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Iran reports 13,922 new infections to go past 1m cases in total; WHO investigating prospects e-vaccination certificates; Italy to limit travel outside of townsUS logs a record 3,157 coronavirus deaths in one daySwedes' support for anti-lockdown stance slips amid rising deathsCyberspies target Covid vaccine ‘cold chain' distribution networkFormer French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing dies aged 94UK coronavirus – latest updates 1.27pm GMT Conditions at elderly care homes in the Spanish regions of Madrid and Catalonia, where thousands died when the pandemic began, remain “alarming” despite improvements, Amnesty International has warned.In a sharply worded report on retirement homes during the pandemic, Amnesty said the “vast majority” of seniors had not been properly cared for, and the measures put in place by both regions were “inefficient and inadequate”, and violated their rights.A health emergency is no excuse for not providing adequate care for the elderly. Homes are not car parks for elderly people. The authorities must protect them. 1.21pm GMT Support for Sweden's government and public confidence in authorities' ability to handle the coronavirus crisis are sliding as the country's anti-lockdown approach continues to be tested by high numbers of deaths and new cases.A six-monthly poll by Statistics Sweden this week showed support for the centre-left Social Democrats – the party of the prime minister, Stefan Löfven – had dropped nearly

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Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants welcomed in Israel by PM

Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants welcomed in Israel by PM
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Benjamin Netanyahu greets arrivals as part of pledge to bring all Ethiopians of Jewish ...

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More than 500,000 full electric cars sold in Europe in 10 months

More than 500,000 full electric cars sold in Europe in 10 months
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Milestone comes as sales of all plug-in cars, including hybrids, pass 1m in 18 ...

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From Martha Washington to Melania Trump: 250 years of first lady portraiture

From Martha Washington to Melania Trump: 250 years of first lady portraiture
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Portraits of presidents' wives have evolved with the role, and although it remains highly ...

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Mariah Carey's 30 greatest singles – ranked!

Mariah Carey's 30 greatest singles – ranked!
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With All I Want for Christmas Is You on the cusp of claiming the ...

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Prosecco crisps, pigs in blankets pot noodles – please make these Christmas treats stop

Prosecco crisps, pigs in blankets pot noodles – please make these Christmas treats stop
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What to do with festive specials in the supermarket aisles? Probably leave well aloneWhat ...

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Democrats took a risk to push mail-in voting. It paid off

Democrats took a risk to push mail-in voting. It paid off
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Analysis: the 2020, conducted during a pandemic, led to a change in voting habits ...

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Coronavirus live news: Iran passes 1m Covid-19 cases; WHO looks at possible 'e-vaccination certificates' for travel

Coronavirus live news: Iran passes 1m Covid-19 cases; WHO looks at possible 'e-vaccination certificates' for travel
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Iran reports 13,922 new infections to go past 1m cases in total; WHO investigating ...

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Undercover footage at French farm shows ‘deplorable' conditions for pigs

Undercover footage at French farm shows ‘deplorable' conditions for pigs
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The animals are supplied to frankfurter brand Herta and sold in Waitrose, which has ...

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Liberian rebel commander accused of cannibalism goes on trial in Switzerland

Liberian rebel commander accused of cannibalism goes on trial in Switzerland
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Alieu Kosiah is also accused of being involved in killing of 18 civilians, rape ...

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Police in France to question chef Guy Martin over rape claim

Police in France to question chef Guy Martin over rape claim
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A woman has accused him of ‘rape and sexual aggression' during meeting at his ...

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UK finally extends visa for NHS doctor who was critically ill with Covid

UK finally extends visa for NHS doctor who was critically ill with Covid
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Egyptian cardiologist Basem Enany had feared he would be removed from UK because he ...

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Vancouver plan to decriminalize street drugs sets up battle with Ottawa

Vancouver plan to decriminalize street drugs sets up battle with Ottawa
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The city's plan to reduce overdose deaths needs support from Canada's government – but ...

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Astronomers unveil most detailed 3D map yet of Milky Way

Astronomers unveil most detailed 3D map yet of Milky Way
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Images will enable scientists to measure the acceleration of the solar system and the ...

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US sets records for Covid deaths and hospitalisations as it approaches grim 14 million cases milestone – live updates

US sets records for Covid deaths and hospitalisations as it approaches grim 14 million cases milestone – live updates
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US on course to record its 14 millionth coronavirus case today after record 3,157 ...

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Coronavirus live news: Italy announces Christmas travel restrictions; US records highest daily deaths since April

Coronavirus live news: Italy announces Christmas travel restrictions; US records highest daily deaths since April
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Italy to limit travel outside of towns; US suffers highest daily deaths since April; ...

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Rome to ban horse-drawn carriages from city streets

Rome to ban horse-drawn carriages from city streets
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Animal rights activists criticise mayor for allowing mode of transport in Italian capital's parksRome ...

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Brexit deal can be struck in next few days, says Irish foreign minister

Brexit deal can be struck in next few days, says Irish foreign minister
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Simon Coveney says there is good chance of deal but predicts tension and stand-offs ...

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Williamson on vaccine approval: Britain is 'a much better country than all of them' – video

Williamson on vaccine approval: Britain is 'a much better country than all of them' – video
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Gavin Williamson told LBC's Nick Ferrari that the UK was the first country to ...

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Williamson: Britain's 'a much better country than all of them'

Williamson: Britain's 'a much better country than all of them'
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Education secretary lauds vaccine rollout saying scientists in UK better than in France, Belgium ...

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Australian MP and ex-soldier blasts release of 'unproven rumours' alleging Afghan war crimes

Australian MP and ex-soldier blasts release of 'unproven rumours' alleging Afghan war crimes
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Andrew Hastie says details in Brereton report alleging special forces soldiers murdered Afghan children ...

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Ivanka Trump quizzed as part of inauguration fund lawsuit

Ivanka Trump quizzed as part of inauguration fund lawsuit
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Outgoing US president's daughter interviewed by lawyers alleging 2017 inauguration committee misused donor fundsIvanka ...

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Coronavirus live news: US records highest daily deaths since April; Obama, Bush and Clinton offer to get vaccines on TV

Coronavirus live news: US records highest daily deaths since April; Obama, Bush and Clinton offer to get vaccines on TV
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French ex-president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing has died of Covid-related complications; US suffers highest daily ...

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Hundreds rally in Australian capital cities against the $3.6bn Narrabri gas project

Hundreds rally in Australian capital cities against the $3.6bn Narrabri gas project
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Activists have joined Aboriginal traditional owners in voicing opposition to the controversial development that ...

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'A circus': second mass salmon outbreak in Tasmania outrages conservationists

'A circus': second mass salmon outbreak in Tasmania outrages conservationists
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Environmental groups call for salmon farming to be moved onshore after 130,000 fish escape ...

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Taliban denies targeting media as 50th journalist dies in Afghanistan

Taliban denies targeting media as 50th journalist dies in Afghanistan
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Rising violence by militants raises fears for press freedom after US troops withdraw in ...

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Australian army to investigate soldiers' use of dead Taliban fighter's prosthetic leg

Australian army to investigate soldiers' use of dead Taliban fighter's prosthetic leg
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Investigation follows revelation of pictures which show soldiers drinking from leg and carrying it ...

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‘Deeply dark criminal activity' drives rise in child abuse images online

‘Deeply dark criminal activity' drives rise in child abuse images online
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The use of webcams and live streaming has led to increased grooming by predators ...

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'These images are a crime scene … it's massive for us to find the child'

'These images are a crime scene … it's massive for us to find the child'
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The Internet Watch Foundation is seeing a growing number of tipoffs about child abuse. ...

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'I partied with an Italian princess': the glory days of clubbing in Ibiza – in pictures

'I partied with an Italian princess': the glory days of clubbing in Ibiza – in pictures
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A new book explores Ibiza's halycon days – from open-air superclubs to daytime beach ...

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Murder Me, Monster review – a grisly mystery that stays boldly unsolvable

Murder Me, Monster review – a grisly mystery that stays boldly unsolvable
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This convention-defying horror has Guillermo del Toro's vision and David Lynch's dreamlike logic. But ...

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Coronavirus live news: US sees highest daily deaths since April; Obama, Bush and Clinton offer to get vaccines on TV

Coronavirus live news: US sees highest daily deaths since April; Obama, Bush and Clinton offer to get vaccines on TV
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French ex-president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing has died of Covid-related complications; US suffers highest daily ...

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Why a giant fictional penguin could be the cure for millennial burnout

Why a giant fictional penguin could be the cure for millennial burnout
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Pengsoo was created for children's television, yet it became such a sensation with adults ...

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All change: India's railways bring back tea in clay cups in bid to banish plastics

All change: India's railways bring back tea in clay cups in bid to banish plastics
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Stations switch to humble earthen kulhads in move to cut down on toxic waste ...

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The rock star of retail: how Topshop changed the face of fashion

The rock star of retail: how Topshop changed the face of fashion
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With its celebrity collaborations and turbo-charged launches, Philip Green's Topshop brought fun and drama ...

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Fine Young Cannibal Roland Gift: 'I went back to where being pretty didn't matter'

Fine Young Cannibal Roland Gift: 'I went back to where being pretty didn't matter'
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He was ‘the first black punk in Hull' and was named one of the ...

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'Singing and dancing to their deaths': football's forgotten tragedy

'Singing and dancing to their deaths': football's forgotten tragedy
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In 1971, an Old Firm derby at Ibrox ended with the death of 66 ...

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Iran passes law threatening to halt nuclear inspections and boost enrichment

Iran passes law threatening to halt nuclear inspections and boost enrichment
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Law gives European signatories to nuclear deal two months to ease sanctions imposed after ...

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Family in South Australia find live koala in their Christmas tree

Family in South Australia find live koala in their Christmas tree
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When the McCormicks came home on Wednesday, the Christmas tree in their Adelaide house ...

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'Defund the police' slogan risks turning voters away, says Obama – video

'Defund the police' slogan risks turning voters away, says Obama – video
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Former US president Barack Obama has criticised Democratic political candidates for using 'snappy' slogans ...

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CIA officer killed in Somali raid on suspected al-Shabaab bomb-maker

CIA officer killed in Somali raid on suspected al-Shabaab bomb-maker
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Unnamed American died alongside four Somali officers when extremists detonated a car bombA CIA ...

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Namibia to auction 170 wild elephants, saying rising numbers threaten people

Namibia to auction 170 wild elephants, saying rising numbers threaten people
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Increase in conflict between species and drought prompt sale of animals that are at ...

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Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy figure Jimmy Lai charged with fraud

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy figure Jimmy Lai charged with fraud
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Lai, whose newspaper Apple daily was raided by police this year, is denied bail ...

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Australia politics: Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new Covid case – question time live

Australia politics: Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new Covid case – question time live
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Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; ...

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Congress passes measures to stop China 'exploiting' US stock exchanges

Congress passes measures to stop China 'exploiting' US stock exchanges
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Bill could exclude big companies such as Alibaba from markets, as US also widens ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:37:43 GMT

On the first day of ... Australian family finds live koala in their Christmas tree

On the first day of ... Australian family finds live koala in their Christmas tree
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When the McCormicks came home on Wednesday, the Christmas tree in their Adelaide house ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:06:20 GMT

Coronavirus live news: US sees highest daily deaths since April; French ex-president dies of Covid complications

Coronavirus live news: US sees highest daily deaths since April; French ex-president dies of Covid complications
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Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was 94 and served as France's leader from 1974 to 1981; ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:41:30 GMT

Covid and California's farmworkers: study lays bare disproportionate risks

Covid and California's farmworkers: study lays bare disproportionate risks
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Primarily Latino workforce has contracted Covid-19 at nearly three times the rate of other ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:54:00 GMT

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing dies after Covid-19 diagnosis

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing dies after Covid-19 diagnosis
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Former French president, 94, steered the modernisation of French society during his time in ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:28:55 GMT

Covid deaths at highest level since April as 100,000 Americans are hospitalized - as it happened

Covid deaths at highest level since April as 100,000 Americans are hospitalized - as it happened
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President-elect says economic relief is his top priorityCDC reduces quarantine period for asymptomatic exposuresBarr: ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:28:43 GMT

Australia politics live: Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new Covid case

Australia politics live: Morrison explains how vaccine will be rolled out as NSW reports one new Covid case
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Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:44:36 GMT

Iran misinformation campaign accuses Kylie Moore-Gilbert of colluding with Bahraini ex-MP to spy for Israel

Iran misinformation campaign accuses Kylie Moore-Gilbert of colluding with Bahraini ex-MP to spy for Israel
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Report on state-run TV about Australian-British academic shows photos of her visiting JerusalemIran has ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:17:09 GMT

Australia politics live: NSW reports one new Covid case, and Germany joins China criticism

Australia politics live: NSW reports one new Covid case, and Germany joins China criticism
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Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:49:30 GMT

Coronavirus live news: former French president dies of Covid complications; global deaths near 1.5m

Coronavirus live news: former French president dies of Covid complications; global deaths near 1.5m
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Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was 94 and served as France's leader from 1974 to 1981; ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:45:14 GMT

Donald Trump releases video statement repeating baseless vote fraud claims

Donald Trump releases video statement repeating baseless vote fraud claims
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President claims electoral system ‘under coordinated assault'Justice department found no evidence of significant fraudFacebook ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:32:41 GMT

Former French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing dies aged 94

Former French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing dies aged 94
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The ex-president was known for steering the modernisation of French society during his time ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:45:07 GMT

Australia politics live: NSW hotel quarantine worker tests positive for Covid

Australia politics live: NSW hotel quarantine worker tests positive for Covid
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Cleaner who worked at two Sydney hotels, including a quarantine hotel, returns positive result; ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:50:34 GMT

Mexico: López Obrador says pandemic lockdowns are the tactic of dictators

Mexico: López Obrador says pandemic lockdowns are the tactic of dictators
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‘The fundamental thing is to guarantee liberty,' says Mexican president when asked why he ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:34:16 GMT

Australia politics live: vaccine rollout still on track for March as Covid traces found in Sydney sewage

Australia politics live: vaccine rollout still on track for March as Covid traces found in Sydney sewage
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Greg Hunt says decision on approval of Pfizer jab expected in January; NSW Health ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:48:05 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Germany extends restrictions to 10 January; Putin orders start of mass inoculation

Coronavirus live news: Germany extends restrictions to 10 January; 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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:39:26 GMT

Tesco worker killed wife and daughter in jealous rage, court told

Tesco worker killed wife and daughter in jealous rage, court told
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Marcin Zdun on trial over the death of Aneta Zdun, 40, and Nikoleta Zdun, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:16:52 GMT

Morning mail: fears for Australia's world heritage sites, UK vaccine rollout, festive food gifts

Morning mail: fears for Australia's world heritage sites, UK vaccine rollout, festive food gifts
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Thursday: Prognosis for Great Barrier Reef worsens from ‘significant concern' to ‘critical', Unesco body ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:49:20 GMT

'Mini Brexit': Margaret Thatcher's statue divides her hometown

'Mini Brexit': Margaret Thatcher's statue divides her hometown
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Grantham council's decision to foot £100,000 bill for unveiling former PM's sculpture has become ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:43:08 GMT

Mexico: López Obrador says pandemic lockdowns fashionable among dictators

Mexico: López Obrador says pandemic lockdowns fashionable among dictators
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‘The fundamental thing is to guarantee liberty,' says Mexican president when asked why he ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:11:50 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:39:32 GMT

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

'The scientists have done it': Boris Johnson hails Covid vaccine
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PM says news brings ‘sure and certain knowledge' that people can reclaim their lives ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:36:44 GMT

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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Investors have two weeks to decide whether to accept final offer of 235p a ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:24:37 GMT

Witness K lawyer Bernard Collaery wins international free speech prize

Witness K lawyer Bernard Collaery wins international free speech prize
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Lawyer earns the UK's Blueprint for Free Speech whistleblowing prize for his efforts exposing ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:00:35 GMT

Man, 57, held after two women stabbed in Burnley M&S

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:56:16 GMT

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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Latest updates: PM holds press conference after earlier warning people not to ‘get hopes ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:49:17 GMT

Labour's dilemma over backing Tory Brexit deal | Letters

Labour's dilemma over backing Tory Brexit deal | Letters
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Shaun V Soper says Keir Starmer is in danger of making the same mistake ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:40:15 GMT

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
The Guardian

North America seeing record daily cases; WHO says vaccines won't stop short-term surges; Russian ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:39:09 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:32:49 GMT

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
The Guardian

Health body says there won't be enough doses to prevent new wave in cases ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:47:41 GMT

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
The Guardian

President-elect says economic relief is his top priorityBarr: no evidence of fraud that would ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:40:54 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:31:57 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:31:57 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:30:34 GMT

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
The Guardian

The drastic step was judged the best way to fix systemic problems after an ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:30:33 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:28:29 GMT

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

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

Heavily redacted court filing, which does not name Trump, comes as president reportedly is ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:25:29 GMT

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

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

In a riotously gory inversion of the Christmas story, an older couple plan to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:00:32 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:55:38 GMT

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

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

Coronavirus clusters in Alpine resorts played key role in early spread of virus in ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:55:26 GMT

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 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:43:31 GMT

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

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

József Szájer has boasted of rewriting constitution to define marriage as heterosexual institutionHungary's rightwing ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:01:46 GMT

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

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

This based-on-fact story of a teenager who flees war in Somalia to become a ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:00:32 GMT

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
The Guardian

Latest updates: health secretary says the NHS will start vaccinating from ‘early next week'UK ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:51:27 GMT

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
The Guardian

Russian president says programme should start next week; German states heading for stricter measures; ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:50:46 GMT

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
The Guardian

Barr: no evidence of fraud that would change election outcomeUS braces for Covid surge ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:48:22 GMT

Iran reprieves scientist facing execution for espionage

Iran reprieves scientist facing execution for espionage
The Guardian

Move follows pressure on Tehran to re-examine case of Swedish-Iranian researcher Ahmadreza Djalali A ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:39:43 GMT

Humanity is waging war on nature, says UN secretary general

Humanity is waging war on nature, says UN secretary general
The Guardian

António Guterres lists human-inflicted wounds on natural world in stark messageWorld is ‘doubling down' ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:24:43 GMT

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

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

People who fled fighting in northern Ethiopia tell of atrocities and gruelling journey to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:15:27 GMT

Microsoft apologises for feature criticised as workplace surveillance

Microsoft apologises for feature criticised as workplace surveillance
The Guardian

Productivity score potentially allowed managers to identify individual employees who weren't contributing enoughMicrosoft has ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 13:41:34 GMT

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'
The Guardian

Zineb Redouane, 80, was closing her shutters during gilets jaunes protest when she was ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 13:39:25 GMT