Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupts – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The country’s most active volcano has unleashed a river of lava, searing gas and ash down its 3,000m slopes on Java island, threatening vulnerable villages Mount Merapi volcano erupts Läs mer…

All countries should pursue a Covid-19 elimination strategy: here are 16 reasons why | Michael Baker and Martin McKee

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Countries trying to eliminate the virus have been far more successful and economically better off than those that have tried to suppress it Coronavirus – latest updates See all Läs mer…

White House: 'great concern' over Covid origin 'misinformation' from China

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden’s administration demands ‘robust and clear’ investigation as WHO team visits Wuhan The US wants a “robust and clear” international probe into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic Läs mer…

More than 700 pelicans found dead in Senegal world heritage site

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rangers are investigating mystery deaths at Djoudj bird sanctuary, a migratory pitstop for hundreds of bird species Seven hundred and fifty pelicans have been found dead in a Unesco Läs mer…

Japan faces Olympian task with slow start to Covid vaccinations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With a vaccine-hesitant public and jabs yet to begin, there are fears immunisations are off the pace Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Japan was among Läs mer…

Homeland security warns of heightened domestic terror threat after US Capitol attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; National terrorism bulletin suggests attack may embolden extremists and set the stage for additional attacks The US Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday issued a national terrorism bulletin warning Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: WHO says Covid 'war' can be won; White House predicts 90,000 more deaths by March

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US CDC chief says 90,000 could die in next four weeks; Madrid health authorities pause vaccinations amid supply issues; ‘We are in the fight of our lives,’ says WHO Läs mer…

White House ‘monitoring’ GameStop share surge as US hedge fund pulls out

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melvin Capital Management had bet on failure of store before small investors sent shares soaring How GameStop found itself at the centre of a battle between Wall Street and Läs mer…

'We can't wait any longer': Biden announces plan to tackle 'existential' climate crisis – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In a sharp 180-degree turn from the Trump administration, Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to address the ’existential threat’ of the climate crisis. Biden insisted his climate Läs mer…

Australia news live: Queensland to reopen border to NSW as Australia weighs up NZ travel bubble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Suspension of the NZ travel bubble is set to expire today, but fresh cases could delay its reopening as Jacinda Ardern’s Covid response rated world’s best. Follow the latest Läs mer…

Amanda Gorman signs modeling contract following acclaimed inaugural performance

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Already a fashion sensation, the 22-year-old joins IMG Models, the same agency as Gigi and Bella Hadid Amanda Gorman, whose performance of her poem The Hill We Climb during Läs mer…

Government lawyer tells court M15 officers could authorise murder

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Admission came hours before bill allowing continuation of controversial powers passed the Commons Government lawyers told a court on Wednesday that MI5 officers could authorise an informer to carry Läs mer…

Morning mail: Biden declares ‘climate day’, Google’s news experiment, The Dry ends box office drought

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Good morning, here are the lead stories this Thursday – not that you can count on them showing up in a Google search. The federal government faces fresh conflict-of-interest Läs mer…

How quarantine rules work and what UK government is planning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Analysis: Arrivals from high-risk countries will have to pay to isolate in a hotel under Boris Johnson’s proposals Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage With new Läs mer…

Chinese bots had key role in debunked ballot video shared by Eric Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A Chinese bot network played a key role in spreading disinformation during and after the US election, including a debunked video of “ballot burning” shared by Eric Trump, a Läs mer…

Boris Johnson ‘hopeful’ schools will reopen on 8 March – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Boris Johnson has said that 8 March is the earliest schools could reopen, but warned the date depended on ‘lots of things going right’. A firm decision will be Läs mer…

Doomsday clock panel welcomes Biden win but keeps hands at '100 seconds to midnight'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ measure of the world’s vulnerability to catastrophe, remains at 100 seconds to minute The election of Joe Biden could be a step towards Läs mer…

Too rude for Facebook: the ban on Britain's historic place names

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The social network’s oversensitive hate speech filters have made it impossible to mention respectable locations like Devil’s Dyke and Plymouth Hoe. The residents are not amused … Name: British Läs mer…

'Black resistance endured': paying tribute to civil war soldiers of color

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In a new book, the often under-appreciated contribution that black soldiers made during the civil war is brought to light with a trove of unseen photos A classic tintype Läs mer…

Grenfell cladding firm president agrees to give evidence at inquiry

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A senior executive at the firm that made the combustible cladding used on Grenfell Tower has agreed to give evidence to the public inquiry after refusing to do so Läs mer…

Backlash grows for ‘selfish millionaire’ who got vaccine meant for Indigenous people

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A millionaire Canadian couple who traveled to a remote community to receive a coronavirus vaccine intended for vulnerable and elderly Indigenous people are facing growing calls for a tougher Läs mer…

Who drank all the milk? Pundits make a meal of Bolsonaro's breakfast habits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It is one of the linchpins of Jair Bolsonaro’s populist struggle to portray himself as a no-frills man of the people: a fist-sized tin of condensed milk costing about Läs mer…

I'm 20 and stressing to the point of getting grey hair. It's too much | Jake Turner

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Name: Jake Turner Age: 20 Dreams of: being a chef, musician and jujitsu fighter My birthday came this month just as Covid round three hit in New South Wales. Läs mer…

Important stories hidden in Google's 'experiment' blocking Australian news sites

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The search giant’s experiments see sources of questionable quality being promoted over mainstream websites in some cases Google’s “experiment” in Australia to remove major news sites from search results Läs mer…

Russian police raid Alexei Navalny's home and offices

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Police have raided Alexei Navalny’s apartment and the headquarters of his Anti-Corruption Committee in Moscow after investigators opened a new inquiry into last week’s mass protests, for allegedly violating Läs mer…

Climate crisis: world now at its hottest for 12,000 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The planet is now hotter than it has been for at least 12,000 years, a period spanning the entire development of human civilisation, according to new research. The analysis Läs mer…

Fiction prize renamed in honour of Margaret Atwood and late partner Graeme Gibson

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Margaret Atwood has said that her late partner, the writer Graeme Gibson, would have been “very tickled” that a Canadian literary prize is being renamed after the couple, to Läs mer…

Hospital incursions by Covid deniers putting lives at risk, say leaders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lives are being put at risk and the care of patients disrupted by a spate of hospital incursions from Covid-19 deniers whose online activity is channelling hatred against NHS Läs mer…

Lesbos refugee site is contaminated with lead, says Human Rights Watch

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An emergency refugee camp erected on the Aegean island of Lesbos is a potential health hazard for thousands of asylum seekers and aid workers because the site has been Läs mer…

Why has the EU been so slow to roll out a Covid vaccination programme? | Guntram Wolff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For the European Union, the rapid rollout of Covid-19 vaccines is critical to save lives and prevent health services from being stretched beyond their limits, not to mention minimising Läs mer…

Joe Biden's 'climate day' of executive actions signals clean break with Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Joe Biden is to instruct the US government to pause and review all oil and gas drilling on federal land, eliminate Läs mer…

Sturgeon questions whether Johnson's trip to Scotland 'essential'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nicola Sturgeon has questioned whether Boris Johnson’s planned trip from London to Scotland on Thursday is “genuinely essential”, suggesting his visit makes it harder to convince the public to Läs mer…

Keep Covid rescue programmes or risk triggering stock market crash, warns IMF

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Governments and central banks must maintain their pandemic rescue programmes or risk triggering a stock market crash, the International Monetary Fund has said. Warning that there were legitimate concerns Läs mer…