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Labor resists calls to close border to Indonesia after foot-and-mouth viral fragments detected in SA

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The federal government is resisting calls to close Australia’s border to Indonesia over the foot-and-mouth disease threat, after more fragments of the potentially devastating livestock virus were detected in South Aus...

Anthony Albanese resists growing pressure to extend pandemic leave payments

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Anthony Albanese has continued to dig in against calls to extend pandemic leave payments, while his ministers have argued states should take up the slack from the federal government. But Albanese is facing a chorus of...

Switzerland resists Ukrainian plan to seize frozen Russian assets

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Ukrainian plans to seize as much as $500bn (£418bn) in frozen Russian assets to fund the country’s recovery have met firm resistance from Switzerland, the hosts of an international two-day Ukraine recovery conference....

PM resists calls to activate plan B as daily Covid cases top 50,000

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Daily Covid-19 cases have risen above 50,000 in the UK for the first time since July, as the prime minister resists calls for the government to activate its backup plan. Official figures on Thursday put the number of ...

Minister resists calls for Met chief to resign over policing of Sarah Everard vigil

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A Home Office minister has resisted immediate calls for the head of the Metropolitan police to resign over the handling of a vigil for Sarah Everard, urging people to wait for “explanations” from Scotland Yard for off...

Boris Johnson resists calls to correct claim in NHS pay row

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Boris Johnson has resisted calls from Labour to apologise and correct what the party said was a false claim about opposition MPs voting against a pay rise for nurses. The prime minister’s press secretary, Allegra Stra...