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Alliance Sweden And Finland Submit Requests To Join Nato

Sweden and Finland formally submitted their applications to join Nato yesterday, but Turkey blocked an early move to fast-track the Nordic countries' requests, demanding they extradite "terrorists" and that the alliance respect its concerns.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Cannes Serious Cruise Sets The Critics Swooning

Cannes is the only place that loves Hollywood more than Hollywood loves itself; it certainly loves to showcase colossal personal appearances by the iconic names, linked to a big, unjudgmental screening of his or her latest innocent-pleasure movie.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Police Chief Warns Of Surge In Crime As Cost Of Living Crisis Fuels Poverty

The cost of living crisis will trigger an increase in crime and officers should use "discretion" when deciding whether to prosecute people who steal in order to eat, the new chief inspector of constabulary has said.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Singer Attacks Mental Health Waiting Lists

The lead singer of New Order has attacked "ludicrous" NHS waiting lists for mental health support, as he spoke out about his anguish at being unable to help his former bandmate Ian Curtis in the days before he took his own life, aged 23, 42 years ago.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Soldiers From Azovstal Sent To Donetsk Prison Colony, Moscow Says

More than 900 Ukrainian troops who were at Mariupol's besieged Azovstal steel plant have been sent to a prison colony in Russian-controlled territory, Moscow has said, as their fate remains uncertain.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

The Next Few Months Will Be Tough, Says Chancellor As He Vows To Cut Tax For Business

Rishi Sunak has vowed to cut taxes for business in his autumn budget, as the Treasury continues to weigh up how to tackle the cost of living after it was revealed yesterday that prices are rising at the fastest rate for 40 years.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Shell boss faces investor revolt over £13.5m pay package

The chief executive of Shell is facing an investor revolt over his £13.5m pay packet as oil and gas firms battle growing calls for a windfall tax on their profits.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Pub firms were lockdown losers but can adapt to tough trading times and the rising cost of living

Investors are now underestimating the ability of the likes of M&B and Marston's to adapt to tough trading conditions

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Cup final 'not first time' Christensen pulled out

Thomas Tuchel has opened up on Andreas Christensen withdrawing from Chelsea's FA Cup final defeat by Liverpool on the morning of the game, claiming it was not the first time the defender had pulled out of a match at short notice.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Guardiola eyes £35m move for Brighton's Cucurella

Manchester City could try to sign Brighton's Marc Cucurella this summer as they attempt to solve their concerns at left-back.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Clubs could face stadium closures for pitch invasions

Partial and even full stadium closures could be imposed on clubs in the Football League next season as authorities seeks to crack down on pitch invasions and other fan disorder.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Aviva chief tells of shock over misogyny at meeting

Aviva's chief executive, Amanda Blanc, has told of her shock at being on the receiving end of misogynistic comments at the insurer's annual meeting last week, saying the incident could prompt a wider rethink on how boards interact with shareholders in future.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

French minister to challenge Grenoble decision to allow burkinis in pools

The French government is to challenge a city council's decision to allow bathers to wear the burkini - a fullbody swimsuit - in its pools.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Republican candidates who challenged 2020 result win key primaries

Republican candidates who questioned, denied and challenged the results of the 2020 presidential election won a string of consequential primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina this week, a testament to the enduring power of Donald Trump's voter fraud myth.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Live music Vegas swagger fuels a thrilling nostalgia ride

Were a trend expert to examine the fortnight's big gig listings, they might be forgiven for assuming that we're in the midst of an early 2000s revival.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Theatre Welcome to Disneyfied old England

This garlanded production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, fresh from Broadway, is the definition of a comforting night out at the theatre. It glides from one well-loved song to the next on an elegantly twirling set designed by Michael Yeargan.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Bruce rules the airwaves as mid-morning radio show ratings rise

Ken Bruce has retained his title as the most-listened-to presenter in the UK, as the Radio 2 host continues the trend of mid-morning radio programmes attracting more listeners than earlier breakfast shows.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Level playing field: football teams agree to share prize money in US

The US men's and women's football teams will receive equal pay and share prize money from their respective World Cups equally in a groundbreaking agreement announced yesterday.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Television review Light and shade in a show that was cracker to the end

The final series of Derry Girls (Channel 4) T has been a triumph. Rather than resting on its laurels, it has pushed itself to new heights.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

Boy in the bunker Only one child left behind in ruins of Ukrainian village

Tymofiy Seidov is the only child left in his village near the city of Kharkiv, in north-east Ukraine.

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The Guardian
May 19, 2022

EU Warns Of End To Free Trade Deal If Truss Pushes Protocol Changes

The European Commission raised the spectre of an economically damaging trade war with the UK yesterday, pledging to respond with "all measures at its disposal” if Liz Truss pressed ahead with a plan to rewrite the Northern Ireland protocol.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

'It's Pistols Against Tanks' Losses In Ukraine Test Russians' Faith

The satellite and drone imagery from above Bilohorivka tells a tale of folly and destruction.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

Johnson 'Was Advised Not To Link Iran Debt With Detainees

Boris Johnson appeared to acc advice while he was foreign secretary that payment of the £400m debt to Iran must not be linked to the release of the British-Iranian dual nationals, according to evidence given to MPs by his former Middle East minister.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

Leaks And Bungling Surround Bid To Move Against Brexit Deal And Now Everyone's Irritated

For a government which has just announced a bill that could spark a trade war in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis, it is remarkable how often members of the government say what they really want is for everyone to calm down.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

Putin's Role Is President Dictating The War Strategy?

It is Vladimir Putin's war - or least that's how the west characterises it.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

Sunak Faces Tory Clamour To Act Now On Cost Of Living

Tory MPs are piling pressure on Rishi Sunak to take decisive action to deal with the cost of living crisis with measures such as cutting VAT, increasing energy bill support and raising benefits, as inflation is forecast to top 9% today.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

The Bigger Picture: Zelenskiy The Screen Star At Cannes

The 75th Cannes film festival opened yesterday against a backdrop of international crisis as jury president Vincent Lindon mounted an impassioned case for the event's relevance.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

US Congress grills military after bumper year for UFOs

During a 90-minute briefing in Washington, a highlight was the release of two new videos showing UAPs, although one was immediately debunked by Scott Bray, the deputy director of navy intelligence.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

Woods takes opposite view to Mickelson on game's future

It was far from a full-on attack.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022

I considered quitting Tests, admits Anderson

There was a moment during the winter when Jimmy Anderson considered his commitment to Test cricket.

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The Guardian
May 18, 2022