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Biden threatened with communion ban over position on abortion

Roman Catholic bishops in the US have voted to press ahead with moves that could result in Joe Biden being banned from receiving communion because

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High in the Himalayas, villagers hit by Covid are left to fend for themselves

Phalguni Devi has spent a fortnight living in a cattle shed. Looking out on a rainy afternoon in early June, she worries that if the

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PM announces four-week delay to Covid lockdown easing in England

Boris Johnson halted the final easing of lockdown restrictions in England and ordered a four-week delay to ramp up vaccinations, but signalled on Monday night

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Cupid’s needle? UK under-30s wooed with dating app vaccine bonus

First came the idea of making Covid vaccinations mandatory to go to the pub, while Israel offered free pizza and beer with a shot. Now

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‘Critical’ lack of Covid vaccine supply in Melbourne forcing GPs to turn people away

Melbourne GPs say they are being forced to turn away huge numbers of vaccine-seeking locals, including busloads of vulnerable residents from care facilities, because the

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Victoria Covid update: Melbourne lockdown extended as state seeks federal payments for workers

Melbourne will remain in lockdown for another week but restrictions in regional Victoria will ease from midnight on Thursday as the Victorian government warns case

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Third wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists say

Scientists have warned ministers that a third wave of coronavirus may have already begun in Britain, casting doubt on plans in England to lift all

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After a muddled rollout, how can Australia boost vaccinations?

Amid yet another outbreak in Victoria, the federal government is again under scrutiny over the slow pace of the vaccine rollout. There are also concerns

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Most Britons cannot name all parts of the vulva, survey reveals

Do you know your urethra from your clitoris? And could you locate either of them on a diagram? According to a survey of patients in