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Covid: Fauci says US heading in wrong direction as cases rise


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:56:57 GMT

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President Joe Biden's top medical adviser says cases are rising in areas with low vaccination rates.

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Tunisia PM sacked after violent Covid protests


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 02:22:32 GMT

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Protesters clashed with police as they demanded the government be dismissed over Covid failings.

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New Zealand to allow IS-linked mother to be repatriated


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 03:51:16 GMT

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Permission for a mother and her children to travel was not taken lightly, NZ prime minister says.

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Jackie Mason, rabbi turned comedian, dies aged 93


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:25:28 GMT

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The famed US stand-up comedian and actor voiced Krusty the Clown's father in The Simpsons.

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Deadly street protests over Iran water shortages


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:06:22 GMT

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Khuzestan is one of the country's hottest regions, where temperatures can reach 50C.

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Flooded London hospitals ask patients to stay away


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 02:08:42 GMT

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Torrential rain saw severe flooding in homes, roads and tube stations in parts of London on Sunday.

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Climate change: Israel to cut 85% of emissions by mid-century


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:17:36 GMT

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PM Naftali Bennett says the decision will help the country gradually shift to a low-carbon economy.

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Afghanistan curfew imposed as Taliban militants advance


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:25:14 GMT

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The government says the measure is to help its forces stop Taliban militants infiltrating cities.

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Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka, Garbine Muguruza, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova into third round of women's singles


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 03:44:08 GMT

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Japan's Naomi Osaka cruises into the third round of the Tokyo Olympics women's singles with a 65-minute victory over Viktorija Golubic.

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Rockslide destroys bridge in northern India


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:25:35 GMT

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It was one of several landslides in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.

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Tencent shares slide after Beijing crackdown on music rights


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:45:13 GMT

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China's market watchdog said the technology giant broke the country's anti-competition rules.

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Tokyo 2020: S Korea TV sorry for using pizza to depict Italy


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:44:17 GMT

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MBC also used Chernobyl to depict Ukraine and Dracula to show Romania at the Opening Ceremony.

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Meteor wows Norway after blazing through night sky


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:42:56 GMT

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The meteor is believed to have landed in a forest after flashes of light were seen across Norway.

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Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:31:41 GMT

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A two-week virtual negotiation begins on the most critical climate change report since 2013.

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Unesco adds Madrid's Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park to heritage list


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:17:14 GMT

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The famous Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park are symbols of the Spanish capital's history.

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Afrobeats in Japan: British-Nigerian hip hop dancer teaching children how to dance


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:06:35 GMT

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Yinka Oshiletu, a British-Nigerian hip hop dancer is bringing Afrobeats sounds to Japan's young dancers.

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The new surgical tool inspired by a wasp


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:06:50 GMT

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The device avoids clogging by using friction instead of suction, similar to the way a parasitoid wasp lays its eggs.

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Tokyo Olympics: The youngest athletes, past and present


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:12:01 GMT

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GB skateboarder Sky Brown is 13 years old, but there have been even younger in the history of the Games.

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Nigeria's hipster herders - the funky Fulanis


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:22:54 GMT

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Fulani herders are usually found in forests herding cattle but when they go to cities, they dress in style.

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WW2 bomb detonated in controlled explosion


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:34:04 GMT

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A live Word War Two bomb, unearthed by builders on a housing development, has been destroyed in a controlled explosion.

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'People have never seen anything like this before'


Created: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 23:00:52 GMT

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Live-streamed footage of a family of blue tits has had more than 41 million views online.

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Lightning strikes and storms follow UK heatwave


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:07:26 GMT

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Days of high summer temperatures give way to storms.

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The black immigrant who challenged US segregation - nearly 190 years ago


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:15:38 GMT

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A black Brazilian immigrant was the first person in US history to challenge segregation in a courtroom

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Could Covid vaccine be taken as a pill?


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:06:27 GMT

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Researchers are looking at easier ways for people to get the vaccine, including via inhalers and tablets.

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Nigerian outrage at brazen bandit attacks


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:10:08 GMT

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The shooting down of a military jet shows how organised crime is becoming more daring by the day.

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Tokyo Olympics: One athlete braved sharks and crocodiles


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:04:40 GMT

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Training for the Olympics can be a full-time job but Jo Brigden-Jones has combined it with much more.

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Covid-19: Recent claims about cremations and vaccines fact-checked


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:09:09 GMT

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Debunking claims shared widely on social media about cremations in the UK and US vaccine statistics.

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Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:00:23 GMT

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Experts warn working from home has led to complacency over security protocols

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Excitement over wooden shipwreck found in Antigua's seabed


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:10:09 GMT

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Historians believe the wreck found in Antigua to be the 1762 Beaumont, a French merchant ship.

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Covid: Delta variant spreads globally as cases soar


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:32:47 GMT

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With low global vaccination rates, the variant's spread is threatening to overwhelm health systems.

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'You'd walk out if your husband hit you - you can't when it's your child'


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:05:11 GMT

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Parenting a violent child is a traumatic experience, and one that is often hidden from view.

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Norway's Blummenfelt wins triathlon gold as GB's Yee gets silver


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 00:11:32 GMT

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Great Britain's Alex Yee wins silver in a punishing men's triathlon at the Tokyo Olympics as Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway claims gold.

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Peaty wins GB's first gold of Games & makes history by defending title


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 03:55:48 GMT

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Adam Peaty writes his name into the history books once again as he wins 100m breaststroke gold in Tokyo to become the first British swimmer to defend his Olympic title.

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Tokyo Olympics day-by-day guide


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:03:59 GMT

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Want to know what's happening when in Tokyo? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Japan.

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Hugo Millan: Spaniard, 14, dies after crash at MotorLand Aragon


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:01:00 GMT

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Hugo Millan, a 14-year-old motorbike rider, has died after crashing at a race in Spain.

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Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain beat Canada convincingly in opening rugby sevens match


Created: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 01:33:34 GMT

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Great Britain's men begin their rugby sevens campaign with a convincing 24-0 win over Canada at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Man Utd close in on Varane - Monday's football gossip


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:40:36 GMT

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Manchester United close in on Raphael Varane and may try to sign Saul Niguez, Newcastle could move for Ross Barkley, plus more.

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France end USA's 25-game basketball winning streak


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:05:47 GMT

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The USA's men's basketball team see their 25-game winning streak at the Olympics ended as they are stunned 83-76 by France in their Tokyo opener.

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Tokyo Olympics: German women's gymnastics team wears full-body suits


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:23:09 GMT

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Germany's gymnasts wear full-body suits in women's qualification at the Olympics as they continue their stand against the sexualisation of their sport.

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Slowest qualifier wins shock swimming title


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 05:34:24 GMT

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Tunisia's Ahmed Hafnaoui takes a shock gold medal in the men's 400m freestyle on Sunday.

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Austrian wins shock Olympic cycling gold


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:55:19 GMT

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Austria's Anna Kiesenhofer launches a remarkable solo breakaway to win road race gold on her Olympic debut, as Britain's Lizzie Deignan finishes 11th.

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Tokyo Olympics: Japan's Yuto Horigome makes history with sport's first ever gold


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 07:01:59 GMT

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Yuto Horigome celebrates winning Japan's third gold medal as the Tokyo native claims victory in the inaugural men's street skateboarding final.

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What is 3x3 basketball?


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 15:27:01 GMT

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On Saturday we finally saw what 3x3 Olympic basketball is all about - but what is it, and who stood out on day one?

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Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka 'refreshed' for 'nerve-wracking' Games debut in Japan


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 07:17:14 GMT

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A "refreshed" Naomi Osaka says it was "nerve-wracking" to compete in the Olympics in her home country of Japan after her first-round win.

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Tokyo Olympics medals table


Created: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 14:18:37 GMT

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Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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Cocaine in the UK: The DJ and friends helping addicts beat their 'beasts'


Created: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 23:05:49 GMT

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More people in the UK are taking cocaine. A DJ and ex-addict in Liverpool is helping them stop.

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'Jurassic Pompeii' yields thousands of 'squiggly wiggly' fossils


Created: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:12:30 GMT

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Scientists are excavating one of the most important Jurassic sites ever discovered in the UK.

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Esther Dingley: Partner vows to keep searching for missing hiker


Created: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:05:23 GMT

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The partner of missing hiker Esther Dingley explains why he won't give up searching for her.

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Tokyo Olympics: Tom Daley on triumph, trauma and his likely last shot at gold


Created: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 23:02:21 GMT

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The 'baby' of Beijing has become a father, a husband and an LGBTQ+ spokesperson. Tom Daley has perhaps one final shot at Olympic gold.

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Under the skin of OnlyFans


Created: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 23:36:54 GMT

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A BBC investigation reveals concerns about how the site, known for porn, is structured and moderated.

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