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‘Things are grim here’: doctor tells of dire situation in north-west England ICU

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“I work in an ICU [intensive care unit] in the north-west of England. Things are grim here. The north-west seems not to have had a reprieve from Covid-19. We were the first region to see cases rise again after the win...

Lithuania tells citizens to throw out Chinese phones over censorship concerns

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Lithuania’s Defence Ministry has recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now, after a government report found the devices had built-in censorsh...

Fox News host Tucker Carlson tells interviewer: ‘I lie’

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In an interview, Tucker Carlson admitted: “I lie.” The Fox News host was speaking to Dave Rubin. The YouTube host and conservative author asked about how Carlson felt about CNN hosts Brian Stelter, Chris Cuomo and Don...

Biden tells Republicans threatening to sue over vaccine mandate: ‘Have at it’ – live

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South Carolina and Arizona leaders decry ‘big government overreach’ after president orders larger businesses to demand employees be vaccinated• Sign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email

Racist abuse of footballers will lead to tragedy, Anton Ferdinand tells inquiry

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The failure of social media companies to tackle racist abuse of footballers will lead to tragedy unless more is done, Anton Ferdinand has warned MPs. In a devastating attack on platforms such as Instagram and Twitter,...

Southgate tells players to stay humble as England prepare for Andorra

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Gareth Southgate has stressed the importance of humility in victory to his England squad and of not angering rival players or crowds as he urged them to seize every moment in the countdown to the Qatar World Cup, begi...

Joe Biden tells FBI to release files on 9/11 investigation – and possible Saudi links

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Joe Biden has announced the wholesale review and declassification of files from the investigation into the 9/11 attack, in response to intense pressure from Congress and victims’ families currently suing Saudi Arabia....

‘You’ve never faced these choices’: Jen Psaki tells reporter on anti-abortion question – video

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The White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, made an earnest retort to a journalist questioning Joe Biden's support for abortion. The US president condemned the supreme court decision not to consider a Texas law that i...

Louisiana governor tells Hurricane Ida evacuees it’s too soon to return

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The Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards, has told those who fled their homes amid the aftermath of Hurricane Ida to not come home until officials say otherwise. “Many of the life-supporting infrastructure elements a...

INXS lead guitarist tells court he ‘freaked out’ when his finger was hacked off in boat accident

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The lead guitarist of INXS “freaked out” when his hand became trapped in a boat anchor mechanism, hacking off one finger, mangling others and allegedly ending his career. Tim Farriss’s re-attached ring finger is said ...

UK regulator tells Covid travel test firms to ‘get on right side of the law’

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Private companies that sell Covid-19 tests to holidaymakers have been told to “get on the right side of the law” by the competition regulator, after widespread allegations of poor service triggered a government crackd...

Scott Morrison tells states they need to honour Covid ‘deal with all Australians’ to reopen

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The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has challenged the states over their resistance to opening up the country once 70% of the adult population is vaccinated, saying Australia can’t “stay in the cave forever”. Amid pus...

Embrace Communist rule, China tells Tibet on 70th anniversary of invasion

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All Tibetans should embrace Communist party rule and share the “cultural symbols and images of the Chinese nation”, a senior Chinese official has said at an event celebrating 70 years since the People’s Liberation Arm...

Lee Ryan, chart-topping Blue singer, tells court he cannot pay £1,500 fine

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Lee Ryan, who as a member of boyband Blue scored three UK No 1s in both the singles and albums charts, has said loss of income during the Covid-19 pandemic means he cannot afford to pay a £1,501 driving fine. The sing...

Ex-Afghanistan women’s captain tells footballers to burn kits, delete photos

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The former captain of the Afghanistan women’s football team has urged players to delete social media, erase public identities and burn their kits for safety’s sake now the country is again under Taliban rule. Copenhag...

Juanita’s friend recites poetry, tells jokes and plays games. She’s also a robot

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Juanita Erickson got her robot companion about two years ago. A company representative gave a presentation about the device to residents at the independent living facility in the San Francisco Bay Area where Erickson ...

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