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Capital owner 'told staff not to relay Westwood allegations'

The owner of Capital FM and LBC told itsjournalists to avoid reporting allegations of sexual misconduct against the DJ Tim Westwood, who presents a show on another of the company's outlets, according to staff.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Mariupol steelworks troops lose contact with outside world as last stand looms

Russian forces have entered the territory of Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks, a Ukrainian politician said last night, as more civilians fled the city on evacuation buses following weeks of brutal bombardment that have reduced much of it to rubble.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Elizabeth line to open in week before royal jubilee after years of setbacks

London's Elizabeth lineis to open on 24 May, it has been announced, with the long-delayed, tunnelled central section of the £19bn Crossrail project now ready for passengers.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

'I struggle to say how painful this is,' Heard tells defamation trial

The 36-year-old's testimony began as gender stereotyping became the focus of proceedings. Depp's attorney, Wayne Dennison, argued that Heard's witness, Dawn Hughes, had, in almost every instance, referred to a victim of interpersonal violence as “she” or “her”.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Officials criticise Met's 'scattergun' investigation into Partygate scandal

Officials under police investigation, over lockdown breaches in Downing Street have expressed frustration at the process after it emerged that Boris Johnson has not yet received a questionnaire for at least one key leaving do.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Labour leader Police 'haven't called' over office beer

Keir Starmer has confirmed that Durpolice have not contacted him about drinking a beer and eating a takeaway with staff in a constituency office last year, as he said he was always "very careful” to abide by lockdown rules.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Pens down: Ofqual eyes shift to digital exam delivery

Sitting exams using pen and paper could soon be a thing of the past, as England's qualifications regulator Ofqual said it was exploring technology to transform the way GCSEs and A-levels are administered.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Children of oligarchs may have bought UK golden visas with parents' money

Anti-corruption campaigners and MPs have warned that “the kids of oligarchs” may have used their parents' money to buy the right to live in the UK after it was revealed that the government granted “golden visas" to 46 people aged 21 or under.

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Tory candidates distance themselves from Johnson

Leaflets for today's elections refer only to ‘Local Conservatives'

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The Guardian
May 05, 2022

Finest Hour Peace Cannot Be Imposed, PM Tells Kyiv Parliament

Boris Johnson has told the Ukrainian parliament that there should never be a peace settlement imposed against the will of the Ukrainian people, calling the fight to hold back Russian forces "Ukraine's finest hour”.

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The Guardian
May 04, 2022

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