Reformers vote to make it easier to learn English... These nu, sili speling rools tayk the biskit 

CRAIG BROWN: Apparently, English takes up to three years longer to master than other languages, and the peculiarities of our spelling sytem are at least partly to blame.
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Kate was ‘miserable from the start’ at ‘cliquey’ school
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How Roger Bannister has the Romans to thank for his four minute mile 
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Housing development blocked because it could ‘harm’ Welsh language
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STEPHEN GLOVER: Why is the BBC indulging Martin Bashir? 
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Hope they smell like teen spirit! SIX of Kurt Cobain's HAIR STRANDS sell for whopping $14K
Six strands of the legendary frontman's signature long blonde hair sold for a whopping $14,145 in an auction by Iconic Auctions.
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Marvel star Anthony Mackie tells Spider-Man’s Tom Holland ‘I’m on your a**’ in MTV Awards speech
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Manchin and Murkowski call for bipartisan voting rights bill as For The People Act deadlocks in Senate
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Biden releases tax returns showing his income fell in 2020
Joe Biden has released his tax returns showing his income fell sharply during 2020 as he ran for president and won the White House.
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Coronavirus victim believed to be dead wakes up moments before she's cremated
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Arizona sheriff's immigration patrols to cost public $200M
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Rio Ferdinand gives verdict on Alisson winner and whether Liverpool will clinch top-four spot
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Governor's OK means S Carolina now allows open carry of guns
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Richard Madeley says he's 'ready to be the new Piers Morgan' ahead of GMB debut
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Pro-tax millionaires group launches protest defending proposed Biden tax hikes
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Labour MP's live interview on the BBC gets gatecrashed by his grinning daughter
Jonathan Ashworth, Labour's Shadow Health Secretary, was talking to the BBC about the government's response to Covid-19 when his daughter snuck up on him and started cheekily waving at the camera
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Emma Watson shuts down rumours she’s engaged to boyfriend Leo Robinton: ‘If I have news I’ll share it’
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Innocent viewers convinced they know who killed Matty - and who framed Sally
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Fred West: police find ‘possible evidence’ that body of girl is buried in Gloucester cafe
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New coronavirus rapid test can detect if you're infected in just 15 minutes
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Entire Arsenal team agree on "bitter and difficult to play against” Chelsea star
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Biden tax returns: He paid 25.9% rate and earned $607,336
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UK has enough Pfizer vaccines for all children over 12, Matt Hancock says
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Andre Ayew downs Barnsley to put Swansea in control of Championship play-off semi-final
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European Golden Shoe rankings as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi trail
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Heathrow queues branded ‘like a petri dish’ as international travel resumes
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Man killed in California Tesla crash previously posted videos in autopilot mode
California Highway Patrol say autopilot was engaged before accident
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Indian Covid victim, 76, wakes up on her funeral bier moments before she is due to be cremated
An elderly woman in India narrowly avoided being burned alive after her family mistakenly thought she had died from the virus rampaging through the country and prepared her for cremation.
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BBC plot to axe 'troublemakers' who criticised Martin Bashir over Princess Diana interview 
Panorama reporters came forward to blow the whistle on the tactics used by Martin Bashir to secure the historic interview in 1995 but were reportedly told it was not any of their business.
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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel hits out at Premier League’s scheduling of Leicester game
Thomas Tuchel says there is “absolutely no reason” for the Premier League’s decision to schedule Chelsea’s crunch meeting with Leicester on Tuesday night, just over 72 hours after their meeting in the FA Cup final.
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Mum who thought she was unable to breathe due to anxiety dies from blood clot
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MARK PALMER: The joy of a flight to the sun... but red tape cost me a cool £197! 
MARK PALMER: There wasn't a single spare seat on the first flight out from Heathrow to Lisbon on Monday. But it didn't feel like a stampede as some 140 passengers quietly boarded BA flight 500.
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Tottenham vs Aston Villa: Prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results, odds
Tottenham face Aston Villa on Wednesday in a battle with West Ham for the final Europa League place and while contending with the latest reports on Harry Kane’s future.
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US approves release of oldest Guantanamo prisoner, lawyer says
Saifullah Paracha’s attorney said she thinks he will be returned home in the next several months
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‘EU repeatedly shown contempt for UK!’ Frost told to axe Brexit deal & defend sovereignty
BREXIT architect Lord David Frost has been told in no uncertain terms by Brexiteer Ben Habib he must back up his tough talk with action - by pulling the plug on the much-criticised Northern Ireland Protocol.
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Police find ‘possible evidence’ of missing teenager linked to Fred West
Serial killer Fred West has long been suspected of murdering 15-year-old Mary Bastholm, who disappeared in January 1968 in Gloucester
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Chelsea's season will be judged on last two matches says unhappy Thomas Tuchel
Chelsea lost the FA Cup final to Leicester at the weekend and face Man City in the Champions League final, but a failure to finish in the top four will not improve Thomas Tuchel's mood
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Man City bosses plot talks with their players to finalise transfer plans
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