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What have economists been getting wrong?1h 38m What have economists been getting wrong?
BBC
Evan Davis explains how the field of economics is asking itself some tough questions.
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Aladdin: How Disney found its leading characters1h 39m Aladdin: How Disney found its leading characters
BBC
Will Smith might be playing the genie, but Disney opted for two relative unknowns for the leads.
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1h 49m Indonesia riots: protesters clash with security forces over election result
The Guardian
Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, set fire to vehicles in Jakarta Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests turned violent late on Tuesday and continued through the night. He said on Wednesday that dozens of people were detained.
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Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan2h Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
BBC
The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden.
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European elections: First time voters have their say2h European elections: First time voters have their say
BBC
Meet the 18-year-olds voting for the first time in the European Parliament elections.
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UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items3h UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items
BBC
In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items.
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NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee3h NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee
BBC
Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.
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3h Federal election 2019: Penny Wong to endorse Anthony Albanese for Labor leadership – politics live
The Guardian
The ALP’s quest for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten continues after Scott Morrison won the Australian federal election. All the day’s events, live
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TalkTalk data breach customer details found online3h TalkTalk data breach customer details found online
BBC
Personal details for 4,545 TalkTalk customers stolen during a 2015 data breach are accessible online.
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Club Together: The Middlesbrough team bringing refugees together3h Club Together: The Middlesbrough team bringing refugees together
BBC
The men who play for the Middlesbrough club say it helps give them a sense of belonging.
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Clarifications and corrections4h Clarifications and corrections
Daily Mail
An article on 17 January wrongly stated that Dr Daud Abdullah had told the BBC that he was 'prepared to blow himself up in a suicide attack' in support of the Palestinian cause.
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4h Parasite review – creepy invasion of the lifestyle snatchers
The Guardian
Bong Joon-ho’s bizarre black comedy about a rich Korean family and a poor one in a modern-day Downton Abbey situation gets its tendrils in you B
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5h Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – as it happened
The Guardian
Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’
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Urban Outfitters to rent out clothing5h Urban Outfitters to rent out clothing
BBC
The retailer is launching a monthly subscription service for fashionistas who are happy to share.
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Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting5h Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting
BBC
Under the new law, people can choose to have their body turned into soil after their death.
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5h Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video
The Guardian
Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic term related to foreclosure, to which he replies: 'An Oreo ...'
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The US abortion battle explained in three minutes5h The US abortion battle explained in three minutes
BBC
Alabama banned all abortions but what does that mean for women across the US going forward?
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Doctor Who: Judoon to return as Gloucester hosts filming5h Doctor Who: Judoon to return as Gloucester hosts filming
BBC
The Judoon were last seen terrorising David Tennant's incarnation as the doctor, in 2007.
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6h Thousands rally across US against abortion bans – in pictures
The Guardian
About 400 events were set to take place across all 50 US states in defense of abortion rights
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Shoe giants urge Trump to end trade war6h Shoe giants urge Trump to end trade war
BBC
Nike and Adidas are among 170 firms who claim higher tariffs are 'catastrophic' for consumers.
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6h Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies
The Guardian
First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has won Jokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker International prize for her novel Celestial Bodies. Alharthi, the £50,000 award’s first winner to write in Arabic, shares the prize equally with her translator, American academic Marilyn Booth. Celestial Bodies is set in the Omani village of al-Awafi and follows the stories of three sisters: Mayya, who marries into a rich family after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries for duty; and Khawla, waiting for a man who has emigrated to Canada.
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6h Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – live news
The Guardian
Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’
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Brexit supporting MP called a liar while giving TV interview6h Brexit supporting MP called a liar while giving TV interview
BBC
David Davies, who wears a body camera because of abuse, is also called a traitor outside Parliament.
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7h Scotland will miss child poverty targets without vast cash boost – report
The Guardian
Report highlights ‘massive gap between scale of ambition and scale of resources allocated’ The Scottish government will miss its own child poverty targets unless it substantially increases investment, according to a report on last December’s budget published by the independent Poverty and Inequality Commission. The report highlights “a massive gap between the scale of Scotland’s ambition to tackle child poverty and the scale of resources allocated to delivering that commitment”, according to the Scottish branch of the charity Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).
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7h Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – live news
The Guardian
Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’
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8h Care worker, 31, has newborn son to pass £50m stately home to
Daily Mail
Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, has moved into the 1,536-acre Penrose Estate between Helston and Porthleven in Cornwall after being left as heir to the country mansion.
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8h Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 payment from Arron Banks
BBC
The Brexit Party leader is referred to a European Parliament committee over the £450,000 sum.
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9h Bond film extra killed with fatal dose of chemsex drug, jury told
The Guardian
Gerald Matovu accused of murdering Eric Michels in London after Grindr meet-up
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European elections 2019: Change UK increases Facebook ad spend9h European elections 2019: Change UK increases Facebook ad spend
BBC
Change UK has spent more than £60,000 in the past week on the platform, while UKIP spent under £100.
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Tributes paid to F1 legend Niki Lauda10h Tributes paid to F1 legend Niki Lauda
BBC
John Watson, Sir Jackie Stewart and Nico Rosberg lead the tributes to former world champion Niki Lauda following his death at the age of 70.
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs10h Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs
BBC
The UK celebrity chef says he is "devastated" as his restaurant group goes into administration.
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Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 from Arron Banks11h Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 from Arron Banks
BBC
Brexit Party leader is referred to a European Parliament committee over £450,000 from Leave campaigner.
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11h Jailed Catalan separatists take seats in Spanish parliament
The Guardian
Five on trial for 2017 secession attempt won office in election but are likely to be suspended Five jailed Catalan separatist leaders elected to the Spanish parliament last month have been temporarily released from prison and escorted to the assembly to be sworn in as lawmakers. The supreme court allowed the men – who are on trial for their role in Catalonia’s
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs12h Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs
BBC
The UK celebrity chef says he is "saddened" as his restaurant group goes into administration.
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13h Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US
The Guardian
Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report finds
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14h Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban
The Guardian
Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230m Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory. The watchdog,
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15h Nan Winton: First woman to read BBC TV news dies
BBC
Nan Winton became the first female TV newsreader at the BBC on 20 June 1960.
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chains collapse15h Jamie Oliver restaurant chains collapse
BBC
UK celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurants go into administration, putting up to 1,300 jobs at risk.
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British Steel on verge of administration16h British Steel on verge of administration
BBC
The UK's second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat.
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16h Archer, Curran & Dawson in England World Cup squad
BBC
Jofra Archer, Tom Curran and Liam Dawson are named in England's World Cup squad, with David Willey and Joe Denly missing out.
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Police arrest 586 people in county lines crackdown16h Police arrest 586 people in county lines crackdown
BBC
Drugs, guns, knives and cash were seized by police across the UK in a week-long operation.
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Archer, Curran & Dawson in England World Cup squad17h Archer, Curran & Dawson in England World Cup squad
BBC
Jofra Archer, Tom Curran and Liam Dawson are named in England's World Cup squad, with David Willey and Joe Denly missing out.
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Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 7017h Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70
BBC
The three-time world champion is famous for a remarkable recovery from a near-fatal crash.
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Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with assault17h Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with assault
BBC
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
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Nan Winton: First woman to read BBC TV news dies17h Nan Winton: First woman to read BBC TV news dies
BBC
Nan Winton became the first female TV newsreader at the BBC on 20 June 1960.
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Care worker inherits Penrose Estate after DNA test17h Care worker inherits Penrose Estate after DNA test
BBC
Jordan Adlard Rogers only confirmed who his father was after his death and inherits at 1536-acre estate.
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British Steel on verge of administration18h British Steel on verge of administration
BBC
The UK's second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat.
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19h Hungary accused of fuelling xenophobia with anti-migrant rhetoric
The Guardian
Council of Europe’s damning report says human rights violations must be urgently addressed Europe’s top human rights watchdog has accused Hungary’s government of violating people’s rights and using anti-migrant rhetoric that fuels “xenophobic attitudes, fear and hatred”. A damning report from the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, Dunja Mijatović, concluded: “Human rights violations in Hungary have a negative effect on the whole protection system and the rule of law” and should “be addressed as a matter of urgency”.
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Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism19h Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism
BBC
Christchurch mosque attacker Brenton Tarrant is formally charged with terrorism for the March killings.
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Police arrest 586 people in county lines crackdown20h Police arrest 586 people in county lines crackdown
BBC
Drugs, guns, knives and cash were seized by police across the UK in a week-long operation.
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British Steel on verge of administration20h British Steel on verge of administration
BBC
The UK's second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat.
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Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism21h Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism
BBC
Christchurch mosque attacker Brenton Tarrant is formally charged with terrorism for the March killings.
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NBA play-offs: Golden State Warriors into fifth straight NBA Finals after eliminating Portland Trail Blazers21h NBA play-offs: Golden State Warriors into fifth straight NBA Finals after eliminating Portland Trail Blazers
BBC
The Golden State Warriors are through to their fifth straight NBA Finals series after a 119-117 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
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Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism21h Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism
BBC
Christchurch mosque attacker Brenton Tarrant is formally charged with terrorism for the March killings.
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Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 7022h Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70
BBC
The three-time world champion is famous for staging an audacious recovery from a near-fatal crash.
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23h Millions without water in Libya as armed group cuts off supply
The Guardian
Gunmen claiming to be loyal to Khalifa Haftar force shutdown in Tripoli and nearby cities Water supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been cut off after an armed group stormed a control room, leaving millions of people without water as summer temperatures begin to climb. The gunmen arrived on Sunday at the control room in Jafara
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Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 7023h Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70
BBC
Lauda, who won for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984, underwent a lung transplant in August.
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Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 7024h Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70
BBC
Lauda, who won for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984, underwent a lung transplant in August.
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Indonesia election: Joko Widodo re-elected as president25h Indonesia election: Joko Widodo re-elected as president
BBC
President Joko Widodo wins a new term in Indonesia, amid fears of unrest and street protests.
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25h Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One world champion, dies aged 70
The Guardian
Austrian won three F1 world titles between 1975 and 1984
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Police facial recognition surveillance court case starts26h Police facial recognition surveillance court case starts
BBC
Campaigners say police use of the technology is like taking DNA or fingerprints without consent.
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Academy withdraws pupils from A-level exams over poor mocks26h Academy withdraws pupils from A-level exams over poor mocks
BBC
The Association of School and College Leaders described it as "pretty unethical conduct".
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University of Oxford promises quarter of places to poor26h University of Oxford promises quarter of places to poor
BBC
University of Oxford wants a big increase in students from deprived areas in the next four years.
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Police arrest 586 people in county lines crackdown26h Police arrest 586 people in county lines crackdown
BBC
Drugs, guns, knives and cash were seized by police across the UK in week-long operation.
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27h The Glyndebourne opera singer who started by chance
BBC
Chorus singer Darwin Prakash never intended to sing professionally until a chance meeting five years ago.
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Penniless care worker, 31, inherits one of Britain’s finest National Trust stately homes27h Penniless care worker, 31, inherits one of Britain’s finest National Trust stately homes
Daily Mail
Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, says he had spent several years trying to prove Charles Rogers was his real father while struggling to make ends meet. He has now moved in to the estate in Cornwall.
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27h Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen confirms he will run for Labor leadership – politics live
The Guardian
Vote counting goes on as Scott Morrison decides his new ministry and the Labor leadership contest continues. All the day’s events, live
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Sierra Leone: What is life for the prostitutes of Freetown?28h Sierra Leone: What is life for the prostitutes of Freetown?
BBC
Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown tell their stories.
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28h Ministers complacent over high-rise fire risk, say firefighters
The Guardian
Fire Brigades Union questions government’s claims that resources are sufficient Firefighters have accused ministers of “utter complacency” about the risk of high-rise fires after it emerged that most fire brigades still plan to send only a handful of pumps to tackle such blazes, despite 40 being used at Grenfell Tower. The Fire Brigades Union said that nearly two years after the disaster that killed 72 people, ministers’ claims that firefighters had sufficient resources to keep people safe were “misleading” and its research showed a “postcode lottery of preparedness” across England and Wales.
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