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 2021-08-01 00:18 

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Rats can make friends and choose who they want to avoid, according to new study...

The rodents are highly social and can become attached to one another, explains Sam Hancock...

 2021-07-31 23:54 

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At 46, African skateboarder finally wows mom at Tokyo Games...

The age-range of competitors in skateboarding's Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games is remarkably broad and testifies to the sport's inclusivity...

 2021-07-31 23:53 

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Marc Jacobs shared facelift selfie because he feels 'no shame in being vain'...

'I'm doing what I normally do, which is living my life and sharing it with anybody who is interested,' the designer says...

 2021-07-31 23:52 

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Tunisian security forces place prominent judge under house arrest...

Rights activists in Tunisia see Akremi as symbolising corruption in the judiciary...

 2021-07-31 23:49 

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Police officer hit by e-scooter suffers broken leg...

The Metropolitan Police seized 507 privately-owned e-scooters in just seven days last month...

 2021-07-31 23:38 

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NHL to investigate claim Sharks' Kane bet on own games...

The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane's wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit...

 2021-07-31 23:38 

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Pat McCormack to fight for gold as Ireland's Aidan Walsh withdraws due to injury...

Walsh suffered an ankle injury in his quarter-final win but will take home a bronze medal....

 2021-07-31 23:31 

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Rishi Sunak calls on Boris Johnson to ease holiday travel rules — report...

The chancellor warns the UK's border rules damage the economy and tourism...

 2021-07-31 23:17 

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Leigh Wood stuns Xu Can to claim WBA featherweight world title in Brentwood...

Chinese boxer Xu was returning to action for the first time since outpointing Manny Robles III in November 2019....

 2021-07-31 23:01 

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Century-old sunshine: Photos of an Edwardian family enjoying summer holidays are saved from the refuse tip...

Negatives went undeveloped for over 100 years before John Thomson kickstarted online archiving project...

 2021-07-31 23:01 

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Should we schedule time during work to just do nothing?...

Remote office hours are becoming a permanent fixture in many of our lives, and experts think flexibility should be here to stay too, writes Taylor Trudon...

 2021-07-31 23:00 

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Ministers hope fast food and taxi perks will overcome vaccine hesitancy of young...

Uber and Deliveroo among firms joining drive to boost jab take-up...

 2021-07-31 22:56 

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Tory chairman Ben Elliot 'sold access to his uncle Prince Charles'...

One millionaire claims he paid tens of thousands of pounds before dining with future king...

 2021-07-31 22:01 

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Fighting rages in three Afghan cities as Taliban launches sustained assault...

'People want to leave, but don't know where they can go. We are surrounded, there is fighting everywhere'...

 2021-07-31 21:30 

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Tory cuts leave legacy of London 2012 Olympics 'in tatters', Labour claims...

Government spending on grassroots sport almost halved under Conservatives...

 2021-07-31 21:30 

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Laura and Jason Kenny confident they are perfectly prepared for shot at history...

The couple each have three chances to their Olympics medal hauls....

 2021-07-31 21:15 

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Family: Zydeco musician Chris Ardoin shot while performing...

A Zydeco musician has been shot in the back while performing at an event in central Louisiana...

 2021-07-31 21:04 

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Laura Muir bringing ruthless streak into Tokyo Olympics after 'nasty' training in pursuit of gold...

Interview: The Scot has claimed a host of medals since a disappointing showing at the last Games, and is going all-in at 1500m...

 2021-07-31 21:00 

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Lambing season helps Laura Muir prepare for Tokyo...

Muir runs in the 1500m heats on Monday in Tokyo....

 2021-07-31 20:58 

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Cori Bush sleeps outside Capitol as progressive Democrats push to extend eviction moratorium...

Housing experts say millions of Americans potentially face eviction without the ban...

 2021-07-31 20:48 

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Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases...

Federal health officials say Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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Fears for jobs as furlough scheme scaled back...

Politics explained: Rishi Sunak's emergency scheme once paid the wages of almost a third of workers...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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Nicola Sturgeon should have acted on Scottish drugs deaths years ago...

Scotland recorded the highest number of drugs-related deaths on Friday, provoking a political storm, writes John Rentoul...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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Mea Culpa: Advocating the proper use of verbs...

Susanna Richards is minding our language in this week's Independent...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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Britain's new parks offer a glimpse of a bright green urban future...

Editorial: Bold new green developments in Stockton-on-Tees, Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester could herald a new kind of urban regeneration...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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I'm giving my daughter a musical education she doesn't deserve...

Rummaging through his CD collection, Will Gore takes himself on a nostalgia trip and his daughter on a road to nowhere...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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How a small rock on the moon changed everything we knew about our closest neighbour...

While most people were concerned with the Cold War, some of the most important discoveries about our planet were happening hundreds of thousands of kilometres above their heads, writes Mick O'Hare...

 2021-07-31 20:30 

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Following the devil's tracks revisiting Mostar...

Part 1 June 1994: Robert Fisk returns to the war-torn Bosnian city to see the destruction for himself...

 2021-07-31 20:29 

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'Vote them out': Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally...

Hundreds of people packed the steps of the Texas Capitol at a protest rally to make the end of a four-day march in support of voting rights...

 2021-07-31 20:23 

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Former Leeds and England defender Terry Cooper dies aged 77...

The left-back, who won 20 caps for England, played 351 times for the club between 1964 and 1975, scoring 11 times....

 2021-07-31 20:18 

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Manchester Originals men move to second in Hundred table with win at Welsh Fire...

The Originals chased down their victory target with five balls to spare....

 2021-07-31 20:16 

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Less than 0.1 per cent of vaccinated Americans have been infected with coronavirus...

The data shows that the existing vaccines have been overwhelmingly successful at stopping coronavirus infections...

 2021-07-31 20:05 

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Jacques Nienaber hints Rassie Erasmus' rant allowed Springboks to focus on rugby...

The hosts battered the Lions 27-9 in Cape Town to level the series at one win apiece, and tee up a decisive third Test next Saturday....

 2021-07-31 20:04 

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Oximeters may be less accurate on black or brown skin, says new NHS guidance...

The NHS said the devices 'may be less accurate if you have brown or black skin'...

 2021-07-31 20:03 

The Independent

China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets...

China and India have missed a U.N. deadline to submit fresh targets for cutting their greenhouse gas emissions...

 2021-07-31 20:02 

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Warren Gatland preparing for 'cup final' as Lions series goes to decider...

The Lions had led 9-6 at half-time of the second Test with South Africa....

 2021-07-31 19:58 

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Ledley King confident Tottenham can match Harry Kane's ambition...

Kane wants to leave this summer in order to win trophies but the club have no plans to sell him, with Manchester City interested....

 2021-07-31 19:58 

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Louise Kerton's father appeals for fresh clues over her disappearance 20 years ago...

Interest in the cold case has been renewed thanks to a German true crime podcast...

 2021-07-31 19:51 

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Trump remains Republican Party's biggest fundraiser, pulling in more than $50m this year...

Committees affiliated with the former president raised about $56 million in the first months of 2021, according to The New York Times...

 2021-07-31 19:46 

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Lidl claims to remove one billion pieces of plastic from stores...

The supermarket has pledged to double this figure by 2022...

 2021-07-31 19:44 

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UK weather: Weekend thunderstorm warnings as heatwave predicted for late August...

The Met Office's long range forecast points to another heatwave in mid-August following stormy weather while the first half of the month will feature the same unsettled, changeable conditions we've seen recently...

 2021-07-31 19:40 

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Bishop: Albany diocese covered up priest abuse for decades...

The longtime former head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany says the diocese covered up sexual abuse by priests for decades and protected clergy by sending them to private treatment instead of calling police...

 2021-07-31 19:34 

The Independent

Covid: Ministers should consider paying young people to get vaccinated, Liberal Democrat leader says...

'I want us to look at that, I'm not saying that's the best route, but it's really interesting,' MP says...

 2021-07-31 19:33 

The Independent

19 bodies reburied amid protests in search for Tulsa victims...

The bodies of 19 people exhumed from a Tulsa cemetery during a search for Tulsa Race Massacre victims have been reburied while protesters objected outside the cemetery...

 2021-07-31 19:27 

The Independent

Mozambique's President Nyusi pledges to protect wildlife...

To mark World Ranger Day, President Nyusi backs our campaign to save endangered species and conserve Africa's most important natural ecosystems...

 2021-07-31 19:10 

The Independent

Lewis Hamilton claims boos from Max Verstappen fans are fuelling him in F1 title race...

The seven-time world champion was showered with jeers after claiming his first pole in three months at the Hungarian Grand Prix...

 2021-07-31 18:55 

The Independent

Dominant South Africa beat Lions in ill-tempered Test to set up decider...

Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am scores tries for the Springboks to level the series at 1-1...

 2021-07-31 18:50 

The Independent

CDC says nationwide vaccine mandate not under consideration...

The agency boss said that private companies were considering mandates, not the US government...

 2021-07-31 18:34 

The Independent

Suburban NY county considers letting police sue protesters...

Lawmakers in a suburban New York county are set to vote Monday on a proposal that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages...

 2021-07-31 18:32 

The Independent

Lions set for series decider after South Africa power to victory in second Test...

Unlike in the first Test that was lost 22-17, the 'Bomb Squad' had the desired impact from the bench for South Africa....

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