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Billionaires in space: essential innovation or ‘costly vanity project’?
Blue Origin’s New Shepard crew posing after flying into space
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Billionaires in space: essential innovation or ‘costly vanity project’?

‘One very small step for mankind, one giant ego trip for Jeff Bezos’
30 Jul 2021
Bring on Paris: ‘so much more to come’ from Dujardin and Gio
In Tokyo Charlotte Dujardin won two bronze medals riding Gio
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Bring on Paris: ‘so much more to come’ from Dujardin and Gio

With two medals in Tokyo Dujardin is now Britain’s most decorated female Olympian
29 Jul 2021
Tom Daley: the perfect Hollywood ending for Team GB’s golden boy
Tears well up in the eyes of Tom Daley after his gold at Tokyo 2020
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Tom Daley: the perfect Hollywood ending for Team GB’s golden boy

There were tears of joy after Daley and Matty Lee won diving gold in Tokyo
27 Jul 2021
Who is Kate Shemirani? Anti-vaxxer speech investigated over ‘Nuremberg’ cry
Kate Shemirani
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Who is Kate Shemirani? Anti-vaxxer speech investigated over ‘Nuremberg’ cry

Former nurse has become face of the anti-vaccination movement
26 Jul 2021
Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat
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Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat

Prime minister quarantining after being ‘pinged’ by NHS track-and-trace
22 Jul 2021
What happened to Peter Falconio?
Joanne Lees and Peter Falconio
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What happened to Peter Falconio?

Police in Australia still searching for body of British backpacker shot dead on remote highway
14 Jul 2021
Boris Johnson’s family: a guide to the PM’s colourful relatives
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Boris Johnson’s family: a guide to the PM’s colourful relatives

Tight-knit clan never shy about speaking out on Downing Street policy
12 Jul 2021

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A timeline of the Wagatha Christie libel battle
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A timeline of the Wagatha Christie libel battle

Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy still locked in feud over private Instagram leak
8 Jul 2021
Gareth Southgate: a likeable leader’s ‘quiet revolution’
England head coach Gareth Southgate celebrates after the semi-final win over Denmark
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Gareth Southgate: a likeable leader’s ‘quiet revolution’

England manager’s ‘DNA’ has defined the run to the Euro 2020 final
8 Jul 2021
Emma Raducanu: the 18-year-old who wowed Wimbledon
Emma Raducanu reached the last-16 at Wimbledon
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Emma Raducanu: the 18-year-old who wowed Wimbledon

British tennis fans celebrated their new star on ‘Raducanu Ridge’
8 Jul 2021
Top billionaires: who are the world’s richest people?
Jeff Bezos
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Top billionaires: who are the world’s richest people?

Jeff Bezos is No.1 on the rich list ahead of Bernard Arnault and Elon Musk
6 Jul 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell: from high society to ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail
Ghislaine Maxwell
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Ghislaine Maxwell: from high society to ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail

British socialite has spent nearly a year in prison accused of enabling Jeffrey Epstein
28 Jun 2021
Carl Nassib comes out as gay: an NFL game changer
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib
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Carl Nassib comes out as gay: an NFL game changer

His announcement is praised by the league, the Raiders and fellow pros 
22 Jun 2021
What happened to Madeleine McCann? A timeline of her case
Madeleine McCann
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What happened to Madeleine McCann? A timeline of her case

Prime suspect claims prosecutors have run ‘public campaign of prejudice’ against him
15 Jun 2021
What happened to Madeleine McCann? A timeline of her case
Madeleine McCann
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What happened to Madeleine McCann? A timeline of her case

Prime suspect claims prosecutors have run ‘public campaign of prejudice’ against him
15 Jun 2021
Dr Jill Biden: meet the ‘Philly girl’ first lady
Joe and Jill Biden exit on Air Force One after flying into RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk
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Dr Jill Biden: meet the ‘Philly girl’ first lady

The US president’s other half is also a community college teacher, cancer research campaigner and grandmother
10 Jun 2021
Queen Elizabeth and the US presidents - in pictures
Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Queen
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Queen Elizabeth and the US presidents - in pictures

A look back at previous royal rendezvous as Joe Biden gears up to visit Her Majesty next month
27 May 2021
‘Deceived and induced’: inquiry reveals how Martin Bashir landed Princess Diana interview
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‘Deceived and induced’: inquiry reveals how Martin Bashir landed Princess Diana interview

BBC said to be facing its ‘phone hacking moment’ as Dyson report is published
20 May 2021
Blair’s hair: Brad Pitt or Gandalf?
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Blair’s hair: Brad Pitt or Gandalf?

When the former prime minister appeared on ITV to discuss Scottish independence last week, all anybody wanted to talk about was his silver mane
7 May 2021
Laurence Fox to Count Binface: the most colourful London mayor candidates
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Laurence Fox to Count Binface: the most colourful London mayor candidates

Former Wall Street banker who drank his own urine is up against controversial actor and a bin
6 May 2021
The legacy of Bernie Madoff
Bernie Madoff
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The legacy of Bernie Madoff

The Wall Street swindler orchestrated the largest financial fraud yet seen. Were lessons learned?
23 Apr 2021
Why does Queen Elizabeth have two birthdays?
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Why does Queen Elizabeth have two birthdays?

Muted private celebrations mark monarch’s 95th birthday today
21 Apr 2021
A guide to Burns Night
Robert Burns
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A guide to Burns Night

Scots will raise a glass to their national bard on 25 January - we look at his famous works
20 Jan 2021
Celebrities who died in 2020
Chadwick Boseman
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Celebrities who died in 2020

Chadwick Boseman, Jack Charlton and Eddie Van Halen are among the famous figures who have passed away this year
21 Dec 2020
Four things you may not know about John le Carre
John Le Carre attends a sreeening of Berlinale Special Series The Night Manager
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Four things you may not know about John le Carre

Famed espionage novelist dies from pneumonia at age of 89
14 Dec 2020
Maradona: ‘I did not cheat - it was cunning, craftiness’
Diego Maradona
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Maradona: ‘I did not cheat - it was cunning, craftiness’

World mourns the death of the Argentine football icon
26 Nov 2020
‘Sir’ Lewis hailed as Britain’s greatest ever sportsman
Lewis Hamilton won his seventh Formula 1 world title after victory at the Turkish GP
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‘Sir’ Lewis hailed as Britain’s greatest ever sportsman

There are calls for the seven-time F1 champion to be knighted after he equals Michael Schumacher’s title record
16 Nov 2020
12 things you didn’t know about Melania Trump
Melania and Donald Trump
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12 things you didn’t know about Melania Trump

First lady rumoured to be considering divorce
11 Nov 2020
Tao Geoghegan Hart: who is Britain’s new cycling star?
Ineos Grenadiers cyclist Tao Geoghegan Hart celebrates his win at the Giro d’Italia
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Tao Geoghegan Hart: who is Britain’s new cycling star?

The 25-year-old is hailed as the ‘real deal’ after winning the Giro d’Italia
27 Oct 2020
Naomi Osaka: a true champion for tennis and human rights
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka poses with the US Open trophy
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Naomi Osaka: a true champion for tennis and human rights

Japanese star makes a huge statement with victory at the US Open
14 Sep 2020
Ronnie O’Sullivan: sixth world title for snooker’s rock star
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Ronnie O’Sullivan: sixth world title for snooker’s rock star

The Rocket is now one behind Stephen Hendry’s record
17 Aug 2020
Who are the Illuminati - and what do they control?
Donald Trump is handed a mask during a factory visit
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Who are the Illuminati - and what do they control?

Doctor promoted by Donald Trump shared conspiracy theory linked to secretive global cabal
4 Aug 2020
Prince Philip: a lifetime of service in pictures
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Prince Philip: a lifetime of service in pictures

The Duke of Edinburgh today marks his 99th birthday
10 Jun 2020
Who is Banksy?
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Who is Banksy?

Anonymous artist reveals artwork in support of Black Lives Matter
9 Jun 2020
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