance has shifted: plenty of novelty and baroque discovery from outstanding choirs, only one (in this selection) in the special seasonal celebrity-tinsel-cringe category. First up: a covetable new recording of Handelas Messiah (Pentatone), the traditional Christmas work despite its Passiontide credentials, with spirited, lean performances from the Rias Kammerchor Berlin and Akademie fA1/4r Alte Musik Berlin, conducted by Justin Doyle, with top soloists Julia Doyle, Tim Mead, Thomas Hobbs and Roderick Williams.

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aWomen feel they have no option but to give birth alonea: the rise of freebirthing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:35 GMT
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As Covid infections rose, hospital felt like an increasingly dangerous place to have a baby. But is labouring without midwives or doctors the answer?

On the morning of 3 May, Victoria Johnson prepared to give birth at her home in the Highlands. One by one, her three children came downstairs to where she was labouring in a birthing pool surrounded by fairy lights, the curtains tightly shut against the outside world.

Suddenly, she felt an urge to get out of the pool. aI stood up and it felt as if the weight of the universe crashed from my head to my toes.a Her waters broke a aall over the carpet, which wasnat ideala a and the baby started to crown. aEveryone was there, including both grandmothers on video call,a she says. aOnce the baby was out, my eight-year-old son came over and said, aIam so proud of you.a And that was everything.a

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Yotam Ottolenghi's alternative Christmas dinner a recipes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:30:36 GMT
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Turkey and all the trimmings is all very well, but to turn heads this Christmas, try out this roast spatchcock chicken in chilli butter with a Gruffalo-inspired stuffing cake, sweet potatoes roasted with pecan and lime, and a zingy sprout slaw

If youave never spatchcocked a chicken, you can now add it to the list of athings I had time for in 2020 that I would never have done otherwisea (or ask the butcher to do it for you). If you want to get ahead, prepare the chicken the day before: refrigerate it all laid out and ready in the tray, but remember to bring it up to room temperature before it goes in the oven.

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Fit in my 40s: can Instagram influencers motivate me to move?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:33 GMT
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There is something powerful about seeing a squat, or a bicep curl, performed by someone whose musculature is beyond perfect

Iave never much used Instagram except for looking at pictures of pitbulls, so when I met my first influencer (an interiors one rather than fitness) I, of course, had no idea of the deadly seriousness of the medium. Existing not just on likes, but on likes as a proportion of followers, he expressly forbade me from following him, on the grounds that I seemed like the kind of person who, though approving of a post, would forget to actually click alikea. He had me bang to rights; I didnat follow him, and all I can remember now is that his name was Richard and Instagram influencing is huge, huge business.

The top 10 fitness influencers worldwide can earn between APS10,000 and APS37,000 per post a astronomical figures that work on a straightforward metric: your follower count multiplied by 0.003, turned into quids.( I donat know who decided it, I just worked it out in my head). Only two of the global top 10 (Ulisses World and Simeon Panda) are men, and the women are similar only in the sense that they all have incredible muscle definition.

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Meera Sodha's Christmas recipe for vegan vada pav with coriander and peanut chutney | The new vegan
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:00:40 GMT
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An Indian potato burger with green chutney makes the perfect festive evening snack

Make sure you have everything you need ready and in place before you start shallow frying. Keep the batter and potato mixture to one side of the hob, and have to hand a spatula and a plate with kitchen paper on it. The batter, potato mixture and chutney can all be made a day in advance.

Prep 15 min
Cook 50 min
Makes 8, to serve 4

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Sabrina Ghayour's vegetarian Christmas recipes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:34 GMT
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Vegetarians can tuck into these festive beetroot puffs, and even the anti-sprout brigade might be won over by honeyed harissa brussels

Itas easy for vegetarians to feel short-changed at Christmas. I created this vibrantly coloured, subtly spiced, sweet and savoury pastry number with them in mind, but it seems popular with meat-eaters as well. I eat sprouts year-round, in one form or another, transforming them with spice and lemon zest without a lot of effort. Christmas should be all-inclusive and this year, although it may be a smaller affair, I want it to be extra-special, bringing much-needed joy to everyone around the table. If you have any vegans among you, Iave suggested ways to make both recipes plant-based, too.

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Fat bubbles or fine fragrances: bath treats to suit all tastes | Sali Hughes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:36 GMT
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An arduous monthas testing of bath foams, oils and powders means that whoeveras on your Christmas list, I have them covered

When it comes to bathing products, the world is divided in two: the sophisticates and the toddlers. The former favour fine botanical oils, natural milks and complex aromatherapeutic fragrances. The latter crave sweet, fat bubbles, dense enough to make a carefully laid foam beard last the duration of Carols From Kingas. My head may be in the first camp, but my heart will for ever be at the foam party. Nevertheless, an arduous monthas testing of bath foams, oils and powders means that whoeveras on your Christmas list, I have them covered.

Philosophyas bubble baths are a Christmas tradition, with new festive fragrances released each year. Thereas a reassuring lack of pretension in peppermint Candy Cane or spicy Cinnamon Buns foam (both smell unapologetically literal and synthetic) and in this seasonas Cozy By The Fire (APS13.50 for a whopping 480ml). Heavy on the sweet vanilla and winter flowers, and huge on bubbles, this is essentially a gift for adults who still love Matey.

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George Soros: OrbA!n turns to familiar scapegoat as Hungary rows with EU
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:00:31 GMT
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Rightwing prime minister Viktor OrbA!n reignites anti-Soros rhetoric with EU dispute

Hungaryas rightwing prime minister, Viktor OrbA!n, is threatening to veto the new EU budget over a provision that would link some funding to rule-of-law concerns. As the standoff intensifies, he has found a familiar enemy to blame: the 90-year-old financier and philanthropist George Soros.

OrbA!n has reinvigorated his governmentas anti-Soros campaign, which has often been marked by conspiratorial and antisemitic rhetoric, as Hungary and Poland have tussled with other European leaders over the so-called arule-of-lawa mechanism. The dispute is holding up final agreement on the EUas a!1.7tn (APS1.5tn) seven-year budget and recovery package.

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I beg your pardon? Does Trump really plan to absolve himself and his family?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:35 GMT
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Rudy Giuliani, the Trump children a even Joe Exotic a are reportedly being considered, along with the soon to be ex-president

Rudy Giuliani. Ivanka Trump. Joseph Maldonado-Passage, AKA Joe Exotic, star of the Netflix series Tiger King. And, just possibly, Donald Trump himself.

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The student sting: the troubling inside story of Ice's fake university
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:38 GMT
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Ramesh thought the people who encouraged him to recruit overseas students to an illegal avisa milla were his friends a but they worked for US immigration authorities

Ramesh used to talk to his friends in Michigan a lot on the phone.

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'Ridiculous double standard': LA residents condemn maze of Covid restrictions
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:38 GMT
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With restaurants forced to close while malls stay open, frustrations grow among business owners and other citizens

Jeffrey Merrihue had just finished installing $80,000 worth of dining booths on the street outside his informal Italian eatery blocks away from the Pacific Ocean when word came down that Los Angeles county was instituting a three-week ban on outdoor dining.

Not only was he not amused a he thought the decision was misguided and desperately unfair.

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A Utah monolith enchanted millions and then it was gone, leaving mysteries behind
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:30:34 GMT
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For many following the story of the monolith, crucial questions remain unanswered: who made it? What was it for?

In a year of uncertainty and peril, one three-sided mystery metal structure provided a glinting moment of distraction, or even hope a and then it was gone.

Before the public had moved on from the monolith, the monolith had moved on from us.

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Columbia students threaten to withhold tuition fees amid Covid protest
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:37 GMT
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  • Leader criticises aprofit motivea of elite New York institution
  • University defends actions on issues including anti-racism

Almost 1,800 students at Columbia University in New York are threatening to withhold tuition fees next year, in the latest signal to US academia of widespread preparedness to act on demands to reduce costs and address social justice issues relating to labor, investments and surrounding communities.

Related: Maryland college dedicates new memorial in effort to confront legacy of slavery

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Chance of a Brexit deal is no higher than 50%, say UK sources
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:16:53 GMT
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Michel Barnier returns to Brussels as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen prepare for direct talks

UK government sources have put the chances of a Brexit deal at no higher than 50% as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen prepare to open direct talks after their negotiators failed to come to terms in London.

Leaving Kingas Cross for Brussels on Saturday morning, the EUas chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told reporters: aWe keep calm, as always, and if there is still a way, we will see.a

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Japan's Hayabusa2 sends capsule carrying asteroid samples towards Earth
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:04:26 GMT
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Capsule will burn through atmosphere before landing in South Australia in the early hours of Sunday morning

Japanas Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully separated a capsule and sent it toward Earth to deliver samples from a distant asteroid that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on our planet.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said the capsule successfully detached Saturday afternoon from 220,000km (136,700 miles) away in a challenging operation that required precision control. The capsule is now descending to land in a remote, sparsely populated area of Woomera, Australia, on Sunday.

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Team behind Oxford Covid jab start final stage of malaria vaccine trials
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:47 GMT
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Vaccine could be in use by 2024 if next yearas human trials are successful

The Oxford team that has produced a successful coronavirus vaccine is about to enter the final stage of human trials in its quest for an inoculation against malaria.

The Jenner Institute director, Prof Adrian Hill, said the malaria vaccine would be tested on 4,800 children in Africa next year after early trials yielded promising results.

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Coronavirus live news: England GPs told to start vaccinating by 14 December; Moscow delivers Sputnik V vaccine to clinics
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:38:36 GMT
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World Health Organization warns virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to 2.29m; Brazil reports 627 new deaths. Follow latest updates

The World Health Organization warned that vaccines were no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis, as Russia started vaccinating its high-risk workers on Saturday and other countries geared up for similar programmes.

The WHO warned about what it said was an erroneous belief that the Covid-19 crisis is over with jabs on the horizon, nearly a year after the start of the pandemic that has killed 1.5 million people worldwide.

Iranas total deaths from coronavirus surpassed 50,000 on Saturday, with more than one million people infected, although transmission rates in the Middle Eastas worst-affected country were slowing, state TV reported.

Turkey has entered its first full weekend lockdown since May after coronavirus infections and deaths hit record highs in recent days.
The country of 83 million people on Friday recorded 32,736 new cases, including asymptomatic ones, the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic in March.

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Millions in San Francisco Bay Area to face stay-home-order starting Sunday
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:25:39 GMT
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Five counties to pre-emptively adopt statewide order as hospitals fill amid coronavirus surge

Millions of people in the San Francisco Bay Area will go under a new stay-at-home order beginning this weekend as coronavirus cases surge and hospitals fill up, health officials announced on Friday.

On Thursday Californiaas governor, Gavin Newsom, launched a regional stay-at-home order pegged to intensive-care unit capacity at hospitals. Once the ICU capacity of a region falls below 15%, a stay-at-home order will be triggered, with the vast majority of California expected to meet that criteria within the next few days.

Related: Q&A: California's new stay-at-home order explained

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aIave grown into a completely different persona: catching up with Gen Z
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:38 GMT
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In 2016, the Guardian spoke to 16-year-olds across the globe about their hopes and dreams. As they turn 20 in a global pandemic, we tracked them down

Four years ago, Halil felt optimistic for the future. Keen on basketball, chess and football, as well as video games, he was unsure what he was going to study at university.

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Blind date: 'First impressions? Wow!'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:00:33 GMT
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Aiden, 29, teacher, meets Charlotte, 26, actor

What were you hoping for?
My housemate Meabh (who signed me up) was determined to find my future wife. But I was just hoping for someone to have a fun night with.

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Alex Wheatle: aI have nightmarish moments where myA past comesA back andA hitsA mea
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:39 GMT
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The prize-winning authoras life is now an episode of Steve McQueenas hit series Small Axe. He talks about working on the project and his latest novel, based on a Jamaican slave uprising

Amid the brunchtime clatter of a busy south London cafe, Alex Wheatle is talking about how, lately, he has been considering 1970s pop culture and the way it has shaped and warped his perception of self. aI grew up with Tarzan on TV; Tarzan beating up all the black guys he came across and being able to talk to the animals while the black people couldnat,a he says. aAnd I hate to admit it, but when I was 10 or 11, I actually cheered for Tarzan when he was fighting with a so-called asavagea. It was only later that I thought: aI think Iave got that wrong.aa

In many ways, Wheatleas 20-year writing career has been about correcting that wrong. Because if the focus of the authoras extraordinary early years was on mistruths around his heritage a about its history, its value, its implicit inferiority to a loin-clothed white saviour a then the intervening period has been all about creating the depictions of nuanced black heroism he was denied as a child.

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aI never want to get too meana: Benito Skinner on his savage viral parodies
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:00:37 GMT
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His impressions of everyone from Grimes to the Kardashians have won him a huge audience a but theyare meant with love

The last thing you would expect from a Gen Z comedian whose livelihood relies on being web-savvy is poor Zoom etiquette. Yet when 27-year-old Benito Skinner, AKA Benny Drama, finally appears on screen from his new home in LA, he is momentarily flummoxed by his own backdrop, a fuchsia pink whirlpool of lipsticks. He scrambles around trying to change it, briefly flashing up a still of one of his monstrous new creations, Kooper, the work-phobic, lipgloss-obsessed intern whose dad happens to own the company, before finally finding the off button and settling on the standard Zoom interview angle. aThatas better,a he smiles. aUp my nose vibes.a

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George Soros: OrbA!n turns to familiar scapegoat as Hungary rows with EU
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:00:31 GMT
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Rightwing prime minister Viktor OrbA!n reignites anti-Soros rhetoric with EU dispute

Hungaryas rightwing prime minister, Viktor OrbA!n, is threatening to veto the new EU budget over a provision that would link some funding to rule-of-law concerns. As the standoff intensifies, he has found a familiar enemy to blame: the 90-year-old financier and philanthropist George Soros.

OrbA!n has reinvigorated his governmentas anti-Soros campaign, which has often been marked by conspiratorial and antisemitic rhetoric, as Hungary and Poland have tussled with other European leaders over the so-called arule-of-lawa mechanism. The dispute is holding up final agreement on the EUas a!1.7tn (APS1.5tn) seven-year budget and recovery package.

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Itas time for Ivanka Trump to step out of her Dadas shadow. But how? | Hadley Freeman
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:37 GMT
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Everyone wants to know what sheall do next. Iave got a few ideas...

For much of this dumpster fire of a year Iave been self-medicating with Schittas Creek, the completely delightful sitcom about a wealthy family who, after losing all their money, learn to be good. But as the US election approached, I no longer wanted to watch a show about rich people who end up happy. I wanted to watch one about rich people being humiliated and regularly slung in prison. And so Iave been rewatching Arrested Development.

The extraordinary similarities between the Bluth family (dodgy property dealer father, pathetic idiot older son desperate for his fatheras love, blond idiot daughter, even more idiotic younger son) and the Trump family (see above) rendered the show nearly unwatchable during the presidency. Now that Trump is definitely leaving office, it feels close to cathartic. But there was one thing Arrested got wrong in its prophesying of the Trumps: it underestimated the daughter.

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China once celebrated its diversity. How has it come to embrace ethnic nationalism? | David Tobin
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:34 GMT
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My friend AynA1/4ras life tells the story of how Uighurs have been purposefully dehumanised by the party-state

During my first year living in ArA1/4mchi, the capital of Xinjiang, I met AynA1/4r (not her real name). It was 2007, and she described life in China as difficult but improving for Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking predominantly Muslim people. AynA1/4r spoke both Uighur and Mandarin, and was proud of being ain-between culturesa. She described herself as a bridge between the Han majority, who make up about 90% of Chinaas population and the Uighurs, Xinjiangas ethnic majority.

AynA1/4r invited me to her home and we watched Chinaas national day celebrations a parades of tanks, warheads, and motorcades a on TV . AynA1/4r could not understand my lack of amusement; the spectacle made her proud of Chinaas rapid development and hopeful that Xinjiangas problems could be resolved. Over the years, as new policies affected her work, her home and her family life, her outlook changed. The hints had been there when we first met: she worried aloud about future generationsa ability to speak the Uighur language and their right to practise their religion. When AynA1/4r asked to see pictures of my ahomelanda, she was stunned by the sight of Scottish flags adorning Edinburgh castle. She was amazed that aminority peoplea within larger nations could express their own identity. aIf we were allowed to do this, most of our problems would be gone.a

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Cities can lead a green revolution after Covid. In Barcelona, we're showing how | Ada Colau
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:36 GMT
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From non-polluting transport to sustainable industries, urban areas are perfect for testing radical solutions to global problems

aC/ Ada Colau is the mayor of Barcelona

The pandemic will leave behind a very different world from that of a year ago. Thousands of people have died; entire industries have been brought to the brink; welfare states have been shaken. In the coming years, the major challenge facing all public leaders will be charting a path of recovery through the devastating human, social and economic marks that Covid-19 has left on our societies.

But rather than redoubling on the fragile world of the pre-pandemic age, we should be taking advantage of this moment to build one that is more just, balanced and sustainable.

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Burnley v Everton: Premier League a live!
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:40:51 GMT
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52 min: Nothing comes of the resulting corner.

51 min: A little time and space is afforded to James Rodriguez on the edge of the Burnley D. Really bad idea. James opens his body and curls towards the top left. Pope makes an excellent fingertip save. So close to a stunning goal by Evertonas star man.

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Wallabies sing Indigenous language Australian anthem before Tri-Nations rugby union draw with Argentina
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:08:26 GMT
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  • Australia settle for 16-16 draw in final Test of the year
  • Every player sings anthem in language of Eora Nation

Under drizzling rain at Bankwest Stadium, in the minutes before the Wallabiesa 16-16 Tri-Nations draw with Argentina, an archaic, divisive tradition may have been replaced with a new one befitting its time.

In a historic moment for an international sporting event, the Australian national anthem was sung in a local Indigenous language.

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Nalaas World by Dean Nicholson a one man and his cat
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:00:37 GMT
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The round-the-world cycle ride that turned into an internet sensation a with the help of a feline companion

When Dean Nicholson left his hometown of Dunbar on the eastern coast of Scotland in September 2018, he had just turned 30 and was planning to cycle around the world. This wasnat only a test of physical endurance, it was also an attempt to escape the daily routine and to find fresh purpose in his life: aI hit the road to find a road.a What he didnat expect, however, was that aa scrawny, grey-and-white kittena would show him the way.

At the beginning of December he was in the mountains of southern Bosnia, making for the border with Montenegro, when he heard a meowing behind the bike. Scampering along the road was aa scrappy wee thinga that fitted into the palm of his hand, with asharply pointing ears, spindly legs and a thick taila. She also had beautiful big green eyes.

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Trump heads for Georgia but claims of fraud may damage Senate Republicans
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:30:49 GMT
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Donald Trump will return to the campaign trail on Saturday a not, notionally at least, in his quixotic and doomed attempt to deny defeat by Joe Biden, but in support of two Republicans who face January run-offs which will decide control of the US Senate.

Related: I beg your pardon? Does Trump really plan to absolve himself and his family?

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Daca program must reopen for new applications, judge rules
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:04:47 GMT
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Decision means the Trump administration must also return the period of protections for young immigrants to two years

The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as Daca, which protects some young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge ruled on Friday.

The ruling by Judge Nicholas Garaufis means that the administration must reopen the program to first-time applicants and return the period of protections to two years.

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New Jersey investigates Republican gala over Covid rule breaches
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:29:55 GMT
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Restaurant closed down after photos posted online showed dozens of maskless partiers, including Florida congressman Matt Gaetz

New Jerseyas governor, Phil Murphy, has said authorities are investigating a New York Republican club for holding a political gala fundraiser that appeared to violate the stateas coronavirus guidelines.

Photos and video posted on Twitter showed dozens of maskless partiers at the New York Young Republican Club event on Thursday night in Jersey City.

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One-star wonders: how to make a film thatas so bad itas good
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:35 GMT
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Anyone can make a bad movie. But, from The Room to Cats, it takes something special to make a turkey that stands the test of time

There is nothing quite like a good-bad movie. Sometimes the title alone is enough to let us know what weare in for: think Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958). Sometimes the good-badness might be about knowing we are guaranteed an over-ripe performance from a particular star: think Nicolas Cage from around 2010 onwards. Sometimes a lurid or ridiculous premise promises a good time all by itself (see: Night of the Lepus, AKA the killer rabbit movie). But whether or not the creative minds behind these kinds of cultural landmarks were in on the joke is sometimes less self-evident.

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aWomen feel they have no option but to give birth alonea: the rise of freebirthing
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:35 GMT
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As Covid infections rose, hospital felt like an increasingly dangerous place to have a baby. But is labouring without midwives or doctors the answer?

On the morning of 3 May, Victoria Johnson prepared to give birth at her home in the Highlands. One by one, her three children came downstairs to where she was labouring in a birthing pool surrounded by fairy lights, the curtains tightly shut against the outside world.

Suddenly, she felt an urge to get out of the pool. aI stood up and it felt as if the weight of the universe crashed from my head to my toes.a Her waters broke a aall over the carpet, which wasnat ideala a and the baby started to crown. aEveryone was there, including both grandmothers on video call,a she says. aOnce the baby was out, my eight-year-old son came over and said, aIam so proud of you.a And that was everything.a

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Dilemmas at every turn in the illogical, dangerous beauty of sport | Barney Ronay
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:00:35 GMT
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After a week of trauma from boxing ring to football pitch we must remember there is value in the extreme things people do

If you havenat seen the new TV advert for Jacamo clothing I highly recommend doing so. Itas an exhilarating thing. First up we see the Jacamo models: stern, powerful men dressed in comfortable nylon leisurewear. These pictures are cut with a reel of stirring images. Rutting stags. A priapic wind tower. A spurting volcano. A craning lighthouse drenched in surf. Stallion power! Jackets! Massiveness! Rain, wind and fire!

This kind of imagery should not be taken lightly. The Jacamo advert is so exciting that just catching a glimpse of it a perhaps during a break in the Sri Lankan Premier League highlights a can induce an urge to rub yourself down with gravel, paint your face with woad and run out into the street roaring with untamed Zeus-energy, actions that might seem inappropriate under the current lockdown tiers.

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Celebrity Ex in the City: not even Covid can stop this dating show cringefest
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:38 GMT
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Celebs such as Calum Best and Megan Barton-Hanson try their best to find love a within social distancing guidelines, of course

There is never a moment Calum Best isnat on the 12th floor of some sushi restaurant, winking at a girl in full glam who got an hour-and-a-half train from Kent to be here. That is just a fact. Yes, sometimes, Calum Best does other Calum Best-adjacent things a flexing in the mirror of a prestige gym while wearing a snapback, for instance, or putting his arm round the hot, heavy shoulders of Wayne Lineker a but, more or less, Calum Best exists solely to do the dark bidding of MTV, and MTV wants him on the 12th floor of some sushi restaurant, with a girl who follows him on Instagram and is wearing three pairs of false lashes, saying that intense eye contact with him amakes her shya.

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Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup: live score and latest updates
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:51:35 GMT
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Coronavirus latest news:A Show love to family by not hugging them this Christmas, says scientist
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:44:50 GMT
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The Covid vaccine hurdles Britain still needs to overcome
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:40:35 GMT
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England v France, Autumn Nations Cup Final 2020: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:20:37 GMT
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Liverpool mayor released on bail after bribery allegations
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:02:27 GMT
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'Robin Hood' bandits haunt Brazilian towns leaving bank notes strewn across the streets
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:52:18 GMT
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Sakhir Grand Prix 2020: what time does the race start tomorrow, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 12:08:56 GMT
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Wales v Italy, Autumn Nations Cup 2020 final round: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:56:07 GMT
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Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup 2020 final round: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:55:40 GMT
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Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup 2020 final round: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:53:08 GMT
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Wales v Italy, Autumn Nations Cup 2020 final round: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:52:42 GMT
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Barnier leaves London saying 'we will see' if Brexit deal is possible
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:58:38 GMT
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Man charged with Kent murders from over 30 years agoA
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:57:41 GMT
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'Switch to PSG was the right thing even if it meant us being apart as a couple'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:53:02 GMT
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Strictly Come Dancing 2020 celebrity contestants: meet this year's remaining couples
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:35:21 GMT
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Wales lockdown rules: what are the latest restrictions?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:34:27 GMT
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Rule of six: Social distancing rules, support bubbles and exemptions explained
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:32:09 GMT
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Scotland lockdown: what are the new Covid rules and Tier 4 restrictions?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:31:00 GMT
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How many coronavirus cases have there been in your area? Use our tool to find out
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:30:03 GMT
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UK Covid-19 cases and deaths: how the UK is coping with a second wave
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:28:58 GMT
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Tier 1 lockdown rules: what are the Covid restrictions for 'medium risk' alert areas?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:28:16 GMT
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Tier 3 lockdown rules: what are the Covid restrictions for 'very high' alert areas?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:26:30 GMT
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What are the new tier system rules, and when will Covid restrictions end?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:23:00 GMT
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The priority list for the Pfizer vaccine - and how it will be rolled out
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:19:58 GMT
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Christmas lockdown rules: What 2020 festive plans could look like during Covid-19
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:18:42 GMT
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Covid-19 vaccine: Latest updates on Oxford, Moderna and Pfizer breakthroughs - and who will get it first?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:11:26 GMT
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Whatas on TV tonight:A Raised by Wolves,A Marina AbramoviA Takes Over TV, Strictly and more
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:06:59 GMT
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Man charged with 'Bedsit murders' of two women more than 30 years ago
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:06:32 GMT
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Brexit deal: what has been agreed, and what happens next?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:49:16 GMT
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How Aston Villa Women are training their players' brains as well as their bodies
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:01:27 GMT
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The 100 best Christmas songs of all time
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:01:07 GMT
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The 30 best Christmas movies to watch on Netflix UK now, from Love Actually to The Princess Switch
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:59:32 GMT
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Christmas pudding recipe
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:59:04 GMT
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Hanukkah 2020: how the 'miracle of the oil' sparked the Jewish Festival of Lights
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:58:45 GMT
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How to watch Joshua vs Pulev: live stream and TV channel information for fight night
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:57:48 GMT
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Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev: When is the fight, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:57:31 GMT
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Gyms are open: what the new tier rules mean for fitness centres post-lockdown
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:56:59 GMT
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The rules for pubs in tiers 1, 2 and 3 - and what a substantial meal means
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:56:44 GMT
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Hairdressers and salons are open: the rules in the new tier system
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:50:42 GMT
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'When my brother died from Covid, I wrote a song to help me cope. I hope it will help others too'
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:00 GMT
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Braised pheasant recipe
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:00 GMT
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Exclusive extract from The Road Book 2020: In the Winners' Words - Wout van Aert
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 07:00:00 GMT
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World can start dreaming about the end of the coronavirus pandemic, UN health chief says
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:01:20 GMT
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Almond and pistachio biscotti recipe
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:00:00 GMT
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A rich self-saucing pudding ready in under 30 minutes
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:00:00 GMT
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Sir Patrick Stewart:A aAt 80, Iam still in therapy to deal with seeing my mother beaten by my fathera
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 06:00:00 GMT
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JoeA Biden officially secures enough electors to become US president
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 04:34:39 GMT
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Donald Trump's niece says 'cruel and traitorous' president deserves to be prosecuted
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 03:57:30 GMT
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