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The war against Covid is over – if we want it to be. As we learn to live in peace with the virus, vulnerable people must be protected, rapid antigen testing can be used to help protect children, and global health equity is vital
A rare quake rattled southeastern Australia early Wednesday, shaking buildings, knocking down walls and sending panicked Melbourne residents running into the streets. The shallow tremor hit east of the country's second-largest city just after 9:00am local time (2300 GMT) and was felt hundreds of kilometres (miles) away.The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 5.8, later revised up to 5.9, and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles).With Melbourne beginning its ei
The House has approved legislation to fund the government, suspend its borrowing limit and provide federal disaster and refugee aid
U.S. officials say many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that Haitians who enter the country illegally face immediate expulsion
British Rail logo designer appalled by green makeover ‘mess’Gerry Barney says updated branding, to be used by Great British Railways, uses too many colours Gerry Barney, who designed the British Rail logo in 1964, holding a copy of the new version. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Guardian
Embattled Chinese housing giant Evergrande said Wednesday it had agreed a deal with domestic bondholders that should allow the conglomerate to avoid default on one of its interest payments. Financial markets have tumbled over fears that the Chinese group could collapse, with the potential to derail the world's second-biggest economy.In a statement to the Shenzhen stock exchange, Evergrande's property unit Hengda said it had negotiated a plan to pay interest due on its 2025 bond, which Bloomberg
Pret A Manger’s boss has called the last fortnight in London “a bit of a turning point” in terms of trade bouncing back from the pandemic, and his firm is planning 200 more UK branch openings. Pano Christou added that the sandwich chain’s City shops are now trading at over 70% of their pre-pandemic levels, and a lot of that growth has come in the last few weeks. Improved sales will come as a relief after customer numbers plunged during the pandemic, with Pret A Manager permanently closing around 30 sites last year.
Coronavirus cases are surging to the worst levels of the pandemic in a rebel stronghold in Syria
Costs for the project had risen to €1.5 billion from an initial €500 million projection. View on euronews
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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Mansfield, Victoria, and was felt around 200km (124 miles) away in Melbourne, the state’s capital, on September 22.Footage by ABC News Breakfast shows the moment presenters Michael Rowland (left) and Tony Armstrong (right) felt the earthquake’s tremors in the broadcaster’s television studios in Melbourne.Geoscience Australia, the Australian government agency that reports on significant earthquakes, said the earthquake was detected at 9:15am and was 10-kilometres deep.Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said there were no reports of serious injuries as of Wednesday morning. Credit: ABC News Breakfast via Storyful
Most Europeans believe US in new cold war with China and Russia – poll. Few view their own country as a direct participant but larger proportion feel EU is part of conflict
A flashy cop with a taste for fast cars falls from grace following the leak of spine-chilling footage of a brutal interrogation gone wrong.
A sports association official says seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have resettled in Melbourne
Specieswatch: the necklace ground beetle – an endangered and flightless friend to farmers. England is one of the last strongholds of this beautiful insect but it is at risk due to excessive pesticide use
Mathematicians discover music really can be infectious – like a virusNew music download patterns appear to closely resemble epidemic curves for infectious disease, study finds Electronica appears to be the most infectious music genre, according to the research. Photograph: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/Rex/Shutterstock
Border Patrol agents were recording whipping Haitian migrants
New NSW Covid lockdown restrictions: update to Sydney, regional NSW and Canberra, ACT coronavirus rules explained. Gladys Berejiklian has revealed a roadmap out of lockdown for the state, and an easing of restrictions for some parts of regional NSW. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do in NSW and the ACT
Willie Garson rose to fame on ‘Sex and The City’, playing the role of Stanford Blatch
The betting company said it had been approached by DraftKings on Sunday with a second approach.