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Faroes PM pledges dolphin hunt review amid outcry at carnageFaroese have been killing whales since Viking times but many islanders now oppose annual slaughter Carcasses of white-sided dolphins lie on a beach after the slaughter of more than 1,400 of the animals in the Faroe Islands this week. Photograph: AP
TV tonight – everyone is adrift at sea in whaling drama The North Water. Things start taking a nasty turn in Andrew Haigh’s Arctic tale. Plus there’s an endearing comedy about The Rock’s life story. Here’s what to watch this evening
The first civil lawsuit begins in a court in Vienna on Friday over a notorious outbreak of coronavirus at the popular ski resort of Ischgl in March 2020, where thousands of people from 45 countries claim to have become infected. The case is the first of 15 lawsuits filed by plaintiffs from Austria and Germany, accusing the authorities of not responding quickly enough to Covid-19 outbreaks in Ischgl and other resorts in the province of Tyrol.It is being brought on behalf of the family of 72-year-
‘They left us to die’: UK’s Afghan aid staff in hiding from Taliban. Evacuation of employees, not contractors, ‘splitting hairs’, says HRW, warning of days left to save lives
The pair are to appear by video link before Londonderry Magistrates’ Court on Friday
Covid-19 vaccine Australia rollout tracker by state: total number of people and per cent vaccinated, daily vaccine doses and rate of progressHow does Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout and schedule compare with other countries, and when will Australia reach 70% and 80% double dose vaccination? We bring together the latest numbers on the vaccination rate in Victoria, NSW, Queensland and other states, as well as stats, maps, live data and Indigenous vaccination rates.Covid Australia full data
The actress and activist is new to Instagram.
Crews are struggling to save California's iconic giant sequoias from a lightning-caused wildfire that's heading toward old-growth forests in the Sierra Nevada
GB News launched in June with Neil saying it would not ‘slavishly follow the existing news agenda’
“Hotspot policing” is to be expanded to more than a third of forces after the tactic was found to cut violent crime by more than 70 per cent.
President Joe Biden is going too far in taking credit for job growth since taking office
The Netherlands will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative coronavirus test for entry to bars, restaurants, museums, theatres and other cultural events from Sept. 25, as almost all social distancing measures are dropped. A narrow majority of Dutch parliament late on Thursday rejected a motion calling on the government to change its mind about the 'corona' pass, as Prime Minister Mark Rutte said it was needed to prevent a new wave of infections. Opponents from across the political spectrum questioned the need for the corona pass, which many said was a ploy to stimulate vaccinations, despite repeated promises by the government that injections would never be mandatory.
President Joe Biden says he is confident Congress will pass a mammoth middle class spending plan that can "change the trajectory" of the United States. In a speech at the White House, Biden also argued for a series of tax increases aimed at corporations and the very wealthy, saying that loopholes allow America's richest entities and individuals to end up paying almost no income tax.
San Marino’s abortion referendum reveals social fissuresArguments flare in the tiny, extremely conservative nation ahead of a vote on finally legalising abortion Pro and anti-abortion campaign posters in San Marino ahead of the republic’s 26 September referendum on the legalisation of abortion. Photograph: Brigitte Hagemann/AFP/Getty Images
The provocative rapper has been promoting the release of Montero by pretending to be pregnant.
Surrey Police appealed for footage to track down more activists while the Home Secretary criticised their ‘guerrilla tactics’
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected Chinese criticism of Australia’s new nuclear submarine alliance with the United States and says he doesn’t mind that President Joe Biden might have forgotten his name
Not technically a cactus, the Euphorbia ingens is a sun-loving stunner
As borders open around the world after months of pandemic related lockdowns some illegal migration routes are also seeing an uptick in crossings
Lil Nas X: Montero review – pop-rap at its proudest, biggest and best(Columbia Records)This blockbuster debut album matches its eclecticism and broad emotional range with high-quality hooks throughout – and all with the rapper’s sexuality front and centre Here to stay: Lil Nas X. Photograph: Publicity image