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Moonwalk and 9/11 photographs part of ‘global visual memory’

Results of 12-nation survey show that some iconic images are better known than others From the spacesuit-clad form of Buzz Aldrin on the moon to the middle-distance gaze of Che Guevara, some photographs really are seared into the publics mind all over the world, research suggests. While some images have long been hailed as iconic, experts say there has been little research to show that certain photographs are widely recognised and what people read into them. An international study by a researcher in the Netherlands set out to examine just…

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Car smash PC committed gross misconduct

‘Disappointing’ He was cleared last July at Southwark Crown Court of assault by beating, damaging property and possession of a bladed article for having the multi-tool, which is not a police-issued piece of kit. The incident, which happened in Camden, north-west London, on 16 September 2016, left Mr Fontana with a shard of glass in his eye – and provoked a public outcry. Related Topics London Metropolitan Police Service Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-48644358

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Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says

White House spokesman says the agencys report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was deeply flawed A US federal watchdog is recommending that Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Conway should be removed from federal office, the US Office of Special Counsel (OSC) announced on Thursday. The watchdog agency made its recommendation after concluding that Conway violated a US law, known as the Hatch Act, that bars government employees from engaging in political campaign activity. In a report addressed to…

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Pope Francis declares ‘climate emergency’ and urges action

Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of catastrophic effects of global heating Pope Francis has declared a global climate emergency, warning of the dangers of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of catastrophic effects if we crossed such a threshold. He said a radical energy transition would be needed to stay within that limit, and urged young people and businesses to take a leading role. Future generations stand to inherit a greatly spoiled world. Our children and grandchildren should not have to pay the cost of our generations irresponsibility, he said, in…

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‘Girl gang’ student attack pair sentenced

A third accused, a 16-year-old girl who cannot be named and also pleaded guilty, was remanded back to the youth court for sentencing. Six female defendants were charged after Miss Moustafa, an engineering student, was attacked in Nottingham city centre while one of her friends tried to protect her. They included three other teenage girls aged 18, 17 and 16, who will be sentenced later this month. During sentencing, Nottingham Crown Court heard the attack was “fuelled by social media”. Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Moustafa said he was…

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My life in sex: I have always loved spanking womens bottoms

Away from spanking, Im a light-hearted, mild-mannered chap This morning, I visited my next-door neighbour and spanked her. Afterwards, I drove down the motorway and spanked another woman, whom I visit twice a week. Tonight, Im having a first meeting just drinks and a chat with a woman who wants to be spanked. Then, tomorrow, Im driving to Plymouth to see another woman whom I discipline regularly. There are others, too. Im a graphic designer (freelance, hence the daytime freedom) in my late 40s, and I have loved spanking womens…

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