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Europe · London

Andy Fletcher, founding member of Depeche Mode, dies at 60

46% Center coverage: 121 sources
Fletcher formed Depeche Mode along with fellow synthesizer players Vince Clarke and Martin Gore, and lead singer Dave Gahan, in Basildon, England in 1980. The group would find international success with 19842s Some Great Reward and the single People are People. The bespectacled redhead with a penchant for chess, Fletcher assumed a low-profile in the group.See the Story
Middle East · Jerusalem

Palestinian officials: Israel killed Al Jazeera reporter

47% Center coverage: 68 sources
Shireen Abu Akleh was shot in the head on May 11 during an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank. Witnesses and Palestinian officials have said she was hit by Israeli fire. Israel says she was shot during a battle between its soldiers and Palestinian militants. It says that only a ballistic analysis of the bullet -- which is held by the Palestinian Authority -- can determine who fired the fatal shot.See the Story
Europe · Madrid

Shakira loses appeal to avoid trial in Spanish tax fraud case

42% Left coverage: 26 sources
Prosecutors claim the "Hips Don't Lie" singer failed to pay up to 14.5 million euros in tax. They argue Shakira was living in the Spanish northern region of Catalonia during those years. Her representatives have said she moved to Spain only in 2015 where she has met all her tax obligations.See the Story
Cancer · Los Angeles

Jeff Bridges says he came 'close to dying' from COVID-19 amid cancer battle

65% Left coverage: 20 sources
The Big Lebowski actor was diagnosed with lymphoma in October 2020. He is now in remission and said his prognosis is good. Bridges said he felt like he was "dancing" with his "mortality" while battling both cancer and COVID-19.See the Story

Zaragoza Court Exculpates Former Minister González Laya for Gali's Entry into Spain

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
The magistrates say that taking in the head of the Polisario was a “political decision” without criminal significanceSee the Story

Mar de Marchis, founder of the magazine 'Jot Down' dies

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
The editor, who died this morning in Mallorca, promoted a cultural project of literary journalism and long-lasting texts both on paper and on the internetSee the Story

Detenidos el actor Luis Lorenzo y su esposa, acusados de matar con veneno a la tía de esta para heredar

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
El intérprete, conocido por sus papeles en series como ‘El comisario’ y ‘La que se avecina’, ha pasado a disposición judicial junto a su pareja. Ambos se enfrentan a un posible delito de asesinatoSee the Story

El alza del euríbor aboca a la mayor subida de las hipotecas desde la época de la burbuja inmobiliaria

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Incluso en los escenarios más cautos que contemplan los bancos, los préstamos se encarecerían a finales de este año al ritmo más rápido desde 2007See the Story

Children with hypertension: How poor diet advances illnesses that typically affect the elderly

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
‘We are what we eat, but we eat what we buy,’ warns the nutritionist Emilia Gómez Pardo, who urges that refrigerators and pantries be emptied of unhealthy products promoted by ‘predatory marketing’See the Story

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