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New ‘sea dragon’ species discovered by amateur fossil hunter off English coast

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A British fossil hunter has found a previously unidentified "sea dragon" on the southern English coast. Steve Etches unearthed the well-preserved ichthyosaur fossil in limestone on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. He t...

English Premier League witnesses surge in Covid-19 cases with 77% of players double jabbed

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The English Premier League has seen a sharp rise in new Covid-19 cases among players as the Omicron variant continues its rapid spread through Britain. From December 13 to December 19, the league reported 90 new po...

Fulham relegated from English Premier League after 1 season

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Fulham's rollercoaster ride between the top two divisions of English soccer has taken the London club back out of the Premier League, its fate sealed by losing to Burnley 2-0 on Monday. Fulham joined Sheffield United...

‘The Chair’ examines generational divides in a college English department

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"The Chair" lays out an interesting exercise by examining generational divides through the prism of a college English department and the first woman of color leading it, played by Sandra Oh. Yet an exceptional cast ...

English National Opera singers are helping ‘long Covid’ patients breathe

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The English National Opera (ENO) is rolling out its singing, breathing and wellbeing program for recovering coronavirus patients around the country following a successful trial. ENO Breathe is a joint project betwee...

English Premier League hit by record 103 Covid-19 cases between Dec 20-26

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The English Premier League has reported a record 103 Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to Boxing Day. "The League can today confirm that between Monday 20 December and Sunday 26 December, 15,186 COVID-19 tests w...

A member of BTS says he learned English by watching ‘Friends.’ Now the band is appearing on the show’s reunion special

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BTS' blend of catchy music, slick choreography and camera-ready looks have made them a global sensation. Now the K-pop band will check off another milestone on its long list of achievements. After conquering the A...

Harris English hits hole-in-one at the Tour Championship

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This hole was a bogey machine all day and this swing ended up bringing English to six under and sliding him into the top-5. A huge swing that had no business happening. Regardless, we’re glad it did, even though we a...

‘Minari’ just won best foreign-language film. The director feared he’d have to make the movie in English

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If it weren't for a producer's persistence, the movie that won best foreign-language film at the Golden Globes might have been made in English instead. "Minari" writer-director Lee Isaac Chung told CNN in a recent i...

In Beijing’s subway, English names are being replaced by romanized Chinese ahead of Winter Olympics

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong As B...

Norwegian police identify body of toddler who died crossing the English Channel

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The body of a toddler that washed up on Karmøy Island earlier this year has been identified by Norwegian police as that of Artin Irannezhad from Iran, who was previously listed as missing after his family attempted ...

Roger Hunt: English football mourns death of Liverpool striker and World Cup winner at the age of 83

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English football is mourning the death of Liverpool striker and World Cup winner Roger Hunt at the age of 83. Hunt, who scored 285 goals in 492 appearances for Liverpool, died peacefully at his home on Monday follow...

The latest Dictionary.com words include several from African American Vernacular English and phrases related to race and identity

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Adding a word to the dictionary has long been a sign of mainstream legitimacy. And in the latest batch added to Dictionary.com, the online dictionary has included multiple African American Vernacular English words s...

Manchester City takes big step to defending English Premier League title after beating Chelsea

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Manchester City stretched its lead at the top of the English Premier League to 13 points after a 1-0 victory against Chelsea on Saturday. It was talisman Kevin De Bruyne who made the difference with a beautifully c...

English wins Travelers, beating Hickok in 8-hole playoff

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"It’s hard to stay mentally into it," English said Sunday after winning an eight-hole playoff — tied for the second-longest sudden death in PGA Tour history — to beat Kramer Hickok and win the Travelers Championship....

‘Korean wave’ sweeps Oxford English Dictionary as new words are added

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Korean exports seem to be sweeping the world's screens, headsets and runways -- and now more than 20 words of Korean origin have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in its September update. Over the pa...

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