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Tokyo 2020: GB sailing golds, cycling, Warholm breaks world record and more – live!

By Nicholas Price | August 3, 2021

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NSW government delays release of documents due to premier’s departmental staff being locked down

NSW government delays release of documents due to premier’s departmental staff being locked down

By Nicholas Price | August 3, 2021

New South Wales NSW government delays release of documents due to premier’s departmental staff being locked down Labor opposition condemns decision to delay requests for papers as ‘completely unacceptable’ Anne Davies @annefdavies Tue 3 Aug 2021 05.48 EDT Last modified on Tue 3 Aug 2021 05.49 EDT After delaying sittings of state parliament for at…

Morning mail: historic Olympic medal haul, YouTube bans Sky News, fires in Europe

Morning mail: historic Olympic medal haul, YouTube bans Sky News, fires in Europe

By Nicholas Price | August 2, 2021

Monday: Super Sunday’s four gold medals was the most successful day ever for the Australian Olympic team. Plus: tourists evacuated from beaches by BermetTalant   Sun 1 Aug 2021 17.09 EDT Last modified on Sun 1 Aug 2021 17.11 EDT Good morning. Australia has had the most successful day in its Olympic history, winning four…

Police appeal for information after teenager stabbed to death in Birmingham

Police appeal for information after teenager stabbed to death in Birmingham

By Nicholas Price | August 1, 2021

  West Midlands police seek contact details of family of Brahane Yordanos, who do not yet know of her killing     PAMedia Sun 1 Aug 2021 16.55 EDT Last modified on Sun 1 Aug 2021 17.17 EDT   Detectives are trying to find the family of a 19-year-old woman found fatally stabbed at her…

US states brace for ‘avalanche’ of evictions as federal moratorium ends

US states brace for ‘avalanche’ of evictions as federal moratorium ends

By Nicholas Price | July 29, 2021

  Housing advocates are concerned that delays in rental assistance mean tenants will suddenly owe months of payments   Amanda Holpuch in New York @holpuch Thu 29 Jul 2021 06.00 EDT   For months, Denise Forcer would get stressed just by opening her closet. The crush of belongings stuffed inside reminded her she didn’t know…

Jackie Mason: compellingly blunt joke-teller who was part of standup history

Jackie Mason: compellingly blunt joke-teller who was part of standup history

By Nicholas Price | July 25, 2021

Though in later years he fell from fashion, his rabbinical style in early routines felt very much like live comedy’s native tongue       Brian Logan Sun 25 Jul 2021 10.05 EDT Last modified on Sun 25 Jul 2021 10.17 EDT       If Jackie Mason could speak to us now, he’d surely…

On Trend Fashion Stocks to Know

On Trend Fashion Stocks to Know

By Nicole | July 21, 2021

It is no secret that the global coronavirus pandemic took a heavy toll on the fashion industry. As quickly as March 2020, mere weeks after the COVID-19 epidemic took hold, clothing sales dropped by 34%. Of course, the decline makes sense. Across the globe, nationwide lockdowns were implemented, forcing citizens to stay home to stem…

rising Covid infections spark fears of pandemic resurgence in US

Rising Covid infections spark fears of pandemic resurgence in US | First Thing

By Nicholas Price | July 20, 2021

First Thing As the Delta variant spreads across the US and beyond, cities ponder whether to revive some curbs. Plus, the people who were forcibly sterilized in California prisons hope for some justice at last   Jedidajah Otte Tue 20 Jul 2021 05.54 EDT Last modified on Tue 20 Jul 2021 06.15 EDT   A…

South Africa violence intensifies despite calls for calm

South Africa violence intensifies despite calls for calm

By Nicholas Price | July 13, 2021

South Africa South Africa: more than 70 dead as unrest linked to Zuma jailing intensifies Ramaphosa calls violence and protests worst since end of apartheid after 1,300 arrested   01:03   Jason Burke Africa correspondent Tue 13 Jul 2021 15.24 EDT First published on Tue 13 Jul 2021 00.34 EDT     Unrest in South…

Arson and looting continue for fourth day after jailing of Zuma

Arson and looting continue for fourth day after jailing of Zuma

By Nicholas Price | July 12, 2021

South Africa Troops called in after jailing of Zuma ignites violence and looting Ex-president’s supporters loot shops and block highways as South Africa’s highest court rules on whether to uphold sentence   Jason Burke Africa correspondent Mon 12 Jul 2021 09.19 EDT First published on Mon 12 Jul 2021 06.03 EDT     South Africa’s…