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Nasa releases new image that shows Milky Way’s energized ‘downtown’

Nasa has released a stunning new picture of our galaxy’s violent, super-energized “downtown”. The image, a composite of 370 observations made over the past two

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Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children

Launching a programme of Covid-19 immunisations for children should be considered only in special circumstances, leading health experts have warned. They say UK medical authorities,

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Vietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reports

Vietnam has discovered a new Covid-19 variant which spreads quickly by air and is a combination of variants first identified in India and the UK,

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Coronavirus news: expert warns against lifting England restrictions too soon; Vietnam detects hybrid of UK and India variants

Russia reported 9,289 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, including 3,241 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 5,053,748. The government

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Covid in England: what is the impact of lifting restrictions on 21 June?

From face masks to the rule of six, we’ve got used to Covid restrictions over the past 14 months. But next week the government in

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Nasa’s Mars helicopter goes on ‘stressful’ wild flight after malfunction

A navigation timing error sent Nasa’s Mars helicopter on a lurching ride, its first major problem since it took to the Martian skies last month.

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Bad luck or bad management: why has Victoria had so many Covid outbreaks?

Victoria has started its seven-day circuit-breaker lockdown – its fourth lockdown since the coronavirus pandemic began. Other states have also imposed snap lockdowns or restrictions

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Tens of thousands of avoidable Covid deaths: is Cummings right?

One of the most shocking allegations made by Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser Dominic Cummings during Wednesday’s joint parliamentary committee hearing was his claim that

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Astronomers create largest map of the universe’s dark matter

We can’t see it, barely understand it, but know that it exists because of the powerful influence it exerts on space. Dark matter makes up