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Why Stone Age Japan And Ancient Britain Were Both Lands Of The Rising Sun

They were separated by thousands of miles and the two sets of builders could not conceivably have met or swapped notes, but intriguing parallels between Stonehenge and Japanese stone circles are to be highlighted in an exhibition at the monument on Salisbury Plain.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

As Urgent As It Gets Parties Square Up As Issue Of Abortion Reshapes Midterms

The stunning revelation that the US supreme court has privately voted to overturn Roe v Wade, immediately thrust one of the most polarising issues in American life to the forefront of the national political debate, and now abortion rights promises to reshape the dynamics of the midterm elections.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

“Unlegit': Court Shown Emails About UK's Covid Testing Contracts

Civil servants described the government's Covid testing programme as "unlegit" and "no way to do business” in emails revealed in a high court challenge to the awarding of up to £85m in contracts for antibody tests.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Partygate - Johnson Says He Has Not Had Questionnaire For Cain Event

Deputy political editor Boris Johnson has said he has not been contacted by police about a leaving party held for his former spin doctor in November 2020.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Prices Of Toys, Clothes And Furniture Rising At Fastest Rate In 15 Years

The cost of household goods such as toys, furniture and clothing is rising by the fastest rate in more than 15 years as the impact of the war in Ukraine combines with Covid lockdowns in China.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Shapps Rules Out Energy Rationing In UK Despite Ukraine ‘Wake-Up Call'

A cabinet minister has rejected calls for the UK to consider rationing energy, with a plan to drastically increase on shore wind power also apparently scaled back.

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The Guardian
April 04, 2022

'I could play to my mid-50s': rivals warned by evergreen O'Sullivan

Snooker World Championship

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Raducanu's run halted by Ukraine's Kalinina

Emma Raducanu's Madrid Open run ended at the hands of Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina, who beat Sloane Stephens and Garbiñe Muguruza in the earlier rounds.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

De Bruyne wants City trophy win to change the narrative

Champions League

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Protests as cast left in the dark over abrupt shutdown of Cinderella

Arts and culture correspondent Cast members of Cinderella must be compensated for their losses after news of the musical's sudden closure, the UK trade union for creative practitioners has demanded at a protest in London's West End.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Protest Man guilty of threatening 'traitor' MP with gallows

The trial was told that O'Connor then pointed to a set of 6ft gallows before shouting out the threat.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Johnson's interview gaffes anger Tory MPS

Boris Johnson's fumbled defence of the government's record on the cost of living has exasperated Conservative MPs and sharpened fears about their party's performance in tomorrow's local elections.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

US states could extend legal ban with bar on travelling for procedure, experts warn

As abortion bans proliferate in states around the US, some are likely to go even further than just ending abortion in their own jurisdictions by taking aim at the growing numbers of people seeking procedures and medications out of state, experts warn.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Furious protesters rally in Washington against abortion ruling 'disgrace'

Furious women surged to the steps of the US supreme court to decry news in a leaked document indicating that the conservative-controlled court intended to overturn abortion rights provided nationally under the 1973 Roe v Wade legal ruling.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Biden: leaked anti-abortion ruling 'imperils civil rights'

US is shaken by draft supreme court position overturning Roe v Wade

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

Murray moulds a fine clay victory by making light work of Thiem

For a considerable amount of time over the past few months, Andy Murray did not even intend to step foot on a clay court this year.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Contactless payments: Apple breaks competition law, says EU

EU regulators yesterday charged Apple with breaking competition law by limiting rivals' access to technology that is key to making contactless payments, unfairly benefiting its own Apple Pay service.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Tears of joy for families as New Zealand reopens after two long years

Māori songs, tearful embraces and a beloved New Zealand chocolate bar awaited international visitors arriving in New Zealand yesterday - the first foreign guests, other than Australians, to set foot in Aotearoa in more than two years.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Europe's gas supply - Crunch nears over Kremlin's demand for rouble payments

Europe is facing a crunch point in the middle of this month when EU member states will have to reject Moscow's demands for fuel payments to be made in roubles - despite being without alternative gas supplies, Brussels has warned.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Tattoo nation Anti-tank missiles and a loaf of bread express spirit of resistance

Ukrainians are inking the fight for their country on to their bodies, with artists getting requests for tattoos of molotov cocktails, anti-tank missiles and even a type of bread that has become an unlikely symbol of national identity because Russians struggle to pronounce it.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Civilians evacuated from Mariupol tell of hellish conditions under steelworks

A first group of civilians trapped for weeks inside Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks were expected to reach a Ukrainian-held city yesterday, but efforts to save more people from the horrific conditions inside the huge plant were held up.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Student loans Changes threaten to take universities back to the 1940s'

The long-awaited response to the Augar review of post-18 education and funding, published in February, included 40-year payback periods and higher repayment terms.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

‘A jolly good fellow': Bafta honour for Billy Connolly

Sir Billy Connolly does not let Parkinson's disease dictate who he is, he has said, expressing his honour at receiving this year's Bafta fellowship.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Young returns to anchor Queen's jubilee on BBC

The radio and TV presenter Kirsty Young will return to the BBC for the first time since 2018 to lead the broadcaster's platinum jubilee coverage.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Safety fears over 'toxic' hostility to councillors

More must be done to protect councillors from abuse, according to local government bodies, as those on the frontline of local democracy describe a “truly toxic” political environment where online aggression spills over into real-life behaviour.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Housing Revival of Thatcher's right to buy criticised by experts

Boris Johnson is considering reviving Margaret Thatcher's right-to-buy scheme by giving people the chance to purchase the properties they rent from housing associations at a discounted price.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Cast in shock as midnight comes early for Lloyd Webber's onstage Cinderella

The curtain is to come down on Andrew Lloyd Webber's new West End musical Cinderella, just under a year after opening, with its final performance set for 12 June.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Rwanda policy unlikely to deter crossings, refugee survey finds

Deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlikely to deter those in northern France hoping to cross the Channel in small boats, according to a survey that found three-quarters said they would still try to make the journey.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Lift-off for city's Eid celebrations

Thousands of people gathered in Platt Fields Park, Manchester, yesterday for Eid celebrations to mark the end of Ramadan.

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022

Patel faces mass legal action from Ukrainians stuck in visa backlog

'Chaotic' scheme adds to trauma for refugees fleeing war, say charities

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The Guardian
May 03, 2022