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‘We need to be alarmed’: food banks in overdrive as politicians allow Australians to go hungry

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Food banks in Australia were overwhelmed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Whole industries shut down, shedding jobs, and vulnerable people were suddenly more numerous and visible than ever. The demand for food relief exp...

Facebook tests tool to allow users to manage content they see

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Facebook is testing a feature allowing users to control how much content they view from friends, groups and public figures, amid accusations that the social media platform is not doing enough to curb inflammatory post...

Pfizer strikes deal to allow generic versions of its Covid pill for world’s poor

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US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced a deal to make its prospective antiviral Covid-19 pill available more cheaply in the world’s least-wealthy countries. Pfizer will allow generic manufacturers to supply its ...

Allow us the option of a humane, painless death

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Jane Campbell says disabled people need more help to live, not to die (22 October). As a disabled person myself, with a condition which will continue to deteriorate but which won’t kill me, I say we need both. We do n...

US to allow Americans to ‘mix and match’ boosters of Covid vaccine

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American regulators plan to let Americans “mix and match” booster shots of the Covid-19 vaccine. This means that people aren’t required to get the booster from the same brand that was used in their original inoculatio...

We must not allow Covid deaths to be ‘normalised’

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Last week the government’s response to Covid was criticised in a report by two Commons committees for apparently pursuing herd immunity by infection at the start of the pandemic. Continuing high Covid rates indicate t...

English council urges parents not to allow children to watch Squid Game

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A council in the south of England has advised parents not to let their children watch the Netflix show Squid Game, after reports children as young as six are copying its violent challenges. The education safeguarding ...

Gene editing ‘would allow us to create hardier farm breeds’

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Leading UK researchers, vets and farmers have urged ministers to free livestock science of unnecessary legal curbs as the country prepares, post-Brexit, to ease gene-editing rules. Such a move would allow the creation...

Ireland to delay indoor dining and only allow access to fully vaccinated

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Ireland has delayed the reopening of indoor hospitality and plans to limit indoor dining to people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The government announced the changes on Tuesday after health official...

Senate sinks Angus Taylor’s plan to allow renewables agency to invest in fossil fuel technologies

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The Australian Renewable Energy Agency will not be able to invest in carbon capture and storage after the Senate voted to disallow a government instrument expanding its investment remit. Labor, the Greens and crossben...

Japan could allow up to 10,000 spectators at Tokyo Olympic events

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Up to 10,000 people could be allowed to watch Olympic events in Tokyo this summer, after Japanese health experts approved plans to raise the number of spectators at sports venues. The proposed measure would come into ...

Tony Blair calls for new pass to allow vaccinated people more freedoms

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People who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 should be able to travel abroad using a new digital pass and go to “vaccine-only” venues such as restaurants or sports stadiums, Tony Blair says today. Releasing a repo...

Texas set to allow people to carry handguns without a license – or training

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Texas is poised to remove one of its last major gun restrictions – despite widespread objections – after lawmakers approved a bill that would allow people to carry handguns without a license, and the background check ...

UK to allow ‘surge vaccination’ in Covid hotspots hit by Indian variant

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A Conservative council leader has strongly hinted that the UK government will give permission imminently for the “surge vaccination” of all adults in areas hit by outbreaks of the Covid-19 variant first identified in ...

South Carolina lawmakers vote to allow execution by firing squad

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South Carolina state lawmakers have voted to allow firing squads to be implemented as a method of capital punishment in the state. The Republican governor, Henry McMaster, has said he will approve the bill when it arr...

Florida bill would allow students to record professors to show political bias

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Republicans in Florida have stepped up their assault on what they call “Marxist professors and students” in the state’s public universities and colleges with a bill that encourages the reporting of lecturers perceived...

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