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What happened this week?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 01:32:18 +0000
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Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says he has a remedy for the "Great Resignation" that is upending the U.S. economy: Create better jobs.


USA TODAY Sports" NFL divisional round picks and Super Bowl 56 predictions
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:00:14 +0000
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Eight teams, including top-seeded Packers and Titans, are two wins from Super Bowl 56. And the divisional round should end with a bang as scalding Chiefs host red-hot Bills.


Federal workers who did not comply with the order have been referred to counseling and faced termination under an executive order signed by Joe Biden.


COVID-19 long haul patients are struggling with doctors and employers as they battle lingering symptoms that make them feel "crazy."


The CDC warns US travelers to avoid more than 100 countries. Do people care?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:09:22 +0000
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Every week, the CDC updates its list of countries that should be avoided due to COVID-19.A But are travelers paying attention?


Brian Laundrie wrote in notebook that he killed fiancee Gabby Petito, FBI says
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:09:26 +0000
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Brian Laundrie wrote in a notebook found with his remains that heA killed fiancee Gabby Petito, the FBI said Friday.


Russian military intervention in Kazakhstan could be prelude to invading Ukraine
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:50:38 +0000
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Russia"s intervention in protests in Kazakhstan has increased Western concern over the ongoing crisis between Russia and Ukraine


During welfare check, police find dead man and 124 snakes inside Maryland home
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:39:40 +0000
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Maryland officials found a dead man and 124 caged snakes during a welfare check. The authorities don"t suspect foul play in the man"s death.


There"s still a tomahawk chop in sports. And it could be headed back to the Super Bowl.
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:08:52 +0000
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Kansas City Chiefs fans are sure to do their so-called chop and chant Sunday when the team plays the Bills. But why when many consider it racist?


Biden took questions for nearly two hours Wednesday. Remarks about Ukraine and election integrity prompted the White House to clarify his comments.


Jury selected for trial of 3 officers accused of violating George Floyd"s civil rights
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:59:07 +0000
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A federal indictment alleges J. Kueng Thomas Lane and Tou Thao deprived George Floyd of his constitutional rights. All three pleaded not guilty.


Nick Jonas andA Priyanka Chopra"s fairytale romance is getting a new character as they welcome their first child together.


Officials said Akram targeted the synagogue because it"s close to a Fort Worth federal prison where he sought the release of terroristA Aafia Siddiqui.


A Republican appointee on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights proposed that public information only be shared if it receives a majority vote.


A new Samsung Galaxy is comingaget $50 when you sign up to learn more
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:53:32 +0000
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Be one of the first to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone when it launchesaand get $50 when you reserve yours.


As COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant continue to surge, entertainment specials and events are once again getting canceled or postponed.


The CDC data found third doses were "highly effective" at keeping people infected with omicron out of the hospital: Latest COVID-19 updates.


Donald Trump"s empire is in serious trouble. This time, he might not get away with it.
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:05:51 +0000
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If successful, a civil action for fraud under New York law could expose Trump to millions of dollars in damages and even dissolution of his business.


Anti-abortion activists will take to the National Mall on Friday for the 49th March for Life, held annually on the anniversary ofA Roe v. Wade.


Critical race theory is not just an issue in schools. Republicans want to restrict how companies like CVS and Verizon talk to employees about racism.


Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning "Baskets" comedian, dies at 68 after cancer diagnosis
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:36:42 +0000
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Louie Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist.


There was a whole new batch of celebrity babies born in 2022. Let"s look at some of the stars who welcomed a new addition to their growing family.


Iconic stand-up comedian Louie Anderson has died at 68
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:21:42 +0000
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Louie Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist.


Nick Jonas andA Priyanka Chopra"s fairytale romance is getting a new character as they welcome their first child together.


Stars we"ve lost in 2022 include Louie Anderson, Meat Loaf, Yvette Mimieux, AndrA(c) Leon Talley, Sidney Poitier, Peter Bogdanovich, and Bob Saget.


Martha Stewart used to date Anthony Hopkins. Then she saw him in "Silence of the Lambs"
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:45:28 +0000
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Martha Stewart and Anthony Hopkins may have ended up together, if it wasn"t for this classic horror film.


Rockstar singer Meat Loaf has died at 74
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:59:21 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The singer, born Marvin Lee Aday, died Thursday, according to a family statement posted on his official Facebook page.


Kelly Rizzo and John Stamos remember Bob Saget as a man who loved "endlessly"
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:55:42 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Bob Saget made sure to "tell everybody that he loved them all the time." See tributes from his widow Kelly Rizzo and friend John Stamos.


Now we"re hyped: See Dr. Dre assemble rap titans in epic Super Bowl halftime trailer
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:39:08 +0000
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Dr. Dre puts his pieces on the board in new trailer to summon Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and Mary J. BligeA for the Super Bowl half time show.


Hollywood and the fashion world bid farewell to trailblazing fashion journalist AndrA(c) Leon Talley, who died at age 73 on Tuesday.


After the Omicron wave, here"s what experts say could come next
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:23:07 GMT
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Picture a not-too-distant future when you can book that summer trip to Italy or you don"t have to remember to take off your mask for graduation photos. After the past 25 months, forgetting the pandemic for even a little while may sound like a fantasy -- after all, the coronavirus has gotten our hopes up before.


What life looks like on other side of the Omicron surge
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:40:12 GMT
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As Omicron cases decline in South Africa, CNN"s David McKenzie reports on the Covid-19 variant"s effect on the country.


Analysis: The news about Omicron isn"t as good as it may seem
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:58:47 GMT
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Omicron is causing a tsunami, not a wave, of infections in the United States. We"ve learned a lot about this coronavirus variant since it was identified less than two months ago. We know that Omicron is highly transmissible and now accounts for nearly all new Covid cases, having pushed Delta into the background. Omicron causes far less severe disease than Delta, especially among people who are fully vaccinated and boosted. And it appears that the current spike in Covid-19 cases driven by Omicron may subside nearly as quickly as it rose.


FBI: Brian Laundrie admitted to killing Gabby Petito
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:32:38 GMT
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aC/ Images of Gianna and Kobe Bryant"s remains were "shown off in bars and at an awards gala," widow"s lawyers say aC/ Alex Murdaugh charged with 23 more crimes


One New York Police Department officer has died and another is injured after a shooting incident in Harlem, a law enforcement official tells CNN.


Trump had a very bad week. Here"s why
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:20:40 GMT
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CNN"s Sara Murray looks back at the mounting legal woes facing former President Donald Trump and his organization.


aC/ Opinion: The elephant in the room Biden can"t ignore


CNN Poll: Most Americans oppose overturning Roe v. Wade
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:00:31 GMT
From https:
Most Americans oppose overturning the Supreme Court"s Roe vs. Wade precedent, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, with a majority saying that if the decision was vacated, they"d want to see their own state move toward more permissive abortion laws.


Opinion: How Biden can win back trust
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:34:38 GMT
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On President Joe Biden"s first day in office, White House press secretary Jen Psaki pledged that the administration would "bring transparency and truth back to government." While the administration took some initial steps toward fulfilling this pledge, it has simply failed to act on a number of transparency issues. Worse, the administration seems to be embracing the opaque and undemocratic policies of its predecessors on a few other fronts.


Analysis: The sky is falling for Netflix
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:24:34 GMT
From https:
Just like its comedy film "Don"t Look Up," the sky may be falling for Netflix.


Analysis: Donald Trump wants to have his cake and eat it too
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:31:02 GMT
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There"s a report in Politico today that former President Donald Trump is considering endorsing multiple candidates in a single race -- most notably in contested Senate Republican primaries.


Millions brace for rare ice storm in the South
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:53:38 GMT
From https:
Forecasts for a treacherous mix of snow and ice has put more than 20 million people under winter weather alerts from Texas to the Carolinas.


Woman appears to spit on Jewish child
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:23:45 GMT
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Police are looking for a woman in New York City, accused of harassing and spiting on three children. Brynn Gingras reports.


A Florida man has been charged with human smuggling after a US Border Patrol agent discovered two undocumented foreign nationals traveling with him in a van less than one mile south of the US-Canadian border in Minnesota, according to a criminal complaint filed by the US Department of Justice.


Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas welcome their first child
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:35:04 GMT
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have welcomed their first child.


THOR Industries unveiled two electric RV concepts: a self-propelled Airstream trailer and an all-electric motorhome designed to ease range anxiety.


Analysis: Peloton may be toast
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:53:53 GMT
From https:
Peloton had a disastrous 2021. But as impossible as it may seem, the exercise equipment company is arguably off to an even worse start to 2022.


Striking photographs show "America in Crisis"
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:12:16 GMT
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"America in Crisis," first opened in 1969 at the Riverside Museum in Manhattan. Conceived by Magnum Photos, it was a powerful exhibition meant to document the tumultuous US presidential election of the year before and assess the state of the nation. Featuring the work of 18 photographers, it was immortalized in a book which published the same year and showed a deeply fractured society.


Charles Barkley was caught on "Inside the NBA" cleaning his glasses using an interesting method.


Some would-be concertgoers are disappointed Adele has postponed her Las Vegas residency -- just one day before it was set to begin. But last minute event changes in the pandemic may be the new norm, according to one industry expert.




About 500 yards away from Russian-backed separatists, a group of Ukrainian soldiers waits for a fight it"s sure is coming.


Ex-US defense secretary makes prediction about Putin and Donald Trump
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:34:08 GMT
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Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen discusses the current dynamic between Russia and Ukraine and what he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to gain.


US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned that any Russian invasion of Ukraine would be "met with a severe and a united response" following his meeting Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the latest round of diplomatic talks that Blinken said provided a "clearer path of understanding each others" concerns."




Louie Anderson dead at 68
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:36:23 GMT
From https:
Louie Anderson, an Emmy winner whose career spanned from stand-up and game show host to starring roles in TV and film, died Friday in Las Vegas from complications related to cancer, his publicist Glenn Schwartz confirmed to CNN.


Meat Loaf, "Bat Out of Hell" singer, dies at 74
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:04:44 GMT
From https:
Meat Loaf, the larger-than-life singer whose bombastic rock opera "Bat Out of Hell" is one of the best-selling albums of all time, has died at age 74, according to a statement on his verified Facebook page.


People we"ve lost in 2022
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:22:02 GMT
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Here are some of the most famous people who have died in 2022.


A United Airlines flight bound for Tel Aviv turned around mid-flight Thursday evening due to unruly passenger behavior.


Martha Stewart reveals why she broke it off with Anthony Hopkins
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:25:51 GMT
From https:
Martha Stewart has revealed she ended her romance with Anthony Hopkins because she couldn"t separate the actor from his most notorious film role.


Enormous superyacht squeezes under Dutch bridges
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:57:03 GMT
From https:
It"s not every day that you spot an 80-meter superyacht squeezing under a bridge with just a few inches of clearance.


How do you steal a guitar in your pants? CNN"s Jeanne Moos wonders if the suspect will ever face the music.


Bitcoin tumbles as crypto continues its downward slide
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:59:34 GMT
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Cryptocurrencies have had a dismal start to the year, and continue to plunge as major economies around the world look to curb their growing popularity.


Stocks are off to a tough start this year. The tech-heavy Nasdaq is already in a correction, a more than 10% drop. And if one the most influential hedge fund managers is to be believed, this could be only the beginning of a very painful time for investors.


























What Trump"s SCOTUS loss means for the future of democracy
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 01:35:27 GMT
From https:
On Wednesday evening, the US Supreme Court removed the last obstacle to a congressional committee receiving critical documents about the January 6 insurrection.


Joe Biden is not failing or flailing
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:02:51 GMT
From https:
Here"s an apparently unpopular opinion: Joe Biden is not failing or flailing. His presidency is not in peril.


The obvious way to increase the number of blood donors
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:50:58 GMT
From https:
The American Red Cross, which supplies 40% of the nation"s blood, has announced that the nation is facing its worst blood shortage in more than a decade. According to a January 11 statement, the nonprofit has had less than a one-day supply of critical blood types in recent weeks. As a result, it has had to limit the distribution of blood product to hospitals. In some cases, up to a quarter of hospital blood needs are not being met, leaving many patients in limbo with life-saving transfusion needs.






Bat Out of Hell Singer Meat Loaf, Dies At 74
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:03:15 +0000
From https:
(NEW YORK) -- Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and for such theatrical, dark-hearted anthems as "Paradise By the Dashboard Light," "Two Out of Three Ain"t Bad," and "I"d Do Anything for Love (But I Won"t Do That)," has died. He was 74. The singer born...

Biden Issues a New Warning to Russia Over Invading Ukraine
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 03:38:44 +0000
From https:
The president said Moscow would apay a heavy pricea for any Russian troop movements across Ukraineas border

Retrospective investigations were ajust not going to be an option,a a PCC said



Boris Johnson using spreadsheet to keep track of loyal MPs, reports say



Teenager charged with murder after 44-year-old man dies
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:34:14 GMT
From https:
A 17-year-old boy from Milton Keynes has been charged with one count of murder and one count of grievous bodily harm.


Ofcom has threatened to atake actiona if Royal Mail fails to meet its annual targets



Tributes paid to amuch loveda astrophysicist shot dead in the US
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:36:07 GMT
From https:
Dr Matthew Willson died following a shooting on Sunday.


The two men who were arrested on Thursday in Birmingham and Manchester remain in custody.


The Duke of York is facing a civil sexual assault case in the US but denies the allegations.


Exclusive: Elections guru Lord Hayward says aextent of damagea will depend on Sue Grayas inquiry



Womanas body found on beach near Dundee, Police Scotland say
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:51:45 GMT
From https:
Emergency services were called to Monifieth beach, near Dundee, on Friday after a body was found.


Alice Cooper remembers close friend Meat Loaf in touching tribute
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:45:22 GMT
From https:
The singer has died aged 74.


aAll patients who are waiting for a procedure may well be in pain and may well be anxious,a says doctor



US man accused of faking his own death remanded in custody
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:29:43 GMT
From https:
The man was first arrested on December 13 after being admitted to hospital with coronavirus under the name Arthur Knight.


Rare De Heem painting at risk of leaving UK
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:26:53 GMT
From https:
A temporary export bar has been put in place in the hope of finding a buyer so it can stay in the country.


British doctor ashot dead while lying in bed in Georgiaa
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:14:51 GMT
From https:
Dr Matthew Willson, 31, was found dead at 2am local time in his bed in an apartment block in Clairmont Road, Buford Highway.


The crash happened at the Bowburn interchange on the A1(M) near Durham



Police found 3D-printed gun parts and explosives in afamily homea in Yorkshire



Extra APS70m levies on bottles awill wipe out benefits from post-Brexit trade deala



Cabinet has agreed to lift all regulations, except for mask-wearing, self-isolation and Covid passes for international travel, from 6am on Saturday.


Labour MP alleges Elizabeth Denham was warned by counter-terrorism officers and that aher office had to be swepta



Boris Johnson faces threat of legal action over blackmail claims
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:17:42 GMT
From https:

PMas Partygate woes deepen as photograph of drinks event emerges



No 10 also denies allegations that Tory MPs were ablackmaileda by government whips



aThis groundbreaking device offers the hope of restoration of sight to people suffering vision loss due to dry AMDa



Hope and apprehension in Irelandas pubs ahead of restrictions lifting
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:51:50 GMT
From https:
The Irish Government has announced a major reopening after weeks of tough restrictions introduced amid fears over the Omicron variant.


Future attacker was not referred to ideological intervention programme, and was later investigated by MI5



Takeaway pizzas were ordered in during the seven-hour drinking session, according to The Daily Telegraph


aItas entirely Brexit,a says haulier who has been caught up in 15km queues



The National Fund was set up by a deed of trust.


The artist created a series of artworks in Norfolk and Suffolk in August 2021, dubbed A Great British Spraycation.


Why are energy prices rising in the UK?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:52:18 GMT
From https:

Squeeze on wholesale gas prices around the world set to drive up household bills



Covid restrictions set to be lifted from 6am on Saturday
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:48:13 GMT
From https:
Cabinet met on Friday on foot of advice from public health bosses that the vast majority of pandemic restrictions can be lifted on a phased basis.


Powerhouse rocker Meat Loaf was aa big man with a big hearta
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:41:34 GMT
From https:
The US singer, known for hits like Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74.


Plea to Government to take urgent action to deal with energy crisis
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:40:47 GMT
From https:
The Chancellor has been asked to act decisively.


The area in North Ayrshire is under consideration as the UKas Atomic Energy Authority looks to build a new style of power plant.


Haul of weapons found in east Belfast
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:37:29 GMT
From https:
It is believed the weapons, found during a search at Cregagh Glen, had been there for some time.


Voters were told theyad get say on if to keep directly elected post but now current mayor says itas unaffordable and consultation will be held instead



Desmond Healey, 14, was killed in disputed circumstances during rioting in Lenadoon in west Belfast in 1971 on the day internment was introduced.


Freda Walker was found dead after a violent incident at her home



As the PMas future hangs in the balance, John Rentoul answers key questions from readers



Hannah Sindrey, 24, stabbed Paul Fletcher , 31, to death at her flat in Rayleigh, Essex, in the early hours of January 1, 2021.


Counter-terror detective targeted models while posing as a pilot called aHarrisona who did photoshoots in his spare time



Judge says it adefies beliefa loan was approved and athe most basic of checks would have revealed the frauda



aThere has been a lot of misleading information about the processes that someone needs to go througha



US comedian Louie Anderson dies aged 68
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:03:35 GMT
From https:
He appeared in films including Coming To America and Ferris Buelleras Day Off.


The victim was stabbed seven times before being left to die



Stormont Health Minister acautiously optimistica on Covid-19
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:00:39 GMT
From https:
Robin Swann was speaking the day after a swathe of relaxations to the Covid restrictions were announced by the Executive.


Major APS125m development would attract 760,000 people every year and help regenerate one of UKas most deprived coastal areas, supporters say



Frosty weather is expected to continue through the weekend



All international communications with the Pacific island have been disrupted after an undersea volcano erupted nearby.


Employers who have pledged jobs include Compass Group and Ottolenghi



Skill Up Step Up: How jobs keep young people out of gangs
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:36:41 GMT
From https:

Former gang leader who founded SOS Gangs Project praises our abrillianta campaign to skill up jobless youth



Sepa chief executive resigns after aconduct allegationsa
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:34:52 GMT
From https:
Terry AaHearn stepped down with immediate effect on Friday.


They say the singer was aa larger than life character with a wicked sense of humoura.


William to make brief trip to Dubai at request of Government
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:12:23 GMT
From https:
The Duke of Cambridge will make his first official visit to the United Arab Emirates next month to help promote UK talent.


aHalf a milliona new Covid-19 cases each day in UK over Christmas
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:00:13 GMT
From https:
High levels of under-reporting are likely to have affected the Governmentas daily figures.


Bank should alean againsta longer-term inflation, MPC member says
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:45:46 GMT
From https:
The Monetary Policy Committee will meet early next month to decide on interest rates.


Bluey: How to watch the animated global hit
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:59:29 GMT
From https:

American viewers are clamouring for the third season of kidsa cartoon Bluey. Where can the first two be found?



Dave McCormack: How a beloved rock star became a voice in Bluey
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:40:05 GMT
From https:

Dave McCormack, 53, voices Blueyas dad on popular cartoon - and says his own fatherhood experiences helped



You have only a short amount of time left to watch these



Full list of everything being added now 2022 has begun



Idris Elba apart of the conversationa to be the next James Bond
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:23:44 GMT
From https:

Daniel Craig bowed out of the role with last yearas aNo Time to Diea



Everything we know about the drama, from cast and start date to filming locations



Fugees cancel reunion tour due to Covid concerns, angering fans
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:47:26 GMT
From https:

Tour had already been delayed



Nicki Minaj harassment accuser will refile lawsuit
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:31:29 GMT
From https:

Lawsuit was previously dropped last week



The aBat Out of Hella artist has died aged 74, leaving behind a legacy of performances driven by the pomp and drama of a Wagnerian opera, the voice of a soft metal Pavarotti, and 265lb of quivering, wild-eyed lust. Mark Beaumont pays tribute



Meat Loaf death: Bat Out of Hell singer dies, aged 74
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 08:00:44 GMT
From https:

Singer and actor Marvin Lee Aday died with his wife Deborah by his side



Director Brent Wilson was convinced he would fail



Actor was admitted to hospital earlier this week



John Malkovich refused entry to hotel over invalid vaccination card
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:57:23 GMT
From https:

aCon Aira actor is in Italy making a new TV show



aPlease make sure your drivers know the difference between the two,a wrote the comedian



Former Disney star teases a new rock direction



Rapper and producer is the subject of a documentary filmed over the course of two decades



aWeare not sure where they got them from, probably one of those bulls**t lyrics sites on the interneta



Hardwicke said she had to warn Pattinson that Stewart was a minor after their audition



aBaywatcha star and former bodyguard Dan Hayhurst had been married for 13 months



The 27 worst film sequels of all time, from Titanic II to Jaws 2
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:08:02 GMT
From https:

Here are the biggest offenders in film follow-ups, picked by Annie Lord and Bessie Yuill



Shaun Williamson is going on tour with his aBarriokea nights
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:00:14 GMT
From https:

aEastendersa legend charges APS3,000 for a night of entertainment



Super Bowl LVI will take place on 13 February



Go easy on her: Adele needs to stop being so hard on herself
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:31:20 GMT
From https:

The singer issued an emotional apology after being forced to postpone her Las Vegas show. Roisin OaConnor argues that itas unfair to blame her for circumstances beyond her control



Meat Loaf death: How the iconic singer got his unusual stage name
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:07:15 GMT
From https:

Singer also revealed why he changed his legal name from Marvin to Michael



Lucius Malfoy actor said his opinions differ from the authoras ain many different areasa



aI mean no disrespect,a she said



Viewers have questioned why the car journey scenes on this season appear afakea



Alan Carr announces separation from husband Paul Drayton
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:39:34 GMT
From https:

Couple said they made adifficult decisiona ajointly and amicablya



It turns out the cult film might not have been as good without his help



What happened to Sandy in After Life season 3?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:03:38 GMT
From https:

Ricky Gervais explains popular characteras absence from final episodes



Tribute posted to musicianas Facebook page urged fans adonat ever stop rocking!a



Viewers were not at all keen on one aunbearablea aspect of the show



Streaming service has been forced to step in amid viewer demands



Singer said he caught the eye of Sarah Ferguson at a televised royal game show in 1987



The late rock legend a who has died at the age of 74 a famously played a key role in 1997as aSpice World: The Moviea



The 10 best Disney role models for kids
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:27:07 GMT
From https:

From Simba in aThe Lion Kinga to Anna in aFrozena, these are the bravest, kindest and greatest Disney heroes for your kids to look up to, writes Charlotte Cripps



Meat Loaf: What was athata in aIad Do Anything for Lovea?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:49:24 GMT
From https:

Late singer explained his most misunderstood song lyric in a 2014 interview



Emotional star cites adelivery delays and Covida as reasons residency shows unable to go ahead



Noth was accused of sexual assault by three women last year



aThey offered me everything I could have asked for to help keep me in,a she said



Investors are worried Netflix may have be nearing its peak in popularity



Businesswoman was too creeped out to bring him back to her house



Jack Whitehallas powerful response to being told to go to the gym
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 07:33:49 GMT
From https:

Comedian said his agent told him that ato be a really successful actor in this town, youave got to hit the gyma



aThe people with first weekend show tickets may not be able to afford the time or money to reschedule something like thisa



Postponement came just 2 hours before first night of record-breaking residency



Third album is stacked with solid tunes that reimagine the day-glo decade in winking, pulsating high-definition



Moulin Rouge! review: Ostentatious, absurd and ravishing
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 06:30:00 GMT
From https:

The Piccadilly Theatreas adaptation of Baz Luhrmannas film is at its most enjoyable when it eschews such concepts as acharacterisationa and anarrativea and throws itself entirely into its jukebox musical credentials



aI just always think itas really embarrassing to talk about how youare working out,a said the actor



TV personality said he still has flashbacks of the day his dad, aTOWIEa star Mick Norcross, died aged 57



Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her boyfriend Conrad Roy III



James Corden offered the actor his jacket to cover up her legs



British households are being clobbered by relentless cost rises, and pensions and wages are failing to keep up with inflation. Analysts say April"s tax grab could prove too much for many.


Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on the Central and Victoria lines will walk out for eight hours from Friday and Saturday evenings following a deadlocked row over the Night Tube.


Matthew Willson, 31, from Chertsey, Surrey, was shot from around 780ft away as he slept alongside his American partner Katherine Shepard, 26, in her apartment in Atlanta, Georgia.


Get back to the office NOW, Boris orders civil servants
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:29:50 +0000
From https:
Civil servants working from home have been ordered to get back to their desks and make "maximum use" of Government offices by next week but thousands remained away from their offices yesterday.


Rolls-Royce fires starting gun on finding replacement for Warren East
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:28:25 +0000
From https:
Chairman Anita Frew has begun drawing up a list of successors for East, who has led the most prestigious name in British engineering since 2015.


Brian Laundrie took responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in the notebook that was found near his body, the FBI has revealed.A


ALEX BRUMMER: Oil stirs troubled waters on equity markets
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:19:58 +0000
From https:
In the US, the Nasdaq has fallen 10 per cent since the start of the year. And there were big pre-weekend falls on Europe"s exchanges.


Police forced entry to the property in Aston at 10.15am on Friday after concerns were raised for the occupant of the property. The body of a 64-year-old woman was found inside.


RAY MASSEY drives fourth-generation Skoda Fabia
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:10:17 +0000
From https:
I"ve been driving one ahead of first deliveries to remind myself how far the Czech marque has come in the two decades since its launch.


Antonio Horta-Osorio Britain"s Covid rules twice last summer
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:51:15 +0000
From https:
The former boss of Lloyds Bank had a weekend of sporting fun in July, when he should have been at home isolating due to travel restrictions.


Anthony Reyes Sr, 46 (left), a married dad-of-four from California, died of COVID on September 11, 2021, and his son and best friend, Anthony Jr, 17 (right), died by just suicide four months later.


Investor attention turns to Microsoft"s second-quarter results
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:45:22 +0000
From https:
Microsoft is predicted to report income for the period of around $17.5billion and revenues of about $50.9billion.


MARKET REPORT: Oil stocks sink on Russia-Ukraine tension
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:45:08 +0000
From https:
There are worries that an invasion will result in sanctions, which could impact supplies of Russian oil and gas to the wider market.


SINCE YOU ASK: We explain stock market terminology - SPACS
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:42:36 +0000
From https:
A Spac is a special purpose acquisition vehicle, an "empty shell" company floated on a stock exchange.


Here"s how to profit from the future of the internet
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:42:21 +0000
From https:
So certain is Mark Zuckerberg of the potential of the next phase of the internet that Facebook, the company he founded and leads, is known as Meta Platforms.


BBC"s Tim Willcox, 58, is dumped by his new wife
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:39:36 +0000
From https:
RICHARD EDEN: Willcox, 58, married Najah al-Otaibi, who is 18 years his junior, in 2019. She"s a Saudi Arabian political analyst who often appears on BBC news programmes.


Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but rescinded the offer saying "This s a hard thing for us to do right now," due to a lack of satellites.


Senior Conservative MPs said the 1.25 percentage point rise was "too much" and would make families poorer just as the nation was hoping for a post-Covid economic upswing.


Recalling a night filled with dancing during a particularly warm evening at nightclub Annabel"s, American Allan Starkie noticed that Prince Andrew did not sweat. "It was extraordinary." he said


Boss of London Metal Exchange Matthew Chamberlain leaving
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:27:46 +0000
From https:
Matthew Chamberlain will step down from the City institution at the end of April to run an obscure crypto-currency startup.


Thomas W Hodgkinson checks in to Doha"s five-star Mondrian. He chats with the locals and swims in the Inland Sea - and finds that Qatar leaves him "amazed and dazed".


Cate Blanchett buys up neighbouring farm with 100 acres
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:25:57 +0000
From https:
Cate Blanchett, 52, has been busy turning her English home into East Sussex"s answer to Sheeranville, the Suffolk "mini village" belonging to pop star Ed Sheeran.


Never in his time there did he feel able to speak his mind publicly as he does here on matters ranging from the Royal Family to Boris Johnson, migration and, of course, the BBC.


Governments could fall, free will is being crushed and amid the carnage stands one man on a mission to save us from ruin. And that"s me: Secret Agent Matt Hancock, 007.


Suspicious fans say they aren"t buying Adele"s claim that COVID set-backs forced her to cancel her show, and are questioning if her throat or potential stage fright may be the real reason.


Maggie Altobelli, 33, from Chicago, Illinois, learned at a routine checkup at 20 weeks gestation that she was having conjoined twins. They have now been surgically separated.


Susie Coen shares the ultimate guide to enjoying a "frosty weekend break" in Vienna on a budget, revealing the best hotels and the finest places to wine and dine.


The funnyman believed Paul"s Instagram post in April last year, which showed him sporting the injury alongside the caption "we had a row", risked ruining his career.


RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Get off your Peloton, or you"ll be on your bike!
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:11:40 +0000
From https:
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Say what you like about partygoers at the notorious Downing Street Bring Your Own Booze bash, but at least they turned up for work that day.


The Daily Mail"s Rob Crossan finds that Marazion, 15 miles from Land"s End, has golden brown pasties, pretty streets and a beach of "buttery sands" going for it.


DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Not only is Boris Johnson"s career littered with astonishing comebacks, but history is full of prime ministers who seemed doomed beyond recovery, only to fight to victory.


Jonathan Aitken was wrongly implicated in Scotland Yard"s VIP sex abuse inquiry, after detectives secretly investigated him over claims of sexual misconduct.


Prince Andrew could be stripped of 24-hour armed security
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:05:14 +0000
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Prince Andrew could lose his round-the-clock police protection as early as next month after he was exiled as a frontline royal.


AMANDA PLATELL: How many of us could say we have never sneaked in a friend or family member under cover of darkness or had a drink with neighbours in our back gardens.


Jude Hill"s stellar performance in "Belfast" has seen him tipped to become the youngest actor to receive a best actor Oscar nomination since 1931.


Sky Views Dubai, by real estate developer Emaar , is set on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel. Guests reach it via a dedicated elevator that zooms up the outside.


The sphinxes are of King Amenhotep III, who ruled ancient Egypt about 3,300 years ago and was the grandfather of the famous King Tutankhamun. The sphinxes were found in Luxor.


JANET STREET-PORTER: Adele has made millions from mining the trauma of her "journey" from humble beginnings to millionaire single mum - but I have decided to get off the bus.


Joshua Hendry was held yesterday in San Pedro de Alcantara near the Costa del Sol resort of Marbella after being recognised by an off-duty officer.


Matthew Farmer, 42, knifed his ex-partner of 15 years, Stacey Clay, 39, repeatedly, in the garden of her home in Nottingham. CCTV footage saw him buying a knife from his workplace.


Two wild cats brawl it out on Hastings Drive in Belmont, California - roughly 20 miles outside of San Francisco. Neighbors are now being extra cautious and keeping their eyes peeled.


Home Secretary Priti Patel has asked the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) for advice on the appropriate classification of Isotonitazene, a synthetic opioid.


The posters, written in a variety of languages, gave safety advice to migrants planning to make the dangerous crossing from France to England.


Bank of England interest rate committee member Catherine Mann said that as the UK goes into 2022, expectations of increases in prices and wages will likely keep inflation strong for longer.


The record-breaking long-lived bubble was designed and produced by a team of physicists from the University of Lille, in France.


The solar flare erupted at 1:01am ET on Friday. NASA shared footage of the powerful event, which has been classified as a M5.5-level flare - or moderately strong.


Man is killed by an avalanche of CARROTS in Spain
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:10:21 +0000
From https:
The 34-year-old, who has not been named, became trapped in the early hours of Thursday morning at the facility in Vallelado,A a municipality in the province of Segovia, Castilla and LeA3n.


Should UK ditch daily Covid data updates?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:02:16 +0000
From https:
Professor Yoon Loke, a medicine expert at Norwick Medical School, said it was time to abandon the daily Covid updates because the data was becoming "incredibly problematic".


The sweet clip was filmed just 11 days before she passed away at age 99 onA December 31, 2021 at her Los Angeles home following a stroke. A similar clip was used in her movie special this week.


On Thursday, Carrie, 33, was seen stepping out of Downing Street in a green jumper and a black jacket, but a flash of her left hand showed she wasn"t wearing her wedding rings.


Principal Craig Campbell told parents in a letter that the school was "ready and excited" for the re-brand which will "uphold its values." The Nova Scotia school took the Duke of York"s name in 1960.


Man, 49, found dead in Maryland home surrounded by 125 caged snakes
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:52:59 +0000
From https:
David Riston, 49, was found dead inside his Maryland home housing 125 venomous and non-venomous snakes, including black mambas and spitting cobras that are illegal in the state.


Paul Shelton (pictured), 51, of High Peak, Derbyshire, used an anonymous social media account to post "abhorrent" rants on a public Facebook group, Derby Crown Court heard.


William Chinyanga, 51, is accused of encouraging bombings in the south-east African country in four speeches to 7,000 followers on social media over two days in December 2019.


Five adult anti-vaxxers were arrested and a 9-year-old girl was detained by the NYPD after staging a protest at the American Museum of Natural History by refusing to show proof of COVID vaccination.


British households are being clobbered by relentless cost rises, and pensions and wages are failing to keep up with inflation. Analysts say April"s tax grab could prove too much for many.


Matthew Willson, 31, from Chertsey, Surrey, was shot from around 780ft away as he slept alongside his American partner Katherine Shepard, 26, in her apartment in Atlanta, Georgia.


Get back to the office NOW, Boris orders civil servants
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:29:50 GMT
From https:
Civil servants working from home have been ordered to get back to their desks and make "maximum use" of Government offices by next week but thousands remained away from their offices yesterday.


Rolls-Royce fires starting gun on finding replacement for Warren East
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:28:25 GMT
From https:
Chairman Anita Frew has begun drawing up a list of successors for East, who has led the most prestigious name in British engineering since 2015.


Brian Laundrie took responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in the notebook that was found near his body, the FBI has revealed.A


ALEX BRUMMER: Oil stirs troubled waters on equity markets
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:19:58 GMT
From https:
In the US, the Nasdaq has fallen 10 per cent since the start of the year. And there were big pre-weekend falls on Europe"s exchanges.


Police forced entry to the property in Aston at 10.15am on Friday after concerns were raised for the occupant of the property. The body of a 64-year-old woman was found inside.


RAY MASSEY drives fourth-generation Skoda Fabia
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:10:17 GMT
From https:
I"ve been driving one ahead of first deliveries to remind myself how far the Czech marque has come in the two decades since its launch.


Antonio Horta-Osorio Britain"s Covid rules twice last summer
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:51:15 GMT
From https:
The former boss of Lloyds Bank had a weekend of sporting fun in July, when he should have been at home isolating due to travel restrictions.


Anthony Reyes Sr, 46 (left), a married dad-of-four from California, died of COVID on September 11, 2021, and his son and best friend, Anthony Jr, 17 (right), died by just suicide four months later.


Investor attention turns to Microsoft"s second-quarter results
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:45:22 GMT
From https:
Microsoft is predicted to report income for the period of around $17.5billion and revenues of about $50.9billion.


MARKET REPORT: Oil stocks sink on Russia-Ukraine tension
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:45:08 GMT
From https:
There are worries that an invasion will result in sanctions, which could impact supplies of Russian oil and gas to the wider market.


SINCE YOU ASK: We explain stock market terminology - SPACS
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:42:36 GMT
From https:
A Spac is a special purpose acquisition vehicle, an "empty shell" company floated on a stock exchange.


Here"s how to profit from the future of the internet
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:42:21 GMT
From https:
So certain is Mark Zuckerberg of the potential of the next phase of the internet that Facebook, the company he founded and leads, is known as Meta Platforms.


BBC"s Tim Willcox, 58, is dumped by his new wife
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:39:36 GMT
From https:
RICHARD EDEN: Willcox, 58, married Najah al-Otaibi, who is 18 years his junior, in 2019. She"s a Saudi Arabian political analyst who often appears on BBC news programmes.


Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but rescinded the offer saying "This s a hard thing for us to do right now," due to a lack of satellites.


Senior Conservative MPs said the 1.25 percentage point rise was "too much" and would make families poorer just as the nation was hoping for a post-Covid economic upswing.


Recalling a night filled with dancing during a particularly warm evening at nightclub Annabel"s, American Allan Starkie noticed that Prince Andrew did not sweat. "It was extraordinary." he said


Boss of London Metal Exchange Matthew Chamberlain leaving
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:27:46 GMT
From https:
Matthew Chamberlain will step down from the City institution at the end of April to run an obscure crypto-currency startup.


Thomas W Hodgkinson checks in to Doha"s five-star Mondrian. He chats with the locals and swims in the Inland Sea - and finds that Qatar leaves him "amazed and dazed".


Cate Blanchett buys up neighbouring farm with 100 acres
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:25:57 GMT
From https:
Cate Blanchett, 52, has been busy turning her English home into East Sussex"s answer to Sheeranville, the Suffolk "mini village" belonging to pop star Ed Sheeran.


Never in his time there did he feel able to speak his mind publicly as he does here on matters ranging from the Royal Family to Boris Johnson, migration and, of course, the BBC.


Governments could fall, free will is being crushed and amid the carnage stands one man on a mission to save us from ruin. And that"s me: Secret Agent Matt Hancock, 007.


Suspicious fans say they aren"t buying Adele"s claim that COVID set-backs forced her to cancel her show, and are questioning if her throat or potential stage fright may be the real reason.


Maggie Altobelli, 33, from Chicago, Illinois, learned at a routine checkup at 20 weeks gestation that she was having conjoined twins. They have now been surgically separated.


Susie Coen shares the ultimate guide to enjoying a "frosty weekend break" in Vienna on a budget, revealing the best hotels and the finest places to wine and dine.


The funnyman believed Paul"s Instagram post in April last year, which showed him sporting the injury alongside the caption "we had a row", risked ruining his career.


RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Get off your Peloton, or you"ll be on your bike!
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:11:40 GMT
From https:
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Say what you like about partygoers at the notorious Downing Street Bring Your Own Booze bash, but at least they turned up for work that day.


The Daily Mail"s Rob Crossan finds that Marazion, 15 miles from Land"s End, has golden brown pasties, pretty streets and a beach of "buttery sands" going for it.


DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Not only is Boris Johnson"s career littered with astonishing comebacks, but history is full of prime ministers who seemed doomed beyond recovery, only to fight to victory.


Jonathan Aitken was wrongly implicated in Scotland Yard"s VIP sex abuse inquiry, after detectives secretly investigated him over claims of sexual misconduct.


Prince Andrew could be stripped of 24-hour armed security
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:05:14 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Prince Andrew could lose his round-the-clock police protection as early as next month after he was exiled as a frontline royal.


AMANDA PLATELL: How many of us could say we have never sneaked in a friend or family member under cover of darkness or had a drink with neighbours in our back gardens.


Jude Hill"s stellar performance in "Belfast" has seen him tipped to become the youngest actor to receive a best actor Oscar nomination since 1931.


Sky Views Dubai, by real estate developer Emaar , is set on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel. Guests reach it via a dedicated elevator that zooms up the outside.


The sphinxes are of King Amenhotep III, who ruled ancient Egypt about 3,300 years ago and was the grandfather of the famous King Tutankhamun. The sphinxes were found in Luxor.


JANET STREET-PORTER: Adele has made millions from mining the trauma of her "journey" from humble beginnings to millionaire single mum - but I have decided to get off the bus.


Christina Darling, 21, is in custody and charged with a hate crime after allegedly hurling anti-Semitic slurs and spitting at three Jewish children in Brooklyn last week.


Joshua Hendry was held yesterday in San Pedro de Alcantara near the Costa del Sol resort of Marbella after being recognised by an off-duty officer.


Matthew Farmer, 42, knifed his ex-partner of 15 years, Stacey Clay, 39, repeatedly, in the garden of her home in Nottingham. CCTV footage saw him buying a knife from his workplace.


Two wild cats brawl it out on Hastings Drive in Belmont, California - roughly 20 miles outside of San Francisco. Neighbors are now being extra cautious and keeping their eyes peeled.


The posters, written in a variety of languages, gave safety advice to migrants planning to make the dangerous crossing from France to England.


The record-breaking long-lived bubble was designed and produced by a team of physicists from the University of Lille, in France.


The solar flare erupted at 1:01am ET on Friday. NASA shared footage of the powerful event, which has been classified as a M5.5-level flare - or moderately strong.


Man is killed by an avalanche of CARROTS in Spain
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:10:21 GMT
From https:
The 34-year-old, who has not been named, became trapped in the early hours of Thursday morning at the facility in Vallelado,A a municipality in the province of Segovia, Castilla and LeA3n.


Should UK ditch daily Covid data updates?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:02:16 GMT
From https:
Professor Yoon Loke, a medicine expert at Norwick Medical School, said it was time to abandon the daily Covid updates because the data was becoming "incredibly problematic".


The sweet clip was filmed just 11 days before she passed away at age 99 onA December 31, 2021 at her Los Angeles home following a stroke. A similar clip was used in her movie special this week.


On Thursday, Carrie, 33, was seen stepping out of Downing Street in a green jumper and a black jacket, but a flash of her left hand showed she wasn"t wearing her wedding rings.


Principal Craig Campbell told parents in a letter that the school was "ready and excited" for the re-brand which will "uphold its values." The Nova Scotia school took the Duke of York"s name in 1960.


Man, 49, found dead in Maryland home surrounded by 125 caged snakes
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:52:59 GMT
From https:
David Riston, 49, was found dead inside his Maryland home housing 125 venomous and non-venomous snakes, including black mambas and spitting cobras that are illegal in the state.


Paul Shelton (pictured), 51, of High Peak, Derbyshire, used an anonymous social media account to post "abhorrent" rants on a public Facebook group, Derby Crown Court heard.


William Chinyanga, 51, is accused of encouraging bombings in the south-east African country in four speeches to 7,000 followers on social media over two days in December 2019.


Five adult anti-vaxxers were arrested and a 9-year-old girl was detained by the NYPD after staging a protest at the American Museum of Natural History by refusing to show proof of COVID vaccination.


Furious parents are calling on a teacher to be fired after a picture of a teacher atA Pennfield Middle School in Hatfield taping a mask onto male student"s face went viral, forcing the school district to respond.


George Smith (left), 33, a married father, from Northwich, Cheshire, was a APS27,000-a-year manager at the Trafford Park branch of Bromborough Paints - now known as PaintWell - when he stole the money.


Andrew Cuomo"s "mean girl" aide Melissa DeRosa attacked the ex-Governor"s accusers in a quickly deleted tweet after Letitia James"s office released video of their interviews with Chris Cuomo.


Brian Laundrie took responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in the notebook that was found near his body, the FBI has revealed.A


Anthony Reyes Sr, 46 (left), a married dad-of-four from California, died of COVID on September 11, 2021, and his son and best friend, Anthony Jr, 17 (right), died by just suicide four months later.


The films" production companies, Paramount and Skydance, released a statement where they expressed via Deadline that the features were being held back as a safety measure.


Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but rescinded the offer saying "This s a hard thing for us to do right now," due to a lack of satellites.


UK investor Jeremy Grantham published a paper claiming the market could lose a total $35 trillion in value should stocks, bonds real estate and commodities return to historical norms in 2022.


In one section of his memoir, Cox recounted how he turned down the role of the Governor in Depp"s Pirates Of The Caribbean


Recalling a night filled with dancing during a particularly warm evening at nightclub Annabel"s, American Allan Starkie noticed that Prince Andrew did not sweat. "It was extraordinary." he said


Suspicious fans say they aren"t buying Adele"s claim that COVID set-backs forced her to cancel her show, and are questioning if her throat or potential stage fright may be the real reason.


Maggie Altobelli, 33, from Chicago, Illinois, learned at a routine checkup at 20 weeks gestation that she was having conjoined twins. They have now been surgically separated.


SHELLENBERGER and WOODHOUSE: We are the first to report on the operation of the illegal supervised drug consumption site at the linkage center in the United Nations Plaza.


Prince Andrew could be stripped of 24-hour armed security
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:05:14 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Prince Andrew could lose his round-the-clock police protection as early as next month after he was exiled as a frontline royal.


Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport has announced her retirement only a day after she was voted to be removed by state legislators


A spokesperson for the Sunrise Police Department announced the probe of Sergeant Christopher Pullease (pictured left), 46, in an email on Thursday. No details on his alleged crimes were shared.


Sky Views Dubai, by real estate developer Emaar , is set on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel. Guests reach it via a dedicated elevator that zooms up the outside.


The roller coaster is the 10th at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida, with the theme park announcing that it will open on March 11.


Sofia Vergara was seen wearing facial prosthetics as she arrived on the set of Griselda in Los Angeles on Friday. She is playing real-life Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco.


HermA"s is suing an NFT creator for selling DIGITAL Birkin bags
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:42:30 GMT
From https:
HermA"s filed the complaint against Mason Rothschild on January 14. Rothschild creates digital renderings of the designer"s Birkin bags, which he calls MetaBirkins.


White House press secretary Jen Psaki doled out some advice during an appearance on The View Friday on how Americans can get over the voting rights bill failing in the U.S. Senate.


Bush Hager detailed her new workout regimen on the Today show this week after her co-host Hoda Kotb noted viewers have been saying she"s "looking amazing."


The sphinxes are of King Amenhotep III, who ruled ancient Egypt about 3,300 years ago and was the grandfather of the famous King Tutankhamun. The sphinxes were found in Luxor.


JANET STREET-PORTER: Adele has made millions from mining the trauma of her "journey" from humble beginnings to millionaire single mum - but I have decided to get off the bus.


Christina Darling, 21, is in custody and charged with a hate crime after allegedly hurling anti-Semitic slurs and spitting at three Jewish children in Brooklyn last week.


Neighbours say on-the-run Nicholas Alahverdian told them his name was "Arthur", that he wore Panama hats and pocket squares and spoke with a southern British accent, reports The Times.


Two wild cats brawl it out on Hastings Drive in Belmont, California - roughly 20 miles outside of San Francisco. Neighbors are now being extra cautious and keeping their eyes peeled.


The film will be directed by French filmmaker Maiwenn and is set to begin filming this summer, according to Variety .


Almost half of "Covid hospitalizations" in Massachusetts are among people who were admitted for a non-virus related reason, state officials revealed on Thursday.


Chandler was also found guilty of providing false information on a kidnapping, as well as mutilating and hiding their corpses. He faces life in prison.


The record-breaking long-lived bubble was designed and produced by a team of physicists from the University of Lille, in France.


Mackenzie Hopkins, 24, was found dead in her bathtub and her daughter was found severely beaten at their home in Kansas City, Missouri last week Saturday.


MailOnline has been inundated with emails from people who had already flown into Sin City from across the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK and Europe to see the star.


The sweet clip was filmed just 11 days before she passed away at age 99 onA December 31, 2021 at her Los Angeles home following a stroke. A similar clip was used in her movie special this week.


Man, 49, found dead in Maryland home surrounded by 125 caged snakes
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:52:59 GMT
From https:
David Riston, 49, was found dead inside his Maryland home housing 125 venomous and non-venomous snakes, including black mambas and spitting cobras that are illegal in the state.


Balenciaga and Crocs teamed up on the Balenciaga Croc Madame shoe. It debuted online in June of 2021 and hit retailers in October for $625 a pair.


Five adult anti-vaxxers were arrested and a 9-year-old girl was detained by the NYPD after staging a protest at the American Museum of Natural History by refusing to show proof of COVID vaccination.


Furious parents are calling on a teacher to be fired after a picture of a teacher atA Pennfield Middle School in Hatfield taping a mask onto male student"s face went viral, forcing the school district to respond.


Antony Blinken says no "breakthrough" with Russia after talks
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:22:30 GMT
From https:
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said there was no "breakthough" in his talks with his Russian counterpart on Ukraine but said both sides will return to the negotiating table next week.


The father of a UPenn swimmer said his daughter and "a good number" of teammates feel they can no longer compete fairly with trans swimmer Lia Thomas on their team and demanded changes.


Yakei, a femaleA Japanese macaque, and the leader of aA troop of 677 monkeys at a reserve in Oita, Japan, could lose her top spot during the current mating season, experts say.


Former Buckingham Palace maid Charlotte Briggs, 47, said she had no regrets about speaking out over Prince Andrew"s "demanding and entitled" foul-mouthed rants which left her in tears.


Matthew Willson, 31,A from Surrey, was staying in an upmarket suburb of Atlanta, Georgia having flown to America last week to visit his California-born partner Kate Shepard, a physicist.


Shane Lee Brown, 25, was arrested on January 8, 2020, in Henderson, Nevada, for a bench warrant that belonged to Shane Neal Brown, then 49.


Could CBD help in the fight against Covid?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:36:52 GMT
From https:
Cannabis compound CBD could help prevent Covid infection, according to a team of scientists from Chicago. They found CBD prevented Covid from reproducing in human cells and mice.


A rabbi in the group told BuzzFeed that Boebert looked at the group "from head to toe" before making the remark, as he noted that some of them were wearing yarmulkes and had traditional beards.


Ash from the underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga is seen from SPACE
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:35:58 GMT
From https:
NASA shared the remarkable pictures taken out of the ISS Cupola windows, showing a blanket of ash from plumes spewing thousands of feet into the atmosphere.


New details in Vanessa Bryant"s lawsuit claim photos of the bodies of Kobe Bryant, and their daughter Gianna, were shown by law enforcement at bars and a gala.


Walter Hickox was on the porch of his home in Daytona Beach in Florida on Wednesday night when the black bear ran inside chasing after his pet Dachshund, Pepper.


Addie Cooper was distraught when she woke up and discovered some toys were gone. She decided to call for help. Grandmother Audra Owen answered the call and now they"re "best friends."


AndrA(c) Leon Talley, a fashion icon and driving and driving force behind Vogue"s success, spent his last days secluded at home trying to protect himself from the coronavirus.


When Joseph Pena, 20, from Colorado, was placed on military leave, he didn"t tell his parents that he was coming home - instead, he wanted to surprise them. But the sweet reunion quickly turned awkward.


A motion filed on January 19 by Josh Duggar"s legal team, led byA defense attorney Justin Gelfand, requested an acquittal in his child porn trial or a new trial if an acquittal is denied.


Found on Japan"s Sado Island,A Ramisyllis kingghidorahiA was described by an international team of researchers led from the University of GAPttingen.


Airline pilots film landing in heavy cloud in Arkansas [Video]
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:12:56 GMT
From https:
Steve Giordano was flying the Boeing 767-300 from Tokyo to Blytheville, Arkansas with his colleague Bob Allen when their destination airport was blanketed in heavy cloud.


Stars pay tribute to Meat Loaf following his death at 74
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:58:09 GMT
From https:
His one-time collaborator Cher, 75, who joined Meat Loaf on 1981 hitA Dead Ringer For Love, spoke of having "so much fun" recording with the star


American men have recounted the very awkward times they did not realise someone was hitting on them and rejected women by accident in a hilarious Twitter thread.


Thich Nhat Hanh, influential Zen Buddhist monk, dead at 95
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:43:33 -0500
From https:
The death was confirmed by a monk at Tu Hieu Pagoda in Hue, Vietnam who said that Nhat Hanh, known as Thay to his followers, died at midnight on Saturday. The monk declined to be named because he is not authorized to speak to media.


Islanders legend Clark Gillies dies at age 67
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:43:32 -0500
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NHL Hall of Famer and Islanders legend Clark Gillies died aged 67 Friday night, the team announced. There was no immediate cause given.


Alex Murdaugh now faces 71 charges, stole $8.5M from clients: prosecutor
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:37:35 -0500
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Former South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh now faces 71 charges that he stole nearly $8.5 million in wrongful death settlements from more than a dozen people after more indictments were issued Friday.


Islanders breeze past Coyotes to move out of last place, above .500
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:32:20 -0500
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Yes, it was the lowly Coyotes, but this game looked the way it was supposed to look for the Islanders.


Rangers dominated by Hurricanes as Tony DeAngelo haunts ex-team
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:14:58 -0500
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Tony DeAngelo had a goal and two assists against his former team as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 6-3 on Friday night.


The driver of the Prius sustained a head injury and was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, while Schwarzenegger was not seriously injured.


The Giants have a new GM. Joe Schoen is their guy and Giants fans are thrilled with the hire.


The bright-red Ferrari Enzo, one of only 400 made, had two wheels ripped off and may be irreparable after a mechanic totaled the $3.4M sports car on a test drive in the Netherlands.


Raidersa Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:08:25 -0500
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This news comes comes less than two weeks after Hobbs was allegedly found asleep at the wheel, failed a field sobriety test and was charged with DUI.


Deebo Samuel is the 49ersa do-it-all unicorn
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:00:15 -0500
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Opposing teams believe theyave been ready for the 49ersa 26-year-old receiver, but the results this season have suggested otherwise.


A view from inside Ukraine a tense but people are ready to resist Russia
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:47:45 -0500
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During World War II, a single human lifetime ago, Ukraine was one of the deadliest battlefields of the deadliest war in human history. No one should think that another war like that is impossible, or that the events of our time are somehow immune to historyas endless cycles of war and peace.


"Kandi & the Gang" focuses on the fun and drama shared between Burruss, husband Todd Tucker, their family and the staff of their Atlanta restaurant Old Lady Gang.


Up front, if he studies the marketplace, Joe Schoen will find that the true survivors are those who are available to their paying customers when storm clouds gather.


Tony Podesta made $1M lobbying Biden White House for Chinaas Huawei
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:29:13 -0500
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Well-connected Democrat Tony Podesta raked in $1 million last year lobbying the Biden White House on behalf of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.


Teen rapper who shot NYPD cop using his record deal money to pay bail
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:22:31 -0500
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The teen gang member and rapper who allegedly accidentally shot an NYPD officer is using cash from a record deal to try to get himself out of jail, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Friday.


Taylor Swift fans see areda over Jake Gyllenhaal in W Magazine
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:09:02 -0500
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"Absolutely no one is interested in Jake"s version of red... read the room," one wrote with an eye-roll emoji as Swift"s fans were sent into a frenzy.


City business leaders grilled Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg in a virtual meeting -- with some blaming his policies for contributing to fears that the Big Apple is growing unsafe.


aAstrid and Lilly Save The Worlda stars on new plus-sized heroine series
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:04:29 -0500
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Two unlikely heroines rise to the occasion in the new Syfy series "Astrid & Lilly Save the World." Premiering Jan. 26 (10 p.m on Syfy and simulcast on USA), the series follows high school best buds Astrid (Jana Morrison aZoeyas Extraordinary Playlista) and Lilly (Samantha Aucoin), quirky outcasts often bullied by their classmates for being...


aSeinfelda aired for nine seasons from 1989 until 1998.


Biden is hardly the first Democrat to try to delegitimize elections
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:57:15 -0500
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President Joe Biden joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and numerous other Democrats this week in a partisan attempt to preemptively delegitimize the 2022 election.


Matthew Willson, 31, from Chertsey, Surrey, was shot from around 780ft away as he slept alongside his American partner Katherine Shepard, 26, in her apartment in Atlanta, Georgia.


Brian Laundrie took responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in the notebook that was found near his body, the FBI has revealed.A


Anthony Reyes Sr, 46 (left), a married dad-of-four from California, died of COVID on September 11, 2021, and his son and best friend, Anthony Jr, 17 (right), died by just suicide four months later.


An onlooker named Kate Graham became alarmed after she noticed the toddlerA sitting by herself. She took a video and posted it to TikTok, where it quickly went viral.


Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but rescinded the offer saying "This s a hard thing for us to do right now," due to a lack of satellites.


UK investor Jeremy Grantham published a paper claiming the market could lose a total $35 trillion in value should stocks, bonds real estate and commodities return to historical norms in 2022.


Two women and two men have been charged over the alleged abduction of a four-year-old girl in Sydney"s north west on Friday.


Recalling a night filled with dancing during a particularly warm evening at nightclub Annabel"s, American Allan Starkie noticed that Prince Andrew did not sweat. "It was extraordinary." he said


Jen Costa was devastated when her English Bulldog, named Azzurra Diamante, disappeared in 2017. Somehow, the dog made it halfway around the country - to Henderson, Tennessee.


Suspicious fans say they aren"t buying Adele"s claim that COVID set-backs forced her to cancel her show, and are questioning if her throat or potential stage fright may be the real reason.


SHELLENBERGER and WOODHOUSE: We are the first to report on the operation of the illegal supervised drug consumption site at the linkage center in the United Nations Plaza.


Prince Andrew could be stripped of 24-hour armed security
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:05:14 GMT
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EXCLUSIVE: Prince Andrew could lose his round-the-clock police protection as early as next month after he was exiled as a frontline royal.


Sky Views Dubai, by real estate developer Emaar , is set on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel. Guests reach it via a dedicated elevator that zooms up the outside.


HermA"s is suing an NFT creator for selling DIGITAL Birkin bags
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:42:30 GMT
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HermA"s filed the complaint against Mason Rothschild on January 14. Rothschild creates digital renderings of the designer"s Birkin bags, which he calls MetaBirkins.


The sphinxes are of King Amenhotep III, who ruled ancient Egypt about 3,300 years ago and was the grandfather of the famous King Tutankhamun. The sphinxes were found in Luxor.


JANET STREET-PORTER: Adele has made millions from mining the trauma of her "journey" from humble beginnings to millionaire single mum - but I have decided to get off the bus.


Christina Darling, 21, is in custody and charged with a hate crime after allegedly hurling anti-Semitic slurs and spitting at three Jewish children in Brooklyn last week.


Two wild cats brawl it out on Hastings Drive in Belmont, California - roughly 20 miles outside of San Francisco. Neighbors are now being extra cautious and keeping their eyes peeled.


Jessa Dillow Crisp, now 34, from Toronto, was molested by her family members from a young age. They let child pornographers take photos of her and forced her to have sex with strangers.


Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised how the government "spruiked" the economy following the coronavirus outbreak as all business sectors report a year-on-year increase in December 2021.


The record-breaking long-lived bubble was designed and produced by a team of physicists from the University of Lille, in France.


Mackenzie Hopkins, 24, was found dead in her bathtub and her daughter was found severely beaten at their home in Kansas City, Missouri last week Saturday.


The UK Health Security Agency today said BA.2 is now a "variant under investigation". This category is reserved for variants that are spreading in the UK.


The solar flare erupted at 1:01am ET on Friday. NASA shared footage of the powerful event, which has been classified as a M5.5-level flare - or moderately strong.


MailOnline has been inundated with emails from people who had already flown into Sin City from across the US, Canada, Mexico, the UK and Europe to see the star.


Man is killed by an avalanche of CARROTS in Spain
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:10:21 GMT
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The 34-year-old, who has not been named, became trapped in the early hours of Thursday morning at the facility in Vallelado,A a municipality in the province of Segovia, Castilla and LeA3n.


Palaeontologists took a closer look at the brain case of Ankylosaur dinosaurs found in Austria, to better understand the life and behaviour of these "living fortresses".


On Thursday, Carrie, 33, was seen stepping out of Downing Street in a green jumper and a black jacket, but a flash of her left hand showed she wasn"t wearing her wedding rings.


Principal Craig Campbell told parents in a letter that the school was "ready and excited" for the re-brand which will "uphold its values." The Nova Scotia school took the Duke of York"s name in 1960.


Balenciaga and Crocs teamed up on the Balenciaga Croc Madame shoe. It debuted online in June of 2021 and hit retailers in October for $625 a pair.


Five adult anti-vaxxers were arrested and a 9-year-old girl was detained by the NYPD after staging a protest at the American Museum of Natural History by refusing to show proof of COVID vaccination.


Furious parents are calling on a teacher to be fired after a picture of a teacher atA Pennfield Middle School in Hatfield taping a mask onto male student"s face went viral, forcing the school district to respond.


Yakei, a femaleA Japanese macaque, and the leader of aA troop of 677 monkeys at a reserve in Oita, Japan, could lose her top spot during the current mating season, experts say.


Former Buckingham Palace maid Charlotte Briggs, 47, said she had no regrets about speaking out over Prince Andrew"s "demanding and entitled" foul-mouthed rants which left her in tears.


Shane Lee Brown, 25, was arrested on January 8, 2020, in Henderson, Nevada, for a bench warrant that belonged to Shane Neal Brown, then 49.


The family tragedy that drives Queensland"s no-nonsense top
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:36:05 GMT
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Queensland"s new Chief Health Officer, Dr John Gerrard, has revealed his long standing history with infectious diseases from his brother"s death in 1968 from influenza to his work with ebola in Africa.


Ash from the underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga is seen from SPACE
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:35:58 GMT
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NASA shared the remarkable pictures taken out of the ISS Cupola windows, showing a blanket of ash from plumes spewing thousands of feet into the atmosphere.


New details in Vanessa Bryant"s lawsuit claim photos of the bodies of Kobe Bryant, and their daughter Gianna, were shown by law enforcement at bars and a gala.


The emaciated body of Debbie Leitch, 24, was discovered inside a house in Blackpool, Lancashire, on August 29, 2019. Her mother Elaine Clarke admitted gross negligent manslaughter today.


Walter Hickox was on the porch of his home in Daytona Beach in Florida on Wednesday night when the black bear ran inside chasing after his pet Dachshund, Pepper.


Addie Cooper was distraught when she woke up and discovered some toys were gone. She decided to call for help. Grandmother Audra Owen answered the call and now they"re "best friends."


Rhys Langford, 19,A was diagnosed with neuroblastoma but celebrated a year of being cancer free before suspicious tumours were spotted by his family.


AndrA(c) Leon Talley, a fashion icon and driving and driving force behind Vogue"s success, spent his last days secluded at home trying to protect himself from the coronavirus.


When Joseph Pena, 20, from Colorado, was placed on military leave, he didn"t tell his parents that he was coming home - instead, he wanted to surprise them. But the sweet reunion quickly turned awkward.


A motion filed on January 19 by Josh Duggar"s legal team, led byA defense attorney Justin Gelfand, requested an acquittal in his child porn trial or a new trial if an acquittal is denied.


Boris Johnson has already apologised to the Queen over two staff benders hours before she observed Covid regulations to sit alone as she bid farewell to her beloved consort.


Fears Partygate report "will be worse than thought" for Boris
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:14:55 GMT
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Boris Johnson is spending the weekend at his country retreat after fending off an initial coup bid from so-called "Pork Pie" plotters - but even supporters admit that his fate hangs in the balance.


Marie Buckley, 32, from Hull, East Yorkshire, has shared the difficulties with her son"s eating disorder, Pica, which sees him eating non-food items like nappies, furniture, paper, fluff, toys, and books.


American men have recounted the very awkward times they did not realise someone was hitting on them and rejected women by accident in a hilarious Twitter thread.


Former MLB pitcher Sergio Mitre was sentenced on Thursday to 50 years in prison for the 2020 murder of his ex-girlfriend"s one-year-old daughter in Mexico.


Close friends have insisted high-flying love triangle couple Hollie Nasser and Charlie Aitken are still together despite vicious rumours the pair have split - as the socialite was spotted on Bondi Beach.


The Pacific island of Kiribati reopened its borders last week - only to be hit by Covid after the first international flight landed, with 46 out of 54 passengers testing positive for the disease.


A pensioner has died after swallowing his set of false teeth during a mugging in Colombia.


The sickening biographies of over 200 SS women serving at Auschwitz death camp and their "after work parties" have been published in an effort to show the world that it wasn"t just men involved.


Bishop, who was being held at HMP Frankland, in County Durham, passed away in hospital last night. Reacting to his death, Nicola"s mother Michelle Johnson branded him an "evil wicked monster".


"I really hope this reaches other people who need it."


Wine and spirits with mixers were passed around in plastic cups, with booze at one point being spilled onto an office printer, according to fresh claims.


Brian Laundrie took responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in a notebook found near his body, the FBI shared Friday


When she got directly in front of the children, who were 2, 7 and 8-years-old, she began shouting aanti-Jewish statements,"


Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Russia"s foreign minister on Friday amid rising tensions at the Ukraine border


Detective Inspector Neil Corbel, 40, was jailed for three years at Isleworth Crown Court on Friday.


Man found dead at home with more than 100 snakes
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:10:19 +0000
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The 49-year-old"s cause of death is still being determined.


Teacher afrozea and did nothing as child was beaten up in his classroom
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:59:06 +0000
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The teacher said he was "out of his depth" and had severely let the pupil down.


"As one of my many last wishes, I would like to help Jacob and help him fight this awful disease."


She spent her 100th birthday last year in lockdown.


Sexual predator Brian Sengendo murdered one woman and attacked two others in a violent four-hour spree last summer.


Three arrested after man killed and two injured in bridge collapse
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:15:47 +0000
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The men were travelling with a shooting party in Lancashire.


She criticised the energy company for the thoughtless gaffe at a time when bills are going up and major price rises are due to be announced.


Powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:38:57 +0000
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The epicentre of the earthquake was off the coast of Kyushu.


Greggs worker fired after exposing amountains of food binned every daya
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:31:46 +0000
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Sandwiches, doughnuts and yum yums "were being thrown away".


The UK"s daily Covid case total has fallen below 100,000 again after signs that infections were beginning to creep up again this week.


David Beckham "was more tech-savvy than a lot of us."


How much money can you withdraw from an ATM? Maximum for UK banks
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:59:54 +0000
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Get that money.


New Highway Code rule tells drivers to open doors with awronga hand
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:56:40 +0000
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From next week, drivers will be told to use the "Dutch reach" after a safety drive to protect cyclists inspired by the Netherlands.


It"ll soon cost more to get your medicine.


Detectives believe Matthew Willson wasn"t a target and called the shooting a "random act".


Vasile Culea will appear at Nottingham Magistratesa Court on Saturday.


Prince Andrew High School achanges namea to distance itself from Duke
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:25:30 +0000
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It comes as he was stripped of his royal patronages by the Queen.


The rare and pristine two-mile long reef was spotted off the coast of Tahiti.


These gorgeous gizmos have caught our eye this week.


PMQs was just like a soap opera a unfortunately for us itas real life
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:15:42 +0000
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MPs hissed, booed and jeered as Keir Starmer and Johnson faced-off in the commons.


Tinder charges gay and lesbian users more for Tinder Plus, Which? claims
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:09:23 +0000
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A Which? investigation claims gay and lesbian users aged 18 to 29 paid 37% more than heterosexual users.


The Prince of Wales explored the playpark with schoolchildren.


What are the new Highway Code rules and when will they come in?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:22:13 +0000
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The ABCs of getting from A to B.


The best telescopes for stargazing in 2022
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:12:01 +0000
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Reach for the stars.


36 Times Celebrities Opened Up About Plastic Surgery On The Record
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:16:03 -0500
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35 Cleaning Products For People Who Hate Getting Their Hands Dirty
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:01:02 -0500
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Clean houses and clean hands for all.


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aIt should not take a call to a congressperson for a child with blood clots in the brain or [a] tangled spinal cord to be considered urgent humanitarian circumstances,a one attorney said.


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When it comes to treatment with monoclonal antibodies, a CDC report finds that some people with COVID are less likely to get them than others.


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Will and Grace should"ve built a healthier friendship instead of not talking for 20 years.


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This is the first criminal case brought by a DOJ task force established in response to an unprecedented wave of threats against elections workers and officials nationwide.


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Brian Laundrie went missing as the search for his fiancA(c) Gabby Petito, and the person responsible for her disappearance, intensified.


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Scavino filed the lawsuit under his name after a judge rejected his bid to only be known as aPlaintiff.a


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There"s character development, and then there"s this.


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"I couldn"t smell for three months, and I couldn"t eat spicy things for the longest time."


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"I broke up with him in between the wedding ceremony and the reception."


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We LOVE to see it!


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aThereas just anxiety that weare not going to be able to do what we say,a said the chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality.


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Thereas a very American reason for why Prince Harry wants police protection in the UK: guns.


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The greatest collab since Tinashe and Nick Jonas"s recording of "Jealous (Remix)."


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"I didn"t get a pay raise, promotion, or even a pat on the back."


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Major yikes.


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Burgers, and tacos, and milkshakes, oh my!


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10 TV Shows Weare Loving Right Now
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:54:10 -0500
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From a new period drama by the creator of Downton Abbey to a hilarious new ABC comedy.


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Noom Isnat Reinventing The Diet Wheel
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:47:24 -0500
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The app claims to rely on science and psychology to help you lose weight. But it may not be that different from any other deprivation diet.


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It"s all connected!


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"My children will not come to school on Monday with a mask on, all right? That"s not happening. And I will bring every single gun loaded and ready."


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I"ll always judge people who don"t use their turn signal.


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Just 20 Of The Best Things On Sale At Anthropologie Right Now
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:13:49 -0500
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Discounts from wardrobe essentials to stylish vases that"ll help revamp your decor.


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"Why are we trying to match COVID-specific problems with the regular call menu I"d hit up if USPS had lost a decorative throw pillow?"


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So *that"s* where the teeth-brushing scene came from...


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"Beach P arty."


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While I"ll always look toward my next adventure, these are the most incredible experiences I"ve had so far.


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"One of them thought it was $800K."


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52 Of The Best TV Shows To Stream On HBO Max In January
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:22:00 -0500
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Euphoria, Somebody Somewhere, The Gilded Age, and more great titles you"ll want to stream this month.


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You"ll laugh, you"ll cry, you"ll learn about a dozen new words.


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"Sorry your grandma died... Please buy my products."


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"It wasnat some random strangers seeing these pictures, it was our own friends and family."


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"If something else crazy happens this year, then we"re just going to go to Vegas."


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Nothing like looking at maps to remind yourself how a" insignificant a" you are!


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Labour and Lib Dems call for full transparency as it emerges Sue Grayas report may just summarise findings

Boris Johnson is facing calls to ensure all evidence on the Downing Street parties is published with the Sue Gray inquiry, as it emerged the pivotal report is likely to amount to a concise summary of findings.

Labour and the Liberal Democrats called on Friday for the report to be published along with its accompanying evidence a including emails and witness accounts a to give full transparency around more than 15 alleged parties under investigation by Gray, a senior civil servant.

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Exclusive: Allegations emerge of attempts to spread rumours about Bury South MP minutes after he crossed floor

Conservative ministers and whips began spreading rumours about Christian Wakefordas personal life minutes after the MP defected to Labour, it has been alleged amid growing concerns over dirty tactics in politics.

The Guardian has been told that senior members of the government spread the rumours in parliament after the MP for Bury South crossed the floor on Wednesday.

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Unions warn against a rush back to workplaces as government departments told to return to afull occupancya

Civil servants have been ordered to return to the office, with government departments told to rapidly get back to afull occupancya after the lifting of plan B Covid-19 restrictions in England.

But the announcement on Friday night sets up a clash between the government and unions, who have warned against a aheadlong rusha back to workplaces with coronavirus cases still high. Across the UK, 95,787 positive tests were reported on Friday.

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  • Ashley claims Staveley has breached terms of a loan
  • Matter relates to clubas removal of Sports Direct signage

Mike Ashley has initiated legal action against Amanda Staveley, the co-owner of Newcastle United, for allegedly breaching the terms of a APS10m loan he provided in order to help facilitate the clubas APS300m sale to a Saudi Arabian led consortium last October.

A representative of Staveley, who has a 10% stake in Newcastle while Saudi Arabiaas Public Investment Fund (PIF)has an 80% controlling interest and the property developers Reuben Brothers another 10%, said on Friday night she was avery confidenta of successfully defending Ashleyas attempt to secure the immediate return of the loan.

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Move comes amid afrank and substantivea talks in Geneva and announcement by Russia of new military exercises

The US has offered to hold a summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin as a last-ditch effort to stop the slide to a new war in Europe, as Russia continued to build up its forces along the Ukraine border and announced new naval exercises in the Black Sea.

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said Washington and its allies were also ready to respond in writing next week to Russian demands on the future of Nato and European security, which Moscow has said must be addressed to avoid it taking amilitary measuresa. But, speaking in Geneva where he held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, Blinken repeated the US and Nato position there could still be no compromise on the central issue of the right of Ukraine and other countries to join Nato in the future.

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Banks is suing Guardian journalist for defamation over Brexit backeras acovert relationshipa with Russia

Reporting by the Observer and Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr on the acovert relationshipa between the multimillionaire Brexit backer Arron Banks and the Russian government was of the greatest public interest imaginable, her lawyer has told the high court.

Banks, who donated a record APS8m to the Leave.EU campaign group, is suing Cadwalladr for defamation over two instances a one in a Ted Talk and one in a related tweet a in which she said the businessman was lying about his relationship with the Russian state.

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A gentle and poignant Kazuo Ishiguro-scripted remake of Akira Kurosawaas 1953 film Ikiru about a man dealing with a terminal diagnosis

The terrible conversation in the hospital consulting room a everyoneas final rite of passage a is the starting point for this deeply felt, beautifully acted movie from screenwriter Kazuo Ishiguro and director Oliver Hermanus: a remake of Akira Kurosawaas 1953 film Ikiru, or To Live.

A buttoned-up civil servant works joylessly in the town planning department; he is a lonely widower estranged from his grasping son and daughter-in-law. In the original, he was Mr Watanabe, played by Takashi Shimura. Now he is Mr Williams, played by Bill Nighy.

Living is showing at the Sundance film festival and will be released later this year

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The man who lifted the lid on racism at Yorkshire has faced death threats but has no intention of letting up in his quest for equality

aI am exhausted,a Azeem Rafiq says quietly as, just before eight in the morning, he takes a deep breath and straightens his black tie. The 30-year-old former cricketer, who exposed the institutional racism at the heart of a sport he once loved, is dressed in a sombre black suit. His mood is as composed and candid as it was when he gave his harrowing testimony in parliament to the DCMS select committee two months ago. aItas a burden Iave been carrying a very long time,a Rafiq says. aSo to get all that off my chest to the select committee was a massive relief. I slept well that night. But since then itas been a whirlwind.a

Rafiq feels under threat, unsettled by warnings that he and his family are in danger. There are also sustained attempts to undermine him and Rafiq is convinced some powerful forces are intent on muzzling him.

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Diary of a disaster: the week that Tonga went silent
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:00:31 GMT
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Seven days after a massive volcanic eruption that spawned a tsunami and ash cloud, communications are still largely down and the scale of the catastrophe unknown

It was the week Tonga disappeared.

Riveted by the shocking satellite images of the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haaapai volcano and subsequent tsunami, the eyes of the world turned to the South Pacific island country, home to about 100,000 people, on Saturday. But just as the world was desperate for news from Tonga, it went dark.

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Meat Loaf obituary
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:37:29 GMT
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Bat Out of Hell singer known for his powerful maelstrom of sound and spectacular live shows

If all he had ever done was record the album Bat Out of Hell, Meat Loaf, who has died aged 74, would still be guaranteed his own plinth in the museum of rockanaroll. Released in Britain in early 1978, the album might have been conceived as the antidote to punk rock, which had been wreaking havoc on the music industry. The unlikely-looking figure of Meat Loaf stood at the centre of a bombastic maelstrom of sound, an operatic blend of heavy rock, fantasy lyrics, a choir of backing vocalists and long, multipart songs. It was rockanaroll redesigned as gothic movie and Broadway spectacle.

Meat Loaf had met the songwriter Jim Steinman, his collaborator on Bat Out of Hell, when he auditioned successfully for Steinmanas musical More Than You Deserve in New York in 1973. The pair worked on the Bat Out of Hell material for several years and were rejected by numerous record companies before the album appeared on Cleveland International label, distributed by Epic Records. The album reminded many listeners of Bruce Springsteenas Born to Run, and its producer, Todd Rundgren, initially thought that Steinman and Meat Loaf were deliberately parodying Springsteen.

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Rishi Sunak: the polished atech broa with low-tax dreams
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:05:29 GMT
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With Britain facing a cost of living crisis, is it time for one of its wealthiest ever prime ministers?

Rishi Sunak is renowned at Westminster for burnishing his brand in preparation to make a bid for the top job a but it now appears he may get the opportunity much sooner than expected. If he does succeed Boris Johnson in No 10, he will be one of the wealthiest prime ministers in history. And if it happens before his 42nd birthday, in mid-May, he will be the youngest in more than 250 years.

Well-tailored and whip-smart, the chancellor has been assiduously wooing Conservative MPs, and polls suggest he is well-liked by the public a or certainly more so than his beleaguered boss. An Ipsos Mori poll taken in the past few days gave Sunak a net favourability rating of +7, against Johnsonas -39, and -14 for the Labour leader, Keir Starmer.

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Its flagship shows are looking shaky, its branding is blurred and its payroll is bloated. But as Nadine Dorries and Boris Johnson close in on the BBC, there are ways the Corporation can emerge from this crisis stronger and freer

Debates on the future of the broadcaster that hits its 100th birthday this year always become Hamlet-like: BBC or not BBC? With centenary celebrations muted this week by the culture secretary, Nadine Dorries, freezing the licence fee for two years and threatening to axe it completely by the next BBC royal charter in 2028, the familiar standoff resumes between those who argue for no state-dominant broadcaster (Conservative politicians and media) and those who advocate no change (broadcasting unions, liberal columnists).

Realistically, though, the BBCas future lies in a third way the Prince of Denmark didnat have a being very different. Trying to asave the licence feea or aleave the BBC alonea (though understandable slogans, given its long and vast contribution to national culture and education) is like aiming for immortality; regardless of strategy, time will beat you. Licence fee purchases have fallen by around a million in the last year. With Dorries effectively promising to end prosecution of non-payers, this trend will only accelerate, and digital consumption makes compliance harder to police.

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Whodunnit? Ask Emma Thompson and her surprise super-sleuths
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:42:08 GMT
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Ian McKellen and Sanjeev Bhaskar will also take to stage and solve a crime without rehearsal in starry fundraising drama at London theatre

Actors have nightmares of going on in a play for which they havenat been given a script. But some of Britainas best-known performers a including Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Emma Thompson, Harry Hill and Sanjeev Bhaskar a have volunteered to endure that sweaty scenario for one night at a north London theatre.

Shortly before the play begins, that nightas surprise guest star will be taken backstage at the Park theatre and offered a choice of coats, hats, moustaches and wigs, then fitted with an earpiece to be fed the lines of a detective investigating a crime.

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Why are UK train fares so expensive? We ask an expert
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:00:27 GMT
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Cat Hobbs, who campaigns for public ownership of railways, on the cost of tickets and the companies pocketing the profits

Last month, it was announced that rail fares would rise in March a again. But why are UK train tickets so expensive? I asked Cat Hobbs, the founder of We Own It, a group campaigning for public ownership of the railways.

I recently got married in Scotland, and it took eight hours to drive my bickering family up there. It was cheaper to do that a and pay for the therapy afterwards a than all take the train. Why do some experts say our trains are cheap?
Some of our advance tickets are cheap, but our walk-on fares are expensive. A ticket from London Paddington to Bristol in 1995 was APS28.50. If the price had increased with inflation, it would be double a but it can go as high as APS115. The 2011 McNulty report found that the UKas fares cost roughly 30% more than those of other railways in Europe. And our government is obsessed with passengers footing the bill.

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Boris Johnson tells schools in England to end mask-wearing policy
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:21:35 GMT
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PM removes requirement for face masks to be worn in schools despite headteachersa concerns

Boris Johnson has told schools in England to end the wearing of face masks by pupils, as parents and teachers continued to report infections spreading within schools at a rapid rate.

Johnsonas demand to afollow the latest guidancea, made through his No 10 spokesperson, came after headteachers at secondary schools across England said they would encourage their students to keep wearing masks despite the government withdrawing advice for them to be worn in classrooms.

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The UK student nurse who has caught Covid four times
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:30:28 GMT
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Mea Walton got her first infection in September 2020 and her fourth at the start of this year

For Mea Walton, the new year began with something akin to disbelief. About to take a flight to LA, she took a PCR test to check for Covid a and it came back positive. But it wasnat her first infection, or even her second. Walton had tested positive for the fourth time.

aI thought, surely, I could never get it again,a she said.

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Covid reinfection: how likely are you to catch virus multiple times?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:56:10 GMT
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Omicron may have affected risk in England, but other factors could include vaccination and severity of previous infection

Anecdotal reports of Covid reinfection in the UK are growing, including people testing positive just weeks apart in December and January, or having had the virus three or even four times. Children are also being seen with reinfections. We take a look at the science behind catching Covid multiple times.

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aHumans are social and we Irish more than most,a MicheA!l Martin tells country after ending 20 months of social restrictions

Ireland has ended what has been one of the longest and strictest set of coronavirus restrictions in Europe, with the end of lockdown declared aa good daya by the countryas prime minister.

In a televised address to the nation the taoiseach, MicheA!l Martin, announced that the athe majority of public health measuresa would be swept away from 6am on Saturday after the cabinet concluded they were no longer justifiable.

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He is in no way qualified but bringing Rooney back to Goodison Park would deliver the rush of authentic emotion we all crave

It was interesting this week to see the fascination on social media with close-up clips of the celebrations after Tottenhamas 3-2 win at Leicester.

This stuff is very popular right now. The digital eye has detected a hunger out there, a shared sweet spot for footage of unbound emotion, feelings-porn: players and fans lost in the moment, Antonio Conte baying and leaping and glowering like a bear startled by a hornetsa nest.

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A strong performance from Englandas new-look Twenty-20 side in the West Indies will help ease the post-Ashes gloom

Given the timing, it is impossible not to contrast the five-match Twenty20 series between England and West Indies that starts in Barbados on Saturday with the other five-match England series that has just concluded. Other than the badge on the touring playersa shirts the contrast is almost total and, having witnessed their compatriots crumble under the intense pressure of the Ashes, the white-ball squad can enjoy having very little of their own to cope with. As Eoin Morgan said on Friday: aI think the whole tour is one where the development of our game is more important than the series win.a

Long, sandy beaches, warm weather and famously carefree spirit make the Caribbean the ideal place to escape from your troubles, but it is West Indies who have fresher scars to heal. The day after Englandas fifth Test against Australia came to its ignominious conclusion in Hobart, Ireland won the deciding fixture of a three-match ODI series in Kingston. The home sideas captain, Kieron Pollard, admitted afterwards that he was ahurting, and hurting badlya. Meanwhile Sunday will mark three months since they were skittled for 55 by England in the opening game of a miserable defence of their Twenty20 World Cup title.

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  • Pool B: Harlequins 36-33 Castres
  • Dombrandtas hat-trick seals another dramatic comeback

Chalk this up as yet another one for the scrapbook. Harlequins simply do not know when they are beaten and on this occasion it was their captain, Alex Dombrandt, who proved the hero, finishing off his hat-trick in the 85th minute to clinch another dramatic victory.

In doing so he broke Castresa hearts a the French side coming agonisingly close to a place in the knockout stages a and sent a timely reminder of his talents to Eddie Jones. It seems that no matter the situation, provided Harlequins are in touching distance when the clock goes red they will find a way to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

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Have the lights gone out on Watford and Claudio Ranieri? Norwichas American, Josh Sargent, scored two fine goals, the first a piece of volleyed improvisation, the second a header before Juraj Kuckaas late own goal, pulled Norwich out of the bottom three. Watford fell into the drop zone for the first time this season and will stay there if their display here is anything to go by.

A match that embraced farce, including some desperately poor play, the Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis being sent off with the game already lost and a lengthy floodlight failure that came between Sargentas goals, offered damning evidence why both teams are where they are.

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  • Briton says experience will help her strive for more success
  • aYou have to be on it every week. Be really focuseda

Emma Raducanu has said she has no regrets about taking to the court on Thursday while injured with blisters on her right hand, despite not everyone in her team encouraging her to compete. The British teenager said she intends to use her experience and performance to strive for more success at the Australian Open and beyond, while also admitting aitas definitely a lot of work to stay at the topa.

aOnce I stepped out on the court Iad made my decision,a said Raducanu. aI had the option to withdraw before the match but after everything, the Covid, making it out here, fighting back from the loss last week, I wanted to give it all I had. Iam on the other side of the world! And I know my hand is going to recover in two days. Itas not long-term. I can build on this pretty quickly and start working on my game again.a

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  • Forward reacted angrily to being taken off in Brentford game
  • Rangnick: aThis does not benefit him or his teammatesa

Ralf Rangnick believes Cristiano Ronaldo was too emotional at being replaced during Manchester Unitedas win at Brentford and has urged him to temper his behaviour for the benefit of the team.

The 36-year-old, who is a doubt for Saturdayas home match against West Ham due to a neck injury, was taken off on 71 minutes with United 2-0 ahead as Rangnick switched to a back three, and the unhappy player immediately demanded an explanation. On Friday Rangnick was asked whether he accepted Ronaldoas behaviour did not look good because it appeared a challenge to his authority.

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  • Abdullah Ibhais cannot pay loan because of withheld money
  • Ibhais did not go along with official line over workersa strike

A former employee of Qataras 2022 World Cup organising committee, jailed on contested corruption charges, faces fresh legal action after his former bosses withheld his severance pay meaning he will default on a loan, his family say.

Abdullah Ibhais, a former media manager, was last year given a three-year sentence for misappropriating state funds a a charge that he insists was concocted as punishment for him criticising the handling of a migrant workersa strike.

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Whether itas the monarchy, the union or the BBC, todayas Tories are trampling on the values they once claimed to cherish

Just because Boris Johnson approaches every issue thinking only of Boris Johnson does not mean we have to do the same. Even the crisis that now engulfs the prime minister, and sees his fate hang on Tory MPsa reaction to a Sue Gray report that could come next week, is not only about him. Itas tempting to see it that way a to look for the roots of the partygate scandal in Johnsonas arrogance, entitlement and narcissism a but itas a double mistake.

As a matter of politics, itas unwise because it would allow the Conservatives to ditch Johnson, pick a successor and claim to be a new government exorcised of its demon, with no need for the electorate to turn to Labour. But itas also wrong.

Jonathan Freedland is a Guardian columnist

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Too much discretionary, unreviewable power has been allowed to be concentrated in the hands of the immigration minister

Australia has some of the strictest border laws in the world. The immigration minister has some of the broadest, and least reviewable, powers of any of his global equivalents. The shambolic Djokovic affair has confronted Australians with the true extent of those powers, and many are bewildered.

Discretionary powers under the Migration Act enable the minister to cancel a visa a in some circumstances without affording due process a because, a apersonas past and present general conducta suggests athe person is not of good charactera; because athere is a risk thata the personas presence represents aa danger to the Australian community a| in any a| waya; or because the person amight be a| a risk to the health, safety or good order of the Australian community.a

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For the never-did-me-any-harm generation of senior MPs, the protests of the younger generation are hard to stomach

How are you finding the pace of Boris Johnsonas political demise? I once saw a wildlife clip where a snake was eating a live chicken, but stopped for a long rest in the middle of it, leaving the bird sort of half in, half out of the jaws. The chicken veered between shock, which gave the appearance of calm, and distressingly grim bouts of flailing. Though it wasnat wearing the Facemask of Shame and trying to talk about its vaccine rollout, I did find myself reminded of it this week. Of course, in tribute to Johnsonas gift for political escapology, David Cameron once called Johnson a agreased pigleta. But as David well knows, even pigs get defiled by reality in the end.

Speaking of swine, there has been a huge amount to be amused by amid the horror show. It seems pause has currently been pressed on something called the pork pie plot, which must be a relief to the prime minister. Iam not sure Boris Johnson could handle the truly hilarious self-realisation of getting to the Reichenbach Falls and discovering his worthy foe was a| hang on, let me get my monocle a| ah yes, Gary Sambrook. aBugger off, Gary a Iam expecting Sherlock Holmes, not some 32-year-old Freemason no oneas ever heard of.a And more on the generational comedy in a bit.

Marina Hyde is a Guardian columnist

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While Biden has made mistakes, his biggest obstacles a such as electoral biases built into the US system a are not his doing

A year into his term, the Biden administration is in shambles. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinemaas support for the legislative filibuster has killed the Democratic voting rights effort. Bidenas Build Back Better plan, a massive reconciliation package containing initiatives on issues from the climate crisis to childcare is, for now, dead in the water; Manchin and Sinema will determine whether any of its provisions survive in attenuated form.

Immigration reform and healthcare reform, both central to Democratic intra-party debates during the 2020 primaries, have fallen entirely off the radar. The US supreme court may overturn Roe v Wade in the coming months. The latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic is still ravaging the country thanks not only to Covid denialists and vaccine skeptics on the right, but an administration that has struggled to keep its promises on easy access to tests. Abroad, Bidenas courageous withdrawal from Afghanistan a a a kept promise even the presidentas harshest critics on the left were willing to give him credit for a a has been marred by economic sanctions that have left 23 million Afghans without enough to eat, and the media is already itching to blame Biden for a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Osita Nwanevu is a Guardian US columnist

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In the 1980s we learned that public health messaging divorced from peopleas values simply doesnat work

Since the beginning of the pandemic, communication from the government, epidemiologists and health statisticians appears to rely on the belief that if people are shown enough graphs, enough models, enough statistics, enough information, they will all act rationally and do the right thing. Even when that is deeply at odds with the way people live: closing oneself at home, potentially alone, ceasing all intimate contact with people outside, locking down.

This was surprisingly successful in 2020, as a response to a sudden disaster, but it isnat a realistic long-term strategy. The cultural, social and political history of the HIV pandemic taught us that this epidemiological approach of trying to protect a population chiefly by focusing on ideal individual behavioural guidelines doesnat work.

JoAPSo FlorAancio is senior lecturer in history of modern and contemporary art and visual culture at the University of Exeter

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The Tories are trying to ban the activism that has shaped me a from Greenham Common to UK Uncut. They must be stopped

What a miracle that the House of Lords rose up and rebelled this week against the governmentas assault on protest. Labour had no idea how many peers on the crossbenches, let alone the Tory benches, or even among their own rapidly ageing and frail cohort would be there to vote against draconian new laws that are more redolent of Hong Kong than Britain. If the Lords is the last backstop against the arbitrary powers of an elective dictatorship, it relies on the thin safety net of enough membersa individual sense of justice in that 800-strong chamber a motivating them to turn up and stay late to vote. And this time, they did.

This week the womenas rights activists Reclaim These Streets are in the high court arguing that the Metropolitan police breached human rights by banning a vigil on Clapham Common for Sarah Everard, who was murdered by a Met police officer. The group also allege that Met police officers used force while threatening protesters with APS10,000 fines for breaching lockdown rules.

Polly Toynbee is a Guardian columnist

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M&Ms are slut-shaming the Green one a this is not what Gen Z wants
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:38:08 GMT
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The M&M squad will be undergoing a aprogressivea makeover

With her white go-go boots and thick lashes, the Green M&M was the Marilyn Monroe of the confectionery world. Everyone adored her a girls, gays and gamers alike. Green appeared in adverts crawling on her hands and knees at the beach like a 2000s Jennifer Lopez video. She was always engaged in flirtatious lesbian banter with the other female M&M, the coquettish Brown, or putting a piece of chocolate into her mouth before making a joke about premature ejaculation. When the feminist academic Camille Paglia once wrote that athe great sex symbols of Hollywood were manufactured beings, engineered by trial and error, with the mass audience as their ultimate judge and jurya. I like to think she was talking about the Green M&M.

Not so any more.

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The NHS is in crisis, and ministers are taking the opportunity to extend private healthcareas reach

NHS waiting lists are out of control. Around 7.5 million people are queueing for hospital treatment in the UK, around 6 million of them in England, where this is the highest number since records began in 2007. In Wales, more than a fifth of the population is waiting for treatment. There are differences in the policies adopted by the devolved administrations to reduce backlogs. In England, it is clear that an increased role for the private sector is the governmentas plan.

The details of the recovery plan promised by ministers are still being finalised, with NHS bosses resisting what they regard as unrealistic targets. Finding a way to increase surgical capacity, so that more operations can happen more quickly, is the priority. The impact of delays is both social and economic: people waiting for cataracts canat see properly; people who need joint replacements may struggle to walk. But there are worrying signs that any new contracts will tip the systemas overall balance further in favour of for-profit providers, and away from the NHS.

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Counties and franchises canat coexist for ever. The game will have to make its mind up

It may be a little early to be thinking about spring, but the publication of the first-class cricket fixtures hints that it is not too far away. They have been more eagerly awaited than usual this year because the implosion of the England menas team in the Ashes suggested there was something rotten in the state of the domestic game. Publication was delayed while different interest groups argued over what structure the sport should have. Do we like our cricket in two-and-a-half-hour, made-for-TV dollops, or played out slowly over four or five days?

Naturally, that question was not resolved. The result, when the fixtures were finally announced this week, was the usual dogas dinner. In deference to the new orthodoxy that long-form cricket has been marginalised, two four-day championship matches have shifted to June and July, but half the games will be played in April and May when conditions tend to favour the sort of county atrundlera who is unlikely to turn an Ashes match on its head on an easy-paced pitch in Melbourne. Neil Snowball, of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), said further rebalancing was possible in 2023 if all astakeholdersa could agree. No jokes please about the chances of Mr Snowball making that happen.

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The Labour leader must not be allowed to shrug off the negative impacts of Brexit, says Graham Webb. Plus letters from Chris Webster and John Richardson

Keir Starmer gave Simon Hattenstone several encouraging insights into his political beliefs and intentions (aStop talking about the problem a fix the bloody thing!a Keir Starmer on Boris Johnsonas parties and his plan to win power, 19 January). The interview did, however, refer to one elephant-in-the-room contradiction. Many who would like to vote Labour will disagree with him when he says there is ano case for rejoininga the EU, aweare out and weare staying outa, and Brexit must be amade to work from the outsidea.

Does Starmer not read the opinion polls on Brexit? He says that rather than talking about problems, he identifies what they are and then fixes them. One might have expected that after several years of shadowing Brexit secretaries, he would have identified the inevitable failure of a hopelessly undefined Brexit constrained by Theresa Mayas red lines. How does he think heas going to afixa this still-open wound which is causing more and more damage to British life and young peopleas prospects every day? He cannot and must not be allowed to shrug off the negative impacts of Brexit a as Boris Johnson would like him to. Brexit must be addressed honestly and positively. Labouras electability is at stake.
Graham Webb
Saint-MandA(c), France

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We face a land crisis, not a housing crisis | Letter
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:53:07 GMT
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Dr Justin Robbins considers the ways to fix this modern ill

Sam Bowman (The big idea: could fixing housing fix everything else, too?, 17 January) is quite right in pointing out that one social problem a the housing shortage a lies at the root of many other problems, and he provides a pretty full list of what those problems are.

As he says, it is not the cost of bricks and mortar that has sky-rocketed, but the cost of land. We face not a housing crisis, but a land crisis. It is clearly wrong that when the state a in the guise of the local planning authority a grants permission for development on an area of land, the enormous increase in its value is largely pocketed as unearned income by the landowner, rather than going to the community whose needs and whose taxes that have paid for local infrastructure give value to land in the first place.

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Nanoplastic pollution found at both of Earthas poles for first time
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:00:24 GMT
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Tiny particles including tyre dust found in ice cores stretching back 50 years, showing global plastic contamination

Nanoplastic pollution has been detected in polar regions for the first time, indicating that the tiny particles are now pervasive around the world.

The nanoparticles are smaller and more toxic than microplastics, which have already been found across the globe, but the impact of both on peopleas health is unknown.

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Officials from Exxon, Shell, Chevron and BP have been summoned to appear before the House oversight committee in February

A US congressional committee has invited board members at four large oil companies to testify in February about the industryas role in the climate crisis and spreading adisinformationa, turning up the heat on big oil after lawmakers grilled their CEOs last year.

The hearing of officials from Exxon, Shell, Chevron and BP, scheduled for 8 February, is the next phase of the House oversight committeeas investigation into the role of fossil fuel companies in blocking action on climate change and misrepresenting the industryas efforts to address it.

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The planned 35-storey block is the second tower this month to be adapted after criticism

The developer of a residential skyscraper designed with only one fire escape staircase has said it is changing its plans as the London fire brigade (LFB) said it was unhappy with the proposal.

The design of the 35-storey block with just one staircase 400 metres from Grenfell Tower in west London was branded amadnessa by a fire safety expert and attacked as ashockinga by the survivors of the 14 June 2017 fire that killed 72 people.

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Met detective jailed for three years after spying on naked women
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:42:15 GMT
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Judge Martin Edmunds QC says Neil Corbelas actions will have an impact on public trust in the police

A senior Met police officer who deployed spy cameras to film naked women has been sentenced to three years in prison in a case the judge said would aimpact public trusta in the police.

Neil Corbel, a 40-year-old detective inspector who resigned after being suspended by the Met, concealed spy cameras in keys, glasses, phone chargers, air fresheners, tissue boxes and headphones.

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Nicholas Rossi is wanted by Interpol and faces extradition to the US over an allegation of sexual assault

A man who appeared in a Scottish court using a wheelchair and attached to an oxygen cylinder has denied being an international fugitive with 16 aliases.

The man, who was traced to an intensive care unit in Glasgow while being treated for Covid-19 last December, denied being 34-year-old Nicholas Rossi, who is wanted by Interpol and faces extradition to the US over an allegation of sexual assault in Utah.

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UK government defied with declaration of extra bank holiday for 5,000 people

The first day of March a St Davidas Day a is always a joyful day in the harbour town of Porthmadog in north-west Wales. Children dress up in traditional outfits a or Welsh sports strips a while adults wear daffodils and families get together for a traditional supper. It feels like warmer, brighter days are around the corner.

But the Welsh patron saintas day is likely to be celebrated with particular vigour this year after Gwynedd council defied the UK government and declared it an extra bank holiday for about 5,000 of its staff.

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Paramedic who attended scene in 2010 tells court there were no signs of panic from Ian Stewart

The man convicted of killing the childrenas author Helen Bailey in 2016 appeared calm after the death of his wife and there were no signs he had tried to revive her, a paramedic has told a court.

Ian Stewart, 61, is on trial accused of the murder of Diane Stewart, 47, at their home in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, in 2010.

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UK government faces APS150m bill over social welfare discrimination
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:40:59 GMT
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Tens of thousands of severely disabled people left financially worse off by move to universal credit

The UK government faces a APS150m bill after a court confirmed tens of thousands of severely disabled people were discriminated against as a result of being left financially worse off after being moved on to universal credit.

A scathing judgment handed down on Friday marks the fourth victory in a six-year fight for justice against the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) brought by two disabled men who had their disability benefit payments cut by APS180 a month after they moved house more than five years ago.

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Energy bills crisis: five UK business groups demand urgent action
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:06:57 GMT
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Chiefs of CBI, BCC, IoD, Make UK and FSB say arocketinga charges will delay economic recovery from Covid

Five of Britainas leading business groups have demanded urgent and decisive government help to tackle the UKas energy crisis, warning failure to act will result in lower investment, an increase in poverty and the risk of an inflationary spiral.

In a letter to Rishi Sunak, the heads of the CBI, the British Chambers of Commerce, the Institute of Directors, Make UK and the Federation of Small Businesses said arocketinga domestic and business bills would put the brake on economic recovery.

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Former Question Time host says he believes in licence fee but it would be fairer to remove flat rate

The veteran TV presenter David Dimbleby has suggested the BBC licence fee could be linked to council tax to make it fairer as the government questions future funding of the broadcaster.

Dimbleby, who presented Question Time on the BBC for 25 years, said: aThe licence fee is something that I absolutely believe in. I donat think you can have public service broadcasting without paying for it through the public purse in that way.

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Ronnie Scottas to host aamnestya for unwanted lockdown instruments
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:32:32 GMT
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Jazz club event on Saturday will service and distribute donated pieces across the UK and abroad

With normality returning, many people are now regretting their lockdown purchases. But the end of home confinement is leaving some wincing at the fanciful, if well-meaning, acquisitions gathering dust in a cupboard.

As many wannabe lockdown Leonard Cohens and Laura Marlings have long abandoned their musical ambitions, a new initiative is making sure unwanted instruments find the right home.

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Unpublished executive order, obtained by Politico, among documents provided to January 6 panel after court ruling

In the heady days between Donald Trumpas defeat in November 2020 and the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, an executive order was prepared. It commanded the defense secretary to seize voting machines in battleground states, as part of Trumpas abig liea that the vote was rigged.

The draft executive order, obtained and published by Politico, was never sent and its author is unknown. It was part of a cache of documents handed over to the House committee investigating the January 6 violence, after the supreme court ruled this week that Trump could not shield himself from oversight on grounds of executive privilege.

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Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyias party to death
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:04:03 GMT
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NLD politician and hip hop artist Phyo Zayar Thaw handed sentence alongside democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu

A military tribunal in Myanmar has sentenced a member of Aung San Suu Kyias ousted party to death for terror offences, as the junta ramped up a crackdown on the toppled leaderas party.

The south-east Asian country has been in chaos since the February coup, with more than 1,400 killed in a subsequent crackdown on dissent, according to a local monitoring group.

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British man killed by stray bullet as he lay in bed in Atlanta
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:40:52 GMT
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Matthew Willson from Surrey was shot in arecklessa shooting as he was visiting his girlfriend

An astrophysicist from Surrey has died after being hit by a stray bullet while lying in bed during a trip to Atlanta.

Dr Matthew Willson, 31, from Chertsey, was shot in the early hours of Friday when a weapon was discharged by a group of individuals from a neighbouring block of flats in the suburb of Brookhaven. No suspects have been arrested.

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Hospitals overwhelmed in Saaada after attack levels buildings in Houthi northern heartland

An airstrike on a prison in northern Yemen killed at least 60 people and wounded 200 more, while a separate attack shut down the countryas internet, as Saudi-led reprisals to a Houthi drone attack on the United Arab Emirates intensified.

The violence marked an especially deadly day in the seven-year war, leaving bystanders searching through rubble with their bare hands to rescue those trapped in two locations: a prison in the city of Saaada and a telecommunications centre in the port city of Hodeidah, where three children playing football nearby were reported to have been killed.

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Tesla billionaire says he could send Starlink terminals via SpaceX to Pacific island nation where communication is down

Elon Musk has offered to send Starlink internet terminals to Tonga, after the recent volcanic eruption and tsunami left the Pacific island nation without communication links to the rest of the world.

Replying on Twitter to a Reuters story that Tonga could be without internet connection for a month, the billionaire entrepreneur wrote: aCould people from Tonga let us know if it is important for SpaceX to send over Starlink terminals?a

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Chileas president-elect names progressive, majority-women cabinet
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:00:19 GMT
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Gabriel Boric, 35, picks youthful team including at defence the granddaughter of Salvador Allende, who was deposed in a coup

Chileas millennial president-elect, Gabriel Boric, has named a progressive cabinet, with a ministerial team which for the first time anywhere in the Americas is dominated by women.

Boric, a 35-year-old former student leader, will replace the billionaire rightwing president SebastiA!n PiA+-era on 11 March as he becomes the youngest president in Chileas history.

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Brian Laundrie admitted in notebook to killing Gabby Petito, FBI says
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:12:56 GMT
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  • Notebook discovered near Laundrieas body in Florida swamp
  • Authorities say boyfriend alone responsible for atragic deatha

The boyfriend of Gabby Petito admitted killing her in a notebook discovered near his body in a Florida swamp, the FBI announced on Friday.

It was the first time authorities squarely pinned the blame for Petitoas death on Brian Laundrie, though he was the prime suspect all along.

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Unpublished executive order, obtained by Politico, among documents provided to January 6 panel after court ruling

In the heady days between Donald Trumpas defeat in November 2020 and the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, an executive order was prepared. It commanded the defense secretary to seize voting machines in battleground states, as part of Trumpas abig liea that the vote was rigged.

The draft executive order, obtained and published by Politico, was never sent and its author is unknown. It was part of a cache of documents handed over to the House committee investigating the January 6 violence, after the supreme court ruled this week that Trump could not shield himself from oversight on grounds of executive privilege.

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Brian Laundrie admitted in notebook to killing Gabby Petito, FBI says
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:12:56 GMT
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  • Notebook discovered near Laundrieas body in Florida swamp
  • Authorities say boyfriend alone responsible for atragic deatha

The boyfriend of Gabby Petito admitted killing her in a notebook discovered near his body in a Florida swamp, the FBI announced on Friday.

It was the first time authorities squarely pinned the blame for Petitoas death on Brian Laundrie, though he was the prime suspect all along.

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Move comes amid afrank and substantivea talks in Geneva and announcement by Russia of new military exercises

The US has offered to hold a summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin as a last-ditch effort to stop the slide to a new war in Europe, as Russia continued to build up its forces along the Ukraine border and announced new naval exercises in the Black Sea.

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said Washington and its allies were also ready to respond in writing next week to Russian demands on the future of Nato and European security, which Moscow has said must be addressed to avoid it taking amilitary measuresa. But, speaking in Geneva where he held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, Blinken repeated the US and Nato position there could still be no compromise on the central issue of the right of Ukraine and other countries to join Nato in the future.

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Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyias party to death
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:04:03 GMT
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NLD politician and hip hop artist Phyo Zayar Thaw handed sentence alongside democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu

A military tribunal in Myanmar has sentenced a member of Aung San Suu Kyias ousted party to death for terror offences, as the junta ramped up a crackdown on the toppled leaderas party.

The south-east Asian country has been in chaos since the February coup, with more than 1,400 killed in a subsequent crackdown on dissent, according to a local monitoring group.

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Hospitals overwhelmed in Saaada after attack levels buildings in Houthi northern heartland

An airstrike on a prison in northern Yemen killed at least 60 people and wounded 200 more, while a separate attack shut down the countryas internet, as Saudi-led reprisals to a Houthi drone attack on the United Arab Emirates intensified.

The violence marked an especially deadly day in the seven-year war, leaving bystanders searching through rubble with their bare hands to rescue those trapped in two locations: a prison in the city of Saaada and a telecommunications centre in the port city of Hodeidah, where three children playing football nearby were reported to have been killed.

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British man killed by stray bullet as he lay in bed in Atlanta
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:40:52 GMT
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Matthew Willson from Surrey was shot in arecklessa shooting as he was visiting his girlfriend

An astrophysicist from Surrey has died after being hit by a stray bullet while lying in bed during a trip to Atlanta.

Dr Matthew Willson, 31, from Chertsey, was shot in the early hours of Friday when a weapon was discharged by a group of individuals from a neighbouring block of flats in the suburb of Brookhaven. No suspects have been arrested.

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The announcement, in an industry where unions are rare, came on the heels of Microsoftas acquisition of the company

Employees at Raven Software, a video game studio owned by Activision Blizzard, announced Friday they have formed a union a a milestone in a largely unorganized industry recently marred by labor complaints.

Several dozen employees of the Wisconsin studio, which is behind the massively popular Call of Duty series, voted in favor of the union. The news comes just days after Microsoft announced it would acquire Activision Blizzard for $70bn.

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Perilous conditions along remote stretch of Manitoba have ambushed border crossers for years

The death of four members of an Indian family at the US-Canada border has once again highlighted the dangerous journeys families are willing to risk for a better life a and the groups that profit from their desperation.

Police in Canada announced on Thursday that the victims, who included a baby and young boy, probably froze to death while attempting to cross into the United States during a blizzard. Seven others survived and were intercepted by police.

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Louie Anderson, comedian and Baskets actor, dies at 68
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:50:31 GMT
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The Emmy-winning performer and game show host died in Las Vegas of complications from cancer

Louie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series Baskets, died on Friday. He was 68.

Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist. Anderson had a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Schwartz said previously.

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City council expected to vote to ban new oil and gas wells, and phase out existing ones, which residents have blamed for chronic health issues

The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the US: a dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealerships. A row of restaurants. Schools and a community center.

But nestled in the predominantly Latino community is something rarely found in urban areas outside California: an oil field.

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Daguerreotype profile shows an unfamiliar face to modern readers but delighted the author, who found the whiskers acharming, charminga

Summon up an image of Charles Dickens, and his luxuriant adoorknockera beard will be one of the first things to come to mind. But an aextremely rarea portrait of the author, depicting the agloriousa moustache he sported for few years only, is set to show his more dapper side.

Dickens is thought to have first experimented with a moustache in 1844, and seems to have been immensely pleased with the new look. aThe moustaches are glorious, glorious. I have cut them shorter, and trimmed them a little at the ends to improve their shape,a he wrote to his friend, the artist Daniel Maclise. aThey are charming, charming. Without them, life would be a blank.a

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Meat Loaf obituary
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:37:29 GMT
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Bat Out of Hell singer known for his powerful maelstrom of sound and spectacular live shows

If all he had ever done was record the album Bat Out of Hell, Meat Loaf, who has died aged 74, would still be guaranteed his own plinth in the museum of rockanaroll. Released in Britain in early 1978, the album might have been conceived as the antidote to punk rock, which had been wreaking havoc on the music industry. The unlikely-looking figure of Meat Loaf stood at the centre of a bombastic maelstrom of sound, an operatic blend of heavy rock, fantasy lyrics, a choir of backing vocalists and long, multipart songs. It was rockanaroll redesigned as gothic movie and Broadway spectacle.

Meat Loaf had met the songwriter Jim Steinman, his collaborator on Bat Out of Hell, when he auditioned successfully for Steinmanas musical More Than You Deserve in New York in 1973. The pair worked on the Bat Out of Hell material for several years and were rejected by numerous record companies before the album appeared on Cleveland International label, distributed by Epic Records. The album reminded many listeners of Bruce Springsteenas Born to Run, and its producer, Todd Rundgren, initially thought that Steinman and Meat Loaf were deliberately parodying Springsteen.

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Diary of a disaster: the week that Tonga went silent
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:00:31 GMT
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Seven days after a massive volcanic eruption that spawned a tsunami and ash cloud, communications are still largely down and the scale of the catastrophe unknown

It was the week Tonga disappeared.

Riveted by the shocking satellite images of the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haaapai volcano and subsequent tsunami, the eyes of the world turned to the South Pacific island country, home to about 100,000 people, on Saturday. But just as the world was desperate for news from Tonga, it went dark.

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892 review a John Boyega holds together by-the-book hostage drama
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 20:25:33 GMT
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A sensitive lead performance helps lift an empathetic yet often cliched retelling of a troubled veteran who holds up a bank

John Boyega gives an honest, intuitive and sensitive performance in this fervent if slightly by-the-numbers hostage drama a and it is one of Michael K Williamsas final appearances on film, playing the negotiator.

First-time feature director Abi Damaris Corbin has co-written the screenplay with the British dramatist Kwame Kwei-Armah, inspired by the real case of a depressed US Marine Corps veteran who in 2017 calmly walked into a bank in Atlanta, Georgia, and threatened to detonate the bomb he claimed was in his backpack unless he was paid the $892 he was owed in disability benefits a money that had been suddenly discontinued for opaque bureaucratic reasons, plunging him into poverty.

Boyega plays Brian Easley, a guy who served honourably in the military but like so many in his position has found the transition to civilian life a trial a he has become estranged from his wife and infant daughter, alienated from his wider family, vulnerably housed and without stable employment, depressed and suffering from delusions. When he walks into the bank, his polite, almost diffident manner with the terrified bank clerks may be an indicator of his fundamental decency a or a symptom of his insanity. Selenis Leyva and Nicole Beharie play the bank employees, Olivia Washington is Brianas anguished wife and Williams is the negotiator a a former military man himself who understands how callous America can be to the guys like him and Brian.

892 is interesting on the implied, unspoken endgame of hostage situations like this a the way negotiators will appear to take the demands seriously to keep the criminal talking, while at some level everyone knows how it is going to play out. And Boyega conveys the fact that it is now not just about a or not at all about a the money which he knows he is not going to get. It is about being heard. Then there is the weird, Stockholm-syndrome solidarity developing between Brian and the bank staff, based partly on their growing appreciation of his troubled humanity and also their (understandable) suspicion that they will be collateral damage if armed police storm the bank.

There is also the question of racism. Brian asks one bank clerk if they have ever been robbed before and what happened to the robber. aArresteda she replies, from which Brian grimly concludes that this man must have been white a a terrible omen.

892 is a well-crafted film but there are, perhaps inevitably, hints of Zucker-Abrahams cliche in the caring TV news journalist (Connie Britton) who talks to Brian on the phone and the negotiator (Williams) whose integrity is at odds with his cynical bosses who might want to solve the situation with a sniperas bullet instead of reaching out to Brian and talking him down.

Basically, nothing much evolves or changes in the filmas various personae as it plays out, almost in real time: the brief flashbacks to Brianas military service and to his later bureaucratic ordeals in the VA office are all telling us what we pretty well knew already.

Boyegaas performance has an essential sympathy and dignity that are vital to this drama; an unshowy sense of self-worth that keeps it together.

892 is showing at the Sundance film festival with a release date yet to be announced

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What happened to my attention? | Toilet Feelings
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:00:36 GMT
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Do I even want it?

Toilet Feelings is an illustrator based in Sydney. She is on Instagram @toiletfeelings

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Making your own pastry is worth it for this plant-based take on a traditional breakfast quiche

Using chickpea flour gives this quiche a smooth texture and pleasant flavour that makes an excellent base for traditional quiche ingredients.

This breakfast-friendly version is chock-full of sweet, lightly caramelised shallots, sautA(c)ed mushrooms and spinach.

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Where to start with: Agatha Christie
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:19:38 GMT
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Kicking off our new monthly guides to an authoras work, crime novelist Janice Hallett puts the spotlight on the creator of Miss Marple and Poirot

What with the chart-topping success of Richard Osmanas novels, and a new series by the Rev Richard Coles due later this year, cosy crime fiction seems to be having its moment. If youave already raced your way through The Thursday Murder Club and The Man Who Died Twice, why not try picking up a novel by the original queen of crime herself? Janice Hallett, whose bestselling crime novels The Appeal and The Twyford Code have seen her dubbed aa modern Agatha Christiea has put together a handy list to help you choose which one to pick.

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Covid reinfection: how likely are you to catch virus multiple times?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:56:10 GMT
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Omicron may have affected risk in England, but other factors could include vaccination and severity of previous infection

Anecdotal reports of Covid reinfection in the UK are growing, including people testing positive just weeks apart in December and January, or having had the virus three or even four times. Children are also being seen with reinfections. We take a look at the science behind catching Covid multiple times.

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Figures show benefit of Covid vaccines and boosters to reduce hospital risk as agency says: aGet vaccinated as soon as possiblea

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that unvaccinated adults infected with Covid-19 who are 65 and older are 49 times more likely to need hospitalization compared to those who have received booster doses.

The CDC also found that in December, unvaccinated adults in that same age group experienced a rate of Covid-related hospitalization 17 times higher than those who are fully vaccinated.

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Island nation set to impose lockdown next week after virus escaped from quarantine centre

After remaining Covid-free for the entirety of the pandemic, Kiribati has reopened its borders a only for two thirds of the passengers on the first international flight to arrive in ten months to test positive for the virus.

The island nation is now set to impose a four-day lockdown from Monday after the virus was found to have spread into the community.

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The president has failed to capitalise on progressive sentiment: his party needs to stand up for the working class

How should one feel about the first year of the Biden presidency?

I canat really say Iam disappointed, since I didnat have high hopes going into it. But I do feel dread. This last year has felt a bit like being trapped in a nail-biting intermission between two horror films. The opening instalment consisted of Donald Trumpas first four years in office a it ended with the cliffhanger of a deadly plague and a surreal, poorly executed, but still terrifying ransacking of the Capitol. The sequel practically writes itself, as the man ascends to power a second time, even more emboldened and determined to hold on to power.

Astra Taylor is a writer, organiser and documentary maker

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Female leadership is good for the world. Just look at Barbados
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 07:45:25 GMT
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Mia Mottley is just one of a raft of strong women across the Caribbean and South America tackling societyas most pressing issues. The world could learn a lot from them

There is a common misconception that the developing world is full of archaic values and that women struggle to have their voices heard. The more countries I visit and the more female leaders I speak to, the more I am convinced the contrary is true.

In fact, those in positions of power worldwide could learn important lessons from these strong women when it comes to tackling some of societyas most pressing issues, including pandemics, the climate crisis, education and infrastructure.

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While Biden has made mistakes, his biggest obstacles a such as electoral biases built into the US system a are not his doing

A year into his term, the Biden administration is in shambles. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinemaas support for the legislative filibuster has killed the Democratic voting rights effort. Bidenas Build Back Better plan, a massive reconciliation package containing initiatives on issues from the climate crisis to childcare is, for now, dead in the water; Manchin and Sinema will determine whether any of its provisions survive in attenuated form.

Immigration reform and healthcare reform, both central to Democratic intra-party debates during the 2020 primaries, have fallen entirely off the radar. The US supreme court may overturn Roe v Wade in the coming months. The latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic is still ravaging the country thanks not only to Covid denialists and vaccine skeptics on the right, but an administration that has struggled to keep its promises on easy access to tests. Abroad, Bidenas courageous withdrawal from Afghanistan a a a kept promise even the presidentas harshest critics on the left were willing to give him credit for a a has been marred by economic sanctions that have left 23 million Afghans without enough to eat, and the media is already itching to blame Biden for a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Osita Nwanevu is a Guardian US columnist

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Ticket stubs, newspaper cuttings and letters from my motheras old employer. But what is treasure and what is trash?

I moved into my present apartment seven years ago, and my six crates of papers moved with me a directly from one closet, where they had squatted undisturbed for five years, to another, where the same fate awaited. For almost two decades, these things have followed me around, and Iave never had the slightest inclination to go through them.

Then last week, in a fit of January decluttering fervour, I decided to reclaim my closet. Everything came out into the living room, where it seemed to me an achievable aim to aggregate these six crates down into a single container. I could probably do it in an hour, I thought. Four days later and here I still am: surrounded by papers, trying to weigh the value of a letter from my motheras then 17-year-old brother to her in 1967, and whether I should keep receipts from my tax return in 1998.

Emma Brockes is a Guardian columnist

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In the 1980s we learned that public health messaging divorced from peopleas values simply doesnat work

Since the beginning of the pandemic, communication from the government, epidemiologists and health statisticians appears to rely on the belief that if people are shown enough graphs, enough models, enough statistics, enough information, they will all act rationally and do the right thing. Even when that is deeply at odds with the way people live: closing oneself at home, potentially alone, ceasing all intimate contact with people outside, locking down.

This was surprisingly successful in 2020, as a response to a sudden disaster, but it isnat a realistic long-term strategy. The cultural, social and political history of the HIV pandemic taught us that this epidemiological approach of trying to protect a population chiefly by focusing on ideal individual behavioural guidelines doesnat work.

JoAPSo FlorAancio is senior lecturer in history of modern and contemporary art and visual culture at the University of Exeter

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Whether itas the monarchy, the union or the BBC, todayas Tories are trampling on the values they once claimed to cherish

Just because Boris Johnson approaches every issue thinking only of Boris Johnson does not mean we have to do the same. Even the crisis that now engulfs the prime minister, and sees his fate hang on Tory MPsa reaction to a Sue Gray report that could come next week, is not only about him. Itas tempting to see it that way a to look for the roots of the partygate scandal in Johnsonas arrogance, entitlement and narcissism a but itas a double mistake.

As a matter of politics, itas unwise because it would allow the Conservatives to ditch Johnson, pick a successor and claim to be a new government exorcised of its demon, with no need for the electorate to turn to Labour. But itas also wrong.

Jonathan Freedland is a Guardian columnist

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NFL divisional round predictions: Bengals to upset No 1 seed Titans
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 08:30:26 GMT
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Eight teams remain after a brutal Super Wild Card Weekend. Which four teams will advance to the conference finals?

OK, so the much ballyhooed Super Wild Card Weekend slate ended up being something of a bust. Of the six games, four ended up being blowouts, with only the Cincinnati Bengalsa win over the Las Vegas Raiders and the Dallas Cowboysa epic choke-job against the San Francisco 49ers providing much drama. However, with the field culled down to eight, the divisional round traditionally ends up providing fans with the most exciting four games of the year. Here are our predictions for which teams will advance to the conference finals.

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Have the lights gone out on Watford and Claudio Ranieri? Norwichas American, Josh Sargent, scored two fine goals, the first a piece of volleyed improvisation, the second a header before Juraj Kuckaas late own goal, pulled Norwich out of the bottom three. Watford fell into the drop zone for the first time this season and will stay there if their display here is anything to go by.

A match that embraced farce, including some desperately poor play, the Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis being sent off with the game already lost and a lengthy floodlight failure that came between Sargentas goals, offered damning evidence why both teams are where they are.

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The Dallas Mavericks are consistently white in a black league. Why?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:00:29 GMT
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The Mavericks roster has often failed to reflect the demographics of the league. There are a number of reasons, some more justifiable than others

In 2020, the NBA was 74.2% black and 16.9% white. It seems every decade, the white NBA player becomes less relevant. Yet one franchise has often kept the dream of mediocre white guys alive: the Dallas Mavericks. In 15 of the last 21 Mavs seasons, there were three or more white players on the 12-man active roster. In more than half of those 15 seasons there were at least four white players, not to mention at least two starting white players. The Mavericks, in the literal sense, do not look like the rest of the league.

Itas tempting to put this down to racism or at least unconscious bias on the part of the Mavericks and their owner, Mark Cuban. But, if anything, the opposite is true. Although the Mavericks have a dubious history of toxic workplace culture when it comes to female employees, Cuban has thrown his support behind Black Lives Matter and has appointed a black CEO (Cynthia Marshall), president (Terdema Ussery), head coaches (Jason Kidd, Quinn Buckner, Jim Cleamons and Avery Johnson) and general manager (Nico Harrison) during his time in Dallas.

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  • Briton says experience will help her strive for more success
  • aYou have to be on it every week. Be really focuseda

Emma Raducanu has said she has no regrets about taking to the court on Thursday while injured with blisters on her right hand, despite not everyone in her team encouraging her to compete. The British teenager said she intends to use her experience and performance to strive for more success at the Australian Open and beyond, while also admitting aitas definitely a lot of work to stay at the topa.

aOnce I stepped out on the court Iad made my decision,a said Raducanu. aI had the option to withdraw before the match but after everything, the Covid, making it out here, fighting back from the loss last week, I wanted to give it all I had. Iam on the other side of the world! And I know my hand is going to recover in two days. Itas not long-term. I can build on this pretty quickly and start working on my game again.a

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Rangnick shows signs of shaping longer-term Manchester United future
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:17:41 GMT
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Handling of Ronaldo suggests spine for the job and results are positive but more is needed from side in finely balanced season

Ralf Rangnick: should he stay in the Manchester United hot seat next season or should he go? This is the question the club will grapple with if the interim manager secures a top-four finish, claims (or just misses out on) FA Cup glory and shows well in the Champions League; basically, if he performs as an impressive mid-season Mr Fixit who deserves a chance to have a No 1as contract drawn up.

The German is open to the full-time job, so might Unitedas incoming CEO, Richard Arnold, be minded to keep him by mid-May? After the best part of two months and nine matches a picture is forming of Rangnick and his managerial smarts. Wednesday, at Brentford, was particularly instructive because, with United 2-0 up, the 63-year-old made Cristiano Ronaldo his fall guy and a 3-1 victory was the reward. It took the team to 35 points and maintained their status as back-runners hoping to overtake on the curve in the chase for a Champions League berth.

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  • McIlroy at +3, nine shots off Abu Dhabi Championship lead
  • Scott Jamieson: aItas windier than Scotland and was colda

Rory McIlroyas self-analysis said it all. aI have absolutely no idea,a replied the world No 8 when asked about the state of his game following a second-round 75 at the Abu Dhabi Championship.

A converted birdie putt at the 18th should, barring something extraordinary from those due to finish round two on Saturday morning, be enough to afford him another 36 holes to assess over the weekend.

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:01:15 GMT
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Steven Gerrard and Duncan Ferguson renew hostilities, a crunch clash at Vicarage Road and another Chelsea-Spurs showdown

Norwichas hopes of following up on last weekendas win over Everton by prevailing in Fridayas crucial six-pointer against Watford suffered a blow when it was confirmed Tim Krul would miss the game with a shoulder injury. While one goalkeeperas misfortune is anotheras opportunity, Norwich fans wonat take much confidence from Angus Gunnas most recent spell deputising for Krul between the sticks, when it could be argued he could have done a lot better for four of the eight goals Norwich conceded in games against Arsenal and Crystal Palace over the festive period. aGunny was disappointed with the results that we had in the two games that he played in,a said Dean Smith. aHe has been working hard to get that opportunity back again and it has presented itself now, so he knows he has got to go and play well.a No pressure, Angus. BG

Watford v Norwich City, Friday 8pm (all times GMT)

Manchester United v West Ham, Saturday 3pm

Everton v Aston Villa, Saturday 12.30pm

Chelsea v Tottenham, Sunday 4.30pm

Southampton v Manchester City, Saturday 5.30pm

Arsenal v Burnley, Sunday 2pm

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The fight for the future of the BBC | podcast
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 03:00:18 GMT
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The latest skirmish between the BBC and the government is part of a running debate over who the BBC serves, which dates back to the organisationas earliest days. But this time, the stakes are higher


For more than a hundred years the BBC has been a mainstay of British life. The broadcasteras news bulletins, soap operas, childrenas programming, comedies, dramas, concerts, sport coverage and nature documentaries have shaped the nationas identity, and won the enduring loyalty of audiences around the world.

Since 1922, the BBCas offerings have been funded by its licence fee a a charge originally linked to purchase of a wireless radio, Charlotte Higgins, the Guardianas chief culture writer and author of This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC, notes. Today, that fee comes to APS159 per year, or 43p per day.

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aIam gutteda: Adele postpones Las Vegas residency
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:40:21 GMT
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Singer announces she is rescheduling Weekends with Adele show as half her crew infected with Covid

Adele has been forced to delay her three-month Las Vegas residency after Covid hit the production.

aIam so sorry, but my show isnat ready,a the singer announced in a tearful Instagram post. aWeave been absolutely destroyed by delivery delays and Covid. Half my crew a| are down with Covid a they still are a and itas been impossible to finish the show.a

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Bikes, fights and debauchery: Meat Loaf at the movies
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:57:55 GMT
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The singer appeared in dozens of films without ever finding a landmark role a but his turns in Fight Club and The Rocky Horror Picture Show are hard to forget

Meat Loafas songs were so inherently cinematic a the hysterical melodrama of Iad Do Anything For Love (But I Wonat Do That), the three-act sex-comedy of Paradise By the Dashboard Light, the biker-movie wildness of Bat Out of Hell a that they seemed to emerge not from the speakers but from a rowdy drive-in or a tumbledown picture palace. Perhaps that explains why he never found (or went looking for) the sort of distinctive movie role that would have decanted his persona on to the screen like David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth, Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan or Prince in Purple Rain. A single signature movie might have over-egged the Meat Loaf, or else looked measly next to songs that felt like all-night film shows.

If any performance distilled his essence, it was the one he gave in The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975. His first major role, it came two years before the release of Bat Out of Hell and feels now like a taster for that album. As the biker Eddie, he roars out of the deep freeze and into the pristine laboratory of Dr Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry) and his guests (Christopher Biggins among them), fouling up the place with his uncouth manner and nasty exhaust fumes. Bellowing out Hot Patootie (Bless My Soul) and parping on his saxophone, he introduces some grubby animal magnetism into the air of camp debauchery. It doesnat last long: Frank-N-Furter kills him with a pick-axe.

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Fresh review a modern dating is hell in sly and gory thriller
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:57:53 GMT
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Director Mimi Cave makes a ferocious debut with a darkly comic horror about a woman who discovers her new beau has a terrible secret

Thereas a specific cruelty to modern dating, a seemingly unending grind of gut-punching disappointment and hurt, something thatas easily judged and lampooned by those no longer in the game but something thatas really only understood by those still playing. In first-time director Mimi Caveas rattling debut Fresh, Noa (Normal Peopleas Daisy Edgar-Jones) is exhausted. In a believably odious first scene first date, sheas informed by her indoor scarf-wearing match that women are no longer as feminine as they should be, in all these comfy over-sized clothes, as he monologues to her about his passion for hot sauce. She leaves with a familiar eye-roll (he calls her a stuck-up bitch, natch) forced back to swiping for love but instead, being met with more unsolicited dick pics. Itas enough to make even the most romantic of romantics admit defeat.

When she meets Steve (Sebastian Stan) in the fresh produce aisle of the local supermarket, sheas caught off-guard by his charm, a handsome, keen and emotionally available stranger who talks as much as he listens. They begin dating and while her best friend Molly (Jojo T Gibbs) is alarmed by his lack of social media presence a a red flag in the 2020s, surely? a Noa allows herself to slowly believe that maybe sheas finally getting what she deserves.

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A gentle and poignant Kazuo Ishiguro-scripted remake of Akira Kurosawaas 1953 film Ikiru about a man dealing with a terminal diagnosis

The terrible conversation in the hospital consulting room a everyoneas final rite of passage a is the starting point for this deeply felt, beautifully acted movie from screenwriter Kazuo Ishiguro and director Oliver Hermanus: a remake of Akira Kurosawaas 1953 film Ikiru, or To Live.

A buttoned-up civil servant works joylessly in the town planning department; he is a lonely widower estranged from his grasping son and daughter-in-law. In the original, he was Mr Watanabe, played by Takashi Shimura. Now he is Mr Williams, played by Bill Nighy.

Living is showing at the Sundance film festival and will be released later this year

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Fugees cancel reunion tour due to Covid concerns
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:58:36 GMT
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Tour in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the acclaimed album The Score wouldave been the groupas first in 15 years

Hip-hop group the Fugees have cancelled the reunion tour planned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their acclaimed album The Score due to ongoing pandemic challenges, the group announced Friday.

aThe continued Covid pandemic has made touring conditions difficult, and we want to make sure we keep our fans and ourselves healthy and safe,a the group, which consists of Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel, said in a statement posted to Instagram. aIf opportunity, public safety, and scheduling allow, we hope to be able to revisit this again sometime soon.a

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Whodunnit? Ask Emma Thompson and her surprise super-sleuths
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:42:08 GMT
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Ian McKellen and Sanjeev Bhaskar will also take to stage and solve a crime without rehearsal in starry fundraising drama at London theatre

Actors have nightmares of going on in a play for which they havenat been given a script. But some of Britainas best-known performers a including Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Emma Thompson, Harry Hill and Sanjeev Bhaskar a have volunteered to endure that sweaty scenario for one night at a north London theatre.

Shortly before the play begins, that nightas surprise guest star will be taken backstage at the Park theatre and offered a choice of coats, hats, moustaches and wigs, then fitted with an earpiece to be fed the lines of a detective investigating a crime.

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Abba settle lawsuit with aparasitica tribute band Abba Mania
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:49:21 GMT
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Swedish pop group, who begin a live concert event in May, had described British band as abad faitha

Abba have reached a settlement with a tribute band they described in a lawsuit as aparasitic and bad faitha.

Lawyers for Abba filed the lawsuit in December, arguing that the British group Abba Mania could be confused with the original act. They said they had asked Abba Mania to change their name but the quartet had refused.

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No way back! Why the superhero multiverse is a totally bonkers idea
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:32:27 GMT
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Now that anything goes in Marvel and DCas extended cinematic universes, how long before the barminess of the comic-book blockbuster starts to get boring?

The Multiverse a or should that be Multiverses, as there are now Marvel and DC versions? a is clearly a good thing for superhero movies. Just as naysayers had begun to suggest comic book flicks might have exhausted all their vim and verve, along comes Spider-Man: No Way Home, a movie that uses the introduction of alternate realities to restore characters such as Willem Dafoeas Green Goblin and original wall-crawler Tobey Maguire with all the wide-eyed enthusiasm of a nine-year-old whoas just realised he can have He-Man and Jabba the Hutt battling a team comprising Snarf from the Thundercats and the Care Bears?

The problem is, the internet has now worked out that if Maguire and Andrew Garfield can return to the big screen despite having never previously been in any Marvel superhero flicks, fans can really have anyone they want in future episodes. Dig deep enough and there are web rumours that the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness could feature the return of Robert Downey Jr as a version of Iron Man from another universe who did not die in the Infinity Wars. Not enough of an eye-popper for you? Some reports have even suggested that Tom Cruise could play a third version of Iron Man.

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Film due to premiere at Sundance this week features footage from rapper, producer and fashion mogulas 20-year career

Kanye West has demanded that Netflix allow him to approve the edit of its forthcoming documentary about him, Jeen-Yuhs.

Writing on Instagram, he said: aIam going to say this kindly for the last time. I must get final edit and approval on this doc before it releases on Netflix. Open the edit room immediately so I can be in charge of my own image. Thank you in advance.a

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Iave always been a fan of going bare-legged, cold weather be damned, but it seems black tights are having a renaissance

Black tights are fashion Marmite. If you love them, you look forward to the first brisk September or October day when it is acceptable to stop pretending that alate summera exists on these shores and layer a thick pair of tights under your dress. You have strong views on optimum denier count and can debate the relative merits of Falke and Wolford at length. You could happily give a Ted talk on the whether the Edie Sedgwick modern jazz vibe of a matte pair is more chic than the lustre of a velvet or satin finish.

The other camp a my camp a would sooner brave horizontal snow and sleet bare-legged than be seen dead in a pair. In fashion, not wearing tights has long been a badge of honour. Around the time that tottering around in high heels all day stopped signalling elegance and began to make you look a bit deranged, going bare-legged took over as the style setas equivalent of a club tie. Going bare-legged through winter requires a high tolerance for windchill and, depending on your skin colour, a time-consuming fake-tan habit. Still, the bare-legged brigade eschew tights because we think it looks better.

I suppose this is all an elaborate justification for the fact that I stopped wearing tights because no one else on the front row was wearing them and they felt kind of scruffy. Going bare-legged made me feel like a contender. Style is a way of insisting on something, as Susan Sontag said, and black tights felt like giving up, like throwing in the towel.

In the noughties, when Prada was all about a knee-length skirt, and through the 2010s, when the midi skirt ruled, going bare-legged didnat mean being cold. I could wear ankle boots with socks, a long-ish skirt and a coat, and I was technically bare-legged but only a tiny bit of flesh was exposed.

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Can you ever use lube as a facial primer?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:00:29 GMT
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It can give your skin glowy finish, and there are millions of TikTok hits to prove it. But is it a bit weird?

The hack
Using personal lubricant, which often contains silicone, glycerine and water, as a skin primer to be worn under make-up.

The promise
Dewy, wet-look skin may be the beauty trend du jour, but is lube an affordable alternative? About 10.8 million TikTok views suggest so.

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We rushed back from lunch to find the Guardian newsroom in a state of hushed pandemonium. I have never felt so humbled by the responsibility of finding words to shape an unimaginable event

It was an ordinary Tuesday at the office a and the day everything changed. We had breakfasted in a time of optimism, inside and outside the Guardian. The lustre was yet to fade from a Labour party that had recently been elected for a second term, while the internet was bringing the world to our doors.

I was the literary editor. Come lunchtime, a group of us headed out to celebrate a new partnership with the Hay festival, which the previous year had been declared athe Woodstock of the minda by Bill Clinton. It was all very jolly and perhaps a bit smug a part of a mission to seize the literary high ground.

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How a Muslim dating app made UK manas search for a wife go viral
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:20:17 GMT
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Mixed responses on social media to revelation Muzmatch was behind poster campaign in Muhammed Malikas quest for love

When giant purple billboards advertising Muhammad Malikas search to find a wife appeared in London and Birmingham in early January, the 29-year-old financial consultant became an overnight celebrity.

His quest attracted widespread coverage and messages of support on social media, which Malik said led to 5,000 responses via an accompanying website, findMALIKawife.com.

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Rest assured, your son is going through a phase, but his fatheras distress about this is understandable, says Annalisa Barbieri

For the past six months, our three-year-old son has been showing clear favouritism towards me. My partner finds it really upsetting and was recently devastated when my son blankly told him he loves mummy more than he loves daddy.

We have another baby due any day now, so I try to comfort my partner by explaining that itas probably normal behaviour for his age and is likely to be related to the changes that we are going through as a family, but he still gets extremely hurt by it.

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Benjamina Ebuehias recipe for marmalade roly-poly | The sweet spot
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:00:27 GMT
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A gleefully stodgy winter pud just made for dousing in custard, but with the ever so slightly grown-up tang of marmalade instead of jam

You knew it was going to be a good day when jam roly-poly was served for pudding at school. Itas a proper comfort dish, with just the right level of stodge for a cold January day. I wouldnat have gone near a marmalade version when I was younger, but that tangy bitterness is a taste Iam glad to have since acquired. Hot custard really is the best sidekick for this, so donat hold back.

UK readers: click to buy these ingredients from Ocado

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Ramped up security, risk trainings and compliance reviews part of new policies to be implemented a but will they work?

A slew of sexual violence and drugging allegations prompted officials at the University of Southern California to shut down all fraternity parties last fall. Now the parties are back on a but with new rules.

Security guards will be stationed on stairways and in public areas, risk and sexual violence prevention trainings will be mandatory for members and chapters will have to complete compliance reviews before and after all gatherings when they resume in March, according to details outlined in an action plan this week.

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New justice department unit alleges Texas man posted message on Craigslist calling for deaths of several officials

A special justice department unit created to combat threats against election officials made its first arrest on Friday after a man allegedly posted threats online against Georgia election workers.

Chad Stark, a 54-year-old resident of Texas, was arrested by law enforcement after officials alleged he posted a message on Craigslist on 5 January 2021 saying that he wanted aGeorgia Patriotsa to kill several election officials.

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Eric Adams will find it difficult to spend his cryptocurrency paycheck to pay for the daily costs of living in the Big Apple

New Yorkas new mayor gets his first paycheck on Friday a and as part of his bid to keep the city aon the forefront of innovationa, heall be receiving his wages in cryptocurrency.

aNew York is the center of the world and we want it to be the center of cryptocurrency and other financial innovations,a Eric Adams said in a press release.

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Ex-whistleblower says group enlisted his help to seek potentially damaging information on two members of Congress to prod them to back audits in key states Trump lost

FBI agents and the House panel investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol have both learned of an alleged plan by allies of retired army Lt Gen Michael Flynn to gather aintelligencea on top Republicans to amovea them to back election audits in key states Trump lost, said ex-whistleblower Everett Stern who talked to the panel and the FBI.

Stern, who runs the intelligence firm Tactical Rabbit and is a Republican vying for a Senate seat in Pennsylvania, in multiple interviews with the Guardian said two Flynn associates with the rightwing Patriot Caucus group enlisted his help in April in a scheme to seek potentially damaging information on two Republican members of Congress to prod them to back an audit of the 2020 vote that Joe Biden won.

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Messages said there should be ano more stolen election talka and ano more crazy peoplea should be admitted to presidentas orbit

In the aftermath of the deadly attack on the US Capitol last year, the rightwing Fox News host Sean Hannity pleaded with a top aide to Donald Trump that there should be ano more stolen election talka and ano more crazy peoplea should be admitted to the presidentas orbit.

Kayleigh McEnany, the White House press secretary, agreed a but to little effect.

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Mike Lindell is being sued by UK-based company Smartmatic over his claims that it switched votes from Trump to Biden in 2020

The MyPillow CEO, Mike Lindell, is facing another defamation lawsuit for promoting his conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was rigged against Donald Trump.

Smartmatic, a UK-based voting machine company, filed a lawsuit against Lindell on Tuesday claiming that Lindell espoused lies about the company switching votes from Trump to Joe Biden in order to better sell his products.

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Britons to lose APS8bn as inflation runs rampant
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:00:00 GMT
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Exclusive: Government seeks to gag BBC over spy story
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British astrophysicist killed by stray bullet as he lay in bed
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The best sofa beds for sitting and sleeping
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Meat Loaf, Bat Out Of Hell singer, dies aged 74
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Islamic State fighters free jihadists in Syria jail attack
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The best air fryers for healthier home cooking
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Mali sanctions threaten humanitarian crisis in the Sahel
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