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China's chilling warning after Australia shows off its $270B defence boost

China's chilling warning after Australia shows off its $270B defence boost

22 seconds ago   |   Daily Mail

Chinese government controlled media has responded to Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement that Australia will spend $270billion on defence expansion.
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Hong Kong journalists and lawyers scramble to adapt to security law

8 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Accounts deleted and social media erased, as members of both professions question - in private - how to operate Journalists and lawyers in Hong Kong are scrambling to adapt as...
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Chinese military exercises in disputed part of South China Sea could worsen tensions, Pentagon says

16 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Beijing hits back, accusing 'non-regional countries' of threatening stability
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How China's horrific 13-storey ‘hog hotels' could lead to NEXT pandemic - as pigs are burned alive to fight infections

52 minutes ago   |   The Irish Sun


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Chess: Magnus Carlsen chasing another prize despite bizarre four-move loss

54 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Norway's world champion resigned four moves into the second game of his semi-final with Ding Liren but still reached the final of the Chessable Masters Magnus Carlsen in...
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Chinese stocks hit their highest level in 5 years, while Europe looks for direction with US markets closed for July 4th

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Global markets were mixed Friday as investors seek direction with the US markets closed in observance of of the Fourth of July public holiday. Chinese stocks hit a five-year...
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Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners are planning a 'parliament in exile' as activists delete their social media and flee China's new security law

Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners are planning a 'parliament in exile' as activists delete their social media and flee China's new security law

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A prominent Hong Kong activist says he is planning a "parliament in exile" after China imposed an ominous national security law. Simon Cheng, a campaigner and former British...
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China censors a cartoon TV show because the characters have 'dyed hair' and are a 'bad influence'

China censors a cartoon TV show because the characters have 'dyed hair' and are a 'bad influence'

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Hunan Television pulled off the animated show after viewers complained that programme would teach children 'improper values' because 'the characters had dyed hair and gaudy...
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China's stock market closes at highest level in five years

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Caixin/Markit PMI continues to recover from February trough when coronavirus lockdown was most severe Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage China's...
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USD/JPY: Potential to slump once below 106.95

2 hours ago   |   FXCM

USD/JPY is ending the week confined to a fifteen pips' range ever since the day started, trading around the 107.50 price zone, although still lacking direction. The pair would...
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Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick sends message to Liverpool transfer target Thiago

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick sends message to Liverpool transfer target Thiago

Hansi Flick wants Liverpool transfer target Thiago to remain at Bayern Munich Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick is hopeful Thiago Alcantara will remain with the Bundesliga... Read more ...

Isis supporter smiles as she's jailed for life for plot to blow up St Paul's

Isis supporter smiles as she's jailed for life for plot to blow up St Paul's

Safiyya Shaikh was jailed for at least 14 years at the Old Bailey A would-be suicide bomber who plotted a terror attack at St Paul's Cathedral has been jailed for at least 14... Read more ...

PSNI deny Mary Lou McDonald claim that force involved in planning of Bobby...

PSNI deny Mary Lou McDonald claim that force involved in planning of Bobby Storey funeral

The PSNI has denied claims by Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald that the force was involved in the planning of the funeral for IRA veteran Bobby Storey. Read more ...

Terror charges are dropped against ex-British Army soldier who went to Syria...

Terror charges are dropped against ex-British Army soldier who went to Syria to fight against ISIS

Former paratrooper Daniel Burke , 33, from Manchester, had been in custody since December when he was detained in a port stop. Read more ...

Almost 20,000 people have died in care homes with Covid-19

Almost 20,000 people have died in care homes with Covid-19

This morning, Boris Johnson was asked if an earlier lockdown could have prevented more care home deaths - saying "we will have to go back and look at the whole issue of what... Read more ...

Lewis Hamilton sees Red Bull 'raise questions' as Mercedes star uses DAS at...

Lewis Hamilton sees Red Bull 'raise questions' as Mercedes star uses DAS at Austrian GP

Lewis Hamilton was seen utilising the Dual Axis-Steering system in Free Practice 1 at the Red Bull Ring. Read more ...

Boris Johnson insists he respects Michel Barnier amid Brexit talks stalemate

Boris Johnson insists he respects Michel Barnier amid Brexit talks stalemate

The Prime Minister was forced to say he is not disrespectful towards the EU's chief negotiator Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and trainer Abdulmanap dies at the age of 57

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and trainer Abdulmanap dies at the age of 57

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has sadly passed away after a long battle with illness. Read more ...

Templegate's Horse Racing Tips: Epsom Derby live on ITV - betting preview...

Templegate's Horse Racing Tips: Epsom Derby live on ITV - betting preview for TODAY's racing

EPSOM 1.50 TWAASOL made an impressive start to his career when winning what looked a good race at Windsor 18 days ago. He wasn't helped by being carried across the track as he... Read more ...

Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid statue vandalised with 'racist...

Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid statue vandalised with 'racist fish' graffiti

The Copenhagen statue of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid has been vandalised, with the phrase "racist fish" scrawled on its stone base in the Danish capital's harbour. Read more ...