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‘Highly effective’ ovarian cancer treatment could help thousands of women

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Thousands of women with ovarian cancer could benefit from a revolutionary drug combination after it was shown to shrink tumours in half of patients with an advanced form of the disease. The pair of drugs – which work ...

HS2 loses large amount of potentially highly polluting bentonite

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HS2 has lost vast amounts of a potentially highly polluting substance in an aquifer during the construction of the high-speed rail link, it has emerged. Environmental campaigners have raised concerns about the impact ...

New Zealand stabbings: police made repeated attempts to curb ‘highly paranoid’ man

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Seven people were injured in the Islamic State-inspired terror attack in New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern has said, updating initial reports that only six people had been hurt. Speaking at a media conference in Wellington ...

Afghanistan live news: US embassy warns of ‘specific, credible threat’ at Kabul airport as Biden says terror attack ‘highly likely in next 24-36 hours’

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Speaking on Saturday afternoon, Biden vows further strikes against Islamic State as airport terror threat ‘remains high’; largest UK evacuation mission since second world war comes to a close

Joe Biden says new Kabul terror attack highly likely in next 24 to 36 hours

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Joe Biden warned on Saturday that another terrorist attack in Kabul was highly likely in the next 24 to 36 hours, and said the US drone strike which killed two Islamic State targets in retaliation for the deaths of 13...

‘Highly likely’ Iran carried out deadly oil tanker attack, says Dominic Raab

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The UK has said it is “highly likely” that Iran carried out an “unlawful and callous attack” on a ship in the Middle East, which left a Briton dead. The foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said the government believed th...

It came out of the sky: US releases highly anticipated UFO report

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The mystery of UFOs seen in American skies is likely to continue following the release of the US government’s highly anticipated UFO report. The report released Friday afternoon made clear that while American intellig...

McConnell: ‘Highly unlikely’ I would let Biden fill supreme court seat in 2024

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The Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, said on Monday it was “highly unlikely” he would allow Joe Biden to fill a supreme court vacancy arising in 2024, the year of the next presidential election, if Republicans...

UK to trial ‘highly protected marine areas’ in win for ocean campaigners

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The UK government has announced plans to increase protection of wildlife and habitats by banning fishing and other damaging activities from a handful of selected marine sites off the coast of England. More than 97% of...

Pfizer and AstraZeneca ‘highly effective’ against India Covid variant

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Both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs are highly effective at protecting people from the strain of the Covid-19 virus first found in India, a study by Public Health England (PHE) has found. The analysis, carried out be...

Oxford Malaria vaccine proves highly effective in Burkina Faso trial

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A vaccine against malaria has been shown to be highly effective in trials in Africa, holding out the real possibility of slashing the death toll of a disease that kills 400,000 mostly small children every year. The va...

Easing of England lockdown next week ‘highly unlikely’ to overwhelm NHS

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Sage scientists say further easing in summer has potential to unleash third wave as deadly as lastMoving to step two of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown next week is “highly unlikely” to overwhelm the NHS – bu...

Eric Abetz denies claim he made highly offensive comments about Brittany Higgins

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Tasmanian Liberal MP Eric Abetz has categorically denied an allegation he made highly offensive comments about the former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins. In a statement made under parliamentary privilege, the Speake...

‘We won’t make enough money to exist’: live music sector still highly uncertain

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The government’s roadmap suggests that a return to live music is on the horizon but, thanks to a combination of a huge backlog of gigs, continuing global Covid infections, and unclear conditions for reopening, musicia...