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UK PM fighting rebellion over new virus restrictions

Avoiding a third wave and a third lockdown. That’s the issue uppermost on the Government’s mind – as Boris Johnson promised Conservative MPs that England’s strict new tier system would be reviewed every two weeks. (Subscribe: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has defended her handling of the crisis, amid figures …

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Inflatable ducks become symbol of pro-democracy protests in Bangkok

As pro-democracy protests continue in Bangkok, Thailand, a surprising mascot has emerged: the yellow, inflatable duck. Originally used to deflect water cannons used by police at earlier protests, the ducks are now the symbol of the anti-establishment movement. Protestors have been marching with the aim of forcing sweeping reforms in …

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Does Huawei want a clear answer from Canada on 5G?

Huawei Vice-President Steve Liu blames political pressure from the U.S. for delaying Ottawa’s decision on whether to allow the company to participate in building Canada’s 5G network. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: Find …

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UN: 110 civilians killed in Nigeria attack

The United Nations says at least 110 civilians have been killed and many more injured in an attack in Nigeria’s northeast. Funerals have been held for some of the dozens of farm workers killed while working in rice fields. Local officials blame Boko Haram fighters for the violence. Several others …

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‘We are fed up’: Guatemalans continue anti-government protests

Guatemalans have returned to protest across the country for the second Saturday in a row, as discontent with President Alejandro Giammattei and his government continues. More than 2,000 people gathered in Guatemala City’s central plaza to demand the resignation of Giammattei and congressional representatives who had approved the country’s controversial …

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US Election Fallout Behind the Scenes | Between Us

“Election week was a blur. We never had time to plan.” For White House Correspondent Kimberly Halkett, covering the 2020 US election was by far the “most stressful” compared with any other election. All-nighters and nail-biting uncertainty stretched over days as she covered one of the most-watched elections in history. …

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Star Wars Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse dies aged 85

Dave Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy has died aged 85 after a short illness. Dave Prowse, a former bodybuilder, was best known for playing the iconic super-villain in the original three George Lucas movies. The 6ft 6in actor, from Bristol, was …

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