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Johnson ‘deeply concerned’ about Amazon rainforest fires

Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of major world leaders this weekend to “call for a renewed focus on protecting nature” following the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Downing Street confirmed the Prime Minister backed French President Emmanuel ...

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No excuses from England after poor show against Australia

Graham Thorpe offered no excuses after England served up another dismal batting display but he is adamant they are capable of achieving “something special” to keep the Ashes series alive.

With Australia posting 179 all out on the opening day of the third Test, hopes were high ...

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Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink

England were dismissed for a calamitous 67 as their hopes of reclaiming the Ashes were left hanging by a thread on a day that could prove a line in the sand for their misfiring Test batsmen.

Joe Root’s side arrived at Headingley on the second morning of the third Test with a huge ...

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Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected

The Home Office is facing question marks over its EU citizens scheme after a top chef was denied settled status despite saying he has proof of having lived in the UK for almost 15 years.

Polish entrepreneur Damian Wawrzyniak has twice cooked for the royals, was a head chef during the ...

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Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants

Boris Johnson’s warning that migrants would be sent back if they crossed the English Channel to the UK have been branded as “inflammatory” and “misleading” by campaigners.

The Prime Minister’s comments came after a surge in attempts – with nearly ...

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Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumour on her pancreas – and there is no evidence of the disease remaining.

The US Supreme Court said the tumour was “treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the ...

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EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming

Bury owner Steve Dale has made “limited progress” in his bid to prevent the crisis-hit club going bust, according to the English Football League, but local MP James Frith says a buyer is in place.

Dale has been given until 23.59pm on Friday to either provide proof he can fund ...

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Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win

A relaxed Simona Halep claimed success at the US Open would be a bonus after declaring her Wimbledon win was ‘job done’.

Romanian Halep claimed her second grand slam title when she triumphed against Serena Williams in last month’s final at the All England ...

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England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread

England were dismissed for a calamitous 67 as their hopes of reclaiming the Ashes were left hanging by a thread on a day that could prove a line in the sand for their misfiring Test batsmen.

Joe Root’s side arrived at Headingley on the second morning of the third Test with a huge ...

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Brazil’s leader suggests he will send army to tackle Amazon wildfires

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry.

“That’s the plan,” said Mr Bolsonaro.

He did not say when the armed forces would get involved but suggested ...

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Harland and Wolff shipyard should be renationalised, say unions

The UK Government has been urged to support the unpaid workforce at the closure-threatened Harland and Wolff shipyard while potential rescue bids are firmed up.

Trade unions have called for a temporary renationalisation of the Belfast business to provide breathing space for the ...

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Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM

Boris Johnson says something as simple as delivering “hot buttered toast for the patients of this country” will help improve people’s experience of the NHS.

His remarks came as it was disclosed Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith will advise a Government review into ...

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Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected

The Home Office is facing question marks over its EU citizens scheme after a top chef was denied settled status despite saying he has proof of having lived in the UK for almost 15 years.

Polish entrepreneur Damian Wawrzyniak has twice cooked for the royals, was a head chef during the ...

yesterday 19:17 open_in_new
Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants

Boris Johnson’s warning that migrants would be sent back if they crossed the English Channel to the UK have been branded as “inflammatory” and “misleading” by campaigners.

The Prime Minister’s comments came after a surge in attempts – with nearly ...

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Wolves boss Nuno dismisses burnout fears amid busy schedule

Nuno Espirito Santo has dismissed fears of early burnout with Wolves on the brink of reaching the Europa League group stage.

The Portuguese boss guided his side to an impressive 3-2 win at Torino in their Europa League play-off first leg on Thursday.

Wolves are now favourites to ...

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Roger Federer feeling better than ever heading into US Open

It may be over a decade since Roger Federer last won the US Open but the Swiss master feels he has his best chance in years to land a sixth title.

Federer, who won five titles in a row between 2004 and 2008, heads to Flushing Meadows having narrowly lost an epic Wimbledon final to ...

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US conservative donor and businessman David Koch dies aged 79

Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonised for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died aged 79.

The cause of death was not disclosed, but Koch Industries said Mr Koch, who ...

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Investors in Kevin McCloud housing venture facing heavy losses

Investors in a housing venture launched by Grand Designs host Kevin McCloud have voiced frustration at warnings they could lose up to 97% of their cash.

The presenter, who has fronted the Channel 4 housing programme for two decades, has been urged to apologise after people who bought ...

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Prime Minister enjoys fish and chips during visit to Brixham

The Prime Minister bought himself a portion of fish and chips during a visit to Brixham Harbour.

Boris Johnson paid £7.75 in cash for the hake and chips from the Rockfish takeaway.

He posed for selfies with queuing customers in the shop before putting on a pair of Rockfish ...

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Life without parole for man who killed Spanish golfer on US course

The man who fatally stabbed a golfer from Spain while she was playing a round near the school has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Collin Richards pleaded guilty on June 14 to first-degree murder in the September 17 slaying of 22-year-old Celia Barquin ...

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Schmidt hopes Kleyn can take his game to the next level

Joe Schmidt has handed Ireland new boy Jean Kleyn a World Cup selection crib sheet.

South Africa-born Munster lock Kleyn made his Ireland debut just two days after qualifying on residency, when boss Schmidt’s men saw off Italy 29-10 in Dublin on August 10.

The 25-year-old could ...

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