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From Hidden Penises to Barbra Streisand: How Frieze Got His Mojo Back – Review | Frieze art fair

I I was relieved when I finally found the hidden creeps. Sometimes the first post-pandemic Frieze art fair is so relaxing you could fall asleep in one of its elegant halls. So it was good to see Lindsey mendick hoisting the flag in subtle outrage. On the stand of the Carl Freedman Gallery I find his glossy and decaying ceramic vases, whose wounded sides sprout octopus arms. Mendick should be on Turner's shortlist for next year if Tate has any desire to save its dying prize. Then Freedman showed me another detail. Penises protrude from one of the pots like shiny wet worms. Turns out, there is sleaze in the new Adult Frieze after all; you just need a greater attention span to find it.The art world has looked at itself during the pandemic. And it has been discovered that art ha...
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MLS expansion: Garber to announce 30th team in one year

The MLS expansion to 30 teams has a schedule.Speaking in the CAA World Sports Congress Conference On Tuesday in New York, MLS Commissioner Don Garber confirmed that the next expansion team "will be appointed at some point or announced in the next 12 months." Many recent public signs and comments point to that team ending up in Las Vegas. Sacramento was the top seed until it lost the backing of leading billionaire investor Ron Burkle, and Las Vegas has emerged at the forefront with various groups allegedly vying for MLS approval. Garber has also previously verified the name of San Diego and Phoenix as candidates, while Sacramento could still be a big whale away from getting back into the mix.Las Vegas, which previously didn't have top-tier professional sports teams but now has three in...
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The City Council gives the Bonfires three years to change the fences with which they are financed

The bonfire commissions will have three years from the first effective plantà - it will be 2022 if the pandemic allows it - to change the fence that they place on the perimeter of the monuments, supports where Sponsors are announced to pay up to 15% of the cost of the campfire, in those with the highest budget up to € 10,000. The replacement of the fencing is contemplated in the accessibility plan for the Bonfires promoted by the Alicante City Council and seeks to facilitate the view of the monuments to people in wheelchairs. ...
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The Health budget grows 11% without taking into account the lower investment in vaccines

A health worker administering a vaccine. H.Bilbao / EP State budgets for the Ministry of Health by 2022 they suffer a decrease of almost 10%, going from 7,330 million in 2021 to 6,606 million next year. Although, this reduction is due to the fact that, with more than 87% of the target population vaccinated, the item for the purchase of vials is quantitatively lower. In fact, the European fund for the purchase goes from 2,436 million to 733. Although, the Government will compensate this reduction with 439 million, since it is ...
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War for power in Sevilla | sports

José María del Nido upon arrival at the Malaga Court at the beginning of the trial for the 'Minutes case'.Sevilla prepares the Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting on October 26 involved in a war for the presidency of the entity. The protagonists are the current president, José Castro, and his allies, and on the other hand José María del Nido, who led the entity between 2002 and 2013. The fight is tight. Taking into account that the parties buy shares continuously, Del Nido is the entity's largest shareholder with 24% of Sevilla's shares, while Castro and his allies, huddled together in Sevillistas of Nervión, plus the percentage of Rafael Carrión, another large shareholder, would control around 35%. Del Nido has the support of a group called as that of The Americans, of the company 77...
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Brussels offers London an 80% cut in customs controls in Northern Ireland to save the Brexit deal | International

The Vice President of the European Commission and head of Brexit, Maros Sefcovic.POOL (Reuters)The European Commission is confident that a drastic 80% cut in customs controls on products arriving in Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK will save the Brexit deal. This is the main attraction of the offer he has made to London this Wednesday. Brussels ensures that its offer exploits to the maximum the flexibility provided for in the Protocol on Northern Ireland, agreed upon in the wake of the United Kingdom's withdrawal agreement from the EU. The community body, however, rules out dispensing with the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) as the highest judge of possible disputes over the internal market, one of the great demands of Downing Street. “It is very, very, very clear that the ...
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WHO appoints experts in charge of reactivating investigations into the origin of the coronavirus | Society

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director of the World Health Organization (WHO).DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters)The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday the list of 26 experts selected to form the new Scientific Advisory Group on the Origin of New Pathogens (SAGO). Beyond coronavirus, the committee was born with the will to remain and to become the world reference on emerging infectious diseases, although the first mission that it will have to face will be to clarify the doubts still to be resolved about the origin of SARS-CoV-2.Six of the SAGO members were already part of the previous WHO expert panel that tried unsuccessfully at the beginning of the year to find out how the pandemic started. After visiting China in January, encountering numerous obstacles to accessing relevan...
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Investing in Local Disaster Response: Save Lives and Save Money | View

This summer, the climate crisis moved to Europe's front door and dominated its headlines. Up close in real time, we watched the rapid devastation, heartbreaking losses and heartbreaking rescues by local first responders as floods inundated Western European communities.And despite the tireless efforts of firefighters and volunteers throughout the Mediterranean region, the worst forest fires on record continued to devastate forests and residential areas.Over the past decade, extreme weather events have affected more than 1.7 billion people worldwide and killed nearly half a million. These events are undoubtedly on the rise, occurring with increasing frequency and intensity around the world.But while everyone is aware of mega-disasters, the vast majority of climate-related emergencies ar...
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Buccaneers vs. Eagles Fantasy Football Starts ‘Em Sit’ Em for Week 6 ‘Thursday Night Football’

You never want a bad performance from your Thursday night players, either because they overlooked your lineup or starred on your bench. This week's Thursday night football showdown features the Buccaneers and Eagles: two offenses that can light up the scoreboard and two defenses that can double down. and break in the right circumstances. That means plenty of opportunities for yards and points, but not all players need to start. We break down all the tough decisions to get started and lay down the fantasies so you can get week 6 off to a good start. We also have some DFS tips at the end for those planning to try their luck at a DraftKings Showdown or FanDuel single game contest. Even if you don't have Bucs or Eagles in your lineup all season, there's no excuse not to participate in ...
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What will happen after the sun dies? ‘Serendipitous’ discovery gives clues | Space

A Jupiter-sized planet has been found orbiting a white dwarf star in the Milky Way, providing clues as to what will happen in our solar system when the sun finally dies.An international team of astronomers observed the phenomenon, which forms when a star runs out of nuclear fuel to burn and dies.The distant planet, a gas giant with a mass 1.4 times that of Jupiter, was able to survive the death of its host star.Scientists say the discovery is in line with previous estimates that more than half of white dwarf stars may have similar giant planets orbiting them. Although the phenomenon had been predicted, it had never been observed before.The first author of the study, Joshua Blackman of the University of Tasmania, said: “We predict that this planet has a distance [from the white dwarf] b...