More than 5 million people have died of COVID-19 worldwide
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More than 5 million people have died of COVID-19 worldwide

According to Johns Hopkins University data, more than 5 million people have died from COVID-19. Globally, there are nearly 250 million cases.
TikTok’s Fire TV app is available in the US
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TikTok’s Fire TV app is available in the US

According to Amazon's blog post, TikTok will soon be available on Fire TVs in the US as well as Canada. This is just four months after TikTok
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Ryanair to pull London Stock Exchange listing because of Brexit

Ryanair will withdraw its share listing from London Stock Exchange within the next six-months due to Brexit. Ryanair made a quarterly profit for
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Cop26: it’s finally here

Science Weekly Podcast is currently in Glasgow. We will be broadcasting daily episodes from Cop26 to our listeners. Every morning, you'll hear from
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The boss of Barclays just quit amid an investigation into his ties with Jeffrey Epstein

Barclays announced Monday that Jes Staley, the CEO of Barclays, is resigning amid an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's ties to him. Barclays
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A proposal in the UK would classify forced conversion therapy - which seeks to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity - as a criminal offense

Conversion therapy is a treatment that aims to alter a person's sexual orientation and gender identity. The proposal states that there is no
International travel red list reduced to zero
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International travel red list reduced to zero

The government confirmed that all seven remaining countries were removed from the red list of governments for international travel. This means that
Island Nations Unable to Attend UN Climate Talks May Vanish
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Island Nations Unable to Attend UN Climate Talks May Vanish

Many UN climate conferences are hosted by Pacific island nations. It is a stark reminder of the true stakes that leaders of nations that are likely
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How does Covid end? The world is watching the UK to find out | Laura Spinney

Cop26 in Glasgow gets underway this weekend. One collective action problem takes centre stage while another is fading away. Covid-19 was described
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Rishi Sunak defends halving domestic flight taxes in Cop26 run-up

After being accused of heading in the wrong direction regarding tackling the climate emergency at a crucial point for Britain, Rishi Sunak has now