Champions Barca bid Iniesta farewell after beating Sociedad
By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - La Liga champions Barcelona ended their campaign with a 1-0 win at home to Real Sociedad on Sunday thanks to a sensational distance strike from Philippe Coutinho as the Nou Camp paid an emotional farewell to departing captain Andres Iniesta. Coutinho drifted inside from the left and held off two defenders outside the area before rattling the ball in off the far post with a venomous shot, [...]
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Follow live updates on the opening of the Grenfell Tower inquiry when family and friends will pay tributes to the victimsPortraits of all 72 people killed in the fireEmotions run high as inquiry opens 7.57am BSTWelcome to the start of our live coverage of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire.The first stage of the inquiry will start at 11am at the conference centre at the Millennium Gloucester hotel, in South Kensington. It [...]
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The MFON journal and book is committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of female photographers of African descent and features more than 100 from across the diaspora. MFON is named in memory of Mmekutmfon ‘Mfon' Essien, a visionary photographer who died from breast cancer aged 34 in 2001. MFON has a legacy grant available to emerging black female photographers of African descent Continue reading... [...]
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The city with the world's tiniest and costliest living spaces may soon convert drainpipes into homes. The aim is to get young people on the property ladder – but how small is too small?“Both indoors and out, life in Hong Kong can feel pretty suffocating at times,” says 39-year-old finance worker Wai Li, who rents a 200 sq ft (19 sq m) “nano flat” by herself in Hong Kong's Sheung Wan neighbourhood. Li's living area [...]
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At 5.28am on Monday, the Queqiao relay satellite was launched from Sichuan province, according to Chinese state media. With Queqiao in place, China will be able to send a lunar probe to the side of the moon that never faces the Earth. No space programme has ever reached that part of the lunar surface because of communications difficulties. In a few days Queqiao – which means ‘Magpie Bridge' – will enter the moon's orbit, about [...]
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Manila takes non-confrontational stand vs China in sea feud
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to protect its claims in the South China Sea but did not elaborate or name China in a non-confrontational policy that immediately sparked criticism. [...]
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Commuters across south east England face altered or reduced services as part of a timetable changes 7.32am BSTHundreds of thousands of rail commuters in the south-east could be back to work with a bump after the royal wedding weekend thanks to the biggest train timetable change in decades. Govia Thameslink Railway, which operates Britain's largest rail franchise, covering a quarter of all journeys and carrying about 500,000 passengers daily, has rescheduled every train as [...]
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