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Asda announces 3,000 jobs at risk as supermarket unveils major restructure

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Thousands of jobs at Asda are at risk as the supermarket giant reels from the coronavirus pandemic. Consultations with around 5,000 workers have started, as part of a major restructuring plan. Out of those, 3,000 back office […]

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Jealous husband ‘blacked out’ when he tied up wife’s lover and cut off his penis

A jealous husband who tied up his wife's lover and cut off his penis with a pair of scissors claims he "blacked out" during the gruesome attack. Alex Bonilla, 51, allegedly said "this is normal, you will not die today" before snipping off three quarters of his next door neighbour's manhood. The father-of-five is then […]

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Putin blasts West for ‘trying to shackle’ Russia as relations ‘at lowest since Cold War’

Vladimir Putin ‘will eventually be forced out’ 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. The Russian […]

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Golden retriever meets puppy for the first time and turns into ball of energy

A golden retriever was filmed getting super-excited when he met his "little sister" for the first time. In an adorable video, uploaded on Reddit by user u/solateor on February 21, the dark caramel-hued pooch is introduced to a tiny puppy. The pup is being carried into the house in a Costco bag and, although he […]

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Thugs ‘carved message in teen’s leg with broken vodka bottle’ in vicious attack

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Two woman who brutally attacked a teenage boy with a bottle in his own home after hearing "rumours' about him have been jailed. Agnes Bowers, 27, and Nora Holmes, 25, carried out the assault to danger of […]

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Ghana to receive world's first doses of free Covax vaccines: Unicef

ACCRA (AFP) – Ghana is scheduled to receive Wednesday (Feb 24) the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, a World Health Organization-backed effort to procure and distribute inoculations for free to poor countries. “We are pleased that Ghana has become the first country to receive the Covid-19 vaccines from the Covax facility,” Unicef, which […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Aerial photo shows snaking queue at Auckland testing centre

Some Auckland testing centres were met with strong demand today after three new community cases of Covid-19 were reported yesterday. More than 600 people were tested at Papatoetoe High School yesterday and hundreds more today. Newstalk ZB’s William Terite spoke to a father outside the school this morning who said he was bringing his son […]

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Environmental attorney from Denver to lead Bureau of Land Management – The Denver Post

GRAND JUNCTION — The Bureau of Land Management announced that an attorney who previously worked on agency issues for environmental groups will serve as the new deputy director. The U.S. Department of the Interior said Nada Culver, who was appointed to the Denver position, will effectively run the agency for the short term, replacing former […]

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Rich countries must increase Covid-19 vaccine supply to poor nations, Argentina, Mexico say

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) – The presidents of Mexico and Argentina on Tuesday (Feb 23) pressed the United Nations and the world’s richest countries to improve poorer nations’ access to Covid-19 vaccines, deriding efforts as grossly inadequate so far. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the United Nations’ scheme to ensure the poorest could get […]

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Feb 24

Tiger Woods hospitalised with multiple injuries after car accident Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled down a steep hillside, requiring the “jaws of life” to extricate the golf great from the wreckage. Woods’ injuries were not believed […]