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Thousands join march calling for Welsh independence

Thousands of people have joined a march in Cardiff in favour of Welsh independence. Campaigners carrying large flags and banners and wearing Wales football bucket hats paraded through the city centre led by a samba band. The rally was organised by All Under One Banner Cymru (AUOB) and Yes Cymru who claim the UK Government in Westminster no longer has the best interests of Welsh people in mind. A similar […]

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Broken glass, blown-out tires and a crater show the violence of a deadly attack in Zaporizhzhia.

From a distance, the double column of cars and minivans stopped on a broad strip of pavement in a province in southern Ukraine appears frozen in time. The vehicles contain the belongings of people on a long journey: suitcases, full plastic bags and water bottles.But all around are signs of the violence of the strike that hit a convoy of people fleeing fighting in Zaporizhzhia Province early on Friday. A […]

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Backing Lindt, Swiss Court Orders Lidl to ‘Destroy’ Its Chocolate Bunnies

The face-off pitted two chocolate bunnies against one another and only one, it seemed, could survive.In one corner was the chocolate bunny wrapped in gold foil and made by the German discount retailer Lidl. In the other corner was the chocolate bunny, also wrapped in gold foil, but made by the venerable Swiss chocolatier Lindt and Sprüngli.After a yearslong legal battle, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland sided with Lindt […]

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Energy bills rise to record high levels

People are being urged to take a photograph of their meter readings Families have been urged to take a photograph of their meter reading and do what they can to cut their energy use as prices spike from Saturday. The amount that a household pays for each kilowatt hour of electricity it uses will rise to 34p from the already record 28p that families pay today. Gas prices will go […]

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Ministers vow spending discipline after mini budget market chaos

Welsh Secretary Sir Robert Buckland says they're “absolutely committed” to funding their commitments Ministers have insisted the Government remains committed to “spending discipline” after Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s £45 billion mini-budget tax cuts caused havoc in financial markets. As Tories head to Birmingham for their annual conference, Welsh Secretary Sir Robert Buckland said they were “absolutely committed” to funding their commitments amid signs ministers are preparing a major squeeze on public […]

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Making Friends

I was recently chatting with a colleague whose son just started ninth grade at a new school. He had a tight group of pals in elementary and middle school. Now, at 14, he was starting over, the new kid trying to make new friends.My colleague described how she’d been coaching her son through the uncomfortable process of finding his people, telling him it takes time, that it might be uncomfortable […]

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Alberta Revives Its Long-Running Campaign Against Federal Gun Controls

A perennial theme in Canadian politics is Alberta’s government feuding with the federal government over gun laws. This week, as the federal government moves toward starting up its buyback program for “military-style assault weapons,” the dispute returned, if with a new twist.Tyler Shandro, the province’s minister of justice and solicitor general, said that he had instructed Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki, the head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Alberta, […]

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Battered by Floods and Trapped in Debt, Pakistani Farmers Struggle to Survive

NAWABSHAH, Pakistan — The young woman waded into the waist-deep floodwater that covered her farmland, scouring shriveled stalks of cotton for the few surviving white blooms. Every step she took in the warm water was precarious: Her feet sank into the soft earth. Snakes glided past her. Swarms of mosquitoes whirred in her ears.But the farmworker — Barmeena, just 14 — had no choice. “It was our only source of […]

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Train services across Britain crippled by fresh strike

It's the biggest walk out so far, with four unions taking industrial action together The Government is being urged to take urgent steps to help resolve the bitter rail row as services are crippled by a mass walkout. Members of four trade unions are striking for 24 hours, causing the worst rail disruption of the year so far, with some areas of the country having no services all day. Rail passengers have been advised only […]

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