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Yemen: ‘Choices have been made to abandon these people’, says UN official

The “distressing” situation in Yemen is a result of choices made by “powerful countries and powerful people”, according to a UN official. Sir Mark Lowcock told Sky News “choices have been made to abandon these people”. He added that deciding not to fund the relief operation has been “one of the worst choices” made this […]

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Perfect night includes a curry, wine, 27 minutes of instagram and in bed by 11pm

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The definitive perfect night in has been discovered following the study of thousands of adults commissioned by frozen foods supermarket Iceland. Following the study of 2,000 adults, it has been discovered the perfect time to clock off […]

Business

First round of $300 Lost Wages Assistance payments headed to Coloradans

After a week dogged by tech glitches, Colorado’s unemployment officials sent their first batch of Lost Wages Assistance program payments out Thursday. By Friday afternoon, thousands of Coloradans could start receiving their first lump payments through the federal program, state officials say. The program, abbreviated LWA, was set up to give eligible unemployed people an […]

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Boris Johnson admits a second coronavirus wave is coming to UK

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Prime Minister Boris Johnson has admitted the UK is “now seeing a second wave coming in” and it was “inevitable” coronavirus would hit the country again. He was on a visit to the Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre […]

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HIV-positive man ‘raped 12-year-old girl he tracked down through Snapchat’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox An HIV-positive man has been arrested after allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl who he tracked down using Snapchat’s “Snap Map” location feature, it has been reported. The girl was reported missing from her home in Detroit, Michigan, […]

Business

Help! My Boss Is a Conspiracy Theorist

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, or a request to remain anonymous. Letters may be edited. QAnon bosses My pretty intelligent, chill, fun boss seems to be buying into the conspiracy theory nonsense ever since “antifa” showed up in the Seattle area. He mentioned […]

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After Moria fire, refugees decry conditions in new camp on Lesbos

There is a lack of food, water and toilet facilities at Kara Tepe, forcing people to urinate in the sea and near tents. Refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos, having escaped the fire that engulfed Moria, have told Al Jazeera that living conditions inside a new camp are squalid and uninhabitable, just one […]

Politics

How much has Brexit cost? The staggering amount for UK taxpayers

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Brexit has caused political turmoil in recent weeks. The shock announcement of Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill, which would effectively scrap the Withdrawal Agreement and jeopardise the Good Friday Agreement, has thrown […]

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Spain panic as deaths from Nile fever outbreak spike – drones in mass fumigation of towns

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The latest victim who died in hospital was a 72-year-old man who lived in Cadiz, the most recent area to suffer an outbreak. Two other people have died in the region – […]

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Govt confirms lockdown restrictions in North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The Government has confirmed local lockdown restrictions will be enforced across parts of the North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire to "curb rising infection rates". From Tuesday, everyone in the affected areas will be banned from socialising […]