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Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin clashed over abortion and vaccination policies in Virginia’s first gubernatorial debate of the general election season
SpaceX has successfully launched the first all-civilian crew into orbit – and it could be a genuinely ground-breaking moment in human history
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Triumphing over trauma with Munroe Bergdorf – podcasts of the week . The writer and activist’s new show focuses on stories of personal growth, from the likes of Mabel and Olly Alexander. Plus: a shocking unsolved case is reopened in Suspect
Ed Sheeran announces stadium tour for 2022. Singer-songwriter will play 12 UK dates, including three at Wembley Stadium, plus 15 more across Europe
Albania’s Assembly, or parliament, has approved a Cabinet dominated by women, aiming to bring the country back to economic growth focusing on tourism and agriculture, infrastructure and energy
US rightwing group targets academics with Professor Watchlist . Turning Point USA’s list gains fresh attention after it expands and some notice it disproportionately names academics of color
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The coronavirus has made it harder for authorities to respond to disasters caused by extreme weather fuelled by climate change, with more severe storms, floods and heatwaves affecting nearly 140 million people around the world, an aid organisation said. Almost half of those people live in the Asia-Pacific region, the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said in a report published this week. "Recovery from disasters is so much harder when livelihoods have been hit hard by COVID-19 and the measures taken to contain it," said Maarten Van Aalst, director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and author of the report.
Friday briefing: Aukus pact backlash growsConcerns the alliance could lead to the UK being dragged into war over Taiwan … vaccinated travellers could bypass quarantine … and Genesis back on tour Boris Johnson at a virtual press conference on the new Aukus security pact this week. He is facing a backlash at home and abroad. Photograph: Oliver Contreras/UPI/REX/Shutterstock
Japan has kicked off official election campaigning for the new head of the governing Liberal Democratic Party, whose winner is almost assured to become the next prime minister
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Thousands of prisoners were crammed into a squalid prison to the east of Kabul last month until the Taliban set them free as they closed in on the capital.
A US judge has ruled that legal papers relating to a sexual assault lawsuit can be served to Prince Andrew via his LA-based lawyers. The Duke of York, 61, has been accused of "actively evading" formal efforts to serve him with a lawsuit on behalf of Virginia Giuffre, who launched legal proceedings against him last month. Ms Giuffre, 38, was underage at the time of the alleged abuse, which she said occurred around the time the financier Jeffrey Epstein was sexually abusing her.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had raised the possibility that Australia might scrap a 2016 submarine deal with a French company in talks with the French president in June, rejecting French criticism that it had not been warned. Australia on Thursday said it would scrap the $40 billion deal with France's Naval Group to build a fleet of conventional submarines and would instead build at least eight nuclear-powered submarines with U.S. and British technology after striking a trila
Fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir vowed to battle the Taliban to the last man, but nearly two weeks after the hardline Islamists celebrated victory, parts of the rugged valley lie empty and abandoned. Families fled as the Taliban swept through.
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North Korea’s recent sword-rattling after months of relative quiet makes clear that leader Kim Jong Un is working on expanding his weapons arsenal
The 'Bake Off' star will make history on the BBC show.