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23/08/2017: FRONT PAGE: Terror cell planned Sagrada Família attack
The terror cell that killed 15 people and injured more than 130 in north-eastern Spain was planning attacks on a much larger scale, including bombing Barcelona’s Sagrada Família basilica, a suspect has told a court. Mohamed Houli Chemlal made the...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FRONT PAGE: PM accused of U-turn over EU courts promise Theresa May has been accused of a climbdown over the future sovereignty of British courts after a new government paper appeared to leave open the possibility that the European court of justice would influence UK law after Brexit. The latest of a...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: North Korea shipments to Syria revive chemical weapons fears
Two shipments from North Korea destined for the Syrian government agency responsible for chemical weapons have been intercepted in the past six months, according to a report to the United Nations security council (UNSC) in early August. The report,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Knife attacker ‘rejected’ A teenage Moroccan who yesterday admitted killing two women and injuring eight other people in a knife attack in the Finnish town of Turku had had his application for asylum rejected, authorities said. Although he confessed to the killings in a...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Homeowners digging down as moving up housing ladder becomes too expensive
Britain has seen a 183% increase in planning applications for basement extensions, as homeowners barred from climbing the housing ladder by high prices decide to burrow down instead. The number of loft conversions has also risen dramatically,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: The Village Voice, remnant of bohemian New York, shuts print edition
The Village Voice, the New York City alternative paper that has offered a platform for dozens of well-known writers including Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Ezra Pound, Henry Miller and Lester Bangs since it was founded in 1955, is to stop publishing...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: £ 584k Average house price in London according to the Halifax, against £219,000 across the country – a factor contributing to the capital’s conversion boom... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Bellotto painting kept in Britain by £12m donations
A spectacular view of a German fortress by the 18th-century Italian artist Bernardo Bellotto, nephew of Canaletto, has been acquired by the National Gallery after an appeal raised almost £12m to save it from export. The government placed a temporary...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Notting Hill youths get holiday during carnival Young people deemed to be at risk of getting caught up in crime and disorder during the Notting Hill carnival this weekend are being removed from the area and treated to a water sports weekend at a cost of more than £1,000 each, the Guardian has...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Brexit risk for abducted children Parents in the UK would find it “much more difficult” to recover abducted children if Britain fails to persuade the EU to continue legal cooperation after Brexit, according to government officials. They said the process of appealing to foreign courts...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: £ 5 m The sum raised by the American Friends of the National Gallery to help match the sale price of the landscape, after an export ban was imposed on it... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Naomi Campbell asks why diversity is out of the picture at Vogue
Naomi Campbell has criticised the lack of diversity among the staff at British Vogue, highlighting how a photo of the fashion magazine’s employees with the former editor Alexandra Shulman showed the complete lack of black staff members. Shulman...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Final BHS owner Chappell to be prosecuted by pensions regulator
The former BHS owner Dominic Chappell is to be prosecuted by the pensions watchdog for failing to provide information for an investigation into its sale. Chappell headed Retail Acquisitions (RAL), the company that acquired BHS for £1 from Sir Philip...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Asda bins 10,000 bags over error
If you’re going to print 10,000 special edition bag-for-life carriers to celebrate the opening of your new store, it’s probably best to make sure you won’t have to throw them away before the launch. Which is what supermarket Asda has been forced to do...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Trump’s booming hotel given £110,000 tax cut Donald Trump’s luxury hotel in Turnberry, Ayrshire, has been handed a £110,000 tax rebate by Scottish ministers as part of an emergency bailout intended to help struggling small businesses. Figures reveal that the Trump Turnberry hotel, where suites...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Wahlberg tops list of best paid in Hollywood
Mark Wahlberg has been named the highest-paid male actor in Hollywood, earning an estimated $68m (£53m) in the past 12 months. The annual list, assembled by Forbes, places him top after pay cheques for Transformers: The Last Knight and the forthcoming...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: £109,530 The cut in annual rates applied to the Turnberry hotel, under a scheme intended to benefit struggling small businesses... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Prince tells how Queen shielded brothers from outpouring of public grief over death of Diana
Princes William and Harry have revealed how the Queen and Prince Charles tried to shield them for as long as possible from the hysteria that swept Britain 20 years ago after their mother’s death. The pair, then aged 15 and 12, told a BBC documentary,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Four MPs quit roles at Bath University over VC’s pay
A fourth MP has resigned from his position on an advisory board at the University of Bath in protest against its vice-chancellor’s £451,000 pay package. Darren Jones, the Labour MP for Bristol North West, stood down from the university’s court, a...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: One in three girls feel social media pressure The quest to create the image of having a “perfect life” on social media is affecting the wellbeing of one in three girls, according to a survey. A poll of more than 1,000 young people by the charity Girlguiding found that 35% of girls aged 11-21 said...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Grand old duke marches his men again
Donald Trump may never have heard of the Grand Old Duke of York and his 10,000 men, but in spelling out his Afghanistan strategy he gave a good impersonation of that symbol of military muddleheadedness, incompetence and futility. By marching US troops...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Trump makes U-turn with pledge to send more troops to Afghanistan
The US was preparing yesterday to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan after Donald Trump bowed to arguments from his top generals to raise the US stakes once more in the 16-year war. In a televised address to troops at Fort Myer, Virginia, on...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Unwinnable war 10,000 The number of American personnel in the country – special forces, advisers and trainers – which is likely to increase 100,000 Troop levels when Barack Obama tripled American forces after 2009 in an all-out attempt to end the war once and for...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Pakistan wary as president unveils ‘fight to win’ policy
Donald Trump’s new Afghan strategy has been praised by officials in Kabul for increasing troop numbers, doing away with strict timelines and for upping pressure on Pakistan, which they see as a main sponsor of the insurgency. But Pakistani security...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NEWS: Timeline A brutal conflict
2001 On 7 October 2001, less than a month after the 9/11 attacks, President George Bush launches operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, after the Taliban regime refuses to hand over the al-Qaida chief, Osama bin Laden. The first UK troops are...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Trust rejects ‘demeaning’ fancy-dress donation
A health trust has turned down money for heart testing equipment because the cash was raised by male fundraisers dressed up as female nurses. The chief executive of the trust in Shropshire said the bed push event, which has taken place in the market...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Shopping discounts may reward exercise for new town residents Householders who hit exercise targets could be offered discounts on their food shopping, cut-price sports gear and free cinema tickets in a drive to reduce the burden on the NHS of lifestyle-related illnesses. Residents of a newly built “healthy town”...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Watchdog seizes HIV testing kits More than 100 HIV home-testing kits have been seized by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) amid fears over their reliability. The agency believes it has seized all stock of the Hightop HIV/Aids home-test kit from UK...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Lethal weedkiller produced in UK A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory. Paraquat has caused thousands of accidental deaths and suicides globally, and was outlawed by EU states in 2007. But Swiss...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: 130m The number of days’ work lost to ill health in Britain each year; many of these are put down to conditions that are linked to sedentary lifestyles... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: ‘Labour is coming back in Scotland’ – party predicts revival as Corbyn takes tour north
Paul Sweeney, one of Labour’s new Scottish MPs, knows exactly when he first realised the party’s fortunes north of the border might be reviving. He had been out canvassing a month before the June general election in the Scottish National party-held...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: First ministers unite The Scottish and Welsh first ministers have agreed to work together on amendments to the Brexit repeal bill that they say is an “unashamed move to centralise decision-making power in Westminster”. Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones, below, met in...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Fresh exposure for Victorian photography
Fragile images by some of the pioneers of Victorian photography, rarely seen because the prints and negatives are so vulnerable, will star in a show at the National Portrait Gallery in London next spring – including the first exhibition in the capital...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Healthcare in jail would be shut down if it were outside, say GPs
NHS doctors working in prisons have warned that the conditions in which they operate are so unsafe the services would be closed down had they been outside the penal system. The warnings were issued in an internal prison doctors’ email group and come...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: Police investigating unexplained death at Kent ‘kinky rave festival’ Police are investigating an unexplained death at a “kinky rave festival” in Kent. A man in his 50s was pronounced dead yesterday morning following Flamefest, which was held in Tunbridge Wells over the weekend. A woman was flown to hospital after being...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: York Minster’s bells to ring again The bells of York Minster, which have been silent for almost a year following the controversial dismissal of 30 campanologists, will peal again next month with a new team of ringers in place. The new band, which includes some former volunteers, has...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: NATIONAL: 6,000 Number of inmates a year in one prison who are being treated by a single doctor, according to one of those who emailed... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: We prefer to die than stay, say the refugees risking all on a Moroccan crossing to Spain
On the hilltops of Tarifa, the Spanish city that faces Morocco across the Strait of Gibraltar, gusts of wind keep the turbines dotting the landscape turning. For the surfers that pack the city’s hotels, the wind is a welcome sign of challenging waves,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Rescuers in Italy free the last of three brothers trapped after Ischia quake
Rescue teams working through the night yesterday freed three brothers trapped in the rubble of a house on the Italian island of Ischia, after a magnitude 4.0 earthquake that killed two women and left 39 injured, at least one of them seriously. The...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: € 220 The amount refugees in Algeciras receive each month as they wait to see if their application for asylum in Spain has been approved... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: India’s highest court bans instant divorce of Muslim women
An Islamic practice permitting men instantly to divorce their wives has been declared unconstitutional by India’s supreme court after decades of campaigning by women’s groups and victims. The “triple talaq” has allowed Muslim men to dissolve marriages...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Dogs get the blues after dye dumped by Mumbai plant
Authorities in Mumbai have shut down a manufacturing company accused of dumping untreated industrial dyes into a river that led to 11 dogs turning blue. The strangely coloured canines were first spotted on 11 August,the Hindustan Times reported,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: ‘Triumph of reason’ as Chilean judges relax rules on abortion The decision by Chile’s constitutional court to approve a bill that will allow abortion in some circumstances has been hailed as “a triumph of reason and an act of justice” by campaigners. The legislation will allow abortion when a woman’s life is at...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Charlottesville to cover statues of Confederates Statues of the Confederate generals Robert E Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson will be shrouded in black fabric in Charlottesville, Virginia, to mourn Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old who was killed when a car drove into a group of people protesting...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: 6-4 Chile’s constitutional court voted 6-4 to relax the abortion laws when a woman’s life is at risk, in the event of rape or when a foetus is not viable... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Russian arts world in fear as director arrested
Russian investigators have arrested one of the country’s most prominent theatre directors on suspicion of fraud, in a case many in the arts world fear is part of a crackdown on dissenting voices. Kirill Serebrennikov is accused of embezzling 68m...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Bodies found in US warship hit by oil tanker US navy divers have found human remains inside the sealed compartments of a warship that was hit by an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore, the commander of the US Pacific fleet said. Adm Scott Swift said the Malaysian navy, which is helping with...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Japan’s field of dreams: high school baseball teams vie for glory at Koshien stadium
This afternoon, millions of Japanese people will stop what they are doing and turn their attention to the nearest television to follow the fortunes of 18 student athletes. The occasion is the final, decisive game in the national highschool baseball...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Chinese activist’s trial dismissed as a sham
Human rights activists have denounced as a sham the trial of a leading Chinese civil rights lawyer accused of trying to topple China’s one-party state. Jiang Tianyong, 46, was put on trial in Changsha, in central China, yesterday, having vanished into...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: Avocado thieves find Facebook can bear fruit in evading police New Zealand’s avocado thieves have been turning to Facebook this season to sell their stolen goods as police intensify efforts to catch them. With local and global demand for avocados rising rapidly, there have been dozens of night-time raids on...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: INTERNATIONAL: 4,000 The number of school teams vying every year for a chance to compete at Koshien, the spiritual home of Japanese baseball for more than a century... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Former boss sues Lloyds over bonuses it withheld
Eric Daniels, the chief executive of Lloyds Bank when it was bailed out with £20bn of taxpayers’ money in the 2008 financial crisis, is suing the bank for hundreds of thousands of pounds in disputed bonuses. Daniels, who was heavily criticised by MPs...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Profit warning hits loan company’s shares
Provident Financial has lost two-thirds of its stock market value in a day, after the doorstep lender was hit by a “quadruple whammy” of body blows. The company, which specialises in lending to people in financial difficulty, issued its second profit...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Identity theft ‘now reaching epidemic levels’ Identity theft has reached epidemic levels in the UK, with incidents of this type of fraud running at almost 500 a day, according to the latest figures. During the first six months of this year there were a record 89,000 cases of identity fraud. The...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Timeline
December 2002 Eric Daniels appointed chief executive of Lloyds TSB Sept 2005 Citizens Advice Bureau publishes report on problems in PPI market September 2008 A £12bn takeover of HBOS by Lloyds TSB comes just days after the collapse of Lehman Brothers...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: 89 000 Cases of identity fraud recorded in Britain in the first six months of 2017 – crimes aided by the vast amount of personal data now available on the web... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Surplus is a budget blip Larry Elliott
The government was in the happy – and unusual – position of being in the black in July. To the surprise of the City, tax receipts were higher than public spending. Not by much, but a surplus is still a surplus even if it is small change in the context...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Fair deal at the funfair
Councils could get the power to shut down poor, over-priced travelling fairground rides in a shake-up of the industry’s 128-year-old rules that is being considered by the Competition and Markets Authority... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: City surprised as UK finances get a boost The government ran the first July budget surplus in more than a decade last month, as Britain’s public finances recorded an unexpected leap back into the black with help from an increase in payments from taxpayers’ self-assessment forms. Public sector...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Airports call for post-Brexit deal on flights Airports have joined forces to press the government to strike an urgent post Brexit deal on flights between the UK and the EU, warning that the current uncertainty alone would be enough to see bookings drop by up to 41%. A report submitted to...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: £ 184m The amount by which public sector net borrowing was in surplus by in July – the first July surplus since 2002 said the Office for National Statistics... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Lidl overtakes Waitrose as seventh biggest grocer
Lidl has overtaken Waitrose to become the UK’s seventh largest grocer as increasingly cash-strapped shoppers continue to turn to the discounters. The German discount chain reached a new market share high of 5.2% as sales rose 18.9% in the 12 weeks to...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: Southern risks more passenger ire with clamp plan for stations Southern Rail is to test the patience of passengers further after months of industrial action and disruption by trialling a new clamping regime in station car parks. Clamping will be tested from September at busy commuter stations in Surrey including...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: China property firm pulls out of London project China’s largest commercial property company has pulled out of the £470m purchase of Nine Elms Square in south-west London after pressure from regulators in Beijing over its overseas investments. A joint venture between St Modwen Properties and the...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: FINANCIAL: For all the latest financial news and analysis
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23/08/2017: JOURNAL: Retelling Diana’s story reveals the Britain we once were Zoe Williams
Sincerity, solemnity, respect: after the initial tumult of Diana Spencer’s death died down, the breast-beating and the wreath-laying, those were the traits that defined her public memory. This was the tone that shaped the news, and which has become her...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OPINION: Afghans’ suffering now has no end Lucy Morgan Edwards
In a major speech on Monday night at Fort Myer, in Virginia, Donald Trump performed a U-turn on his electoral promise to pull troops out of Afghanistan and cut military spending in what has become the US’s longest war. Given Trump’s 2013 tweets about...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OPINION: Donald Trump struggles with an unwinnable and unlosable war Donald Trump is a maverick and a chronic disrupter, but now we know there can be exceptions. On Monday his speech on Afghanistan contained the words: “strategy will change dramatically”. Yet a closer look suggests rather the contrary. No radical break...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OPINION: Algorithms outdo us. But we still prefer human fallibility Rafael Behr
There are no monuments to Ned Ludd. This may be because there is no certainty that the man whose name was adopted by insurrectionary textile workers at the start of the 19th century actually existed. But Robin Hood probably wasn’t a real person, and...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OPINION: The north has a strange Tory champion Helen Pidd
Tempting though it is to tell George Osborne to butt out and stop interfering now he edits a London newspaper instead of representing a northern seat, I must lightly applaud the former chancellor for still banging on about the north-south divide. On...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Jeremy Hunt’s dismissal of Stephen Hawking
Jeremy Hunt’s tweeted dismissal of Hawking’s article (How to solve the NHS crisis – scientifically, 19 August) is revealing: “Stephen Hawking is brilliant physicist but wrong on lack of evidence 4 weekend effect.2015 Fremantle [sic] study most...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Reflections on the Barcelona attacks We should always remember that the difference between liberal democracies and jihadi terrorists is that we embrace life and freedom, and theirs is a death cult intent on destroying freedom (Fighting terror means protecting freedom, 19 August). In the...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Remember Peterloo, but also Burslem Maxine Peake is quite right to draw our attention to the Peterloo massacre of 12 August 1819 (Reading riot act over Peterloo massacre’s place in history, 21 August). But we must not forget another important event in working-class history, sometimes...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Britain’s got its very own summer eclipse Why the fuss, just because parts of the US experienced a solar eclipse for a few minutes on Monday (Greatest show on Earth: total eclipse dazzles the US, 22 August)? For most of the UK, the sun has been obscured for the last six weeks. Bath • Will the...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Toppling Nelson risks importing US anger Afua Hirsch (Why not topple Nelson?, 22 August) has the argument back to front when she says the purpose of statues to “figures like Nelson” is to energise “white supremacist groups”. It is those agitating to remove such statues who are trying to...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Corrections and clarifications • Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was referred to as “Baltimore’s mayor” in a piece about Confederate-era monuments being taken down. That should have said former mayor. Rawlings-Blake was the US city’s mayor from 2010 to 2016; in June 2015 she announced a...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Finding the source of a good cup of tea I have some sympathy with Craig Wright’s view (Letters, 19 August) that too many coffee houses make lousy tea. On the hippy trail to India in the early 1970s I tasted locally grown and picked tea, freshly prepared by the roadside beneath the foothills...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: LETTERS: Are old cars worse polluters than new? As the motor car industry is at the forefront of environmental degradation both globally and locally, it is only right that manufacturers take a lead in tackling the problem (Ford launches £2,000 scrappage scheme, 22 August). Instead, they offer only a...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: THE CRITICS: ‘We are American and we come in peace’: dark humour and dry ice fill the Welsh mountains
Green Man’s absurdly lush site nestles in the palm of a long, verdant Welsh valley, with the River Usk snaking through it and the Black Mountains scooping steeply upwards into the mist behind the main stage, one of the most beautifully positioned of...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: THE CRITICS: Throbbing ears and floods of tears as Muse give the fans what they asked for
For a band whose live shows have previously featured military-level lasers, pyrotechnic infernos and dancing acrobats suspended beneath spaceships, tonight marks quite a change of gears. Muse have many undoubted virtues, but playing low-key, intimate,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: THE CRITICS: Turning tables on empire, immigration – and lube
“I finally became a man this year,” says 27-year-old Phil Wang, citing a first purchase of lube as the threshold to adulthood. He’s certainly come of age as a comic: the smart and funny Kinabalu is his best set by a distance, showcasing a new ease and...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OBITUARIES: Jerry Lewis
In 1946, a young comedian, Jerry Lewis, met a struggling singer, Dean Martin. They decided to form a team, Martin and Lewis, and the rest, as they say, is history. Their act, with its elaborate pattern of sparring and interruption, turned them into a...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OBITUARIES: Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim
The Sudanese feminist and political activist Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, who has died aged 88, was a force of nature. To observe her in action was to be humbled by her indefatigability. In a country where the slightest of strays from social convention were...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: OBITUARIES: Birthdays
Mark Butcher, cricketer, 45; Geoff Capes, shot-putter, 68; Eliza Carthy, folk singer and musician, 42; Edwyn Collins, musician, 58; Sir Lynton Crosby, political strategist, 61; Roger Greenaway, singer, songwriter and record producer, 79; Richard...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: SOCIETY: Branching out to remove job barriers
Anthony Knight fulfilled a childhood dream when he became an arboretum horticulturalist at Kew Gardens. But it took him nine attempts over five years before finally landing the job in November, despite having done work experience and an apprenticeship...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: SOCIETY: Want to fight obesity? Stop shrinking pizzas and let children play
Obesity is an environmental issue not a disease. Children growing up in the 1950s and 1960s were not obese. Virtually all people over 60 (and many younger) remember walking to infant school without an adult. Most travelled unaccompanied from the age of...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: SOCIETY: ‘It was negative for black people. Now I’d support my kids to join’
When Michael – aka Micky – Nicholas, 53, joined the London fire brigade (LFB) in 1990, just 3% of firefighters in the capital were from black and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. He recalls “people patting me on the shoulder, and clapping”, when...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: SOCIETY: Doors are being slammed on Belfast’s housing provision
The housing crisis in Northern Ireland has particularly deeply rooted issues. The unfair allocation of social housing was one of the civil rights issues in the 1960s that led to the Troubles. Public housing was mainly allocated by local councils and...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: WEATHER: Weather view
After a wet night the sun strikes through over the Backs in Cambridge, England... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: WEATHER: Country Diary
Among the glittering spillways, a vastness of light and water, the self is overwhelmed by the immensity of mountains and sea, and the intimacy of samphire lawns, sea asters and creeks. We wander into the salt marsh with sheep, a drift of Canada geese,...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: WEATHER: Weatherwatch There has been a rash of severe wildfires this year, in Europe, the US and elsewhere. A new study, using data on 23 wildfires in America’s western states, shows how such fires grow and spread by creating their own weather. The study, by researchers at...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Guardian cryptic crossword Across 1 Immodest acts online had to lead to tears (3,5) 5 Order a wife from the east — here’s the money (6) 9 Make a speech about British — some of the French hard to persuade (8) 10 As is traditional, provides instruments (6) 11 Good —...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Codeword Each letter of the alphabet makes at least one appearance in the grid, and is represented by the same number wherever it appears. The letters decoded should help you to identify other letters and words in the grid.... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Pieceword Use the jigsaw pieces to recreate this completed crossword. We’ve listed only clues for the Across words, but the pattern of the grid should help you. 1 Authorise 3 Alien 5 Home exercise apparatus 7 Smell strongly Simplicity • 9 Fired a gun Authentic •...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Yesterday’s solutions Codeword Suguru Cell Block Wordsearch Pieceword Killer Sudoku Wordwheel BACKSLIDE... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Killer Sudoku Easy Medium The normal rules of Sudoku apply: fill each row, column and 3x3 box with all the numbers from 1 to 9. In addition, the digits in each inner shape (marked by dots) must add up to the number in the top corner of that box. No digit can be...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Wordsearch Can you find 12 words that can follow CAR in the grid? Words can run forwards, backwards or diagonally, but always in a straight, unbroken line.... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Suguru® Fill the grid so that each square in an outlined block contains a digit. A block of two squares contains the digits 1 and 2, a block of three squares contains the digits 1, 2 and 3, and so on. No same digit appears in neighbouring squares, not even...... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Cell Block Divide the grid into blocks that are either square or rectangular. Each block must frame a single number, and each block must contain the same number of cells as the number it frames.... Pubdate:

23/08/2017: PUZZLES & CROSSWORD: Wordwheel Find as many words as possible using the letters in the wheel. Each must use the central letter and at least two others. Letters may be used only once. You may not use plurals, foreign words or proper nouns. There is at least one nine-letter word to be...... Pubdate:








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