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Australiese Covid nuus lewendige opdatering: Melbourne vier die einde van die inperking; Qantas om die terugkeer van sommige internasionale vlugte te vervroeg

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Qantas om na terug te keer 100% van personeelvlakke in Januarie; Scott Morrison sê 'n aankondiging oor 'n reisooreenkoms met Singapoer is op hande; jubel om middernag terwyl beperkings op een van die wêreld se mees toegesluite verlig word..

‘Freedom’: exhibition celebrates Barcelona’s 1970s counterculture

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When Spain’s repressive dictatorship finally came to a close with the death of Francisco Franco in 1975, the counterculture that had been bubbling away for years elsewhere in Europe arrived with a bang. “After years o...

Andy Murray celebrates wedding ring’s return with crushing Indian Wells win

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Andy Murray, reunited with his wedding ring, played some of his best tennis as he beat Adrian Mannarino in their first-round match at Indian Wells. The former world No 1 had left his ring tied to shoes which he put ou...

Nasca, Moche, Wari: British Museum exhibition celebrates Peru’s ancient peoples

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Meer as 40 ancient objects are being lent to the UK by museums in Peru for a major exhibition aiming to show there is a lot more to the country’s history than the Incas. The British Museum said the loan of the items...

America celebrates Labor Day – but are US workers winning?

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As the US celebrates Labor Day, many employers are still struggling to find enough workers. McDonald’s, Chipotle, Walmart and many other companies have announced sizable wage increases to attract workers, and some eco...

Black August – a more radical Black History Month – celebrates revolutionaries

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While the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement has increased the profile of holidays like Juneteenth and Black History Month, there is one important Black celebration that remains at the margins of American popular...

‘Enormously proud’: New Zealand celebrates greatest ever Olympics medal tally in Tokyo

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New Zealand is basking in the glow of its greatest ever Olympic medal haul, departing Tokyo with 20 medals – seven gold, six silver and seven bronze, and a new champion, Lisa Carrington, who has become the country’s m...

Minneapolis celebrates Sunisa Lee’s return: ‘Her win shows what’s possible’

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The chants of “Suni! Suni! Suni!” rang out in the Minneapolis-St Paul international airport terminal as soon as their new golden star, Olympic champion gymnast Sunisa Lee, stepped foot off her plane, home from Japan. ...

Spanish museum celebrates vaccine pioneer who used children as refrigerators

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

Spanish museum celebrates pioneer who took smallpox vaccine to colonies

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

Malawi’s LBGTQ+ community celebrates first Pride parade

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For a few hours over the weekend the streets of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, were covered in rainbows, as about 50 members of the country’s persecuted LBGTQ+ community took part in the country’s first Pride parade...

US celebrates Juneteenth as federal holiday – video

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Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across the US are coming together to celebrate 19 Junie 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves i...

Minneapolis celebrates George Floyd’s life after a ‘troubling, long year’

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In downtown Minneapolis, the city that was plagued with tension during the Derek Chauvin murder trial last month, a celebration of George Floyd’s life was held less than a mile from where the white former Minneapolis ...

A drop of hope: new poetry exhibition celebrates power of Covid vaccine

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Throughout the pandemic, the Francis Crick Institute in London has been closely involved: first with the research, and then with the fightback, once it had opened as a key vaccination hub. But from this weekend, the r...

Burberry celebrates style of Stella Tennant in latest collection

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The spirit of British supermodel Stella Tennant is strongly felt in fashion. Burberry, with which Tennant was closely connected for 25 jare, celebrated her life and style in their first womenswear collection since he...

‘I cried so hard’: teen who filmed killing of George Floyd celebrates guilty verdict

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Darnella Frazier was just 17 last summer when she used her cellphone to film Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck until he died. Op Dinsdag, after a Minneapolis jury found the former police officer guilty on ...