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IOC puts weight behind Australia to host 2032 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has entered into exclusive negotiations with Brisbane.

The International Olympic Committee has entered into exclusive negotiations with Brisbane.

Brisbane announced for 2032 Olympic bid

Brisbane has been announced as the preferred candidate to hold the 2032 Olympic Games.

Brisbane has been announced as the preferred candidate to hold the 2032 Olympic Games.

Female libido enhancer trialled in Melbourne

Australian doctors are trialling a new libido treatment for women in the form of a nasal spray.

Australian doctors are trialling a new libido treatment for women in the form of a nasal spray.

Lebanon protesters face terrorism charges

It is the first time the charge has been levelled against a protester - an offence that carries the death sentence.

It is the first time the charge has been levelled against a protester - an offence that carries the death sentence.

Gabon: Protests against Covid curfew continue

Anger over coronavirus restrictions in Gabon has spilled over into violent demonstrations, leaving several people dead.

Anger over coronavirus restrictions in Gabon has spilled over into violent demonstrations, leaving several people dead.

US Congress strives again to help the struggling US Postal Service

The government-funded agency has long been a beloved mail and parcel service for Americans, but recent delivery delays have led to plummeting public trust and major financial losses.

The government-funded agency has long been a beloved mail and parcel service for Americans, but recent delivery delays have led to plummeting public trust and major financial losses.

Asian countries set for Covid-19 vaccination drives

Malaysia is the latest country in Southeast Asia to start its COVID-19 vaccination drive after as others prepare for it.

Malaysia is the latest country in Southeast Asia to start its COVID-19 vaccination drive after as others prepare for it.

Ghana receives first Covid vaccine through UN-backed COVAX scheme

At least 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine arrive in Ghana’s capital as part of efforts for equitable global access to COVID jabs.

At least 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine arrive in Ghana’s capital as part of efforts for equitable global access to COVID jabs.

US: NFL stadium rejects calls to use arena as vaccination site

Several US cities have opened mass vaccination sites in sports stadiums, but one city taking a more personal approach to the vaccine rollout.

Several US cities have opened mass vaccination sites in sports stadiums, but one city taking a more personal approach to the vaccine rollout.

Protests in Myanmar amid flurry of Southeast Asian diplomacy

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi trying to build regional coalition on coup, as military’s top diplomat heads to Thailand.

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi trying to build regional coalition on coup, as military’s top diplomat heads to Thailand.

Argentina vaccination campaign: VIP inoculation scandal overshadows rollout

Outrage in Argentina as the political elite secretly work their way to the front of the queue for a coronavirus vaccine.

Outrage in Argentina as the political elite secretly work their way to the front of the queue for a coronavirus vaccine.

Indigenous protesters in Ecuador demand presidential vote recount

Hundreds of protesters backing presidential candidate Yaku Perez call for recount outside electoral council offices in Quito.

Hundreds of protesters backing presidential candidate Yaku Perez call for recount outside electoral council offices in Quito.

Why is Australia trying to regulate Google and Facebook?

Guardian Australia's media correspondent Amanda Meade looks at why the government has gone into battle with two of the world's biggest tech companies

Guardian Australia's media correspondent Amanda Meade looks at why the government has gone into battle with two of the world's biggest tech companies

At least 75 dead in Ecuador prison riots, dozens injured

Officials said gun and knife battles between rival gangs erupted on Monday night in three separate prisons.

Officials said gun and knife battles between rival gangs erupted on Monday night in three separate prisons.

Russian fugitive on the run re-captured in Bali

Indonesian police and immigration officials have recaptured a Russian fugitive in Bali, wanted on an INTERPOL red notice, who had escaped detention for 13 days, officials said on Wednesday.

Indonesian police and immigration officials have recaptured a Russian fugitive in Bali, wanted on an INTERPOL red notice, who had escaped detention for 13 days, officials said on Wednesday.

Two Australians injected incorrectly with vaccine

Two Australian states will loosen restrictions after several weeks of zero COVID-19 cases, officials said on Wednesday (February 24), while two people were given the wrong dosages of a coronavirus vaccine.

Two Australian states will loosen restrictions after several weeks of zero COVID-19 cases, officials said on Wednesday (February 24), while two people were given the wrong dosages of a coronavirus vaccine.

Flesh eating ulcer cases emerge in Melbourne's inner suburbs

The flesh eating Buruli ulcer has emerged in Melbourne's inner north-west from Victoria's coastline but it is not the first time city residents have been infected.

The flesh eating Buruli ulcer has emerged in Melbourne's inner north-west from Victoria's coastline but it is not the first time city residents have been infected.

US, Canada aim for net zero emissions by 2050

U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought on Tuesday to turn the page on the Trump era, stressing the countries' deep ties and pledging to work together to counteract Chinese influence and address climate change.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought on Tuesday to turn the page on the Trump era, stressing the countries' deep ties and pledging to work together to counteract Chinese influence and address climate change.

Anonymous accounts on social media should be banned, pleads Victims' Commissioner

Anonymous accounts should not be allowed to exist on social media platforms, the Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales has said. Dame Vera Baird QC said tech behemoths such as Twitter and Facebook should not allow people to sign up without ...

Anonymous accounts should not be allowed to exist on social media platforms, the Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales has said. Dame Vera Baird QC said tech behemoths such as Twitter and Facebook should not allow people to sign up without ...

Duchess of Cornwall celebrates the joy flowers have brought during a difficult year

The Duchess of Cornwall celebrates the joy flowers have brought to people during the past challenging year. Camilla praises the work of Flowers from the Farm, an association supporting over 1000 artisan growers of seasonal, scented British cut fl...

The Duchess of Cornwall celebrates the joy flowers have brought to people during the past challenging year. Camilla praises the work of Flowers from the Farm, an association supporting over 1000 artisan growers of seasonal, scented British cut fl...

Victims' Commissioner says culture change to support aggrieved long overdue

A new, specific law is required to give more rights to victims of crime, the Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales has said. Dame Vera Baird QC said a "change of culture" was "long overdue" to "look after" victims of crime, amid concern over...

A new, specific law is required to give more rights to victims of crime, the Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales has said. Dame Vera Baird QC said a "change of culture" was "long overdue" to "look after" victims of crime, amid concern over...

Astronomers find 'spider stars' that devour their companions

Astronomers have discovered a new type of "spider star" violent pulsars that shred material from companion stars, LiveScience reports.

Astronomers have discovered a new type of "spider star" violent pulsars that shred material from companion stars, LiveScience reports.

MP snubbed from making virtual Commons contribution for being casually dressed

MP Jonathan Gullis was snubbed from making a virtual contribution to Parliament after being judged to be dressed too casually.

MP Jonathan Gullis was snubbed from making a virtual contribution to Parliament after being judged to be dressed too casually.

How to tackle the violence in eastern DR Congo?

The Italian ambassador to D.R. Congo killed in latest attack by rebel group

The Italian ambassador to D.R. Congo killed in latest attack by rebel group

The problem with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence could make the world an even unfairer place. It tends to base its decisions on biased information. We talk to professor Kate Crawford about the social impact of AI.

Artificial intelligence could make the world an even unfairer place. It tends to base its decisions on biased information. We talk to professor Kate Crawford about the social impact of AI.

Inequality in the global vaccination campaign

Over 4 billion people are set to be vaccinated in 2021. The United Nations and its partners want to ensure that emerging nations also get access to vaccines. We talked with a representative of the Gavi vaccine alliance.

Over 4 billion people are set to be vaccinated in 2021. The United Nations and its partners want to ensure that emerging nations also get access to vaccines. We talked with a representative of the Gavi vaccine alliance.

The two sides of coronavirus vaccination

The entire populations of industrialized countries are expected to be vaccinated by the end of 2021. In emerging nations, however, that might not happen until 2022 at the earliest. Is that fair?

The entire populations of industrialized countries are expected to be vaccinated by the end of 2021. In emerging nations, however, that might not happen until 2022 at the earliest. Is that fair?

Boeing calls for grounding of 777s with faulty engine models

Boeing says it has grounded all 777 planes fitted with the type of engine that caught fire, during a flight in the US on Saturday.

Boeing says it has grounded all 777 planes fitted with the type of engine that caught fire, during a flight in the US on Saturday.

NASA showcases dramatic video of Mars landing, releases images

NASA says Perseverance videos provide a ‘treasure trove’ of details about the alien world.

NASA says Perseverance videos provide a ‘treasure trove’ of details about the alien world.

Defying court, Malaysia deports Myanmar nationals

Malaysia sent more than 1,000 Myanmar nationals back to their strife-torn homeland on Tuesday despite a court order to halt the deportation, a move rights groups said could endanger the deportees' lives.

Malaysia sent more than 1,000 Myanmar nationals back to their strife-torn homeland on Tuesday despite a court order to halt the deportation, a move rights groups said could endanger the deportees' lives.

Scant evidence against Thunberg ally: India court

An Indian court has granted bail to the 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi. The judge says the sedition accusation against Ravi has been backed by "scanty and sketchy evidence." Matthew Larotonda reports.

An Indian court has granted bail to the 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi. The judge says the sedition accusation against Ravi has been backed by "scanty and sketchy evidence." Matthew Larotonda reports.

Long-serving Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

Sheikh Yamani helped Saudi Arabia command a dominating presence in OPEC from its birth.

Sheikh Yamani helped Saudi Arabia command a dominating presence in OPEC from its birth.

China is committing genocide: Canada lawmakers

A non-binding motion in Canada's lower house of parliament claims that China's treatment of Uighur Muslims constitutes genocide, following a recent declaration by the U.S. government. It may pile more pressure on Prime Minister Trudeau to take a toug

A non-binding motion in Canada's lower house of parliament claims that China's treatment of Uighur Muslims constitutes genocide, following a recent declaration by the U.S. government. It may pile more pressure on Prime Minister Trudeau to take a toug

Queen's relative jailed for 10 months for sex assault

A relative of the Queen has been jailed for 10 months for sexually assaulting a woman at his ancestral home. Simon Bowes-Lyon, 34, the Earl of Strathmore, pleaded guilty to attacking a woman at Glamis Castle, Angus, in February last year. The ...

A relative of the Queen has been jailed for 10 months for sexually assaulting a woman at his ancestral home. Simon Bowes-Lyon, 34, the Earl of Strathmore, pleaded guilty to attacking a woman at Glamis Castle, Angus, in February last year. The ...

Italy repatriates victims of Congo ambush 'tragedy'

Flags flew at half mast in Rome on Tuesday as Italy paid its respects to the country's envoy to Democratic Republic of Congo, his bodyguard and their driver who were killed in an ambush.

Flags flew at half mast in Rome on Tuesday as Italy paid its respects to the country's envoy to Democratic Republic of Congo, his bodyguard and their driver who were killed in an ambush.

Philip to remain in hospital while receiving treatment for an infection

The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for an "infection" and is not expected to leave hospital for several days, Buckingham Palace has said.

The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for an "infection" and is not expected to leave hospital for several days, Buckingham Palace has said.

Facebook agrees to restore Australian news pages

Australia and Facebook have been in a standoff for more than a week over a draft law that will force tech giants to pay for news.

Australia and Facebook have been in a standoff for more than a week over a draft law that will force tech giants to pay for news.

A quick Covid test that plugs into your phone

Researchers at the University of Lille are developing a portable COVID-19 test that plugs into smartphones they say can produce faster and more accurately.

Researchers at the University of Lille are developing a portable COVID-19 test that plugs into smartphones they say can produce faster and more accurately.

Nicola Sturgeon outlines road map out of lockdown for Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish Parliament "if all goes according to plan" the country will move back to the levels system of coronavirus restrictions from April 26, with all council areas moving to Level 3.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish Parliament "if all goes according to plan" the country will move back to the levels system of coronavirus restrictions from April 26, with all council areas moving to Level 3.

Afghanistan starts vaccine drive amid violence

Afghanistan began its first COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, administering doses initially to security force members, health workers and journalists, in a campaign that may face challenges from a sharp rise in violence.

Afghanistan began its first COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, administering doses initially to security force members, health workers and journalists, in a campaign that may face challenges from a sharp rise in violence.

Boris Johnson: Threat climate change poses to global security of 'paramount importance'

Boris Johnson describes the threat climate change poses to global security as of "paramount importance" as he opens a United Nations Security Council session on climate change. The Prime Minister introduces a video message from Sir David Attenbo...

Boris Johnson describes the threat climate change poses to global security as of "paramount importance" as he opens a United Nations Security Council session on climate change. The Prime Minister introduces a video message from Sir David Attenbo...

Iran stops snap nuclear inspections

An Iranian government newspaper warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions in the nuclear wrangling with the West may lead to the country's isolation after Tehran ended snap inspections by United Nations inspectors.

An Iranian government newspaper warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions in the nuclear wrangling with the West may lead to the country's isolation after Tehran ended snap inspections by United Nations inspectors.

Sir Keir Starmer urges Government to back British farming

Labour's history owes as much to the countryside as it does to the city, leader Sir Keir Starmer has told farmers as he promises to bring the party closer to rural communities. The Labour leader addressed the National Farmers' Union (NFU) and urg...

Labour's history owes as much to the countryside as it does to the city, leader Sir Keir Starmer has told farmers as he promises to bring the party closer to rural communities. The Labour leader addressed the National Farmers' Union (NFU) and urg...

Was Europe's first Covid death in Serbia?

A study by researchers in Belgrade suggests that the first death from coronavirus in Europe occurred 10 days earlier than previously believed, and in Serbia rather than France.

A study by researchers in Belgrade suggests that the first death from coronavirus in Europe occurred 10 days earlier than previously believed, and in Serbia rather than France.

Artist makes couch filled with discarded single-use Covid-19 face masks

An artist has made a couch filled with discarded single-use face masks. Tobia Zambotti collected coronavirus protection people dropped in the street. He says his "Couch-19" project aims to highlight the environmental impact of millions of pieces o...

An artist has made a couch filled with discarded single-use face masks. Tobia Zambotti collected coronavirus protection people dropped in the street. He says his "Couch-19" project aims to highlight the environmental impact of millions of pieces o...

Tel Aviv 'vaccination bar' gives out free drinks and Covid jabs

At this Tel Aviv bar you get a free beer AND a COVID-19 jab. By re-purposing Jenia bar municipal authorities are hoping to arouse interest among the young for the coronavirus vaccine. Israel has administered the most vaccine doses per capita in th...

At this Tel Aviv bar you get a free beer AND a COVID-19 jab. By re-purposing Jenia bar municipal authorities are hoping to arouse interest among the young for the coronavirus vaccine. Israel has administered the most vaccine doses per capita in th...

Surge in holiday bookings following road map to end lockdown

Airlines and travel firms are experiencing a surge in demand after Boris Johnson unveiled his road map for how coronavirus restrictions will be eased. The Prime Minister said on Monday that a Government taskforce will produce a report by April 12...

Airlines and travel firms are experiencing a surge in demand after Boris Johnson unveiled his road map for how coronavirus restrictions will be eased. The Prime Minister said on Monday that a Government taskforce will produce a report by April 12...

Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar nationals despite court order

Immigration chief says the group was sent back on three Myanmar navy ships and do not include Rohingya or asylum seekers.

Immigration chief says the group was sent back on three Myanmar navy ships and do not include Rohingya or asylum seekers.

Boris Johnson 'very optimistic' all restrictions will be lifted by June 21

Boris Johnson has said he is "very optimistic" that he will be able to ease all the restrictions by the June 21 date set out in his road map. Speaking at a school in south-east London, the Prime Minister told reporters: "I'm hopeful but obviously...

Boris Johnson has said he is "very optimistic" that he will be able to ease all the restrictions by the June 21 date set out in his road map. Speaking at a school in south-east London, the Prime Minister told reporters: "I'm hopeful but obviously...

UK unemployment rate jumps to 5.1%

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show that Covid-19 continues to damage the UK economy. The number of workers on UK payrolls has fallen by nearly 730,000 since the start of the pandemic and the jobless rate has surged to its h...

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show that Covid-19 continues to damage the UK economy. The number of workers on UK payrolls has fallen by nearly 730,000 since the start of the pandemic and the jobless rate has surged to its h...

Boris Johnson thanks National Farmers' Union for help during pandemic

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thanked the National Farmers' Union of England and Wales for its help during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Johnson addressed the NFU at their annual conference, which was virtual this year.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thanked the National Farmers' Union of England and Wales for its help during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Johnson addressed the NFU at their annual conference, which was virtual this year.

Pakistan's PM Khan to visit Sri Lanka; Muslim minority hopes for better rights.

Why Sri Lanka's Muslim community hope a visit by Pakistan's Prime Minister could help them.

Why Sri Lanka's Muslim community hope a visit by Pakistan's Prime Minister could help them.

Indonesia floods ruin crops, experts blame land degradation

Indonesia’s Farmers and environmentalists say land degradation is to blame for the worsening flooding.

Indonesia’s Farmers and environmentalists say land degradation is to blame for the worsening flooding.

Football veteran adapts homeless shelter for pandemic

Former Stoke City manager Lou Macari has thanked supporters of his shelter for the homeless - and described individual glamping pods fitted with televisions as the "biggest help of all" during lockdown. he ex-Manchester United and Celtic star ope...

Former Stoke City manager Lou Macari has thanked supporters of his shelter for the homeless - and described individual glamping pods fitted with televisions as the "biggest help of all" during lockdown. he ex-Manchester United and Celtic star ope...

Signs of 'metal fatigue' on Boeing 777 engine

Damage to a fan blade on an engine that failed on a United Airlines Boeing 777 flight is consistent with metal fatigue, based on a preliminary assessment, the chairman of the U.S. air accident investigator said on Monday.

Damage to a fan blade on an engine that failed on a United Airlines Boeing 777 flight is consistent with metal fatigue, based on a preliminary assessment, the chairman of the U.S. air accident investigator said on Monday.

Italian ambassador among 3 killed in attack on UN convoy in DRC

Italian Ambassador Luca Attanasio, a policeman and their driver killed after a UN convoy was attacked in eastern DRC.

Italian Ambassador Luca Attanasio, a policeman and their driver killed after a UN convoy was attacked in eastern DRC.

Matt Hancock: This is on all of us

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned that the Government's timeline for unlocking coronavirus restrictions will not be speeded up - and could even be slowed as ministers remain "vigilant" against infection rates. Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned that the Government's timeline for unlocking coronavirus restrictions will not be speeded up - and could even be slowed as ministers remain "vigilant" against infection rates. Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

Myanmar military threatens media using word 'coup'

Military-run Myawaddy News reported on Monday evening that junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing had said the military was following a democratic path and, referring to rubber bullets, that it wanted to use minimal force.

Military-run Myawaddy News reported on Monday evening that junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing had said the military was following a democratic path and, referring to rubber bullets, that it wanted to use minimal force.

The first sounds recorded on Mars, rover landing

NASA scientists on Monday unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week's' daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly showing its supersonic parachute inflation over the red planet and a rocket-powered hovercraft lowering the science lab on wheels to

NASA scientists on Monday unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week's' daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly showing its supersonic parachute inflation over the red planet and a rocket-powered hovercraft lowering the science lab on wheels to

EU to sanction four Russians over Navalny

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to impose sanctions on four senior Russian officials close to President Vladimir Putin in response to the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to impose sanctions on four senior Russian officials close to President Vladimir Putin in response to the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Guineans sceptical as gov’t steps up fight against Ebola

Authorities facing uphill battle to contain latest outbreak amid mistrust within some communities over virus resurgence and response efforts.

Authorities facing uphill battle to contain latest outbreak amid mistrust within some communities over virus resurgence and response efforts.

Police investigate witchcraft involvement over death 27 years ago

NSW police are investigating whether witchcraft may have been involved in the death of a man last seen in Armidale 27 years ago, with a $1 million reward for any information.

NSW police are investigating whether witchcraft may have been involved in the death of a man last seen in Armidale 27 years ago, with a $1 million reward for any information.

Popular lollipop man struck by hit-run driver

A father-of-three is undergoing brain scans after being run down and left injured in a gutter while on lollipop duties this morning.

A father-of-three is undergoing brain scans after being run down and left injured in a gutter while on lollipop duties this morning.

Missing royal: What happened to Dubai's Princess Latifa?

Dubai's royal family has said Princess Latifa is "being cared for at home" after the BBC obtained videos in which she accused them of holding her hostage since she tried to flee in 2018. In the secretly recorded videos, the princess said she fear...

Dubai's royal family has said Princess Latifa is "being cared for at home" after the BBC obtained videos in which she accused them of holding her hostage since she tried to flee in 2018. In the secretly recorded videos, the princess said she fear...

‘Truly heartbreaking’: US surpasses 500,000 Covid deaths

Country hits harrowing total as Biden administration ramps up coronavirus vaccinations amid a drop in daily infections.

Country hits harrowing total as Biden administration ramps up coronavirus vaccinations amid a drop in daily infections.

Biden mourns 500,000 Americans who died of Covid-19

The United States on Monday crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known victim in Santa Clara County, California.

The United States on Monday crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known victim in Santa Clara County, California.

Restriction protesters booed at 'silent march' in Berlin

An anti-restriction rally was booed by counter-protesters and locals as they held a 'silent march’. Loud whistles could be heard and several activists banged kitchen pots denouncing the protest. The German government has decided to keep most of th...

An anti-restriction rally was booed by counter-protesters and locals as they held a 'silent march’. Loud whistles could be heard and several activists banged kitchen pots denouncing the protest. The German government has decided to keep most of th...

Johnson unveils cautious lockdown exit plan

Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled a map out of lockdown for England on Monday that would keep some businesses shuttered until the summer, saying caution was necessary to ensure there were no reversals on a "one-way road to freedom." Bryan Wood re

Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled a map out of lockdown for England on Monday that would keep some businesses shuttered until the summer, saying caution was necessary to ensure there were no reversals on a "one-way road to freedom." Bryan Wood re

El Chapo's wife arrested near Washington

The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested on Monday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested on Monday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Prince Philip being treated for infection in hospital, to remain there for several days

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to a London hospital as a precautionary measure last week.

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to a London hospital as a precautionary measure last week.

Facebook backs down on news ban in Australia, less than a week after shock decision

The social media giant intends to restore Australian news pages in the coming days.

The social media giant intends to restore Australian news pages in the coming days.

Israel re-opens locked down gyms and bars, but only for those with Covid-19 vaccines

The country has taken an aggressive approach to the pandemic, having vaccinated half of its population already.

The country has taken an aggressive approach to the pandemic, having vaccinated half of its population already.

As UK Covid-19 deaths drop dramatically, officials detail path out of nation’s third lockdown

There is officially light at the end of England’s long, dark Covid winter tunnel, says 1 NEWS Europe correspondent Daniel Faitaua.

There is officially light at the end of England’s long, dark Covid winter tunnel, says 1 NEWS Europe correspondent Daniel Faitaua.

Sydney man caught with $700,000 of magic mushrooms

A Sydney man has been charged after police uncovered $700,000 worth of magic mushrooms.

A Sydney man has been charged after police uncovered $700,000 worth of magic mushrooms.

US tops 500,000 Covid-related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University

The Covid-19 death toll in the US has topped 500,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The Covid-19 death toll in the US has topped 500,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

Nasa unveils video captured by Perseverance as it landed on Mars

Nasa has unveiled a first-of-its-kind video the Mars Perseverance rover captured as it touched down on the red planet, and released the first audio recorded on the surface of Mars.

Nasa has unveiled a first-of-its-kind video the Mars Perseverance rover captured as it touched down on the red planet, and released the first audio recorded on the surface of Mars.

Boris Johnson hopeful lockdown easing measures are irreversible

Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted that he could not guarantee that his measures to ease lockdown would be irreversible but was hopeful that the UK's vaccination rollout might end the need to have coronavirus restrictions.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted that he could not guarantee that his measures to ease lockdown would be irreversible but was hopeful that the UK's vaccination rollout might end the need to have coronavirus restrictions.

Johnson says 'there is light ahead' as he unveils road map to ending coronavirus lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says "there is light ahead" as he unveiled his four-point plan out of lockdown during the Covid-19 Downing Street briefing.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says "there is light ahead" as he unveiled his four-point plan out of lockdown during the Covid-19 Downing Street briefing.

US coronavirus deaths top 500,000

The grim milestone comes about a year after the high contagious respiratory illness upended American life. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

The grim milestone comes about a year after the high contagious respiratory illness upended American life. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Nigerian artist turns scrap metal into EndSARS animal sculptures

This Nigerian sculptor re-purposes scrap metal to create life-sized animal sculptures, often with a sociology-political message. Oladele Ogbeyemi visits scrapyards to turn materials ‘people do not place much value on’ into pieces of art. His art r...

This Nigerian sculptor re-purposes scrap metal to create life-sized animal sculptures, often with a sociology-political message. Oladele Ogbeyemi visits scrapyards to turn materials ‘people do not place much value on’ into pieces of art. His art r...

A cloned endangered black-footed ferret has been born

This is a cloned black-footed ferret. “Elizabeth Ann” was created from the frozen cells of “Willa” a black-footed ferret that lived more than 30 years ago. Her birth on Dec. 10, 2020, was announced on 18 Feb. by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

This is a cloned black-footed ferret. “Elizabeth Ann” was created from the frozen cells of “Willa” a black-footed ferret that lived more than 30 years ago. Her birth on Dec. 10, 2020, was announced on 18 Feb. by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

Liberal staffer accused of rape checks self into private clinic

A former Liberal staffer accused of rape inside parliament in 2019 has reportedly checked himself into a private clinic after being stood down from a corporate job.

A former Liberal staffer accused of rape inside parliament in 2019 has reportedly checked himself into a private clinic after being stood down from a corporate job.

Who should pay for news online?

Facebook blocks news content in Australia to protest against proposed payment law.

Facebook blocks news content in Australia to protest against proposed payment law.

Libya's last weavers strive to keep tradition alive

Weaving has been celebrated for generations in Libya, but there are fears the traditional craft is dying.

Weaving has been celebrated for generations in Libya, but there are fears the traditional craft is dying.

Hong Kong’s needy pupils sidelined by online learning one year since class suspension

Siblings “May” and “Ben” are among many underprivileged pupils in Hong Kong who have suffered as a result of the suspension of face-to-face lessons during the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions to

Siblings “May” and “Ben” are among many underprivileged pupils in Hong Kong who have suffered as a result of the suspension of face-to-face lessons during the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions to

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked.

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked.

Coronavirus pandemic causes labour shortages for Hong Kong oyster farmers

Often braving natural hazards such as typhoons, oyster farmers are facing even more challenges in 2021, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Travel restrictions have led to labour shortages and a smaller

Often braving natural hazards such as typhoons, oyster farmers are facing even more challenges in 2021, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Travel restrictions have led to labour shortages and a smaller

Food waste ‘upcycled’ as rescued dogs’ pet food

Pirry Leung, who had previously worked at a food-waste recycling facility, founded FurryGreen – an upcycling startup in 2020, hoping to turn leftover but unspoiled ingredients into pet food. Every month,

Pirry Leung, who had previously worked at a food-waste recycling facility, founded FurryGreen – an upcycling startup in 2020, hoping to turn leftover but unspoiled ingredients into pet food. Every month,

UK: What are the four stages of easing coronavirus restrictions?

The Prime Minister has set out his four-stage plan to ease England's coronavirus restrictions. But what is due to happen in each step unveiled by Boris Johnson?

The Prime Minister has set out his four-stage plan to ease England's coronavirus restrictions. But what is due to happen in each step unveiled by Boris Johnson?

UK PM sets out roadmap for easing Covid-19 restrictions

All schools will reopen from March 8 despite concerns from teaching unions, and the move will be followed by further measures several weeks apart.

All schools will reopen from March 8 despite concerns from teaching unions, and the move will be followed by further measures several weeks apart.

Johnson sets out road map to end coronavirus restrictions

England's coronavirus restrictions could finally be lifted by June 21 as part of a four-stage plan, Boris Johnson has announced as he declared "the end really is in sight".

England's coronavirus restrictions could finally be lifted by June 21 as part of a four-stage plan, Boris Johnson has announced as he declared "the end really is in sight".

Yemen's Houthis raise stakes in Marib

Hundreds of fighters have been killed in a weeks-long Houthi offensive on the Yemeni region of Marib, military sources and a local official said on Monday, in the conflict's most deadly clashes since 2018.

Hundreds of fighters have been killed in a weeks-long Houthi offensive on the Yemeni region of Marib, military sources and a local official said on Monday, in the conflict's most deadly clashes since 2018.

Anti-HS2 activist removed from Euston tunnels

An environmental activist who spent almost a month holed up underground in protest at the HS2 railway line has been removed from a tunnel near London's Euston Station. Dr Larch Maxey, from group HS2 Rebellion, is likely to face criminal charges ...

An environmental activist who spent almost a month holed up underground in protest at the HS2 railway line has been removed from a tunnel near London's Euston Station. Dr Larch Maxey, from group HS2 Rebellion, is likely to face criminal charges ...

UK bans Boeing 777 planes with same engines as Denver fire flight

Boeing 777s with the same engine as the plane which caught fire after take-off in the US this weekend will be banned from entering UK airspace. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the 777s with Pratt and Whitney 4000-112 engines will be prevent...

Boeing 777s with the same engine as the plane which caught fire after take-off in the US this weekend will be banned from entering UK airspace. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the 777s with Pratt and Whitney 4000-112 engines will be prevent...

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