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Business-as-usual carbon emissions would cause global warming that brings serious ocean acidification, death of corals and mangroves, scientists sayTime is rapidly running out for the world’s oceans and the creatures that live in them as the Earth’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Heir to the throne calls for end to ‘business as usual’ approach that does nothing to avert catastrophic global warming – and praises Guardian’s climate campaignPrince Charles has said that “profound changes” to the global economic system...
From: The Guardian | By: Damian Carrington | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The solar powered plane broke the endurance record 72 hours into flight over the Pacific on the seventh leg of its round-the-world journeyA Swiss pilot attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun’s energy has broken...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters in Honolulu | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Google Photos labelled a picture of two black people as ‘gorillas’Google Maps and Flickr have also suffered from race-related problemsGoogle has apologized after its new photo app labelled two black people as “gorillas”.The photo service, launched...
From: The Guardian | By: Jana Kasperkevic in New York | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Once famed for its velour tracksuits, Juicy Couture is rebranding itself with a ‘couture nouveau’ campaign and just one tiny dog. But can it cast off its old image – in the same way that Bella Mackie finally managed to chuck out her two-piece?News...
From: The Guardian | By: Bella Mackie | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The 46th edition of Les Rencontres d’Arles, the prestigious annual summer photography festival, opens in the southern French town on Monday 6 July and runs until 20 September. Founded in 1970, around 100,000 photography professionals and enthusiasts...
From: The Guardian | By: The Guardian | Friday, July 3, 2015
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It has sold millions of copies, is perhaps the greatest novel in the science-fiction canon and Star Wars wouldn’t have existed without it. Frank Herbert’s Dune should endure as a politically relevant fantasy from the Age of AquariusIn 1959, if you...
From: The Guardian | By: Hari Kunzru | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The pope’s visit to Ecuador and Bolivia shows his commitment to addressing poverty, but where will he stand on Paraguay’s 10-year-old rape victim case?Pope Francis is expected to be confronted by a host of thorny issues when he touches down in Quito,...
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Pool parties, teenage riots, trailer parks, vintage Fords and a toaster in the bath ... for a decade, Ryan Schude has photographed raucous snapshots of America, making hedonistic tableaux that turn partying into a fine artSchude is available from Roads...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Levy on most polluting power stations is scrapped, but largest brown coal-fired plants will be shuttered as Germany moves to cut emissions 40% by 2020Germany agreed on Thursday to mothball about five of the country’s largest brown coal power plants...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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They may not reveal their real names, but these legendary luchadores let photographer Katinka Herbert into their homes to meet their pitbulls, check out their trophy rooms – and watch them weightlift with concrete blocksSLAM! Lucha Libre’s Superheroes...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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For this month’s theme of symmetry, readers captured striking images of everyday life, natural beauty and some of the world’s most iconic buildings. Scroll to see the winner, judged by Mick Ryan of fotovue.com. Each monthly winner will have their...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian readers | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Barack Obama expected to reciprocate later this year amid shared concerns about territorial disputes with ChinaThe powerful head of Vietnam’s Communist party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall announce visit three years after trip to mark the Queen’s diamond jubileePrince Charles and his wife Camilla will visit Australia and New Zealand in November, their second trip to the Antipodes together.The...
From: The Guardian | By: Australian Associated Press | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Lieutenant commander in South Korean counter-espionage body accused of handing classified data to suspected spy while studying in ChinaA South Korean navy officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to China, a defence ministry spokesman...
From: The Guardian | By: Agence France-Presse | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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The president of the faith’s highest governing body dies in Salt Lake CityMormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith’s highest governing body, has died at the age of 90.Packer died on Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press in Salt Lake City | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Islamic State militants blamed by rivals for explosion in town of ArihaAn explosion at a mosque in Syria’s Idlib province on Friday killed at least 25 members of the al-Qaida linked al-Nusra Front, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters in Beirut | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Victims found after crane pulled 36-tonne vessel that sunk on Thursday off port of Ormoc city to shoreRescuers have retrieved five more bodies from a ferry that capsized shortly after departing from a Philippine port, raising the death toll to 50.The...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press in Manila | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Teachers in England seeing unprecedented levels of school-related anxiety, according to National Union of Teachers reportTeachers in England are seeing unprecedented levels of school-related anxiety, stress and mental health problems among pupils of...
From: The Guardian | By: James Meikle | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Teenagers Shamima Begum, Kadiza Sultana and Amira Abase, 15, fled from Britain in February, and two have had husbands ‘approved’ for themTwo of the three east London schoolgirls who fled to join Islamic State in Syria have married men approved for...
From: The Guardian | By: Vikram Dodd and Nadia Khomami | Friday, July 3, 2015
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As legal aid cuts force people to represent themselves, the costly, tortuous steps to access court records threaten access to justice. But it needn’t be this way – as the US showsJustice must be seen to be done. It is a famous aphorism laid down...
From: The Guardian | By: Heather Brooke | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Leaders need to move quickly towards to solve the Greek debt crisis, CBI warnsThe CBI has issued a call on eurozone leaders to quickly resolve the Greek debt crisis, whatever the outcome of Sunday’s referendum, after the British business group’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Katie Allen | Friday, July 3, 2015
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After Britain’s No1 pushed Wimbledon’s top-seed all the way, Esther Addley takes a look at the rise of Guernsey’s 23-year-old tennis starHeather Watson and Serena Williams had never played each other before Friday, and the world No1 admitted earlier...
From: The Guardian | By: Esther Addley | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Zarif says there will be opportunities for Iran and the US to cooperate if a deal is cut on the nuclear issue Sealing a nuclear deal will allow the west and Iran to face the common challenge of violent extremism, the Iranian foreign minister said in...
From: The Guardian | By: Julian Borger Diplomatic editor | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Chancellor George Osborne set to unveil policy most likely to benefit higher earners on same day as setting out £12bn benefit reductionsGeorge Osborne is planning to use his first Conservative budget to lift all but the very richest households out of...
From: The Guardian | By: Rowena Mason and Rajeev Syal | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• McCullum’s 64-ball knock the highest in English Twenty20 history• New Zealand captain equalled his own highest score in T20Brendon McCullum scored 158 not out, the highest total in English Twenty20 history, as Birmingham Bears crushed Derbyshire...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• ‘A lot of people rise to the occasion. I am one of them’• Ward still hopeful of progressing to Andy Murray meetingJames Ward and Andy Murray are as close as any players dare to be in the cut-throat world of elite tennis, sharing a love of Arsenal,...
From: The Guardian | By: Kevin Mitchell at Wimbledon | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• Force India owner Vijay Mallya says Bernie Ecclestone must ‘uncrap’ F1 • Lotus CEO Matthew Carter blames media for negativity around sport• Jenson Button keen to put on show at Silverstone despite slim hopesThe second of the two press conferences...
From: The Guardian | By: Giles Richards at Silverstone | Friday, July 3, 2015
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From: The Guardian | By: Martin Rowson | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• Eastbourne champion continues fine form with 7-5, 7-5 win• Swiss hits back to set up meeting with AzarenkaAfter 17 eventful years on the women’s tour the American Bethanie Mattek-Sands will feel she has an explanation for most things that have...
From: The Guardian | By: Hugh Muir at Wimbledon | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The deficit fetishists of Brussels and Berlin must cut Greece some fiscal slack and work to promote growthOn Sunday the Greeks vote while the rest of Europe holds its breath. No matter how clunky the wording on the ballot paper, everyone knows what’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Jonathan Freedland | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• World Rugby confirms formal expressions of interest from four unions • United States had expressed interest by opted against lodging bidThe bidding battle to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup is set to be between four countries – Ireland, France,...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Departing Kids Company boss complains that Whitehall sources are talking down charity at a time when its funding situation has not been resolvedThe children’s charity boss Camila Batmanghelidjh has accused the government of briefing against her Kids...
From: The Guardian | By: Patrick Butler Social policy editor | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Iranian president’s chief of staff heading to Vienna on ‘special mission’ as US secretary of state says progress is being madeThe United States and Iran are making a genuine effort to overcome the toughest hurdles still blocking a deal to curtail...
From: The Guardian | By: Agence France-Presse in Vienna | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• World No1 recovers to win epic Wimbledon duel 6-2, 4-6, 7-5• Watson rattles Williams in performance of her life before exitingHeather Watson disagrees – because athletes hate to embrace defeat – but she might never reach a higher standard of...
From: The Guardian | By: Kevin Mitchell at Wimbledon | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Cycling-mad Dutch city embraces its big day while Contador, Nibali, Froome and Quintana get set for one of the most exciting Tours in yearsFrom gleaming top-end racers down to rusting bone-shakers whose best days are long behind them, the sight of bicycles...
From: The Guardian | By: Barry Glendenning in Utrecht | Friday, July 3, 2015
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London’s ex-transport chief was hired to fix troubled rail operator – and his first task is to review which parts of a £38.5bn upgrade plan can still be deliveredIt only took five days. On Saturday 20 June, Sir Peter Hendy was approached to be the...
From: The Guardian | By: Gwyn Topham | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Dental nurse from east London claims access to her baby has been restricted after Málaga doctors doubt she is the motherThe Foreign Office is investigating the case of a British woman who says she has been separated from her newborn baby after giving...
From: The Guardian | By: Peter Walker | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Live updates from the third round clash Email jacob.steinberg@theguardian.com or tweet @JacobSteinbergHeather Watson undaunted by Serena Williams challenge 5.44pm BST Second set: Williams* 6-2, 1-0 Watson (*denotes server): Watson is reeling from the...
From: The Guardian | By: Jacob Steinberg at Wimbledon | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Latest poll shows narrow lead for Yes vote ahead of Court rulingTsipras: IMF analysis ‘great vindication’ for Greek governmentVaroufakis says talks have been continuingEC says referendum question not legally correctTimings for Sunday’s pollGreece...
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Private sector services exceeds expectations, but experts warn the economic recovery remains unbalanced as manufacturing slump continuesPrivate sector services grew more than expected in June, suggesting the UK’s economic recovery picked up going into...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Friday, July 3, 2015
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It has been forced to reduce figure covered when banks collapse from £85,000 to £75,000 to bring UK in line with rest of the EUThe Bank of England has been forced to make a £10,000 cut in the amount of individual savings protected when banks go bust...
From: The Guardian | By: Jill Treanor | Friday, July 3, 2015
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• Limits on Champions League squad size removed• Sanctions are also lifted on Paris Saint-GermainManchester City have had their restrictions on transfer spending and Champions League squad size lifted after meeting their financial fair play target,...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Live updates from Friday’s action at the All England ClubEmail katy.murrells@theguardian.com or tweet @KatyMurrells Friday’s order of play at WimbledonHow Watson can beat Williams – according to Cornet 1.42pm BST Over on Court No2, Kyrgios perhaps...
From: The Guardian | By: Katy Murrells | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The case of the timeshare fraudster shot dead but initially said to have died of natural causes will be an unsolved crime, says one of his associatesWhen John “Goldfinger” Palmer was acquitted at the Old Bailey in 1987 of conspiracy to handle stolen...
From: The Guardian | By: Duncan Campbell | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The Chicago musician is following the tradition of sexually subversive rockers, often performing in dresses and makeup. Here, he explains how his ambiguous approach to genre and gender helps shape his performance Related: Ezra Furman: Perpetual Motion...
From: The Guardian | By: Ezra Furman | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The racing driver and F1 pundit talks about learning to drive as a child, the death of his sister and his love for his sonMy father was born into a family transport business and, as a kid, it was exciting having big trucks to sit in. It wasn’t a kissy-cuddly...
From: The Guardian | By: Caroline Rees | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Speculation grows that chancellor is preparing a raid on pension pots of those earning more than £150,000High earners could lose as much as £13,500 in tax relief in the budget as signs suggest the chancellor is planning a raid on the pension pots of...
From: The Guardian | By: Lisa Bachelor | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Confused about what’s happening in Greece? Join financial editor Nils Pratley and feature writer Jon Henley for a live Q&A at 1pm BST 1.43pm BST Is it really allowable to openly state that the referendum is about a different subject to what is...
From: The Guardian | By: Nils Pratley, Jon Henley, Guardian readers | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The youngest member of the Jackson family is back with Unbreakable, her first studio album in seven years, teaming up once again with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Johnny Dee | Friday, July 3, 2015
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