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Unable to see their families for years, and with no end in sight, many are considering leaving Australia for good
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A cross-Channel power cable project has been rejected by the government despite pressure to bolster energy supplies in the face of an unprecedented surge in prices.
Ash plume from the explosion may have reached a height of 20 kilometres, say experts
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COVID-19 restrictions will be eased in Northern Ireland from tomorrow, the first minister and deputy first minister have announced. The guidance on working from home will be relaxed to working remotely "where you can", while people will no longer be required to prove they are exempt from wearing a face mask in public spaces. From 26 January, nightclubs will be able to reopen and vaccine passports will no longer be required to attend venues like pubs, restaurants and cinemas.
Bidding for the 'Stone III' sale closes on Wednesday evening and can be followed online.View on euronews
Annual inflation was up at 5.4% in December, the highest value for almost 30 years.
After weeks of work from home guidance, Plan B restrictions will be lifted on 26 January, heralding the return of commuters to central London offices. What is needed now is a concerted effort to return London to its pre-pandemic state.
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Inflation climbed to 5.4% last month, its highest rate since March 1992, as Britain's cost of living squeeze intensified, official figures show.
At Prime Minister's Questions, one Conservative MP defected to Labour as another called on Boris Johnson to step down.View on euronews
NEW YORK (Reuters) -New York state's attorney general has accused Donald Trump's family business of repeatedly misrepresenting the value of its assets to obtain financial benefits, citing what it said was significant new evidence of possible fraud. The accusations by Attorney General Letitia James mark a substantial escalation of her civil probe into the Republican former U.S. president's business, the Trump Organization, and the roles of his adult children. They are part of her effort to force Donald Trump and his children Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump to comply with her subpoenas to testify under oath, which the family has asked a judge to block https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/donald-trump-jr-ivanka-trump-subpoenaed-new-york-probe-2022-01-03.
Now that science has defanged Covid, it’s time to get on with our lives. As with any other ineradicable disease, prevention and treatment can be integrated into society
A prominent “Red Wall” Tory MP dismissed on Thursday as “bonkers” that she was leading a coup against Boris Johnson but suggested his future was still in doubt. Dehenna Davison, MP for Bishop Auckland, a seat the Conservatives had never won before 2019, stressed she was “incredibly angry” about the Downing Street parties and the Prime Minister’s response.
Millions of people tuned in last week across various channels to watch the prime minister give an explanation of that party in No 10 on 20 May 2020. Today, people were no doubt watching to see how he would perform amid building rumours there could be a no-confidence vote against him triggered by his own backbenchers. As one Conservative political operative put it to me on Wednesday: "Johnson won support because he could reach a wider base of voters as the Heineken politician who polled better than the party, but now he is a drag anchor on colleagues so it really is a question of when not if."
Restrictions introduced in late December in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant are also set to be lifted.
A man died and two other people were seriously injured after they were "thrown" from a vehicle and trailer when a bridge collapsed. Police were called to a farm in the Moor Lane area of Roeburndale in Lancashire just before 4.30pm on Tuesday. Ambulance crews, the fire service and mountain rescue also attended the scene.
A woman has been rescued after her car smashed through the ice of a Canadian river. Locals used kayaks to retrieve the woman from her sinking vehicle on the Rideau River in Ottawa. Witnesses told local media a car driving on the frozen river crashed through the ice and into the cold water on Sunday.