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Formula 1: Carlos Sainz calls for broader debate on impact of ‘porpoising’
Formula 1: Carlos Sainz calls for broader debate on impact of ‘porpoising’
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Ferrari's Carlos Sainz wants a broader debate on the long-term health impact of Formula 1's new generation of cars.Asked how the cars might handle next week's Monaco Grand Prix, the Spaniard said: "It...

Cameron Norrie into Lyon semi-finals for third time
Cameron Norrie into Lyon semi-finals for third time
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British number one Cameron Norrie battled into the Lyon semi-finals for the third time as his French Open preparations continued in ideal fashion.The 26-year-old top seed was tested throughout by Arge...

Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes
Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes
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AFPInternet cables that crisscross the sea-floor could be use to detect earthquakes and tsunamis or monitor how climate change alters ocean currents.These telecoms cables could be used as a giant arra...

Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight
Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight
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Getty ImagesTwitter has said it plans to put misleading tweets from official accounts about the Ukraine war behind warning notices.The change follows heightened scrutiny of the social media platform a...

French Open: Emma Raducanu faces qualifier in first round; Novak Djokovic gets tricky draw
French Open: Emma Raducanu faces qualifier in first round; Novak Djokovic gets tricky draw
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Dates: 22 May-5 June Venue: Roland Garros, ParisCoverage: Live text and radio commentaries of selected matches across BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, the BBC Sport website and appBritain's Emma Raducan...

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79
Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79
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EPAGreek composer Vangelis, who was known for his celebrated film themes for Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner, has died at the age of 79.The musician first tasted fame as the keyboardist in a band wi...

Israeli coalition government in crisis as MP quits
Israeli coalition government in crisis as MP quits
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Getty ImagesThe future of Israel's government has been plunged into uncertainty after a member quit, leaving it as a minority in parliament for the first time.The Arab member of the coalition resigned...

Vulnerable adults set for autumn Covid booster jab
Vulnerable adults set for autumn Covid booster jab
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Getty ImagesAt-risk groups should be given a booster Covid vaccine dose this autumn, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised. The body suggested government offer the jab...

Ukrainian widow confronts Russian soldier accused of killing her husband
Ukrainian widow confronts Russian soldier accused of killing her husband
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EPAIn the very first days of this invasion a 62-year-old unarmed civilian was shot dead on a village street outside his Ukrainian home. His name was Oleksandr Sheloipov.Three months later and the capt...

Iceland to launch over-60s discount as cost of living soars
Iceland to launch over-60s discount as cost of living soars
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Getty ImagesIceland is to launch a new discount for shoppers who are over 60, as soaring prices hit household budgets. The supermarket chain said it would offer over-60s 10% off every Tuesday to suppo...