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On the Kent coast, locals fear they will see more deaths as migrants keep crossing
The sight of soaking families arriving from France is ‘traumatic’, says charity worker as calls grow for ministers to find a solution

Alex Mistlin

27, Nov, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Down with Black Friday! Seven readers on how they turned their backs on consumerism
As the annual Christmas shopping frenzy begins, readers discuss how they have challenged this culture – from sewing to buying secondhand to instituting a ‘90 day rule’

As told to Alex Mistlin

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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White British cricketers from private schools 34 times more likely than young Asians to reach elite level
Damning research into talent development shows how class and ethnic disparities blight the game

Alex Mistlin

20, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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David Harewood: ‘We’re still dealing with perceptions of what Black can be’
UK drama schools are addressing how they’ve failed British talent. But barriers remain widespread in the industry, say leading actors

Alex Mistlin

05, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Dwayne Fields, the first black Briton to reach the north pole: ‘I spotted this polar bear stalking us’
A familiar face on Countryfile and other TV shows, Fields escaped being shot when he was barely out of his teens. Now 37, he’s determined to keep exploring the world – and open it up for young people

Alex Mistlin

28, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Fears over availability of ‘date rape’ drugs online
Calls for restrictions around the substances to be tightened with five-year jail term or unlimited fines

Alex Mistlin

24, Oct, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Take your old trainers to Nike for recycling? Not in Brexit Britain…
Trainer drop-off scheme has been quietly shelved as haulage and tax costs soared after UK left the EU

Alex Mistlin

23, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Ashley Banjo on Black Lives Matter, backlash and reality TV: ‘I’m a sceptic of cancel culture’
There were 30,000 complaints to Ofcom when Banjo and his dance group, Diversity, referenced the death of George Floyd on primetime TV. Now he has followed up the outcry with a film about racism

Alex Mistlin

19, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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David Amess updates, as they happened: suspect named as Ali Harbi Ali
Reports of suspect’s name come as police confirm he is being held under Terrorism Act

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Jane Clinton (earlier)

16, Oct, 2021 @10:55 PM

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Leigh-on-Sea united in shock by killing of David Amess
The MP’s death has left his Essex constituents confused, traumatised but still determined to stand firm

Mark Townsend and Alex Mistlin

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Racist attack on English Heritage exhibition celebrating black lives
Police called after ‘n’ word scrawled on photograph of black model at stately home show

Alex Mistlin

16, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘It’s such a senseless act’: shock in Leigh-on-Sea at David Amess killing
‘He was everything you could want from an MP,’ say constituents gathered at scene of fatal stabbing

Alex Mistlin

16, Oct, 2021 @1:42 PM

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