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More than half of Australia's adult population were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday, authorities said, as they step up inoculations in hopes of easing restrictions while cases linger near daily record levels in Victoria. Australia is grappling with a third wave of infections from the highly infectious Delta variant that has led to lockdowns in its two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, and the capital, Canberra, affecting nearly half the country's 25 million people. These tough curbs and a decision to shut construction sites for two weeks over the rapid spread of the virus among workers triggered anti-lockdown protests in Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, during the week.
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(Reuters) -British pub operators reported a rebound in sales on Thursday, as drinkers returned after months of lockdowns, but flagged a labour crunch that could strain the industry ahead of a busy holiday season. The hospitality sector has suffered from prolonged closures of pubs and hotels over the last 18 months and still faces the risk of renewed restrictions should any spike in infections becomes unmanageable. Europeans who left during because of the pandemic, or because of Britain's departure from the European Union, and a "pingdemic" that forced people to isolate after being "pinged" by a government app because they had been in contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19 have contributed to the staff shortfall.
The Night Time Industries Association confirmed its lawyers are to commence proceedings.
Labour said the energy regulator had warned of a ‘systemic risk’ to supply 18 months ago.
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The supermodel, one of the biggest catwalk stars of the 1990s, says she has been left "permanently deformed" and in a "a cycle of deep depression".
Around two million workers stand to benefit from the new bill, which would see them receiving 100 per cent of the service charge
First trailer lands for Netflix’s explosive Britney Spears documentaryFilm, directed by Erin Lee Carr and due 28 September, will explore legal and ethical issues of singer’s conservatorship Britney Spears at the Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood premiere in 2019. Photograph: Valérie Macon/AFP/Getty Images
The European Union is unveiling plans that would require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices
Dubbing Britain’s part in the Australia submarine deal "Johnson’s first victory for Global Britain”, conservative daily Le Figaro was the exception in the French press on Thursday as it pored over the ramifications of the phone call between Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden.
Florida authorities continued the search for Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of Gabby Petito, on land and by air in the Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County on Thursday, September 23.Video shared by North Port Police Public Information Officer Josh Taylor shows authorities riding ATVs through the “rough” terrain of the nature reserve during Thursday’s search.The FBI joined the search for Laundrie after authorities found Petito’s body in the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area of the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. Her death was determined to be a homicide, the FBI said in a statement.Petito was first reported missing on September 11, 10 days after Laundrie returned home from their cross-country road trip without her. Laundrie has not been seen since September 13, according to reports. Credit: Josh Taylor via Storyful
Grant Shapps said leaving the EU had helped ‘provide part of the solution’ around relieving the HGV testing backlog.
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Ministers are under pressure to ease immigration rules to attract HGV drivers from overseas amid warnings 100,000 are needed
A Missouri appeals court has denied the state attorney general’s request to recuse all Jackson County judges from presiding over an upcoming evidentiary hearing for a man who the county prosecutor says was wrongfully convicted in a triple murder more than 40 years ago
Bold strides on coal and climate finance made at this week's UN General Assembly injected some brightness into often gloomy discussions, with just five weeks to go until UN climate talks. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in his address to the United Nations that the COP26 climate summit of world leaders, hosted in Glasgow in November, will be be the "turning point for humanity". Chinese President Xi Jinping's pledge to stop funding coal abroad was widely welcomed as a sign that coal is now "history", as China was the last major financier of overseas coal.
The call between Biden and Macron was the first slackening of tensions since the row broke last week
Italy will soon decide whether or not to decriminalise cannabis in a referendum next year, as campaign groups gathered 500,000 signatures, the threshold required by law to trigger a nationwide vote. View on euronews