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Injured Root unable to field on day four of second Ashes Test

England captain Joe Root does not take to the field on day four of the second Test in Adelaide because of an injury.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 6:00 pm(NZT)

Philippines Super Typhoon Rai: Death toll reaches 75

With communications systems down, authorities say the scale of the storm’s destruction is unclear.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 5:34 pm(NZT)

Man beaten to death for ‘sacrilege’ attempt at Sikh Golden Temple in India

Eyewitnesses allege the man had tried to commit a sacrilegious act at the Golden Temple in India.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 3:49 pm(NZT)

Pompidou architect Richard Rogers dies

He also designed the Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Lloyd’s of London building.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 3:03 pm(NZT)

Covid: Germany tightens restrictions on UK travellers

Germany follows France in banning British tourists and business travellers over Omicron concerns.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 2:36 pm(NZT)

Covid: French ski season in disarray as UK tourists banned

Snow on the slopes of Mont Blanc is the best Chamonix has seen in years – but few Brits will enjoy it.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:29 pm(NZT)

‘We’re celebrities in the canal boating community’

Living on a canal boat – and naturism – have improved Colin Dobson-Fox’s mental health.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:17 pm(NZT)

New Zealand’s Parker secures brilliant points win over Chisora in thriller

New Zealand heavyweight Joseph Parker secures a brilliant points win over Britain’s Derek Chisora in a thrilling fight at the AO Arena in Manchester.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:13 pm(NZT)

Monkey given cocaine and flushed down loo recovering

Milly is recovering and even has a fellow marmoset as a companion after life with an abusive owner.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:12 pm(NZT)

Wagner Group: Why the EU is alarmed by Russian mercenaries in Central Africa

The shadowy Russian mercenary group, allegedly linked to the Kremlin, has been accused of rights abuses.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:08 pm(NZT)

Chileans divided ahead of presidential run-off

The election, set to be the most polarised in decades, pits a far-right candidate against a leftist.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:05 pm(NZT)

Hong Kong: Why the Legco elections are so controversial

Sweeping changes put in place by China altered the way the city chooses its lawmakers this year.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:05 pm(NZT)

BBC Bitcoin mining report used in crypto-scam

The BBC’s Silicon Valley correspondent investigates how his report was used to steal life savings.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:04 pm(NZT)

Return to golf awesome, says Tiger Woods

The 15-time major champion played alongside his son as he returned to competitive golf for the first time since he was in a car crash.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 12:45 pm(NZT)

UK Brexit minister reportedly resigns

He says he hopes Boris Johnson will not be tempted by “coercive measures” to tackle Covid.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 11:27 am(NZT)

Gonzalez scores late as Barcelona edge Elche

Nico Gonzalez scores a late winner as Barcelona edge past Elche, while Atletico Madrid lose a third La Liga game in a row.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 11:13 am(NZT)

Covid: Dutch go into Christmas lockdown over Omicron wave

Non-essential shops, schools, bars, restaurants and other public venues will be closed until at least mid-January.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 11:08 am(NZT)

UK troops will not be deployed to Ukraine to defend against Russia

Britain’s defence secretary says this is because Ukraine is not a member of the Nato military alliance.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 11:03 am(NZT)

Arteta wants ‘fairness’ after Premier League’s Covid meeting

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he wants everyone to “play under the same rules” after Monday’s Premier League meeting to discuss the Covid pandemic.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 10:51 am(NZT)

‘Leeds are an absolute shambles’ – but can Bielsa steer them away from trouble?

After Leeds suffer a third successive defeat and are labelled “an absolute shambles”, are Marcelo Bielsa’s side in trouble?

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 10:50 am(NZT)

Leeds 1-4 Arsenal: Gabriel Martinelli scores twice in Gunners win

Two goals from Gabriel Martinelli help Arsenal sweep past an injury-hit Leeds at Elland Road to secure their third successive Premier League victory.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 10:37 am(NZT)

Covid-19: More than 10,000 new Omicron cases found in UK

A major incident has been declared in London as another 90,418 daily UK cases are reported.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 7:50 am(NZT)

Sports Personality 2021: Simone Biles honoured with Lifetime Achievement award

American gymnast Simone Biles has been honoured with BBC Sports Personality of the Year’s Lifetime Achievement award.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 7:00 am(NZT)

Retiring Boomers, not lazy Millennials, are driving the labor shortage

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN Business’ Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 19 Dec 2021 | 5:42 am(NZT)

Explosion at Pakistan bank kills at least 14

Officials say the blast in the southern city of Karachi may have been caused by a gas leak.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 5:04 am(NZT)

Latest England batting collapse ‘inexcusable’, says Agnew

To collapse in perfect batting conditions was England’s worst day of the Ashes series, says Jonathan Agnew.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 4:14 am(NZT)

Ryan Reynolds and Wrexham: More playing as club on Football Manager

The club’s takeover by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney has boosted their virtual popularity.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 3:16 am(NZT)

Aston Villa apologise as Burnley match postponed two hours before kick-off

Aston Villa’s match with Burnley is postponed after the Birmingham club confirmed an “increased amount of Covid-19 test results” in their squad.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 3:05 am(NZT)

The Ashes: England collapse again as Australia take total control of second Test

England’s Ashes hopes are in a sorry mess after another dismal batting collapse on day three of the second Test against Australia.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 1:12 am(NZT)

Ghislaine Maxwell: Key moments in the trial so far

Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of grooming girls for abuse by late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Dec 2021 | 12:41 am(NZT)

Super Typhoon Rai: Dozens feared dead in Philippines

Some three million people are without power after a devastating typhoon swept over the Philippines.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Dec 2021 | 11:50 pm(NZT)

US court reinstates Covid vaccine mandate for large US businesses

The national mandate, blocked last month, will cover more than two-thirds of the country’s workers.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Dec 2021 | 5:32 pm(NZT)

Theranos trial: Jury to decide fate of Elizabeth Holmes

The prosecution says she ran a “house of cards”; the defence liken her to a brave captain of a sinking ship.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Dec 2021 | 3:13 pm(NZT)

Kim Potter: ‘Taser mix-up’ ex-officer weeps in manslaughter testimony

Kim Potter testified at her manslaughter trial about the “chaotic” fatal shooting of Daunte Wright.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Dec 2021 | 2:05 pm(NZT)

Sir Rod Stewart pleads guilty to battery over Florida hotel ‘punch’

The singer and his son clashed with a Florida hotel guard who refused them entry to a party.

Source: BBC News – Home | 18 Dec 2021 | 1:25 pm(NZT)

Opinion: Our device-driven lives depend on tragedy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

November in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s southern region means one thing — the rains are coming. Storms explode with biblical fury across the land, transforming desiccated bush into lush green forests, and clearing the thick haze of grit that has suffocated the mining provinces for months.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 10:28 am(NZT)

The market may be ignoring risk of Omicron shutdowns

Wall Street is getting nervous about what will happen to the economy next year.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 10:03 am(NZT)

Flash floods in northern Iraq kill 12

At least 12 people have died in flash floods caused by heavy rains overnight in northern and northeastern Iraq, Erbil mayor Nabz Abdulhamid told CNN Friday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 8:59 am(NZT)

From student protester to leftist hero: Meet the shaggy-haired millennial vying for Chile’s presidency

Just ten years ago, Gabriel Boric was a student leader in the Chilean capital, rallying against the country’s privatized education system alongside thousands of other students in Santiago.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 5:59 am(NZT)

Russian troops continue to gather near Ukraine despite warnings to Moscow

Russia has continued to amass new troops near Ukraine’s border in recent days, despite President Joe Biden urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate tensions during a virtual meeting last week.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 5:43 am(NZT)

Inflation is bad enough. One country is making it even worse

Unnerved by surging prices, the Bank of England on Thursday became the first major central bank to hike interest rates since the pandemic began. The US Federal Reserve will follow in the coming months, with three rate hikes expected next year.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 2:44 am(NZT)

London bars and restaurants are shutting themselves down as Omicron rips through UK

As the Omicron variant sweeps through the United Kingdom, pushing daily coronavirus infections to their highest level on record, British businesses are shutting their doors again — but not because of government instructions.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Dec 2021 | 1:06 am(NZT)

(12月18日) (滚动更新) 世界新闻 – 中英 Chinese/English 双语简报

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