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Meghan Markle feels ‘destined’ to help fight US systemic racism

Meghan Markle’s instinct to leave the United Kingdom and move to California all makes sense to her now, as she believes she was ‘destined’ to help fight systemic racism in the United States, a close friend exclusively told DailyMail.com.   The Duchess feels that her ‘gnawing urgency to uproot from England’ was fate so she could […]

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How a heavily pregnant woman and her boyfriend fought for their lives in a Cornish cove

St Agnes, 2009: it was the way we’d spent many sunny Sundays afternoons since we’d started dating — strolling along the sands of Chapel Porth in our wellington boots. Hand in hand, my boyfriend Marc and I walked around the headland towards Wheal Charlotte, a secluded Cornish cove just a few minutes’ walk away. Waddling […]

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Marcus Rashford takes the knee and raises fist for BLM

Marcus Rashford tonight lead football stars in a show of solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement as Manchester United faced Tottenham in the return of the Premier League. The 22-year-old, who became the nation’s hero this week as he forced the Prime Minister into an extraordinary U-turn into providing £110million free school meals to vulnerable children […]

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Mother-of-two BBC presenter Kate Silverton warns we must avoid ‘mental health timebomb’

BBC broadcaster Kate Silverton has spoken about her fears for children’s mental health over the coronavirus school closures. The mother of two told the Daily Mail that she believes children and parents have suffered ‘chronic stress’ as a result of lockdown – and that they now need help to avoid a mental health ‘time bomb’. […]

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Millions of Americans celebrate Juneteenth with anti-racism marches and peaceful rallies

Millions of Americans joined together on Juneteenth to celebrate the abolition of slavery with anti-racism marches and peaceful rallies held to celebrate Black lives –  as New York City and other places formally makes Juneteenth an official holiday.    The Juneteenth celebrations held across the United States are meant to be a commemoration of progress, but they’re being […]

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The avowed aims of the British arm of Black Lives Matter

Who are Black Lives Matter? Where did they come from and what, exactly, do they believe in? These may seem silly questions. But in a month when Premier League footballers have joined Sir Keir Starmer and other British celebrities in ‘taking the knee’ to express their ‘collective support for the Black Lives Matter movement’, it […]

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Pregnant women can now enroll in U Penn plasma coronavirus trial

Pregnant women with coronavirus can now participate in a trial using plasma from survivors of the infection to treat them, a rare occurrence in drug testing.  Clinical trials that aren’t specific to assessing drugs or treatments intended for pregnant women have overwhelmingly excluded this group, citing concerns over endangering a woman and her unborn child.  […]

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‘Mild’ form of IVF could save the NHS millions, says top fertility doctor 

A gentle form of IVF could cut hundreds of pounds from treatment bills without reducing a woman’s odds of having a baby, a leading fertility doctor says. A medical review found women who have the ‘kinder’ treatment, known as mild IVF, are just as likely to get pregnant as those undergoing conventional IVF. Study author Geeta […]

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DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Oriel college scholars who died to defeat Hitler would be appalled by today’s mob

Halfway down the High Street in Oxford, past the chain pubs and boutiques, stands a grandiose building in honey-coloured stone. There, above the central arch, is the little statue of Oriel College’s benefactor, the Victorian diamond magnate Cecil Rhodes, after whom the building is named. In truth, though, you’d never notice it were it not […]

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PAUL THOMAS on… the replacement for the Cecil Rhodes statue 

‘The college have played it too safe with their replacement for the Cecil Rhodes statue’ To order a print of this Paul Thomas cartoon or one by Pugh, visit Mailpictures.newsprints.co.uk or call 0191 6030 178.