Biden celebrates 2020 WNBA champions at the White House
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Biden celebrates 2020 WNBA champions at the White House
‘Despicable’: Sydney police stop Muslim mourners from watching funerals from carsNSW police say people were in breach of public health orders as four men arrested at Rookwood cemeteryFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW Covid vaccination rate by postcode – check your suburbNSW restrictions; border restrictionsCovid vaccine rollout and rates tracker; cases, trends and data trackerGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing Police standing at Rookwood cemetery Photograph:
‘We are changing the format to remove the competitive element and reimagining the concept into a primetime documentary special’ a statement read
The head of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, who was wanted for deadly attacks on US soldiers and foreign aid workers, has been killed in an operation by French troops.
Morrison evades question on when he found out about blind trust payment toward Christian Porter’s legal feesThe PM suggests there may be consequences if Porter breached ministerial guidelines as political pressure on the industry minister growsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing Prime minister Scott Morrison addressing the media on Thursday. Morrison would not reveal if Christian Porter advised him of a blind trust’s part payment of his legal fees. Photograph: Mike Bowers/The G
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‘Do it for our kids’: Ardern urges people to get Covid vaccine as New Zealand reports 13 cases. Mobile vaccination buses head out to boost rollout as health officials trace movements of infected essential worker who travelled outside Auckland
Home Office hotels for asylum seekers ‘akin to detention centres’ – report. Lawyers documented deterioration in health of asylum seekers while staying in accommodation
Haiti’s government is starting to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased scrutiny from authorities investigating the president’s slaying, with Henry firing the justice minister late Wednesday, just hours after another top official resigned and accused Henry of obstructing justice in a sharply worded letter. Henry’s dismissal of Justice Minister Rockfeller Vincent came a day after he fired Port-au-Prince’s chief prosecutor, who had linked the prime minister to a key suspect in the
Jamaica, Grenada and Nigeria are among the countries that could be moved to the red list today, according to a data expert. Sky News has spoken to data expert Tim White to find out which countries could be affected. Jamaica and Grenada, which are popular destinations for tourists in the Caribbean, could be added to the red list, according to Mr White.
Japan's exports rose 26% in August from a year earlier, below analysts' forecasts, as supply chain disruptions hit manufacturers
Religious schools in Victoria will lose right to sack workers based on sexuality in law changeVictoria’s attorney general Jaclyn Symes says the state’s current legislation is out of step with other parts of AustraliaGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing Attorney general Jaclyn Symes said changes to legislation regarding religious schools in Victoria were needed as some teachers feared losing their jobs if outed to their employers. Photograph: James Ross/AAP
Aukus submarines banned from New Zealand as pact exposes divide with western alliesExperts say Aukus military deal underlines Australia’s increasingly close alignment with the US on China – and New Zealand’s relative distance New Zealand has said Australian nuclear-powered submarines built as part of the Aukus pact will be unwelcome, in line with its nuclear-free policies. Photograph: Loren Elliott/Reuters
The Biden administration has begun notifying governors and state refugee coordinators about how many Afghan evacuees from the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in their states
Fears are mounting in the City that the Bank of England has lost control of inflation, as new figures reveal it rocketed to the highest level in almost a decade last month. While the Bank of England insists this is temporary, the pace and breadth of price rises across business are piling pressure on governor Andrew Bailey. Bailey will now have to explain himself to Chancellor Rishi Sunak in a formal letter explaining why inflation is so far above target.
More than 90 years after starting, Maine's oldest lobster harvester is still doing it at age 101
Trinidadian health officials also say there is no truth to the rapper’s impotence concerns
Travelling throughout Europe only by train has its difficulties, but the EU and its members are highlighting the environmental virtues of this form of transport with the 'Connecting Europe Express', a train that is currently crisscrossing the continent. View on euronews
"We have an independent foreign policy", says New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, after confirming that New Zealand would not lift a ban on nuclear-powered vessels entering its waters in the wake of Australia's decision to develop a nuclear submarine fleet.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that Australia's new nuclear-powered submarines would not be allowed in its territorial waters under a long standing nuclear free policy. A new Indo-Pacific security partnership announced by U.S. President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, will see the United States and Britain provide Australia with the technology and capability to deploy nuclear-powered submarines.
Thai skateboarders are joining pro-democracy rallies in Bangkok to vent their anger over a lack of respect and dedicated public space for extreme sports in the kingdom.