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Tonga: Survivor tells of sea escape from tsunami-struck island

Lisala Folau says he swam for more than a day, clinging to a log at sea, to survive the tsunami.

Coronavirus: Austrian parliament approves mandatory vaccination order

If the bill is signed into law, Austrians who refuse to take the shot will face fines of up to €3,600.

Was South Africa ignored over mild Omicron evidence?

South African scientists say their research was not taken more seriously because it was from Africa.

Millions are dying from drug-resistant infections, global report says

The death toll, worst in poorer countries and among the under-fives, needs urgent action, experts say.

PM announces end to Plan B Covid measures

Various restrictions in England, including the recommendation to work from home, will be lifted.

Covid: WHO warns pandemic not over amid Europe case records

France reports nearly half a million new daily cases, with records also broken in Italy and Denmark.

Covid: Face mask rules and Covid passes to end in England

Working from home guidance will also end next Thursday as England reverts to "Plan A", Boris Johnson says.

Exercise addicts urged to build in rest days

A mental health charity is concerned some people are overdoing it to cope with stress and anxiety.

Should bad science be taken off social media?

A Royal Society report recommends against censoring scientific misinformation online.

Team GB gymnasts join defibrillator campaign

Becky and Ellie Downie have joined a defibrillator campaign after their brother suffered a cardiac arrest.

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