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India’s Covid gender gap: women left behind in vaccination drive

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Deep-rooted structural inequalities and patriarchal values are to blame for India’s worrying Covid vaccine gender gap, campaigners and academics have warned. As of 25 June, of the 309m Covid vaccine doses delivered si...

Cannes 2021: Titane didn’t deserve the Palme, but it had guts, drive – and an anthro-automotive hybrid devil child

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Cannes let rip a punk power chord of glorious mischief by giving the Palme d’Or to Julie Ducournau’s gonzo genderqueer body-horror shocker Titane, and the jury and the movie’s many fans will have savoured the deliciou...

Cocktails kits and bubble toys via post: can home delivery drive growth for small business?

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With trading as usual no longer an option, expanding into home deliveries has been the best thing to happen to Drinks by Post and Dr Zigs Extraordinary Bubblesby Sarah LaBrecqueOne of the UK’s most popular songs of 2...

Steve Bell on the UK’s vaccination drive – cartoon

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Amazon challenges hundreds of ballots in Alabama workers’ union drive

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Amazon has challenged hundreds of ballots in a vote to form a union at one of its warehouses in Alabama in a unionization drive seen as one of the most important labor fights in recent American history. The National L...

Guardiola believes Champions League final loss can drive Manchester City

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Pep Guardiola believes the hurt of losing May’s Champions League final will fuel Manchester City as they open this season’s campaign at home to RB Leipzig on Wednesday. City were defeated 1-0 by Chelsea in Porto and G...

Thailand starts Covid vaccine drive using jabs made by king’s firm

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Thailand has started its Covid vaccination campaign amid concerns over the supply of doses, which are mainly being produced locally by a royal-owned company that has no prior experience of making vaccines. Thailand ai...

Bernie Sanders leads delegation to Alabama to boost Amazon union drive

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A steady stream of federal lawmakers have been trickling into Alabama to cheer on workers hoping to unionize at an Amazon Inc warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, cementing the union drive as the highest profile American l...

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide to bankroll new 5G drive

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The Finnish telecommunications company Nokia has unveiled plans to cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide in the next two years, and wants to use the savings to catch up with rivals on 5G technologies. The company said it wo...

Unusual bedfellows: how gangs are pushing New Zealand’s Covid vaccination drive

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After the needle entered his right arm, the man raised his left fist in a brief salute. Surgical mask covering parts of his facial tattoos, he nodded to the nurse. A long ponytail cut a line through the blue and white...

Welsh goat population rockets after Covid cancels contraception drive

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The goats of the Great Orme headland in Wales were a worldwide sensation during the first Covid lockdown last year after they were pictured roaming brazenly around the deserted streets of nearby Llandudno. This year t...

How US companies could use patients’ data from Covid vaccine drive

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Data rights organizations have warned that patients lack a clear understanding of how information about their health, employment, contact or location details may be used if it is collected by private entities during t...

Thai prisons holding democracy activists drive record Covid figures

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Thailand reported its largest one-day rise in coronavirus infections on Thursday, with more than half coming from two Bangkok prisons where prominent democracy activists are being detained. The kingdom is battling a t...

BP buys string of US solar farms for £155m in clean energy drive

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BP has bought a pipeline of US solar farms, capable of powering more than 1.7m homes, for more than $220m (£155m) as part of its plan to distance itself from the fossil fuel industry. The oil company has agreed to sna...

EU export ban would delay UK Covid vaccine drive by two months

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Britain’s Covid vaccine programme faces a two-month delay in the event of an EU export ban, derailing the government’s plans to reopen the economy this summer, an analysis for the Guardian reveals. A ban, due to be de...

‘No experience needed’: Russian riot police launch recruitment drive

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Russia’s riot police have launched an online recruitment campaign in the weeks since nationwide protests erupted over the jailing of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Police forcefully dispersed tens of thousands of ...

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