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Germany is seeking support from other European Union members to ensure a second term for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the helm of the World Health Organisation, but African states have yet to show their cards, government sources and diplomats said on Wednesday. Tedros, who was elected as WHO's first African director-general in May 2017, has been shunned this time by his native Ethiopia due to friction over the Tigray conflict. German Health Minister Jens Spahn backed a second term for Tedros on Tuesday and called on other countries to support the former Ethiopian health and foreign minister ahead of the deadline.
A nurse who discovered the bodies of a multimillionaire businessman and his wife in a murder-suicide case is suing their estate and seeking damages for emotional trauma.
The Great British Bake Off made a triumphant return on Tuesday and the internet was lit up with hilarious memes following its broadcast. The first episode of the 12th series saw the return of judges Paul Hollywood and Dame Prue Leith, and presenters Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding, back in the famous tent.
Nearly three million working poor people in the EU cannot afford to turn on the heating amid a rise in energy prices, a new study has found. The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) said that 15% of the EU’s working poor lacks enough money
‘It’s scary’: record Covid absences cause concern in England’s schoolsParents and teachers share their views as confirmed or suspected pupil infections exceed 100,000Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Without restrictions like those in place in schools for most of last year, such as mandatory face masks, isolation and bubbles, Marie fears that her daughters will catch Covid again. Photograph: Maureen McLean/REX/Shutterstock
Britain faces a triple crunch – and the political cost for the Tories could be hugeThe combined challenges of an economic slowdown, rising energy costs and the transition to net zero loom over this government Illustration: Sébastien Thibault Illustration: Sébastien Thibault/The Guardian
If you’re still tanking in the polls, and with a general election potentially less than a year away, it’s impossible to think you won’t face dethroning before Labour conference next year. You want to change the party’s leadership election rules away from Ed Miliband’s “one member one vote” back to the electoral college.
Is the workday getting in the way of our sleep? New research found that nearly half of Americans blame work stress on their inability to fall asleep at night. In a new poll of 2,000 parents of school-aged children, 84% said that the transition from remote to office work, or vice versa, disrupted their sleep schedule. Not only are people adjusting to returning to the office, but they are also getting used to less sleep. Thirty-two percent believe they slept more when they were working from home.
Police have solved the mystery of a woman found wrapped in a sheet on a remote island in Croatia who spoke perfect English but did not know her own name. Officers established the woman to be Daniela Adamcova, 57, from Slovakia, following multiple tips from Croatia and abroad.
A report from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Mexico in June had marijuana and cocaine in his system
Nightclub and bar bosses have launched legal action against Nicola Sturgeon’s government in a last-ditch attempt to block the introduction of vaccine passports next week.
Kimberly Darroch’s daughter died at at a children’s cancer ward after contracting stenotrophomonas – an infection found in water.
Among the hundreds of commuters caught up in the travel chaos on the M25 caused by the eco-protest group Insulate Britain was a self-employed insulation fitter called Tom Watson. As he sat in his van, growing increasingly irate, the irony of the situation dawned on him.
Haggis not included in removal of restrictions imposed during BSE crisis
‘Great majority of children who have not currently had Covid are going to get it at some point,’ says chief medical officer
Getting children to eat their greens is a battle as old as time, and every parent has their own way of getting vegetables into a protesting child.
The architect of one of the country's most high profile health campaigns has refused to apologise for potentially "vilifying" people infected with HIV through infected blood products. Lord Norman Fowler served as health secretary from 1981 to 1987 when AIDS was emerging as a deadly global threat. The former minister told the Infected Blood Inquiry it was necessary to warn the public of the dangers of HIV and AIDS.
A retired chauffeur has been driven down memory lane after his family tracked down his old Bentley to celebrate his 100th birthday. Eddie Hughes trained at the Rolls-Royce School of Motorway more than 60 years ago and often spoke fondly of the vintage sports car to his family, who found it for sale in the US.
Police have arrested five people after 2.3 tonnes of cocaine worth £190m was recovered from a yacht during an operation at sea. The National Crime Agency (NCA) carried out an early morning raid in Hartlepool, County Durham. The operation resulted in four men aged between 28 and 57 and a woman aged 53 being held on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and money laundering.
Brazil’s health minister Marcelo Queiroga met Boris Johnson only hours before his positive Covid result.