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Why the US is facing a baby milk shortage
Near-empty shelves in a supermarket in Orlando, Florida
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Why the US is facing a baby milk shortage

Supply chains went into crisis after major supplier shut down factory following two infant deaths
20 May 2022
Curtailing abortion rights: will Republicans rue their victory?
Students protest anti-abortion measures
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Curtailing abortion rights: will Republicans rue their victory?

The next few years are likely to be ‘chaotic or worse’, predicts the Los Angeles Times
20 May 2022
The civil servants jobs cull: a ‘knee-jerk’ response to the cost-of-living crisis?
Whitehall sign
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The civil servants jobs cull: a ‘knee-jerk’ response to the cost-of-living crisis?

PM plans to cut a fifth of the civil service, or 91,000 jobs, within three years
20 May 2022
‘Grim game of our times’: what is sportswashing?
Newcastle play their home games at St James’ Park
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‘Grim game of our times’: what is sportswashing?

Leaked photos seem to reveal Newcastle’s ‘Saudi kit’ while golf is at ‘civil war’ over new LIV series
16 May 2022
Will the US save the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Joe Biden has repeatedly warned the UK against jeopardising the Good Friday Agreement
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Will the US save the Northern Ireland Protocol?

Washington delegation heading to UK amid stand-off over post-Brexit trade plan
13 May 2022
Enter the bear: how long will the carnage last?
Wall Street: the worst run of losses in a decade
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Enter the bear: how long will the carnage last?

Investors are grappling with a nasty bear market
13 May 2022
Is Joe Biden too old to rule? Exploring the greying of American politics
Joe Biden with his hand on his forehead
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Is Joe Biden too old to rule? Exploring the greying of American politics

The current Senate is the oldest in American history, with an average age of 64
29 Apr 2022

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Northern Ireland election: is Sinn Fein poised for victory?
Sinn Fein's Michelle O’Neill’s election poster
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Northern Ireland election: is Sinn Fein poised for victory?

The current poll average puts its support at 24%, against the Democratic Unionist Party’s 19%
29 Apr 2022
‘Outright civil war’ in tennis as Wimbledon faces up to Putin
Russian player Daniil Medvedev is the world No.2 in men’s tennis
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‘Outright civil war’ in tennis as Wimbledon faces up to Putin

Furious tennis authorities condemn ‘discriminatory and unfair’ ban of Russian and Belarusian players
28 Apr 2022
What is the church’s role in politics?
Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury
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What is the church’s role in politics?

Archbishop of Canterbury doubles down on criticism of the government's Rwanda plan
27 Apr 2022
Will GB News survive the launch of TalkTV?
Piers Morgan
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Will GB News survive the launch of TalkTV?

Rupert Murdoch’s new channel hopes to outclass its beleaguered rival
25 Apr 2022
Prince Harry, Meghan and the Queen’s Jubilee: ‘a delicate balancing act’
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Invictus Games
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Prince Harry, Meghan and the Queen’s Jubilee: ‘a delicate balancing act’

Commentators fear the Sussexes’ presence could be a ‘PR disaster’ that ‘overshadows’ the celebrations
20 Apr 2022
Orbán’s re-election ‘bad news for the EU’
Viktor Orbán celebrates on stage
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Orbán’s re-election ‘bad news for the EU’

Orbán took 54% of vote, allowing him to start fourth consecutive term as Hungary’s PM
14 Apr 2022
How the media reported UK’s ‘unprecedented’ bill rises
A gas hob
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How the media reported UK’s ‘unprecedented’ bill rises

Calls for more action from Rishi Sunak amid ‘worst attack on living standards’ in a generation
1 Apr 2022
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