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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Premier League news from Elland Road, and the 3pm BST gamesLive scoreboard: follow all of today’s latest scores and resultsAnd you can contact Will by email or on Twitter 3.52pm BSTNottingham Forest 0-2 Cardiff FT resultBlackburn 3-0 WycombeBrentford 0-0 HuddersfieldLuton 1-0 DerbyMiddlesbrough 0-1 BournemouthNorwich 1-2 PrestonReading 0-0 BarnsleyRotherham 0-0 MillwallSheffield

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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Woman throws drink over Leo Varadkar as he gives Dublin interview

Footage shows woman tossing liquid in white cup over tánaiste’s face in Merrion ParkA woman wearing a face mask was filmed throwing a drink over Leo Varadkar as he gave an interview in Dublin.Footage shared on social media shows the woman, who was carrying a skateboard, walking over to where

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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

The middle-aged dads have to save the universe and their marriages in a shambolic but big-hearted sequel Few 80s cultural artefacts have accrued the same level of enduring audience goodwill as the time-travelling adventures of the sweet-natured California rockers Bill S Preston Esq and Ted “Theodore” Logan. And it’s fair

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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Tour de France 2020: decisive time trial on stage 20 – live!

Updates from the time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles Roglic closes on glory but bike inspection row continuesYou can get in touch with Barry by email or on Twitter 1.55pm BSTCavagna breaks the hour mark: Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider Remi Cavagna is the first of the riders to finish inside

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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Premier League news from Elland Road, and the 3pm BST gamesLive scoreboard: follow all of today’s latest scores and resultsAnd you can contact Will by email or on Twitter 3.52pm BSTNottingham Forest 0-2 Cardiff FT resultBlackburn 3-0 WycombeBrentford 0-0 HuddersfieldLuton 1-0 DerbyMiddlesbrough 0-1 BournemouthNorwich 1-2 PrestonReading 0-0 BarnsleyRotherham 0-0 MillwallSheffield

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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Woman throws drink over Leo Varadkar as he gives Dublin interview

Footage shows woman tossing liquid in white cup over tánaiste’s face in Merrion ParkA woman wearing a face mask was filmed throwing a drink over Leo Varadkar as he gave an interview in Dublin.Footage shared on social media shows the woman, who was carrying a skateboard, walking over to where

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Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

The middle-aged dads have to save the universe and their marriages in a shambolic but big-hearted sequel Few 80s cultural artefacts have accrued the same level of enduring audience goodwill as the time-travelling adventures of the sweet-natured California rockers Bill S Preston Esq and Ted “Theodore” Logan. And it’s fair

read more
Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Tour de France 2020: decisive time trial on stage 20 – live!

Updates from the time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles Roglic closes on glory but bike inspection row continuesYou can get in touch with Barry by email or on Twitter 1.55pm BSTCavagna breaks the hour mark: Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider Remi Cavagna is the first of the riders to finish inside

read more
Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Giorgio Armani: ‘I’m a rule-breaker’

The fashion designer, 86, on his mother’s beauty, elegance and wisdom, the doctrine of ‘less is more’ and his fear of lonelinessMy earliest memory? My mother, in a black dress. She was a beautiful, elegant woman who could be sweet and strong at the same time. Rigour and dignity characterised

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Then They Came for Beethoven

Then They Came for Beethoven

This week, Vox published an article titled “How Beethoven’s 5th Symphony put the classism in classical music.” “Since its 1808 premiere, audiences have interpreted [its opening progression] as a metaphor for Beethoven’s personal resilience in the face of his oncoming deafness,” write Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding. But “for some

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The growing evidence for T cell Covid immunity

The growing evidence for T cell Covid immunity

Back in May I wroteabout a study by La Jolla Institute for Immunology, which raised the possibility that exposure to coronaviruses which cause the common cold could offer some degree of immunity to Covid-19. Scientists involved in the research had discovered a reaction to Sars-CoV-2 – the virus which causes

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How the Nonbinary Trend Hurts Those with Real Gender Dysphoria

How the Nonbinary Trend Hurts Those with Real Gender Dysphoria

Within the conversation about transgender rights has emerged a debate about whether nonbinary people should be considered transgender. Over time, concerns about nonbinary rights have begun to dominate this discussion in online spaces and within the community. For those in support of nonbinary rights, the belief that someone must experience

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Is ‘social distancing’ effective in the fight against Covid?

Is ‘social distancing’ effective in the fight against Covid?

How many people before Covid-19 had heard the term ‘social distancing’, still less knew that this topic has been intensively researched since the 1950s? The biomedical world contains the specialists in understanding what is happening at the point where a virus enters (or leaves) your body, but the space between

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Sir Kenneth Clark’s ‘Civilisation’: Part IX

Sir Kenneth Clark’s ‘Civilisation’: Part IX

Music moves to centre stage in this week’s installment, The Pursuit of Happiness,  examining a period when art and literature tended to stagnate. Beginning in France, we travel to the German lands of the 18th Century as Sir Kenneth Clark explores the complex harmony and symmetry in the works of

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The Greens: billboards are evil, please give us money for billboards

The Greens: billboards are evil, please give us money for billboards

The Greens: billboards are evil. Shane Rattenbury MLA, Speaker of the Canberra City Council (AKA Legislative Assembly), Twitter, yesterday: The Greens: please give us lots and lots of money for lots and lots of billboards everywhere. Begging email, today: You’d never see such incredibly blatant hypocrisy

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Return focus to ABC’s funding – Hanson-Young

Return focus to ABC’s funding – Hanson-Young

By William Olson   ‘Well done for the Morrison government in giving a $5 million grant to the Australian Associated Press (AAP), but what about the ABC?’ – such was the refrain from Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young on Friday, after federal communications minister Paul Fletcher announced a cash injection for the

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Vale Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a warrior for women

Vale Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a warrior for women

One of the world’s most recognised icons for gender equality and human rights, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away overnight at the age of 87. “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said in a statement. “We at the

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 on Friday due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and was the second woman to ever serve on the court after Sandra Day O’Connor.

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Latest News

Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Premier League news from Elland Road, and the 3pm BST gamesLive scoreboard: follow all of today’s latest scores and resultsAnd you can contact Will by email or on Twitter 3.52pm BSTNottingham Forest 0-2 Cardiff FT resultBlackburn 3-0 WycombeBrentford 0-0 HuddersfieldLuton 1-0 DerbyMiddlesbrough 0-1 BournemouthNorwich 1-2 PrestonReading 0-0 BarnsleyRotherham 0-0 MillwallSheffield

read more
Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Woman throws drink over Leo Varadkar as he gives Dublin interview

Footage shows woman tossing liquid in white cup over tánaiste’s face in Merrion ParkA woman wearing a face mask was filmed throwing a drink over Leo Varadkar as he gave an interview in Dublin.Footage shared on social media shows the woman, who was carrying a skateboard, walking over to where

read more
Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Bill & Ted Face the Music review – surf dudes still lift the spirits

The middle-aged dads have to save the universe and their marriages in a shambolic but big-hearted sequel Few 80s cultural artefacts have accrued the same level of enduring audience goodwill as the time-travelling adventures of the sweet-natured California rockers Bill S Preston Esq and Ted “Theodore” Logan. And it’s fair

read more
Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Tour de France 2020: decisive time trial on stage 20 – live!

Updates from the time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles Roglic closes on glory but bike inspection row continuesYou can get in touch with Barry by email or on Twitter 1.55pm BSTCavagna breaks the hour mark: Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider Remi Cavagna is the first of the riders to finish inside

read more
Leeds United v Fulham, Football League and more: clockwatch – live!

Giorgio Armani: ‘I’m a rule-breaker’

The fashion designer, 86, on his mother’s beauty, elegance and wisdom, the doctrine of ‘less is more’ and his fear of lonelinessMy earliest memory? My mother, in a black dress. She was a beautiful, elegant woman who could be sweet and strong at the same time. Rigour and dignity characterised

read more

World News

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. More than 942,800 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while over 29.9 million infections have been confirmed in

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Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters] The outbreak of the new coronavirus has reached every nation in Africa, a continent of 1.2 billion people. As of September 19, the confirmed coronavirus death toll on the

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Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic over a new coronavirus, which causes an illness known as COVID-19 that has spread to nearly every country. The disease has killed more than 952,000 people and infected more than 30.5 million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 20.8

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Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. More than 942,800 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while over 29.9 million infections have been confirmed in

read more
Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters] The outbreak of the new coronavirus has reached every nation in Africa, a continent of 1.2 billion people. As of September 19, the confirmed coronavirus death toll on the

read more
Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. More than 942,800 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while over 29.9 million infections have been confirmed in

read more
Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. More than 942,800 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while over 29.9 million infections have been confirmed in

read more

World News

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. More than 942,800 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while over 29.9 million infections have been confirmed in

read more
Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases

Most countries on the continent have put in place restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters] The outbreak of the new coronavirus has reached every nation in Africa, a continent of 1.2 billion people. As of September 19, the confirmed coronavirus death toll on the

read more
Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic over a new coronavirus, which causes an illness known as COVID-19 that has spread to nearly every country. The disease has killed more than 952,000 people and infected more than 30.5 million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 20.8

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Business & The Economy

Consulting giants targeting net zero but is it enough?

Consulting giants targeting net zero but is it enough?

On Tuesday, KPMG Australia’s head of oil & gas Jonathon Peacock sent out strong note of support for the government’s gas plans announced that day, despite widespread criticism on environmental and economic grounds. So how is the rest of the company thinking on...

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On why we still want to pull up stumps and move to New Zealand

On why we still want to pull up stumps and move to New Zealand

News from the Front Desk, Issue 497: The release of Australia’s “gas-fired recovery” plans this week – topped off with new rules to allow government clean energy finance to flow towards carbon capture and storage –should hardly come as a surprise. We’ve known from the...

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Govt cut ABC and SBS from tech news code: Sims

Govt cut ABC and SBS from tech news code: Sims

It was the government’s decision to exclude the ABC and SBS from the news content bargaining code with Google and Facebook rather than the competition watchdog which designed the scheme, ACCC chair Rod Sims has said. Mr Sims told an Australia Institute webinar on Thursday that the Australian Competition

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How about a European Bauhaus for co-creating a renovation wave?

How about a European Bauhaus for co-creating a renovation wave?

Europe’s president Ursula von der Leyen has called for “NextGenerationEU to kickstart a European renovation wave and make our union a leader in the circular economy”.  She promised to set up “a new European Bauhaus – a co-creation space where architects, artists,...

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Coal’s deadly legacy in Australia and the US

Coal’s deadly legacy in Australia and the US

Australia, like the US is trying to stick to the coal agenda despite cleaner sources of energy making the fossil fuel irrelevant to our futures. COVID is now a known airborne killer but there’s another one at large that also attacks through the air we breathe: coal. A...

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