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 2021-07-29 11:00 

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'The heat went to my head' Fabio Fognini apologises for shouting homophobic slur in Olympic tennis defeat...

Fabio Fognini has apologised for using a homophobic slur during his tennis men's singles third-round defeat at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday.The former world No 9 from Italy bizarrely blamed the hot...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

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Bagdad Cafe review — Emma Rice's colourful staging adds sparkle to the original film...

A whimsical arthouse film becomes almost a musical. The German director Percy Adlon's 1987 movie about two women who strike up a friendship at a scruffy diner-cum-motel in the Mojave Desert has...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

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Troops on streets to enforce Sydney lockdown as cases soar...

Hundreds of troops are to patrol Sydney's streets to enforce lockdown rules after a record surge in coronavirus cases.At least 300 soldiers were to be immediately deployed after the police...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

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Oleanna review — a thrilling revival for David Mamet's 1990s campus drama...

I used to think that David Mamet's campus drama was an exciting but rigged fight between a smug but fairly decent middle-aged male arts professor and the failing female student who has a point in...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

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BT loses its lustre as rival ups competition for full-fibre network...

Shares in BT retreated sharply today after large corporate customers deferring new contracts weighed on first-quarter sales and its newly-merged rival Virgin Media O2 increased competition in...

 2021-07-29 10:46 

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Naked German on wild boar chase is must-have model for toy railway sets...

A German toy company has immortalised an event that made international headlines last summer when a naked man chased a wild boar that had made off with a bag containing his laptop by a lake in...

 2021-07-29 10:45 

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Hong Kong DJ goes on trial for sedition after urging end of Chinese Communist Party...

A Hong Kong pro-democracy DJ has gone on trial facing charges under colonial-era sedition laws for urging revolution and the end of the Communist Party on his radio programme.The charges against Tam...

 2021-07-29 10:20 

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Tokyo Olympics: Mallory Franklin fights the tears to take canoeing silver...

Mallory Franklin paddled to the podium and became only the second British woman to win an Olympic canoe medal in Tokyo today. She then explained the torment of perfectionism and said she had suffered...

 2021-07-29 10:20 

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What I learnt... buying a business...

Bloom & Wild, the online flowers retailer, made its first two overseas acquisitions this year, the latest of the French firm Bergamotte this week. Co-founder and CEO Aron Gelbard, 39, spoke to Times...

 2021-07-29 10:18 

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Tokyo Olympics: Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan win gold in double sculls...

After they crossed the finish line Fintan McCarthy threw his arms in the air, and from 100 metres away, we could hear him roar: once, twice. In the other seat Paul O'Donovan's head was bowed with...

 2021-07-29 10:10 

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Anglo to return $4.1bn to investors as prices surge...

Anglo American is to return $4.1 billion to shareholders after surging commodity prices helped the miner to deliver record half-year profits.The FTSE 100 group reported net profits of $5.2 billion...

 2021-07-29 10:00 

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Britain's Duncan Scott on course for third medal of Games after reaching 200m individual medley final...

Duncan Scott qualified second fastest for the 200m individual medley final, raising hopes that there could yet be more swimming medals to come for Great Britain in the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.Scott...

 2021-07-29 10:00 

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Britain's shooters get off the mark with Matthew Coward-Holley's trap bronze...

Matthew Coward-Holley took bronze in the men's trap shooting final, continuing Great Britain's strong Olympic tradition in the event.The 26-year-old from Essex missed three of his first ten targets at...

 2021-07-29 09:30 

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Glass half full as Diageo beats expectations...

Diageo has reported better-than-expected full-year sales and profits as pubs, restaurants and nightclubs around the world reopened.Headline profits at the FTSE 100 spirits group, owner of Johnnie...

 2021-07-29 09:15 

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Tokyo Olympics: Malory Franklin fights the tears to take canoeing silver...

Mallory Franklin paddled to the podium and became only the second British woman to win an Olympic canoe medal in Tokyo today. She then explained the torment of perfectionism and said she had suffered...

 2021-07-29 09:10 

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Award-winning sommelier Caleb Ganzer charged with arson...

An award-winning sommelier has been charged with arson after he was allegedly caught on CCTV setting fire to an outdoor dining shelter in Manhattan, New York City.Caleb Ganzer, 35, is said to have...

 2021-07-29 08:50 

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UK to suffer regular 40C heatwaves and more extreme rainfall...

Britain will experience more frequent extreme rainfall and regular 40C heatwaves even if the world meets the most ambitious UN target for limiting global warming, scientists have warned.Professor Liz...

 2021-07-29 08:10 

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Chemical company Monsanto told to pay teachers $185m over brain damage from lights...

Three schoolteachers who sued the chemical company Monsanto after claiming they suffered brain damage from exposure to faulty fluorescent lighting have been awarded $185 million (132 million).Lawyers...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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Lloyds upbeat as profits rise...

Good morning: Where to begin? By my reckoning there are more than three dozen results and trading updates this morning (and the London Stock Exchange website is broken yet again) so apologies in...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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Cabinet amber gamblers ignore 'clear public health risk'...

1. Amber gamblers?Something's changed in cabinet. Along with Chris Smyth and Graeme Paton, I reveal on the front of this morning's paper that ministers heard plenty of stark warnings about the risks...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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Shell raises dividend and plans $2bn share buyback...

Royal Dutch Shell has raised its dividend and kicked off $2 billion in share buybacks after surging back to profit as oil prices rebounded.The Anglo-Dutch oil giant posted a $2.6 billion...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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Rape victims serving in the military fail to defeat Ministry of Defence ban on meeting MPs...

Two female rape victims who are serving in the military have been prevented by the Ministry of Defence from speaking to MPs about a report on abuse in the armed forces.In a letter seen by The Times...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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BAE Systems gets taxpayer funding for Tempest jet...

BAE Systems has been cleared to ready the futuristic Tempest fighter jets for take-off, receiving 250 million of taxpayer funding to develop the successor to the company's multibillion pound...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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Covid vaccine gives AstraZeneca a boost...

Revenues at AstraZeneca rose healthily in the first half of the year boosted by new medicines and sales of its coronavirus vaccine.The Cambridge-based drugs company posted $1.2 billion of sales from...

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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Lloyds buys digital platform as profits rise to 3.9bn...

Lloyds will push further into savings and retirement planning with a 390 million acquisition of a digital platform, Embark.The UK's biggest retail bank announced the deal as it unveiled a swing to...

 2021-07-29 05:00 

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'I hope my mum is still proud' - emotional James Wilby misses out on medal...

James Wilby could not hide his emotion after finishing sixth in the 200m breaststroke final and showing the other side of the national team's gold rush in Tokyo.Wilby had been looking for redemption...

 2021-07-29 04:50 

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Pole vault world champion Sam Kendricks ruled out due to Covid-19...

American world champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has become the biggest casualty of Covid-19 at the Olympics after testing positive, the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee confirmed today.Kendricks...

 2021-07-29 01:50 

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Helen Glover's Olympic comeback ends without a medal...

Sadly, it was not the mother of all comebacks. Helen Glover's return to rowing ended without a medal at the Tokyo Olympics when she and her partner Polly Swann finished fourth in the pair's final....

 2021-07-28 23:01 

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She cantered from Pony Club prize at age three to Olympic heroine...

Charlotte Dujardin modestly declared that she could not quite believe it after she became Britain's most decorated female Olympian (Andrew Ellson and Tom Ball write).The 36-year old from...

 2021-07-28 21:35 

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Wales' slate landscape awarded Unesco world heritage status...

The monumental slate landscape of northwest Wales has become the UK's newest Unesco world heritage site, joining the likes of Stonehenge and the Lake District.The cavernous mines, quarries...

 2021-07-28 21:20 

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Dusty Hill, ZZ Top bassist, dies aged 72...

Dusty Hill, the bassist in the American rock group ZZ Top, has died aged 72.Hill died in his sleep at home in Houston, Texas after taking a break from a tour "to address a hip issue".A statement on...

 2021-07-28 21:00 

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Facebook cashes in on Covid lockdowns...

Facebook has reported a surge in revenue, having benefited from a rise in digital advertising as people spend more time and money online during the pandemic.Quarterly revenues for the three months to...

 2021-07-28 20:00 

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Peter Brookes Times cartoon: July 29 2021...

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 2021-07-28 18:00 

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Pupils fear 'fake' exam grades will not be valued by employers...

Pupils fear their GCSE and A-level grades are "fake" and won't be valued by employers as teachers assess them for the second year running.Thousands of teenagers feel their qualifications are less...

 2021-07-28 18:00 

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Sex with humans caused anaemia that helped to kill off Neanderthals, researchers suggest...

Sex with modern humans may have proved deadly for Neanderthals, scientists have discovered, finding that it could have led to a blood disorder in their babies that helped to drive them to extinction....

 2021-07-28 18:00 

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Bristol study asks which came first, the testosterone or the success?...

Bumper levels of testosterone have long been viewed as a tonic for male success: the hormone has been linked with men having higher incomes, a higher likelihood of a degree and a greater appetite for...

 2021-07-28 17:00 

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Action Fraud scrapped after Times expos...

The police's national fraud reporting service is being scrapped after damning failings were exposed by a Times investigation.Action Fraud, which has had complaints from thousands of victims of crime...

 2021-07-28 16:45 

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Angry drivers no reason to remove cycle lanes, councils told...

Councils will be told to stop ripping out cycle lanes following claims that some have caved in too quickly to complaints from motorists.New government guidance will be issued to councils, warning them...

 2021-07-28 16:30 

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Olympics TV review: will it be two sports with Auntie or 20 with Discovery?...
 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Ginny Lemon review — West End drag festival gets off to a limp start...

What might work in a club or pub can look underpowered and even downright amateurish on a West End stage. All credit to TuckShop, a production company that specialises in drag acts, for...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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'Grandparent' is age discrimination whether you are one or not...

Referring to a work colleague as a grandparent counts as age discrimination even if they are one, a tribunal has ruled.Anne Dopson sued her employer, a publishing company, after a colleague wrote a...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Future of Henry Morton Stanley statue to be decided by locals...

A statue of the explorer Henry Morton Stanley could be pulled down over his links to colonialism and exploitation in Africa.The statue, in the explorer's home town of Denbigh, was erected in 2010 but...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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The Times view on the hostility towards the RNLI for picking up migrants in the Channel: Rescue Mission...

No one knows how many people die at sea for their bodies may never be found. The number of fatalities in British and Irish coastal waters would certainly be much higher, but for the efforts of crews...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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The Times view of the government's new crime plan: Thin Blue Line...

It is sometimes said that there are no new ideas in politics and the same could perhaps be said of the government's national crime plan, announced yesterday by the prime minister. The most...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Tony Cascarino: New rules make no sense — is heading dangerous or not?...

The new guidance on heading in training, issued by the leading bodies in English football, makes no sense. The thinking appears to be that doing less heading in training means fewer impacts and...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Obama plans a grey power party at Martha's Vineyard as he turns 60...

Barack Obama entered the White House 12 years ago on a wave of hope and positive attitude.Now his hair is greying and his children have grown up. But that won't stop him throwing a party for his 60th...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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The Suicide Squad review — super-villain sequel is slicker, stranger and funnier...

Now that's how you do it. Suicide Squad, released in 2016, was an absolute mess of a superhero film that favoured shrieking bombast over competent editing or basic coherence. Just five years on...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Microsoft is the software giant hard-wired for growth...

Blockbuster earnings releases are showing that big technology companies can enjoy the best of both a world in lockdown and one free from Covid shackles.For Microsoft, unveiling revenue ahead of Wall...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Giles Coren reviews Caf Deco...

When I was nine or ten, I was off school for a week with measles or chicken pox or something (not much of an off-sick story to compare with what my own children will have to tell 40 years from now...

 2021-07-28 16:00 

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Antivaxers are in danger of becoming a cult...

She seemed to me intoxicated, the woman framed by the National Gallery and a giant TV screen, parading up and down with a microphone in her hand. Intoxicated not with alcohol but with the event for...

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