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Boy ‘fighting for his life’ as rare Covid-linked disease stopped heart working

A six-year-old has been left "fighting for his life" after his heart stopped working properly due to a rare childhood disease linked to Covid. Oliver Patterson’s blood pressure plummeted and his body broke out in inflammatory welts before he was rushed to hospital by mum, Laura. Doctors at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, initially thought he […]

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Longmont's Museum exhibit with Monet, Degas is a must-see — The Know

George William Thornley isn’t a well-known figure in 19th century art, but he did have some famous acquaintances, among them some top names from Impressionism’s A-list. Born in 1857 to an English father and French mother, Thornley made engravings and watercolors, but his most remarkable role was as a go-to printmaker for Edgar Degas, Claude […]

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‘Death row dogs’ overwhelm shelters as abandoned lockdown pets face being killed

Animal rescue centres are being swamped by calls to take in "death row dogs" abandoned by owners who bought animals during lockdown. The Covid-19 pandemic led to a huge surge in people impulse buying dogs to keep them company at home. But as lockdown restrictions ease hundreds of puppies are being resold or handed in […]

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Rescue dog has lucky escape after swallowing fish hook during walk

Calling all dog lovers! Sign up to TeamDogs for your weekly dose of dog news, pictures and stories. A poor dog was lucky to avoid major surgery after swallowing a fish hook while out walking. One-year-old Runa had been out with her owners when the hook became lodged in her mouth. The rescue dog, originally […]

Business

Job fears, price spikes mean heartburn for Biden White House as economy revs up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – High unemployment. Rising prices. Gas lines.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden leaves after speaking about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response and the vaccination program from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueThey’re a bad memory for Americans old enough to remember the 1970s – […]

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Donald Trump savaged on Twitter following 2020 election rant – ‘Tragic sad little man’

Donald Trump ‘still has a message’ says expert When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

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‘Mad fantasy!’ Nicola Sturgeon’s second referendum bid is doomed to fail, says nationalist

Question Time: Dewberry says SNP may not meet EU 'criteria' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at […]

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EU in major power struggling with China – Brussels risks ‘losing the Western Balkans’

Philippines: Duterte tells China he won't withdraw ships When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

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Brexit LIVE: Jersey to be ‘masters of waters’ – Macron dealt hammer blow in fishing spat

French fisherman warns of 'never-ending war' with Jersey When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

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Traffic chaos: Gridlock on Auckland motorway after crashes

Traffic is at a standstill both northbound and southbound on sections of Auckland’s Southern Motorway after crashes this afternoon. The right hand lane of the motorway was blocked due to a crash around 1pm near the Tecoma St off-ramp. While the lane has now been reopened, traffic is backlogged. One motorist told the Herald the […]