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How a proposed secrecy law would recast journalism as spying

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Here we go again. Byna 50 years ago one of us was arrested under the Official Secrets Act for working on a story for Time Out magazine, where the other one of us was the news editor. This led to the so-called ABC ca...

Proposed reforms to NHS ‘institutionalise cronyism’, claims Labour

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Legislation to reorganise the NHS will “institutionalise cronyism”, and could lead to funding cuts of more than £200 a patient in the most deprived areas of England, Labour has claimed. Sajid Javid, the health secreta...

Vatican urges Italy to stop proposed anti-homophobia law

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The Vatican has made an unprecedented intervention urging the Italian government to change a proposed law that would criminalise homophobia over concerns it will infringe upon the Catholic church’s “freedom of thought...

Trump proposed sending Americans with Covid to Guantánamo, book claims

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In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump advocated shipping Americans who contracted Covid-19 abroad to Guantánamo Bay. The stunning revelation is contained in a new book, Nightmare Scenario: Insid...

Federal and Victorian governments at odds over best use of proposed quarantine facility

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The Morrison government is inching towards an agreement with Victoria to build a dedicated quarantine facility at Avalon, but there remains a dispute about how the centre will be used. The Victorian government wants t...

Network of green walks proposed along routes of London’s forgotten rivers

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There are clues to their existence in street names, in the winding of lanes and in the rushing sound of water deep in the capital’s drains. For centuries London has been sculpted by its rivers. Vandag, wel, while ve...

Model’s ‘hands off my hijab’ post sparks protest over France’s proposed ban

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A Somali-Norwegian model whose Instagram post criticising a proposed ban on the hijab in France went viral has said she wants to fight “deeply rooted stereotypes” against Muslim women. Rawdah Mohamed posted a selfie o...

Man behind proposed Bondi beach club unveils plans as hostility grows to ‘ridiculous’ idea

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The man behind a proposed Italian-style beach club on Bondi beach says he is pushing forward with the controversial plan despite vigorous opposition from locals and politicians. The founder of the proposed Amalfi Beac...

‘Dimming the sun’: $100m geoengineering research programme proposed

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The US should establish a multimillion-dollar research programme on solar geoengineering, according to the country’s national science academy. In a report it recommends funding of $100m (£73m) to $200m over five years...

Australia’s proposed anti-corruption commission creates ‘retrograde’ stelsel, says lobby group

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The federal government’s draft anti-corruption commission legislation lacks any credibility, and would create a weak, ineffective body that would actually degrade part of Australia’s existing integrity framework, Tran...

Natural England gives proposed London Resort site protected status

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Marshes, pasture and reedbeds beside the Thames where developers want to build a theme park have been listed as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) in recognition of the rare and diverse insect life. The deci...

Unions attack ‘pitiful’ 1% pay rise proposed for NHS staff

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Government accused of dereliction of duty over pay recommendation for more than a million staffThe government is embroiled in a row with NHS staff after deciding they should get only a 1% pay rise next year, despite B...