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Around the world: From venom to gold

This scorpion expert is making a fortune from venom, which is so valuable for its pharmaceutical property that it's actually more expensive than gold!

This scorpion expert is making a fortune from venom, which is so valuable for its pharmaceutical property that it's actually more expensive than gold!

Beautiful auroras glimmer over Finland skies

This dynamic Northern Lights display shone in the winter sky near the Finnish town of Muonio, by the Swedish border.

This dynamic Northern Lights display shone in the winter sky near the Finnish town of Muonio, by the Swedish border.

Biden bids Delaware emotional goodbye

Describing himself as “a proud son of the state of Delaware,” U.S. President-elect Joe Biden bid a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to the state where he served as U.S. senator for 36 years and made his way to Washington, D.C., where he led a memorial se

Describing himself as “a proud son of the state of Delaware,” U.S. President-elect Joe Biden bid a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to the state where he served as U.S. senator for 36 years and made his way to Washington, D.C., where he led a memorial se

Trump's legacy: A more divided America

Closing out his presidency, President Donald Trump leaves behind an even more polarized America, where thousands are dying daily from the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy is badly damaged and political violence has surged. This report produced by Yahai

Closing out his presidency, President Donald Trump leaves behind an even more polarized America, where thousands are dying daily from the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy is badly damaged and political violence has surged. This report produced by Yahai

Australia ‘certainly would welcome’ a ‘more reciprocal’ travel bubble with NZ — health official

Australian Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly urged New Zealand to reconsider his country’s “epidemiological situation”.

Australian Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly urged New Zealand to reconsider his country’s “epidemiological situation”.

Donald Trump's farewell address: The movement we started is only just beginning

President Donald Trump released a farewell video address Tuesday, posted on a White House twitter account. In the remarks, Trump says he will pray for the success of the next administration "in keeping America safe and prosperous."

President Donald Trump released a farewell video address Tuesday, posted on a White House twitter account. In the remarks, Trump says he will pray for the success of the next administration "in keeping America safe and prosperous."

Thomas Markle believes Meghan wanted her letter to him published, court hears

The Duchess of Sussex's estranged father has told the High Court he "still believes" his daughter wanted "her account" of a letter she sent to him to be made public.

The Duchess of Sussex's estranged father has told the High Court he "still believes" his daughter wanted "her account" of a letter she sent to him to be made public.

Joe Biden speaks at emotional send-off in Delaware

President-elect Joe Biden joins an emotional send-off in his home state of Delaware, the day before he is sworn in as 46th president of the United States.

President-elect Joe Biden joins an emotional send-off in his home state of Delaware, the day before he is sworn in as 46th president of the United States.

Wuhan medics admit they knew Covid-19 was deadly, were told to lie

The shocking admission, caught on hidden camera, was part of ITV's explosive new documentary, 'Outbreak: The Virus that Shook the World'.

The shocking admission, caught on hidden camera, was part of ITV's explosive new documentary, 'Outbreak: The Virus that Shook the World'.

US President Donald Trump farewell address

US President Donald Trump has given his final farewell address from the White House.

US President Donald Trump has given his final farewell address from the White House.

Indian sand artist sends good wishes to Biden and Harris

World-renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture featuring U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris before their inauguration on Wednesday.

World-renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture featuring U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris before their inauguration on Wednesday.

Explainer: Who is Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny?

Alexei Navalny has become the most vocal and effective critic of Russia’s government and President Vladimir Putin. Rosanna Philpott explores what we know about him.

Alexei Navalny has become the most vocal and effective critic of Russia’s government and President Vladimir Putin. Rosanna Philpott explores what we know about him.

Donald Trump expected to issue 100 pardons

US President Donald Trump he will spend his final 24 hours in the job at the White House, where he is expected to issue over 100 pardons.

US President Donald Trump he will spend his final 24 hours in the job at the White House, where he is expected to issue over 100 pardons.

Bali's monkey thieves apparently understand economics

The token exchange paradigm shows that monkeys and great apes are able to use objects as symbolic tools to request specific food rewards. Such studies provide insights into the cognitive underpinnings

The token exchange paradigm shows that monkeys and great apes are able to use objects as symbolic tools to request specific food rewards. Such studies provide insights into the cognitive underpinnings

Brazil begins Covid vaccinations amid delay of ingredient imports

Lagging immunisation drive further hampered by wait on active ingredients from abroad to finish doses for distribution.

Lagging immunisation drive further hampered by wait on active ingredients from abroad to finish doses for distribution.

CAR court confirms President Faustin Touadera’s re-election

Constitutional Court upholds Touadera’s disputed victory at last month’s polls amid threats from armed groups to attack the capital.

Constitutional Court upholds Touadera’s disputed victory at last month’s polls amid threats from armed groups to attack the capital.

Uganda vote: Internet partially restored but social media blocked

An internet shutdown, which was imposed citing national security reasons, was partially restored on Monday.

An internet shutdown, which was imposed citing national security reasons, was partially restored on Monday.

Kamala Harris resigns Senate seat, poised to become VP

Saying farewell to California, first female, first Black vice president says ‘hello’ to the United States and history.

Saying farewell to California, first female, first Black vice president says ‘hello’ to the United States and history.

Wales could receive larger share of vaccines due to older population - Drakeford

On Tuesday, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price asked Mr Drakeford during First Minister's Questions if Wales should receive more than its population-share of vaccines, given its higher median age. Mr Drakeford told the Senedd: "I discussed that very i...

On Tuesday, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price asked Mr Drakeford during First Minister's Questions if Wales should receive more than its population-share of vaccines, given its higher median age. Mr Drakeford told the Senedd: "I discussed that very i...

Uganda accuses US envoy of trying to subvert election

The U.S. embassy in Kampala says Ambassador Nathalie E. Brown was prevented from visiting opposition leader Bobi Wine at his home, which has been surrounded by security forces since an election last week.

The U.S. embassy in Kampala says Ambassador Nathalie E. Brown was prevented from visiting opposition leader Bobi Wine at his home, which has been surrounded by security forces since an election last week.

Top EU diplomat waits return of US 'leadership'

The world needs American leadership in the battle against COVID-19, the EU's top diplomat said on Tuesday, urging President-elect Joe Biden to step up after the Trump administration was widely criticized for its slow response.

The world needs American leadership in the battle against COVID-19, the EU's top diplomat said on Tuesday, urging President-elect Joe Biden to step up after the Trump administration was widely criticized for its slow response.

Coronavirus in numbers: UK records highest number of daily Covid-19 deaths since outbreak began

Public Health England said a further 1,610 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 - the highest number of UK deaths reported on a single day since the outbreak began.

Public Health England said a further 1,610 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 - the highest number of UK deaths reported on a single day since the outbreak began.

Alarm raised over the future of Eurostar

The head of France's state rail company has sounded the alarm over the future of Eurostar. The cross-Channel train service has been hit badly by a lack of travel during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the impact of Brexit. Passenger numbers...

The head of France's state rail company has sounded the alarm over the future of Eurostar. The cross-Channel train service has been hit badly by a lack of travel during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the impact of Brexit. Passenger numbers...

Government may take regional approach when reopening schools, medical chief says

England's deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries has suggested that a regional approach may be taken when deciding how schools reopen.

England's deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries has suggested that a regional approach may be taken when deciding how schools reopen.

Nicola Sturgeon: Lockdown measures extended until mid-February in Scotland

Lockdown restrictions are to be extended until at least the middle of February in Scotland, with schools remaining closed to the majority of pupils, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament that Covid-19 case...

Lockdown restrictions are to be extended until at least the middle of February in Scotland, with schools remaining closed to the majority of pupils, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament that Covid-19 case...

Exhausted Nigerian doctors wait for vaccines

Dr Oluwajoba Oroge braced for the week ahead - another long line of coronavirus patients at Abuja's EHA clinic, and another long wait for news of a vaccine.

Dr Oluwajoba Oroge braced for the week ahead - another long line of coronavirus patients at Abuja's EHA clinic, and another long wait for news of a vaccine.

Snowstorm in Japan causes spectacular 130-car highway pile-up

Around 200 people were caught up in the accident.

Around 200 people were caught up in the accident.

Greece to extend territorial waters amid Turkey tensions

The move is an apparent show of strength as it prepares to resume talks with Turkey on agreeing to the limits of their continental shelves.

The move is an apparent show of strength as it prepares to resume talks with Turkey on agreeing to the limits of their continental shelves.

Deadly floods leave more than 40,000 displaced in Indonesia

At least 15 people are dead and more than 40,000 have been forced from their homes as floods inundate regions in Indonesia’s South Kalimantan province.

At least 15 people are dead and more than 40,000 have been forced from their homes as floods inundate regions in Indonesia’s South Kalimantan province.

Japan eyes use of robots to boost Covid testing

Japan could be turning to the help of robots to help ramp up its COVID-19 testing capabilities, with less than 200 days to go until the Olympic Games are due to start in Tokyo.

Japan could be turning to the help of robots to help ramp up its COVID-19 testing capabilities, with less than 200 days to go until the Olympic Games are due to start in Tokyo.

Publication of Meghan's letter 'serious invasion' of privacy, court told

The publication of an "intrinsically private, personal and sensitive" letter sent by the Duchess of Sussex to her estranged father was a "plain and serious invasion" of privacy, her lawyers have told the High Court. Meghan, 39, is suing the publi...

The publication of an "intrinsically private, personal and sensitive" letter sent by the Duchess of Sussex to her estranged father was a "plain and serious invasion" of privacy, her lawyers have told the High Court. Meghan, 39, is suing the publi...

Meghan's lawyer: no trial needed in privacy case

A London judge should rule in favor of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, without a trial in her privacy case against a tabloid newspaper because the publication has no prospect of winning, the British royal's lawyers said on Tuesday.

A London judge should rule in favor of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, without a trial in her privacy case against a tabloid newspaper because the publication has no prospect of winning, the British royal's lawyers said on Tuesday.

Storm Christoph declared as major incident in parts of the UK

The country faces a "timeline of different hazards" this week as Storm Christoph moves in, a Met Office weather forecaster has said. It comes as the Environment Agency has issued 15 flood warnings and 117 less serious flood alerts across England. ...

The country faces a "timeline of different hazards" this week as Storm Christoph moves in, a Met Office weather forecaster has said. It comes as the Environment Agency has issued 15 flood warnings and 117 less serious flood alerts across England. ...

Armed protesters lobby for gun rights in Virginia

They were lobbying legislators in support of their gun rights and it coincides with the Martin Luther King Jr Day.

They were lobbying legislators in support of their gun rights and it coincides with the Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Estonian firm seeks finance from forests

Estonian company Single.Earth has raised millions of dollars to buy forests and wetlands, as a way of tapping into a rapidly-growing carbon-offset market.

Estonian company Single.Earth has raised millions of dollars to buy forests and wetlands, as a way of tapping into a rapidly-growing carbon-offset market.

How US presidential inaugurations helped shape legacies

For a new leader, it is an opportunity to set the tone for the years to come and capture the mood of the American people.

For a new leader, it is an opportunity to set the tone for the years to come and capture the mood of the American people.

Ambulance workers fearful amid pandemic hospital surge

Ambulance workers on the coronavirus front line have expressed fear over what lies ahead as they brace for the hardest days of the pandemic. Amid mounting pressure on the hospital system, crews are now often waiting hours with patients in parked-...

Ambulance workers on the coronavirus front line have expressed fear over what lies ahead as they brace for the hardest days of the pandemic. Amid mounting pressure on the hospital system, crews are now often waiting hours with patients in parked-...

UK weather: Five-day forecast as Storm Christoph hits

A look at the five-day forecast across the UK and Ireland as Storm Christoph hits central and northern England. Yellow weather warnings are in place in many areas, with amber warnings affecting an area around Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield and s...

A look at the five-day forecast across the UK and Ireland as Storm Christoph hits central and northern England. Yellow weather warnings are in place in many areas, with amber warnings affecting an area around Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield and s...

Palestinians set to receive first batch of Russian vaccines

Israel health ministry approved import of 5,000 units of Sputnik V vaccine for Palestinian Authority, Israeli media says.

Israel health ministry approved import of 5,000 units of Sputnik V vaccine for Palestinian Authority, Israeli media says.

Matt Hancock self-isolating again

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he will be self-isolating after being alerted by the NHS Test and Trace App.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he will be self-isolating after being alerted by the NHS Test and Trace App.

First Lady Melania Trump releases farewell message

First Lady Melania Trump bids farewell to the nation in a recorded video she posted on Twitter. She thanked Americans for the "greatest honour of my life," but made no mention of the incoming Joe Biden administration.

First Lady Melania Trump bids farewell to the nation in a recorded video she posted on Twitter. She thanked Americans for the "greatest honour of my life," but made no mention of the incoming Joe Biden administration.

Boat sinks, eskies save lives of passengers

A group whose fishing boat sank north of Nelson Bay were saved thanks to two eskies.

A group whose fishing boat sank north of Nelson Bay were saved thanks to two eskies.

Tunisians protest after Arab Spring anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in the capital as security forces used tear gas and water cannons to try to quell the unrest. Libby Hogan produced this report.

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in the capital as security forces used tear gas and water cannons to try to quell the unrest. Libby Hogan produced this report.

Canada scrambles to save Keystone XL pipeline

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's expected move to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline prompted Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Monday to threaten to seek damages as Ottawa made efforts to save the troubled project.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's expected move to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline prompted Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Monday to threaten to seek damages as Ottawa made efforts to save the troubled project.

Russia jails Navalny for 30 days; Kremlin foe calls for protests

Leading opposition figure now set to remain in prison until February 15 following dramatic airport arrest.

Leading opposition figure now set to remain in prison until February 15 following dramatic airport arrest.

'I was so scared’: Guatemalan forces disperse migrant caravan

Honduran migrants and asylum seekers in US-bound caravan say they are fleeing hurricane devastation, unemployment and violence.

Honduran migrants and asylum seekers in US-bound caravan say they are fleeing hurricane devastation, unemployment and violence.

Meet Japan's 10-year-old sumo champion

Kyuta Kumagai is a 10-year-old wrestling champion who at 187 pounds (84.8 kilograms) towers over his peers. A gruelling training regime has put him on track to reach 'yokozuna' status. Flora Bradley-Watson has his story.

Kyuta Kumagai is a 10-year-old wrestling champion who at 187 pounds (84.8 kilograms) towers over his peers. A gruelling training regime has put him on track to reach 'yokozuna' status. Flora Bradley-Watson has his story.

What do we know about Brazil Covid-19 variant?

A new coronavirus variant has been identified in Brazil, raising questions about whether it could cause more severe disease, or be immune to current vaccines.

A new coronavirus variant has been identified in Brazil, raising questions about whether it could cause more severe disease, or be immune to current vaccines.

No locally transmitted cases recorded in Australia

Tuesday January 19: Australia's Chief Medical Officer has provided a Covid-19 update after the country recorded zero locally transmitted cases for the fourth time in five days.

Tuesday January 19: Australia's Chief Medical Officer has provided a Covid-19 update after the country recorded zero locally transmitted cases for the fourth time in five days.

Guatemala ups pressure on US-bound migrant caravan

Guatemalan security forces on Monday cleared a road of hundreds of people in a mostly Honduran migrant caravan that had camped out overnight when authorities barred it from advancing toward the United States. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Guatemalan security forces on Monday cleared a road of hundreds of people in a mostly Honduran migrant caravan that had camped out overnight when authorities barred it from advancing toward the United States. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

German officials say they’ve detected a new variant of Covid-19

At least 36 people have been infected with the mutation at a single hospital.

At least 36 people have been infected with the mutation at a single hospital.

Former PM Helen Clark addresses media over report criticising WHO, China for Covid-19 response

The report questioned whether the UN agency could have moved sooner in declaring an emergency.

The report questioned whether the UN agency could have moved sooner in declaring an emergency.

One of Trump’s last actions as President swiftly undone by Biden, who takes over tomorrow

Joe Biden said he would block the president’s decision to lift travel bans on Covid-19 hotspot nations.

Joe Biden said he would block the president’s decision to lift travel bans on Covid-19 hotspot nations.

One in 10 people in Britain have shown signs they’ve been infected with Covid-19

Data from tests last month shows a higher-than-expected proportion of people testing positive for antibodies.

Data from tests last month shows a higher-than-expected proportion of people testing positive for antibodies.

'Real Autism' in Poland | Al Jazeera Close Up

Bartek ‘doesn’t have a problem’ and isn’t ‘sick’. He has Asperger’s and is on a mission to challenge stereotypes.

Bartek ‘doesn’t have a problem’ and isn’t ‘sick’. He has Asperger’s and is on a mission to challenge stereotypes.

Covid from space: the humans furthest from the pandemic

Astronaut Jessica Meir's mission on the International Space Station (expedition 62, from September 2019-April 2020) glides from the euphoria of the first days in zero gravity, to the deep pressure of the first all-female spacewalk in history

Astronaut Jessica Meir's mission on the International Space Station (expedition 62, from September 2019-April 2020) glides from the euphoria of the first days in zero gravity, to the deep pressure of the first all-female spacewalk in history

Can the Open Skies treaty survive?

Russia follows U.S. by pulling out of Cold War surveillance pact

Russia follows U.S. by pulling out of Cold War surveillance pact

In scathing assessment, Helen Clark-led panel calls WHO ‘not fit for purpose’

The interim report also says the organisation is underpowered and was too slow to act regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

The interim report also says the organisation is underpowered and was too slow to act regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

New Zealand joins international calls for Russia to release opposition figure Alexei Navalny

He was arrested yesterday after returning to Moscow for the first time since he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

He was arrested yesterday after returning to Moscow for the first time since he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

New floating real estate development offers $1.5bn mega mansions

This new floating island is offering ‘mega mansions’ for sale for US$1.5 billion. The blue estate is described as the 'World's First Floating Real Estate Development'. Floating on the Caribbean Sea, it will be half the size of Monaco. The island w...

This new floating island is offering ‘mega mansions’ for sale for US$1.5 billion. The blue estate is described as the 'World's First Floating Real Estate Development'. Floating on the Caribbean Sea, it will be half the size of Monaco. The island w...

Inauguration day: what lies ahead

The WYP panel talks about the threats and the precautions for the Biden/Harris inauguration.

The WYP panel talks about the threats and the precautions for the Biden/Harris inauguration.

First Lady Melania Trump makes farewell address

First Lady Melania Trump has described her four years in the White House as the best of her life.

First Lady Melania Trump has described her four years in the White House as the best of her life.

UK PM refuses to say whether GBP20 weekly rise in Universal Credit will be extended

Boris Johnson has refused to guarantee that he will not end the GBP20 weekly rise in Universal Credit as senior backbench Conservatives threatened to rebel and back Labour in a vote.

Boris Johnson has refused to guarantee that he will not end the GBP20 weekly rise in Universal Credit as senior backbench Conservatives threatened to rebel and back Labour in a vote.

UK Covid-19 briefing: All you need to know

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the coronavirus outbreak is being brought "under control". Mr Hancock told a No 10 news conference that more than four million people have now been vaccinated and that the over-70s and the clinically vulnera...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the coronavirus outbreak is being brought "under control". Mr Hancock told a No 10 news conference that more than four million people have now been vaccinated and that the over-70s and the clinically vulnera...

Trump so far not planning to pardon himself: source

U.S. President Donald Trump at this point is opting not to issue a pardon for himself as he prepares an expansive list of more than 100 pardons and commutations for release on Tuesday, a source familiar with the effort said.

U.S. President Donald Trump at this point is opting not to issue a pardon for himself as he prepares an expansive list of more than 100 pardons and commutations for release on Tuesday, a source familiar with the effort said.

How will Joe Biden unwind Trump's foreign policy agenda?

Washington’s closest partners are eager to see the US pivot back towards international engagement, but the new president will face an uphill battle to restore trust with key allies.

Washington’s closest partners are eager to see the US pivot back towards international engagement, but the new president will face an uphill battle to restore trust with key allies.

Asian countries want more scrutiny of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

Some seek more proof it is safe and effective before they approve it, others are pushing forward with their roll-out.

Some seek more proof it is safe and effective before they approve it, others are pushing forward with their roll-out.

Calls for Scottish independence gain momentum

The realities of Brexit, coupled with London's handling of coronavirus, have put new energy behind calls for Scottish independence.

The realities of Brexit, coupled with London's handling of coronavirus, have put new energy behind calls for Scottish independence.

Samsung head jailed for bribery, corruption

Jay Y Lee has been found guilty of bribery and embezzlement in connection with the corruption scandal that brought down the former president, Park Geun-Hye, who was jailed in 2017.

Jay Y Lee has been found guilty of bribery and embezzlement in connection with the corruption scandal that brought down the former president, Park Geun-Hye, who was jailed in 2017.

Kyrgyzstan: High unemployment increases illegal gold panning

In Kyrgyzstan's Naryn region, high employment pushes hundreds of miners toil underground in brutal cold in search of tiny quantities of gold.

In Kyrgyzstan's Naryn region, high employment pushes hundreds of miners toil underground in brutal cold in search of tiny quantities of gold.

Egypt unveils 3,000-year-old coffins at Saqqara necropolis

A discovery that could help rewrite Egypt's ancient history - archaeologists find coffins and artefacts dating back more than 3,000 years

A discovery that could help rewrite Egypt's ancient history - archaeologists find coffins and artefacts dating back more than 3,000 years

Samsung Electronics’s vice chairman Jay Y Lee sent back to prison

The verdict sidelines Jay Y Lee from important decisions at the world’s biggest electronics firm in a time of global uncertainties.

The verdict sidelines Jay Y Lee from important decisions at the world’s biggest electronics firm in a time of global uncertainties.

Bobi Wine to legally contest Uganda vote, urges non-violence

Uganda’s opposition leader urges supporters to refrain from violence as he plans to challenge President Museveni win in court.

Uganda’s opposition leader urges supporters to refrain from violence as he plans to challenge President Museveni win in court.

Hancock: I think we're going to have a great British summer

Asked whether families could feel confident in booking a break for the summer holidays as all adults may be vaccinated by the summer, Mr Hancock said: "On the summer holidays, I'm going to Cornwall and I've said before I think we're going to have ...

Asked whether families could feel confident in booking a break for the summer holidays as all adults may be vaccinated by the summer, Mr Hancock said: "On the summer holidays, I'm going to Cornwall and I've said before I think we're going to have ...

European Commission calls for immediate release of Alexei Navalny

The European Commission has called for the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was detained upon returning to his country. Mr Navalny flew to Russia from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoni...

The European Commission has called for the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was detained upon returning to his country. Mr Navalny flew to Russia from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoni...

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll reaches 89,860

Public Health England said a further 599 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 in the UK as of Monday.

Public Health England said a further 599 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 in the UK as of Monday.

Hancock: Don't blow it now, we are on the route out

Mr Hancock told a No 10 news conference that more than four million people have now been vaccinated and that the over-70s and the clinically vulnerable were now receiving the jab. He urged people to stick with the regulations as the programme con...

Mr Hancock told a No 10 news conference that more than four million people have now been vaccinated and that the over-70s and the clinically vulnerable were now receiving the jab. He urged people to stick with the regulations as the programme con...

Coronavirus vaccines in numbers

Here is a look at all the latest figures behind the UK's coronavirus vaccination programme.

Here is a look at all the latest figures behind the UK's coronavirus vaccination programme.

Harry Dunn's mother in plea to Joe Biden for help with son's case

The mother of killed teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn has issued a "help me" plea to incoming US president Joe Biden ahead of his inauguration. Charlotte Charles said her family had "not been able to start to rebuild our lives" - describing every ...

The mother of killed teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn has issued a "help me" plea to incoming US president Joe Biden ahead of his inauguration. Charlotte Charles said her family had "not been able to start to rebuild our lives" - describing every ...

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

A Russian judge on Monday ruled that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny should be held in custody for 30 days until February 15, his spokeswoman said. The verdict comes just a day after he was detained upon his arrival in Moscow.

A Russian judge on Monday ruled that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny should be held in custody for 30 days until February 15, his spokeswoman said. The verdict comes just a day after he was detained upon his arrival in Moscow.

Police release mugging CCTV after pensioner's attacker is jailed

Police have released CCTV of an 89-year-old woman being mugged at a bus stop by an attacker who was arrested and charged within hours. Kirsty Moxon knocked her victim to the ground, causing the pensioner to hit her head and break her arm, in the ...

Police have released CCTV of an 89-year-old woman being mugged at a bus stop by an attacker who was arrested and charged within hours. Kirsty Moxon knocked her victim to the ground, causing the pensioner to hit her head and break her arm, in the ...

China economy grows despite pandemic

China’s is likely to be the only major growth economy as the US, Japan and Europe struggle to get on top of rising infections.

China’s is likely to be the only major growth economy as the US, Japan and Europe struggle to get on top of rising infections.

Priti Patel accompanies police on Covid-19 enforcement patrol in Westminster

Home Secretary Priti Patel walks across Westminster Bridge to St Thomas' Hospital and talks to Pcs Sam Wilkinson and Caroline Mearns and Deputy Assistant Commissioner Matt Twist about Covid-19 police enforcement.

Home Secretary Priti Patel walks across Westminster Bridge to St Thomas' Hospital and talks to Pcs Sam Wilkinson and Caroline Mearns and Deputy Assistant Commissioner Matt Twist about Covid-19 police enforcement.

NHS England's medical director: Health service still in a 'precarious' position

NHS England's medical director Professor Stephen Powis says the health service remains in a difficult position despite the ramping up of the national vaccine rollout.

NHS England's medical director Professor Stephen Powis says the health service remains in a difficult position despite the ramping up of the national vaccine rollout.

Keir Starmer attacks Tories over Universal Credit cap

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer speaks on a visit to a foodbank in Streatham as MPs are set to vote on GBP20 a week cut to Universal Credit. Mr Starmer says the proposed cut is the difference between making ends meet and not.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer speaks on a visit to a foodbank in Streatham as MPs are set to vote on GBP20 a week cut to Universal Credit. Mr Starmer says the proposed cut is the difference between making ends meet and not.

Palestinian Bedouins struggle with e-learning

Lack of electricity and internet has made online learning a challenge for Palestinian students living in Bedouin encampments amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Lack of electricity and internet has made online learning a challenge for Palestinian students living in Bedouin encampments amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Brazil: Covid-hit Amazonas state receives more emergency supplies

Healthcare facilities in Amazonas state are being pushed to their limits due to a surge in COVID-19 infections.

Healthcare facilities in Amazonas state are being pushed to their limits due to a surge in COVID-19 infections.

NHS England's medical director: Health service still in a 'precarious' position

NHS England's medical director Professor Stephen Powis says the health service remains in a difficult position despite the ramping up of the national vaccine rollout.

NHS England's medical director Professor Stephen Powis says the health service remains in a difficult position despite the ramping up of the national vaccine rollout.

Palestinian court to hear first case against Israeli settler ever

A Palestinian court is hearing a case against an Israeli settler - in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.

A Palestinian court is hearing a case against an Israeli settler - in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.

Viral Gold Coast prankster opens bar

A viral prankster is going from stitching up to serving up, opening a bar along one of the busiest strips in Broadbeach.

A viral prankster is going from stitching up to serving up, opening a bar along one of the busiest strips in Broadbeach.

Easing of UK lockdown restrictions not before March, says Zahawi

Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has suggested that a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions will not begin before early March. He told BBC Breakfast: "If we take the mid-February target, two weeks after that you get your protection, pretty much,...

Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has suggested that a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions will not begin before early March. He told BBC Breakfast: "If we take the mid-February target, two weeks after that you get your protection, pretty much,...

Dog escapes after car smashes into living room

A beloved pet has been reunited with his family after an out-of-control car smashed through a Bentleigh living room.

A beloved pet has been reunited with his family after an out-of-control car smashed through a Bentleigh living room.

US tightens security before Joe Biden’s inauguration

Presidential swearing in will be the most secured since President Abraham Lincoln inaugurations, before and during the Civil War.

Presidential swearing in will be the most secured since President Abraham Lincoln inaugurations, before and during the Civil War.

Donald Trump in profile

Donald Trump is leaving his position as president following a tumultuous four years. We take a look at the most controversial president in US history.

Donald Trump is leaving his position as president following a tumultuous four years. We take a look at the most controversial president in US history.

Fears of attack from inside the National Guard at Biden inauguration

Alarming new footage of the US Capitol siege shows rioters ransacking and praying in the Senate Chamber thanking police for letting them in. Defence officials are now vetting members of the National Guard fearing a possible attack from the insid...

Alarming new footage of the US Capitol siege shows rioters ransacking and praying in the Senate Chamber thanking police for letting them in. Defence officials are now vetting members of the National Guard fearing a possible attack from the insid...

Workers charged over allegedly stealing millions of dollars’ worth of salmon

Five workers have been charged with allegedly stealing millions of dollars’ worth of salmon over a six-month period.

Five workers have been charged with allegedly stealing millions of dollars’ worth of salmon over a six-month period.

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