UK hits key vaccine target as pubs, shops and salons reopen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK had passed "another hugely significant milestone" after confirming a jab had been offered to all over-50s

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New normal? Robots being used for home deliveries due to surge in COVID cases

Developed by OTSAW Digital and both named 'Camello', the robots' services have been offered to 700 households in a one-year trial

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China expands crackdown on Jack Ma's empire with enforced revamp of Ant Group

The overhaul, in the works for several months, includes Ant turning itself into a financial holding firm, a move expected to curb its profitability and valuation by curtailing some of its…

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Microsoft bets big on health with $19.7 billion purchase of Nuance

Once closed, the deal for Nuance would be Microsoft's second-biggest, after its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn in 2016

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Regeneron to seek US approval for COVID-19 cocktail to be used for prevention

REGEN-COV, a combination of casirivimab and imdevimab, protected household contacts from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, with 72 per cent protection against symptomatic infections in the first week, and…

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China, Russia push foreign interference in Canada to Cold War levels: Spy agency

According to CSIS, national security threats like extremism, foreign interference, espionage, and cyber activity with malicious intent rose majorly in 2020

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UK coronavirus variant not linked to more serious infections: Study

The strain, known as B.1.1.7, was identified in Britain late last year and has become the most common strain in the United States, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and…

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New species of frog unearthed in Peruvian Amazon jungle

The discovery was made a few weeks ago during a study in the humid tundra and mountainous woodland area of the Cordilleras de Colan, an Amazon region in the north of Peru close to the Ecuador…

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UFO sightings in US rose sharply over the pandemic, data reveals

According to NUFORC, UFO sightings across the US increased by about 1,000 during 2020 when compared to 2019

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Morning news brief: Japan approves plan to release Fukushima water, US school shooting leaves one dead, and more

Good morning! Begin your day with WION's daily news brief

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US senator introduces bill to ban Big Tech from buying anything ever again

The new bill would ban companies like Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Facebook from making future deals and would also stop them from favouring and prioritising their own products across…

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One person dead, officer injured after shooting at Knoxville high school

Knoxville police said they responded to Austin-East after getting reports of a gunman at the school and found the suspect in a bathroom

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US President Joe Biden vows flexibility in landmark $2 trillion infrastructure bill

The massive project is a daring bid to rebuild the United States and also cement Biden's place in history as a president who restored the role of the central government in shaping the often…

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Mexican troops have doubled detention of migrants heading to US: White House

Mexico has deployed members of the National Guard along with soldiers from the immigrant office and the navy

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Canada scraps export permits for drone technology to Turkey

Ottawa suspended the permits last October so it could review allegations that Azeri drones used in the conflict had been equipped with imaging and targeting systems made by L3Harris Wescam, the…

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