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Covid: France tightens restrictions amid Omicron surge

Germany and Greece also toughen measures in a bid to tackle infections amid fears about Omicron.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 9:20 pm(NZT)

Elon Musk criticised after China space complaint to UN

The SpaceX boss is attacked on Chinese social media after the complaint was made public.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 9:13 pm(NZT)

Covid: US halves isolation time for asymptomatic infection

The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) recommends five days isolation for asymptomatic cases.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 9:13 pm(NZT)

Snow buries north and west Japan

The snow has meant grounded flights and stranded travellers as people are told to stay indoors.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 8:55 pm(NZT)

Dolphins beat depleted Saints to record seventh win in a row

The Miami Dolphins dominate defensively to win their seventh game in a row with a 20-3 victory at the depleted New Orleans Saints.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 8:38 pm(NZT)

Drugs, violence and racism are creating a ‘cocktail of neglect’ in Marseille

The southern French port city of Marseille has made headlines in recent months over the deaths of several young people in drug-related shootouts, in what is often referred to as a “settling of scores.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 28 Dec 2021 | 8:36 pm(NZT)

Secret papers reveal N Ireland decommissioning doubts

Irish state papers covering the build-up to the Good Friday Agreement have been published.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 7:37 pm(NZT)

Australia: Hundreds given false Covid results in Sydney lab error

At least 886 people were told they did not have Covid, when they in fact had tested positive.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 7:04 pm(NZT)

Smokers told kids are four times more likely to smoke

The Better Health Smoking campaign highlights research on the inter-generational impact of smoking.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 5:57 pm(NZT)

Paing Takhon: Myanmar celebrity gets three years in jail for mass protests

Paing Takhon, who has millions of fans, took part in protests against a military coup.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 5:40 pm(NZT)

Ashes: Joe Root’s & Chris Silverwood’s future, county cricket – the fallout begins

Minutes had barely passed before the fall-out from England’s dismal Ashes defeat had begun, from Joe Root’s future to the state of county cricket, here is the best reaction.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 5:17 pm(NZT)

Ashes: England thrashing by Australia ‘gut-wrenching’ says Joe Root

Joe Root describes England’s Ashes defeat as “gut-wrenching” as Australia retain the urn with a crushing innings-and-14-run victory.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 4:10 pm(NZT)

Thousands left homeless and hungry at Christmas as Philippines faces up to climate crisis reality of super typhoon

Usually, Jay Lacia wakes at midnight on Christmas Day to start the festivities — but this year, all he wished for was enough food to eat.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 28 Dec 2021 | 3:32 pm(NZT)

Israel announces plan to double Golan Heights population, drawing condemnation from Syria

Israel said on Sunday that it intends to double the population of the contested area of the Golan Heights in the coming years, drawing the ire of the Syrian government.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 28 Dec 2021 | 2:58 pm(NZT)

Ashes: Australia thrash feeble England to retain Ashes at Melbourne

England surrender the Ashes on the morning of the third day of the third Test as Australia crush them by an innings and 14 runs at the MCG.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 2:51 pm(NZT)

Louis Wain: The artist who changed how we think about cats

A century ago illustrator Louis Wain was a household name. Who was the man behind the cat drawings?

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:17 pm(NZT)

Ted Lasso: Nick Mohammed on season 3, and what’s next for Nate

Nick Mohammed reflects on his path to Ted Lasso stardom and wonders what’s next for his character.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:17 pm(NZT)

83 movie: Bollywood relives India’s epic cricket triumph

A Bollywood ode to India’s 1983 cricket world cup win recreates one of the greatest upsets in sports history.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:13 pm(NZT)

The African nation aiming to be a hydrogen superpower

Namibia wants to use its abundance of sunshine and wind power to make and export hydrogen.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:11 pm(NZT)

What a Greek tragedy teaches us about modern migration

A production of Antigone seeks to overturn prejudices about Africans arriving in Sicily.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:10 pm(NZT)

Crocodiles turn on humans amid Iran water crisis

The creatures are attacking as their habitats shrink, a grim side-effect of Iran’s water shortages.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:05 pm(NZT)

‘The doctors came and I had to tell my father he was dying’

Is it always appropriate for relatives to interpret for deaf loved ones?

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:04 pm(NZT)

Newcastle ‘dangerously close’ to being unable to field team as Wilson faces ‘months’ out

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe says his side are “dangerously close” to not being able to field a team for Thursday’s game at Everton.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 12:45 pm(NZT)

Mbappe and Lewandowski voice concerns over biennial World Cup plans

France striker Kylian Mbappe and Poland forward Robert Lewandowski voice concerns over holding a World Cup every two years.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 11:45 am(NZT)

Cavani rescues point for Man Utd at Newcastle

Edinson Cavani comes off the bench to score an equaliser for Manchester United to dash Newcastle’s hopes of a priceless win.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 11:44 am(NZT)

France announces tighter Covid restrictions amid Omicron surge

Remote working will become compulsory from 3 January but there will be no New Year’s Eve curfew.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 11:21 am(NZT)

US animal shelter shocked after 800 parakeets surrendered

A Detroit animal shelter said the birds were handed over in a “very unhealthy situation”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 11:19 am(NZT)

India blocks foreign funding for Mother Teresa charity

Hindu hardliners have long accused the Catholic charity of trying to convert people to Christianity.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 11:05 am(NZT)

No new England Covid rules before new year

The health secretary’s comments come as England reported a record 113,628 cases on Christmas Day.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 8:53 am(NZT)

US snowstorms: California and other western states battered

Almost 30in (76cm) of snow fall in parts of northern California and Nevada over 24 hours.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 8:28 am(NZT)

Afghanistan’s Taliban ban long-distance road trips for solo women

Afghanistan’s rulers say a male relative must accompany women travelling more than 45 miles (72km).

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 6:51 am(NZT)

A spell-binding final hour which sealed the Ashes for Australia?

Did England’s dismal performance in the final hour on day two of the third Ashes Test in Melbourne seal the Ashes for Australia?

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 6:00 am(NZT)

Covid flight cancellations delay holiday travel

More than 1,400 flights are scrapped on Monday, capping off a tough festive period for travellers.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 5:25 am(NZT)

Premier League announces record 103 positive Covid tests in a week

A record 103 Premier League players and club staff tested positive for Covid in the seven days up to and including 26 December, new figures show.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 5:09 am(NZT)

Klopp says players ‘need help’ and wants talks on future of festive schedule to continue

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says players “need help” and discussions about the festive schedule need to continue.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 4:45 am(NZT)

Somalia PM Roble defiant after President Farmajo suspends him

The PM says the president’s move over land theft allegations is an attempted coup.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 4:43 am(NZT)

Leading American naturalist EO Wilson, dubbed ‘Darwin’s heir’, dies at 92

The award-winning naturalist and conservationist earned the Darwin nickname for his life’s work.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 4:39 am(NZT)

Andrzej Duda: Polish president vetoes controversial media law

Opponents say the law banning foreign ownership in the media aimed to silence government critics.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 3:29 am(NZT)

Unsettled: Searching for home after escaping the Taliban

From Uganda to Mexico, Afghans who escaped the Taliban are spread across more than three dozen countries, searching for stability and a new place to call home.

Source: World | 28 Dec 2021 | 3:00 am(NZT)

Israel begins trial of fourth coronavirus vaccine dose ahead of planned national campaign

The trial at Sheba Medical Center in central Israel involves 150 medical workers in what’s believed to be the world’s first trial of fourth Pfizer doses.

Source: World | 28 Dec 2021 | 2:13 am(NZT)

Covid-19: Extra vaccine mandates come into force in New York City

The measures include vaccine mandates for private-sector workers and children entering venues.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 2:09 am(NZT)

Amber Heard names new dog after Australian minister embroiled in feud

The US actress names her new dog after the Australian minister who said her dogs should go home in 2015.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 1:54 am(NZT)

Desmond Tutu – the staunch and steadfast healer of a nation

How Desmond Tutu went from South Africa’s public enemy No1 to its beloved pastor.

Source: BBC News – Home | 28 Dec 2021 | 12:15 am(NZT)

Jim Carrey impressed by baker’s giant Grinch cake

Lara Mason from Brownhills in the West Midlands says Mr Carrey is one of her favourite actors.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 11:59 pm(NZT)

Three BTS members test positive for the coronavirus after returning to Korea from U.S. trip

Suga, RM and Jin are the latest celebrities to announce they tested positive amid the global spread of the omicron variant.

Source: World | 27 Dec 2021 | 11:47 pm(NZT)

Somalia’s election standoff intensifies, raising risk of political violence

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, Somalia’s president, attempted to sideline his main rival, Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, by suspending his powers.

Source: World | 27 Dec 2021 | 11:43 pm(NZT)



 

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