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A Sydney council has come under fire for a program in which staff inspect residents’ garbage…

Appropriators strike deal on funding totals to avoid December shutdown

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Liberals blanch at Durbin’s Judiciary power play

Dick Durbin didn’t become Senate Democratic leader. He might still end up as one of the…

Specieswatch: each octopus arm may have a mind of its own

One of the most remarkable creatures on the planet is the common octopus, or Octopus vulgaris,…

Joe Biden announces John Kerry as pick to be first ever US climate envoy – video

Play Video 2:13 President-elect Joe Biden seeks to blunt criticism from leftwingers as he formally introduces…

Biden urges Senate to take up confirmation process for Cabinet picks

President-elect Joe Biden introduces key foreign policy and national security nominees and appointments at the Queen…

Police investigate I’m a Celebrity over fears non-native bugs may be escaping

Police are investigating I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! over concerns non-native wildlife…

The Guardian view on a global farm grab: from the many to the few | Editorial

In a collection of agrarian essays entitled The Art of the Commonplace, the American farmer, essayist…

Rubio calls Biden’s national security team ‘polite & orderly caretakers of America’s decline’

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Eurotunnel dog travel clampdown sparks concerns from rescue charities

Dog rescue organisations are appealing for Eurotunnel to clarify new rules clamping down on the rising…