Woman quoted £650 to change her tired kitchen gives it a stunning overhaul using £12 paint and stickyback plastic

A WOMAN decided to give her kitchen a trendy makeover herself after being quoted an eye watering £650 to get it done professionally.  Charlotte Taylor moved into her new home a fortnight ago, and decided the kitchen needed some serious updating.  It was fairly bland and dark, with wooden cabinets, a black countertop and a tiled splashback which was once

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Can Congress Change The Number Of Supreme Court Justices? It Hasn’t Always Been Nine

"Court packing" isn’t a new phenomenon. On Friday, Sept. 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court said. Before the night was over, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had already vowed to vote on her replacement to the high court before November’s presidential election. The hyper-partisan move renewed questions

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Climate change could make beer taste differently

For years, an increasing number of scientists have warned about the side effects of climate change like rising oceans and unpredictable changes in weather patterns. But this may be the most serious repercussion of climate change identified to date: Beer may taste different. That’s according to the research of Colleen Doherty, an associate professor of molecular and structural biochemistry at

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The dramatic change that would save baseball: 7-inning games

PHILADELPHIA — Sure, had the Yankees received six more outs with which to work early Wednesday evening, they very well might have completed their coup against Joe Girardi’s shaky Phillies bullpen. They just had to settle for saving the sport of baseball. Say it with me, everyone: seven-inning games! The Yankees’ first doubleheader of seven-inning contests ended with a split.

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There’s been a marked change in Generation Snowflake since the coronavirus outbreak – The Sun

A FEW months ago, a friend showed me a poster that made me lose all faith in my own generation. It was taken from the back of a campus door at Manchester University and invited students there to join weekly “climate grief sessions” to discuss “eco-anxiety” in a “safe space”. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news

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U.N. chief opens climate summit with call for hope over 'surrender'

MADRID (Reuters) – The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking past a point of no return. Two weeks of talks aimed at bolstering the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began against a backdrop of unusually severe

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Climate-change protesters disrupt London rush hour

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate-change activists disrupted rail services in London on Thursday, sparking a clash between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a London Underground train during rush hour. Extinction Rebellion is in the second week of a civil disobedience campaign that has targeted government buildings, an airport and financial institutions such as BlackRock

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British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

LONDON (Reuters) – British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists who have targeted government building and major financial institutions. “Any assembly linked to the Extinction Rebellion ‘Autumn Uprising’… must now cease their protest(s) within London,” the police said in a statement late on Monday. Police

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