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Pfizer vaccine second dose has ‘sweet spot’ after eight weeks, UK scientists say

An eight-week gap between the first and second doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is a…

Belarus NGOs condemn government crackdown after ‘black week’ of raids

The government of Belarus has launched a broad crackdown on civil society, launching raids and arrests…

Ancient Roman road and dock discovered in Venice lagoon

The discovery of the remains of a Roman road and dock submerged in the Venice lagoon…

Budapest Pride march is a protest against anti-gay laws, say organisers

Saturday’s Pride march in Budapest will be “a celebration, but also a protest”, organisers have said,…

African nations boycott Montreal Olympics – archive, 1976

The United Nations secretary-general, Dr Waldheim and the Commonwealth secretary-general, Mr Shridath Ramphal, last night urged…

World Heritage Committee agrees not to place Great Barrier Reef on ‘in danger’ list

The Great Barrier Reef will not be placed on a list of world heritage sites “in…

John Barilaro’s lawyers brush off ‘pork barrelling’ statement in Friendlyjordies defamation case

John Barilaro boasting about pork barrelling government grants may be “the wrong thing to do”, but…

More than 220 groups criticise UK review of Human Rights Act

An “unprecedented” coalition of more than 220 organisations has attacked proposed changes to the Human Rights…

English coastal towns have some of country’s worst health, report says

Striking beaches and fresh sea air may make coastal towns some of England’s most desirable places…

NSW Covid update: Scott Morrison rejects request from Gladys Berejiklian for extra Pfizer vaccine

Scott Morrison has rejected a bid by the New South Wales government to secure extra Pfizer…