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Essential poll: majority of Australians back Aukus submarine pact, but fear it will inflame tensions with China

A majority of Australians back Scott Morrison’s moves to build strong ties with the United States and Britain to buttress Australia’s national defence, but...

Dozens of non-league fixtures postponed as fuel crisis hits football

Dozens of non-league fixtures have been postponed because of fuel shortages which are affecting the nation.Several fixtures scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in the...

Health workers should be given priority access to fuel in UK, says senior doctor

No 10 is facing calls to give ambulance drivers, healthcare staff and other essential workers priority access to fuel after panic buying caused shortages...
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China declares transactions involving cryptocurrencies illegal

China’s central bank has declared illegal all transactions involving bitcoin and other virtual currencies, stepping up a campaign to block use of unofficial digital...

British Museum enters world of NFTs with digital Hokusai postcards

The British Museum is venturing into the emerging world of non-fungible tokens by partnering with a new platform to launch digital postcards of the...

How long can James Bond resist the call of a TV spin-off?

James Bond’s next mission should be a TV spin-off as 007 contemplates his future in the streaming era, according to experts, but the secret...

Facebook and Twitter ‘should use volunteer moderators’ says Wikipedia founder

Facebook and Twitter should adopt Wikipedia’s approach to battling online abuse and misinformation by deploying thousands of volunteer moderators to monitor controversial posts, according...

Experience: our house was moved to a different town

I moved to Malmberget – a town in the far north of Sweden, above the Arctic Circle – from a nearby village when I...

It’s-a me, Chris Pratt: Super Mario Bros cast announcement sparks ridicule

Thirty years since his first appearance in a video game, Mario is facing his biggest battle yet: on Twitter.The cast of an upcoming feature...

Uber to pay pensions to all its UK drivers, backdated to 2017

Uber is to pay out millions of pounds in missed pension payments to UK drivers dating back as far as 2017 under a deal...

Spyware ‘found on phones of five French cabinet members’

Traces of Pegasus spyware were found on the mobile phones of at least five current French cabinet ministers, the investigative website Mediapart has reported,...

El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin as legal tender is pure folly

El Salvador this month became the first country to adopt a cryptocurrency – in this case, bitcoin – as legal tender. I say the...

Undisclosed private companies analysing facial data from NHS app

Undisclosed companies are analysing facial data collected by the NHS app, which is used by more than 16 million English citizens, prompting fresh concern...
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Why the United States thinks this blowout win at the Ryder Cup is just the beginning

8:15 PM ETBob HarigESPN Senior Writer Close Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend...
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Niger: Climate change is another pandemic with devastating effects

Hassoumi Massoudou highlighted that his country and region are suffering recurrent droughts and flooding, as well...

Essential poll: majority of Australians back Aukus submarine pact, but fear it will inflame tensions with China

A majority of Australians back Scott Morrison’s moves to build strong ties with the United States and Britain to buttress Australia’s national defence, but...

Dozens of non-league fixtures postponed as fuel crisis hits football

Dozens of non-league fixtures have been postponed because of fuel shortages which are affecting the nation.Several fixtures scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in the...