Entire lead roof stolen from church

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Dambe: Forgotten Nigerian martial art is growing online

(CNN)From Nollywood actresses to afrobeat superstars, August Udoh, has captured them all. The fighters captured in series “Dambe” are ordinary working men. “They have normal jobs. Some are truck drivers, others mechanics,” Udoh told CNN. But with one exception – their downtime is spent competing in martial arts sport dambe.…

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Shetland map box ban comes into force

It gives island councils extra powers over activities on and around their coastlines and requires ministers to have a long-term plan for improvement. ‘Nobody puts Shetland in a box’ Thanks to an amendment from Mr Scott, it also includes a “Shetland mapping requirement”. The Lib Dem MSP said the common…

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As Sweden flirts with the far right, Europe holds its breath

Solvesborg, Sweden (CNN)Nestled along the south coast, Solvesborg is the picture-perfect postcard version of small-town Sweden. In this respect, Sweden is not unusual. From Italy to Poland and Germany, many countries have seen political gains by the far right, while extremists in the US and UK have become more vocal.…

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10 takeaways from the Brett Kavanaugh-Christine Blasey Ford hearings

(CNN)The eyes of the country were on a small hearing room on Capitol Hill Thursday where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were both teenagers, testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The testimony…

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