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Tourists flock to Four Seasons Total Landscaping after Giuliani debacle

Tourists flock to Four Seasons Total Landscaping after Giuliani debacle
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Selfies abound and company rakes in $1.3m in sales following press conference that become ...

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'The scientists have done it': Boris Johnson hails Covid vaccine

'The scientists have done it': Boris Johnson hails Covid vaccine
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Canadian security firm GardaWorld raises G4S takeover offer to £3.7bn

Canadian security firm GardaWorld raises G4S takeover offer to £3.7bn
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Witness K lawyer Bernard Collaery wins international free speech prize

Witness K lawyer Bernard Collaery wins international free speech prize
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Man, 57, held after two women stabbed in Burnley M&S
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Police arrest man on suspicion of attempted murder after being restrained by shoppers and ...

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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson leads Downing Street briefing after vaccine approved for use

UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson leads Downing Street briefing after vaccine approved for use
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Labour's dilemma over backing Tory Brexit deal | Letters

Labour's dilemma over backing Tory Brexit deal | Letters
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Coronavirus live news: deaths in the Americas rise nearly 30% in November; Putin orders start of mass inoculation

Coronavirus live news: deaths in the Americas rise nearly 30% in November; Putin orders start of mass inoculation
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North America seeing record daily cases; WHO says vaccines won't stop short-term surges; Russian ...

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Barack Obama criticizes 'Defund the Police' slogan but faces backlash

Barack Obama criticizes 'Defund the Police' slogan but faces backlash
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Obama: ‘You lost a big audience the minute you say it'Ilhan Omar among several ...

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Coronavirus live news: WHO says vaccines won't prevent short-term surge; Putin orders start of mass inoculation

Coronavirus live news: WHO says vaccines won't prevent short-term surge; Putin orders start of mass inoculation
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Covid deaths at highest level since April as Biden pledges to 'fight like hell' for US investment – live

Covid deaths at highest level since April as Biden pledges to 'fight like hell' for US investment – live
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President-elect says economic relief is his top priorityBarr: no evidence of fraud that would ...

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Six in a row: winning numbers in South African lottery are: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

Six in a row: winning numbers in South African lottery are: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
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Surprising winning combination sparks accusations of fraud as 20 people win share of jackpotAn ...

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Louise Smith murder trial: accused admits punching her in face

Louise Smith murder trial: accused admits punching her in face
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Shane Mays tells court he repeatedly hit girl, 16, but denies he intended to ...

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Essential poll: two-thirds of Australians say government should regulate Facebook and Google

Essential poll: two-thirds of Australians say government should regulate Facebook and Google
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Poll also suggests 60% agree tech giants have too much power and should pay ...

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War crimes: former minister reveals why Canada disbanded its special forces after scandal

War crimes: former minister reveals why Canada disbanded its special forces after scandal
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The drastic step was judged the best way to fix systemic problems after an ...

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Female trafficking survivors in UK forced into unsafe housing, report finds

Female trafficking survivors in UK forced into unsafe housing, report finds
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Large proportion of victims not placed in specialist safe housing, leaving them vulnerable to ...

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US justice department investigates alleged 'bribery for pardon' scheme at White House

US justice department investigates alleged 'bribery for pardon' scheme at White House
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Heavily redacted court filing, which does not name Trump, comes as president reportedly is ...

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Anything for Jackson review – grieving grandparents do a deal with the devil

Anything for Jackson review – grieving grandparents do a deal with the devil
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In a riotously gory inversion of the Christmas story, an older couple plan to ...

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Dozens test positive for Covid after swingers convention in New Orleans

Dozens test positive for Covid after swingers convention in New Orleans
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Forty one people test positive after ‘Naughty in N'awlins' event which saw about 250 ...

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France will carry out border checks to stop skiers from spreading Covid

France will carry out border checks to stop skiers from spreading Covid
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Coronavirus clusters in Alpine resorts played key role in early spread of virus in ...

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Muhammad Ali flattens Cleveland Williams: Neil Leifer's best photograph

Muhammad Ali flattens Cleveland Williams: Neil Leifer's best photograph
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‘I gambled on Ali getting a knockout, fastening my camera to the lights way ...

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Hungary's rightwing rulers downplay MEP 'gay orgy' scandal amid hypocrisy accusations

Hungary's rightwing rulers downplay MEP 'gay orgy' scandal amid hypocrisy accusations
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József Szájer has boasted of rewriting constitution to define marriage as heterosexual institutionHungary's rightwing ...

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A Girl from Mogadishu review – tragedy and joy in a daring escape

A Girl from Mogadishu review – tragedy and joy in a daring escape
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This based-on-fact story of a teenager who flees war in Somalia to become a ...

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UK coronavirus live: Matt Hancock says batch testing for first 800,000 doses of vaccine completed

UK coronavirus live: Matt Hancock says batch testing for first 800,000 doses of vaccine completed
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Latest updates: health secretary says the NHS will start vaccinating from ‘early next week'UK ...

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Coronavirus live news: Putin orders start of mass vaccinations; Germany inches towards tougher lockdown

Coronavirus live news: Putin orders start of mass vaccinations; Germany inches towards tougher lockdown
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Russian president says programme should start next week; German states heading for stricter measures; ...

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US Covid deaths soar as Barr dismisses Trump's election conspiracy theories – live

US Covid deaths soar as Barr dismisses Trump's election conspiracy theories – live
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Barr: no evidence of fraud that would change election outcomeUS braces for Covid surge ...

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Iran reprieves scientist facing execution for espionage

Iran reprieves scientist facing execution for espionage
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Move follows pressure on Tehran to re-examine case of Swedish-Iranian researcher Ahmadreza Djalali A ...

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Humanity is waging war on nature, says UN secretary general

Humanity is waging war on nature, says UN secretary general
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António Guterres lists human-inflicted wounds on natural world in stark messageWorld is ‘doubling down' ...

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'I saw people dying on the road': Tigray's traumatised war refugees

'I saw people dying on the road': Tigray's traumatised war refugees
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People who fled fighting in northern Ethiopia tell of atrocities and gruelling journey to ...

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Microsoft apologises for feature criticised as workplace surveillance

Microsoft apologises for feature criticised as workplace surveillance
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Productivity score potentially allowed managers to identify individual employees who weren't contributing enoughMicrosoft has ...

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France: teargas grenade that killed woman 'may have been fired directly at her flat'

France: teargas grenade that killed woman 'may have been fired directly at her flat'
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Zineb Redouane, 80, was closing her shutters during gilets jaunes protest when she was ...

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UK to become first country in Europe to ban live animal exports

UK to become first country in Europe to ban live animal exports
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Environment secretary hails ‘Brexit success' for animal welfare, but poultry to be excluded and ...

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Coronavirus live news: Poland exceeds 1m cases; Germany inches towards tougher lockdown

Coronavirus live news: Poland exceeds 1m cases; Germany inches towards tougher lockdown
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Poland grapples with shortage of doctors; German states heading for stricter measures; Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine ...

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'My coolness has disintegrated': how pop stars cope with fatherhood

'My coolness has disintegrated': how pop stars cope with fatherhood
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Pop's mothers have told of guilt, loneliness and record-label prejudice – so do men ...

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Home Office proceeds with disputed Jamaica deportation flight

Home Office proceeds with disputed Jamaica deportation flight
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Thirteen of 50 people due to be deported put on controversial flight despite campaigns ...

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Oligarch's son flees to Russia as mother sues over hiding divorce millions

Oligarch's son flees to Russia as mother sues over hiding divorce millions
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Temur Akhmedov tells court in video link he is ‘stressed and scared' about returning ...

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Brexit: UK has lowered demands on fish catches, says EU

Brexit: UK has lowered demands on fish catches, says EU
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Significant gap remains as two sides enter crucial 48 hours of talksBoris Johnson has ...

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Aston Martin in row over 'sockpuppet PR firm' pushing anti-electric vehicle study

Aston Martin in row over 'sockpuppet PR firm' pushing anti-electric vehicle study
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Report disputing green benefits of EVs attributed to company registered to wife of carmaker's ...

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Why has wedding of Japan's Princess Mako still not gone ahead?

Why has wedding of Japan's Princess Mako still not gone ahead?
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Plans still on hold after revelations about finances of would-be groom's mother two years ...

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'I go to the gym and I'm a nicer bloke' | Modern Masculinity – video

'I go to the gym and I'm a nicer bloke' | Modern Masculinity – video
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On the day that gyms reopen across England, Guardian journalist Iman Amrani looks at how ...

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‘Our hands are tied': US coronavirus surge ravages small rural hospitals

‘Our hands are tied': US coronavirus surge ravages small rural hospitals
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The tragedies brought on by coronavirus in small towns where everyone knows everyone are ...

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17 delicious loaf tin recipes (that aren't banana bread)

17 delicious loaf tin recipes (that aren't banana bread)
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The traditional 2lb baking container isn't just for using up fruit – you can ...

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Beware fake coronavirus vaccines, says Interpol

Beware fake coronavirus vaccines, says Interpol
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Agency warns police forces to prepare for criminal gangs to try to sell illicit ...

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Strictly dropped us after we asked to be paid, say musicians

Strictly dropped us after we asked to be paid, say musicians
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Band say they were offered a free lunch and ‘screen time' for appearing on ...

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The Crown has slipped: how the Netflix epic captures our relationship with the royals

The Crown has slipped: how the Netflix epic captures our relationship with the royals
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While the fourth series has come under fire for factual inaccuracy, it is just ...

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Hancock: Brexit helped UK to speedy approval of Covid vaccine

Hancock: Brexit helped UK to speedy approval of Covid vaccine
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Health secretary credits Brexit with enabling UK to rush through approval of vaccine Matt ...

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US Covid deaths soar as Barr dismisses Trump's election conspiracy theories – live updates

US Covid deaths soar as Barr dismisses Trump's election conspiracy theories – live updates
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US sees highest level of daily Covid deaths since April as over 180,000 new ...

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UK's hopes of early US trade deal dashed by Biden warning

UK's hopes of early US trade deal dashed by Biden warning
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President-elect says his priority is to invest in US manufacturing and protect American workersBritain's ...

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Israel moves towards fourth election with no-confidence vote

Israel moves towards fourth election with no-confidence vote
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Wednesday's vote, which is not final, is largely seen as a gambit by Benny ...

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Photography campaign shows the grim aftermath of logging in Canada's fragile forests

Photography campaign shows the grim aftermath of logging in Canada's fragile forests
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Ancient Forest Alliance's project underscores the preventions that are needed to protect old-growth trees ...

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Are you sad or depressed? Experts explain the difference

Are you sad or depressed? Experts explain the difference
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The upset and worry of Covid are making many of us anxious. So how ...

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Liberal backbencher lambasts Coalition's ‘punitive' cashless debit card welfare program

Liberal backbencher lambasts Coalition's ‘punitive' cashless debit card welfare program
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Bridget Archer says it is not backed up by evidence and has already caused ...

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Coronavirus live news: Russia has record daily Covid deaths; UK to get vaccine from next week

Coronavirus live news: Russia has record daily Covid deaths; UK to get vaccine from next week
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Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved in UK; Russia suffers worst day of record daily Covid deaths; ...

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'There's a gaping hole in our knowledge': the scientists studying why gamers invert their controls

'There's a gaping hole in our knowledge': the scientists studying why gamers invert their controls
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Our article asking why so many players invert their controls provoked a fierce debate ...

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I tried hacking my life with Instagram gadgets. Did it work?

I tried hacking my life with Instagram gadgets. Did it work?
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Over the course of the pandemic, I've been assailed by targeted ads for ‘life-changing' ...

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Study finds only 300 swift parrots could remain as Tasmanian court challenge heard

Study finds only 300 swift parrots could remain as Tasmanian court challenge heard
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Former Greens leader Bob Brown warns extinction is coming rapidly for the species as ...

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 13 and a half months over protest

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 13 and a half months over protest
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Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam also sentenced over pro-democracy protest at police HQ last ...

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Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved for use in UK to be rolled out next week

Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine approved for use in UK to be rolled out next week
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‘Historic moment' opens way for mass immunisation with first doses to arrive in coming ...

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Baby God: how DNA testing uncovered a shocking web of fertility fraud

Baby God: how DNA testing uncovered a shocking web of fertility fraud
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Quincy Fortier was once Nevada's physician of the year. As unspooled in a new ...

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Coronavirus live news: UK to get vaccine from next week; England enters tier system after lockdown

Coronavirus live news: UK to get vaccine from next week; England enters tier system after lockdown
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Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved in UK; New tier system replaces lockdown; US reported over 100,000 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 07:50:22 GMT

Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine wins licence for use in the UK

Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine wins licence for use in the UK
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‘Historic moment' opens way for mass immunisation to begin next week for those most ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 07:31:26 GMT

Hotels fit for a KGB officer: Soviet cities in the twilight - in pictures

Hotels fit for a KGB officer: Soviet cities in the twilight - in pictures
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Many modernist buildings from the Soviet period are being destroyed, but Russian photographer Arseniy ...

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Nike Japan ad on teenage bullying and racism sparks debate

Nike Japan ad on teenage bullying and racism sparks debate
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Two-minute film draws support as ‘amazing' while others accused company of creating a false ...

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Australian politics live: Adelaide pizza worker accused of misleading Covid contact tracers will not be charged

Australian politics live: Adelaide pizza worker accused of misleading Covid contact tracers will not be charged
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NSW lifts coronavirus restrictions; OECD warns Australia over China exports; refugee advocates have partial ...

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China MeToo movement gets its moment in court as sexual harassment case begins

China MeToo movement gets its moment in court as sexual harassment case begins
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Zhou Xiaoxuan sparked a storm in 2018 when she accused a TV personality of ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 06:44:03 GMT

Coronavirus live news: England enters tier system after lockdown as US hospitalisations surge

Coronavirus live news: England enters tier system after lockdown as US hospitalisations surge
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New tier system replaces lockdown; US reported over 100,000 cases every day in November; ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 06:42:29 GMT

Donald Trump suggests 2024 presidential bid: 'I'll see you in four years'

Donald Trump suggests 2024 presidential bid: 'I'll see you in four years'
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President makes comments to Republicans at a White House reception, where video shows dozens ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 06:03:20 GMT

Cabaret's Joel Grey: 'Life is tough. But it's also beautiful'

Cabaret's Joel Grey: 'Life is tough. But it's also beautiful'
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From winning an Oscar, starring opposite Rock Hudson – and coming out at 82, ...

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Stonehenge lights up in tribute to Covid's heritage champions

Stonehenge lights up in tribute to Covid's heritage champions
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Images of eight people who carried on working on projects amid the pandemic beamed ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 06:00:21 GMT

RoboDoc: how India's robots are taking on Covid patient care

RoboDoc: how India's robots are taking on Covid patient care
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The pandemic has spurred on robotics companies building machines to perform tasks in hospitals ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 06:00:21 GMT

Global sustainable fishing initiative agreed by 14 countries

Global sustainable fishing initiative agreed by 14 countries
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Governments to reduce pollution in oceans and end subsidies that contribute to overfishingGovernments responsible ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 05:01:19 GMT

Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter; NSW Covid restrictions lifted

Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter; NSW Covid restrictions lifted
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OECD warns Australia over China exports; US ambassador to Australia accuses China of spreading ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 04:49:15 GMT

Japan names Covid-safe catchcry 'sanmitsu' buzzword of 2020

Japan names Covid-safe catchcry 'sanmitsu' buzzword of 2020
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Sanmitsu is known in English as the three Cs – confined spaces, crowded places ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 04:11:06 GMT

Democracy wine: politicians worldwide pledge to drink Australian wine in stand against China

Democracy wine: politicians worldwide pledge to drink Australian wine in stand against China
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More than 200 MPs from 19 different countries are encouraging people to drink Australian ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 03:52:36 GMT

UK and US lock in behind Australia in China row

UK and US lock in behind Australia in China row
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Australia's allies take aim at China's campaign of ‘disinformation'The British government has vowed to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 03:02:25 GMT

'Help is on the way,' says Joe Biden as he announces new economic team – video

'Help is on the way,' says Joe Biden as he announces new economic team – video
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US president-elect Joe Biden has formally introduced his choices for top economic advisers. ‘Our ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 02:50:25 GMT

New Zealand declares a climate change emergency

New Zealand declares a climate change emergency
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Jacinda Ardern calls climate change ‘one of the greatest challenges of our time' and ...

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Georgia Republican warns Trump is inciting violence over election: 'Someone will get hurt'

Georgia Republican warns Trump is inciting violence over election: 'Someone will get hurt'
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Gabriel Sterling tells president to soften his language or ‘someone is going to get ...

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US justice department investigating 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme – live

US justice department investigating 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme – live
The Guardian

Potentially criminal scheme revealed in newly unsealed court documentTrump and Giuliani reportedly discussed ‘pre-emptive ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 01:48:57 GMT

US justice department investigates alleged 'bribery for pardon' scheme

US justice department investigates alleged 'bribery for pardon' scheme
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Heavily redacted court filing, which does not name Trump, comes as president reportedly considers ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 01:15:52 GMT

Last-ditch bid to stop many boarding Home Office flight to Jamaica fails

Last-ditch bid to stop many boarding Home Office flight to Jamaica fails
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Two children brought the case on behalf of their father ahead of flight scheduled ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:51:26 GMT

Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter, national accounts reveal

Australian politics live: economy grows 3.3% in September quarter, national accounts reveal
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OECD warns Australia over China exports; agriculture and trade ministers to meet wine producers ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:45:23 GMT

'It has to stop': Georgia election official condemns Trump after worker's death threat – video

'It has to stop': Georgia election official condemns Trump after worker's death threat – video
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Georgia's voting system implementation manager, Gabriel Sterling, has criticised President Donald Trump for not ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:39:34 GMT

Could China replace Australian iron ore with metal from Africa?

Could China replace Australian iron ore with metal from Africa?
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Analysis: Amid rising trade tensions, Chinese interests are keen to develop a high-quality deposit ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:39:25 GMT

Coronavirus live news: CDC suggests first vaccines to US healthcare workers; England enters tier system

Coronavirus live news: CDC suggests first vaccines to US healthcare workers; England enters tier system
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US hospitalisations surge; New tier system replaces lockdown; BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna file for EU ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:34:02 GMT

Fears for Melbourne's homeless forced out of Covid hotel accommodation

Fears for Melbourne's homeless forced out of Covid hotel accommodation
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Rough sleepers worry they will end up back on the streets as funding for ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:18:19 GMT

Discovery of Margot Fonteyn film footage excites ballet lovers

Discovery of Margot Fonteyn film footage excites ballet lovers
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Record of ballerina with young dancers in 1972 found in Royal Academy of Dance ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:01:14 GMT

No-kill, lab-grown meat to go on sale for first time

No-kill, lab-grown meat to go on sale for first time
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Singapore's approval of chicken cells grown in bioreactors is seen as landmark moment across ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 00:01:13 GMT

Elliot Page: star of X-Men and Juno announces he is transgender

Elliot Page: star of X-Men and Juno announces he is transgender
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Actor takes aim at transphobic politicians and ‘those with a massive platform who continue ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 23:59:15 GMT

Police looking at 'options beyond accident' in search for Esther Dingley

Police looking at 'options beyond accident' in search for Esther Dingley
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Partner of British hiker missing in Pyrenees says ‘prevailing opinion' is that she is ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 22:39:24 GMT

Australian politics live: OECD warns Australia over China exports; GDP figures to be released

Australian politics live: OECD warns Australia over China exports; GDP figures to be released
The Guardian

OECD cautions against escalation in tension with Beijing; national accounts figures expected to confirm ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 20:45:02 GMT

Swedish-Iranian scientist faces 'imminent risk of execution' in Iran

Swedish-Iranian scientist faces 'imminent risk of execution' in Iran
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Ahmadreza Djalali had been sentenced to death on espionage chargesA Swedish-Iranian scientist sentenced to ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 20:39:41 GMT

Barr says no evidence of fraud that would change US election outcome – live

Barr says no evidence of fraud that would change US election outcome – live
The Guardian

‘We have not seen fraud that could have effected a different outcome'Trump and Giuliani ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 20:33:11 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Turkey's Covid death toll hits record for ninth day; Pfizer and Moderna file for EU approval of vaccines

Coronavirus live news: Turkey's Covid death toll hits record for ninth day; Pfizer and Moderna file for EU approval of vaccines
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Latest updates: Turks brace for new restrictions to combat spread of disease; two companies ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 20:15:31 GMT

China to collect first moon rocks since 1970s

China to collect first moon rocks since 1970s
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Chang'e-5 spacecraft lands successfully after 112-hour journey from EarthA Chinese probe sent to the ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:36:34 GMT

Los Angeles reverses plans to close Covid-19 testing site for film shoot

Los Angeles reverses plans to close Covid-19 testing site for film shoot
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City faced widespread uproar over news that Union Station testing center would be closed ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 19:35:43 GMT

Trier mayor says he is 'speechless' after car drives into pedestrians in German city – video

Trier mayor says he is 'speechless' after car drives into pedestrians in German city – video
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A car drove at high speed into a pedestrian zone in the south-western German ...

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