More than £13 million awarded for recycling projects

The Scottish Government’s Recycling Improvement Fund will total £70 million over five years.
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Pregnant insurance broker sacked after looking for prams online during work hours
Paige Mowatt, who worked at One Call Insurance in Doncaster, spent more than ten-and-a-half hours viewing non-work-related material over just 15 days, an employment tribunal heard.
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US halts Egypt military aid over rights after huge arms sale
The Biden administration says it has cancelled $130 million in military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns just three days after greenlighting a massive $2.5 billion arms sale to the country
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It's some of Britain's most fertile land - yet there's a plan to cover 2,800 acres with solar panels
If proposals currently being considered go through, compulsory purchase orders could be used to turn this green land into Britain's biggest 'solar farm'.
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Argentine singer Verdaguer dies of COVID-19 complications
Argentine singer-songwriter Diego Verdaguer, whose romantic hits such as “Corazón de papel,” “Yo te amo” and “Volveré” sold almost 50 million copies, has died of complications from COVID-19
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Biden signals he WILL move troops to Eastern Europe 'in the near term'
President Biden signaled Friday evening that he does plan to move troops to Eastern Europe , even as Ukrainian officials are publicly downplaying U.S. assessments of imminent Russian invasion.
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Man Utd news: Ralf Rangnick's ruthless statement as Erling Haaland decision slammed
Former England manager Sam Allardyce has slammed Manchester United for passing on Erling Haaland, while Ralf Rangnick has opened up about Jesse Lingard's future
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Weekend Hot Topic: Gaming without Sony or Nintendo
Readers consider what they’d do if Microsoft and other large corporations were able to force out or acquire Nintendo and Sony.
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Why PS5 vs. Xbox Series X doesn’t matter – Reader’s Feature
A reader tries to defuse the current gen console war by looking at the pros and cons of both consoles and how largely equal each other out.
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Why Xbox cloud gaming is a bigger killer app than Game Pass – Reader’s Feature
Frustrated at not being able to buy a PS5, a reader gets an Xbox Series S instead and is very impressed by its cloud streaming service.
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Robot cop dog taking homeless peoples’ temperature amid Covid in Hawaii deemed ‘dehumanizing’
Police say the robot, Spot, saves them money and health risks in the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hospital patient moved to hotel and 'left without care for over a week'
Linda Slade has told how her father was taken from Southmead Hospital to the Bristol Hotel due to Covid concerns and staff shortages but then left for over a week without medical care
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Ukraine: ‘This is panic!’ Zelensky calls out West amid rising Russia-Ukraine tensions
UKRAINE PRESIDENT Volodymyr Zelensky criticised the West for creating "panic" over the build up of over 100,000 Russian troops on its border, claiming it is destabilising the economy.
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Sales soar for 'Maus' after its banning in Tennessee
Just days after the banning of “Maus” by a Tennessee school district made national news, two editions of Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize winning graphic story about the Holocaust have reached the top 20 on Amazon
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Macron halts plans to sue Britain over post-Brexit fishing licences
The Elysee Palace insisted before Christmas it would take the Government to court over the long-running row. Post-Brexit, French skippers must apply for permission to access UK waters.
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IMF urges El Salvador to scale back its Bitcoin push
The International Monetary Fund says that El Salvador should dissolve the $150 million trust fund it created when it made the cryptocurrency Bitcoin legal tender and return any of those unused funds to its treasury
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Michael Phelps’ alleged ex-girlfriend calls him ‘hypocrite’ over trans rights comments about Lia Thomas
The Olympic swimmer has never confirmed if the two had a relationship
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'Britain's Bill Gates' Mike Lynch set for extradition to the US
A High Court judge yesterday ruled that Dr Mike Lynch masterminded an elaborate scheme to cook Autonomy's books before it was sold to HP in 2011 for £8.3 billion.
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Alaska court rules against youths in climate change lawsuit
The Alaska Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 16 young Alaskans who claimed long-term effects of climate change will devastate Alaska and interfere with their individual constitutional rights
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PM's wife Carrie 'offered to organise cake for lockdown-breaking party'
The Partygate investigation is said to be looking into an exchange between the Prime Minister's wife, 33, and at least one other senior official, according to reports.
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Detached houses worth over £420,000 on average as prices grow twice as fast as smaller homes
The average standalone house in the UK has jumped by 16.6 per cent or £60,556 since the start of the pandemic
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British man, 70, dies inside 'happy ending' massage parlour' in Thai 'Sin City' of Pattaya
Police arrived at the 'Lovely Massage' shop in Bang Lamung, Pattaya City in Thailand to find John Swain, 70, had died during the experience following him falling asleep and choking.
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Eight Russell Group universities STILL won't pull the plug on virtual learning
Of the 24 universities in the prestigious Russell Group, eight have kept at least a portion online even though Government Covid restrictions have been lifted.
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Menopausal staff must get same protection against discrimination as victims of racism, say lawyers
The Discrimination Law Association (DLA) has called for specific legal protections for women who are experiencing the 'change of life'. (File photo.)
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Halle Berry admits having 'commitment ceremony' with Van Hunt after teasing fake wedding
Halle Berry is currently in a relationship with musician Van Hunt, whom she is understood to have begun dating in 2020
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Trump’s White House press aide subpoenaed in Capitol riot investigation
January 6 committee requests documents and deposition from former deputy press secretary
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DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Met's investigation of cheese and wine parties in Downing Street is a shambles
DAILY MAIL COMMENT: While Partygate has profound political implications, the worst punishment anyone deemed to have breached the rules will get is a fixed penalty notice.
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Stealth tax on graduates who will pay an extra £113 per year
The Department for Education said it would keep the salary threshold at £27,295 despite inflation rocketing to 5.4 per cent - its highest in 30 years. Critics said the threshold should rise with inflation.
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Taylor Lautner was ‘scared’ to leave the house for 10 years after Twilight fame: ‘I’d get super anxious’
'I'd get super anxious to go out. So I just didn’t.’
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‘Nanny,’ ‘Exiles,’ ‘Navalny’ among top Sundance winners
A drama about an undocumented nanny in New York City, a documentary about three exiled dissidents from Tiananmen Square and another doc about Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have won top prizes at the Sundance Film Festival
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Storm Malik tracker: UK braces for 72 hours of gales - will your area be hit?
It comes as a number of weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office - with gusts of up to 70mph possibly causing travel chaos and damage to buildings
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Ten changes to the Highway Code today that motorists must know
A total of 50 rules have been added or updated in nine separate sections of the road user's rule book from today. Here are 10 car drivers need to know...
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Partygate report due at No 10 within days as police deny delaying publication
Reports circulate of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.
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Partygate report due at No 10 within days as police deny delaying publication
Reports circulate of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.
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Winds up to 80mph set to batter northern UK as Storm Malik sweeps in
Amber and yellow weather warnings are in place for Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland.
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Winds up to 80mph set to batter northern UK as Storm Malik sweeps in
Amber and yellow weather warnings are in place for Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland.
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Stream of customers moving to energy supplier Octopus slows as gas price spikes
The business has weathered the energy crisis that squeezed many of its competitors out of the market.
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Over-65s may go without food or heat to cope with energy bill rises, says Age UK
The charity is urging older people on low incomes to check whether they are entitled to Pension Credit.
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Over-65s may go without food or heat to cope with energy bill rises, says Age UK
The charity is urging older people on low incomes to check whether they are entitled to Pension Credit.
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Lung abnormalities found in long Covid patients with breathlessness
The Explain study is investigating possible lung damage in those who have not been admitted to hospital, but continue to experience the symptom.
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In suburban Kentucky, Afghan refugees make a new life
Some 75,000 Afghan refugees are expected to settle in America in 2022. Photographer Amira Karaoud visits new arrivals finding a fresh start in Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Andy Capp - 29th January 2022
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10 major changes made to Highway Code from today which most drivers won't know
The Highway Code contains advice and rules for people on Britain’s roads. The latest changes are advisory, so non-compliance will not result in a fine. A hierarchy of road users is also being introduced
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Liverpool news: Luis Diaz explains how he'll help Reds attack as wage deal revealed
Liverpool are set to confirm the capture of Porto winger Luis Diaz in an astonishing piece of transfer business, and he's already explained how he'll improve his new side
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Louise Jameson rejoins Emmerdale - despite having been killed off first time round
Soap star Louise Jameson is rejoining the cast of Emmerdale after she made her first appearance on the ITV soap in 1972
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Perishers originally ran from 1959 to 2006. The strip is still so popular today that we decided to reprint the best of the strips by Maurice Dodd and Dennis Collins
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Your daily horoscope for Saturday, January 29, 2022
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Boris Johnson to visit Ukraine region and hold call with Putin next week
UK prime minister hopes to ‘accelerate diplomatic efforts’ amid rising tensions between Ukraine and RussiaBoris Johnson will visit the Ukraine region and hold a crisis talks with Vladimir Putin next week amid fears of a Russian invasion.The British prime minister is determined to “accelerate diplomatic efforts” and “ramp up deterrence to avoid bloodshed” in the coming days, according to government sources. Continue reading...
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‘He can do what he likes’: Inside Spotify’s love affair with Joe Rogan’s misinformation
While tech giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have increased efforts to tackle misinformation on their platforms, Spotify has so far escaped a similar level of scrutiny
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