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James Bond: ‘Traumatised’ Roger Moore needed drugs and booze for For Your Eyes Only scene

Roger Moore always looked fantastically unruffled on screen as Her Majesty’s secret agent. He might, perhaps raise an eyebrow at a particularly hairy situation. However, in reality, the actor faced some personally traumatic moments, especially while filming For Your Eyes Only, which is back on ITV tonight. Although it was far less outlandish and ambitious […]

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Canada

Volunteers urgently needed at Montreal non-profit that helps women flee abusive homes | CBC News

It’s been 10 years since Nathalie Trottier made the difficult decision to move out of her home, leaving behind 25 years of abuse at the hands of her partner — but also all of her belongings. “When I left, I lost everything,” she recalls of her move, empty-handed, into a women’s shelter.  That’s why a volunteer-powered non-profit […]

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WHO says monkeypox cases triple in Europe in two weeks, urgent action needed to contain spread

The World Health Organization on Friday warned that urgent action is needed to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, as cases have tripled over the past two weeks. Europe is the center of a global outbreak of the virus with 90% of confirmed monkeypox cases reported there, according to the WHO. New infections have […]

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The Beatles Were so Poor in Their Early Days They Needed Their Girlfriends to Hold Their Microphones on Broom Handles

In their early days, The Beatles couldn’t afford a drummer, much less a couple of microphone stands because they were so poor. Their biggest priority was establishing themselves. The money came later. They’d perform anywhere promoters wanted them, even for free. The Beatles | Hulton Archive/Getty Images The group accepted any offer that allowed they […]

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Finance

Royal Mail: a more efficient service is needed to finance bigger pay

UK posties have begun to send their own message in a pay dispute. With ballots issued to 115,000 Royal Mail workers, this could become the biggest strike of the summer. The tensions highlight the structural problems of the UK’s biggest delivery group, recently demoted from the FTSE 100. Postal employees, key workers in the pandemic, […]

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Finance

Russia/energy price cap: complex plan may not be needed

Price controls are difficult enough to implement in one country. Try doing it around the globe for a widely traded commodity. The G7 countries are considering a price cap for Russian oil sales. That could reduce the country’s ability to pay for its war in Ukraine. If the plan is executed successfully — a big […]

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Harley Group Holds Motorcycle Rally At Yellowstone; Gives Much Needed Boost To Economy | Cowboy State Daily

**For All Things Wyoming, Sign-Up For Our Daily Newsletter*** By Wendy Corr, Cowboy State Daily Northwest Wyoming relies on tourism for a majority of its economy. After the floods that shut down Yellowstone National Park on June 13, local businesses saw visitation drop sharply. Then came the motorcycles, helping to ease the economic impact of […]

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Canada

Infrastructure fixes to halt floods on Peguis First Nation sorely needed, emergency head says | CBC News

All levels of government need to come together to help solve flood-related infrastructure issues on Manitoba’s largest First Nation, the community’s director of emergency management says.  “There is serious work to do,” said William Sutherland in an interview Sunday, as the flood-battered community north of Winnipeg was toiling to again try and shore up structures, […]

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Sports

Tennis-Serena says she needed time to heal after rough 2021

Tennis-Serena says she needed time to heal after rough 2021 | WTVB | 1590 AM · 95.5 FM | The Voice of Branch County Close For the health and safety of everyone, our offices are temporarily closed to the public. If you have won a prize from us we will be mailing it to you […]

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Letter: Officials needed for state tennis events

The girls state tennis tournament concluded recently and one thing noticeably absent at the event were officials. Typically, in tennis, players abide by the “code” and call their own lines. However, at the state tournament where the stakes are higher having 3-4 roving officials present helps reassure both players and parents that it’s a level […]