“Lead” in the news

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lead role
lead roles
lead singer
lead single
took the lead

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The Economist
· Classical music: A new album brings Mozart and Cuban music into conversation  
On arrival she was invited to give some lessons in the French horn—as a member of the Berlin Philharmonic, she is one of the world’s leading brass players—to local musicians.
Liverpool Echo
· Everton injury boosts could prove key as Carlo Ancelotti faced with Moise Kean question  
Leighton Baines was withdrawn at half time at Molineux as the manager opted to switch his system once more and a similar change in formation could lead to the defender starting from the bench again.
Liverpool Echo
· Merseyrail station car park to close for six months for major upgrade  
Cllr Gilchrist, who leads the Lib Dem group in Wirral Council, said: “Improvements to the station car park have been sought for many years.
The Independent
· For victims of state oppression in Poland, Duda’s election victory is an undeniable sign of darker times to come  
Both ridiculous ideas which suggests anything other than an anti-LGBT+ stance will encourage perversion, or lead to corrupting children with unsavoury ideas.
Seeking Alpha
· Micron: Spot Pricing Is Dead  
This makes logical sense as inventories being held by clients, OEMs and producers have been the hottest topic over the last two years as it caused a supply glut, which led to depressed memory pricing and negative growth for Micron from 2018 through 2019.
Liverpool Echo
· Army launch coronavirus testing sites after south Liverpool outbreak  
Now public health teams are working quickly to stop the virus spreading through communities - with fears it could lead to a full-scale lockdown if action is not taken.
The Guardian
· UK to open 10-12 Brexit border customs sites in EU trading shake-up  
One of those earmarked is a 27-acre site on the outskirts of Ashford revealed to the local council on Friday, but it is understood the contract for the land has not yet been signed, leading to delays to construction preparations that were due to start on Monday.
The Guardian
· 10 of the UK's best rural summer holidays for families  
These lead out to a deck, down to the communal fire pit, and 55 acres of private woods and hills to explore.
· Apollo 11 scientist recalls terrifying NASA blunder that changed Moon landing site  
But, in the tense moments before the celebration, there was also confusion and finger-pointing in Mission Control, with questions asked of Professor Farouk El-Baz – the leading geologist on the Apollo programme who was responsible for the selection of the landing site.
Sports Illustrated
· Ottis Anderson Touted as Cardinals Best Player Not Enshrined in HOF  
The following season, Anderson again led the Giants in rushing during the regular season while helping New York stun the two-time defending champion 49ers in the NFC title game.