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Record number of dams removed from Europe’s rivers in 2021 | Rivers

At least 239 barriers, including dams and weirs, were removed across 17 countries in Europe in 2021, in a record-breaking year for dam removals across the continent. Spain led the way, with 108 structures taken out of the country’s rivers. “Our efforts to expand dam removals across Europe are gathering speed,” said Pao Fernández Garrido, …

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Idrissa Gueye reportedly missed PSG's 4-0 win over Montpellier as he didn't want to wear a rainbow colored shirt.

Idrissa Gueye missed the PSG match “because he REFUSED to wear a jersey with his rainbow number”

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye reportedly missed his side’s 4-0 win over Montpellier on Saturday because he didn’t want to play in a shirt numbered in the colors of the rainbow. Players across France wore the special shirts over the weekend as a show of solidarity to mark the upcoming International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia …

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Rafferty was diagnosed with opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome by experts at Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Mum’s heartbreak after son struck down with rare ‘dancing eye syndrome’

The tumor triggered a rare condition known as opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome. Also known as ‘dancing eye syndrome’, the condition is a neurological disease that attacks children. Rafferty was diagnosed with opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome by experts at Evelina London Children’s Hospital ( Picture: PA) A mum has spoken candidly about her relief at getting her “little boy back” …

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Cumbria coalmine redundant before it even opens, say campaigners | Coal

A new coalmine proposed for Cumbria is likely to be redundant before it even opens because the steelmakers that are its target market are moving so rapidly away from fossil fuels, analysis from green campaigners claims. Steelmakers across Europe are moving to “green steel”, which uses renewable energy and modern techniques to avoid the need …

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Manchester United's Paul Pogba ahead of a pre-season friendly match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Picture date: Saturday August 7, 2021.

Paul Pogba: Juventus meet Manchester United midfielder representatives on Monday | Soccer News

Juventus are meeting Paul Pogba’s representatives on Monday as they begin talks over a potential return to Turin. The 29-year-old is set to leave United at the end of his contract next month and he cannot officially speak to any English club until then, making him increasingly likely to move abroad. Juventus took the first …

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'I'm surprised I'm not dead!'  Pete Doherty has revealed both his earlobes were bitten off in historic incidents at a pub and in altercations

‘I’m surprised I’m not dead!’ Pete Doherty confesses BOTH his earlobes have been bitten off

Pete Doherty has revealed both his earlobes were bitten off in historic incidents at a pub. The singer, 43, joked that he’s ‘got chunks missing all over the place’ and thinks some people ‘just want a souvenir’, but frankly admitted he’s surprised not to be dead. He told The Observer of the gory altercations: ‘Someone …

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Dad gets 'nightmare' diagnosis after asking the same question over and over

Dad gets ‘nightmare’ diagnosis after asking the same question over and over

A dad-of-four was diagnosed with young-onset dementia after suffering with memory problems for 20 years. Roughly 900,000 people in the UK have dementia, with more than 42,000 of those having young-onset dementia, which is when a person develops the condition before the age of 65. New research from the Alzheimer’s Society found 27% of people …

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Rejection of Arctic mine expansion bid offers hope for narwhal population | Canada

The expansion of an iron ore mine in the Arctic that would have increased shipping and led to the “complete extirpation of narwhal” from the region has been blocked. After four years of consultations and deliberations, the Nunavut Impact Review Board rejected a request from Baffinland Iron Mines Corp asking to significantly increase mining on …

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Erik Ten Hag signed off at Ajax by guiding them to the Eredivisie title

Erik ten Hag: New Manchester United boss in talks over plans for summer and next season | Soccer News

Erik ten Hag is in talks with Manchester United over his plans for the club over the summer and next season, but said “there is a lot of work to do”. Ten Hag, who was appointed United manager last month, took charge of his final game as Ajax boss on Sunday with a 2-2 draw …

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Queen receives standing ovation at Platinum Jubilee show as the nation salutes her 70 years of service

Queen receives standing ovation at Platinum Jubilee show as the nation salutes her 70 years of service

The Queen was greeted with a standing ovation from a 5,000 strong crowd on Sunday night to mark the start of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Celebrations got underway with a star-studded equestrian extravaganza featuring some of the world’s leading performers. The 96-year-old monarch enjoyed a cast of entertainers, including Tom Cruise, Dame Helen Mirren, who …

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