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Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT Europe / Africa newsletter. register here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every weekday morning The EU faces a “High risk” of abuse in its 800 billion euros post-pandemic stimulus fund because some countries refuse to register with …

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Netherlands move past Ukraine after scare in second half

Netherlands 3 Ukraine 2 Denzel Dumfries’ 85th-minute header ruined Ukraine’s comeback and gave the Netherlands a perfect start to their 10th European Championship challenge, with a win to tie Austria’s earlier in the day. Roman Yaremchuk’s equalizer moments before had come across as the last volley of a scintillating second …

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What he tells us about anti-racism.

On Thursday, the Florida State Board of Education voted unanimously, at the request of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, to ban classes that employ Critical Race Theory (CRT) or The New York Times Project 1619 in schools. Voting aligns with initiatives in several other states like Idaho, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Iowa. …

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Will it take a BBC drama to finally launch a rational debate on British prisons? | Owen Jones

A a rational conversation about Britain’s broken prison system seems nearly impossible. Any evidence-based argument clashes with right-wing media quick to smother dissenters with moving clichés of being ‘lenient on crime’, excusing criminal behavior, or siding with criminals rather than victims. . Even politicians who secretly know the criminal justice …

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Frenchman gets 4 months in prison for slapping Macron

VALENCE, France (AP) – A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or far-right “patriot” was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison for slapping President Emmanuel Macron in the face. Damien Tarel was also banned from holding public office in France and owning weapons for five years during …

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Southern Baptist Convention Goes To Hell In A Hand Basket

Recent famous Southern Baptist refugees Russell Moore and (no relation) Beth Moore have resigned. Photo: Mark Humphrey / AP; Living Evidence Ministries A generation ago, diehard conservatives took control of the largest Protestant church denomination in the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention, and spawned what we now call “the …

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