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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Coronavirus and lockdowns have put London's iconic black cabs under threat
     23 January 2021
    As London endures its third national lockdown and the UK's economy declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city's iconic black cabs and their drivers face an uncertain future.
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    Margaret Court defends right to religious freedom of speech, slams media over 2021 Australia Day Honours leak
    23 Jan: Former tennis great Margaret Court says she is honoured and grateful to be promoted to the highest level of the Order of Australia, despite the decision coming under fire from two state premiers and LGBT groups concerned about her past criticisms of same ... more
    WA brings down border with QLD and NSW after days of no community transmission
    22 Jan: Travellers from Queensland and New South Wales will be able to enter WA without an exemption from midnight on January 25.... more
    The triple j Hottest 100 is on Saturday. What time does it start and who will win?
    22 Jan: Triple j are counting down the Hottest 100 songs of the past 12 months on Saturday. Here's everything you need to know — including which songs might place near the top.... more
    US politics live updates: President Joe Biden unveils national COVID-19 strategy amid grim prediction
    22 Jan: US President Joe Biden says more than half a million Americans will be dead from COVID-19 by next month as he announces his strategy to combat the pandemic.... more
    Indonesia's latest natural disasters are a 'wake-up call', environmentalists say
    22 Jan: While natural disasters are inevitable in Indonesia, which sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, experts and environmentalists say the fatal fallout from floods is preventable if deforestation is discontinued.... more
    China's COVID-19 vaccines are being given the green light without the data being revealed. Why?
    22 Jan: China is touting its COVID-19 vaccines as an alternative to those produced by Western firms, but there is still much we don't know about them. That hasn't stopped countries from purchasing shipments in droves.... more
    Japan, the only country to experience a nuclear attack, refuses to sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons
    22 Jan: Today, a new nuclear weapons treaty comes into force, but the US and Japan have both refused to sign it. For those who survived the bombing of Hiroshima, it's a painful and baffling decision.... more
    President Joe Biden has started work on his next big battle — stopping the coronavirus pandemic
    21 Jan: Forget Biden vs Trump — it's Biden vs coronavirus from here on in. The new US President has a plan for tackling the pandemic, but there are many obstacles still standing in the way.... more
    Coronavirus Australia news: Hospital staff and GPs to start training on how to administer COVID-19 vaccine
    21 Jan: Health Minister Greg Hunt says hospital staff and GPs will start training on how to administer the COVID-19 within the next fortnight, with some Australians to get the jab from the middle of February.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     29 Dec: Police are tackling the issue of extremists exploiting social media, by increasing their artificial intelligence technology ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     04 Jan: Donald Trump wants Congress to overturn the election result. Here's what will happen instead +++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Jan: FBI located Ghislaine Maxwell by tracking her mobile phone, court documents show ++++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died following a battle with Alzheimer's +++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: Donald Trump agrees to 'orderly transition' after Congress confirms Joe Biden's election win ++++++++++
     04 Jan: Fears grow for the health of US broadcasting legend Larry King ++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: US Capitol police officer dies of injuries sustained in riot, bringing death toll to five +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      23 Jan: How covid has hit our $5 billion international education sector - and what universities are doing about it (
      22 Jan: Epidemiologists urge government to follow australia's lead on stricter border measures (
      22 Jan: Covid 19 coronavirus: international air new zealand air crew must now isolate in hotels (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Cause of christchurch miq staff covid-19 cases identified (RadioNZ)
      22 Jan: Covid-19 coronavirus: fishermen double-bunking key factor in christchurch health worker cases (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Reserve bank says it now knows scope of data theft (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Promoter's plan: turn remote luxury lodges into quarantine hubs for international stars (NZ Herald)
      22 Jan: Anti-nuclear protesters kick-off global celebrations in christchurch (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    Accident and Emergency:
    State Highway One near Karapiro is closed, after a truck and trailer rolled earlier this morning 8:06

    Some gun owners are annoyed they're about to be left out of pocket, by a second buy-back scheme 7:56

    The Breakers will be without new signing Dan Trist for a fortnight after he breached Covid-19 protocols 7:46

    Sri Lanka's recovered from a tricky start to end day one of the second cricket test against England in Galle in a solid position 7:36

    A silver medal to start snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott's slopestyle world cup season in Switzerland 7:27

    Coronavirus and lockdowns have put London's iconic black cabs under threat 7:27

    Reigning A-League premiers Sydney FC have crashed to a 2-nil home loss to Central Coast 7:26

    Health & Safety:
    Boris Johnson says the UK's Covid-19 variant looks to be more deadly than the original, but vaccines are effective against it 7:16

    A sensational showing from Tai Webster hasn't been enough to save the Breakers from defeat in game one of their new Australian basketball league season 6:56

    Margaret Court defends right to religious freedom of speech, slams media over 2021 Australia Day Honours leak 4:36

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