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 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Olympic organisers seek to protect transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard from online abuse...

It is perhaps the most divisive event of the Tokyo Olympics and has split athletes and campaigners alike: a transgender weightlifter taking part in next week's...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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The rewilding revolution: beavers, billionaires and Boris Johnson...

I have nearly given up and then suddenly I see it, a sleek brown head doing breaststroke sedately across the pond in the dappled evening sunlight surrounded by...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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How unheralded Chris Harris evolved from 'gangly thing' to Lions starter...

The Lions' choice of Jersey as their warm-up destination for this summer's tour was a fitting reminder of Chris Harris's journey from the third tier of English...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown review — what a disappointment, there weren't even any lochs...

The Grand Tour Presents: LochdownAmazon PrimeMissionsBBC4My Unorthodox LifeNetflixWe're driving to France for a summer break this year, via southern Germany, bu...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Man from 'The Trenches' is favourite to succeed Usain Bolt in 100m...

It is ironic that after a career in which Usain Bolt was almost always in front, people are now asking how you follow that. The fastest phenomenon in sport spaw...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Drug deaths in Scotland hit a new record high...

Deaths from drug misuse in Scotland have increased for the seventh year in a row, hitting a new high and confirming that the nation has the biggest addiction problem in Europe.Last year, 1339 people in Scotland died directly as a result of taking drugs, a...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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BBC's Huw Edwards pipes up over destruction of church organs...

A self-professed "Welshman who can't sing", Huw Edwards's musical talents instead lie in the pipe organ — an instrument he first learnt as a teenager.The BBC newsreader is now leading calls for the "cultural glories" of Brita...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Gary Lineker to present Spanish football next season on La Liga TV...

Spain's La Liga has made a determined effort to attract more viewers in the UK and Ireland by signing up Gary Lineker as a presenter for its subscription channel.Lineker, 60, will present the coverage of "key fixtures" from the Spanish top fli...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Long Island uber-rich say wealthy have too much fun...

To live in the exclusive Hamptons, one must be very wealthy. It appears, however, that there is something that has upset the uber-rich of Long Island: more rich people.The exclusive oceanfront area of New York, where homes can sell for more than $100 mill...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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SNP hierarchy deserted me after rape threats, says Joanna Cherry as party member sentenced...

Joanna Cherry has condemned the "SNP hierarchy" for deserting her after she was bombarded with rape threats by a party member for her stance on gender reforms a...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Rowing the casualty of British culture war...

To move on from the era of Jrgen Grbler, the most successful coach in Olympic history, was never going to be easy. But the extent to which British Rowing has...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Sam Warburton: You can't just play Springboks you have to bully them...

South Africa were always my favourite opponents. I always loved that one-on-one confrontation and no team brought greater or such raw physicality to those confr...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Abuse of Hamilton was stirred up by Red Bull, claim Mercedes...

Mercedes have accused Red Bull of causing the "avalanche" of abuse that was levelled at Lewis Hamilton after his victory on the British Grand Prix.Hamilton was...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Testosterone by Carole Hooven review — faster, higher and angrier...

If you've read a few popular-science books on testosterone across the past few years, you probably have whiplash. In some, you'll have read that almost any male...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Bill Bailey: 'We're like a halfway house for rescue animals'...

Home is the base where I live and work. It's where my family and my animals are. It's a bit of a sanctuary really.Where is home right now? West London and it's...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Saving beautiful chapel organs is not a pipe dream...

A few years ago I ventured into an abandoned chapel in Caernarfon. Engedi, a Welsh Presbyterian chapel which closed its doors in the 1980s, is a place frozen in...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Usain Bolt's tips on how to run faster...

Millions of us have jogged our way through the past 18 months, plodding around pavements and parks in an effort to stay sane as well as slim. It's been a lone...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Boohoo founder Mahmud Kamani ordered to appear at LA court over pricing row...

The boss of Boohoo has been ordered to give evidence in a US court case that alleges the online fast fashion retailer used fake sales and promotions to entice s...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Zak Crawley: 'Test cricket's a tough game, it's not called easy cricket'...

Zak Crawley is clearly not a worrier. By the very nature of their profession, with its cruel vicissitudes of form and fortune, batsmen can often become fretting...

 2021-07-30 16:00 

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Lee Man Tat obituary...

The story goes that Lee Kum Sheung, a 26-year-old hawker, invented oyster sauce by accident in 1888 when he forgot about a pot of bivalves simmering on the stove of his tea stall in a village in Guangdong province, near China's south coast. A strong o...

 2021-07-30 15:15 

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Flash floods wreck homes near George Clooney's villa on Lake Como...

George Clooney has promised to raise funds for locals made homeless by flash floods in Laglio, the town on Lake Como in Italy where he owns a villa.The American...

 2021-07-30 15:00 

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Draper Esprit's boss brings military precision to venture capital investing...

Martin Davis has at least one of the skills needed to thrive as a investor in technology start-ups — he's able to quit when he's ahead. As a young man, the bos...

 2021-07-30 15:00 

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Thousands in vegetative state 'are conscious'...

Thousands of people thought to be in a vegetative state are awake and locked in unresponsive bodies, experts say.Neurological experts criticised guidelines for the care of patients in UK nursing homes and hospitals which they said fail to recommend using ...

 2021-07-30 14:00 

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Hawks and Doves set for battle over QE and interest rates at the Bank of England...

The Bank of England is expected to reverse a key plank of its monetary policy next week with plans to unwind quantitative easing before raising interest rates.A...

 2021-07-30 14:00 

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Unesco warns UK to protect heritage sites such as Stonehenge...

Unesco has warned that more British cultural landmarks could be stripped of their World Heritage Site status unless the government prevents "ill-advised development" near them.The threat, issued by Dr Mechtild Rssler, the director of Unesco's ...

 2021-07-30 14:00 

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Manchetser City close in on Aston Villa's Jack Grealish after 100m bid...

Manchester City have offered up to 100 million for Jack Grealish in a deal that is set to make the Aston Villa midfielder the most expensive Premier League player.There is an expectation that the transfer fee will be agreed in time for the England interna...

 2021-07-30 14:00 

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Manchester City close in on Aston Villa's Jack Grealish after 100m bid...

Manchester City have offered up to 100 million for Jack Grealish in a deal that is set to make the Aston Villa midfielder the most expensive Premier League player.There is an expectation that the transfer fee will be agreed in time for the England interna...

 2021-07-30 14:00 

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Thatchers' Britain may vanish within 20 years as straw for roofs dries up...

Britain's traditional thatched cottages could disappear in the next 20 years if a "perfect storm" of problems facing the craft cannot be solved, Historic England has warned (Will Humphries writes).Two poor harvests and a dwindling number of fa...

 2021-07-30 13:30 

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China shuts Taishan nuclear reactor over 'imminent' safety threat...

China has shut down a nuclear reactor for "maintenance"; because of what it said was minor fuel damage, after an increase in radiation levels prompted warnings f...

 2021-07-30 13:25 

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Briton killed in attack on MT Mercer Street oil tanker off Oman...

A British crew member was among two people killed in an attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman, it emerged today. The attack on Thursday night targeted MT Mercer Street, a Liberian-flagged petroleum products tanker, that was northeast of the Omani ...

 2021-07-30 12:50 

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Graduates turn to 'panic' master's degrees in bleak jobs market...

Record numbers of students are expected to apply for "panic master's" degrees as a flat jobs market for graduates pushes them towards postgraduate study.Last...

 2021-07-30 12:30 

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Olympic boxing medal guaranteed for Britain's 'bomber', Karriss Artingstall...

Known as "the bomber" for her impressive punch, Karriss Artingstall — the army's first female boxer to compete at the Olympics — is guaranteed at least a bronze medal as she takes part in the semi-finals tomorrow.The serving soldie...

 2021-07-30 12:30 

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Jupiter suffers client defections...

Client defections worsened between the first and second quarters at Jupiter Asset Management.The FTSE 250 asset management group reported net outflows of 1.5 b...

 2021-07-30 12:10 

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How Beijing killed democracy in Hong Kong...

The Metropark Hotel, in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, has no sightseers, businessmen or women, nor conventional visitors but, for new and sinister reasons, it has never been busier. Until a year ago, it was bustling with tourists from the Chinese mainland; its...

 2021-07-30 11:51 

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German baking empire Oetker split up to appease squabbling siblings...

The billionaire Oetker family is splitting up its frozen pizza, baking ingredients, drinks and luxury hotels empire to end years of quarrelling among the eigh...

 2021-07-30 11:10 

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Brighton cat killer Steve Bouquet jailed for five years...

A former Royal Navy gunner has been jailed for more than five years after he was found guilty of killing nine cats and maiming seven more.Dubbed the Brighton C...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Lord Ashcroft to pen unauthorised Carrie Johnson biography...

The billionaire Tory donor Lord Ashcroft has announced that he is writing an unauthorised biography of Carrie Johnson, the prime minister's wife.Lord Ashcroft said his book would be "fair, factual and...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Historic railway bridges to be saved from being blocked under plans to turn them into cycle routes...

Plans to block dozens of bridges on disused railway lines will be suspended under proposals to reopen the routes for cyclists and walkers, it emerged today.Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, has...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Pearson gets digital with 'all you can eat' app for students...

Pearson has unveiled its long-awaited Netflix-style university app, designed to forge closer ties with students and reverse a years-long slump in its fortunes....

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Asos appoints lawyers to investigate harassment claims...

One of the country's largest online fashion chains has called in lawyers to investigate allegations of sexual harassment and racist bullying at its head office....

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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British & Irish Lions: Rassie Erasmus attack on referee Nic Berry unacceptable, says Rugby Australia...

Rassie Erasmus's unprecedented attack on Nic Berry's refereeing performance has been branded unacceptable and intolerable in a strongly-worded statement by Rugby Australia.South Africa's director of rugby recorded an extraordinary hour-long vi...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Tokyo 2020: Team GB leads the field at just missing out on a medal...

It is perhaps the most heartbreaking Olympic accolade of all . . . but at least Britain is leading the field....

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Top 20 staycation beauty buys...

We all know the deal: we are summering at home but want to feel like we are abroad. We miss the scents, golden skin shimmer and bright sea blue and coral hits o...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Estate agents splurge on Rightmove...

Estate agents have paid record fees to advertise properties on Rightmove, with total revenue at the property portal beating pre-pandemic levels in the first hal...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Quick lunch ideas: recipes from top chefs that take under 10 minutes...

Let's be honest, chefs are always lying to us, and in the privacy of our own kitchens too. When their cookbooks claim that a recipe will be ready in so many min...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Chrissie Hynde review — Bob Dylan's songs are a good match for the Pretender...

The Royal Opera House and Chrissie Hynde are a strange fit. One is a grand, glass-fronted building at the heart of Covent Garden that has been the home of...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Britain a 'bitch asking for a beating' over warship challenge in South China Sea, warns Beijing...

Britain would be a "bitch . . . asking for a beating" if its aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth challenged Beijing's territorial claims in the disputed South...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Delia Smith at 80: 'My husband does all the cooking now'...

It is a day of unpalatable tidings. Henry Dimbleby's report on a new national food strategy has been published and it wants the government to tax salt and sugar...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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How Zola, summer's hottest movie, started with a tweet...

'Y'all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out? It's kind of long but full of suspense," tweeted A'Ziah "Zola" King, a 19-year-old black woma...

 2021-07-30 11:00 

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Market cools over fears of slowdown...

Stock markets in London fell this morning as concerns over a slowdown in the global recovery as a result of rising coronavirus infections hit mining and travel...

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