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Burnley FC apologise after ‘White Lives Matter’ banner is flown over match against Manchester City’

Burnley FC has apologised and vowed to hand out lifetime bans after a plane carrying a banner reading ‘White Lives Matter Burnley’ was flown over the Eithad stadium ahead of the team’s match with Manchester City this evening.  A private plane bearing the message flew over the stadium just moments after both Burnley and Manchester players […]

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MARK ALMOND: We left Libya in ruins. Now, it’s a crucible of terror that has come back to haunt us

The CIA calls it ‘blowback’, when the unintended consequences of what seemed like a good policy at the time come back to bite you. The classic example is Western sponsorship of radical Islamist fighters against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s. That covert war against the Kremlin was a significant factor in crippling […]

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Photographer Chris Barham, who got the defining shot of the Queen on Coronation Day, dies aged 87 

It was a photo that encapsulated the joy of Coronation Day. Photographer Chris Barham, who has died aged 87, captured this image of the Queen and Prince Philip on their way to Westminster Abbey in their carriage on June 2, 1953. Mr Barham, who went on to work at the Daily Mail for 30 years, […]

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Are statins making my hair fall out? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

I was prescribed statins to lower my cholesterol but, after a couple of months, my hair is starting to thin. I want to lower my cholesterol but not lose my hair. Mrs P. Nicholson, Hornchurch, Essex. Hair loss, technically described as alopecia, has been reported as a rare side-effect of all statins. Many other drugs […]

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Channel Seven Ryan Phelan charged after assaulting girlfriend Chelsea Franklin

Former Channel Seven presenter Ryan Phelan has been charged over an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend Chelsea Franklin. Phelan, 45, allegedly assaulted the 44-year-old ballet teacher on Saturday night at their $2.16 million home in Frenchs Forest, in Sydney’s northern beaches.  He presented himself at Manly Police Station just after 8pm on Monday and […]

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Florida widow, 49, donates a kidney to the same man, 59, who received her late husband’s organs

A Florida widow has donated a kidney to the man who received her late husband’s organs 16 years ago. In 2004, roofer Bryan Herrington, 35, lost his life after he tragically fell from a house he was working on. His organs went to four people, including Jeffery ‘Jeff’ Granger who received Bryan’s kidney and his […]

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Cold air may fuel coronavirus’s spread in meatpacking plants

Meatpacking plants across the US have become notorious hotspots for coronavirus, and the cold air inside them may be fanning the flames of the virus’s spread.  Thousands of workers at meat processing facilities have tested positive for COVID-19, and at least 20 have died.  The same cold temperatures and forceful ventilation that help to kill […]

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Coronavirus England: Shopping surges 51% as stores reopen

The reopening of non-essential retailers, including clothes shops and department stores in England led to a 51% surge in customers heading to the high street, new data shows. Between Monday June 15 and Sunday June 21 the number of shoppers was up compared with the week before but remain at historic lows, according to Springboard. […]

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Two of Trump’s campaign staff who were at disastrous Tulsa rally test positive for coronavirus

Two additional Trump campaign staffers tested positive for COVID-19 Monday bringing the total up to eight staffers who traveled to Tulsa for the president’s Saturday rally and have the coronavirus.   ‘After another round of testing for campaign staff in Tulsa, two additional members of the advance team tested positive for the coronavirus,’ Communications Director Tim […]

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Apple’s iPadOS 14 features new handwriting system, ‘Scribble’

Apple unveiled a range of new features for iPadOS 14 at its keynote presentation at the Worldwide Developers Conference. The biggest change in the new tablet operating system focus on Apple Pencil Support, part of the company’s continuing effort to make handwritten inputs as effective as a keyboard.   To that end, Apple has developed ‘Scribble,’ […]