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Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it

Reports of some Shanghai residents being allowed to leave their residence under lockdown reflect the built up frustration after more than seven weeks of lockdown, even as the number of new daily cases has fallen to a few hundred in a city of 25 million people.

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a worker carries a box of supplies at a makeshift hospital in Shanghai, China, April 15, 2022. (Yang Youzong/Xinhua via AP)

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Tear gas fired at Liverpool fans in Champions League final policing chaos

Riot police fired tear gas and pepper spray at Liverpool supporters forced to endure lengthy waits to get into the Champions League final amid logistical chaos and an attempt by UEFA and French authorities to blame overcrowding at turnstiles on people trying to access the stadium with fake tickets on Saturday.

Explainer: Where do hydro poles come from?

The devastating storm in southern Ontario and Quebec last weekend damaged thousands of hydro poles across the two provinces. gives a rundown of where utility companies get their hydro poles from, as well as the climate challenges in the grid infrastructure.