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Stuart Broad and England in ‘dream world’ after superb first day in Sr…

Stuart Broad claimed England were in “dream world” after dominating the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka with bat and ball. Things could barely have gone better in Galle, with the tourists rounding up their hosts for just 135 amid a

Sofia Goggia races to dominating win in World Cup downhill

ST. ANTON, Austria (AP) — Olympic champion Sofia Goggia’s high-risk skiing was rewarded with a dominating win in a World Cup downhill on Saturday. Goggia was fast and nearly flawless in the sunshine on the rarely raced Karl Schranz course to be 0.96 seconds

A year since Covid first emerged in China, the world battles its deadl…

Alonso Lugo helps a patient try to stand inside the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., December 30, 2020. Callaghan O’Hare | Reuters It’s been a year since Chinese health authorities said they were investigating a small

Amid Virus Fears, China Urges Workers to Skip Holiday Travel | World N…

BEIJING (AP) — China is encouraging tens of millions of migrant workers not to travel home during next February’s Lunar New Year holiday to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, disrupting its most important time for family gatherings. The measure from the National Health

Covid-19 dominates Christmas messages from Christian leaders | World n…

Christian leaders have delivered their Christmas messages, with the pope calling on nations to share Covid-19 vaccines and the archbishop of Canterbury saying that despite a testing year, “darkness has still not overcome the light”. Pope Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” (to

Day 4 Course and Forecast

America’s Cup World Series: Day 4 Course and Forecast by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ 19 Dec 14:35 PST 20 December 2020 Start – race 1 – INEOS Team UK and Luna Rossa – America’s Cup World Series – Day 3 – Waitemata Harbour –

Covid’s Kids: Repaying our debt to the Covid Generation – World

Rebuilding a better world for COVID’s kids: 7 things we learnt The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest global upheaval of our age. The lives of today’s children will be deeply marked by the turmoil it has caused. Their futures depend on the choices we

Help Amnesty change the world on Human Rights Day

This year has been like no other: with a global pandemic, world politics in chaos, and a climate emergency, it’s no surprise if you’re feeling anxious about the future. But there is hope. There are many, many people standing up for change and striving

The Political World Starts To Move On From Trump : NPR

President Trump leaves after speaking in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on Thanksgiving. Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pool/Getty Images President Trump leaves after speaking in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on Thanksgiving. Pool/Getty Images While President Trump continues

Covid vaccine boosts China’s ‘soft power’ around the world 

China has a well established drug manufacturing sector but until now has not been a leading vaccine maker, said Ben Cowling, professor of public health at Hong Kong University. He said Chinese Covid-19 vaccine development had stuck to tried and tested methods of using inactivated