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Billy Vunipola, Danny Care return to start for England vs Australia in first Test, live on Sky Sports

England’s Eddie Jones brings No 8 Billy Vunipola and scrum-half Danny Care back after prolonged absences, as duo start vs Australia on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action from 10.15am (10.55am KO); Owen Farrell starts at centre alongside fly-half Marcus Smith; Courtney Lawes captain By Michael Cantillon Last Updated: 30/06/22 8:47am Danny Care has been […]

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UK

Herb Norwegian elected Grand Chief of Dehcho First Nations – The Turtle Island News

By Caitrin Pilkington  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Herb Norwegian will be Grand Chief of the Dehcho First Nations once again, defeating Tim Lennie in a first round of voting and Jim Antoine in round two. Norwegian has already held the role several times. He replaces Stanley Sanguez, who served as interim grand chief since March […]

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Finance

UK to suffer high inflation longer than other nations, warns Bailey

The governor of the Bank of England warned on Wednesday that Britain’s economy is suffering more from the energy crisis than other countries with UK inflation likely to stay higher for longer. Speaking with other central bankers at a European Central Bank conference in Sintra, Portugal, Andrew Bailey said the BoE needed the option of […]

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Science

G7 nations pledge additional $4.5 billion for food aid | Food and Environment Reporting Network

FERN’s Ag Insider gives you the reporting you need every day to navigate the difficult terrain of food and agriculture policy. Editor Chuck Abbott has been covering this beat for nearly three decades — few journalists have the connections in the halls of power and the understanding of the issues that Chuck does. Executives and […]

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Health

UK lagging behind other developed nations in treating child cancer, says study

The UK is diagnosing child cancer at stage 1 and 2 less than Germany and France (Image: FatCamera/Getty) Around 85 youngsters are diagnosed with Wilms’ tumour, the most common children’s kidney cancer, every year. Most are under the age of five. An international study of more than 3,000 patients found this country lagged behind similar […]

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US

Nation’s first wheelchair ballroom dance competition to take place in Michigan

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) — A local organization is getting ready to roll out the nation’s first wheelchair dance competition right here in Michigan. Dance Mobility’s Adapted Ballroom Dance Competition will take place next month at Roeper Lower School in Bloomfield Hills. The competition is inspired by the international competition, Para Dance Sport. But, organizers say the […]

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Sports

Joe Schmidt joins New Zealand coaching set-up early after Covid cases ahead of Ireland series

Schmidt was due to start coaching NZ after the home series against Ireland but positive tests for head coach Ian Foster as well as assistants John Plumtree and Scott McLeod forced him to join early; Watch Ireland’s tour of New Zealand live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 27/06/22 7:28am Joe Schmidt has been called up […]

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Finance

Philippine tycoon targets control of nation’s biggest gasfield

The Philippines’ second-richest man is looking to buy control of the country’s biggest working natural gasfield at a critical time for the south-east Asian country’s energy security and on the cusp of a new presidential administration. Enrique Razon’s Prime Infra is seeking a majority stake in the Malampaya deepwater field, whose gas produces about a […]

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Finance

US and allies launch initiative to help Pacific Island nations

The US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Japan have launched a fresh initiative to help Pacific Island nations, in an effort to increase their presence in a maritime region that is increasingly targeted by China. Washington and its allies created “Partners in Blue Pacific” on Friday after several days of talks with Pacific Island countries. […]

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England winger Jonny May tests positive for Covid in Australia; doubt for first Test

Last Updated: 24/06/22 10:11am England winger Jonny May has tested positive for Covid-19, eight days before their opening Test vs Australia England winger Jonny May has tested positive for Covid-19 in Australia and will undertake seven days in isolation, putting his availability for the opening Test in question.  More to follow… This is a breaking […]