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Can protest songs make a difference?
A project funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council has analysed protest songs from the 1600s to today, creating the first official database of English protest songs.
Most G20 states revolt against US pressure
The US-led initiative to isolate Russia through sanctions has not succeeded, because half the countries in the Group of Twenty leading global economies, refused to participate.
Student loan interest rates slashed for second time amid cost of living crisis
The change comes after the government previously announced that student loan interest rates were due to be reduced from 12% to 7.3%. Now, they are set to be even lower.
Domino's exits Italy after failing to win over ancestral home of pizza
The company's cheese-filled crusts and pineapple-topped pizzas failed to gain a foothold in a competitive market
Cost of living: Energy bosses to hold crisis talks with ministers over soaring bills
There has been widespread anger at Shell, BP, and British Gas owner Centrica announcing bumper financial results while households struggle to cope with soaring bills.
British Racism, Indian style: UK must curb influence of European human rights rules, says Braverman
Attorney general says it is ‘national priority’ to extricate UK from influence of European court of human rights. How about extricate UK from influence of Indian human right...
Gordon Brown says energy firms unable to offer lower bills should be temporarily re-nationalised
Former PM calls for energy price cap to be scrapped and new lower prices renegotiated by government
Man found guilty of murdering his wife four days after their wedding
The court heard that Thomas Nutt stuffed the body of Dawn Walker in a suitcase near their home in Lightcliffe
Liz Truss refuses to rule out help with energy bills in apparent U-turn
Rishi Sunak campaign attacks rival’s approach to cost of living as ‘laughable were it not so serious’
All children aged one to nine in London to be offered polio vaccine booster
Public health officials hoping to curb spread after polioviruses found in sewage samples across capital
Tory leadership: I'd rather lose doing right thing, says Sunak
The former chancellor says he has a "moral responsibility" to help the poorest with energy bills - a moral that he suddenly discovered only as a PM candidate, and never had whil...
Homes for Ukraine: Quarter of refugee sponsors do not want to carry on
A quarter of sponsors of Ukrainians as part of the Homes for Ukraine scheme do not want to continue the arrangement beyond six months, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) h...
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