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Since March, a coalition of Asian American advocacy groups and scholars has been collecting and documenting the alarming surge in anti-Asian racism related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The thousands of incidents, from respondents across the country, have ranged from being called racial slurs, being spat on and/or physically assaulted, as well as being denied services, […]

Who besides Thanos could get the Avengers to assemble together? Well, apparently there’s one person. The Avengers took on President Donald Trump in a fundraiser for Democratic nominee Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris — with the “fate of the universe once again on the line,” as Avengers director Anthony Russo said in his opening […]

Any hopes that one man may have had of cashing in on a stencil purportedly painted by Banksy were dashed when he took it onto the Antiques Roadshow for valuation. The unidentified man claimed to have removed the piece — which looks like one of the artist’s trademark rats ― from a wall on the seafront in […]

With a push on outdoor entertainment amidst the pandemic, there’s never been a better time to try your hand at foraging – and you’ll find plenty to take home this season.  2020 is a bumper year for autumnal nuts and fruits, according to Forestry England – and it’s all because of a natural phenomenon known […]

possible pic >  <asset-code id=“5f902d6c24000018089ad14c” type=“image”></asset-code>   England’s tiered lockdown system, designed to simplify the rules and restrictions around coronavirus, appears to be causing even more confusion. Since the tier system came into effect  it has been unclear what areas can do to move back down to lower tiers with fewer restrictions. This has fuelled […]

Barack Obama delivered a powerful speech on Tuesday that blasted President Donald Trump’s coronavirus response, saying he has given Americans plenty of evidence that he’ll never take the pandemic seriously.  “Donald Trump isn’t suddenly going to protect all of us. He can’t even take the basic steps to protect himself,” the former president said, referencing Trump’s recent […]

Prince William, also known as the Duke of Cambridge, has picked up yet another title: “His Royal Thighness.” The duke earned the unique label from none other than Kentucky Fried Chicken after the royal was spotted peering into the windows of the fast food joint during an engagement on Tuesday.  Will and Kate Middleton stepped out […]

You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening. Just say no. From Nancy Reagan’s famous war-on-drugs slogan (I’m old enough to remember the Grange Hill single) to Margaret Thatcher’s refusal to bail out manufacturing industry, saying ‘no’ was all the rage in the 1980s. By […]

A Conservative MP has made clear he doesn’t believe in “nationalising children” in an apparent attack on proposals to extend free school meals for the poorest over the holidays. On Wednesday, MPs voted against a measure spearheaded by England football star Marcus Rashford which called for the scheme to be extended over school holidays until […]

Rudy Giuliani, New York City’s former mayor and US president Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, was caught on camera touching his genitals in front of a woman he believed was a journalist, but was actually an actor involved in the sequel to Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie “Borat”. Baron Cohen’s follow-up to his 2006 hit comedy, to […]

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