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 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Burglars who targeted rich victims including Raheem Sterling jailed...

A gang of "utterly shameful" criminals who broke into the homes of the England footballer Raheem Sterling and the Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay have been jailed.Vincent Ball, 52, John Barlow, 58, and...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Danny Cowley: I shook the Huddersfield chairman's hand and told him I'd prove him wrong...

When Danny Cowley was sacked as Huddersfield Town manager by the chairman, Phil Hodgkinson, he reacted calmly but firmly to the decision that shocked football. "I said to Phil, 'You've made a mistake...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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China leaves the West behind in war of the worlds...

The Three-Body Problem, by the Chinese science fiction writer Liu Cixin, is about as far out of my literary comfort zone as it is possible to get. Alien invasions and virtual reality computer games...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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'Murder victim' Ricardas Puisys found hiding in woodland after five years...

A man who went missing five years ago and was presumed dead by officers conducting a murder investigation has been found living in a "well concealed" tent in woodland.Ricardas Puisys, 40, an...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Frank Lampard steps up Ben Chilwell bid with defensive clear-out...

Frank Lampard has promised to overhaul Chelsea's leaky defence after he admitted that mistakes have cost his team this season.Chelsea conceded 54 goals in the league — as many as 15th-placed Brighton...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Woman on whale-viewing trip at Ningaloo Reef in Australia is injured by humpback's tail...

A snorkler taking part in an expedition to view humpback whales suffered broken ribs and internal bleeding when she was hit by a whale's tail.The 29-year-old was injured at Ningaloo Reef, a World...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Chris Robshaw finds the strength to open up on his darkest hour...

Chris Robshaw soaked up the blows like no other rugby player you can think of. It was only when listening to his interview on the podcast My Sporting Mind that it became properly clear how badly they...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Coronavirus: Kosovo prime minister Avdullah Hoti tests positive...

KosovoAvdullah Hoti, the prime minister, revealed that he had coronavirus and was isolating at home. Mr Hoti posted on Facebook that he had no symptoms other than a light cough. He did not mention if...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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How to eat less and not feel hungry...

Now that the nation is effectively on a diet, the question is, how best to go about it? As part of the government's Better Health campaign, aimed at reducing the severity of Covid-19 symptoms, the 63...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Briton Samantha Jones avoids death penalty for killing husband on Malaysian holiday island...

A British woman who stabbed her husband to death with a kitchen knife on a Malaysian tropical island has avoided the gallows after the court heard she had suffered years of physical abuse.Samantha...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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England to ensure Test against Pakistan can go ahead despite local lockdowns...

Plans have been drawn up to ensure that England's Test series against Pakistan can go ahead even if there is further tightening of local Covid-19 restrictions, including the possibility of a further...

 2020-08-03 16:00 

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Pace and variety give Pakistan an attack to be feared...

Just before the lockdown I spent a thoroughly enjoyable week in Pakistan. I was making a short film about the return of international cricket to the country and in an attempt to discover a little more...

 2020-08-03 13:30 

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Tory leadership contest: Douglas Ross rejects second independence vote...

The Scottish Conservative leadership candidate Douglas Ross has pledged to be "a strong independent voice" for Scotland as he resisted demands for a second independence referendum.The Moray MP said...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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London mayor accuses Johnson of excluding him from Covid-19 planning...

Boris Johnson was today accused of "riding roughshod" over democratically elected local leaders after it emerged that he excluded Sadiq Khan, the London mayor, from Whitehall discussions over new...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Diners tuck in to cut-price food as Rishi Sunak foots the bill...

Diners were toasting the good health of Rishi Sunak this morning as they took advantage of half-priced meals after the launch of the government's "eat out to help out" scheme.The chancellor's strategy...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Manufacturers find firmer footing...

Factory output rose at its fastest pace in nearly three years in July, according to a closely watched survey.The IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) climbed further above...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Notorious drug cartel leader Jos Antonio Ypez Ortiz arrested in Mexico...

One of Mexico's most wanted men — a notorious drug cartel leader who broke down in tears on camera after his mother was arrested — has been captured by federal security forces.Jos Antonio Ypez Ortiz...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Pope Benedict 'extremely frail' after visiting unwell brother...

Pope Benedict XVI is feared to be seriously ill and "extremely frail" after visiting his ailing brother in Germany in June.Benedict, 93, is suffering from erysipelas of the face, a virus that causes a...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Coronavirus: Mexico overtakes UK to third place in global toll...

MexicoMexico has surpassed Britain as the country with the third-highest Covid-19 death toll. Nearly 47,000 people have died during the pandemic, with almost 425,000 infections, according to World...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Online estate agent changes tack...

Purplebricks will trial an alternative to its upfront fee model in the autumn as it attempts to recover from a turbulent year and capture more of the high-end housing market in Britain.The online...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Isis kills 21 as it raids Afghan prison to free fighters...

Islamic State has killed at least 21 people and injured dozens more during a raid on a prison holding hundreds of its fighters in eastern Afghanistan, leading to a gun battle that raged through the...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Cos fan tutte review — remarkably cohesive and so moving...

The schedules at the Salzburg Festival are primped and prepped years in advance. This was the production that was created from scratch in a few months when it became clear that most of the shows...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Relic hunter unearths Civil War-era coins...

A relic hunter guarded a 100,000 hoard of English Civil War-era silver coins for three days without sleep after discovering it in a field behind a Suffolk pub with a metal detector.Luke Mahoney, 40...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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John Hume obituary...

When the Northern Ireland Troubles broke out in his home town of Londonderry in 1968, John Hume was the president of a credit union. Thirty years later, at the signing of the Good Friday Agreement...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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Glass half empty at Heineken...

Heineken slumped to a first-half loss of 297 million after writedowns and told investors that although it was seeing a gradual recovery the situation remained "volatile and uncertain".The coronavirus...

 2020-08-03 11:00 

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John Cleese: Why There Is No Hope review — fascinating ideas, but they need teasing out...

"John Cleese at his funniest" reads the tag at the top of the screen of this comedy lecture, which was livestreamed from an almost empty Cadogan Hall — for obvious health and safety reasons — in...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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HSBC counts cost of bad debts as profits fall 65%...

The coronavirus crisis has knocked HSBC significantly harder than expected after a sharp increase in reserves for bad debts, with first-half profits falling 65 per cent .Pre-tax profits fell to $4.3...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Ghislaine Maxwell case: 'Doyenne of calm' Shelley Lewis named as Jeffrey Epstein's alleged lover...

A British "spiritual entrepreneur" has been named as Jeffrey Epstein's alleged "secret girlfriend" who joined him for flights on his private jet dozens of times.If the identity is confirmed, Shelley...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Right-wing academics 'forced to hide views'...

Pro-Brexit and right-wing academics feel forced to censor their political views, putting free speech at universities under threat, a report has said.Campuses are increasingly governed by unwritten...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Iran coronavirus data leak puts deaths nearly three times higher...

The number of deaths in Iran from the coronavirus may greatly exceed official reports, according to secret data obtained by the BBC and reported today — possibly reaching nearly 42,000, which would be...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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SpaceX's Crew Dragon mission: Space dads splash down into history...

America's historic return to crewed space flight was complete last night after two Nasa astronauts known as the space dads made their homecoming, splashing down off Florida after a 26 million-mile...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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HSBC profits tumble more than expected...

Good morning: HSBC has reported a 65 per cent fall in pre-tax profits after a jump in bad debts because of the Covid-19 crisis.Half-year figures from Britain's largest bank by stock market value look...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Thomas Thomas the latest world No 1 ahead of US PGA Championship...

Justin Thomas is the new world No 1 after winning a dramatic WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis last night. The American becomes the third youngest player to earn 13 PGA Tour wins after Jack...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Microsoft to press on with talks to buy TikTok's US business...

Microsoft has said it will continue negotiations to acquire the US operation of the popular video-sharing app TikTok from its Chinese owner Bytedance.The American technology giant confirmed that it...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Coronavirus testing machines give result in 90 minutes...

Two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain this autumn in a development hailed as a "game changer" by ministers.In a significant...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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TikTok offers free adverts to woo British universities...

TikTok, the video-sharing app, is offering thousands of pounds of free advertising to Britain's leading universities.The company has been touting commercial partnerships to Russell Group universities...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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'Academics feel forced to self-censor'...

For political minorities such as conservatives, Leavers and gender-critical feminists academic freedom is under serious threat in Britain. Forms of intolerance that make the news, such as campaigns to...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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The Times view on education after the coronavirus lockdown: Back to School...

It will not have come as a great surprise to the government when Britain's biggest teaching union told ministers to "review and, if necessary, adjust" plans to reopen schools in the light of new...

 2020-08-03 08:00 

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Hundreds quarantined after 36 crew develop coronavirus on Arctic cruise ship...

A serious Covid-19 outbreak on an Arctic exhibition cruise ship has forced hundreds of passengers to quarantine, sparking further fears over the safety of the industry.Thirty-six crew members on the...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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'My heart nearly stopped' Lewis Hamilton holds on for seventh Silverstone win despite puncture on final lap...

For the first 51 laps of the British Grand Prix today, the greatest irritation that Lewis Hamilton had experienced was the sluggish progress being made by the safety car in front of him. After another...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Everton threaten to disrupt Tottenham Hotspur deal for Turkey full back Zeki Celik...

Tottenham Hotspur face competition from Everton for another of Jos Mourinho's preferred summer recruits: the Turkey full back Zeki Celik. The Times understands that the Merseyside club have entered...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Father pleads for justice three years after murder...

Adrian Deacy has not been back to his house since the day that his son Joe, 21, was murdered. The memories are too much to bear."There's a quarter-mile exclusion zone around that house for me," Mr...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Brutal schedule is bad news for British & Irish Lions except their Saracens contingent...

It's the biggest "if" in the history of rugby union, but if the season goes ahead as scheduled, the British & Irish Lions — especially their English contingent — could arrive in South Africa next...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Questions over former minister investigating judicial review...

A former Conservative minister will lead a controversial investigation into whether judges should continue to rule on the legality of some government decisions.Lord Faulks, who spent two years in the...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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How cities and civilisations collapse...

Back in 2009, when the financial crisis struck Dubai, newspaper columnists were moved to a flight of apocalyptic fancy. The emirate's expatriates were fleeing, leaving their Porsches to the desert...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Here comes the bride, 40 inches wide — larger couples trigger pew purge...

If your body is not a temple you may struggle to fit inside a church. This is the view of one parish, which has decided to remove its pews because the aisle is too narrow for obese couples to walk...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Magnet fishing's strange attraction pulls in enthusiasts...

It is a typical scene at any pond or river: anglers flocking to the banks to enjoy the serenity of their surroundings and the chance of a bite on the line.For a growing band of fishing enthusiasts...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Tory MP will not be suspended over rape allegation...

A senior Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of raping a former parliamentary aide will not be suspended from the party, it emerged today.It is understood that no immediate action will be taken...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Fashion firms to be shamed for using Xi's 'cotton gulag'...

Xinjiang, the homeland of the Uighurs in western China, is largely cut off from outside eyes, but there is growing evidence that dark events within its closed territory overshadow the British high...

 2020-08-02 17:00 

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Why we must end our reliance on nuclear weapons...

The atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima 75 years ago this Thursday, nicknamed "Little Boy", was a remarkably crude and inefficient weapon. It was designed with slide rules, not computers, and built...

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