Month: January 2023

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The verdict is in and the decision delivered. Nadhim Zahawi did commit “a very serious breach of the ministerial code” and the prime minister has sacked his party chairman.  Cue a collective sigh of relief from a parliamentary party irritated and angered that the tax affairs of a multi-millionaire cabinet minister had dominated the headlines
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6:43 AM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — Sheer aggression and a high-risk, high-reward philosophy helped Aryna Sabalenka clinch an epic Australian Open final over Elena Rybakina. Sabalenka battered and bruised her way to the title at Melbourne Park, coming from a set down to overwhelm last year’s Wimbledon champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Editor’s Picks “We’ve been
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Sir Keir Starmer has been on a journey since becoming Labour leader in April 2020. In the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, Sir Keir promised to maintain Labour’s “radical values” and committed to many Corbyn-era policies. Fast forward three years, and in tone and content, the offer is markedly different. Take this from Sir Keir
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This week on Electrek’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This time that includes a new moped-style e-bike from Ride1Up, Electric Bike Company adding torque sensors, Juiced Bikes coming out with a special edition HyperScrambler 2, Harley-Davidson’s electric future, the coming wave of
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Tyre Nichols was punched, kicked and tasered, beaten with a baton and had pepper spray used on him during a violent arrest by police in Memphis, video footage shows. The father-of-one died three days after the beating he received on 7 January and five officers have been charged with second-degree murder. Police initially said Mr
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There are hundreds of millions of asteroids in our solar system, which means new asteroids are discovered quite frequently. It also means close encounters between asteroids and Earth are fairly common. Some of these close encounters end up with the asteroid impacting Earth, occasionally with severe consequences. A recently discovered asteroid, named 2023 BU, has
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After Flybe went into administration on Saturday, many travellers will be out of pocket having bought tickets, while others are stranded in their outbound destination. Flybe has told its passengers to “not travel to the airport” unless they have arranged alternative flights with another airline. What are passengers’ rights if your flight is cancelled? Flybe
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