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Theresa Mays new year message: Ill fight remainers case in Europe, too

Prime minister acknowledges divisive effect of Brexit vote with pledge to seek beneficial relationship with EU Theresa May has used her new year message to reassure those who voted for Britain to stay in the European Union that she will fight for their interests around the negotiating table in Europe this year. on track for […]

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Images of the Displaced

The ferocity of crises worldwide is forcing a record number of people to flee their homes, seeking some form of safety within their own country or across international borders. There are 65.3 million displaced people worldwide, including 21.3 million refugees. Most have lost their homes to armed conflict or natural disasters but other factors, such […]

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Facebook temporarily bans author after he calls Trump fans ‘nasty fascistic lot’

Temporary ban of Kevin Sessums, well known for celebrity profiles and memoirs, is latest example of social media platforms censorship of journalists A journalist was temporarily banned from Facebook after a post in which he called Trump supporters a nasty fascistic lot, in the latest example of the social media platforms censorship of journalists. Facebook […]

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Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people above everyone else. One of those remnants is the word expat. What is an expat? […]

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Fire kills child in crowded mobile home amid California housing crisis

A suspected candle or Christmas tree lights ignited a fast, ferocious conflagration that trapped the Flores family in their home in Escondido Mobile homes offer lower-income families respite from Californias housing crisis but a fatal fire has underscored their potential as death traps. A suspected candle or Christmas tree lights ignited a conflagration whose speed […]

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BBC series uses robot creatures to document secret lives of animals

Spy in the Wild uses camouflaged cameras to capture unprecedented footage of wildlife in five-part show What does a newly hatched crocodile see while it is being transported to water between its mothers jaws? How should a wild dog pup behave if it wants to be accepted by an approaching pack of adults? These and […]

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Guardian readers on their worst holidays: rats, sewage and lots of vomiting

We asked for your worst holiday stories and you really came through, with a truly horrifying collection of vacation misery Following Guardian writers recalling 19lux: On a flight to Indonesia, the second the plane became airborne, hundreds of thousands of cockroaches swarmed out and over us. I was one of the fortunate ones, having decided […]

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Andy Murray knighted in New Year honours list rewarding UK sport stars

Olympians and Paralympians make up 10% of 2017 list with Mo Farah also knighted and Jessica Ennis-Hill made a dame Britains sporting elite has been rewarded in a New Year honours list in which Rio Olympic medallists Andy Murray and Mo Farah are made knights and Katherine Grainger and Jessica Ennis-Hill become dames. Olympians and […]

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Jrgen Klopp finally gets a chance to face Pep Guardiola on level playing field | Andy Hunter

Liverpools manager insists his focus is on Manchester Citys players not the man in the dugout as the old foes rekindle their Bundesliga rivalry Allianz Arena, April 2015, and at the end of Footage of Klopps wild, or just characteristic, reaction to Dortmunds victory in the 2015 German Cup semi-final went viral and encouraged the […]

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Evertons Ross Barkley denies Hull rare win after Robert Snodgrass magic

Ross Barkleys late header earned Everton a 2-2 draw at Hull City after Robert Snodgrasss stunning free-kick seemed to have earned the home side a desperately needed win Hulls formal coronation as the UKs City of Culture for 2017 takes place on Sunday as the hangovers wear off. On this evidence Robert Snodgrasss left foot […]

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