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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Other members of people-smuggling gang also jailed over manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese peopleThe two ringleaders of the people-smuggling gang responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people who suffocated in a sealed refrigeration container as they were transported across the Channel from France have received prison sentences totalling 47 years.Ronan

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

‘It’s absolutely delicious!’ Guardian readers' favourite soups

From caramelised fennel and onion to Norwegian cheese, these easy-to-follow recipes will warm the chilliest winterMy favourite warming soup is pear and parsnip – it sounds a bizarre combination, but it’s sweet, comforting and perfect for using up squidgey pears or bendy parsnips. Saute a leek and some garlic, add

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Kevin De Bruyne out for up to six weeks in blow to Manchester City

De Bruyne injured hamstring against Aston VillaCity could be without midfielder for 10 gamesManchester City have been dealt a considerable blow after Kevin De Bruyne was ruled out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury suffered in Wednesday’s win over Aston Villa.The midfielder was forced off after 59

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Organisers of London wedding attended by hundreds face Covid fine

About 400 guests celebrated wedding at ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Stamford HillThe organiser of a lockdown-breaching wedding at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls’ school in north London attended by hundreds of people has been condemned by community leaders.Police discovered about 400 guests celebrating the wedding on Thursday evening. The windows of

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

How Amanda Gorman became the voice of a new American era

Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s leaders, who were masked against

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Other members of people-smuggling gang also jailed over manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese peopleThe two ringleaders of the people-smuggling gang responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people who suffocated in a sealed refrigeration container as they were transported across the Channel from France have received prison sentences totalling 47 years.Ronan

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

‘It’s absolutely delicious!’ Guardian readers' favourite soups

From caramelised fennel and onion to Norwegian cheese, these easy-to-follow recipes will warm the chilliest winterMy favourite warming soup is pear and parsnip – it sounds a bizarre combination, but it’s sweet, comforting and perfect for using up squidgey pears or bendy parsnips. Saute a leek and some garlic, add

read more
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Kevin De Bruyne out for up to six weeks in blow to Manchester City

De Bruyne injured hamstring against Aston VillaCity could be without midfielder for 10 gamesManchester City have been dealt a considerable blow after Kevin De Bruyne was ruled out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury suffered in Wednesday’s win over Aston Villa.The midfielder was forced off after 59

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Organisers of London wedding attended by hundreds face Covid fine

About 400 guests celebrated wedding at ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Stamford HillThe organiser of a lockdown-breaching wedding at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls’ school in north London attended by hundreds of people has been condemned by community leaders.Police discovered about 400 guests celebrating the wedding on Thursday evening. The windows of

read more
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

How Amanda Gorman became the voice of a new American era

Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s leaders, who were masked against

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Democrats as Aristocrats: Fetishising ‘Decency’

Democrats as Aristocrats: Fetishising ‘Decency’

The time has come to call out American Liberals (corporate political insiders, suburban wine mums and Karens) for the 21st Century aristocrats that they are. These preening dandies, who are usually doing alright financially, obsess over ‘decency, honesty, integrity’, the aristocratic response to liberté, égalité, fraternité. This is their focus.

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Democrats as Aristocrats: Fetishising ‘Decency’

Guide to an Insurrection

By John Haly   Just when we thought 2020 was finished, 2021 got off to a foreboding start as Americans attacked their own capitol building in scenes reminiscent of some third world coup. Fortunately, it was completely unsuccessful. Trump has ignominiously left office with a whimper rather than any fanfare. Still,

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Democrats as Aristocrats: Fetishising ‘Decency’

So what can we say about the Podium Poet?

So let’s talk about the poetry thing and the poet who read poetry at the inauguration. America’s National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman who recited the poem ‘why my cat is better than my ex-boyfriend Steve’, on the national podium. She is the Podium Poet.

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Have Social Media Companies Become Too Powerful?

Have Social Media Companies Become Too Powerful?

It is perhaps no surprise that social media companies are being forced to rethink their content moderation policies after the permanent suspension of Donald Trump over allegations he incited his followers to riot at the United States Capitol Building earlier this...

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Democrats as Aristocrats: Fetishising ‘Decency’

Australia versus Google

The out-going Trump administration finally woke up to a nasty little rort that the Australian government was planning on running against United States tech giants operating in Australia. On Monday, The Australian reported that US trade officials had written to the Senate and ‘respectfully requested’ that Australia abandon plans to introduce

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‘In some instances … feticide is undertaken’

‘In some instances … feticide is undertaken’

I wrote in November about the Liberal Bill before the parliament here in Adelaide which seeks to make lawful the killing of a foetus right up to the time, and immediately after, his or her birth. The upper house has already passed it. The lower house will vote on

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Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Other members of people-smuggling gang also jailed over manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese peopleThe two ringleaders of the people-smuggling gang responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people who suffocated in a sealed refrigeration container as they were transported across the Channel from France have received prison sentences totalling 47 years.Ronan

read more
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

‘It’s absolutely delicious!’ Guardian readers' favourite soups

From caramelised fennel and onion to Norwegian cheese, these easy-to-follow recipes will warm the chilliest winterMy favourite warming soup is pear and parsnip – it sounds a bizarre combination, but it’s sweet, comforting and perfect for using up squidgey pears or bendy parsnips. Saute a leek and some garlic, add

read more
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Kevin De Bruyne out for up to six weeks in blow to Manchester City

De Bruyne injured hamstring against Aston VillaCity could be without midfielder for 10 gamesManchester City have been dealt a considerable blow after Kevin De Bruyne was ruled out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury suffered in Wednesday’s win over Aston Villa.The midfielder was forced off after 59

read more
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

Organisers of London wedding attended by hundreds face Covid fine

About 400 guests celebrated wedding at ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Stamford HillThe organiser of a lockdown-breaching wedding at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls’ school in north London attended by hundreds of people has been condemned by community leaders.Police discovered about 400 guests celebrating the wedding on Thursday evening. The windows of

read more
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years

How Amanda Gorman became the voice of a new American era

Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s leaders, who were masked against

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Rod Sims rejects tech giants’ code ‘suggestions’

Rod Sims rejects tech giants’ code ‘suggestions’

Competition watchdog boss Rod Sims has knocked back Facebook and Google’s suggested “fixes” for the media bargaining code and accused the tech giants of “brinkmanship” in threatening to withdraw services from Australia in retaliation. Appearing at a public hearing held by the Senate committee investigating the legislation introducing a

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Google will pull out of Aus if code is passed

Google will pull out of Aus if code is passed

Google has joined Facebook in threatening to withdraw its services from Australia if legislation introducing a media bargaining code is passed by Parliament. In a sometimes fiery Senate inquiry public hearing, the local bosses of Google and Facebook faced senators to push back heavily against the proposed code, which

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South Australian ambition gets a space boost

South Australian ambition gets a space boost

The South Australian government has doubled down on its push into the space sector, partnering with industry to send a locally designed and manufactured satellite into orbit. Announced by Premier Steven Marshall, the so-called SASAT1 Space Services Mission marks the first time that a state government has embarked on

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Environment

Australian team makes green ammonia production breakthrough

Australian team makes green ammonia production breakthrough

UNSW and USYD researchers say new methods for producing ammonia, key to hydrogen transport, eliminate need for high temperatures, high pressures, and fossil fuels. The post Australian team makes green ammonia production breakthrough appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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