Austria set for snap election as right-wing coalition collapses over Russia influence

Berlin: Austria's chancellor called on Saturday for snap elections after the country's far-right vice-chancellor resigned over a secretly filmed video from 2017 that renewed questions about whether Russia had a direct line into a government at the heart of Europe. The video showed Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be […]

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Washington set to become first state to allow ‘human composting’

Washington is on the verge of becoming the first state to allow the environmentally-friendly practice of “human composting” — which turns dead bodies into soil within weeks. The state legislature passed a bill that would legalize the burial alternative, also known as “natural organic reduction,” and Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee will decide its fate. A spokeswoman for Inslee said that […]

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Leeds Rhinos set up partnership with rugby league in Nigeria

And the Rhinos will feature in the African country as the team in Lagos is being named after them. SunSport told how former London Broncos player Ade Adebisi has fought for two years to get the 13-a-side game a foothold in the nation, without earning any money. Now after the Middle East and African Championship was announced as being held […]

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Attacking players set to be BANNED from joining walls on free-kicks as football lawmakers propose changes from next season

The International FA Board could impose the new rule-change as early as today, forcing forwards at least a metre away from the wall. The aim of the new law is to prevent attackers disrupting the wall and barging defenders out of the way. Alexandre Lacazette benefited from THREE Arsenal players in the wall during the midweek drubbing of Bournemouth. The […]

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One in five children are set to miss out on their first-choice school

‘Worst year ever’: One in five children are set to miss out on their first-choice secondary school when the allocations are announced today Increase in school-age population is due to 1990s migration-fuelled baby boom  Of 606,000 pupils needing spots, 115,000 are expected to miss their first choice The worst area is set to be Hammersmith and Fulham in London  Parents […]

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