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Covid-19: The Kiribati sailors stranded 8,000 miles from home

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Trade unions representing sailors have claimed that hundreds of thousands are still being prevented from travelling home because of Covid restrictions and border closures. Some seafarers stranded in northern Germany haven’t been able to see their families on the other side of the world for…

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The ballerina dancing on ice for a real ‘swan lake’

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A Russian ballerina from the world-renowned Mariinsky Theatre dressed in full costume performs scenes from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake… not on stage though, but on the frozen Gulf of Finland. This is Ilmira Bagrautinova’s way of objecting against the construction of a port in Batareinaya Bay,…

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UK schools to reopen, backed by frequent virus testing

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British children are gearing up to return to school on Monday after a two-month closure By KELVIN CHAN Associated Press March 7, 2021, 1:51 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — British students, backed by a robust coronavirus…

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A year ago, the show did not go on. What happened next?

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By Ian YoungsEntertainment & arts reporter image copyrightMarc Brennerimage captionThe cast of Our Lady of Blundellsands had a run of a week before the show was cut short Last March, Liverpool’s Everyman theatre opened its new play, Our Lady of Blundellsands, starring Josie Lawrence and…

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Spain starts culling of 900 cattle after 2 months at sea

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The culling of nearly 900 cattle that were deemed unfit after spending two months at sea has begun in the Mediterranean port of Cartagena ByThe Associated Press March 7, 2021, 3:19 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MADRID —…

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