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Bayer Leverkusen win first-ever Bundesliga title: what Xabi Alonso’s men could still achieve after ending Bayern Munich dominance in Germany

Xabi Alonso celebrates Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen thrashed Werder Bremen 5-0 on Sunday to win the Bundesliga with five fixtures to spare and end Bayern Munich’s recent dominance in the competition. Bayern had won the title for the past 11 seasons and Leverkusen had never been champions in their entire 120-year history. In fact, the …

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President Biden Announces First-Ever National Strategy to Counter Islamophobia

President Biden Announces First-Ever National Strategy to Counter Islamophobia

Today, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced the first U.S. National Strategy to Counter Islamophobia. It will be a “comprehensive and detailed plan created in partnership with communities to protect Muslims,” according to a White House official, which will be a “joint effort led by the Domestic Policy Council …

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Former professionals create history by playing first-ever football match inside a cathedral

The Pools centenary match with John Barnes played at a cathedral

Former professional footballers have created history by playing the first-ever football match inside a cathedral. As part of The Pools’ 100-year anniversary celebrations – a betting company that originated in Liverpool – legends such as John Barnes, Steve McMahon and Peter Reid took part in a 20-minute, six-a-side match inside …

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Vice President Kamala Harris to Lead First-Ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Kamala Harris is interviewed on CBS's Face The Nation.

At a Rose Garden event tomorrow, President Biden will announce the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention, which will be led by Vice President Kamala Harris. The office will serve to expedite the implementation of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act and the President’s previous executive actions. The office …

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Britain’s first-ever eastern European mayor convicted of r@ping woman as she repeatedly begged him to stop

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Britain’s first-ever Eastern European mayor has been convicted of [email protected] a woman who repeatedly asked him to stop. Aigars Balsevics, 42, who became Conservative mayor of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, in May 2020, was found guilty of two counts of [email protected] at Peterborough Crown Court yesterday. The court heard how Balsevics went …

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Canada launches first-ever national climate adaptation strategy

Canada launches first-ever national climate adaptation strategy

Canada has launched its first-ever national strategy to help communities adapt to increasingly severe weather caused by climate change. Increased flooding, wildfires and melting permafrost are among the issues the government will seek to address under the strategy, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault explained in a press conference on Tuesday. “We …

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Match of the Day set for first-ever father and son punditry team with Ian Wright and Shaun Wright-Phillips

Ian Wright and Shaun Wright-Phillips on Match of the Day BBC

Ian Wright and Shaun Wright-Phillips are set to make history by becoming the first-ever father and son punditry team to appear on BBC’s Match of the Day on Saturday. The pair will join the show’s host, Gary Lineker, in the studio to review highlights from Saturday’s Premier League fixtures. Former Arsenal striker …

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