Month: July 2022

Spanish government A third woman has said she thinks her picture may have been used for a Spanish “beach body” advertising campaign without her permission. Cancer survivor Juliet FitzPatrick, who has had a mastectomy, thinks a woman in the advert may have been based on her. The advert by Spain’s equality ministry aimed to encourage
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Getty Images Afghanistan’s Taliban forces have clashed with Iranian border guards on the frontier between the two countries. The Afghan government says one its officers was killed in Sunday’s fighting, which occurred in the border area between Afghanistan’s Nimroz province and Iran’s Hirmand region. Each country blamed the other for the incident. There have been
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Reuters Ukraine says the southern city of Mykolaiv suffered “massive” Russian bombardment overnight. A married couple reportedly died, while the mayor called the shelling “probably the strongest of all time”. There was damage to a hotel, a sports complex, two schools and a service station, as well as homes. Mykolaiv is on the main route
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There was a time, not that long ago, when Amanda Nunes had lapped the field by such a margin that you almost felt sorry for her opponents when a fight was booked. Those days are long gone, even though on Saturday in the main event of UFC 277 at the sold-out American Airlines Center in
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On a recent Sunday in Kansas, a red-tailed hawk soared over a Catholic church at dusk. Mass had ended, and clouds were rolling in. Inside the foyer, a slideshow featuring a picture of a curly-haired baby and his mother urged parishioners to “value them both”, the slogan for those who want to change the state’s
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Spanish government A British model says she was left furious after the Spanish government used her image without permission and edited out her prosthetic leg. The photo were used as part of a body positivity campaign launched by Spain’s equality ministry. But Sian Green-Lord, 32, said she only found out about the campaign when friends
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