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Solar industry says contracts for difference budget represents a large reduction in the support they receiveA ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding...
From: The Guardian | By: Fiona Harvey | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Microsoft's latest smartphone is catching up to the iPhone and Android with a great camera, design and wireless chargingMicrosofts latest Lumia 930 top-end smartphone is still a Nokia for now, and shows promise as a viable competitor in the flagship...
From: The Guardian | By: Samuel Gibbs | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The weather is hotting up and so should your swimwear. This summer's biggest beach trend floral printed bikinis come in a range of styles, with bandeau, triangle and balconette-style tops paired with string-tied or high-waisted bottoms. Here are the...
From: The Guardian | By: Jo Jones | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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'The rest of us put on masks, but the people in the Appalachians are just the way they are'In 1985, I hired a pickup truck and travelled all over Tennessee, West Virginia and Kentucky getting to know women coal-miners and their families. I grew up in...
From: The Guardian | By: Interview by Phil Daoust | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Surgeons operating on lump in Ashik Gavai's jaw found many 'pearl-like teeth' and a solid 'marble-like' growthSurgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation.Ashik Gavai,...
From: The Guardian | By: Agence France-Presse in Mumbai | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Haris Suleman, 17, killed along with his father, Babar, as single-engined plane crashes in Pacific Ocean off Western SamoaAn American teenager who tried to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed along with his father when their plane...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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If our clothes are right, we feel like we can do anything. That's why us smart older ladies like to give our sensible outfits a feminine liftLast week, I gave a talk about older women, style and confidence, and had a moment's mental absence. Not a senior...
From: The Guardian | By: Invisible Woman | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Up to 2 million homeowners could struggle financially if interest rates rise from 0.5% to 3%, warns Resolution FoundationThe government and finance industry regulators have been urged to adopt a 10-point plan to prevent a surge in mortgage defaults when...
From: The Guardian | By: Phillip Inman | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Black boxes from MH17 arrive in BritainUS says no evidence of Russias direct involvementEyewitnesses tell the Guardian of likely Buk system in TorezEU foreign ministers line up new sanctions on RussiansPrevious live blog 12.07pm BST Arseny Yatseniuk,...
From: The Guardian | By: Mark Tran | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Girl groups might have been responsible for the sweetest 60s music, but their lyrics covered everything from teenage pregnancy to frightening dogs, as this playlist shows Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Tim Jonze | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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All the action as the riders hit the PyreneesSend your thoughts to simon.burnton@theguardian.comWilliam Fotheringham: Where did it all go wrong for Sky?Our readers' Tour de France photos: from Yorkshire to Paris 2.26pm BST On then to the Col des Ares....
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Burnton | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Manager says commercial demands are affecting players The best thing to do is stay and not travel too muchArsène Wenger has criticised the demands of Arsenals pre-season tour, saying it will be impossible to prepare his squad properly for the upcoming...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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François Hollande summons key ministers to crisis meeting after plane comes down with 116 people on board, 51 of them FrenchAn Algerian aircraft carrying 110 passengers and six crew crashed in northern Africa early on Thursday the third airliner disaster...
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Unbeaten welterweight now free to put on fights on his own Mayweather has used Top Rank and Golden Boy PromotionsFloyd Mayweather Jr can now organise and market fights in Nevada all on his own.The Nevada Athletic Commission voted on Wednesday to grant...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Australian hockey player shares selfie taken in Glasgow The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! #sheevensmiled Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Baby progress books, milk teeth, rocking horses, a polo mallet and mini Aston Martin go on displayA lifetime of speeches for the monarch has meant dutifully delivering the scripted words of others, a practice she perfected in the pushchair, it would...
From: The Guardian | By: Caroline Davies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Bailed-out bank is latest firm penalised by regulator the Financial Conduct Authority over rigging benchmark interest rateBailed-out Lloyds Banking Group appears poised to become the latest financial firm to be penalised for rigging Libor and is said...
From: The Guardian | By: Jill Treanor, city editor | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Give registrars power to refuse to conduct suspected bogus weddings and ask embassies to issue warnings, says committeeRegistrars should be given the power to refuse to conduct marriages they believe are bogus, MPs have said, in a warning that more needed...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Huge construction and services company likely to be created if boards recommend it decision must be made before 21 AugustA £3bn construction and services company is likely to be created after Balfour Beatty and Carillion revealed that they are in talks...
From: The Guardian | By: Chris Johnston | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The new manager Louis van Gaal has quickly made his mark at Manchester United in a manner similar to Sir Alex Ferguson, according to his assistant Ryan GiggsRyan Giggs believes Louis van Gaal has the same aura as Sir Alex Ferguson, the most successful...
From: The Guardian | By: Jamie Jackson in Pasadena | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson dons his sandals and takes up a sword in Brett Ratner's entertaining classical action hero storyHe is Hercules: hear him roar. Pec oil supplies plummet as the great muscular hero of classical antiquity arrives on the big screen,...
From: The Guardian | By: Peter Bradshaw | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Former Chelsea man yet to retire from international game Lampard vows to pay respects to US dead at 9/11 memorialFor Frank Lampard, the easiest decision has already been made. Now comes the hard part. With José Mourinho showing no desire to keep the...
From: The Guardian | By: Steve Brenner in New York | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Louise and Kimberley Renicks win big medals in judo Hannah Miley picks up gold number two in swimmingIn 63 extraordinary minutes the Glasgow Games burst into brilliant life as two Scottish sisters, Louise and Kimberley Renicks, both won individual gold...
From: The Guardian | By: Andy Bull in Glasgow | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Updates as Glasgow 2014 gets under wayHighlights and schedule for today's actionBrownlee brothers and Bradley Wiggins in actionScotland aiming for double-gold in the poolMo Farah pulls out due to illnessTriathlete Jodie Stimpson wins first gold of the...
From: The Guardian | By: Daniel Harris | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Win a fantastic HOY Sa Calobra .001 2014 road bikeSend your emails to barry.glendenning@theguardian.comBradley Wiggins: 'There are times I wish I didn't win the Tour'Rafal Majka wins stage 17 for Team Tinkoff-SaxoStage 17 results and General Classification...
From: The Guardian | By: Barry Glendenning | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Socco signed for Sunderland in January but failed to settle Newells: Socco will wear the colours close to his heartStriker Ignacio Scocco is returning to Argentina from Sunderland to sign a deal with his former club Newells Old Boys.The 29-year-old arrived...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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New influences from African desert music to Delta blues provide forward momentum in the genre, topped by the majestic storytelling of Sturgill SimpsonEarlier this year Kentucky-born, Nashville-dwelling Sturgill Simpson released his second album, Metamodern...
From: The Guardian | By: Laura Barton | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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France and Germany also set to adopt spray But Premier League keeps its distanceThe Spanish football authorities have approved the use of the World Cup spray for its first and second divisions from next season onwards.The spray, which proved a success...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Arrested three times, suspended for nine months our treatment by Birmingham University shows a new intolerance for dissentWe have both just been suspended from the University of Birmingham for nine months because of our part in an occupation that took...
From: The Guardian | By: Kelly Rogers and Simon Furse | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Dean of cathedral in David Ruffley's Bury St Edmunds constituency says MP's position has become untenableA Tory MP who has apologised after receiving a police caution for a domestic assault has lost the confidence of his constituency, a religious leader...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Cancellation used to be the end for any show. Now online servives offer them a new lease of life. Here are six series axed in their prime that we think would have been saved from the chopInternet streaming services have opened up a new world for TV viewers....
From: The Guardian | By: James Luxford | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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London this week hosted the inaugural Girl Summit focusing on how to enable girls and women to live free from violence and discrimination and achieve their potential. But what do 13-year-old girls aspire to? What holds them back? What would they change...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Number of NHS trusts referred to health secretary by auditors rose from five in last financial year to 19 this yearThe number of NHS trusts referred to the health secretary over financial concerns increased almost fourfold in a year, a report reveals.Nineteen...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Health officials say 718 Palestinians killedIsrael has lost 32 soldiersUN votes to investigate possible war crimesUS lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv 9.23am BST In an interview with Sky News this morning British foreign secretary Philip Hammond has reiterated...
From: The Guardian | By: Alexandra Topping | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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No one tells a story like Bernard Cribbins. Simon Hattenstone settles down to listen to the former paratrooper, pop star and Womble talk about his epic career and never having children of his ownBernard Cribbins is completing the Telegraph crossword...
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Hattenstone | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The traditional Neapolitan way to make pizza was to fry it, says Bob Granleese. Now UK pizza obsessives are coming up with their own versions. Felicity Cloake tries deep-fried versus dry-fried"Bloody good, isn't it?" says Giuseppe Mascoli through a mouthful...
From: The Guardian | By: Bob Granleese and Felicity Cloake | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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This rigorous examination of data on the crash and the recovery suggests that the Conservatives' optimism does not bear much relation to the grim economic realities that most people faceThe politics of the crash and most people's economic reality finally...
From: The Guardian | By: Raphael Behr | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Even from a small English village, Atticus Finch, the lawyer defending a wrongly accused African American in the deep south of America, seemed the epitome of quiet decency, fatherly tenderness and physical courage Why I'd like to be Val Kilmer in Tombstone...
From: The Guardian | By: Neil Mitchell | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Plans for the Kurt Cobain film are underway according to the Hole singer, who is currently considering demo reels Ten myths about grunge, Nirvana and Kurt Cobain Courtney Love claims she may have found flight MH370Plans for a Kurt Cobain biopic are roaring...
From: The Guardian | By: Sean Michaels | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Disease found on pig farm, while bird flu continues to affect poultry industry, leaving country increasingly reliant on importsSouth Korea's agriculture ministry has confirmed a case of foot and mouth disease at a pig farm, the country's first outbreak...
From: The Guardian | By: Reuters in Seoul | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Liverpool 0-1 AS RomaToronto FC 2-3 Tottenham HotspurSporting Kansas City 1-4 Manchester CityLos Angeles Galaxy 0-7 Manchester UnitedWellington Phoenix 2-1 West Ham United Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian staff & agencies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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There was data, dirigibles and derring-do galore, and the producers wanted desperately for you to know exactly how exciting it all wasAirships occupy a very special place in our collective psyche: they are exotic, and mercurial to the point of being...
From: The Guardian | By: Bim Adewunmi | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Can London provide its very own Bob Graham Round? Is it possible to replicate the mountain runs of the Highlands, the Lake District and Snowdonia? Jonny Muir suspects not, but gives it a crack anywayI looked down on London from The Shard recently. London...
From: The Guardian | By: Jonny Muir | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Charity figure says the country is more interested in 'sucking up to China' than helping poor in AfricaBob Geldof has attacked the Australian governments cutting of foreign aid programs, saying that as one of the richest countries in the world it had...
From: The Guardian | By: Melissa Davey | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Today's questions cover body parts, famous horses, a master of disguise, Citizen Kane, ferrets and Disney pop acts Follow @GuardianQuiz on Twitter for daily notifications Would you like to set the quiz? Email 10 questions to daily.quiz@theguardian.com...
From: The Guardian | By: Daily quiz setters | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Los Angeles Galaxy 0-7 Manchester UnitedImpressive first outing for Ander HerreraThe Louis van Gaal show is up and running and in the brightest of lights after a 7-0 trouncing of Los Angeles Galaxy in front of an 86,432 crowd at the Rose Bowl. Yet with...
From: The Guardian | By: Jamie Jackson at the Pasadena Rose Bowl | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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US lifts airline ban, while human rights council in Geneva votes to investigate offensive and Hamas calls for humanitarian truceThe UN has said Israel may have committed war crimes in its offensive against Hamas in Gaza, in which hundreds of Palestinian...
From: The Guardian | By: Harriet Sherwood | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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In Berlin the first world war centenary carries a warning about nationalism and conflict. Britain prefers to ignore the awkward issuesWe need to keep a watch on the way the first world war is being commemorated, wrote Santanu Das in the Guardian this...
From: The Guardian | By: Martin Kettle | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Plane crashed during landing attempt on one of Penghu islands as typhoon Matmo hit regionForty-eight people are dead and 10 injured after their plane crashed while trying to land at a Taiwanese airport on Wednesday evening, hours after typhoon Matmo...
From: The Guardian | By: Tania Branigan in Beijing and agencies | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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If those who oppose abortions cared about women's health, they would not spuriously link the procedure with breast cancer, or work to reduce access to life-saving health careSo Angela Lanfranchi is coming to Australia to speak at the World Congress of...
From: The Guardian | By: Van Badham | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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