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Italy tells TikTok to block users after death of young girl

Ruling came after girl died of asphyxiation in Sicily

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A year on from lockdown, Wuhan is the first post-pandemic city

The Chinese city was placed under a 76-day lockdown beginning 23 January, 2020 

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Rise in wealth of world’s 10 richest men in pandemic would pay for Covid vaccines for everyone, says Oxfam

Charity calls for tax hikes for billionaires and global corporations that have gained the most during coronavirus

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China and wildlife trade watchdog face legal challenge over ‘flagrant’ sales of chimps and elephants

Heavily-pregnant animals among species transported across continents, lawyers say

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What can these American psychics tell us about the pandemic world?

The end of a system as we know it? Fleur Macdonald explores the world of the American psychics in a disruptive moment in time

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Deborah Birx thought about quitting Trump’s Covid team: ‘Why would you put yourself through that?’

Dr Deborah Birx, the Trump administration’s Covid-19 task force coordinator, said in a new interview that she was “always” considering quitting her White House role amid…

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‘War on women’: Honduras to make it almost impossible to legalise abortion in future

‘The lives of women and girls in Honduras are on the line,’ says Honduran lawyer

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Nearly 200 National Guard troops deployed to Capitol test positive for Covid

The troops were screened before arriving, but not all of them were tested

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Biden doesn’t oppose pushing back Trump impeachment trial, vowing to focus on national ‘crises’ instead

‘The more time we have to get up and running to meet these crises, the better’

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Florida governor walks back claim over 1 millionth shot

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is walking back his claims that his state has now vaccinated 1 million seniors

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Police ID Capitol riot suspect who was thrown off plane for chanting ‘Trump 2020!’

He’s the latest of the hundreds of suspected rioters to be identified

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Former police officer who climbed over fences to get into Capitol during riot claims he was there to see art

Regular phone camera roll shows no images from January 6 but ‘deleted’ folder filled with images and videos of officer inside Capitol building during riot

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Tom Brokaw: Top moments from legendary broadcaster’s career

The 80-year-old journalist is retiring from the airwaves after 55 years at NBC 

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Maduro sent letter to Iran’s Leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on a U.S. warrant…

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UK woman living in France quoted £2,012 shipping fee due to Brexit

Consumers have seen changes to their online shopping post-Brexit including surprise tax additions, customs charges and higher delivery fees.

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A year after Wuhan lockdown, a world still deep in crisis

Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan imposed an extreme lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, U.S. President…

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California hits record 764 Covid deaths in one day

That tops the previous record, set earlier this month

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California hits record 764 Covid deaths in one day

That tops the previous record, set earlier this month

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It’s ‘just a bust’: US embassy in London wades into controversy over Winston Churchill statue in White House

Video plays down removal of bust by pointing out benefits of ‘Special relationship’ between US and UK

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Trump impeachment: What happens next?

The trial will be formally triggered once the House sends its single article of impeachment to the Senate

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Fox host angrily denounces Time magazine’s satirical cover showing mess left by Trump: ‘That’s not real!’

‘Its literally a drawing,’ says Twitter user

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Google and Australia’s fight is one that could decide the future of the internet

Struggles between governments and tech companies are likely to happen more and more, writes Andrew Griffin, and the consequences will be felt the world over

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Spain’s jab rollout dogged by delays, elitist queue-jumpers

Public outrage is growing in Spain as cases of politicians and well-connected opportunists jumping the queue in the national coronavirus vaccination campaign come to light, even…

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Haunted hotel where notorious unsolved murder took place for sale in Massachusetts at $2million

The unsolved murders were the subject of a Netflix series 

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Republican official flashes rifle when woman asks county to denounce Proud Boys in online meeting

‘I was just going to show rifle and show that I fully support Second Amendment,’ the official says

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QAnon Shaman feels ‘duped’ after Trump doesn’t pardon him

‘Only thing missing at Capitol was president stirring up Kool-Aid with big spoon,’ QAnon Shaman’s lawyer says

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Hungary becomes first EU country to buy Russia’s Sputnik coronavirus vaccine

Foreign minister Péter Szijjártó announces acquisition of 2 million doses as European frustrations grow over delays in deliveries of Western alternatives

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China goldmine blast: Trapped workers must wait another two weeks for rescue

Miners trapped since 10 January under 70 tonnes of debris

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Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccine

Venezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic

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Zip tie rioter stashed weapons outside the Capitol and had arsenal at home

Eric Gavelek Munchel was charged with conspiracy after being arrested on 10 January

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Devoted dog spends days outside hospital waiting for owner

Highway crew captures moment of California landslide

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Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia

Google is threatening to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government proceeds with plans to make tech giants pay for news content

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Bitcoin blamed for power outages across Iran

Social media in Iran has been gripped by speculation that Bitcoin is to blame for a series of recent power blackouts across the country

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Elon Musk wants to build tunnels under Miami

‘Road tunnels under Miami would solve traffic & be an example to the world,’ claims Tesla CEO

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Nearly 2000 Covid vaccine doses destroyed after freezer fails in Boston

State has seen a 24 per cent decrease in vaccine administration over last seven days

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Super Bowl LV: NFL to allow 22,000 fans to attend including 7,500 vaccinated health workers

The National Football League will allow 22,000 fans to attend Super Bowl LV in February, including 7,500 healthcare workers vaccinated against Covid-19.

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Man sets himself on fire outside government HQ in Belarus

He was taken to hospital after flames were put out, authorities say

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Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus tests

Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicions arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before…

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Indian farmers reject government offer to delay controversial reforms

Farmers in India have been protesting since 26 November, bringing major highways to a standstill

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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Baghdad market attack

Islamic State said it carried out the attck to ‘prove its existence’

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India to open case against Cambridge Analytica for harvesting Facebook users’ data

335 users in India installed the app developed by GSRL that led to data breach of half a million users 

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Devoted dog spends days outside hospital waiting for owner

A dog spent days patiently waiting outside a hospital in Turkey for her owner to return home.

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Privacy concerns as Indian city to roll out facial recognition to spot harassed women

India remains one of the most dangerous places in the world for women to live. According to government data, a rape occurs every 15 minutes

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In Russia, effort underway to curb upcoming Navalny protests

Authorities in Russia have taken elaborate measures to curb protests against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, planned by his supporters for Saturday

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Futuristic sleeping pods for homeless people installed in German city

Tests are underway to if the pods protect against frostbite. If so, they could be rolled out across Germany 

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UK coronavirus strain has spread to over 20 US states, CDC data shows

Variant is thought to be twice as more transmissible than the dominant strain in US

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At least 14 more days to reach trapped Chinese miners, rescuers say

Trapped miners have asked rescuers for a traditional meal of sausages    

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‘An attempt at irony?’: North Korea criticises Australia’s human rights record at UN

North Korea’s remarks attracted several reactions as its own human right records are often under the scanner

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Poland announces it may take legal action over Pfizer Covid vaccine delay

Italy has also said it will consider taking legal action 

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Highway crew captures moment of California landslide

Highway crew captures moment of California landslide

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What are the top priorities for Biden’s first 100 days?

What are the top priorities for Biden’s first 100 days?

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Google threatens to block search in Australia if country passes new law

Google and Facebook officials call the new code ‘unworkable”’ as PM Scott Morrison hits back at the company for its threat to pull out

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‘Ghost Ship’ fire: Derick Almena to plead guilty to deaths of 36 partygoers

The master tenant of a cluttered, dilapidated San Francisco Bay Area warehouse where 36 people perished in a 2016 fire is scheduled to plead guilty

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Elon Musk offers $100 million prize for best carbon capture technology

The entrepreneur also asked his Twitter followers how to give away his fortune

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Lawyers want Giuliani investigated, license suspended

A lawyers’ group has filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani with New York’s courts

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EXPLAINER: Why Navalny is a thorn in the Kremlin’s side

The return of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from Germany was marked by chaos and popular outrage, and it ended, almost predictably, with his arrest

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Trump’s outgoing UN ambassador infuriates China with ‘Taiwan bear’ tweet in final swipe at Beijing

Kelly Craft emphasised that the US’s support to Taiwan enjoys bipartisan support    

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Texas county axes plan to focus Covid vaccines on people of colour after state threatens to cut supply

The targeted policy was put in place after early data indicated shots were flowing mainly to affluent and white neighbourhoods

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Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

Social media in Iran has been gripped by speculation that Bitcoin is to blame for a series of recent power blackouts across the country

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ExxonMobil becomes latest sponsor to sever Iditarod ties

The Iditarod, the world’s most famous sled dog race, has lost another major sponsor as it prepares for a scaled back version of this year’s race…

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Trump gives permit to ranchers whose case led to occupation

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration has issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the…

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Climate crisis: Biden’s presidency turns up the heat on Australia to set out environment targets, experts say

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