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The UK’s criminal justice system would fall apart without charities
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The UK’s criminal justice system would fall apart without charities

It is almost impossible to imagine what the criminal justice system would be like without the voluntary sector. The numbers tell their own story: the prison and probation services combined employ some 43,500 staff, but 66,344 people – volunteers and …

Clark to report back following crunch Paris talks over Vauxhall
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Clark to report back following crunch Paris talks over Vauxhall

Business secretary Greg Clark is expected to report back to the Government today after holding crunch talks in Paris over the future of thousands of British production jobs.

The minister travelled to the French capital on Thursday to meet with …

Blogger discredits claim Amelia Earhart was taken prisoner by Japan
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Blogger discredits claim Amelia Earhart was taken prisoner by Japan

Claims made in a US documentary that the pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart crash-landed on the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean and was taken prisoner by the Japanese appear to have been proved false by a photograph unearthed in a …

One Press Conference, Two Audiences
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One Press Conference, Two Audiences

On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:

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    Inside China’s celluloid kingdom

    Sino-Hollywood’s most expensive co-production of all time seeks to break down barriers between East and West, but the film once again shows that lofty goal may be easier said than done

    The Great Wall is China’s attempt to prove it …

    Man shot near Michigan Avenue off Wacker Drive
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    Man shot near Michigan Avenue off Wacker Drive

    A man was shot downtown Monday afternoon just south of the Chicago River near Michigan Avenue, police said.

    The 33-year-old man shot near Garland Court and Lower Wacker Place just about drove to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of a …

    Manchester United transfer news: Romelu Lukaku confirmed, Paul Pogba’s role in deal
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    Manchester United transfer news: Romelu Lukaku confirmed, Paul Pogba’s role in deal

    Romelu Lukaku unveiled as a Man Utd player.

    ROMELU Lukaku revealed that his record move to Manchester United was inspired by Paul Pogba’s arrival at Old Trafford as he began training with the Premier League giants in Los Angeles on

    The Killers webchat – post your questions now!
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    The Killers webchat – post your questions now!

    Those hoping to get inside the John Peel tent for the Killers’ secret set at this year’s Glastonbury festival were likely to have been left frustrated. In fact, there seemed to be more people desperately scrambling to find a way …

    Lords prepare to fight for amendments to the Brexit bill
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    Lords prepare to fight for amendments to the Brexit bill

    Peers from across the parties will begin efforts to make changes to Theresa May’s plan for Brexit in the House of Lords on Monday, despite warnings from Tory MPs that their actions will increase appetite for reform or abolition of …

    Is God boosting Stephen Colbert’s ratings?
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    Is God boosting Stephen Colbert’s ratings?

    Before 2017, Jimmy Fallon dominated Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel in the late night talk show ratings wars. But Colbert has since emerged as the victor, besting his rivals in overall viewership for the recently concluded 2016-2017 season. Colbert ended …