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'We must win or die': Angela Rayner stands for deputy Labor leader – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

'We must win or die': Angela Rayner stands for deputy Labor leader – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Angela Rayner will say Labour must unify and set out its place in the world after Brexit. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images Angela Rayner will say Labour faces the stark challenge of “win or die” after the party’s general election defeat as she officially launches her campaign to become deputy leader. The shadow education secretary and…

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Golden Globes: every TV win was well deserved – apart from Olivia Colman's – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Golden Globes: every TV win was well deserved – apart from Olivia Colman's – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

From Fleabag to Succession, it was hard to disagree with most of the TV awards at this year’s Globes. But all Colman did was sit in a chair looking glum What a waste of a brilliant performer ... Olivia Colman in The Crown. Photograph: Des Willie/Netflix/PA When it comes to television, the Golden Globes have…

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Aldi sales reach record £ 1bn at Christmas as it opens more stores – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Aldi sales reach record £ 1bn at Christmas as it opens more stores – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Retailer says it sold 55m mince pies and 22m pigs in blankets in run-up to Christmas Aldi aims to expand its UK presence from 874 stores to 1,200 by 2025. Photograph: Peter Summers/Reuters Christmas sales at Aldi topped £1bn for the first time, as the German-owned discount supermarket continued its rapid expansion in the UK.…

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South Africa v England: second Test, day four – live! – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

South Africa v England: second Test, day four – live! – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

4.39am EST04:39 95th over: England 307-4 (Sibley 104, Stokes 70) Memories flooding back of Stokes’s double hundred he gathered four years ago as he clobbers Maharaj with a wide-legged reverse sweep, a smash through mid-wicket and a stick-that-up-your-jumper casual six. Brutal. 4.35am EST04:35 94th over: England 294-4 (Sibley 104, Stokes 55) Three off Rabada, and…

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Oil hits $ 70 and stocks slide as US-Iran tensions rise – business live – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Oil hits $ 70 and stocks slide as US-Iran tensions rise – business live – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

A trader checks his smart phone at the Dubai Financial Market in the Gulf emirate today, as bourses were hit by a panicky sell-off. Photograph: Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Fears of conflict in the Middle…

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UK car sales fall to six-year low amid Brexit and diesel slump – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

UK car sales fall to six-year low amid Brexit and diesel slump – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Sales of electric vehicles rising, but average CO2 emissions increasing, says SMMT UK car sales fell by 2.3% year on year in 2019 to about 2.3m. Photograph: PBWPIX/Alamy The British car industry suffered twin disappointments in 2019, with sales falling to a six-year low and average carbon dioxide emissions increasing further above new regulatory limits.…

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Golden Globes 2020: 1917 and Fleabag lead British invasion with major wins – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Golden Globes 2020: 1917 and Fleabag lead British invasion with major wins – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

It was a night of stratospherically high star-wattage – Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Elton John, the list goes on – and big wins for British productions at the 77th Golden Globes, a night overstuffed with largely unsurprising awards, host Ricky Gervais’s apathy toward award shows, and calls to…

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Croatia elects leftist Zoran Milanović to be next president – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Croatia elects leftist Zoran Milanović to be next president – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Croatia’s leftist former prime minister Zoran Milanović, who has pledged to make his nation a more tolerant place and turn the page on its wartime past, will be his country’s next president after defeating the incumbent conservative in a run-off vote. Milanović took 52.7% of the vote in Sunday’s run-off, while president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, who…

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Boris Johnson: Qassem Suleimani was threat to all our interests – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Boris Johnson: Qassem Suleimani was threat to all our interests – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Boris Johnson has said that assassinated Iranian general Qassem Suleimani was “a threat to all our interests”, and that while “we will not lament his death” he called for de-escalation from all sides. The prime minister spoke to the US president, Donald Trump, on Sunday after the US drone strike on Iran’s top military leader…

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Raab urges Cyprus to 'do the right thing' over Ayia Napa teenager – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Raab urges Cyprus to 'do the right thing' over Ayia Napa teenager – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

The foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, has urged Cyprus to “do the right thing” in the case of a British teenager convicted of lying about being gang-raped in Ayia Napa but cautioned against aggravating the situation before her sentencing this week. Last week, a judge ruled the 19-year-old wilfully indulged in public mischief in claiming she…

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