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  • With potentially days to go until Britain leaves the EU, a petition to prevent Brexit by revoking Article 50 has reached over three million signatures. But Theresa May's televised address to the nation on Wednesday night made no mention of those who voted to remain in the EU. Tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of them are expected to march in London to demand a people's vote, but will the prime minister be listening? Follow the link in bio for our full take on how her tactical incompetence is sabotaging the country.
  • With potentially days to go until Britain leaves the EU, a petition to prevent Brexit by revoking Article 50 has reached over three million signatures. But Theresa May's televised address to the nation on Wednesday night made no mention of those who voted to remain in the EU. Tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of them are expected to march in London to demand a people's vote, but will the prime minister be listening? Follow the link in bio for our full take on how her tactical incompetence is sabotaging the country.
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  • Scotland’s largest private landowners, Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen, are hoping to reverse years of land mismanagement in the Highlands. They believe the area needs restoring after centuries of damage from overgrazing by sheep and deer. Their decision coincides with a report by the Scottish Land Commission recommending new legal powers to investigate abuses of power by private landowners.

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  • Scotland’s largest private landowners, Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen, are hoping to reverse years of land mismanagement in the Highlands. They believe the area needs restoring after centuries of damage from overgrazing by sheep and deer. Their decision coincides with a report by the Scottish Land Commission recommending new legal powers to investigate abuses of power by private landowners. Photo: Murdo MacLeod/The Guardian
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  • It's been less than a week since the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand claimed 50 lives, but that's all it took for prime minister Jacinda Ardern to take decisive action on its gun laws. All military-style semi-automatic weapons are to be outlawed by mid-April.
  • It's been less than a week since the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand claimed 50 lives, but that's all it took for prime minister Jacinda Ardern to take decisive action on its gun laws. All military-style semi-automatic weapons are to be outlawed by mid-April.
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  • There are just 200 hours to go until Britain is supposed to leave the European Union on 29 March, and MPs have still not decided on a Brexit deal. Unless Theresa May can pass her deal or secure an extension from EU leaders, Britain could leave without one. Here's what could happen in the next eight days.
  • There are just 200 hours to go until Britain is supposed to leave the European Union on 29 March, and MPs have still not decided on a Brexit deal. Unless Theresa May can pass her deal or secure an extension from EU leaders, Britain could leave without one. Here's what could happen in the next eight days.
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  • Rescue teams are rushing to save thousands of stranded Mozambicans in the coastal city of Beira after the area was hit by Cyclone Idai. The country has declared a state of emergency and is appealing for international help. Cyclone Idai has caused devastating floods, killing and injuring thousands of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, while also ruining crops. The UN says the devastating cyclone might be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere. 
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  • Rescue teams are rushing to save thousands of stranded Mozambicans in the coastal city of Beira after the area was hit by Cyclone Idai. The country has declared a state of emergency and is appealing for international help. Cyclone Idai has caused devastating floods, killing and injuring thousands of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, while also ruining crops. The UN says the devastating cyclone might be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere. Photo: Adrien Barbier/AFP/Getty Images
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  • Football star Tayla Harris says she has been sexually abused on social media after receiving "disgusting" online comments on a photo of her kicking a goal. What do you think can be done to stop online trolls? 
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  • Football star Tayla Harris says she has been sexually abused on social media after receiving "disgusting" online comments on a photo of her kicking a goal. What do you think can be done to stop online trolls? Video: @nikhitachulani
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  • Good Morning Britain presenter Alex Beresford went viral earlier this month with his impassioned intervention into a debate about knife crime. Last week, his own cousin was stabbed to death. Here's what he had to say on his return to the show. 
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  • Good Morning Britain presenter Alex Beresford went viral earlier this month with his impassioned intervention into a debate about knife crime. Last week, his own cousin was stabbed to death. Here's what he had to say on his return to the show. Video: Akshata Rao
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  • A new study shows that death rates from breast cancer in the UK have fallen by 17.7% thanks to screenings, earlier diagnosis and better treatment. It's the highest percentage fall among Europe's six most populous countries. Germany, France, Spain and Italy have seen smaller reductions, while Poland has seen a 6.1% rise. Cancer campaigners welcomed the news, but explained that Britain is only now reaching the European average for breast cancer mortality after many years below it. Because of the country's ageing population and an increase in obesity, the overall number of people dying from breast cancer is expected to continue increasing, even as the death rate decreases. The disease claims about 11,900 lives a year.
  • A new study shows that death rates from breast cancer in the UK have fallen by 17.7% thanks to screenings, earlier diagnosis and better treatment. It's the highest percentage fall among Europe's six most populous countries. Germany, France, Spain and Italy have seen smaller reductions, while Poland has seen a 6.1% rise. Cancer campaigners welcomed the news, but explained that Britain is only now reaching the European average for breast cancer mortality after many years below it. Because of the country's ageing population and an increase in obesity, the overall number of people dying from breast cancer is expected to continue increasing, even as the death rate decreases. The disease claims about 11,900 lives a year.
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  • A growing anti-vaccine movement in Europe, fuelled by social media and anti-establishment populists, is putting lives at risk.
Video: @graceshutti + James MacWhirter + @eleni.stefanou
  • A growing anti-vaccine movement in Europe, fuelled by social media and anti-establishment populists, is putting lives at risk. Video: @graceshutti + James MacWhirter + @eleni.stefanou
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  • Goths around the world have united in support of a woman who was stopped at a subway in Guangzhou, China. She was ordered to remove her make-up before entering to avoid “distressing” her fellow passengers. Using the hashtag #ASelfieForTheGuangzhouMetro, goths on Weibo, Instagram and Twitter have posted selfies of themselves in full make-up and dark clothing. Guangzhou subway has apologised and suspended a staff member involved, but there is still a growing social media backlash calling for wider social acceptance of subcultures in China.
  • Goths around the world have united in support of a woman who was stopped at a subway in Guangzhou, China. She was ordered to remove her make-up before entering to avoid “distressing” her fellow passengers. Using the hashtag #aselfiefortheguangzhoumetro, goths on Weibo, Instagram and Twitter have posted selfies of themselves in full make-up and dark clothing. Guangzhou subway has apologised and suspended a staff member involved, but there is still a growing social media backlash calling for wider social acceptance of subcultures in China.
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  • Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore has written about Jacinda Ardern's actions following the Christchurch shootings. Her article has really resonated with our readers and has been shared more than 130,000 times. Follow the link in bio to read it.
  • Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore has written about Jacinda Ardern's actions following the Christchurch shootings. Her article has really resonated with our readers and has been shared more than 130,000 times. Follow the link in bio to read it.
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  • Musician and author @akalamusic talks about how the dangerous legacy of empire is directly linked to the black-on-black violence narrative around knife crime in the UK today. In the last 12 months the number of fatal stabbings in England and Wales has reached the highest level since records began more than 70 years ago. 21,484 knife and offensive weapon offences were recorded last year. In 21% of the incidents the offender was aged 10 to 17. 
Video: Adam Sich + Maeve Shearlaw + Marina Costa
  • Musician and author @akalamusic talks about how the dangerous legacy of empire is directly linked to the black-on-black violence narrative around knife crime in the UK today. In the last 12 months the number of fatal stabbings in England and Wales has reached the highest level since records began more than 70 years ago. 21,484 knife and offensive weapon offences were recorded last year. In 21% of the incidents the offender was aged 10 to 17. Video: Adam Sich + Maeve Shearlaw + Marina Costa
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