US faces grim winter as Covid cases and deaths set new records again – live updates

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Drawing, running or a podcast in the bath: our readers' tips for switching off after work
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Digested week: scotch eggs a welcome change from Boris Johnson's waffle | John Crace
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The substantial meal debate at least distracted us from PM and Matt Hancock's dull ...

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'It can't just be me': Guardian readers share their stories of miscarriage

'It can't just be me': Guardian readers share their stories of miscarriage
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After praise for Duchess of Sussex's disclosure, readers say there has been a culture ...

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Primark reports 'phenomenal' trading since lockdowns ended

Primark reports 'phenomenal' trading since lockdowns ended
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Sales boom in England, Ireland, France and Belgium but Covid restrictions cost £430m The ...

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Philip Green is the Scrooge who haunts millions of garment workers | Meg Lewis
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Covid chaos in NFL as ‘business as usual' approach flounders

Covid chaos in NFL as ‘business as usual' approach flounders
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‘America's game' struggles with quarantined quarterbacks, repeat rescheduling and home games played far from ...

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Covid vaccine gets presidential promotion | First Thing

Covid vaccine gets presidential promotion | First Thing
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President-elect Joe Biden joined three former presidents in agreeing to have the coronavirus vaccination ...

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Coronavirus live news: Biden vows to get vaccinated in public; Cyprus to waive tests for vaccinated visitors

Coronavirus live news: Biden vows to get vaccinated in public; Cyprus to waive tests for vaccinated visitors
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office; ...

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Fauci apologises after implied criticism of UK's 'rushed' Covid vaccine approval

Fauci apologises after implied criticism of UK's 'rushed' Covid vaccine approval
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Top US scientist says he did not mean to imply ‘sloppiness', while EU defends ...

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I tried the world's first no-kill, lab-grown chicken burger

I tried the world's first no-kill, lab-grown chicken burger
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Exclusive: at a ‘test restaurant' in Israel, the meat is grown in vats behind ...

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Against all odds: South Sudan's daring drive on women's football

Against all odds: South Sudan's daring drive on women's football
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The country's FA is launching an ambitious strategy for a sport that has been ...

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'I'm stealing Christmas to keep you safe,' says Canadian provincial premier – video

'I'm stealing Christmas to keep you safe,' says Canadian provincial premier – video
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Brian Pallister, the premier of Manitoba, has urged people not to get together this ...

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China hits back at US spy chief's 'greatest threat to freedom' claim

China hits back at US spy chief's 'greatest threat to freedom' claim
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Chinese official says article labelling it as biggest threat to democracy since WWII is ...

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Edinburgh hit by 'thundersnow' as 'sonic boom' wakes residents

Edinburgh hit by 'thundersnow' as 'sonic boom' wakes residents
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Unusually loud thunder claps heard over Scottish capital during rare meteorological phenomenonFrightened Edinburgh residents ...

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Denmark to end new oil and gas exploration in North Sea

Denmark to end new oil and gas exploration in North Sea
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Decision as part of plan to phase out fossil fuel extraction by 2050 will ...

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France could veto bad Brexit deal, Macron ally warns

France could veto bad Brexit deal, Macron ally warns
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Minister says France may act unilaterally if terms not right, as negotiations in London ...

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Global soils underpin life but future looks ‘bleak', warns UN report

Global soils underpin life but future looks ‘bleak', warns UN report
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It takes thousands of years for soils to form, meaning protection is needed urgently, ...

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'I am a pessimistic optimist': Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie answers authors' questions

'I am a pessimistic optimist': Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie answers authors' questions
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Named the ‘winner of winners' of the Women's prize, Bernardine Evaristo, Maggie O'Farrell and ...

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Three people in Daryl Maguire's cash-for-visa scheme could be stripped of citizenship

Three people in Daryl Maguire's cash-for-visa scheme could be stripped of citizenship
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Home affairs will be ‘tough-minded' if fraud is proven, Michael Pezzullo tells Senate estimates ...

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Kimchi: from field to lunch – in pictures

Kimchi: from field to lunch – in pictures
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Originally a means of preserving vegetables during winter, kimchi is emblematic of Korean cuisine ...

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'Con Queen of Hollywood' who allegedly duped actors arrested in UK

'Con Queen of Hollywood' who allegedly duped actors arrested in UK
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Indonesian man impersonated film executives, including Rupert Murdoch's former wife Wendi Deng, to swindle ...

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Gitanjali Rao: Time magazine names teenage inventor its first ‘kid of the year'

Gitanjali Rao: Time magazine names teenage inventor its first ‘kid of the year'
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The 15-year-old scientist has used technology to address contaminated drinking water, opioid addiction and ...

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Trump is making a pre-emptive pardon available to you! It's Pardon in A Can! | First Dog on the Moon

Trump is making a pre-emptive pardon available to you! It's Pardon in A Can! | First Dog on the Moon
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Can Trump really pardon himself for as yet unspecified crimes? He sure can! And ...

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‘He will be remembered as a hero': Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on Chadwick Boseman

‘He will be remembered as a hero': Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on Chadwick Boseman
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The late actor knew he had a terminal illness during the filming of Ma ...

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World Bank ‘missed vital opportunities' to support Covid response, says Oxfam

World Bank ‘missed vital opportunities' to support Covid response, says Oxfam
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Millions forced to do without or pay for services as funding fails to adequately ...

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Australia news live: former Dfat boss says past relationship with China 'dead and buried' and Victoria's mask rules could ease

Australia news live: former Dfat boss says past relationship with China 'dead and buried' and Victoria's mask rules could ease
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Dennis Richardson says the relationship between China and Australia is ‘going to bounce along ...

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First commercially printed Christmas card up for sale

First commercially printed Christmas card up for sale
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The 117-year-old card is believed to gone on sale the same year Charles Dickens' ...

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'100 days, not for ever': Biden to ask Americans to wear masks to fight Covid-19 – video

'100 days, not for ever': Biden to ask Americans to wear masks to fight Covid-19 – video
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In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, US president-elect Joe Biden says that he ...

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Time magazine names teenage inventor its first 'kid of the year'

Time magazine names teenage inventor its first 'kid of the year'
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Gitanjali Rao has used technology to address contaminated drinking water, opioid addiction and cyberbullying ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 03:58:13 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Biden vows to get vaccinated in public as South Korea reports highest cases in nine months

Coronavirus live news: Biden vows to get vaccinated in public as South Korea reports highest cases in nine months
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office; ...

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Q&A: California's new stay-at-home order explained

Q&A: California's new stay-at-home order explained
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The state's new restrictions are tied to hospital capacity. What can you expect – ...

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After six years and 6bn km, Japan's Hayabusa2 prepares to bring home cargo of asteroid dust

After six years and 6bn km, Japan's Hayabusa2 prepares to bring home cargo of asteroid dust
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Japanese craft collected dust from the asteroid Ryugu that scientists hope could shed light ...

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New Zealand Covid minister urges patience in wait for vaccine approval

New Zealand Covid minister urges patience in wait for vaccine approval
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Chris Hipkins says it is understandable that other countries in much worse situations have ...

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California plans sweeping stay-at-home orders as coronavirus strains hospitals - as it happened

California plans sweeping stay-at-home orders as coronavirus strains hospitals - as it happened
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California announces new restrictions as cases spikeBiden team to meet with Latino lawmakers over ...

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Coronavirus live news: Biden joins ex-presidents in pledge to get vaccinated in public as global deaths pass 1.5m

Coronavirus live news: Biden joins ex-presidents in pledge to get vaccinated in public as global deaths pass 1.5m
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office; ...

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Australia news live: China row simmers as NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases

Australia news live: China row simmers as NSW reports no new locally acquired Covid cases
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MP Andrew Hastie criticises release of details in war crimes report for allowing China ...

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Coronavirus live news: Biden joins ex-presidents in pledge to take vaccine in public as global deaths pass 1.5m

Coronavirus live news: Biden joins ex-presidents in pledge to take vaccine in public as global deaths pass 1.5m
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office; ...

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Biden plans to urge all Americans to wear masks for 100 days after inauguration

Biden plans to urge all Americans to wear masks for 100 days after inauguration
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President-elect and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris pledge to receive Covid vaccines as soon as possibleJoe ...

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NHS staff no longer top priority for vaccine despite fear of third wave

NHS staff no longer top priority for vaccine despite fear of third wave
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Health officials warn infections at Christmas gatherings could lead to overwhelmed hospitals NHS staff ...

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Coronavirus live news: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days as global deaths pass 1.5m

Coronavirus live news: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days as global deaths pass 1.5m
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office; ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:42:24 GMT

California plans sweeping stay-at-home orders as coronavirus strains hospitals - live updates

California plans sweeping stay-at-home orders as coronavirus strains hospitals - live updates
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California announces new restrictions as cases spikeBiden team to meet with Latino lawmakers over ...

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Experts call for end of rapid Covid tests in universities and care homes in England

Experts call for end of rapid Covid tests in universities and care homes in England
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Government figures from programme revealed tests missed 30% of those with high viral load ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:35:38 GMT

Donald Trump stays silent as US sees record 2,804 coronavirus deaths in a day

Donald Trump stays silent as US sees record 2,804 coronavirus deaths in a day
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President fails to address national crisis, instead remaining focused on false voter fraud claimsA ...

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Australia news live: China row simmers; NSW awaits Covid case numbers

Australia news live: China row simmers; NSW awaits Covid case numbers
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MP Andrew Hastie has criticised the release of details included in the war crimes ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:49:38 GMT

US sets records for Covid deaths and hospitalizations as it surpasses 14m cases – live updates

US sets records for Covid deaths and hospitalizations as it surpasses 14m cases – live updates
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More than 3,000 deaths recorded on Wednesday, data showsCalifornia announces sweeping restrictions, including stay-at-home ...

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Wisconsin supreme court refuses to hear Trump's election lawsuit

Wisconsin supreme court refuses to hear Trump's election lawsuit
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Justices rule 4-3 that case must move through lower courts, in blow to president's ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:55:01 GMT

China the 'greatest threat to democracy and freedom', US spy chief warns

China the 'greatest threat to democracy and freedom', US spy chief warns
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Director of national intelligence John Ratcliffe accuses Beijing of stealing US technology to launch ...

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US facing 'most difficult time in the public health history of this nation', warns CDC chief – video

US facing 'most difficult time in the public health history of this nation', warns CDC chief – video
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Across the US a Covid surge has swamped hospitals as the head of the ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:41:48 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Global death toll passes 1.5m

Coronavirus live news: Global death toll passes 1.5m
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World passes grim tally with a death reported every nine seconds on average; Italy ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:38:42 GMT

Egypt frees three rights workers after outcry over crackdown

Egypt frees three rights workers after outcry over crackdown
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Three staffers at one of the last rights groups still operating in Egypt were ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:34:02 GMT

Brexit talks falter as UK claims EU is hardening negotiating stance

Brexit talks falter as UK claims EU is hardening negotiating stance
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Progress stalls as robust lobbying from France alleged and tussle ensues over UK subsidies ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:24:49 GMT

Morning mail: PM's flight to Murdoch party, US Covid nightmare, Port Arthur film row

Morning mail: PM's flight to Murdoch party, US Covid nightmare, Port Arthur film row
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Friday: Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg billed taxpayers for whirlwind trip from Canberra to ...

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Met chief defends 'strong record' after claims of race crisis

Met chief defends 'strong record' after claims of race crisis
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Cressida Dick says stop and search has helped save young black livesBritain's top police ...

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Italy bans travel between towns over Christmas

Italy bans travel between towns over Christmas
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Midnight mass to be brought forward so worshippers can get home before 10pm curfew ...

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Four dead after explosion at Avonmouth water plant in Bristol

Four dead after explosion at Avonmouth water plant in Bristol
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Police declare major incident after explosion involving chemical tanksFour people have been killed and ...

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‘It's about the emotion': why Chanel hired a chateau for a catwalk show with no guests

‘It's about the emotion': why Chanel hired a chateau for a catwalk show with no guests
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The French fashion house took a team of 300 to a Loire castle for ...

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Yemen 'one step away from famine' as donors dry up amid Covid, UN warns

Yemen 'one step away from famine' as donors dry up amid Covid, UN warns
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Urgent alert issued over millions struggling with ‘catastophic levels' of hunger as less than ...

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Ryanair orders further 75 Boeing 737 Max jets worth up to £6.7bn

Ryanair orders further 75 Boeing 737 Max jets worth up to £6.7bn
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Airline defies Covid pessimism and concerns public may avoid model due to safety fearsRyanair ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:54:52 GMT

Welsh Covid travel rule changes unfair on pubs, say critics

Welsh Covid travel rule changes unfair on pubs, say critics
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Welsh residents can now go to tier 1 and 2 English areas while pubs ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:37:59 GMT

Europe and US experts question UK's fast-track of Covid vaccine

Europe and US experts question UK's fast-track of Covid vaccine
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Some criticise jingoistic tone of announcement and say longer process may prove preferable Politicians, ...

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Chinese probe heads back to Earth after leaving moon's surface

Chinese probe heads back to Earth after leaving moon's surface
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Chang'e-5 spacecraft carrying first samples of lunar rock since Soviet space mission in 1976A ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:26:18 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Italy reports record deaths after close to a thousand Covid-linked fatalities in 24 hours

Coronavirus live news: Italy reports record deaths after close to a thousand Covid-linked fatalities in 24 hours
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Italy registers 993 new deaths and 23,255 new cases; Iran goes past 1m cases; ...

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Woman seriously hurt by tiger bite at Carole Baskin big cat sanctuary

Woman seriously hurt by tiger bite at Carole Baskin big cat sanctuary
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Volunteer taken to hospital after incident early on ThursdayBig Cat Rescue in Tampa made ...

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French PM warns of 'new era' as Brexit talks enter decisive days

French PM warns of 'new era' as Brexit talks enter decisive days
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In visit to country's biggest fishing port, Jean Castex says his government has to ...

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Let Them All Talk review – haughty Meryl Streep is queen of the high seas

Let Them All Talk review – haughty Meryl Streep is queen of the high seas
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Tensions arise between a writer and her coterie aboard an ocean liner in Steven ...

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Valéry Giscard d'Estaing obituary

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing obituary
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Former French president who brought in socially liberal reforms but whose grand style ultimately ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:45:33 GMT

Draft EU legislation seeks to counter 'dirty methods' in Europe's elections

Draft EU legislation seeks to counter 'dirty methods' in Europe's elections
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Sites such as Facebook will have to publicly disclose identity of people and entities ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:39:13 GMT

Zacharias not Zeppelin: Germany to scrap Nazi-era phonetic table

Zacharias not Zeppelin: Germany to scrap Nazi-era phonetic table
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In 1934, communication aid altered because the original version was deemed ‘too Jewish' by ...

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Coalition risks 'inciting opposition' by failing to sell need for industrial relations reform

Coalition risks 'inciting opposition' by failing to sell need for industrial relations reform
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Former Productivity Commission chief, speaking ahead of federal-state talks, says public won't be on ...

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Obama, Clinton and Bush pledge to take Covid vaccine on TV to show its safety

Obama, Clinton and Bush pledge to take Covid vaccine on TV to show its safety
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Trio's pledge comes as FDA works towards vaccine approvalObama: ‘If Fauci tells me this ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:18:07 GMT

Snow and ice forecast to hit parts of UK towards end of week

Snow and ice forecast to hit parts of UK towards end of week
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Travel disruption expected as warnings issued for Scotland, north of Belfast, Lake District and ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:12:31 GMT

Bangladesh begins moving Rohingya families to remote island

Bangladesh begins moving Rohingya families to remote island
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Plan to move 2,500 families to island comes despite safety concerns and lack of ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:59:14 GMT

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Vaccination saves lives, fear endangers them, says regional director as colleagues stress need for ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:50:52 GMT

Iran says it will comply with nuclear deal if Biden lifts all sanctions

Iran says it will comply with nuclear deal if Biden lifts all sanctions
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Foreign minister calls on US to ‘show its good faith' but appears to rule ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:40:37 GMT

'Multiple casualties' after explosion at Avonmouth water plant in Bristol

'Multiple casualties' after explosion at Avonmouth water plant in Bristol
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Police declare major incident but no official confirmation of reports of deathsPolice have declared ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:34:38 GMT

Couple face charges for boarding plane to Hawaii after positive Covid test

Couple face charges for boarding plane to Hawaii after positive Covid test
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Pair boarded flight from San Francisco with four-year-old son Official says couple ‘knowingly boarded ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:33:50 GMT

UK starts deployment of 300 troops to Mali as part of UN mission

UK starts deployment of 300 troops to Mali as part of UN mission
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UK forces join 56 other countries in Minusma peacekeeping mission Britain has begun a ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:00:31 GMT

Gillian Anderson and Richard E Grant lead cast of Aardman's Netflix musical, Robin Robin

Gillian Anderson and Richard E Grant lead cast of Aardman's Netflix musical, Robin Robin
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Exclusive: Anderson will purr as villainous Cat in the British studio's first collaboration with ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:00:31 GMT

US sets records for Covid deaths and hospitalizations as it nears 14m cases – live updates

US sets records for Covid deaths and hospitalizations as it nears 14m cases – live updates
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More than 3,000 deaths recorded on Wednesday, data showsFauci suggests UK has not scrutinized ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:41:40 GMT

Cyberspies target Covid vaccine 'cold chain' distribution network

Cyberspies target Covid vaccine 'cold chain' distribution network
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Tech firm IBM says it has uncovered global phishing campaign with hallmarks of being ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:41:00 GMT

Garment workers going hungry as fallout from cancelled orders takes toll – report

Garment workers going hungry as fallout from cancelled orders takes toll – report
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Employees are being forced into debt and facing food shortages as suppliers to western ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:32:39 GMT

France cracks down on 76 mosques suspected of 'separatism'

France cracks down on 76 mosques suspected of 'separatism'
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Interior minister says any found to be ‘breeding grounds of terrorism' will be shutFrance's ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 14:17:21 GMT

Child abuse carried out under guise of medical treatment, report finds

Child abuse carried out under guise of medical treatment, report finds
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Study of sexual abuse in healthcare settings in England and Wales says behaviour was ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:55:11 GMT

'I guess this is a thing now, right?': monolith appears on California mountain – video report

'I guess this is a thing now, right?': monolith appears on California mountain – video report
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A new mysterious metal monolith has appeared atop a mountain in California, just a week ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:50:10 GMT

Swedes' support for anti-lockdown stance slips amid rising Covid deaths

Swedes' support for anti-lockdown stance slips amid rising Covid deaths
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News comes as PM says high schools will switch to distance learning for rest ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:42:00 GMT

Large explosion at industrial area near Bristol

Large explosion at industrial area near Bristol
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Emergency services describe incident in Avonmouth as seriousFire crews, police and paramedics are dealing ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:37:44 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:19:48 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:48:50 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:32:30 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:30:28 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:00:28 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 12:00:28 GMT

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
The Guardian

Iran reports 13,922 new infections to go past 1m cases in total; WHO investigating ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:52:01 GMT

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 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:47:50 GMT