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Multiple casualties in blast at English water recycling centre

Emergency services said there had been a large explosion at the site in Avonmouth, southwest England, which was believed to have occurred in one of the chemical tanks at Wessex Water’s Bristol water recycling centre.
Police blocks the entrance to the site of an explosion near Bristol, Britain.(REUTERS)
Police blocks the entrance to the site of an explosion near Bristol, Britain.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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Alice in Wonderland enters Quarantineland in this Bristol mural

Bristol gets new mural of Alice in Wonderland pulling back the curtain to peer into a house through a window.
Alice in Wonderland mural in Bedminster, Bristol.(Instagram @stewystencils)
Alice in Wonderland mural in Bedminster, Bristol.(Instagram @stewystencils)
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 06:26 PM IST
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‘Black lives still matter’: Protester’s statue installed in Bristol

The BLM movement was sparked by the death of George Floyd in the US, with several protests and demands for statues and public spaces in the UK to be reviewed, renamed or restructured to remove vestiges of slavery and colonialism.
A new black resin and steel statue entitled
A new black resin and steel statue entitled "A Surge of Power (Jen Reid) 2020" by artist Marc Quinn stands after the statue was put up this morning on the empty plinth of the toppled statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston, which was pulled down during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol, England.(AP)
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 07:17 PM IST
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UK’s Priti Patel condemns covering Churchill statue before protests

Priti Patel used an interview with the Daily Mail to accuse the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, of mishandling the few subversive protesters and called for the statue of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill to be uncovered.
Police reportedly took offense after Priti Patel called out officers in Bristol for not intervening when protesters pulled down the statue on June 8.(REUTERS)
Police reportedly took offense after Priti Patel called out officers in Bristol for not intervening when protesters pulled down the statue on June 8.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 13, 2020 04:12 PM IST
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Black Lives Matter protests: Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi statues in London covered

The statues of Churchill and Gandhi were targeted during Sunday’s large demonstration in London, while in Bristol, the statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down and thrown into the Avon river.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that it is “absurd and shameful” that Churchill’s statue has been so targeted(REUTERS)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that it is “absurd and shameful” that Churchill’s statue has been so targeted(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 12, 2020 06:21 PM IST
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Oxford vaccine shows promise in animal test

ChAdOx1 MERS vaccine is currently undergoing human trials in the UK since last week. The trial covering thousands of volunteers in Bristol, London, Southampton and Oxford is seen to be ahead of the nearly 80 similar projects across the globe.
The trial covering thousands of volunteers in Bristol, London, Southampton and Oxford is seen to be ahead of the nearly 80 similar projects across the globe.(REUTERS)
The trial covering thousands of volunteers in Bristol, London, Southampton and Oxford is seen to be ahead of the nearly 80 similar projects across the globe.(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 29, 2020 03:00 AM IST
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Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial on humans begins with caution

The Oxford project is one of nearly 80 such initiatives across the globe to develop a vaccine for Covid-19.
The two volunteers are among over 1,100 between the ages of 18 and 55 recruited for the trial in Oxford, Bristol, Southampton and London(ANI)
The two volunteers are among over 1,100 between the ages of 18 and 55 recruited for the trial in Oxford, Bristol, Southampton and London(ANI)
Published on Apr 24, 2020 04:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

‘Ignorance and laziness won’: Apostrophe society shuts down after 18 years

Convinced that he could no longer ignore the apostrophe’s misuse, he set up the Apostrophe Protection Society in 2001. He found hundreds of supporters from across the globe, but has now decided to close the society.
Many ignore the incorrect use of the apostrophe, but it irritates some enough to focus their energies on encouraging people to use it correctly.
Many ignore the incorrect use of the apostrophe, but it irritates some enough to focus their energies on encouraging people to use it correctly.
Updated on Dec 02, 2019 04:09 PM IST
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‘Greatest load of rubbish’: Former Australian captain slams Matthew Wade, Tim Paine for constant sledging, banter

Wade even took aim at umpire Kumar Dharamsena after an appeal was turned down.
Australia's Matthew Wade and England's Joe Root speak to umpire Kumar Dharmasena(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Matthew Wade and England's Joe Root speak to umpire Kumar Dharmasena(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 09:54 AM IST
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Ben Stokes plays down redemption talk after World Cup heroics

Stokes was also stripped of the Test vice-captaincy and missed the Ashes tour, but he worked his way back from that chastening incident to enjoy a key role in England’s first ever World Cup title.
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(AFP)
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 05:12 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: All elements came together to hand England their maiden crown

All those elements had to come together. Roy was quick to the ball and sure with his hands. The throw was only a little way off target and Buttler was cool and efficient in his take and his dive to the stumps.
England's Eoin Morgan and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May lift the trophy as they pose with the team outside number 10(REUTERS)
England's Eoin Morgan and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May lift the trophy as they pose with the team outside number 10(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 16, 2019 10:26 AM IST
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Sri Lanka vs Australia, ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka predicted XI against Australia - One change likely

Sri Lanka vs Australia, ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka have not played a match at the World Cup since June 4, forced to split points with Bangladesh and Pakistan following two washed out games.
Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep and team mates celebrate the wicket of Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep and team mates celebrate the wicket of Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 06:09 PM IST
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Bangladesh-Sri Lanka washout sets ICC World Cup record

Sri Lanka’s World Cup match against Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Bristol on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka’s World Cup match against Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Bristol on Tuesday.(Action Images via Reuters)
Sri Lanka’s World Cup match against Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Bristol on Tuesday.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 07:58 AM IST
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Highlights, ICC World Cup 2019: Match abandoned due to rain

Highlights: Sri Lanka’s ICC World Cup match against Bangladesh has been abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Bristol on Tuesday. It was the second successive World Cup match at Bristol that had fallen victim to bad weather, with Sri Lanka’s group game against Pakistan at southwest county Gloucestershire’s headquarters on Friday also a no-result washout. 

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, highlights:

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka As It Happened, ICC World Cup 2019: Catch all the highlights from the World Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.(Action Images via Reuters)
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka As It Happened, ICC World Cup 2019: Catch all the highlights from the World Cup match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 06:46 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Bangladesh Predicted XI against Sri Lanka – Tough call for Mashrafe Mortaza

Bangladesh were not able to take forward the winning momentum and were handed a two-wicket loss by New Zealand followed by a massive a 106-run defeat to hosts England.
File image of Bangladesh team(AFP)
File image of Bangladesh team(AFP)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 08:32 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019, India vs Australia: Good bowling, not game plan, is slowing Warner down - Aaron Finch

Needing to give Australia a flying start in pursuit of India’s 352-5 on Sunday, the 32-year-old scored a painfully slow 56 from 84 balls and did not score a run for 14 deliveries at one point.
Australia's David Warner walks after losing his wicket(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's David Warner walks after losing his wicket(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 22, 2020 05:07 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep to miss Bangladesh game

ICC World Cup 2019: Nuwan Pradeep was the architect of Sri Lanka’s win against Afghanistan in Cardiff last week, claiming four wickets for 31 runs.
Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep and team mates celebrate the wicket of Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep and team mates celebrate the wicket of Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 09:24 PM IST
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Afghanistan vs New Zealand, ICC World Cup 2019 Highlights at Taunton: Kane’s unbeaten-79 seals NZ’s 7-wicket win

Highlights: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson led from the front in the 173-run chase against Afghanistan. The batsman scored a half century and ensured his side do not make a mess of the chase despite a poor start that saw Martin Guptill getting dismissed on the first ball. Kane remained unbeaten on 79 as the Kiwis won by 7 wickets with almost 18 overs to spare.

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Afghanistan vs New Zealand, ICC World Cup 2019 Live Score at Taunton(Reuters)
Afghanistan vs New Zealand, ICC World Cup 2019 Live Score at Taunton(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 08:15 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: ‘Every team is scared of Pakistan,’ captain Sarfaraz Ahmed

The washout was a blow to Pakistan’s bid to reach the semi-finals and Sarfaraz said: “As a team we really wanted to play this match, especially after gaining momentum with the win against England. It is unfortunate that we were not able to play.
rent Bridge, Nottingham, Britain - May 16, 2019 Pakistan's Sarfarz Ahmed during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
rent Bridge, Nottingham, Britain - May 16, 2019 Pakistan's Sarfarz Ahmed during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 21, 2020 10:03 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019 Points table, highest run-scorer and highest wicket-takers’ list - PAK-SL washout makes lot of changes

ICC World Cup 2019 points table and team standings along with the highest run-scorer and highest wicket-takers’ list
India's Rohit Sharma, left, watches captain Virat Kohli react after being dismissed during the Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)(AP)
India's Rohit Sharma, left, watches captain Virat Kohli react after being dismissed during the Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)(AP)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 09:06 AM IST
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Banksy’s home city an urban canvas for elusive artist

Despite years in the international spotlight as he became one of the most famous artists of his generation, remarkably little is known about Banksy.
Despite years in the international spotlight as he became one of the most famous artists of his generation, remarkably little is known about Banksy.(banksy/Instagram)
Despite years in the international spotlight as he became one of the most famous artists of his generation, remarkably little is known about Banksy.(banksy/Instagram)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 09:38 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Australia to give West Indies taste of own medicine: Coulter-Nile

A blistering Oshane Thomas-led pace attack swept Pakistan away for a dismal 105 in under 22 overs on Friday as West Indies wrapped up an easy seven-wicket victory at Trent Bridge.
File picture of Mitchell Starc(Action Images via Reuters)
File picture of Mitchell Starc(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 02:46 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Amid boos, kid asks for David Warner’s autograph, here’s how he reacted

Not everyone present in the Bristol stands were unwelcoming towards David Warner and Steve Smith. During the Afghanistan vs Australia match, a kid requested Warner for an autograph when he was positioned at long-off for a brief period of time.
David Warner agrees to give autograph despite boos from the crowd.(HT Collage)
David Warner agrees to give autograph despite boos from the crowd.(HT Collage)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 09:26 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Afghanistan pledge to learn from Australia drubbing

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said his side did not get the momentum they needed at the start of the innings because they lost early wickets, saying they could not afford to cede the initiative against strong sides.
Australia's David Warner, right, and Afghanistan's captain Gulbadin Naib leave the field after the Cricket World Cup match between Afghanistan and Australia at Bristol County Ground in Bristol, England, Saturday, June 1, 2019. Australia won by seven wickets.(AP)
Australia's David Warner, right, and Afghanistan's captain Gulbadin Naib leave the field after the Cricket World Cup match between Afghanistan and Australia at Bristol County Ground in Bristol, England, Saturday, June 1, 2019. Australia won by seven wickets.(AP)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 08:49 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: David Warner shines on return as Australia beat Afghanistan

David Warner scored an unbeaten 89 in his first major international appearance since a year-long ban for his role in a ball-tampering scandal as champions Australia launched their World Cup defence with a seven-wicket thrashing of Afghanistan in Bristol on Saturday.
Australia's David Warner celebrates reaching 50 runs next to Australia's Usman Khawaja.(AP)
Australia's David Warner celebrates reaching 50 runs next to Australia's Usman Khawaja.(AP)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 07:56 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: David Warner in danger of being ruled out of Australia’s first match

The 32-year-old missed the defending champions’ final warm-up match against Sri Lanka on Monday and was unable to train on Wednesday despite his desire to make his return to international cricket in Bristol on Saturday.
Australia's David Warner, shown in a file photo, is in doubt for his side's World Cup opener against Afghanistan with a leg injury.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's David Warner, shown in a file photo, is in doubt for his side's World Cup opener against Afghanistan with a leg injury.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 19, 2020 12:39 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: West Indies can become first team to score 500, says Shai Hope

A centurion in their final warm-up game against New Zealand, the in-form Hope spearheaded West Indies’ mammoth total of 421 in Bristol – their highest-ever score in the limited-overs format.
File image of Shai Hope(AP)
File image of Shai Hope(AP)
Updated on May 29, 2019 03:31 PM IST
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New Zealand vs West Indies, ICC World Cup Warm-up: As It Happened

Follow New Zealand vs West Indies highlights, ICC World Cup Warm-up Cricket Match 2019 in Bristol here.
West Indies' Shai Hope, right, in batting action during the World Cup Warm up match against New Zealand.(AP)
West Indies' Shai Hope, right, in batting action during the World Cup Warm up match against New Zealand.(AP)
Updated on May 28, 2019 11:43 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Usman Khawaja causes selection headache before Australia’s opener

The left-hander, batting in his preferred opening position, anchored Australia’s five-wicket victory with the top score of 89 against Sri Lanka.
Australia's Usman Khawaja(AP)
Australia's Usman Khawaja(AP)
Updated on May 28, 2019 09:26 AM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar picks his ‘surprise’ package of the tournament

The group stage format, which will be followed at the World Cup, is a round-robin, where all ten teams play each other once, in a single group.
The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy on display(Getty Images for CWC19)
The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy on display(Getty Images for CWC19)
Updated on May 27, 2019 10:48 AM IST
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