Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin space company will take first woman to the moon

Amazon owner seeks Nasa lunar lander contract Elon Musk's SpaceX and Dynetics also in competitionJeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin will take the first woman to the moon, the billionaire said as Nasa nears a decision over who will supply its first privately built lunar landers, meant to be capable of sending astronauts to the moon by 2024. Related: Japan's Hayabusa2 capsule returns to Earth carrying asteroid samples

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin space company will take first woman to the moon
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Japan's Hayabusa2 capsule returns to Earth carrying asteroid samples

Japan's Hayabusa2 capsule returns to Earth carrying asteroid samples
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Released capsule entered atmosphere at 5.30pm GMT on Saturday before landing safely in South ...

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Perth's hidden graveyard: an 'archeological gem' and the human remains being put to proper rest

Perth's hidden graveyard: an 'archeological gem' and the human remains being put to proper rest
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One of the largest exhumations of human remains took place just outside the Perth ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 19:00:50 GMT

Airports are portals to escape, but in New Zealand there is no way out

Airports are portals to escape, but in New Zealand there is no way out
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The lights are on, but the party's over - in the time of Covid, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 19:00:49 GMT

Huge blaze engulfs New York church housing Liberty Bell – video

Huge blaze engulfs New York church housing Liberty Bell – video
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Firefighters in New York battled a large blaze in the early hours of Saturday ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 18:59:05 GMT

Thousands show loyalty to Thai king amid anti-monarchy protests

Thousands show loyalty to Thai king amid anti-monarchy protests
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Yellow-clad supporters cheered King Maha Vajiralongkorn during a tribute to his late father Thousands ...

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Brexit negotiations to restart in Brussels after Johnson call

Brexit negotiations to restart in Brussels after Johnson call
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Phone talk between PM and European commission president Ursula von der Leyen ended without ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 18:26:29 GMT

Just 26 of 249 Republicans in Congress willing to say Trump lost, survey finds

Just 26 of 249 Republicans in Congress willing to say Trump lost, survey finds
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Two congressmen tell Washington Post Trump beat BidenDoes Trump really plan to absolve himself ...

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Carole Baskin: ‘After Tiger King, my phone rang every two minutes for months'

Carole Baskin: ‘After Tiger King, my phone rang every two minutes for months'
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The animal sanctuary owner was catapulted to fame by the Netflix series – and ...

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Carrie Symonds' close friend Nimco Ali given £350 a day government role

Carrie Symonds' close friend Nimco Ali given £350 a day government role
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Adviser position at Home Office made via ‘direct appointment process' and not publicly advertisedA ...

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Brexit: Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen open direct talks

Brexit: Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen open direct talks
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UK prime minister and European commission president step up attempts to strike dealBoris Johnson ...

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Anosmia: how Covid brought loss of smell centre stage

Anosmia: how Covid brought loss of smell centre stage
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A condition once overlooked by researchers is now in the spotlight as a key ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:00:46 GMT

Coronavirus live news: UK records 397 new deaths and a further 15,539 cases; Keir Starmer forced to self-isolate

Coronavirus live news: UK records 397 new deaths and a further 15,539 cases; Keir Starmer forced to self-isolate
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WHO says virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to 2.29m; Brazil ...

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Nathan Law: 'No one knows when I can go back to Hong Kong'

Nathan Law: 'No one knows when I can go back to Hong Kong'
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The 27-year-old activist, who was forced to flee the city by Beijing's crackdown, is ...

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Tunnel protesters sing and drum their way into Stonehenge

Tunnel protesters sing and drum their way into Stonehenge
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Police and officials maintain presence at mass trespass after bypass approvedMore than 100 protesters ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 16:25:11 GMT

Thousands march over police violence and security bill in Paris

Thousands march over police violence and security bill in Paris
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Riot officers fire teargas and charge protesters in one incident after fireworks launched at ...

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US sees record coronavirus infections as states face deadline for vaccine orders

US sees record coronavirus infections as states face deadline for vaccine orders
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More than 14m cases recorded with 2,607 deaths on FridayHealthy people unlikely to be ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:43:51 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer forced to self-isolate; Nicola Sturgeon says Covid vaccine supplies have arrived in Scotland

Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer forced to self-isolate; Nicola Sturgeon says Covid vaccine supplies have arrived in Scotland
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WHO says virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to 2.29m; Brazil ...

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North-eastern US braced for snow in storm that could become 'bomb cyclone'

North-eastern US braced for snow in storm that could become 'bomb cyclone'
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‘This is the first big one' of winter, NWS meteorologist warnsSuburban Boston could see ...

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'We need to keep talking about how we're feeling': the NHS staff who became social media stars

'We need to keep talking about how we're feeling': the NHS staff who became social media stars
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Posts shared thousands of times shone a spotlight on nurses and doctors speaking out ...

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I'm cooperating fully with police, says Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson

I'm cooperating fully with police, says Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson
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Statement following arrest as part of fraud inquiry says he was interviewed for six ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:55:48 GMT

Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer forced to self-isolate; England GPs told to start vaccinations by 14 December

Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer forced to self-isolate; England GPs told to start vaccinations by 14 December
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WHO says virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to 2.29m; Brazil ...

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Heavy rainfall prompts flood warnings and travel disruptions in UK

Heavy rainfall prompts flood warnings and travel disruptions in UK
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Alert in south of England as national rail reports flooding on some Scottish routesParts ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:40:36 GMT

Francis Ford Coppola: ‘Life is a great screenwriter'

Francis Ford Coppola: ‘Life is a great screenwriter'
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The film director, 81, on beauty in the eye of the audience, finishing with ...

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'We will see' if Brexit deal is still possible, says Barnier – video

'We will see' if Brexit deal is still possible, says Barnier – video
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Leaving London for Brussels on Saturday morning, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:32:51 GMT

Trump heads for Georgia but claims of fraud may damage Senate Republicans

Trump heads for Georgia but claims of fraud may damage Senate Republicans
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President and first lady set for rally ahead of January runoffsAnalysts: refusal to accept ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 13:30:49 GMT

Two men drown and child in hospital in Queensland beach tragedy

Two men drown and child in hospital in Queensland beach tragedy
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Men in their mid-30s drown and boy, 9, in hospital, after incident on Australia's ...

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'Essex girl' removed from dictionary following campaign

'Essex girl' removed from dictionary following campaign
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Expression deemed offensive by campaign group Essex Girls Liberation FrontThe expression “Essex girl” has ...

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Brexit: why is Boris Johnson taking over talks with the EU?

Brexit: why is Boris Johnson taking over talks with the EU?
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UK prime minister to speak directly to Ursula von der Leyen to unblock talks ...

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The tactics retailers use to make us spend more – and how they harm the vulnerable

The tactics retailers use to make us spend more – and how they harm the vulnerable
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Online stores draw in shoppers but those with mental health issues are particularly susceptibleAs ...

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West Yorkshire house explosion leaves three people in hospital

West Yorkshire house explosion leaves three people in hospital
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Investigations into cause of incident in Illingworth area of Halifax on Saturday morning are ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:38:59 GMT

Team behind Oxford Covid jab start final stage of malaria vaccine trials

Team behind Oxford Covid jab start final stage of malaria vaccine trials
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Vaccine could be in use by 2024 if next year's human trials are successfulThe ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:22:47 GMT

Fears of long HGV tailbacks at Brexit lorry park near Warrington

Fears of long HGV tailbacks at Brexit lorry park near Warrington
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Local councils raise concerns about congestion and pollution around ‘inland border facility'Concerns have been ...

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10 brilliant homemade Christmas gift ideas

10 brilliant homemade Christmas gift ideas
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Want to give a little love with a handmade present, but don't know where ...

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Alex Wheatle: ‘I have nightmarish moments where my past comes back and hits me'

Alex Wheatle: ‘I have nightmarish moments where my past comes back and hits me'
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The prize-winning author's life is now an episode of Steve McQueen's hit series Small ...

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'Ridiculous double standard': LA residents condemn maze of Covid restrictions

'Ridiculous double standard': LA residents condemn maze of Covid restrictions
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With restaurants forced to close while malls stay open, frustrations grow among business owners ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 11:00:38 GMT

Coronavirus live news: England GPs told to start vaccinating by 14 December; Moscow delivers Sputnik V vaccine to clinics

Coronavirus live news: England GPs told to start vaccinating by 14 December; Moscow delivers  Sputnik V vaccine to clinics
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World Health Organization warns virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to ...

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Chance of a Brexit deal is no higher than 50%, say UK sources

Chance of a Brexit deal is no higher than 50%, say UK sources
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Michel Barnier returns to Brussels as Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen prepare ...

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‘I've grown into a completely different person': catching up with Gen Z

‘I've grown into a completely different person': catching up with Gen Z
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In 2016, the Guardian spoke to 16-year-olds across the globe about their hopes and ...

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The student sting: the troubling inside story of Ice's fake university

The student sting: the troubling inside story of Ice's fake university
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Ramesh thought the people who encouraged him to recruit overseas students to an illegal ...

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Moscow delivers Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to clinics

Moscow delivers Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to clinics
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Health workers and teachers have priority in first mass immunisation programme Moscow's coronavirus ...

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Yotam Ottolenghi's alternative Christmas dinner – recipes

Yotam Ottolenghi's alternative Christmas dinner – recipes
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Turkey and all the trimmings is all very well, but to turn heads this ...

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‘People are craving something more': is it time to embrace your career plan B?

‘People are craving something more': is it time to embrace your career plan B?
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Whether you've lost your job or fallen out of love with it, many people ...

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Following the science: the writers who have made sense of Covid

Following the science: the writers who have made sense of Covid
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When R numbers have been daily news, and medical officers have shared platforms with ...

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Coronavirus live news: England GPs told to start vaccinating by 14 December; Germany records new 23,318 cases

Coronavirus live news: England GPs told to start vaccinating by 14 December;  Germany records new 23,318 cases
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World Health Organization warns virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to ...

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Japan's Hayabusa2 sends capsule carrying asteroid samples towards Earth

Japan's Hayabusa2 sends capsule carrying asteroid samples towards Earth
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Capsule will burn through atmosphere before landing in South Australia in the early hours ...

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The Danish climate minister closing down the oil industry for good

The Danish climate minister closing down the oil industry for good
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Dan Jørgensen has agreed the world's most ambitious climate goal with a promise to ...

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Cities can lead a green revolution after Covid. In Barcelona, we're showing how | Ada Colau

Cities can lead a green revolution after Covid. In Barcelona, we're showing how | Ada Colau
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From non-polluting transport to sustainable industries, urban areas are perfect for testing radical solutions ...

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One-star wonders: how to make a film that's so bad it's good

One-star wonders: how to make a film that's so bad it's good
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Anyone can make a bad movie. But, from The Room to Cats, it takes ...

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I beg your pardon? Does Trump really plan to absolve himself and his family?

I beg your pardon? Does Trump really plan to absolve himself and his family?
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Rudy Giuliani, the Trump children – even Joe Exotic – are reportedly being considered, ...

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A Utah monolith enchanted millions and then it was gone, leaving mysteries behind

A Utah monolith enchanted millions and then it was gone, leaving mysteries behind
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For many following the story of the monolith, crucial questions remain unanswered: who made ...

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‘Women feel they have no option but to give birth alone': the rise of freebirthing

‘Women feel they have no option but to give birth alone': the rise of freebirthing
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As Covid infections rose, hospital felt like an increasingly dangerous place to have a ...

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My journey around India in 80 trains

My journey around India in 80 trains
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Monisha Rajesh had a complex relationship with her parents' homeland, until she saw all ...

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China once celebrated its diversity. How has it come to embrace ethnic nationalism? | David Tobin

China once celebrated its diversity. How has it come to embrace ethnic nationalism? | David Tobin
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My friend Aynür's life tells the story of how Uighurs have been purposefully dehumanised ...

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Blind date: 'First impressions? Wow!'

Blind date: 'First impressions? Wow!'
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Aiden, 29, teacher, meets Charlotte, 26, actorWhat were you hoping for?My housemate Meabh (who ...

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China mine deaths: 18 killed in underground gas leak in Chongqing

China mine deaths: 18 killed in underground gas leak in Chongqing
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Five still trapped after accident involving workers dismantling underground equipment at Diaoshuidong coal mine ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 05:15:23 GMT

George Soros: Orbán turns to familiar scapegoat as Hungary rows with EU

George Soros: Orbán turns to familiar scapegoat as Hungary rows with EU
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Rightwing prime minister Viktor Orbán reignites anti-Soros rhetoric with EU disputeHungary's rightwing prime minister, ...

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Chinese official's 'repugnant' tweet of Australia soldier likely amplified by fake accounts, experts say

Chinese official's 'repugnant' tweet of Australia soldier likely amplified by fake accounts, experts say
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Australian experts and Israeli cybersecurity firm allege ‘unusual behaviour' by Twitter accounts retweeting or ...

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Sydney Mardi Gras members vote against banning police from 2021 parade

Sydney Mardi Gras members vote against banning police from 2021 parade
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Activist group Pride in Protest says presence of police makes Indigenous people feel unsafeA ...

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New Jersey investigates Republican gala over Covid rule breaches

New Jersey investigates Republican gala over Covid rule breaches
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Restaurant closed down after photos posted online showed dozens of maskless partiers, including Florida ...

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Trump's latest batch of election lawsuits fizzle as dozens of losses pile up

Trump's latest batch of election lawsuits fizzle as dozens of losses pile up
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President no closer to overturning result, with just one small victory in a month's ...

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Coalition targets CFMEU and says it will introduce laws to allow break-up of unions

Coalition targets CFMEU and says it will introduce laws to allow break-up of unions
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Industrial relations law currently prevents one part of a registered organisation leaving five years ...

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Millions in San Francisco Bay Area to face stay-home-order starting Sunday

Millions in San Francisco Bay Area to face stay-home-order starting Sunday
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Five counties to pre-emptively adopt statewide order as hospitals fill amid coronavirus surgeMillions of ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 02:25:39 GMT

Biden urges Congress to act on economy and Covid with 'dark winter' ahead – as it happened

Biden urges Congress to act on economy and Covid with 'dark winter' ahead – as it happened
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President-elect addresses jobs reportSan Francisco Bay Area counties to go under stay-at-home orderJudge orders ...

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Coronavirus live news: US averages 1,800 daily deaths as NSW investigates link to airline crews

Coronavirus live news: US averages 1,800 daily deaths as NSW investigates link to airline crews
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World Health Organization warns virus spreading fast despite vaccine progress; French infections rise to ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 00:49:02 GMT

Man charged over murders of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce in 1987

Man charged over murders of Wendy Knell and Caroline Pierce in 1987
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David Fuller, 66, from East Sussex, will appear before Medway magistrates' court on SaturdayA ...

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Labor says Scott Morrison's dropping of Kyoto credits to meet climate targets is 'pathetic'

Labor says Scott Morrison's dropping of Kyoto credits to meet climate targets is 'pathetic'
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Labor leader says Australia needs to pledge to deliver net-zero emissions by 2050Labor and ...

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Coronavirus live news: US averages 1,800 deaths as day as NSW investigates link to airline crews

Coronavirus live news: US averages 1,800 deaths as day as NSW investigates link to airline crews
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World Health Organization warns virus spreading fast despite progress on vaccines; French infections rise ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 23:23:21 GMT

WHO warns of complacency; France reports 627 new deaths

WHO warns of complacency; France reports 627 new deaths
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WHO concerned over perception that vaccine approval means pandemic is over; revelations of distorted ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 23:18:33 GMT

Trump orders US to pull troops from Somalia

Trump orders US to pull troops from Somalia
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Nearly all of 700 troops will leave over next few months follow president's latest ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 22:51:32 GMT

Biden urges Congress to act on economy and Covid with 'dark winter' ahead – live

Biden urges Congress to act on economy and Covid with 'dark winter' ahead – live
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President-elect addresses jobs reportUS sees 217,664 new cases and 2,879 deaths – both new ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 21:46:15 GMT

Boy, 16, among victims of Avonmouth explosion

Boy, 16, among victims of Avonmouth explosion
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As investigation continues, the four who died have been named including teenager Luke WheatonA ...

  • Fri, 04 Dec 2020 21:32:04 GMT