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Hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be

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With me Caroline Frost, Entertainment Editor

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for the Huffington Post and Tony Grew, Parliamentary

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The Metro says that millions of people across Britain have been

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'robbed' of the chance to own their own homes.

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Reporting that levels of home ownership have plunged

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Property ownership has fallen to 64.1% UK wide,

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from an all-time high of 71% in 2004.

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The Guardian leads with the same story -

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reporting that low-levels of home ownership, once confined

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to London, are now a problem in cities like Manchester,

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The Financial Times reports that Uber, the app-based taxi-hailing

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service, has ending a multi-billion dollar tussle for the Chinese market

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by merging its loss-making business in China with a local

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Beijing has warned damage had been cancelling the Hinkley point project

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would put Chinese investment in the UK at risk. The Daily Express says

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several dozen peers in the House of Lords are plotting to block Brexit.

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That would be interesting. We will start with the owner 's resignation

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list. It is interesting that David Cameron, he took office six years

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ago saying he would be representing a new style of politics.

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Now he has left office and some are suggesting he has behaved like any

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other leader has done over the last 50 or 60 years. What we have seen

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his David Cameron acquitting himself impeccably in those days immediately

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following Brexit. We had the speech with the catch in the throat and the

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resignation. We had all the jokes, the round of applause. It all seemed

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to be going well. He was leaving, a smiling perimeter figure that proved

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all political careers don't end incomplete ignominy. This team he

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leads a little bit of a nasty aftertaste. It is Theresa May

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picking up the pieces and clattering a busy week for her. She said she

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won't get involved. It is something she will not do. What another

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parting gift from David Cameron. She must be delighted. First he takes

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the country out of the EU and now he creates a political row. There is a

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stench of hypocrisy around this. We have people here from the Labour

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Party saying may want the resignation list to be abolished. By

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the way, resignation honours, Tony Blair didn't take the opportunity to

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have a resignation, but... That was only because of cast -- cash for

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questions. The House of Lords, there is a lot of reforms needed and to

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the honours system more generally, but for Theresa May... The other

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problem for Theresa May is she does have people calling for some sort of

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reform of the honours system and she is thinking that is not the top of

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my list. People do remember the lavender list.

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What is... Samantha Cameron's personal adviser. Stylist is a

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pejorative term, she has assisted her with her duties as first lady

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for a time. There is a culture in Whitehall and demonstrate that

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people are given honours for serving the country in this capacity. The

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suggestion that she was a special adviser on some are saying she was

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the stylist as well, does that not the other honours list that there

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are throughout the year that do recognise the schoolteacher who has

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worked for 40 years in the same school and so on and so forth, does

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this list affect those lists? Does it do mean the whole thing? It does

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sound as if there is a plateauing and you are right. A person who has

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put her curlers in is not the same as someone running a youth club. I

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have a friend he has an OBE for many years for all sorts of countless

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tasks and services to his community. I don't think less of him as a

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result of this. I would say not but it needs sorting out. Let's go to

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the Times. China raises doubts over ?100 billion investment in the UK.

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That decision not to rubber-stamp Hinkley Point on the part of the

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government, it could have long-term repercussions. This is a sign that

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Theresa May is leading a new government. This isn't continuity

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Kamin or a change of personnel, it is a new government. Theresa May

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repeatedly raised concerns about the national security implications of

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allowing China to be involved in building the infrastructure of the

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country. Now she is premised she is showing she is willing to take tough

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decisions and sate my concerns about national security still exist and

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for this to go ahead we will have to look at this again and decide

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whether we want China and EDF to go ahead with building Hinkley Point. I

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don't think the issue is whether it should be built whether we needed,

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those arguments have been hard but she has concerns about that aspect

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of it. What you see now is China to run the toys out of the pram and

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threatening the United Kingdom. China is seen as one of the

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countries we want to do business with. Having said that, there are

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other countries we could trade with. China is a big and will probably be

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the biggest economy, we will trade with them, but I am with chorizo, we

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should be cautious. -- I am with Teresa Lu. There will be people out

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there who will be concerned at the possibility that the Chinese will

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have quite a deep stake in basic infrastructure in this country. We

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have this background of mutual distrust between the US and China

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and we are meant to be keeping these relationships with the US, may in

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November. Certainly, this is when something comes along and you think

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what is more important, that investment for our security? I am

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seeing a brinkmanship coming off. How much does China want that

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investment or what are they prepared to do to get it and how much is

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Theresa May prepared to stick on it? Do you think Theresa May will say it

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now doing? There could be some sort of change in the deal. That is more

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likely. I would assume there will be a Dean. Plan to web company records

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will boost from. I can't stand by this. They are talking about

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companies agreeing to a plan to wipe off a whole bunch of historical data

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and you have all these investigations agency is saying that

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it's going to interfere in a whole amount of archive investigations

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into white-collar crime, historical things and we know that a crime 30

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years ago is still a crime. These people are saying the reason they

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are worried about it is they have a right to be forgotten and the meat

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that is like saying I have an embarrassing picture on Facebook

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that doesn't do me any favours. If serious people are wanting to form a

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business men they should be accountable for however long it

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takes and be able to extend themselves whatever happened,

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whether it was in a good thing they paid the price for whatever. It

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should come to light. I see no reason to justify this. Millions

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robbed of the chance to own their own home. We are no longer a nation

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where Englishmen enjoys their castles. This is shown that

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long-term trends in London, a lack of affordable housing, a lack of

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available housing, low house-building and an increase in

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the amount of houses being used in the private rental sector, all of

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these things combined have had an effect in London that is well

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reported but less so in cities like Manchester, Sheffield and Glasgow.

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The same thing is happening. The house of -- the price of houses has

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risen in towns where people could afford their own home and now they

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no longer can. Greater Manchester, the proportion of homeowners is down

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to 57.9%, a significant drop. This is a major challenge for the

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government. Governments have been telling us about building more

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houses but they haven't done it. Theresa May, one challenge for her

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is will there be a big boost in infrastructure investment and when

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we talk about infrastructure do we just mean things like HS2 or things

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like 10,000 or 20,000 new houses for Manchester? To be clear, this isn't

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about the skyrocketing prices we see in London, this is desirable

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properties in short supply because there aren't enough of them. It is

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strange hearing these stories. The drove home through West London and

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North London and all you see is a development centre but that isn't

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the case for areas further out. It fascinates me because if you go to

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Europe they have such a different business model where it is not so

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important to own, everybody rants. As we were discussing, what you have

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the back that up is a sustained limitation on rents. It is not open

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to exploitation. Lords want to stop EU exit. Is that... Is there any

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chance that will happen? May also report that Lord Kinnock has joined

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the Brexit blockers. The House of Lords is a sensible, thoughtful

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chamber. There may be a group of peers under the impression they can

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block this from happening, there is still a legal argument over whether

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triggering article 50 requires Parliamentary approval for whether

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the government can do it by itself. There will be some thoughts you are

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unhappy, some of the art receiving EU pensions. Now, I think the vast

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majority will recognise that the people have spoken and their job is

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to get the best deal for Britain. That doesn't mean the Lords would

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have a significant say in scrutinising the negotiation

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progress and there probably will need to be able in both houses. That

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is years down the track from now. The Financial Times. British Euro

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clap pensions set to spark bitter Brexit exchanges. We will skip over

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that. Forget it. We will go to the Telegraph. The Olympics begin this

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week. The contaminated Olympics. The back page of the Telegraph. That is

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something not very nice floating in the water where they will have a lot

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of the sailing events. We should point out that this photo was taken

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in June, so we all know that, historically, Olympic venues do

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their best work in the final ten days. It has become an Olympic sport

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to despair of the Olympic venue in any city. All we hear is it is a

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fiasco. London we had all sorts of security nightmares and then had the

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Triumph of the event itself. Rio is riddled with problems. They are

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really threatening to overshadow all the athletes and their efforts. I

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just wonder, given that London 2012 was so amazing on so many levels,

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even the weather was good for the majority of the time. Is there much

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enthusiasm here for these games? I remember the build-up for the 2012

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games. There was a sense of pessimism. They remember the

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expectations for the games in London. The expectation among

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Londoners was that the games would be terrible and it would be an

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encouragement. There is something about the Olympic spirit and I mean

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that. The spirit of the games will let these problems away and when the

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Olympics have been attacked by terrorists as has happened on two

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occasions, they have been racked by problems, the Olympic spirit has

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shone through from that. I am expecting to be surprised and I am

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looking forward to seeing real but on their show and the thing about it

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is but at that moment they are the focus of the world and that is the

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beauty of the games. Our correspondent said exactly that. The

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anticipation is beginning to build. We have had our excitement. Thank

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you for joining us here on The Papers. All the front pages are

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online on the BBC News website. It's all there for you, seven days

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a week at bbc.co.uk/papers and you can see us there too,

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with each night's edition of The Papers being posted

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on the page shortly Good morning. The gardens of

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southern Britain have had a good watering. As we go through today,

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the rain will show signs of heading northward. There will be some

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sunshine across

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