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Campaign launched to catch 'Europe's most wanted women'
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Crime Has No Gender website shows suspects hidden behind masks, which users removeEurope’s policing agency has launched a campaign to catch the continent’s most wanted female criminals.Europol’s new website, called the Crime Has No Gender campaign, reveals the faces of fugitives wanted by 21 EU countries in an interactive way. Eighteen of them are women. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
England into World Cup semi-finals after bruising victory over Australia
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• Jonny May’s two first-half tries give England platform for victory• Sinckler adds third in second half to halt Wallabies comebackNot for the first time in their Rugby World Cup history England gave their fans some palpitations en route, but Eddie Jones and his players have lived to fight another day. The semi-finals now await after a seesawing contest against a battling Australia side who, for 65 minutes, made their opponents work extremely hard for their place in the tournament’s last four.The final margin did not entirely reflect an eventful game in which the Wallabies counterattacking excellence made life distinctly uncomfortable for England at times. Only in the final quarter did they finally establish a measure of forward control, built on the foundations of a rampaging 46th-minute score by their tighthead prop Kyle Sinckler which put crucial daylight between the teams. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Doubting death: how our brains shield us from mortal truth
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Brain seems to categorise death as something that only befalls other peopleWarning: this story is about death. You might want to click away now.That’s because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorising death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
England v Australia: Rugby World Cup 2019, quarter-final – live!
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Rugby World Cup quarter-final updates from OitaDigital wallchart: fixtures, results and moreEmail Lee here or tweet him @bloodandmud 7.47am BST Martin Turnbull emails.“Just back from the bottle shop and have realised with abject horror that Becks beer has lowered the alcohol content and it tastes terrible! Not a good start to a game I fully expect England to thump us in.” 7.35am BST “Not edgey at all,” says a relaxed Nick Woof, “full of confidence for an England win”I genuinely cannot grasp how any fans, other than Kiwis, can have confidence about any big game. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Germany shooting: data on online spread of livestreamed attack kept secret
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Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google decline to release figures despite pledge in wake of Christchurch attackUS tech companies have declined to release data on the online spread of footage of last week’s shooting in Halle, Germany, despite pledging greater transparency as part of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s “Christchurch Call”.Companies including Facebook and Twitter committed in May to take “transparent, specific measures” to prevent the amplification of violent content, after the killing of 51 people in Christchurch, New Zealand was livestreamed on Facebook. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
SIEV X disaster: Iraqi man charged in Australia in connection with deaths of 350 people
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Maythem Radhi accused of being part of syndicate that charged 421 mostly Iraqi and Afghan refugees for place aboard Indonesian boatAn Iraqi man has been charged in Australia with people-trafficking in connection with the drowning deaths of more than 350 asylum seekers in the 2001 SIEV X tragedy.Maythem Radhi, 43, was arrested at Brisbane airport late Friday after being extradited from New Zealand and has been charged with “organising groups of non-citizens into Australia”, police say. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'We were not impressed’: Harry Dunn’s parents on their bizarre day with Trump
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Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn talk about their whirlwind White House trip, with Anne Sacoolas, the woman who killed their son, in the next roomWhen the grieving parents of British teenager Harry Dunn arrived in New York earlier this week, their fight for justice for their dead son quickly became a whirlwind of interviews. Their press tour took a strange turn on Tuesday, however, when family adviser Radd Seiger received an unexpected invitation to Washington DC.“Radd, who’s been looking after us, has a phone call from the White House saying: ‘Could you please come to the White House as soon as possible?’” Tim Dunn, Harry’s father, said. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
‘You've got to carry on that fight’: strangers swap life-changing experiences
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How does it feel to campaign against racism, come out, have an abortion or lose a parent to suicide? People who went through the same things, years apart, share their storiesSam, 26, and Diane Munday, 88, had abortions five decades apart Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Biggest ever Leonardo da Vinci exhibition to open in Paris
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Louvre will host works of Italian artist after long-running political spats and legal battles The most important blockbuster art show in Paris for half a century took 10 years to prepare and was nearly thwarted by the worst diplomatic standoff between Italy and France since the second world war. With days to go before the opening, there is still no sign of whether one of the major works will appear.The Louvre’s vast Leonardo da Vinci exhibition to mark 500 years since the death of the Italian Renaissance master will finally open next week as the world’s most-visited museum prepares to handle a huge influx of visitors. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Scott Morrison says drought the Coalition's 'first call' – but makes no mention of climate
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Prime minister suggests Coalition may commit to extra funding relief in Liberal party federal council speechScott Morrison has indicated the federal government might be prepared to commit extra relief funding to drought-stricken communities, reaffirming the drought is the government’s top priority.In a triumphal speech to the Liberal party’s federal council in Canberra on Saturday, Morrison again said the drought was “the most pressing and biggest call on our budget”. Continue reading... (The Guardian)