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Is America experiencing an unofficial general strike?

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Last Friday’s jobs report from the US Department of Labor elicited a barrage of gloomy headlines. The New York Times emphasized “weak” jobs growth and fretted that “hiring challenges that have bedeviled employers all ...

Garbage fills the streets as Brighton refuse strike continues

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Brighton’s sea air is taking on a distinctly unsavoury tang as the smell of rotting garbage gently permeates parts of the city. One week into a strike by refuse lorry drivers – which could last until mid-November – bi...

Female scientists strike success at the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka prizes

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Trailblazing female scientists, black summer bushfire research, a 3D cell printer and a science education program for remote Indigenous students were among those recognised at the Australian Museum’s Eureka prizes on ...

Late Harder strike denies Wolfsburg and snatches point for Chelsea

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A stoppage-time goal from forward Pernille Harder earned Chelsea a point against her former team Wolfsburg after a period of calamitous defending looked to have handed the German team victory in the Champions League. ...

Nurses in England to be balloted on possible strike action over pay

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The prospect of nurses in England striking for the first time has drawn nearer after their union decided to ballot members on taking industrial action over their 3% pay rise. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) will un...

Strike a pose: infrared scans reveal the method in Munch’s Madonna

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It is one of art history’s most evocative female forms, a painting of a nude woman arching her back sensually, one arm behind her head and the other behind her back. Now a preparatory drawing has been discovered benea...

Gabriel Jesus’s deflected strike seals Manchester City win over Chelsea

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This was a reminder there are few more uplifting sights than a Pep Guardiola team playing at the point of maximum expression in a big game. There was never any chance of Manchester City letting go of their ideals. The...

Global climate strike: thousands join coordinated action across world

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Hundreds of thousands of people in 99 countries have taken part in a coordinated global climate strike demanding urgent action to tackle the ecological crisis. The strike on Friday, the first worldwide climate action ...

Young global climate strike: share your photos and stories

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Youth protesters will be taking part in a global climate strike on Friday which is expected to take place in more than 1,400 locations. We would like to hear from young people about why they think it’s important to ta...

Mark Milley, US general who stood up to Trump, founders over Kabul strike

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Three days after a US drone obliterated a car in a Kabul street, General Mark Milley, shrugged off reports of civilian casualties, insisting it was a “righteous strike”. On Friday that word came back to haunt America’...

‘Tragic mistake’: Pentagon admits Kabul strike killed 10 civilians – video

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A US drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many as 10 civilians, including up to seven children, Gen Frank McKenzie, the head of Central Command, told reporters on Friday. Senior officers had said the 29 August s...

US admits Kabul strike killed 10 civilians and not Islamic State militants

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A US drone strike in Afghanistan last month killed 10 civilians – including seven children – and not an Islamic State extremist as first claimed, the Pentagon has admitted. In a briefing on Friday the commander of US ...

US drone strike mistakenly targeted Afghan aid worker, investigation finds

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The US mistakenly targeted and killed an innocent aid worker for an American company in a drone strike in Afghanistan, the New York Times suggested in an investigation into the country’s final military action of the r...

Lorry driver shortage: strike threat at two firms increases supply chain fears

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The threat of strike action by lorry drivers at two firms supplying the construction industry and convenience stores has raised the prospect of further disruption this autumn amid Britain’s worst supply chain meltdown...

Pentagon ‘not in position to dispute’ Kabul drone strike claims – video

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The Pentagon has said it is investigating reports of civilian casualties from a drone strike on Sunday in Kabul, but is 'not in a position to dispute' accounts from the scene of nine people from one family being kille...

Afghanistan live news: US assessing reports of civilian deaths in drone strike; UN to discuss Taliban promise of ‘safe passage’

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Reports of civilian deaths follows ‘powerful explosion’ thought to have been rocket attack in Kabul

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