Dr Fauci: The UK 'was not as careful' as US in vaccine approval

The US infectious disease expert will also meet with members of President-elect Joe Biden's team.

Dr Fauci: The UK 'was not as careful' as US in vaccine approval
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Namibia: Man named after Adolf Hitler wins local election

Namibia: Man named after Adolf Hitler wins local election
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He usually calls himself Adolf Uunona and insists he has no plans for world ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:34:18 GMT

Covid: Are countries under pressure to approve a vaccine?

Covid: Are countries under pressure to approve a vaccine?
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After the UK's approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, are other nations under pressure to ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:38:50 GMT

Stockholm mother no longer suspected of imprisoning son

Stockholm mother no longer suspected of imprisoning son
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Prosecutors say there is no evidence the adult male was held against his will, ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:32:11 GMT

Reptiles smuggled from Mexico found at German airport stitched inside dolls

Reptiles smuggled from Mexico found at German airport stitched inside dolls
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Ten of 26 rare animals from Mexico discovered at a German airport did not survive.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:21:11 GMT

Alieu Kosiah: Liberian ex-commander faces war crimes trial

Alieu Kosiah: Liberian ex-commander faces war crimes trial
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Alieu Kosiah, 45, is accused of murder, rape, recruiting child soldiers and a host ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:17:19 GMT

Ethiopian Jews flown to Israel in latest operation

Ethiopian Jews flown to Israel in latest operation
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Israel's PM speaks of tears in his eyes as he welcomes the group, the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 10:44:41 GMT

Coronavirus: US hits record Covid cases and hospitalisations

Coronavirus: US hits record Covid cases and hospitalisations
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Two records are reached on Wednesday, amid fears the pace will not slow leading ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:27:29 GMT

Giscard d'Estaing: France mourns ex-president, dead at 94

Giscard d'Estaing: France mourns ex-president, dead at 94
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The former president of France, who has died aged 94, was a force for ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:51:37 GMT

Defund the Police: Obama says 'snappy slogan' risks alienating people

Defund the Police: Obama says 'snappy slogan' risks alienating people
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His comments drew a backlash from progressive Democrats who want to see police funds ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:02:46 GMT

'Stay home,' says US mayor at Mexico beach resort

'Stay home,' says US mayor at Mexico beach resort
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Steve Adler is the latest US politician accused of Covid-19 double standards, but he ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:42:01 GMT

Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai detained for fraud

Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai detained for fraud
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The prominent pro-democracy supporter's detention comes a day after several activists were jailed.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:39:05 GMT

India Muslim man arrested under 'love jihad law'

India Muslim man arrested under 'love jihad law'
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This is the first arrest made under the new and controversial anti-conversion law passed ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:19:52 GMT

China influence 'on steroids' targets Biden team - US official

China influence 'on steroids' targets Biden team - US official
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A US intelligence official says Beijing is also targeting people close to the incoming ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:43:14 GMT

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'How the conflict made my uncle a refugee in Sudan'

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'How the conflict made my uncle a refugee in Sudan'
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A BBC reporter's relative fled to neighbouring Sudan by foot and boat, losing his ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:33:58 GMT

Russian influence under threat in its own back yard

Russian influence under threat in its own back yard
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Moscow is hailing its Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal but the war has revealed the limits ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:24:30 GMT

South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic

South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic
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Despite a third wave, nearly 500,000 South Koreans will sit for critical university entrance tests.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:16:36 GMT

Iran nuclear crisis: Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors

Iran nuclear crisis: Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors
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Uranium enrichment would increase to 20% with UN inspectors blocked, if sanctions are not eased.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:09:15 GMT

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?
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Millions of bicycles were sold this year, with fears there won't be enough for ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:01:06 GMT

Obituary: Valéry Giscard D'Estaing

Obituary: Valéry Giscard D'Estaing
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The former president of France, who has died aged 94, was a force for ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:57:07 GMT

Why Donald Trump keeps outperforming the polls

Why Donald Trump keeps outperforming the polls
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He lost the election, but did better than most experts were predicting. How does ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:53:57 GMT

Pat Patterson, first openly gay professional wrestler, dies aged 79

Pat Patterson, first openly gay professional wrestler, dies aged 79
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Tributes are paid to the "trailblazer" and WWE Hall of Fame member whose career ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:24:17 GMT

Baby girl born from record-setting 27-year-old embryo

Baby girl born from record-setting 27-year-old embryo
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One-month old Molly Gibson has broken the record set by her own sister, Emma, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:40:12 GMT

Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules

Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules
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AWS Panorama adds a range of employee monitoring powers to existing workplace camera systems.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:34:10 GMT

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn and 20 win

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn and 20 win
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Twenty ticketholders win in South Africa after the unusual sequence, sparking claims of fraud.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:46:02 GMT

Sir David Attenborough: "Our lives depend" on climate change fight

Sir David Attenborough:
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Sir David Attenborough discusses the climate crisis with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:40:06 GMT

Animal crossing for Utah wildlife is 'working'

Animal crossing for Utah wildlife is 'working'
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The overpass aims to help animals cross between two mountains while avoiding highway traffic.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:38:11 GMT

Love Story: Taylor Swift offers 'sneak peek' of new re-recordings

Love Story: Taylor Swift offers 'sneak peek' of new re-recordings
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The star has allowed her actor friend Ryan Reynolds to use a new version ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:09:28 GMT

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn
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Twenty ticketholders win in South Africa after the unusual sequence, sparking claims of fraud.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:02:58 GMT