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Government accused of promoting Covid travel tests at misleading prices
The government has been accused of promoting companies offering Covid lateral flow tests for holidaymakers at misleading prices.
Bridget McKenzie warns 'it will be ugly' if Morrison commits to net zero target without Nationals support
Nationals minister Bridget McKenzie has declared "it will be ugly" if the prime minister, Scott Morrison, commits Australia to a net zero emissions target by 2050 without the formal imprimatur of the Nationals party room.
Two north of England sites selected for multibillion-pound carbon capture plan
The UK government has selected two sites in the north of England to develop multibillion-pound carbon capture projects by the middle of the decade as part of its fast-track scheme to cut 20-30m tonnes of CO2 a year from heavy industry by 2030.
FDA has authorized e-cigarettes for the first time, citing benefits for smokers
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the marketing of electronic cigarettes for the first time.
Where was Facebook's HugOps last week? Exactly
Opinion At the time of writing, it has been exactly 100 hours since Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crept back out of the void onto the internet.
McConnell to Biden: Don't expect my help again on debt limit
Republican leader Mitch McConnell issued his warning a day after the Senate approved a $480 billion boost in the federal debt limit through December.
Analysis | Comic Con Offers a Glimpse of New York's Future
If you are wondering what "back to normal" looks like, I am here to tell you: It is filled with people dressed like comic-book characters.
'Total loss of confidence': Franco-British relations plumb new depths
The British embassy in Paris held a splendid James Bond soiree this week, guests in black tie and evening dress sipping Bollinger and Martinis shaken, not stirred, playing blackjack and admiring the gleaming Aston Martin DB5 in the courtyard.