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We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago
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We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago

Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.

Europe thought it had tamed COVID-19; continent now faces virus resurgence
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Europe thought it had tamed COVID-19; continent now faces virus resurgence

In Britain, which has suffered the greatest number of virus deaths in Europe, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has walked a tightrope between scientific advisors who are pushing for another nationwide lockdown and members of his Conservative Party who warn that such a draconian response would wreck the economy

Great Britain’s plans of welcoming fans back to sporting events shelved over fears of further COVID-19 spread
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Great Britain’s plans of welcoming fans back to sporting events shelved over fears of further COVID-19 spread

Small groups of fans were due to attend horse racing, cricket and snooker in the coming days as part of pilot events with coronavirus prevention measures but British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reversed course on Friday.

Coping with the coronavirus: How the world is gradually learning to live with COVID-19
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Coping with the coronavirus: How the world is gradually learning to live with COVID-19

Around the world, governments that had appeared to tame the coronavirus are adjusting to the reality that the disease is here to stay

Coronavirus Outbreak: British government gives green signal for sporting events to resume from Monday
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Coronavirus Outbreak: British government gives green signal for sporting events to resume from Monday

Sports events will be allowed to resume in England from Monday without any spectators, providing they comply with the government's coronavirus protocols.

Coronavirus killing Black Britons at twice the rate as Whites; South Asians second-most at risk in UK
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Coronavirus killing Black Britons at twice the rate as Whites; South Asians second-most at risk in UK

Black people in England and Wales are twice as likely to die from the coronavirus as White people, even accounting for differences in class and in some underlying health measures, according to official figures released Thursday, laying bare an extraordinary gap in the toll of the coronavirus

Overseas players hoping to join Premier League set to be subject to points-based immigration criteria post-Brexit
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Overseas players hoping to join Premier League set to be subject to points-based immigration criteria post-Brexit

All players from overseas seeking to join Premier League clubs are set to be subject to points-based criteria after Britain's departure from the European Union is complete.

Boris Johnson leaves intensive care after four days; Britain faces a few more weeks of coronavirus lockdown
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Boris Johnson leaves intensive care after four days; Britain faces a few more weeks of coronavirus lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain was moved out of intensive care on Thursday, a ray of hope for a country that faces several more weeks under lockdown as its death toll from the coronavirus approached 8,000

Coronavirus Outbreak: UK prime minister Boris Johnson 'making steady progress', but remains in ICU for third day, says Downing Street
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UK prime minister Boris Johnson 'making steady progress', but remains in ICU for third day, says Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the third night in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a London hospital with coronavirus and is making steady progress, Downing Street has said.

Boris Johnson admitted to intensive care; a look back at other British PMs who suffered illness while in office
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Boris Johnson admitted to intensive care; a look back at other British PMs who suffered illness while in office

British prime minister Boris Johnson is in hospital for tests after suffering persistent symptoms of the coronavirus, but he continues to lead the government and work on official business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Boris Johnson moved to intensive care; British foreign secy Dominic Raab to deputise
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Boris Johnson moved to intensive care; British foreign secy Dominic Raab to deputise

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved into intensive care on Monday, a worrisome turn in his 10-day battle with the coronavirus and the starkest evidence yet of how the virus has threatened the British political establishment and thrown its new government into upheaval

India women's hockey team beat New Zealand 3-0 to end tour on bright note
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India women's hockey team beat New Zealand 3-0 to end tour on bright note

Navneet found the net in the 45th and 58th minutes, while Sharmila scored a field goal in the 54th minute as India drew curtains on the New Zealand tour on a bright note

FIH Pro League 2020: From format to teams, all you need to know about the tournament
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FIH Pro League 2020: From format to teams, all you need to know about the tournament

Ahead of the all-important Tokyo Olympics this year, the Indian men's hockey team will have an opportunity to play its best squad against the best teams in the world when it makes it debut in the FIH Pro League, on Saturday, 18 January 2020.

'Would've preferred if Harry, Meghan remained full-time members of Royal Family': Full text of Queen Elizabeth's statement on decision to 'step back'
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'Would've preferred if Harry, Meghan remained full-time members of Royal Family': Full text of Queen Elizabeth's statement on decision to 'step back'

Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday released a statement about the discussions within the royal family on future arrangements for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Indian women's hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne says smaller group of 25 probables in national camp will raise quality of training
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Indian women's hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne says smaller group of 25 probables in national camp will raise quality of training

Last year, the Indian women's team produced some outstanding performances as they won the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test Event in Japan, and the Olympic qualifiers

‘A more dangerous world’: Global powers urge restraint as US assassination of Iran’s top general escalates tensions
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‘A more dangerous world’: Global powers urge restraint as US assassination of Iran’s top general escalates tensions

After the US assassinated Iran top general on Friday, global powers warned that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint although Britain and Germany also suggested that Iran shared blame for provoking the targeted killing that dramatically ratcheted up tensions in West Asia.

Davis Cup Finals 2019: Denis Shapovalov leads Canada to maiden final, sets up summit clash with Spain
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Davis Cup Finals 2019: Denis Shapovalov leads Canada to maiden final, sets up summit clash with Spain

The revamped Davis Cup will reach its climax on Sunday, with Canada celebrating a historic first title or Spain lifting the trophy for the sixth time in front of its fans.

Davis Cup Finals 2019: Andy Murray a doubt for Great Britain's semi-final clash with Spain
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Davis Cup Finals 2019: Andy Murray a doubt for Great Britain's semi-final clash with Spain

The 32-year-old Murray, who returned from hip surgery in June, made heavy weather of beating 79th-ranked Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor on Wednesday in Britain’s opening group match.

Davis Cup Finals 2019: Andy Murray makes winning comeback with victory over Tallon Griekspoor; Spain secure quarter-final berth
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Davis Cup Finals 2019: Andy Murray makes winning comeback with victory over Tallon Griekspoor; Spain secure quarter-final berth

Andy Murray made a successful return to the Davis Cup on Wednesday, rallying to beat Tallon Griekspoor 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh says Pro League will help India prepare better for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh says Pro League will help India prepare better for Games

After opting out of the inaugural tournament last year, the Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign in the FIH Pro League against The Netherlands at home in January next year.