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Annalena Baerbock: Green leaders investigated over ‘corona bonus’

Annalena Baerbock: Green leaders investigated over ‘corona bonus’

The leadership team of the German Green party, including the country’s foreign and business ministers, are under criminal investigation for alleged embezzlemen

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French presidential hopeful Valérie Pécresse accused of hypocrisy over TV show

French presidential hopeful Valérie Pécresse accused of hypocrisy over TV show

A French presidential candidate is under attack after stating that she had to pinch her nose before participating in a television programme hosted by a journal [...]

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‘We slogged our guts out for him’: what Bury South thinks of Christian Wakeford’s defection

‘We slogged our guts out for him’: what Bury South thinks of Christian Wakeford’s defection

When Christian Wakeford was elected MP for Bury South with a wafer-thin majority of 402, it was the first time a Conservative had won the seat in 27 years.It

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Man who stabbed daughter during breakdown sues NHS for £1m

Man who stabbed daughter during breakdown sues NHS for £1m

A man who stabbed his daughter during a psychotic breakdown is bringing a landmark £1 million case against the NHS over claims that doctors botched his treatme [...]

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Father of three children killed by their mother sues HSE

Father of three children killed by their mother sues HSE

Andrew McGinley, the father of three children who were killed by their mother who was receiving psychiatric care at the time, is bringing a medical negligance [...]

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Zara Rutherford becomes youngest woman to fly around the world solo

Zara Rutherford becomes youngest woman to fly around the world solo

Flanked by the Belgian equivalent of the Red Arrows, 19-year-old Zara Rutherford flew into the history books today.The Anglo-Belgian teenager became the younge [...]

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The priest that blessed the separatists: How divisions in the Orthodox Church are being put at the heart of conflict in Ukraine

The priest that blessed the separatists: How divisions in the Orthodox Church are being put at the heart of conflict in Ukraine

The priest from Slovyansk is a humble man. Famed for his piety and social endeavour, he works with the poor, the sick, the lonely and the bereaved; blesses orp [...]

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Henry Slade free to travel to France with Exeter Chiefs, says Rob Baxter

Henry Slade free to travel to France with Exeter Chiefs, says Rob Baxter

Henry Slade will be available for Exeter Chiefs’ Heineken Champions Cup game away to Montpellier on Sunday, suggesting that he will also be available for Engla [...]

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Conundrum review — a misfiring portrait of a fractured mind

Conundrum review — a misfiring portrait of a fractured mind

★★☆☆☆It starts promisingly with a glimpse of a mind at the end of its tether, but in the end Paul Anthony Morris’s script, like the character’s thoughts, begin [...]

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Do you think it is sensible for England to end pandemic restrictions? Share your [...]

Do you think it is sensible for England to end pandemic restrictions? Share your [...]

Do you think it is sensible for England to end pandemic restrictions? Share your questions in the comments for a live discussion with The Times’s Whitehall Edi [...]

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I’ll keep masking up despite end of plan B, says Javid

I’ll keep masking up despite end of plan B, says Javid

Sajid Javid has said that he will continue to wear a facemask when shopping because the prevalence of coronavirus is still “quite high”.Face coverings will no [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 5 hours ago
The silent pandemic: drug-defying superbugs become a leading cause of death

The silent pandemic: drug-defying superbugs become a leading cause of death

Superbugs resistant to antibiotics are now a leading cause of death worldwide and claimed 1.3 million lives in 2019, a study has found.Antimicrobial resistance

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Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s . . . Nicolás Maduro in a cape

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s . . . Nicolás Maduro in a cape

To his detractors Nicolás Maduro has always possessed the buffoonish swagger of a cartoon character, but now Venezuela state television has turned its authorit [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 7 hours ago
Is the pork pie putsch starting to flake?

Is the pork pie putsch starting to flake?

1. Sue for peace?In case you hadn’t noticed, Sir Graham Brady hasn’t called a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson and the prime minister remains in office. [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 7 hours ago
Primark owner Associated British Foods to cut hundreds of jobs in management overhaul

Primark owner Associated British Foods to cut hundreds of jobs in management overhaul

The owner of Primark is cutting 400 jobs across the fashion retailer’s shops in Britain as part of a shake-up of its management structure. Associated British F [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 8 hours ago
High energy prices to last longer than expected, says Bank governor Andrew Bailey

High energy prices to last longer than expected, says Bank governor Andrew Bailey

Energy price pressures would persist for much longer than had originally been expected, the governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey told MPs yesterday.Du [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 13 hours ago
University of Michigan pays $470m to sexual abuse victims of Robert Anderson

University of Michigan pays $470m to sexual abuse victims of Robert Anderson

The University of Michigan will pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to more than 1,000 victims of the late sports doctor and alleged serial sexual a [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Multicultural Britain needs to reform marriage

Multicultural Britain needs to reform marriage

Our legal system should do more to recognise that the UK is a multicultural, multifaith country by plugging gaps between our domestic laws and our citizen’s re [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Jack Ross: It will always feel sore. I never imagined not being at Hampden for final — I just couldn’t watch it

Jack Ross: It will always feel sore. I never imagined not being at Hampden for final — I just couldn’t watch it

There are still plenty of good things happening in Jack Ross’s life. The former Hibernian head coach, sacked by the club seven weeks ago, has had a gym install [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
We need to talk about pensions, but the system encourages ignorance

We need to talk about pensions, but the system encourages ignorance

Completing a tax return is rarely inspiring, but doing mine this week left me thinking about how badly we deal with pensions and tax, and why we need a better [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Should we be worried that councils put commercial pressure on local radio stations?

Should we be worried that councils put commercial pressure on local radio stations?

As soon as Tom Enright, the Wexford county manager, said he had a problem with South East Radio, the station’s managing director took action. “The county counc [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Campaigners challenge right to self-identify

Campaigners challenge right to self-identify

A campaign group has won the right to mount a legal challenge over plans to allow people to choose their gender in this year’s Scottish census.

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Call to protect pets by adding glass to bottle deposit plan

Call to protect pets by adding glass to bottle deposit plan

A veterinary surgeon has said her 12 clinics treat up to 3,000 pets a year with cuts to their paws caused by broken glass, prompting calls for glass to be incl [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo has bench strop - but Ralf Rangnick is vindicated

Cristiano Ronaldo has bench strop - but Ralf Rangnick is vindicated

Ralf Rangnick defended his decision to withdraw Cristiano Ronaldo in the second half of the 3-1 victory against Brentford, emphasising the need to put the team

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
‘No penalty’ for homes missing fire alarm deadline

‘No penalty’ for homes missing fire alarm deadline

Rules requiring all Scottish homes to have interlinked fire alarms will be introduced next month despite warnings that households are not ready to install the [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Lawyer of the week: Geraint Thomas, who acted for a publican in a 20-year-old civila abuse of process case

Lawyer of the week: Geraint Thomas, who acted for a publican in a 20-year-old civila abuse of process case

Geraint Thomas, the head of disputes at Laytons ETL Global, acted for Geoffrey Monks a former publican, who will receive a reported £4 million settlement for c [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
The Union will flourish if devolved areas are respected

The Union will flourish if devolved areas are respected

Neither “devolve and forget” nor “muscular unionism” are effective means of strengthening the Union. Improving the shared governance of the UK requires greater [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
No evidence for nightclub spiking injections

No evidence for nightclub spiking injections

Police Scotland have confirmed there is no forensic evidence to support a single case of spiking by injection in Scotland despite a wave of reports

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Ashling Murphy killing: Micheál Martin backs leaders’ summit on violence against women

Ashling Murphy killing: Micheál Martin backs leaders’ summit on violence against women

The taoiseach has backed a cross-party approach to tackling male violence against women yesterday in the wake of the killing of Ashling Murphy.The Dail returne

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Victims of clinical negligence deserve better than this

Victims of clinical negligence deserve better than this

There is a severe lack of interim funding for claimants in clinical negligence cases and the NHS needs to do much more to plug this gap. Towards the end of las

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Surgery botched by trainee ‘too junior’ for operation

Surgery botched by trainee ‘too junior’ for operation

A patient whose bowel was damaged during surgery was operated on by a trainee who was too junior for the job, an inquiry has found.The patient, a woman in her [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Whirlwind week for Dominic Raab, justice secretary

Whirlwind week for Dominic Raab, justice secretary

Dominic Raab had a busy Wednesday. Doing the media rounds to announce his policy to double magistrates’ sentencing powers, the justice secretary also had to ex [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Australian Open: Keep asking about Peng Shuai’s safety, says Naomi Osaka

Australian Open: Keep asking about Peng Shuai’s safety, says Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka has emphasised the importance of the world’s top players continuing to ask questions about Peng Shuai’s safety.Peng, 36, has not been seen in publi

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Orlando Bloom’s bad habit

Orlando Bloom’s bad habit

Such white teeth, yet so filthy.What’s this? Have you only just discovered Towie? Funny. But these crimes against hygiene are happening in Hollywood, not Bille [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Fines mounting up for KPMG over Conviviality audit

Fines mounting up for KPMG over Conviviality audit

KPMG has been hit with another multimillion-pound fine from the accounting watchdog, which has concluded that the firm’s audits of Conviviality, the drinks gro [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Peter Pike obituary

Peter Pike obituary

Few of his political opponents would challenge the Labour MP Peter Pike’s title of “Mr Burnley”. Before becoming an MP he had been leader of the Labour group o [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Stacey Dooley: Stalkers review — the chilling reality of stalking for its victims

Stacey Dooley: Stalkers review — the chilling reality of stalking for its victims

Stacey Dooley: StalkersBBC1 ★★★☆☆Rules of the Game BBC1 ★★☆☆☆Remember when local newspapers had a section for naming and shaming kerb crawlers? Let’s have som

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Wise on the rise as growth forecast is pushed higher

Wise on the rise as growth forecast is pushed higher

Wise, the newly listed money transfer group, has lifted its sales guidance for the second time in two months.The London-based fintech, formerly known as Transf

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
André Leon Talley obituary

André Leon Talley obituary

Growing up under the Jim Crow laws in the segregated American South, André Leon Talley’s life could not have been further removed from the glossy world of fash [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Charles Piutau and Malakai Fekitoa start online fundraisers to help victims of tsunami in Tonga

Charles Piutau and Malakai Fekitoa start online fundraisers to help victims of tsunami in Tonga

Charles Piutau hopes the Six Nations unions can support his homeland Tonga in its hour of need, after an underwater volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami de [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
How to enjoy venison and the butchers to buy it from

How to enjoy venison and the butchers to buy it from

Last week one of the Queen’s former cooks, Darren McGrady, spilled the beans on her fast-food favourite. It is, he claims, a venison burger. If you think that

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
1 A new “anti-ageing” company backed by Jeff Bezos revealed it had recruited one [...]

1 A new “anti-ageing” company backed by Jeff Bezos revealed it had recruited one [...]

1 A new “anti-ageing” company backed by Jeff Bezos revealed it had recruited one of the world’s most respected scientists. Altos Labs has poached Hal Barron, 6

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Cryptocurrency advertising rules to be tightened by watchdog

Cryptocurrency advertising rules to be tightened by watchdog

Firms offering cryptocurrencies face severe restrictions in the way they advertise products to ordinary savers under plans announced by regulators.The restrict [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
News in pictures: Thursday January 20, 2022

News in pictures: Thursday January 20, 2022

ANDREW MATTHEWS/PABehold him: visitors to Winchester Cathedral can view a copy of Jan Gossaert’s Adoration of the Kings then go on a digital exploration of the

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Universities face ranking system if they fail to satisfy students

Universities face ranking system if they fail to satisfy students

Universities will be told that they “require improvement” in an Ofsted-style ranking if they do not tackle high drop-out rates, the student watchdog will say t [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Pearson earns top marks for shock profit upgrade

Pearson earns top marks for shock profit upgrade

Pearson, the textbook publisher, has predicted that its profits for the year just gone will be about £10 million more than expected, sending its shares to a th [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Harper Lee’s old address offers novel place to live

Harper Lee’s old address offers novel place to live

This Saturday an estate agent will offer tours of a little flat on the Upper East Side which boasts hardwood floors, an open kitchen and “large rear facing win [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Artificial pancreas boost for children with diabetes

Artificial pancreas boost for children with diabetes

An artificial pancreas developed for young children with type 1 diabetes is proving to be “life-changing” for them and their families, Cambridge researchers sa [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
1920s good-time guys and gals left moralists in a flap

1920s good-time guys and gals left moralists in a flap

The 1920s may have been roaring, but some would have preferred a hush.While there were nightclubs, hot jazz music and war-weary people looking for a good time,

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Care nurse sacked over jab refusal loses tribunal case

Care nurse sacked over jab refusal loses tribunal case

A care home nurse who was sacked for refusing to have a coronavirus vaccine has lost an employment tribunal claim in what is believed to be the first case of i [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Dog-walkers urged to pick up mess after unborn calves lost in the New Forest

Dog-walkers urged to pick up mess after unborn calves lost in the New Forest

Dog-walkers are being urged to pick up their pets’ mess after a parasite carried in faeces caused almost half a herd of pregnant cattle in the New Forest to lo [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Covid firm leaks names and addresses of users

Covid firm leaks names and addresses of users

A company offering coronavirus tests for travellers left hundreds of customers’ private details freely available on the internet, including passport scans, hom

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Go-Ahead director Adrian Ewer leaves after voting chaos

Go-Ahead director Adrian Ewer leaves after voting chaos

Troubles at Go-Ahead deepened after the transport group announced yesterday that the company’s senior independent director and head of the board’s audit commit [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
‘Fancy shed’ one-bed flat in hipster hotspot Hackney is yours for £430,000

‘Fancy shed’ one-bed flat in hipster hotspot Hackney is yours for £430,000

It is considered to be one of London’s trendiest districts, a magnet for hipsters and wealthy families who can expect to pay through the nose. But even the mos [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
BBC staff warned of job cuts after freezing of licence fee

BBC staff warned of job cuts after freezing of licence fee

The BBC director-general has warned staff about job cuts amid a cabinet backlash over the licence fee freeze and plans to abolish the funding model.Tim Davi

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Jersey seeks truth behind ‘Britain’s Anne Frank’

Jersey seeks truth behind ‘Britain’s Anne Frank’

The descendants of a British family who risked their lives to save a Soviet soldier have revealed a tale they describe as “Britain’s Anne Frank”.Officials at J [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Schools to defy Boris Johnson and keep masks despite change in rules

Schools to defy Boris Johnson and keep masks despite change in rules

Head teachers and parents are set to defy Boris Johnson by asking children to continue wearing masks in the classroom where Covid-19 infection rates remain hig [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 13 minutes ago
Private jets fly Hong Kong pets to freedom

Private jets fly Hong Kong pets to freedom

Hong Kong residents are flying their pets out of the city on charter flights and private jets to avoid strict coronavirus rules. Pet owners are grouping togeth [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 31 minutes ago
Europe not ready to follow Britain’s lead on Covid

Europe not ready to follow Britain’s lead on Covid

Europe is not ready to follow Britain’s approach to easing lockdowns or other restrictions in the midst of an Omicron surge, the EU’s health commissioner has s [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 43 minutes ago
Pope Benedict failed to act on child abuse, report finds

Pope Benedict failed to act on child abuse, report finds

Pope emeritus denies historical allegations linked to his time as an archbishop

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thetimes.co.uk 1 hour ago
Australian Open 2022: Daniil Medvedev says fans have ‘low IQ’ after beating home favourite Nick Kyrgios

Australian Open 2022: Daniil Medvedev says fans have ‘low IQ’ after beating home favourite Nick Kyrgios

Daniil Medvedev criticised fans at the Australian Open after a second-round victory over Nick Kygios on Rod Laver Arena, saying that the raucous home supporter [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 2 hours ago
Henry Slade Six Nations boost for England as Rob Baxter confirms availability for French trip

Henry Slade Six Nations boost for England as Rob Baxter confirms availability for French trip

Henry Slade is set to be available for the entirety of England’s Six Nations campaign after Rob Baxter confirmed that he is free to travel to France for Exeter

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thetimes.co.uk 2 hours ago
King Felipe of Spain’s disgraced brother-in-law admits to affair

King Felipe of Spain’s disgraced brother-in-law admits to affair

Spain’s embattled royal family has been hit by a fresh scandal after it emerged that the brother-in-law of King Felipe VI had an affair with a colleague at a

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thetimes.co.uk 3 hours ago
County cricket fixtures 2022: More championship matches in June and July after Ashes debacle

County cricket fixtures 2022: More championship matches in June and July after Ashes debacle

Calls for more first-class cricket at the height of summer have been heeded by the ECB, with two extra rounds of the County Championship in June and July compa [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 3 hours ago
Unvaccinated Chelsea stars can’t play in Champions League match away to Lille

Unvaccinated Chelsea stars can’t play in Champions League match away to Lille

Chelsea will hold talks with Uefa next week about the potential impact on their Champions League match against Lille. The first leg is at Stamford Bridge on Fe [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 4 hours ago
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Karabits review — a fascinating British first from Turkmenistan

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Karabits review — a fascinating British first from Turkmenistan

★★★★☆Incongruous though it seems, music lovers in Dorset may now be the most knowledgeable in the western world about the symphonic pieces of eastern Europe an [...]

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UK
thetimes.co.uk 4 hours ago
Space debris from Russian missile test came within metres of hitting Chinese satellite, Beijing claims

Space debris from Russian missile test came within metres of hitting Chinese satellite, Beijing claims

Beijing has said space debris caused by a Russian anti-satellite missile test came within metres of knocking out a Chinese satellite in the latest near-miss ca [...]

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Call to give foreign churches bigger say in choosing Archbishops of Canterbury

Call to give foreign churches bigger say in choosing Archbishops of Canterbury

It is “right and proper” that Anglican church leaders from overseas should have a greater say in the appointment of future Archbishops of Canterbury, the Churc [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 5 hours ago
No matter the bumps in the road, focusing on growth continues to be a winning strategy

No matter the bumps in the road, focusing on growth continues to be a winning strategy

It’s been a chastening start to 2022 for technology companies. The Nasdaq has dropped more than 10 per cent below its November peak, and billions of dollars — [...]

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Australian Open 2022: Andy Murray suffers second-round exit at hands of world No 120

Australian Open 2022: Andy Murray suffers second-round exit at hands of world No 120

Andy Murray had talked up the opportunity for a deep run at this year’s Australian Open, but there are still many improvements to be made if he is to be consid [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 6 hours ago
No 10 parties hurt our democracy, Sajid Javid admits

No 10 parties hurt our democracy, Sajid Javid admits

Health secretary becomes first minister to concede lockdown-breaking events took place

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thetimes.co.uk 7 hours ago
Tottenham Hotspur the latest side to show interest in Hull City’s Keane Lewis-Potter

Tottenham Hotspur the latest side to show interest in Hull City’s Keane Lewis-Potter

Tottenham Hotspur have joined the list of clubs interested in signing the Hull City winger Keane Lewis-Potter.Hull rejected an £8 million bid from Brentford fo [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 7 hours ago
Disabled Tongan man stayed afloat for 24 hours after tsunami

Disabled Tongan man stayed afloat for 24 hours after tsunami

A Tongan man who was washed away by the tsunami has described how he survived by drifting and swimming for more than 24 hours at sea.Lisala Folau, 57, a retire

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thetimes.co.uk 8 hours ago
Ghislaine Maxwell files for a retrial over juror concerns

Ghislaine Maxwell files for a retrial over juror concerns

Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal team filed documents requesting a new trial yesterday after a juror identified himself as a victim of child sexual abuse.In a letter

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thetimes.co.uk 14 hours ago
Boris Johnson’s newborn daughter Romy caught Covid ‘quite badly’

Boris Johnson’s newborn daughter Romy caught Covid ‘quite badly’

The prime minister’s newborn daughter Romy Johnson contracted coronavirus, which led to him not appearing in public last weekend

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UK
thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Jack Ross: Hibernian hurt won’t heal

Jack Ross: Hibernian hurt won’t heal

Jack Ross has spoken for the first time about his “sore” sacking by Hibernian and the pain he felt at missing out on leading the club into the League Cup final

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
River Wharfe bathing spot contaminated by sewage

River Wharfe bathing spot contaminated by sewage

The first stretch of river in England to be recognised as a designated bathing spot is often too contaminated to swim in safely, according to the first officia [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Scottish economy set for 4.8% growth this year

Scottish economy set for 4.8% growth this year

Scotland’s economy is tipped to grow by 4.8 per cent this year as Covid-19 restrictions lift.

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Tullamore councillor wants social housing used as safe houses

Tullamore councillor wants social housing used as safe houses

A Tullamore councillor wants to use social housing stock for the county’s first safe houses for victims of domestic violence.Ken Smollen, an independent counci [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Walk of the week: Papa Westray, Orkney Islands

Walk of the week: Papa Westray, Orkney Islands

The energy at the northern tip of Papa Westray, where two great oceans meet, will overload all of your senses. The boiling waters whip the swirling colonies of

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Covid bonus for healthcare staff has closed debate, says minister

Covid bonus for healthcare staff has closed debate, says minister

The public expenditure minister has said that the issue of pandemic bonuses for frontline workers is now “settled” after a €1,000 payment was announced for hea [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Aberdeen’s Lewis Ferguson keeps cool despite penalty scare

Aberdeen’s Lewis Ferguson keeps cool despite penalty scare

Lewis Ferguson could be easily forgiven for his slightly baffled expression. The Aberdeen and Scotland midfielder is growing into an accomplished taker of pena [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago

Ex-soldier left nail bomb in park as eco-terror message

A former Greek serviceman has been warned that he faces a significant jail sentence after he left a potentially explosive device in a public garden.Nikolaos Ka

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Shane Long shows how the right attitude reaps rich rewards

Shane Long shows how the right attitude reaps rich rewards

Shane Long turns 35 on Saturday, still a Premier League player and still the subject of some debate about whether he should have ever been playing at that leve [...]

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The rise of private members club for dogs

The rise of private members club for dogs

New York residents are willing to join waiting lists and shell out on ever more exclusive playgrounds for their canine companions

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Covid death rate rising in Scotland since December

Covid death rate rising in Scotland since December

Covid in Scotland: There was a large increase in coronavirus deaths recorded in the second full week of 2022.

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Gregor Townsend has earned the right to make these bold Scotland selection calls for the Six Nations

Gregor Townsend has earned the right to make these bold Scotland selection calls for the Six Nations

One of these days Gregor Townsend will name a squad that is exactly as everyone predicted. There will be no shocks, no surprises, no left-field calls, no rabbi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Covid inquiry should focus on lessons learnt, not who’s to blame

Covid inquiry should focus on lessons learnt, not who’s to blame

Any day now the Covid-19 inquiry, which is to be chaired by Baroness Hallett, a retired Court of Appeal judge, will publish draft terms of reference. It would

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Top-down mindset leaves Union at risk, peers warn

Top-down mindset leaves Union at risk, peers warn

Whitehall must end its “top-down mindset” if the Union is to survive, according to a report by peers that accuses UK ministers of undermining trust by cutting [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Gallagher Premiership final to be shown live on ITV

Gallagher Premiership final to be shown live on ITV

The Gallagher Premiership final will be shown live on free-to-air television for the first time this season as part of a broadcast deal with ITV that includes [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
The Times Daily Quiz: Thursday January 20, 2022

The Times Daily Quiz: Thursday January 20, 2022

1 A TV advert promoting which drink included the line: “Accrington Stanley, who are they?”? 2 In 2007, Dermot O’Leary replaced Kate Thornton as the host of whi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Nasdaq enters sharp correction

Nasdaq enters sharp correction

New York’s technology-focused Nasdaq share index entered correction territory last night after a record-breaking rally in 2021 gave way to a sell-off amid mark [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Pristine ‘twilight zone’ coral reef found in deep waters near Tahiti

Pristine ‘twilight zone’ coral reef found in deep waters near Tahiti

One of the world’s largest “twilight zone” coral reefs has been found in deep waters off Tahiti in a discovery which scientists say shows that more of the colo [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Births, marriages and deaths: January 20, 2022

Births, marriages and deaths: January 20, 2022

SEEK Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Isaiah 55.6 (NIV)Bible verses are provided by the Bible SocietyBirthsBLAKELOCK on 4th J

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
WH Smith shareholders rebel over pay

WH Smith shareholders rebel over pay

WH Smith suffered a big pay revolt at its annual meeting yesterday when more than 60 per cent of the votes cast were against the remuneration policy. The retai

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Wildlife in India. The prince’s sport

Wildlife in India. The prince’s sport

From The Times: January 20, 1922The Prince of Wales’s camp. One of the fascinations of India is its wild life. It is a novel experience to be having tea on a

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Tonga volcano eruption sends ripples through the atmosphere

Tonga volcano eruption sends ripples through the atmosphere

The eruption of the undersea volcano near Tonga on Saturday caused far worse destruction than first thought (News, January 19). Thick layers of ash have covere [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Young are forging a route to careers in traditional crafts

Young are forging a route to careers in traditional crafts

It is a craft that many associate with medieval times but, since the start of the pandemic, blacksmithing has made a comeback among young people.Britain’s firs [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
So the BBC needs cash? Antiques Roadshow has untapped potential

So the BBC needs cash? Antiques Roadshow has untapped potential

As we wait with bated breath for the Sue Gray report — will she be tough on wine, the causes of wine and the suitcases necessary to transport wine? — I will do

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Child abuse prosecutions down 50 per cent

Child abuse prosecutions down 50 per cent

Prosecutions and convictions for child sexual abuse have fallen by around half in four years, research by Britain’s largest children’s charity has found.Figure [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Teen truckers handed the keys to America’s ‘big rigs’

Teen truckers handed the keys to America’s ‘big rigs’

The US will allow teenagers to drive “big rig” trucks between states in a controversial trial programme intended to ease supply-chain backlogs amid a shortage [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Burnout survival guide: the coach who busts high achievers’ stress

Burnout survival guide: the coach who busts high achievers’ stress

Charlène Gisèle’s clients come to her seeking the holy grail of corporate life. They still want their high-status, high-paying job, but they need it to come wi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Sony sell-off on Microsoft gaming fears

Sony sell-off on Microsoft gaming fears

Sony’s shares took a hit in Tokyo yesterday as investors considered the impact of rival Microsoft’s $68.7 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard.The Japanese [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Titanic explorers find life thriving on board

Titanic explorers find life thriving on board

Battered by deep-sea currents, eroded by saltwater and disintegrating under an onslaught from metal-munching bacteria, the wreck of the RMS Titanic has for alm [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Parents caught out by ‘Dear Mum’ WhatsApp scam

Parents caught out by ‘Dear Mum’ WhatsApp scam

Growing numbers of people are losing thousands of pounds to scams asking them to send money to family and friends supposedly in need.Victims of “Dear Mum” scam [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
AI could spot HER2-low breast cancer that doctors can miss

AI could spot HER2-low breast cancer that doctors can miss

Tens of thousands of women in the UK could soon benefit from a new artificial intelligence tool that can detect a type of breast cancer that doctors often find

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Channel migrant crossing daily figures to end

Channel migrant crossing daily figures to end

The government is planning to stop disclosing daily figures on how many migrants cross the Channel

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Covid pandemic inspires new generation of trainee nurses

Covid pandemic inspires new generation of trainee nurses

The number of school-leavers training as nurses has surged in the past two years, with seven in ten saying they were inspired by the pandemic.Almost 30,000 pup [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Texas synagogue siege terrorist Malik Faisal Akram was referred to Prevent

Texas synagogue siege terrorist Malik Faisal Akram was referred to Prevent

The Islamist extremist who attacked a Texas synagogue was twice referred to Britain’s Prevent programme, most recently in 2019, The Times has learnt.Malik Fais [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Corleone cat gets silenced

Corleone cat gets silenced

In a feature in Empire on the 50th anniversary of The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola reflects on how he cast Marlon Brando in the lead role. Wanting the grea

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Bezos hire joins quest for eternal youth

Bezos hire joins quest for eternal youth

An effort to vanquish death moved up a gear yesterday as a new “anti-ageing” company backed by Jeff Bezos revealed it had recruited one of the world’s most res [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Unilever ‘abandons’ its GlaxoSmithKline bid

Unilever ‘abandons’ its GlaxoSmithKline bid

Unilever has said that it will not raise its £50 billion offer for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer business, essentially abandoning its pursuit of the deal after a [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Boris Johnson calls civil servants back to the office to inspire private-sector employees

Boris Johnson calls civil servants back to the office to inspire private-sector employees

Civil servants were told to get back to their offices to set an example, as work from home guidance was dropped yesterday.Government departments urged staff to

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Novak Djokovic has stake in non-vax company

Novak Djokovic has stake in non-vax company

Novak Djokovic has been revealed as the majority shareholder of a biotech business that is seeking to develop a treatment for Covid-19 that does not require va [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 13 minutes ago
Substitute Steven Bergwijn runs riot with double at the death for Spurs in win over Leicester

Substitute Steven Bergwijn runs riot with double at the death for Spurs in win over Leicester

It took a little over a minute for Tottenham Hotspur to turn a game they wondered how they had failed to win into one Leicester City couldn’t believe they had [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 43 minutes ago

3D-printed ‘salmon’ hailed as a great leap for vegans

Vegan-friendly salmon could become the newest staple on menus after an Israeli startup said it had invented the world’s first fish steak made entirely from leg [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 43 minutes ago
Movie-star Spitfire will soar to £4.5m at auction

Movie-star Spitfire will soar to £4.5m at auction

They slipped the surly bonds of Earth and touched the face of God, but there are few Spitfires left that are close to their original condition. However, MH415

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thetimes.co.uk 1 hour ago
George Camsell: Durham miner turned prolific goalscorer is one of English football’s forgotten greats

George Camsell: Durham miner turned prolific goalscorer is one of English football’s forgotten greats

‘How much would he be worth now? Ooh, got to be at least £50 million, and he would be a bargain.” Dr Tosh Warwick is musing over a possible modern-day valuatio [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 2 hours ago
Woman who sent ‘blasphemous messages’ about Muhammad on WhatsApp sentenced to death in Pakistan

Woman who sent ‘blasphemous messages’ about Muhammad on WhatsApp sentenced to death in Pakistan

A Pakistani woman has been sentenced to death after a man she met online complained to police that she had sent “blasphemous” messages depicting the Prophet Mu

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thetimes.co.uk 2 hours ago
Christian Wakeford has joined a forward-thinking party with a plan

Christian Wakeford has joined a forward-thinking party with a plan

It is always a pleasure to see new people join the Labour Party. Last week, the former Manchester United player Gary Neville joined us. Yesterday, the former C [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 3 hours ago
Women’s Ashes: Tahlia McGrath puts rusty England bowlers to the sword

Women’s Ashes: Tahlia McGrath puts rusty England bowlers to the sword

The England head coach, Lisa Keightley, had warned before this women’s Ashes opener that her team were “rusty” and so it proved, as Australia completed their h [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 4 hours ago
Deliveroo takes away 70% UK order value growth

Deliveroo takes away 70% UK order value growth

The boss of Deliveroo hailed a strong end to “another extraordinary year” as the total value of orders jumped by 70 per cent to £6.63 billion to hit the top en [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 4 hours ago
Sam Ryder review — the TikTok star needs more memorable material

Sam Ryder review — the TikTok star needs more memorable material

★★☆☆☆The pale blue overalls may have been a mistake. I know we’ve been dressing more comfortably of late, but Sam Ryder’s stage get-up made him look like a chi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 4 hours ago
Australian Open 2022: Emma Raducanu thwarted by blister in defeat by Danka Kovinic

Australian Open 2022: Emma Raducanu thwarted by blister in defeat by Danka Kovinic

Emma Raducanu bowed out of the Australian Open with her reputation enhanced after a bizarre and enthralling second-round defeat by Danka Kovinic.The 19-year-ol [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 5 hours ago
Novak Djokovic to sue Australian government for £3m over deportation

Novak Djokovic to sue Australian government for £3m over deportation

Novak Djokovic is said to be in talks with lawyers to sue the Australian government for more than £3 million over “ill treatment”. The unvaccinated tennis star

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thetimes.co.uk 5 hours ago
How can we make the most of investment reliefs to buy £2m of machinery?

How can we make the most of investment reliefs to buy £2m of machinery?

We need to acquire a new £2 million CNC machine but are unsure about exactly how to maximise the current investment reliefs that are available. We have the cas [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 5 hours ago
North Korea: Kim Jong-un ponders return to nuclear warhead and long-range ballistic missiles tests

North Korea: Kim Jong-un ponders return to nuclear warhead and long-range ballistic missiles tests

Kim Jong-un is contemplating a return to testing nuclear warheads and long-range ballistic missiles, a move that would dramatically increase international tens [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 6 hours ago
Biden accused of appointing ‘amateur’ as UK ambassador

Biden accused of appointing ‘amateur’ as UK ambassador

President Biden’s choice of ambassador to London has been criticised by a former diplomat who said the United States could no longer send “amateur diplomats

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thetimes.co.uk 7 hours ago
Primark upbeat as sales rise

Primark upbeat as sales rise

The Primark owner Associated British Foods has reported that the fast fashion retailer saw a 36 per cent rise in sales in the run-up to the crucial Christmas t [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 7 hours ago
Bodies found in Yala River raise concerns over police brutality claims in Kenya

Bodies found in Yala River raise concerns over police brutality claims in Kenya

Dead bodies trussed up “like parcels” and showing signs of torture have been recovered from a river in Kenya, casting fresh suspicion on the country’s notoriou

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thetimes.co.uk 11 hours ago
Biden’s ‘minor incursion’ is a major blunder

Biden’s ‘minor incursion’ is a major blunder

President Biden was still speaking in his marathon press conference when the White House began its clean-up operation for his incautious remarks revealing Nato

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thetimes.co.uk 15 hours ago
Joe Biden admits defeat over $2trn Build Back Better plan

Joe Biden admits defeat over $2trn Build Back Better plan

President Biden said he was ready to break up his key spending bill and a voting rights package

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Michael Foley: Final chance for Dublin to show they’re quick off the mark

Michael Foley: Final chance for Dublin to show they’re quick off the mark

Tipping up to Tullamore a couple of Saturdays ago turned into one of those days when you felt the ground unexpectedly moving beneath your feet. In the ancient [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Unilever’s Jope up against the ropes

Unilever’s Jope up against the ropes

So much for Unilever’s “sustainability” agenda. Its bid for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare wing lasted all of five days — at least once investors got wi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Celtic close to deal for MK Dons midfielder Matt O’Riley

Celtic close to deal for MK Dons midfielder Matt O’Riley

Celtic are closing in on the signing of Matt O’Riley, the MK Dons midfielder. The 21-year-old Englishman, who has represented his country at under-18 level, is

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Cousins offer women a place to talk with Sister Sheds

Cousins offer women a place to talk with Sister Sheds

Two Dublin cousins have created a support network for women in response to the isolation of the pandemic, inspired by the Men’s Sheds network.Rachel Hughes, 31 [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Edinburgh University boss urged to defend academics in race review row

Edinburgh University boss urged to defend academics in race review row

A former rector of the University of Edinburgh has called on its principal to quit if he is not prepared to defend two academics unjustly “vilified” for racism [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Follow Johnson and end Covid masks in Scottish schools, parents tell Sturgeon

Follow Johnson and end Covid masks in Scottish schools, parents tell Sturgeon

Parents and a leading virologist have demanded masks are removed from schools as it emerged thousands of pupils are too anxious to return.Boris Johnson, the pr

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
France lacks the bottle for Brexit, says Éric Zemmour

France lacks the bottle for Brexit, says Éric Zemmour

Éric Zemmour, the far-right pundit running for the Élysée, lauded Brexit but said that France lacked the confidence to follow Britain’s example, partly because

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Judges with disabilities call for support in workplace

Judges with disabilities call for support in workplace

A dyslexic judge who battled for years to get the voice recognition software needed to do her job won a discrimination claim against the government last week. [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Junior City lawyers at risk of burnout

Junior City lawyers at risk of burnout

Joanna Torode’s allegations against the City office of Ropes & Gray feel as though they could have been made by any number of lawyers in the Square Mile at alm

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Change Leaving Cert to account for Covid disruption, says ombudsman

Change Leaving Cert to account for Covid disruption, says ombudsman

This year’s Leaving Certificate should be modified to account for disruption caused by the pandemic, the Ombudsman for Children has said.The call from Dr Nial

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
How father-and-son chat led to Alfie Barbeary’s England call

How father-and-son chat led to Alfie Barbeary’s England call

It is only a matter of months since Alfie Barbeary made a decision about the position he wanted to play. After initially playing in the centre in his younger d

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Law firms could learn a lot from McDonald’s

Law firms could learn a lot from McDonald’s

Law firms could learn a lot from McDonald’s. They aren’t likely to commoditise services and become exactly like McDonald’s. Valuable, meaningful legal services

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Protest bill is killed, but rights are still at risk

Protest bill is killed, but rights are still at risk

Peers inflicted a series of blows on the government this week as they rejected a raft of 11th-hour measures to restrict and criminalise protest.Among the contr [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
‘Working for the church? There’s never a dull day’

‘Working for the church? There’s never a dull day’

On Boxing Day Lisa Moncur received a call from a vicar asking for help to arrange a special marriage licence for someone who was terminally ill. She has also b

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Court Circular: January 19, 2022

Court Circular: January 19, 2022

Windsor Castle19th January, 2022The Princess Royal, on behalf of The Queen, held an Investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse this morning.Her Royal Highness,

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
More Tories ready to echo Davis call for Boris Johnson’s resignation

More Tories ready to echo Davis call for Boris Johnson’s resignation

Veteran Conservative MPs are set to follow David Davis in calling for Boris Johnson’s resignation after Sue Gray’s report into Downing Street parties is publis [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Secret traitor amid the Pork Pie plotters brings angry Tories back onside for Boris Johnson

Secret traitor amid the Pork Pie plotters brings angry Tories back onside for Boris Johnson

Early yesterday morning a group of Conservative MPs first elected in 2019 met in the office of Dehenna Davison, the MP for Bishop Auckland

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Bargain Booze owner Conviviality ignored warning on cash controls

Bargain Booze owner Conviviality ignored warning on cash controls

The Bargain Booze owner Conviviality was warned it needed to improve its financial controls a year before it collapsed, The Sunday Times can reveal. Conviviali [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Simon Duke: Households are already starting to feel the pain

Simon Duke: Households are already starting to feel the pain

Rishi Sunak told voters that he shared their pain after the latest jump in Britain’s rocketing inflation rate. “I understand the pressures people are facing wi [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
My day hanging out with André Leon Talley, the king of fashion

My day hanging out with André Leon Talley, the king of fashion

I don’t know if André Leon Talley believed in Heaven, but if he thought of going anywhere for an afterlife, I think it would have looked like the house in the [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Food bills push inflation to 30-year high

Food bills push inflation to 30-year high

The cost of living is rising at its quickest pace in nearly three decades due to a steep increase in the prices of a range of basic goods and services, from fo [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
What’s on TV and radio tonight: Thursday, January 20

What’s on TV and radio tonight: Thursday, January 20

For full TV listings for the week, see thetimes.co.uk/tvplannerViewing guide, by Joe ClayAndy Warhol’s AmericaBBC2, 9pm“The idea is not to live forever, it is [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
BetMGM raises revenue forecast

BetMGM raises revenue forecast

The US sports betting joint venture between Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts and London-listed Entain has raised its 2022 revenue forecast from $1 billion to $1.3 b [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Crowded field of unicorns means investors must choose carefully

Crowded field of unicorns means investors must choose carefully

It seems barely a day passes without news of another unicorn— a privately held start-up valued at more than $1 billion — being created. With the year not three [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Oil demand strong despite Omicron

Oil demand strong despite Omicron

Global oil markets will be tighter than forecast this year with the Omicron surge causing less impact on demand than expected, according to the International E

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Degree of growth ahead for Diploma

Degree of growth ahead for Diploma

It has not been a great start to the year for investors in the distribution firm Diploma. Shares in the stellar pandemic-era performer have fallen 15 per cent [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
‘Even without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané, Liverpool have weapons to reach Carabao Cup final’

‘Even without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané, Liverpool have weapons to reach Carabao Cup final’

Liverpool insist that they possess the “weapons” to overcome Arsenal and reach the Carabao Cup final in the continuing absence of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané.

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Texas flies in face of Washington’s attempts to save golden-cheeked warbler

Texas flies in face of Washington’s attempts to save golden-cheeked warbler

Texans have often rejected attempts by big government to interfere in their affairs. Now the fate of the golden-cheeked warbler has become the latest inst

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Burberry on upward trend after ditching bargain sales

Burberry on upward trend after ditching bargain sales

Burberry is predicting that its profits will grow by more than a third for the full year on the back of strong demand for outerwear and leather goods from a yo [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Easing of Covid rules ‘will lift cities’, say business bosses

Easing of Covid rules ‘will lift cities’, say business bosses

Business leaders have predicted a revival in city-centre economies as workers return to the office after ministerslifted plan B Covid restrictions in England. [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Spitting Image review — the puppets shine, shame about the script

Spitting Image review — the puppets shine, shame about the script

Spitting Image ITV ★★☆☆☆American Nightmare: Trump’s Breadline Kids Channel Four ★★★★☆For one episode only Spitting Image returned to ITV to herald the US

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Climate rules put cracks in conservatory’s future to stop overheating

Climate rules put cracks in conservatory’s future to stop overheating

New homes may not feature conservatories as often as they once did, due to regulations designed to prevent houses from overheating

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Wetherspoons aims to serve up a stronger performance

Wetherspoons aims to serve up a stronger performance

The boss of the JD Wetherspoon pub chain pointed to a “much stronger performance” in the second half of its financial year after confirming that it would dip i

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
True blue tribes that threaten prime minister

True blue tribes that threaten prime minister

For Tory whips and Downing Street aides trying to prop up Boris Johnson’s leadership, the task of identifying and assuaging those Conservative MPs who pose a t [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Boris Johnson must stand up for working people

Boris Johnson must stand up for working people

To be honest, I don’t care whether Sue Gray tells us the moon is made of green cheese. I know that the shenanigans and parties that have taken place in Downing [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 16 hours ago
Downton meets Fleabag at the altar: Michelle Dockery to marry Jasper Waller-Bridge

Downton meets Fleabag at the altar: Michelle Dockery to marry Jasper Waller-Bridge

The Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery is to marry Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s brother Jasper, an announcement in The Times today reveals. The couple, who have

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Red wall backs Rishi Sunak while Liz Truss sets out her stall on the world stage

Red wall backs Rishi Sunak while Liz Truss sets out her stall on the world stage

Rishi Sunak was rated yesterday the most popular politician in the red wall as his closest rival to take over as Tory leader headed to Australia.Liz Truss sa

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What is Donald Trump accused of? US property case explained

What is Donald Trump accused of? US property case explained

Letitia James, the New York attorney-general, set out seven areas where she claimed that Trump and his property company made “material misstatements and omissi [...]

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Roses wilt as Australia snatch Quad Series title

Roses wilt as Australia snatch Quad Series title

England saw the Quad Series title slip from their grasp after a stunning comeback from Australia in the final condemned them to a 58-46 defeat.The two teams pl [...]

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