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 2021-07-23 20:55 

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Budapest prepares for Pride but for many LGBT+ people it is a worrying time to be in Hungary...

As she walks down the street to greet us, Dora Duro raises a hand of greeting....

 2021-07-23 16:13 

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Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony was 'respectful, hopeful but sombre night'...

Olympic opening ceremonies are something of a unique art form. Playing to a global audience but with the host nation wanting to make the night their own....

 2021-07-23 15:43 

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Business leaders have 'obligation to speak up', ex-Unilever boss says amid Ben & Jerry's row...

Unilever's ex-boss has said business leaders have an "obligation to speak up" after his former company became embroiled in a row with Israel over its Ben & Jerry's business....

 2021-07-23 12:57 

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Algerian judoka withdraws from Olympics to avoid facing Israeli opponent...

An Algerian judo competitor has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics after learning he could have faced an Israeli opponent....

 2021-07-23 11:38 

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Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony in pictures...

Tokyo 2020 is officially here and after months of uncertainty, Japan kicked of the delayed games with a subdued and muted ceremony....

 2021-07-23 10:32 

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Cockatoos in Sydney work out how to open bin lids by watching others do the trick...

Cockatoos in Sydney have learned to open bins - and the technique is catching on, as others have worked out how to do it by watching them, scientists say....

 2021-07-23 10:06 

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Fireworks and a reminder of the pandemic: Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony gets under way...

The opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has begun with a spectacular show at the national stadium....

 2021-07-23 09:36 

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Tokyo Olympics medal table, results and schedule - Chinese shooter wins first gold...

Team GB won 67 medals at the Rio Olympics in 2016 - including 27 golds. Follow progress at Tokyo with the table below....

 2021-07-23 08:51 

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Woman given 'empty vaccination' by exhausted nurse...

A woman in Malaysia was injected with an empty syringe when going for her COVID-19 vaccine, the government has confirmed....

 2021-07-23 08:45 

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Kaseya acquires decryption key 'from trusted third party' after ransomware attack...

Kaseya, the Miami-based software company at the centre of a ransomware attack which affected thousands of other businesses, says it has "obtained a decryptor" to unlock the victims' systems....

 2021-07-23 08:37 

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Japanese superfan who spent 30,000 on Olympics tickets 'heartbroken' at ban on spectators...

An Olympics superfan who spent 30,000 on tickets to the Games has said it "breaks his heart" that spectators were banned due to COVID-19....

 2021-07-23 08:36 

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Mother of Ben Needham vows to continue search for son 30 years after his disappearance...

The mother of missing Ben Needham has said she will keep searching for her son, who disappeared on the Greek island of Kos 30 years ago....

 2021-07-23 07:36 

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Stopping Olympic athletes taking the knee 'unenforceable', British sprinter says...

Stopping athletes taking the knee at the Tokyo Olympics would be "completely unenforceable", Dina Asher-Smith has said....

 2021-07-23 07:27 

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'Eye of Sauron' image reveals disc forming around alien planet...

Scientists have captured an image of a circumstellar disc, and within it a planet with a moon-forming disc, that looks like the Eye of Sauron from the Lord of the Rings cinematic franchise....

 2021-07-23 02:14 

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Japan prepares for Olympics Opening Ceremony as PM vows to 'fulfil our obligation to the world'...

There will be no fans, just a handful of VIPs, small parties of socially-distanced athletes and protests outside the stadium - the Opening Ceremony of Tokyo 2020 will feel very different....

 2021-07-22 20:25 

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'This is just the beginning' - Biden imposes new Cuba sanctions after protests crackdown...

The US has imposed new sanctions against a Cuban security minister and an interior ministry special forces unit over alleged human rights abuses during protests on the island....

 2021-07-22 20:12 

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German pharmacies stop giving COVID vaccination status after hackers create fake passes...

Counterfeit vaccine passes have forced pharmacies in Germany to stop issuing the certifications....

 2021-07-22 17:44 

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Man stranded in sea for 49 hours is rescued after cargo ship sank off Liberia coast...

The rescue of a man who was stranded in the sea for 49 hours has been captured on video....

 2021-07-22 16:18 

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Several high-profile websites including HSBC, Airbnb and British Airways hit by outages...

The websites of several high-profile companies including HSBC, Airbnb and British Airways appeared to have been hit by outages on Thursday....

 2021-07-22 16:18 

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Akamai Technologies apologises after several high-profile websites hit by outages...

Akamai Technologies, a content delivery company, has apologised after a software update in its services caused several websites to go down....

 2021-07-22 13:36 

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UK sanctions Equatorial Guinea leader's son who bought Michael Jackson's crystal-studded glove...

The UK government has sanctioned the son of Equatorial Guinea's president for misappropriating millions and spending it on luxury mansions, private jets and a $275,000 (199,600) crystal-encrusted glove worn by Michael Jackson....

 2021-07-22 13:20 

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'We will not renegotiate,' EU chief tells PM after UK demands changes to key part of Brexit deal...

The president of the European Commission has told Boris Johnson that the bloc "will not renegotiate" a key component of the Brexit deal the two sides negotiated....

 2021-07-22 12:59 

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Guinea pulls out of Olympics over 'resurgence of COVID variants'...

Guinea has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, citing a "resurgence of COVID variants"....

 2021-07-22 11:40 

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With 100 days to COP26, what are these climate talks and why are they so important?...

Almost every year since 1995, world leaders have met in person to discuss the climate crisis at a meeting known as Conference of the Parties (COP)....

 2021-07-22 09:30 

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Siberia battles wildfires after hottest and driest June for 133 years...

The city of Yakutsk is shrouded in a grey fog, as though draped in a shawl....

 2021-07-22 08:41 

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Problems grow for organisers of 'most unpredictable' Olympic Games...

The doomed Olympics? Not yet....

 2021-07-22 08:24 

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Indian family rescued after confining themselves to tent for 15 months over COVID fears...

Police in India have rescued a family after they confined themselves to a tent for nearly 15 months because they feared being infected with coronavirus....

 2021-07-22 08:04 

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Australia and NZ withdraw from Rugby League World Cup as England 'too unsafe'...

Australia and New Zealand will not compete in the Rugby League World Cup at the end of the year due to coronavirus concerns....

 2021-07-22 07:57 

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China shuts down city of 9.3 million over 17 COVID cases - as it rejects call for Wuhan lab investigation...

China has shut down a city of 9.3 million people over 17 COVID-19 infections, while a proposed second phase of a World Health Organization (WHO) investigation into the origins of the virus has been rebuffed....

 2021-07-22 05:59 

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China floods force tens of thousands from their homes as number dead rises to at least 33...

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in parts of central China, as officials said the number of dead from record-breaking floods had risen to at least 33....

 2021-07-22 03:14 

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Director of Olympics opening ceremony is fired over Holocaust comments...

The director of the Olympics opening ceremony has been fired over comments he made about the Holocaust....

 2021-07-22 01:50 

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Hospital workers in Peru arrested after charging COVID-19 patients more than 15,000 per bed...

Nine people have been arrested in Peru, accused of charging COVID-19 patients the equivalent of more than 15,000 for hospital beds that should have been free....

 2021-07-21 20:42 

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US and Germany agree Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal and vow to counter Russian 'aggression'...

The United States and Germany have announced a deal to allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe without further sanctions....

 2021-07-21 17:44 

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UAE tackles heat by 'creating its own rain' with drones...

The United Arab Emirates is using drone technology to enhance its rainfall amid temperatures of over 40C....

 2021-07-21 17:20 

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Flood-hit Henan province set for three more days of rain as 100,000 evacuated...

Further rain has been forecast until the weekend in China's Henan province where at least 25 people have been killed in days of flooding....

 2021-07-21 17:20 

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Dams swell to warning levels and more rain forecast after 25 die in China horror flooding...

Further rain has been forecast until the weekend in China's Henan province where at least 25 people have been killed in days of flooding....

 2021-07-21 17:08 

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Train driver faces trial over crash that killed 80 people in Spain...

The driver of a train which crashed and killed 80 people in Spain in July 2013 is to go on trial, a court has ruled....

 2021-07-21 14:10 

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British man arrested over Twitter hack that saw celeb accounts including Obama and Bezos post Bitcoin scam...

A British man has been arrested in Spain in connection with the July 2020 hack of Twitter that resulted in more than 130 accounts belonging to celebrities scamming their followers out of Bitcoin....

 2021-07-21 13:58 

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Tokyo Olympics: Are the organisers prioritising revenue over safety?...

As the number of COVID-19 cases at Tokyo 2020 rises, public health experts have accused Olympic officials of putting revenue before safety....

 2021-07-21 11:24 

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Jemima Goldsmith hits out at Pakistani politician over antisemitic remark about her children...

Jemima Goldsmith has hit out at a Pakistani politician over an antisemitic comment she made about the children she'd had with ex-husband Imran Khan....

 2021-07-21 10:32 

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COVID pass now needed for Eiffel Tower and other tourist hotspots in France...

Sightseers will need a special COVID pass to visit the Eiffel Tower or go to museums and cinemas in France in a desperate move by its government to curb the spread of the Delta variant....

 2021-07-21 09:45 

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Lethal chimpanzee attacks on gorillas observed for first time...

Lethal attacks by coalitions of chimpanzees on gorillas in the wild has been observed for the first time....

 2021-07-21 08:41 

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Brisbane named as host city for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics...

The 2032 Olympics and Paralympics will be held in Brisbane after it was approved by the International Olympic Committee....

 2021-07-21 08:22 

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Men's spending responsible for more climate-heating emissions than women's, study finds...

Men are responsible for 16% more greenhouse gases from the goods they buy than women are, even when they spend a similar amount overall, according to a new study....

 2021-07-21 07:09 

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Haiti's new PM sworn in - 13 days after assassination of president...

Ariel Henry has been sworn in as Haiti's new prime minister, 13 days after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise....

 2021-07-21 04:32 

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Norway's beach handball team fined for wearing shorts not bikini bottoms...

Norway's beach handball team has been fined 1,300 for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms at a European Championship match....

 2021-07-21 02:57 

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100,000 will die of COVID globally between now and end of the Olympics, WHO chief predicts...

More than 100,000 people will die from COVID-19 around the world between now and the end of the Olympic Games, the head of the World Health Organisation has predicted....

 2021-07-21 01:06 

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The Olympics are finally under way - but don't expect COVID to let things go smoothly...

After a year-long delay, the Olympic Games are finally under way in Tokyo....

 2021-07-20 17:26 

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Raab says EU 'seeks to undermine UK's sovereignty' over Gibraltar with new negotiating proposals...

Dominic Raab has attacked the European Commission's proposals on how the UK and Spain should negotiate the future of Gibraltar....

 2021-07-20 16:49 

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People trapped on subway trains as Chinese city sees more rain in an hour than flood-hit Germany in three days...

People have been left trapped in cars and underground train carriages after heavy rain caused widespread damage in central China....

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